Music themed river cruises

The Music of the River: Music-themed River Cruises

Because they tend to visit some of Europe’s most culturally rewarding cities, river cruises lend themselves especially well to music-themed cruises. Though you can explore the musical heritage of these cities on many a Seine, Danube or Rhine cruise offered by any river cruise line, there are a number of lines which offer themed cruises […]

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Which river cruise is best for you? Part 3

This third blog in this series looking at which river cruise is best for you is all about what you most like to do in your spare time, when you’re not sampling the local dishes and tipples and soaking up the architecture or scenery. For the art lover The Louvre is one of the world’s […]

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River mini cruises

Which river cruise is best for you? Part 2

In the next in my series of blogs which looks at which river is best for you, I look at the best cruises to choose if you’re a lover of nature or history. For the history buff It’s fair to say there’s history to be found wherever you look but if it’s something which truly […]

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How to get the best deal on a river cruise

Which river is best for you? Part 1

It has to be said, a river cruise is a pretty unique way to explore. From the moment you depart, there’s so much to see as your scenery is always changing and it’s up to you how you take it in too – whether that be up on deck or from your own stateroom balcony. […]

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ms Serenity in Budapest

Why river cruise?

River cruise holidays are steadily becoming one of the most popular ways for people to get away from it all and experience some of the world’s most iconic and inspiring destinations. The river cruise industry is continually growing as more and more people discover this wonderful way to travel, but for those who aren’t familiar […]

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Festivals to visit by river cruise

Festivals to enjoy on a river cruise

River cruises are a great way to experience a number of cities you can’t travel to easily on a cruise ship voyage and a number of these cities and indeed, sometimes the rivers on which they are situated, play host to a number of special events, which it’s often possible to experience as part of […]

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Disney cruises with AMAWaterways in 2016

A family Danube cruise with Disney in 2016

In what is certainly exciting news for families wanting to experience a river cruise, Adventures in Disney, a part of the Walt Disney company which offers exciting family holidays to a wide choice of destinations around the globe, has just announced its first-ever river cruise itineraries. Adventures in Disney has partnered with award-winning AmaWaterways to […]

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Experience Europe's Christmas Markets on a river cruise

Experience Europe’s Christmas markets on a river cruise

Christmas might seem like a distant memory as we arrive in the middle of spring, but for all those who love the magic of the festive season, now is the perfect time to start planning your Christmas river cruise to explore the colourful Christmas markets of Europe. Europe’s world-renowned Christmas markets offer the perfect place […]

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AMA Waterways

Explore Bordeaux with AMAWaterways

If you’re looking to book a river cruise in 2016 and you love your French wine, then AMAWaterways is the perfect line to choose, as it is offering a total of 22 itineraries which explore Bordeaux in what is to be the first year that AMA will visit the celebrated wine-growing region. Starting in spring […]

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Winter Palace, Vienna Uniworld

Uniworld christens SS Maria Theresa

Last week was quite the week for ship christenings, with Uniworld Boutique River Collection launching its brand new ship, the 150-passenger SS Maria Theresa in Amsterdam. Fittingly for this most regal of river cruise ships, she was christened by none other than Princess Anita von Hohenburg, who is a direct descendant of the lady she […]

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