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DAY 1: Amsterdam

7 Night
Tulips & Windmills

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Amsterdam
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DAY 1: Amsterdam

7 Night
Romantic Rhine

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DAY 1: Budapest

7 Night
Delightful Danube

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7 Night
Delightful Danube

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10 Night
Rhine Christmas Markets

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Basel
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7 Night
Danube Serenade

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Delightful Danube Christmas

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Delightful Danube

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Delightful Danube Christmas

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9 Night
Revel On The Rhine

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7 Night
Legendary Rhine

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Basel
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7 Night
Dutch & Belgian Waterways

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7 Night
Romantic Rhine

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Danube Serenade

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7 Night
Tulips & Windmills

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Delightful Danube Christmas

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Delightful Danube

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10 Night
Enchanting Moselle

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7 Night
Christmas Time On The Rhine

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Christmas Time On The Rhine

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9 Night
Joyous Danube Holiday

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10 Night
Rhine Christmas Markets

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7 Night
Christmas Time On The Rhine

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Awards and Recognition

Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks

  • 2019 Best Dining
  • 2019 Best Dining
  • 2019 Best for Luxury
  • 2019 Best Service
  • 2018 Best Dining
  • 2018 Best Cabins
  • 2018 Best Dining
  • 2018 Best for Luxury
  • 2018 Best for Luxury
  • 2017 Best Dining

Who goes on Crystal River cruise ships?

The average age of cruisers on Crystal River is mid-50s, with approximately half new to Crystal entirely. Passengers are generally well-off, sophisticated travelers who prize authentic cultural travel. Though most passengers are couples or small groups traveling together, the line does attract families during the school holidays, thanks to its connecting rooms and two-bedroom suites. Most come from North America, but you'll find a smattering of international passengers on most sailings.

Do I have to dress up on a Crystal River cruise?

No, though it's not the most casual river cruise option. Daytime dress is comfortable and casual, even in the dining room, although swimsuits, cover-ups/robes and baseball hats are not considered appropriate. The evening dress code is Crystal Casual, which the line describes as a dressed-up version of daytime casual -- think slacks and a collared shirt for men, nice pants or capris with blouse, or sundress for women.

Is everything free on Crystal River cruises?

Just about! Crystal includes everything in the cruise fare from spirits, specialty coffees, soft drinks and wines to gratuities on board and ashore. You also receive free unlimited Wi-Fi, all specialty dining, a rich selection of complimentary shore excursions to choose from, self-service laundry, personal butlers, access to ebikes, airport transfers and more; top suite categories have additional perks.

You will pay extra for select shore excursions, Michelin-starred dining ashore and for treatments in the spa.

What are Crystal River’s most popular activities?

During the day, Crystal offers culturally immersive shore excursions, and when ships are in port overnight, passengers often choose to dine at Michelin-starred restaurants on shore for an optional fee. Onboard, most passengers attend the lecture series featuring experts in the destination being visited, as well as the nightly concerts that might include classical favorites or a local group. The more active cruisers enjoy the indoor swimming pool and a fitness center, as well as the bicycles and kayaks available in port. Depending on the passenger mix, evenings may be active with dancing in the Palm Court.

Why go with Crystal River?

Ultraluxury river cruise

Best for: Travelers who want exceptional luxury on European rivers, those accustomed to Crystal style

Not for: Budget cruisers




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