Sailing along Dnieper river you will see Kiev, one the oldest cities in the Eastern Europe, Zaporizhya the former Cossack state, Odessa - one of the largest city of Imperial Russia and Pearl of Crimea - Yalta. Read more
Yalta - Kiev (250$ discount)
Trans-Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures in our world.Lean back to enjoy the dramatic changes of scenery and savour a choice of Europe’s and Asia’s most superb and splendid landscapes! Read more
Moscow - Beijing
Afford yourself to enjoy the beautiful romance of the Central Europe, its fine nature and magnificent towns. The "Royal crown", a grand aristocratic cruiser, will make your voyage twice more marvellous! Read more
Amsterdam - Basel
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ndoubtedly, river cruises are the best way to explore countries. They can get you to the heart of the continent, let you learn more about culture and communities, than it is possible when you travel by large ships which stick you to the European or Asian coastline.
You may explore the glorious castles of France, quaint hamlets in Austria and Hungary, Belgium, Ukraine and sometimes even the central regions of Russia. The most popular European rivers are the Seine, Po, Elbe, Danube, Moselle, Rhine, Main and Volga. As for Asia, the most famous river there is Yangtze. They can help you to decide what region you wish to explore and then you can decide which river cruise suits you the best.
Exploring cultures and communities that you may miss out on large ships that stick to the European and Asian coastline. Most cruises pass through multiple countries, calling at ports of different cities. You may want to decide what countries you want to visit and then decide on a cruise. Cruises can also be seasonal, based on weather conditions in different countries. You will have to plan and book your river cruise in a way that suits weather conditions you think are favorable to you and that passes through countries and cities that you most want to visit.
Some river cruises may also have specific highlights. For example, you might have a great opportunity to get acquainted with local culture by visiting vineyard for wine-tasting and watching wine-making process or by visiting marketplace. This allows you to explore the real culture, life and heritage of the place you are visiting, beyond the glitter and lights of most European cities.
You will have enough time for exploring each port of call during most of our cruises. Walking through the cities, hiring a car, seeing archaeological and historical places or chatting with locals in a tavern – it depends on you what to choose.
While you are on the ship, you may learn basic language which might be useful ashore, especially at marketplaces. Your on-board guides can also give you a background of the history and culture, lifestyles and weather conditions of the cities you will be visiting.