River Cruising

Douglas Ward Cruise BerlitzAlmost one million passengers took a river cruise in 2017. But how do you tell the difference between riverships that are good and not so good? Douglas Ward does it for you – testing the riverships, facilities, cuisine, service, quality and other aspects of a river cruise. You’ll find it all in the second edition of the new 320-page Berlitz River Cruising in Europe and the USA 2018-2019 guidebook (now in its third edition, published in June 2018.

It’s your personal partner for choosing a river cruise in Europe (or the USA). It compares the river cruise companies and explains the differences between them. You can buy the book from your local bookseller, or online from www.amazon.com. It is also available for download as an e-book from Google Play or from the App Store. If you buy the printed book, the e-book version is free from www.insightguides.com/walkingeye.

About River Cruising

River-Cruising-Berlitz coversA river cruise provides an antidote to the pressures of life in a fast-paced world, without the occasional turbulance experienced aboard ocean-going cruise ships. It’s the right choice for anyone seeking smooth sailing and for experiencing the heartland of Europe. River cruises feature good food, unfussy surroundings and enjoyable company. With a maximum of under 200 passengers, riverships provide a harmonious blend of public and private space. There are over 15,000 river cruises to choose from.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

What the brochures don't say ...

Are brochures accurate?

Riverships and their ratings

Riverships and their ratings

River cruise companies

River cruise companies

A day in the life of a rivership

A day in the life of a rivership