Jewels of the Rhine

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 15 October 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Emerald Sky
  • Duration 7 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jul 2024 - Oct 2024
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code EUR2227

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Included excursions

Settle in for a remarkable cruise along the enchanting Rhine River, where architecture, history and natural beauty abound, on board the striking Emerald Dawn.

In beautiful Basel, you’ll embark the stunning Star-Ship, Emerald Dawn, a stylish and contemporary vessel that boasts comfortable and spacious accommodation, striking décor, tranquil spaces and a wealth of unique dining experiences in the Reflections Restaurant.

Explore Breisach in the Black Forest, hike through evergreen canopies, and savour Black Forest gâteau. Discover the medieval charm of Strasbourg, the literary history of Heidelberg, and the fairy-tale landscapes of Koblenz. In Cologne, visit landmarks like the Cologne Cathedral. The journey concludes in Amsterdam, where you can navigate the canals, admire gabled houses, and enjoy a glass-top canal cruise or a bike tour to Waterland.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

River Cruise

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

The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director

20 meals including: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

Welcome and farewell reception & dinner

Excursions

Guided tour of Strasbourg

Guided tour of Heidelberg

Walking tour of Koblenz & visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Guided tour of Cologne’s Old Town

Canal cruise in Amsterdam

EmeraldPLUS

Guided tour of Freiburg with tasting

Visit to a local farm estate with cooking demo

EmeraldACTIVE

Guided bike tour in Breisach

Guided hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg

Guided bike tour to Waterland

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
Basel: Embark Ship

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

Meals Included: Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 2
Breisach

Breisach, a historic town in Southwest Germany on the French border, resides in the Rhine Valley with a 4,000-year history. Explore it through the City History Museum and St Stephen’s Cathedral, featuring art treasures and Jewish heritage at the Blue House.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 3
Strasbourg

Discover the enchantment of Strasbourg, France. With its iconic cathedral, picturesque canals, and Alsatian charm, it’s a city that invites you to stroll through centuries of history and savor the fusion of French and German influences.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 4
Ludwigshafen

Experience the industrious spirit of Ludwigshafen, Germany. Nestled on the Rhine, it’s a city that embodies innovation and resilience, where a river of progress flows alongside a rich cultural tapestry.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 5
Koblenz

Koblenz, one of Germany’s oldest cities, lies in the West, along the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Rich in history, explore on foot, ride the cable car for river views, visit the fortress Ehrenbreitstein, and discover UNESCO-listed Rhine Valley.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 6
Cologne

Cologne, Germany, by the Rhine, is a 2000-year-old cultural hub with the iconic Cologne Cathedral, Old Town Hall, and Great St Martin Church. Explore historic sites, enjoy traditional breweries, and witness love rituals at Hohenzollern Bridge.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 7
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 8
Amsterdam: Disembark & Fly Home

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

Meals Included: Breakfast

Emerald Sky

The ship’s three decks offer an array of amenities, pools, hot tubs, shows and musical performances, plus a wonderful on board cinema showing everything from the latest blockbusters to classic favourites.

In addition to luxurious amenities offered on board the Emerald Sky Cruise Ship, there are also many culinary delights awaiting guests who embark upon its journey. Dining options on board include five-star restaurants, buffet bars that feature dishes from around the world as well as a la carte eateries.

In addition to the on board activities available during your voyage, passengers are invited to explore the many ports of call each cruise visits. These stops provide opportunities for sightseeing and immersing yourself in local culture (made easy with your daily included excursion) as well as exquisite shopping experiences.

Whichever route you choose to take aboard Emerald Sky Cruise Ship you can count on a journey packed with adventure where all dreams come true!

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

Life on Board Emerald Sky

Taking a cruise on the Emerald Sky is an experience not to be missed. Indulge in delightful meals, participate in activities, or simply sit back and appreciate the stunning scenery.

dining

From international five-star dining to light snacks and buffets, you can enjoy a wide selection of cuisine on board the Emerald Sky.

  • Reflections Restaurant
  • The Terrace
  • Horizon Bar and Lounge

Facilities

There are a plethora of facilities for guests to enjoy on board Emerald Sky, from a 258-square-foot swimming pool that transforms into a cinema with retractable roof at night, to sun-drenched decks – there’s so much to explore.

