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Extend Your River Cruise


On a selection of our European river cruises, you can extend your holiday for a few extra days with a short hotel stay. Delve deeper and uncover the hidden gems of the destination, where you’ll still be escorted by your expert Riviera Travel cruise director. Breakfast is included at the hotels and you will have the freedom to experience the local delicacies and fine dining in the area yourself for your evening meal. 

Take in the fascinating history of Portugal’s vibrant capital, Lisbon, and marvel at the picture-perfect, fairy-tale castles of Sintra after your 8-day Douro river cruise.

After your 8-day Danube river cruise, discover the opulence and elegance of Budapest, steeped in history and famed for its stunning gothic architecture. Finish with an exciting visit to Puszta to see the skilled horsemen at the Lazar brothers’ equestrian park. 

When travelling to Switzerland, a journey on the Glacier Express should not be missed. Sit back and relax as the train meanders through the mountains, seeing classic Swiss countryside and the Matterhorn’s iconic peak before arriving at Zermatt. This chalet-covered mountain town is sure to capture your heart after your 8-day river cruise from on the Rhine to Switzerland. 


Budapest Parliament Building surrounded by blue skies and water | Budapest, Hungary
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River flowing through Colmar, lined by half-timber buildings and plants | Colmar, France
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Wooden Rabelo boats in Douro river in Porto | Porto, Portugal
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