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Rhine River Cruising

Experience the best of Europe

During its scenic route to the North Sea, the Rhine traverses castle-dotted landscapes and striking vistas, with nearby cities offering up a cultural fusion of medieval and cosmopolitan flair. Few journeys can compete with the romanticism of this historic waterway, and stunning sights like the UNESCO-listed Rhine Gorge testify to this region’s unspoilt splendour.

Each one of our Rhine River cruises commences in the quirky city of Amsterdam. From there, guests will sail in boutique comfort through Germany, either following the waterway’s path to the Black Forest in the West or edging out on to the Main, headed for Nuremberg and beyond. The Roman-founded city of Cologne is one of Germany’s oldest yet most modern destinations; Koblenz is a 2,000-year old gem located on the banks of the Moselle; and places like Miltenberg and Würzburg are filled with historical insights and cultural treasures. The Rhine, quite simply, is a river cruise rite of passage.

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Countries
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MEDIEVAL CASTLES
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From Amsterdam to the Black Forest

Every one of our Rhine river cruises departs from the Dutch capital, Amsterdam, before setting course into Germany’s charming medieval past. The liberal, quirky and enigmatic Amsterdam provides the perfect start to a cultural exploration of Europe’s past. Crafted largely by the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century and the artists who flocked to its canal-lined streets, Amsterdam is an enchanting blend of architectural anomalies and the finest museums the continent has to offer.

From the proudly non-traditional Dutch capital, a journey along the Rhine takes you through medieval towns and finally to the Black Forest. Enjoy a guided tour through the forest as part of our Jewels of the Rhine river cruise, which offers a fascinating insight into local culture and traditions. Recreated 16th-century farms and villages provide a taste of authentic Black Forest life.

Roman Influence on the Rhine

The Roman Empire stretched far and wide at its peak, and many of its proudest and most northerly settlements now sit in modern-day Germany. It’s thought that much of the Rhineland’s culinary heritage comes directly from Roman rule; Julius Caesar reportedly first introduced one of the region’s most famous and best-loved dishes, Sauerbraten.

This Roman influence is felt most keenly in Cologne, one of Germany’s oldest, largest and most recognizable cities. A river cruise on the Rhine is incomplete without stopping here, exploring the enchanting Old Town and how it was shaped by the Romans – not least visiting the esteemed Twelve Romanesque Churches of Cologne. 

One of the highlights of any river cruise on the Rhine is approaching Cologne for the first time, when you catch your first glimpse of Kölner Dom, the mighty gothic cathedral whose twin spires dominate the skyline – truly magical from the top deck or your personal balcony.

Rhine River Cruises

Rhine River Cruise

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Basel
With the spirit of Christmas hanging in the air, you’ll explore the heritage treasures of the Rhine, from Cologne to the Black Forest whilst visiting Germany’s world-famous Christkindlmarkts.
from $2,895

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Zurich
from $2,895

Jewels of the Rhine

8 days
Zurich > Amsterdam
Architecture, history and natural beauty are ever-present on this wonderful journey on the Rhine, beginning in Basel explore the Black Forest region, Koblenz and Cologne on its route.
from $2,895

Jewels of the Rhine

8 days
Basel > Amsterdam
Architecture, history and natural beauty are ever-present on this wonderful journey on the Rhine, beginning in Basel explore the Black Forest region, Koblenz and Cologne on its route.
from $2,895

The Charms of Holland & Belgium

8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam
Get to know Holland and Belgium's past and present with this exciting itinerary visiting vibrant capital cities, UNESCO World Heritage listed windmills, battle grounds and magnificent architecture.
from $2,995

The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Frankfurt > Basel
Your journey through Germany includes a visit to see Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, while Koblenz, Mannheim’s beautiful architecture the Black Forest will be sure to amaze.
from $3,195

The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Frankfurt > Zurich
from $3,195

Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

8 days
Nuremberg > Frankfurt
Bavaria is brought to life during excursions to UNESCO World Heritage-listed towns whilst every corner turned on this journey down the Moselle, Rhine and Main unveils rich history.
from $3,295

Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

8 days
Munich > Frankfurt
Wine-lovers will relish a journey to the centre of the Franconian wine country to taste local produce in the beautiful setting of the Bishop’s Cellar in Wurzburg.
from $3,295

Berlin & The Majestic Rhine

10 days
Berlin > Basel
Enjoy an enriching two-night city break in Berlin, experiencing the diverse culture of the German capital, before taking the classic passage of the Main, Rhine and Moselle rivers across Germany.
from $3,890

Berlin & The Majestic Rhine

10 days
Berlin > Zurich
from $3,890

Prague & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

11 days
Prague > Trier
From the momentous cityscape of Prague to the serene beauty of the Moselle, join us as we tour Europe from the Czech Republic and on to the timeless passage of the Main, Rhine and Moselle rivers.
from $3,895

Jewels of the Rhine & Lucerne - Zurich

11 days
Amsterdam > Zurich
from $3,940

The Majestic Rhine & Lucerne - Zurich

11 days
Frankfurt > Zurich
from $4,140

Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main & Paris

11 days
Nuremberg > Paris
from $4,340

Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main & Paris

11 days
Munich > Paris
from $4,340

Christmas Markets of Europe

15 days
Budapest > Amsterdam
Get in the festive spirit as you navigate the width of Germany, the home of Christmas markets. Sip mulled wine and collect gifts as you enjoy the Rhine’s new wintery personality.
from $4,595

Berlin & The Majestic Rhine & Lucerne – Zurich

13 days
Berlin > Zurich
from $4,835

Prague & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main with Paris

14 days
Prague > Paris
from $4,940

Prague & Christmas Markets of Europe

18 days
Prague > Amsterdam
from $5,225
Remainder of 2018 offers

Splendours of Europe

15 days
Amsterdam > Budapest
Beginning in quirky Amsterdam, your colossal journey through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, boasts World Heritage-listed sites, historic cities and beautiful landscapes, between capitals.
from $5,395 $4,395

Christmas Markets of Europe & Paris

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $5,595
Remainder of 2018 offers

Prague Highlights & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

18 days
Amsterdam > Prague
from $5,840 $4,840

Prague & Splendours of Europe

18 days
Prague > Amsterdam
From Prague to Amsterdam this 18-day river cruise and city stay is a feast of enrichment. The journey, which takes place on the Danube, Main and Rhine, whisks you between five illustrious capitals.
from $6,025

Prague to Paris & Christmas Markets of Europe

21 days
Prague > Paris
from $6,225

Splendours of Europe & Paris Escape

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $6,370

Paris Escape & Splendours of Europe

18 days
Paris > Budapest
from $6,390
Remainder of 2018 offers

Paris to Prague & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

21 days
Paris > Prague
from $6,885 $5,885

Prague to Paris & Splendours of Europe

21 days
Prague > Paris
from $7,000

Rhine & Rhone River Cruises

15 days
Amsterdam > Nice
From Amsterdam to Nice, your 15 day cruise & tour will see you pass through four countries including France, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands.
from $7,160

Rhine & Rhone

15 days
Amsterdam > Marseille
from $7,160

Bucharest to Amsterdam

23 days
Bucharest > Amsterdam
from $9,705

Rhine River Cruises

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