To get even more out of your river cruise, Emerald Waterways are pleased to offer our guests a variety of DiscoverMORE optional excursions.

In addition to your included excursions, EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE experiences and activities, we offer a selection of DiscoverMORE optional excursions which are bookable on-board or through our reservations team.

From an excursion to Mateus Palace in Regua to a visit to Pont du Gard in Avignon, we have a good selection of DiscoverMORE optional excursions for those looking for something extra special.


mateus palace

Excursion to Mateus Palace (extra expense)

Whilst in Regua, Portugal, choose to visit the beautiful Mateus Palace. Built in the 18th century, the palace consists of the main house, the gardens, a winery and a chapel.

pont du gard

Excursion to Pont du Gard (extra expense)

Available on our Sensations of France river cruise, you have the opportunity to visit Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct which crosses the Gardon River. Due to uneven surfaces, we recommend this excursion to those with an active fitness level.

concert in vienna

Viennese Evening Concert (extra expense)

An evening to remember. Enjoy a wonderful mix of symphony, stage and a quartet of opera. Delight in a private concert to enjoy favourites from Mozart and Strauss, two of Austria’s most influential composers. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine upon arrival.


Excursion to Les Baux de Provence (extra expense)

During your time in Arles, choose to visit Les Baux de Provence, a picturesque Medieval village at a fortified rocky site between Arles and St Remy-de-Provence with breathtaking views.