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Jewels of the Rhine & Copenhagen on Emerald Dawn

From Copenhagen, Denmark to Basel, Switzerland
Length: 11 Days - Departs: Wed, May 29, 2024
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Departure
May 29, 2024
Arrival
Jun 08, 2024

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With this extraordinary offer, you can indulge in some of Emeralds' most popular river journeys with up to $1,250 bonus savings + 2 for 1 Fares + up to $3,000 FlexCredit Savings per suite on select departures. Plus as always receive our AffordableTours.com 5% extra savings. This offer will only last two weeks, so don't miss your chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime. Not all dates/itineraries qualify, contact your Travel Consultant for applicable sailings.
Must Book By Sun, Jun 02, 2024
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Available for new bookings only made between May 20 - June 2, 2024 on select 2024 & 2025 Emerald Cruises Europe River cruise and 2024, 2025 South East Asia departures.

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.

Memorial Day Savings: Bonus savings of up to $1,250 per suite ($625pp) are available on select departures. Savings vary by departure. Combinable with 2-for-1 fares and FlexCredit offers; not combinable with Emerald Exclusive. Deposit required at time of booking.

Pay in full - FlexCredit: For S, RA and SA categories receive a choice of $3000 per suite savings or $3000 per suite air credit when you pay in full within 30 days of booking or at 90 days prior to departure, whichever is soonest. Other cabin categories receive the choice of $1000pp savings or $1000pp air credit for the same payment window. Guest must choose savings or air credit selection at time of booking. Departures outside of 11 months can pay in full at 10 months prior to departure to receive these benefits. Air credit 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 applied 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 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. 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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Enjoy 2-for-1 fares on 2024-2025 departures and up to $3000 in FlexCredit per suite when you pay in full. With FlexCredit, you have the flexibility to use your savings towards your cruise fare or airfare, giving you more options to tailor your dream vacation. Receive a bonus savings of up to $500 per suite on select 2024 departures. Plus as always receive our AffordableTours.com 5% extra savings. Whether you choose to explore the charming streets of Budapest, sample wine in the vineyards of Bordeaux, or marvel at the majestic castles along the Rhine, your journey with Emerald River Cruises will be unforgettable. (Not all dates/itineraries qualify, contact your Travel Consultant for applicable sailings).
Must Book By Sun, Jun 30, 2024
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Available for new bookings only made between April 1 - June 30, 2024 on 2024 & 2025 Emerald Cruises Europe River cruise and 2024, 2025 South East Asia departures.

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.

Emerald Exclusive Savings: Bonus savings of up to $500 per suite ($250pp) are available on select departures. Savings vary by departure. Combinable with 2-for-1 fares and FlexCredit offers, and are capacity controlled.

Pay in full - FlexCredit: For S, RA and SA categories receive a choice of $1500pp savings or $1500pp air credit when you pay in full within 30 days of booking or at 90 days prior to departure, whichever is soonest. Other cabin categories receive the choice of $1000pp savings or $1000pp air credit for the same payment window. Guest must choose savings or air credit selection at time of booking. Departures outside of 11 months can pay in full at 10 months prior to departure to receive these benefits. Air credit 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 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. 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.

Single Supplements From Just 45%

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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)
Must Book By Fri, May 31, 2024
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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.

$300 Military Savings

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$300 Military Savings

$300 Military Savings

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We are honored to recognize the selfless service of those who have served our nation. As a token of our appreciation, enjoy this exclusive savings of $300 per suite to all US military personnel, veterans, and their families.
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2024
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US military personnel, veterans, and their families take an additional $300 off per cabin on Emerald Cruises River with proof of current or past military status. This offer is combinable with 2 for 1 savings, pay in full offers, key account exclusives, Flash sales, Scenic Select, and Emerald Cruises. Combinable with groups. Not combinable with any other offers. Taxes & port charges are included in the price. Offer available to residents of the 50 United States only. Offer ends December, 31, 2024. Offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Visit scenicusa.com for complete terms and conditions.


River Cruise Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Copenhagen
    Wed, May 29, 2024

    Welcome to Copenhagen, the Danish capital is a fascinating city tracing history of the Danish Royal Family. You will be transferred from airport to your hotel to meet your fellow travellers and tour director.  

