River Cruises to European Christmas Markets

CHRISTMAS MARKET RIVER CRUISES

  2021 & 2022 RIVER CRUISES  

River cruises are the perfect way to visit a handful of European cities (and countries) in one amazing voyage. At Christmas time, the picturesque cities along Europe’s rivers light up with festive cheer as they set up their classic European Christmas markets!

Sail from port to port and breathe in the Christmas spirit at every stop. World-famous Christmas markets pop up every year in the gorgeous European cities of Budapest, Cologne, Vienna and Strasbourg (to name but a few).

If you love the festive period you’ll fall head over heels for Europe’s extravagant and delightfully Christmassy market towns. You’ll find residents and visitors alike buzzing with excitement at the most wonderful time of the year.

2021 & 2022 Christmas Market River Cruises

Take a walk through the market stalls, where the air runs thick with the unmistakable smell of warm, spiced mulled wine. Treat yourself to the tasty treats on offer while you enjoy the fairy-tale surroundings. You’ll take home amazing souvenirs and even better memories from a Christmas river cruise and if you’re lucky, you could even explore a winter wonderland under a blanket of snow!

We’ve selected some of the best christmas market cruises, with stops at the greatest Christmas markets in the world. See them all below – click to view the details of each river cruise and choose which winter wonderland you want to celebrate in.

Enquire online or call the River Cruising team on 0800 810 8220 to book your Christmas market cruise.

2021

Christmas Tree

Yuletide Wonders
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

6 Days : December 2021
All Inclusive Upgrade from £90pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£715

2021

Dusseldorf Christmas Tree

Mistletoe & Rhine
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

6 Days : December 2021
All Inclusive Upgrade from £90pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£669

2021

Cologne Christmas Market

Rhine Christmas Markets
Spirit of the Rhine

Saga

5 Days : 12 & 16 December 2021
VIP Transfers & £99 Deposit
Cologne to Dusseldorf

Fares from

£649

2021

Cologne

Rhine & Yuletide Markets
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

5 Days : December 2021
Which? Recommended Provider
Roundtrip from Cologne

Fares from

£719

2021

Budapest

Danube & Yuletide Markets
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

6 Days : December 2021
£250pp Low Deposit!
Roundtrip from Budapest

Fares from

£779

2021

Cologne Christmas Markets

Rhine Christmas Charms
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

8 Days : 20 December 2021
All Inclusive Upgrade from £126pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£999

2021

Fireworks

New Year's Celebrations
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

8 Days : 30 December 2021
All Inclusive Upgrade from £126pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£1,045

2021

Strasbourg Christmas Markets

A Festive Fairy Tale
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

8 Days : 23 December 2021
All Inclusive Upgrade from £126pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£1,025

2021

Cologne Fireworks

A Rhineland New Year
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

8 Days : 27 December 2021
All Inclusive Upgrade from £126pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£1,095

2021

Vienna Christmas Markets

European Holiday Markets
Uniworld River Cruise

Uniworld River Cruises

8 Days : 15 December 2021
5* Luxury River Cruising!
Vienna to Nuremberg (or reverse)

Fares from

£3,399

2021

Budapest

Danube Christmas Markets
Emerald Cruises

Emerald River Cruises

8 Days : 5 & 12 December 2021
Big Savings & Free Drinks!
Nuremberg to Budapest (or reverse)

Fares from

£1,745

2021

Budapest at Christmas

Danube Holiday Markets
UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE

Uniworld River Cruises

8 Days : 16 December 2021
5* Luxury River Cruising!
Budapest to Passau (or reverse)

Fares from

£1,849

2021

Amsterdam Christmas  Markets

Rhine Christmas Markets
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

8 Days : 13 December 2021
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Basel to Amsterdam

Fares from

£1,895

2021

Christmas Markets Nuremberg

Classic Christmas Markets
Uniworld River Cruise

Uniworld

8 Days : December 2021
5* Luxury River Cruising!
Nuremberg to Frankfurt (or reverse)

Fares from

£3,499

2021

Budapest

Danube Christmas Markets
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

8 Days : 6 Dec 2021
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Nuremberg to Budapest (or reverse)

Fares from

£1,969

2021

Vienna Christmas

Christmas on the Danube
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

8 Days : 22 December 2021
£250pp Low Deposit!
Roundtrip from Budapest

Fares from

£1,989

2021

Speyer Christmas

Christmas on the Rhine
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

8 Days : 21 December 2021
£250pp Low Deposit!
Roundtrip from Cologne

Fares from

£2,039

2021

Christmas Market

Christmas & New Year
Spirit of the Rhine

Saga

15 Days : 20 December 2021
VIP Transfers & £99 Deposit
Cologne to Dusseldorf

Fares from

£2,249

2021

Budapest

Europe Christmas Markets
Emerald Cruises

Emerald River Cruises

15 Days : 28 November 2021
Big Savings & Free Drinks!
Budapest to Amsterdam

Fares from

£3,345

2021

Cologne Christmas Markets

Rhine Holiday Markets
Uniworld River Cruise

Uniworld River Cruises

8 Days : December 2021
Jane McDonald Christmas Cruise!
Basel to Cologne

Fares from

£3,399

2021

Christmas Markets

Christmas Wonderland
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

15 Days : 20 December 2021
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Amsterdam to Budapest

Fares from

£4,195

2022

Frankfurt Christmas market

Mistletoe & Rhine
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

6 Days : November - December 2022
All Inclusive Upgrade from £100pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£699

