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There is no shortage of spectacular rives in Europe. Everywhere you go throughout the continent, you will find a river winding its way amongst cities, towns and the countryside. Some cities, such as Venice, are even built on them. This makes Europe a perfect destination for a river cruise.

Germany’s Rhine twists and turns for 1,233 km and meets the borders of both France and Switzerland at several points as it meanders through the country. It is also a refreshing trip with excellent views of the German countryside. If you are looking for a more energising cruise, the Seine forges a route from the North Sea, through rural France, and bisects Paris, showcasing historic points of interest and scenery that has inspired many famous artists.

With so many rivers in Europe, it’s hard to choose just one. If you just cannot decide,the Danube might be perfect for you. It flows through 10 European countries for 2,850 km, including Austria, Bulgaria and Hungary. No matter where you go, you will find yourself immersed in rich history and the incredible culture of Europe. You will be inspired and, with stunning scenery the whole way, there will be plenty of photo opportunities.

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Europe’s Most Breath-taking Castles

20th January 2015
The banks of Europe's rivers are littered with magnificent castles. We take a look at some of the most impressive and nostalgic examples.

Europe’s Most Stunning Cathedrals

19th May 2015
Here are some of the best examples of religious architecture in Europe. These stunning cathedrals can all be found on our river cruises.

Europe’s Most Scenic Stretches Of River

6th March 2018
Whilst the majority of journeys are beautiful from start to finish, there are certain sections that turn the natural aesthetics up a notch. Here are some perfect examples.

The Best Cities Along Europe’s Rivers

5th July 2016
Bursting at the seams with history and offering exciting attractions & delicious cuisine, these cities will be the highlight of many a European river cruise.


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