Great Cruise Escapes (EU)

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GREAT CRUISE ESCAPES

NEW Offers Available 2022 European River Cruises

2022 Southeast Asia River Cruises

2022 Yacht Cruises


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European River Cruises 2022 European River Cruises

Great Cruise Escapes At Emerald Cruises we are the small ship experts. Whether you’re in search of the relaxed pace of a European river cruise, an enchanting voyage through Southeast Asia, or a luxury journey along some of the world’s most stunning coastlines on board our superyacht, Emerald Azzurra, our collection of river and yacht cruises will take you to the very heart of each destination we visit. Striking the perfect balance between time spent on board, and onshore, each of our insightful itineraries are carefully designed to showcase the very best of what each destination has to offer, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in local communities all while enjoying outstanding service and the intimate surroundings of our Emerald Cruises fleet.

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European Star-Ships

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European Destinations

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European River Cruises

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Christmas Market River Cruises

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Special Interest River Cruises

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Epic Voyages

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Extend Your Stay in Europe

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Southeast Asia River Cruises 2022 Southeast Asia River Cruises

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Southeast Asia River Cruising Offers

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Emerald Harmony

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Southeast Asia Destinations

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Southeast Asia River Cruises

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Emerald Yacht Cruises 2022 Luxury Yacht Cruises

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Yacht Cruising Offers

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Wherever you travel with us, our promise of exceptional EmeraldVALUE ensures you can cruise with confidence knowing everything is taken care of.

Emerald Azzurra

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Yacht Cruise Destinations

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We look forward to welcoming you on board to embark on a Great Cruise Escape with us.

Yacht Cruises

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Let us take care of you Book and cruise with confidence, you are in safe hands The world may have changed, however, our commitment to our guests and crew, the guest experience and their health, safety and wellbeing remains our key priority. From the moment you book your holiday with us, we want you to feel the benefit of our award-winning service, and exceptional EmeraldVALUE. Rest assured; you are in safe hands when booking your next adventure with Emerald Cruises. We’ve created our book with confidence assurance to give you complete peace-of-mind when booking your next getaway with us. For more information on our book with confidence assurance visit www.emeraldcruises.eu/ emeraldexperience/booking-assurance

Our Flexible Booking Policy

Small Ship Experts

With our Flexible Booking Policy, you can defer your travel plans and transfer to an alternative departure date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to your cruise commencing with no Emerald Cruises fees (third party fees may apply). This policy is available for new bookings across our 2022 European and Southeast Asia river cruises and our 2022 Yacht Cruising collection.

When travelling with Emerald Cruises, you’ll benefit from the small ship experience, enjoying the intimacy of small guest numbers paired with the spacious surrounds of our innovative Star-Ships and superyacht Emerald Azzurra. Every part of our award-winning cruises have been designed with you in mind. Our fleet of spacious, modern vessels cater from just 84 to a maximum of 180 guests, letting you meet like-minded travellers in a more intimate group, whilst allowing you to have plenty of room for yourself too.

Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan To allow flexibility for our guests, we are now offering a Deposit Protection Plan, this has been included free of charge for a limited time only for all new bookings across our 2022 European and Southeast Asia river cruises and 2022 Yacht Cruising collection, offering additional peaceof-mind when travelling with us.

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We are working closely with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), local and international Government Health agencies, to ensure our protocols exceed the latest regulatory requirements. We are ensuring you can travel with complete confidence that your wellbeing and safety are taken care of to the highest standard. We are continuously updating our protocols to safeguard both the health, safety and the experience of our valued guests.

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Emerald Azzurra, Portofino

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Always included with our exceptional EmeraldVALUE

It’s all included ■ Airport transfers. ■ Stylish accommodation on board our innovative fleet of Star-Ships and superyacht Emerald Azzurra.

Whether you are joining us for an award-winning river cruise along the historic waterways of Europe, an adventure through the exotic lands of Southeast Asia, or a luxury yacht cruising experience along some of the world’s most beautiful coastlines, when travelling with us, all you have to think about is which part of the world you would like to see next, and let us take care of the rest courtesy of our exceptional EmeraldVALUE promise. Across our full collection of river and yacht cruises we include transfers and tips in the price you pay, as well as spacious, modern accommodation, delicious dining with wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner, plus immersive excursions and experiences and much more.

■ All on board meals including a collection of highlight dinners at Reflections Restaurant, or breakfast and a light lunch at The Terrace. ■ Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner on board. ■ From luscious lattes to creamy cappuccinos, our state-of-the-art coffee machines are yours to enjoy throughout your cruise. Complimentary bicycles†

Infinity-style pool, Emerald Azzurra

Unwind in spacious public areas

With each of our insightful itineraries offering unique inclusions, see the following pages for more information, or speak to one of our cruise experts.

■ Complimentary water restocked daily in your cabin. ■ Enjoy included excursions. ■ Visits to UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites. ■ Extra-special excursions and experiences courtesy of our EmeraldDISCOVERY programme.

Please refer to: - page 11 for European River Cruises inclusions - page 27 for Southeast Asia River Cruises inclusions - page 35 for Yacht Cruises inclusions

■ First-class service from an English-speaking crew. ■ Knowledgeable local guides. ■ Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. ■ Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points for every Emerald Cruises holiday, entitling you to exclusive benefits. ■ All airport taxes and port charges.

PLUS all tips are taken care of Delicious regionally inspired meals

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Explore and discover

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Included guided walking tours

Panoramic views from Emerald Harmony’s Sun Deck

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Make memories to treasure with EmeraldDISCOVERY A holiday with Emerald Cruises provides magical moments in unforgettable destinations courtesy of our EmeraldDISCOVERY programme. Our hand-crafted itineraries provide the perfect platform for new experiences, with each port of call introducing a wealth of culture, and our included excursions bring these fascinating destinations to life.

See Europe’s rivers by canoe

Phare Circus performance, Siem Reap

Included Excursions Conducted in small groups, every one of our itineraries offer a selection of included excursions, offering insightful and diverse experiences giving you the opportunity to see the very best of each destination we visit.

EmeraldPLUS Designed to help you see the destinations we visit in a different light, our EmeraldPLUS programme provides you with memorable experiences that go beyond that of the ordinary traveller. These extra-special excursions take you to the heart of local culture, providing a fascinating insight into authentic customs and traditions during exclusive social events with residents and tours of significant landmarks, as well as on board performances and workshops.

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EmeraldACTIVE For those who like things to move at a slightly faster pace, our EmeraldACTIVE programme offers an exciting way to see each location from another perspective. Head onshore and join guided hikes, bike rides, and canoeing excursions, and on selected cruises, join our activity managers for on board classes. If you’d prefer to continue your own fitness regime, our on board gym is there for your every need. Fabien Morreale, Emerald Liberté

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We offer a selection of special DiscoverMORE optional excursions designed to enable you to see and do even more. Available at an additional cost, these immersive experiences present opportunities to delve deeper into each destination and acquaint yourself with an area’s natural beauty, history, and culture. Visit www.emeraldcruises.eu/emerald experience/discovermore for more information.

