EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISES

Peaceful and scenic, European River Cruises offer a smooth, gentle ride along the world’s most remarkable waterways.  Supreme comfort and convenience make it the premier way to experience magnificent cities, historic villages and little-seen enclaves. From your stateroom balcony, view castles and fortresses towering on both sides as if you could reach out and touch them.  When your ship docks in the heart of town, stroll ashore for included excursions or set off to explore on a complimentary bicycle.  Unpack just once, then settle in as each destination comes to you.  A sense of adventure and a sense of home combined in one holiday. Cruise the world’s most scenic waterways which were the original highways between great cities built along the water’s edge.  Be inspired by rolling vineyards, hilltop castles and time-honoured cities.

Here you are spoiled for choice - browse some of our cruise destinations below.  Prices quoted are per person sharing in Category E cabins. Cabin upgrades are available on request.
The choice is yours - where would you like to cruise?
2018 prices, subject to availability and confirmation at the time of booking.

BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY

Discover a wealth of art, history and cultural treasures as you cruise to some of Europe’s most famous destinations. From Budapest, journey to Bratislava, Vienna, Passau and the 2,000-year-old town of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, visit magnificent cathedrals and Baroque abbeys, sample Vienna’s sinfully rich sachertorte cake, experience the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley winemaking region and traverse Europe’s Continental Divide.

  • Countries Visited: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
  • River(s): Danube

RATES: (date dependent and subject to availability)

  • 7 nights cruise only - From US$ 2,149
  • Add 2 nights Budapest pre cruise, 3 nights Prague post cruise - From US$1,300

MELODIES of the DANUBE

Journey along the Danube through four European countries and see first-hand why this fabled river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Explore the vibrant streets of Budapest and Bratislava and the elegant avenues of Vienna, known to music lovers as the birthplace of the waltz. Cruise through the scenic Wachau Valley, home to picturesque vineyards, charming hamlets and a spectacular 900-year-old Baroque-style abbey.

  • Countries Visited: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
  • River(s): Danube

RATES: (date dependent and subject to availability)

  • 7 nights cruise only - From US$ 2,149
  • Add 3 nights Prague post cruise - From US$  780
  • Add 3 nights Munich post cruise - From US$ 1,320

COLOURS of PROVENCE

From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enlivens all your senses. Starting from Lyon, France’s culinary capital, savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône. Enjoy hunting for truffles, refining your Provençal cooking skills, and learning how to pair chocolate with wine. Trace the steps of famous artists in Arles and Avignon and be inspired!

  • Countries Visited: France
  • River(s): Rhone

RATES: (date dependent and subject to availability)

  • 7 nights cruise only - From US$ 2,149
  • Add 3 nights Paris pre & 3 nights Barcelona post cruise - From US$ 2,430

 

EUROPE'S RIVERS & CASTLES

Begin your journey in Luxembourg, where you will board your ship. Visit Trier, the oldest city in Germany, and continue through the meandering Mosel River Valley, its steep hillsides covered with vineyards. Visit the German villages of Bernkastel and Cochem and experience the dramatic scenery of the Rhine River Gorge, dotted with picturesque fortresses and castle ruins. Along the Main River, stop at medieval towns seemingly untouched by time before cruising through the Main-Danube Canal to historic Nuremberg.

  • Countries Visited: Germany, Luxembourg
  • River(s): Danube, Main, Mosel, Rhine

RATES: (date dependent and subject to availability)

  • 7 nights cruise only - From US$ 2,549
  • Add 2 nights Prague pre cruise & 3 nights Paris post cruise - From US$ 1,840

ENTICING DUORO

Begin your journey down the Douro River, with its dramatic gorges, lush vineyards, and tranquil fishing villages in Porto and continue on to the ancient and picturesque city of Lamego. Enter Spain to visit Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the beautiful inland countryside and the palace and gardens of Mateus. Explore the 24th-century Alpendurada Monastery before concluding your cruise in Porto.Spend 3 nights in Lisbon, then enjoy a relaxing 7-night cruise through the Douro River Valley

  • Countries Visited: Portugal, Spain
  • River(s): Douro

RATES: (date dependent and subject to availability)

  • 7 nights cruise only - From US$ 3,199
  • Add 3 nights Lisbon pre cruise - From US$780

GEMS OF SOUTHEAST EUROPE

Begin your vacation in Budapest, and then traverse the dramatic narrow gorge known as the Iron Gates, then cruise along the Romanian-Bulgarian border. Visit Vidin, Belogradchik and Veliko Tarnovo before disembarking your cruise in Romania.

  • Countries Visited: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
  • River(s): Danube

RATES: (date dependent and subject to availability)

  • 7 nights cruise only - From US$ 2,349
  • Add 2 nights Budapest pre-cruise and 1 night Brasov, 2 nights Bucharest post-cruise- From US$ 1,480

TULIP TIME

Celebrate spring in the Netherlands and Belgium when the Keukenhof Gardens and Floralia come alive. Experience Amsterdam’s colourful canals, the whimsical Kinderdijk windmills and the art of Rubens and Michelangelo. Discover the timeless traditions of Delft porcelain and revel in the medieval architectural treasures of Bruges, Middelburg and Ghent. Throughout your journey indulge in Belgian chocolates, warm waffles and delicious cheeses—all while savouring the storybook atmosphere of the region.

  • Countries Visited: Belgium, Netherlands
  • River(s): Dutch & Belgian waterways

RATES: (date dependent and subject to availability)

  • 7 nights cruise only - From US$ 1,749
  • Add 2 nights Amsterdam pre-cruise - From US$640