Mississippi River Cruises - the magic of the southern states

The unique attitude to life of the southern states will be revealed to you by the Mississippi River Cruise. Added to this you will get comfort and service on board riverboats which offer both nostalgia and the most modern fixtures and fittings.

Mississippi River Cruises - where they take place and when to go

The Mississippi rises in Lake Itasca in Minnesota. On its long journey of some 3778 km, it flows through 10 US states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana, before finally discharging into the Gulf of Mexico. For a Mississippi River Cruise, the spring and autumn months are particularly recommended.

Mississippi River Cruises - cities and tourist attractions

The itinerary of the Mississippi River Cruise includes a visit to the "Cradle of Jazz": New Orleans in the state of Louisiana. Take a stroll through the famous French Quarter, the heart of New Orleans. Or be inspired by the New Orleans Museum of Art.

The city of Memphis in Tennessee is above all associated with the name of Elvis Presley. You can visit the former estate of the King of Rock and Roll, Graceland. The large number of museums, including, for example, the Center for Southern Folklore, make the lively history of the city accessible to interested visitors.

If your Mississippi River Cruise should take you to the city of St. Louis in the state of Missouri, you will be able to visit the landmark 192 m-high Gateway Arch and the Missouri Botanical Garden, which invites you to come in and chill out.

The capital city of Minnesota, St. Paul, and Minneapolis form the famous "Twin Cities". Numerous historical museums, such as the Science Museum of Minnesota, are at the disposal of the interested visitor. Further highlights are the Minnesota State Capitol and St. Paul's Cathedral.

The Mississippi River Cruise - a journey through the romance of the southern states

The idyll of the southern states, along with inviting mansion houses, unmistakable hospitality and verdant nature - why not embark on the unforgettable adventure of a Mississippi River Cruise?



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.