Discover our collection of included excursions and experiences at emeraldcruises.eu/emeraldexperience

A home-hosted coffee and cake in Bratislava

Traditional Buddhist Monk blessing

Discover Europe

Discover Southeast Asia

Historic landmarks, culture-rich cities and beautiful landscapes, Europe has something for everyone. Our hand-crafted EmeraldDISCOVERY excursions immerse you into the heart of each port of call, offering a unique insight into the wonderful destinations along the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Douro and Rhône rivers.

Our itineraries are designed to immerse you further in some of the longest-standing cultures in the world, to ensure you see the very best of what Southeast Asia and the mighty Mekong have to offer. Providing the perfect platform for new experiences, opening you up to more than just the ports of beautiful destinations and instead, welcoming you into the heart of local life.

During a visit to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava you’ll be welcomed into the home of a local family to hear about their daily life over coffee and cake. A truly insightful activity, allowing you to learn about their culture first-hand. Whilst in Portugal, you will have the opportunity to embark on a delightful canoeing excursion, paddling down a sleepy river and admiring the natural scenery that surrounds you. In France we welcome Top Chef finalist Fabien Morreale on board for an extra-special, once-in-a-lifetime highlight dinner. Fabien will prepare a delicious meal using fresh local ingredients, a true celebration of authentic Provençal cuisine.

Visit the Oudong Temples where you’ll receive the rare privilege of a traditional Buddhist Blessing from the resident Monks. Cruise the ethereal waters of Halong Bay during a boat tour and uncover the bays most untouched areas. Enjoy swimming on quiet beaches, exploring caves, fishing villages or kayaking. Your chef will prepare and serve your lunch on board. On board Emerald Harmony, enjoy a traditional Lion Dance performance on the Sun Deck. Vibrant bursts of colour light up the evening sky as you raise a glass and toast new-found friends.

Coast of Sorrento

Discover the Red Sea, the Adriatic & the Mediterranean Journey along historic coastlines and crystalline waters as we uncover everything that the Mediterranean, the Adriatic coast, and the Red Sea have to offer. See the very best of each destination on our included excursions, while free time to do your own thing encourages you to head off the beaten track. In the pretty Albanian town of Sarandë take part in a mussel cooking demonstration and tasting in a local restaurant. Enjoy a guided tour of Istanbul, Turkey’s economic, cultural and historic centre. Immerse yourself in their light-hearted spirit, learn about its cultural heritage from architectural masterpieces and enjoy strong culinary diversity. Embark on a guided hike along the stunning coast of Sorrento, enjoy the spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, and its maze of cobbled streets are brimming with cosy cafés.

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It’s all included ■ Airport transfers to and from your Star-Ship. ■ Stylish accommodation on board our innovative Star-Ships. ■ All on board meals including a collection of highlight dinners at Reflections Restaurant, or breakfast and a light lunch at The Terrace. ■ Unlimited drinks on board courtesy of a FREE Premium Drinks Package on selected departures. ■ From luscious lattes to creamy cappuccinos, our state-of-the-art coffee machines are yours to enjoy throughout your cruise. ■ Complimentary water restocked daily in your cabin. ■ E njoy an included excursion almost every day of your cruise. ■ Visits to UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites. ■ Extra-special excursions and experiences courtesy of our EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE programmes.

2022 European River Cruises

■ First-class service from an English-speaking crew. ■ Knowledgeable local guides at every destination.

Culture-rich cities, iconic landmarks, and regions of unparalleled beauty…

■ Complimentary bicycles on board†.

Join us on a Great Cruise Escape along Europe’s historic network of rivers and uncover a wonderful mix of enchanting countryside, quaint villages, bustling cities, and unrivalled heritage. Each of our hand-crafted itineraries have been designed to offer an in-depth insight into the culture and tradition of each iconic waterway, and there is no better way to acquaint yourself, than on a river cruise with us.

■ Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. ■ Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points for every Emerald Cruises holiday, entitling you to exclusive benefits.

Visit influential cities along the mighty Danube, explore the fairytale Rhine region, delve into French wine country along the Rhône, or sample traditional life along Portugal’s sun-drenched Douro. Each river is a gateway to cultural enlightenment, to be navigated on board an award-winning Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, and our exciting 2022 collection allows you to uncover the very best of Europe in all its glory.

■ All airport taxes and port charges.

PLUS all tips are taken care of Budapest, Hungary

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Find out more about our European river cruises at emeraldcruises.eu/europe

Amenities differ by ship.

Find out more about our European river cruises at emeraldcruises.eu/europe

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2022 European river cruising offers Book from our collection of insightful 2022 itineraries and save up to €2.000 per couple on 12+ Nights, or €1.000 per couple on shorter itineraries. Solo travellers will benefit from a 50% offer on selected sailings March - June 2022. We are also offering a Free Premium Drinks Package, entitling you to unlimited drinks on board for any 8-Night departures between March and June 2022, so you can raise a glass and toast to your holiday on us.

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As part of our Cruise with Confidence Assurance we are offering a complimentary Deposit Protection Plan, valued at €100 per person and our Flexible Booking Policy allows you to book in complete confidence.

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Our award-winning European Star-Ships Discover the benefits of a small ship experience on board our eight award-winning European Star-Ships. Enjoy the intimacy of low guest numbers paired with spacious and stylish surrounds, a contemporary design, plus a wealth of amenities. Each member of our fleet has been custombuilt to dock in the heart of the wonderful destinations we visit, allowing you to balance your time spent on board and onshore perfectly, giving you the chance to immerse yourself in every location on your handcrafted itinerary. Whether you are enjoying a delicious meal in Reflections Restaurant, taking a dip in our innovative indoor pool†, or relaxing in the sanctuary of your private suite or stateroom, every inch of our Star-Ships are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind. Watch Europe’s beautiful scenery pass by as you relax on the Sun Deck, a panoramic rooftop space home to a games area and sun loungers and, unique to the Emerald Radiance on the Douro River is the heated spa-style Serenity Pool, perfectly located for enjoying the warm Portuguese climate.

†Amenities differ by ship.

Enjoy a game on the Sun Deck

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Emerald Radiance, Porto

Panorama Balcony Suite

Indoor Pool†

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Discover some of Europe’s most treasured destinations on a Great Cruise Escape with us. The rivers of Europe have long been the lifeblood of the communities that call them home. As they weave their way through the continent, they connect cities and landscapes with an allure simply unachievable with any other mode of transport.

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Porto

Nestled between the Little Carpathian Mountains bordering Austria and Hungary, Slovakia’s capital occupies both banks of the Danube. Retaining small town charm throughout its quaint cobbled streets, Bratislava is one of Europe’s most laid-back yet immersive capital cities. Its most iconic landmark can be found watching over the Old Town, with vibrant white walls and rich red peaks, Bratislava Castle provides postcard-worthy views. Its rich history, influenced by many, can still be experienced in this illustrious city, each leaving their mark on the culture, architecture, and locals.

Located at the mouth of the Douro, Portugal’s secondlargest city is famous for its production of Port wine. Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site, with a fascinating eclectic mix of modern and ancient architecture, Porto’s charms appeal to historians, creatives, and foodies alike. Its popular Ribeira district boasts authentic cafés and bars, as narrow cobbled streets lead off in search of the riverbank, where traditional Fado bands serenade a passing audience. No visit to Portugal would be complete without calling at a wine cellar to taste its Port, of which here in Porto there are plenty to choose from.

