Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
08 May 2023
Basel
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Return economy flights from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh are included in the price of your holiday. Please call for details on other regional departures which are available from selected UK airports at a supplement from £49 per person. On arrival at the airport in Basel, you’ll be met by a friendly Emerald Waterways representative and transferred by coach to your award winning ship. Here, you’ll have the chance to unpack, relax in your room and explore all of the ship’s fantastic facilities, like the on-board heated swimming pool and bar, and the spacious Sun Deck which offers brilliant panoramic views of your surroundings. Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
09 May 2023
Breisach
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Today you have a choice to commence your magical morning with a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Museum, an open air exhibition of sixteenth century life, featuring a number of reconstructed Black Forest farms. Alternatively, take part in the Emerald Active hike. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Hike Through a Typical Black Forest Village (active fitness level recommended) EmeraldPLUS: Black Forest Cake Assembling presentation and tasting Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
10 May 2023
Kehl
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Once docked in Kehl you will be transferred by coach across the river to Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace Region in France. Your guided walking tour will include the Grande Ile, the historical city centre and UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its medieval black and white timber framed buildings, old tanning houses, baroque sandstones buildings, canals and river locks. Your afternoon is free to continuing exploring Strasbourg. EmeraldPLUS: Guided Tour of Strasbourg Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
10 May 2023
Strasbourg
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Once docked in Kehl you will be transferred by coach across the river to Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace Region in France. Your guided walking tour will include the Grande Ile, the historical city centre and UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its medieval black and white timber framed buildings, old tanning houses, baroque sandstones buildings, canals and river locks. Your afternoon is free to continuing exploring Strasbourg. EmeraldPLUS: Guided Tour of Strasbourg Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
11 May 2023
Manheim
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Continue downstream to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. There you will visit the medieval town of Heidelberg including the impressive castle which overlooks the town. Enjoy free time there before returning to the ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
11 May 2023
Heidelberg
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Continue downstream to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. There you will visit the medieval town of Heidelberg including the impressive castle which overlooks the town. Enjoy free time there before returning to the ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
12 May 2023
Koblenz
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Cruise to the 2000 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 defences against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. Discover More: Moselle & Cochem Visit (extra expense) Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
13 May 2023
Cologne
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Founded by the Romans, Cologne is one of Germany's oldest and is famous for its magnificent World–Heritage listed Gothic Cathedral. 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, and it has many different museums and galleries including a Roman artefact museum. This evening join your Captain for a farewell reception and dinner. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
14 May 2023
Amsterdam
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This morning you can decide to either enjoy a glass top canal boat tour through Amsterdam’s canal or a guided bike tour. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
15 May 2023
Amsterdam
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After breakfast, bid farewell to new found friends and transfer to the airport for your onwards or homebound flight. Meals included: Breakfast

*This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf.

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board
complimentry tea and coffee Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day
bottled water Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
itineraries Choice of shore excursions in every port of call Choice of shore excursions in every port of call
bicycles Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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Dates & prices

08 May 2023
7 Nights

£2645pp
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£1859pp

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DATE SHIP PRICES FROM PP
14 Apr 2023 Emerald Destiny £2099
24 Apr 2023 Emerald Luna £1999
29 Apr 2023 Emerald Dawn £2199
13 May 2023 Emerald Dawn £2389
27 May 2023 Emerald Dawn £2389
25 Jun 2023 Emerald Sky £2589
09 Jul 2023 Emerald Sky £2289
17 Jul 2023 Emerald Luna £2289
31 Jul 2023 Emerald Luna £2289
19 Aug 2023 Emerald Dawn £2289
11 Sep 2023 Emerald Luna £2539
16 Sep 2023 Emerald Dawn £2539
25 Sep 2023 Emerald Luna £2539
09 Oct 2023 Emerald Luna £1999
15 Oct 2023 Emerald Sky £1999
29 Oct 2023 Emerald Sky £1999
11 May 2024 Emerald Dawn £2919
25 May 2024 Emerald Dawn £2919
08 Jun 2024 Emerald Dawn £3159
09 Jun 2024 Emerald Sun £3159
21 Jul 2024 Emerald Sun £2669
04 Aug 2024 Emerald Sun £2669
17 Aug 2024 Emerald Dawn CALL
17 Aug 2024 Emerald Dawn £2669
31 Aug 2024 Emerald Dawn £2669
14 Sep 2024 Emerald Dawn £3159
28 Sep 2024 Emerald Dawn £3159
12 Oct 2024 Emerald Dawn £2229
15 Oct 2024 Emerald Sky £2229
26 Oct 2024 Emerald Dawn £2229
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