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Splendours of Europe River Cruise | Amsterdam to Budapest

Now you can cruise through the heart of Europe at an even more exceptional value.

When you sail on any deck, in any suite or stateroom category, you'll enjoy free flights to Europe from the US, or savings of $2,400 per couple – when you book our Splendours of Europe river cruise or any 15+ day itinerary.

The quintessential river cruise through Europe, you'll sail from Amsterdam to Budapest, catching the majestic capitals and hidden villages that will all bring Europe's history, music, art and cuisine to life. It's amazing what is included with our Exceptional EmeraldVALUE concept! 

Reserve before August 30, 2019.

Chef Fabien Morreale

“To really experience a region, you have to taste its cuisine”, enthuses Fabien Morreale.

A finalist of the successful French reality TV program Top Chef and an accomplished chef, Fabien brings his unique take on Provençal cuisine to the tables of Emerald Liberté’s Reflections Restaurant while in Avignon.  Part of our very special EmeraldPLUS Provençal Dinner, he’ll create an authentic experience with a wonderful menu, showcasing the most delicious produce from the region.

“I liked the idea of introducing the products of my region – Provence – and sharing my roots, values and traditions with international guests... I hope guests discover the tastes of Provence through modern and creative recipes.”

Fabien says his aim is to provide flavorful and colorful dishes based on local products.

“I value presentation and the aesthetic of my dishes, so they’re a feast for the eyes as well.”

A chef since 19, Fabien now owns two restaurants and a boulangerie-pâtisserie in Provence.

“My first inspiration was chef Pascal Ginoux. We used to pick vegetables in his garden and this gave me a love for fresh, organic and seasonal ingredients.”

Although he is dedicated to providing guests a taste of his home, international influences play an important role in his approach.

“After my Diploma in Hospitality, I earned a Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (technician certificate) in culinary arts and then worked with starred chefs in top restaurants. At the time I was on the verge of opening my own restaurant so I traveled abroad to improve my English and learn new cooking techniques.”

“I loved Sydney and Bondi Beach for its laid-back atmosphere and vibe. In London, I really enjoyed the Mayfair area as it’s always busy and bustling.”

For Fabien, the taste of home is always rich and flavorsome.

“At home, my favorite dish to cook is confit of ox cheek, my daughter loves it! My mum’s cooking is pretty simple but always savory. I wouldn’t say my dishes are better but they are different and more elaborate!”

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Terms & Conditions

For new bookings on 2020 European river cruises. Air offers are only applicable to bookings made 61 or more days before departure, otherwise an air credit will apply. A non-refundable initial deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. A secondary non-refundable deposit of $1500 per person is due prior to air ticketing. Emerald Waterways reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of deposit. Maximum value of air ticket is $1200 per person inclusive of all taxes & fees. Economy Air only on Emerald Waterways’ choice of airlines and routes. Travelers who purchase their own air receive $1200 off per person. These offers are not combinable with any other offer except for Early Payment Offer,Travel Show vouchers, agent training vouchers, EmeraldEXPLORER and referral vouchers. Not combinable with group discounts. Taxes & port charges are included in the price. Offer available to residents of the 50 United States and Washington DC only. Offers and fares are capacity controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. Visit emeraldwaterways.com for complete terms and conditions.