European river cruises

Discover the hidden gems of Europe and experience moments that recreate the wonder of years past.

Join us on our European river cruises for an all-inclusive journey taking you down some of the world's most famous waterways.

Discover the hidden gems of Europe and experience moments that recreate the wonder of years past. These majestic waterways span a varied and spectacular region with so much to offer - from timeless villages that preserve traditions most other regions have lost, to spectacular cities and architectural masterworks.

From rivers that flow through some of the world’s most serene settings to dramatic snow-covered peaks that take your breath away, our European River Cruises bring the Europe of your imagination to life.

Looking to travel this year? A range of 2019 river cruising itineraries are still available. Plan ahead and view European 2020 river cruising itineraries.

Why cruise with Scenic?

From the moment you step on board you'll be spoilt for choice. You'll enjoy the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury every moment of the day.

As soon as you step onboard our 5-star ships, you'll be spoilt for choice. Every moment of your day is filled with all-inclusive luxuries. Our luxury river cruising vessels are more akin to a gracious floating hotel. Your Cruise Director and every member of our hospitable onboard team, are on hand to ensure you enjoy every moment of your time with Scenic onboard your Space-Ship.

With unrivalled inclusions, your all-inclusive European river cruise only requires you to reach for your wallet for personal expenses. We've thought about every single detail of your European river cruise including all tips and gratuities, personal airport transfers, first-class transport and local guides.

On arrival, all you need to think about is unpacking your luggage before settling into your 5-star luxury appointed suite. Lounge on your private Scenic Sun Lounge as you enjoy a glass of wine from your in-suite mini-bar. And when you feel hungry, your Personal Butler is on hand 24/7 to get you a delicious snack or meal.

Your Scenic Space-Ship has been designed with every amenity you could wish for including:

  • Luxuriously Appointed Suites
    Enjoy your queen-size Scenic Slumber Bed, pillow menu, luxurious bath products, Wi-Fi internet and Mac mini info-tainment system.
  • Scenic Sun Lounges
    Our all-weather private balconies ensure you won’t miss a minute of the sublime scenery. The world opens up at the touch of a button.
  • All-Inclusive Wellness
    On board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship, you will have access to a range of health and wellness amenities at the dedicated wellness centre.
  • Up to Five Dining Options
    From casual dining at River Café, to a six course dégustation menu at Table La Rive. Enjoy everything we offer on board including a range of entertainment.
  • Unlimited Complimentary Beverages*
    Choose from our extensive bar menu with a drink for every occasion or enjoy your complimentary in-suite mini bar and try out our in-suite room service.
  • Butler Service
    Enjoy a nightly turndown service, shoe-shining or have your salon appointments organised, with hair, massage and beauty treatments^ available.
  • The Nth Degree
    We've thought about the details so you don't have to, from personal airport transfers, first-class transport and local guides. All tips and gratuities are included.
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Scenic Enrich

These are experiences that offer once-in-a-lifetime multi-sensory moments that are completely inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Enjoy a gourmet dinner in a castle, followed by a classical concert, or one of our exclusively created Scenic shows in Salzburg. 
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Scenic Freechoice

These are hand-selected activities for you to choose from and enjoy at a pace that suits you. Which narrow cobblestone path through an ancient village will you choose to follow? Will you Shop with a Chef at a local market, or explore the home of a local artist.
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Scenic Tailormade

Our Scenic Tailormade App guides you through your own personal excursion on shore, and offers absorbing commentary on major points of interest while you’re on board. Map out the perfect route for a fanatical foodie’s walk, or spend an afternoon exploring ancient treasures.
*All beverages are included except a very small number of fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits. ^At an additional cost
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Request your FREE brochure

Request your free 2020 Europe River Cruising brochure to start planning your unforgettable European holiday. From the magnificent castles that line the banks of the Rhine, Main and Danube, to the wonderful vineyards along the Moselle, experience a real life fairy tale on the most indulgent, all-inclusive holiday.

Discover your 5-star Scenic Space-Ship

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Innovators in design and technology for luxury river cruising vessels, your Scenic Space-Ship will be your gracious floating hotel as you cruise the waterways of Europe.
Intimate and friendly, with every amenity you could wish for, our Scenic Space-Ships were designed with you in mind. From the moment you step on board you’ll be spoilt for choice. From our wide selection of dining options right down to your pillow menu, you’ll enjoy the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury, every moment of the day.

A day in the life of Europe river cruising

From exploring Europe's charming towns to feasting on local delicacies, here's an overview of what to expect on your next European river cruise.

Learn more about river cruising

New to river cruising? Read our 'First Time Guide to River Cruising' to inspire you on why you should embark on a European river cruise with Scenic.
Call our Experts on 138 128 to speak to a Scenic Luxury Travel Expert to help plan your next trip or
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