River Cruises

The river cruise experience is very different from ocean cruising. On most cruises, passengers will visit different port cities each day.

The entire cruise is scenic. You’ll see the shoreline as you pass through small villages, charming countrysides, and eventually stop right in the heart of major international cities.

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Danube River

The most popular European river in Europe.

Rhine River

Passing through Germany, Switzerland, and France.

Amazon River

Sailing. A completely different cruise experience.

Nile River

Queen Mary 2 and a transatlantic crossing.

Popular Specialty and Adventure Cruise Lines Cruises

Ama Waterways
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Avalon Waterways
Uniworld River Cruises
Tauck River Cruises
Viking River Cruises
Scenic River Cruises
American Queen Steamboat Company
Zambezi Queen
Danube River

Most all major river cruise lines sail the Danube River. The Danube is the second longest river in Europe and passes through nine different countries, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia, and Ukraine.

AmaWaterways, Uniworld, Viking, and Avalon all call on the Danube.

Rhine River

The Rhine River passes through some of Europe’s most popular countries, including Switzerland, Germany, France, and Holland. Visitors will be enchanted by the beautiful landscapes, magnificent sites, including Medieval castles, lush vineyards and charming small towns.

Uniworld offers a variety of 2023 and 2024 sailings that include summer cruises in Holland to Christmas Markets cruises in Germany.


Amazon River

Explorers seeking a more adventurous river cruise may want to experience the Amazon. Here you will pass through jungles and see sites that are completely different than other river cruise itineraries.

Viking River Cruises is one popular line that offers 2024 Amazon and Caribbean Adventure Cruises.  

Nile River

Cruising the Nile River is one of the best ways to experience Egypt and all of it’s incredible ancient sites, including the Sphinx and pyramids.

There are dozens of ships that sail the Nile. Avalon Waterways is on that offers several 2023 and 2024 Nile itineraries.