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River cruise experience

Discover river cruising with Saga

We designed our brand-new boutique sister ships just for you.

Because they only carry 182 guests they feel intimate, but they're also spacious with panoramic windows on both sides. This amplifies the natural light and views from every public room, while the décor adds to the sense of airy space.

Welcome aboard Spirit of the Rhine and Spirit of the Danube.

What you can expect

As well as our high standards of service, look forward to fantastic facilities and superb cuisine, with entertainment and activities also chosen just for you.

Plus, we have total control over the itineraries of our cruises, which means we take the best possible route and visit the most interesting destinations.

Start your holiday at your door

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 our river cruises.

As one of the top European river cruise companies, we're here to make your holiday memories last a lifetime.

Nicholas Farrell with a Saga chauffeur

Fantastic facilities

  • Panoramic lounge and bar - the main entertainment area for port briefings, talks and lectures, and evening entertainment
  • Sun Deck, complete with sun loungers, waiter-served drinks, a hot tub and alfresco barbecue
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi around the ship
  • Library
  • Small gym

Fine dining in the main restaurant

The main restaurant is a table-service venue with panoramic views on both sides.

We change breakfast, lunch and dinner menus each day.

The restaurant is open seating, but you can reserve your own table if you prefer.

A man and a woman being served their main courses in Spirit of the Rhine's Panorama Restaurant

Intimate dining in the à la carte restaurant

Both ships also have a more intimate à la carte evening restaurant, which is perfect for special occasions.

There's no extra charge for dining here – but because there are only 34 seats, we recommend you book ahead.

A woman eating in the Panorama Restaurant on Spirit of the Danube

So much included in the price

A pink sunset over Spirit of the Danube, reflected in its panoramic windows

Where we go

Our celebrity guest, John Suchet

Celebrity guests on board

At your service

Your cruise host and assistant are there to answer all your questions – whether they're about ports of call, ship facilities or which excursion to choose.

Our team also includes an on-board entertainer, who plays music every evening in the lounge.

Your personal portable tour guide

We'll give you an audio headset to make sure you hear your guide on excursions. It also pairs with our interactive maps so you can head off for your own sightseeing adventures in certain ports.

A headset Look for this symbol on the individual river cruise pages.