One of the best ways to enjoy the Christmas markets is by taking a relaxing cruise along some of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. The many treasures that can be found along these rivers will delight you as you sail from one pretty town to another. Incredible waterways such as the Danube and Rhine are beautiful at any time of the year, but the magic of the festive period makes our Christmas market cruises a real delight.
The exciting atmosphere of our festive cruises and the charming locations that they visit will leave you with everlasting memories. As you sail from one port of call to another, you can enjoy the different markets offering local food and drinks, gifts, decorations and handicrafts. There are a variety of Christmas markets in Europe, from traditional stalls in small villages to larger renowned markets that attract numerous visitors every year. Enjoy one of Great Rail Journeys' Christmas market cruises.
All of our Christmas market cruises are set aboard great ships that have been chosen for their excellent facilities. Sailing along the River Rhine and the River Danube are just an example of what you can experience during a cruise to see the Christmas markets. As well as cruises, we also provide land-based holidays to enjoy the festivities, which you can also browse on this website. Choose your perfect festive getaway with Great Rail Journeys' Christmas market cruises.