The year 2010’s river cruising itineraries are promising to be a great mix of value and fun. At this moment the world’s best river cruise experts are tweaking their itineraries to ensure that cruisers will continue to be enthralled.
Uniworld understands that river cruising is a great voyage of discovery that involves comfort and convenience. With this in mind Uniworld will be adding another itinerary to its 26 strong European roster. Springtime Along the Rhine will be launched in 2010 and will provide the perfect balance between history, art and nature.
Springtime Along the Rhine is going to be a 9-day program taking travelers from Amsterdam to Frankfurt. Traveling along the intricate system of canals that criss cross the Netherlands on the way to the romantic UNESCO World Heritage Rhine.
Four guided tours will be included in the program. You will get to visit Germany’s and the Netherlands top museums and also visit the Keukenhof Gardens which are home to over seven million flowers and is only open for a few weeks out of the year.
When choosing a river cruise it must be remembered that all cruise companies are not equal and Uniworld offers world class food and beverage selections with a wine program that has been designed by an award-winning sommelier.
Uniworld isn’t the only river cruising company that offers good deals and wonderful service amongst these can be counted Avalon Waterways. 2010 will see two new ships in Europe that Avalon Waterways will have launched and 30 more European itineraries.
Avalon Waterways offer 3 and 4 night cruises along the Danube for under $1000.
This river cruising company has also added music, new wine and holiday themed cruises to its programs. For the wine lover an ideal Avalon Waterway cruise would be the Windmills, Vineyards and Paris cruise that starts from $3,889.
2010 will see Viking River Cruises offering cruises in Europe, Russia, China and Egypt. Viking River Cruises offer all-inclusive cruising which during these volatile economic times is proving to be a popular option for would be travelers. Once the cruise has been paid for in full there are no more worries about currency fluctuations, fuel costs, taxes or price increases plus all accommodations, meals, most shore excursions and cultural activities are covered.
During 2010 Viking River Cruises will be introducing a new itinerary called the Danube Waltz. This cruise takes travelers to Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany An 8-day cruise that starts at $1356pp.