travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Tauck River Cruising Swiss Jewel

Swiss Jewel travel42 Professional Ship Review

The gorgeous Swiss Jewel joined her sister ships—Swiss Sapphire (launched April 2009) and Swiss Emerald (launched in 2006)—on the rivers of Europe in late April 2009.

The Jewel has an elevator that goes down as far as the restaurant but not to Deck One, where the fitness center and massage room are located. The stairs leading to that deck curve at the top and may be difficult for a physically challenged passenger to manage. However, all cabins have a silent alarm button for passengers to pres...

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