About the Rivers - Europe
River cruising is a wonderful story of discovery—complete with easygoing comfort and convenience. You'll uncover treasures you find straight out from history books and fairytales. Allow these peaceful waterways to serve as your pathway for a journey of a lifetime!
Douro River Cruise
Portugal and Spain’s pristine Douro River Valley—the birthplace of Port wine and a UNESCO World Heritage site—has wildly dramatic scenery, steeply terraced vineyards, and dozens of charming riverside villages.
Rhine River Cruise
Steeped in legend and myth, the Rhine is one of Europe’s longest waterways, highly revered for its breathtaking natural beauty. The UNESCO-designated Rhine River Valley is home to more fairytale castles than anywhere else in the world.
Seine River Cruise
En route from Paris—the “City of Light”—to the English Channel, the Seine meanders through France’s lush Normandy region, home to historic Rouen, Monet’s beloved gardens in Giverny, and the infamous D-Day beaches of WWII.
Danube River Cruise
The legendary Danube flows through nine countries—from Germany’s Black Forest to the Black Sea—providing glimpses of ancient monasteries, Gothic cathedrals, quaint villages, bustling capital cities, and world-class vineyards.
Moselle River Cruise
The Moselle River gently winds through Germany, France, and Luxembourg, three of Europe’s most spectacularly scenic grape-producing regions, generously lined with medieval wine estates and steep hillside vineyards.
Saône River Cruise
A quiet and gentle tributary of the Rhône, the Saône passes through some of eastern France’s loveliest countryside.
Rhône River Cruise
Winding through vibrant fields of lavender and sunflowers—inspiration for Van Gogh and other artists—southern France’s Rhône River Valley is as famous for its beauty as for its Beaujolais, Châtauneuf-du-Pape, and Côtes de Rhône wines.
Main River Cruise
The peaceful Main River flows through some of Germany’s most iconic and picturesque regions, connecting to the Danube via the 106-mile-long Main-Danube Canal, a marvelous masterpiece of modern engineering.
Po River Cruise
Northern Italy’s Po River is blessed with a plethora of historical, cultural, and natural wonders, and a scenic cruise amongst the islands in Venice’s magical, otherworldly lagoon should definitely be on every world traveler’s bucket list.
Garonne River Cruise
The beautiful Garonne River in southwestern France flows from the Pyrenees to the Atlantic, passing though the sun-drenched Bordeaux region, an area widely renowned for its delicious, world-class wines.