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Why Emerald

There’s nothing quite like an Emerald Waterways river cruise. From the classic Rhine, Main and Danube rivers between Amsterdam and Budapest to the rivers of Provence and Burgundy in France and the Douro in Portugal, we’ve put our stamp on deluxe river cruising.

Our unique, combination of state-of-the-art Star-Ships with meticulously planned itineraries plus our promise of exceptional EmeraldVALUE means you can be sure of an unforgettable holiday that offers inspiring moments and excellent value for money. In fact Emerald Waterways has been recognised by Cruise Critic as “Best River Line For Value” for the past 4 consecutive years!

From a delectable on board dining options to inspiring days ashore taking you to the heart of the towns and cities we visit, every Emerald Waterways cruise is generously stocked with many inclusions including:

  • Spacious on-board accommodation with ensuite bathroom
  • All meals on-board
  • Complimentary wine and beer with lunch and dinner on-board
  • Onboard heated pool, cinema and bikes (N.b. Portugal cruises feature just the pool)
  • Unique EmeraldPLUS cultural events and extra special EmeraldACTIVE experiences
  • Daily shore excursions and guided tours
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board
  • Complimentary tea & coffee on-board
  • All port charges, taxes/transfer costs
  • All on board tips and gratuities
  • The services of a Cruise Director

We look forward to welcoming you on board.

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