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.

Our Partners

Featured Travel Stories

Netherlands - If you're a flower lover, a Tulip Time spring cruise in the Netherlands is already on your bucket list. If you're not a particular flower lover, it should still be on...

read more
Video Cruise Review: Tulips and Much More on an Avalon Spring Netherlands River Cruise
River or Ocean Cruises

Discover Amsterdam's Local Food Scene on this Avalon Waterways Shore Excursion

Netherlands - Everyone wants to try 'real' local food when they travel. But we don't always have a real local to point us in the right direction. That's... read more

Outdoor Activities

5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

Africa - 'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of exploring vast Sub-Saharan landscapes and encountering majestic creatures... read more

Dining

Where's the Best Place to be on National Cake Day?

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... read more