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Emerald Waterways offers an array of unique itineraries along Europe's famed rivers. Travel to charming villages, historic cities and landmark sites aboard the company's custom-crafted "Star Ships."

The price of your cruise includes a stylish and comfortable cabin, delicious cuisine, shore excursions, tipping and airport transfers. You'll enjoy luxurious amenities aboard the ship such as a heated swimming pool with a retractable roof. Complimentary tea and coffee are available on board at all times, while a special selection of European wines, local beers and soft drinks are offered at lunch and dinner.

Away from the ship, shore excursions are led by knowledgeable guides who are eager to help you create authentic experiences at each stop. You might explore Amsterdam's picturesque canals, discover medieval architecture in Strasbourg or marvel at Germany's beautiful Black Forest.

Europe River cruises are rated according to the quality of the vessel and its accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities both on and off the ship, the class of hotels used for land portions of itineraries, and the level of service delivered. Emerald Waterways river cruises are categorized as deluxe on the industry rating scale (budget, first class and deluxe).


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  • Fly from $495 per person from select gateways on select 2018 Emerald Waterways river cruises. Click here for eligible tours.
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Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time, and availability is limited. Some discounts are not combinable with other promotions.

River Cruises of France Only
To view the full itinerary, dates and prices, click the river cruise name.

France River Cruise Name Starts in Ends In Days Company Type Quality* From**
Sensations of Southern France (Lyon to Arles) Lyon, France Nice, France 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Sensations of Southern France (Arles to Lyon) Arles, France Lyon, France 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Sensations of Southern France 2018 (Lyon to Arles) Lyon, France Nice, France 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Sensations of Southern France 2018 (Arles to Lyon) Nice, France Lyon, France 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Emerald Liberté Christening Celebration Cruise (Lyon to Arles) Lyon, France Nice, France 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Sensations of Southern France 2018 (Paris to Nice) Paris, France Nice, France 10 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Sensations of Southern France & Paris 2018 (Arles to Paris) Arles, France Nice, France 10 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Sensations of Southern France (Paris to Nice) Paris, France Nice, France 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Sensations of Southern France (Arles to Paris) Arles, France Paris, France 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices


Multi-Country River Cruises that Include France
The following river cruises visit France and at least one other country. To view the full itinerary, dates and prices, click the river cruise name.

France River Cruise Name Starts in Ends In Days Company Type Quality* From**
Jewels of the Rhine 2018 (Basel to Amsterdam) Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Jewels of the Rhine 2018 (Amsterdam to Basel) Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
The Majestic Rhine 2018 Frankfurt, Germany Basel, Switzerland 8 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Sensations of Southern France & Nice (Lyon to Nice) Lyon, France Nice, France 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Nice & Sensations of Southern France (Nice to Lyon) Nice, France Lyon, France 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Sensations of Southern France & Nice 2018 (Lyon to Nice) Lyon, France Nice, France 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Legends of the Moselle, Rhine and Main & Paris 2018 (Nuremberg to Paris) Nuremberg, Germany Paris, France 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main 2018 (Paris to Nuremberg) Paris, France Nuremberg, Germany 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Nice & Sensations of Southern France 2018 Nice, France Lyon, France 11 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Berlin to Zurich & The Majestic Rhine 2018 Berlin, Germany Zurich, Switzerland 13 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris to Nice & Sensations of Southern France 2018 Paris, France Nice, France 13 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Nice to Paris & Sensations of Southern France 2018 Nice, France Paris, France 13 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Prague & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main with Paris 2018 Prague, Czech Republic Paris, France 14 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Legends of the Moselle Rhine and Main with Prague 2018 Paris, France Prague, Czech Republic 14 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Nice to Paris & Sensations of Southern France Nice, France Paris, France 14 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Rhone River Cruise 2018 (Amsterdam to Nice) Amsterdam, Holland Nice, France 15 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Douro & Southern France River Cruise (Porto to Arles) Porto, Portugal Arles, France 15 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Douro & Southern France River Cruise 2018 Porto, Portugal Nice, France 15 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Southern France & Douro River Cruises 2018 Nice, France Porto, Portugal 15 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris Escape & Splendours of Europe 2018 Paris, France Budapest, Hungary 18 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris Escape & Splendours of Europe Paris, France Budapest, Hungary 18 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Prague to Paris & Christmas Markets of Europe 2018 Prague, Czech Republic Paris, France 21 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris to Prague & Splendours of Europe 2018 Paris, France Prague, Czech Republic 21 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris to Prague & Splendours of Europe Paris, France Prague, Czech Republic 21 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Prague to Paris & Splendours of Europe Prague, Czech Republic Paris, France 21 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Prague to Paris & Splendours of Europe 2018 Prague, Czech Republic Paris, France 21 Emerald River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
* Key to Quality Ratings

Tours are classified according to the quality of amenities and accommodations.

Budget = Tours typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
First Class = Tours typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
Deluxe = Tours typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.



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