European river cruises have started to become an extremely popular way to see Europe. You see, the cities and towns of Europe were built along the rivers, such as the Rhine, the Main, the Danube and the Seine. As the river boat peacefully goes from one city to another you will enjoy the luxury of a floating hotel, from which you will relax and visit both the ancient and modern, offering you a one of a kind vacation experience on a European river cruise.
Depending on the time you have, the European river cruises range from 8 to 23 days, visiting Amsterdam, Kinderdijk, Cologne, Koblenz, Miltenberg, Wurzburg, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Durnstein, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Kalocsa, Osijek, Belgrade, Vidin, Belogradchik, Bucharest, Russe. The route of this European river cruise starts from the Netherlands and goes through Germany, Austria, Croatia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria.
Start from the Netherlands and visit France, all the way to Paris, or reach the Mediterranean via Chalon, Lyon, Vienne, Tournon, Viviers, Arles and off to Marseille.
Or you can take a European river cruise that starts from Paris, to Prague – visiting Tier, Cochem, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Aschaffenburg, Wurzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg.
The combinations of a European river cruise are countless but the experience is unforgettable.
You will get to see picturesque landscapes, vineyard, castles, historic landmarks, and the contemporary Europe.
No words can paint the sites nor the feelings you will cherish for the rest of your life. With our slide show bellow you can get a glimpse of what you will see on a European river cruise.
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Several companies operate European river cruises – among them are Viking River Cruises, France Cruises, Uniworld and AMA Waterways.
Almost forgot to mention, there are many shore excursions you can take, either by coach, bike or on foot.
If you want to see Europe with comfort and luxury, you just have to take a European river cruise.