Popular river cruises
Danube river cruises
Douro river cruises
Dutch & Belgian river cruises
Elbe river cruises
French river cruises
German river cruises
Italian river cruises
Oder river cruises
Rhine river cruises
Russian river cruises
Spanish & Portuguese river cruises
Ukrainian river cruises
Inspiring river cruises for 2019 and 2020
If you are looking for a relaxing holiday where you can explore some of Europe’s most beautiful destinations, take a look at our inspiring European river cruises. We have a host of departures for 2019 and we’ve launched our new 2020 collection which features six brand new itineraries.
See André Rieu perform in Maastricht, listen to live performances of Beethoven on the composer’s 250th anniversary, discover the delights of the Danube Delta, or take a grand cruise of the Elbe. You can also cruise the scenic Rhine, sail along the Seine, and discover the villages that line the Dutch Waterways… there are so many great itineraries to choose from in our collection of the best river cruises in Europe.
We have a great variety of special celebrity guests who will be joining selected European river cruises in 2019 and beyond, and our 2020 river cruises include our VIP door-to-door travel service. You can also spread the cost of your holiday by paying by direct debit.
Combine a city break with a river cruise
Join one of our cruise and stay holidays and you can combine a relaxing river cruise on the Danube, Douro, Rhine or Elbe with a city break. We have hand-chosen hotels in some of Europe’s most celebrated cities including Vienna, Prague and Budapest.
Celebrity guests on board
We are delighted to announce that we will be joined by a host of special celebrity guests on our river cruises. John Suchet, Ann Widdecombe, Martin Bell and Terry Waite will be joining a selection of cruises to bring a fascinating extra dimension to your holiday.
VIP travel service included on cruises of 11 nights or more
Our popular VIP door-to-door travel service is the perfect way to get your trip off to a great start, and it's included on 2020 river cruises, plus 2019 river breaks of 11 nights or longer. As one of the top European river cruise companies, we're here to make your holiday memories last a lifetime.
The Saga experience
If you join us for European river cruises you can expect a friendly atmosphere on board and visits to the most interesting destinations.
As well as high standards of service, you can expect fantastic facilities and superb cuisine, with entertainment and activities on board.
Enjoy a dedicated service, as well as itineraries, cuisine and even entertainment chosen with you in mind on our river cruise ships - charted exclusively for Saga passengers.
Take a look at our bespoke river cruise deals for 2019 and beyond.
Handpicked partner ships
Every one of our handpicked partner ships has been carefully selected by our experts for its combination of great facilities and service.