Sunday, 5 August 2012

Late River Cruise Offers from European Waterways

European Waterways still has some availability on a range of hotel barges in August and September in Burgundy, the Alsace and Gascony, plus the chance to enjoy La Dolce Vita in Italy. There are also a range of special late-summer offers that make these holidays even more attractive.

Traditionally 6-night departures, these ultra-relaxing holidays include: all gourmet meals on board, select quality wines, an open bar, daily escorted shore excursions, local transfers and the use of all barge facilities, such as bicycles and spa pools.

A TASTE OF FRANCE
Burgundy: this area boasts some of the finest wines and unspoiled countryside, with rolling hills covered in oak, maple and pine. The 12-passenger La Belle Epoque cruises through the heart of the wine-growing region along the Canal de Bourgogne, departing August 19 & 26. Cost: NOW from £2,190pp (was £2,690pp). The 8-passenger L’Art de Vivre cruises the charming Canal du Nivernaisdeparting on August 19. Cost: NOW from £2,190pp (was £2,690pp). Also available for charter, departing on September 2, at 25% off.

Alsace: a unique corner of Eastern France - a land of storybook castles, rolling vineyards, as well as Baroque, Gothic and Romanesque architecture. The new 12-passenger Panache cruises the picturesque Canal du Marne au Rhin from Strasbourg, departing throughout August and September. Cost: NOW from £2,290pp (was £2,790pp). Also available for charter, departing on Sept 2, at 25% off.

Gascony: close to Bordeaux wine country, this cruise passes by picturesque old villages and quaint farms en route to the join the Canal du Midi. The 8-passenger Rosa, cruises the Canal Lateral à la Garonne, departing on August 26, September 9 & 30. Cost: NOW from £2,050pp (was £2,550pp). Also available for charter, departing on Oct 7, at 25% off.

GOOD LIFE IN STYLE
Venice to Mantua: a magical itinerary with a diverse landscape, cruising past the islands of the Venetian lagoon and on the calm waters of the Po Valley along the Bianco Canal.

The 20-passenger La Bella Vita, departing on September 9 & 30. Cost: NOW from £2,140pp (was £2,350pp). Also available for charter, departing Aug, Sept & Oct, at 10% off.

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