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Riviera River Cruises are proud to provide luxury river cruising aboard stunning ships, with five-star service carefully accommodating every guest. A passionate family-owned company, Riviera Travel have 30 years of experience in tailoring the perfect holiday to their loyal passengers and with a large fleet of river cruise ships of all sizes you'll be able to explore the stunning waterways of Europe and worldwide. Wha's more, while sailing your chosen voyage, tour managers with years of experience and knowledge will ensure excursions go above and beyond your greatest expectations.

Riviera Travel Health and Safety


While measures will be frequently monitored and adapted as the situation evolves, Riviera Travel have enhanced their health and safety protocols so that guests and crew can feel safe to enjoy river cruises.

To make sure that guests are well enough to travel, they must undergo a health screening beforehand, and will have their temperatures taken each day of their cruise. Stringent health screening also applies to crew, who must be deemed well enough to work prior to their contract, be monitored during their time onboard and maintain social distancing in crew areas.

Social distancing between guests is maintained at embarkation, as well as onboard and ashore with smaller shore excursion groups and adapted restaurants and public areas. In addition, all payments will be contactless, restaurants will be full waiter service and hand sanitiser will be made available throughout the ship.

When it comes to ship cleanliness, Riviera Travel will deep clean ships before each cruise, and will ensure that frequent cleaning and sanitation of public areas, frequently touched surfaces and coaches used for excursions are carried out. As well as this, modern climate control systems mean that all air onboard is fresh and never recirculated.


What's included:


Stand out Riviera Travel River Cruises Inclusive Features:
•Enriching escorted tours with local guides 
•Services of a professional cruise manager
•Single cabin availability.
•Luxury ensuite accommodation 
•Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served onboard
•River views from every cabin


Also included:
•Complimentary tea and coffee on board 
•Flights and transfers from over 16 regional airports
•Eurostar rail travel available on selected itineraries


Riviera Travel River Cruise Ships

Whether Riviera River Cruises’ guests are searching for a monumental expedition or a more relaxing venture, there is a ship for every requirement in the fleet. What's more, to ensure warm, friendly and attentive service on every cruise, the ratio of guests per crew member is typically one to four, ensuring that every passenger is well looked after.

With 14 ships ranging from luxury, intimate yachts to a traditional clipper, there is a vessel perfectly suited to every itinerary. The entire fleet is designed and maintained with the aim of providing the utmost comfort and style, without creating a stiff, overly-formal atmosphere. In your cabin Riviera River Cruises provides the top-class standards of a luxury hotel room aboard their modern fleet:

  • Tea and coffee is readily available with your favourite brands on offer to truly create that home-away-from-home feel.
  • Guests can enjoy their journey with the peace of mind that belongings are secure in stateroom safes.
  • Choose from firm and soft pillows, and enjoy complimentary towels and toiletries.
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding doors with a Juliet balcony on middle and upper decks allow for stunning views of the river.

Riviera Travel fleet

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Riviera Travel River Cruise Dining

Five-star dining is of the upmost importance to Riviera River Cruises, who are passionate about creating a menu all cruisers will adore. Start with either freshly baked pastries and Early Riser Tea on the Sun Deck, a wonderful full buffet in the dining room, or even a private continental breakfast in your cabin. If you didn't join the morning buffet, there is another buffet with a wonderful selection of dishes at lunch.

Waiting for you in the evening is a four-course dinner consisting of an entree, soup, main course and dessert. Grab a seat in the comfortable, well-appointed dining room of your ship, as you feast on a menu of international classics and new local delights. Don't miss out on the two extra special dinners flanking the start and end of your cruise: the Welcome Dinner and Gala Dinner respectively.

With all your meals, there's a great selection of wines available, from classic to local, that have been carefully selected for quality and exclusivity. In addition, all ships apart from the Swiss Ruby and Douro Spirit have the rear bar transform in the evenings to the Chef's Restaurant, giving an intimate area for guests to dine with panoramic windows providing an unhindered view.

Riviera Travel River Cruise Entertainment

Riviera Travel ensures that even in moments of downtime, there is a lot to see and do. As well as simply sitting back and sightseeing as the river passes by, guests can revitalise and recharge by making the most of the onboard spa, splash pool, sauna, and steam room. Whether you've had a long day, or are simply in need of some pampering, there are some superb treatments to choose from in the spa, while an hour or so spent in the warm pool on the sundeck can prove immensely beneficial. If you don't fancy getting in the water, there are also comfortable sun loungers on deck where you can rest and unwind under the rays, or get lost in your favourite book.

Guests who are seeking something a little more interactive will not be disappointed. As well as books, the onboard library has a collection of board games, and you'll also find a golf putting green and giant chess set on the sundeck! e. If you do want to focus on staying active, be sure to visit the onboard gym. With a good choice of equipment, it's possible to keep an eye on your health and fitness during your Riviera Travel holiday.

When it comes to evenings aboard there's a fantastic range of restaurants, bars, and lounges, so what better way to end the day than with a glass of wine, discussing your adventures with loved ones and new found friends? With broad drinks menus, delicious canapés, and regular live music, let the evening take over in this relaxed and friendly environment.

The main hub of entertainment on any ship is the lounge, where you can enjoy your drink to the gentle soundtrack of a live musician. Here you can also watch a presentation by the tour manager to prepare you for the forthcoming destinations or go head to head in a quiz against other guests.

Riviera Travel River Cruise Destinations

With countless destinations to choose from, there is a river perfect for everyone. Whatever you have on your bucket list, tick off multiple must-see destinations across Europe and around the world, and enjoy handcrafted programmes of excursions that will ensure the holiday of a lifetime.

Riviera River Cruises cruise the Rhine, Douro, Moselle, Seine, Main, Danube, Rhone and Volga with handpicked excursions that represent the heart of their history.

For the traveller in search of romantic castles and stunningly-preserved medieval architecture, the river Rhine offers a journey back in time like no other. From vineyard visits to walking tours, there are no shortage of excursions that will leave you speechless and eager to return to the river Douro. Fortunately, for those who simply cannot choose just one waterway to explore, many itineraries combine multiple rivers to ensure passengers make the most of their river cruise.

Meanwhile, worldwide itineraries offer some of the most immersive experiences you can find in river cruising across Cambodia, China, Egypt, India and Vietnam. The Mekong river journey in particular is a spectacular insight into life on floating villages, in fast-paced cities and throughout ancient temples once watched over by powerful rulers. Through visits to local communities and bustling markets, get to know the heart of Southeast Asia like never before. Other worldwide rivers include the Yangtze River, Ganges and the Nile.

Seine, Paris & Normandy

  • Guided tours of Rouen, Paris and the Normandy Beaches

Rhine Cruise to Switzerland

  • Guided tour of Strasbourg and beautiful Black Forest with visit to lakeside Titisee
  • Tour of scenic Swiss Alpines including Interlaken and Lucerne

Douro, Oporto & Salamanca

  • Full day excursion including guided tour and Flamenco show in Salamanca
  • Tour of Castelo Rodrigo and Mateaus Palace

Blue Danube

  • Tours of Vienne, Bratislava, Salzburg and Budapest
  • Visit to the Benedictine Melk Abbey

Customer Reviews

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