River Cruise Advice and Travel Inspiration

Planning a river cruise holiday or craving some travel inspiration to get you started? Let our expert advice and destination guides answer all your burning questions.

RiverVoyages.com Advice covers everything you could need to get more from your river cruise. From unmissable sights and the best local cuisine to practical advice and behind the scenes glimpses into on-board life, our travel and lifestyle experts cover it all. Whether you take to the water for relaxation or fascinating voyages of discovery, prepare to feel inspired.

With Brexit affecting how we travel between countries, many river cruisers may be thinking what the outcome will be for their future sailings. See our frequently asked questions below and find out what some cruise lines have spoken out about on their stances on Brexit. Click the questions below to reveal the answers. Can I...

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As we start afresh in 2019, it's the ideal time to reflect on the past 12 months. Is there somewhere you wish you visited? Was there a sailing you regretted not booking before it sold out? There's never a better time to devote some thought to what you would like to achieve in 2019, particularly...

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The beginning of Advent is a magical time across Europe when Christmas markets overflow with Yuletide cheer. Many of the festive traditions we celebrate in Britain can be traced back to the famous Christkindlmarkts which sprang up in German-speaking towns as well as other regions of the former Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages....

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With Christmas around the corner and the bustle of the high street beckoning, why not escape to one of these European hot-spots for a shopping trip with a difference? Germany - Nutcrackers A motif used throughout Christmas decorations, the Nutcracker is a popular painted figurine which is more ornamental than functional. Depicting military figures with...

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River cruises are synonymous with the stunning landscapes and local landmarks of picturesque villages and towns – watching the world pass by as you glide along the world's waterways. Pair this with the winter season and you are in for a treat as some of our favourite scenes are sprinkled with snow and come alive...

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River cruises is a steadily growing holiday option, particularly for those looking for a relaxing, luxurious getaway. When you're retired, time is best spent doing what you love and what's not to love about these top river cruises for retirement? Read our guide below on the top cruise lines to spend your retirement on -...

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The Rhine-Main-Danube canal is a 106-mile-long waterway connecting three major rivers of Europe and allowing free flow of traffic between the North Sea and the Black Sea. Beginning in the German town of Bamberg on the Main river, the canal travels to Kelheim in Bavaria, where it meets the Danube river. The history of the...

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Sailing to some of the most luxurious destinations across the world, river cruises offer the chance to truly indulge while getting away from it all. From the architectural gems of Russia along the Volga, to the history and culture of European cities of Budapest, Vienna and Regensburg along the Rhine and Danube rivers - there's...

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Europe is home to some of the world's top golf courses, many of which you can visit either during a standard river cruise or on a specialist sailing tailored to golf enthusiasts. If you're keen to test your skills while sailings, here are our top river cruises for golf lovers. AmaWaterways Concierge Golf Program Pairing...

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