Experience leisurely river cruising throughout the world aboard deluxe riverboats and sail into the heart of your destinations. Small enough to dock in renowned towns and cities, our ships are large enough to provide upscale amenities and fascinating shore excursions. Return each day to a sophisticated home away from home and enjoy a convivial ambiance with other lifelong learners. You’ll often find yourself aboard the deluxe Amadeus or CroisiEurope river fleets in Europe and American Cruise Lines in the U.S., accommodating 100 to 185 guests, and smaller specialty ships such as the Zafiro on the Amazon. All riverboats are stylishly appointed with modern amenities and meals are prepared by superior chefs. Most voyages also host other leading cultural and educational institutions, which adds to the excitement and energy of the experience.