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River Cruises

The rivers of the world are fast becoming hotspots for travelers. European river cruising has boomed in the last decade, and cruise lines are expanding to more exotic and interesting parts of the globe every year. So whether you'd like to sail gently along as medieval castles float by your balcony or you prefer the hustle and bustle of a trip through an Asian metropolis, we can help you find your perfect river cruise. Take a look at where you can go by riverboat.
River Cruise Basics
River cruises are an increasingly popular option for travelers. Get the inside scoop to find out why and what to expect.
Choose a Europe River Cruise
With so many itineraries offered, choosing a river cruise can be overwhelming. Here are our tips to help you pick your perfect cruise.
New River Cruise Ships on Order
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98% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Amsterdam -> Kinderdijk -> Cologne -> Koblenz -> Miltenberg -> Wurzburg -> Cruising -> Bamberg -> Nuremberg -> Regensburg -> Passau -> Durnstein (Krems) -> Melk -> Vienna -> Vienna -> Budapest -> Budapest
96% Loved It
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Paris -> Vernon -> Rouen -> Rouen -> Honfleur -> Conflans Ste. Honorine -> Paris -> Paris -> Cadillac -> Libourne -> Bordeaux -> Bordeaux
96% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Paris -> Vernon -> Rouen -> Rouen -> Honfleur -> Conflans Ste. Honorine -> Paris -> Paris -> Cadillac -> Libourne -> Bordeaux -> Bordeaux -> Macon -> Lyon -> Tournon -> Viviers -> Avignon -> Arles -> Avignon
96% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Paris -> Vernon -> Rouen -> Rouen -> Honfleur -> Conflans Ste. Honorine -> Paris -> Paris
96% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Bordeaux -> Cadillac -> Libourne -> Bordeaux -> Bordeaux

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  • The Elbe at last   s.booth900@ntlworld.com
    05/16
    This was a long awaited cruise as our booking last year was cancelled due to lack of water in the river. It was well worth waiting for.The ship although one of the older ones in the fleet is immaculate.The staff and crew are excellent, efficient, ... Read more
  • 05/16
    On 5th May 2016, we flew from Birmingham airport to Dusseldorf, Germany. We were met at the airport by a representative of Riviera Travel. We were then escorted from the airport to a waiting area at the front of the building where we boarded a first ... Read more
  • First and definitely not the last!   julieapeacock@aol.com
    05/16
    This was our first cruise and we wanted a relatively short and close to home one in case we didn't like it. How foolish we were! It was remarkable. Not only were the other passengers most interesting, but the crew were a delight and most ... Read more
  • 05/16
    The ship was gorgeously decorated. The cabin we had was 205 Sq. Ft. which felt mildly snug especially to my wife. I visited a 225 Sq. Ft. cabin which felt larger than I expected from the additional 20 Sq. Ft. The bedding was extremely ... Read more
  • 04/16
    This trip, without a doubt, was one of our best! The crew were absolutely united, courteous, professional, polished and fun to be with! Our 'included' side trips were well planned , smooth, educational, comfortable, and timely. The variety of ... Read more
  • 04/16
    I sailed in late April through the beginning of May on the Gironde River with Road Scholar. We embarked in Bordeaux in the evening and it went smoothly; the crew took our bags to our rooms right away. My previous river cruise experience was with ... Read more
  • 04/16
    We were looking for a trip in Europe thay would be effortless, leaving us refreshed and spending our time enjoying the sites, rather than dealing with travel city to city and all that goes with it. From being met at the airport, through to being ... Read more
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