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Notre Dame Church, Lyon

Ribeira District, Porto

Amsterdam

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The Netherlands charming capital may be small, but it certainly packs a lot of personality, characterised by countless canals and even more bicycles. Recognised for its artistic heritage and picturesque narrow terraced houses, the romantic cobbled streets and winding canal system reminds you of a simpler time. This culture-rich city is home to an eclectic museum district that attracts fans of anything from history and art, to science and culture, while visits to cosy coffee shops, unique bars and excellent restaurants can be navigated easily by bicycle or along the central waterways, just as a local would.

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Lyon sits on the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers and promises much in the way of history and culture. Widely known as the ‘gastronomic capital of the world’, cosy quarters are bursting with quaint coffee shops, while traditional Lyonnais bouchons showcase authentic dishes and local wines. With more than 2,000 years of history, Lyon is home to many incredible places to visit, from the largest public garden in France, to streets rich with Renaissance architecture. The city’s most celebrated landmark – Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière boasts spectacular panoramic views.

Explore Amsterdam by bike

Bratislava Castle, Slovakia

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Rhône River, Lyon

Douro Valley, Porto

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Budapest, Hungary

8-Day Danube Delights

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9-Day Enchantment of Eastern Europe

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Day 1 Munich – Regensburg Day 2 Regensburg Day 3 Passau Day 4 Melk – Dürnstein Day 5 Vienna Day 6 Bratislava Day 7 Budapest Day 8 Budapest

Day 1 Munich – Passau Day 2 Passau Day 3 Linz – Český Krumlov Day 4 Melk – Dürnstein Day 5 Vienna Day 6 Bratislava Day 7 Budapest Day 8 Budapest

Day 1 Budapest Day 2 Kalocsa Day 3 Osijek Day 4 Belgrade Day 5 Golubac – Donji Milanovac Day 6 Vidin Day 7 Rousse – Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanasi

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Nuremberg, Germany

15-Day Splendours of Europe

Gain a deeper understanding of Europe’s past, present and future on the ultimate river cruise along the Danube and Rhine. Spanning five countries, beginning in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, ending in Hungary’s lively capital, Budapest. Promising an abundance of natural beauty, medieval towns, hikes to hilltop fortresses, four capital cities and a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites.

Five countries, all unique in their own way, accompany the Danube on its journey towards the furthest reaches of Eastern Europe. Cosmopolitan Budapest is yours to explore at leisure, before visiting rural Hungary for a Puszta Horse Show. Join a local family in their home for lunch in Croatia, visit a Bulgarian vineyard for a wine-tasting, explore the cliff top town of Veliko Tarnovo and enjoy a one night hotel stay in Bucharest.

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Amsterdam to Budapest Departing April – October 2022

Soak up Europe’s cultural wonders along the Danube on this wonderful 8-day itinerary. Embark on insightful guided tours of Passau, Český Krumlov and Melk Abbey and relax on board as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley in style. Alternatively, stretch your legs on a picturesque bike ride from Melk to Dürnstein. Explore the imperial grandeur of Vienna, join a hike to Bratislava Castle and in Budapest, discover the famous Chain Bridge and Buda Castle.

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Discover many of Europe’s treasured destinations as you cross four countries on this insightful itinerary. The Danube is celebrated for the capital cities that line its riverbanks, uncover Vienna’s classical charms, the contrasts of Bratislava, and Budapest, a city steeped in history. Wander the cobblestone streets of Germany and visit the quaint Austrian town of Melk before sailing through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wachau Valley to Dürnstein.

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Day 1 Amsterdam Day 2 Amsterdam – Cruising Day 3 Cologne Day 4 Rüdesheim Day 5 Miltenberg – Wertheim Day 6 Würzburg Day 7 Bamberg Day 8 Nuremberg

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Day 9 Regensburg Day 10 Passau Day 11 Melk – Dürnstein Day 12 Vienna Day 13 Bratislava Day 14 Budapest Day 15 Budapest

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Koblenz, Germany

8-Day Jewels of the Rhine

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8-Day Legendary Rhine & Moselle

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Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands

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Amsterdam to Basel Departing April 2022

Explore quirky Amsterdam, before sailing onto Germany. Enjoy a guided walking tour of magnificent Cologne and the juxtaposition of ancient Koblenz, before continuing to Heidelberg for a wine-tasting. After a guided tour, there’s plenty to see in Strasbourg as you enjoy some free time. Join a guided hike through the Black Forest region, and take part in a Black Forest Gateau demonstration and tasting.

Acquaint yourself with the timeless charm of the Rhine on this journey through Germany and France. From the traditional German town of Rüdesheim, embark on a guided tour of Koblenz visiting the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and explore the spa town of Baden-Baden. Over the border in France take a traditional canal boat tour of Strasbourg, passing halftimbered houses and narrow cobbled lanes, before arriving in Colmar for a guided bike tour.

Beginning in Mainz, you’ll sail to Wiesbaden, a spa town known for its mineral springs, before your journey continues onwards to Rüdesheim in the picturesque Rheingau region. Fairytalelike Marksburg Castle brings the medieval town of Braubach to life, while the Moselle Valley is yours to explore by bike in Cochem. Uncover Trier’s beautifully preserved Roman remains, and in historic Bernkastel you will have the opportunity to taste the towns local wines.

A vibrant celebration of all things quintessentially Dutch, Amsterdam’s winding canals and a trip to Keukenhof Gardens are the perfect start to this springtime itinerary. Watch traditional windmills and fields of blooming tulips pass by en-route to Cologne, where a guided tour will introduce you to this cities must-see sights. Discover more of archaic Germany in ancient Koblenz and Heidelberg before visiting Strasbourg and the enchanting Black Forest region.

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Day 1 Frankfurt – Mainz Day 2 Rüdesheim Day 3 Koblenz Day 4 Mannheim – Heidelberg Day 5 Rastatt – Baden-Baden Day 6 Kehl – Strasbourg Day 7 Breisach – Colmar Day 8 Basel

Day 1 Frankfurt – Mainz Day 2 Wiesbaden Day 3 Rüdesheim Day 4 Koblenz Day 5 Cochem Day 6 Trier Day 7 Bernkastel Day 8 Bernkastel

Day 1 Amsterdam Day 2 Amsterdam Day 3 Cologne Day 4 Koblenz Day 5 Mannheim – Heidelberg Day 6 Kehl – Strasbourg Day 7 Breisach Day 8 Basel

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Thoughtfully curated by our expert journey planners, we have reinvented three of our most popular river cruise itineraries to feature a collection of specially selected excursions and experiences with a focus on celebrating the arts and culture of the Rhine and Danube, and the centuries of wine-making history along the banks of the Moselle.

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Perfect for those who wish to indulge their special interests while enjoying the ever-changing beauty of Europe’s much-loved rivers.

8-Day Sensations of Lyon & Provence

Arles, France

Porto, Portugal

8-Day Secrets of the Douro

Lyon to Arles Departing April – October 2022

Porto to Porto Departing April – November 2022

Few countries inspire quite like France, a culture of elegance and fine cuisine exists with picturesque backdrops and exquisite architecture. There are many stand-out moments on this journey along the Rhône and Saône rivers, from the views over Lyon from the hilltop church, to visiting sun-soaked vineyards in Tournon. Make memories to treasure exploring the quaint town of Viviers, plus special guest chef Fabien Morreale hosts an exclusive Provençal dinner on board.

