Riviera Travel

The Riviera River Cruises Experience

Riviera Travel is one of UKs largest providers of European river cruises offering great value and maintaining a British vibe with its tea and coffee-making facilities in all cabins, a rarity on river vessels.

Riviera Travel’s river cruises promise genuine, life-enriching experiences through fascinating and well-organised itineraries with local knowledge at the heart of all their tours including both hidden gems and tourist highlights.

Riviera River Cruises are best for

Mature couples and solo travellers who enjoy British tradition and sight-seeing.

Atmosphere & Experience onboard

Enjoy five-star service from an English-speaking crew and relax in spacious cabins and suites with ensuite bathrooms and river views. Take advantage of daily excursions with knowledgeable local guides. Or take a splash in the pool on the sun deck and enjoy live music in the evening.

With a casual dress code throughout and a relaxed informal seating policy, it’s up to you to dress up for the welcome drinks or the captain’s gala dinner. With Riviera Travel’s thoughtful approach, warmth and hospitality you will feel like travelling with friends.

Inclusions

Complimentary tea and coffee in your cabin, exceptional dining from early risers’ breakfasts to midnight snacks, complimentary WiFi on board and most shore excursions.

Clientele

Mainly mature couples over 55 from the UK, US and Australia and special offers for solo travellers on select sailings.

At a glance

Ship size: SMALL
Class: Luxury River

Highlights

Five-star, state-of-the-art vessels featuring spacious cabins and suites and including main meals and complimentary WiFi. You will feel like staying in a floating luxury boutique hotel with the opportunity to go on daily excursions and insightful tours provided by expert guides.

Food & Dining with Rivera River Cruises

Enjoy fine culinary experiences topped by a splendid four-course dinner with entrée, soup, main and dessert, all in the elegant ambience of a first-class restaurant. Riviera Travel’s carefully designed menus include international classics along with local specialities.

On board most of their five-star ships, the stern bar transforms into the chef’s restaurant for dinner, with magnificent panoramic windows and cosy seating where you will be treated to the chef’s personal favourite signature dishes using the finest seasonal produce.

Riviera River Cruises Ships

Primarily Swiss-built and operated five-star river cruise ships with an average passenger to crew ratio of 3.8:1.

MS Lord Tennyson
Built: 2021
Passengers: 169
Crew: 44
MS Geoffrey Chaucer
Built: 2020
Passengers: 176
Crew: 44
MS George Eliot
Built: 2019
Passengers: 132
Crew: 36
MS Douro Splendour
Built: 2018
Passengers: 126
Crew: 36
MS Robert Burns
Built: 2018
Passengers: 169
Crew: 44
MS William Wordsworth
Built: 2018
Passengers: 169
Crew: 44
MS Douro Elegance
Built: 2017
Passengers: 126
Crew: 36
MS Emily Bronte
Built: 2017
Passengers: 169
Crew: 44
MS Oscar Wilde
Built: 2017
Passengers: 169
Crew: 44
MS Thomas Hardy
Built: 2017
Passengers: 169
Crew: 44
MS Charles Dickens
Built: 2015
Passengers: 140
Crew: 35
MS Jane Austen
Built: 2015
Passengers: 74
Crew: 36
MS William Shakespeare
Built: 2014
Passengers: 140
Crew: 35
MS Lord Byron
Built: 2013
Passengers: 140
Crew: 36

Riviera Travel Deals

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Riviera Travel
Departing Oct 1, 2021

Budapest To The Black Sea River Cruise - 14 Night Cruise only (RIV17020)

Join MS William Wordsworth for 14 unbelievable nights of European river cruising from Budapest return!

SuiteNZ$7697
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