Rhine-Main River Cruise

8 day cruise from Amsterdam to Nuremberg with Emerald Waterways in an Emerald Stateroom
Cruise Highlights: Explore the picturesque Rhine Gorge along with the charming towns of Bamburg & Wurzburg.
Stroll around vibrant Cologne and discover the medieval town of Miltenberg.
20 Superb meals including Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner whilst cruising, Captains Gala Dinner, and included guided tours and shore excursions.
Port Taxes & Gratuities Included

$6000 Bonus Value

Return Economy Full Service Airfares flying into Amsterdam, returning from Munich
Bonus Cabin Category Upgrade
2 nights’ Pre Cruise Accommodation in Amsterdam
Arrival Private Car Transfer from Amsterdam Airport to Hotel
Private Car Transfer from Amsterdam hotel to Cruise Port
3 nights’ Post Cruise Accommodation in Munich
The Royal Castles Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Tour from Munich for 2 guests
Private Car Transfer from Munich Hotel to Airport

Sail Date: 15 July 2017,  19 August 2017 & 6 October 2017. Surcharges may apply.

Cruise can also be in the reverse, from Nuremberg to Amsterdam 25 May 2017,  2 June 2017 & 5 August 2017.

Europe River Cruise


Our Price From $6,290 *pp


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The Ship

Emerald Star Ship


Rhine-Main River Cruise

My Cruises exclusive Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise is packed full of amazing sights, unforgettable experiences and unbeatable value.

Enjoy two nights in Amsterdam before joining the ship to sail for eight days down the Rhine, visiting six charming Bavarian towns before finishing the cruise in Nuremberg. Spend three nights exploring Munich after departing the ship to really get to know this famous European city.

Not only are your flights, accommodation, private transfers and cruise included as part of your My Cruises cruise deal, but your on board meals including wine and beer, and guided tours on shore are included as well!

Among the facilities aboard this luxury cruise ship are a heated swimming pool with retractable roof and pool bar, a fitness centre and a massage treatment room. All cabins have hotel-style beds and ensuite bathrooms, as well as free Wi-Fi.

The Rhine river cruise is available starting in either Nuremberg or Amsterdam, so can fit in with other European events and visits you have planned. Want to stay longer? Ask our cruise team about the My Cruises extended Emerald Waterways Amsterdam- Budapest River Cruise.

My Cruises

European Itinerary

Welcome to Amsterdam! As part of your My Cruises package deal you will have already enjoyed two nights in Amsterdam, exploring the city and sampling the local delicacies. Board the Emerald Star, relax and explore the ship before the Captain’s Reception and your first dinner on board the luxury cruise liner.
On your last day in Amsterdam join the Emerald Star cruise team for a walking tour of the city, take a glass top boat tour of the canals, or visit one of the many fascinating museums in Amsterdam’s Museum Square.
Sail along the Rhine and arrive in Cologne just after lunch, known for its impressive Gothic Cathedral, it is one of the oldest cities in Germany. Explore the markets, squares and cafes of Cologne or join the Emerald Star cruise team on a tour of nearby Brühl, known for the Augustus Palace and Falkenlust. Join the Captain this evening for the Captains Gala Dinner on board the ship.
Today the ship will navigate the Rhine Gorge, past centuries old castles and stunning countryside. After docking this afternoon, you will have the chance to explore popular German town, Rüdesheim. Included as part of your river cruise package is a trip up in the cable car to see the Germania Monument and the incredible views out over the Rhine Valley.
Welcome to Miltenberg! Another of Bavaria’s charming riverside towns, with cobblestoned streets winding their way around timber houses, and the well preserved gothic Merchant Hall. If you are feeling active join the Emerald river cruise team as they enjoy a scenic hike up to the 12th century Wertheim Castle.
A favourite of wine lovers, Würzburg produces fine Franconian wines in the unique Bocksbeutel bottles. Explore the city, set among sloping hills covered in vines, and make sure to stop off at a few wine cellars to sample the local produce. Join the Emerald Star Cruise Crew for a walking tour of the Bishops’ Residenz, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or venture further to Rothenburg a nearby fortified German town.
Bamberg is the last stop on your Emerald Waterways Rhine- Main River Cruise. Before the Farewell Dinner on board the ship this evening join the Emerald Star cruise team and explore the UNESCO World Heritage medieval town, which houses over 2,400 listed buildings and is the largest preserved old quarter in Europe. Bamberg is also well known for its Bavarian Smoked Beer, Rachbier. Explore on your own, or join the cruise guide who will give you a full tour of the town, all included as part of your cruise deal with My Cruises.
Cruising from Bamberg down the Main-Danube Canal, you will reach the ships final destination of Nuremberg. It is now time to disembark the ship. From here you will be picked up by a private car and taken to your hotel. Enjoy one night in Nuremberg, and three nights in Munich exploring the cities and sampling the traditional German cuisine, courtesy of your My Cruises cruise deal.

Optional Upgrade

Emerald Balcony Suite

Make the most of your Rhine river cruise and upgrade your cabin to the Emerald Balcony Suite. These spacious suites feature an innovative design which means at the touch of a button the top half of your floor-to-ceiling window slides down to create a balcony. Watch history unfold on the banks of the Rhine as you enjoy a glass of wine on your private balcony.

Upgrade from $799 per person
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Emerald Waterways is part of the Scenic Group

Prices are based on per person, twin share and subject to availability. Prices are subject to change without notice, until reservation is confirmed.  Not included in package is transfer from Nuremberg Port to Munich. Please ask one of our MyCruises Experts for further information. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. 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.

Cabin upgrade based on E Category upgraded to Category D Emerald Stateroom

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