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80% off—Exclusive price on Europe river cruises

Liz Warren
Deal Expert
Sail Europe's most scenic rivers this year at a Travelzoo-exclusive price.

Why We Love This Deal

Update (May 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. ET): Due to time sensitivity, the May 18 and 19 sailings are no longer available. Please scroll down for other cabin types and departure dates or call for additional availability. 

Award-winning cruise line Emerald Cruises is offering up to 80% savings on 7- and 10-night European river cruises just for Travelzoo members. Explore cobblestone streets, waterfront entertainment and more during peak season on these European river cruises, which include port fees and taxes, airport transfers, tips and gratuities, and more.

Below are some of our favorite itineraries, priced per person. These are weeklong cruises unless otherwise noted.

Sensations of Lyon and Provence (between Arles and Lyon)

  • $1495 ... June 1; July 27
  • $1895 ... July 13

Danube Delights (between Regensburg and Budapest)

  • $1495 ... June 21; July 4, 5, 12
  • $1695 ... May 19, 25, 26
  • $1895 ... June 1, 16

Danube Explorer (between Passau and Budapest)

  • $1495 ... June 2, 14; Oct. 20, 27
  • $1695 ... May 18

Secrets of the Douro (roundtrip Porto)

  • $1995 ... Nov. 16, 23

Rhine Castles and Moselle Vineyards (10 nights between Basel and Amsterdam)

  • $2695 ... July 30; Aug. 9, 19; Sept. 8

All sailings include:

  • Accommodations in Emerald Stateroom (E or D)
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • Port taxes and charges, tips and gratuities on board and on shore
  • Guided tours per itinerary, including walking tours, guided hikes and biking trips
  • Onboard Wi-Fi
  • All meals, which include authentic regional cuisine with ingredients from local suppliers
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner

Options: Additional itineraries, dates and upgraded cabin categories into 2025 are also included in the sale. Note that some itineraries may also operate in the reverse direction.

About Emerald Cruises: Emerald Cruises' intimate European riverboats resemble "modern hotels, awash in glass, chrome and contemporary art, with buzzy lounges" (Condé Nast Traveler). The line was voted the No. 2 Best River Cruise Line in the 2023 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards and named a favorite river cruise line in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards. Most vessels feature luxe amenities, such as a pool that converts to a cinema, a spa and gourmet dining. Excursions include guided hikes, bike rides and culturally immersive activities that explore the epicurean delights, architecture and history of a destination.

Book by May 24.

This offer is booked through, and is therefore subject to, the travel or entertainment provider's terms and conditions, including but not limited to refund and cancellation policy. Become a member to see all offer details and learn how to book.

80% off


When You Can Go

June-July, October 2024; dates through 2025 on sale


Up to 80% off regular rates

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