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Crystal River Cruises Europe Cruises

Steeples, spires and statues craft a remarkable vista throughout Europe, stretching skyward from the Old World's cobblestoned streets. From the Netherlands through Hungary, you'll adore the luxurious, yet immersive experience catered by Crystal River Cruises—the award-winning luxury cruise line now sailing Europe's finest rivers. It's not hard to see the appeal of cruising Europe's rivers with Crystal Rivers Cruises: included gratuities, unlimited beverages, regionally-inspired onboard entertainment, inclusive shore-side experiences and the attentive service that keeps guests coming back for more. To learn more about Europe river cruising with Crystal River Cruises, and for help choosing the perfect itinerary—whether it be upon the Rhine, Danube or elsewhere—contact our friendly river cruise experts at 1-800-377-9383.


Things to Do on a Europe River Cruise with Crystal River Cruises


When you travel through Europe with Crystal River Cruises, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy everything from intimate, exclusive experiences to bucket list must-sees. Sail along the Rhine, Danube and beyond to enjoy choral performances, cathedral tours, world-renowned museums, river-front fortresses, wine samples and more! Visited cities could include Budapest, Regensburg, Amsterdam, Passau, Vienna, Cologne and so many others. Featured below are only some of the unforgettable experiences available to Crystal River Cruises' guests sailing through Europe aboard their luxurious river ships:


Hofburg Palace in Veinna, Austria
  • Tour Grand Vienna (Vienna, Austria)
    Music and majesty wait around every step as you tour grand Vienna, full of ornate architecture, intimate cafes, heavenly cathedrals and charming side streets. City highlights include the Vienna State Opera, Austrian National Theater, Natural History Museum, Hofburg Imperial Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral and Ringstrasse (aka Ring Road) boulevard.


Parliament Building in Budapest, Hungary
  • Treasures of Budapest (Budapest, Hungary)
    Explore the city's most treasured sites, including Castle Hill, Trinity Square, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, the unmistakable Hungarian Parliament Building and the Great Synagogue, the second largest in the world. Along the way, enjoy a local folklore show or an opera performance, exclusive for Crystal's guests.


Picturesque Passau, Germany
  • Charming Streets and Brilliant Cathedrals (Passau, Germany)
    Walk centuries-old streets to beautiful churches, like the Pilgrimage Church of Mariahilf, and visit Old Town Hall or the impressive Veste Oberhaus fortress. One site we consider a must-see is St. Stephen's Cathedral, in which Crystal's guests may view the astounding organ and enjoy a special concert.


St. Martin's Church in Linz, Austria
  • Scenic City and Tram Tour (Linz, Austria)
    Leave the luxurious delights of your Crystal river ship to explore Linz's impressive buildings, including the Old City Hall, Landhaus and St. Martin's Church (the oldest in Austria). After sightseeing on foot, board the mountain tram to ride to the top of Postlingerberg Hill. At the top, enjoy the panoramic vistas with a local pastry.


Sunny Amsterdam in the Netherlands
  • Best of the Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
    Cobblestones, canals and candlelit cafes are only the start of your Amsterdam experience with Crystal River Cruises. For instance, you could leave the narrow streets and make your way into the countryside in search of windmills, and step into the past at the reconstructed 18th-century village of Zaanse Schans.


Eberbach Monastery in Rudesheim, Germany
  • Eberbach Monastery Tour (Rudesheim, Germany)
    Tour Eberbach, a monastery and active wine-producing abbey with a fascinating history. Enjoy a choral chant in the basilica and sample wines in the cellar. After all, one shouldn't sail through one of the world's best wine-growing regions and not sample the goods!


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