2022

Frankfurt Christmas

Winter Wonderlands
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

6 Days : 28 Nov & 13 Dec 2022
All Inclusive Upgrade from £100pp
Roundtrip from Weisbaden

Fares from

£699

2022

SpeyerChristmas

Yuletide Wonders
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

6 Days : 26 Nov & 11 Dec 2022
All Inclusive Upgrade from £100pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£719

2022

Cologne Christmas markets

Festive Flavours
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

6 Days : 23 Nov & 8 Dec 2022
All Inclusive Upgrade from £100pp
Roundtrip from Wiesbaden

Fares from

£719

2022

strasbourg Christmas market

Christmastime on the Rhine
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

6 Days : 3rd & 18th - December 2022
All Inclusive Upgrade from £100pp
Roundtrip from Wiesbaden

Fares from

£739

2022

Cologne

Rhine & Yuletide Markets
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

5 Days : December 2022
Which? Recommended Provider
Roundtrip from Cologne

Fares from

£759

2022

Budapest

Danube & Yuletide Markets
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

6 Days : December 2022
Which? Recommended Provider
Roundtrip from Budapest

Fares from

£819

2022

Christmas Markets Strasbourg

Rhine Christmas Markets
A-ROSA River Cruise

Newmarket Holidays River Cruises

5 Days : 6 & 14 December 2022
All Inclusive River Cruise
Roundtrip from Cologne

Fares from

£909

2022

Christmas Markets Vienna

Danube Christmas Markets
A-ROSA River Cruise

Newmarket Holidays River Cruises

5 Days : 7 & 15 December 2022
All Inclusive River Cruise
Roundtrip from Engelhartszell

Fares from

£965

2022

Mainz Christmas Markets

A Festive Fairy Tale
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

8 Days : 21 December 2022
All Inclusive Upgrade from £140pp
Roundtrip from Frankfurt

Fares from

£999

2022

Dusseldorf Xmas Markets

Rhine Christmas Celebration
TUI River Cruise

TUI River Cruises

8 Days : 23 December 2022
All Inclusive Upgrade from £140pp
Roundtrip from Wiesbaden

Fares from

£999

2022

Basel

Christmas Time on the Rhine
Emerald Cruises

Emerald River Cruises

5 Days : 12 & 16 December 2022
Big Savings & Onboard Credit!
Frankfurt to Basel (or reverse)

Fares from

£1,095

2022

Budapest

Danube Christmas Time
Emerald Cruises

Emerald River Cruises

5 Days : 22 Nov & 17 Dec 2022
Big Savings & Onboard Credit!
Budapest to Vienna (or reverse)

Fares from

£1,365

2022

Basel Town Hall

Rhine Christmas Markets
Emerald Cruises

Emerald River Cruises

8 Days : November & December 2022
Big Savings & Onboard Credit!
Basel to Amsterdam

Fares from

£1,445

2022

Christmas Markets Cologne

Christmas on the Rhine
A-ROSA River Cruise

Newmarket Holidays River Cruises

6 Days : 22 December 2022
All Inclusive River Cruise
Roundtrip from Cologne

Fares from

£1,495

2022

Amsterdam

Rhine & Moselle Christmas
Travelmarvel River Cruise

APT Travelmarvel

8 Days : 16 & 23 December 2022
Save up to £1,000pp!
Amsterdam to Basel (or reverse)

Fares from

£1,695

2021

Vienna Christmas

Christmastime From Vienna
Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways

12 Days : November & December 2021
Includes Flights!
Vienna To Frankfurt

Fares from

£1,879

2022

Vienna Christmas

Christmas on the Danube
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

8 Days : 22 December 2022
£250pp Low Deposit!
Roundtrip from Budapest

Fares from

£2,089

2022

Speyer Christmas

Christmas on the Rhine
Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

8 Days : 21 December 2022
Which? Recommended Provider
Roundtrip from Cologne

Fares from

£2,139

2022

Budapest

Danube Christmas Markets
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

8 Days : Nov & Dec 2022
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Nuremberg to Budapest (or reverse)

Fares from

£2,245

2022

Christmas Markets

Rhine Christmas Markets
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

8 Days : 5 & 12 December 2022
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Basel to Amsterdam

Fares from

£2,419

2022

Cologne Christmas Markets

Rhine Holiday Markets
Uniworld River Cruise

Uniworld River Cruises

8 Days : November & December 2022
Jane McDonald Christmas Cruise!
Basel to Cologne

Fares from

£2,999

2022

Prague

Danube With Prague
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

11 Days : November - December 2022
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Prague to Budapest (or reverse)

Fares from

£2,725

2022

Budapest

Christmas Markets
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

15 Days : 21 November 2022
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Budapest to Amsterdam

Fares from

£3,995

2022

Christmas Markets

Christmas Wonderland
Scenic Luxury Tours

Scenic

15 Days : 19 December 2022
Big Savings & VIP Transfers!
Amsterdam to Budapest

Fares from

£5,689

Terms and conditions apply, all offers are subject to availability and operator booking conditions. All savings are included in the fares shown and were correct at time of print, but are subject to change. Fares are per person based on 2 people sharing a stateroom. Any offers mentioned on this page carry their own terms and conditions please click through for more details or call us. The Cruise Village ABTA P6710. E&OE

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