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Such a relaxing time on a wonderful river. Our beautiful ship, complete with incredible service, was an absolute dream. Paul and Stacey Holt


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Introducing the highlights of an ocean cruise to the intimacy of Europe’s most iconic rivers, luxury and innovation combine with once-in-a-lifetime experiences on an Emerald Waterways river cruise. We believe the journey is just as important as the destination, that’s why we’ve designed our intimate Star-Ships to dock in the heart of the communities we visit. The perfect balance of time on-board and onshore complements your journey seamlessly. Spend your days walking the cobbled streets of the Netherlands, the myriad medieval fortresses of Germany and the sun-soaked vineyards of Portugal and France, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the elegant surroundings of your floating boutique hotel. Our promise of exceptional EmeraldVALUE continues to be supported by our wonderful included daily excursions, dining experiences, and drinks served with lunch and dinner. Our collection of 2019 itineraries is here to inspire you on your quest for adventure, proving why we are award winners at what we do.

Discover the rivers of Europe in style

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What's new for 2019

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Exceptional EmeraldVALUE Introducing Europe's most innovative river cruise ships

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Inspiring days ashore

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Extend your cruise

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Group travel

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Exceptional Group Value

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EmeraldEXPLORER Loyalty Club

European River Cruising 8-Day Classic Danube Nuremberg to Vienna EWNV

8-Day Lower Danube Waltz Vienna to Belgrade EWVB

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8-Day Danube Delights Nuremberg to Budapest EWNB

11-Day Classic Prague & Danube Delights Prague to Budapest EWBP

8-Day Danube Explorer Passau to Budapest EWPA

15-Day Splendours of Europe Amsterdam to Budapest EWCR

9-Day Enchantment of Eastern Europe Budapest to Bucharest EWBB

8-Day Jewels of the Rhine Amsterdam to Basel EWAB

8-Day The Majestic Rhine Mainz to Basel EWFB

8-Day Legends of the Moselle, Rhine & Main Nuremberg to Bernkastel EWNT

8-Day Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium

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Amsterdam to Amsterdam EWTU

8-Day The Charms of Holland & Belgium Amsterdam to Amsterdam EWAA

8-Day Sensations of Lyon & Provence Lyon to Arles EFRC

8-Day Secrets of the Douro Porto to Porto EPDC

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Discover the rivers of Europe in style… With itineraries ranging in length from eight to fifteen days or longer, our river cruises along the Rhine, Main, Danube, Moselle, Douro, Rhône and Saône offer an insight into the history of each magnificent waterway. What were once integral trade routes are now gateways to cultural enlightenment, to be navigated in style on-board an award-winning Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. The Rhine is a reminder of the historical region’s diverse and eventful past, while the Main explores the states of Bavaria and is the primary transportation route for Frankfurt’s industrial region. As Europe’s second-longest river, the Danube stretches through 10 countries, flowing through breathtaking landscapes that boast architectural masterpieces and cultural landmarks. The Douro snakes its way from Spain, through Portugal, its banks lined with quaint villages and world-famous vineyards, while the Rhône, France’s second-longest river, has served as an important trade route through centuries of change and revolution. The Moselle river, which flows through Germany, France and Luxembourg is considered one of the most beautiful river cruises.

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Cologne Antwerp

Lyon Tournon Viviers Avignon Arles

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SWITZERLAND Saône River

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Just back from an amazing cruise and already looking to see which river to explore next with you. Sarah and Darren Pole 4

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Miltenberg Koblenz Wertheim Rüdesheim Main River Bamberg Mannheim Nurember Würzburg Strasbourg Heidelberg Kehl Regensburg Breisach Black Forest Passau Linz Basel

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FRANCE Douro River

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What's new for 2019

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We're delighted to introduce two new exciting itineraries for 2019, as well as four brand new Combination Cruises.

8-Day Classic Danube Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg possesses a fascinating insight into German military history on coach tours passing the Nazi rally grounds, the Justice Palace and the WWII Documentation Centre. Sail the final stretch of the Main-Danube canal on your way to Regensburg and walk the cobblestone streets of Passau and view the Oberhaus Fortress from below. You will also have the chance to visit Dürnstein’s 800-year-old Benedictine Abbey, before enjoying a coach or bike ride around Vienna’s famous Ringstrasse.

8-Day Lower Danube Waltz Vienna to Belgrade

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Navigate Vienna’s famous Ringstrasse by coach or as part of a guided bike tour, explore quirky Budapest on a guided city tour and enjoy a romantic Danube river cruise through the Hungarian capital. On the border of Croatia, the picturesque town of Pécs boasts architectural landmarks like the Early Christian Mausoleum for you to explore, while invitations to lunch with Croatian locals in Osijek and visits to Novi Sad and Belgrade introduce Serbia’s hidden gems during guided tours.

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Combination River Cruises We’re delighted to introduce four new combination river cruises. Complementing each other seamlessly, our 16-Day Treasures of the Danube combines Danube Delights and Enchantment of Eastern Europe, while our 23-Day Amsterdam to Bucharest incorporates Splendours of Europe and Enchantment of Eastern Europe. Our 15-Day Three Rivers Discovery cruise visits the sun-drenched Douro, Saône and Rhône, combining Secrets of the Douro with Sensations of Lyon & Provence, and our 15-Day Rhine & Rhône itinerary combines our popular Jewels of the Rhine and Sensations of Lyon & Provence itineraries. Complete with all the Emerald Waterways inclusions, as well as transfers either by flight or motorcoach from one cruise to the next.

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Exceptional EmeraldVALUE We want you to have complete peace-of-mind when traveling with Emerald Waterways, so our inclusive promise ensures all you have to worry about is enjoying your trip. Unlike many other river cruise lines, on-board gratuities, return transfers between the airport and the ship are included in the overall price, while a selection of drinking and dining options treat the senses to a diverse adventure. Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are available with lunch and dinner, and every delectable dish is thoughtfully prepared by our chefs to suit the path on which you’re traveling. Feel inspired by your days ashore, as our local tour guides walk you through the heart of beautiful towns and cities, imparting a wealth of knowledge. Those who are more active may embark on guided bicycle rides and hikes, all of which are included, as part of our exceptional EmeraldVALUE.

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To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all while you give, to roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live. Hans Christian Andersen 6

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All airport transfers to and from your ship

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Spacious accommodation onboard Europe’s most innovative cruise ships

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Spectacular innovations like an indoor pool which transforms into a cinema at night†

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All onboard meals including a collection of highlight dinners at Reflections Restaurant with the option to enjoy breakfast and a light lunch at The Terrace

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From luscious lattes to creamy cappuccinos, our state-of-the-art coffee machines are available to enjoy throughout your cruise

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Enjoy an included shore excursion almost every day of your cruise

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Earn EmeraldEXPLORER points for every Emerald Waterways river cruise, entitling you to exclusive benefits

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All airport taxes and port charges

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PLUS all gratuities are taken care of, saving you up to $630 per couple on a 15-day cruise. 1 2 3 4

On-board dining in Reflections Restaurant Seasonal and regional on-board cuisine Complimentary on-board bicycles† Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner.

†The Emerald Radiance on the Douro does not have bicycles or an indoor pool/cinema. Instead, there is a Serenity Pool on the Sun Deck.

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Stunning! The perfect floating hotel with every comfort we could have wished for. Paul and Mary Sumner 8

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Innovation is at the heart of what we do Our award-winning Star-Ships cut a chic figure on the waterways of Europe, where comfort and innovation combine across our custom-built fleet. From each thoughtfully appointed suite or stateroom to every public area, every corner of the ship is designed with you in mind and features a wealth of on-board amenities to make your journey truly unforgettable. We aim to create spectacular surprises that you wouldn’t expect to find on a river cruise ship. Our indoor heated pool with retractable roof transforms into a cinema in the evening†, and our ingenious all-weather balcony system allows you to enjoy your balcony, whatever the weather, the perfect oasis in which to unwind, day or night.

Europe's most stylish fleet

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Honoring the beauty of some of the world’s most scenic waterways, each member of our fleet has been carefully designed to complement the flow of the rivers we sail. Tasteful and modern décor provides a wonderful setting from which to enjoy the picturesque landscapes that pass by your window, whether that’s while relaxing in your suite or stateroom, talking with new friends in the relaxing public areas or reading a book poolside. If you like to keep active, you can do so in the onboard gym, or head to the Sun Deck at the top of the ship, for a jog or leisurely walk on the running track. Alternatively, your time on the water can be spent relaxing at the spa, as one of our beauty therapists indulges you in one of our many restorative treatments. Or, you can enjoy some 'me' time in the elegant surrounds of your suite, your home away from home.

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Superior service is all part of the experience and we provide an excellent staff-to-guest ratio so that, every minute you spend on-board, our crew can use their invaluable expertise to exceed all your expectations.

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†The Emerald Radiance on the Douro does not have bicycles or an indoor pool/ cinema, instead there is a Serenity Pool on the Sun Deck.

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Relax in our onboard heated pool One of the ways we look to bring the highlights of an ocean cruise to the intimacy of Europe’s rivers is with our on-board heated pool. Located on the Horizon Deck on the majority of our vessels, this sanctuary of calm features floor-to-ceiling surrounding windows and a retractable roof, welcoming in a cool river breeze on hotter days. Enjoy endless views of the picturesque landscape as you take a dip, or choose to relax on comfortable lounge chairs on the decking area while you read a book. One of the ship’s most impressive features is that the pool transforms into a cinema at night. An innovative function which sees the floor rise through the pool’s surface as a large screen is lowered. See pages 20-21 for more information. The Emerald Radiance Star-Ship, sailing Portugal’s Douro region, features a heated Serenity Pool on the Sun Deck, to make the most of the beautiful Portuguese sun as you sail.

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I loved swimming in the pool every morning - it's such a great way to start the day. Rita Johnson 10

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Sun Deck The top deck of our Star-Ships boasts the Sun Deck*. A panoramic rooftop space, home to a walking track, putting green and games area, as well as deck chairs and sun-loungers, perfect for warmer climates. Why not challenge your new-found companions to a putting contest or tic tac toe, accompanied by the sensational backdrop of each magnificent river bank village, town or city? Feel the breeze as you navigate your way through the heart of Europe’s most spectacular towns and cities. Raise a toast with new friends and watch as areas of outstanding natural beauty pass by.

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Those traveling on Emerald Radiance through Portugal’s Douro region, can look forward to doing so from the outdoor heated Serenity Pool, a truly indulgent way to experience some of the country’s highlights.

Fitness & wellness area Our gym, complete with modern equipment and towels, suits those wishing to keep active during their time on-board. While the hairdresser in the wellness area gives you the opportunity to get a hair cut, new style or even a beard trim, a lovely way to treat yourself in time for an important celebratory evening or the Captain’s Gala Dinner. 4

Spa treatments Indulge in a little ‘me’ time as our experienced team of beauticians and therapists help you unwind during a massage or facial. From the River Breeze Facial, to reinvigorate and freshen the skin, to the Aroma-Oil-Massage to ease fatigue, sooth soreness and release tension, you're sure to find your special treats.

Bose® sound systems

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Indoor heated pool on most Star-Ships View from the Sun Deck Serenity Pool, Emerald Radiance Stay active in our on-board gym

You'll find the very latest Bose® technology throughout all our communal areas, providing excellent quality sound to accompany evenings spent catching up with new friends in our Horizon Bar & Lounge, or enjoying a nightcap. * Due to safety, the Sun Deck will be closed when traveling under low bridges.

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The most comfy beds we have ever slept in on a ship. Snug as a bug! Louise and John Donaldson 12

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Contemporary suites & staterooms Our suites and staterooms are chic, modern sanctuaries, something you would expect from that of a world-class hotel. Inspired by innovation and contemporary design, we have five suite and stateroom categories. In all suites, the traditional French balcony has been substituted for our ingenious all-weather system, transforming your balcony into the perfect place for you to enjoy the endless river views, regardless of the weather. Our staterooms offer a picture window, perfect for admiring the views. All suites and staterooms boast a wealth of curated amenities, from indulgent toiletries and a revitalizing shower in your spacious en-suite bathroom, to a queen size* or twin hotel-style bed, draped with luxurious linens. Not forgetting, a flat screen HDTV and infotainment system, free Wi-Fi to keep you connected with loved ones, and a bottle of water, replenished daily. We also provide trekking poles to assist on guided walking tours and hikes.

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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Among the most spacious on Europe’s waters, measuring between 160ft² and 180ft², we’ve put every effort into designing a relaxing retreat for you to unwind in. White and wood combinations create a tasteful and tranquil space for you to catch up on some reading, learn about the next destination on your itinerary, or watch a film on your HDTV. Take some time out as you sail past numerous points of outstanding beauty, soaking up every minute from your very own furnished all-weather balcony. In place of the traditional French balconies, this state-of-the-art feature is an inspired replacement, allowing you to enjoy the feeling of sitting outside, close to the water and its banks, come rain or shine.

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A handy mini fridge means that any local food you pick up during your days ashore can be kept fresh and local wine and beers can be kept chilled. Jump in the revitalizing shower using the indulgent toiletries, for the perfect way to begin and end yet another fantastic day’s exploring, before getting comfortable in your hotel-style bed, draped with fine linens.

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Everything you could possibly need to accompany your journey has been thoughtfully considered, so all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the cruise of a lifetime.

* Excludes Emerald Single Staterooms.

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Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite An exclusive number of these luxurious suites are available on each ship, and each one of these superior spaces measures between a colossal 285ft² and 315ft², boasting a separate living room and bedroom which closes off from the rest of the suite, indoor balcony and en-suite bathroom. Really make yourself at home as you unpack in your walk-in wardrobe, and make the most of a complimentary daily four-item laundry service, before flicking through your pillow menu in preparation for a wonderful night’s sleep in your hotel-style bed. Your complimentary in-suite mini bar will be restocked daily, a continental breakfast can be delivered to your door, and pre-dinner canapés, and post-dinner sweet treats add that extra indulgence. Your own in-suite iPad also keeps you connected at all times and is a great way to share memories with loved ones back home. An invite to the captain’s table promises to be a memorable experience, as you enjoy your delectable evening meal in the company of the ship’s skipper and fellow guests.

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Having upgraded to an Owner's One-Bedroom Suite, we were amazed with all the inclusions. Brian and Thelma Grant 14

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Enjoy relaxing in your generously-appointed suite, measuring between 207ft² and 210ft². Marvel at the magnificent landscape, or watch the sunrise from your floor-to-ceiling all-weather balcony space, while enjoying a continental breakfast, brought to your room. Complimentary snacks delivered to your suite add that extra special touch to your evenings, whether it’s delicious canapés before dinner or sweet treats to indulge in before bed. As well as this, your personal Nespresso™ machine means you can relax with a creamy cappuccino or latte at any time of the day. For those special evenings, make the most of your complimentary laundry service, which invites you to have two items washed per day, just in time for that special occasion or Captain’s Gala Dinner.

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Located on the Riviera Deck, our staterooms range from 153ft² to 170ft², larger than the average standard stateroom on European waters. Picture windows are perfect for admiring the ever-changing views, while free Wi-Fi, an HDTV and infotainment system, en-suite bathroom with revitalizing shower and luxurious toiletries mean you can transform this lovely space into your perfect home away from home. Single Staterooms*, from 105ft² to 117ft², with deluxe single beds, provide excellent value for money, while couples will find that the Emerald Staterooms offer plenty of space to accommodate two.

Riverview Suite

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Guests sailing Portugal’s Douro on-board Emerald Radiance will have the opportunity to book a Riverview Suite, measuring 300ft². Thoughtfully located at the back of the ship, floor-to-ceiling windows and our innovative indoor balcony system offers endless views of the magnificent locations that line the banks of the river, at any time of the day. Although the size and layout of this wonderful suite is unique to this ship, most of the fantastic inclusions you’d expect from the Owner’s OneBedroom Suite are included. Enjoy hotel-style beds, a pillow menu, a Nespresso™ machine and a complimentary in-suite mini bar.

* Single Staterooms not available on Emerald Radiance.

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Nothing was ever too much trouble for the onboard team, exceptional service throughout. Rebecca and Jonathan Turner 16

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Superior service, exceptional people The right people are integral to creating a superior experience and it’s this level of service you can come to expect from us. Our passion for river cruising and dedication to providing the finest introduction to Europe’s rivers is echoed throughout the Emerald Waterways family. From your first conversation with our friendly reservations team to your onboard crew. With one thing in common—a love of travel—every member of our excellent team enjoys imparting their wisdom. No question is too big and we will always do our best to answer any questions you may have, either pre-cruise or while you’re onboard. Your happiness is our reward.

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Wonderful onboard service We want every moment you spend onboard to be one of pure indulgence. You’ll notice every one of our attentive crew members maintains the perfect balance of friendly and professional, to ensure every aspect of your cruise runs smoothly. And, with an excellent staff-to-guest ratio, there’ll always be someone available to answer any questions you may have.

Enhancing your adventure

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As much as we want you to be inspired by every destination you visit, we also want to inspire you. Our chefs are experts in their fields and are always on the look-out for local delicacies to enhance your sensory exploration of the routes you travel, and our waiting staff are specially trained to advise on the perfect accompaniment to a meal or nightcap.

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Attentive housekeeping Knowledgeable Cruise Directors Friendly and professional crew Exceptional service Expert onboard chefs

As your personal encyclopedia, storyteller, historian and translator, as well as problem-solver, compass and, most importantly, new-found friend, your Cruise Director will share their experiences, to make sure you don’t miss a thing. We want you to experience Europe to the fullest, including all the famous and lesser-known sites. Our local guides will provide insightful commentaries as you stroll the cobbled walkways, narrow alleys and bustling streets of spectacular cities and quaint towns, talking you through the intriguing past, present and future. We believe there’s no one better to lead such excursions than someone who’s lived there.

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The great choice of locally sourced wine really complimented top class food. Stacey and Ashley Rider 18

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The flavors of Europe We believe food plays a great part in your travel experience, that’s why our expert chefs thoughtfully craft their delicious menus with seasonal and regional produce, influenced by the route you are traveling. From decadent five-course à la carte dining in the Reflections Restaurant, to light bites with breath taking views at The Terrace. Of course, complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are available with lunch and dinner, encouraging you to pair delectable cuisine with the perfect liquid accompaniments.

Reflections Restaurant Dinner Menu Starters Salmon Terrine with cucumber salad and a honey-dill sauce Chicken liver pâté with port wine jelly and a pear and fig jam Caesar Salad (v)

Soups Beetroot with sour cream and Trout Caviar

Entrée Beef Bouillon “Dolores” with saffron rice

Main Course Trio of Salt Marsh Lamb with rosemary sauce, ratatouille, potato gratin and olives Grilled fillet of Sea bass with “Costa Lupo” sauce, bell peppers and wild rice Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni with parmesan shavings (v)

Dessert Yoghurt and Lime Terrine with forest fruits “Coupe Melba” vanilla ice cream with peach chunks and raspberry sauce Fresh fruit salad Please note: These dishes are a sample taken from a dinner at Reflections Restaurant. Freshly prepared salads are always available from the buffet. The menu at the restaurant is subject to seasonal produce and will change daily. With advance notice we can accommodate most dietary requests.

Reflections Restaurant Located on the Vista Deck, the Reflections Restaurant is the center point of our on-board dining experience. This elegant space accommodates tables of two-to-ten, for breakfast, lunch and dinner, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows offering great views of the river. A continuously evolving menu captures seasonal and regional flavors, complementing your days spent ashore. Begin your mornings with a hearty breakfast from the buffet, offering hot and cold favorites as well as fresh fruit and cereal. A morning of exploration is followed by a delicious lunch back on-board where you can choose from regional delicacies like Austrian Schnitzel and Hungarian Goulash, as well as many British classics. Dinner is a celebration, offering an enticing buffet or à la carte menu, and our extra special Welcome and Farewell Dinners are a great way to create new friendships with fellow guests, while indulging in sumptuous fine-dining in the most charming of settings.

Complimentary drinks Complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner is all par for the course and our wonderfully attentive team will always be on-hand to help you choose a drink to suit your chosen meal, whether it’s beer, wine or soft drinks that’s to your taste. Our sommelier carefully hand-picks our wine selection each evening, sourced from local and regional vineyards. Robust reds and delicate whites are served to showcase the best of what the local region has to offer. Our extensive drinks menu also consists of premium favorites and rarer labels to tempt when the mood takes you (additional charge). Beverage packages are available for purchase. 1 Expertly crafted menus 2 Trained Sommeliers 3 Delicious and diverse dining

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We loved having the chance to watch our favorite films on the big cinema screen. Carol Montgomery 20

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Cultural shows & entertainment As the host on-board, our Cruise Directors strive to ensure there’s never a dull moment during an Emerald Waterways river cruise. With this in mind, a fantastic range of entertaining activities are available for you to enjoy. Thanks to the unique design of our Star-Ships, we are able to host a unique event program throughout your cruise. In the Horizon Bar & Lounge, immerse yourself in ancient folklores, passed from one generation to another for hundreds of years, during an authentic show. Or, let the music of a nation sweep you off your feet as a local band takes to the floor in their traditional attire. Alternatively, catch that film you never got around to seeing during movie nights in the cinema. 2

Horizon Bar & Lounge The ship’s social heartbeat offers a spacious, contemporary and comfortable haven, day and night. Treat yourself to local wines, beers, spirits, cocktails or a variety of teas and coffee before taking a seat on our plush sofas to catch up with new-found friends in the relaxed surroundings. On selected afternoons and evenings, you will be invited to enjoy traditional performances by local performers. From a Bavarian oom-pah band to a Hungarian dance group, there’s no finer way to immerse yourself in the culture of each wonderful destination you visit, and in such an cozy setting.

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On-board our ships sailing the Rhine, Main, Danube and Rhône, you can make your way to the back of the ship, where our heated pool is situated. On selected evenings, this oasis of calm transforms into a hub of entertainment. Watch in awe as the floor rises through the pool’s surface and a screen is lowered in preparation to show a selection of classic and contemporary films throughout your cruise. Grab your complimentary popcorn and take a seat in our comfortable armchairs, the movie is about to begin... On-board the Emerald Radiance, sailing Portugal’s Douro river, all films are available in your suite or stateroom, courtesy of your flat-screen television and infotainment system.

