Tree lined lane at Chateau Guirard
Beautiful Cadillac, France

River Cruising is one of the best ways to explore Europe and Asia for anyone interested in amazing scenery, culture, history, food, wine and beer.

Floating boutique hotels transport you on spectacular voyages via Europe and Asia’s great rivers. Once integral trade and transportation routes, rivers are now gateways to cultural and culinary enlightenment. River cruising is the most seamless way to navigate treasured landmarks and experience authentic life on the riverside.

A certified specialist with 6 river cruise lines, I can match you or your group to the best cruise for your desires and needs. Wine or beer focused cruises, kid friendly sailings, art or history intensives are just a few of the options.

I also work with another France-based cruise line that features lower cost sailings with excellent food. They also offer trips through the canals of France and beyond on new barges for small groups, families, couples or solo travelers.

Champagne on River Royale, Uniworld
Champagne flows on all inclusive river cruises

For solo travelers, river cruises offer the benefit of specially priced single cabins or waived single supplement sailings on many cruise lines. Within hours, you will have a new group of friends for meals, touring and evening socializing.

Very romantic and hassle-free, river cruising is ideal for couples of all ages, gay or straight. You can be as social as you would like, or find places for alone time.

River cruising is also a great option for multi-generational families interested in fun and enrichment. Suites are an option on many lines, offering spacious accommodations for families.

River cruising offers groups the benefits of ease, all inclusive pricing, yet a variety of cabin choices.

For lovers of wine or beer, the river cruises offer unsurpassed access to local purveyors. On board, beer and wine is usually included with lunch and dinner. They usually reflect the region of the cruise, and are carefully paired with the gourmet foods of the region.

Food is usually excellent, with a variety of options to please everyone. Healthy and vegetarian selections are always offered, and the ship’s chef will work with dietary restrictions. Although small enough to fit through locks and dams, the river cruise ships use space creatively, and often feature alternative dining options. Chef’s tables and special wine rooms are popular on European cruises, and need to be reserved as soon as you get on the ship.

Most ships offer a choice of excursions, usually with a gentle walking option for those who need more time to get around. Bicycle tours, and special excursions are sometime offered, as optional or included services.

Everything is well organized and arranged for you. Less experienced travelers can relax knowing every detail is considered and flawlessly arranged from arrival to the time you are transferred to the airport.

St. Emilion France rooftops
Rooftops of the wine mecca, St. Emilion, France.

 

All the logistical work is arranged, you have access to sights not easily visited, and the ship’s set-up enables you to choose between solitude and socializing.

Pre and post stays can also be designed to maximize your experience.

Specialist with: AmaWaterways, Avalon, Emerald Waterways, Scenic, Uniworld, and Viking River Cruises.

Please contact eva at Epic-Experiences.com or by using the contact form below to discuss which river cruise is right for you or your group:

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