Step into the world of Emerald Waterways, where award-winning style meets the timeless appeal of continental river cruising. From their spacious and contemporary river ships to their generous list of inclusions, Emerald Waterways is fast becoming one of Europe’s best-loved river cruise lines – and you’re invited to climb on board. With its growing fleet of innovative and contemporary ships, Emerald Waterways is poised to become one of the leading cruise lines on the waterways of the continent. Each of their self-styled Star-Ships is beautifully crafted and complemented with a superb range of features and amenities, providing outstanding comfort and satisfaction. Emerald Waterways offer their signature brand of contemporary river cruising on all of Europe’s major waterways – from the classic passages of the Rhine, Main and Danube, to the languid waterways of southern France and northern Portugal. What’s more, each itinerary is complemented by a collection of all-inclusive EmeraldACTIVE and EmeraldPLUS excursions – helping you see more of the things you love.
Marrying elegant and contemporary style with innovative features, an Emerald Waterways’ Star-Ship serves as a floating boutique hotel as you negotiate the ageless passageways of Europe. Spacious suites, inspiring dining areas and unique amenities, such as an indoor pool which transforms into a cinema on an evening, make the Emerald Waterways fleet truly special.
From their intimate proportions to their excellent crew-to-guest ratio, every aspect of the Emerald Waterways’ fleet has been carefully considered to guarantee your complete comfort and enjoyment. This, coupled with a truly generous list of inclusions, makes for an unforgettable experience on the rivers of Europe.
Emerald Waterways offer river cruises on many of Europe’s iconic waterways, helping to immerse you in the diverse cultural tapestry of the continent.
Cruise from Amsterdam to the heart of Bavaria on the Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers, exploring medieval towns and cities including Strasbourg, Cologne, Mannheim and Koblenz, and marvel at the natural spectacles of the Rhine Gorge and the Black Forest.
Navigate the winding route of the great Danube as it weaves through Germany, Austria and Hungary, enjoying inspirational shore days in the great European capitals of Vienna and Budapest. Alternatively, join the river as it barrels beyond the Iron Curtain, slipping through the enigmatic lands of eastern Europe on its way to the Black Sea.
If culture and cuisine are on your travel wish list, perhaps a more focused river cruise in southern France or northern Portugal would be more to your taste. Portugal’s Douro River flows through a fertile land celebrated for its fine regional produce, while the great Rhône perfectly showcases France’s esteemed wine culture