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Rhine Castles & Moselle Vineyards

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 30 July 2024 - 10 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Emerald Sky
  • Duration 10 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jul 2024 - Sep 2024
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code EUR2236

Save up to £4,752 per couple*

Included Excursions

Premium Drinks Package for £140pp

The Rhine and Moselle rivers set a romantic canvas for this 10-night river cruise through ancient cities, lush vineyards, and medieval towns.

From Europe’s venerable capitals of culture to quaint villages hidden deep in the countryside, this luxurious cruise will immerse you in the wonderful history of this romantic region. Embark your Emerald Star-Ship in Basel and get acquainted with your friendly captain and crew.
Unravel 3,000 years of history in Bernkastel, witness the UNESCO World Heritage-listed half-timbered homes of Strasbourg, and walk the cobblestone lanes that inspired the Grimms’ Fairy Tales in Colmar. A wealth of winemaking culture awaits in the vineyards of Rüdesheim am Rhein and Koblenz. In the Netherlands, explore the traditional Kinderdijk windmills, enjoy a tour of Utrecht, and cruise through the charming canals of Amsterdam.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board River Cruise

10 night full-board Danube river cruise on board Emerald Sky

The services of an Emerald Cruises cruise director
20 meals including: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board
Add a Premium Drinks Package for £140pp
Welcome and Farewell Reception and Dinner

Excursions

Guided tour of Colmar

Canal boat tour in Strasbourg
Guided tour of Mainz
Guided tour of Cochem & visit to Reichsburg Castle
Walking tour of Bernkastel
Visit to Marksburg Castle
Guided tour of the Kinderdijk Windmills

EmeraldPLUS

Wine visit and tasting at Schloss Johannisberg

Canal cruise and cheese tasting

EmeraldACTIVE

Canoeing on the banks of the Rhine

Active hike to Niederwalddenkmal Monument
Cycling along the Moselle
Active hike to Landshut Castle ruins
Hike to Marksburg Castle
Guided bike tour near Utrecht

All Flights & Transfers

London departure – regional flights available

*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing an Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite, booking directly with Imagine Holidays.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Basel: Embark Ship

Expertly navigating the rivers of Europe, Emerald’s contemporary Star-Ships have been specially designed to mirror the beauty of their majestic surroundings. Iconic features include the three-tiered atrium and the indoor-outdoor pool.

Meals Included: Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 2
Breisach

Uncover the medieval charm of Breisach, Germany. Immerse in its captivating cathedral, panoramic Rhine Valley views, and rich history. Let Breisach’s timeless beauty and cultural heritage leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 2
Colmar

Experience the magic of Colmar, France. Stroll through its enchanting streets lined with vibrant half-timbered houses. Let the picturesque canals and blooming gardens transport you to a fairytale realm of timeless beauty and wonder.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 3
Kehl

Experience the allure of Kehl, Germany. Explore its charming streets, admire historical architecture, and savour delightful culinary delights. Let Kehl’s blend of old-world charm and modern sophistication enchant you on a memorable journey of discovery.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

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 and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 4
Mainz

Dating back 2,000 years, Mainz boasts one of the Rhineland’s most picturesque old towns. Markets dot the riverside while the Gutenberg Museum is home to two original Gutenberg bibles, which are now nearly 500 years old.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 5
Rüdesheim am Rhein

Uncover the charm of Rudesheim am Rhine in Germany’s Rhine Valley. With UNESCO World Heritage status, renowned wines, a medieval castle, and scenic trails, it offers a delightful blend of culture, cuisine, and natural beauty.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 6
Cochem

Discover Cochem, Germany—a fairytale town on the Moselle River. With a majestic castle, charming streets, and exquisite wines, Cochem’s timeless beauty and enchanting atmosphere will captivate your heart and create cherished memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 7
Bernkastel-Kues

Discover the enchantment of Bernkastel-Kues. Immerse yourself in its timeless beauty, charming streets, and vineyard-dotted hills. Let this picturesque town captivate your heart and create cherished memories that last a lifetime.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 8
Koblenz

Journey to the heart of Germany and discover the captivating beauty of Koblenz. Marvel at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, explore ancient castles, stroll charming streets, and immerse yourself in rich history.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 9
Nijmegen

Discover Nijmegen, Netherlands—an enchanting blend of history and charm. With its ancient architecture, vibrant culture, and riverside allure, this city beckons you to immerse yourself in its hidden treasures and create unforgettable memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 10
Utrecht

Embrace the enchantment of Utrecht, Netherlands. With its picturesque canals, rich heritage, and artistic ambiance, this vibrant city invites you to explore hidden gems, wander charming streets, and immerse yourself in its captivating allure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Sky

Day 11
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 £2,099pp

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: EUR2236
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
09 August 2024
09 Aug 2024
10 nights
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Utrecht, Nijmegen, Koblenz, Bernkastel-Kues, Cochem, Rüdesheim am Rhei...
Fr From £2,099pp
19 August 2024
19 Aug 2024
10 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Colmar, Kehl, Strasbourg, Mainz, Rüdesheim am Rhein, Cochem, Ber...
Fr From £1,899pp
08 September 2024
08 Sep 2024
10 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Colmar, Kehl, Strasbourg, Mainz, Rüdesheim am Rhein, Cochem, Ber...
Fr From £2,099pp

Panorama Balcony Suite Prices from £2,499pp

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: EUR2236
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
09 August 2024
09 Aug 2024
10 nights
Itinerary Includes: Amsterdam: Embark Ship, Utrecht, Nijmegen, Koblenz, Bernkastel-Kues, Cochem, Rüdesheim am Rhei...
Fr From £2,499pp
19 August 2024
19 Aug 2024
10 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Colmar, Kehl, Strasbourg, Mainz, Rüdesheim am Rhein, Cochem, Ber...
Fr From £2,299pp
08 September 2024
08 Sep 2024
10 nights
Itinerary Includes: Basel: Embark Ship, Breisach, Colmar, Kehl, Strasbourg, Mainz, Rüdesheim am Rhein, Cochem, Ber...
Fr From £2,499pp
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