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Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel has a passion for travel, and a passion for service, and has been offering a range of guided tours, short breaks, river cruises and ocean cruises, for over 30 years. They have won awards from the Which? organisation for their coveted ‘Recommended Provider’ status, as well as a number of other awards from respected organisations.

The following video explains the reasons to travel with Riviera Travel, and there are some short videos at the bottom of the page, showing a couple of the river cruise ships used by them, Then there is a list showing some of the different types of holiday they offer. When you have had a look, give GoCruise with Ian a call on 01455821770 or 08002922850 about any of their cruises or escorted tours.

European Escorted Tours – just some of the tours available

  • Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
  • Lake Como, St Moritz & the Bernina Express 
  • Lake Maggiore, Orta & the Matterhorn
  • Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
  • Austrian Tyrol & Innsbruck
  • Hidden Italy: Padova, Vicenza & Mantova
  • Puglia, Lecce & Vieste
  • Florence & Tuscany
  • Classical Italy: Florence, Siena, Assisi & Rome
  • Venice – Classic & Undiscovered
  • Rome – Ancient & Baroque
  • Transylvania & Bucharest
  • Classical Spain: Seville, Cordoba & Granada
  • Barcelona & the highlights of Catalonia
  • Lisbon, Oporto & the Douro Valley
  • Stockholm & Copenhagen
  • Monet’s Garden, the Loire Valley & Fontainebleau
  • Lakes & Mountains of Austria
  • Prague, Vienna, Bohemia & the Danube Valley
  • Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian  Coast & Montenegro
  • Berlin, Dresden, Meissen & Colditz
  • Switzerland, the Matterhorn & the Glacier Express (see my video below)
  • Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland
  • Moscow & St Petersburg
  • Cork. Kilkenny & the Ring of Kerry
  • Western Sicily, Palermo & the Aeolian Islands

Worldwide Escorted Tours – these are just some of the tours available

  • South Africa 
  • Victoria Falls, Botswana Safari & Cape Town
  • California & the Golden West
  • Wonders of the Nile: the Long Cruise from Cairo
  • Deep South USA & Texas
  • Washington DC, New York City & Niagara Falls by Train
  • Southern India & Backwaters of Kerala
  • Peru with Amazon
  • The Heart of India by Luxury Train
  • Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska Cruise
  • Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal & Amritsar’s Golden Temple
  • A Grand Tour of China & Yangtze Cruise
  • Japan: Land of the Rising Sun
  • Vietnam & Cambodia
  • Malaysia, Borneo & Singapore
  • New Zealand: Land of the Long White Cloud
  • Costa Rica
  • Australia

River Cruises

This video of the 5 star MS Emily Bronte was produced by GoCruise with Ian in June 2017, when he visited the ship in Cologne.


Riviera Travel offers various river cruises on a number of 5 star ships, including MS Lord Byron, MS Emily Bronte, MS Thomas Hardy,
MS Oscar Wilde, MS William Shakespeare, MS Jane Austen, MS Charles Dickens, MS Swiss Sapphire, MS Swiss Corona, MS Swiss Tiara, MS Douro Elegance, Douro Serenity, and 4 star Superior MS Swiss Ruby. The itineraries on offer Itineraries include: –

  • Rhine & Moselle
  • Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg
  • The Seine, Paris & Normandy
  • Rhine Cruise to Switzerland
  • The Blue Danube  (see video below)
  • Cruise the Heart of Europe
  • Medieval Germany, the Main to the Danube
  • Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
  • Enchanting Rhine & Yuletide Markets
  • The Douro, Oporto & Salamanca
  • Bruges, Medieval Flanders, Amsterdam & the Dutch Bulbfields
  • A Journey in The Mekong, Saigon, Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat
  • A Journey on The Ganges
  • Burma & Irrawaddy River Cruise
  • A Mediterranean Odyssey on the 5 masted Royal Clipper

They also have 10 night and 14 night ‘Wonders of the Nile’ – the Long Cruise from Cairo, operated on the MS Darakum. Click on the following link for full details on my dedicated Nile Cruise website.

Cruise & Tour Collection

For 2017 they have introduced a number of cruise and tour holidays combining Queen Mary 2 with some escorted tours in the USA, the Aegean Odyssey with some tours in Europe, and a selection of Croatian coastal voyages on luxury yacht-cruisers. The following link will take you to details of the Queen Mary 2 cruise and tours.

For more information on any of the holidays offered by Riviera Travel, call GoCruise with Ian on 01455821770 or 08002922850

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(page amended July 2017)