Terraced vineyards rise from the riverbanks, historic landmarks pepper distant horizons, and charming townships lay hidden in the rural hillsides. Leaving Porto behind, navigate a path through the country’s enchanting countryside via Pinhão, Vega de Terrón, Pocinho, where you will enjoy an extra-special dinner hosted at a rural wine estate, and the Baroque village of Lamego. Explore Salamanca, the golden city, during a guided tour across the border in Spain.

Day 1 Lyon Day 2 Chalon-sur-Saône – Beaune Day 3 Lyon Day 4 Tournon Day 5 Viviers Day 6 Avignon Day 7 Arles Day 8 Arles – Marseille

Day 1 Porto Day 2 Porto – Pinhão Day 3 Pinhão – Vega de Terrón Day 4 Vega de Terrón – Salamanca Day 5 Pocinho – Régua Day 6 Régua Day 7 Porto Day 8 Porto

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Wine-tasting at a local vineyard

Caracalla Spa, Baden-Baden

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Vienna, Austria

8-Day Danube Spa, Arts & Culture Cruise

8-Day Wines of the Moselle Cruise

8-Day Rhine Spa, Arts & Culture Cruise

Budapest to Passau Departing July 2022 From €3.395 per person

Mainz to Bernkastel Departing August 2022 From €3.795 per person

Mainz to Basel Departing June 2022 From €3.795 per person

Packed with special experiences, this spa, arts and culturefocused cruise begins in mighty Budapest, where following an arts and crafts tour of Szentendre you’ll enjoy a Budapest spa experience, before visiting the home of a Slovakian family for coffee and cake in Bratislava. Vienna is full of wonder, and here you will visit the Kunsthistorisches Museum as part of a Viennese art tour before heading to Melk and seeing its famous Abbey. Hike through Austria’s famous wine producing Wachau Valley, tasting local fare en-route before sailing to Linz, where you can join an insightful photography tour which concludes with a tasting of delicious Linzer torte. Your cruise ends in Passau where you’ll visit a local farm for a delicious typical Bavarian brunch.

A wonderful exploration of the Moselle Valley, a region rich in wine-making history and considered to produce the best Riesling in the world. Included within this wonderful itinerary are tours of renowned wine estates, complemented with exciting tasting sessions, and guided tours of interesting towns along the way.

Enjoy a wine tasting in the medieval halls of Eberbach Monastery in Rüdesheim, tour charming Koblenz ending at the magnificent culture centre Forum Confluentes, which you can visit during free time. Visit Heidelberg university library during a romantic philosopher’s walk, and unwind on a spa day in the famous spa town of Baden-Baden, which attracts visitors from around the world. Caracalla Spa is renowned for its healing properties of the twelve thermal springs discovered over 2000 years ago.

See Danube Explorer river cruise (page 16) for ports of call.

Visit the Schloss Vollrads wine estate and taste its outstanding Riesling whilst learning of their 800 years of knowledge and tradition. You’ll also discover Eberbach Abbey’s 900 years of viniculture, enjoy a hike through the vineyards of a family-owned wine estate in Koblenz, and attend an insightful on board presentation, all whilst admiring the passing views of the picturesque, sun-drenched terraced hillsides which make the Moselle so charming.

You will also have the opportunity to take a photography tour of picture-perfect Strasbourg, and taste your way around pretty Colmar as part of a delicious Alsace culinary tour. See Legendary Rhine & Moselle river cruise (page 19) for ports of call.

See The Majestic Rhine river cruise (page 18) for ports of call.

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Christmas Market River Cruises Europe during the winter is unlike anywhere else, as the gingerbread stalls and row-upon-row of twinkling fairylights welcome the festive period. Visit the home of the Christmas markets, as you celebrate Yuletide as the Germans, Austrians and Hungarians do. Sip glühwein, treat yourself to traditional snacks and shop for unique souvenirs to take home, with the awe-inspiring backdrop of some of the most iconic architecture on the continent. For more information on our Christmas collection visit www.emeraldcruises.eu/river-cruises/ christmas-markets

Day 1 Vienna Day 2 Vienna Day 3 Bratislava Day 4 Budapest Day 5 Budapest

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Departing November & December 2022 | from €1.460

8-Day Christmas Markets on the Danube Day 1 Budapest Day 2 Budapest Day 3 Bratislava Day 4 Vienna Day 5 Dürnstein – Melk Day 6 Passau Day 7 Regensburg Day 8 Regensburg – Munich

5-Day Christmas in Southern France Day 1 Marseille – Avignon Day 2 Avignon Day 3 Tarascon Day 4 Arles Day 5 Arles – Marseille

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Departing December 2022 | from €1.600

8-Day Christmas Markets on the Rhine

15-Day Christmas Markets of Europe

Day 1 UK – Amsterdam Day 2 Amsterdam Day 3 Cologne Day 4 Koblenz Day 5 Mannheim – Heidelberg Day 6 Kehl - Strasbourg Day 7 Breisach Day 8 Basel – UK

Departing December 2022 | from €4.395

Whether you are struggling to decide which part of the world you would like to see next, if there is somewhere special you are longing to visit again, or if you are a seasoned explorer waiting for your next adventure, our Epic Voyages have it all. Our journey designers have hand-crafted these exclusive adventures to combine two or more of our most popular itineraries to create the ultimate cruising experience. Tick more of the world’s incredible destinations off your bucket list and delve deeper into each port of call immersing yourself in the local culture of many different regions, all in one fascinating trip.

Departing December 2022 | from €2.475

Day 1 Amsterdam Day 2 Amsterdam Cruising Day 3 Cologne Day 4 Rhine Gorge – Rüdesheim Day 5 Miltenberg – Wertheim Day 6 Würzburg Day 7 Bamberg Day 8 Nuremberg Day 9 Regensburg Day 10 Passau Day 11 Melk – Dürnstein Day 12 Vienna Day 13 Bratislava Day 14 Budapest Day 15 Budapest

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Epic Voyages

5-Day Christmas Time on the Danube

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Basel, Switzerland

23-Day Discover the Rhine, Main & Danube

15-Day Discover the Rhine & Rhône

Bucharest to Amsterdam Departing June 2022 From €7.295 per person

Amsterdam to Arles Departing October 2022 From €4.865 per person

Beginning in Bucharest, cruise the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers on an epic 23-day journey on this fascinating and insightful river cruise, which combines two of our most popular itineraries. Weave a spectacular route through nine countries and explore six different European capital cities, including Vienna, Budapest, and Amsterdam.

Enjoy two of our most popular itineraries that link seamlessly across fifteen insightful days of cruising. Beginning in Amsterdam, cruise along the Rhine river to Basel, then journey through Switzerland and into France to Lyon, and join the Emerald Liberté Star-Ship for your second seven night cruise along the picturesque Rhône and into Arles.

Belgrade, Serbia

Avignon, France

Departing November & December 2022 | from €2.475

16-Day Discover the Treasures of the Danube

15-Day Discover the Rivers of France & Portugal

5-Day Christmas Time on the Rhine

Regensburg to Bucharest Departing May – October 2022 From €4.575 per person

Porto to Arles Departing April – September 2022 From €5.585 per person

Journey from central to eastern Europe along the mighty Danube River. This remarkable river cruise highlights the many treasures of this part of Europe. Embark on insightful guided city tours and enjoy immersive cultural experiences, visiting five capital cities, including vibrant Vienna, Belgrade, and Bucharest.

