Emerald Cruises has released its programme of 2022 European river cruises, including an extended city stay to Amsterdam on a range of Rhine itineraries, or five-day Christmas market cruises on the Rhine, Danube and Rhône rivers.

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Explore some of Europe’s highlights in 2022 with one of Emerald’s voyages.

With a range of different suites to choose from, groups booking with the company can usually benefit from special offers.

All prices on the trips include return flights or the option to travel via Eurostar and rail, transfers, the actual cruises, all tipping and gratuities and all the on board meals, as well as included excursions and experiences with knowledgeable guides.

The highlights

For those who want to explore independently within different European cities, Emerald Cruises city stays may be an option to add on to an itinerary. These include two-night stays in Berlin, Prague, Paris, Madrid, and now new for 2022, Amsterdam.

On a selection of itineraries on the Rhine, guest can extend their trip with two-nights in a hotel in Amsterdam, close to its artistic heritage, canals and modern art museums.

Or, guests can opt for the chance to visit the Floriade Horticulture Expo which takes place every ten years between April and October. The park in Amsterdam is where the Dutch horticulture industry presents its latest trends and developments to the rest of the world.

When it begins to get colder, there is also an option of a Christmas market river cruise across five-days, designed for those looking for a short festive getaway. On the five-day Christmas in Southern France voyage, passengers will journey from Avignon and see the many celebrations that take place in the city such as carol singing, parades and folk dances.In Tarascon, you will visit a traditional olive mill and see the market of Arles - the mini itinerary takes guests on a festive journey through Medieval southern France.

For more information about all of the cruises on offer, visit www.emeraldcruises.co.uk