MS Swiss Emerald

MS Swiss Emerald Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Swiss Emerald

Year built2006  /  Age : 12
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderScheepswerf Den Breejen BV (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
OwnerScylla AG
OperatorTauck River Cruises
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Passengers98
Crew36
Decks4
Cabins49
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2017
Sister-shipsSwiss Jewel, Swiss Sapphire, MS Esprit, MS Treasures

Current itinerary of MS Swiss Emerald

MS Swiss Emerald current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Savouring France. Prices start from USD 5848 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 22 Sep, 2018 and ends on 29 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
22 Sep      Departing from Lyon, France   
23 Sep     Lyon, France   
24 Sep     Viviers-sur-Rhone, France   
25 Sep     Arles, France   
26 Sep     Avignon, France   
27 Sep     Nimes, France   
28 Sep     Tournon-sur-Rhone, Tain-l'Hermitage, France   
29 Sep      Arriving in Lyon, France   

Review of MS Swiss Emerald

MS Swiss Emerald, sister ship to ms Swiss Jewelms Swiss Sapphirems Esprit and ms Treasures, was christened in Dordrecht in March 2006 by Trudy Koolen, manager of the Scylla office in Belgium. Middle and upper deck of the ship are equipped with French balconies and the whole upper deck is made up with suites.

The 361-feet Emerald has a stylish lounge with dance floor and panoramic bar, as well as a comfortable bar in the rear, all situated on the Diamond deck. In ship's entrance hall, guest will find the reception, Travel Desk and boutique. The elegant restaurant is located on the Ruby deck. There is also a fitness room and an Internet corner onboard. The whirlpool is on the Sun deck. A lift connects all decks, except the Emerald deck.

A comfortable mini suite (17 m2) and 11 double cabins (14 m2) are located on ship's Emerald deck. The Ruby deck features 20 suites (21 m2) and 2 mini-suites (17 m2); the Diamond deck has 14 master suites (28 m2), 2 mini suites and two double cabins (14 m2). All cabins on the 124-passenger ms Swiss Emerald are outward facing, and have minibar, electronic safe, flat TV, individual air-conditioning, hairdryer, shower and WC. 

MS Swiss Emerald

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  • In March-April 2017, Swiss Emerald riverboat was drydock refitted and refurbished. Its passenger capacity was reduced from 118 to 98 (17% reduction) and the staterroms number was decreased from 59 to 49. The ship's reconstruction created larger public areas and bigger passenger cabins. The most extensive changes were done on Ruby (middle) Deck, where the 30x cabins (sized 14 m2 / 150 ft2) were replaced by 20x cabins (sized 21 m2 / 225 ft2). The ship already had 14x suites (sized 28 m2 / 300 ft2). Following the 2018 drydock, nearly 70% of all staterooms are 21 m2. On Diamond (upper) Deck "The Bistro" restaurant was renamed "Arthur's" and upgraded with its own galley (kitchen) and dedicated chef.
  • The same deckplan changes were done to the fleetmates and sisterships Swiss Sapphire (in 2017) and in 2018 - to MS Esprit and MS Treasures.

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MS Swiss Emerald Itineraries

The below listed MS Swiss Emerald cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Scylla Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 Jun 01 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5848
2018 Jun 08 9 days, one-way from Lyon to Arles Lyon$6194
2018 Jun 17 9 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$6194
2018 Jun 26 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5848
2018 Jul 03 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5548
2018 Jul 10 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5548
2018 Jul 27 9 days, one-way from Lyon to Arles Lyon$5444
2018 Aug 05 9 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$5474
2018 Aug 14 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5744
2018 Aug 21 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5744
2018 Aug 28 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5848
2018 Sep 04 9 days, one-way from Lyon to Arles Lyon$6194
2018 Sep 13 9 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$6194
2018 Sep 22 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5848
2018 Sep 29 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$5848
2018 Oct 04 9 days, one-way from Lyon to Arles Lyon$5894
2018 Oct 15 9 days, one-way from Arles to Lyon Arles$5444
2018 Oct 24 7 days, round-trip Savouring France Lyon$4498