It’s good to know a bit of information about the river cruise line you might choose, even before you are financially and emotionally committed. River cruise vacations are an investment. A little knowledge can go a long way to set you in the right direction.
Listed below are profiles for river cruise lines and cruise lines with small ships that ply canals, inland waterways and coastlines. Several European river cruise lines also operate in Asia, Africa and Russia, as you will learn when you click on their respective boxes below.