Although equally famous for its rebellious contemporary edginess, Amsterdam is a picturesque city with a fascinating history and rich artistic heritage.
Arnhem can be found fifty miles east of Amsterdam on the banks of the river Nederrijn. The city is a great place for a history lesson and is famously known as the site of the Second World War Battle of Arnhem, which was fought in and around its borders.
The romantic Rhine River flows down from the Swiss Alps and meanders its scenic route through central and Western Europe until it reaches the North Sea. Historically significant for centuries, a Rhine River cruise means sighting waterfront castles and fortresses, medieval bridges and fairy-tale villages, hilly vineyards and stunning landscapes.
Cruising the Main is the perfect way to experience Germany’s old and new together in one trip.
One of Germany’s oldest cities, Speyer is located beside the river Rhine and it is a city full of history. The city’s main attraction is its Cathedral, also known as Speyer Cathedral founded in 1030.
Located in France, close to the German border, Strasbourg is commonly known as the official seat of the European Parliament. However, there is much more to this city.
Basel is a beautiful medieval city in northwest Switzerland which centres around the Marktplatz and features stunning examples of old and new architecture.
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The cosmopolitan style of River Empress, with its rich jewel tones and vibrant atmosphere, is certain to captivate you. Whether you’re dining in the ship’s sleek restaurant—reminiscent of a New York jazz and supper club—or relaxing over a cup of tea on the Sun Deck as you gaze out at the 360-degree view, there is no better or more relaxing way to travel through the scenic heartland of Europe.Ship info Deck plans