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Rhine River Cruising

Begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden

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.

6
Countries
40
MEDIEVAL CASTLES
766
MILES LONG

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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 > Zurich
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 $2,995
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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 $2,995
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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 $2,995
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Zurich
from $2,995
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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 Majestic Rhine

8 days
Basel > Frankfurt
from $3,195
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The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Basel > Frankfurt
from $3,195
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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
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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
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The Majestic Rhine & Berlin

10 days
Basel > Berlin
from $3,890
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The Majestic Rhine & Berlin

10 days
Zurich > Berlin
from $3,890
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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
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Jewels of the Rhine with Lucerne & Zurich

11 days
Zurich > Amsterdam
This itinerary includes a night in Zurich, a two-night stay in Lucerne and an enriching eight-day river cruise on the Rhine and Moselle – providing an extraordinary experience in central Europe.
from $4,040
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The Majestic Rhine & Lucerne - Zurich

11 days
Frankfurt > Zurich
from $4,240
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Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

11 days
Paris > Nuremberg
from $4,340
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Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

11 days
Paris > Munich
from $4,340
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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
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Berlin & The Majestic Rhine & Lucerne – Zurich

13 days
Berlin > Zurich
from $4,935
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Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main with Prague

14 days
Paris > Prague
from $4,940
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Splendours of Europe

15 days
Amsterdam > Budapest
Begin your 15 day Splendours of Europe river cruise in Amsterdam, before navigating the waters through Germany, Austria and Hungary. End in beautiful Budapest.
from $4,995
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Prague & Christmas Markets of Europe

18 days
Prague > Amsterdam
from $5,225
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Christmas Markets of Europe & Paris

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $5,595
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Splendours of Europe & Prague

18 days
Amsterdam > Prague
As if journeying the breadth of the continent wasn’t memorable enough, we’ve combined our river cruise with a three-day city break in Prague – affording more opportunity for enrichment and wonder.
from $5,610
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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 $6,180
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Prague to Paris & Christmas Markets of Europe

21 days
Prague > Paris
from $6,225
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Paris Escape & Splendours of Europe

18 days
Paris > Budapest
from $6,390
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Paris to Prague & Splendours of Europe

21 days
Paris > Prague
from $6,955
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Splendours of Europe & Paris Escape

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $8,470

Rhine & Rhone

15 days
Marseille > Amsterdam
from $8,910

Rhine & Rhone River Cruises

15 days
Nice > Amsterdam
On your 15 day cruise from Nice to Amsterdam, uncover the stunning sights of France, Switzerland, Germany & the Netherlands. Visit Lyon, Basel & Cologne.
from $8,910
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Prague to Paris & Splendours of Europe

21 days
Prague > Paris
from $9,625

Bucharest to Amsterdam

23 days
Bucharest > Amsterdam
from $12,955

Rhine River Cruises

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