Fluctuating river levels could impact Europe cruise itineraries

As another busy summer gets underway in Europe, river cruise passengers could once again face itinerary alterations due to high or low water levels. Thus far, river cruise lines are reporting that water levels are a bit high on the Danube, Rhine and Rhone rivers, and a bit low on the Elbe. Viking River CruisesContinue reading “Fluctuating river levels could impact Europe cruise itineraries”

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Another season, another water level gamble

River Rhine It seems almost inevitable. The river cruise season gets underway and then either high or low water levels due to heavy rains or lack thereof cause some disruptions. And this season is no exception. Since the start of the month, river cruise lines have been dealing with higher than normal water levels onContinue reading “Another season, another water level gamble”

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Celebrity Cruises packages combine ocean and river voyages

Celebrity Cruises said it will offer 11 itineraries next year that combine an ocean cruise with a river cruise in Europe. The fully commissionable packages range from 16 to 24 nights and will be available on four well-known rivers: the Danube, Rhine, Rhone and Seine. Celebrity’s river cruise partner is Amras Cruises. “By introducing these river-and-oceanContinue reading “Celebrity Cruises packages combine ocean and river voyages”

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