Spring, Texas (United States) – March 25, 2015 – The company European Barging is now offering short river cruises and a 20% discount on all departures of (3 – 6 day cruises) that are booked by June 30th 2015. Four-day cruises start from $600 to $700 per person. For business travelers, or travelers in general going to Europe that have a few extra days, these 3 – 5 day river cruises are a great way to experience a river cruise and see some great sites. With the cruise, the rate includes the cruise, all meals and a beverage package with most drinks (alcohol and non-alcohol).
River cruise itineraries involve voyages through countries such as Italy, Czech Republic, Hungary, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and more without the typical inconveniences of unpacking and packing. Their ‘Floating Hotels’ cruise by gorgeous villages, cities, vineyards, and castles. On the Rhine, various itineraries depart from Basel, Mainz, and Amsterdam. On the Danube, the voyages depart from Germany (near Munich), in Passau, and cruise to the Hungarian and Austrian capitals of Budapest and Vienna. In Italy, they provide round trip cruises out of Venice and visit intriguing cities such as Parma, Ferrara, and Verona. France offers many short river cruise itineraries: roundtrip Bordeaux in southwest France, roundtrip Nantes in the Loire Valley, round trip and one way itineraries between Paris and Honfleur on the Seine River and round-trip on the Rhone from Lyon, France to the Beaujolais and Burgundy wine regions and Mediterranean-style cities of Arles and Avignon and one-way in between Avignon and Lyon.
In comparison to barge cruises, river cruises vary in that they’ll cruise the rivers of Europe instead of the small canals. Ships are larger and carry from 80 – 200+ passengers. Oftentimes, passengers find a beauty salon, swimming pool, dancing and entertainment, and a gift shop on board whereas you will not on barge cruises. Some of the ships offering these short cruises feature bicycles and cycling excursions, optional excursions packages and full spa facilities.
In contrast, in which the smaller barges involve shore excursions, have bikes for guests, and oftentimes have open bars, river cruises don’t have open bar policies, bikes, and most don’t involve shore excursions.
European Barging was founded in 1998 and specializes in European barge and river cruise products. They represent the majority of European companies which sell these products. They have products which include premium river and barge cruises, casual bicycle and barge cruises, as well as small ship cruising.
25132 Oakhurst Dr Ste 130
Spring, TX 77386 USA
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