River cruises
River cruise in Bavaria, Germany

River cruises

The handsome Danube, the legendary Nile, mother-river Volga, Dnieper... Today river cruises can present countries and cities in the classical format that has existed for thousands of years. Cruises on the rivers mean history, culture, romance, adventure and mass of emotions.

River cruises are in the heart of the world civilization’s travelling tradition. However, river cruises today are also tourism and modern technology, designed to provide maximum comfort. In addition, it is also very convenient in terms of booking. As with the development of the Internet booking of river cruise became more accessible.

Now tourists can easily study the cruise route on their monitors without going to the travel agency office. And not just see, but also to book river cruises directly on the site. In particular, such services are offered by the portalcruise-profi.ru.

Cruises on the Rhine with visiting Dusseldorf, summer cruises on the Volga, ethnographic cruises on Lena, Yenisei and other Siberian rivers, spectacular extreme river cruises on the Amazon River, cruises on the historic ports of the Mississippi or the legendary routes along the Nile - cruise-profi.ru offers to its users the accessible world of river cruises.

River cruises provide have dozens of forms and styles. Today you can find "from the source to the mouth" multi-day cruises, short weekend river cruises, Christmas river cruises and so on. The rivers of Europe - the Danube, Rhine, Loire, Po and Guadalquivir - offer the most interesting programs for river cruises. Here are presented legendary river ports of the Old World, national parks, mountain scenery, national cuisine and wine tastings.

River cruises in Russia also offer great opportunities for traveling. Cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg, cruises on the Volga, exciting Russian water trips on the harsh waters of the lakes Ladoga and Onega and the legendary Moscow Around the World are among the most popular areas of river cruises in Russia. Weekend river cruises here are presented from the Golden Ring towns visiting (Myshkin, Tver, Ryazan) to the three-week cruise with visiting almost all major ports of the Volga.

River cruise fleet is presented by small private boats and yachts that can carry no more than ten people, large steamers and ships with comfortable cabins, full board and various entertainment programs for the all-inclusive lifestyle. 

Photo: Dago Wiedamann



Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.


More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.


Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer – “Kids Sail Free”. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children – the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.