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Included experiences:

• Return scheduled flights from the UK

• All meals, plus complimentary

house wine, local beer and soft

drink served with lunch and dinner

on board

• Complimentary sightseeing &

onboard entertainment

• Unique EmeraldPlus Experiences^

• Overseas transfers, all port charges

& tipping

• Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board

the ship

• Knowledgeable local guides in

every port

• Complimentary bikes for

independent exploration

• New EmeraldActive experiences

Trip Highlights

• Guided tour of Amsterdam

• Guided tour of Cologne

• Sail through the famous

Rhine Gorge

• Guided tour of Kehl & Strasbourg

• Guided tour of Breisach


• 7 nights cruising on board Emerald

Star, Emerald Dawn, Emerald Sky,

Emerald Sun or Emerald Destiny**


• Includes 20 on board meals:

7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L),

7 dinners (D) including a Welcome

Buffet Dinner

• Soft drinks, beer and local wine

during lunch and dinner on your

cruise. Tea and Coffee available

throughout the voyage.

• Complimentary bottled water,

restocked daily in your stateroom.



March - October 2017

Prices from £1295pp*

*Price based on E Grade stateroom departing 29th

March or 28th October 2017, alternative dates and

cabin grades available at a supplement. Itinerary may

vary. Prices include fights, transfers, port charges,

gratuities and sundries. Disruptions to cruising and

itinerary may occur. Supplements for solo travellers

available on application. ^Excursions vary by itinerary,

may incur a fee. **Ship varies depending on departure

date. #Savings are an up to amount based on selected

dates. On board spending money is per cabin is nonrefundable,

can only be used on board the ship.

Day 1 Arrival Amsterdam (D) - Welcome

to Amsterdam, a fascinating 700 year

old city of picturesque canals, world

class museums, theatres and cafés. On

arrival, you will be transferred to the dock.

This evening enjoy a cocktail reception

followed by a welcome dinner.

Day 2 Amsterdam - Cruising (B,L,D) -

Take a glass top canal boat and explore

Amsterdam's maze of canals and a guided

walk of the city, then free time, before

lunch on board and your first day sailing

through the Dutch countryside passing

windmills and sailing through locks towards

the Rhine River. Tonight the Captain will

host a gala dinner.

Day 3 Cologne (B,L,D) - Cruise along

the Rhine River to Cologne, founded by

the Romans, the city is one of Germany's

oldest and is famous for its magnificent

World-Heritage listed Gothic Cathedral.

After lunch, join your local guide for an

included tour of the Old Town, with its

beautiful squares and historic monuments,

with free time for exploring. Cologne

is one of Germany's largest and most

modern cities largely due to a rebuilding

plan post WWII, and it has many different

museums and galleries including a Roman

artefact museum.

Day 4 Koblenz (B,L,D) - Cruise to the

2000 year old town of Koblenz, which is

situated at the confluence of the Rhine

and Moselle rivers. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein

Fortress on the opposite side of the river,

part of the Prussian defences against the

French in the 19th century, and later used

as a headquarters for the American military

during WWII. Enjoy free time to wander

through the town and take in the views.

Then, sail through the spectacular Rhine

Gorge, passing countless castles and

vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei

statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was

built on an island in the middle of the river as

a medieval toll station.

Day 5 Mannheim (B,L,D) - Take an excursion

to the medieval town of Heidelberg

including a visit to the impressive castle

which overlooks the town. Enjoy free time

there before returning to the ship for lunch

and an afternoon sailing.

Day 6 Kehl (B,L,D) - Once docked in Kehl

you will be transferred across the river to

Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace

Region in France. Your guided walking tour

will include the Grande Ile, the historical

city center and UNESCO World Heritage

Site known for its medieval black and white

timber framed buildings, old tanning houses,

baroque sandstones buildings, canals

and river locks. Your afternoon is free to

continuing exploring Strasbourg.

Day 7 Breisach (B,L,D) - Start with a

trip to the Vogtsbauernhof Museum, an

open air exhibition of sixteenth century

life, featuring a number of reconstructed

Black Forest farms. Return to the ship for a

farewell reception and dinner.

Day 8 Basel - Disembarkation (B) -

Welcome to Switzerland and the Rhine-

side town of Basel. After, your breakfast

you will disembark your ship and transfer to

airport for your homebound flight.

Emerald Waterways' award-winning Star-Ships are built to bring the highlights of ocean cruising to the intimacy of

the river, with never-seen-before features like a pool that transforms into an evening cinema. These fully-inclusive

itineraries range from 8 to 15 days and include flights, accommodation, excursions, dining and drinks with lunch and

dinner, as well as all tips. It's no surprise they were voted 'Best for Value' in 2015's Cruise Critic Editors' Picks awards.



Save up to £1,400 per couple plus enjoy €250 on-board spend

When you book your 2017 Emerald Waterways voyage before 31st August 2016




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