What Are Some Different European River Cruises?


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Some different European river cruises include Danube River cruises, Douro River cruises, Rhone and Saone River cruises, and Elbe River cruises. There are also river cruises that move from the Moselle and Main rivers to the Rhine.

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What Are Some Different European River Cruises?
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Rhine River cruises, which can include the Moselle and Main rivers depending on the cruise company and package, often stop along Amsterdam, Basel, Mainz, Cologne and Strasbourg. The Rhine Getaway from Viking River Cruises is an eight-day voyage that starts in Amsterdam and continues down the Rhine to Cologne, Koblenze, Rudsheim, Heidelberg and Speyer, Germany. The trip continues through Strasbourg, France, and Breisach, Germany, before culminating in Basel, Switzerland. The same cruise company has a Cities of Light cruise that starts in Paris, France, and ends in Prague, Czech Republic. The ship travels from the Moselle River into the Rhine and then Main rivers.

Uniworld also offers several different European river cruises such as Tulips and Windmills, Enchanting Danube and Eastern Europe Explorer. The Tulips and Windmills river cruise starts in Amsterdam and travels up the Markermeer to Hoorn, down the Rhine to Nijmegen, Kinderdijk, Rotterdam and Dordrecht. The ship then sails to Antwerp, Veere, Ghent and the canals of Bruges. The Eastern Europe Explorer cruise starts at Budapest, Hungary, and moves down the Danube River to Vukovar, Croatia; Belgrade, Serbia; Vidin, Bulgaria; and Bucharest, Romania.

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