Travelers who want to take a cruise but prefer to do something other than an ocean excursion may want to consider taking a river cruise. These trips tend to be a relaxing and wonderful way to check out the scenery floating by in a new destination.
Those who wish to see Paris in a unique way can take a cruise along the waterways of the city, reports Frommer's. The Uniworld cruise line takes passengers along routes that pass by Norman beaches, Giverny and up the Siene River.
The Volga River that runs through Russia is the ideal location for those who love history and culture. Guests can take a cruise to various hotspots between St. Petersburg and Moscow, including the famous museums and scenic landscapes along the more rural areas of the nation.
According to Travel and Leisure, baby boomers are the most common passengers on River Cruises, which may be due to the luxurious style of the ships and the unique locations they reach. These river cruises are prevalent throughout Europe, but travelers can also enjoy an excursion along the Mississippi River in the U.S. or in more exotic places such as Cambodia and Vietnam.
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