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Cruise News: 6 Most Popular European Cruise Routes

By    |   Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016 08:48 AM

European cruises feature the splendor of various scenic routes along with journeys into historic locations. Of course, these destinations also provide a lot of fun for cruise travelers.

There’s so much to see, so vacationers might find themselves coming back for more cruises and adventures. Here are the six most popular European cruise routes to consider in plans for travel:

1. Cruising along the Dutch and Belgian waterways makes for a pleasurable vacation. The route is especially enjoyable when accompanied by the beer-themed itineraries offered by such lines as AmaWaterways, according to Fodor’s. They embark in March and also in December when sailing includes traveling the Danube, beer tastings, and tours of breweries.

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2. The Elbe River near the landscapes of Germany is becoming a popular destination. Fodor’s notes that the Viking cruise ships take passengers between Berlin and Prague to see historic and scenic sights in Wittenberg, Dresden, and the sandstone cliffs of Germany.

3. A Mediterranean cruise between Greece and Turkey provides spectacular views along with visits to fascinating historic locations, explains the Avid Cruiser. A stop in Turkey might include the ancient city of Ephesus and its classical remains. Greece offers trendy shops or a tour of the historic Greek Islands.

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4. Western Mediterranean cruises give visitors a wonderful glimpse of France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal, especially exciting for first-timers, according to Cruise Critic. Travelers can take in the sights of beautiful cities such as Rome, Barcelona, Lisbon, Cannes, and Naples.

5. Choose an Eastern Mediterranean cruise for the beauty and get a first-hand view of the cradle of civilization, which includes the Aegean Sea, coastal Turkey, and the cities of Athens or Istanbul, The Telegraph says. It can be a feast for the eyes when it comes to nature and history.

6. A visit to the Netherlands is enhanced by cruises through the “Venice of the north,” because of Holland’s many waterways and islands. Amsterdam is linked with the Rhine, which made it a cultural center in the past, drawing artists and scientists.

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