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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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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

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Jewels of the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Basel
Architecture, history and natural beauty are ever-present on this wonderful journey down the Rhine, beginning in the Dutch capital and sweeping up Cologne, Koblenz and the Black Forest on its route.
from $2,795
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Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

8 days
Frankfurt > Nuremberg
UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations and picturesque towns make up this historically-rich itinerary, while vineyards and natural beauty create stunning riverbank backdrops.
from $3,045
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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
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The Classic Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Frankfurt
Starting in the Dutch capital, enjoy guided bike tours and museum visits before sailing the beauty of the Rhine on this brand new river cruise for 2018
from $3,095
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The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Frankfurt > Basel
Journey through Germany on this 8-day Rhine river cruise, brand new for 2018
from $3,095
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Prague & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

11 days
Prague > Frankfurt
from $3,440
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Christmas Markets of Europe

15 days
Amsterdam > Budapest
from $3,695
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Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main & Paris

11 days
Nuremberg > Paris
from $4,020
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Zurich – Lucerne & Jewels of the Rhine

11 days
Zurich > Amsterdam
from $4,140
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Prague & Christmas Markets of Europe River Cruise

18 days
Amsterdam > Prague
from $4,215
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Berlin & The Majestic Rhine

10 days
Berlin > Basel
from $4,365
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Prague & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main with Paris

14 days
Prague > Paris
from $4,415
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The Majestic Rhine & Lucerne - Zurich

11 days
Frankfurt > Zurich
from $4,690
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Paris & Christmas Markets of Europe River Cruise

18 days
Paris > Budapest
from $4,740
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Berlin to Zurich & The Majestic Rhine

13 days
Berlin > Zurich
from $5,260
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Paris to Prague & Christmas Markets of Europe River Cruise

21 days
Paris > Prague
from $5,260
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Rhine & Rhone River Cruises

15 days
Amsterdam > Nice
from $6,140
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Idyllic Rhine

15 days
Amsterdam > Basel
from $6,190
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Prague & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

18 days
Prague > Amsterdam
from $7,340
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Splendours of Europe River Cruise & Paris Escape

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $8,240
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Prague to Paris & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

21 days
Prague > Paris
from $8,760
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Bucharest to Amsterdam

23 days
Bucharest > Amsterdam
from $11,615

Rhine River Cruises

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