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By boat or by barge, by historic steamship or by expedition vessel, Jules Verne have cruise holidays for all tastes and budgets, along some of the most scenic rivers and coastlines in the world.

Our small ship cruises are expertly planned and organised, during some of the most favoured times to travel, meaning you will enjoy each destination at its best.

We offer a selection of cruise holidays that provide a balance between on-board comfort and exciting ports of call. The use of small vessels promotes a friendly atmosphere in the company of like-minded travellers so you can enjoy your coastal or river cruises in comfortable and relaxed surroundings.
A number of our river cruises contain an educational element; with expert talks about the history, wildlife or culture of your destinations.

A cruise holiday with us will deliver you easily to cities and even villages that would be difficult to combine in any other way, including the best-known highlights and the quieter, hidden gems that other bigger boat cruises may miss out along the way.

River and coastal cruises are a wonderful way to travel allowing you to relax and watch the ever-changing scenery that unfolds as you glide by. There is no better way to discover the treasures of each country, whilst travelling in style and comfort, and without the repetitive necessities of hotel formalities.


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650

River Bankside, India

Along the Banks of the Hoogly - Downstream

Go with the flow of the Hoogly for 250 miles from Farakka to Kolkata. This tranquil cruise is a journey through time via rural villages, rarely visited ruins, temples, palaces and Mughal gardens

More 10 nights from £2640
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400

Parliament Building from River, Budapest, Hungary

Secret Danube

Sailing from the Black Sea to Budapest, this is a fascinating and multi-faceted journey, revealing the less-known reaches of the Danube, and cruising through the ravishing riverscapes which connect the countries, capitals, and cultures along its remarkable route

More 10 nights from £3095
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200

Seti I Temple, Abydos, Egypt

Treasures of the Nile

A fabulous ‘return to Egypt’ for those who have seen its most famous sites, this cruise focuses on the less-visited length of the Nile, between Cairo and Luxor, travelling through tranquil scenery to unsung tombs, temples, and towns, off the tourist track

More 10 nights from £4690
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300

Lake Nasser And Abu Simbel, Egypt

Lake Nasser & the Nile

This very special tour of ancient Egypt starts with a stay in Cairo, in the shadow of the pyramids, takes to the river for Nile-side temples and tombs of the pharaohs in Luxor, and cruises Lake Nasser to barely known and rarely visited treasures

More 10 nights from £3675
Nafplion, Greece

Ancient Greece of the Olympics

Sail on a small ship, full circle around the Peloponnese, from inimitable Athens to ancient Epidaurus, old-world Nafplion, the Mycenaean palaces of Nestor and Agamemnon, medieval Monemvasia and Mani, Olympian relics of Gods and games, and the Delphic Oracle

More 9 nights from £3595
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350

Mykonos, Greece

Encircling the Cyclades

Spectacular seascapes, beautiful beaches, iconic cube houses in white and sky blue, and that rare blend of island simplicity and a cosmopolitan air, these are the hallmarks of the Cycladic archipelago. Sail on the small ship MS Galileo to visit ten of the fabled isles

More 8 nights from £3395
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250

Heidelberg, Germany

Tributaries of the Rhine

Cruising the rivers and crossing the borders of France, Germany and Luxembourg, this is a fabulous tour on five waterways, the Rhine, Neckar, Main, Moselle and Saar; sailing through serene landscapes, seeing splendid towns and cities, and sampling local wines

More 8 nights from £2315
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200

Guardian Sphinx Guarding The Tombs Of The Pharaohs, Giza, Egypt

Pyramids & the Nile

The pyramids of Giza are the country’s most photographed monuments, the timeless Nile is its most vital asset. These two icons of Egypt come together on a tour of tombs, temples, and treasures

More 8 nights from £3395

Secrets of the Seychelles

Cruise the Garden of Eden on this unique island-hopping voyage through the paradise isles of the Seychelles archipelago, uncovering white sandy beaches and incredible wildlife. From dots on the map in Ste. Anne Marine Park, to the diversity on lively Mahé, discovering the culture and nature of this Creole nation

More 8 nights from £4215
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100

MS Kong Harald Cruise Vessel

Voyage to the Northern Lights

From the maze of myriad inlets forming Bergen’s busy bays, to the top-of-the-world wilds of Nature at the North Cape, this classic Norwegian Hurtigruten cruise visits very varied ports of call as it follows Norway’s spectacular coast in search of the Northern Lights

More 8 nights from £2255
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500

Lord Of The Glens Vessel At Loch Ness, Scotland

Lord of the Glens

Cruise through the heart of the Scottish Highlands on this visually breathtaking voyage, traversing the Sound of Mull and four lochs as you navigate the intricate waterways of the Caledonian Canal

More 7 nights from £2095
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250

View From the River of Lyon, France

The Colours of Provence & Beaujolais

From the “foodie’s favourite” city of Lyon to Beaujolais vineyards, Roman temples, the medieval towns of Provence, and the wild beauty of the Camargue, this river cruise is a tour through time and traditions, between the scenic banks of the Rhône and Saône

More 7 nights from £2475