After a fabulous first-time river cruise in Europe on the Rhine-Main-Danube from Amsterdam to Budapest (the most popular for first-time river cruisers!) you are eager to plan another. But, where to? We get asked that a lot. River cruisers know the all-inclusive value, nonstop scenery, authentic cultural experiences, and personal service while unpacking once and sailing without sea sickness adds up to a memorable vacation. Take a look at some of the other itinerary options available.
Sprawling vineyards and captivating farmlands hug the steep sides of the Douro River Valley. Experience unspoiled, historic villages to explore and port country, the world's oldest demarcated wine region.
Whether it's Paris and Normandy, Bordeaux, Lyon and Provence, or combining two or three itineraries, you'll discover the breathtaking beauty of famed artists' haunting grounds, sample delectable cuisine, and explore fascinating monasteries and cathedrals.
From the sophisticated city of St. Petersburg to Russia's dynamic capital of Moscow and abundant riverside hamlets in between, you'll soak up the rich history and culture for an unforgettable trip.
China, India, the Mekong, Irrawaddy, Egypt, Africa...so many possibilities that tick all the boxes on your bucket list.
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America's heartland on the Mississippi, Tennessee, Ohio, and Cumberland Rivers and the Pacific Northwest on the Columbia and Snake Rivers showcase the wide-ranging cultural and culinary influences of our great homeland.
Why not combine your passions and pursuits on a special interest theme cruise? Unite your vacation with your pastimes and share it with other like-minded enthusiasts. Wine appreciation, Beer tasting, golf, religious heritage, gardening, history, biking, and culinary themes allow you to deep-dive into your favorite leisure activity.
Appealing? Want to plan a river cruise for 2019 or 2020? I would love to make this happen for you. Please feel free to send me an contact or call me so we can discuss your vacation plans in detail.
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Scooter Tessari, MCC, owns The Cruise Center, Inc. in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and operates the website Tasteful Journeys devoted to enrichment vacations with a culinary accent and featuring cruises, tours, and custom designed vacation packages.