Extend your stay

We offer a range of delightful pre- and post-cruise city stays, stopovers and touring options in some of the world’s most spectacular destinations

Whether it’s the beauty of Budapest, the marvels of Madrid or the perfection of Paris, there’s an array of breathtaking sights to see on our fantastic selection of extended stay cruises.

Our range of city stays, tours and stopovers are available pre- and post-cruise, so you can extend your holiday in any way you prefer. Explore the sights and sounds of your chosen city and immerse yourself in rich, local culture.

Included in your extended break with us, you’ll enjoy the hospitality of centrally-located luxury hotels offering a selection of breakfast options, and all transfers between the Star-Ship, hotel and airport will be arranged by our team.

Most of our extended stay cruises also include a guided city tour and assistance from a dedicated tour director—allowing you to fully enjoy your sensational city break.

Where can you extend your stay?

Aix en Provence traditional church
Aix-en-Provence

Located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of France, Aix-en-Provence is a Provençal jewel lined with leafy boulevards.

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Cycling along the Amsterdam canal
Amsterdam

The Netherlands’ charming capital is characterised by countless canals and even more bicycles.


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Berlin
Berlin

Home to the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and the imposing Berlin Wall, Berlin is an iconic city.


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Bridge in Budapest
Budapest

Straddling the Danube River, the 'Hungarian capital' Budapest offers superb sights to explore.


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Colourful Houses on the Coast in Copenhagen
Copenhagen

An unwavering commitment to eco-friendly innovation has given the 'Danish capital' its own unique ethos.


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Glacier Express, Switzerland
Glacier Express Programme
 
The picturesque Swiss town of Zermatt is located at the foot of the Matterhorn, is one of the most famous mountains in the world.


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Traditional building in Istanbul
Istanbul

A city of contrasts and endless surprises, Istanbul brings east and west together with a myriad of attractions.


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Nightfall in Lisbon
Lisbon

Also known as 'The City of Seven Hills', 'Queen of the Sea' and 'The City of Light', Lisbon is Portugal's capital and largest city.


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Traditional building overlooking water in Madrid
Madrid

Once the centre of the Spanish Empire, Madrid promises its fair share of exquisite architecture, iconic landmarks and plazas.


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Oktoberfest in Munich
Munich & Oktoberfest

In the charming Bavarian capital, centuries-old buildings are home to brauhäuser and restaurants serving beer and German dishes.


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Coastline in Nice
Nice

France’s fifth-most 'populous city', Nice is named after Nike, the Greek goddess of victory.


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Eiffel Tower in Paris
Paris

Paris is renowned for its spectacular architecture, and proud ancient history and is the global centre for fashion and gastronomy.


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Sunrise in Prague
Prague

A city whose beauty is comparable to that of Rome & Paris, Prague is a favourite extended stay among Emerald Cruises guests.


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River in Seville
Sevilla

The beautiful 'Andalusian capital' sits on the Guadalquivir River, resplendent by its Catholic and Moorish monuments.


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Old Castle in Transylvania
Transylvania

Rich in history and folklore, Transylvania is home to some of Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns.


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City view of Zurich
Zurich & Lucerne

Preserved medieval architecture and snow-capped mountains make for the most spectacular of settings for a stay in Lucerne.


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Sundown in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia

Make the most of your trip to Southeast Asia and with an inbound stopover in Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai or Hong Kong.


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Call our Cruises Experts on 1 (855) 444 0161 to secure your place