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Legendary Rhine & Moselle -Frankfurt to Bernkastel

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Shore Excursions, Wi-Fi & Gratuities Included*

Incredible savings of up to £1,400*

FREE Premium Drinks Package for ALL bookings*

Exclusive FREE €150 On Board Spend*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 21 Aug 2022
  • Sails from Frankfurt, Germany
  • Ship Emerald Sun
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1736224‍
  • Voyage code ‍EWGM210822.1‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London Sun 21 Aug 2022

(regional flights may be available on request)

Rhine River

Frankfurt, Germany Sun 21 Aug 2022

Rhine River

Upon arrival, transfer to the port in Mainz and embark your award-winning Emerald Cruises Star-Ship for your seven night cruise (D)

Wiesbaden, Germany

Wiesbaden, Germany Mon 22 Aug 2022

Wiesbaden, Germany

Famous for its mineral springs dating since Roman times, Wiesbaden resembles a 19th century resort. A guided tour will pass by the Russian Chapel, where you can enjoy the magnificent view over the city and Rhine valley (B, L, D)

Included Excursion: Wiesbaden walking tour

Rudesheim, Germany

Rudesheim, Germany Tue 23 Aug 2022

Rudesheim, Germany

Start your day with a visit to the Eberbach Abbey, offering you the opportunity to experience a journey with all of your senses. Alternatively, enjoy a hike up the Niederwalddenkmal - a monument located in the Niederwald (B, L, D) 

EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Niederwalddenkmal

Included Excursion: A visit to Eberbach Abbey

Rhine River

Koblenz, Germnay Wed 24 Aug 2022

Rhine River

Wonderfully maintained inside and out, Marksburg Castle boasts a selection of typical interiors including the castle kitchen, knight’s hall, armoury, and even an inviting wine cellar. This evening, enjoy a visit to the Imperial Castle in Cochem which stands majestically over the Moselle River valley (B, L, D)

EmeraldPLUS: Cochem Castle visit with entertainment

Included Excursion: A visit to Marksburg castle

Cochem, Germany

Cochem, Germany Thu 25 Aug 2022

Cochem, Germany

Enjoy the enchanting town of Cochem during a guided walk through the numerous, well-preserved sites of this quaint town, including the remains of the historic town wall with its old fortifications, the Town Hall and its many other gems (B, L, D)

EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike tour of Cochem

Included Excursion: Cochem guided tour

Trier, Germany

Trier, Germany Fri 26 Aug 2022

Trier, Germany

In southwest Germany, near the Luxemburg border, the city of Trier is a hidden treasure often called the “Rome of the North”. During your guided tour, explore the ruins of the old city baths, once a hive of activity during ancient times, and the Porta Nigra, the best-preserved Roman city gate north of the Alps (B, L, D)

Included Excursion: Trier guided tour

Bernkastel

Bernkastel, Germany Sat 27 Aug 2022

Bernkastel

Dating back to 3000 BC, 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 the opportunity to stroll through the medieval marketplace with its gabled timber framed houses, castle ruins and town gate. Or, take part in a guided bike tour of the area (B, L, D)

EmeraldACTIVE: Bike Tour near Bernkastel

Included Excursion: A walking tour of Bernkastel

EmeraldPLUS: A wine tasting in Bernkastel

Bernkastel

Bernkastel – Frankfurt, Germany Sun 28 Aug 2022

Bernkastel

After breakfast, disembark the ship and transfer to Frankfurt

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London Sun 28 Aug 2022

(regional flights may be available on request)

