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Jewels of the Rhine on Emerald Dawn

From Zurich, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Length: 8 Days - Departs: Sat, May 11, 2024
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Departure
May 11, 2024
Arrival
May 18, 2024

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2-For-1 Fares + Savings up to $3,750

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Save up to $750 per suite on select river cruise departures. Pay in full and receive an additional up to $3,000 per suite. Bonus savings are combinable with 2-for-1 fares on select itineraries. Plus as always receive our AffordableTours.com 5% extra savings. (Not all dates/itineraries qualify, contact your Travel Consultant for applicable sailings).
Must Book By Sun, Mar 31, 2024
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Available for new bookings only made between December 18, 2023 - March 31, 2024 on select 2024 & 2025 Emerald Cruises Europe River cruise and 2024, 2025 South East Asia departures.

WAVE Savings: Bonus savings of up to $750 per suite available on select departures. Savings vary by departure. Combinable with 2-for-1 fares and pay-in-full offers, and are capacity controlled.

2-for-1 Fares: 2-for-1 fares are displayed as a per-person rate in a double occupancy cabin. Fares are based on full fare pricing and may not have resulted in a sale. Offer applies to cruise pricing only; does not apply on land extensions, air or any other add-ons.

Pay-in-full: Up to $3,000 additional savings per suite when paid in full. For S, RA and SA categories recieve $1500pp savings ($3000 per suite) when you pay in full within 30 days of booking for sailings 6 or more months from departure, or within 2 weeks of booking for departures within 6 months, or 90 days prior to departure, whichever is soonest; whichever is soonest. Other cabin categories recieve $1000pp savings ($2000 per suite) when paid in full within 30 days of booking for sailings 6 or more months from departure, or within 2 weeks of booking for departures within 6 months, or 90 days prior to departure, whichever is soonest. Departures outside of 11 months can pay in full at 10 months prior to departure to receive these benefits. Pay in full Air offers available in lieu of pay-in-full savings with same payment terms; Free premium economy air available on the S, RA and SA categories with a max value $2500pp. Free Premium economy air is available on the S and SA categories for South East Asia with a max value of $3000pp. Free economy air is available on other cabin categories with a max value $1500pp. Air offers are only valid 61 or more days prior to departure. All flights will be booked on Emerald Cruises' choice of airline and routing, and are subject to availability.

Single Supplement: Free single supplement is available on select departures. Full payment required. Single supplement is appled to the 2-for-1 fare; single guest pays one guest fare. Free single supplement is not combinable with any other offers. Other dates may have a 45% single supplement; can be converted to a 25% supplement when paid in full within 30 days of booking for sailings 6 or more months from departure, or within 2 weeks of booking for departures within 6 months, or 90 days prior to departure, whichever is soonest. Single supplement offers not applicable on S, RA or SA categories. Not combinable with any other offers. Offer is capacity controlled.

All offers are inventory-controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. Emerald Cruises reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. Port charges are included in the price shown. For the most up?to?date pricing, availability and offers, please visit emeraldcruises.com or contact your Professional Travel Advisor. Offers applicable for residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington D.C. For complete terms and conditions visit emeraldcruises.com.

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Single Supplements From Just 45%

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Traveling solo on a river cruise has become one of the easiest ways to enjoy a relaxing voyage entirely in your own way. With single supplements from just 45% on selected sailings. From the moment you step foot on board, you have the freedom to do as much or as little as you please. Whether you want to tour each stunning destination in depth, or simply unwind in the contemporary surrounds of your award-winning Star-Ship, you'll revel in the delights of cruising solo. (Not all dates may apply, contact your Travel Consultant for applicable sailings)
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Reduced Single Supplement offer is available for new bookings only made after Go Live date for the sailing in question. Pay in full required 12 months from departure; if within 12 months, full payment is due 72 hours from booking. Savings are based on the cruise + upgrade element only, excludes air fares, port charges, taxes, any pre- or post land touring, hotel stays and other additional items. These offers are combinable with trade vouchers and future travel credits only; not combinable with any other offers. Not combinable with groups.

Offer is available globally on selected dates and cabin categories. All Top Suites are excluded from the Offer. Offer is inventory controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. Emerald Cruises reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please call your Professional Travel Advisor.


