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River Cruise in Europe

River cruising is one of the most enticing ways to explore Europe. There's nothing quite like approaching classic destinations from the water, experiencing the essence of each place from the comfort of your ship as it follows every bend of the river. As you float past fairytale landscapes in the Rhine Valley or sail into the magical blue Danube to discover Europe's imperial cities, your journey becomes an integral part of your holiday.

What's special about a Great Rail Journeys cruise?

We've combined our 50 years of escorted rail expertise with the best of European river cruising and created something exceptional. On a Great Rail Journeys cruise, your holiday starts the moment you board the train. As you travel along superb rail routes, into ever-changing landscapes you begin to unwind. Once on board your luxury ship we explore Europe's legendary waterways, whose ancient riverbanks are alive with history and culture, soaking up stunning scenery while experiencing unique excursions and authentic local flavours in fascinating destinations along the way. We take care of everything from start to finish, so you're free to enjoy every moment.

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