Special Guest Cruises

...Exclusively to Emerald Waterways

River cruises with a difference

We are delighted to be welcoming some esteemed names from the world of wine, cookery, dance and TV on-board our Emerald Waterways Star-Ships. Join our special guest experts for intimate events and exclusive activities whilst you cruise down Europe’s most iconic rivers in luxury and style.
Delights of the Douro with Mary Berry

22 June 2019 for 8 days 
Porto > Porto

She’s a national treasure and one of our favourite ever cooks. Now we’re giving you the opportunity to meet her on our fabulous new 8-day cruise down the Douro through Portugal and Spain... This exclusive itinerary, which starts and ends in the ancient city of Porto, includes the once in a lifetime chance to sip tea and taste pastry with Mary, listen to a fascinating talk by the nation’s favourite cook and enjoy a three course gala dinner curated by Mary herself. 

Special offer: Free unlimited drinks package for all new bookings on this cruise

The Flavours of Burgundy and Provence with International Wine Experts

27 July 2019 for 8 days 
Arles > Lyon 

Emerald Waterways are delighted to be welcoming some esteemed names from the world of wine on-board, joining guests as they sail through the renowned wine-producing region of Provence. Witness the stunning vineyard-laden vistas, with plenty of opportunity to sample the local wares, while enjoying the company of our special guests, all of whom will share favourite wines from their mothering countries. This exclusive, one time only river cruise is the perfect choice for wine-lovers looking to learn more about wine, as we open the doors of world-renowned wine estates like Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Château de Meursault for private tastings.

Waltz down the Danube with Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag

26 July 2019 for 8 days 
Budapest > Nuremberg 

They’ve had a ball together for 20 years and are two of our favourite-ever Strictly Come Dancing stars. Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag always bring something magical to the dancefloor, with their charisma, chemistry and dazzling choreography wowing audiences around the world. This exclusive eight-day cruise gives Emerald Waterways guests the chance to see them perform in Vienna, as well as take part in a fascinating Q&A session, where you will get a behind-the-scenes insight into their careers and life on Strictly and a ballroom masterclass.
COMING SOON - The Flavours of France with James Martin
Lyon > Arles 
12 October 2019 for 8 days 

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