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Your tour guides are the best, with a perfect mix of being informative, interesting and funny. Glynn and Linda Kelly 22

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Inspiring days ashore: Off the beaten path Every one of our unforgettable cruises has been designed to showcase the best of what the local region has to offer. Whether you’re exploring the romantic Rhine or tasting the port in Porto, you can look forward to an included excursion in almost every destination you visit. From UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites and fairy-tale castles, to grandiose cathedrals and cosmopolitan cities, your time spent ashore is expertly designed to showcase the best of what every region has to offer. As many as 16 destinations across up to five different countries offer the perfect platform to absorb an array of culture and tradition. And, each of our itineraries features at least one extra-special EmeraldPLUS experience, as well as an array of exciting EmeraldACTIVE highlights, all included in the price of your cruise. 2

EmeraldPLUS Gain a deeper understanding of each destination you visit on an authentic excursion which seeks to avoid tourist hotspots. From visiting a Slovakian family’s home for traditional cake and coffee and an enchanting guided tour of the multicolored acres of tulips at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands, to a Provençal dinner onboard our French ship Emerald Liberté, prepared by finalist of the French television show Top Chef, Fabien Morreale.

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Our range of outdoor activities suit the more active guest and most of our Star-Ships carry a number of bicycles* for you to borrow free of charge, a fun way to explore independently and at your own pace. You'll also find trekking poles in your suite or stateroom, to aid on walks, if necessary. Embark on a guided bike tour of the rolling vineyards of the Wachau Valley, a guided walk through vineyards in Tournon, a canoeing experience on Portugal's Douro and even take part in on-board yoga lessons.

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1 Enjoy included excursions 2 Complimentary on-board bicycles* 3 Immerse yourself in local history and culture with our DiscoverMORE excursions

To immerse you further in local history and culture, we also offer optional DiscoverMORE special excursions (at an additional cost). These consist of classical concerts in Vienna, celebrating the work of famous composers, a guided tour of majestic Bruges and a fascinating tour of Salzburg, including its historic Hallein salt mines. In France, you’ll be invited to view the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pont du Gard and, in Portugal, you’ll join an excursion to Mateus Palace, depicted on the label of Portugal’s famous rosé wine.

* Bicycles are subject to availability and rented out on a first come, first served basis. Bicycles are not available on Emerald Radiance.

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Extend your cruise Pre and post cruise packages

If you’d like to enhance your journey with some additional delightful days to explore, we offer a range of pre or post cruise city stays and touring options in many of Europe’s most spectacular destinations, Whether it’s Berlin, Prague, Lisbon, Nice or Budapest. Choose from our range of city stays, perfect for those who want to explore independently, or select our more inclusive pre and post cruise touring options. Included in the price you pay, you’ll stay in centrally located luxury hotels offering breakfast daily and providing all transfers between the ship, hotel and the airport. Most city stays include a half-day guided city tour, while most pre or post cruise touring includes the help of a dedicated Tour Director. For full details, speak to your Emerald Waterways cruise expert or visit emeraldwaterways.com 1

We'd always wanted to visit Prague, adding it on to the end of our cruise gave us the perfect opportunity. Rachael and Ian Tomkins 24

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Where else can Emerald Waterways take you? Pick from a selection of city stays or touring options that combine with your chosen itinerary and look forward to staying in wonderful hotels, centrally located to help you navigate each city with ease. In need of some inspiration? We've selected four of our favorites, to highlight what you can look forward to when you arrive. Berlin City Stay ■■ T  wo nights at the Crowne Plaza or similar

Spotlight on Prague

BEST SELLER

A city of comparative beauty to that of Rome and Paris, Prague is a favorite pre or post tour amongst Emerald Waterways guests who flock to witness the spectacular 9th century cobbled lanes that twist like a maze, where ancient chapels, hidden courtyards and hilltop castles provide excellent reasons to wander. Cute cafés and bars serving notoriously delicious beer, are also somewhere to punctuate your exploration with. Explore the sights of the Old Town, not forgetting the beautiful Little Square and the Astronomical Clock. Walk across the Charles Bridge, spanning the width of the inspiring Vltava river and, once you reach the other side, the 1,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage-listed Prague Castle stands proudly atop a hill, boasting magnificent views of the city from its view point. You'll stay for three nights in the stylish Hotel Grandium (or similar), situated in the heart of the city, just steps from public transportation. Unwind in modern rooms, complete with Wi-Fi, coffee and tea making facilities, air conditioning and TV with satellite. Available on: Splendours of Europe, Danube Delights, Danube Explorer, Legends of the Moselle, Rhine & Main and Lower Danube Waltz.

■■ Breakfast included ■■ Guided city tour of Berlin ■■ Transfers to & from airport

Available on: The Majestic Rhine

Lisbon Tour ■■ T  hree nights at Hotel Jupiter Lisboa or similar ■■ B  reakfast and one dinner included ■■ Guided tour in Lisbon ■■ T  ransfers from Porto to Lisbon Available on: Secrets of the Douro

Nice Tour ■■ T  hree nights at Hotel Splendid or similar ■■ B  reakfast and one dinner included ■■ G  uided coach tour of Monte Carlo ■■ Transfers to & from airport Available on: Sensations of Lyon & Provence

Budapest City Stay ■■ T  wo nights in K&K Hotel, Marriott or similar ■■ W  elcome drinks and breakfast included ■■ Guided city tour of Budapest ■■ Transfers to & from airport Available on: Enchantment of Eastern Europe and Classic Danube

1 Medieval astronomical clock, Prague 2 Charles Bridge, Prague

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Travel with friends

Great options for group adventures There’s nothing like sharing wonderful memories with loved ones, so we’ve made group travel super easy. Our excellent communal areas facilitate larger groups, so you can discuss the delicious cuisine during meal times spent together, and toast to special evenings you’ll always remember, in the spacious Horizon Bar & Lounge. And, if you’re looking to get together in a private setting, our cinema area can be reserved for larger groups, the perfect venue for a personal and special occasion, which we can also help to organize. Group of 10 or more can book a deluxe cruise on-board our state-of-the-art Star-Ships, with full or partial ship charters available on selected routes and itineraries, for even more exclusivity. Call our experienced group specialists on 844.857.6021. 1

GROUP OFFER $1,000 Savings per person on balcony suites $500 Savings per person on Riverview Staterooms Private on-board events Call our dedicated group experts on 844.857.6021

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Exceptional Group Value Program

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Emerald Waterways' Exceptional Group Value Program lets you choose from different amenities and tools for you to offer to your group's travelers. Choose amenities according to the value of Exceptional Group Value (EGV points) for each sailing. Each amenity has a point value. Simply match these points to those offered on a particular sailing to create your own, customized group offer. Contact our group specialists for details at 844.857.6021.

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EGV PROGRAM AMENITIES Amenity

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Group city tour Travel with friends to Schönbrunn Palace Emerald Sun Star-Ship Barbecue on the Sun Deck

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Onboard Cocktail Party†

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Tour Conductor Accelerator - 1 for 7

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Introducing our

EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty club

At Emerald Waterways, we’re extremely proud of our continuous commitment to providing the best river cruises in Europe and beyond. And, as we continue to grow within the world of river cruising, we’re delighted to have had many returning guests, fascinated by the wonderful travel opportunities we provide and eager to embark on another journey. With this in mind, our Emerald Waterways loyalty club, EmeraldEXPLORER, has been created to reward you for your loyalty and how you build up your points couldn’t be simpler. Upon returning from your first river cruise, you will automatically become a member of our EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty club, entitling you to exclusive benefits, including savings on future cruises, advance notice of new itineraries, and much more. Our structure is not only designed to recognize your time spent with us, but how much you spend. So, the higher the category of your suite, the more points you’ll receive per day. And, for every subsequent cruise you take with us, you will earn EmeraldEXPLORER points.

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EmeraldEXPLORER

1 – 4,999

5,000 – 9,999

10,000+

25,000+

Welcome Home Voucher

$200 per person

$200 per person

$250 per person

$300 per person

Refer a Friend

$100 per booking discount for both referrer & friend

$100 per booking discount for both referrer & friend

$100 per booking discount for both referrer & friend

$100 per booking discount for both referrer & friend

Silver backpack

Gold backpack or satchel

Exclusive member-only savings and offers

Exclusive advance notice of brochure launches

Exclusive EmeraldEXPLORER magazine

Exclusive invitations to events

Points Earned

Complimentary Luggage with each trip

Platinum backpack, Backpack, satchel or satchel, sports bag or sports bag carry on bag

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8-Day Classic Danube

8-Day Classic Danube River Cruise Beginning in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg, enjoy a trip through the country’s military past during visits to the Nazi rally grounds, before the beautiful preserved medieval city of Regensburg. Walk Passau’s picturesque cobblestone streets and marvel at the magnificent Oberhaus Fortress, before Melk’s Benedictine Abbey and the beautiful Wachau Valley precede classical music capital, Vienna.

Day 1

NEW

FOR 2019

Arrive Munich – Nuremberg

Day 2 Nuremberg Day 3 Regensburg Day 4 Passau Day 5 Linz Day 6

Melk – Dürnstein

Day 7 Vienna Day 8

Depart Vienna

1 Nuremberg 2 Regensburg

Our cruise planners have handcrafted a great cruise for you. Here, they highlight just one of their favorite ‘must do’s. "Make sure you explore the centuries-old architecture while visiting Linz. The old, cobbled streets and the huge Main Square are a delight to discover." 1

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GERMANY

Nuremberg

Regensburg 7

Munich

Passau Linz

Dürnstein

Melk Vienna

AUSTRIA

7

Number of nights

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Nuremberg to Vienna Departing July & August 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE MUNICH – NUREMBERG Arrive at Munich Airport and transfer to Nuremberg to board your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where you will be welcomed by your captain and crew. Nuremberg is situated along the Main–Danube canal, an engineering masterpiece linking the rivers of Germany with the mighty Danube which flows from the Alps to the Black Sea. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 NUREMBERG Today, you will embark on a sightseeing coach tour of the historic city of Nuremberg. You pass by the 900-year-old ramparts, the Justice Palace where the War Crimes Tribunal sat in 1946, the Nazi party rally grounds where rallies were held from 1933 until 1938, among other historical sights. Later, take a self-guided tour of the WWII Documentation Center or enjoy free time in the city center. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Nuremberg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 REGENSBURG This morning takes you through the final stretch of the fascinating Main–Danube Canal to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS An organ concert in a church EmeraldPLUS A traditional Bavarian band on-board Excursion: A guided tour of Regensburg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 4 PASSAU Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Return to your Star-Ship for lunch and an afternoon cruising along the Danube River. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A hike around Passau Excursion: A guided tour of Passau Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Visit to open air museum Bavarian beer evening

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DAY 5 LINZ Austria’s third-largest city is situated on either side of the Danube River. A remarkable blend of culture, nature and industry, 2009’s Capital of Culture, Linz is surrounded by spectacular landscape. The city’s UNESCO City of Media Arts status recognizes it as one of the world’s most forward-thinking and its modern-day technological achievements are accompanied by a variety of historical, cultural and culinary highlights. Strolling the cobblestone streets and centuries-old architecture, its Main Square is one of the largest in Central Europe. Your city tour takes in the impressive “Pestsäule”, the high column built to remember the victims of the bubonic plague epidemic of the 14th century, followed by the market squares. The rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Linz Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 MELK – DÜRNSTEIN Melk is home to an imposing 900–year-old Benedictine Abbey, a fine example of Italian Baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial corridor and fresco ceilings. Enjoy an included guided tour of the abbey, or join a guided bike tour from Melk to Dürnstein. After taking you on a fascinating included tour of Melk Abbey, the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. Dürnstein Castle is where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. Those feeling more active can join a guided hike to the historic landmark.

EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle Excursion: A tour of Melk Abbey Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 7 VIENNA Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today, you can explore the Austrian capital, beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse. You’ll pass by Vienna’s world-famous Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Alternatively, take an EmeraldACTIVE guided bike tour of Danube Island. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A drive around the Ringstrasse and a guided walk through Vienna’s city center. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Exclusive Viennese Concert with music from Mozart and Strauss DAY 8 DEPART VIENNA After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour along the Danube, from Melk to Dürnstein

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Exceptional EmeraldVALUE – It's all included in the price ■■ ■■

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7 Nights in a suite or stateroom of your choice. 20 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner. Complimentary wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner on-board. Complimentary tea & coffee on-board. Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom, restocked daily. 6 Shore excursions, including visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWNV

Vista Deck

Horizon Deck

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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$2,995

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$2,995

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$4,045

$4,245

$4,645

$5,445

*These departures operate in reverse order from Vienna to Nuremberg Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Pestsäule, Linz 4 Wachau Valley

Extend your stay in Budapest

2 nights from $395 per person

Magnificent architecture, boasting striking reminders of the past, stands proudly across the city, and a guided walking tour of Budapest is sure to unveil something wonderful at every turn. Staying in your centrally located hotel, you’ll enjoy a welcome drink, as well as dinner upon arrival. Transfers to and from the airport ensures your transition is seamless and all you have to worry about is enjoying the inimitable views.

Two nights at K+K Hotel or similar Breakfast daily ■■ Dinner at the hotel upon arrival ■■ Included guided walking tour of Budapest ■■ Transfers to and from the airport/ship ■■ ■■

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8-Day Lower Danube Waltz

8-Day Lower Danube Waltz River Cruise Beautiful Vienna is the perfect introduction to your wonderful journey down the Danube. Tour the Austrian capital’s main attractions before enjoying a guided tour of quirky Budapest. Sail to the HungarianCroatian border to Pécs, marveling at its renowned architecture, and join a local Croatian family for lunch in their home while in Osijek. In northern Serbia, Novi Sad is home to the 17th century Petrovaradin Fortress, and Belgrade promises an insight into some of Serbia’s hidden gems.

Day 1

NEW

FOR 2019

Arrive Vienna

Day 2 Vienna Day 3 Budapest Day 4

Mohács – Pécs

Day 5 Osijek Day 6

Novi Sad

Day 7 Belgrade Day 8

Depart Belgrade

1 Belgrade 2 Pécs

Our cruise planners have handcrafted a great itinerary for you. Here, they highlight just one of their favorite ‘must do’s. "Be sure to experience the picturesque town of Pécs. This ancient city holds many architectural landmarks to experience and explore. Don’t forget your camera!" 1

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Vienna

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AUSTRIA

Budapest HUNGARY

Pécs

Mohács

CROATIA

Osijek

Novi Sad Belgrade SERBIA

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River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Vienna to Belgrade Departing August 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE VIENNA Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music, where a warm welcome awaits you from your captain and crew onboard your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. This evening, join your fellow travelers for dinner onboard. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 VIENNA Today, you can explore the Austrian capital, beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse. Pass by Vienna’s world-famous Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Alternatively, take an EmeraldACTIVE guided bike ride around Danube Island. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A drive around the Ringstrasse and a guided walk through Vienna’s city center. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Exclusive Viennese Concert with music from Mozart and Strauss

DAY 3 BUDAPEST Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest, or join a guided hike to the Buda Hill. This evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian farewell dinner, the ship will then take you for a night-time cruise along the Danube, passing under the city’s numerous bridges. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A Budapest evening cruise EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Buda Hill Excursion: A guided bus tour of Budapest Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Tour to Szentendre DAY 4 MOHÁCS – PÉCS Today, you will sail to the picturesque town of Pécs. This ancient city in southern Hungary lies close to the Croatian border. Founded by the Romans, it is known for its architectural landmarks, such as the Early Christian Mausoleum, the first underground mausoleum open to visitors. The cemetery chapel is one of the biggest in the country, thought to have been built in the fourth century. Pécs Cathedral, also known as St. Peter’s and Paul’s Cathedral Basilica, is a Catholic church, constructed by architects from Italy, Lombardy and Hungary, towering over central Szent István Square and the domed Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kasim. Stepping inside unveils a large interior space with a spectacular arch and tabernacle main altar.

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Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Pécs Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Villány wine tasting DAY 5 OSIJEK Osijek is an area that was heavily damaged during the Croatian War of Independence at the end of the communist era. Compare stories back at the ship and enjoy an evening of sailing further down the Danube into Serbia, where remnants of former conflicts can be regularly seen along the river banks. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Home-hosted lunch with a Croatian family EmeraldPLUS Meet the local village students Excursion: A guided tour of Osijek Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 NOVI SAD Novi Sad located northeast of Serbia, is considered a hidden gem on the banks in the Danube River. Nicknamed the ‘Athens of Serbia’, its history as a vibrant and creative city continues today with its established galleries and thriving music scene. Locals enjoy relaxing in the pretty parks and outdoor cafés and all the city’s main attractions are easily navigable from the popular Zmaj Jovina shopping street, which stretches from the Town Square (Trg Slobode) to Dunavska Street. Across the river is the old quarter, Stari Grad, site of the Gothic Revival Name of Mary Church and the neo-Renaissance City Hall.

DAY 7 BELGRADE The Serbian capital, Belgrade, at the confluence of the Danube and the Sava rivers, dates back to the fourth century. Known for its imposing fortress, now home to numerous museums and Kalemegdan Park, your city tour also includes a visit to Tito’s Memorial and St. Sava Church which is the world’s largest orthodox cathedral. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A Serbian folklore evening show EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A guided tour of Belgrade Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE A tour of the National Opera Theater DAY 8 DEPART BELGRADE After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Novi Sad Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Visit to Sremski Karlovci

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWVB

Vista Deck

Horizon Deck

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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$3,195

$3,295

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$4,245

$4,445

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*These departures operate in reverse order from Belgrade to Vienna Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Novi Sad 4 St. Sava Church, Belgrade

Extend your stay in Prague

3 nights from $550 per person

Located centrally and close the city’s main attractions, Hotel Grandium is your base for your three-night stay in Prague. Near to the city’s famous Astronomical Clock and Old Town Square, you’ll enjoy a guided city walk, and dinner at a local tavern, with authentic music to accompany. Includes breakfast daily and a welcome or farewell cocktail reception. An optional DiscoverMORE excursion is available, Taste of Czechia.

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8-Day Danube Delights

8-Day Danube Delights River Cruise This insightful itinerary crosses into four countries, offering a unique insight into their past and present simultaneously. Guided walks along the cobblestone streets of Germany tell their own story, and city tours of Vienna and Budapest exemplify how times past can shape the future. Celebrate the ancient as it co-exists with the modern in the Austrian and Hungarian capitals, and gain a personal understanding of why the iconic Danube has acted as inspiration to so many.

Day 1

Arrive Munich – Nuremberg

Day 2

Kelheim – Regensburg

Day 3

Passau – Linz

Day 4

Melk – Dürnstein

Day 5 Vienna Day 6 Bratislava Day 7 Budapest Day 8

Depart Budapest

1 Melk Abbey 2 Passau

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Darren shares his Danube Delights river cruise highlight. "I had long wanted to visit Regensburg and have to say, the architecture did not disappoint. I thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour which took in the medieval city center, and the narration by our guide was superb." 1

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GERMANY

Nuremberg

Regensburg 7

Munich

Passau Linz

Dürnstein

Melk Vienna

AUSTRIA

SLOVAKIA

Bratislava Budapest HUNGARY

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Number of nights

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Nuremberg to Budapest Departing April-October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE MUNICH – NUREMBERG Arrive at Munich Airport and transfer to Nuremberg to board your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where you will be welcomed by your captain and crew. Nuremberg is situated along the Main–Danube Canal, an engineering masterpiece linking the rivers of Germany with the mighty Danube, which flows from the Alps to the Black Sea. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 REGENSBURG This morning takes you through the final stretch of the fascinating Main–Danube Canal to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall. This evening, enjoy a traditional Bavarian band on-board. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A traditional Bavarian band on-board Excursion: A guided tour of Regensburg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 PASSAU – LINZ Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Return to your Star-Ship for lunch and an afternoon cruising along the Danube River. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Passau Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Tour to Salzburg DAY 4 MELK – DÜRNSTEIN Melk is home to an imposing 900–year-old Benedictine Abbey, a fine example of Italian Baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial corridor and fresco ceilings. Enjoy an included guided tour of the abbey, or join a guided bike tour from Melk to Dürnstein. After taking you on a fascinating included tour of Melk Abbey, the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. Dürnstein Castle is where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the Crusades in the 12th century. Those feeling more active can join a guided hike to this historic landmark. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle

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Excursion: A tour of Melk Abbey Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 5 VIENNA Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today, you can explore the Austrian capital, beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse. See Vienna’s world-famous Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Alternatively, take an EmeraldACTIVE guided bike tour of Danube Island. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A drive around the Ringstrasse and a guided walk through Vienna’s city center. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A home-hosted coffee and cake with a Slovakian family EmeraldACTIVE A hike to Bratislava Castle Excursion: A walking tour of Bratislava Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 7 BUDAPEST Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights where you will pass by the Hungarian Parliament Building, Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest, or join a guided hike to the Buda Hill. This evening, you’ll enjoy a traditional Hungarian farewell dinner, complete with folk dancing and music. Following this, the ship will take you for a night-time cruise along the Danube, passing under the city’s numerous bridges.

Optional: DiscoverMORE Inclusions: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss and/ EmeraldPLUS A traditional Hungarian folklore show or a taste of Vienna tour EmeraldPLUS Budapest evening cruise EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Buda Hill DAY 6 BRATISLAVA Excursion: A guided bus tour of Budapest Set on the crossroads of ancient trade routes in the heart of Europe, Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, embodies various cultures – primarily Celtic, Roman and Slavic. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St. Martin, you can take part in the EmeraldACTIVE hike to Bratislava Castle. This afternoon enjoy an EmeraldPLUS home-hosted coffee and cake with a Slovakian family. This evening, the captain will welcome you to the Captain’s Gala Dinner.

