Travel Picks: Top 10 European river cruises
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Increasing numbers of people who love traveling but have limited vacation time are turning to cruises to fit in as much as possible in a short trip.
Men's web site AskMen.com has come up with a list of the top 10 European river cruises. The list is not endorsed by Reuters.
1. Rhine River
The journey is a spectacular one, encompassing five different countries, traveling through the majestic Black Forest region of Germany with all its fairytale castles, as well as a stop for some partying in Amsterdam. This is a great way to see the heart of Europe without having to navigate train stations and taxis.
2. Danube River
Cruises can starts in Passau, Germany, winding through six European countries, filled with incredible landscapes, architecture and museums, before ending in Budapest.
3. Dnieper River
This is a spectacular holiday choice, with 17 days traveling from Kiev to Istanbul which for centuries was the meeting point of European, Middle Eastern and Asian cultures. It is perfect for exploring the many jewels of Eastern Europe, including Kiev and the Black Sea, as well as Sevastopol and Constanta.
4. Rhone River Continued...