Destinations: Danube, Rhine, Main, Moselle, and Douro (Spain & Portugal) Rivers, Dutch & Belgian Waterways, Vienna to Istanbul itinerary, etc. Ship size: 150 passengers Known for: 18 river cruise vessels in Europe, high quality accommodation, wine-themed cruises, Christmas Market cruises, included shore excursions & wine, bicycles available for exploring ports.
Destinations: Danube, Rhine, Main, Moselle, Seine, Rhone/Saone Rivers. Ship size: 120 – 150 passengers Known for: 16 river cruise vessels in Europe, 64% of the fleet features beds facing the windows, comfortable and relaxing ambiance, wine & some shore excursions included.
Destinations: Danube, Rhine, Main, Rhone, Douro Rivers Ship size: 112 - 182 passengers Known for: 7 ships in Europe, all-inclusive experience: transfers, meals, onshore experiences, complementary beer, wine or soft drinks with lunch and dinner.
Destinations: Burgundy - Canal du Midi - Alsace & Lorraine - Loire Valley - Gascony - Bordeaux - Champagne - Paris - Picardy - Belgium - Germany & Luxembourg - Holland - Italy - Scotland - England - Ireland Ship size: 6 to 20 passengers Known for: 6 night Luxury All-Inclusive Hotel Barge Cruises, includes open bar and excursions. Some barges have bicycles on board.
French Country Waterways
Destinations: France Ship size: 8-18 passengers Known for: 6 night cruises, classic French cuisine & wine, no children allowed (except on private charters)
Destinations: Rhine, Main, Danube, Rhone, Seine, Douro, Volga Rivers Ship size: 169 passengers Known for: Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ boasting unrivalled space, luxurious amenities and two full decks of Private Balcony Suites.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruising
Destinations: Rhine, Moselle, Main, Danube, Seine, Saone, Rhone, Douro Rivers as well as unique itineraries including Eastern Europe and Istanbul. Ship size: average 130 passengers Known for: One of a kind luxury cruise ships, all-inclusive: gratuities included onboard and ashore, included alcoholic beverages, bicycles, excursions, shipboard Wi-fi, included lectures and entertainment.
Destinations: Rhine, Main, Danube, Moselle, Elbe, Rhone, Saone, Dordogne, Garoone, Gironde, Douro, etc. (huge number & variety of itineraries. Ship size: 110 – 256 passengers Known for: The largest river fleet in the world includes 52 ships sailing in Europe, classic “Long Ships”, pricing includes meals, daily shore excursions, informative lectures, cooking demonstrations, performances, onboard wi-fi, complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with dinner and lunch, excellent pre and post cruise hotel packages available.