The Best River Cruises from Amsterdam

Journey Along the Waterways: Unlock the Hidden Gems of the World on These River Cruises

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Are you dreaming of a holiday to the Netherlands that combines the tranquility of a river voyage with thrilling excursions and enriching experiences? Look no further than one of these top-rated river cruises. We've sifted through countless options, ships, and itineraries, analyzing them based on price, comfort, cuisine, guest ratings, excursions, and activities to bring you the very best selection. These top river cruises in the Netherlands offer the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural discovery. You'll be pampered, enchanted by stunning vistas, and immersed in the local flavors and traditions. Great for museums & attractions, nightlife, family-friendly activities, and budget-friendly accommodations, it's easy to see why the Netherlands is such a fun destination. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey as you set sail on a river cruise that will exceed your expectations in every way.


The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $1370.61

  • 8 Days, $1410.42

  • 8 Days, $3499.00

What are river cruises departing from Amsterdam really like?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 6 trip options analyzed
  • $388 average price per day (USD)
  • 4.6 of 5 average rating
  • 113 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of river cruises departing from Amsterdam? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 113 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 6 river cruises departing from Amsterdam, you can rest assured that the Netherlands has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 6 Best River Cruises from Amsterdam in the Netherlands
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises departing from Amsterdam.
by Crucemundo



8 Days Amsterdam to Mainz 8 Destinations through Netherlands, Germany, France 35 People at Most Ages 1 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible voyage that has received a 4.1 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Netherlands, Germany, and France. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 35 people, and is good for travelers aged 1 to 80 years old. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 8 destinations, featuring Rudesheim am Rhein, Mannheim, Strasbourg, and Nijmegen. Amsterdam marks the starting point, while Mainz stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. This fantastic option, organized by Crucemundo , presents an unbeatable value at just $154 per day.

  • Family
  • River Cruise
$1,371 $1,096
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 10% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for river cruises departing from Amsterdam.
by Crucemundo



8 Days Start/End in Amsterdam 6 Destinations through Netherlands, Belgium 35 People at Most Ages 1 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 8 days, this cruise, visiting Netherlands and Belgium, has a maximum size of 35 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 1 to 90 years old, it is organized by Crucemundo , a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Uncover the beauty of 6 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Rotterdam, Ghent, Brussels, and Antwerp. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Amsterdam. Available at an unbeatable price of only $169 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Historical
  • Family
  • River Cruise
$1,410 $1,269
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 10% Off
by Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection



8 Days Amsterdam to Basel 9 Destinations through Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland 130 People at Most Ages 16 to 100 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional river cruise, visiting Netherlands, Germany, and Switzerland, that has garnered a 4.6 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 8 days, this jouney will have 130 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 16 to 100 years old. Expertly organized by Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $422 per day. Hurry and secure your spot while this incredible sale lasts!

  • Historical
  • River Cruise
$3,499 $3,149
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Avalon Waterways



8 Days Start/End in Amsterdam 7 Destinations through Netherlands, Belgium 160 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage, visiting Netherlands and Belgium, is offered by Avalon Waterways which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $439 per day. This trip visits 7 destinations, including Ghent, Middelburg, Veere, and Rotterdam along the way. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Amsterdam. The maximum group size is 160 people, welcoming travelers aged 8 or older.

  • Family
  • River Cruise
$3,299
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Avalon Waterways



8 Days Start/End in Amsterdam 7 Destinations through Netherlands, Belgium 160 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Netherlands and Belgium, that has been awarded a 4.8 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 8 days, this cruise offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 160 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 8 or older. Experience a trip that takes you to 7 remarkable destinations, including Middelburg, Veere, Rotterdam, and Antwerp. Amsterdam will be both the start and end of your journey. Brought to you by Avalon Waterways, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $501 per day.

  • Family
  • River Cruise
$3,799
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Avalon Waterways



8 Days Start/End in Amsterdam 7 Destinations through Netherlands, Belgium 160 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 8 unforgettable days, visiting Netherlands and Belgium. It ensures an intimate group setting with 160 participants at most. Explore 7 incredible locations on this trip, including Veere, Rotterdam, Antwerp, and Ghent. Your adventure starts and ends in Amsterdam. Avalon Waterways, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 8 or older. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $645 per day.

  • Family
  • Brewery
  • River Cruise
$4,948
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Amsterdam, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Zaandam, The Best 10-Day Tours from Amsterdam, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Amsterdam for more package tour options.

How much do River Cruises from Amsterdam cost?

Average Daily Price River Cruises from Amsterdam
$388

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for river cruises departing from Amsterdam when planning a visit to the Netherlands. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of river cruises departing from Amsterdam in the Netherlands based on data from 6 options is an affordable $388 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in the Netherlands.

And for more information on Netherlands, see Netherlands Travel Costs and Netherlands Hotel Costs.


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