When choosing to cruise Europe in 2018, the variety is spectacular. Numerous sights and cities help you immerse yourself in captivating culture, fascinating destinations and flavoursome getaways – there is something for everyone to enjoy on their next European adventure.
Sail along the Seine and sample the contemporary culture of Paris before porting in Burgundy and Normandy; perfect for shoppers, historians and nature lovers alike.
Moving further into Europe, discover the Po River and cruise through northern Italian destinations including Venice, Ferrara and Verona. Crossing the border into Switzerland, follow the River Rhine through the Swiss Alps, witnessing a sublime selection of landscapes along the way. Geneva offers a truly cosmopolitan taste, while Lucerne hosts stunning, Gothic-inspired architecture.
Then, of course, there is the Danube, one of the longest rivers in Europe. Here you can explore tourist favourite like Vienna, walk the winding cobbles of Hofburg and sip speciality wines in Heurigen. And these iconic rivers and picturesque ports are just the start.
2018 Europe river cruises for every traveller
From a romantic Rhine river voyage to a daring Danube delight, we offer a wide range of destination-focused cruises to really welcome you to everything Europe has to offer.
Viking River Cruises tours popular landmarks along the Seine, offering beautiful ships that will help make your French getaway one to remember. Riviera Travel promises, among other journeys, river cruises on the Rhine, exploring destinations like Cologne and Strasbourg.
If the Danube is your river of choice, you will love Crystal Cruises’ Danube sailings to the likes of Vienna and Serbia: unique destinations that will capture your imagination with a fascinating history and fairy-tale architecture. And these are just a handful of the cruise lines waiting to inspire your sense of discovery.
Book your 2018 Europe river cruise
With so much choice for your river cruise, and a trip to suit all tastes, it can be difficult to choose a favourite for your 2018 holiday. Whether you desire wine-tasting and fine dining or historic culture and scenic landmarks, you will find your perfect voyage below.