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River Cruising | 2015 & 2016 Europe & Worldwide River Cruises

Explore scenic towns & villages along the historic rivers of Europe, Russia, Asia & the USA. Style & comfort await you on a river cruising holiday.

OK, so we've already established that you're interested in the idea of a river cruise as you've found our website! Or maybe you are a seasoned river cruiser? Either way, congratulations on finding! We are the UK's top river cruising experts. We're not just saying that to show off, we really do care about your needs and we pride ourselves in our customer care, in fact over 98% of our customers would recommend us. That says a lot about how we do business. When you approach us looking for a holiday we realise that your time is precious and you have worked hard for your money. Our friendly river cruising experts who have all taken a river cruise, will listen to what you require, where you want to travel, your interests and most importantly your budget.

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Our Top 2015 & 2016 River Cruise Offers

We have a fantastic range of European & Worldwide river cruising offers, listed below is a selection of our top deals for 2015 & 2016. You can find more deals on our special offers page, or check out our NEW river cruise blog for up to date cruising news and offers.

Mekong Discoverer
2016 River Cruise

Fishing on the MekongCruise Offers

Feb - Nov 2016 - 12 Days
Save up to £1,000 per couple

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Mighty Mississippi
2016 River Cruise

American QueenRiver Cruising Special Offers

March - December 2016
2-night pre & post cruise stays

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Christmas Markets
on the Rhine

Christmas MarketsCruise Offers

7th December 2015 - 7 Nights
special guest host John Craven!

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Elegant Elbe 2016
River Cruise

DresdenRiver Cruise Deal

March - November 2016
Save £1,000 per couple

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Elbe, Berlin, Dresden
& Prague River Cruise

LisbonRiver Cruise Deal

June - September 2016
8 Days from Berlin to Prague

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Dutch Sights & Belgium
Delights River Cruise

KinderjikRiver Cruising Deals

4th May 2016 - 8 Day
Sailing from Amsterdam

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Blue Danube
2016 River Cruise

BudapestSpecial Offer

Various in May - October 2016
7 Nights from Budapest

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Netherlands & The
Beauty of Belgium

AmsterdamRiver Deals

April & May 2016 - 8 Days
Complimentary drinks on board

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Portugal's River of
Gold River Cruise

LisbonRiver Cruise Deal

March - December 2016
Save £1,000 per couple

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Discover River Cruising

Here at The Cruise Village, you can rest assured we only work with the industry leaders in river cruising, AMA Waterways, Avalon Waterways, Riviera Travel, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Scenic Tours and Viking River Cruises to name a few. These cruise lines all feature top class facilities and service onboard their ships. Luxurious staterooms, many with panoramic views from French balconies, sumptuous cuisine in stylish surroundings, guided walking or cycling tours and activities ashore, complimentary WiFi onboard, port charges, gratuities and depending on which cruise line you decide to travel with, all your drinks, or at least house wine and beer with lunch and dinner, are included! Obviously each operator has a slightly different policy but our team will help you to make the right choice when you book.

River Cruising is rated 4.8 out of 5. Based on 92 Feefo independent customer reviews.

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Exciting destinations

There really is a river cruise out there for everyone, whether you're a single traveller, on a honeymoon, taking a once in a lifetime trip or just looking for a relaxing holiday. Lets start with the destinations. Europe, home to some of the worlds most picturesque waterways and historical towns and cities. The Rhine, being one of the most popular and most accessible river cruising destinations, featuring famous museums in Basel, Holland's windmills, the Black Forest and the UNESCO World Heritage Site splendour of the Rhine Valley.

A cruise down the Danube River will take you past four capital cities, a feat no other river in the world can match. Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava and Belgrade. Fairytale castles cling precariously to hillsides. Travel on the Danube, and you're tracing a history of imperial Europe through its architecture, music and food.

There is so much more to river cruising than just Europe. Journey further afield to Asia where your faced with a choice of rivers. The grand Yangtze in China, Asia's longest river, passes by scenes of stunning natural beauty and incredible feats of engineering both ancient and modern. Then there's the Mekong, glide gracefully through Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Home to the famous Angkor Wat, the world's single largest religious monument, a complex of temples now a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Or why not consider the Irrawaddy river in Burma? Very much an up and coming river cruise destination, a land that has long been off-limits to the rest of the world and is home to some of Asia's most spectacular temples.

Unrivalled quality, service and value

We could go on for hours about the places you can visit, we haven't even touched on the great Mississippi river or the Russia & Ukraine waterways but we'll leave you to explore our website and hopefully find your ideal river cruise. If you need any help or advice give our cruise team a call and we'll be more than happy to help, call 0800 810 8220 or use our mobile friendly number 01253 340 910. You can also visit us in store at 298 Highfield Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 3JU. We look forward to speaking with you.