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Our cruises

Our exciting collection of cruises include a range of itineraries to countries throughout Europe, all on board carefully selected ships – some of which are exclusively chartered by the River Cruise Line. We have springtime breaks which visit colourful Dutch Bulbfields including the famous Keukenhof Gardens, our ever-popular Rhine to Switzerland itinerary, holidays along the beautiful Moselle, and so much more; there’s a cruise for all seasons and with so much included you can enjoy great value for money.

4 days from £399

African Queen

A Classic Christmas 2018

Warm hospitality, home cooked meals, cosy nights on the water and beautiful scenery make this a Christmas to remember.

7 days from £995

Tyne Cot Cemetery

Armistice River Cruise with Sir Max Hastings

This commemorative itinerary, running on the centenary of the end of the First World War, which will take you to some of the war’s most poignant sites.

7 days from £829

Ploegsteert Memorial

Battlefield & stories of the Great War

A commemorative cruise through world history.

7 days from £979

Ploegsteert Memorial

Battlefield & stories of the Great War with the Telegraph 2018

A commemorative cruise through world history.

7 days from £995

Ploegsteert Memorial

Battlefield & stories of the Great War with the Mail on Sunday

A commemorative cruise through world history.

10 days from £1195

Bavaria & the Romantic Rhine

Bavaria & the Romantic Rhine 2018

Join us to cruise through two of nature’s corridors, experiencing the beauty and mystery of the Rhine Gorge, relaxing as we glide down the Main River, and stepping ashore to explore highlights such as Cologne, Rudesheim and Bamberg.

9 days from £1095

Moselle Valley

Best of the Rhine & Moselle 2018

Few people know these celebrated rivers as well as our devoted captain, so we have drawn from his knowledge and experience to offer the best of the Rhine and the Moselle in one seamless journey.

8 days from £879

Roermond

Captain’s Choice 2018

Join us as we explore our Captain’s home country on this exclusive cruise itinerary, which takes you beyond the clichés of tulips, clogs and windmills to present the Netherlands in a whole new light.

4 days from £399

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets along the Rhine 2018

Visit some of Germany’s favourite Christmas markets and enjoy seasonal shopping at its finest.

7 days from £799

Christmas Rhine Cruise

There are no festive pressures on this leisurely cruise through the Rhine valley – we’ve taken care of everything so all that’s left for you to do is relax and enjoy this magical time of year.

7 days from £799

MPS Lady Anne in Winter

Christmas Rhine to Belgium & Dutch Waterways Cruise 2018

Let us take away the festive pressures and join our relaxing cruise through the Rhine valley to Belgian Waterways.

5 days from £499

Cologne Christmas Markets

Cologne & the Rhine Valley Christmas Markets 2018

Visit some of Germany’s favourite Christmas markets and enjoy seasonal shopping at its finest.

8 days from £795

Colours of Autumn Cruise

Join us on a journey from Cologne to Amsterdam and see the spectacular sights along the mighty Rhine and the meandering Moselle.

8 days from £1399

Croatia - Dalmatian Coastal Cruise 2018

A luxury yacht cruiser manned by friendly crew, and one of the world’s most dazzling coastlines – what more could you wish for?

10 days from £995

Cruise the Danube to Vienna & Budapest 2018

Immerse yourself in the amazing culture of some of the most interesting cities sitting along the Danube by joining us on this spectacular river cruise.

10 days from £1095

Rhine River

Cruise the Rhine to Switzerland 2018

Join us on a dramatic and memorable journey cruising along the Rhine to Switzerland, passing through 3 countries and plenty spectacular scenery along the way, including the Middle Rhine, which offers some of the world’s most magnificent cultural landscapes.

10 days from £995

Cruise the Danube to Vienna & Budapest 2018

Immerse yourself in the amazing culture of some of the most interesting cities sitting along the Danube by joining us on this spectacular river cruise.