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Optional: DiscoverMORE Tour of Budapest Jewish Heritage DAY 8 DEPART BUDAPEST After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWNB

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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$3,295

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$4,345

$4,545

$4,945

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$3,295

$3,395

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$4,345

$4,545

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$2,995

$3,095

$3,595

$3,695

$4,045

$4,245

$4,645

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$2,995

$3,095

$3,595

$3,695

$4,045

$4,245

$4,645

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$3,395

$3,495

$3,995

$4,095

$4,445

$4,645

$5,045

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$3,195

$3,295

$3,795

$3,895

$4,245

$4,445

$4,845

$5,645

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$2,895

$2,995

$3,495

$3,595

$3,945

$4,145

$4,545

$5,345

Oct: 22*

$2,795

$2,895

$3,395

$3,495

$3,845

$4,045

$4,445

$5,245

*These departures operate in reverse order from Budapest to Nuremberg Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom)

To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Vienna 4 Budapest

Extend your stay in Prague

3 nights from $550 per person

Staying in the centrally located Hotel Grandium, you’ll enjoy breakfast daily and a welcome or farewell cocktail reception. With Prague’s main attractions on your doorstep, be sure not to miss the famous Astronomical Clock and Old Town Square. And, enjoy a unique introduction to the Czech capital, during an authentic dinner at a local tavern with traditional music to accompany. An optional DiscoverMORE excursion is available, Taste of Czechia.

■■ Three nights at Hotel Grandium or similar ■■ Breakfast daily ■■ Dinner & entertainment at a local tavern ■■ Coach transfer to Prague ■■ Included guided walking tour of Prague ■■ Optional DiscoverMORE, Taste of Czechia ■■ Transfers to and from the airport/ship

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11-Day Classic Prague & Danube Delights

11-Day Classic Prague & Danube Delights River Cruise This eleven day cruise and tour is the perfect way to encounter more of Europe’s wonders. Your journey will introduce you to the rich culture and heritage of Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Prague as well as other inimitable destinations like Dürnstein, Melk and Nuremberg. Enjoy truly stunning scenery, as your Star-Ship negotiates the twists and turns of the Danube through regions of peerless natural beauty such as the Wachau Valley wine region and the Austrian Alps.

Day 1-3 Arrive Prague Day 4

Prague – Nuremberg

Day 5 Regensburg Day 6

Passau – Linz

Day 7

Melk – Dürnstein

Day 8 Vienna Day 9 Bratislava Day 10 Budapest Day 11 Depart Budapest

1 Prague 2 St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Passau

Emerald Waterways guest Mary Ellen shares her Classic Prague & Danube Delights river cruise highlight. "We had been told that the approach to Budapest was especially impressive and given the approximate arrival time early the next morning - sitting on the deck, sipping a cappuccino while classical music played and the river sights appeared ahead of us is something we'll never forget." 1

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Passau Linz

Dürnstein

Melk Vienna

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River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Prague to Budapest Departing April-October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE PRAGUE Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, this beautiful city is rich in history and is home to some of the world’s most pristine collections of architecture. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 2 PRAGUE This morning, explore the sights of the Old Town Square on a guided walking tour. See Mozart’s Theater, Little Square and the Astronomical Clock. Walk across the Charles Bridge spanning the River Vltava, full of portrait artists and small vendors; to board your coach and drive to the 1,000–year–old Prague Castle area. There you can experience the spectacle of the Changing of the Guard, and see the magnificent Loreta Monastery and Hradcany Castle itself. EmeraldPLUS: Local Dinner with Entertainment Included Excursion: A guided walking tour of Prague Meals: Breakfast and dinner DAY 3 PRAGUE Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day’s exploring. The baroque quarter of Mala Strana is a must see, as is Josefov, the Jewish quarter. Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 PRAGUE – NUREMBERG Transfer to your Emerald Waterways river cruise ship where you will be welcomed by your Captain and crew. Nuremberg is situated along the Main–Danube canal, an engineering masterpiece linking the rivers of Germany with the mighty Danube which flows from the Alps to the Black Sea. Meals: Breakfast and dinner DAY 5 REGENSBURG This morning takes you through the final stretch of the fascinating Main–Danube Canal to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall. EmeraldPLUS: A traditional Bavarian Band on-board Included Excursion: A guided walking tour of Regensburg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 PASSAU – LINZ Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Return for lunch and an afternoon cruising along the Danube River. Included Excursion: A guided tour of Passau Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional Tour DiscoverMORE: A tour to Salzburg

Optional Tour DiscoverMORE: Tastes of Czechia

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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DAY 7 MELK – DÜRNSTEIN Situated within Austria’s wine–growing region, Melk is home to an imposing 900–year old Benedictine Abbey which features some of Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial Corridor and fresco ceilings. Later the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle Included Excursion: A tour of Melk Abbey Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 8 VIENNA Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse, where we will see the sights of the Vienna’s world-famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. If you feel active, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike tour around Danube Island Included Excursion: A drive around the Ringstrasse and a guided walk through Vienna’s city center. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional Tour DiscoverMORE: Taste of Vienna Tour DiscoverMORE: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss

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DAY 9 BRATISLAVA Set on the crossroads of ancient trade routes in the heart of Europe, Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, embodies various cultures – primarily Celtic, Roman and Slavic. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin. This evening, the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Gala Dinner EmeraldPLUS: Home hosted coffee and cake with Slovakians EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Bratislava castle Included Excursion: A walking tour of Bratislava Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 10 BUDAPEST Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill. This evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian farewell dinner; Complete the evening with folk dancing and music performance on-board. EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to the Buda Hill Included Excursion: A guided bus tour of Budapest Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional Tour DiscoverMORE: Budapest Jewish Heritage Tour DAY 11 DEPART BUDAPEST After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

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Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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S Grand Balcony Suite

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$3,495

$3,595

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May: 02, 11*, 15, 15*, 26*

$3,895

$3,995

$4,820

$4,595

$4,945

$5,145

$5,545

$6,345

Jun: 04, 13, 15*, 23*, 27

$3,895

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$4,820

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$4,945

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Jul: 20*, 21*, 25, 26*, 30

$3,545

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Aug: 5*, 21

$3,545

$3,645

$4,420

$4,245

$4,595

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$5,195

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Sep: 6*, 10, 19, 20*

$3,995

$4,095

$4,920

$4,695

$5,045

$5,245

$5,645

$6,445

Sep: 24

$3,795

$3,895

$4,720

$4,495

$4,845

$5,045

$5,445

$6,245

Oct: 16

$3,495

$3,595

$4,420

$4,195

$4,545

$4,745

$5,145

$5,945

Oct: 22*

$3,395

$3,495

$4,320

$4,095

$4,445

$4,645

$5,045

$5,845

*These departures operate in reverse order from Budapest to Nuremberg Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom)

To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Main Square, Bratislava 4 Wiener Riesenrad, Vienna

Modern decor throughout our Star-Ships

Chain Bridge in Budapest

Charles Bridge, Prague

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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8-Day Danube Explorer

8-Day Danube Explorer River Cruise The iconic Danube river guides you on a gentle journey, enabling you to soak up Europe’s cultural wonders at leisure. Sail the picturesque Wachau Valley to enchanting Dürnstein. Visit the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned, drive around Vienna’s famous Ringstrasse to view the city’s marvelous architecture, and let inspiring Budapest tell tales of its past, while proudly looking forward to the future.

Day 1

Arrive Munich – Passau

Day 2 Passau Day 3 Linz Day 4

Melk – Dürnstein

Day 5 Vienna Day 6 Vienna Day 7 Budapest Day 8

Depart Budapest

1 Passau 2 Dürnstein

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Darren shares his Danube Explorer river cruise highlight. "The city tour of Vienna was wonderful. We drove around the Ringstrasse taking in the many sights, including the famous Spanish Riding School, St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace." 1

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Munich

Passau Linz

Dürnstein

Melk Vienna 7

AUSTRIA

Budapest HUNGARY

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River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Passau to Budapest Departing April-October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE MUNICH – PASSAU You will be met by our professional coach service and enjoy transportation from Munich Airport to Passau, where a warm welcome awaits you from your captain and crew onboard your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. This evening, join your fellow travelers for dinner onboard. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 PASSAU Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Tonight, your captain will host a welcome dinner and cocktail reception. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike near Passau Excursion: A guided tour of Passau Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 LINZ Linz, the European Capital of Culture in 2009 is a lively, modern city with a long and eventful history, reflected in the architecture of the city center with its unique Baroque Hauptplatz (part of your included city tour). After your tour, you will have time to stroll through the marvelous old quarter of the town or sit in a typical Austrian Coffee house to taste some local specialties. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Linz Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Tour to Hallein Salt Mines DAY 4 MELK – DÜRNSTEIN Melk is home to an imposing 900–year-old Benedictine Abbey, a fine example of Italian Baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial corridor and fresco ceilings. Enjoy an included guided tour of the abbey, or join an EmeraldACTIVE guided bike tour from Melk to Dürnstein. After taking you on a fascinating included tour of Melk Abbey, the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. Dürnstein Castle is where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. Those feeling more active can join an EmeraldACTIVE guided hike to the historic landmark. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle Excursion: A tour of Melk Abbey Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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DAY 5 VIENNA Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today, you can explore the Austrian capital, beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse. Pass by Vienna’s world-famous Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Alternatively, take an EmeraldACTIVE guided bike tour of Danube Island. Then you’ll have free time to sample the wonderful tastes of the city. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A drive around the Ringstrasse and a guided walk through Vienna’s city center Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss DAY 6 VIENNA Today, you will have the day at leisure to continue exploring Austria’s capital city. This evening, the captain will welcome you to the Captain’s Farewell Gala Dinner, while sailing to Budapest.

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Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE A tour to Bratislava DAY 7 BUDAPEST For an amazing end to a fantastic holiday, we welcome you to Budapest – Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Widely known as one of the continent’s most beautiful cities, Budapest is home to many UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue and Heroes’ Square. Today, your private guided tour takes you past the Royal Palace of Buda – home to the Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest History Museum, the National Library, Lion Courtyard, Matthias Well, and the statue of the Turul Bird; the mythological bird of the Magyars. This evening, you’ll enjoy a traditional Hungarian farewell dinner, complete with folk dancing and music. Following this, the ship will take you for a night-time cruise along the Danube, passing under the city’s numerous bridges. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A traditional Hungarian folklore show EmeraldPLUS Budapest evening cruise EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Buda Hill Excursion: A guided bus tour of Budapest Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 8 DEPART BUDAPEST After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWPA

E Emerald Stateroom

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Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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*These departures operate in reverse order from Budapest to Passau Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Vienna 4 Chain Bridge, Budapest 5 St Matthias Church, Budapest

Extend your stay in Nuremberg 2 nights from $495 per person Nuremberg is situated along the Main–Danube canal, an engineering masterpiece linking the rivers of Germany with the mighty Danube which flows from the Alps to the Black Sea. Your coach tour would pass by the 900-yearold ramparts, the Justice Palace where the War Crimes Tribunal sat in 1946, the Nazi party rally grounds, where rallies were held from 1933 until 1938 among other historical sights.

Two nights at Le Meridien Nuremberg Breakfast daily ■■ Transfer to Nuremberg ■■ Guided tour of Nuremberg ■■ Transfer to Munich airport ■■ ■■

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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15-Day Splendours of Europe

15-Day Splendours of Europe River Cruise An iconic glass-top canal boat cruise in Amsterdam precedes this wonderful itinerary through the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. Promising natural beauty, medieval towns and hikes to hilltop fortresses, four capital cities offer a unique insight into the region’s past, present and future.

Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam

Day 9 Kelheim – Regensburg

Day 2

Amsterdam Cruising

Day 10 Passau – Linz

Day 3 Cologne

Day 11 Melk – Dürnstein

Day 4 Rüdesheim

Day 12 Vienna

Day 5

Day 13 Bratislava

Miltenberg – Wertheim

Day 6 Würzburg

Day 14 Budapest

Day 7 Bamberg

Day 15 Depart Budapest

Day 8 Nuremberg

1 Amsterdam 2 Würzburg

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Lewis shares his Splendours of Europe river cruise highlight. "Our EmeraldPLUS visit to the home of a Slovakian family was certainly a highlight. Learning about their lives while enjoying delicious coffee and homemade cake was a huge treat." 1

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Rüdesheim Miltenberg Bamberg Wertheim Würzburg

Nuremberg Kelheim Passau

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Dürnstein

Melk Vienna

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Amsterdam to Budapest Departing April-October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE AMSTERDAM Welcome to Amsterdam. You will be met and driven from the airport to your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. This evening, join your fellow travelers for dinner onboard. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 AMSTERDAM CRUISING This morning, either enjoy a glass-top canal boat tour through Amsterdam’s canal system or a guided bike tour, before sailing the Dutch countryside. Tonight, the captain will host a gala dinner. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A canal cruise Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 3 COLOGNE Founded by the Romans, and one of Germany’s oldest cities, Cologne is famous for its magnificent UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gothic Cathedral. Join your guide and explore the city including the Old Town. During your free time, shop for handicrafts or visit a local market before returning to your ship.

Optional: DiscoverMORE Tour to Drachenburg Castle Cologne football arena visit DAY 4 RÜDESHEIM Cruise through the Rhine Gorge, with its stunning vistas. In the afternoon, we arrive in Rüdesheim. Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or join a guided hike. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike through vineyards Excursion: A visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 5 MILTENBERG – WERTHEIM Welcome to Miltenberg. After your included tour, you will be transferred by coach to the medieval town of Wertheim. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided active walk around Miltenberg Excursion: A guided tour of Miltenberg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 WÜRZBURG After breakfast, visit the Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate Baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Inclusions: Excursion: A walking tour of Würzburg & a visit to Bishop’s Residenz Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE A tour to Rothenburg

Inclusions: Excursion: A guided walking tour of the city center Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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DAY 7 BAMBERG Feel the magic of the past as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage-listed city with your guide. Admire hundreds of building facades richly decorated in fascinating detail with spectacular ornamentation.

DAY 8 NUREMBERG Today, you will enjoy a sightseeing coach tour of the historic city of Nuremberg. Afterwards, enjoy free time in the city center before heading back to your Star-Ship.

DAY 12 VIENNA Explore the famous sights of the Ringstrasse by coach and on foot, or join a guided bike tour. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A drive around the Ringstrasse and a guided walk through Vienna’s city center Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Nuremberg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Optional: DiscoverMORE Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss and/or visit to Schönbrunn Palace

Optional: DiscoverMORE WWII Documentation Center tour

DAY 13 BRATISLAVA Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, or join a hike to Bratislava Castle in the morning with a visit to a local family this afternoon.

Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Bamberg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 9 KELHEIM – REGENSBURG This morning takes you through the final stretch of the Main–Danube Canal to Kelheim. Continue cruising along the Danube to Regensburg for a guided walking tour. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A traditional Bavarian band on-board Excursion: A guided tour of Regensburg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Excursion to Kuchlbauer brewery DAY 10 PASSAU – LINZ On this morning’s walking tour, see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress, visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral and return for lunch and an afternoon cruising along the Danube River. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Passau Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE A tour to Salzburg DAY 11 MELK – DÜRNSTEIN Enjoy a guided tour of Melk Abbey. Sail through the spectacular Wachau Valley, on to Dürnstein, where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein 52

EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle Excursion: A tour of Melk Abbey Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Home-hosted coffee and cake with a Slovakian family EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Bratislava Castle Excursion: A walking tour of Bratislava Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 14 BUDAPEST Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights, before a traditional Hungarian folklore show, followed by a night-time cruise along the Danube Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A traditional Hungarian folklore show EmeraldPLUS Budapest evening cruise EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike to Buda Hill Excursion: A guided bus tour of Budapest Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Budapest Jewish heritage tour DAY 15 DEPART BUDAPEST After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWCR

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

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SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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$7,595

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$9,095

$10,395

Jun: 08*, 10*, 14*

$5,595

$5,795

$6,795

$6,995

$7,595

$7,895

$9,095

$10,395

Jul: 06, 12, 13*, 22

$5,195

$5,395

$6,395

$6,595

$7,195

$7,495

$8,695

$9,995

Aug: 09*, 23, 31*

$5,395

$5,595

$6,595

$6,795

$7,395

$7,695

$8,895

$10,195

Sep: 10, 14, 24*

$5,595

$5,795

$6,795

$6,995

$7,595

$7,895

$9,095

$10,395

Oct: 04*, 08

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$6,195

$6,795

$7,095

$8,295

$9,595

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$4,395

$4,595

$5,595

$5,795

$6,395

$6,695

$7,895

$9,195

*These departures operate in reverse order from Budapest to Amsterdam Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Bamberg 4 Bratislava

Extend your stay in Prague

3 nights from $585 per person

Located centrally and close the city’s main attractions, Hotel Grandium is your base for your three-night stay in Prague. Near to the city’s famous Astronomical Clock and Old Town Square, you’ll enjoy a guided city walk, and dinner at a local tavern, with authentic music to accompany. Includes breakfast daily and a welcome or farewell cocktail reception. An optional DiscoverMORE excursion is available, Taste of Czechia.

Three nights at Hotel Grandium or similar ■■ Breakfast daily ■■ Welcome or farewell cocktail reception ■■ Dinner & entertainment at a local tavern ■■ Coach transfer to Prague ■■ Included guided walking tour of Prague ■■ Optional DiscoverMORE, Taste of Czechia ■■ Transfers to and from the airport

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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9-Day Enchantment of Eastern Europe

9-Day Enchantment of Eastern Europe River Cruise Five countries, all unique in their own way, accompany the Danube on its journey towards the furthest reaches of Eastern Europe. In Kalocsa, visit a Puszta Horse Farm for a performance. Enjoy lunch in the home of a local Croatian family in Osijek and, in Belgrade, enjoy a guided city tour, before a Serbian folklore show on-board. Taste Romanian wine on the banks of the river, attend a choir concert in Arbanasi, and journey by road to Bucharest.

Day 1

Arrive Budapest

Day 2 Kalocsa Day 3 Osijek Day 4 Belgrade Day 5 Kostolac Day 6 Vidin Day 7

Rousse – Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanasi

Day 8 Giurgiu – Bucharest Day 9

Depart Bucharest

1 Iron Gates 2 Veliko Tarnovo

Emerald Waterways cruise expert David shares his Enchantment of Eastern Europe river cruise highlight. "Cruising through the Iron Gates, viewing the truly awe-inspiring views from the comfort of the Sun Deck, was something I will never forget. Breathtaking." 1

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Budapest HUNGARY

Kalocsa ROMANIA

CROATIA

Osijek

Kostolac

7 Belgrade

SERBIA

Iron Gates

Vidin Veliko Tarnovo

1 Bucharest Giurgiu Rousse Arbanasi

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River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Budapest to Bucharest Departing April–October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE BUDAPEST Upon your arrival in Budapest, you will be met by your friendly Emerald Waterways representative and driven from the airport to your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. Unpack, relax and make yourself at home as you explore the fantastic facilities, like our onboard heated pool and spacious Sun Deck. This evening, join your fellow guests for dinner and drinks. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A Budapest evening cruise Meals: Dinner DAY 2 KALOCSA Early this morning we sail out of Budapest towards Kalocsa, one of the oldest towns in Hungary, famous for the production of paprika. This afternoon, visit a local Puszta Horse Farm and enjoy a performance showcasing the exceptional riding skills of the Magyar horsemen. Tonight, the captain will host a gala dinner. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A visit to a Puszta Horse Farm Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 3 OSIJEK Cruise into the border region of Croatia today, an area that was heavily damaged during the Croatian War of Independence at the end of the communist era. Compare stories back at the ship and

enjoy an evening of sailing further down the Danube into Serbia, where remnants of former conflicts can be regularly seen along the river banks. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A home-hosted lunch with a Croatian family EmeraldPLUS Meet the local village students Excursion: A guided tour of Osijek fortress Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 4 BELGRADE Serbia’s vibrant capital awaits today, your city tour includes a visit to Tito’s Memorial, the impressive Fortress Kalemegdan and St. Sava Church which is the world’s largest orthodox cathedral. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A Serbian folklore evening show EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A guided tour of Belgrade Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE A tour of the National Opera Theater DAY 5 KOSTOLAC Today, you will embark on an incredible journey to the first and biggest architectural archaeological excavation in Eastern Europe, the Viminacium Archaeological Excavation Site and Museum. This site was one of the most important Roman cities and military camps between the first and fourth centuries. Its exceptional strategic importance was reflected both in the defense of the northern border of the Roman Empire and in turn of communications and commercial transactions. We end the day sailing through the narrow gorge between the European Alps and Carpathian Mountains known as the Iron Gates.

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Inclusions: Excursion: A visit to Viminacium Archaeological Excavation Site and Museum Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 VIDIN This morning we arrive in Vidin, the most western town in Bulgaria. Your day will begin with an included tour visiting Port Cetate, a former Danube grain port in Romania, which has been turned in to a cultural center. Alternatively, embark on an EmeraldACTIVE hike to Belgradchik rock Fortress. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A hike to Belogradchik Excursions: A visit to Port Cetate with wine tasting and a visit to Baba Vida Fortress Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 7 ROUSSE – VELIKO TARNOVO & ARBANASI Today, your ship will cruise to Rousse and visit the impressive cliff top town of Veliko Tarnovo, the former capital of the Bulgarian empire known once as the ‘City of the Tsars’. Visit the historic town of Arbanasi, perched on a high plateau overlooking the Yantra river and lined with traditional houses. The town is known for its 17th and 18th century churches and many examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture. It is here you will be treated to a wonderful choir concert in one of the village’s small churches, as part of our EmeraldPLUS program. You can also choose to embark on a guided hike to Ivanovo Church as part of our EmeraldACTIVE program. Tonight, join your captain for a farewell reception and dinner Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A choir concert in Arbanasi EmeraldACTIVE A hike to Ivanovo Church

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Excursion: A tour of Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 8 GIURGIU DISEMBARKATION This morning, disembark your Emerald Waterways river cruise and journey by road to Romania’s capital, Bucharest. Your city tour includes walking past the enormous Palace of the Parliament; Europe’s largest building constructed by former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. The city’s wide avenues have a distinctly French feel; in fact the city is often referred to as the ‘Paris of the East’. Included is a one night stay in Bucharest. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided drive through Bucharest Meals: Breakfast and dinner DAY 9 DEPART BUCHAREST After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

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7 nights in a suite or stateroom of your choice. 1 Night stay at Radisson Blu Hotel or similar. 22 Meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 8 dinners including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner. Complimentary wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner on-board. Complimentary tea & coffee on-board. Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom, restocked daily. 6 Shore excursions, including visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWBB

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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$3,320

$3,520

$3,975

$4,020

$4,370

$4,570

$4,970

$5,770

May: 12, 18*, 25, 31*

$3,820

$4,020

$4,475

$4,520

$4,870

$5,070

$5,470

$6,270

Jun: 01, 07*

$3,820

$4,020

$4,475

$4,520

$4,870

$5,070

$5,470

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Jul: 05*, 07, 13*

$3,520

$3,720

$4,175

$4,220

$4,570

$4,770

$5,170

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Sep: 28, 29

$4,020

$4,220

$4,675

$4,720

$5,070

$5,270

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$6,470

Oct: 04*, 05*

$3,620

$3,820

$4,275

$4,320

$4,670

$4,870

$5,270

$6,070

*These departures operate in reverse order from Bucharest to Budapest Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Belogradchik Fortress, Vidin 4 Bucharest 5 Ivanovo Church, Arbanasi

Extend your stay in Budapest

2 nights from $395 per person

Proud Budapest boasts magnificent architecture, striking reminders of the country’s turbulent past, and an inimitable air of positivity. Quirky and historic, there’s something marvelous at every turn on your included guided city tour, and your centrally located hotel provides the perfect place to relax after a wonderful day exploring. Enjoy breakfast daily, a welcome drink, dinner on arrival and transfers to and from the airport.

