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2018 European
River Cruise Offers
Book between 1st and 24th December 2017 and enjoy an extra £200 per couple discount when you book a balcony suite

Discover the wonderful towns and remarkable cities that line the iconic rivers of Europe, with Emerald Waterways.

Our 12 insightful river cruise itineraries explore the best that Europe has to offer, while our luxurious Star-Ships host an incredible selection of amenities, and our generous inclusions ensure all you have to worry about is enjoying your holiday.

With many of our 2018 departure dates and itineraries filling up quickly, we urge you to make the most of our festive season savings. Book your 2018 European river cruise between 1st and 24th December 2017 and enjoy an extra £200 per couple discount when you book a balcony suite. Call one of our river Cruise Experts today and quote CHRISTMAS before your preferred river cruise sells out.

Our Cruise Experts look forward to speaking with you.

Call our Cruise Experts on 0808 271 7608 to secure your place or

2018 RIVER CRUISE OF THE WEEK

Danube Explorer

8 Day trip
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.
Departing 16 October 2018

Our 2018 river cruises

European River Cruise 2018

Christmas Savings

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 £1,745 £1,545
Christmas Savings

Danube Delights Christmas Markets

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 £1,895 £1,495
Christmas Savings

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 £1,995 £1,595

Sensations of Southern France

8 days
Marseille > 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 £2,120 £1,895
Christmas Savings

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 £2,195 £1,795
Christmas Savings

The Majestic Rhine

8 days
Frankfurt > Basel
Journey through Germany on this 8-day Rhine river cruise, brand new for 2018
from £2,195 £1,795
Christmas Savings

The Classic Rhine

8 days
Amsterdam > Frankfurt
Starting in the Dutch capital, enjoy guided bike tours and museum visits before sailing the beauty of the Rhine on this brand new river cruise for 2018
from £2,195 £1,695
Christmas Savings

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 £2,195 £1,795
Christmas Savings

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 £2,295 £1,695
Christmas Savings

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 £2,395 £1,995

Secrets of the Douro & Lisbon

11 days
Porto > Lisbon
Embark on a journey of rising riverbank vineyards, Baroque villages and vibrant nightlife ending with a three-night stay in the lively Portuguese capital Lisbon.
from £2,520
Christmas Savings

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 £2,595 £1,995
Christmas Savings

Classic Prague & Danube Delights

11 days
Prague > Budapest
Extend your journey with a three-night stay in the Czech capital, before your journey towards Budapest invites the beauty of Bavaria, lunch with a Slovakian family and magnificent Vienna.
from £2,995 £2,595
Christmas Savings

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 £3,145 £2,745
Christmas Savings

Christmas Markets of Europe

15 days
Amsterdam > Budapest
from £3,295 £2,895

Life on-board an Emerald Waterways river cruise

 

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Star Ships

Cutting a stylish and chic figure upon the rivers of Europe and Asia; Emerald Waterways’ fleet of Star-Ships perfectly marry modern design with deluxe comfort for all guests. Each member of the fleet has been deliberately and responsibly designed to complement the flow of the rivers.

What's included in an Emerald Waterways river cruise?

  • Return flights from a selection of regional UK airports
  • Spacious accommodation on Europe's most innovative ships
  • All on-board meals included
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with your lunch and dinner
  • An included shore excursions almost every day
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • ABTA & ATOL protected
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew
  • All on-board tips included
  • Extra-special excursions from EmeraldPLUS
  • EmeraldACTIVE excursions such as bike rides and small hikes
  • All internal airport transfers to and from your ship
  • Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
  • Knowledgeable, English speaking, local guides in every destination
  • Complimentary on-board bicycles

 

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