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German Waterways

River Cruises

German Waterways

See the beautiful sights of Germany and Switzerland...

With a choice of five beautiful rivers to cruise along - the Rhine, the Moselle, the Main, the Neckar and the Elbe  - a river cruise holiday to Germany and Switzerland will certainly give you a lot to see.

It's the spectacular scenery that really makes Germany and neighbouring Switzerland stand out when choosing a river cruise destination. You'll find colourful forests dotted with fairytale castles, historic towns and traditional villages. Relax on board your welcoming ship as you watch the world go by and enjoy the diverse culture on your guided shore excursions.

With Shearings, river cruises through Germany and Switzerland offer unbeatable value for money. Travel by coach, air or Eurostar to join your ship. Once on board, all your meals and entertainment are included, and you'll have a Shearings representative on hand to ensure that you have a truly enjoyable holiday.

We also offer a range of river cruises in other countries. See the full range here.

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Beautiful Bavaria to the Danube River

Beautiful Bavaria to the Danube River

Sail along the magnificent Main-Danube Canal with us, admiring spectacular riverscapes during this ...

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£2198 Was £2848

£1099 Per person

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Ship: MS Serenade 2

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

Travel By: Air

saving£30each

Beautiful Berlin to Wonderful Copenhagen

Beautiful Berlin to Wonderful Copenhagen

Take in some of Germany, Poland, and Denmark’s finest sights and scenery with this incredible river ...

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£3428 Was £3488

£1714 Per person

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Ship: MS Mona Lisa

Package Type: Fully Inclusive

Board Basis: Fully Inclusive

Duration: 8 Days

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saving£335each

The Classic Rhine

The Classic Rhine

The mighty river Rhine is Europe’s second-longest river, and we will uncover its timeless towns, ...

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£1998 Was £2668

£999 Per person

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Ship: MPS Rotterdam

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

Travel By: Air

saving£100each

The Classic Rhine and Alsace

The Classic Rhine and Alsace

Take in the magical scenery as we cruise along the beautiful Rhine, down into the Alsace region of ...

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£2048 Was £2248

£1024 Per person

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Ship: MV Virginia

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

Travel By: Air

saving£100each

Classic Rhine & Alsace - Reverse Itinerary

Classic Rhine & Alsace - Reverse Itinerary

Explore the Rhine River with us on this excellent river cruise which travels along the meandering ...

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£2048 Was £2248

£1024 Per person

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Ship: MV Virginia

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

Travel By: Air

saving£30each

Colours of Autumn Inclusive North Sea

Colours of Autumn Inclusive North Sea

Take in the amazing autumn scenery, magnificent mountains and rolling vineyards from the comfort of ...

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£2068 Was £2128

£1034 Per person

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Ship: MPS Rotterdam

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 9 Days

Travel By: Air

saving£205each

Delights of the Rhine, Moselle & Saar (To Saarlouis)

Delights of the Rhine, Moselle & Saar (To Saarlouis)

Allow us to take you on an amazing journey along the Rhine, Moselle and Saar rivers, each famous ...

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£2198 Was £2608

£1099 Per person

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Ship: MPS Da Vinci

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

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saving£205each

German & Swiss Rhine

German & Swiss Rhine

This cruise on the majestic Rhine gives you the opportunity to sit back, relax and take in the ...

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£1998 Was £2408

£999 Per person

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Ship: MPS Rotterdam

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

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saving£190each

Journey to Saarlouis By Air

Journey to Saarlouis By Air

Sailing along the Rhine, Moselle and Saar rivers, we enjoy an amazing river cruise that takes in ...

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£2998 Was £3378

£1499 Per person

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Ship: MPS Da Vinci

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Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 15 Days

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saving£30each

Journey to the Danube

Journey to the Danube

Joining in Holland, our wonderful new cruise takes you on an epic journey through the countries of ...

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£3688 Was £3748

£1844 Per person

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Ship: MPS Da Vinci

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 17 Days

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saving£100each

Rhine in Flames

Rhine in Flames

Come and enjoy the spectacle of the ‘Rhine in Flames’, an annual event when the countryside is ...

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£2048 Was £2248

£1024 Per person

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Ship: MV Virginia

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

Travel By: Coach

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Rhine in Flames

Rhine in Flames

Come and enjoy the spectacle of the ‘Rhine in Flames’, an annual event when the countryside is ...

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£2048 Was £2248

£1024 Per person

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Ship: MV Virginia

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

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saving£100each

Rhine in Flames Extravaganza (North Sea)

Rhine in Flames Extravaganza (North Sea)

Fire, water and light are the ingredients of this wonderful river cruise with a difference. ...

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£2438 Was £2638

£1219 Per person

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Ship: MPS Rotterdam

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

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Rhine Inclusive Cruise By Coach

Rhine Inclusive Cruise By Coach

Sit back, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Rhine Valley in autumn on this journey of ...

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£1258 Was £1318

£629 Per person

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Ship: MV Virginia

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Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 7 Days

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saving£100each

Rhine, Strasbourg & Scenic Switzerland

Rhine, Strasbourg & Scenic Switzerland

Sailing along the splendid Rhine, our river cruise will take in this mighty river’s finest sights, ...

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£2438 Was £2638

£1219 Per person

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Ship: MPS Da Vinci

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Duration: 10 Days

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saving£60each

Rhine, Moselle, Strasbourg & Switzerland

Rhine, Moselle, Strasbourg & Switzerland

Join us on-board the MPS Da Vinci, where you can enjoy luxurious and scenic River Cruises without ...

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£4978 Was £5038

£2489 Per person

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Ship: MPS Da Vinci

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 15 Days

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saving£115each

The Classic Moselle

The Classic Moselle

Step aboard the friendly MV Virginia for a relaxing cruise, uncovering the best of the Moselle ...

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£1998 Was £2228

£999 Per person

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Ship: MV Virginia

Package Type: Full Board

Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

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saving£30each

The Elbe - Amsterdam to Berlin

The Elbe - Amsterdam to Berlin

Join us on an incredible river cruise experience, sailing along the elegant Elbe and discovering ...

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£3528 Was £3588

£1764 Per person

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Ship: MS Mona Lisa

Package Type: Fully Inclusive

Board Basis: Fully Inclusive

Duration: 12 Days

Travel By: Air

saving£230each

Treasures of the Rhine & Moselle

Treasures of the Rhine & Moselle

The magical Moselle Valley is renowned for its scenic beauty and charming villages. Join us on this ...

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£2198 Was £2658

£1099 Per person

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Ship: MPS Rotterdam

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Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 10 Days

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New Year on the Swiss & German Rhine

New Year on the Swiss & German Rhine

Sit back and relax, let us whisk you away for a carefree holiday where you can enjoy the best, the ...

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£1718 Was £1778

£859 Per person

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Board Basis: Full Board

Duration: 9 Days

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