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Download Your Free Guide to River Cruising

Download Your Free Guide to River Cruising




Everything you need to know before you go


Welcome to the Riviera Travel guide to river cruising, an essential read for all first-time cruises. We’re here to help you choose a fantastic holiday – one you’ll remember for many years to come – and to give you an insight into what to expect on a river cruise. Find out more about cultural excursions ashore, world-class dining, luxurious accommodation, socialising on board, and what to wear – our guide is packed full of useful advice and top tips.

Riviera Travel offers inspirational cruises along the most picturesque rivers in Europe, allowing you to visit magnificent destinations and soak up breathtaking scenes from the comfort of your ship. Discover more about the Rhine, Rhone, Danube and Douro or travel further afield and spend time on the Nile, Yangtze or Mekong – the world really is your oyster.

River cruises are becoming more and more popular with holidaymakers of all ages. Browse through our Riviera Travel guide to river cruising and it’ll be easy to see why.

What you'll find inside


  • The must-see destinations
  • Expert advice on choosing the best time to go
  • Ocean vs river cruising - what you need to know
  • Guides to all the major European rivers
  • what to pack and what to wear
  • Insider tips to make the most of your cruise