These two wonderful cruises link seamlessly to create this fifteen-day itinerary. Begin with seven nights on board Emerald Liberté cruising the Rhône and Saône rivers of southern France, before a flight to Porto for a second seven-night cruise along the stunning Douro River through Portugal and into Spain on board Emerald Radiance.

Day 1 Frankfurt - Mainz Day 2 Rastatt Day 3 Kehl Day 4 Breisach Day 5 Basel Departing December 2022 | from €1.470

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Chain Bridge, Hungary

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It’s all included ■ Airport transfers to and from Emerald Harmony and your hotels. ■ Deluxe hotels with all service charges, taxes and porterage included. ■ Stylish accommodation on board Asia’s most innovative Star-Ship, built to European safety, fire, hygiene and emission standards. ■ Innovatively designed to allow sailing into the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. ■ All on board meals and selected meals during touring days. ■ Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner while on board. ■ Complimentary tea and coffee on board. ■ Complimentary water provided on board and during excursions. ■ Enjoy an included excursion almost every day.

2022 Southeast Asia River Cruises

■ Extra-special excursions and experiences courtesy of our EmeraldPLUS programme.

A hypnotic blend of natural spectacles, ritualistic cultures and welcoming locals…

■ Knowledgeable local guides in every destination.

Vibrant and exciting, Southeast Asia is a colourful and exotic land just waiting to be explored. For each wonderful itinerary we’ve combined seven nights cruising on board our stylish Emerald Harmony Star-Ship, taking you through the spiritual landscapes of Vietnam and Cambodia in style and comfort, with land touring days staying in hand-picked luxury hotels, selected for their central location and wealth of amenities.

■ Complimentary Wi-Fi on board.

■ First-class service from an English-speaking crew.

■ Complimentary self-service laundry facilities on board. ■ Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points for every Emerald Cruises river cruise and tour, entitling you to exclusive benefits.

During your seven night river cruise on board Emerald Harmony you’ll navigate the mighty Mekong River, which cuts a stunning course through the very heart of Southeast Asia, flowing through lands of colour, vibrancy and tradition en route from source to sea. This wonderful waterway has brought life to the people along its riverbanks for thousands of years, and its influence continues to shape local customs and cultures today.

■ All airport taxes and port charges. Halong Bay, Vietnam

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PLUS all tips are taken care of

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2022 Southeast Asia river cruising offers Book one of our three insightful 2022 Southeast Asia itineraries today and save up to €2.000 per couple.

SAVE up to

€2.000 per couple

As part of our Cruise with Confidence Assurance we are offering a complimentary Deposit Protection Plan, valued at €100 per person and our Flexible Booking Policy allows you to book in complete confidence.

FREE

Deposit Protection Plan

Our Emerald Harmony Star-Ship Custom-built to sail the majestic Mekong River our Emerald Harmony Star-Ship combines style, and comfort for an unforgettable river cruising experience through Southeast Asia. Unlike other similar-sized ships, Emerald Harmony has been custom-built to sail through the centre of Ho Chi Minh allowing us to dock right in the heart of this fascinating city. Discover the benefits of a small ship experience with just 84 guests and 40 crew members for an excellent staff-toguest ratio. Fusing authentic Asian style with our signature contemporary Star-Ship design, on board Emerald Harmony you can enjoy all the amenities you would expect from a world-class hotel. A restful night’s sleep awaits in your own private suite or stateroom complete with ensuite, and our public areas offer a wealth of space. Watch the ever-changing landscapes pass by from the panoramic Sun Deck and enjoy your favourite cocktail by the superb infinity pool. Mealtimes are a celebration of locally sourced ingredients for an authentic dining experience in Reflections Restaurant and our on board bars offer a great space to relax and unwind. Emerald Harmony

Pool Deck

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Lotus Lounge

Reflections Restaurant

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Uncover the exotic beauty of Southeast Asia on a Great Cruise Escape with us. Immerse yourself in the daily life of locals along the mighty Mekong River, feel the buzz from the high octane city of Ho Chi Minh, and wander the many age-old temples of Siem Reap. You’ll be swept up by the hustle and bustle of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh, and in contrast sail the serene ethereal waters of Halong Bay in total relaxation.

Siem Reap

Phnom Penh

Lovingly referred to as ‘Gateway of the temples’, while in the Cambodian capital you’ll have the opportunity to visit Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm Temple and Angkor Wat. A short drive from Siem Reap, built in the 12th century Angkor Wat is now a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site, and the grand scale and incredible detail of this complex is fascinating, with its decorative flourishes and intricate wall carvings, the construction is believed to have spanned three decades. Siem Reap is also home to floating villages, authentic markets and a creative cultural scene that includes the Phare Cambodian Circus where you can enjoy an evening of music, dance, and acrobatics.

Cambodia’s bustling capital can be found at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers, a picturesque city built around the Royal Palace, the residence of the King of Cambodia. It is here you will find the Silver Pagoda, one of Cambodia’s only temples to survive under the Khmer Rouge, this extravagant temple is covered in glistening silver and lined with jewels and lavish Buddha statues made from precious metals. Now a peaceful place, Choeung Ek is best-known as the site of the Killing Fields and a must-see whilst in the city. During a visit to the Oudong Temples receive a traditional Buddhist blessing from the resident monks.

Ho Chi Minh City skyline

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh

Ho Chi Minh City

Halong Bay

Diverse, colourful and bustling it may be, Ho Chi Minh City remains the best place to connect with Vietnam’s tumultuous and fascinating past. Located in southern Vietnam, this vibrant city is an adventure for all the senses. Known for the beautiful architecture of its iconic landmarks, a stroll around the Colonial Quarter will certainly impress. Explore the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels learning how the military constructed this underground network during the French and American Wars and be sure to try the array of streetfood. Unlike many other river ships, Emerald Harmony has been custom-built to sail into the heart of the city.

Named a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site, the uniqueness of this beautiful bay has made it a mustsee sight when visiting northern Vietnam. Halong Bay is a mystical setting where towering limestone pillars topped with lush tropical vegetation emerge from the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Made up of over 1,500 tiny islets, it’s a serene network of emerald lakes, illuminating caves an immense natural beauty. As part of the included EmeraldPLUS programme sail its ethereal waters on board a traditional-style junk boat and take in the breathtaking scenery of this magical region.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap

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Limestone Pillars, Halong Bay

Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh

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€3.630 per person

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17-Day Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia

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Day 12 Hong Ngu – Vietnam/Cambodia Border Crossing – Phnom Penh Day 13 Phnom Penh Day 14 Phnom Penh – Prek’kdam Day 15 Prek’kdam Disembarkation – Siem Reap Day 16 Siem Reap Day 17 Siem Reap

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Make the most of your trip to Southeast Asia and extend your holiday with an inbound stopover in Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai or Hong Kong, the ideal opportunity for you to recharge your batteries during a long-haul flight and discover somewhere new for two or three nights.

