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Scenic Emerald, Scenic River Cruises

Ship Stats and Features
Maximum Capacity: 167
Year Entered Service: 01/01/2008
Crew: 53
Number of Decks: 4
Number of Lifts: 1
Number of Pools: 0
Number of restaurants: 2
Formal nights: No
Adult Only: No
Kids Club: No

The French rivers, the Saone and Rhone, are where you’ll find the Scenic Emerald. Refurbished in 2013 to match Scenic’s fabulous standard of service and excellence, the Emerald is a marvelous and comfortable ship that takes you through some of France’s finest destinations and sights, such as Honfleur, Conflans, Vienne and Viviers. 

Cuisine and Dining on Scenic Emerald

The Scenic fleet has a surprising 5 venues for dining on each ship: the River Café, the exquisite Portobellos Italian Restaurant, elegant Crystal Dining Restaurant, the Table la Rive, and al fresco dining on the Riverview Terrace.

The main venue, the Crystal Restaurant, has a beautiful and relaxing ambiance for you to enjoy, whether you are dining with friends, or just enjoying a small meal while immersing yourself in the passing scenery.

Throughout the day, guests can wander into the River Café where they can enjoy a number of light meals and snacks, tailored to match a number of tastes. Or eat a gourmet barbeque on the Riverview Terrace.

The finest dining experiences however are in the ship’s Portobello Restaurant and Table la Rive. The Portobello is an intimate and elegant dining room for only thirty guests to enjoy fine Italian-inspired five-course dinner, accompanied by exceptional wines and exquisite service. 

The Table la Rive offers more amazing dishes such as marinated crayfish with mango and rocket and Sauvignon Blanc, or porcini cappuccino soup with blue potato chips.

Spa & Fitness on Scenic Emerald

The ship has a Wellness Area and Fitness Center on board, for guests to refresh themselves from the long and enjoyable days on board.

Recreation on Scenic Emerald

On board your stateroom has been custom fitted with Scenic’s innovative Sun Lounge – a system that allows you to open your floor to ceiling window however you want it to give you the best view. 

Take part in an on board cooking class, or watch a magnificent performance by local artists or the ship’s pianist. 

Off the ship, Scenic offers the Enrich programme to get you the best experience out of your ventures on land – whether it’s cultural, artistic or historic. 

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