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Tauck River Cruises

Avid river cruisers return to book with Tauck river cruises time and time again and it’s not hard to see why. Offering a wonderful all-inclusive adventure from start to finish, a lot of thought goes into every single one of the line’s sailings. This careful planning and attention to detail clearly pays for Tauck, as it has been voted 'The World’s Best River Cruise Line' by the readers of Travel + Leisure three times in the last four years! Whichever cruise you opt for, you’ll be delighted with your choice, as a voyage with Tauck simply is river cruising at its best and most luxurious.

As you would expect, the service on-board every Tauck vessel is second to none. With no more than 118 guests aboard each one of the cruise line's ships, you can look forward to a highly-personalised service during your river voyage. 

Whether in your room or relaxing in the lounge, you’ll enjoy an upscale hotel experience in an intimate atmosphere, where you can enjoy your all-inclusive cruise at the pace which best suits you.

  • All-inclusive luxury cruise experience
  • Fine dining on-board using locally-sourced ingredients to create regional favourites
  • Services of an expert Tauck Tour Director native to your cruise destinations
  • Unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship include regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to speciality coffee, water and soft drinks
  • Dining experiences ashore, plus special access to food and wine tastings
  • Personalised cruising experience an intimate, club-like atmosphere

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Complimentary drinks on-board Complimentary drinks on-board
expert travel guides Shore excursion in every port of call Shore excursion in every port of call
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes


Tauck vessels typically offer both luxurious suites and junior suites which feature incredible floor-to-ceiling windows, so that your views of the ever-changing scenery are both expansive and never compromised. 

Whichever accommodation you choose, you’ll enjoy an intimate atmosphere and the high levels of facilities and amenities that you would expect to find at a premium hotel. Most cabins offer French balconies and sliding doors with mini-bar and in-room movies available, while the line also boasts more cabins designed specifically for solo cruisers than most other river cruise lines.


Dinner on-board Tauck is always a memorable experience, with dining areas boasting panoramic windows to maximize your viewing pleasure.

On some ships, there is a casual dining area located at the aft of the ship, which boasts a 180-degree glass wall, cocktail lounge and piano bar. 

Alfresco dining on your ship’s Sun Deck is always an option when the weather’s fine and when it is time to eat, you’ll enjoy more freedom as dining times are always flexible, with an open seating policy in place. You can also enjoy after-dinner drinks, a relaxing afternoon coffee and unlimited complimentary beverages throughout your trip.


The exact facilities and amenities you can enjoy depend on which Tauck river cruise ship you choose, but one thing they all have in common is an enriching on-board entertainment programme involving guest lectures, local entertainment and culinary demonstrations. 

Complimentary internet use is available and ,to help you stay active, there’s a fully-equipped fitness centre, putting green and bicycles available for passengers to take ashore.

Exclusive Access

On any Tauck cruise, you can look forward to the most delightful destinations as you immerse yourself in cultural traditions, cuisine and scenery. 

What’s more, many of Tauck’s shore excursions are Uncommon Access experiences made private for Tauck guests only - giving you exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to a wealth of cultural experiences. On a bespoke excursion led by Tauck’s own Directors and local guides, you’ll be able to truly immerse yourself in each destination that you visit.

Tauck. Itineraries


Christmas Markets Along the Rhine - Southbound

1 sailing date December 2021
7 Nights From Koln, Germany to Switzerland , Basel
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Christmas Markets along the Danube - Westbound

1 sailing date December 2021
7 Nights From Vienna, Austria to Germany , Nuremberg
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Christmas Markets along the Danube - Eastbound

1 sailing date December 2021
7 Nights From Nuremberg, Germany to Austria , Vienna
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Tauck. Ships

Tauck's elegant river cruise ships offer exciting tours along the European waterways, from the scenic banks of the Rhine and Moselle to the historic ports along the Danube and Main. Each of Tauck’s stunning ships has its own distinctive character, and guests will be delighted by the range of fabulous features found on-board.

Dining aboard a Tauck river cruise ship is a particularly delightful experience and guests will be treated to a host of delicious options at meal times in open-seating dining venues. Alfresco dining is also available on the sun deck, while room service options can be delivered straight to your private cabin. The on-board entertainment is also second to none and travellers will appreciate their ship’s many wonderful activities, which include special enrichment lectures and talks from expert speakers, gentle nightly piano music, in-room films, culinary demonstrations and performances from local entertainers.

  • ms Andorinha - Douro
  • ms Emerald - Rhone and Saone
  • ms Esprit - Rhine and Danube
  • ms Grace - Rhine
  • ms Inspire - Rhine and Moselle
  • ms Joy - Danube
  • ms Sapphire - Seine
  • ms Savor - Danube
  • ms Treasures - Rhine and Danube

Tauck’s marvellous vessels also feature a number of innovative facilities, each offering guests a unique experience as they voyage from port to port, such as the on-board fitness centre where massages and cutting-edge gym equipment are available, a relaxing Jacuzzi on the spacious sun deck, and even an on-board putting green.

A river cruise with Tauck is a great way to see destinations around the world, and with the line’s fleet of feature-packed river cruise ships, you will enjoy your time on-board as much as your time on dry land.

Tauck. Awards

  • Travvy Award
    • Best European River Cruise Line 2016
  • CruiseReport dot com Editor's Choice Award
    • Best Luxury River Cruise Line 2016
  • Cool Cruises Awards Travel Weekly UK
    • Best River Cruise Lines 2016
  • Global Traveller
    • Best River Cruises for Dining 2016
  • Cruise Critic
    • Best Tour Operator (USA and Canada) 2016
  • Reader's Choice Awards
    • Best Destination and Experiences Escorted Tour Partner 2016
  • Virtuoso
    • World's Best River Cruise Lines

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