Explore the scenic terrain, rich history and cultural diversity of Europe’s northerly nations on a flotilla of five-star cruises. Northern Europe offers cruise passengers an exhilarating and dramatic journey among the ancient and the modern.
Cruising from Australia in the 1920s and 1930s was still in its infancy when these photographs were taken. Life on board the ships then followed a more relaxed style than today, with passengers organising their own entertainment.
We are aboard the barge Anjodi on the Canal du Midi, the oldest canal in France. Purpose-built for the leisure market, barges are designed exclusively for tourists’ comfort and carry up to 200 passengers.
Dining on modern cruise ships is an event of choices in the variety of cuisine offered in numerous themed venues. To take advantage of all the food being offered on most ships requires an appetite of epic proportions and leads many to the dangerous habit of constant grazing.