Thursday, 27 March 2014

European Waterways

Here at World of Cruising we think sports and river cruising are a perfect match.

The 8-passenger L’Art de Vivre, which cruises Burgundy, comes equipped with a sun deck, a relaxing spa pool and newly renovated cabins, all of which create a comfortable and soothing pre or post tennis experience. The vessel’s itinerary features excursions ranging from exploring the cathedrals of Auxerre to private wine tastings at renowned cellars in the region.  For the ultimate in convenience, guests are picked up and dropped off at a designated point in Paris and driven in air-conditioned comfort to the vessel.  A number of cruise dates are available around the dates of the French Open, May 25 – June 8. 

With weekly cruises on the Magna Carta departing from London on dates that align with Wimbledon’s June 23 – July 6 matches, this European Waterways vessel offers passengers the opportunity to spend a week relaxing in luxury while traveling on the River Thames. The Magna Carta offers multiple sightseeing excursions such as exploring Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace and experiencing great walking and bicycling opportunities along the Thames footpath, all of which will further enrich anyone’s European travels. 

The Ryder Cup offers another opportunity for spectators to extend their trip by embarking on a European Waterways cruise on the Scottish Highlander. An intimate 8-person hotel barge, the Scottish Highlander offers a wide range of sightseeing opportunities, including taking a tour of the Glen Ord whisky distillery; seeing Eilean Donan and Urquhart castles; exploring Cawdor Castle and gardens, home of Shakespeare’s Macbeth; as well as a chance to be the first to “finally” catch a glimpse of elusive Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster!

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