Spirit of the Rhine, a new era in river cruising
Cruises now on sale for our first purpose-built river ship
Spirit of the Rhine brings our luxury cruise experience to the riverways of Europe. This brand-new ship is exclusively for Saga guests, and offers a wealth of exciting features, all backed by premium value for money.
Our new ship brings luxury cruising to the Rhine, the iconic waterway that winds through the heart of Europe, along with selected itineraries on the Moselle, Main and Danube.
Better still, up to five included excursions on every cruise gives you plenty of opportunities to explore, at no extra cost.
Cruises are on sale now!
Please note: Photos are for illustration only. All plans are subject to change.
A truly bespoke ship
Every feature of Spirit of the Rhine has been individually designed for Saga guests. This includes a panoramic lounge and bar, an inviting library, fitness area, and an expansive, shaded sun deck with a hot tub and alfresco barbecue, all with levels of service that are second to none.
All cabins are beautifully spacious, and with an average floor plan of 17 square metres they’re some of the most generously-sized on the Rhine. Cabins on the Main and Upper decks all have French balconies with floor-to-ceiling picture windows, offering personal, private views of every destination.
Chef-prepared cuisine is waiter served in the main restaurant, offering a tempting choice at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Plus, dine free of charge at the à la carte restaurant which seats 34 diners in a beautiful, intimate setting.
Dining with Nick Nairn
Renowned chef and restauranteur, Nick Nairn is the youngest Scottish chef to ever win a Michelin star. Having made his name on TV shows such as Ready Steady Cook and Great British Menu for the BBC, he also runs a successful cookery school.
Nick will bring his famous culinary style to the à la carte restaurant aboard Spirit of the Rhine, creating an exclusive signature dish.
Why choose Saga?
Spirit of the Rhine offers premium value for money. Every cruise includes a VIP travel service from your own front door, à la carte dining, a selection of drinks at lunch and dinner, afternoon tea, included gratuities, complimentary Wi-Fi, concierge services, and more.
And it doesn't stop there. On board there could be talks, live music and entertainment to enhance your cruise experience. This includes celebrity guests on selected departures such as Nick Nairn, Alastair Stewart, John Sergeant and Jilly Goolden.
VIP travel service
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Officers & crew
Approx. twin cabin size