Why Choose Riviera Travel

Experience a holiday with a difference whenever you travel with us. Choose an itinerary from our wide range of luxurious river cruise holidays across Europe.

At Riviera Travel, we’re as passionate about travel as you are. That’s why we’ve spent 33 years discovering the destinations you’ll love, and putting holidays you thought you could only dream of within reach.



Thoughtful Itineraries

Every itinerary has been meticulously crafted by our team of travel experts and provides fascinating perspectives on the culture, history, gastronomy, art and architecture of the places we visit. And much like a well-told story, every detail is carefully considered, from the stops we make to the routes we take. We ensure there’s ample free time and unguided visits, so you can continue exploring at your own pace.

Expert Insights

Each day brings new opportunities for discovery, with visits to the iconic highlights you’ve no doubt read about and to the equally intriguing gems off the beaten path. Ancient ruins, historic towns and unfamiliar landscapes all come to life in the company of our local guides and tour managers. Our specialists were chosen not only for their wealth of knowledge, but also their flair for engaging audiences and sharing eye-opening insights. It’s like travelling with a friend who happens to know the secrets of every destination.


Personalised Experiences

Our experts have gone to great lengths to curate each holiday so you enjoy the very best of your chosen destination. To enhance your experience, we offer hand-picked highlights which you may wish to add to your holiday.

Riviera Travel Hospitality

Perhaps our most distinguishing feature is the care we show our customers. We’re a friendly team who are passionate about travel and genuinely care about making your holiday the best it can be. We make every effort to get to know you by name and your preferences by heart. We listen and take on board your feedback for future improvements. And if anything does go wrong, we promise to make it right. After all, we would love for you to come back again – as most of our customers do.


Comfort and Convenience

Enjoy the most luxurious accommodations on board our stunning five-star river cruise ships. Your cabin or suite is amongst the largest and most comfortable found on any river cruise vessel, equipped with all the high-quality facilities you would expect from a top hotel.  All ships have an excellent ratio of crew to guests, so you are guaranteed care and attention with a personal touch.  Quality dining is an integral part of your river cruise experience – our ships take this to the highest five-star levels with superb cuisine prepared by a dedicated brigade of chefs. Travel around by comfortable, air-conditioned coaches. On longer journeys, internal flights or train travel are included to make the most of our time.

Peace of Mind

Our tour managers are with you throughout the trip to ensure your experience is exceptional. In the unlikely event of an emergency during the journey, you can always seek their assistance or call our dedicated 24-hour helpline to speak to a member of our team in the UK.


Award Winning Reputation

Our commitment to quality, thoughtfulness and value are our guaranteed hallmarks. And we are proud to currently hold two Which? Recommended Provider awards: Escorted Tour Provider and River Cruise Provider. This is reflected in the fact that 95% of our customers have said they would book with us again, as identified by independent reviewer, Reevoo. We’re also consistently recognised by customers and the industry for outstanding service and value for money – most recently being awarded ‘Best Value for Money’ by Travel Weekly. Read more about our awards and accolades here.