Embrace the magic of Europe's waterways this August

Imagine cruising through the serene waterways of Europe, discovering hidden gems and vibrant cities, all while savouring moments of tranquillity on deck, soaking in the essence of each destination before going ashore with a knowledgeable guide who will make sure you don’t miss a thing. Unleash your wanderlust this summer on a voyage of culture and sunshine with our handpicked August sailings from Riviera Travel.

Embrace the magic of Europe's waterways this August

8-Day Rhine Cruise to Switzerland  

7th August 2024

From £2,099 per person

Cologne | Koblenz | Rhine Gorge and Rüdesheim | Speyer | Strasbourg | Breisach and Black Forest | Lucerne and Bernese Oberland

Price includes: direct flights from 17 UK airports and transfers, an Expert Riviera Cruise Director, delicious full-board dining and a free Superior drinks package, insightful excursions with local guides, and more.

This trip takes you past picture-postcard towns along the Rhine, alongside breathtaking Alpine scenery on a mountain rail journey into the spectacular Bernese Oberland, and to some of Switzerland’s most alluring cities. Highlights include passing through the Rhine Gorge, touring seven historic towns and cities, including Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Rüdesheim, driving through the folkloric scenery of the Black Forest on a visit to the idyllic Titisee, and taking in a live classical quartet recital aboard your luxury ship.

8-Day Rhine & Moselle Cruise

8th August 2024

From £2,199 per person

Cologne | Cochem | Trier | Bernkastel | Koblenz and Boppard | Rhine Gorge and Rüdesheim | Cologne

Price includes: direct flights from 17 UK airports and transfers, an Expert Riviera Cruise Director, delicious full-board dining and a free Superior drinks package, insightful excursions with local guides, and more.

This itinerary embraces the historic cities of the mighty Rhine and the half-timbered wine villages of the Moselle, with its banks lined with ruined ancient castles and steeply terraced vineyards. You have the choice of several guided tours to enjoy, including Cologne, Koblenz, and Trier – the latter being Germany’s oldest city. Other highlights include Boppard, ‘Pearl of the Rhine’, and the romantic twin village of Traben-Trarbach. On your last night back in Cologne, dinner aboard is followed by a special sweet tasting courtesy of the city’s Lindt Chocolate Museum.

8-Day The Blue Danube Cruise

9th August 2024

From £1,999 per person

Budapest | Esztergom | Bratislava | Dürnstein and Melk | Salzburg or Linz | Vienna  | Budapest

Price includes: direct flights from 17 UK airports and transfers, an Expert Riviera Cruise Director, delicious full-board dining and a free Superior drinks package, insightful excursions with local guides, and more.

Pick this tour along Europe’s most cultured river and you’ll encounter grand baroque architecture, medieval cities, picture-perfect towns, and sights that inspired Strauss and Mozart. It includes guided tours of Vienna, Dürnstein, Budapest, and Bratislava, as well as visits to Esztergom Basilica in Hungary’s former capital. On arrival back in Budapest, you’ll enjoy an amazing finale to your holiday with a spectacular onboard dinner hosted by the captain.

8-Day Rhine, Strasbourg, & Heidelberg Cruise

15th August 2024

From £2,199 per person

Cologne | Koblenz and Boppard | Rhine Gorge and Mainz | Heidelberg | Strasbourg and Colmar | Rüdesheim | Cologne

Price includes: direct flights from 17 UK airports and transfers, an Expert Riviera Cruise Director, delicious full-board dining and a free Superior drinks package, insightful excursions with local guides, and more.

Refined Heidelberg, quaint Boppard, and charming medieval Strasbourg are all on the agenda of this fabulous cruise. You’ll also visit the Rhine Gorge and have the option of seven guided tours, including Cologne with its world-famous cathedral and Mainz, famous for the Gutenberg Bible. Don’t miss the medieval Alsatian town of Colmar – wonderfully preserved but little known outside the area, with a spellbinding mix of canals, ancient religious buildings, and antique shops. It’s a great place to sip a coffee and watch the world go by.

To book your Riviera Travel river cruise, call your Travel Counsellor today.

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