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2018 European River Cruise Offers

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We're thrilled to announce the launch of our 2018 Europe River Cruise Preview Brochure. With itineraries ranging in length from eight to fifteen days, our river cruises along the Rhine, Main, Danube, Douro and Rhône offer an insight into the history of each magnificent waterway.  What were once integral trade routes are now gateways to cultural enlightenment, to be navigated in style on-board an award-winning Emerald Waterways Star-Ship.

Click here to view the Preview Brochure online

*Certain 2018 Douro dates are excluded from promotional offers

Our award-winning Star-Ships feature contemporary décor, modern design innovations such as our open-air balcony system and statement centerpieces you won't find on competitor vessels.

From spacious suites with all-weather balconies to an indoor pool* that transforms into a cinema at night, you'll feel as if you're cruising Europe's rivers on a boutique hotel made especially for you.

You'll be amazed at how much is included on an Emerald Waterways river cruise. A few of which include, return flights from the UK, eclectic seasonal dining, a range of insightful onshore excursions, drinks with lunch and dinner and even all tips.

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What's included in an Emerald Waterways river cruise?

  • Return flights from a selection of regional UK airports
  • Spacious accommodation on Europe's most innovative ships
  • All on-board meals included
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with your lunch and dinner
  • An included shore excursions almost every day
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • ABTA & ATOL protected
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew
  • All tips included
  • Extra-special excursions from EmeraldPLUS
  • EmeraldACTIVE excursions such as bike rides and small hikes
  • All internal airport transfers to and from your ship
  • Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
  • Knowledgeable, English speaking, local guides in every destination
  • Complimentary on-board bicycles

 

The Magical Douro

Secrets of the Douro

8 Day trip
Porto > Porto
Terraced vineyards rise from riverbanks and Baroque villages remain a marvellous reminder of the past. Experience Roman Salamanca for its vibrant nightlife, and try Porto’s famous fortified wine.
Departing 20 October 2018

Some of our favourite 2018 river cruises

2018

2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

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 £1,695 £1,195
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Secrets of the Douro

8 days
Porto > Porto
Terraced vineyards rise from riverbanks and Baroque villages remain a marvellous reminder of the past. Experience Roman Salamanca for its vibrant nightlife, and try Porto’s famous fortified wine.
from £1,745 £1,445
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Sensations of Southern France

8 days
Lyon > Arles
Romance, spectacular historic landmarks & Roman influence, celebrate France’s past & present on this sensory journey through renowned vineyards & world-class restaurants along the Saône & Rhône rivers
from £1,795 £1,295
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium

8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam
Let the Dutch charm sweep you up on an itinerary full of vibrancy and tradition. From 79 multicoloured acres of tulips at Keukenhof Gardens, to Zaanse Schans, artistic Antwerp and quirky Amsterdam.
from £1,995 £1,495
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Danube Explorer

8 days
Passau > Budapest
Walk the cobblestone streets of Medieval cities, explore Austria’s wine-growing region and marvel at the fusion of old and new in musical Vienna and eclectic Budapest.
from £1,995 £1,495
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Jewels of the Rhine

8 days
Basel > Amsterdam
Architecture, history and natural beauty are ever-present on this wonderful journey on the Rhine, beginning in Basel explore the Black Forest region, Koblenz and Cologne on its route.
from £1,995 £1,495
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

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 £1,995 £1,495
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Classic 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 £2,095 £1,595
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Lisbon & Secrets of the Douro

11 days
Lisbon > Porto
Start your journey with a three-night stay in the lively Portuguese capital, before embarking on a journey of rising riverbank vineyards, Baroque villages and vibrant nightlife.
from £2,120 £1,870
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Christmas Markets of Europe

15 days
Budapest > Amsterdam
from £2,695 £2,195
2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices.

Nice & Sensations of Southern France

11 days
Nice > Lyon
Begin in Nice for a three-night stay, visiting Monte Carlo, before setting sail on the Rhône & Saône, celebrating France’s past & present through awe-inspiring historic landmarks and traditional fare.
from £3,065 £2,565
Southeast Asia Sale

Mekong Discoverer River Cruise

14 days
Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap
from £3,495 £2,995
Southeast Asia Sale

Highlights of Vietnam & Cambodia and Mekong River Cruise

18 days
Hanoi > Siem Reap
from £4,245 £3,745
Southeast Asia Sale

Vietnam & Cambodia Explorer & Mekong River Cruise

21 days
Hanoi > Siem Reap
from £4,495 £3,995