When will river cruises restart in Europe? Here is what's announced
With the EU's vote to reopen borders to vaccinated travelers, river cruise lines have started releasing their plans for the summer season. Here are the sailings that have been announced so far:
The Scenic Group
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours will its their 2021 European season on Portugal's Douro River, with the first sailing starting July 30.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Cruising resumes June 20 in Italy on its newly transformed S.S. La Venezia.
Cruises in France will start June 27 from Bordeaux on the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde rivers, followed by a July 4 restart on the Seine from Paris and a July 11 relaunch on the Rhone and Saone rivers.
Viking River Cruises
The line has added select European river cruises to its Welcome Back collection, with cruises on the Douro beginning June 30 and sailings in France and on the Danube starting July 18.