  • 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

Experience a stunning sunset while sipping your favourite beverage aboard the Emerald Sky or join in the evening events including live music and film screenings.

  • Cinema
  • Nightly music
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Enrichment lectures

Cabins and Suites

The accommodation on board Emerald sky offers everything you would expect from a five-star hotel. You’ll enjoy a peaceful and comfortable stay throughout your voyage.

Emerald Stateroom Prices from £1,799pp

Emerald Sky Stateroom

Staterooms on board Emerald Sky provide luxurious amenities including toiletries, an HDTV, and a fully stocked mini-bar. There is also the possibility to book single occupancy rooms.

  • 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: EUR2227
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Alternative Departure Dates
21 July 2024
21 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
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28 July 2024
28 Jul 2024
7 nights
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04 August 2024
04 Aug 2024
7 nights
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10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
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Fr From £2,375pp
17 August 2024
17 Aug 2024
7 nights
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24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
7 nights
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31 August 2024
31 Aug 2024
7 nights
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Fr From £2,430pp
08 October 2024
08 Oct 2024
7 nights
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12 October 2024
12 Oct 2024
7 nights
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19 October 2024
19 Oct 2024
7 nights
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Fr From £1,699pp
26 October 2024
26 Oct 2024
7 nights
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Fr From £1,699pp

Panorama Balcony Suite Prices from £2,199pp

Emerald Sky Panaoramic Balcony Suite

Enjoy a luxurious experience by staying in one of the balcony suites, with an enclosed veranda, sliding glass doors to let in some sea breeze, and various 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: EUR2227
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
21 July 2024
21 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Fr From £2,900pp
28 July 2024
28 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel: D...
Fr From £3,345pp
04 August 2024
04 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Fr From £2,990pp
10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel: D...
Fr From £3,255pp
17 August 2024
17 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Fr From £3,075pp
24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel: D...
Fr From £3,255pp
31 August 2024
31 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Fr From £3,075pp
08 October 2024
08 Oct 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel: D...
Fr From £2,399pp
12 October 2024
12 Oct 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Fr From £2,199pp
19 October 2024
19 Oct 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel: D...
Fr From £2,099pp
26 October 2024
26 Oct 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Fr From £2,099pp

Grand Balcony Suite Sold Out

Emerald Sky Owners Suite

For a truly unforgettable stay, book the Grand Balcony Suite and enjoy its luxurious amenities, like a private balcony and in-room dining, as well as unique extras.

  • 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
  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining
  • Nespresso machine
Cruise Code: EUR2227
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Alternative Departure Dates
21 July 2024
21 Jul 2024
7 nights
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28 July 2024
28 Jul 2024
7 nights
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Sold Out
04 August 2024
04 Aug 2024
7 nights
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10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
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17 August 2024
17 Aug 2024
7 nights
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24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
7 nights
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31 August 2024
31 Aug 2024
7 nights
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08 October 2024
08 Oct 2024
7 nights
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12 October 2024
12 Oct 2024
7 nights
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19 October 2024
19 Oct 2024
7 nights
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26 October 2024
26 Oct 2024
7 nights
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Owner's Suite Sold Out

Experience ultimate luxury by staying in the Owner’s Suite which has a private balcony with chairs and tables, additional seating, and exclusive amenities for an extraordinary stay.

  • Queen/Twin beds/single room
  • En suite bathroom with shower & 2 x sinks
  • Luxury products
  • Nespresso coffee maker
  • IPad
  • In-room dining
  • Complimentary laundry
  • Walk in closet
  • Personal safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Flat HD TV
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Climate control
  • Umbrella
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Ear plugs
  • Lounge/living area
  • Sit out balcony with chairs and tables
Cruise Code: EUR2227
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
21 July 2024
21 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Sold Out
28 July 2024
28 Jul 2024
7 nights
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Sold Out
04 August 2024
04 Aug 2024
7 nights
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10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
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17 August 2024
17 Aug 2024
7 nights
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24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
7 nights
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Sold Out
31 August 2024
31 Aug 2024
7 nights
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Sold Out
08 October 2024
08 Oct 2024
7 nights
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12 October 2024
12 Oct 2024
7 nights
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19 October 2024
19 Oct 2024
7 nights
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26 October 2024
26 Oct 2024
7 nights
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