Oporto on the Douro

Douro River Cruises

Admittedly the River Douro isn’t the best known of Europe’s waterways. But stretching for more than five hundred miles through the summery landscapes of central Spain and Portugal, all the way to the Atlantic at Oporto, it’s certainly got just as much in the looks department as the Rhine or the Danube to warrant a […]

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New 2015 Features for Avalon Waterways

The Avalon Illumination was the latest suite ship added to the Avalon Waterways fleet this June. But that’s just the beginning of a host of new additions being added to the prominent river cruise line. 2015 promises to be one of innovation for Avalon Waterways – from new ships to new features. Along with two […]

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Best September River Cruise Destinations

School being back in session in no way means that the prime river cruising season is over. On the contrary, be prepared for the perfect time to get to grips with some fabulous river cruise destinations. The crowds dissipate and the summer weather lingers on in some of the best cities in Europe. So Without […]

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Avalon Waterways to explore Asia in 2015

Luxury river cruise specialist Avalon Waterways has just launched its 2015 programme for the Far East. In a first for the line, the programme will offer enriching explorations of Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River on-board a newly-designed suite vessel, the appropriately-titled Avalon Myanmar. Her sister vessel, the Avalon Siem Reap, meanwhile will explore Vietnam and Cambodia by […]

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River cruises for under £300

You don’t need to spend £1000 or more on an ocean cruise to enjoy life afloat and experience new cities and cultures. With RiverVoyages.com you could set sail on a 4-day river cruise from just £239 and see Germany’s famous Christmas markets, or tour Amsterdam and the bright bulb fields of Holland in April 2015 […]

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New AmaWaterways ships for 2015

The premium river cruise line AmaWaterways has announced the launch of two new ships in 2015, which are set to sail on the Main, the Rhine and the Danube. Bolstering AmaWaterways’ 14-strong fleet of European river cruise ships, the new AmaVista and AmaSerena will both carry 164 passengers in luxurious modern staterooms ranging from 160 […]

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Avalon Waterways christens latest Suite Ship in Vienna

Avalon Waterways has recently introduced its latest Suite Ship in Vienna. The vessel is named the Avalon Illumination and will carry 166 passengers on exciting voyages along the waterways of Europe. The Avalon Illumination was christened on the 3rd June by Australian television personality Deborah Hutton and is the third ship this year to be […]

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Sail aboard the Royal Crown with Titan

Titan Travel are currently offering a number of exciting river cruises aboard the Royal Crown river cruise ship, sailing along some of Europe’s most iconic waterways and visiting famous ports as part of eight or nine day itineraries. This charming river cruise vessel boasts an elegant profile and stylish Art Deco inspired cabins, providing guests […]

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Cruising the Danube with AmaWaterways, part 2

Following on from our previous blog post, today we’re following Natalie’s adventures on day two of her cruise down the Lower Danube… Day Two I’m not sure what it is about the first full day of being away on holiday, but you can just never sleep in. Your body clock just wakes you up with […]

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