River Cruising – how to choose

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So, you’ve decided to try a river cruise …… you’ve decided where and which river…. now to decide with whom?!

Let us help!

Scenic – this is a 5-star luxury experience, with everything included from premium branded drinks, formal dining and a private butler! Scenic will take you exploring the rivers of Europe in state of the art luxury!

Avalon Waterways – Luxury river cruises on the Seine, Rhine and the waterways of Holland and Belgium – and lots of special offers too!

European Waterways – have some fabulous excursions in their cruise prices with entrance fees included too. There’s a champagne welcome, open bar, fabulous menus with paired wines … and then bicycle rides to work it all off!

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APT – for wine lovers. Take their Bordeaux itinerary and enjoy an evening of fine dining at Chateau Pape Clement and taste the wine from vines planted in the 13th Century. Or enjoy a tour of a Grignan Castle followed by a private cocktail reception – and it’s all included in the price.

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Viking Cruises – If you’d like to stay longer to explore the ports of call – Viking have introduced 2 night stays - for example in Basel, Switzerland, they have included a walking tour of the city and free time for you to visit its famous sites – Barfusser Church and the historical Museum of Basel.

100_8903AMA Waterways is the company for you if your interests lie in art. Imagine a painting workshop featuring picturesque landscapes that once inspired Renoir, Monet and Van Gogh! Another unique feature of the AMA fleet is the interconnecting cabins – great for families travelling together.

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Uniworld Boutique River Cruises are totally committed to family cruising. Their cruises cater for multi generational families and interactive onboard experiences. Kids can learn to cook with the ship’s chef, go for a tour behind-the-scenes with the captain, join some craft workshops or learn a few words of the local language. There is a young travellers’ lounge, a playstation, movies, games … and if parents want a quiet romantic on-shore dinner and a table for two – there are onboard hosts to babysit! And the best part? 4 to 18 year olds are half price!



Ask us about River Cruising … we’ve tried one or two, or three or four!!

If you are looking for something more exotic what about ……

The Nile

A house boat on the Backwaters of Kerala

The Road to Mandalay – on the Irrawaddy River of Myanmar (Burma)

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