Today, Emerald Waterways announced the newest addition to its Star-Ship fleet, the Emerald Luna which will be ready for boarding in 2021.
The Emerald Luna is set to sail in spring 2021 offering a wealth of culturally immersive itineraries along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. The 180 passenger vessel is the ninth in the Emerald Waterways Star-Ship fleet and the eighth to grace Europe’s iconic waterways.
Emerald Luna promises all the innovative and contemporary Star-Ship features including the signature indoor heated pool that seamlessly transforms into an evening cinema, the panoramic Sun Deck and beautifully appointed suites and staterooms.
Each Star-Ship boasts a wealth of amenities that would be equal to those found in a world-class hotel. The suites include ingenious all-weather balcony systems from which guests can enjoy views of the passing scenery, an infotainment system, luxurious toiletries and a hotel-style bed.
In addition to the new boat, the Emerald Luna, Emerald Waterways has also has unveiled new itineraries for 2021.
10-Day Springtime Delights cruise
On this, passengers will sail through The Netherlands and Belgium. The cost is from £2,545 per person and will be on the Emerald Dawn Star-Ship* (based on 1 April 2021 departure).
Some of the numerous highlights of this sailing include visiting the Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam when the beautiful tulips are in full bloom. A guided walking tour of Antwerp – renowned for its culinary delights, and being amazed by Rotterdam’s impressive architecture during an included EmeraldPLUS experience.
In addition to the Springtime Delights cruise and new for 2021 is the enhanced 8-Day Legendary Rhine and Moselle itinerary. This cruise takes guests from Mainz to Bernkastel, taking in Wiesbaden, Rüdesheim, Koblenz, Cochem and Trier (All Germany).
It is enhanced with new EmeraldPLUS experiences, including a Rotterdam architecture tour with MarktHal visit, and a guided tour of a quaint Belgian village with a local tasting. For those who like things to move at a slightly faster pace, embark on an EmeraldACTIVE guided hike to Neiderwalddenkmal.
Plus, you can take part in four brand-new included excursions, enjoy a walking tour of Wiesbaden, a visit to Eberbach Abbey in the Rheingau Region and tours of Cochem and Marksburg Castles.
Price starts from £2,195 per person on the Emerald Dawn Star-Ship* (based on 25 June 2021 departure).
David Winterton of Emerald Waterways said: “We are delighted that the Emerald Waterways portfolio continues to grow. The new Star-Ship is to be built this year in order to increase capacity to accommodate the global demand for Rhine, Main and Danube itineraries.”
The new river ship – Emerald Luna – and the new itinerary both feature in the new Emerald Waterways European Cruises 2021 brochure available today. The brochure features over 18 sailings across destinations including Black Forest, Belgrade, and Rotterdam.
All prices include relevant discounts, return flights, transfers, the cruises as stated above, all tipping and gratuities, all onboard meals and selected drinks**, excursions and experiences.
For more information or to book, please visit www.emeraldwaterways.co.uk or call 0808 301 3352.
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