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7 Night
The Charms Of Holland & Belgium

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Amsterdam, Dordrecht ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Amsterdam
  • Day 3
    Dordrecht
  • Day 4
    Antwerp
  • Day 5
    Maastricht
  • Day 6
    Arnhem
  • Day 7
    Utrecht
  • Day 8
    Amsterdam
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Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
The Majestic Rhine

Leaving:
Basel
Visiting:
Colmar, Kehl ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Basel
  • Day 2
    Colmar
  • Day 3
    Kehl
  • Day 4
    Baden-Baden
  • Day 5
    Heidelberg
  • Day 6
    Koblenz
  • Day 7
    Rudesheim
  • Day 8
    Frankfurt
  • Day 8
    Frankfurt
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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10 Night
The Majestic Rhine & Lucerne - Zurich

Leaving:
Frankfurt
Visiting:
Mainz, Rudesheim ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Mainz
  • Day 2
    Rudesheim
  • Day 3
    Koblenz
  • Day 4
    Mannheim
  • Day 5
    Baden-Baden
  • Day 6
    Kehl
  • Day 7
    Colmar
  • Day 8
    Lucerne
  • Day 9
    Luzern
  • Day 10
    Lucerne
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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8 Night
Enchantment Of Eastern Europe

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Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Kalocsa, Osijek ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Kalocsa
  • Day 3
    Osijek
  • Day 4
    Belgrade
  • Day 5
    Iron Gate
  • Day 6
    Vidin
  • Day 7
    Rousse (Russe)
  • Day 8
    Bucharest
  • Day 9
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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22 Night
Rhine, Main & Danube River Cruise

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Amsterdam, Cologne ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Amsterdam
  • Day 3
    Cologne
  • Day 4
    Rudesheim
  • Day 5
    Miltenberg
  • Day 6
    Wurzburg
  • Day 7
    Bamberg
  • Day 8
    Nuremberg
  • Day 9
    Kelheim
  • Day 10
    Passau
  • Day 11
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 12
    Vienna
  • Day 13
    Bratislava
  • Day 14
    Budapest
  • Day 15
    Budapest
  • Day 16
    Kalocsa
  • Day 17
    Osijek
  • Day 18
    Belgrade
  • Day 19
    Iron Gate
  • Day 20
    Vidin
  • Day 21
    Rousse (Russe)
  • Day 22
    Bucharest
  • Day 23
    Cruising
  • Day 23
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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10 Night
Budapest & Enchantment Of Eastern Europe

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Kalocsa ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Kalocsa
  • Day 5
    Osijek
  • Day 6
    Belgrade
  • Day 7
    Iron Gate
  • Day 8
    Vidin
  • Day 9
    Rousse (Russe)
  • Day 10
    Bucharest
  • Day 11
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Jewels Of The Rhine

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Amsterdam, Cologne ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Amsterdam
  • Day 3
    Cologne
  • Day 4
    Koblenz
  • Day 5
    Mannheim
  • Day 6
    Kehl
  • Day 7
    Breisach
  • Day 8
    Basel
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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10 Night
Danube Delights & Classic Prague

Leaving:
Budapest
Visiting:
Budapest, Bratislava ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Budapest
  • Day 2
    Budapest
  • Day 3
    Bratislava
  • Day 4
    Vienna
  • Day 5
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 6
    Passau
  • Day 7
    Regensburg
  • Day 8
    Prague
  • Day 9
    Prague
  • Day 10
    Prague
  • Day 11
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Jewels Of The Rhine

Leaving:
Zurich
Visiting:
Breisach, Kehl ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Zurich
  • Day 2
    Breisach
  • Day 3
    Kehl
  • Day 4
    Mannheim
  • Day 5
    Koblenz
  • Day 6
    Cologne
  • Day 7
    Amsterdam
  • Day 8
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
The Majestic Rhine

Leaving:
Frankfurt
Visiting:
Rudesheim, Koblenz ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Frankfurt
  • Day 2
    Rudesheim
  • Day 3
    Koblenz
  • Day 4
    Mannheim
  • Day 5
    Baden-Baden
  • Day 6
    Kehl
  • Day 7
    Colmar
  • Day 8
    Basel
  • Day 8
    Basel
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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8 Night
Enchantment Of Eastern Europe

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Leaving:
Bucharest
Visiting:
Bucharest, Rousse ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Bucharest
  • Day 2
    Bucharest
  • Day 3
    Rousse (Russe)
  • Day 4
    Vidin
  • Day 5
    Iron Gate
  • Day 6
    Belgrade
  • Day 7
    Osijek
  • Day 8
    Kalocsa
  • Day 9
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Danube Delights

Leaving:
Munich
Visiting:
Regensburg, Passau ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Munich
  • Day 2
    Regensburg
  • Day 3
    Passau
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Bratislava
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Danube Delights

Leaving:
Nuremberg
Visiting:
Regensburg, Passau ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Nuremberg
  • Day 2
    Regensburg
  • Day 3
    Passau
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Bratislava
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Danube Explorer

Leaving:
Passau
Visiting:
Passau, Linz ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Passau
  • Day 2
    Passau
  • Day 3
    Linz (Salzburg)
  • Day 4
    Melk
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Vienna
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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15 Night
Treasures Of The Danube

Leaving:
Nuremberg
Visiting:
Regensburg, Passau ... see more
Cruise Line:
Emerald Waterways
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  • Day 1
    Nuremberg
  • Day 2
    Regensburg
  • Day 3
    Passau
  • Day 4
    Durnstein (Krems)
  • Day 5
    Vienna
  • Day 6
    Bratislava
  • Day 7
    Budapest
  • Day 8
    Budapest
  • Day 9
    Kalocsa
  • Day 10
    Osijek
  • Day 11
    Belgrade
  • Day 12
    Iron Gate
  • Day 13
    Vidin
  • Day 14
    Rousse (Russe)
  • Day 15
    Bucharest
  • Day 16
    Cruising
  • Day 16
    Cruising
Ship Details

Emerald Star - Emerald Waterways

Pros

Laidback onboard experience; fantastic wall-sized windows that open in cabins

Cons

No evening entertainment to speak of, little enrichment and food is not a highlight

Bottom Line

Friendly vibe combined with lots of inclusions make for a value-oriented way to see Europe

Reviews

Emerald Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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Emerald Star
Fred Hartland
Sail Date: Jun 2018
We choose this river cruise over other companies because of the off ship activities it offered - guided cycling and walking. This was our first river cruise I was impressed with the well thought design of the...Read More
Emerald Star
MegsMarut
Sail Date: Apr 2018
I have a lot to say, but I will try and keep it short! I did this cruise as a FAM trip for selling quite a bit of Emerald as a Travel agent with Flight Centre, and it was one of the best experiences I have ever...Read More
Emerald Star
CarolandGer
Sail Date: Apr 2018
After research on river cruises on Cruise Critic we chose the Emerald line because of great reviews and the added bonus of not worrying about tipping and additional costs. Since this was our first river cruise it...Read More
Emerald Star
MikeDel1950
Sail Date: Sep 2017
I chose Emerald because the Emerald Star is only two years old and the tip for the crew is included in the total price. The ship was spotless and unseemly quiet. The crew pleasantly went out of their...Read More
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