Best cruise lines for European Cruises

The best cruise lines for european cruises as ranked by verified reviews submitted over the past 12 months. This list is continuously updated as we receive new reviews from our members, so be sure to check back often! Note, a minimum of 40 reviews are required to be part of this list.

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AmaWaterways

Category: River
Ship size: S
4.7
122 Reviews Ratings
AmaWaterways

Perhaps the very best way to cruise through Europe is on one of its many rivers. AmaWaterways provides scenic cruising between cities on their multiple port stop itineraries, with luxurious cabins and service that is next-to-none. On board, there is ample space to relax and soak up the sunshine, and even take a dip in the swimming pool or hot tub.

Cruises from $1649

Crystal Cruises

Category: Luxury
Ship size: S, M, XL
4.4
188 Reviews Ratings
Crystal Cruises

Crystal Ocean sails to a number of European destinations among its longer around the world sailings which start in Miami and sail through the Panama Canal, Pacific, Australia, Middle East and stop in either London or Rome. These sailings make port stops in Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, England, and France.

Cruises from $2272

Avalon Waterways

Category: River
Ship size: S
4.3
75 Reviews Ratings
Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways offers an array of cruises across the magnificent, picturesque rivers of Europe. Some itineraries include sailings through the Danube River, Rhine River, Moselle River, Seine River, and Saône River. Avalon is the perfect way to explore the rich history and beautiful destinations of Europe.

Cruises from $724

P&O Cruises

Category:
Ship size: M, XL
4.2
997 Reviews Ratings
P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises is one of the most recognizable names in European cruising. As the oldest cruise line in the world, P&O has established a presence in European destinations that include Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia, British Isles, Italy, Spain, Norway, and — of course — England.

Cruises from $

Uniworld River Cruises

Category: River
Ship size: S, XL
4.2
61 Reviews Ratings
Uniworld River Cruises

Uniworld sails a wide variety of luxury river cruises throughout the entire European region. Central European itineraries include voyages on the Rhine, Danube, Main and Moselle rivers. Uniworld also sails in-depth, longer itineraries through the rivers of France, Italy, Portugal, and Spain.

Cruises from $2129

Oceania Cruises

Category: Premium
Ship size: S, M
4.1
633 Reviews Ratings
Oceania Cruises

The majority of Oceania’s fleet operates cruises through Europe for at least part of the year. The line covers northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Adriatic, and even the Middle East on sailings that range from 7 nights to extended 50+ night adventures. Ships visit a huge variety of destinations, including over a dozen ports each in the UK, Norway, Italy, and Greece.

Cruises from $999

4.1
302 Reviews Ratings
Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Regent Seven Seas sails to numerous large and small destinations all across Northern Europe and the Mediterranean. Experience an all-inclusive luxury voyage with Regent, making stops in beautiful, historic destinations like Lisbon, Valletta, Rhodes, Tulon, Monte Carlo, Venice, Sardina, St. Petersburg, Oslo, Edinburgh, and Belfast.

Cruises from $3099

Cunard

Category: Premium
Ship size: M, L
4.0
587 Reviews Ratings
Cunard

Cunard offers a unique tour of the Mediterranean with longer voyages starting at 14 nights. Voyages commonly depart in Southampton (London) and may include port stops in Barcelona, Cannes, Gibraltar, Porto, Dubrovnik, and others.

Cruises from $299

Holland America Line

Category: Mainstream
Ship size: M, L, XL
3.9
7262 Reviews Ratings
Holland America Line

Holland America’s Mediterranean itineraries offer just the right balance of action-packed days in port with relaxing days at sea, plus extended hours and overnight stays in select cities. Port stops in the area include Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Bilbao, Amsterdam, and others.

Cruises from $349

Viking River Cruises

Category: River
Ship size: S, XL
3.9
531 Reviews Ratings
Viking River Cruises

The region where Viking is most well-known and has the most river ships is Europe. With dozens of vessels sailing on the Danube, Rhine, Douro, and more, there’s a European itinerary to fit everyone’s fancy. The line’s focus on immersive destination experiences is perfect for those who are mainly cruising for the ports. But on Viking, the journey is just as memorable.

Cruises from $1999