Even if you’re a regular visitor to these blog pages, you may not know about our sister brand, RiverVoyages.com – the UK’s river cruising specialist. A river cruise offers you a very different type of cruising holiday and RiverVoyages.com brings you the very best choice of itineraries and offers.

The river cruise experience

A river cruise is a unique way to see a number of the world’s most inspiring cities and areas of interest. The principle of travelling to a new port each day – just as you would on an ocean cruise – is the same, but with a river cruise you’ll be able to experience a host of destinations much further inland.

With a river cruise, there’s no coach transfer to your destination, as you’re already cruising right through them! Your scenery changes day by day and there’s always something new to see, whether you’re in port or not. Rolling valleys, sweeping forests and plunging gorges can all form part of your constant river cruise backdrop.

As for your ship, river cruises offer a more intimate cruising experience, with vessels typically catering for between 150 and 300 guests. You’ll soon get to know your fellow passengers and dine with them in elegant restaurants which serve delicious menus of mouth-watering, locally-sourced cuisine.

Where you can go on a river cruise?

River cruises explore Europe’s most famous waterways. A Rhine cruise will see you sailing through the stunning Rhine Valley, where idyllic countryside and majestic castles are all part of the scenery. A Danube cruise will give you the opportunity to explore such historic cities as Vienna and Budapest and you can sail France’s Seine from Paris or take a trip through Russian history on a Volga voyage. The Yangtze, meanwhile, is your gateway to many of China’s most spectacular cities and ancient wonders such as Shanghai, Beijing, the beautiful Three Gorges and the world-famous Terracotta Warriors of Xian.

Why book your river cruise with RiverVoyages.com?

Yangtze River - China, Asia

Our award-winning Cruise Concierge service is a key part of what we do and it’s something which is part of the RiverVoyages.com experience too. Upon enquiry, you’ll be appointed your own highly knowledgeable River Cruise Concierge, who’ll be able to assist in all aspects of your reservation and personalise your holiday to suit your needs. We also offer you a number of exclusive discounts and offers on river cruises that you won’t find anywhere else.

So, if reading this blog has piqued your interest and you’d like to find out more, check out the Rivervoyages.com website. You’ll find informed guides to the world’s most popular waterways, the low-down on the world’s leading river cruise lines, a wealth of informative blogs and of course, an excellent choice of river cruise deals.

Call our river specialists on 0800 197 0854 and speak with our Cruise Concierge team today for more information.

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Emma Smith
Emma has more than six years' experience as a writer and has been in the travel industry for over a year. She loves learning of new places and cruise ships coming to market, as well as discovering fun and exciting activities to do while you sail. She has cruised with Royal Caribbean and is looking to get something in diary for 2020! Her favourite things to see on a ship include excellent entertainment, a delicious cocktail menu and extraordinary dining venues.

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