River Cruise Journeys

Intimate & worry-free river cruising

Welcome to River Cruising

Glide along spellbinding waterways under medieval bridges and into story-book towns. Gaze at the ever-changing scenery across endless landscapes. As much about the journey as the destination, feel at home as you are gently carried aboard an intimate ship into the heart of charming towns.

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague offers some of the richest architecture between its Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings dating back to 920. It all comes to a head in Prague Castle, where we explore the Loreta, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Golden Lane. From our home base, the stylish Hotel Paris in Prague, we also visit the ancient spa town of Karlovy Vary to sip water from the healing springs.

 

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

Roam through Budapest, the “Queen of the Danube”. A city built in the ‘golden age,’ marvel at the remnants of the past found around each corner. From the Great Market Hall to the views from Castle Hill, and the exceptional evening cruise to see the Hungarian Parliament, discover the dramatic splendour of Buda and Pest.

 

Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Gardens

Spend time at the most beautiful tulip garden in all of Europe and the largest garden in the world. With over seven million gorgeous flower bulbs planted and blooming annually, Keukenhof Gardens is an invigorating display of colour and nature that is too perfect for words.

 

Equestrian Show

Equestrian Show

A highlight of Hungary, stop in Kalocsa, known as the “paprika capital of the world”, and take a short ride to a traditional ranch on the Hungarian Puszta. Here, stand in awe as the Magyar cowboys parade, race and demonstrate tricks used during wartime. A magnificent demonstration, take the time to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the gorgeous Puszta.

 

Flanders Fields, Belgium

Flanders Fields, Belgium

A vivid symbol of remembrance graze through a field of poppies when visiting the famed Flanders fields. Find yourself reciting favourite lines from the renowned poem “In Flanders Fields,” as you are surrounded by historic memorials.

 

Melk Abbey, Austria

Melk Abbey, Austria

This impressive Baroque abbey is one of the most famous monastic sites in the world. Built from 1702 to 1736, the abbey’s church and the impressive library with countless medieval manuscripts and frescos are particularly special. A guided tour takes you through the abbot’s chambers, along the imperator’s walk, through the marble hall, the balconies and the library.

 

Why River Cruising

The journey difference

Intimate Access

Disembark your river cruise ship right into the heart of world-class cities and untouched historic towns. Thanks to its intimate size, your river cruise ship can navigate low medieval bridges and the tight bends of the world’s most picturesque rivers with ease, so you can reach the best destinations effortlessly.

You Only Unpack Once

Unpack only once and allow the best cities and sights to come to you. Enjoy an easy-going and relaxed pace while on a River Cruise through the cities of your dreams as your hotel moves with you.

Elevated Amenities

Understated and never crowded, enjoy the many amenities that a luxurious River Cruise has to offer. Generous suites with panoramic windows, extraordinary sun decks to witness the most magnificent views, and world-class culinary delights. Experience all the amenities of the shore with the beauty of the river – absolute perfection.

Turn Transit into Experience

As much about the journey as the destinations you are travelling to, embarking on a River Cruise is the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure. Relax on the sun deck with a drink in hand as you watch the gorgeous landscapes and fairy-tale towns roll by.

River Cruising with Us

We delight our guests on river cruise Journeys by focusing on these ideals that have become the hallmark of our brand.
THE JOURNEYS DIFFERENCE

Curated River Itineraries

Our team expertly curates each of our River Cruises to ensure that you see all the sights at the top of your list as well as hidden gems you don’t even know about. A smooth adventure at a pace you can savour, our itineraries are developed with you in mind.

Expert Local Guides

Disembark right in the heart of the most remarkable cities, where our experienced and hand-selected local guides will meet you and lead the way. They will introduce you to cultural and historical landmarks as well as surprises only a local would know about.

Best In Class Vessels

We only select the best river cruise ships that can deliver an outstanding onboard experience. Over our 40 years of river cruising, we have become experts at evaluating our cruise operators’ service standards, food and entertainment quality, and cabin spaciousness.

Worry-Free Inclusions

From tips and gratuities to excursions and meals, when you embark on one of our river cruises we take care of everything. All you have to do is sit back and sail into the sunset.

Our Canadian History

After nearly 40 years serving Canadians with all-inclusive travel, we are very proud to be part of this incredible nation. Benefit from our decades of experience introducing Canadians to river cruising around the world, allowing them to explore with confidence.

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