January 8, 2020

Find Your River Voyage with Crystal Cruises

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Top 10 Reasons to Sail Crystal River Cruises 

Crystal River Cruises has reimagined luxury river cruising across Europe with an extraordinary attention to detail. Life on board flows to the rhythm of the rivers, an invitation to immerse yourself in the culture, history and wonder of legendary lands.

  1. All-inclusive, all-balcony, all-suite ships with king-size beds
  2. European butler service in every room category
  3. The largest suites on Europe’s rivers
  4. Twice the number of crew per guest than the industry average
  5. The most spacious ships carrying 45% fewer guests
  6. Michelin-inspired cuisine—fresh lobster, Dover Sole—prepared à la minute, plus caviar
  7. Flexible open-seating dining in multiple restaurants plus 24-hour room service
  8. An abundant choice of shore excursion options in every port
  9. Private luxury motor coaches with free Wi-Fi
  10. The youngest fleet in the river cruise industry

Book by January 20th to receive an additional $200 - $500 Shipboard Credit!

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Explore Crystal's River Vessels 

Crystal Bach

Enjoy picturesque views from a Panoramic Balcony-window aboard this all-suite ship featuring the largest standard accommodations in river cruising. Savor Michelin-inspired cuisine, exceptional service and discover Europe's best sites.

Six Star Service

With the highest staff-to-guest ratio among all European river lines, and professionals chosen for the expertise and friendly demeanor, our genuine hospitality sets the stage for a journey beyond compare.

Savor the Extraordinary 

Cuisine transcends mere excellence and enters the sublime. Menus of Michelin-level envy are sourced with the freshest ingredients and paired with the finest wines. Every meal is a celebration of the ever-changing riverscape.

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Crystal Debussy

There is a place where luxury is comfortable, and where supreme indulgence creates a sense of wellbeing. Here, day breaks with enchanting views, and night falls into a dreamy slumber in your beautifully spacious suite.

The Rhythm of the River

The Crystal River Experience showcases the wonder of each destination with cultured insight. Enjoy immersive exploration ashore aligned with enriching pursuits on board, inviting you to come and go from your ship at your leisure.

Serenity & Calm

The Crystal Life Spa finds a natural home on the rivers of Europe, as do complimentary yoga classes on deck, fitness centers and swimming pools on every ship.


Crystal Mahler

Each stunning bathroom in this sophisticated suite features double vanity with halo-lit mirror, glass-enclosed rain shower, separate powder room, and plush ETRO robes, slippers and bath amenities. Pure indulgent luxury.


Extraordinary personal attention provided by your European-trained butler will elevate your Crystal river voyage from a vacation to a true luxury experience. Personal preferences are quietly noted, and every wish graciously fulfilled by a caring Crystal staff member

24 Hour In-Suite Dining

Dine in the comfort of your own suite, 24 hours, a day and savor extensively delicious selections, including Waterside’s full menu.

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Crystal Ravel

Explore Europe’s majestic rivers aboard this all-suite, butler-serviced ship featuring the largest standard accommodations available. Dine on gourmet cuisine, enjoy premier entertainment and relish the pampering service of an extraordinary staff.

Fuel Your Discovery

Enjoy breakfast as charming villages and pastoral life slowly come into view, fueling your anticipation of the day’s imminent discoveries; return for lunch between morning and afternoon adventures ashore.

A Deliciously Elegant Repast

Share tales of the day over superbly crafted dinner menus, allowing the local flavors to play their own role in the memory of each new destination.


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