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Best 2020 trips for foodies and wine entussiasts

Indulgent food and wine itineraries with Emerald Waterways 

For those who love to ‘wine and dine’, and see the experience as a beloved hobby, Emerald Waterways (www.emeraldwaterways.co.uk/) welcomes you to European itineraries to broaden your culinary horizons. On river cruises through Germany and France, indulge in wine tasting from the finest vineyards in Europe, and treat yourself to unique gastronomic experiences. 

In 2020, take a foodie and wine enthusiasts river cruise with these incredible itineraries: 

The eight-day Flavours of Burgundy & Provence river cruise from £2,120pp departing 8th August 2020. Weaving through France, this cruise begins in Lyon “gastronomic capital of the world” by a number of famous food critics. Travellers will enjoy highlights on excursions such as a truffle hunt with a local farmer, cheese tastings, a winery tour and tastings in Beaujolais and Châteauneuf-du-Pape, hikes through lush vineyards and gourmet food tours. A round trip from Lyon, the river cruise calls at Tournus, Belleville-sur-Saône, the ancient centre of Avignon, and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. 

The eight-day Legendary Rhine & Moselle river cruise from £2,020pp departing 17th August 2020. Wine-lovers and foodies will relish this journey to the centre of the Franconian wine country to taste local produce in the beautiful setting of the Bishop’s Cellar in Wurzburg. Highlights include a Bamberg local tasting, a regional wine lecture on board, and a wine tasting in Bernkastel. The journey takes you from Munich to Frankfurt calling at Nuremberg, Würzburg, Wertheim, Miltenberg,  Koblenz, the enchanting Cochem, and  Bernkastel. 

Prices include relevant discounts, return flights, transfers, the cruises as stated above, shore excursions, all tipping and gratuities, on board meals with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board, and exclusive events and experiences.

For more information or to book please visit www.emeraldwaterways.co.uk or call 0808 301 3352.


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*Drinks on board – wine, beer and soft drinks are included with lunch and dinner. Complimentary tea and coffee is available throughout the sailing. 

About Emerald Waterways:  Emerald Waterways offers a diverse range of river and ocean cruises. A multi-award winning tour operator, Emerald Waterways operates eight Star-Ships, seven sailing in Europe and the brand new Emerald Harmony sailing in South East Asia. Also, two yachts based in the Adriatic Sea and two chartered river ships in Russia and Egypt.