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Emerald Waterways’ River Cruises

Introducing the next generation of river cruising

Emerald Waterways represent a new chapter in the world of river cruising. Our deluxe fleet of revolutionary Star-Ships promise contemporary comfort and unique on-board innovations, while our generous fully-inclusive offering combines affordability with great dining, exceptional service and immersive itineraries across Europe and France. We take great pride in ensuring every journey is perfectly planned, and each guest enjoys a relaxing, exciting and insightful river cruise experience, whether you’re sailing aboard our award-winning fleet or exploring a nearby town for the day.

We cruise the Rhine, Main, Danube, Saône and Rhône rivers, with journeys ranging from eight to 17 days. Once integral trade and transportation routes are now gateways to cultural enlightenment, and there’s no finer way to navigate these treasured landmarks than on board Europe’s newest fleet of river cruise ships. From the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, fairy-tale castles and grandiose cathedrals of mainland Europe, to France’s laid-back rural southern region where a sleepy way of life dominates the water’s edge; explore our collection of river cruises today and take the first step in embarking on the journey of a lifetime.

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With more amenities and state-of-the-art features than any other river cruise line, our innovative ‘Star-Ships’ are making heads turn by setting a new standard in river ship design.

Our European River cruises

Featured

Fly to Europe for $495pp

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 $2,570

Rhine - Main Discovery

8 days
Nuremberg > Amsterdam
The Rhine’s legendary status is accompanied by the unspoilt countryside, fairy tale towns and ancient fortresses that scatter its banks, all are waiting to be explored during insightful guided tours.
from $2,945
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Danube Explorer

8 days
Passau > Budapest
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 $2,995
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Classic Prague & Danube Delights

11 days
Budapest > Prague
Extend your journey with a three-night stay in the Czech capital, after your journey from Budapest invites the beauty of Bavaria, lunch with a Slovakian family and magnificent Vienna.
from $3,165

Secrets of the Douro

8 days
Porto > Porto
Terraced vineyards rise from riverbanks and Baroque villages remain a marvellous reminder of the past. Experience Roman Salamanca for its vibrant nightlife, and try Porto’s famous fortified wine.
from $3,245
Fly to Europe for $495pp

The Charms of Holland & Belgium

8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam
from $3,485
Fly to Europe for $495pp

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 $3,495
Fly to Europe for $495pp

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 $3,595
Fly to Europe for $495pp

The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Frankfurt > Basel
from $3,595
Spring Savings – Save up to $3000 per person

Sensations of Southern France

8 days
Arles > Lyon
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 $3,665 $2,165
Fly to Europe for $495pp

The Classic Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Frankfurt
from $3,695
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main

8 days
Nuremberg > Frankfurt
UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations and picturesque towns make up this historically-rich itinerary, while vineyards and natural beauty create stunning riverbank backdrops.
from $3,815
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Enchantment of Eastern Europe

9 days
Budapest > Bucharest
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 $4,030
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Lisbon & Secrets of the Douro

11 days
Lisbon > Porto
Start your journey with a three-night stay in the lively Portuguese capital, before embarking on a journey of rising riverbank vineyards, Baroque villages and vibrant nightlife.
from $4,040
Spring Savings – Save up to $3000 per person

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 $4,043 $2,443
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main & Prague

11 days
Bernkastel > Prague
from $4,360
Fly to Europe for $495pp

The Classic Rhine & Berlin

10 days
Amsterdam > Berlin
from $4,440

Rhine - Main Discovery

8 days
Amsterdam > Nuremberg
The Rhine’s legendary status is accompanied by the unspoilt countryside, fairy tale towns and ancient fortresses that scatter its banks, all are waiting to be explored during insightful guided tours.
from $4,495

Sensations of Southern France & Nice

11 days
Lyon > Nice
Set sail on the Rhône & Saône, celebrating France’s past & present through awe-inspiring historic landmarks and traditional fare before ending in Nice for a three-night stay, visiting Monte Carlo.
from $4,725 $3,325
Spring Savings – Save up to $3000 per person

Paris & Sensations of Southern France

11 days
Paris > Nice
from $4,760 $3,260
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Secrets of the Douro & Madrid

10 days
Porto > Madrid
from $4,805
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Enchanting Forests, Mountains & Rivers

12 days
Munich > Budapest
from $4,890
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Christmas Markets of Europe

15 days
Budapest > Amsterdam
from $4,995
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main & Paris

11 days
Nuremberg > Paris
from $5,010
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Sensations of Southern France & Barcelona

11 days
Lyon > Barcelona
from $5,040
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Berlin to Zurich & The Majestic Rhine

13 days
Berlin > Zurich
from $5,535
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main with Prague

14 days
Paris > Prague
from $5,555
Fly Free to Europe

Prague & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

18 days
Prague > Amsterdam
from $5,650
Fly to Europe for $495pp

Madrid to Lisbon & Secrets of the Douro

13 days
Madrid > Lisbon
from $5,650
Spring Savings – Save up to $3000 per person

Paris to Nice & Sensations of Southern France

14 days
Paris > Nice
from $5,785 $4,285
Fly Free to Europe

Splendours of Europe River Cruise & Paris Escape

18 days
Budapest > Paris
from $6,290
Fly Free to Europe

Prague Highlights & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

18 days
Amsterdam > Prague
from $6,675
Fly Free to Europe

Prague to Paris & Christmas Markets of Europe

21 days
Prague > Paris
from $6,945
Fly Free to Europe

Paris & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

18 days
Paris > Budapest
from $7,215
Fly Free to Europe

Idyllic Rhine

15 days
Amsterdam > Basel
from $7,290
Fly Free to Europe

Paris to Prague & Splendours of Europe River Cruise

21 days
Paris > Prague
from $7,770

Douro & Southern France River Cruises

15 days
Porto > Nice
from $7,790
Fly Free to Europe

Rhine & Rhone River Cruises

15 days
Amsterdam > Nice
from $7,890
Fly Free to Europe

Treasures of the Danube

16 days
Nuremberg > Bucharest
from $8,150
Fly Free to Europe

Bucharest to Amsterdam

23 days
Bucharest > Amsterdam
from $10,150
Fly Free to Europe

Lisbon to Nice, Douro & Southern France River Cruise

21 days
Lisbon > Nice
from $11,230