Combining a great rail journey and cruising makes for a relaxing holiday. Enjoy fantastic dining and comfortable cabins and venture ashore for exciting excursions.
There is nothing quite as relaxing as a European river cruise. Savour ever-changing scenery along the tranquil banks of the River Seine or travel effortlessly past the majestic castles and enticing vineyards of the Rhine. As rail cruise experts, Great Rail Journeys has carefully planned our cruises to offer the best of both worlds. Train and cruise holidays that combine the luxury of a cruise with the convenience of a train.
Exclusive Charter Cruises
Welcome to the online launch of our brand new charter cruises. This is an exclusive new concept, and by chartering our own vessels we have been able to craft itineraries and service specifically to our customer's.
Because we've chartered the whole ship, the only other travellers on board will be Great Rail Journeys customers, so you know you'll be in great company for the duration of your cruise.
Cruising on the Rhine
The Rhine valley is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sections of the Rhine. Sat between Rudeshiem and Koblenz in Western Germany, it offers some of the finest scenery in Europe.
Experience 5 star river cruising on our chartered ships on Europe's rivers. With everything included in the price and exclusive to Great Rail Journeys. Flexible excursions and rail, fly or tour & cruise.
Discover hidden gems of European canals from the comfort of a floating hotel barge. Cruise by the Waterways of elegant Provence, and you can explore many beautiful towns along the way.
Whether you prefer a cruise through the countryside bordering the Rhone or a more adventurous tour on the 'Blue Danube', river cruises are one of the most enjoyable ways to experience a region.
Our no-fly cruises include all accommodation and transport as well as a selection of meals and excursions. All of our river cruises are aboard elegant 3 to 5-Star superior ships that have been specially designed to capture the breathtaking vistas that they pass. From the splendour of Scotland's Caledonian Canal to the epic route of the Volga-Baltic Waterway, our relaxing river cruises sail through some of the world's most spectacular scenery.
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