River Cruise Tours

We've teamed up with AmaWaterways, the leader in river cruising to bring you a revolutionary Backroads experience: incredible River Cruise Biking and River Cruise Walking Trips with an elegant ship as our home base! Enjoy the best of river cruising through some of the world's most captivating cityscapes and countryside—along with the outstanding Trip Leaders, routes and support that travelers expect from Backroads. After a successful launch of our first River Cruise trip on the Danube in 2015, we're excited to introduce trips on new rivers throughout Europe and Asia. Departures will sell out quickly—reserve your trip today.

Don't miss our special Danube Full Ship Celebration exclusively for Backroads guests! Starting in Prague, you'll sail and bike from Passau to Vienna, Bratislava and on to Budapest. All enhanced by the camaraderie of 150 or so fellow Backroads travelers! Ride along the Danube, past castles, onion-domed churches and legendary vineyards with the friendliest group of adventurers around—let the grand journey begin.

Europe France

Bordeaux's Garonne River Cruise Bike Tour

Among Bordeaux Vineyards

Rhone River Cruise Bike Tour

South of France—Arles to Lyon

Rhone River Cruise Bike Tour

South of France—Lyon to Arles

Seine River Cruise Bike Tour

Paris Lights & Normandy Beaches

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Europe Spain

Portugal's Douro River Cruise Bike Tour

Majestic Madrid to Historic Porto

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Europe At Large

Danube Cycling Sensation River Cruise Bike Tour

Prague to Budapest—Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Slovakia & Hungary

Danube Full Ship Celebration River Cruise Bike Tour

Prague to Budapest—Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Slovakia & Hungary

Danube Pedals & Ports River Cruise Bike Tour

Prague to Budapest—Czech Republic, Germany, Austria & Hungary

Danube Scenic Spinning River Cruise Bike Tour

Budapest to Prague—Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany & Czech Republic

Danube Wheels & Waterways River Cruise Bike Tour

Budapest to Prague—Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany & Czech Republic

Danube Cobblestones & Countryside River Cruise Walking & Hiking Tour

Prague to Budapest—Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Slovakia & Hungary

Portugal's Douro River Cruise Bike Tour

Majestic Madrid to Historic Porto

Rhine River Cruise Bike Tour

Amsterdam to Basel Sojourn

Rhine River Cruise Bike Tour

Basel to Amsterdam Sojourn

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Asia & the Pacific

Mekong River Cruise Bike Tour

The Allure of Cambodia & Vietnam

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