The Riviera Difference


The Riviera Difference




When you book a Riviera River Cruise, you are not just booking an itinerary, you are joining our family and we’ll take care of you as one of our own. That’s why we’re a multi-award wining company. 

We know choosing a vacation is an important decision, so we have the best people in place to make every step of your experience easy and enjoyable – from booking, to travel.

With us, it’s personal. Our friendly customer service team are proud to be part of a multi-award winning company, and will be with you every step of the way. Our team have been rated as the best in the business for their knowledge and experience and will go above and beyond to ensure every aspect of your cruise runs smoothly – so all you need to worry about is your packing.

  • 24/7 access to our team, who are always here to help

  • Award-winning River Cruises

  • Our Cruise Directors are rated the best in the business

  • More people recommend Riviera River Cruises than any other provider



At Riviera River Cruises, we are proud to call ourselves ‘Masters of Travel’, creators of the finest River Cruise vacations – because our specialists go the extra mile when creating our cruises, you can be assured that every detail has been crafted with your experience in mind.

We don’t just create great itineraries; we personally inspect every cruise at least twice to ensure that all the finer details have been ironed out and every moment of your trip is truly exceptional.

Our itineraries perfectly balance seeing iconic sights with hidden gems, to take you off the tourist trail and under the skin of a destination. 

We’re so confident in the quality of our cruises that we offer a happiness guarantee’; if you’re not completely happy by the second day of your vacation, we will support you to make the flight change arrangements, pay the fare increase and change fees and give a full refund.

Quality is at the heart of every Riviera River Cruise. Look closely at our itineraries to see the small but important details that stand our vacations head and shoulders above the rest; luxurious modern river cruise ships, immersive itineraries, and of course, so much included in the price you pay.

It’s our 37 years of experience as the UK’s leading escorted tour operator that means we can offer such remarkable value on our vacations; our scale and the strong relationships we’ve built with our suppliers enables us to negotiate exceptional rates – and we pass those savings straight back to you.

  • There’s no hidden extras – the price you see is the price you’ll pay, and you’ll never be asked to pay more after you’ve booked.

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Lavender fields in Provence, France

At Riviera River Cruises, we know that there’s no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to the perfect travel experience; and that’s why we have built in choice into every aspect of our vacations, putting you in control.

With an extensive collection of cruises catering to all tastes, select the destination and date to suit you; then customise your experience as desired; add a drinks package or add special excursions.


The choice is yours – and we’ll do the hard work behind the scenes to bring your perfect cruise to life.  But freedom and flexibility doesn’t mean a lack of support. You’ll be looked after and supported by our award-winning team every step of the way, and if anything goes awry, we’ll take care of it – so you can enjoy every moment. ​

  • Flexible booking - Enjoy the flexibility to change your booking before travel, with no fees and no questions asked. You can change your vacation for any reason right up until your final balance payment is due. Find out more.

  • Every single one of our vacations can be customised

  • The best of both worlds – before and during travel, our team are on hand to support and ensure your cruise runs smoothly​