TUI River Cruises

TUI River Cruises is a river cruise line from well-known holiday brand TUI. With a fleet of elegantly designed ships, TUI River Cruises offers travellers the opportunity to explore Europe’s most scenic waterways, such as the Danube, Rhine and Moselle rivers.

TUI River Cruises ensures a comfortable and affordable journey, with spacious cabins, great amenities and delectable dining options onboard.

Passengers can immerse themselves in the breathtaking landscapes, charming towns and vibrant cities along the river routes while enjoying a range of enriching activities and excursions.

All ships are adults only, and there’s a maximum of 155 guests onboard at any time. The cruise itself plus flights, transfers, three meals with drinks per day, tips, and luggage allowance all come as standard with a TUI River Cruise fare.

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TUI River Cruises Cruise Types

TUI River Cruises provides a variety of cruise types to cater to different preferences and interests.

The line’s main offering comprise classic river cruises which focus on exploring the iconic waterways of Europe – the Danube, Rhine, Main, Moselle and Dutch & Belgian waterways.

There are also Christmas market cruises during the festive season which take passengers to enchanting Christmas markets in various European cities. These cruises ensure travellers experience the magic of holiday traditions and shop for seasonal treats and gifts.

TUI River Cruises also occasionally offers theme cruises entered around specific interests or activities. Examples include wine-themed cruises, where passengers can explore renowned wine regions and enjoy wine tastings, and music-themed cruises featuring live performances and entertainment.



TUI River Cruises Ships

TUI Maya

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TUI Skyla

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TUI Isla

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TUI River Cruises offers two restaurant. Main eatery Verdastro serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the menu changing daily. Breakfast is a buffet while lunch and dinner are à la carte, with a meat, fish, veggie and pasta dish all available in the evening.

For more casual fare there’s Bistro. As with Verdastro, it’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A buffet is available at breakfast and lunch while dinner is à la carte.

There’s also the option to eat al fresco on the top deck and barbecues are held up here too when the weather permits.

TUI River Cruises offers a diverse range of entertainment options to keep passengers entertained throughout their river cruise. From live performances featuring talented artists, including singers and musicians, to engaging lectures by guest speakers on various topics, there is something to captivate everyone’s interests.

Additionally, game nights and quizzes provide opportunities for socialising and friendly competition, while dance parties and music events create a lively and festive atmosphere on board.

Passengers can enjoy evenings filled with fun in the Club Lounge or Observatory.

TUI River Cruises typically offers a range of cabin types to suit different preferences and group sizes. This can include standard cabins, spacious suites, and even single occupancy cabins for solo travellers. Each cabin is designed to provide a relaxing and comfortable retreat for passengers.

Rooms include air-conditioning, a hairdryer, a flatscreen TV, safe and tea and coffee making facilities. They’re also all on the outside of the ship, with a porthole, window or French balcony.

Danube River: The Danube River is a prominent destination, allowing passengers to explore multiple countries including Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania. Itineraries along the Danube often feature iconic cities such as Budapest, Vienna, and Bratislava, as well as charming towns and scenic landscapes along the way.

Rhine River: The Rhine River is another popular choice, taking passengers through Germany, France, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Itineraries along the Rhine include visits to cities such as Cologne, Strasbourg and Basel, showcasing a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty.

Moselle River: The Moselle River is known for its picturesque vineyards and enchanting landscapes. Cruises along the Moselle often include stops in cities such as Koblenz, Cochem and Bernkastel-Kues, allowing passengers to explore charming wine villages and experience the region’s renowned winemaking traditions.

Main River: The Main River is a tributary of the Rhine and offers delightful itineraries through Germany. Passengers can visit cities such as Nuremberg, Würzburg and Frankfurt, immersing themselves in history, architecture and culinary delights along the way.

Dutch and Belgian waterways: Explore destinations such as Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Ghent, and Antwerp. You’ll encounter iconic windmills, quaint canals, vibrant flower markets, and indulge in delicious Belgian chocolates and Dutch cheeses, creating a truly memorable and enchanting river cruise experience.