Deposit Protection Plan

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Hoi An, Vietnam

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Day 11 My Tho – Ho Chi Minh City Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City – Disembarkation – City Stay Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City

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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Mekong Delta

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Alternatively enjoy a longer stay with a 4-Day Luang Prabang tour or a 5-Day Sapa tour. You’ll stay in world-class hotels, recognised for their excellent location, close to the main attractions. With everything you could need on your doorstep, you’ll truly be able to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the city you choose.

Bangkok

Dubai

■ A choice of two or three nights hotel stay ■ Breakfast daily ■ Airport transfers

■ A choice of two or three nights hotel stay ■ B reakfast daily ■ Airport transfers

Available on: Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia, Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia, Majestic Mekong River Cruise

Available on: Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia, Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia, Majestic Mekong River Cruise

Hong Kong

Singapore

■ A choice of two or three nights hotel stay ■ Breakfast daily ■ Airport transfers

■ A choice of two or three nights hotel stay ■ Breakfast daily ■ Airport transfers

Available on: Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia, Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia, Majestic Mekong River Cruise

Available on: Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia, Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia, Majestic Mekong River Cruise

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It’s all included ■ Airport transfers to and from

Emerald Azzurra

■ Breakfast, lunch and dinner on board. ■ Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks

to accompany lunch and dinner.

■ State-of-the-art coffee machines and

tea stations.

■ Complimentary water, restocked daily . ■ First-class service from an English-speaking

crew.

■ Included excursions with knowledgeable

2022 Luxury Yacht Cruises

local guides.

■ Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Azure waters, historic coastlines, and picturesque islands…

■ All airport taxes and port charges.

Our brand-new bespoke superyacht Emerald Azzurra is set to take you on a Great Cruise Escape as we explore the Mediterranean, the Adriatic coast, and the Red Sea. Our collection of insightful itineraries have been handcrafted to immerse you directly into local life at each sensational destination. So let us take you on a journey off the beaten track and along timeless trade routes to uncover some of the oldest communities to have ever existed, explore the crystalline waters connecting stunning island groups, and even uncover the mysteries of the Holy Land.

PLUS all gratuities on board are taken care of

The Western Mediterranean promises alluring culture, rich history, and mouth-watering cuisine, from the French Riviera, to the southern Italian coast, the Island of Sicily, to the impeccable beaches of Greece. The waters of the Adriatic coast provide access to some of Europe’s most exciting ports. Separating the Italian and Balkan peninsulas, it contains 1,300 islands belonging to Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, and Montenegro. Offering a wonderful variety of ports, the Eastern Mediterranean is a route paved with historic monuments and paradise-like island groups, where the past is celebrated in the present. The Red Sea is a global 200 ecoregion and an inlet of the Indian Ocean, located between Africa and Asia. Having played a crucial navigational role since ancient times, its coastline is now a popular tourist attraction where nature and archaeological monuments feature in abundance. Nice, France

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Our Luxury Emerald Azzurra Superyacht

2022 Yacht cruising offers Join Emerald Azzurra’s inaugural season and be one of the first to sail on board our luxurious new superyacht. Book from our collection of immersive itineraries uncovering the sun-kissed Mediterranean, the biblical lands along the Red Sea and the stunning islands of the Adriatic coast and save up to 10% with our Early Bird fares. Additionally we offer a Premium Drink Package on selected departures April - July 2022.. As part of our Cruise with Confidence Assurance we are offering a complimentary Deposit Protection Plan, valued at €200 per person and our Flexible Booking Policy allows you to book in complete confidence.

Reaching an impressive 110 metres in length, our bespoke superyacht will exceed your yacht cruising expectations, and with an intimate 100 guests on board there’s an abundance of space throughout for you to enjoy the wealth of amenities. Custom-designed to allow unique access into the fascinating ports and harbours only small yachts can reach, Emerald Azzurra is the perfect base to explore off the beaten track, as well as taking advantage of our included excursions. While away the hours in a selected spot reading your holiday book, enjoy unimpeded views of the unspoilt landscapes from the Observation Deck, take a relaxing dip in the stunning infinity-style pool, or head up to the Sky Bar for a delicious cocktail. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served in the spacious surrounds of Reflections Restaurant, where thoughtfully crafted menus take inspiration from the route you are travelling. Unwind in your choice of suite or stateroom, your sanctuary of serenity, the majority of which feature a private balcony. Make your way to the stern of the yacht and you’ll find the Marina Platform, an area where Emerald Azzurra really comes into its own. With ample opportunities for swim stops on your itinerary, this makes getting in and out of the sea, and using our range of marina toys easy.

Owner’s Suite

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Marina Toys, Emerald Azzurra

Sky Deck

Horizon Bar & Lounge

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Embark on a Great Cruise Escape along some of the world’s most celebrated coastlines. Alive with history, culture and natural splendour, we’ve selected four top destinations from our yacht cruising itineraries, each one unique and just waiting to be explored.

Naples

Aqaba

Nestled on the picturesque Bay of Naples in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, this city possesses a passion to match its fiery as its neighbour. You may be surprised by the fast pace of Neapolitan life, narrow streets lined with eateries encourage people in with the delicious smells of their famous pizza, and scooters whizz through, honking their horns. However it’s not all high-octane, Naples is abundant in important historic architecture, including the Cattedrale di San Gennaro and the Castel Nuovo. And, Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii are just on the doorstep, perfect for a day out beyond the city.

Aqaba has much to offer the intrepid explorer. Jordan’s only coastal city is packed with incredible sights to see and things to do. Not far from the waterfront, Aqaba Old Town is an homage to the past. The vibrant souk tempts shoppers in with its heady mix of spicy scents, presenting stalls selling traditional keffiyehs, handmade ceramics and jewellery. Make time to visit Mamluk Castle, Aqaba Archaeological Museum, and explore the Sherif al-Hussein bin Ali Mosque, an architectural vision and place of worship.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Santorini, Greece

Aqaba at night

Dubrovnik

Santorini

A city encased in medieval walls watching over the calm azure waters of the Adriatic, it’s hard to imagine that any traveller could fail to be impressed by Dubrovnik. Discover the wonderfully preserved UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, with a wealth of palaces, churches, monasteries and monuments. There is no better way to see the city than to walk its walls, taking around two hours, it provides breathtaking views along the way - so don’t forget your camera. Food is also a proud part of Dubrovnik’s tradition, owing much of its culinary heritage to the sea, you can expect some of the freshest seafood and most elegant wine bars along the Adriatic.

Inimitable in its beauty, Santorini’s rugged landscapes have become iconic to travellers far and wide. In Fira, the island’s capital, the whitewashed Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral is impressive inside and out. Visit the excavation site of Akrotiri, the famous Red Beach and be sure to taste the volcanic wines cultivated locally. On the northwestern tip, the coastal village of Oia overlooks a caldera filled with stunning azure water. Head to the castle and enjoy the sunset views from its watchtower. Walk along the promenade in the fishing village of Ammoudi Bay, tasting the day’s fresh catch at a local tavern, all while soaking in the picturesque backdrop of the Caldera cliffs.

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Medieval city walls, Dubrovnik

Naples, Italy

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Santorini , Greece

Bin Ali Mosque, Aqaba

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Extend your stay We offer a range of pre and post cruise options to extend your adventure with additional days of exploration and relaxation. Transfers between the airport, your hotel, and Emerald Azzurra are included, as well as perfectly placed hotel stays with breakfast daily. You will also enjoy an insightful guided tour, before having plenty of time to explore at your own place.