Two nights at K+K Hotel or similar Breakfast daily ■■ Dinner at the hotel evening of arrival ■■ Included guided walking tour of Budapest ■■ Transfers to and from the airport/ship ■■ ■■

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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8-Day Jewels of the Rhine

8-Day Jewels of the Rhine River Cruise Explore modern and quintessential Holland on a glass-top canal boat cruise, before sailing the countryside witnessing windmills and tulip fields. Enjoy a guided walking tour of modern Cologne and the juxtaposition of ancient Koblenz, continuing upstream to Heidelberg for a wine-tasting. Soak up Strasbourg’s beautiful architecture on a guided tour and, in Breisach, attend a Black Forest gateau presentation with tasting, and visit a typical Black Forest village.

Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam

Day 2 Amsterdam Day 3 Cologne Day 4 Koblenz Day 5

Mannheim – Heidelberg

Day 6

Kehl – Strasbourg

Day 7 Breisach Day 8

Depart Basel

1 River Rhine 2 Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, Koblenz

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Louise shares her Jewels of the Rhine river cruise highlight. "The hiking tour through a Black Forest village was both picturesque and informative. I was fascinated with the tales of 16th-century life on the farms, and the cake presentation was the perfect end to a superb day." 1

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Amsterdam 7 Cologne GERMANY

Koblenz Mannheim FRANCE

Heidelberg

Strasbourg Breisach

Kehl Black Forest Basel

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Number of nights

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Amsterdam to Basel Departing April-October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE AMSTERDAM Welcome to Amsterdam, a fascinating 700-year-old city of picturesque canals, world-class museums, theaters and cafés. You will be met and driven from the airport to board your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where you will be welcomed by your captain and crew. Your cruise director will also conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 AMSTERDAM This morning you can decide to either enjoy a glass top canal boat tour through Amsterdam’s canal or a guided bike tour. Return to the ship for your first day sailing through the Dutch countryside passing windmills and sailing through locks towards the Rhine River. Tonight, the captain will be delighted to host a gala dinner. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A canal cruise Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 COLOGNE Cruise along the Rhine to Cologne, founded by the Romans, the city is one of Germany’s oldest and is famous for its magnificent UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gothic Cathedral. After lunch onboard, join your local guide for an included tour of the Old Town, with free time for exploring. Cologne is one of Germany’s largest and most modern cities, largely due to a rebuilding plan post WWII. It has many different museums and galleries which you can explore independently. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided walking tour of the city center Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Cologne football arena visit DAY 4 KOBLENZ Cruise to the 2000-year-old town of Koblenz, which is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Enjoy a tour and visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defenses against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. In the afternoon, sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, passing countless castles and vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was built on an island in the middle of the river as a medieval toll station. Countless vineyards and medieval castles line the shores of this section of the river, with photo opportunities at every bend.

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Inclusions: Excursion: Tour of Koblenz and visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Moselle & Cochem Castle visit then a evening bar crawl.   DAY 5 MANNHEIM – HEIDELBERG Continue upstream to the town of Mannheim, located in the southwest of Germany, at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. Here, you will visit the medieval town of Heidelberg, for an included guided tour. Famous for capturing the hearts of international tourists, it has much to offer, with charm and character in abundance. One of its main attractions is the castle, perched on Mount Kõnigstuhl, as well as the Old Bridge. Learn about the intriguing past of the 700-yearold fortress as you peruse its grounds in the company of your magnificent tour guide. Enjoy some free time there before returning to your Star-Ship for lunch and an afternoon of sailing. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Wine tasting in Heidelberg EmeraldACTIVE Hike to Heidelberg Hill Excursion: A guided tour of Heidelberg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 KEHL – STRASBOURG Once docked in Kehl you will be transferred by coach across the river to Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace Region in northeastern France. It’s also the formal seat of the European Parliament, sitting near the German border. Culture and architecture boast a blend of German and French influences, including the Gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame with sweeping views of the Rhine from its 142m high spire.

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Your included guided walking tour will incorporate the Grande Île, the historic city center and UNESCO World Heritage-listed site known for its medieval black and white timber-framed and Baroque sandstone buildings, old tanning houses, canals and river locks. Your afternoon is free to continue exploring Strasbourg. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A guided tour of Strasbourg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 7 BREISACH Today, you will visit a typical Black Forest village, full of charm, many cuckoo clocks and other German specialties. Alternatively, take part in a guided hike through some of the Black Forest trails. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A Black Forest Gateau assembling presentation and tasting EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike through some of the Black Forest trails Excursion: A visit to a typical Black Forest Village Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 8 DEPART BASEL Welcome to Switzerland and the Rhine–side town of Basel, the center for Switzerland’s pharmaceutical industry. After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWAB

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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$2,995

$3,095

$3,595

$3,695

$4,045

$4,245

$4,645

$5,445

Apr: 20*, 27*

$3,195

$3,295

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$3,895

$4,245

$4,445

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$5,645

May: 04, 11*

$3,295

$3,395

$3,895

$3,995

$4,345

$4,545

$4,945

$5,745

Jun: 22, 24, 28, 29*

$3,295

$3,395

$3,895

$3,995

$4,345

$4,545

$4,945

$5,745

Jul: 05*, 15*

$2,995

$3,095

$3,595

$3,695

$4,045

$4,245

$4,645

$5,445

Aug: 17

$2,995

$3,095

$3,595

$3,695

$4,045

$4,245

$4,645

$5,445

Aug: 24

$3,295

$3,395

$3,895

$3,995

$4,345

$4,545

$4,945

$5,745

Sep: 21, 28*

$3,295

$3,395

$3,895

$3,995

$4,345

$4,545

$4,945

$5,745

Oct: 05, 12*

$2,895

$2,995

$3,495

$3,595

$3,945

$4,145

$4,545

$5,345

Apr: 13

*These departures operate in reverse order from Basel to Amsterdam Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Strasbourg 4 Heidelberg

Extend your stay in Lucerne/Zurich

3 nights from $945 per person

Preserved medieval architecture and snow-capped mountains make for the most spectacular of settings for two of your three-night stays in Lucerne. Staying at the excellently located Hotel Monopol, you’ll enjoy a guided city tour, before moving onwards to Zurich for an overnight stay at the modern Crown Plaza. Close to main transport links and the chic Zurich-West district. An optional DiscoverMORE excursion to Rigi Kulm-Weggis is available.

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To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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8-Day The Majestic Rhine

8-Day The Majestic Rhine River Cruise Your journey through Germany and France includes a visit to Rüdesheim to see Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. While ancient Koblenz and Mannheim’s beautifully diverse architecture will be sure to amaze, as will your following exploration of the picturesque spa town of Baden-Baden in the southwest of the Black Forest. Take a coach to the Alsace capital Strasbourg and cross the border into France on a visit to Colmar, before heading home from Basel.

Day 1

Arrive 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

Depart Basel

1 Rüdesheim 2 Heidelberg

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Sophie shares her Majestic Rhine river cruise highlight. "The canal tour on a Batorama in Strasbourg was superb, a great way to see the sights—including the famous Petite France, tanners’ quarter, the Covered Bridges and the Vauban Dam. Brilliant!" 1

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Koblenz Rüdesheim FRANCE

Frankfurt Mainz

Mannheim

Strasbourg Colmar

Rasatt 7 Kehl Breisach

Heidelberg Baden Baden

Basel SWITZERLAND

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Number of nights

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Mainz to Basel Departing July & August 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE FRANKFURT – MAINZ Welcome to Frankfurt. You will be met and driven to the ship in Mainz on the Rhine River. A warm welcome awaits from your captain and crew as your board your Emerald Waterways StarShip. This evening, join your fellow travelers for dinner onboard. Your cruise director will also conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 RÜDESHEIM Arrive in Rüdesheim, one of Germany’s most popular towns. Your included tour will be a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Continue exploring and taste the famous “Rüdesheimer Coffee”, made with Germany’s most famous brandy, Asbach Uralt. Tonight, the captain will host a Welcome Gala Dinner. Inclusions: Excursion: A visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum with Rüdesheimer coffee-tasting Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 KOBLENZ Cruise to the 2,000-year-old town of Koblenz, which is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defenses against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. In the afternoon, sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, passing countless castles and vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei Statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was built on an island in the middle of the river as a Medieval toll station. Countless vineyards and medieval castles line the shores of this section of the river, with photo opportunities at every bend. Inclusions: Excursion: A tour of Koblenz and a visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Moselle & Cochem Castle visit DAY 4 MANNHEIM – HEIDELBERG Continue sailing to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. Visit the medieval town of Heidelberg including the impressive castle which overlooks the town. Enjoy free time to explore Heidelberg before returning to the ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Wine tasting in Heidelberg EmeraldACTIVE Hike to Heidelberg hill Excursion: A guided tour of Heidelberg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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DAY 7 BREISACH – COLMAR Today, you’ll have the choice to commence your magical morning with a tour to Colmar, a town in the Grand Est region of north-eastern France, close to the border of Germany. Cozy, cobblestone streets are lined with half-timbered medieval and early Renaissance buildings, as well as lively restaurants and shops. Your guided city tour will take you past the Unterlinden Museum, the Maison des Têtes, Minster of St. Marti, and the Little Venice Quarter, among other charming places. The city is on the Alsace Wine Route, and local vineyards specialize in Riesling and Gewürztraminer wines. Those feeling more active can embark on a guided bike ride to Colmar as part of our EmeraldACTIVE program, passing by the beautiful Alsacean landscapes, before being transferred back to Breisach by coach after some free time to explore. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A guided tour of Colmar Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 8 DEPART BASEL Welcome to Basel, the center for Switzerland’s pharmaceutical industry. After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A canal boat tour in Strasbourg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWFB

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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Jul: 01*, 08

$3,195

$3,295

$3,795

$3,895

$4,245

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$5,645

Aug: 03*, 10

$3,295

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*These departures operate in reverse order from Basel to Mainz Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

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Extend your stay in Berlin

2 nights from $695 per person

Staying at the Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre, you will enjoy breakfast before a guided city tour of the intriguing German capital. Closely located to transport links and many main attractions, like the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag building, immerse yourself in this historic city, as its numerous landmarks, monuments, museums and bars bring it to life.

■■ Two nights at Crown Plaza, Berlin

or similar ■■ Breakfast daily ■■ Guided city tour ■■ Transfers to and from the airport ■■ Near to the Brandenburg Gate ■■ A short distance from the Reichstag building ■■ Close to inner-city transport links

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8-Day Legends of the Moselle, Rhine & Main

8-Day Legends of the Moselle, Rhine & Main River Cruise Medieval Bavaria is brought to life during excursions to UNESCO World Heritage-listed towns, where fascinating fortresses tell military tales. Wine-lovers will relish a journey to the center of the Franconian wine country to taste local produce in the beautiful setting of the Bishop’s cellar in Würzburg, before an insightful on-board lecture on regional wine. And in Bernkastel, as a fitting conclusion to your trip, you’ll be invited to taste the town’s finest wines within a truly majestic surrounding.

Day 1

Arrive Munich – Nuremberg

Day 2 Bamberg Day 3 Würzburg Day 4

Wertheim – Miltenberg

Day 5 Koblenz Day 6 Cochem Day 7 Bernkastel Day 8

Depart Bernkastel – Frankfurt

1 Moselle Valley 2 Würzburg

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Frankfurt

Moselle River

Cochem 7

Bernkastel

Rhine Gorge

Miltenberg

Wertheim Würzburg

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Munich

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River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Nuremberg to Bernkastel Departing June–September 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE MUNICH – NUREMBERG Arrive at Munich Airport and transfer to Nuremberg to board your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where you will be welcomed by your captain and crew. Nuremberg is situated along the Main–Danube Canal, an engineering masterpiece linking the rivers of Germany with the mighty Danube, which flows from the Alps to the Black Sea. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 BAMBERG Relax on-board this morning as we cruise to Bamberg. Feel the magic of the past as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage city with your guide. Boasting one of Europe’s largest intact medieval town centers, Bamberg is bursting with character and charm. The town center is the largest preserved Old Quarter in Europe. Around 2,400 listed buildings and the centuries–old Garden Quarter form a special cultural heritage. Admire hundreds of building façades richly decorated in fascinating detail with spectacular ornamentation. This evening, the captain will welcome you to the Captain’s Welcome Dinner.

DAY 3 WÜRZBURG Known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road”, Würzburg is surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. Visit the Bishop’s Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate Baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Your included tour highlights the palace’s unique staircase, elaborate 18th century frescoes and the amazing 3–dimensional stuccowork. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Wine tasting at the Bishop’s Cellars Excursion: Walking tour of Würzburg and a visit to the Bishop’s Residenz Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 4 WERTHEIM – MILTENBERG In Wertheim, you’ll start the day with free time to explore this medieval glass-blowing town, before traveling to Miltenberg for today’s included tour. Alternatively, take part in a guided hike as part of our included EmeraldACTIVE program. In Miltenberg, marvel at its inimitable references to medieval Bavarian life. The Old Town is lined with well-preserved half-timbered buildings and the Gothic Merchant Hall is an impressive symbol of past affluence created by trade from river traffic. Make the most of your included guided tour of this picturesque village located on the Main River. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike around Miltenberg Excursion: A guided tour of Miltenberg Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Bamberg with local tasting Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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DAY 5 KOBLENZ Today you arrive in Koblenz, where you will have a guided tour and a chance to visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defenses against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. In the afternoon, sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, passing countless castles and vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was built on an island in the middle of the river as a medieval toll station. Countless vineyards and medieval castles line the shores of this section of the river, with photo opportunities at every bend. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Regional wine lecture on-board Excursion: A tour of Koblenz and a visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 COCHEM Today, enjoy the enchanting town of Cochem. In the morning you will have a guided walk and the opportunity to visit the Reichsburg Castle. This evening, the captain will welcome you to the Captain’s Farewell Dinner. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Cochem & the Reichsburg Castle Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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DAY 7 BERNKASTEL Dating back to 3000BC, Bernkastel is situated along the banks of the Moselle River and home to well-preserved buildings dating back to 1416. Enjoy a guided walking tour, where you will have a chance to stroll through the medieval marketplace with its gabled timber-framed houses, castle ruins and town gate. Historically a wine-growing town, vines cover the steep slopes surrounding the village. Alternatively, you will have a chance to take part in a guided bike tour in the Bernkastel area. Tonight, the captain will host a gala dinner. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A wine tasting EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour in the Bernkastel area Excursion: A walking tour of Bernkastel Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE A guided tour of Trier DAY 8 DEPART BERNKASTEL – FRANKFURT After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWNT

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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$3,395

$3,895

$3,995

$4,345

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$5,745

Aug: 25

$3,395

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Sep: 01*

$3,395

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$3,995

$4,095

$4,445

$4,645

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*These departures operate in reverse order from Bernkastel to Nuremberg Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Bamberg 4 Bernkastel

Extend your stay in Prague

3 nights from $550 per person

Located centrally and close the city’s main attractions, Hotel Grandium is your base for your three-night stay in Prague. Near to the city’s famous Astronomical Clock and Old Town Square, you’ll enjoy a guided city walk, and dinner at a local tavern, with authentic music to accompany. Includes breakfast daily and a welcome or farewell cocktail reception. An optional DiscoverMORE excursion is available, Taste of Czechia.

■■ Three nights at Hotel Grandium or similar ■■ Breakfast daily ■■ Dinner & entertainment at a local tavern ■■ Coach transfer to Prague ■■ Included guided walking tour of Prague ■■ Optional DiscoverMORE, Taste of Czechia ■■ Transfers to and from the airport/ship

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8-Day Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium

8-Day Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium River Cruise A fascinating trip through time, this wonderful itinerary acknowledges the history of working Dutch communities, dating as far back as the 13th century, before an excursion to the Storm Surge Barrier exemplifies the excellence of modern technology. Discover what attracts art-lovers to Antwerp’s intriguing medieval heart, before Technicolor Amsterdam and Keukenhof Gardens create a lasting impression on the senses.

Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam

Day 2

Amsterdam – Zaanse Schans

Day 3 Rotterdam Day 4 Veere Day 5 Antwerp Day 6 Arnhem Day 7 Amsterdam Day 8

Depart Amsterdam

1 Keukenhof Gardens, Amsterdam 2 Rotterdam

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Laura, shares her Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium river cruise highlight. "I had long wanted to visit the famous Keukenhof Gardens in spring-time, and I have to say, seeing these wonderful gardens in full bloom was spectacular." 1

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Amsterdam

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Rotterdam Veere Delta Works Veere

Arnhem 7

Antwerp BELGIUM

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Amsterdam to Amsterdam Departing April 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE AMSTERDAM Welcome to Amsterdam, a fascinating 700-year-old city of picturesque canals, world-class museums, theaters and cafés. Here, you will be met and driven from the airport to your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. After boarding, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore Amsterdam. This evening, join your fellow travelers for dinner onboard. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 AMSTERDAM – ZAANSE SCHANS This morning we venture to Zaanse Schans, which is one of the highlights of the Netherlands, just outside Amsterdam. This vibrant and stunning living and working community dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries, with many farms, factories and windmills. Tonight, the captain will welcome you to a gala dinner. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Clog painting on-board EmeraldACTIVE Guided bike tour of Amsterdam Excursion: A tour to Zaanse Schans Windmills Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 ROTTERDAM With its humble beginnings as a fishing village in the 13th century, Rotterdam became an industrial power until it was damaged during WWII. After its reconstruction, it became the only city in the Netherlands with a skyline, and home to the largest European port. Nowadays, this modern and cosmopolitan city attracts many visitors to cycle around its sleek buildings and old-style Dutch houses. Be sure to see the statue of renowned philosopher and writer Erasmus von Rotterdam, peruse the Museum District and visit the new Markthal for a wonderfully diverse selection of stalls serving various cuisines. Take a water taxi to the Steam Ship Rotterdam or SS Rotterdam Hotel, for amazing views of the city, or visit the ‘Man Without Heart’ statue, a symbolic bronze sculpture referring to the effects of WWII. Inclusions: Excursion: A tour of Rotterdam with local tasting Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE A visit to Delft Pottery DAY 4 VEERE Today, you will arrive in Veere, an area that was heavily flooded in 1953, leading the Dutch government to commission the Delta Works to protect the province from the open sea. This morning you will take an included tour of Veere with its population of just 1,500. As part of the tour you will try a local cocktail. Afterwards, you will return to the ship for lunch and enjoy an afternoon of sailing as you journey towards Antwerp. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour in Veere Excursion: A tour of the Delta Works project Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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DAY 5 ANTWERP This morning we arrive in Antwerp - Belgium’s biggest port, positioned on the River Scheldt with a large harbor linking to the sea. As Belgium’s second-largest city, it has been pivotal in the country’s history of occupations and conquests. Home to the famous Baroque artist Pieter Paul Rubens, it attracts art-lovers and diamond dealers from all over the world. Having been decimated during WWII, today the city is modern and organized, yet still retains an intriguing medieval heart. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city center, passing by its café-filled cobbled lanes, admiring the Renaissance Town Hall and the unique Gothic Cathedral of Our Lady, the symbol of Antwerp, before passing through the charming 16th century inner yard, the ‘Vlaeykensgang’.

DAY 7 AMSTERDAM This morning visit Keukenhof Gardens - the most beautiful spring garden in the world and Europe’s largest. Situated in the heart of the tulip farm area of Holland, it boasts incredible displays of different flowers and plants, with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths filling over 79 acres with color and fragrance. After lunch, you will have free time to explore Amsterdam on your own.

Inclusions: Excursion: A tour of Antwerp Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 8 DEPART AMSTERDAM After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

Optional: DiscoverMORE An excursion to the medieval town of Bruges DAY 6 ARNHEM After a relaxing morning spent sailing through the Dutch waterways, passing its wonderful windmills and quaint traditional villages, you will arrive in Arnhem. Most famous for its great battle during World War II and its iconic bridge, where the British forces were captured. You will tour the Airborne Museum Hartenstein which is dedicated to the 1944 Battle of Arnhem. The main building was the headquarters of the British command during the battle, and now houses exhibits of military uniforms and weapons.

Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A visit to Keukenhof Gardens Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWTU

Apr: 17, 24

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Antwerp 4 Veere 5 Amsterdam

First-class service from our English-speaking crew

Enjoy an excursion to Zaanse Schans windmills

Enjoy a movie on our big cinema screen

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8-Day The Charms of Holland & Belgium

8-Day The Charms of Holland & Belgium River Cruise Vibrant capital cities, UNESCO World Heritage-listed windmills, battle grounds and magnificent architecture. Get to know Holland and Belgium’s past and present during coffees on Antwerp’s cobblestone streets and canal cruises through cosmopolitan Amsterdam. Peruse museums and historically relevant landmarks, and end your trip walking the streets of Utrecht, famed for its medieval Old Town. There’s tradition and culture in abundance on this inspirational itinerary.

Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam

Day 2 Amsterdam Day 3 Dordrecht Day 4 Antwerp Day 5 Maastricht Day 6 Arnhem Day 7 Utrecht Day 8

Depart Amsterdam

1 Amsterdam 2 Kinderdijk Windmills

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Zoe shares her Charms of Holland & Belgium river cruise highlight. "Seeing the beautiful windmills of Kinderdijk and learning of their history was fascinating. A real insight to the Holland of the past." 1

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Utrecht Arnhem

Dordrecht 7 Antwerp BELGIUM

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Map is a guide only

Amsterdam to Amsterdam Departing May & October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE AMSTERDAM Welcome to Amsterdam. Here, you will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. After boarding, enjoy some time to explore the city at your leisure. Renowned for its winding canal system, multitude of bicycles and cosmopolitan lifestyle, the Dutch capital is a wonderful beginning to your journey. Enjoy seeing the city’s famed sights, visit worldclass museums and relax in quirky cafés. This evening, join your fellow guests for dinner onboard. Meals: Dinner DAY 2 AMSTERDAM This morning you can decide to either enjoy a visit to Haarlem a quaint neighboring town of Amsterdam, rich in history and culture. Explore Amsterdam independently before returning to your ship for your first day sailing through the Dutch countryside passing windmills and sailing through locks towards the Rhine River. Tonight, the captain will host a gala dinner. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour of Amsterdam Excursion: A tour of Haarlem Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 DORDRECHT Today you arrive in Dordrecht and you will be transferred by coach to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kinderdijk Windmills. This unique collection of 19 authentic 18th-century windmills, can be found in the beautiful wetlands around Dordrecht. Today they symbolize Dutch water management, as they were built to keep the surrounding low-lying lands dry. They have become an iconic scene, as they face each other. During your tour, you will have the chance to learn about the functions of a windmill and the lifestyle of the last century. Look inside the two museum windmills and view the film in the Wisboomgemaal Visitor’s Center. In the windmill workshop, guides will explain how the windmills work and how they are maintained. Alternatively, join a guided bike tour in Dordrecht. Your afternoon is at leisure to relax on-board or explore the city of Dordrecht further. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A visit to Kinderdijk Windmills Excursion: A guided tour of Dordrecht Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 4 ANTWERP This morning we arrive in Antwerp - Belgium’s biggest port, positioned on the River Scheldt with a large harbor linking to the sea. As Belgium’s second-largest city, it has been pivotal in the country’s history of occupations and conquests. Home to the famous Baroque artist Pieter Paul Rubens, it attracts art-lovers and diamond dealers from all over the world. Having been decimated during WWII, today the city is modern and organized, yet still retains an intriguing medieval heart. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city center, passing by its café-filled cobbled lanes, admiring the Renaissance Town Hall and the unique Gothic Cathedral of Our Lady, the symbol of Antwerp. All before passing through the charming 16th-century inner yard, the ‘Vlaeykensgang’.

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Inclusions: Excursion: A walking tour of Antwerp Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE An excursion to the medieval town of Bruges DAY 5 MAASTRICHT After a relaxing morning spent sailing through the Dutch waterways, arrive in Maastricht, Holland’s oldest fortified city. Your city tour will provide you the opportunity to pass by many museums, churches, historical buildings, hidden alleys and squares. You will be amazed by all the different architecture found in the city, ranging from Roman excavations to the modern design of the Bonnefantenmuseum. Alternatively, join a guided bike tour in Maastricht.

DAY 7 UTRECHT This morning you will arrive in Utrecht, situated in central Netherlands, it has been a religious center for centuries. Your tour will take you through the medieval Old Town, past monuments and the iconic Domtoren, a 14th century bell tower with city views. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Clog Painting on-board Excursion: A tour of Utrecht with local tasting Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 8 DEPART AMSTERDAM After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour in Maastricht Excursion: A walking tour of Maastricht Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner 5

DAY 6 ARNHEM Most famous for its great battle during World War II, Arnhem, located on the banks of the Rhine River, is one of the largest cities in the Netherlands, with its iconic John Frost Bridge, named after the Major-General who commanded the British forces in defending the bridge during the Battle of Arnhem. Today, you will visit the Airborne Museum, which is dedicated to the battle. The main building was once the headquarters of the British army, and now houses exhibits of military uniforms and weapons. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour in Arnhem Excursion: A visit to the Airborne Museum Hartenstein Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWAA

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

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May: 20

$3,395

$3,495

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$4,095

$4,445

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$2,995

$3,095

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$3,695

$4,045

$4,245

$4,645

$5,445

Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 City Hall, Antwerp 4 Maastricht 5 Utrecht

Clog painting on-board

Complimentary on-board bicycles

Book a relaxing treatment in our Wellness Area

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8-Day Sensations of Lyon & Provence

8-Day Sensations of Lyon & Provence River Cruise It is no surprise that the South of France is recognized as the birthplace of photography, its unrivaled beauty comprises the finest examples of French 15th century architecture, with Roman ruins and sun-soaked vineyards nestled at the foot of colossal mountain ranges. Journey to the country’s gastronomic heartbeat, Lyon, before enjoying an authentic Provençal dinner on-board, hosted by renowned French chef, Fabien Morreale.

Day 1

Arrive Lyon

Day 2

Chalon-Sur-Saône – Beaune

Day 3 Lyon Day 4 Tournon Day 5 Viviers Day 6 Avignon Day 7 Arles Day 8

Depart Arles – Marseille

1 Notre Dame Church, Lyon 2 Tournon

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Stacey shares her Sensations of Lyon & Provence river cruise highlight. "So many standout moments for me during this river cruise. From the spectacular views over the beautiful city of Lyon from its hilltop church to a truly enjoyable EmeraldPLUS cheese and olive tasting onboard. Magical." 1

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Lyon to Arles Departing April-October 2019 DAY 1 ARRIVE LYON Welcome to Lyon, the capital city of France’s Auvergne-RhôneAlpes region, at the junction of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Its 2,000-year history is reflected in the Roman amphitheater, medieval and Renaissance architecture and beautiful traboules between buildings. Here, you will be met and driven from the airport to your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where you will be welcomed by your captain and crew. Tonight, enjoy a welcome reception and dinner onboard. Meals: Dinner

DAY 3 LYON Lyon is France’s third-largest city, a former Roman capital, steeped in history and considered the gastronomic heartbeat of France. Today, be part of the guided tour of Lyon, which starts with a drive to the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière, Lyon’s hilltop church, with stunning views over the town. Then pass by the recently re– discovered Roman amphitheater and walk through the cobbled streets of the old town, including the secret laneways. Alternatively, join a guided bike tour of Lyon. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour Excursion: A guided tour of Lyon Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Visit to Perouges DAY 4 TOURNON Join your local guide for a walking tour of Tournon, which is dominated by the 16th century castle and Roman ruins, and is nestled in the valley near the steep slopes of le Massif Central, France’s third-largest mountain range. The area has a long tradition in wine making, including the renowned wine growing center of Tain l’Hermitage across the river.

DAY 2 CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE – BEAUNE Chalon–sur–Saône is best known as the birthplace of photography and the center of Burgundy’s wine region. Travel by road to the quaint village of Beaune, where we visit the Hospices de Beaune, one of the finest examples of French fifteenth–century architecture. Inclusions: Marvel at the multicolored roofs of this former hospital, now a EmeraldPLUS A regional wine lecture on-board museum, which has become one of the symbols of Burgundy. EmeraldACTIVE A guided bike tour to Glun Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided hike through the vineyards Excursion: A visit to the village of Beaune & Hospices Excursion: A guided tour of Tournon Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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DAY 5 VIVIERS Arrive in Viviers, a town which still has a lot of middle-age flair. It is also the home of one of France’s oldest cathedrals. Join an included city tour exploring all the architectural heritage of this quaint town. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A cheese and olive tasting on-board Excursion: A guided tour of Viviers Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Guided tour of Grignan DAY 6 AVIGNON Avignon has a rich history, from Celtic beginnings to being the residence of the Pope and, later, central to the French Revolution. Although a fortified town, it is the Papal Palace which stands more secure on a hill in the center of town; its walls are 17–18 feet thick. Your guided walk with a local guide takes you through this historic center with its cobbled laneways and shops, overlooking the famous ‘Pont d’Avignon’. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Provençal dinner on-board, hosted by chef Fabien Morreale. EmeraldACTIVE A yoga class on-board EmeraldACTIVE Hike through Avignon Excursion: A guided tour of Avignon Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 7 ARLES Sail into the Camargue wilderness region to the capital of Provence, Arles. Here you will join your local guide for a walking tour showcasing the highlights of the city, in particular the 2000-year-old Roman Amphitheater still in use today. Originally it was built to hold 20,000 spectators in the style of the Colosseum in Rome. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure, either relaxing on-board or exploring Arles further. Inclusions: Excursion: A guided tour of Arles with arena visit Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE Tour to Les Baux DAY 8 DEPART ARLES – MARSEILLE After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to Marseille airport. Meals: Breakfast

5

Optional: DiscoverMORE Guided tour to Pont du Gard

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7 Nights in a suite or stateroom of your choice. 20 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner. Complimentary wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner on-board. Complimentary tea & coffee on-board. Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom, restocked daily. 6 Shore excursions, including visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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3 EmeraldPLUS activities including a Provençal dinner with chef Fabien Morreale. 5 EmeraldACTIVE activities. A variety of on-board evening entertainment. Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board. Complimentary on-board bicycles. First-class service from English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides. Earn EmeraldEXPLORER points. All port charges and airport transfers to and from your ship. All gratuities included, saving you up to $315 per couple.

Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EFRC

E Emerald Stateroom

D Emerald Stateroom

Vista Deck ES Emerald Single Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

S Grand Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

Apr: 06*, 13

$2,895

$3,045

$3,495

$3,545

$3,645

$3,945

$5,095

$5,595

Apr: 20*, 27

$3,095

$3,245

$3,695

$3,745

$3,845

$4,145

$5,295

$5,795

May: 04*, 11, 18*, 25

$3,295

$3,445

$3,895

$3,945

$4,045

$4,345

$5,495

$5,995

Jun: 08, 15*, 22, 29*

$3,395

$3,545

$3,995

$4,045

$4,145

$4,445

$5,595

$6,095

Jul: 13*, 20, 27*

$3,095

$3,245

$3,695

$3,745

$3,845

$4,145

$5,295

$5,795

Aug: 03, 17, 24*, 31

$3,195

$3,345

$3,795

$3,845

$3,945

$4,245

$5,395

$5,895

Sep: 07*, 14, 21*, 28

$3,695

$3,845

$4,295

$4,345

$4,445

$4,745

$5,895

$6,395

Oct: 05*, 12

$3,395

$3,545

$3,995

$4,045

$4,145

$4,445

$5,595

$6,095

Oct: 19*, 26

$3,195

$3,345

$3,795

$3,845

$3,945

$4,245

$5,395

$5,895

*These departures operate in reverse order from Arles to Lyon Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Pont du Gard, Avignon 4 Hospices de Beaune 5 Chef Fabien Morreale

Extend your stay in Nice

3 nights from $875 per person

Located on the French Riviera, the beautiful coastal city of Nice, with its wonderful Old Town, architecture and sun-drenched attractions, is the perfect extension to enhance your Emerald Waterways adventure. You’ll stay in the Splendid Hotel & Spa, a short walk from the beach and close to museums and gardens, and enjoy a guided bus tour of Nice and Monte Carlo. An optional DiscoverMORE excursion to Cannes and Grasse is available.

■■ Three nights at Splendid Hotel & Spa

or similar

■■ Breakfast daily ■■ Dinner at the hotel ■■ Coach transfers from Arles to Nice ■■ Included guided bus tour of Nice &

Monte Carlo

■■ Optional DiscoverMORE tour of Cannes

& Grasse

■■ Transfers to and from the airport

To book call TOLL FREE on 844.274.0497 or contact your local travel professional

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8-Day Secrets of the Douro

8-Day Secrets of the Douro River Cruise A symbol of Portugal’s birth and growth as a nation, the Douro has long been the country’s lifeline. Leaving the pastel-colored metropolis of Porto, navigate a path through Portugal’s enchanting countryside. Terraced vineyards rise from the river banks, historic landmarks pepper distant horizons and charming townships lay hidden in the rural hillsides. Salamanca glows myriad colors both day and night and canoeing experiences in Pocinho introduce a new perspective to the Douro.

Day 1

Arrive Porto

Day 2

Porto – Pinhão

Day 3 Pinhão Day 4

Vega de Terrón – Salamanca

Day 5

Pocinho – Régua

Day 6 Régua Day 7 Porto Day 8

Depart Porto

1 Porto 2 Quinta Vineyard

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Rebecca shares her Secrets of the Douro river cruise highlight. "The EmeraldPLUS six bridge illumination cruise through Porto on the first evening was delightful and set the tone perfectly for a wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable river cruise along the incredibly picturesque Douro River." 1

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2

Douro River

Porto

7 Pocinho Régua Vega de Terrón Pinhào Salamanca PORTUGAL SPAIN

7

Number of nights

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Porto to Porto

Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A Portuguese cooking demonstration on-board EmeraldACTIVE A yoga class on-board Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Departing April-November 2019

DAY 3 PINHÃO – VEGA DE TERRÓN Begin your day with a visit to the beautiful Quinta Vineyard in the heart of the Douro Valley for a tour. Alternatively, embark on an included EmeraldACTIVE guided hike through local vineyards, before returning to your ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing to Vega de Terrón, your gateway into Spain. During this time, you can take part in an EmeraldPLUS cocktail-making lesson.

DAY 1 ARRIVE PORTO Welcome to Porto. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where you will be welcomed by your captain and crew. Tonight, enjoy dinner onboard. Your cruise director will also conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A sunset illumination cruise Meals: Dinner DAY 2 PORTO – PINHÃO Today, enjoy a full day sailing the Douro Valley. A UNESCO World Heritage-listed site, this area is sparsely populated by small, quaint villages and communities, as well as working vineyards and small farms. You may also take part in an EmeraldPLUS cooking demonstration on-board. Your cruise director will also host a lecture on-board showcasing the history of food and wine culture in the region, before arriving in the village of Pinhão later that afternoon. Situated on a river bend surrounded by terraced hillsides, it is known for producing some of the world’s best Port. Take part in an EmeraldACTIVE on-board yoga class to help you unwind during your time sailing. Tonight, your captain will host a welcome dinner and cocktail reception.

Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS A Port cocktail lesson on-board EmeraldACTIVE A guided walk through the vineyards Excursion: Visit to Quinta Vineyard Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 4 VEGA DE TERRÓN – SALAMANCA Founded in Roman times, the city of Salamanca is home to one of the oldest universities in Europe, the seat of the Spanish language, and still a lively student town. Board your coach this morning in Vega de Terrón and travel to this beautiful golden city for a guided walking tour. Passing through its grand squares and medieval structures, you will feel like you’re stepping back in time. Tapas bars feature on every street and traditional Spanish music trickles out of buzzing bars and restaurants. You will also have plenty of free time to explore independently before returning to the ship later this afternoon.

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4

1

Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Local entertainment – Tuna music Excursion: A guided tour of Salamanca Meals: Breakfast and dinner DAY 5 POCINHO – RÉGUA This morning, arrive in Pocinho where you have chance to take part in an EmeraldACTIVE canoeing experience, or travel to the Côa Valley museum. Later, return to your ship for lunch and enjoy your idyllic surroundings as you sail towards Régua. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS This evening, your highlight dinner will be hosted at a traditional rural wine estate in the Régua area EmeraldACTIVE A guided canoeing experience EmeraldACTIVE A yoga class on-board Excursion: Visit to Côa Valley museum Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner DAY 6 RÉGUA Today, on an included excursion, you will have the opportunity to visit the marvelous Baroque village of Lamego and the picturesque Our Lady of Remedies Sanctuary. Inclusions: EmeraldPLUS Mosaic tile painting lesson on-board EmeraldACTIVE A yoga class on-board EmeraldACTIVE Climb the Sanctuary steps Excursions: A visit to the Baroque village of Lamego and Our Lady of Remedies sanctuary Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 7 PORTO Located at the mouth of the Douro River, Porto is a fascinating eclectic mix of modern and ancient architecture. Its most famous export is of course fortified wine, and the hillside across from the city center features numerous wine caves and tasting boutiques in the area of Vila Nova de Gaia. Sample the local fare in one of these specially adapted wine cellars and learn about the historic craft of creating port. Inclusions: EmeraldACTIVE A guided walking tour Excursion: A guided tour of Porto Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Optional: DiscoverMORE An excursion to Guimarães DAY 8 DEPART PORTO After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to Porto airport. Meals: Breakfast

5

Optional: DiscoverMORE Visit to Mateus Manor House with wine tasting

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Exceptional EmeraldVALUE – It's all included in the price ■■ ■■

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7 Nights in a suite or stateroom of your choice. 19 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner. Complimentary wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner on-board. Complimentary tea & coffee on-board. Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom, restocked daily. 5 Shore excursions, including visits to 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Riviera Deck 2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EPDC

F Emerald Stateroom

E Emerald Stateroom

6 EmeraldPLUS activities including a rural dinner experience at Quinta da Pacheca. 5 EmeraldACTIVE activities. A variety of on-board evening entertainment. Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board. First-class service from English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides. Earn EmeraldEXPLORER points. All port charges and airport transfers to and from your ship. All gratuities included, saving you up to $315 per couple.

Vista Deck D Emerald Stateroom

C Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Horizon Deck R Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

A Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

P Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

SA Owner’s OneBedroom Suite

RA Emerald Riverview Suite

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

FROM

Apr: 20, 27

$3,495

$3,595

$3,695

$3,895

$3,995

$4,595

$4,745

$4,895

$5,495

$5,595

May: 04, 11, 18, 25

$3,995

$4,095

$4,195

$4,395

$4,495

$5,095

$5,245

$5,395

$5,995

$6,095

Jun: 01, 08, 15, 29

$3,995

$4,095

$4,195

$4,395

$4,495

$5,095

$5,245

$5,395

$5,995

$6,095

Jul: 06, 13, 20

$3,195

$3,295

$3,395

$3,595

$3,695

$4,295

$4,445

$4,595

$5,195

$5,295

Jul: 27

$3,595

$3,695

$3,795

$3,995

$4,095

$4,695

$4,845

$4,995

$5,595

$5,695

Aug: 10

$3,595

$3,695

$3,795

$3,995

$4,095

$4,695

$4,845

$4,995

$5,595

$5,695

Aug: 17, 24, 31

$3,895

$3,995

$4,095

$4,295

$4,395

$4,995

$5,145

$5,295

$5,895

$5,995

Sep: 14, 21

$4,295

$4,395

$4,495

$4,695

$4,795

$5,395

$5,545

$5,695

$6,295

$6,395

Oct: 19

$2,895

$2,995

$3,095

$3,295

$3,395

$3,995

$4,145

$4,295

$4,895

$4,995

Nov: 02, 09

$2,695

$2,795

$2,895

$3,095

$3,195

$3,795

$3,945

$4,095

$4,695

$4,795

Terms & Conditions: All prices are per person, based on a twin share (excluding ES Emerald Single Stateroom) To help you select your cabin, detailed deck and cabin plans can be found on pages 90-96.

3 Douro Valley 4 Mateus Manor House 5 EmeraldACTIVE Guided canoeing experience

Extend your stay in Lisbon

3 nights from $550 per person

You’ll stay 3-nights in the Jupiter Lisboa Hotel in the coastal Portuguese capital. Marvel at the beautiful architecture of this elegant city. Enjoy a dinner at the hotel, and immerse yourself in authentic Lisbon. An optional DiscoverMORE excursion to Sintra is available.

■■ Three nights at Jupiter Lisboa Hotel

or similar

■■ Breakfast daily ■■ One dinner at the hotel ■■ Guided city tour ■■ Coach transfer between Porto and Lisbon ■■ Optional DiscoverMORE visit to Sintra ■■ Transfers to and from the airport/ship

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Christmas Markets River Cruises

Christmas Markets River Cruises To understand the true spirit of the Christmas markets we have come to know and love, Emerald Waterways will take you on a river cruise to where they all began. A wonderful festive twist on three of our fantastic itineraries, you can enjoy hot chocolates, souvenir shopping and gingerbread-tasting sessions as you navigate the iconic Rhine and Danube Rivers on a trip through history.

1 Christmas in Budapest, Hungary 2 Traditional Christmas market star lights

Emerald Waterways cruise expert Lesley shares her Christmas Markets of Europe river cruise highlight. "Listening to the festive choir with a huge twinkling Christmas tree and hundreds of sparkling lights as a backdrop, while enjoying delicious mulled wine and warm gingerbread was truly a moment to remember. The atmosphere of the festive markets we visited was absolutely magical. A joyful treat for all the senses." 1

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8-Day Christmas Markets on the Danube Departing December 2019 Day 1 Arrive Budapest Day 2 Budapest Day 3 Bratislava Day 4 Vienna

Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Dürnstein – Melk Linz – Passau Regensburg – Kelheim Depart Nuremberg – Munich

This special festive twist on our classic itinerary down the Danube makes time for explorations of quirky Budapest, a traditional lunch with Slovakian locals, and marvelling at Vienna’s iconic architecture. All before perusing the Christmas markets of Regensburg, highly regarded as ‘one of the loveliest’. See Danube Delights river cruise (pages 38-41) for detailed itinerary and map.

Riviera Deck

Vista Deck

Horizon Deck

2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWXD

CAT E

CAT D

CAT ES

CAT C

CAT B

CAT A

CAT S

CAT SA

Dec: 08*

$2,795

$2,895

$3,395

$3,495

$3,845

$4,045

$4,445

$5,245

All prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin Stateroom or Suite (except Category EW Single Stateroom).

