European Waterways Amongst USA TODAY 10Best River Cruise Lines

We’re delighted to have finished a proud 6th place as Best River Cruise Line in USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards in 2021! A very special, heartfelt thanks to all in the USA, who voted for our little UK-based luxury barge cruising company.

European Waterways voted amongst USA TODAY's 10Best River Cruise Lines

Expert Panel

Whilst nominees were initially chosen by a selection of expert panellists including editors from USA TODAY;; and travel industry experts – it was the public who had the opportunity to vote for their favourite brands on the website.

L'Art de Vivre Cruising - barge holiday in France

What It Means to Us

Participating alongside some of the cruise industry’s biggest names feels like a huge achievement for our small UK-based cruise company, with a fleet of just 17 luxury hotel barges accommodating an average of eight passengers per barge. And, being based in the UK meant that this particular award was solely thanks to our friends and fans in North America!

Luxury hotel barge, Renaissance

USA Today 10Best River Cruise Lines

  1. Viking River Cruises
  2. Avalon Waterways
  3. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
  4. American Cruise Lines
  5. Riviera River Cruises
  6. European Waterways
  7. American Queen Steamboat Company
  8. AmaWaterways
  9. Abercrombie & Kent
  10. UnCruise Adventures

Spirit of Scotland crew -
Thank you from the European Waterways team

Pioneers in Luxury Barge Cruises

Once again, thank you to all who took the time to vote for us as USA Today 10Best River Cruise Lines. We are extremely grateful for your continued support.

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