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River Cruises in Europe

 

explore the great rivers of europe

 

welcome aboard a river cruise

 

why river cruise with us?
  

Choose one of our bestselling itineraries to explore the Rhine, the Douro or the Rhône or set off on a fascinating voyage of discovery along the magnificent Danube. All our award-winning holidays are painstakingly researched and we leave nothing to chance. 
Welcome to our 2021/22 river cruise collection. We believe that exploring the world is one of life’s gifts. A holiday is not just about the destination, it’s about new experiences and the bonds that are made along the way. We bring people, places and culture together to create lasting memories.

 

 

European river cruises

 

Our award-winning European river cruises include everything you need for an exceptional experience. Cruise Europe’s most beautiful waterways aboard the finest ships, featuring spacious suites and cabins – many with a French balcony for unrivalled views. 

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

 

Dutch windmill on river island
8 days starting from  £1,779pp 
BRAND NEW ITINERARY
Dutch windmill on river island
5 days starting from  £929pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Wooden Rabelo boats by Dom Luís Bridge in Porto | Porto, Portugal
8 days starting from  £1,569pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Melk Abbey
8 days starting from  £1,519pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Pont d'Avignon and Pope's Palace on the River Rhône
8 days starting from  £1,569pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Cologne cathedral and bridge over the river
8 days starting from  £1,569pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Pont de Sully bridge on the Seine river in the evening
8 days starting from  £1,569pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Budapest Chain Bridge over the Danube
15 days starting from  £2,819pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Bridge over the canal in Amsterdam
8 days starting from  £1,459pp 
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Lucerne
8 days starting from  £1,569pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Cathedral in Belgrade, Serbia
15 days starting from  £2,819pp 
2023 dates on sale now
Strasbourg Old Town
8 days starting from  £1,669pp 
2023 dates on sale now
8 days starting from  £1,879pp 
2023 dates on sale now
St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow
12 days starting from  £2,199pp 
2022 dates on sale now
Christmas
6 days starting from  £819pp 
See the spectacular Danube
Cologne cathedral and bridge at night
5 days starting from  £689pp 
Get into the spirit of Christmas
8 days starting from  £2,089pp 
Experience magical Yuletide Markets
Salzburg in the snow
8 days starting from  £1,989pp 
2021 dates on sale now
Frankfurt in Germany
6 days starting from  £1,429pp 
2021 dates on sale now
Budapest Castle District | Danube New Year River Cruise
6 days starting from  £1,429pp 
2021 dates on sale now

 

Exclusive departures for solo travellers

 

Travelling solo doesn't have to mean travelling on your own. Our solo exclusive river cruises and carefully crafted solo group bring your perfect holiday within reach – and everyone else is travelling solo too. What’s more, from 2021, they include a tour at every port with like-minded guests.

 

Ship cruising through the Douro valley towards stunning golden sunset
8 days starting from  £2,139pp 
2023 dates now on sale
Dutch Waterways with Tulips
5 days starting from  £1,139pp 
2023 dates now on sale
Eiffel tower near the seine river
8 days starting from  £2,119pp 
Exclusively for solo travellers
8 days starting from  £1,779pp 
2023 dates now on sale
Budapest Hungarian Parliament Building
8 days starting from  £1,879pp 
2023 dates now on sale
Colourful houses along a river bank in Lucerne, Switzerland
8 days starting from  £2,299pp 
2023 dates now on sale
Avignon old stone bridge
8 days starting from  £2,089pp 
2023 dates now on sale

 

Extend your cruise

 

Why not add an extra special experience to the end of your river cruise? Our incredible extension itineraries provide even more opportunities for discovery – with so much included. Browse through the latest holiday extensions for our river cruises, featuring city breaks in Budapest and Lisbon plus an exhilarating journey on the Glacier Express in Switzerland.

 

Budapest Parliament Building
11 days starting from  £2,078pp 
2022 dates on sale now
Charles Bridge, Prague
11 days starting from  £2,068pp 
2022 dates on sale now
Wooden Rabelo boats in Douro river in Porto
11 days starting from  £2,118pp 
2022 dates on sale now
Switzerland Railroad in the Alps
11 days starting from  £2,788pp 
2022 dates on sale now

Our exclusive fleet of cruise ships is the youngest in Europe and one of the most advanced, so an unforgettable experience is also assured.

Since 1984 we have been creating exceptional holidays that offer the very best value. Our commitment to outstanding quality and our passion for our customers have made us the UK’s leader in river cruising. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.