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River Cruises - A truly unforgettable experience

Stunning scenery, waterfront life, enchanting riverside ports, elegant towns and grand cities – there’s so much to enjoy on a five star river cruise. Everything comes effortlessly to you as you glide serenely by with no risk of sea-sickness or rough water. Whatever part of Europe you want to discover and explore on your river cruise, our superb ships - amongst the very finest in the world - are waiting to take you there.



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So much included

Spacious suites & cabins
Return flights or Eurostar travel and transfers. 
A programme of daily tours and visits
All meals on board, including welcome cocktails, afternoon tea, welcome dinner and the Captains dinner 
Experienced cruise director and concierge
All port charges, airport taxes and overseas transfers.

Rhine Moselle River Cruise

8 Days from £1569 - Selected departures in 2022 & 2023

Explore the historic cities of the mighty Rhine and the quintessential half-timbered wine villages of the serene Moselle, its banks lined with ancient ruined castles and impossibly steep terraced vineyards. Following embarkation in Cologne, we meander south on the Rhine to Rudesheim, visiting the old town of Koblenz and then to Boppard, known as ‘the Pearl of the Rhine’ en route. Cruising through the Rhine Gorge, we experience spectacular scenery, emerald vineyards and a landscape studded with houses and picturesque villages.

Day 1 - Cologne  | Day 2 - Cochem  | Day 3 - Trier | Day 4 - Bernkastel | Day 5 - Koblenz & Boppard | Day 6 - Rhine Gorge & Rudesheim | Day 7 - Cologne


The Seine Paris & Normandy River Cruise

8 Days from £1569 - Selected departures in 2022 & 2023

From romantic Paris, we slip our moorings and commence our wonderfully scenic cruise along the beautiful and majestic Seine into the heart of one of France's most historic and picturesque regions, Normandy. With time to enjoy the historic little town of Les Andelys en route, we continue our journey along the Seine’s sweeping meanders, before exploring the delights of Rouen, one of Europe’s finest medieval cities with its stunning cathedral and tangle of atmospheric winding streets

Day 1 - Paris | Day 2 - Les Andelys | Day 3 - Rouen | Day 4 - Bayeux & Arromanches | Day 5 - Honfleur | Day 6 - Giverny & Vernon | Day 7 - Paris


Cruise The Heart of Europe

15 Days from £2739 - Selected departures in 2022 & 2023

Experience an incredible variety of medieval towns and imperial cities, from quintessential Bamberg to classical Vienna, with their wealth of cultural treasures plus the world-famous scenery of the dramatic Rhine Gorge. This fifteen-day river cruise takes you on an amazing journey from Cologne in the heart of the Rhine valley to Vienna and finally Budapest on the banks of the Danube. Your floating accommodation will be one of the most luxurious vessels cruising the inland waterways of Europe. You will be suitably impressed with the high quality, sumptuous accommodation and simply delicious cuisine in such stylish and relaxing surroundings.

Day 1 - Cologne  | Day 2 - Koblenz  | Day 3 - Boppard | Day 4 - hine Gorge & Rudesheim | Day 5 - Mainz | Day 6 - Mitenberg & Wertheim | Day 7 - Wurburg | Day 8 - Bamberg | Day 9 Nuremberg | Day 10 - Regensburg | Day 11 - Passau | Day 12 - Melk | Day 13 - Vienna | Day 14 - Bratislava | Day 15 - Budapest


Douro, Porto & Salamanca River Cruise

8 Days from £1569 - Selected departures in 2022 & 2023

One of Europe’s best kept secrets in one of its most undiscovered corners, explore the sleepy villages and medieval towns unchanged for centuries, amongst the breathtaking rolling hills and terraced vineyard slopes of the stunning Douro Valley. Commencing in the Roman city of Porto, the home of Port wine, Portugal’s once wild river Douro has been tamed by locks into resembling a series of finger lakes, adding greatly to the valley's ambience. Leaving behind the Atlantic influenced greenery of the coast, you are soon immersed in a Mediterranean land of olives, vines, and picturesque, medieval hilltop villages. 


Day 1 - Porto  | Day 2 - Pinhao  | Day 3 - Castelo Rodrigo | Day 4 - Salamanca | Day 5 - Mateus Palace Gardens | Day 6 - Lamego
Day 7 - Porto 

All prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing a cabin. The 2nd holiday offerapplies to new bookings confirmed between 22 December 2021 and 31 March 2022. Offer applies either to two new holiday bookings made in the offer period, or to a second 2022 holiday booked in the offer period if an existing 2022 holiday booking had been made before 26 December 2021. Both holidays must depart in 2022 in order to be valid for the offer. Discount will apply to the second holiday booked by booking date, and applies to the basic holiday package; flight or hotel upgrades or optional extras are not included. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid for new bookings only, and cannot be applied retrospectively. Not applicable for holidays which have been cancelled prior to travel. 20% saving is applicable where the second holiday booked is a river cruise departing April - June 2022, otherwise the second holiday discount is 10% on any other holiday or tour. Saving to be applied to the final balance payment. Normal deposit values apply. Offers apply to new bookings, are subject to availability and can be changed or withdrawn without notice. Terms & conditions apply.

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