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September 13, 2018

10 Picture-Perfect Places to Photograph on a River Cruise

River cruising presents the opportunity to break away from Europe’s busy cities and experience the old-world charm of smaller towns. From the colorful, half-timbered houses in the Alsace region, to red-roofed villages tucked in the Czech countryside, these are our top 10 picks for the best places to photograph on a river cruise (and where YOU can go to capture that perfect snapshot)!

Colmar, France

Best Photo Op: Petite Venise

Cruises that visit Colmar


Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Best Photo Op: The top of the Castle Tower, the cloak bridge and the entry point to the Castle gardens

Cruises that visit Cesky Krumlov


Viviers, France

Best Photo Op: Just behind the cathedral, next to the statue of the madonna

Cruises that include Viviers


Bernkastel, Germany

Best Photo Op: The Castle or Old Town

Cruises that include Bernkastel


Amsterdam, Netherlands

Best Photo Op: The Dancing Houses, the Jordaan

Cruises that visit Amsterdam


Salzburg, Austria

Best Photo Op: Kapuzinerberg hill or along the Salzach River

Cruises that visit Salzburg


Strasbourg, France

Best Photo Op: Pont Saint Martin

Cruises that include Strasbourg

Trier, Germany

Best Photo Op: Market Square, Porta Nigra

Cruises that include Trier


Honfleur, France

Best Photo Op: Le Vieux Bassin

Cruises that include Honfleur


Heidelberg, Germany

Best Photo Op: From the top of the castle, Philosophenweg

Cruises that include Heidelberg