Christmas and New Year River Cruises

Christmas Markets

Explore the atmospheric Christmas Markets on the Rhine and Danube in Germany and Austria. Visit world-famous markets in Nuremberg, Cologne, Rüdesheim, Passau, Vienna, and Budapest and stock up on all your Christmas presents!

Christmas

Celebrate Christmas in style on the Seine, Danube or Rhine on a full board river journey. Our superb choice of festive voyages explore Paris, Venice, Amsterdam, Cologne, Strasbourg, Vienna or Budapest.

New Year

Raise a glass and toast the New Year in romantic Paris, stunning Venice, or on the unforgettable Danube, Rhine or Seine.

Worldwide

Celebrate the festive season in style, or escape it altogether with our extensive choice of seasonal getaways.

From luxury small ships in remote exotic destinations to the atmospheric Far East - we have the dream Christmas or New Year voyage to suit you.

Try winter sun in the Caribbean from Barbados or St Maarten on a superb tall masted sailing ship with watersports and complete relaxation, or escape from it all on a megayacht in the beautiful Seychelles.

Voyage in search of the Northern Lights this Christmas on the Norwegian coast, or for a truly unforgettable Christmas, why not explore the white continent on a superb Antarctic expedition ship?

Nuremberg At Christmas Rhine Christmas Markets Cruises Maldives Festive Polar Cruises
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Northern Lights Promise
Northern Lights Promise

Book a Round Voyage for this winter and if the lights don't appear, we'll give you another voyage free! Exclusive price from just £949pp!

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CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount! Ends 30 Oct 2014

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Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Exclusive savings of up to £875pp, £50 OBC and a low deposit of just £200pp on selected 2015 dates!

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Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 31 Oct 2014

Viking River Cruises

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