European Waterways' new 62-page brochure has been launched with cruises from the Canal du Nivernais and Canal du Midi in France, to the River Po in Italy and Caledonian Canal in Scotland. It samples regional menus and fine wines and a taste of the daily excursions to be experienced en route.
Typically, six-night voyages include all meals, selected domaine and chateau wines, an open bar, daily escorted excursions, local transfers and use of all onboard facilities such as bicycles and spa pools.
2015 prices for a six-night cruise, based on double occupancy, start at £2,290 per person aboard La Bella Vita cruising in the River Po Valley, or at £14,000 (4 people) for a whole-boat charter aboard the 6-passenger Nymphea in the
. Loire Valley
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