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Five-Star River Cruises

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Exclusive Charter River Cruise Experiences

Introducing Great Rail Journey's brand new chartered river cruise ships.

With brand new state-of-the-art vessels, unique itineraries and a gourmet dining experience, enjoy a new kind of 5-star river cruise with sailings through some of the most scenic stretches of the continents waterways. With included excursions, meals and travel included, everything has been meticulously planned - so all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the journey.

5-Star Cuisine:

On all ships, you'll find delicious à la carte dining options; including waiter-served 5-course dinners each night and locally inspired dinning, with local culinary staples from each port of call on the menu. All accompanied by exceptional service and panoramic surroundings.

Excursions your own way…

Enjoy a wide range of different activities to choose from; from city tours to steam train rides, uncover culture at different destinations on every river. All excursions have been handpicked and are all led by friendly, professional tour guides.

Luxurious Accommodation:

From enormous windows providing magnificent views of the passing landscapes, to well-appointed furniture as well as tea & coffee making facilities, every cabin aboard is designed to impress and indulge, from deluxe suites to deluxe stateroom.

Flexible Travel Options:

All travel and transfers from the UK to the starting point of your cruise are included and you can enjoy a choice of travel options; fly or travel by rail or depart on one of Great Rail's popular rail tours before the start of your trip.

What's Included: 

A welcome drinks reception upon boarding
A wide-selection of breakfasts, lunches and dinners options
Use of onboard facilities including a well-equipped fitness room and swimming pool
Tea & coffee making facilities in your cabin
Nightly entertainment
A captains' gala dinner on the last night
Free WiFi throughout the ship

travel inspiration

Biarritz & Five - Star All Inclusive Bordeaux Cruise
Cruise along Garonne and Dordogne, two of France's most scenic rivers, as you enjoy a relaxing journey through one of Europe's most famous wine regions.
from £1820 (per person)
Five - Star Bordeaux and The Dordogne Cruise
Explore Bordeaux - with its broad boulevards and quaint Old Town, the UNESCO-protected city boasts a diversity that makes it exciting to visit. Discover the world-famous wine regions of Pauillac and The Médoc
from £1195 (per person)
Five-Star Rhone Cruise
Discover the timeless elegance of France's beautiful Rhône on a memorable cruise which takes you to ancient monuments, enchanting cities, natural wonders and more.
from £1495 (per person)
Five Star Rhine Cruise
From Switzerland to the Netherlands, this spectacular cruise reveals the majestic allure of the Rhine River, in all of its fairytale glory. We uncover beautiful valley gorges, splendid half-timbered towns and all the remarkable cities along the banks of this grand old river.
from £1195 (per person)
Five-Star Danube Cruise
Step back in time to the eras of the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of the Habsburgs, all whilst enjoying the surroundings of your ultra modern and comfortable cruise ship. There are also lots of included opportunities to taste specialties of each region you sail through, completing a cruise that is a real treat for all the senses.
from £1395 (per person)
Five Star Tulips Cruise
On this tour, uncover the beautiful historic cities of Amsterdam, Ghent and Antwerp as well as the Battlefields of Ypres, the spectacular Keukenhof tulips and the Hoorn- Medemblik steam train. You'll also enjoy a talk from army veteran and battlefields expert Colonel Piers Storie-Pugh OBE on this memorable river cruise.
from £1395 (per person)
Five-Star Douro Cruise
The magnificent Douro is Iberia's most famous waterway, winding through golden valleys alongside enchanting towns and past regal wine estates.
from £1395 (per person)
Five Star Black Sea Cruise
From the Bulgarian coast to the bustle of Budapest, follow the path of the Black Sea inland and soak up the very best of Eastern Europe on this incredible new cruise, from the unique natural environment of the Danube Delta and the engaging cities of Serbia and Bulgaria to the vast expanses and traditions of the Great Hungarian Plains.
from £2095 (per person)