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Deluxe River Cruises with Emerald Waterways

Exceptional. Amazing. Unique. Expect more from your deluxe river cruise with Emerald Waterways. Our award-winning river cruise fleet and inspiring itineraries reveal the stunning scenery and fascinating culture of Europe and Asia as you’ve never experienced them.
 
Enjoy the Emerald difference. Our innovative river cruise ships offer you panoramic views of the stunning scenery, and feature contemporary boutique hotel styling, deluxe in-suite comfort, gourmet dining options and exceptional service, all included in the price. Explore unique cultural experiences at every destination with our included exclusive EmeraldPLUS and Emerald Active excursions. See even more, with our adventurous Discover More optional tours and destination hotel extensions. We guarantee you the best value in river cruising, so you can enjoy your vacation to the fullest. Welcome on board.

EXPLORE RIVER CRUISES

2019 River Cruises

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Classic Danube

8 days
Vienna > Munich
from $3,925 $3,175
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Classic Danube

8 days
Vienna > Nuremberg
from $3,925 $3,175
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Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium

8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam
Let the Dutch charm sweep you up on an itinerary full of vibrancy and tradition. From 79 multicoloured acres of tulips at Keukenhof Gardens, to Zaanse Schans, artistic Antwerp and quirky Amsterdam.
from $3,945 $3,195
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Danube Delights

8 days
Budapest > Munich
An unforgettable cruise down the iconic Danube & through the heart of old Europe. Walking tours, invitations into the homes of locals & sightseeing excursions showcase the magnificence of yesteryear.
from $3,955 $3,205
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Danube Delights

8 days
Budapest > Nuremberg
An unforgettable cruise down the iconic Danube & through the heart of old Europe. Walking tours, invitations into the homes of locals & sightseeing excursions showcase the magnificence of yesteryear.
from $3,955 $3,205
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The Charms of Holland & Belgium

8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam
Get to know Holland and Belgium's past and present with this exciting itinerary visiting vibrant capital cities, UNESCO World Heritage listed windmills, battle grounds and magnificent architecture.
from $4,095 $3,345
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Enchantment of Eastern Europe

9 days
Bucharest > Budapest
As the final stretch of the Danube weaves its way through the depths of eastern Europe, meet locals for lunch in their home, enjoy tours of Osijek & Belgrade & marvel at the beauty of the Iron Gate.
from $4,105 $3,355
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Danube Explorer

8 days
Budapest > Passau
Walk the cobblestone streets of Medieval cities, explore Austria’s wine-growing region and marvel at the fusion of old and new in musical Vienna and eclectic Budapest.
from $5,140 $4,390
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Jewels of the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Zurich
Architecture, history and natural beauty are ever-present on this wonderful journey down the Rhine, beginning in the Dutch capital and sweeping up Cologne, Koblenz and the Black Forest on its route.
from $4,205 $3,455
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Jewels of the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Basel
Architecture, history and natural beauty are ever-present on this wonderful journey down the Rhine, beginning in the Dutch capital and sweeping up Cologne, Koblenz and the Black Forest on its route.
from $4,205 $3,455
Fly for $699*

The flavours of Burgundy and Provence with international wine experts

8 days
Nice > Lyon
from $4,295
Fly for $699*

The flavours of Burgundy and Provence with international wine experts

8 days
Marseille > Lyon
Meet some esteemed names from the world of wine, as we sail through the wine-producing region of Provence. Witness the stunning vineyards, with plenty of opportunity to sample the local wares.
from $4,295

The Classic Rhine – Wine Special Cruise

8 days
Frankfurt > Amsterdam
from $4,305
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Secrets of the Douro

8 days
Porto > Porto
On this 8 day roundtrip cruise from Porto, discover the Douro Valley's most inspiring destinations including Régua, Pocinho, Pinhao and stunning Salamanca.
from $4,370 $3,620
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Lower Danube Waltz

8 days
Vienna > Belgrade
Tour Vienna's main attractions, before enjoying a guided tour of Budapest. Sail to the Hungarian-Croatian border and join a Croatian family for lunch, whilst Belgrade reveals Serbia's hidden gems.
from $4,455 $3,705
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The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Frankfurt > Basel
Your journey through Germany includes a visit to see Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, while Koblenz, Mannheim’s beautiful architecture the Black Forest will be sure to amaze.
from $5,205 $4,455
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The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Frankfurt > Zurich
from $5,205 $4,455
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Danube Delights & Classic Prague

11 days
Budapest > Prague
from $4,695 $3,945
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Sensations of Lyon & Provence

8 days
Lyon > Marseille
Journey to France's gastronomic heartbeat, Lyon, before enjoying an authentic Provençal dinner on-board, hosted by renowned French chef, Fabien Morreale.
from $4,720 $3,970
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Sensations of Lyon and Provence

