Viking, Saga and Scenic are luxury cruise lines that offer European river cruises. Ama Waterways also has luxury river cruises, and European river cruises are the most common itineraries.
Viking River Cruises offers options through Europe, Russia, Asia and Egypt. The price includes many amenities, such as port fees, Wi-Fi, activities and some shore excursions. Swiss-trained chefs prepare the meals, which are also included in the price. Travelers stay in deluxe hotels during overnight stays for cruise tour programs as well as before and after the cruise itself.
Saga Cruises specializes mostly in European river cruises, though it offers Russian and Nile cruises as well. Onboard amenities include restaurants, wellness centers and various activities. All cabins are equipped with air conditioning, televisions, safes and spacious wardrobes.
Scenic runs river cruises through European countries, Russia and Vietnam. Scenic offers butlers, gourmet dining and a 3-to-1 ratio of guests to staff. Transfers, tips, excursions, and food and drink are included with the river cruises.
Ama Waterways offers river cruises through Europe, Vietnam and Cambodia, Africa and Myanmar. The company also runs theme cruises, such as going through wine country or visiting Christmas markets. The cruise ships offer several dining venues with award-winning chefs. Some cruises also feature walking tours to specialty dining venues at select ports.