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Find your next Emerald Waterways cruise

Throughout the year, the Emerald Star, Sky, Sun, Dawn and Destiny complete a huge number of cruises atop the most beautiful rivers of Europe. Navigating the rivers Rhine, Main, Danube and Moselle, the Star-Ships visit some of the most majestic and enchanting cities, towns and regions of the continent.

Our cruise calendar can keep you up-to-date with where your favourite Star-Ship will be and when – simplifying the process of planning your perfect Emerald Waterways cruise. All of our cruise itineraries have been meticulously planned to provide incredible once-in-a-life experiences every step of the journey.

Cruise Calendars

From the dramatic culture-rich cities of the Danube to the relaxed wine-producing regions found along the Moselle; the cruise calendars of the Emerald Star-Ships explore a diverse range of locations. The cruise calendars can help you identify which of your dream destinations will be visited by which Star-Ships, and can also introduce you to hidden gems and lesser-known regions ripe for exploration. 

Throughout an Emerald Waterways cruise, we will provide plenty of opportunities for you to explore the port destinations we visit – organising a number of unique, exhilarating tours along the way. And, of course, each leg of every journey will be completed in the utmost luxury aboard the award-winning Star-Ships.

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Free Drinks for 2018

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 £2,295 £1,795
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Rhine - Main Discovery Christmas Markets

8 days
Nuremberg > Amsterdam
World Heritage-listed Medieval towns, Baroque palaces, and picturesque villages intertwine with unrivalled natural beauty and sloping vineyards, while Christmas markets invite the festive spirit.
from £2,645 £2,195
Free Drinks for 2018

Enchantment of Eastern Europe

10 days
Bucharest > Budapest
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 £2,495 £1,995
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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 £2,845 £2,395
Free Drinks for 2018

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 £1,895 £1,395
Free Drinks for 2018

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 £1,495
Free Drinks for 2018

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 £2,295 £1,795
Free Drinks for 2018

Splendours of Europe River Cruise

15 days
Amsterdam > Budapest
Beginning in quirky Amsterdam, your colossal journey through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, boasts World Heritage-listed sites, historic cities and beautiful landscapes, between capitals.
from £3,795 £3,295

Danube Delights Christmas Markets

8 days
Budapest > Nuremberg
Ornate palaces and cultural landmarks fill this wonderfully insightful itinerary, inviting guests to step back in time and celebrate the festive season the Viennese way.
from £1,995