8 days
Lyon > Nice
Romance, spectacular historic landmarks & Roman influence, celebrate France’s past & present on this sensory journey through renowned vineyards & world-class restaurants along the Saône & Rhône rivers
from $4,720 $3,970
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Basel
With the spirit of Christmas hanging in the air, you’ll explore the heritage treasures of the Rhine, from Cologne to the Black Forest whilst visiting Germany’s world-famous Christkindlmarkts.
from $4,905 $4,155
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Zurich
from $4,905 $4,155
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Budapest & Enchantment of Eastern Europe

11 days
Budapest > Bucharest
This 11-day itinerary transports you from the heritage of Budapest to the backwaters of eastern Europe, where cities once shrouded in secrecy, now offer up a treasure trove of customs and traditions.
from $5,125 $4,375
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Prague & Lower Danube Waltz

11 days
Prague > Belgrade
from $5,195 $4,445
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Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

8 days
Frankfurt > Munich
from $5,355 $4,605
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Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

8 days
Frankfurt > Nuremberg
UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations and picturesque towns make up this historically-rich itinerary, while vineyards and natural beauty create stunning riverbank backdrops.
from $5,355 $4,605
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Aix-en-Provence & Sensations of Lyon and Provence

11 days
Nice > Lyon
from $5,430 $4,680
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Aix-en-Provence & Sensations of Lyon and Provence

11 days
Marseille > Lyon
from $5,430 $4,680
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Prague & Danube Explorer

11 days
Prague > Munich
From the beauty of Bohemia and Prague to the heritage highlights of the iconic Danube, this 11-day city break and river cruise showcases some of the finest destinations in Europe.
from $6,010 $5,260
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Jewels of the Rhine & Bruges

10 days
Zurich > Brussels
from $5,460 $4,710
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Jewels of the Rhine & Bruges

10 days
Basel > Brussels
Take a journey from Basil to Bruges in this stunning 10 day itinerary. You start by exploring the modern and quintessential Holland on a glass-top canal boat cruise.
from $5,460 $4,710
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Secrets of the Douro & Madrid

10 days
Porto > Madrid
from $5,495 $4,745
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Christmas Markets on the Danube

8 days
Budapest > Munich
This festive twist on our classic Danube itinerary makes time for explorations of quirky Budapest, the Christmas markets of Regensburg and marvelling at Vienna’s iconic architecture.
from $5,620 $4,870
New Year Sale

Christmas Markets on the Danube

8 days
Budapest > Nuremberg
An unforgettable cruise down the iconic Danube & through the heart of old Europe. Walking tours, invitations into the homes of locals & sightseeing excursions showcase the magnificence of yesteryear.
from $5,620 $4,870
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Jewels of the Rhine & Lucerne - Zurich

11 days
Amsterdam > Zurich
from $5,665 $4,915
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Splendours of Europe

15 days
Budapest > Amsterdam
From Budapest to Amsterdam, this 15 day Splendours of Europe river cruise will take you through some of Europe's most historic towns & cities including Vienna.
from $5,695 $4,695
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Secrets of the Douro & Lisbon

11 days
Porto > Lisbon
from $5,705 $4,955
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Nuremberg & Danube Explorer

10 days
Nuremberg > Budapest
from $5,770 $5,020
Save $950*

The Imperial Charms of Russia

12 days
Moscow > St Petersburg
Discover the many wonders of Russia’s cultural history, captivating cities and imperial grandeur on this 12 day Russian River Cruise
from $5,860 $4,910
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Christmas Markets of Europe

15 days
Budapest > Amsterdam
Get in the festive spirit as you navigate the width of Germany, the home of Christmas markets. Sip mulled wine and collect gifts as you enjoy the Rhine’s new wintery personality.
from $5,895 $4,895
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Sensations of Lyon and Provence & Nice

11 days
Lyon > Nice
Journey to Lyon, before enjoying an authentic Provençal dinner on-board, hosted by renowned French chef, Fabien Morreale. Finish your journey with an extension in the beautiful coastal city of Nice.
from $5,915 $5,165
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Paris & Sensations of Lyon and Provence

10 days
Paris > Nice
from $5,965 $5,215
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Paris & Sensations of Southern France

10 days
Paris > Marseille
from $5,965 $5,215
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The Majestic Rhine & Berlin

10 days
Zurich > Berlin
from $6,025 $5,275
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The Majestic Rhine & Berlin

10 days
Basel > Berlin
from $6,025 $5,275
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Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main & Prague

11 days
Trier > Prague
from $6,165 $5,415
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Sensations of Lyon and Provence & Geneva

10 days
Nice > Geneva
from $6,320 $5,570
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Sensations of Lyon and Provence & Geneva

10 days
Marseille > Geneva
from $6,320 $5,570
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Christmas Markets on the Danube & Prague

11 days
Budapest > Prague
from $6,430 $5,680
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The Majestic Rhine & Lucerne - Zurich

11 days
Frankfurt > Zurich
from $6,465 $5,715

Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

11 days
Paris > Munich
from $6,790
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Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

11 days
Paris > Nuremberg
from $6,790 $6,040
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Aix-en-Provence to Geneva & Sensations of Lyon and Provence

13 days
Nice > Geneva
from $6,930 $6,180
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Paris to Nice & Sensations of Lyon and Provence

