Explore the charms of Central Europe

Cruise the stunning Rhine, Main, Danube, and Moselle rivers, and fall in love with the allure of Central Europe. Uncover a land of character, discovering the cultures and traditions that define the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Czechia, Slovakia, and Hungary.

Discover the cities, towns and villages of Central Europe from the comfort of your Emerald Cruises Star-Ship


A world of experiences

Enlightening experiences await on your Central Europe cruise. Sample Riesling wine along the Rhine River, tour the famed Bavarian countryside, delve into art from the Dutch Golden Age, and discover ruins and relics dating back to the ancient Romans.

Discover Central Europe

A Central Europe river cruise will take you on a mesmerising journey across the continent. Wind your way through picturesque landscapes and uncover the charms of Europe’s most iconic countries.


Featured
Itineraries

Seek inspiration from our most popular itineraries to start planning your unforgettable voyage. Explore our latest Europe river cruises offers today.

8 Days

Danube Delights

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£1,872*

8 Days

Danube Explorer

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£1,927*

9 Days

Enchantment of Eastern Europe

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£2,289*

15 Days

Splendours of Europe

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£3,342*

8 Days

Holland & Belgium in Bloom

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£1,959*

8 Days

The Majestic Rhine

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£1,787*

8 Days

Jewels of the Rhine

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£1,927*

11 Days

Rhine Castles & Moselle Vineyards

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£3,136*

8 Days

Rhine-Main Discovery

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
GBP
£1,894*

 

Our award-winning Star-Ships

Emerald Cruises’ contemporary river-cruising Star-Ships are designed to sail the waterways of Central Europe, guiding you through the twists and turns of each river. Revel in your sanctuary, where every finishing touch and elegant flourish has been chosen with care.

Designed to guarantee complete comfort on your Central Europe river cruise, our Star-Ships provide an abundance of space for socialising or for relaxing on your own. Enjoy culinary delights in the Reflections Restaurant and join new-found friends for drinks at the Horizon Bar. Head to the Sun Deck for a game of golf on the putting green or enjoy a dip in the indoor pool before it transforms into a cinema space on selected evenings.
Three cruise guests enjoying the putting green Three cruise guests enjoying the putting green

Where we travel

Explore the iconic rivers of Central Europe

Sail each twist and turn, as you navigate the locks and bridges of Central Europe’s mesmerising rivers. You’ll pass rolling vineyards, enchanting fairy tale-esque castles, some of Europe’s major capitals, and plenty of charming villages, as you cruise serenely along the water.
Emerald Cruises Europe River Cruises 2024 Brochure
Emerald Cruises Europe River Cruises 2024 Brochure

Your guide to Europe river cruising

Download your free Europe river cruise brochure to start planning your journey through Central Europe, France, or Portugal.

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