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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.

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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 …
Iceland Round-trip$740010RelaxedJoin the Silver Cloud Expedition on a splendid 10-day journey to see a land of fire and ice. Iceland’s location close to the Arctic Circle and on …
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 …
Gastronomy, Vineyards & Grands Crus$641010RelaxedJoin the L'Austral on a unique adventure, sailing from Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal to the charming city of Portsmouth during this 10-day …

10 Best European River Cruises

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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 …
From the Saône to the Rhône$26208RelaxedThis unique 8-day round-trip cruise aboard the MS Camargue starts in Lyons, France and sails along the scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers. Discover the …
The romantic Rhine Valley and the rock of the Lorelei$16636RelaxedVisit the romantic Rhine Valley and admire the Rock of Lorelei. Discover the famous wine region of Rüdesheim, Koblenz, and Heidelberg. Sail through …
The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei$18206RelaxedEmbark on a 6-day roundtrip Strasbourg cruise, discovering the treasures of the Rhine Valley and passing by the Rock of Lorelei. By day you'll do …
The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue$16245RelaxedThe MS Van Gogh hosts this round-trip 5-day river cruise of southeast France from Lyon. You'll cruise the Rhone River, making stops in Arles, …
The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue$15735RelaxedBoard the MS Camargue for this 5-day round-trip cruise from Lyons, France, as you discover the wild and unspoiled nature of the Camargue marshland …
The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei$13805RelaxedCruise the Rhine River on this 5-day adventure aboard the MS Gerard Schmitter. From Strasbourg, France to Rudesheim, Germany and back, you'll see the …
The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei$12945RelaxedExperience the charm of the romantic Rhine Valley and the legendary rock of Lorelei on this 6-day cruise journey aboard the MS Symphonie. Enjoy …
The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei$12945RelaxedDiscover all the unexplored treasures of Northern Europe on this 5-day small ship cruise sailing across the romantic Rhine Valley. Admire the …
Two-River Cruise: The Romance of the Rhine and Moselle$14275RelaxedOn the MS Monet, this 5-day adventure explores the scenic Rhine Valley and Moselle River, where you'll visit historic Mainz and see its …

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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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