With so many great destinations across Europe to choose from, picking the right one can be daunting even for the most experienced traveller. One option definitely worth considering are the increasingly popular spectacular river cruises which are available in most major cities. Modern boats nowadays are luxurious, with great dining facilities and top accommodations on board. The main advantage however is that you’re are almost always able to pull into the very heart of any city you visit, making them a much more interesting proposition than staying in one place.
Taking advantage of Europe’s wonderful waterways is something that many travellers will be interested in. Costs can vary quite a lot so no matter what budget you have there are always possibilities.
Doing a bit of home work to find out the best river cruises and most interesting destinations will mean that you can have a stunning break and take in some of the most beautiful European views out there.
Sailing down the longest river in Europe is something that should be at the top of anyone’s list. This cruise may not match the high standard on board available in Western Europe, but the scenery and the unique places in Russia you visit along the way make it well worth it. Don’t be fooled however, the MS Litvinov is one of the best ships available in the area and having been completely refurbished in 2002, it now offers spacious accommodation, fine dining and entertainment on board.
This charming and romantic river cruise lets you experience the stunning scenery and atmosphere of Northern Italy including Venice. The Po Valley is renowned for its Renaissance art and architecture so typical of this region. MS Michelangelo provides its passengers with top notch facilities and culinary standards.
This cruise takes you through the stunningly beautiful region of Andalucia in Spain. As with any of the cruises mentioned, you get to experience the essence of the area and its culture. Visiting the cities of Seville and Jerez is especially worth considering as they are the wine and horse capitals of Spain.
This spectacular journey takes you through 5 different countries in Europe, travelling through the majestic Black forest region of Germany with all its fairy tale castles, as well as a break for some sightseeing in Amsterdam. This is a great and easy way of experiencing Europe without all the hassle of normal commuting. The newest ship in The Viking fleet is designed to provide all the luxury of a five-star hotel together with the amazing scenery along the way.