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.
Dancing down the Rhône with Anton and Erin

 11 April for 8 days
Lyon > Marseille

If this year's Strictly Come Dancing has got you eager to test out your foxtrot, then why not learn from the very best on an exclusive river cruise along the romantic Rhone and Saône Rivers. 
Director's Cruise: Hidden Treasures of the Rhone

17 October for 8 days 
Marseille > Lyon 

Join Colin Downing, Managing Director of Emerald Waterways UK, and his wife on this exclusive, invitation only Directors Cruise; The Hidden Treasures of the Rhone, with special guest, BBC antiques expert and auctioneer, Anita Manning. 
Holland and Belgium in Bloom with Carol Klein and Joe Swift

10 April 2020 for 8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam 

Amsterdam has much to offer visitors but, in April, when the flowers are at their best, you simply can’t miss out on seeing the colourful fields full of blooming tulips. On this eight-day river cruise, you’ll discover the cuisine and heritage of this historic corner of northern Europe and making your stay extra special are exclusive events in the company of BBC Gardeners’ World presenters Carol Klein and Joe Swift. 
Rumba down the Rhine with Pasha Kovalev

3 April 2020 for 8 days
Basel > Amsterdam

Our sparkling Strictly voyages with dance stars including Brendan Cole, Anton du Beke and Erin Boag have proved so popular that we’ve launched a brand new one for 2020! Our eight-day deluxe river cruise in April 2020 will be with one of the show’s most popular dancers ever, Pasha Kovalev, and will take you along the Rhine River from Basel to Amsterdam. 
Taste sensations of France with Michel Roux Jr

18 April 2020 for 8 days 
Marseille > Lyon

The Rhône region is the epicentre of Gallic gastronomy and, as such, is one of Europe’s ultimate destinations for foodies. Rich Burgundy wines, fine cheeses, zesty rosé from Provence… you’ll taste it all and much more on our eight-day river cruise through southern and eastern France alongside acclaimed chef Michel Roux Jr and food writer Tom Parker Bowles for an entertaining and insightful series of food events and excursions.
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