13 days
Paris > Nice
From Paris to Nice, discover the sensations of Southern France over 13 incredible days. Explore Lyon, Macon, Tournon & Arles before a 3 night stay in Nice.
from $7,160 $6,410
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Christmas Markets of Europe & Paris

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $7,280 $6,280
Fly for $295*

Discover Croatia and The Islands of Dalmatia

16 days
Dubrovnik > Budapest
from $7,380
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Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main with Prague

14 days
Paris > Prague
from $7,600 $6,850
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Treasures of the Danube

16 days
Munich > Bucharest
from $8,820 $7,820
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Treasures of the Danube

16 days
Nuremberg > Bucharest
from $8,820 $7,820
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Splendours of Europe & Prague

18 days
Amsterdam > Prague
As if journeying the breadth of the continent wasn’t memorable enough, we’ve combined our river cruise with a three-day city break in Prague – affording more opportunity for enrichment and wonder.
from $10,245 $9,245
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Splendours of Europe & Paris Escape

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $10,740 $9,740
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Paris Escape & Splendours of Europe

18 days
Paris > Budapest
from $10,765 $9,765
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Prague & Splendours of Europe

18 days
Prague > Amsterdam
From Prague to Amsterdam this 18-day river cruise and city stay is a feast of enrichment. The journey, which takes place on the Danube, Main and Rhine, whisks you between five illustrious capitals.
from $11,015 $10,015

Classic Danube and Lower Danube Waltz

15 days
Munich > Belgrade
from $11,020

Classic Danube and Lower Danube Waltz

15 days
Nuremberg > Belgrade
from $11,020
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Paris to Prague & Splendours of Europe

21 days
Paris > Prague
from $11,565 $10,565
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Three Rivers Discovery

15 days
Porto > Nice
On this 15 day cruise, travel from Porto to Nice as you uncover the delights of Portugal and Southern France. Visit Salamanca, Pocinho, Lyon & Avignon.
from $11,745 $10,745
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Three Rivers Discovery

15 days
Porto > Marseille
from $11,745 $10,745
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Prague to Paris & Splendours of Europe

21 days
Prague > Paris
from $12,840 $11,840
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Bucharest to Amsterdam

23 days
Bucharest > Amsterdam
from $15,785 $14,785

EXPLORE RIVER CRUISES

EXPERIENCE EXCEPTIONAL VALUE

It's all included in the price
Premium Drinks Available Onboard

We have carefully selected complimentary red and white wines, beer, and soft drinks for you to enjoy during lunch and dinner.

 

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Extra Special Excursions

Our EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE programs provide you the opportunity to experience some of Europe's more unique, in-depth cultural discoveries.

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Memorable Dining Moments

Enjoy al-fresco dining featuring hot and cold buffets or à la carte menus for breakfast and lunch, and four course dinners with international and authentic regional specialty cuisine. 

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Transfers

Rest Assured. All from Airport-to-Pier transfers are included in the price of your tour.

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Daily Excursions

Your included tours & excursions take you through many of Europe's must-see sights and local gems.

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Gratuity included

All tipping and gratuities for both on board and shoreside staff are included.

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Your Deluxe Emerald EXPERIENCE

discover Europe with Emerald Waterways

The Itineraries

When it comes to exploring Europe, there’s nothing average about our itineraries. Our carefully crafted river cruises range from 8 to 17 days and visit many fantastic villages, towns and cities lining Europe’s Danube, Rhine and Saône rivers. And because we want you to fully appreciate the places you visit, we also include special activities that uncover more than just the usual tourist attractions with our EmeraldPLUS experiences.

Take a look at any of our European river cruise itineraries to find out more.

Enjoy a river cruise on an Emerald Star-Ship

The Star-Ships

Each of our 135-metre long Star-Ships has been custom built to offer more space per guest than most other vessels on Europe’s waters. Boasting five types of contemporary cabin and unique on-board innovations, like a heated pool that turns into a cinema, we bring the highlights of ocean cruising to the intimacy of the river. Unwind in our Horizon Bar & Lounge, savour the endless scenery from the privacy of your suite and watch the sunrise from the Sun Deck with a complimentary coffee in hand.

Fine dining

The Dining

As part of our fully-inclusive service, all of your on-board dining and highlight meals are included in the price of your cruise. Our chefs take great pride in preparing dishes of the highest quality, so whenever you sit down to dine in our Reflections Restaurant – or enjoy an alfresco breakfast or light lunch on the Terrace – you can delight in culinary diversity. We’ll keep your glass topped up to, with complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner.

Emerald's Panorama Balcony Suite

The Cabins

Each of our ships offer a great range of cabins for you to choose from, including the Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite– a completely new type of cabin, designed by us. To replace the run-of-the-mill French Balcony that is commonplace on river cruise ships, we offer a new kind of indoor balcony, complete with a decked area and our ingenious open-air system. With the touch of a button, the upper half of the cabin’s floor-to-ceiling window drops down to let in fresh air and provide full panoramic views of the landscape.

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