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River Cruise Holidays

River Cruises

Discover the unique charm of River Cruising


What better way to experience a unique perspective of Europe's most well known landmarks, marvel at spellbinding natural landscapes and discover unchanged hill-clinging towns, than with a charming river cruise. Following the success of our escorted tours, we have introduced eleven hand picked river cruise itineraries that we believe best showcase true European elegance, aboard ships that offer a first class service. The additional benefit of our new cruises, is the all-inclusive package* that allows you to wine and dine with complete peace of mind.

Enchanting Waterways of Venice

Enchanting Waterways of Venice

  • All-Inclusive Cruising - all meals and drinks included in the price.
  • Explore Venice at your own pace
  • Enjoy a Venice city tour and the chance to observe the fascinating crafting process of a gondola
  • Visit the coastal gem of Chioggia
5 days
from £959pp
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Treasures of Andalucia and Seville

Treasures of Andalucia and Seville

  • Full day excursion to Granada including the Alhambra and the Palacio de Generalife
  • Journey to the heart of Spanish traditions
  • Cruise along the great Guadalquivir, Andalucia's longest river
  • Take a guided tour of beautiful Cordoba
  • Explore Seville on a tour at your leisure
8 days
from £1239pp
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Valley of the Douro from Porto to Spain

Valley of the Douro from Porto to Spain

  • Cruise through the dramatic Douro Valley
  • Evening entertainment including a wonderful flamenco show
  • Chance to explore vineyards and enjoy a port tasting
8 days
from £1349pp
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Bordeaux's Chateaux Rivers and Wine

Bordeaux's Chateaux Rivers and Wine

  • All-Inclusive Cruising - all meals and drinks included in the price
  • Visit the quaint French communes of Pauillac and Cadillac
  • Time at leisure in Bordeaux
  • A number of optional excursions are available
7 days
from £1399pp
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Grand Capitals of the Danube

Grand Capitals of the Danube

  • All-inclusive Cruising - all meals and drinks included in the price
  • Explore the capitals of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest
  • Sail the Danube to admire stunning rural sceneries and charming townscapes
  • A number of optional excursions are available including guided city tours
8 days
from £1449pp
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Tsars Tolstoy and Russia's Mighty Volga 3 Star Boat

Tsars Tolstoy and Russia's Mighty Volga 3 Star Boat

  • Full sightseeing programme with seven excursions
  • Onboard entertainment including Russian language lessons, dancing and live music
  • Cruise along the Volga, Europe's largest and longest river
  • Tour the historic riverside city of Uglich
11 days
from £1449pp
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Paris and The Romantic Seine Valley

Paris and The Romantic Seine Valley

  • All-Inclusive Cruising - all meals and drinks included in the price
  • Guided tour of Paris, France's cosmopolitan capital
  • Visit the Norman Abbey Circuit
  • Explore Rouen's atmospheric medieval quarter
  • Marvel at stunning scenery along the Seine
8 days
from £1549pp
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A Journey through Provence on the Rhone

A Journey through Provence on the Rhone

  • The unique hidden passageways of Lyon's "traboules"
  • Explore the Cluny Abbey and Pope's Palace
  • Visit a horse breeding farm in the Camargue
  • Tours of Arles, Avignon, Viviers and Tournon
8 days
from £1599pp
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Tsars Tolstoy and Russia's Mighty Volga

Tsars Tolstoy and Russia's Mighty Volga

  • Full sightseeing programme with seven excursions
  • Onboard entertainment including Russian language lessons, dancing and live music
  • Cruise along the Volga, Europe's largest and longest river
  • Tour the historic riverside city of Uglich
11 days
from £1599pp
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Cruising the Rhine Amsterdam to Basel

Cruising the Rhine Amsterdam to Basel

  • Visit four countries in one cruise
  • Walking tours of Haarlem, Cologne, Mainz, Strasbourg & Basel
  • Explore the open-air museum of Arnhem
  • See the brightly painted wooden houses of Colmar
9 days
from £1699pp
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Included in the Price

  • Included
    Air-conditioned, en suite cabins on board our hand-picked vessels
  • Included
    Return flights from London. Regional flights and Eurostar are available on selected cruises
  • Included
    All-inclusive* dining on board ship, including breakfast, lunch and dinner plus daily, soft and alcoholic drinks during meals and at the bar whilst onboard. (Premium brands are available at an extra cost)
  • Included
    Entertainment on board your ship
  • Included
    Return transfers to/from airport/station to ship
  • Included
    Fully ABTA & ATOL protected
* The Tsars, Tolstoy & Russia's Mighty Volga cruise is on Full Board Basis.

Discover more with Mercury Holidays

Throughout each journey, a number of optional excursions are on offer, at additional fees, that are sure to enhance your cruise, including a guided wander of Venice, visits to verdant villages that line the UNESCO recognised Amalfi Coast, the chance to admire the grand elegance of Vienna and a fascinating tour of the Normandy landing beaches.

Why choose Mercury Holidays?

With over 35 years of providing unique getaways at remarkable prices, we are confident that our new river cruises will not only meet, but also exceed your expectations.