  2. Day 2
    Copenhagen
    Thu, May 30, 2024

    Today visit the magnificent Amalienborg Palace, home the Danish royal family. The reigning of Queen Margarethe II is a direct descendant of the legendary Viking, King Gorm the Old (900 AD). Enjoy the tour of the former King's offices, the stately residence quarter with glimpses of the Royal Family belongings. After lunch, enjoy a walking tour of main parts of Copenhagen. 

    Included Excursion
    Guided City Tour with Visit to the Amalienborg Palace


    Meals: Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    Copenhagen
    Fri, May 31, 2024

    You will begin your day with a visit to the Christiansborg Palace, the seat of the Danish Parliament. The rest of the afternoon is yours to spend exploring Copenhagen at leisure, perhaps sitting in one of its delightful café terraces and soaking in sights of this great Nordic city. Your tour director will be available to help you plan the exploration. 

    EmeraldPLUS
    Visit to the Christiansborg Palace


    Meals: Breakfast
  4. Day 4
    Copenhagen - Amsterdam
    Sat, Jun 01, 2024

    After breakfast, it’s time to fly to Amsterdam for your embarkation on your marvellous Star-Ship. 


    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Amsterdam
    Sun, Jun 02, 2024

    Every narrow street and gabled façade in Amsterdam tells a tale of the Dutch Golden Age, a prosperous time when Dutch art was among the most acclaimed in the world. Today, relax during a glass-top canal boat tour through Amsterdam's elaborate UNESCO World Heritage-listed canal system, sailing through the city's medieval centre and past Roman patrician houses. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike tour to Waterland, passing quintessential villages, traditional windmills and flower fields.

    Enjoy sailing through the countryside and towards the Rhine River this afternoon, perhaps enjoying a drink on the Sun Deck and watching the passing scenery before joining your captain for a gala dinner.

    EmeraldACTIVE
    Guided bike tour to Waterland

    Included Excursion
    Canal cruise


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Cologne
    Mon, Jun 03, 2024

    Cologne is one of the oldest cities in Germany, effortlessly steeped in history and tales of the past, 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
    Koblenz
    Tue, Jun 04, 2024

    Immerse yourself in fairy tale-like surroundings today as we cruise to Koblenz, a town with a postcard-worthy backdrop of vineyards and mountain ranges. Your included walking tour of this Roman town will unveil the twin-towered façade of the Church of Our Lady, the point at which two of Europe’s great rivers meet at the German Corner and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, one of the largest preserved fortresses in Europe.

    Enjoy sailing through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge this afternoon. Here, romantic castles sit atop tree-covered canyons and half-timbered medieval villages appear suspended in time.

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

    DiscoverMORE
    Moselle Valley & Cochem Castle visit (extra expense)


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Ludwigshafen – Heidelberg
    Wed, Jun 05, 2024

    This morning, you will discover Heidelberg. The idyllic UNESCO City of Literature has inspired the likes of Mark Twain and famed British artist William Turner. A guided tour of the town will unveil its rich history, starting at the Renaissance ruins of Heidelberg Castle, where the carefully curated gardens host serene water features, sculptures and colourful flowerbeds.

    EmeraldACTIVE
    Hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg

    Included Excursion
    Guided tour of Heidelberg

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    Evening concert at Bruchsal Palace (extra expense)


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  9. Day 9
    Kehl – Strasbourg
    Thu, Jun 06, 2024

    This morning, you'll dock in Kehl to be transferred by coach to the picturesque town of Strasbourg, where a medieval past is yours to discover among cobbled squares surrounded by half-timbered houses.

    Your included walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town will touch on many of Strasbourg’s highlights, including the astrological signs that adorn the façade of the Maison Kammerzell and the idyllic historic scenery around Petite France. This afternoon, enjoy free time to explore Strasbourg at your leisure.

    Included Excursion
    Guided tour of Strasbourg


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  10. Day 10
    Breisach - Freiburg
    Fri, Jun 07, 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. As part of your visit, you will 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 of Breisach.

    EmeraldPLUS
    Guided tour of Freiburg with tasting

    EmeraldACTIVE
    Guided bike tour in Breisach


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  11. Day 11
    Basel
    Sat, Jun 08, 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 with you.

    Please book your flight to depart out of Basel after 10:00 AM.

    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

Denmark, 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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