Riviera Travel UK releases 2025 European river cruise program

   November 20, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

The UK-based company Riviera Travel/fleet has unveiled its 2025 European river cruise program. The itinerary collection is now open for booking and offers 261 departures (16 different itineraries) between March and November, at 2024 prices.

The program groups voyages in France, Germany, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, and Holland.

One standout offering is the 8-day "Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence Cruise", featuring 7 shore excursions such as a wine tasting in Beaune, a visit to Avignon's Palace of the Popes, a guided tour of Lyon, and a scenic sail through Ardeche Gorges. Prices start at GBP 1500 pp.

The 8-day "Rhine Cruise to Switzerland" visits Strasbourg, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Speyer, and Lucerne (Central Switzerland). Highlights include a visit to Titisee in Schwarzwald/Black Forest, a railway journey up the Bernese Oberland Mountain range, and an onboard classical quartet recital. Prices begin at GBP 2100 pp.

The 8-day "Blue Danube Cruise" (roundtrip from Budapest) visits Esztergom, Bratislava, Durnstein, Salzburg, and Vienna, with visits to Esztergom Basilica and Melk Abbey. Prices start from GBP 1600 pp.

All prices include return flights with regional airport options, Eurostar travel on select itineraries, full board, a premium drinks package, and scheduled visits and tours.

Riviera Travel's 2025 cruise collection introduces 32 themed departures tailored to guest interests, covering food, art, music, history, or gardens. Themed voyages are available on 8 itineraries departing between April and October 2025. They offer unique experiences like the Gastronomy of the Douro sailing, exploring Portugal and Spain, or the History & Art of the Rhone, featuring visits to prominent cultural sites. Prices start at GBP 2100 pp and GBP 1800 pp, respectively.