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Two all-new itineraries headline Emerald Cruises’ European 2024 river cruise season

The latest selection also features the return of several popular classic sailings.

Emerald Cruises operates a fleet of eight Star Ships, among which is the Emerald Sky.

A focus on longer, more immersive itineraries features prominently in the new 2024 selection of European river cruise itineraries from Emerald Cruises, which is now available to book.

To celebrate the season’s launch, Super Earlybird deals saving guests up to $3,500 per person are available for bookings paid in full 12 months in advance.

At the helm of the collection is the 23-day ‘Discover the Rhine, Main and Danube’ which crosses the continent’s main river artery, running from Amsterdam in the west to Bucharest in the east, near the Black Sea.

The Owner's Suite is the ultimate in Emerald luxury.

Featuring 19 onshore excursions, this itinerary links two itineraries also available as shorter eight-day (Budapest to Bucharest and 15-day (Budapest to Amsterdam) segments and includes visits to Belgrade, Vienna and many more.

Two itineraries are new for 2024, kicking off with the 10-day ‘Danube Explorer and Highlights of Budapest’, priced from $4,695pp twin share.

The itinerary includes a two-night post-cruise stay in the Hungarian capital, cruising from Passau, with further highlights including a guided walk through Weissenkirchen and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of ?esky Krumlov.

Even the swimming pool features brilliant views.

Also new is the 11-day ‘Rhine Castles and Moselle Vineyards’ river cruise from Amsterdam to Zurich, priced from $5,595pp twin share. This cruise takes guests to two new ports in Utrecht for a sail along its quaint canals and to Nijmegen where a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kinderdijk Windmills awaits.

Each itinerary features a selection of EmeraldPLUS cultural inclusions and EmeraldACTIVE excursions such as guided walks and bike rides.


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Written by: Matt Lennon
Published: 10 February 2023

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