River Cruise Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Zurich - Basel
    Sat, May 11, 2024

    Welcome to Basel. On arrival, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, where your friendly captain and crew will be waiting to greet you. This evening, join your fellow guests for dinner on board.

    Please book your flight to arrive into Zurich prior to 01:00 PM.


    Meals: Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Breisach
    Sun, May 12, 2024

    Today, as part of your incredible EmeraldPLUS programme, you will visit the city of Freiburg. Considered the 'Capital of the Black Forest', Freiburg has lovely sights that will amaze you. You’ll also have the opportunity to sample authentic Black Forest delicacies. If you're feeling more active, you can choose to join a guided bike tour in Breisach.

    EmeraldPLUS
    Guided tour of Freiburg with tasting

    EmeraldACTIVE
    Guided bike tour in Breisach


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Kehl - Strasbourg
    Mon, May 13, 2024

    This morning, your Star-Ship will dock in Kehl, where you will be transferred across the river to Strasbourg, the capital of France’s Alsace Region. Cobbled squares surrounded by half-timbered houses make Strasbourg appear as if it has been effortlessly suspended in time, and you will get the opportunity to explore the past during your included walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town. Witness the ornate beauty of many of Strasbourg’s highlights, including the Maison Kammerzell and the canal network that weaves through Petite France, before enjoying free time to explore at leisure.

    Included Excursion
    Guided tour of Strasbourg


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Ludwigshafen - Heidelberg
    Tue, May 14, 2024

    Relax on board this morning as you sail towards Ludwigshafen, following the meandering Rhine River and passing the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar. Travel by coach to Heidelberg, where you’ll have the opportunity to learn about how it became a UNESCO City of Literature, having inspired the likes of Mark Twain and William Turner with its historical setting.

    Your guided tour of the town will allow you to find your own inspiration among its delightful landmarks, including Heidelberg Castle, one of the most impressive Renaissance ruins in all of Europe. Alternatively, revel in a hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg.

    EmeraldACTIVE
    Hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg

    Included Excursion
    Guided tour of Heidelberg


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Koblenz
    Wed, May 15, 2024

     Cruise to the 2,000-year-old town of Koblenz today and discover its fairy tale-like surrounds, nestled on the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Your local guide will tour you through the Roman town, touching on the twin-towered façade of the Church of Our Lady and the German Corner, where the two inspirational waterways meet. Journey by cable car to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, where you’ll find exceptional views of the surrounding area from its hilltop position.

    Included Excursion
    Orientation walk of Koblenz & a visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

    DiscoverMORE
    Moselle Valley & Cochem Castle visit (extra expense)


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Cologne
    Thu, May 16, 2024

    Effortlessly steeped in history and tales of the past, Cologne is one of the oldest cities in Germany, encapsulating a timeline that spans more than two millennia. Your included city tour will take you to the heart of its Old Town.

    As part of your exciting EmeraldPLUS experience, you’ll get to uncover local delicacies and cultural gems meandering at your own pace along quaint historic streets while Seeking the treasures of Cologne.

    Included Excursion
    Guided tour of Cologne's Old Town

    EmeraldPLUS
    Seeking the treasures of Cologne


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7
    Amsterdam
    Fri, May 17, 2024

    This morning, you can choose to embark on a guided bike tour to Waterland, learning about how the water is reclaiming Holland as you pass through quintessential Dutch surrounds and witness traditional villages and windmills. Alternatively, take to Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed canal network during a glass-top canal cruise, passing Roman patrician houses and ornate merchant houses that tell tales of the prosperous Dutch Golden Age.

    EmeraldACTIVE
    Guided bike tour to Waterland

    Included Excursion
    Canal cruise


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Amsterdam
    Sat, May 18, 2024

    After breakfast, it's time to say farewell to your Star-Ship and fellow guests and disembark for your transfer to the airport, taking memories of the Black Forest and charming Strasbourg with you.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.


    Meals: Breakfast

Countries Visited

France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland

Rivers Visited

Rhine

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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.3
Accommodations
4.5
Itinerary
4.5
Professional Staff
4.5
Repeat with Operator
4
Value for Money
4

Ratings based off 4 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

Unfortunately because of the high water level in Rhine we got off the ship from Wazburg and continued the trip by land. Not as comfortable and convenient as when we were on the ship but the staff of Emerald gave the best accommodation they could get.

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