Special Guest Cruises

...Exclusively to Emerald Waterways

River cruises with a difference

We are delighted to be welcoming some esteemed names from the world of wine, cookery, dance and TV on-board our Emerald Waterways Star-Ships. Join our special guest experts for intimate events and exclusive activities whilst you cruise down Europe’s most iconic rivers in luxury and style.
Holland and Belgium in Bloom with Carol Klein and Joe Swift

10 April 2020 for 8 days
Amsterdam > Amsterdam 

Amsterdam has much to offer visitors but, in April, when the flowers are at their best, you simply can’t miss out on seeing the colourful fields full of blooming tulips. On this eight-day river cruise, you’ll discover the cuisine and heritage of this historic corner of northern Europe and making your stay extra special are exclusive events in the company of BBC Gardeners’ World presenters Carol Klein and Joe Swift. 
Taste sensations of France with Michel Roux Jr

18 April 2020 for 8 days 
Marseille > Lyon

The Rhône region is the epicentre of Gallic gastronomy and, as such, is one of Europe’s ultimate destinations for foodies. Rich Burgundy wines, fine cheeses, zesty rosé from Provence… you’ll taste it all and much more on our eight-day river cruise through southern and eastern France alongside acclaimed chef Michel Roux Jr and food writer Tom Parker Bowles for an entertaining and insightful series of food events and excursions.
The Fabulous Flavours of France with James Martin
12 October 2019 for 8 days
Lyon > Marseille
On this exclusive itinerary, James will continue his love affair with French cuisine and share his enthusiasm with those on board. This delightful journey through France aboard a luxurious Emerald Waterways ship, next autumn includes a private cooking demonstration and gala dinner.
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