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The meeting of the Rhine and Moselle
Emerald Sun
View of Budapest from the Sun Deck
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Best ever river cruise

Review for Emerald Luna to Europe - All

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Cozi44
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Had been recommended this company by friends who’d travelled previously. Would now totally agree with them that this was a very good one. We have done river cruises before, paying for more expensive companies, but can categorically say Emerald is far superior in all aspects. The staff went out of their way to ensure we had a great time. All were very friendly and professional. We felt ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Covid Ignored

Review for Emerald Liberte to Europe - All

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keuka746
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this river cruise because this was the last leg of our France river cruises. Pre-Covid we had done the Paris to Normandy and the Bordeaux river cruises on Uniworld and loved it. We chose Emerald based on reviews and frankly, price. Emerald had the normal, to be expected, startup issues with staffing. We understand that. The cabin was small but nice although we don't care for the virtual ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Wonderful Crew, from top to bottom

Review for Emerald Liberte to Europe - All

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Jockrooser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our reason for taking this cruise was our previous experiences with the company, but mainly the Itinerary. Having sailed with Emerald twice before we were confident that we we would be happy with the boat, the accommodation and the food. Knowing that the food and wine is sourced locally and being fans of French cuisine and wines, ultimately we were not disappointed, with one of the highlights ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Sensational

Review for Emerald Liberte to Europe - All

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GreenKruza
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I chose this particular cruise because of the itinerary, we were not disappointed. Each place we visited had something of interest for us. There was a good choice of excursions and, in most cases we chose ‘active’. We cycled, hiked and went canoeing. We also did most of the guided tours and the guides were exceptional, a special mention for Pierre, our guide in Vivier, who was so ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


What a wonderful surprise.

Review for Emerald Radiance to Europe - All

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Lordascot
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

It was our first river cruise and this was a test trip. It has spoilt us for other trips we fear as all the crew were Portugese and wanting to highlight their hospitality. English was not a problem either. Everything being included was a real treat too. Delighted to say it exceeded our expectations. Not really for children as much as we love them! Embarkation and Disembarkation was so slick we ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Good cruise!

Review for Emerald Radiance to Europe - All

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rdthorne45
10+ Cruises

We chose this cruise to sample something different plus the Portugese crew seemed a plus. The facilities were kept clean. We didn't really want for much of anything. Food was good, free beverages were too. The dining areas were always opened at the designated times. Tours were interesting, but after the first church & museum visit they all started to run together, so we broke away from those ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Enjoyable cruise overall...but

Review for Emerald Radiance to Europe - All

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liliana 60
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship was well appointed and it was spotlessly clean. The staff were all helpful and Natalia kept us well informed about the next days events. The Duoro is a very picturesque part of Portugal and the locks were fascinating. Being able to watch from the sun deck was lovely. Trips were well organised although I felt paying extra for some trips was unreasonable. The meals were generally ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Exceptional service and beautiful ship

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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SianMcG
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

We cruised on the Danube River on a special interest cruise with Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag. The ship is beautifully decorated, it's modern and very luxurious compared to some other river ships we docked with along the cruise. We stayed in a Panorama Balcony Suite and these are a great way to see the views as the large window can be opened all the way down so you can lean out and see ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Fantastic river cruise along the Danube

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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8Travel
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

Had an amazing time sailing along the Danube. This was my first time on a river cruise and it is the perfect way to see so many beautiful cities in one trip. The Panorama Balcony Suite was beautiful with amazing views ever changing from the drop down balcony. The pool, bar and restaurant are all great spaces to relax and unwind, with attentive staff providing a wonderful and friendly ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Amsterdam to Budapest

Review for Emerald Destiny to Europe - River Cruise

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bddcpa
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We got off to a very rocky start! I guess Emerald was "hacked" and there was no communication for several months. We arrived in The Netherlands one week before embarking, and they had still not sent our packet to us. The travel agent we used was getting QUITE frustrated and would call Emerald....only to be put on hold for hours, then disconnected. Ugh. We finally received our paperwork ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


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