River Cruising Just Got a Modern Makeover

8-day cruises from $2,499


U is a new take on experiential travel, with cruises designed for those with a passion for exploring and a taste for authentic adventures. A river cruise with U is an effortless way to travel from city to city across Europe, completely tailored to your personal tastes. You book, you get excited, and we take care of just about everything else. Along the way, you’ll discover awe-inspiring scenes, inspirational moments, and pics so pretty, your Facebook friends will be just a little bit envious.

Girls having fun shopping

Hassle-Free Travel.

Think of us as a boutique hotel that moves seamlessly throughout Europe, with meals, transportation and activities all built in. Pack and unpack once while we take care of all the details in between. We’ve got it covered from bow to stern.


Rolling on the RhineAmsterdam to Frankfurt

You’ll get your fix of famous artwork, incredible scenery and a look into Europe’s history and culture. Whatever your travel personality, this cruise is sure to please.


Cities Selected Just for You.

Our itineraries take you to some of the most dynamic, inspiring and just plain fun cities in Europe. Some you’ll be familiar with. Others, you’ll be introduced to for the first time. But each has its own unique flair and way of life that’s waiting to be discovered.

People Exploring

The Danube FlowRegensburg to Budapest

Relax. You’re cruising on the Danube, and worries don’t exist on this fine-looking waterway. Germany, Austria or Hungary? You don’t have to choose.

The U Crew

The Best. Service. Ever.

Our sister brand, the luxurious award-winning Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, features the most professionally trained staff on the rivers. The same staff and crew is now on U, along with two dedicated hosts from Contiki, a high-energy travel company that is also part of our family. Look forward to unmatched service from a young, fun and friendly team.

Girl in Frankfurt, Germany

Germany's FinestFrankfurt to Regensburg

You’ll get well acquainted during a night walk with your U hosts. Miltenberg, Würzburg, Bamberg and Nuremberg will certainly live up to the hype as well.

Yummertime taking selfies

Plan Your Day as You Please.

Relax onboard, spend your day and night in town on your own or embark on one of our many carefully curated excursions. It’s all up to you and how you want to spend your vacation.

Dashing Through the Danube

Dashing Through the DanubeBudapest to Regensburgs

During the most festive time of year, your U cruise down the Danube will take you to some of the best and brightest Christmas Markets in Europe. ‘Tis the season!

Having a toast

Stay Late. Sleep In.

U itineraries are planned around your schedule, with late-night and overnight stays in port and later excursion start times.

Part boutique hotel, part yacht, part local hotspot.

Onboard, you can expect everything you’d find in your favorite boutique hotel. But here’s the best part. Your floating boutique hotel makes it extra-easy to visit several European destinations in a single trip while only having to unpack once.

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Have Questions?

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