8-Day Christmas Markets on the Rhine Departing December 2019 Day 1 Arrive Amsterdam Day 2 Amsterdam – Cruising Day 3 Cologne Day 4 Koblenz

Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Mannheim – Heidelberg Kehl – Strasbourg Breisach – Black Forest Depart Basel

Embrace the true spirit of Christmas as you sip Glühwein on a visit to the traditional markets of Cologne, Strasbourg and Breisach. Intertwined, are insightful daily excursions to ancient cities and their imposing fortresses, as well as culinary lessons at a Black Forest Gateau demonstration and tasting. See Jewels of the Rhine river cruise (pages 58-61) for detailed itinerary and map.

Riviera Deck

Vista Deck

Horizon Deck

2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWXB

CAT E

CAT D

CAT ES

CAT C

CAT B

CAT A

CAT S

CAT SA

Dec: 07*

$2,895

$2,995

$3,495

$3,595

$3,945

$4,145

$4,545

$5,345

All prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin Stateroom or Suite (except Category EW Single Stateroom).

15-Day Christmas Markets of Europe Departing December 2019 Day 1 Arrive Budapest Day 2 Budapest Day 3 Bratislava Day 4 Vienna Day 5 Dürnstein – Melk Day 6 Linz – Passau

Day 7 Regensburg – Kelheim Day 8 Nuremberg Day 9 Bamberg Day 10 Würzburg Day 11 Wertheim – Miltenberg

Day 12 Rüdesheim – Rhine Gorge Day 13 Cologne Day 14 Amsterdam – Cruising Day 15 Depart Amsterdam

Christmas in Europe is like something from a fairy-tale. Experience Budapest, Vienna, Regensburg and Nuremberg at their festive best during visits to their enchanting Christmas markets. Add a festive twist to your river cruise through Hungary, Holland and Germany on this 15-day yuletide adventure. See Splendours of Europe river cruise (pages 50-53) for detailed itinerary and map.

Riviera Deck

Vista Deck

Horizon Deck

2019 Departure Date Tour Code: EWXS

CAT E

CAT D

CAT ES

CAT C

CAT B

CAT A

CAT S

CAT SA

Dec: 01*

$4,395

$4,595

$5,595

$5,795

$6,395

$6,695

$7,895

$9,195

All prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin Stateroom or Suite (except Category EW Single Stateroom).

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Combination River Cruises If you can’t decide which magnificent part of Europe to explore next, we’ve designed four combination cruises, consisting of two itineraries that we feel will complement each other greatly. If the iconic Danube River has always enticed you with its long-standing connections to classical music but, equally, you’re yet to check eastern Europe off your list, we’ve combined our extremely popular Danube Delights and Enchantment of Eastern Europe itineraries and created our 16-Day Treasures of the Danube river cruise. Perhaps you’re more intrigued by our 23-Day Amsterdam to Bucharest itinerary, incorporating Splendours of Europe with Enchantment of Eastern Europe, or our sun-drenched 15-Day Three Rivers Discovery cruise, combining Secrets of the Douro and Sensations of Lyon & Provence. Alternatively, experience Europe’s diversity and choose the 15-Day Rhine & Rhône river cruise, taking you from Amsterdam to Basel and then onwards from Lyon to Arles. Make the most of our Exceptional EmeraldVALUE throughout these wonderful extended adventures, with daily included excursions, all on-board dining, drinks with lunch and dinner and the world-class amenities of our state-of-the-art Star-Ships as standard. Not to mention, every transfer to and from your ship embarkation point is taken care of, for a truly seamless journey.

23-Day Amsterdam to Bucharest Amsterdam to Bucharest

Tour code: EBBI

From $8,705 per person

NETHERLANDS

Amsterdam GERMANY

Cologne Rhine Gorge

Miltenberg Rüdesheim Bamberg Wertheim Nuremberg Würzburg Passau 14 Regensburg Dürnstein SLOVAKIA Bratislava Melk Vienna Budapest AUSTRIA HUNGARY

Kalocsa

CROATIA

Osijek 22 Number of nights

ROMANIA

Kostolac

8

1

Iron Gates

Belgrade SERBIA

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Vidin

Veliko Tarnovo

Bucharest Giurgiu Rousse Arbanasi

BULGARIA

Combining our Splendours of Europe (P.50) & Enchantment of Eastern Europe (P.54) itineraries

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Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam

Day 9

Kelheim – Regensburg

Day 17

Osijek

Day 2

Amsterdam Cruising

Day 10

Passau – Linz

Day 18

Belgrade

Day 3

Cologne

Day 11

Melk – Dürnstein

Day 19

Kostolac

Day 4

Rüdesheim

Day 12

Vienna

Day 20 Vidin

Day 5

Miltenberg – Wertheim

Day 13

Bratislava

Day 6

Würzburg

Day 14

Budapest

Day 21

Rousse – Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanasi

Day 7

Bamberg

Day 15

Budapest

Day 22

Giurgiu – Bucharest

Day 8

Nuremberg

Day 16

Kalocsa

Day 23

Depart Bucharest

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16-Day Treasures of the Danube Nuremberg to Bucharest

Combining our Danube Delights (P.38) & Enchantment of Eastern Europe (P.54) itineraries

Nuremberg GERMANY

Munich

Regensburg 7 Passau Dürnstein SLOVAKIA Linz Bratislava Melk Vienna Budapest AUSTRIA HUNGARY

Kalocsa ROMANIA

CROATIA

Osijek

Kostolac

8

From $6,205 per person

Tour code: EWNU

1 Bucharest

Iron Gates

Belgrade SERBIA

15 Number of nights

Vidin

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Veliko Tarnovo

Giurgiu Rousse Arbanasi

BULGARIA

Day 1

Arrive Nuremberg

Day 9

Kalocsa

Day 2

Regensburg

Day 10

Osijek

Day 3

Passau – Linz

Day 11

Belgrade

Day 4

Melk – Dürnstein

Day 12

Kostolac

Day 5

Vienna

Day 13

Vidin

Day 6

Bratislava

Day 14

Rouuse

Day 7

Budapest

Day 15

Giurgiu

Day 8

Budapest

Day 16

Depart Bucharest

15-Day Three Rivers Discovery Porto to Arles

From $6,990 per person

Tour code: EFPC

Combining our Secrets of the Douro (P.82) & Sensations of Lyon & Provence (P.78) itineraries Beaune Chalon-Sur-Saône

Douro River

Porto

7

Régua Pocinho Vega de Terrón Pinhào Salamanca

7

Saône River

Lyon Rhône River

Tournon

Viviers Avignon Arles

PORTUGAL SPAIN

FRANCE

Marseille 14 Number of nights

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Day 1

Arrive Porto

Day 8

Porto – Lyon

Day 2

Porto – Pinhão

Day 3

Pinhão - Vega de Terrón

Day 9

Chalon-sur-Saône – Beaune

Day 10

Lyon

Day 4

Vega de Terrón – Salamanca

Day 11

Tournon

Day 12

Viviers

Day 5

Pocinho – Régua

Day 13

Avignon

Day 6

Régua

Day 14

Arles

Day 7

Porto

Day 15 Depart Arles – Marseille

15-Day Rhine & Rhône Amsterdam to Arles

From $6,440 per person

Tour code: EWAR

Combining our Jewels of the Rhine (P.58) & Sensations of Lyon & Provence (P.78) itineraries

NETHERLANDS

Amsterdam 7

Cologne GERMANY

Koblenz Mannheim

FRANCE

Beaune Chalon-Sur-Saône Saône River

14 Number of nights

River cruise Coach transfer Map is a guide only

Lyon Rhône River

Viviers Avignon Arles

Strasbourg Breisach

Heidelberg Kehl Black Forest Basel

SWITZERLAND

7

Tournon

Marseille

Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam

Day 2

Amsterdam

Day 9

Chalon-sur-Saône – Beaune

Day 3

Cologne

Day 10

Lyon

Day 4

Koblenz

Day 11

Tournon

Day 5

Mannheim – Heidelberg

Day 12

Viviers

Day 13

Avignon

Day 6

Kehl – Strasbourg

Day 14

Arles

Day 7

Breisach

Day 8

Basel – Lyon

Day 15 Depart Arles – Marseille

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Star-Ship cabin plans Owner's One-Bedroom Suite

CAT SA

Our Owner’s One-Bedroom Suites boast their very own bedroom which closes off from the rest of the suite. A separate lounge area and outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather. These suites also include a selection of special features including a spacious bathroom, luxurious walk-in wardrobe and Nespresso™ machine. Your complimentary mini-bar is restocked daily and, so you can keep up-to-date with the latest news, you’ll have an iPad to use throughout your cruise. In order to offer you a more intimate dining experience, you can also order a continental breakfast, predinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats to enjoy in the privacy of your suite.

Riverview Suite

Your Owner's One-Bedroom Suite^ ■■ B  etween 285ft2 and 315ft2 ■■ Outdoor private balcony with open-air system ■■ Separate bedroom and lounge area ■■ Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer,

on-board complimentary bathrobes and slippers ■■ W  alk-in wardrobe ■■ Complimentary in-suite mini-bar, restocked daily with

wine, beer and soft drinks ■■ Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily ■■ Complimentary Nespresso™ machine ■■ C  omplimentary Wi-Fi ■■ Use of an iPad ■■ Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds ■■ Pillow menu ■■ T  elephone ■■ Safe for your valuables

CAT RA

Our Riverview Suites are located at the back of our Emerald Radiance ship, allowing them to boast floor-to-ceiling windows and our innovative indoor balcony system for endless views at any time of day. Although the layout and size 300ft2 of a Riverview Suite is unique, you will enjoy the same fantastic inclusions featured in our Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite.

■■ Individual climate control ■■ Flat screen TV and infotainment system ■■ Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and

after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite ■■ Four items of laundry a day ■■ Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system

Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system

Floor-to-ceiling glass

Bedside table

Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system

Vanity unit

Balcony

Sliding glass door Floor-to-ce iling glass

Bedside table

Queen size bed

Bedside table

Shower Walk in Wardrobe

Bathtub Shower

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Flatscreen TV

Lounge

Bedside table

Bathroom

Sliding door room partition

Queen size bed

*For full details of the Riverview Suite inclusions and layout, please call or visit emeraldwaterways. com/our-ships

Spacious bathroom

Safe Walk-in wardrobe

Dresser Mini-bar

^On-board the Emerald Radiance, the layout of each Owner's One-Bedroom Suite differs, visit emeraldwaterways.com/our-ships

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Grand Balcony Suite

CAT S

Each of our Grand Balcony Suites boasts a number of fantastic inclusions, such as an in-suite Nespresso™ machine for that added home comfort, so that you can relax with a hot beverage at any time, day or night. You’ll also have the option to order a delicious continental breakfast to enjoy on the balcony. And, for the perfect start and finish to your evening meal, you can enjoy pre-dinner canapés and afterdinner sweet treats courtesy of your exclusive room service, which is included in the price of your suite. Grand Balcony Suites also offer a spacious outdoor balcony, allowing you to make the most of the beautiful landscapes and take in the fresh air. Should the weather take a turn for the worse, you needn’t worry because all it takes is the touch of a button and our state-of-the-art open-air system gets to work. The window rises from the balcony and encloses the area so that you can still sit out and admire the views together.

Your Grand Balcony Suite ■■ B  etween 207ft2 and 210ft2 ■■ Outdoor private balcony with open-air system ■■ Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer,

on-board complimentary bathrobes and slippers ■■ In-suite mini-bar available at own expense ■■ Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily ■■ Complimentary Nespresso™ machine ■■ Complimentary Wi-Fi ■■ Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds ■■ Pillow menu ■■ Telephone ■■ Safe for your valuables ■■ Individual climate control ■■ Flat screen TV and infotainment system ■■ Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and

after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite ■■ Two items of laundry a day Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system

Balcony

Wardrobe

Sliding glass door

Dresser

Flatscreen TV

Mini-bar Safe

Bedside table

Queen size bed

Bedside table

Bathroom

Shower

Please note: Cabin 316 on the Rhine, Main, Danube and Moselle and cabin 308 on the Rhône and Saône have a slightly varied cabin layout. Important Information: The cabin and deck plans, sizes and photographs are an indication only and are subject to variation.

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Star-Ship cabin plans Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

CAT P

CAT A

CAT R

We’ve put every effort into designing beautiful staterooms and suites, selecting the most elegant décor and furnishings to create a haven for you to relax in as you sail through the most picturesque landscapes. But, with our Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite, we’ve gone one step further and created a completely new type of suite that’s unique to European river cruising. These spectacular suites boast our revolutionary indoor balcony design, complete with decking area, table and chairs, generating an entirely new space for you to enjoy the landscapes you pass. With the touch of a button, the upper part of the suite’s floor-to-ceiling window drops down to unveil uninterrupted views of the stunning scenery, opening up the suite and bringing the outdoors in.

CAT B

CAT C

Your Panorama Balcony Suite ■■ Between 160ft2 and 180ft2 ■■ Indoor balcony with open-air system ■■ Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and

hair dryer ■■ Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily ■■ Complimentary Wi-Fi ■■ Q ueen-size or twin hotel-style beds ■■ Telephone ■■ Safe for your valuables ■■ Individual climate control ■■ Flat screen TV and infotainment system ■■ Mini-fridge

In our Emerald Panorama Balcony Suites, you’ll find a mini-fridge, perfect for storing any gifts that need keeping cool, such as chocolates, confectionery or special local drinks. You can use your mini-fridge to keep your complimentary bottled water cool too. You’ll also find a safe for your valuables and plenty of storage.

Wardrobe

Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system

Bedside table

Queen size bed

Safe Mini-bar

Dresser

Flatscreen TV

Bedside table

Shower

Bathroom

Important Information: The cabin and deck plans, sizes and photographs are an indication only and are subject to variation.

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Emerald Stateroom

CAT D

CAT E

CAT F

All Emerald Staterooms feature picture windows and a wealth of quality facilities. Plus, they’re bigger than the average standard staterooms on the European rivers, providing excellent value for money.

Emerald Single Stateroom

CAT ES

Most of our ships also offer two Emerald Single Staterooms* featuring picture windows and a wealth of quality facilities. With their deluxe single bed, they provide excellent value for money for guests wishing to travel on their own. *Emerald Single Staterooms are not available on the Emerald Radiance.

Your Emerald Stateroom

Your Emerald Single Stateroom

■■ Between 153ft2 and 170ft2 ■■ Picture window

■■ B etween 105ft2 and 117ft2 ■■ Picture window

■■ Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and

■■ Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and

■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■

hair dryer Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily Complimentary Wi-Fi Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds Telephone Safe for your valuables Individual climate control Flat screen TV and infotainment system Mini-fridge

hair dryer ■■ Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily ■■ Complimentary Wi-Fi ■■ Telephone ■■ Safe for your valuables ■■ Individual climate control ■■ Flat screen TV and infotainment system ■■ Mini-fridge

Wardrobe

Picture window Mini-bar Safe

Picture window

Dresser

Bedside table

Mini-bar Wardrobe Safe

Queen size bed

Bathroom

Flatscreen TV Single bed

Shower

Bedside table

Shower

Bathroom

Bedside table Flatscreen TV

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Rhine, Main, Danube & Moselle deck plans Emerald Star, Emerald Sky, Emerald Dawn, Emerald Sun & Emerald Destiny Built: 2014/15/17

Length: 443ft (135m)

Guests: 182

Cabins: 92

Crew Members: 47

Sun Deck 6

4

5

1

3

2

7

Horizon Deck

340 338 336 334 332 330 328 326 324 322 320 318 316 314 312 310 308 306 304 302 340 338 336 334 332 330 328 326 324 322 320 318 316 314 312 310 308 306 304 302 340 338 336 334 332 330 328 326 324 322 320 318 316 314 312 310 308 306 304 302 340 338 336 334 332 330 328 326 324 322 320 318 316 314 312 310 308 306 304 302 338329 336327 334325 332323 330 328321 326319 324317 322315 320311318309 340331 316 314 307 312 310 305 308 306 303 304 302 301 307 305 303 301 331 329 327 325 323 321 319 317 315 311 309 307 305 303 301 331 329 327 325 323 321 319 317 315 311 309 307 305 303 301 331 329 327 325 323 321 319 317 315 311 309 307 305 303 301 331 329 327 325 323 321 319 317 315 311 309 238 236 234 232 230 228 226 224 222 220 218 216 214 212 210 208 206 204 202 238 236 234 232 230 228 226 224 222 220 218 216 214 212 210 208 206 204 202 238 236 234 232 230 228 226 224 222 220 218 216 214 212 210 208 206 204 202 13 238 236 234 232 230 228 226 224 222 220 218 216 214 212 210 208 206 204 202 234233 232231 230229 228 226227 224225 222223 220221218219216217214215212211210209 208 206 204 202201 236235 238237 207 205 203

8

Vista Deck

121 119 117 115 111 109 107 105 103 101 121 119 117 115 111 109 107 105 103 101 121 119 117 115 111 109 107 105 103 101 121 119 117 115 111 109 107 105 103 101

Cabin Categories

1

Horizon Deck

2

Size ft (m ) 2

2

Owner's One-Bedroom Suite

315ft2 (29.3m2)

3

CAT S

Grand Balcony Suite*

210ft (19.5m )

4

CAT A

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

180ft2 (16.7m2)

5

Size ft2 (m2)

6

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

180ft2 (16.7m2)

7

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

180ft2 (16.7m2)

8

2

Vista Deck CAT B CAT C

10

11

2

Riviera Deck

Size ft2 (m2)

CAT D

Emerald Stateroom

162ft2 (15m2)

CAT E

Emerald Stateroom

162ft2 (15m2)

CAT ES

Emerald Single Stateroom

9

15

237 235 233 231 229 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 211 209 207 205 203 201 237 235 233 231 229 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 211 209 207 205 203 201 235 233 231 229 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 211 209 207 205 203 201 14 237 12 237 235 233 231 229 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 211 209 207 205 203 201 118 116 114 112 110 108 106 104 102 100 118 116 114 112 110 108 106 104 102 100 118 116 114 112 110 108 106 104 102 100 118 116 114 112 110 108 106 104 102 100 16 118121116119114117112115110 111108109 106107 104105102103 100101

Riviera Deck

CAT SA

11

11

Sun Deck with Deck Chairs^ Navigation Bridge Sky Barbecue Golf Putting Green Games Area Retractable Glass Roof Walking Track Daytime Pool & Bar/Evening Cinema

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

The Terrace Horizon Bar & Lounge Lift Reception Wellness Area Fitness Area Reflections Restaurant Hairdresser

117ft2 (10.9m2) Balcony Balcony

Balcony Bedroom

Bathroom Bedroom

Bedroom

Bedroom Bedroom

Lounge Bathroom

Entry

Entry

Bathroom

Bathroom

Entry

Bathroom

Entry

Entry

Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

Grand Balcony Suite

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Emerald Stateroom

Emerald Single Stateroom

315ft2 (29.3m2) CAT SA

210ft2 (19.5m2) CAT S

180ft2 (16.7m2) CAT A CAT B CAT C

162ft2 (15m2) CAT D CAT E

117ft2 (10.9m2) CAT ES

Important Information: On Emerald Sky and Emerald Star, cabin 202 has modified entry, bathroom configuration with personal assistance fittings and has no decked area with table and chairs. The cabin and deck plans, sizes and photographs are an indication only and are subject to variation. ^ Due to safety, the Sun Deck will be closed when traveling under low bridges. * Cabin 316 has a slightly varied layout.

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Rhône & Saône deck plans Emerald Liberté Built: 2017

Length: 361ft (110m)

Guests: 138

Cabins: 70

Crew Members: 43

Sun Deck 6

4

5

1

3

2

7

Horizon Deck

330 328 326 324 322 320 318 316 314 312 310 308 306 304 302 330 328 326 324 322 320 318316 316 314312 312 310 308 306 304 302 330 328 326 324 322 320 318 314 310 308 306 304 302 330 328 326 324 322 320 308 306 304 302 330 328 326 324 322 320 318318 316316 314314 312312 310310 308 306 304 302

11

8

10

9

325 323 321 319 317 315 311 309 307 305 303 301 325 323 321319 319 317315 315311 311 309 307 305 303 303 301 301 325 323 321 317 309 307 305 325 323 309 307 305 303 325 323 321321 319319 317317 315315 311311 309 307 305 303 301301

Vista Deck

228 226 224 222 220 218 216 214 212 210 208 206 204 202 228 226 224 222 220 218 216214 214 212 210 208 206 204 202 228 226 224 222 220 218 216 212 210 208 206 204 202 228 226 224 222 220 208 206 204 202 228 226 224 222 220 218218 216216 214214 212212 210210 208 206 204 202 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 211 209 207 205 203 201 14 227 227 225 223 221219 219217 217215 215 211 209 207 205 203 201 225 223 221 211 209 207 205 203 201 227 225 223 209 207 205 203 227 225 223 221221 219219 217217 215215 211211 209 207 205 203 201201

Riviera Deck

11 15 12

114 112 110 108 106 104 102 10016 114112 112110 110108 108 106 104 102 100 114 106 104 102 100 108 106 104 100 114114 112112 110110 108 106 104 102102 100

11 117 115 111 109 107 105 103 101 117115 115111 111109 109 107 105 103 101 117 107 105 103 101 109 117117 115115 111111 109 107107 105105 103103 101101

Cabin Categories

1

Horizon Deck

2

Size ft (m ) 2

2

Owner's One-Bedroom Suite

315ft2 (29.3m2)

3

CAT S

Grand Balcony Suite*

207ft (19.3m )

4

CAT A

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

170ft2 (15.8m2)

5

Size ft2 (m2)

6

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

170ft2 (15.8m2)

7

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

170ft2 (15.8m2)

8

CAT SA

2

Vista Deck CAT B CAT C

Riviera Deck

2

13

Sun Deck with Deck Chairs^ Navigation Bridge Sky Barbecue Golf Putting Green Games Area Retractable Glass Roof Walking Track Daytime Pool & Bar/Evening Cinema

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

The Terrace Horizon Bar & Lounge Lift Reception Wellness Area Fitness Area Reflections Restaurant Hairdresser

Size ft2 (m2)

CAT D

Emerald Stateroom

170ft2 (15.8m2)

CAT E

Emerald Stateroom

170ft2 (15.8m2)

CAT ES

Emerald Single Stateroom

105ft2 (9.8m2) Balcony Balcony

Balcony Bedroom

Bathroom Bedroom

Bedroom

Bedroom Bedroom

Lounge Bathroom

Entry

Entry

Bathroom

Bathroom

Entry

Bathroom

Entry

Entry

Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

Grand Balcony Suite

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Emerald Stateroom

Emerald Single Stateroom

315ft2 (29.3m2) CAT SA

207ft2 (19.3m2) CAT S

170ft2 (15.8m2) CAT A CAT B CAT C

170ft2 (15.8m2) CAT D CAT E

105ft2 (10.9m2) CAT ES

Important Information: The cabin and deck plans, sizes and photographs are an indication only and are subject to variation. ^ Due to safety, the Sun Deck will be closed when traveling under low bridges. * Cabin 308 has a slightly varied layout.

