Discover Europe in unrivalled splendour on our Main river cruises. The Main River cuts a course through the pastoral landscapes of Bavaria, revealing a region laden with Germanic splendour and fascinating heritage. This 237-mile long river connects the Danube to the Rhine, and its banks reveal much about the history of the continent.
From ancient towns like Miltenberg, Würzburg and Bamberg to fascinating historic sites like Wertheim Castle and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Residenz; the Main ebbs through some of the most enriching destinations of Bavaria, allowing you to uncover Germany’s historic wonders in one seamless journey.
Join us for a luxury Main river cruise, and you’ll travel in style and comfort on-board an elegant Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. From our knowledgeable staff to our carefully-crafted shore excursions, you’ll feel the benefit of our award-winning service as you cruise the majestic waters of the Main.
Whether you choose to embark on our Legends of the Moselle, Rhine and Main and journey from Nuremberg to Bernkastel, or whether you’d prefer to see everywhere from Berlin to Zurich on our wonderful Berlin & the Majestic Rhine river cruise, the charming, serene and magical environment of the Main is yours to explore on our Main river cruises.
You’ll see a distinct combination of natural beauty and quaint architecture on your Main river cruise, and you’ll be surrounded in the deluxe, spacious interior of our award-winning Star-Ships. With everything from an indoor heated pool to our sumptuous Horizon Bar & Lounge, you’ll have just as much to do on board and you will have exploring the beautiful destinations on land.