Captain & crew

Sail the iconic rivers of Europe in the expert hands of your captain and attentive crew.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience, your captain provides a safe and smooth stay along the awe-inspiring waterways of Europe, and our team ensures you want for nothing during your time on board. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of you.
Captain sailing on board a luxury river ship Captain sailing on board a luxury river ship


Cruise Director & Hotel Manager

Get to know the region you’re sailing with our expert on board staff.

Your cruise director is happy to assist you and share their experiences, ensuring you make the most of your European adventure. Additionally, your hotel manager keeps the schedule on board your Star-Ship running like clockwork.
Cruise director helping guests on board a luxury river ship in Europe Cruise director helping guests on board a luxury river ship in Europe


Activity manager & wellness coach

Helping to keep mind, body, and soul in ship-shape.

The activities manager and wellness coach oversees our EmeraldACTIVE experiences. Join them for a range of fitness classes or active excursions onshore. Your wellness team is also there to help you unwind and find your inner peace with a special spa treatment^.

^Additional cost.
Guests taking part in a yoga session on the Sun Deck of a luxury river ship in Europe Guests taking part in a yoga session on the Sun Deck of a luxury river ship in Europe


Culinary Experts

A multitude of European specialties, expertly prepared

Our professional chefs craft delectable dining options for breakfast and lunch, plus an indulgent evening à la carte menu. Enjoy fresh, seasonal cuisine inspired by the regions you’re sailing through, or indulge in home favorites.
Two chefs preparing a delicious meal for guests on board a luxury river ship in Europe Two chefs preparing a delicious meal for guests on board a luxury river ship in Europe
emerald cruises wave icon
Your journey is complemented by our expert crew, who guarantee an exceptional river cruise experience. ​
Emerald Cruises Europe River Cruises 2024 Brochure
Emerald Cruises Europe River Cruises 2024 Brochure

Your guide to Europe river cruising

Download your free Europe river cruise brochure to start planning your journey through Central Europe, France, or Portugal. 

Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.