Arrive in London Sun 28 Aug 2022

What's included *

  • Incredible SAVINGS of up to £1,400
  • FREE all-inclusive drinks package for ALL bookings
  • Exclusive FREE €150 on board spend included
  • Return economy flights available from a range of regional airports – please call for more details
  • Spacious full board accommodation on board Europe’s most innovative cruise ships
  • All meals throughout your river cruise from a healthy buffet breakfast to a five-course à la carte menu
  • Well-appointed suites and spacious public spaces make an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship the perfect base for a European river cruise
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • FREE tea and coffee available throughout your cruise
  • Shore excursions INCLUDED
  • Gratuities are INCLUDED
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Extra special included excursions with EmeraldPLUS & EmeraldACTIVE
  • First-class service from English-speaking crew and knowledgeable guides
  • Complimentary bicycles for use ashore in select destinations
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Overseas transfers
  • Return scheduled flights from up to 15 UK airports (premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • ABTA & ATOL Protection
  • BOOK today with Just a Deposit and Pay Later*
  • Plus, book a Balcony cabin or above by 8pm 26th July 2021 and receive a case of World Wines

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Emerald Stateroom

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All Emerald Staterooms feature picture windows and the same high quality facilities as all other cabins. Plus, they're bigger than other standard staterooms, providing excellent value for money. Included in your stateroom: Picture window (approximately 1500mm L X 340mm H) | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge

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Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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The Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite is a completely new type of cabin that's unique to European river cruising. These spectacular suites boast a 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 cabin's floor-to-ceiling window drops down to unveil uninterrupted views of the stunning scenery to bring the outdoors in. Included in your suite: Indoor balcony with open-air system | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge

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Emerald Grand Balcony Suite

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Grand Balcony Suites boasts a number of fantastic inclusions, such as an in-suite Nespresso machine - an added home comfort that means 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 after dinner sweet treats courtesy of your exclusive room service, which is included in the price of your suite. Included in your suite: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | In-suite mini-bar available at own expense | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | 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 | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table

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Owner's One-bedroom Suite

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Owner's One-bedroom Suites have a bedroom which closes off from the rest of the cabin and a separate lounge area. They also include special features, like two sinks in the spacious bathroom, a walk-in wardrobe, iPad, a complimentary Nespresso machine and a complimentary mini-bar restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks. You can order a continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats to enjoy in your suite’s lounge or outdoors on your balcony too. Your suite includes: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Separate bedroom and lounge area | Large bathroom with two basins, shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | Walk-in wardrobe | Complimentary in-suite mini-bar, restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Use of an iPad | Queen-size hotel-style bed | 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 | Four items of laundry a day | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table

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The Ship - Emerald Sun

  • Occupancy182
  • Length443 ft (135.03 m)
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The five sister vessels, boasting a modest capacity of 182 guests apiece, are all blessed with a selection of wonderful amenities and features. At the very heart of every Star-Ship in the Emerald Waterways fleet is the Horizon Bar & Lounge. A contemporary, chic social space; the lounge is equipped with a comprehensively-stocked bar, skilled bartenders, help-yourself hot drinks facilities and a generous offering of plush seating and sofas.

What's on board

Sky Barbecue - Golf Putting Green - Club Swimming Pool, Bar & Evening Cinema - Retractable Roof - The Terrce - Horizon Bar - Reflectionss Restaurant - Fitness room - Beauty Center

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Emerald Cruises

Does Emerald Waterways have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Emerald Waterways does have a flexible cancellation policy. With Emerald, guests can defer their travel plans and transfer to an alternative Emerald departure date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to departure up until 31 December 2021. This policy is applicable across all Emerald’s European and Southeast Asia river cruises.

Please note third party cancellation fees may apply. Further Cruise lines terms & conditions will apply.


Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard an Emerald cruise ship?

Yes, you will need to have both of your COVID-19 vaccinations with the last administered date at least 14 days prior to departure.


Last updated: 22.06.21

* Terms & Conditions

Booking conditions of Emerald Waterways and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Free drinks are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Drinks package is subject to cruise lines T&Cs. Savings is based on two adults sharing. Regional and premium flights will incur supplementary costs, may require an additional overnight stay and may be indirect. Shore excursions are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. On board spend is per stateroom/suite. Wi-Fi cannot be guaranteed as is subject to T&Cs. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner. E&OE.

Our ABTA membership and ATOL license protects your holidays booked through ROL Cruise, so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected. *Please note ATOL protection is only applicable to Fly Cruises*

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Case of World Wines is based one per booking for UK mainland addresses only when booked by 8pm 26th July. 

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