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  10 of our best-selling river cruise itineraries, listed below in no particular order.

On these vacations, you'll glide along scenic and historic waterways on an intimate and comfortable vessel, enjoying river-view staterooms, superb dining and personalized service. Daily excursions ashore and onboard entertainment and enrichment activities also are generally included in the upfront rate.

Rhine Getaway, 8 days with Viking River Cruises -- On a route between Amsterdam and Basel, you'll visit 700-year-old Marksburg Castle, the Alsatian city of Strasbourg and Rudesheim's Drosselgasse, a cobblestone lane lined by taverns, shops and restaurants.

Charms of the South, 9 days with American Queen Voyages -- Travelers cruise the lower Mississippi River on a modern-day paddle wheeler, learning about Vicksburg's role in the Civil War and visiting 19th-century mansions in Natchez.

Burgundy & Provence, 8 days with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises -- A cruise of France's Saone and Rhone rivers reveals Roman ruins, a 14th-century papal palace and the culinary treasures of Lyon.

Melodies of the Danube, 8 days with AmaWaterways -- This trip starts in Budapest, where you'll take in the views from the Fisherman's Bastion. See St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna and enjoy a hike up to Bratislava Castle in Slovakia.

Paris to Normandy, 8 days with Avalon Waterways -- Tailor this French cruise to your interests: In Vernon, tour Monet's Giverny or 18th-century Chateau de Bizy, and while in Caudebec, choose a trip to D-Day landing beaches or a "Taste of Normandy" culinary excursion.

Secrets of the Douro, 8 days with Emerald Cruises -- Sail Portugal's Douro River in a region known for its port wine production. Enjoy dinner at a local wine estate and also cross into Spain to visit Salamanca, a lively university city.

Columbia & Snake Rivers, 8 days with American Cruise Lines -- Discover the Pacific Northwest's rugged beauty, particularly along the Columbia River Gorge, and visit Mount St. Helens and sites associated with explorers Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery.

Gems of the Danube, 8 days with Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours -- Guests can choose from a variety of included excursions on this itinerary. In Vienna, tour opulent Schonbrunn Palace or journey to the city's acclaimed wine region. In Nuremberg, visit World War II sites or sample beer in the city's underground cellars.

Grand European Tour, 15 days with Viking River Cruises -- See the sights along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers on a panoramic sailing between Amsterdam and Budapest. Guided tours reveal the history and culture of Vienna, Regensburg, Cologne and more.

Romantic Rhine, 8 days with Avalon Waterways -- Classic highlights of this itinerary include the picturesque Rhine Gorge, Heidelberg Castle and Strasbourg's pedestrian-friendly old quarter. You'll also visit whimsical spots like a museum devoted to mechanical musical instruments.

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    We just viewed the professional video of our son's wedding and all the memories and emotions of the day came flooding back. Some things were even captured that we missed and now we all will forever have a time capsule of a day that was so carefully planned and eagerly anticipated. We would highly recommend the use of a video professional to our couples planning their wedding and anniversary celebrations. We specifically recommend Lane Video Productions.
    We plan on celebrating our 30th anniversary this year with an Alaskan Cruise. Rates are exceptionally good this year for cruises in Alaska with Princess Cruise Line.   There is even a great new nonpublished cruisetour out of Seattle selling fast.  Ask us!
    Our son and his bride chose a Royal Caribbean Mediterranean Cruise out of Barcelona for their honeymoon. This was the perfect combination of her love for history and their shared love for adventure while trying new cuisine. It also satisfied his budget concerns since they could plan as far as 18 months in advance and prepay in US dollars instead of Euro for lodging, food and even shore excursions. They had a fabulous honeymoon and they would recommend 2nd seating at a large table because that way you meet other young honeymooners. They were at a table for 12 who were from all different places and all on their honeymoon. We can make those requests at time of booking. They also recommend having a large memory card for your digital camera as they took over 900 photos!
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