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Breathe in the culture and cuisine of the old continent on a cruise of Europe with Adventure Life. Explore Europe from the unique vantage of a luxurious river cruise down legendary European rivers such as the DanubeRhine, Siene or the Douro as you tour classic European cities like Amsterdam, Budapest, Prague, Paris, Lisbon and Vienna. Discover the Mediterranean on a small boat cruise along the shores of CroatiaGreece, Italy, France, Portugal and Spain. Or set sail further north to the British Isles, and into Arctic regions of Scandinavia, Russia, Iceland, and even to the North Pole on an Arctic expedition cruise of a lifetime. Wherever your destination, Adventure Life's European cruise experts are here to help you hand craft the perfect trip to Europe for your precise interests, budget and schedule.

10 Best European Small Boat Cruises

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Enticing Douro (Wine Themed)$387911RelaxedThis 11-day Portugal cruise of the Douro River aboard the MS Amavida is book-ended by several days in modern Lisbon and traditional Porto, featuring …
From the Norwegian Fjords to the Ice Edge$1180013RelaxedStrong cultural life, ecological purity, natural beauty, and unique wildlife are some of the highlights of this exceptional 13-day sailing expedition …
Svalbard & Iceland Expedition$1025013RelaxedThis 13-day Arctic cruise aboard the Sea Cloud Expedition cruises the pristine Arctic, from Tromsø, Norway all the way to Reykjavik, Iceland, with …
Lands of Fire and Ice$1180013RelaxedFrom Lonyearbyen to the beaches of Kristiansund, this 13-day Arctic cruise aboard the Silver Cloud Expedition offers opportunities to see the red …
Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast$1565016RelaxedFlying from Oslo, Norway to Longyearbyen, Svalbard you'll board the luxurious National Geographic Explorer for a 16-day cruise of the archipelago's …
Expedition Svalbard$815010RelaxedJoin the Silver Cloud on a magnificent 10-day sailing expedition exploring Svalbard, a beautiful territory full of life and color. Admire the exotic …
The Best of Spitsbergen$94208RelaxedDiscover the natural colors of the polar region on this 8-day cruise aboard the intimate and luxurious Le Boreal. Sail in the world’s most …
Norway Fjords & Spitsbergen$900011RelaxedExperience Norway and the awe-inspiring Svalbard archipelago. Starting in Bergen and sailing across magical landscapes as you pass into the Arctic …
Icelandic Mosaic$62308RelaxedDiscover Iceland and the incredible wonders of the Arctic Circle on this unique 8-day cruise aboard Le Champlain. Board in Reykjavik, boasting …
Lisbon to Amsterdam$600013RelaxedJoin the Silver Cloud Expedition and experience Europe like you never have before, sailing port by port from Lisbon to Amsterdam via Spain and …

10 Best European River Cruises

Trip NameFromDaysLevelSummary
Colors of Provence - Cruise Only$28998RelaxedEmbark the MS Amacello in Lyon, France for your week-long cruise through France's legendary wine regions, including Cotes du Rhone, Burgundy and …
The Legendary Danube - Cruise Only$31998RelaxedBoard the luxurious MS Amasonata on this exclusive 8-day cruise of the Danube River. From Nuremberg, you will sail through Germany and Austria before …
Blue Danube Discovery - Cruise Only$25998RelaxedEmbark the luxurious MS Amacerto for an 8-day river cruise of the highlights of Europe along the Danube River from Budapest to Nuremberg. Walking …
The Enchanting Rhine - From Basel to Amsterdam$27998RelaxedExperience 8 days full of discovery and wonder on this complete cruise along the enchanting Rhine, one of Europe´s most fascinating rivers. Enjoy a …
The Enchanting Rhine 2018 (Wine Themed) - Cruise Only$27998RelaxedThe luxurious MS Amakristina will take you on an 8-day tour from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands, passing through historic Breisach, …
Blue Danube Discovery - Cruise Only$28998RelaxedEmbark the luxurious MS Amaserena for an 8-day cruise along the legendary Danube River from Budapest to Nuremberg, enjoying rich wine country and …
Christmas Markets on the Danube - Cruise Only$28998RelaxedCelebrate the magic of the holiday season with a festive 8-day journey from Nuremberg to Budapest aboard MS Amaviola. Visit multiple Christmas …
Christmas Markets on the Danube - Cruise Only$28998RelaxedBoard the MS Amacerto for an 8-day sailing adventure along the Danube River, visiting multiple traditional Christmas Markets on the scenic river …
Blue Danube Discovery - Cruise Only$27998RelaxedExperience centuries of art, history, and culture, on this 8-day cruise aboard the MS Amalea. Sail the Danube from Budapest to Nuremberg to discover …
Blue Danube Discovery - Cruise Only$27998RelaxedThe MS Amaviola hosts this 8-day cruise of the Danube River, from Budapest to Nuremburg, with stops in the traditional cities of Austria, Slovakia, …

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No matter which part of Europe you want to visit, Adventure Life is ready to help plan your dream vacation with some of the best cruises and expeditions out there. 
The Arctic: Get ready to explore the frigid North in style as you set out through these icy waters to see the fjords of Iceland, Greenland, and the legendary Northeast Passage across the northern coast of Russia, where Aurora Borealis can be seen.

Scandinavia: Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and Denmark comprise this northerly region of Europe, where Arctic wildlife like polar bears, seals, and whales swim in these remote waters.

The British Isles: Take a walk into Europe's medieval past as you explore the hauntingly beautiful castles that dot the rolling hills and highlands of Scotland & England; stroll along the quiet beaches of Wales; Get a taste for authentic Gaelic culture in Belfast, Northern Ireland; or experience the "luck of the Irish" in the green pastures of Ireland itself.

Western Europe: Breathe in the fresh Paris air as you tour this enchanting French city, or see the harrowing beaches of Normandy and the French Riviera at Nice. In Germany, the Rhine River will take you through the towns of yore, adorned by ornate castles & impressive cathedrals. A tour of the Iberian Peninsula will acquaint you with the world-renowned art and architecture that characterizes Spain & Portugal.

Eastern Europe: For half of the 20th century, a wall hid these bewitching countries from the Western world, but now you can experience all Eastern Europe has to offer as you explore the unique cultures that surround the Black Sea, like Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Slovakia, the Ukraine, and other hidden gems of this part of Europe. The melodies of the Danube River will delight you as you navigate deeper into the heart of Europe's lesser known sites & attractions.

The Mediterranean: This expansive sea borders the southern coasts of Europe and the northern tip of Africa and is known for its temperate climate, delicious food, and excellent beaches. Visit the heart of the ancient Roman empire as you explore Italy, or see the ruins of the myth-ridden Greek empire as you cruise the Greek Isles. From Sicily to the Dalmatian Coast, a Mediterranean cruise is a mix of pure relaxation, fascinating arhaeological sites, and some of the best cuisine you'll ever taste.

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