Dubrovnik

Venice

■ Transfers from the airport to the hotel ■ Two nights at a hotel in Dubrovnik ■ 2 breakfasts ■ A guided tour of Dubrovnik ■ Transfer from the hotel to the pier

■ Transfers from the airport to the hotel

Available as a pre or post extension

Available as a pre or post extension

Limassol

Aqaba

■ Transfers from the airport to the hotel ■ Two nights at a hotel in Limassol ■ 2 breakfasts ■ A guided tour of historic Limassol ■ Transfer from the hotel to the pier

■ Transfers from the airport to the hotel

Available as a pre or post extension

Available as a pre or post extension

Nice

Athens

■ Transfers from the airport to the hotel

■ Transfers from the airport to the hotel

■ Two nights at a hotel in Nice

■ Two nights at a hotel in Athens

■ 2 breakfasts

■ 2 breakfasts

■ A guided tour of historic Nice

■ A guided tour of Athens

■ Transfer from the hotel to the pier

■ Transfer from the hotel to the pier

Available as a pre or post extension

Available as a pre or post extension

Rome ■ Transfers from the airport to the hotel ■ Two nights at a hotel in Rome

The Red Sea

The Red Sea Earlybird Rates Available

■ Two nights at a hotel in Venice ■ 2 breakfasts

Earlybird Offer Available

■ A guided tour of historic Venice ■ Transfer from the hotel to the pier

■ Two nights at a hotel in Aqaba ■ 2 breakfasts ■ A guided tour of historic Aqaba ■ Transfer from the hotel to the pier

8-Day Holy Land at Christmas Time

Jerusalem, Israel

11-Day Holy Land, Egypt & the Red Sea

Limassol to Limassol Departing December 2022

Limassol to Aqaba Departing February & December 2022

A festive itinerary of biblical proportions. Commencing in the Cypriot city of Limassol and sailing onwards to Port Said in Egypt, where an abundance of history is waiting to be discovered. Discover Ashdod where the tomb of Jonah is believed to exist on Givat Yona, or Yona’s Hill and tick the Israeli city of Haifa, set on the hills of Mount Carmel off your list.

Journey from Limassol, Cyprus, to Haifa, nestled in the foothills of Mount Carmel in Israel before exploring Ashdod, known for its biblical history. Onwards to Alexandria, home to the Qaitbay Citadel, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Sail along the Suez Canal, uncover Ain Sokhna and Sharm el-Sheikh, concluding in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Limassol, Cyprus Port Said, Egypt Port Said Ashdod, Israel Ashdod Haifa Haifa Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus Haifa, Israel Ashdod Ashdod Alexandria, Egypt Transit Suez Canal Transit Suez Canal - Ain Sokhna Ain Sokhna

Day 9 At Sea Day 10 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Day 11 Aqaba, Jordan

■ 2 breakfasts ■ A guided tour of historic Rome

Athens, Greece

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■ Transfer from the hotel to Civitavecchia pier

Balcony Suite

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Oceanview Stateroom from

€3.670 per person

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€6.455 per person

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The Adriatic Coast

The Adriatic Coast

The Adriatic Coast

Premium Drink Package

Premium Drink Package

*Apr-Jun

*Apr-Jun

The Eastern Mediterranean Earlybird Rates Available

Earlybird Rates Available

Kotor, Montenegro Split, Croatia

8-Day Croatia in Depth

8-Day Mediterranean Enchantment

Párga, Greece

Istanbul, Turkey

12-Day Aegean Gems

Venice to Dubrovnik Departing April – September 2022

Athens (Piraeus) to Dubrovnik Departing April – September 2022

Venice to Athens (Piraeus) Departing April – June 2022

Athens (Piraeus) to Athens (Piraeus) Departing February – November 2022

Azure waters abound along the stunning Adriatic coast, where Croatia presents its own distinct form of beauty. From the Adriatic’s largest island Krk, and the historic city of Zadar, to the elegant shorelines of Croatia’s answer to Saint Tropez – Hvar, this unspoilt route through the Adriatic will be yours to uncover.

Explore the wealth of beauty that Greece has to offer, from Cephalonia with its sandy beaches and rugged landscapes to the picturesque beach town of Párga and the cobblestone streets of Kérkira (Corfu). Visit Sarandë on the Albanian Riviera, and Kotor, a truly stunning fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, and conclude in the iconic Croatian city of Dubrovnik.

Uncover the delights of the Adriatic coast where you will find a wonderful mix of contemporary life and ancient history during visits to Krk, Split, and stunning Dubrovnik with its Baroque churches, wine bars and picturesque pebble beaches. Discover the wonders of Greece, calling at Kérkira with its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town and take in the beauty of Cephalonia, the largest Ionian island.

Sail to Istanbul, Turkey’s cultural and historic hub, before visiting Çanakkale and the beach resort of Kuşadasi. The capital of the Dodecanese islands, Rhodes has it all, lush green valleys, golden beaches and archaeological sites. Santorini is next on this Aegean adventure, renowned for its iconic whitewashed buildings, while in cosmopolitan Mykonos a gastronomic tour of the island’s tastiest spots awaits.

Day 1 Venice, Italy Day 2 Krk, Croatia Day 3 Zadar Day 4 Šibenik Day 5 Hvar Day 6 Split Day 7 Korčula Day 8 Dubrovnik

Day 1 Athens (Piraeus), Greece Day 2 Itea (Delphi) & Corinth Canal Day 3 Cephalonia Island Day 4 Párga Day 5 Kérkira (Corfu) Day 6 Sarandë, Albania Day 7 Kotor, Montenegro Day 8 Dubrovnik, Croatia

Day 1 Venice, Italy Day 2 Krk, Croatia Day 3 Zadar Day 4 Šibenik Day 5 Hvar Day 6 Split Day 7 Korčula Day 8 Dubrovnik

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Oceanview Stateroom from

€4.290 per person

Balcony Suite from

€5.210 per person

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Oceanview Stateroom from

€4.045 per person

Balcony Suite from

€10.990 per person

Day 9 Kotor, Montenegro Day 10 Sarandë, Albania Day 11 Kérkira (Corfu), Greece Day 12 Párga Day 13 Cephalonia Island Day 14 Itea (Delphi) & Corinth Canal Day 15 Athens (Piraeus)

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Athens (Piraeus), Greece Ermoupolis, Syros Island Volos At Sea Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul Çanakkale Kuşadasi

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The Eastern Mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean

The Western Mediterranean

Earlybird Rates Available

8-Day Greek Islands & Turkish Coastline

Mykonos, Greece

Earlybird Rates Available

Bodrum, Turkey

11-Day Aegean Reflections

15-Day Discover the Eastern Mediterranean

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Earlybird Rates Available

8-Day French & Italian Rivieras with Corsica

Portofino, Italy

Athens (Piraeus) to Athens (Piraeus) Departing May & July 2022

Athens (Piraeus) to Limassol Departing February & December 2022

Dubrovnik to Athens (Piraeus) Departing May & July 2022

Nice to Civitavecchia (Rome) Departing July - October 2022

Sail the azure waters of the southeastern Aegean Sea, stopping off to explore many of the stunning Greek, Dodecanese and surrounding islands. From the popular beach resort of Kuşadasi in Turkey and historic Bodrum, to Rhodes, Amorgos and the quaint whitewashed windmills of Mykonos. There is so much to uncover on this eastern Mediterranean adventure.

