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Europe - River Cruise Emerald Radiance Europe - River Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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104 reviews
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4.6
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We’ll appointed boat, great crew
"All in all a very relaxing cruise in a beautiful country.Wanted to visit Portugal Never done a river cruise before This came up with the dates we wanted, and it was day to book...."Read More
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Emerald luxury from start to finish

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lamego
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Our second Emerald experience and once again it surpassed all our expectations. The Portuguese crew were a delight; so proud of their beautiful country and wanting to do everything they could to make this a wonderful holiday. From the serenity of gentle cruising up the peaceful Douro to the trips to beautiful places such as Salamanca. Cannot fault anything. It was also a wonderful ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Great Food and Friendly, professional Crew

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Ret1re2020
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Booked fall 2021 as only cabins our travel agent in USA could find. Overall all, more than pleased. Food was excellent and staff was friendly and professional. Everything well thought out and well organized. Panorama Balcony Cabins on "A" deck don't really have balconies and getting in and out of bathroom tight. But we spent little time in our room so not an issue. Chef's Recommendation ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Superior Cruise, Service, Staff, & Food!

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bestcharredoak
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Emerald May be considered the best value in river cruises, but they completely exceeded our expectations in the ship, cleanliness, food, and excursions. The crew was really outstanding and exceptionally friendly and helpful - and that includes everyone! We could tell that they were happy and enjoyed one another and their jobs. The ship is modern with glass and mirrors (which are kept sparkling ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Great cruise (with two major issues)

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CO 2000
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked this cruise last year (May2021) and this was our first trip abroad since Covid. The ship was very stylish; the cabins were smaller than we're used to but perfectly adequate but you had be sharing with someone you knew VERY well as the bathroom has a sliding door which does not mute "bodily functions"! Unnecessary drawn out transfer from Lisbon to Porto depart 8.30am arrive 4.00pm. We ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Wonderful ship, crew and River

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MM Exmouth
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose Emerald based on the excellent cruise of the Moselle and Rhine 3 years ago. We booked the Duoro and chose the cabin and stuck with the booking throughout covid problems and are so glad we did. The relaxed nature of River cruising is perfect and to mix with people who are mostly f the same age makes for a comfortable atmosphere. The Douro cruise is at a much slower pace than some ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Our cruise was great (with some reservations)

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CO 2000
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We attracted to the look of Emerald ships and their "inside/outside" balconies and the 3 days in Lisbon prior to the cruise as part of our trip. The hotel in the centre of town was "mediocre" (The Avani Avenida Liberdade) to say the least. The staff were very willing and helpful and deserved to work in a better environment Fellow passengers who had been with Emerald on other river cruises ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


One of the best cruise holidays ever

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jtr12
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had always planned to do the Douro river cruise. When we researched the ships, Emerald seems to fit our requirements. The ship offered a very high level of service. The events and tours were ideal for covering a lot of our interests. Most of them were included in the price. Every tour we took exceeded our expectations. The staff onboard were top class and very friendly. Two keys ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


A holiday to remember

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Cathlloydtycoch
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

A fantastic trip. The food and wine was excellent and the experience of watching the beautiful scenery glide past as we relaxed onboard will remain with us for a long time.We were celebrating our Ruby wedding anniversary and the crew went out of their way to make it special for us. The trips were interesting and the guides friendly and knowledgeable. We are fit but the hilly nature of the terrain ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


We’ll appointed boat, great crew

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Grannianni
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Wanted to visit Portugal Never done a river cruise before This came up with the dates we wanted, and it was day to book. Flights were changed a couple of times. The food is good but not up to the standard we have come expect on Ocean cruises, and the choice was more limited, though most people thought it excellent Most of the excursions are included as well as, transfers, drinks ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Relax and unwind

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Maxine.noble
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We were originally booked to do the Danube, but when restrictions were coming in because of the epidemic we switched to the Douro. Having had a wonderful holiday with Emerald before, it was our first choice for this one. We were not disappointed. You are looked after incredibly well from the moment you are collected at the airport. The staff work incredibly hard and always provide the most ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


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