CRYSTAL RIVER CRUISES . . . Luxury River Escapes

Small-Ship Luxury River Vacations with Crystal River Cruises & United Cruises

Make way for the ultimate river cruising experience. Offering guests true luxury aboard five stunning river yachts, Crystal River Cruises opens a world of wonders in Europe. Staying true to its ultra-luxury roots, this world-class fleet of all-suite ships offers guests an up close and personal tour of Europe. With the ability to make their way into the smaller ports, Crystal River Cruises guarantees and intimate and stylish European cruise experience.

From the impressive Danube, you'll have the opportunity to discover the natural beauty and splendors of Austria. Make your way along the world-renowned Seine and explore the many wonders that Paris has to offer. Travel along the Rhine and visit the heart of Cologne where, at the most wonderful time of the year, you can celebrate in the impressive Christmas Markets, sure to please children (and adults) of all ages.

With a maximum capacity of just 160 guests, Crystal River Cruises affords all guests incomparable, 24-hour personalized service. Offering dozens of all-inclusive amenities, as well as a world-class spa and fitness center, domed indoor pool and more, there is more than enough at your fingertips to rest and revive along the way. And, at port, be certain to make the most of your trip using the kayaks, jet skis, bicycles and more.

If Europe is your destination, Crystal River Cruises is the ultimate passport to perfection. Offering a wide array of itineraries to some of the most exclusive and impressive destinations in the world, you're guaranteed to make memories that will last a lifetime.

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Featured Sailings

Featured Sailings

  • Crystal Mozart

    10 Night Danube Christmas Markets

    4.5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    Crystal Mozart

    Departing from: Vienna, Austria
    Ports of Call:
    • Melk, Austria
    • Linz, Austria
    • Passau, Germany
    • Vilshofen, Germany
    • Passau, Germany
    • Cruise Danube River
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2018
    • December 2018
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    $3,945
    $395pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Up to $200 Savings!
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
  • Crystal Bach

    10 Night Christmas Markets Along the Rhine Southbound

    Crystal BachNew Ship!

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise Rhine River
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Speyer, Germany
    • Kehl (Strasbourg), Germany
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2018
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    $4,210
    $421pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
    • Balcony & Suite: +2 award miles per $1
  • Crystal Bach

    10 Night Christmas Markets Along the Rhine Northbound

    Crystal BachNew Ship!

    Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
    Ports of Call:
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Kehl (Strasbourg), Germany
    • Speyer, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2018
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    $4,325
    $433pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
    • Balcony & Suite: +2 award miles per $1
  • Crystal Mozart

    10 Night Treasures of the Danube

    4.5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    Crystal Mozart

    Departing from: Vienna, Austria
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise The Wachau Valley
    • Durnstein, Austria
    • Melk, Austria
    • Linz, Austria
    • Passau, Germany
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Budapest, Hungary
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2018
    • April 2018
    • May 2018
    • June 2018
    • July 2018
    • August 2018
    • September 2018
    • October 2018
    • November 2018
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    suite from
    $4,320
    $432pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Up to $200 Savings!
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
  • Crystal Mozart

    13 Night Dazzling Danube Celebration

    4.5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    Crystal Mozart

    Departing from: Vienna, Austria
    Ports of Call:
    • Melk, Austria
    • Passau, Germany
    • Vilshofen, Germany
    • Linz, Austria
    • Cruise Danube River
    • Budapest, Hungary
    • Esztergom, Hungary
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2018
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    suite from
    $5,240
    $403pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
    • Balcony & Suite: +2 award miles per $1
  • Crystal Bach

    14 Night Jewels of the Rhine Northbound

    Crystal BachNew Ship!

    Departing from: Frankfurt, Germany
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise Rhine River
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    • Kehl (Strasbourg), Germany
    • Speyer, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Cruise Rhine River
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Cochem, Germany
    • Cruise Moselle River
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Nijmegen, Netherlands
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2018
    • June 2018
    • July 2018
    • August 2018
    • September 2018
    • October 2018
    • November 2018
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    $6,035
    $431pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Up to $200 Savings!
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
  • Crystal Bach

    14 Night Jewels of the Rhine Southbound

    Crystal BachNew Ship!

    Departing from: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ports of Call:
    • Antwerp, Belgium
    • Cruise Rhine River
    • Nijmegen, Netherlands
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Cruise Moselle River
    • Cochem, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Rudesheim, Germany
    • Mainz, Germany
    • Speyer, Germany
    • Kehl (Strasbourg), Germany
    • Breisach Am Rhine, Germany
    • Basel, Switzerland
    • Cruise Rhine River
    • Frankfurt, Germany
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2018
    • June 2018
    • July 2018
    • August 2018
    • September 2018
    • October 2018
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    $6,595
    $471pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Up to $200 Savings!
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
  • Crystal Mahler

    16 Night Grand Europe

    Crystal MahlerNew Ship!

    Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
    Ports of Call:
    • Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Durnstein, Austria
    • Cruise The Wachau Valley
    • Melk, Austria
    • Passau, Germany
    • Deggendorf, Germany
    • Regensburg, Germany
    • Main/Danube Canal Transit
    • Nuremberg, Germany
    • Bamberg, Germany
    • Wurzburg, Germany
    • Miltenberg, Germany
    • Koblenz, Germany
    • Cologne, Germany
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2018
    • June 2018
    • July 2018
    • August 2018
    • September 2018
    • October 2018
    • November 2018
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    $7,245
    $453pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • EXCLUSIVE: Up to $200 Savings!
    • EXCLUSIVE: Balcony & Suite +2 award miles per $1
    • Cardmember EXCLUSIVE:+1 award miles per $1
    • $400 Shore Excursion Credit
    • Cardmember: +2 award miles per $1
    • Earn 2 award miles per $1
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