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In 2015, Riviera Travel celebrated an astounding 31 years of providing high quality escorted European & Worldwide tours and river cruises plus offering unrivalled value for money.

We are incredibly passionate about our holidays, river cruises and service, and our entire staff both in the UK and overseas is dedicated to ensuring that we meet, indeed exceed the expectations of our discerning and loyal customers.

From our roots organising simple coach trips to Paris, we have evolved to be Britain’s largest overseas escorted tour operator offering a fascinating range of European and Worldwide holidays and experiences spread across four Continents and of which we are all extremely proud of.

Which?, probably the country’s most respected not-for-profit consumer organisation, voted Riviera Travel one of the UK’s finest Holiday Companies awarding us their coveted ‘Recommended Provider’ for a fourth year in a row and we achieved a maximum score in 4 out of 5 categories, with our score being 92%, higher than last year so we are getting even better! 


I just wanted to drop you a few lines to say how much my husband and I had enjoyed this trip. The tour covered a fantastic area and gave us a good overview of South Africa.We...

Judith and Rod Warner

South Africa Tour

Just to say thank you for a fabulous experience exploring Tamil Nadu and Kerala with Riviera. Our forth trip still great value for money, amazing sites and different each day. The...

Bernard Thorpe

Southern India & the backwaters of Kerala Tour

The level of service is always a difficult thing to provide and doesn’t come without your colleagues ensuring they have covered every eventuality. In particular, I would like...

Toby & Hilary Luper

South Africa Tour

I wanted to thank you for our brilliant tour of India (Golden Triangle). We have had a great time and are very sad to leave tomorrow.

I specifically wanted to write to you...

Sian Wordsworth

India Tour

This tour is fantastic if you want a taste of India but in comfort and style. It’s busy, lots of early starts and a fair bit of travelling but it was worth every alarm call...


India & Shimla Extension Tour

We have just returned from an exceptional Riviera holiday with MV Prestige II on the Mekong River through Vietnam and Cambodia to Siem Reap. Our main aim was to visit Angkor Wat in...


A Journey on the Mekong - RV Mekong Prestige II River Cruise

Our first trip to the States, and it was wonderful! Richard was a star, with his patience, humour and knowledge. We would go again if there were a 3 week version, whereby we could...

Janet pouso

California & the Golden West Tour

This was our third long-haul Riviera trip and was everything we could have wished for. With excellent hotels, a varied, fascinating mixture of visits and experiences and a friendly,...

Sally & Dave McCann

Vietnam & Cambodia Tour

Another amazing tour with Riviera,  This was my 7th trip with Riviera and certainly not the last!!  We stayed at the hotel Aminta - a really beautiful hotel, away from the...

amanda and patrick gardiner

Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples Tour

If you want as full an experience of what New Zealand has to offer in one trip then this holiday is for you.  It was this reason that persuaded us to undertake our first...

Jeanette and Paul Wordsworth

New Zealand Tour - Land of the Long White Cloud