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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500
CroisiEurope River Cruises


CroisiEurope is Europe’s largest river company with 55 ships and hotel barges. A French family-run company established for over 40 years, it controls every element of a cruise, from the initial design and construction of the ship to the service, accommodation and cuisine on board.

Excellent value for money

Directly employing over 1350 staff, CroisiEurope is noted for superb value for money. With a distinctly French flavour on board, the service and food receive much praise from Blue Water Holidays customers.

Cruise Collection 2020

About CroisiEurope Cruises

Staff and passengers come from many European countries and there may be other English speaking passengers on board.

European River Cruises:

River Cruise Ships

CroisiEurope river ships are well-maintained in-house, frequently updated with new ships added regularly. The fleet is noted for its environmentally friendly equipment and systems. Most ships take 140-180 passengers on 2 or 3 decks. Each ship has individual colour schemes. Wi-Fi is available on board all ships.

Ships are split into 'Premium' and 'Standard' levels

All-Inclusive Dining

All meals are included during the river cruise with a buffet breakfast and a fixed menu for lunch and dinner with three or four courses. Alcoholic and soft drinks are available during meals, and are also complimentary from the bar (excpet Christmas Markets cruises). Cuisine and menus are designed around French gastronomy.

Optional Excursions

A range of optional excursions are available during the cruise, to allow you to tailor your holiday. There are also 'Classic' and 'Discovery' excursion packages available. 'Classic' are based on Culture, architecture and history whilst 'Discovery' are usually on foot but can also include tastings of local products, helicopter rides and bike tours. Use of headsets is included.

Hotel Barges:

Cruise through the heart of France along the canals on a 22-passenger Hotel Barge. These barges are perfect for couples, families or groups of friends. The hotel barges cruise through the regions of Alsace-Lorraine, Burgundy, Provence, Upper Loire, Champagne and the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris.

Each hotel barge carries 22 passengers and has 6 crew on board. Wi-Fi is available on board and bicycles are available for complimentary use. The sun-deck has parasols and deckchairs, and there is a Jacuzzi.

Southern Africa:

New for 2018, CroisiEurope is offering a Southern Africa Safari cruise and tour. Premium ship African Dream cruises along Lake Kariba. This is combined with hotel stays in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Victoria Falls.

Optional Packages:

Blue Water Holidays has worked with CroisiEurope for many years. We offer cruise-only options, with passenger flexibility to organise own transport and pre- or post-cruise hotels. A complete package can be arranged if required.