Saga has something to suit everyone, from short cruises on French waterways to those that cross the continent. You can Cruise the major European rivers and their tributaries, cruise the Rhine or Douro or explore lesser-know ports or regions, such as Pomerania, or the 'Golden Ring' cities of the Volga. All Saga's river cruise ships are chosen for their high level of comfort, reliability, the standard of service and range of facilities, and we have three popular ships reserved exclusively for Saga guests.
All river cruise include:
Return rail or coach travel within the UK mainland to London or your UK departure point, or free car parking near Folkestone Eurotunnel terminal or many airports, if you prefer to drive#
Return economy flights (including all airport taxes, fees and charges) plus any internal flights or return travel by coach and Eurotunnel or Eurostar
Return transfer between your overseas airport, train station, hotel and port where applicable
Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, unless you have your own insurance, in which case a discount is available
Cabin accommodation, meals, snacks, entertainment and activities as stated on the holiday page
The services of a Saga Cruise Director or Saga Cruise Escort onboard your ship
A Saga Cruise Director, Saga Cruise Escort and entertainer on board our charter ships Rex Rheni, Regina Rheni II and Filia Rheni II
A Saga cocktail party
A choice of wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner aboard Rex Rheni*, Regina Rheni II and Filia Rheni II, plus all premium AMA vessels and Douro Queen, and wine with dinner aboard all Amadeus Ships
All-inclusive drinks aboard selected ships.
A welcome drinks reception and farewell dinner
Hotel accommodation and meals as specified
Porterage of luggage from the Folkestone coach departure point on coach-based cruises aboard Rex Rheni, Regina Rheni II and Filia Rheni II
Quietvox Audio System headsets for guests’ use on all included and optional excursions on Rex Rheni, Regina Rheni II and Filia Rheni II – light, easy to use and providing excellent sound quality, these headsets make it easy to hear the tour guide.
# Except for Magic of the Nile. A Passage Through Indochina and Soul of the Mississippi include our VIP door-to-door travel service. * Except for Rex Rheni’s Holland in Bloom (page 16) which is full board and Amsterdam and the Golden Age of Dutch Art, which is on a half-board basis, both do not include wine, beer or soft drinks with lunch and dinner.
The new addition, Amadeus Royal has proved very popular and has received Saga's Top Ship award...