2021 European River Cruises

Delight in our small ship experience along Europe's majestic rivers and take advantage of special offers on now.

2021 Wave Sale savings on now!

Our full 2021 collection of European river cruises are available to book! Join us and experience the beauty of Europe and delight in our small ship experience. You'll enjoy savings up to $3,000 per couple*; plus, receive our gift of €300 per couple* in onboard credit to use toward a beverage package, spa service, and more when you book one of our luxurious Horizon Deck suites.

Choose from our engaging handcrafted and perfected European river cruise itineraries sailing the Rhine, Main, Danube, Rhône, Saône, and Douro rivers!

To book your spot, find your cruise below and book online, contact your travel advisor, or call us on 855 444 0161. Hurry, availability is limited.

Availability is limited. Book now to secure your preferred cabin.

Book your luxurious suite on our Horizon Deck

Receive a bonus 300 euros per couple* in onboard credit

Book your luxurious suite on our Horizon Deck and receive our gift of €300 in on-board spending credit per couple. Use your onboard credit for a variety of on-board perks such as a beverage package to enjoy your preferred drink at your leisure, a spa service to help unwind after an adventurous day, or for a special item from our gift shop. Horizon deck suites include added luxurious perks and spacious options such as our Owner's One-Bedroom Suite (SA), Grand Balcony Suite (S), or Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite (A). Our Emerald Radiance Star-Ship features our Riverview Suite (RA) and Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite (P) on the Horizon deck level as well. At the back of all Europe Star-Ships (excluding Emerald Radiance where there is a serenity pool on the Sun Deck), you can enjoy a leisurely swim in our signature Pool that transforms into a Cinema for the evenings - with quick access from your Horizon deck suite!

Book & Cruise with Confidence

Free Deposit Protection Plan* (Value of $125 per person)

Enjoy no change fees when you change your cruise date before your final payment (90 days prior to departure). You can simply choose to re-book an alternative future departure or take a travel credit which can be used within 24 months.

Reduced Deposit*

Reserve your space for $250 per person, reduced from $500.

Travelling Solo?

Enjoy a waived single supplement* on your suite or stateroom

We offer a waived Single Supplement on Europe river cruises in almost any cabin of your choice. Plus, solo travellers can take advantage of our reduced deposit and included deposit protection plan too. Our waived single supplement is not combinable with our Wave Sale savings or any other special offer. Find out more >

What's New for 2021

Best River Cruise Line for Value, 5 years in a row!
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5-14 day Danube River Cruises

5-14 day Rhine River Cruises

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*Terms and Conditions: European River Cruises Wave Sale: Offer applies to Emerald Waterways 2021 European River Cruises. Valid for new bookings only made by March 31, 2021 and are non-transferable. This offer is not available for Future Travel Credits bookings. 15+ day cruises save $1500 per person on cruise price. 8-14 day cruises, save $1250 per person on cruise price. 5-day cruises, save $1000 per person on cruise price. Plus, book cabin category A, P, S, SA or RA on Horizon Deck and receive an extra 150 Euro onboard credit per person. On-board credit can be used towards the purchase of beverages, beverage packages, wellness services, laundry, spa, or DiscoverMore excursions (subject to availability, cannot be used towards DiscoverMore excursions booked prior to departure). Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan (DPP) offer valued at $125 per person is applicable to new non-future travel credit bookings only. Deposit Protection is non-refundable and non-transferable, and only protects the deposit amount paid on an Emerald Waterways cruise prior to the final payment due date. Air, land, excursions are not included in the plan, and any third-party supplier fees, such as hotels, will be subtracted from your deposit amount. We will credit the remainder to you towards an alternate tour or cruise that must be re-booked within 24 months. Not applicable inside 90 days to departure. A non–refundable initial deposit of $250 per person is required at time of booking with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. Offers apply to new groups booked and deposited during promotional period. Prices are in Canadian dollars, based on double occupancy and lowest cabin category available. Availability is limited and subject to change. Port charges and taxes are included in the price. Offers may be changed, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. For full booking terms and conditions, click here.