Your adventure from Athens takes you to the Greek island of Syros and the coastal port of Volos, before heading to Çanakkale and Istanbul in Turkey. Heading south, you will have opportunity to explore Kuşadasi and Bodrum, and the capital of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes in Greece. Your cruise completes sailing the striking southern coast of Cyprus stopping in at the charming city of Paphos before disembarking in Limassol.

Beginning in the iconic Croatian city of Dubrovnik, sail to Kotor on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast and visit Sarandë on the Albanian Riviera. Explore the delights of Greece with stops at Kérkira, Párga and Cephalonia, before uncovering Turkey’s beach resort town of Kuşadasi, followed by Bodrum. Explore Rhodes and cosmopolitan Mykonos before your 15-day eastern Mediterranean adventure concludes in mighty Athens.

Start your adventure in the Cote d’Azur, exploring Nice and Menton before discovering the colourful hideaway of Portofino, Italy. On the northern tip of Corsica follow in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus and visit Calvi and the charming town of Bonifacio before heading to Port Ercole and Rome’s port of Civitavecchia. Expect pastel houses, seafood restaurants and crystalline waters at your every turn.

Day 1 Athens (Piraeus), Greece Day 2 Patmos Day 3 Kuşadasi, Turkey Day 4 Bodrum Day 5 Rhodes, Greece Day 6 Amorgos Day 7 Mykonos Day 8 Athens (Piraeus)

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Athens (Piraeus), Greece Ermoupolis, Syros Island Volos Greece At Sea Istanbul, Turkey Çanakkale Kuşadasi Bodrum

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Day 9 Rhodes, Greece Day 10 Paphos, Cyprus Day 11 Limassol

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Dubrovnik, Croatia Kotor, Montenegro Sarandë, Albania Kérkira, Corfu, Greece Párga Cephalonia Island Itea (Delphi) & Corinth Canal Athens (Piraeus)

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Day 9 Patmos Day 10 Kuşadasi, Turkey Day 11 Bodrum Day 12 Rhodes, Greece Day 13 Amorgos Day 14 Mykonos Day 15 Athens (Piraeus)

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Nice, France Menton Portofino, Italy Portoferraio Calvi, Corsica Bonifacio, Porto Ercole, Italy Civitavecchia (Rome)

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The Western Mediterranean

The Western Mediterranean

The Western Mediterranean

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2022 Russian Waterways Vast and enigmatic, join Emerald Cruises for a journey through captivating Russia. Best explored by its charming waterways, follow the Volga as it carves its way between St. Petersburg and Moscow. This journey of discovery not only reveals a wealth of hidden wonders, but also allows you to enjoy authentic local experiences as history and folklore play out along Russia’s proud waterways. Intertwining your time spent on the water on board our specially chartered river ship, with our included excursions and activities ensures your senses are taken on a vibrant adventure. This is your opportunity to explore the imitable landscapes, stunning architectural highlights and rich history of this spectacular nation. We look forward to discovering the magnificent charms of Russia with you.

Catania, Italy

8-Day Ionian Sea Adventure

Naples, Italy

11-Day Sicily & the Gulf of Naples

8-Day Highlights of Southern Italy

Sorrento, Italy

Civitavecchia (Rome) to Athens (Piraeus) Departing November 2022

Civitavecchia (Rome) to Civitavecchia (Rome) Departing October & November 2022

Civitavecchia (Rome) to Dubrovnik Departing August & October 2022

An idyllic itinerary, commencing in Civitavecchia, Rome, and onward to uncover the delights of Italy’s third largest city Naples before sailing to Catania the beating heart of Sicily, a magnetic maze of winding streets and elegant Baroque architecture. Explore the sandy coves of Cephalonia and the waterfront town on Itea before transiting the Corinth Canal and ending your cruise in Athens.

Sunkissed Sorrento provides a romantic introduction to the Amalfi coast and your discovery of Sicily begins in its capital Palermo, a melting pot of elegant piazzas and even better pizza. Explore Trapani, brimming with inviting beaches, plus Malta’s capital Valletta promises beautiful Baroque architecture. Sat in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, the unforgettable city of Naples is waiting to be explored.

Explore Italy’s breathtaking south with a visit to the picturesque lemon-growing coastal town of Sorrento. Navigate the Tyrrhenian Sea to Amalfi where you will find a pleasant collection of piazzas and waterfront restaurants. Cruise onwards to the Sicilian town of Giardini Naxos, the Calabrian city of Crotone, Otranto in Italy’s Puglia region and Monopoli on the Adriatic Sea.

Day 1 Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Day 2 Sorrento Day 3 Palermo Day 4 Palermo Day 5 Trapani Day 6 Porto Empedocle Day 7 Valletta, Malta Day 8 Catania, Italy

Day 1 Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Day 2 Sorrento Day 3 Amalfi Day 4 Giardini Naxos Day 5 Crotone Day 6 Otranto Day 7 Monopoli Day 8 Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Naples Naples Catania Catania Cephalonia Island, Greece Itea (Delphi) & Transit the Corinth Canal Athens (Piraeus)

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Book online at emeraldcruises.eu or contact your local travel agent Terms and conditions: All our holidays are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of going to print (26th May 2021) are per person based on two people sharing and include relevant discounts. Supplements apply for single travellers, upgraded cabins and other departure dates. All offers are valid between 01. July and 30. September 2021. River Cruising Offers: Savings of up to €2.000 per couple on 12+ Nights, or €1.000 per couple on shorter itineraries are valid. Solo travellers will benefit from a 50% offer on selected sailings March - June 2022. are valid for new 2022 European river cruise bookings only and includes Earlybird brochure launch saving where available. Free Premium Drinks Package are available on our 2022 European river cruises and 2021 & 2022 Southeast Asia river cruises only. Premium Drinks Package applies to on board drinks only and excludes Champagne, wine by the bottle, bottled beers, premium spirits and cabin mini bar. Savings of €2.000 per couple on 12+ Nights, or €1.000 per couple on shorter itineraries are valid for all departures 2022 on Southeast Asia river cruising. Yacht Cruising Offers: Offers are valid for new 2022 Yacht Cruising bookings only. The Earlybird Fares are available on cabin categories SA, S, A & B and are limited in number, once sold out the Full Fare will apply. The up to 30% Super Earlybird Off er is created by combining the Earlybird Fare (of up to 20% saving on the Full Fare) plus an extra up to 10% Super Earlybird Off er when paying in full 12 months before departure. If full payment is not received 12 months prior, the Earlybird Fare will automatically apply. The Early Payment Offer of 5% saving is only applicable if full payment is received 12 months prior to departure. The Super Earlybird Savings, Earlybird Savings and Early Payment Offer are applicable on the cruise element only, excludes air fares, port charges, hotel stays and other additional items. In the event of suitable flights not connecting with cruise embarkation/disembarkation timings, overnight accommodation may be required at an additional cost. Our offers are not combinable, and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Our itineraries, hotels, dates, and inclusions are subject to change. Flights may not be a direct service and a supplement may be charged. †On board amenities differ by ship. We recommend you seek independent advice regarding visas and vaccinations. For full booking conditions visit emeraldcruises.eu