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Travel one of the most important waterways in central Europe in style and comfort on a luxury Rhine River cruise. Originating in Switzerland and flowing through France, Germany, and the Netherlands, you'll cruise through historic and modern towns and cities, like Amsterdam, Cologne, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, and Basel. You can extend your luxury cruise with itineraries exploring the Danube or Moselle Rivers as well. Contact us when you are ready to begin planning your luxury Rhine river cruise.
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Major Routes of Rhine River Cruises

Between Cologne and Strasbourg

On 5 or 6 day cruises we explore the Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque cathedrals of Mainz, Worms, Speyer, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Mannheim, and more.

Basel to Amsterdam
Over about 8 days, navigate nearly the entirety of the Rhine from Basel Switzerland, starting below the river's headwaters in the Swiss Alps through Germany, France, and reaching the Atlantic Ocean at Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Rhine-Main Danube River Cruises
The Main River connects the Rhine with the mighty Danube, creating an amazing two week plus adventure through a diverse set of countries, cultures and 
What to Expect on a Luxury Rhine River Cruise

A cruise on the Rhine River allows you to explore central European cities from Germany, Switzerland, and France all the way down to the Netherlands. If you like beer, wine, pretzels, and sausage, then this is the European river cruise for you!

Aboard your river boat, you will find that the first-class accommodations, while not huge, are ample for comfort and feature central air conditioning and heat, standard 220v electricity, and social spaces like lounges, dining areas, and a sun deck from which you can enjoy the scenery as you cruise along.

We are also confident in the friendliness of the crew and expertise of the local guides on each of these journeys.

River cruises along the Rhine are a distinct way to witness and experience first-hand the culture and traditions that this historic part of Europe has to share.
  • The name "Rhine" derives from the from a Celtic word 'Rēnos'.
  • The Rhine River watershed spreads from Belgium, Luxembourg, and even Italy.
  • The origin of the Rhine is high in the Swiss Alps.
  • The Rhine is a hotbed for UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as featured in many of our cruises.
  • The Christmas Markets are a unique tradition in towns along the Rhine River.
  • Depending on what country you are in, you might see this river called "Rhein" or even "Rijn" based on various translations.
  • It is considered one of the most important trade routes in Europe.
What to Expect on a Rhine River Cruise (Castles galore!)

River cruises are a unique experience for even seasoned travelers.

A cruise on the Rhine River allows you to explore central European cities from Germany, Switzerland, and France all the way down to the Netherlands. If you like beer, wine, pretzels, and sausage, then this is the European river cruise for you!

Aboard your river boat, you will find that the first-class accommodations, while not huge, are ample for comfort and feature central air conditioning and heat, standard 220v electricity, and social spaces like lounges, dining areas, and a sun deck from which you can enjoy the scenery as you cruise along.

We are also confident in the friendliness of the crew and expertise of the local guides on each of these journeys. River cruises along the Rhine are a distinct way to witness and experience first-hand the culture and traditions that this historic part of Europe has to share.
Best Rhine River Cruises with Bicycling

On bicycle is the best way to get to know the countryside, villages or urban riverside bikepaths taking in panoramic views of the rolling hills and valleys of the Rhine. Most of our cruises include optional gentle rides that complement your cruise. . 

Ride the Enchanting Rhine
On this 8-Day Cruise aboard MS Amastella you'll leisurely pedal through vineyards lined with castles near Rüdesheim, ride Cologne's historic Stadtgarten, and the stunning Parc de l’Orangerie in Strasbourg, France.

Biking Along the Rhine 9-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel is our ultimate cycling trip on the Rhine. This is a specialized cycling trip where riders will be pedaling 10-30 miles per day with some challenging rolling hills.

Favorite Wine Tasting Cruises on the Rhine River

The Captivating Rhine - This 14-day cruise from Amsterdam to Zurich aboard the luxurious MS Amaviola samples legendary wines from Germany and France. 

The Enchanting Rhine from Zurich to Amsterdam - Join us on this highly-praised 12-day wine-themed cruise aboard the classy MS Amasonata.

Rhine & Moselle Fairltales - the less-travelled Moselle River winds through verdant French and German vineyards where we'll stop for local tastings. 

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