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Splendours of Europe

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 25 July 2024 - 14 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Emerald Luna
  • Duration 14 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jun 2024 - Jul 2024
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code EUR2228

Premium drinks package from £198pp

Included Excursions

Be spellbound by the splendours of Europe on this unforgettable river cruise that takes in some of the region’s most beguiling landscapes, inspiring destinations, and culinary delights.

This sensational cruise navigates the enchanting waters through Germany, Austria, and Hungary. Promising natural beauty, quaint medieval towns, UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, a wealth of guided city tours, hikes through forests to hilltop fortresses, and traditional regional performances, four capital cities offer a unique perspective into their fascinating past as well as their charming present.

You’ll sail these magnificent waters in style and luxury on board one of Emerald Cruises’ superb Star-Ships. Marvel at the passing views with a morning coffee from The Terrace, challenge fellow guests to games on the Sun Deck, escape to the Wellness Area for a revitalising treatment and join friends for a movie under the stars.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

River Cruise

14 night full-board river cruise on board an Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director

41 meals including: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners

Welcome and farewell reception & dinner

Excursions

Canal cruise in Amsterdam

Guided tour of Cologne’s Old Town

Visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Museum

Guided Tour of Miltenberg

Walking tour of Wurzburg & Visit to UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bishop Residence

Guided Tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bamberg

Guided tour of Nuremberg

Guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Regensburg

Guided tour of Passau

Tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Melk Abbey

Guided tour of Vienna

Walking tour of Bratislava

Guided coach tour of Budapest

EmeraldPLUS

Traditional Bavarian band performance on board

Home-hosted coffee and cake with a Slovakian family

Hungarian folklore show performance on board

EmeraldACTIVE

Guided bike tour to Waterland

Active walk through vineyards in Rüdesheim

Active walk to Mildenburg Castle

A guided bike tour along the Danube River

Guided hike to Dürnstein Castle

Guided bike tour in Vienna

Guided hike to Bratislava castle

Hike to Buda Hill

All flights (London departure) and airport transfers to and from your star-ship
Please note: ship and itinerary will vary depending on departure date

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Amsterdam: Embark Ship

Upon arrival into Amsterdam, you’ll be met by your guide and transfer to port to embark Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, where your friendly captain and crew will be waiting to welcome you.

Meals Included: Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 2
Amsterdam

Amsterdam, a captivating Dutch city, weaves historic charm and progressive spirit along its iconic canals. Rich in art, culture, and diverse experiences, it offers a dynamic European urban adventure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 3
Cologne

Cologne, Germany, a 2000-year-old city on the Rhine, boasts the iconic Cologne Cathedral in a reconstructed Old Town. Explore historic sites, enjoy traditional breweries, and witness love rituals at Hohenzollern Bridge.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 4
Koblenz

Koblenz, among Germany’s oldest cities, lies at the Rhine-Moselle confluence. Rich in history, explore on foot, take a cable car for aerial views, and visit landmarks like Ehrenbreitstein fortress, Stolzenfels Castle, and the UNESCO-listed upper middle Rhine Valley.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 5
Miltenberg

Miltenberg, a historic Bavarian city on the River Main, evolved from medieval roots through viniculture, trade, and river traffic. Explore the Museum Stadt Miltenberg in Alte Amtskellerei, showcasing Roman-era culture.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 6
Würzburg

Discover the enchantment of Würzburg, Germany. Immerse in its rich history, awe-inspiring architecture, and vibrant culture. Let the magnificent Residenz, the Main River, and renowned wine captivate your heart and ignite your imagination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 7
Bamberg

Step into the fairytale town of Bamberg, where medieval charm meets Bavarian allure. Lose yourself in its winding streets, marvel at the enchanting half-timbered houses, and savor the exquisite flavors of its famous smoked beer.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 8
Nuremberg

Experience the captivating blend of history and vibrancy in Nuremberg. Majestic castle, picturesque old town, and culinary delights await. Let this enchanting city leave an everlasting impression on your senses and ignite your imagination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 9
Regensburg

Regensburg, a medieval Bavarian city in southeast Germany, sits at the Danube’s confluence with the Regen and Naab rivers. Known for its 12th Century stone bridge, UNESCO World Heritage sites, Gothic cathedral, and historic landmarks, it offers parks, gardens, and scenic river paths for visito...

