How to Choose Between Bus Tours and River Cruises

by John Roberts

River cruises and bus tours tick a lot of the same boxes: an itinerary that includes a variety of stops, a fare that covers transportation and accommodations, and daily group tours with guides who show you the highlights. However, look a little closer and you'll see that the experiences are actually pretty different — and not just because you are traveling on land versus on water. Not sure which one is right for you? Here are five things to consider before making the final decision.

View of Regensburg Cathedral from the Danube / iStock / Mikhail Markovskiy

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