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Springtime river cruises

from just £699pp

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

A September afternoon by the Seine with the Eiffel Tower in view

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

Inspiring river cruises for 2019 and 2020

British Travel Awards 2018 - Silver - Best River Cruise Line

If you are looking for a relaxing holiday where you can explore some of Europe’s most beautiful destinations, take a look at our 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.

We have a great variety of special celebrity guests who will be joining selected cruise departures, 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.

Travel solo with us

Step aboard our solo river cruises and you can explore the beautiful Dutch waterways, discover the charms of the Rhine, experience the elegant cities of the Danube and soak up the culture of the Douro aboard our handpicked ships.

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. 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.

Start your river cruise in style with our included VIP travel service

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 2020 river cruises, plus 2019 river cruises of 11 nights or longer.

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

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.