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Christmas & New Year River Cruises from Global River Cruising.

Escape on a luxury river cruise to a festive wonderland, most European cities and towns transform from everyday life into traditional wintery villages from mid-November until just before Christmas Eve. Even though, snow can’t be guaranteed, you can however look forward to Christmas-card settings with traditional handmade decorations which are beautifully lit during the evening. And if you’re lucky, you might even come across a local choir singing traditional Christmas songs. It can’t get any better than that.

Make a Christmas time and New Year river cruise part of your annual holiday calendar.  You won’t regret it.  


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Christmas & New Year River Cruise Reviews

“We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere onboard, the attention to detail and the celebration.  Put together with the beautiful landscape and the boundless energy of the staff who looked after us so incredibly I absolutely recommend the experience.  So much so that we have booked to go again this year, on a different river but for two weeks and not one and more friends are coming with us.” Mrs E, West Midlands  

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Why not cruise the Rhine or Danube this year?

Visiting at this time of year on a river cruise you’ll get to see beautiful towns and villages fully decorated with beautiful Christmas lights and ornaments. Excursions are specially curated to offer a wide range of choices of activity in every destination, including bike tours, late riser tours and slow walking tours, as well as the visiting some of the best festive destinations Europe has to offer, all included in the price. And then of course we come to the special celebrations that happen on your luxury ship. Join fellow passengers to decorate the tree, sing carols, exchange presents and perhaps take in midnight mass in one of Europe’s iconic churches.  All leading to the incredible gala dinners on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.

 – our favourite Rhine river round trips from Cologne.  Combine with easy flights or Eurostar.

8 Days   |  Cologne - Basel - Cologne

From: £1,694 pp - cruise only
From: £1,999 - flight Inclusive

Celebrate New Year in a whole new way – on board a festively decorated Amadeus cruise ship.

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Enjoy an ultra luxury Christmas or New Year on the Rhine or Danube. 

Save £500 pp on ALL cruises & FREE flights.  Book by 3oth December.

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Last cabins remaining for 2019 on this ultra all-inclusive river cruise line.

8 Days   |  Basel, Strasbourg, Mannheim, Rüdesheim, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam

From £2,257 pp

Experience the magic that is the Rhine at Christmas time on this ultra all-inclusive Christmas cruise. Cabins still available.
12 Days   |  Basel, Breisach, Strasbourg, Mannheim, Worms, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Dusseldorf, Arnheim, Lelystad, Amsterdam

From £4,852 pp

Experience Christmas and New Year on a fairytale voyage along the enchanting Rhine River. This voyage is 2020 only.

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8 Days   |  Paris, La Roche-Guyon, Vernon, Rouen, Mantes-la-Jolie (Versailles),

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A celebration of French festivities and royalty, northern France and its “City of Light” sparkle even more during the holidays.
11 Days   |  Munich, Passau, Linz (Salzburg & Oberndorf), Grein, Melk, Cruising the Wachau Valley, Dürnstein, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest

From £4,899 pp

A festive extravaganza celebrating two holidays in grand and unforgettable style, celebrate the holiday season in truly extraordinary fashion with a special Uniworld itinerary.
13 Days   |  Nuremberg, Regensburg, Deggendorf, Passau, Linz, Salzburg, Durnstein, Vienna, Budapest

From £5,699 pp

Discover heaven on earth on the ultimate holiday river cruise, if you’re looking to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year in incredible style, this special cruise is for you.
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Christmas Market River Cruises

We have an extensive range of Festive river cruises on offer in Europe and Asia. Christmas market shopping trips, relaxing Christmas getaways and New Year celebration cruises. With full board accommodation and the knowledgeable services your on board Cruise Manager to look after your every need, just sit back, relax, and watch the sparkling winter wonderland scenery pass you by. Wander around the festive squares which are lit up with decorations, a light dusting of snow may cover the ground, and the Christmas markets are in full swing So, why not go during what is arguably one of the best times of the year and celebrate the holidays in Europe?

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Christmas and New Year River Cruises

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There is something very special about letting someone else do the shopping, cooking and washing up at Christmas. And for less than you think, that could be you this Christmas.

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The Top 5 Christmas markets on the Rhine

With so many Christmas markets to choose from, where do you start? Here is our handy guide to the best 5 markets on the Rhine which you can see by one of our fantastic river cruises.

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The Ultimate Christmas Market River Cruise

Sailing with AmaWaterways down the Rhine, this is a fantastic itinerary. Exclusive pricing through ourselves on 2nd December departure.

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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. Prices are per person based on two passengers sharing and economy flights from London unless otherwise stated. Please note all excursions mentioned in the itineraries are not included but can be purchased pre-cruise.  Global River Cruising ABTA P6713.

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