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A unique way of exploring the beauty of Europe, while unpacking only once. Drifting through the beautiful landscape, enjoying all the creature comforts of regional food and wine, and service superb in every way, while experiencing the chateaux, cathedral, tours, vineyards, and sleepy villages left behind by time. History, art, architecture, culture, gastronomy, music, gardens, it is all there to be experienced by tours, whether by foot, motor coach or bicycle, with a river cruise or barge cruise.

Europeanbarging offers both barge cruises and river cruises in Europe, so that we can make sure our travelers are on the right vessel for them. We work directly with the owners of the vessels and have been on most of the vessels and have years of experience finding the right vessel for travelers. We offer unbiased recommendations based on our experience and the interests of the traveler.

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Canal in Bruges

Cruises on the canals of Belgium

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The fine wines and gourmet food served on barge cruises, make up a big part of the barging experience.  Check out some of our food and wine videos on the barges: Roi Soleil and Saint Louis

AMA Waterways - Cruises in France on the Rhone and Seine, Portugal on the Douro, Germany on the Danube (from Amsterdam to the Black Sea), Moselle and Rhine

Arosa River Cruises - Cruising the Danube and Rhone Rivers as well as the Mosel and the Rhine River

CroisiEurope Short and Regular length EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISES - River cruises in France on the Seine, Gironde, Loire, Rhone and Saone Rivers, Germany on the Rhine, Main, Saar, Neckar, Danube, Elbe and Moselle Rivers,  The Black Sea, Poland on the Oder and Havel Rivers, in Spain and Portugal on the Douro, Guadalquivir and Guadiana Rivers and Holland and Belgium


10% Single Supplement on select 2019 AmaWaterways Cruises

Moselle River



AmaWaterways is offering a 10% single supplement amount on select 2019 departures. Choose from The Romantic Rhine, the Blue Danube, Paris and the Seine River, Provence or Bordeaux France. Or maybe a Wine Themed cruise or a Christmas Market or even a Holiday Cruise. With a variety of itineraries in fascinating destinations, you have every reason to take advantage of our unprecedented 10% single supplement on select 2019 departures – and best of all, the 10% supplement even applies to suites!


For two persons sharing a cabin, the dates below are offering discounts from $250 - $750 off per person.



EUROPEAN WATERWAYS - Cruises in Scotland on the Caledonian Canal, France on the Canal du Midi in Burgundy, Champagne, Chablis, Bordeaux, Loire Valley and Provence

INDEPENDENTS - Cruises in England on the Thames River, Ireland on the Shannon River, Germany on the Mosel, France on the Canal du Midi, Burgundy, Champagne, Chablis, Bordeaux, Loire Valley and Provence

CASUAL BIKE AND BARGE - Cruise and bike in a very casual atmosphere with international bikers in Holland and Belgium, Mosel in Germany, Burgundy in France and Venice and the Po River in Italy


A Short River Cruise in Europe is a great way to check out river cruising without costing a lot of money. A 5 day Rhine River Cruise or a short Danube Cruise are great first cruise itineraries to experience. You can enjoy a European River Cruise from $648 - $1048 for a five day cruise.   More . . .