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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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 why we loved our Avalon...

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Discover Amsterdam's Local Food Scene on this Avalon Waterways Shore Excursion
River or Ocean Cruises

Video Cruise Review: Tulips and Much More on an Avalon Spring Netherlands River Cruise

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,... read more

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Video: A Canadian Veteran of DDay Explains Why You Should Visit the Juno Beach Centre

Normandy - There are fewer and fewer veterans of the DDay Landing Beaches to tell their stories, but Canada's Juno Beach Centre introduced us to Jim Parks,... read more

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