River Cruises

River cruising has quickly become one of the most popular ways of traveling. From the waterways of Europe to sailing down the Mekong River, pack and unpack once and watch the beautiful scenery pass by. Find exciting itineraries for all tastes and budgets. Sail some of the most enchanting rivers like the Douro, the Danube, Rhine and many others. Hop on and off the ship for included excursions as you dock right in the heart of many of the world’s most fascinating cities.

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Austria - If it isn't on your calendar already, get out a red pen and mark November 26. That's National Cake Day, and although we don't need any excuses to enjoy the star...

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River or Ocean Cruises

Why Travelers in the Know are Booking A Douro River Cruise in Portugal

Portugal - Have you taken a river cruise in Europe yet? The 'Big Three' river cruises are the Rhine, the Danube and the Rhone/Saone. You may have heard about... read more

River or Ocean Cruises

Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

Netherlands - One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and... read more

River or Ocean Cruises

Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

Netherlands - They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in the Netherlands is... read more