River, Barge, and Canal Cruises in Europe
European Cruise Guide
Uniworld's River Baroness departs from Les Andelys on its way to Rouen.
River and Barge Cruise Reviews
Countess: Venice and the Venetian Lagoon
review describes a cruise that spends several days in Venice and nearby ports,
with shore excursions to Padua, Bologna or Ferrara, Ravenna, and Verona included
in the fare.
La Bella Vita: Po River Cruise
Cruise between Venice and Mantua by way of Chioggia, Ferrara, and other ports
along the Venetian Lagoon and the Po River. La Bella Vita, a
20-passenger hotel barge from European Waterways Ltd., has the ambience of a
tiny ship. (Our in-depth review includes a day-by-day photo cruise diary.)
Baroness: Paris and Normandy
Our 10-page review and accompanying
photo gallery describe a
week-long roundtrip cruise from Paris, with visits to Rouen, Honfleur, Monet's
Giverny, and the D-Day landing beaches.
A Barge Cruise in France
Our 8-page article on one of Europe's most comfortable hotel barges is
accompanied by a day-by-day
photo gallery. (The barge, La Renaissance, offers pick-up and
drop-off service in Paris at no extra cost.)
Viking River Cruises: Southern
Follow the MS Maribelle from Chalon-sur-Saône
to Avignon, with stops in Lyon, Arles, and other inland ports. Our
192-page report includes a cruise review and
Peter Deilmann's Casanova:
Venice and the Venetian Lagoon
We've kept this archived review from 20o4
online for the many loyal fans of Peter Deilmann Reederei, a luxury brand that
exited European river cruises in 2009.
River Cruises in the South of
Follow the sun and practice your French with a 7-night Rhône
and Saône river cruise aboard a Viking or Uniworld ship.
Barge Cruises & Canal Boats
Explore Europe's waterways in luxury, or
rent a boat and pilot it yourself.
Coastal, Canal, and
River Cruises in Britain
Tour England and Scotland by skippered steamer, narrowboat, or hotel barge--or
cruise the English and Welsh coast aboard an offshore lighthouse tender.
Book review: Insight Cruise Guides
Or illustrated review covers Insight's Great River Cruises: Europe and
the Nile and Mediterranean Cruises.