Overview

Stunning scenery, waterfront life, enchanting riverside ports, elegant towns and grand cities – there’s so much to enjoy on a four and five star river cruise.

Everything comes effortlessly to you as you glide serenely by with no risk of sea-sickness or rough water. Whatever part of Europe or the wider world you want to discover and explore on your river cruise, our superb ships - amongst the very finest in the world - are waiting to take you there. 

Fine dining will be a highlight of your river cruise experience, with the highest five star levels of superb cuisine prepared by dedicated, professional chefs. All in all, our river cruises are quite simply a wonderfully relaxing and comfortable way to explore the beautiful waterways of Europe and beyond. So where will your river holiday take you in 2015? There are so many Riviera Travel river cruises to choose from that you’ll be truly spoilt for choice – whether you want an eight day break or a longer.
 

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Featured Cruises

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from £1299

Medieval Germany - the Main to the Danube River Cruise

8 days

Medieval Germany in its purest form, cruise the Main and Danube discovering the aptly named Romantic Road, the twisting streets of medieval Bamberg, enchanting Rothenburg and Roman Regensburg

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from £1299

The Blue Danube River Cruise

8 days

Europe’s most cultured river, inspiration for Straus and Mozart, classic Vienna and Salzburg. Lean on the ships rail with drink in hand and think to yourself, ‘it doesn’t get better ..

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from £1099

Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg River Cruise

8 days

A gorgeous contrast from tiny Boppard to sophisticated Heidelberg and ironically medieval Strasbourg probably the Rhine’s most attractive city

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from £1698

The Blue Danube River Cruise with Budapest Extension

11 days

Europe’s most cultured river, inspiration for Straus and Mozart, classic Vienna and Salzburg. Lean on the ships rail with drink in hand and think to yourself, ‘it doesn’t get better ..

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from £1299

The Douro, Oporto and Salamanca River Cruise

8 days

Probably Europe’s most undiscovered river in one of its most undiscovered corners. Discerningly discover sleepy villages, medieval traditions and towns, the Fado, amazing wines set in incredible..

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from £1299

The Seine, Paris & Normandy River Cruise

8 days

From Paris we slip our moorings and commence our wonderfully scenic cruise along the beautiful and majestic Seine into the heart of one of France's most historic and picturesque regions, Normandy

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from £1798

The Douro, Oporto and Salamanca River Cruise with Lisbon Extension

11 days

Probably Europe’s most undiscovered river in one of its most undiscovered corners. Discerningly discover sleepy villages, medieval traditions and towns, the Fado, amazing wines set in incredible..

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from £1299

Bruges, Medieval Flanders, Amsterdam & the Dutch Bulbfields River Cruise

8 days

Discover the artisanal traditions of what was once the world’s greatest sea power, Rembrandt and Van Gogh’s remarkable art and the old Zyder Zee

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from £1149

Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence River Cruise

8 days

From the lush green vineyards of Burgundy to the sun-kissed hills of Provence and the wild ruggedness of the Ardèche gorges to the medieval allure of Avignon- on this truly enthralling cruise e..

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from £899

Amsterdam, Volendam & the Dutch Bulbfields River Cruise

5 days

The bulbfields kaleidoscope of colour, plus a vivid portrait of medieval Flanders with its amazing art and traditions, chocolate and artisanal beer, so near and so different

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from £2749

Burma & Irrawaddy River Cruise

12 days

Just opening to the outside world, with world-class Buddhist monuments, fascinating ethnic minorities and a unique culture

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from £1199

Rhine & Moselle River Cruise

8 days

The Bustling Rhine and serene Moselle, lined with half ruined castles, impossibly steep vineyards, sleepy half-timbered wine villages, all waiting to be discovered

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from £3999

Peru With Amazon River Cruise

16 days

With some of South America’s most exceptional sights, Machu Picchu, Cusco and Lake Titicaca, Peru will never disappoint!

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from £2799

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

15 days

Just imagine yourself relaxing in the large plunge pool as the busy life of the river slips by or sipping a sundowner on the sun deck, leaning over the rail and being part of the ever changing and fas..

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Rhine Cruise to Switzerland
from £1249

Rhine Cruise to Switzerland

8 days

After a few days of the breath-taking steep sides of the Rhine Gorge, the expanses of its rift valley and Switzerland’s quintessential alpine peaks home will seem a long way away

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from £1848

Rhine Cruise to Switzerland with Glacier Express extension

11 days

After a few days of the breath-taking steep sides of the Rhine Gorge, the expanses of its rift valley and Switzerland’s quintessential alpine peaks home will seem a long way away

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from £1699

Cruise the Heart of Europe

14 days

Crossing half way across Europe, absorb amazing changes, incredible variety of medieval towns, UNESCO heritage sites, Gutenberg bibles, Marc Chagall’s stained glass and sights too numerous to me..

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from £3099

A Journey on the Ganges - RV Bengal Ganga River Cruise

17 days

The Ganges, a name redolent of Indian exoticism and spirituality is a river all of us know but very few have actually discovered – until now. Recent navigational improvements coupled w..

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Testimonials

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

Our second holiday with Riviera and once again a real winner. Thanks to a very full itinerary we saw many incredibly beautiful and amazing sights. The Taj Mahal was the highlight of...


Ann & Jeff Waters

Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal & Amritsar’s Golden Temple 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...


A.Jago

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.B.Hewitt

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

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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