River Cruises

Discover Fred. Olsen's River Cruising

Take an inspirational river cruise aboard Fred. Olsen’s smaller, friendlier ocean-going cruise ships or traditional river cruise boat and you can enjoy unforgettable scenic cruising along breathtaking rivers and size-restricted waterways en route to some of the greatest destinations on earth.

We’re renowned for taking guests closer to cultural cities, historical towns and spectacular natural wonders – some of which are simply out of reach to larger vessels – and there’s no better way to experience the benefits of exploring the world with Fred. Olsen than on our carefully crafted river cruise itineraries. 

Join Balmoral, Braemar, Black Watch or Boudicca for an incredible river cruise and you could sail along captivating French rivers such as the picturesque Seine; relax on an ever-popular navigation of Spain’s Guadalquivir River and sail straight into the heart of seductive Seville; admire the awe-inspiring fjords of Scandinavia and witness the stunning scenery of the Scottish Lochs; or glide along tranquil waterways to historic cities in Germany and Belgium. With special permission to transit the River Weser, we can take you all the way to Bremen; while it’s also possible to take in the handsome Belgian city of Ghent via the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal. Throughout the selection of river cruises aboard our ocean-going cruise ships you’ll find overnight stays galore, allowing for a more in-depth exploration of the likes of beautiful Bordeaux and Hanseatic Hamburg, all at a pace that suits you. 

Or you could take in some of Europe’s most beautiful rivers on board Brabant and experience traditional river cruising at its finest. Perhaps opt for an authentic exploration of the majestic Danube, along which you can visit world-famous cities such as Vienna and Budapest and pass through the magnificent Iron Gates gorges, the fjord-like Schlögener Schlinge or the floodplains of the Danube Delta. Alternatively, savour a selection of highlights, from unspoilt river valleys laden with terraced vineyards, dense forests and fairytale-esque castles to attraction-packed destinations such as Cologne, Amsterdam and Würzburg, as your river boat negotiates the winding Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers. 

Take a look at the river cruises aboard our ocean-going ships below, or click here to view our traditional river cruises aboard Brabant and begin your search for your perfect holiday – whatever type of river cruise you choose to experience with Fred. Olsen, you’re sure to make memories which will last a lifetime. 

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