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What to expect when visiting our favourite destinations

From the glistening fairy-tale castles of the Danube to the sweeping romantic landscapes of southern France, our award-winning river cruises visit some of the most enchanting and awe-inspiring destinations in the world.

Take a look at the destination guide videos below to get a sense of the incredible sights and sounds awaiting you on an Emerald Waterways cruise. Of course, no video can fully capture the vibrant heart of these incredible lands better than living the experience in real life, so we hope to introduce you to these wonderful locations in person soon. Sit back, relax and click play.


The Enchanting Douro


Navigating the beautiful Douro year round, Cruise Director Rachel knows the enchanting waterways like the back of her hand. Journey with her through Portugal's enchanting and mysterious countryside, offering a snapshot into this unmistakable gem.


Discover Europe with Emerald Waterways


Cruise the rivers of Europe in style on our sleek, award-winning Star-Ships. With a range of immersive itineraries across Europe, we take great pride in ensuring every journey is perfectly planned.


Cruise the Douro in 2018


Take to the Douro in 2018 on our brand new Secrets of the Douro river cruise. Navigate a path through Portugal's enchanting countryside on a new customer-built Star-Ship.


Cruise the Rhone in 2018


Sail the romantic Rhône in 2018 on our brand new Sensations of Southern France river cruise. Romantic landscapes and spectacular historical landmarks are yours to discover on this magical river cruise through France's pastoral south.


Cruise the Danube with Emerald Waterways


The Danube is one of the most famous rivers in the world, and the name alone evokes romantic images of fairytale castles, sounds of Strauss, and the delights of some of Europe's most impressive cities.


Explore Budapest


Budapest is eastern Europe's liveliest and most cosmopolitan city, and is one of the most popular destinations on our Danube river cruises. Many of our itineraries feature a guided tour of Budapest and the city sites


Enhance your river cruise with EmeraldPLUS


Emerald Plus is the name we like to give to our experiences that go beyond the usual tourist highlights and really open your eyes to European culture.


An exclusive Viennese concert


While in Vienna with Emerald Waterways, why not enjoy a night at one of Vienna's beautiful concert halls and experience your very own private concert.


Explore Europe with our on board bikes


All Emerald Waterways Star-Ships carry a number of bicycles that guests can borrow during the cruise. They're a fun and practical way to explore the many destinations we visit during our deluxe river cruises.
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