Main River Cruises - enchanting Germany
Get to know Germany at its brightest and most beautiful. Experience the majesty of nature, cultural highlights and pulsating cities. Homely river boats with the best levels of service and comfort will leave you with unforgettable impressions of the Main...
The Main River Cruise - where it takes place and when to go
The Main is a tributary of the Rhine and flows through the states of Hesse and Bavaria. The White Main rises in the Fichtel mountains, the Red Main in the Franconian Jura. After about 524 kilometres it flows into the Rhine at Mainz. The months of May to September are particularly good for a Main River Cruise.
Main River Cruises - cities and tourist attractions
No Main River Cruise would be complete without a visit to the pulsating metropolis of Frankfurt am Main. Here it is that you will find the famous skyline with state-of-the-art architectural gems such as the Maintower. Frankfurt also has a host of historic monuments to offer. In the picturesque old town with its RĆ¶mer you will find the imperial Cathedral of St. Bartholomew and the church of St. Paul. The Sachsenhausen district has a lot of nice little corners.
Aschaffenburg is known as the Gateway to the Spessart. The defining landmark of the city is the imposing Renaissance Johannisburg Castle. The State Museum will acquaint you with the history of the Celts, the Romans and the Germanic peoples.
Carrying on upriver past natural landscapes with their host of impressions, your Main River Cruise will then bring you to the idyllic city of WĆ¼rzburg. The famous WĆ¼rzburg Residenz, declared a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 1981, is recommended as a highlight. The Marienburg fortress also lends the city an attractiveness all of its own.
The best preserved historic city centre is to be found in Bamberg. Take a stroll through the quaint little alleyways or admire some of the approximately 1200 historic monuments, such as the former Dominican monastery. Bamberg also has a long tradition of beer brewing.
The Main River Cruise - an unforgettable journey
The Main River Cruise will take you past mile upon mile of vineyards, imposing castles and pulsating cities. Immerse yourself in the adventure that is Germany...
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 ā āKids Sail Freeā. 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 ā the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.