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Moselle river cruises

Enjoy beautiful scenery during a Moselle River cruise

A tributary of the Rhine River, the Moselle River winds its way from the Voges Mountains of north-eastern France, through Luxembourg and into Germany, where it meets the Rhine in Koblenz.

Picturesque scenery, riverbanks lined with terraced vineyards, traditional villages of half-timbered houses, and rolling hills crowned by ancient castles are just a few of the key highlights of a cruise on the Moselle River.

Unique Moselle river cruise experiences

We offer a variety of excursions. Step off the boat and immerse yourself in these top Moselle river cruise experiences.

Pastel coloured architecture, Trier, Germany

A tour of Trier

Travel by coach into central Trier. See the ancient Roman Bridge and the 'Moselle cranes', which were built in the 14th century to aid with loading the cargo into the ships using the river. Then, join a guided tour on foot to see the well-preserved Roman gate, the UNESCO-listed Porta Nigra, as well as the quaint Market Square, Cathedral and Church of Our Lady.


A trip aboard the Bernkastel-Kues Land Train

Transfer by coach to Bernkastel-Kues and spend a morning in this pretty Moselle town. Among the sights are the St Nikolaus Hospital, the parish church of St Michael with its Gothic slate tower, and the historic market square in the old town, which is lined with historic half-timbered houses. Enjoy time to explore independently and take a trip on the Land Train, passing the scenery of the Moselle cultural landscape as you journey through Bernkastel-Kues.


A tour of Reichsburg Castle, a walking tour of Cochem and Wine Tasting

Journey by minibus up the hillside to Reichsburg Castle to learn about its colourful history and enjoy the view of the Moselle valley and river below. The castle visit is accompanied by a guide who will explore its rescue and restoration into a grand 19th-century neo-Gothic wonder. Today, it is a showcase for Renaissance and Baroque furniture. Explore the rooms before heading down to the town for a short, guided walk. This will take you to a local vineyard and winery for an introductory talk on the production of wine, finishing with a tasting.

André Rieu

A concert by André Rieu and his orchestra

Known to millions around the world as the ‘King of the Waltz’, André is also a true ‘King of Romance’. He has been married for over 40 years and lives with his wife Marjorie in a romantic castle, built in 1492 in his hometown of Maastricht. We offer a not-to-be missed opportunity to see him perform live to his home crowd!

Why choose a Saga river cruise?

You can enjoy all-inclusive local drinks and dining on board, as well as on-board gratuities, Wi-Fi and travel insurance. We will even get you to and from the ship with our included return UK travel service. Plus, our ships are always exclusive to Saga guests.

A driver ready to pick up passengers outside a house, as part of our return UK travel service

Return UK travel service included on all river cruises

Our popular return UK travel service is the perfect way to get your trip on one of our Saga river cruise ships off to a great start, and it's included on all our river cruises.

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