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More Europe, zero flights 

If you prefer not to fly, Emerald Waterways (https://www.emeraldwaterways.co.uk/) offers travel via Eurostar and rail at no additional charge on a selection of their European river cruise itineraries. Take advantage of the current offer on the eight-day Flavours of Burgundy and Provence river cruise, using the no-fly option with a saving of up to £1,150 per couple. 

The Emerald Waterways no-fly option is a great alternative to flying, so you can sit back and relax as you make your way to the Star-Ships docking location. This is offered on the brand-new Flavours of Burgundy and Provence itinerary with prices starting from £2,120 per person based on a 1 August 2020 departure. 

Exclusive to this itinerary, Emerald Waterways is offering a 2for1 Paris city stay extension, giving you the chance to explore even more of this charming country. A free cabin upgrade on balcony suites* is also available, plus a free Premium Drinks Package and €150 credit to spend on board, on top of the generous £1,150 saving per couple.  

The eight-day Lyon round trip includes excursions perfect for foodies and wine enthusiasts. Guests will go truffle tasting with a local Tournus farmer, enjoy a Provençal dinner hosted by finalist of France’s TopChef Fabien Morreale, and experience a winery tour and tasting in Beaujolais. 

This river cruise departs from Lyon, and calls at Tournus, Belleville-sur- Saône, Tain l’Hermitage, Avignon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape before ending in Lyon (all France). 

Prices include return flights or the option to travel via Eurostar and rail, transfers, seven-nights on board the Emerald Liberté Star-Ship, all on board meals and selected *drinks, all tipping and gratuities, shore excursions and exclusive events and experiences. 

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

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* Book a C grade cabin to receive a free upgrade to an B grade cabin, or book an B grade cabin to receive a free upgrade to an A grade cabin.

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


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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.