Jewels of the Rhine

Emerald Waterways reviews clearly demonstrate Emerald Waterways guests prefer sailings of 8 to 17 days. Two of the most popular guest choices are the Rhine river cruise and the Danube river cruise. So many guests of Emerald cruises enjoy the breath of destinations around the World. Of course complimentary wine and beer are chosen for each lunch and dinner. All soft drink beverages are included. Once again Emerald Waterways has won the Cruise Critic Editors pick for the best value river cruise for 2019. Pavlus Travel discounts every Emerald sailing through-out the World.
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Jewels of the Rhine



Tour Description:

rchitecture, history and natural beauty are ever-present on this wonderful journey on the Rhine, beginning in Basel explore the Black Forest region, Koblenz and Cologne on its route.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

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Dates & Pricing

Saturday 21 May 22 — Saturday 28 May 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Saturday 21 May 22 — Saturday 28 May 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Sunday 29 May 22 — Sunday 05 Jun 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Sunday 29 May 22 — Sunday 05 Jun 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Thursday 23 Jun 22 — Thursday 30 Jun 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Thursday 23 Jun 22 — Thursday 30 Jun 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Thursday 30 Jun 22 — Thursday 07 Jul 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Thursday 30 Jun 22 — Thursday 07 Jul 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Sunday 03 Jul 22 — Sunday 10 Jul 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Sunday 03 Jul 22 — Sunday 10 Jul 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Friday 08 Jul 22 — Friday 15 Jul 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
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Friday 22 Jul 22 — Friday 29 Jul 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
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Friday 05 Aug 22 — Friday 12 Aug 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Friday 05 Aug 22 — Friday 12 Aug 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Sunday 07 Aug 22 — Sunday 14 Aug 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Sunday 07 Aug 22 — Sunday 14 Aug 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Friday 12 Aug 22 — Friday 19 Aug 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Friday 12 Aug 22 — Friday 19 Aug 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Friday 30 Sep 22 — Friday 07 Oct 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Friday 30 Sep 22 — Friday 07 Oct 22Starting at $3,795 Get a Quote
Friday 07 Oct 22 — Friday 14 Oct 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Friday 07 Oct 22 — Friday 14 Oct 22Starting at $3,595 Get a Quote
Saturday 08 Oct 22 — Saturday 15 Oct 22Starting at $4,695 Get a Quote
Saturday 08 Oct 22 — Saturday 15 Oct 22Starting at $4,695 Get a Quote
Saturday 15 Oct 22 — Saturday 22 Oct 22Starting at $6,095 Get a Quote
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Sunday 23 Oct 22 — Sunday 30 Oct 22Starting at $3,395 Get a Quote
Sunday 23 Oct 22 — Sunday 30 Oct 22Starting at $3,395 Get a Quote
Monday 08 May 23 — Monday 15 May 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 08 May 23 — Monday 15 May 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 13 May 23 — Saturday 20 May 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 13 May 23 — Saturday 20 May 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 20 May 23 — Saturday 27 May 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 20 May 23 — Saturday 27 May 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 27 May 23 — Saturday 03 Jun 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 27 May 23 — Saturday 03 Jun 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 12 Jun 23 — Monday 19 Jun 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
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Sunday 18 Jun 23 — Sunday 25 Jun 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
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Sunday 25 Jun 23 — Sunday 02 Jul 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Sunday 25 Jun 23 — Sunday 02 Jul 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Sunday 02 Jul 23 — Sunday 09 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Sunday 02 Jul 23 — Sunday 09 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Sunday 09 Jul 23 — Sunday 16 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Sunday 09 Jul 23 — Sunday 16 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 17 Jul 23 — Monday 24 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 17 Jul 23 — Monday 24 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 24 Jul 23 — Monday 31 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 24 Jul 23 — Monday 31 Jul 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 31 Jul 23 — Monday 07 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 31 Jul 23 — Monday 07 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 07 Aug 23 — Monday 14 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 07 Aug 23 — Monday 14 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Saturday 12 Aug 23 — Saturday 19 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Saturday 12 Aug 23 — Saturday 19 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Saturday 19 Aug 23 — Saturday 26 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Saturday 19 Aug 23 — Saturday 26 Aug 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 11 Sep 23 — Monday 18 Sep 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 11 Sep 23 — Monday 18 Sep 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 16 Sep 23 — Saturday 23 Sep 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Saturday 16 Sep 23 — Saturday 23 Sep 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 18 Sep 23 — Monday 25 Sep 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 18 Sep 23 — Monday 25 Sep 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 25 Sep 23 — Monday 02 Oct 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 25 Sep 23 — Monday 02 Oct 23Starting at $3,895 Get a Quote
Monday 02 Oct 23 — Monday 09 Oct 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 02 Oct 23 — Monday 09 Oct 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Sunday 08 Oct 23 — Sunday 15 Oct 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Sunday 08 Oct 23 — Sunday 15 Oct 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Monday 09 Oct 23 — Monday 16 Oct 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
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Sunday 15 Oct 23 — Sunday 22 Oct 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Sunday 15 Oct 23 — Sunday 22 Oct 23Starting at $3,695 Get a Quote
Sunday 22 Oct 23 — Sunday 29 Oct 23Starting at $3,295 Get a Quote
Sunday 22 Oct 23 — Sunday 29 Oct 23Starting at $3,295 Get a Quote
Sunday 29 Oct 23 — Sunday 05 Nov 23Starting at $3,295 Get a Quote
Sunday 29 Oct 23 — Sunday 05 Nov 23Starting at $3,295 Get a Quote


