Christmas Markets River Cruises

Christmas is swiftly approaching so why not awaken your festive spirit on a choice of some fantastic European Yuletide river cruises?

The Danube’s Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise

Enjoy a guided tour of the fascinating Hungarian capital Budapest, imperial city of two halves straddling the mighty Danube, plus spectacular cruising along the famously dramatic Danube Bend in all its wintry splendour. Discover delightful Bratislava, Slovakia’s fast emerging capital, on our guided tour then wander the atmospheric markets of its lovely baroque old town, beautifully restored to its former glory. After a guided tour of the grand imperial city of Vienna, seeing the main sights at this spectacular time of the year, explore some of the capital’s traditional markets with their huge range of inspirational gifts and tempting Christmas fayre. Relax on board and enjoy the stunning river views on our return to Budapest to explore further and soak up the lovely festive ambience of its seasonal markets.

  • 3 visits and tours including guided tours of Budapest, Vienna and Bratislava
  • 5 nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite
  • All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure, including welcome cocktails and the Captain’s Dinner
  • Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
  • Complementary on-board Wi-Fi
  • Return scheduled flights from 8 regional airports
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides
  • Services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and tour manager
  • All port charges, airport taxes and overseas transfers
  • No surcharges guaranteed
  • ABTA and ATOL protection

Prices start from £849pp for 6 days – Simply give us a call for more details 0203 598 6245

Enchanting Rhine & Yuletide Markets River Cruise

Discover the magical ambience of Germany’s traditional Christmas markets with their host of unique, inspired gift ideas, plus the stunning Rhineland in its wintry splendour.

Cruise through the world famous and dramatic Rhine Gorge before arriving in the renowned wine town of Rüdesheim. Spend the afternoon wandering the Christmas markets of this charming spot. Explore Koblenz, dramatically situated at the confluence of the Rhine & Moselle Rivers, on a guided tour with free time to browse its lovely Christmas market. Discover Bonn on a guided tour of Germany’s historic former capital before arriving back in Cologne, where the rest of the day is free to discover one (or all) of its seven Christmas markets.
Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and arrive in the renowned wine town of Rudesheim to browse the charming Christmas markets

  • Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and arrive in the renowned wine town of Rudesheim to browse the charming Christmas markets
  • Guided tour of Koblenz with its ancient squares, restored historic frontages and quaint hidden passageways
  • Discover Bonn on a guided tour of Germany’s historic former capital, then spend some time absorbing the festive atmosphere of its market
  • Discover Cologne, home of one of the most photographed cathedrals in Germany, and explore one (or all) of the seven themed Christmas markets
  • Return scheduled flights from 8 regional airports or seats on Eurostar from London St. Pancras International with regional rail connections available
  • 4 nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, all with river view
  • All meals on board from dinner on your day or arrival until breakfast on your day of departure, including Welcome Cocktails & Dinner and Captain’s Dinner
  • Services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and tour manager
  • All port charges, airport taxes and overseas transfers

Prices start from £749pp for 5 dayss – Simply give us a call for more details 0203 598 6245