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River Cruise Tours

River cruise vacations offer a unique vantage point on cruising—and the country. Smaller vessels offer more personal, intimate travel experiences with all the same great amenities of ocean cruising like excellent meals, interesting shore excursions, entertainment, and onboard activities. Traveling along the river on a smaller ship also means you are closer to land and the changing panoramas that are the colorful backdrop of your vacation.

Pair a river cruise along the USA’s Mississippi River, Canada’s St. Lawrence River, or Europe’s Rhine, Rhone, Moselle, and Danube with a regional train vacation featuring city stays and sightseeing and the result is a memorable rail and river cruise vacation to fantastic destinations including Memphis, Vicksburg, and New Orleans in the USA; Quebec City, Perce, Montreal, and Toronto in Canada; and Prague, Budapest, Nuremberg, Cochem, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, and Paris among many other storybook towns and historic cities in Europe.

 River Cruise Tours

Rail and River Cruises

New Orleans Holiday & The Spirit of the Antebellum South 11 days from $3831

Aboard the festive American Queen riverboat. On this elegant river cruise, you’ll discover the traditions of the Cajun and Creole cultures and experience what remains of the grand Antebellum South.

Departs from February 2015 to December 2015.

Black Sea Explorer 11 days from $4240

Get a new perspective of Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania as you sail the Danube aboard one of Europe’s top luxury river cruise vessels.

Departs from June 2015 to December 2017.

Bordeaux River Cruise 13 days from $5335

This scenic river cruise takes you into the heart of France's beautiful wine country.

Departs from August 2015 to September 2016.

Burgundy & Provence 12 days from $3549

A 7-night cruise along the Saône River is the cornerstone of this 12-day European rail-river cruise vacation through France’s Burgundy and Provence regions. Additional highlights of your adventure include a 2-night stay including sightseeing in Paris, high-speed rail travel aboard the TGV, and a 1-night stay in the French Riviera.

Departs from April 2015 to October 2015.

Canals, Vineyards and Paris 11 days from $3479

Experience France, Luxembourg, Germany and Holland on this 11-day rail and river cruise vacation.

Departs from April 2015 to October 2017.

Central European Experience - Eastbound 13 days from $3929

This marvelous Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal.

Departs from May 2015 to October 2015.

Christmas Markets 15 days from $5795

Sail along the Rhine and Danube Rivers aboard a luxury Scenic Space-Ship to Europe’s most famous Christmas Markets.

Departs from November 2015 to November 2016.

Christmas River Cruise 16 days from $6445

This 16 day luxury river cruise celebrates the festive season on Europe’s beautiful waterways, exploring Christmas markets plus Amsterdam, Cologne, Vienna and Budapest.

Departs from December 2015 to December 2016.

Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 9 days from $4472

Travel along the dazzling Pacific Coast aboard the Coast Starlight for the overnight journey from Los Angeles to Portland, where you will meet the American Empress for your river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Highlights of your Pacific Northwest adventure include visits to Astoria, The Dalles and Sacajawea State Park.

Departs from August 2014 to October 2015.

Danube Discovery Christmas Markets 8 days from $3195

Explore Europe’s historic cities bedecked for the holiday season and visit festive Christmas Markets featuring regional sweets and treats.

Departs from November 2015 to November 2015.


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