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Douro deck plans Emerald Radiance Built: 2017

Length: 292ft (89m)

Guests: 112

Cabins: 56

Crew Members: 37

Sun Deck 1

3

5

2

4

Horizon Deck

324 324 324 324 324

322 322 322 322322

320 318 316 314 312 310 308 306 304 302 320 316 314 310 320 318 318 316 314 312 312 310 308 308 306 304 302 302 306 304 320 320 318318 316316 314314 312312 310310 308 308 306 304 302 302 306 304

325 325 325 325325

323 323 323 323323

319 317 315 311 309 307 305 303 301 321 319 317 315 309 321 319 317 315 311 311 309 307 307 305 305 303 303 301 301 321 321321 319319 317317 315315 311311 309 309 307 307 305 305 303 303 301301

Vista Deck

222 220 218 222 222 220 220 218 218 222222 220 220 218218

216 214 216 216 214 214 216216 214214

8

7

6

9

212 210 208 206 204 202 212 212 210 210 208 208 206 206 204 204 202 202 212212 210210 208 208 206 206204 204 202 202

12

8

223 221 219 217 215 211 209 207 205 203 201 223 211 209 223 221 221 219 219 217 217 215 215 211 209 207 207 205 205 203 203 201 201 223223 221221 219219 217217 215215 211211 209 209 207 207 205 205203 203 201201

Riviera Deck

110 110 110 110110

108 106 104 102 10 108 108 106 106 104 104 102 102 108108 106106104104 102102

8

109 107 105 103 101 11 109 109 107 107 105 105 103 103 101 101 109109 107107 105105 103103 101101

Cabin Categories Horizon Deck

1 Size ft (m ) 2

2

2

CAT RA

Emerald Riverview Suite

300ft2 (27.9m2)

3

CAT SA

Owner's One-Bedroom Suite

285ft (26.5m )

4

2

2

CAT P

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

170ft2 (15.8m2)

5

CAT A

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

160ft2 (14.9m2)

6

Vista Deck

Sun Deck with Deck Chairs^ Navigation Bridge Sky Barbecue Walking Track Serenity Pool The Terrace

7 8 9 10 11 12

Horizon Bar & Lounge Lift Reception Wellness Area/Hairdresser Fitness Area Reflections Restaurant

Size ft2 (m2)

CAT R

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

188ft2 (17.5m2)

CAT B

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

160ft2 (14.9m2)

CAT C

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

160ft2 (14.9m2)

Riviera Deck

Size ft2 (m2)

CAT D

Emerald Stateroom

170ft2 (15.8m2)

CAT E

Emerald Stateroom

160ft2 (14.9m2)

CAT F

Emerald Stateroom

153ft2 (14.3m2) Balcony Balcony

Bedroom

Lounge

Bedroom

Bedroom

Bedroom

Lounge Bathroom Entry

Bathroom

Bathroom

Entry

Bathroom

Entry

Entry

Emerald Riverview Suite

Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

Emerald Stateroom

300ft2 (27.9m2) CAT RA

285ft2 (26.5m2) CAT SA

188ft2 (17.5m2) - 160ft2 (14.9m2)

153ft2 (14.3m2) - 170ft2 (15.82)

CAT P

CAT A

CAT R

CAT B

CAT C

CAT D

CAT E

Important Information: The cabin and deck plans, sizes and photographs are an indication only and are subject to variation. ^ Due to safety, the Sun Deck will be closed when traveling under low bridges.

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CAT F


Helpful information To answer any questions you might have, and to help you prepare for your cruise, we’ve put together some useful information below. If we haven’t answered your question, please visit our "frequently answered questions" section on our website, emeraldwaterways.com/FAQs. EXCLUSIVE EMERALD WATERWAYS RIVER CRUISE GUARANTEE On every Emerald Waterways European river cruise, you’ll be automatically covered by our river cruise guarantee* once you commence your cruise for any delays or cancellations that occur due to weather, natural disasters, mechanical breakdowns or strikes. There’s nothing extra to pay; we automatically cover you in the price you pay for your cruise. We appreciate that you’ve invested a lot in your vacation with us and we want to ensure that we provide you with peace of mind when traveling with Emerald Waterways. Our river-cruising guarantee is designed to give you comfort and assurance for certain events which prevent you from cruising, and are not considered typical or usual to river cruising. Our river-cruising guarantee is designed for unforeseen events rather than minor delays or deviations. *For examples of cover and full terms & conditions, please visit emeraldwaterways.com

WATER LEVELS Cruise itineraries may be varied due to high or low water levels, flooding, lock closures, unscheduled vessel maintenance or for any other circumstances beyond our control. If we’re unable to continue sailing certain rivers due to water level problems, we’ll do everything we can to minimize the impact it has on your holiday and make alternative arrangements for the rest of the itinerary. This could mean arranging coach transfers, organizing ship swaps, providing hotel accommodation or finding alternative attractions to visit - all of which are weather-dependent. SUN DECK The Sun Deck operational hours may be limited due to the passage through low-bridge areas or other restrictions by local authorities. This may mean that the deck is completely closed for a period of sailing time on certain rivers.

excursions. The elevators on our ships service three out of four decks, with access to the Sun Deck only possible using stairs. Under appropriate circumstances guests are welcome to use collapsible wheelchairs onboard. Many tours are conducted from coaches, so guests need to be able to climb up and down the stairs to board. Some shore excursions may require movement over cobblestones or up and down stairs; accordingly, guests with limited mobility will require the services of a responsible companion to be traveling with them, since crew availability is limited. If you have any medical, physical or other special needs, please contact our travel advisors for further information and have a look at our deck plans to gain an understanding of the layout of any particular ship. COACH TRAVEL To experience the full range of regional attractions during our itineraries, there will be a certain amount of coach travel required.

DOUBLE DOCKING In popular ports we will on occasion be required to dock next to other ships, which may mean accessing the shore via the Sun Deck, requiring you to ascend and descend stairs. This will not prevent you leaving the ship or your ability to get on and off.

DiscoverMORE OPTIONAL TOURS During your cruise, you can book a range of optional activities for a number of destinations onboard the ship. DiscoverMORE optional tours are at an additional cost, subject to availability and seasonal operations, and may be subject to minimum/maximum numbers.

PASSPORTS All guests are required to possess a passport valid for 6 months beyond the conclusion of their trip.

EmeraldACTIVE BICYCLES & TOURS Availability of bicycles and EmeraldACTIVE tours on bicycles is limited to the number of bicycles available on each Star-Ship.

VISA INFORMATION U.S. passport holders do not require a visa for European cruises. Regardless of nationality, it is your responsibility to ensure any visas required for the countries you’ll be visiting during the cruise have been obtained. HEALTH AND VACCINATIONS Health facilities, hygiene and disease risks vary worldwide. To ensure your safety throughout your cruise, seek advice regarding your specific health requirements as early as possible. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions or mobility difficulties, you should inform us at the time of booking. FLIGHTS Flights may be in direct due to routes and airline schedules. TRAVEL INSURANCE We strongly advise you to take out adequate and appropriate travel insurance, which includes cover against loss of deposit or cancellation fees. Please read your policy details carefully and take them with you on your cruise. It’s your responsibility to ensure that the coverage you purchase is suitable and adequate for your needs and the cost of your vacation.

ONBOARD CURRENCY Onboard your ship, any accounts can be paid in cash in euros or by credit or debit card. CLOTHING We recommend casual and comfortable clothing; for sightseeing and walking tours you’ll need comfortable shoes. For the winter months, you’ll need a warm coat, gloves and water-resistant footwear. Dinner is an informal affair; relaxed evening wear is perfect. On certain evenings such as the Welcome and Farewell Dinners, you might like to dress up. WI-FI Wi-Fi connection availability and speed will vary depending on where the ship is positioned and the number of users. Wi-Fi can be slow to use and there may be occasions when no signal is available. Guests staying in an Owner’s One-Bedroom Suite will have complimentary use of an iPad throughout the cruise. ELECTRICITY AND VOLTAGE Onboard electricity is 220v and a European plug adaptor will be needed to use electrical items. All rooms have a hairdryer.

MOBILITY Emerald Waterways welcomes disabled guests but wishes all guests to understand that limitations could exist onboard and during shore

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Booking conditions Emerald Waterways is a brand owned and operated by Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. Any reference herein to “Emerald” refers to Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. By booking a tour, cruise or other vacation package with Emerald and paying the booking deposit, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions, which creates a binding contract between Emerald and you, the customer. Please read this contract carefully, as it contains important terms and conditions including, without limitation, penalties for cancellation and specific limitations on our liability. 1. General. Emerald operates tours within the United States, and serves as a booking agent for tours operated by third-party service providers (“Providers”) in other countries. Emerald reserves the right to provide the tour or any portion thereof either directly through its own personnel or through third party service providers. You hereby acknowledge and agree that where any tour or part of the tour, accommodations, flights or any other goods or services are provided by a third party (collectively, “Third Party Services”) and not directly by Emerald Waterways, Emerald is not liable for any dispute or claim with respect to or arising from any Third Party Services including, without limitation, any losses, damages, breach of contract, negligence or other claims or damages arising from the acts or omissions of the Providers thereof and, therefore, you are required to pursue any such claims solely against the relevant Provider. 2. Important Travel Information. You acknowledge and agree that there are general risks associated with traveling, which are beyond Emerald’s control and, as such, Emerald is not liable for any loss, cost or damage you may incur as a result thereof. Such general risks include, but are not limited to, tour variations or interruptions caused by road, river or weather conditions; national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings and attractions; strikes, civil disturbances and advices by governments, and other Force Majeure Events (as defined below); hazards associated with traveling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft and other means of transportation; high winds; heavy fog; high water levels; low water levels; flooding; lock closures; unscheduled vessel or vehicle maintenance or for any other circumstances beyond Emerald’s control; forces of nature; illness; flight schedule changes or cancellations; loss of luggage; epidemics or pandemics; political unrest; accidents; acts of terrorism or other criminal acts; and any changes to government visa or travel requirements. Furthermore, it is your sole responsibility to make your own inquiries regarding your trip, including any relevant government travel safety warnings. 3. Travel Insurance. You are urged to arrange comprehensive travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances that may occur during the tour. Emerald is not liable in any regard for your failure to adequately insure yourself, and you agree to indemnify and hold Emerald harmless for any expenses or delays incurred as a result of your failure to adequately insure yourself. For your convenience, Emerald offers its clients the opportunity to purchase travel protection through TripMate, Inc. We act as a broker. Once purchased, the Travel Protection Plan premium is non-refundable. 4. Tour Price. The “Tour Price” is the total amount listed on your itinerary. All Tour Prices are quoted in U.S. Dollars. Emerald reserves the right to vary Tour Prices at any time, in its absolute discretion, to account for any increase in costs, including but not limited to airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other tour related costs or tariffs. If Emerald has received the full amount of the Tour Price from you, there will be no increases to your Tour price, regardless of any increases in the tour costs inside or outside of our control. If you have not paid the full amount of the Tour Price, and we must vary your Tour Price due to an increase in tour costs outside of Emerald’s control, any increase Emerald applies to the Tour Price will be only to the extent required to meet such additional costs. Emerald reserves the right not to honor any published prices that Emerald determines were erroneous due to printing, electronic or clerical error. 5. Items Included in Your Tour Price. Subject to the conditions and limitations set forth herein, the following items are included in the Tour Price provided that they are expressly listed on your itinerary: Intercity Travel. By motorcoach (bus) or by cruise (boat). Air Travel. Although designated air travel may or may not be included, you are responsible for timely arrival at the gateway for your tour. Failure to arrive at the gateway in a timely fashion may result in cancellation of your tour and loss of the Tour Price. Internal flights may be included if listed on your itinerary. Tour Director. All tours are conducted in English by a professional cruise or tour director. Accommodations. Tour Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing a room with a private bath or shower. Single accommodations are available on some, but not all, tours for a single supplement rate, payable at the time of booking. If at any time during the tour you consider your rooming partner to be unsuitable, Emerald will attempt to arrange single accommodation for you for the remainder of the tour, subject to availability. Details of price and availability of single accommodation can be obtained at the time of booking. Floorplans and deck plans are indicative only and are not drawn to scale. Pictures of hotel rooms or cabins may not represent the actual accommodation provided during the tour. Special room requests (smoking/non-smoking, adjacent, connecting or lower- floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special hotel room requests are not guaranteed and are based on a first come first served basis and are subject to availability at time of check-in. Emerald reserves the right to substitute hotel accommodations of a similar standard in place of any advertised hotel. Emerald is not responsible for the size or quality of the hotel rooms provided. Tour Prices are based upon the cabin categories listed on the itinerary. Upgrades are subject to availability and require payment of additional fees. Emerald cannot guarantee the availability of pre- and post-tour accommodations. Airport Transfers. Airport transfers are available only on the first and last day of your tour and at times designated by Emerald. Transfers outside these times will be at your expense and must be secured by your own arrangements. Passengers who have purchased hotel accommodation and airfare from Emerald prior to tour or after tour will be provided with airport transfers to or from their hotel. If your airline booking is not made by Emerald, you must ensure your flight details are provided to Emerald. No refund will be given for any unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. In the event of a missed transfer, you will be responsible for making substitute travel arrangements, at your own expense. All transfers must be booked and Emerald must be advised of all flights no less than 60 days prior to travel. Airport and ship transfers may be group transfers scheduled to coincide with multiple flight arrival times. Meals. Only those meals identified on the itinerary are included. You must advise Emerald in writing of any and all special dietary needs at the time of booking. Emerald will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your dietary requests, but cannot guarantee that any requests can be met. Beverages. If your itinerary includes booking on an Emerald “Star-Ship,” all standard beverages are included in the tour price during lunch and dinner while you are on board. This includes beer, wine, bottled water and soft drinks. It also includes daily replenishment of minibars in the Owner's One-bedroom Suite & Riverview Suite. Selected items, such as spirits, and French champagne, are not included and will be subject to an additional charge. Otherwise, beverages will only be included when listed on the itinerary.

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Sightseeing. The entrance fees for sightseeing, excursions and other places of interest that are listed are included. “Discover More” - Optional tours. Additional activities undertaken by you such as sightseeing tours purchased by you in addition or instead of those activities outlined in this brochure are not included in your Tour Price and incur an additional cost. Additional activities are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum and maximum number of participants to operate. Gratuities/Tips. Gratuities and tips are included on tours and river cruises operated by Emerald and that are listed on your itinerary. All other gratuities and tips are the customer’s responsibility. Sales Taxes. Sales taxes assessed by US authorities as identified on your itinerary are included in the Tour Price. Unused Services. No refunds are available with respect of any unused services or amenities made available to you. 6. Items Not Included in Your Tour Price. The only items included in your Tour Price are those identified above and expressly identified on your itinerary. Therefore, the following items, without limitation, are not included in the Tour Price: (a) airfare not specifically included in your itinerary; (b) airline and other taxes or government charges other than the state sales taxes listed above; (c) gratuities and shore excursions on ocean cruises unless otherwise stated in the itinerary; (d) fees associated with any optional activities including entrance fees: (e) fees associated with any accommodation upgrades (if available); (f) meals not specifically included in your itinerary; (g) beverages (other than included beverages on Emerald Star-Ships.); (h) fees for laundry; (i) passport or visa fees; (j) vaccinations or other medical services or requirements; and (k) any items of a personal nature. Please note that changes to flight schedules may require additional overnight accommodation at your own expense. Any modified travel arrangements required due to illness or personal reasons are at your own expense. 7. Booking/Payment. Booking Deposit. You must pay the deposit listed on the itinerary (the “ Deposit”) at the time of booking your travel. Your Booking will be automatically canceled if your deposit is not received by Emerald on or before the due date. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable, except as otherwise stated herein. Final Payment. The balance of the Tour Price must be paid no later than 90 days prior to the tour departure date. Failure to pay the balance within 90 days of the tour departure date will result in cancellation of your trip and loss of the deposit. Bookings Within 90 Days. If you place a booking with Emerald within 90 days or less of your chosen departure date, full payment of the Tour Price is required before we can request and confirm your booking. If the tour is not able to be fully confirmed, then we will refund all funds paid to us, and Emerald will have no further obligations or liability to you in respect of your booking. Late Booking Fee. A late booking fee of $50.00 per booking is payable on all bookings made within 21 days of tour departure. Variation Fee. An administration fee of $50.00 is payable for each variation to your booking (except variation to the tour departure date, which will attract cancellation fees, as set out below). Emerald may choose to accept or reject your request for variation in its sole discretion. Payments to Travel Agents. In the event you booked your tour through a travel agent, your travel agent may forward your deposit or final payment to Emerald on your behalf. Emerald is not responsible for any payments made to travel agents and, therefore, a payment to your travel agent will not be deemed a payment to Emerald unless and until such payment is received by Emerald and the funds fully clear. 8. Cancellation by Traveler. Cancellation Notice. Cancellation notices must be issued to Emerald in writing during its regular office hours. Any changes to your tour departure date or name changes will be deemed a cancellation and the applicable cancellation fees will apply. Cancellation Fees. In the event of cancellation, you will be liable to pay Emerald cancellation fees calculated in accordance with the following table. Please note that in the event of cancellation you may also be obligated to pay cancellation fees to third parties including, without limitation, airlines. NO. OF DAYS’ NOTICE PRIOR CANCELLATION CHARGE TO TOUR COMMENCEMENT (per person) 90 days and greater Loss of Tour Deposit 89-60 days 35% of Tour Price 59-30 days 50% of Tour Price Less than 30 days 100% of Tour Price 9. Air Travel. Airfare From price is based on low season; a high season surcharge will apply to some dates. Applicable airline and airfare will be advised at time of airfare booking. All airfare prices are an indication only and subject to confirmation. Air Reservations/Ticketing. Payment in full is required for all airfares at the time of booking. Airline Seating & Special Requests. Seats are limited in our contracted class of service and may not be available on every flight. Emerald does not hold block space on any airline and therefore does not provide any assurance of seat availability for every single tour departure date. Seat assignments and meal preferences may be requested at time of booking but remain subject to availability on a first come first served basis. Emerald does not assure any such requests will be granted. Not all airlines offer pre-assigned seats and some may impose additional charges for pre-assigned seats. Any additional charge imposed by any airline will be at your sole expense. Seating is solely under the control of the airline, as are the itinerary changes resulting from flight delays and schedule changes. Flight cancellations, delays and schedule changes are the sole responsibility of the airline and Emerald accepts no responsibility or liability for such delays or rescheduling. Airline Fuel Surcharges, Taxes, Fees and Restrictions. All airfares quoted at the time of your booking, will be based on round trip purchase and will include air-related taxes, fees and fuel surcharges imposed by the airlines. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as checked baggage fees, seat selections and/or any other services are your sole responsibility. Cancellations. The cancellation fees listed above do not include any cancellation fees that may be imposed by the airlines. In cases when paper tickets are issued, no refund will be made for canceled air tickets until tickets are returned to Emerald. Non-refundable tickets cannot be refunded under any condition. Please ensure that any returned airline tickets are sent by certified or registered mail. Lost ticket replacement can take up to one year and processing fees may be assessed. 10. Tour Variations, Delays, Etc. Itinerary Variations. While Emerald will make reasonable efforts to operate the tour in accordance with your itinerary, changes or substitutions may be necessary for reasons outside Emerald’s control or other Force Majeure Events (as defined in paragraph 12). At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order; hotels may also vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. On tours that include cruises, the ship may be changed due to

