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Experience a River Cruise Down the Seine

Experience a River Cruise Down the Seine

Be it gliding through the glorious French countryside or sailing past the iconic landmarks of Paris, one of the very ...

A musical river cruise through the heart of Europe

A musical river cruise through the heart of Europe

  Europe is a land of music. From its legendary composers to its iconic cities, you can find its musical past ...

Best markets along the world’s waterways

by Sue Bryant Whether you’re there to shop, to taste or simply to sightsee, visiting a market on your travels is a great way to enjoy a colourful snapshot of local life. Here are some of our favourite places to hunt for anything from cheese to spices to antiques, all easily accessible from where you’ll be ...

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Experience the wonders of the Nile from Cairo to Aswan

Experience the wonders of the Nile from Cairo to Aswan

Egypt is a country full of spectacular sights and incredible history, with the Nile – the source of all its ...

Off the beaten track ideas for your second time around

Off the beaten track ideas for your second time around

by Sue Bryant You’re hooked on river cruising and you’re getting to know the rivers of Europe and maybe even more ...

Our pick of Europe’s best parks & gardens

Our pick of Europe’s best parks & gardens

by Sue Bryant One of the joys of discovering new towns and cities on a river cruise is exploring their green ...

10 bucket list items you can check off from a river cruise

10 bucket list items you can check off from a river cruise

by Sue Bryant Most of us have a ‘bucket list’ – that collection in your mind of places you absolutely have ...

The Portuguese food favourites you have to try

by Sue Bryant Visit any local market on a cruise through Portugal’s beautiful Douro valley and you may find yourself doing a double take. Some of the produce is easily recognisable, not least colourful mounds of temptingly fresh vegetables and fruits, but other specialities take some identifying. You’ll see stalls piled high with bacalhau, for example, ...

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The Rhine-Main-Danube Canal

The Rhine-Main-Danube Canal

by Sue Bryant Watching heavily-laden barges chug by as you relax on the deck of your European river cruiser is intriguing; ...

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Behind the scenes of our TV ad

Friday, September 9, 2016

Our latest TV advert featuring our luxury river cruises was shot in captivating Cologne. Here's a look ...

What to expect on-board a European river cruise

Friday, May 5, 2017

If you’re new to river cruising – or new to Riviera Travel – you might ...

What’s new for 2018

Friday, May 12, 2017

We’ve had some really exciting new developments for 2017 at Riviera Travel, including the launch ...