River Cruises: Explore These Legendary Rivers

Gently rambling, eagerly flowing, wildly rushing…each legendary waterways have a distinct personality and a long, fascinating history. Whether you choose the blue Danube, the romantic Rhine, or one of the many other rivers, your perspective of River Cruising will be forever changed.

Danube River Cruises

As Europe’s second-longest river and a vital means of transportation for 2,000 years, the Danube is the only major European river to flow from west to east. Experience the elegance and beauty of the Danube River.

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Cruises on the Danube run through:

• Germany • Austria
• Slovakia • Hungary
• Croatia • Serbia
• Romania • Bulgaria

Douro River Cruises

Rambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions.

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Cruises on the Douro run through:

• Portugal • Spain

Elbe River Cruises

The Elbe rises in the Krkonoše Mountains of the Czech Republic, and crosses much of Bohemia, then into Germany. It spans four countries, with most of it in Germany and Czech Republic.

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Cruises on the Elbe run through:

• Germany, Czech Republic

Gironde / Dordogne / Garonne River Cruises

The Gironde is an estuary in southwest France, located at the meeting of the Dordogne and Garonne. Upstream you’ll find the center of the Bordeaux. This is a beautiful place to experience France!

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Cruises on the Gironde / Dordogne / Garonne run through:

• France

Irrawaddy / Mekong / Ganges / Yangtze River Cruises

The Irrawaddy is the largest and most important river in Burma (Myanmar). It flows from north to south, through the Irrawaddy Delta, emptying into the Andaman Sea. Along the banks of the Irrawaddy, river cruise guests will see rice growing, fishermen plying their nets, and golden stupas (spires) dotting the landscape.

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Cruises on the Irrawaddy / Mekong / Ganges / Yangtze run through:

• Cambodia • India
• Vietnam • China
• Myanmar

Nile River Cruises

The longest river in the world, the Nile flows through eleven countries. Its 4,258 mile long waterway flows north into the Mediterranean Sea.

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Cruises on the Nile run through:

• Egypt

Rhine River Cruises

Flowing from the Swiss Alps to Holland’s North Sea, the Rhine is perhaps most famous for its legendary Lorelei rock and the imposing medieval castles that line its banks.

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Cruises on the Rhine run through:

• Holland • Switzerland
• Belgium • France
• Germany

Rhône River Cruises

An important inland trade and transportation route since Greek times, the Rhône River flows south to the Mediterranean, through orchards and vineyards of the Rhône Valley.

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Cruises on the Rhône run through:

• France • Switzerland

Seine River Cruises

The Seine rises just northwest of Dijon and flows in northwesterly through Paris before emptying into the English Channel at Le Havre. It’s one of Europe’s great historic rivers and since the early Middle Ages has been considered the river of Paris.

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Cruises on the Seine run through:

• France

Tulip Time Cruises

Experience spring in the Netherlands! There are millions of reasons to explore these waterways all around the Netherlands – all of them bright and colorful.

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Tulip Time Cruises run through:

• Netherlands

Volga / Neva / Svir River Cruises

The longest river in Europe, the Volga flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea. Eleven of the twenty largest Russian cities, including Moscow are along the Volga.

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Cruises on the Volga / Neva / Svir River run through:

• Russia

Saône River Cruises

The Saône River-its name derived from the Gallic river goddess, Souconna-flows from northeastern France to join the Rhône River in Lyon.

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Cruises on the Saône run through:

• France

Galapagos Island Cruises

The pristine Galápagos Islands are an ecological wonderland set in the Pacific Ocean off the western coast of South America. Home to some of the world’s most fascinating creatures, the Galápagos is teeming with giant tortoises, penguins, sea lions, lizards, and a host of diverse bird species.

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Cruises on the Galapagos Islands run through:

• Ecuador

Main River Cruises

Quaint, quiet, and quintessentially Germany, the Main winds leisurely through the country’s most stunning areas, passing hilltop castles and storybook medieval villages alike.

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Cruises on the Main River run through:

  • Germany

Po River Cruises

The Po river flows eastward across northern Italy, through cities including Turin (Torino), Piacenza and Ferrara. It connects to Milan through a series of channels called navigli, which Leonardo da Vinci helped design.

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Cruises on the Po run through:

• Italy

Chobe River Cruises

The Chobe river starts out as the Cuando in the central plateau of Angola and flows southeast along Zambia. After it flows through seasonal Lake Liambesi, it becomes called the Chobe and flows into the Zambezi.

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Cruises on the Chobe run through:

• Botswana • Zambia
• Namibia • Angola

Amazon River Cruises

The Amazon River Is situated mainly in Brazil and Peru. The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world. The Amazon River runs right through the Amazon Rainforest, and way beyond!

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Cruises on the Amazon run through:

• Peru

Mississippi River Cruises

Mississippi River is the second longest river in the United States, and passes through roughly the middle of the United States. Stops along the Mississippi include St. Louis and New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, Memphis, and many other fantastic destinations.

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Cruises on the Mississippi rivers run through:

• United States

Columbia & Snake River Cruises

Nowhere is the timelessness of rivers more apparent than here in the pristine Pacific Northwest, a captivating corner of America which displays an abundance of awe-inspiring, natural beauty that will leave you breathless.

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Cruises on the Columbia & Snake rivers run through:

• United States

Ohio & Tennessee River Cruises

By any measure, the Ohio River is no mere tributary to the Mississippi, but a mighty river itself. Coursing nearly 1,000 miles with a watershed encompassing 14 states, the Ohio opened up America’s movement West.

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Cruises on the Ohio & Tennessee rivers run through:

• United States

Guadalquivir and Guadiana River Cruises

The Guadalquivir has its entire length in Spain, and runs 408 miles long. The Guadiana defines the southernmost border between Portal and Spain, before turning east and flowing into the spanish mainland.

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Cruises on the Guadalquivir and Guadiana run through:

• Spain
• Portugal

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