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ms Emerald

ms Emerald

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Launched in 2006 and thoroughly refurbished in 2013, ms Emerald features some of the finest staterooms offered on European rivers. 85% of the staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing for unimpaired views of the riverside.

An interesting point to note is that ms Emerald carries just 118 guests on each voyage, whereas ships of a similar size will typically carry 160. This allows guests more room to enjoy their vacation and a more personalized experience with ship staff.

Sailing up and down France's Rhône and Saône rivers river year-round, ms Emerald visits many of the beautiful towns of the French countryside. Voyages on this river cruise ship include French Waterways, French Escapade, A Taste of France, Artistic Impression,and Bon Voyage! Towns that are visited by these river cruise journeys include Paris, Monte Carlo, Vienne, Arles, Nice, and Lyon. Guests will get to experience all the romance that is the French culture when cruising on ms Emerald.

As part of the French culture inboard ms Emerald, chefs work painstakingly throughout the day to bring the taste of the French country side to your plate every night. Gathering the freshest and best ingredients every day, the chefs of ms Emerald will be sure to deliver exciting dishes every night.

ms Emerald Facts

Ship Class: Jewel Class
Inaugural Year: 2006
Refurbished Year: 2013
Country of Registration: Switzerland
Guest Occupancy*: 118
Crew: 29
Crew-to-Passenger Ratio: 1 to 4
Length: 361 feet
Beam: 37 feet
Passenger Decks: 4

Total: 61
Suites, with balcony: 14
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 38
Ocean View, without balcony: 9
Inside: 0

Accessible Staterooms: 0

Dining Type: Open

Casino: No

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

All-Inclusive Pricing
Each journey with ms Emerald is all-inclusive. This means that the cost of shore excursions, on board and onshore dining, gratuities, transfers, and even wine, beer, and premium spirits are included in your cruise fare.

Off-Boat Dining Options
Every ms Emerald cruise comes with the option of dining in many local restaurants any given night. Skip the main dining room for a romantic meal at a local cafe and experience French culture first-hand.

Unique Destinations
With ports right at the entrance to small quaint villages and large bustling cities, ms Emerald will be able to give you a taste of it all. River cruises can go where most larger ships and land tours cannot. This creates for a truly unique experience.

ms Emerald Promotions

Check out the promotions that we have available on ms Emerald cruises:
Best Value & Service on Tauck Cruises

Best Value & Service on all ms Emerald River Cruises!

Book any ms Emerald river cruise with us and you'll get the Best Value, along with our unparalleled level of customer service.

Contact us

If you'd prefer not to fill out this form, feel free to contact us using any of the following options:

Toll Free Phone: 1-866-214-7447 (U.S. & Canada)

Local Phone: 732-970-9142

International Phone: 001-732-970-9142


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All-Inclusive Pricing on Tauck Cruises

All-Inclusive Amenities on ms Emerald River Cruises

When you cruise with Tauck, virtually every river cruise expense is included in one upfront price. All shore excursions and unlimited complimentary beverages on board are included! There are no little extras to pay for, no hidden expenses, no options sold. You get what you pay for, and then some.
No Booking Fees

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises! You're sure to enjoy an affordable ms Emerald cruise when booking with us!
Promotions on ms Emerald cruises may not be combinable. Certain restrictions apply to each offer. View terms and conditions during the online booking process.

ms Emerald Destinations

Here are the destinations ms Emerald sails in. Call us at 1-866-214-7447 with any questions:
Central Europe Cruises on ms Emerald
Europe River cruises on ms Emerald
Jump to: Suites - Balconies - Oceanviews
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Category 7 Suite Category 7 Suite
Approximate size: 300 square feet
Located on: Diamond Deck

Category 7 suites on the Diamond Deck boast two floor-to-ceiling French balconies with sliding door and large marble baths with full-size tubs.
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Category 6 Stateroom Category 6 Stateroom
Approximate Size: 135 square feet
Located on: Diamond Deck

Category 6 staterooms, each featuring a floor-to-ceiling French balcony with one sliding door, are situated in the fore and aft corners of the Diamond Deck.
Category 5 Stateroom Category 5 Stateroom
Approximate Size: 183 square feet
Located on: Ruby Deck

Category 5 staterooms measure 183 square feet and sport one floor-to-ceiling French balcony with one sliding door.
Category 4 Stateroom Category 4 Stateroom
Approximate Size: 150 square feet
Located on: Ruby Deck

Category 4 staterooms, all located on the Ruby Deck, feature one floor-to-ceiling French balcony with one sliding door for superior views.
Category 3 Stateroom Category 3 Stateroom
Approximate Size: 150 square feet
Located on: Ruby Deck

Category 3 staterooms, located on the Ruby Deck, feature one floor-to-ceiling French balcony with one sliding door for superior views.
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Category 2 Stateroom Category 2 Stateroom
Approximate Size: 183 square feet
Located on: Emerald Deck

Category 2 staterooms is located forward on the Emerald deck, measuring 183 square feet and featuring a roomy marble bath with shower.
Category 1 Stateroom Category 1 Stateroom
Approximate Size: 150 square feet
Located on: Emerald Deck

Category 1 staterooms each feature a marble bath with shower with Molton Brown toiletries, a Tauck Exclusive.

All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

ms Emerald Deck Plans

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Diamond Deck
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Category 7 Category 7
Category 6 Category 6
Category 5 Category 5
Category 4 Category 4
Category 3 Category 3
Category 2 Category 2
Category 1 Category 1

The deck plans of ms Emerald provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with Tauck Cruises directly.
Diamond Deck
ms Emerald Deck Plans

ms Emerald Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of ms Emerald:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Bike Tours
Bike Tours
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Lido Dining
Lido Dining
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
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