Festive River Cruises

Discover intriguing cities on the waterways of Europe

Unforgettable festive river cruises, unbeatable value for money

An all-inclusive river cruise is a wonderfully relaxing way to celebrate the festive period. Sail along iconic waterways such as the Danube, the Seine or the Rhine, take in views of outstanding scenery and step ashore in enchanting towns and cities. Every holiday includes an array of sightseeing tours, so you’ll tick off the highlights in Vienna, Cologne, Paris and beyond, and there’s the option to book more excursions on board if you wish. We also include a hotel stay at the beginning or end of your cruise, giving you even more time to explore your chosen destination, visit magical Christmas markets and indulge in tasty Christmas treats.

So much included in the price

  • All inclusive - all drinks on board included (apart from Champagne & a few selected drinks)
  • Private welcome reception and canapés
  • Many sightseeing excursions
  • 1 or 2 nights in a hotel pre and post your cruise
  1. Life on board

    Travelling aboard a four-star ship, you’ll be accompanied by a Travelsphere Tour Manager and Cruise Representative to take care of your every need. On board you can treat yourself to a pampering spa treatment, relax in the sauna or maybe just enjoy a glass of wine in the bar.

    Every day you’ll dine on a variety of freshly prepared regional and seasonal specialities, and as an extra special Christmas treat, there will be gourmet buffets and themed events too!

Each ship includes

  • Panorama lounge
  • Café bar & restaurant
  • Shop
  • Dance floor
  • Sauna, spa and fitness centre
  • Heated outdoor pool or whirlpool

All cabins feature

  • Private facilities
  • Elegant furnishings
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV

Deck plans



Festive River Cruise Holidays

  1. XKDCM

    Danube Cruise, Munich & Christmas markets

    ​Sample the Christmas markets of Munich, Vienna and Linz, and so much more, including two days in the elegant city of Vienna, and a cruise through the picturesque scenery of the Wachau Valley.

    7 days from
  2. YKDNY

    Munich & A Danube New Year Cruise

    ​Art, architecture and music lovers will enjoy this culture-packed journey along the Danube that takes in four countries, three capital cities, authentic towns and picturesque scenery.

    9 days from
  3. XKRCM

    Rhine Cruise, Cologne & Christmas markets by Eurostar

    ​Have yourself a fairy-tale Christmas on this festive Rhine river cruise that includes castles, medieval towns and enchanting Christmas markets.

    7 days from
  4. XKSEC
    Limited Availability

    An Enchanting Christmas on the River Seine & Versailles by Eurostar

    ​See the best of Northern France on this classic French tour that includes Christmas in Paris, and trips to the medieval city of Rouen and magnificent Palace of Versailles.

    6 days from

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