River cruises have become all the rage. As Germany contains incredibly picturesque European rivers, using a waterway as a means to explore - during spring, summer, fall or Christmas-market season - is an excellent idea. Who wouldn’t be swayed by the idea of seeing a variety of castles, cities and towns from the tranquil deck of a river boat? Couple that with an overnight cruise - no packing and unpacking, no schlepping, and additionally, your “hotel room” is always docked in the heart of the activity? Interested? Here’s the scoop.