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What’s it like to spend Christmas on a river cruise ship?

Christmas and New Year River Cruises are becoming increasingly popular. You might be wondering what is it really like to be spending Christmas on a river cruise ship? We’re glad you asked!

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Top 5 Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Most European cities and towns transform from everyday life into traditional wintery villages from mid-November until just before Christmas Eve. Tourists and locals alike love going to Christmas markets attracted by the enticing aroma, handmade craft and traditional food. Even though, snow can’t be guaranteed, you can however look forward to Christmas-card settings with traditional […]

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The Ultimate Christmas Market River Cruise

The pre-festive season around Christmas is one of our favourite times of the year. For us, there is nothing better or more joyful than visiting some of Europe’s best Christmas markets which are all aglow with winter-warming Christmas lights. And we never say no to some delicious Glühwein. One of our favourite Christmas market river […]

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A Christmas Markets River Cruise on the Danube River is really something special

Do you fancy escaping the hustle and bustle of Christmas at home this year?  Why not avoid trying to juggle where to go for Christmas dinner in order to keep all the family happy and just escape this year? Sail in luxury down the Danube river and experience a magical Christmas where you will get […]

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Uniworld Christmas Markets River Cruise – the best way to see Europe’s Christmas Markets

When TV presenter Jane MacDonald was treated to a ‘Christmas Markets River Cruise’ last November and the results screened on Channel 5 in the UK, it reminded me that Simeon, here at Global River Cruising had actually been on pretty much the same cruise the year before.  A Uniworld Christmas markets river cruise is the […]

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Christmas Markets River Cruises on The Rhine

This week we have been inundated with requests for river cruises to visit the German Christmas markets along the Rhine river.

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Forget Christmas Day Cooking Book a River Cruise

This week’s problem solved by a little travel savy: how to avoid cooking on Christmas Day. No Washing Up This Christmas Chatting to a customer the other day, we both realised that as summer was “over”, then it was straight onto talking about Christmas. “It’s my turn this year” she bemoaned, “but something always goes […]

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Join in the festivities on a Christmas to New Year River Cruise

We are already looking ahead to the Christmas season at Global River Cruising and we are excited about the river cruises at New Year and Christmas that we have available. From Christmas to New Year, you can enjoy the beautiful sights of winter across Europe, drink as much gluwein as you want on Christmas Day […]

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Get to see more markets on a Christmas market River Cruise

Christmas is a magical time of year, and though it is only June, we are already looking ahead to the Christmas season. Even if you are preparing your summer holiday, look ahead to how you want to spend Christmas. If you want to make that time of year special, why not book a spectacular Christmas […]

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Christmas Market River Cruises

Christmas markets river cruises allow you to sample so many different locations and some of the best of Europe’s oldest markets.  If you have the time, here are the best Christmas market river cruises to do. 17 Different Christmas Markets to Choose From   I have spent the last week going “aaah” over the beautiful […]

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Thinking of a Christmas River Cruise?

I very much like being able to sell river cruises where you know what you will get weather-wise. Christmas in central Europe will not be hot, the days will be short, the weather crisp and maybe a little snowy.  It is a landscape that will twinkle and inspire. Guaranteed! Luftner, Uniworld and AMA waterways offer […]

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European Christmas Traditions – Via a River Cruise

All this talk of Christmas river cruises is making me feel a bit festive, even in October!  Mince pies,  advent calendars, cake, crackers, carols and trees are an essential part of an English Christmas. I have been wondering how the other countries – where our river cruises call – also celebrate this holiday. If like me you are curious, then […]

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