10 days from £1095

Bratislava

Danube Discovery Cruise & Stay 2018

From the water to the riverbank, see the best of the Danube on our Cruise & Stay tour, taking in Melk, the Wachau Valley, Vienna and Bratislava before stepping ashore for a three night stay in the heart of Budapest.

9 days from £1095

Delights of the Danube

Delights of the Danube 2018

Visit three great capital cities – Vienna, Bratislava & Budapest, as well as other as other charming towns and exciting cities, as we cruise along one of Europe’s finest rivers, enjoying the Delights of the Danube.

5 days from £549

Cologne Christmas Markets

German Christmas Markets 2018

Join us on a cruise to visit some wonderful German Christmas Markets along the scenic Rhine River and make the task of Christmas shopping an enjoyable one.

5 days from £649

Fireworks on New Year's Eve

New Year Celebration Cruise in Holland

Step aboard the warm and friendly MPS Lady Anne and get ready for a fantastic New Year’s Eve party!

5 days from £649

New Year Celebration Rhine Cruise

Step aboard the warm and friendly MS Serenity and get ready for a fantastic New Year’s Eve party!

9 days from £995

Rhine Cruise & Swiss Delights

Romantic Rhine & Swiss Delights 2018

There’s no better way to see the spectacular sights along the Rhine than from the river itself, and our 4 star ship is the perfect platform to enjoy all this and more.

8 days from £979

Rhine in Flames

Rhine in Flames 2018

Witness a stunning fireworks display in the spectacular Middle Rhine as the locals celebrate the annual Riesling grapes harvest. Join the celebrations as the valley is illuminated for these unforgettable festivities.

8 days from £1795

Rhone Cruise

Rhône & Saône Cruise through Burgundy & Provence 2018

From the sun-kissed vineyards of Burgundy to the lavender scented countryside of Provence, enjoy a melting pot of scenery and culture along two of France’s fabled rivers.

8 days from £1795

River Douro

River Douro Cruise 2018

In a sundrenched corner of Europe, the Douro has created a spectacular valley as it wends its way from Spain and across Portugal to meet the Atlantic Ocean.

7 days from £879

Keukenhof Gardens

Spring Gardens in Holland & Belgium 2018

Experience the ultimate spring sensation at some of the most beautiful gardens in Europe.

4 days from £449

Strasbourg

Strasbourg Christmas Markets 2018

Visit Strasbourg - the largest, oldest and most famous of all Christmas markets!

5 days from £895

Bratislava Castle

Taste of the Danube 2018

Experience a little taste of the Danube. As you cruise along one of Europe’s great rivers in the comfort of our 4 star floating hotel and sample the delights of Budapest, Vienna, Melk and Bratislava.

5 days from £639

Thames Cruise aboard the African Queen

Thames Cruise aboard the African Queen 2018

This is the perfect antidote to the rush of modern life. Cruise on a renovated barge through beautiful English countryside upon the Thames, while enjoying top class hospitality.

3 days from £279

The African Queen

Thames Weekend Cruise aboard African Queen

Join this award-winning vessel for a relaxing cruise through Wind in the Willows country.

15 days from £1999

Budapest

The Danube to the Black Sea 2018

Take an adventure across Eastern Europe’s greatest treasures, taking you through seven countries filled with spectacular scenery and fascinating cities.

4 days from £439

Amsterdam

The Delights of Amsterdam & the Dutch Bulbfields 2018

Sail aboard the MS Serenity on this short spring itinerary, featuring an included excursion to the world’s most beautiful spring gardens at Keukenhof, where you will be amazed by kaleidoscope of colour, and ending in the exciting capital of the Netherlands.

15 days from £1999

Rhine

Up the Rhine & Down the Danube 2018

Join us on this fantastic cruise from Cologne to Budapest to see some of Europe’s greatest sights. Enjoy the spectacular natural landscapes of the Rhine gorge; the grand palaces of Vienna and the magnificent architecture of Budapest- this cruise has it all.