operational reasons. Departures in early and late season are potentially operated in cool weather conditions. As a result, slight itinerary variations may occur, and certain activities may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions. Availability of certain activities may also be limited due to itinerary variations. If your tour enjoyment may be diminished by such limitations, please check with your Travel Agent before making your reservation. Emerald reserves the right to substitute (at the nearest reasonable standard) another vessel or motorcoach for all or part of the itinerary and also provide alternative accommodation, where necessary or advisable. Your travel experience in a substituted vessel or motorcoach may materially differ from your original accommodations. River conditions (including repair or maintenance work on canal or river banks, bridges, lock or docks) may provide Emerald with short notice of necessary or advisable changes to your itinerary. Emerald is not liable to you for any variations in the tour itinerary caused by Force Majeure Events or the events described in Section 2. Tour Cancellation. Your booking is conditional on Emerald receiving a minimum number of bookings to operate the tour and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers, as determined by Emerald in its sole discretion, are not achieved, Emerald may cancel or suspend a scheduled departure of the tour. Emerald will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide notice of canceled or suspended tours at least 60 days prior to the scheduled departure date. Emerald will endeavor to notify you of any changes to your tour itinerary in the following manner: (a) if prior to your tour departure, by telephone, email or mail; and (b) if during your tour, personally by your Cruise Director or Tour Director. In the event a tour or cruise is canceled by Emerald for any reason prior to departure, Emerald will use commercially reasonable efforts to offer the closest available tour or cruise departure. If the replacement tour price is less than the scheduled tour, you will receive a refund in the amount of the difference or if the replacement tour is more than the scheduled tour you will be required to pay the difference. If you accept the alternative tour or cruise departure, you will be bound by these Terms and Conditions with respect to the alternative tour or cruise. If you do not accept the alternative tour or cruise departure within a period of 7 days, then this Contract will be terminated and Emerald will refund all monies that you paid directly to Emerald and Emerald will have no further liability to you. Emerald will not be liable for any third party costs you incur as a result of cancellation, including without limitation, for airfares or other arrangements booked independently through or paid to a travel agent or other third party. Tour Delay. Where Emerald delays the departure of a tour or cruise, for whatever reason, for more than 7 days, as your sole and exclusive remedy you may terminate this Contract and Emerald will either: (a) provide you with a full refund of all amounts paid to Emerald; or (b) provide you with a credit towards future tours with Emerald which will be valid for 24 months from the date you notify us of the termination of this Contract. 11. General Notices, Conditions and Safety Matters. Sun Deck. Operation hours may be limited due to the passage of low bridges or other restrictions by local authorities. Noise, Vibration and Odor. While Emerald takes reasonable steps to minimize noise, vibration and odors on the cruise ships, you acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odors may be experienced on vessels and that Emerald will not be liable to you in relation to any such noise, vibration or odors. Young Passengers. Children under 12 years old are ineligible to participate in our tours, except for applicable Christmas tours and cruises, and then only if accepted by Emerald in its sole discretion. Due to the availability of alcohol on many of our vacation packages, children and other persons under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a person over the age of 21 (an “Adult”) and must share their accommodation with that Adult. Bus Safety. You acknowledge and agree that if you travel on a bus or motorcoach as a part of a tour, you are required to comply with any and all recommended safety requirements including, without limitation, remaining seated at all times while in the bus or motorcoach and wearing a safety belt while seated in the motorcoach. Neither Emerald nor its affiliates or Providers shall have any liability to you or any third party for any injuries, illness or death resulting from your failure to adhere to applicable safety recommendations. Physically Challenged Guests. Emerald strives to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all passengers. Sightseeing in many historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking tours of up to 5 km (3.2 miles), often on uneven surfaces. Some tours include mountain excursions involving high altitudes. Consequently, a reasonably adequate (and sometimes high) level of fitness is required for many of our tours. Please consult with your doctor to ensure that you have an adequate level of fitness and are in good health before participating in these included excursions. Emerald will not provide any refunds if you are not able to participate in any portion of the tour. Most transportation services are not equipped with elevators or wheelchair ramps, and cabin doors and rest rooms may not be wide enough to provide access for standard wheelchairs. Emerald will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of its physically challenged guests, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so. Nor is it responsible for any denial of service by vessel operators, air carriers, hotels, restaurants or other Providers. We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance to our customers for walking, dining, getting on and off vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, or for other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need assistance and must assume full responsibility for their well being. Please note that motorized scooters are not suitable on international tours, and are may not be permitted in certain countries. Safety. Passengers must follow Tour/Cruise Director and crew instructions at all times to ensure on tour safety. You acknowledge that failure to do so will result in restricted access to areas on tour, or if necessary for your own safety and that of other passengers, withdrawal from the tour. If Emerald, or our staff or Providers are of the view you are negatively affecting your own health, safety or enjoyment, or that of other passengers, Emerald may terminate your continued participation in the tour immediately and in such event, Emerald will not be liable to you for any loss, cost or damage resulting from your withdrawal from the tour. If you are withdrawn from the tour, you must make your own travel arrangements at your own expense. You hereby acknowledge and agree that neither Emerald, nor any of its affiliates or Providers, are responsible for any damages, costs or expenses that may arise from the decision to exclude an individual from participating on all or any portion of an Emerald tour, or from any activities or accommodations on an Emerald tour. Passport/Visas. You must have a passport valid for six months past the expected end date of your tour. It is also your responsibility to obtain valid entry visas for all countries where so required, prior to departure. Failure to obtain correct documentation may affect your participation in all or any portion of the tour. Emerald will not provide any refunds if you are not able to participate in the tour, or any part thereof. You will be responsible for any costs you incur as a result of your failure to obtain the required documentation including, without limitation, any costs associated with rejoining the tour or returning home. Vaccinations. Immunization requirements vary from country to country. Please consult your personal physician, a local public health board or the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta (404-322-4559 or www.cdc. gov/travel). Required inoculations, if any, must be recorded by traveler’s health

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practitioner on a valid vaccination certificate which the traveler must carry for proof of inoculation where required. Smoking. You acknowledge that vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, restaurants, hotels and other accommodations do not permit smoking. Although Emerald may attempt to provide opportunities for smoking during the tour, Emerald does not guarantee such opportunities will be available. 12. Force Majeure. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, a “Force Majeure Event” means any act of God; war; terrorism; fire; flood or any other extreme weather condition; loss of power; epidemics or pandemics; industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities; riots or civil disturbances; acts of government, semi-government or other authorities; inability to obtain any necessary license or consent; delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers); material shortages; or other any other disruption, delay, damage or loss resulting from any action, omission or event outside the reasonable control of Emerald. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Emerald is not liable for any delay or any failure by Emerald to perform its obligations under these Terms and Conditions resulting from or as a consequence of a Force Majeure Event. If a delay or failure occurs or is anticipated due to Force Majeure Event, Emerald’s obligations are suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event. Emerald may immediately terminate this agreement, if the Force Majeure Event delays performance for a period of 7 days or more, calculated from the date Emerald notifies you of the Force Majeure Event. 13. Waivers; Limitations of Liability; Disclaimers; Indemnification Waiver of Responsibility. Without intending to limit the generality of the other limitations and disclaimers set forth herein, You hereby acknowledge and agree that Emerald accepts no responsibility and will not be liable to you or any third party for any loss, cost or damage (including loss of enjoyment) suffered directly or indirectly in connection with: (1) any tour risks or other aspects of the tour of which you were notified in these Terms and Conditions; (2) any change to your itinerary or delays in departure or arrival times of aircraft or otherwise during the conduct of the tour; (3) any loss or damage to your baggage; (4) any personal injury or death resulting from acts or omissions, including negligence, of any third parties providing goods or services to you during the tour, including air carriers, hotels, shore excursion operators, restaurateurs, transportation providers and medical personnel; or (5) any loss of enjoyment by you due to circumstances outlined in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise beyond Emerald’s control. You further acknowledge and agree that, in issuing tickets and coupons for transportation of the customer by any means and making arrangements for hotel or other accommodation, Emerald is not acting as principal but only as agent for the companies, corporations or persons providing or offering the means of transportation and accommodation and, therefore, accepts no responsibility for their acts or omissions. Limitation of Indirect and Consequential Damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, neither emerald nor its providers or suppliers shall be liable to you or any third party for any special, incidental, indirect and/or consequential damages of any kind, resulting from their performance or failure to perform pursuant to the terms of this contract or any other documentation entered into in connection herewith, or resulting from the furnishing, performance or use of any of emerald’ s products or services, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Exclusive Remedy; Limitation of Direct Damages. You hereby acknowledge and agree that your sole remedy in the event of a breach by emerald of any of its obligations hereunder shall be limited to one of the following remedies, as applicable: (a) in the case of goods, in emerald’s sole discretion, repair or replacement of such damaged or faulty goods with the same or equivalent goods or the reimbursement of the amount you paid for such goods, or (b) in the case of services, in emerald’s sole discretion, supplying the services again or reimbursing the cost you paid for the supply of such services. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, however, in no event will the total aggregate liability of emerald and its providers and suppliers for any claims, losses or damages whatsoever arising out of this contract exceed the total fees paid by you and actually received by emerald with respect to the tour or cruise with respect to which the claim arose. The limitations of liability and exclusion of certain damages set forth herein shall apply regardless of the success or effectiveness of other remedies. Disclaimer of Warranties. To the fullest extent permitted by law, and except as otherwise expressly set forth herein, emerald makes no representations or warranties, and hereby disclaims any other representations or warranties, express or implied, arising by law or otherwise, with regard to any of its products and services, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, any implied warranty arising from the course of performance, course of dealing or usage of trade, or any implied warranties pertaining to title. Without limiting the foregoing, emerald does not warrant that your tour will be without delay, interruption or change. Class Action Waiver. This contract provides for the exclusive resolution of disputes through individual legal action on guest’s own behalf instead of through any class action. Even if the applicable law provides otherwise, guest agrees that any arbitration or lawsuit against emerald whatsoever shall be litigated by guest individually and not as a member of any class action or as part of a class action, and guest expressly agrees to waive any law entitling guest to participate in a class action. If guest’s claim is subject to arbitration under paragraph 16 below, the arbitrator shall have no authority to arbitrate claims on a class action basis. Guest agrees that this section shall not be severable under any circumstances from the arbitration clause set forth in paragraph 16 below, and if for any reason this class action waiver is unenforceable as to any particular claim, then and only then such claim shall not be subject to arbitration. Indemnification. In consideration of the services and arrangements provided by Emerald, you, for yourself and for your heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, hold harmless and agree to indemnify Emerald and its owners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, subcontractors and employees from any and all claims, actions, or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services, lost profits, consequential, exemplary, indirect or punitive damages or otherwise which may arise out of or occur during your travel in connection with your vacation package and any activities conducted in conjunction therewith. Acknowledgment of Waiver of Rights. Regardless of the situation or circumstances giving rise to a claim, you are hereby waiving rights and remedies that you may otherwise have under applicable law if you did not enter into and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions including, without limitation, limitation of remedies, waiver of warranties and limitations on your right to seek damages against Emerald and certain third parties. In consideration of participating in my vacation package, my signature on my journey application indicates that I have, on the date shown, read and understood this document and I acknowledge that it affects my legal rights and agree to be bound by its terms. My signature also signifies my intention to relieve and indemnify Emerald, its owners, officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors and subcontractors from any liability for personal injury, property damage or wrongful death which I might suffer during my participation in the scheduled vacation package. Survival. This Paragraph 13 shall survive any termination of the Contract. 14. Recovery Fund for Consumers CALIFORNIA. This transaction is covered by the California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRF) if the Seller of Travel was registered and participating in the TCRF at the time of sale and the passenger is located in California at the time of payment. Eligible passengers may file a claim with TCRF if the passenger is owed a refund of more than $50 for transportation or travel services which

the seller of travel failed to forward to a proper provider or such money was not refunded to you when required. The maximum amount which may be paid by the TCRF to any one passenger is the total amount paid on behalf of the passenger to the Seller of Travel, not to exceed $15,000. A claim must be submitted to the TCRF within 12 months after the scheduled completion date of the travel. A claim must include sufficient documentation to prove your claim and a $35 processing fee. Claimants must agree to waive their right to other civil remedies against a registered participating Seller of Travel for matters arising out of a sale for which you file a TCRF claim. You may request a claim form by writing to: Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation; P.O. Box 6001; Larkspur, CA 94977-6001; or by visiting TCRC’s website at: www.tcrcinfo.org. WASHINGTON. If transportation or other services are canceled by the Seller of Travel, all sums paid to the Seller of Travel for services not performed in accordance with the contract between the Seller of Travel and the purchaser will be refunded within thirty (30) days of receiving the funds from the vendor with whom the services were arranged, or if the funds were not sent to the vendor, the funds shall be returned within fourteen (14) days after cancellation by the Seller of Travel to the purchaser unless the purchaser requests the Seller of Travel to apply the money to another travel product and/or date. NEVADA. RECOVERY FUND FOR CONSUMERS DAMAGED BY SELLERS OF TRAVEL. You may be eligible for payment from the Recovery Fund if you have paid money to a Seller of Travel registered in Nevada for the purchase of travel services or a vacation certificate and you have suffered certain financial damages as a result of the transaction. To obtain information relating to your rights under the Recovery Fund and the filing of a claim for recovery from the Recovery Fund, you may contact the Consumer Affairs Division of the Department of Business and Industry at the following locations: SOUTHERN NEVADA: 1850 East Sahara Avenue, Suite 101, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104, Phone: (702) 486-7355, Fax: (702) 486-7371, e-mail: ncad@fyiconsumer.org NORTHERN NEVADA: 4600 Kietzke Lane, Building B, Suite 113, Reno, Nevada 89502, Phone: (775) 688-1800, Fax: (775) 688-1803, e-mail: ncad@fyiconsumer.org 15. State Registrations CALIFORNIA. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of California as a Seller of Travel, CST2113082-40 and is a participant in the Travel Consumer Restitution Fund which provides restitution in certain circumstances to guests who are residents of California. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. California law requires certain sellers of travel to have a trust account or bond. This business has a trust account in the amount of $25,000. FLORIDA. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel, Registration No. ST38992. 16. Governing Law/Jurisdiction; Dispute Resolution; Waiver of Jury Trial. All disputes arising under or in any way related to this Contract, including the enforceability and interpretation of this Contract (each, a “Dispute”), shall be governed by the laws of the State of Nevada, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws rules or principles. Any Dispute shall be submitted for binding arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association in an arbitration conducted in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. The Dispute will be resolved by a single arbitrator selected by the American Arbitration Association. There will be judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision if either side can show plain error in the application of the law or be able to show an abuse of discretion with respect to factual findings. The parties waive the right to rely upon any state or federal law or statute which creates an exception to enforcement of the requirement that all Disputes be resolved pursuant to arbitration as set forth in this paragraph. If the right to seek arbitration is for any reason waived by both parties, or if judicial review of any arbitration decision is sought, any action or legal proceeding to enforce any provision hereof, or based on any right arising out of, this Contract shall be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in and for Clark County, Nevada, and all of the parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and of the appropriate appellate courts in any such action or legal proceeding and waive any objection to venue or jurisdiction in connection therewith. In connection with any action or legal proceeding arising out of this Contract, the parties hereby specifically and knowingly waive any rights that either party might have to demand a jury trial. This paragraph 16 shall survive any termination of the Contract. 17. Entire Agreement. This Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any prior understanding or discussions, whether oral or in writing. 18. Notices. Any questions or notices pertaining to your Booking or these Terms and Conditions shall be addressed to: Scenic Tours (USA), One Financial Center, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02111 19. Waiver. Emerald may only waive a right or remedy created under these Terms and Conditions in writing. Emerald’s delay in exercising a right or remedy does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy, nor does any waiver by Emerald (either wholly or in part) operate as a subsequent waiver of the same or any other right. 20. Amendment. Emerald may make changes to these Terms and Conditions from time to time. When these changes are made, Emerald will make a new copy of the Terms and Conditions available at http://www.emeraldwaterways.com. Please review to that Web address from time to time to determine if there have been any changes. 21. Survival. Any term which is, by its nature, intended to survive termination of these Terms and Conditions survives termination. 22. Interpretation. Unless the context indicates otherwise: (1) headings are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation; (2) the singular includes the plural and vice versa; (3) a reference to a party includes its successors and permitted assigns; (4) where a word or phrase is defined, other grammatical forms have the corresponding meaning; (5) the word ‘include’ in any form is not a word of limitation; (6) no rules of construction apply to the disadvantage of Emerald on the basis that this Contract was prepared by Emerald (7) a reference to a natural person includes their personal representatives; and (8) unless specifically indicated otherwise, the word “or” is used in the inclusive sense of “and/or” and not the exclusive sense of “either/or.” 23. Third Party Rights. You acknowledge and agree that Emerald’s affiliates may be third party beneficiaries to these Terms and Conditions and shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision herein which confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than as expressly authorized by Emerald, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to these Terms and Conditions. 24. Brochure Validity. The Tour Brochure is valid for departure dates from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, unless otherwise indicated on individual itineraries, and the Tour Brochure supersedes all previous Tour Brochures. 25. Independent Legal Advice. This is a legal document. If you do not understand any of the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms and Conditions or the legal implications of agreeing to any such terms or conditions, we recommend that you seek independent legal advice from an attorney or other qualified professional. 26. River Cruising Guarantee is provided by ACE Insurance Limited, A Chubb Company ABN 23 001 642 020 AFSL No. 239687 of 28 O’Connell Street Sydney, New South Wales, 2000 (Chubb). For full terms and conditions of the policy, please refer to www.emeraldwaterways.com/why-emerald/emerald-guarantee. Alterations to Your Itinerary or the Tour/journey may include: (a) substitution of vessels for part or the whole of a Tour/journey; (b) cabin changes on a vessel; (c) additional embarkations and disembarkations; (d) substitution of alternate transportation, including the use of motor coaches; (e) substitution of hotel accommodation for accommodation on a vessel; (f) alterations to arrival and

departure times; (g) alterations to sightseeing activities; and (h) reductions or increases in the time spent at a location. If the Operator substitute any vessel, motor coach or accommodation under this clause 5, they will use reasonable endeavors to provide You with a substitution of equivalent specification or quality, but some services and facilities may not be available for all substitute arrangements. Any changes to Your Itinerary will be notified to You: (a) if prior to Your Tour/journey Departure Date, by phone, email or post using the Guest Contact Details; or (b) if during Your Tour/journey, personally by Your Cruise Director or Tour/journey Director. To the maximum extent permitted by law, You agree that We are not liable to You for, and You release Us from, any cost, claim, loss, damage or expense whatsoever arising either directly or indirectly in connection with any alteration to Your Itinerary or substitution carried out in accordance with this clause 5, including without limitation any: (a) claim for distress, disappointment or loss of enjoyment arising from the alteration; (b) additional personal expenses incurred by You, including for food, beverages and personal items; or (c) costs associated with any other travel arrangements affected by the changes, including any costs and expenses incurred by You for canceling or changing those other arrangements or arising from a failure to meet a connection. 27. Contract Details To make, change or cancel a booking or to make any inquiries regarding a Booking or to otherwise give us any notice in accordance with the Contract, You should contact Your travel agent or Our customer service center as follows: Email: info@emeraldwaterways.com Telephone Brochure: 844.274.0497 Postal: Emerald Waterways (USA), One Financial Center, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02111. This is the Customer Service Contact Address. Our customer service center is open from 9.00am to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 7.00pm Saturday (excluding public holidays) (Eastern Time). This is a legal document. If you do not understand any of the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms and Conditions or the legal implications of agreeing to any such terms or conditions, we recommend that you seek independent legal advice from an attorney or other qualified professional. OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION Clothing. We recommend smart casual and comfortable clothing. Please bring comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing, which includes walking over rough and uneven ground. Dinner attire is casual-open-neck shirts, slacks and dresses. Coats and ties may be worn but are not required. The Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Dinners are dressy but not formal. For winter months we recommend a warm coat, gloves, water-resistant footwear and an umbrella. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as you will need these daily while sightseeing, which includes climbing through ruins and crossing rough ground. Closed-in shoes are recommended to keep out the dust and sand. Laundry. Laundry services are available on river cruise ships at an additional charge. There is no dry cleaning on river cruise ships. Internet Services. Internet Services are available on board Emerald Star-Ships and your cruise at no additional charge. Internet availability and quality may vary from country to country and can also be affected by technical issues, weather or unfavorable terrains and other factors outside our control. We do not guarantee the availability and quality of Internet connections. Dining. Dining rooms are single dining sessions, open unreserved seating. The restaurant manager is responsible for the seating arrangements. Currency and Credit Cards. Most countries visited in Europe will use the Euro although some still have their own local currency. Many locations accept major credit cards. ATM machines are located onshore at some stops. Prior to departure passengers should confirm that their ATM card and PIN will work overseas. All purchases on board are charged to the passenger’s shipboard account. The on board currency on river cruise ships is the Euro. Shipboard accounts may be paid by Euro or by Credit Card. The onboard currency on Russian river cruise ships is the Ruble. Shipboard accounts can only be paid by credit card. RIVER CRUISING Any ticket for European Cruising including without limitation France and Russia is also subject to specific limitations of liability and time limits for making claims against the vessel owner as contained in the laws of Switzerland (incorporating the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (and the protocols of 1976 and 1990) (“the Athens Convention”), the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine Convention (“the CLNI”), the Strasbourg Convention on the Limitation of Liability of Owners of Inland Navigation Vessels, 1988 (“the 1988 Convention”) and the International Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 (“the 1976 Convention”), as set out in clause 6 of the Cruising Ticket Contract). Cruise Director. An experienced English-speaking Cruise Director accompanies every departure on Emerald “Star-Ships.” They are there to ensure your comfort, answer questions and make your holiday relaxed and memorable. Cruise Directors are employed by Emerald. On Board Language. The language on board Emerald Star-Ships is English. All staff, crew and tour guides speak English and all announcements and lectures will be made in English Medical Services. River Cruise Ships (with the exception of Russia) do not carry a doctor on board; however due to close proximity to land medical services can be called rapidly. Medical costs are at the passenger’s own expense. Due to the large number of passengers on board, Emerald cannot provide a personal escort for medical visits. We strongly recommend travel insurance. Neither Emerald nor its Providers are liable for providing medical care or follow-up medical care or supervision that you may require or choose to accept during the tour. Electricity. On board electricity is 220V. A power plug adapter will be required to use small appliances such as electric shavers, clocks, mobile phone chargers, etc. Emerald does not provide the required adapters. Hairdryers and Safes are available on board the Emerald Star-Ships. Group Sizes. The number of participants will be limited to 40 guests on each coach for land tours over nine days in duration. Deposit Protection Plan. Our Deposit Protection Plan is available at a cost of $125 per person per Tour excluding Russian cruises and Russian cruises and tours. The cost is non-refundable and must be paid at the time of Booking Your Tour. The Deposit Protection Plan does not, nor is it intended to, replace travel insurance. Details and terms and conditions of the Deposit Protection Plan are available on Our Website. 2019 offers are for new bookings only unless otherwise stated. Only one offer per person and offers cannot be combined with any other offer unless otherwise stated. If an offer lists a lead in price or a special sale price, prices are based on two people sharing a cabin (double occupancy), based on lowest cabin category available and reflect the special offer discounts where applicable (unless otherwise stated). Prices and offers are correct at time of printing and are subject to cruise availability at the time of booking and may change. Offers are available to residents of the 50 United States only, and can be canceled, withdrawn, changed, or extended at any time and without notice. Offers are non-transferable to cash. Emerald Waterways Terms and Conditions apply when booking an offer or special promotion with us.

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OTHER EMERALD WATERWAYS BROCHURES AVAILABLE The Dalmatian Coast Yacht Cruise • Russian River Cruising • Southeast Asia River Cruising • Egypt River Cruising

2019 Europe River Cruises  
2019 Europe River Cruises