Active River Cruises

River Cruise Walking & River Cruise Biking

Our active river cruises span the globe. Luxurious small ships deliver you to incredible biking and hiking in some of the world’s most beautiful places, from castles along the Danube to colorful markets along the Mekong. With classic Backroads-style biking, or walking and hiking, along with superlative support for every pace, this is a different kind of river cruise. Unpack once and enjoy the unmistakable magic of discovering your destination actively.

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Guest/leader cycling down tree-covered road, smiling.

Bordeaux River Cruise Bike Tour

Vineyards & Châteaux of Garonne, Dordogne & Gironde
Small Luxury Ships
Cruise ships on the Danube River in Budapest.

Danube River Cruise Full Ship Celebration Bike Tour

Prague to Budapest with 100+ Backroads Friends
Small Luxury Ships
Panoramic autumn view of Amsterdam city.

Dutch & Belgian Waterways River Cruise Bike Tour

Iconic Canals, Windmills & Bike Paths from Amsterdam to Bruges
Small Luxury Ships
Ariel view of town, river, and bridge
Dolce tempo

Rhine River Cruise Easygoing E-bike Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Basel to Amsterdam
Small Luxury Ships
Eiffel Tower and Pont Alexandre III at Night

Seine River Cruise Bike Tour

Paris Lights, the Land of Monet & Normandy's D-Day Sites
Small Luxury Ships
novice monks beating a new dry with palm reeds and splashing water

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Mekong River Cruise Bike Tour

Cycle & Sail along the Mighty Mekong