Emerald Cruises launches 2025 Europe river cruises brochure

Emerald Cruises has released its 2025 Europe River Cruises brochure, featuring upcoming fleet updates, Emerald Cruises has added new EmeraldPLUS experiences, and new offers for guests taking advantage of early bookings.

Featured 2025 itineraries include:

  • Splendours of Europe: An iconic glass-top canal boat cruise in Amsterdam marks the beginning of this wonderful itinerary through the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. Promising natural beauty, medieval towns and hikes to hilltop fortresses, the four capital cities offer a unique insight into the region’s past, present and future.
  • Sensations of Lyon & Provence: The Rhône and Saône rivers meander through the picturesque south of France, where you’ll discover picture-perfect villages, palaces and Roman ruins, and delicious Provençal cuisine.
  • Danube Delights: A classic journey on the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers offers spectacular landscapes, rich culture, and fascinating history, where world-class cities are complemented by romantic towns.
  • Jewels of the Rhine: Embark on an enchanting 8-day cruise through the heart of Europe. Starting in Amsterdam, revel in the historic splendor of the Dutch Golden Age with a serene canal boat tour or a picturesque bike ride through Waterland’s villages and windmills. Journey onward to Cologne’s ancient allure and Koblenz’s fairy-tale landscapes, indulge in Black Forest delicacies in Freiburg Experience exclusive concerts, guided tours, and gourmet meals, ensuring a trip filled with memorable luxuries and stunning sights.

Anniversary and New Fleet Updates 

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Emerald Cruises recently unveiled a design update coming to its luxury river cruise ships, integrating the elegance and innovative features of their ultra-luxury ocean yachts into the river cruise ships. Not only will this further elevate and enhance the guest experience, but it will also embrace the Cherish the Planet ethos, guided by the brand’s commitment to incorporating sustainable elements alongside exquisite design.

New EmeraldPLUS Experiences for 2025 

For 2025, Emerald Cruises is excited to introduce new EmeraldPLUS experiences, designed to deeply immerse our guests in the local culture of their destinations. These carefully curated experiences include guided tours, personal interactions with locals, and unique, special events to further enrich your journey, at no additional cost. New experiences include:

  • An exclusive Classical Concert in Avignon held in a private French chapel delivers a memorable musical experience from a celebrated trio of musicians. (available on Sensations of Lyon & Provence sailing)
  • A private Evening Concert on the Rhine at the stunning baroque Bruschal Palace in Germersheim. Guests will pair a sparkling wine with an exclusive evening classical concert from a string quartet, pianist and two soloists, in one of the palace’s most beautiful rooms, known as the Kamermusiksaal. (available on Jewels of the Rhine sailing)
  • Experience an enchanting evening with a special concert by a local choir in Rousse, performed onboard, presenting a harmonious blend of regional musical traditions. (available on Enchantment of Eastern Europe)

2025 Early Booking and Best Available Offers  

  • Guests are invited to book their 2025 luxury Europe River cruise early to take advantage of our launch bonus and exceptional offers.

Best Available Offers include: 

  • Free airfare, savings of up to $3,000 per couple on 15+ day cruises.
  • Up to $5,600 per couple on 5–11-day cruises.

Launch bonus:   

  • Earn up to €100 on-board credit per person for bookings made by April 20, 2024.

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