On sale now: Riviera River Cruises’ 2023 European voyages
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On sale now: Riviera River Cruises’ 2023 European voyages

FORT LAUDERDALE — Riviera River Cruises has opened bookings for its 2023 European river cruises earlier than ever before to meet rising demand.

With prices matching 2022 departure, the 2023 program features a total of 14 itineraries with 299 departures, including six cruises exclusively for solo travellers. Departures run from March to November 2023 and includes popular itineraries in countries like France, Germany, Portugal, Hungary and the Netherlands.

“From the Douro to the Danube and the Rhine to the Rhône, we’re pleased to be able to offer an extensive range of river cruises along Europe’s waterways during 2023,” said Marilyn Conroy, Riviera River Cruises’ Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing North America.

“And at Riviera, we’re 100% supportive of the travel agency community – when a guest reaches out to us, we refer their business to an advisor near them,” she added.

Guided tours and visits are available in every port, plus cruises include onboard lectures, entertainment and regional menus. Sample 2023 river cruise itineraries include:

  • Burgundy the River Rhône & Provence: This eight-day cruise priced from US$2,429 per person, double occupancy, features seven visits and tours including guided tours of Lyon, Arles, Avignon and Vienne, a wine tasting in Beaune and excursions to the Ardèche Gorges, Popes’ Palace and the Pont due Gard.
  • Douro, Porto & Salamanca River Cruise: Priced from $2,359 per person, double occupancy, this eight-day cruise includes a full-day tour of Salamanca with a walking tour, lunch and flamenco show, a guided tour of Porto with a wine tasting, visits to Castelo Rodrigo, Mateus Palace Gardens and Lamego, and dinner at a traditional Portuguese quinta.
  • The Blue Danube River Cruise: This eight-day cruise priced from $2,209 per person, double occupancy, includes guided tours of Vienna, Salzburg or Linz, Dürnstein, Budapest and Bratislava, plus visits to the Esztergom Basilica and Melk Abbey.
  • Amsterdam, Kinderdijk & the Dutch Bulbfields River Cruise: Priced from $1,289 per person, double occupancy, this five-day cruise features five visits and tours, including visits to the Keukenhof Gardens, Enkhuizen, Kinderdijk and Rotterdam, plus a canal cruise in Amsterdam.

Guests in deluxe and superior suites and all upper-deck cabins can take advantage of Riviera Plus, introduced earlier this year. Riviera Plus offers an array of complimentary new benefits including a smart handset with maps, translator, currency converter, unlimited calls, text messages and Internet usage, plus a bottle of chilled Prosecco on arrival, a platter of fresh seasonal fruits during the sailing, an aperitif each evening and L’Occitane en Provence toiletries.

An optional onboard drinks package is available for purchase starting at $89 per person for a five-day cruise.

For more information go to https://www.rivierarivercruises.com or call 1-888-838-8820.