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River Cruises

VIP door-to-door included on ALL 2020 river cruises and selected 2019 departures

The scenic approach to the Iron Gate gorge, Romania

Danube river cruises

Terraced vineyards line the Douro Valley

Douro river cruises

The windmills at Kinderdijk

Dutch & Belgian river cruises

Cruise along the beautiful Elbe

Elbe river cruises

The Notre Dame silhouetted against a sunset over Paris

French river cruises

Sail through spectacular Saxon Switzerland, to the south-east of Dresden

German river cruises

Iconic Venice at sunset

Italian river cruises

See scenic Szczecin∂

Oder river cruises

The Rhine at the glorious Filsen bend

Rhine river cruises

The famous Red Square in Moscow

Russian river cruises

The Plaza de Espana in Seville

Spanish & Portuguese river cruises

Kiev’s attractive skyline

Ukrainian river cruises

2020 River Cruise season now on sale

As well as brand-new river cruises, we’ve launched new departure dates on some of our most popular itineraries, including an all-inclusive cruise along the Douro, voyages along the Danube and the Rhine, plus more departures on our exclusive Cruise & Stay holidays.

Step aboard an unforgettable river cruise

British Travel Awards 2018 - Silver - Best River Cruise Line

Whether you’re meeting the wine growers of the Douro, exploring the historic cities of the Danube or admiring the floral delights of the Dutch and Belgian waterways our river cruises get you closer to the destinations you visit.

Plus, our popular VIP door-to-door travel service is included as standard on all 2020 river cruises, plus 2019 river cruises of 11 nights or longer – the perfect way to enjoy a hassle-free start and end to your cruise.

Our latest collection features a wide selection, so it’s easy to find the perfect cruise for you. Cruise the French waterways, explore the Russian waterways or discover the fabled castles and wine towns of the Rhine. Alternatively, choose one of our cruise and stay holidays which combine a relaxing river cruise with a hotel stay in cities such as Prague, Vienna, Copenhagen and Krakow.

You can cruise from just £599 per person, as well as enjoy fantastic value for money with so much included in the price.

There are many single cabins available at no extra cost on many dates, plus departures reserved exclusively for solo travellers.

Remember to book early to enjoy the best choice of cabins and departures.

Celebrity guests on board

We are delighted to announce that we will be joined by a host of special celebrity guests on our 2019 river cruises. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, 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 river cruises of 11 nights or more

Our popular VIP door-to-door travel service is the perfect way to get your river cruise off to a great start, and it's included on all 2020 river cruises as standard, plus 2019 river cruises of 11 nights or longer.

Unbeatable value

River cruises under £1,000

Take a look at our great value river cruises which all start from under £1,000 per person. Why not cruise the fabled Rhine or explore the delights of Holland?

Guarantee Cabin Offers

Enjoy an additional discount of £100 per person when you book an unreserved cabin on selected 2019 itineraries aboard…

  • Amadeus Royal
  • Amadeus Classic
  • MS Carmen

Where we go

Explore the best of the world's waterways on our river cruises. From the majestic Rhine to the Danube, 'the Queen of Europe's rivers', you're sure to find the perfect destination...

Find your river cruise

Whether you're looking to discover a new waterway, cruise with a group, or simply need some inspiration, you're sure to find a river cruise to suit you with our collection.

River cruise Experience

If you join us for a river cruise 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.

Our river cruise ships

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.

Katz Castle, above the town of Sankt Goarhausen, with the Rhine flowing past and a romantic sky as the sun sets behind the mountains.

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.

MS Michelangelo sailing along the rivers of Italy on a bright sunny day.