River Favorites: Best European River Cruise Destinations

European river cruises are growing more popular each year, and that’s no surprise. They offer a luxurious way to experience European culture and go place to place without packing and lugging your things around. They also take away the stress of traveling through different countries using transit or a car.

It’s hard to find a European river that isn’t worth cruising, but that means picking the best destination rivers isn’t easy. Here are the ones that truly stand out for the experienced cruiser and the luxury travel aficionado.

Seine River

Cruising this river allows lovers of art, culture, and romance to enjoy their ultimate experience. Many river cruises on the Seine also offer you the chance to see the English Channel and Honfleur; all provide an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy Paris at leisure. Trips along this route often schedule stops in Rouen, gateway to a rich historical experience on the beaches of Normandy. Port days in Giverny delight the art connoisseur to enjoy the inspirations that fueled the art of Monet.

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