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 10
Passau

Passau, a German city at the Austrian border, sits at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers. Known as the Three Rivers City, it boasts diverse currents and landmarks like Veste Oberhaus, Mariahilf Church, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 11
Melk

Explore Melk, Austria’s enchanting town on the Danube. Discover the awe-inspiring Melk Abbey, indulge in local delights, and embrace the breathtaking landscapes of the UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley. Unforgettable adventures await in this idyllic destination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 12
Vienna

Vienna: Austria’s captivating capital. Immerse in rich culture, music heritage, and UNESCO-listed architecture. From Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral to Schönbrunn Palace, indulge in art, world-class performances, and diverse cuisines.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 13
Bratislava

Step into the enchanting allure of Bratislava. With its medieval charm, riverfront beauty, and cultural treasures, it’s a city that invites you to explore the heart of Slovakia and Eastern Europe’s history.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 14
Budapest

Experience the dynamic charm of Budapest. With its stunning architecture, thermal baths, and vibrant arts scene, it’s a city that invites you to embrace both its rich history and modern spirit.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Days 15 - 17
Relax At Sea
Day 15
Budapest: Disembark Ship & Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll disembark your ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Emerald Luna

This stunningly appointed vessel set sail in 2021 and can accommodate up to 180 passengers and offers new levels of modern elegance combined with personal service. It offers 5-star accommodations, fine dining options, world-class entertainment, spacious decks, and numerous recreational activities.

For those who love to explore the natural beauty of their destinations, the Emerald Luna provides an extensive selection of exciting shore excursions including sailing trips, guided tours, beach visits and many other unique experiences that will make your holiday truly unforgettable.

The team on board provide excellent customer service to make sure passengers have an enjoyable cruise experience – from dedicated en suite room attendants right through to the caring restaurant waiting staff who serve delicious meals every day.

Whether you’re looking for luxury at sea or want to explore a dream destination in style then look no further than the Emerald Luna!

  • Occupancy 180
  • Tonnage 3,544 tons
  • Length 443 ft (135.00 m)

Life on Board Emerald Luna

Aboard the Emerald Luna, you’ll be whisked away on an incredible voyage. Indulge in exquisite dishes, explore your world with thrilling activities, or just rest and luxuriate while savouring a glorious view.

dining

An Emerald cruise is an experience that tantalises your senses; with a variety of global cuisines, snacks and drinks to enjoy.

  • Reflections Restaurant
  • The Terrace
  • Horizon Bar and Lounge

Facilities

Passengers travelling on Emerald Luna can enjoy amenities such as pools, a fitness area, and pampering sessions, as well as golf putting green and games area for those who like a challenge.

  • Sun deck
  • Golf putting green
  • Games area
  • Walking track
  • Navigation bridge
  • Daytime pool & bar
  • Lift
  • Reception
  • Wellness area
  • Fitness area
  • Sky barbecue
  • Hair salon
  • Wheelhouse

entertainment

On the Emerald Luna, you can enjoy a beautiful sunset with your favourite drink or join in on fun evening activities, like live music and movie showings.

  • Cinema
  • Nightly music
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Enrichment lectures

Cabins and Suites

All accommodations on board the Emerald Luna provide a wonderful mix of style and comfort. You’ll easily drift off in the warm and cosy beds, perfect after a day of activities and sea air.

Emerald Stateroom Prices from £2,998pp

Emerald Luna Outside Stateroom

The staterooms aboard the Emerald Luna feature excellent amenities such as toiletries, an HDTV, and a fully stocked mini-bar, allowing for both comfort and style. There are also options for single occupants.

  • Queen/Twin beds/single room
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Luxury products
  • Walk in closet
  • Personal safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Flat HD TV
  • Mini bar
  • Climate control
  • Umbrella
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Ear plugs
Cruise Code: EUR2228
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Panorama Balcony Suite Prices from £3,698pp

Emerald Luna Balcony Stateroom

Staying in one of the luxurious balcony suites sure is a treat, offering an enclosed veranda, impressive sliding glass doors to bring in the sea air, and numerous amenities.

  • Queen/Twin beds/single room
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Luxury products
  • Walk in closet
  • Personal safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Flat HD TV
  • Mini bar
  • Climate control
  • Umbrella
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Ear plugs
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding doors
  • Indoor veranda
Cruise Code: EUR2228
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
29 June 2024
29 Jun 2024
14 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark Ship, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Bambe...
Fr From £3,698pp
30 June 2024
30 Jun 2024
14 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark Ship, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Bambe...
Fr From £3,598pp
06 July 2024
06 Jul 2024
14 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark Ship, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Bambe...
Fr From £3,698pp
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11 Jul 2024
14 nights
Itinerary Includes: Budapest: Embark Ship, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Bambe...
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13 July 2024
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14 nights
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