ITINERARY

Basel
When you arrive in Basel, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your luxurious Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, where your friendly captain and crew will be waiting to welcome you.  This evening, join your fellow guests for dinner on board. Please book your flight to arrive into Basel prior to 03:00 PM.

Breisach
Today as part of your incredible EmeraldPLUS programme, you will visit the city of Freiburg. Considered the capital of the Black Forest, Freiburg has lovely sights that will leave you amazed. As part of your visit, you will also have the opportunity to sample true Black Forest delicacies from the lively market in the city centre near the main cathedral. If you are feeling more active, why not join a guided bike tour in Breisach.   EmeraldPLUS Guided tour of Freiburg with market tasting EmeraldACTIVE Guided bike tour in Breisach  

Kehl - Strasbourg
This morning, your Star-Ship will be docking in Kehl and you will be transferred across the river to the medieval town of Strasbourg, the capital of France’s Alsace Region. Cobbled squares surrounded by half-timbered houses make Strasbourg appear as if it has been effortlessly suspended in time, and you will get the opportunity to explore the past during your included walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed old town. Witness the ornate beauty of many of Strasbourg’s highlights, including the Maison Kammerzell and the canal network that weaves through Petite France, before enjoying free time to explore at leisure. Included Excursion Guided tour of Strasbourg DiscoverMORE Evening concert at Bruchsal Palace (extra expense)

Ludwigshafen - Heidelberg
Relax on board this morning as you sail towards Ludwigshafen, following the meandering Rhine River and passing the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar. Travel by coach to Heidelberg, where you will have the opportunity to learn about how it became a UNESCO City of Literature, having inspired the likes of Mark Twain and William Turner with its historical setting. Your guided tour of the town will allow you to find your own inspiration among its delightful landmarks, including Heidelberg Castle, one of the most impressive Renaissance ruins in Europe. Alternatively, hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg. EmeraldACTIVE Hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg Included Excursion Guided tour of Heidelberg 

Koblenz
Cruise to the 2000-year-old town of Koblenz today and discover its fairytale-like surrounds nestled on the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Your local guide will take you on a tour through the town, touching on the twin-towered façade of the Church of Our Lady and the German Corner, where the two inspirational waterways meet. Journey by cable car to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, offering exceptional views of the surrounding area from its hilltop position. Included Excursion Walking tour of Koblenz & a visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress DiscoverMORE Moselle Valley & Cochem Castle visit (extra expense)

Cologne
Effortlessly steeped in history and tales of the past, Cologne is one of the oldest cities in Germany, encapsulating a timeline that spans more than two millennia. Your included city tour will take you to the heart of its Old Town. After your tour, you will be taken to a one-of-a-kind farm estate just outside of Cologne, which provides the locals with sustainable products. As part of your EmeraldPLUS programme, enjoy a fantastic cooking demo and have a glimpse behind the scenes of this fantastic place. Included Excursion Guided tour of Colognes Old Town  EmeraldPLUS Visit to a local farm estate with cooking demo DiscoverMORE Visit to Eau de Cologne museum

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

Amsterdam
After breakfast, its time to say farewell to your fellow guests and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport, taking memories of the Black Forest and charming Strasbourg with you.  This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.