Jewels of the Rhine

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 31 August 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Emerald Dawn
  • 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 Dawn, 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 Dawn

This magnificent vessel entered service in 2015, and undertakes luxurious round trips across Europe.

Emerald Dawn comprises three spacious decks, incorporating unique, comfortable, and relaxing staterooms and suites, along with multiple bars and lounges.

Dining on board Emerald Dawn represents a simply exquisite experience – the focal point for which is the ship’s main dining room, the Reflections Restaurant.

The standout feature of Emerald Dawn is undoubtedly her heated swimming pool. The pool has a retractable roof and offers spectacular 180-degree views at the ship aft. This area of the ship seamlessly transforms into an enchanting cinema at night, complete with cocktails and popcorn.

Emerald Dawn hosts themed cruises to all manner of tempting faraway destinations. With her indulgent facilities, attentive service, and itinerary of fabulous European river destinations, Emerald Dawn really does provide the perfect way to escape.

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

Life on Board Emerald Dawn

Your time on board Emerald Dawn will be full of inspiring moments. Enjoy fine food and a plethora of activities, or just sip your favourite beverage as you watch the world go by.

dining

An Emerald cruise can be counted on to deliver the utmost in culinary satisfaction. With opportunities to relish the best in international dishes, light snacks, and wines, there are options to suit everyone’s tastes on board Emerald Dawn.

  • Reflections Restaurant
  • The Terrace
  • Horizon Bar and Lounge

Facilities

There is no shortage of comfort-enhancing and relaxing facilities for passengers to take advantage of during their time on board Emerald Dawn, ranging from pools and sports to spa treatments and pampering sessions.

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

entertainment

Expect the very best in evening entertainment options during your time on board Emerald Dawn. From live music and box office films, to sipping your favourite cocktail as you watch the sun disappear over the horizon, there will be activities and stimulations to enthral and captivate you.

  • Cinema
  • Nightly music
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Enrichment lectures

Cabins and Suites

The accommodation on board Emerald Dawn provides everything you will expect and require for a comfortable and memorable stay. With five-star features and a selection of configurations on offer, you can look forward to a restful and peaceful night.

Emerald Stateroom Prices from £2,430pp

Emerald Dawn Outside Stateroom

The staterooms gracing Emerald Dawn are comfortable and stylish, offering a range of pleasing amenities such as:

  • Single, queen, or twin hotel-style bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Flatscreen TV and infotainment system
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer
  • Individual climate control
Cruise Code: EUR2227
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Alternative Departure Dates
21 July 2024
21 Jul 2024
7 nights
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28 Jul 2024
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04 August 2024
04 Aug 2024
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10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
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17 August 2024
17 Aug 2024
7 nights
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24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
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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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15 October 2024
15 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
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Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite Prices from £3,075pp

Emerald Dawn Balcony Stateroom

The balcony suites provide an indoor veranda and floor-to-ceiling doors to let in the fresh sea air. There is a generous complement of amenities to enjoy, including:

  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi
  • Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system
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:...
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
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
15 October 2024
15 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

Owners One-Bedroom Suite Sold Out

The Grand Balcony Suite, complete with the private balcony referenced in its name, boasts the already-impressive amenities of the aforementioned rooms, while also taking cruise-ship luxury accommodation to the next level.

  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Complimentary bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Nespresso machine
  • Flatscreen TV and infotainment system
  • Individual climate control
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi
  • Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system
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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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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08 October 2024
08 Oct 2024
7 nights
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12 October 2024
12 Oct 2024
7 nights
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15 October 2024
15 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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Grand Balcony Suite Sold Out

Emerald Dawn Suite Stateroom

For an experience of utter indulgence, opt for the Owner’s Suite. This suite features additional seating space, a private balcony with chairs and tables, and further luxurious amenities, providing an environment fit for royalty.

  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style bed
  • Spacious bathroom with shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Complimentary bathrobes and slippers
  • Separate lounge and bedroom area
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Fully stocked minibar
  • Flatscreen TV and infotainment system
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Nespresso machine
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi
  • iPad
  • Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system
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
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel: D...
Sold Out
04 August 2024
04 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
Sold Out
10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
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Sold Out
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
08 October 2024
08 Oct 2024
7 nights
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Sold Out
12 October 2024
12 Oct 2024
7 nights
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15 October 2024
15 Oct 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Strasbourg, Ludwigshafen, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Amsterdam:...
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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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