Ramblers Cruise & Walk has teamed up with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to launch a new river cruise to France and Spain in 2016.
The ability of the ship ‘Braemar’ to navigate some of Europe’s great rivers gives clients the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of both countries from the lofty deck of their ‘floating hotel’ – stopping off at glorious cities and towns en route.
Highlights include, Lisbon, where a guide takes one on tour through Portugal’s enchanting and historic capital; cruising the Guadalquivir river; Seville, with its orange-scented streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, Moorish Alcázar and Columbus’ tomb; Vigo in Galicia’s green Spain with its beautiful Parque do Castelo and views over the Ria do Vigo; Bordeaux, famed for its Médoc vineyards, châteaux and wine tasting at Châteaux Lamothe-Cissac; cruising Gironde and Garonne rivers; Rouen, with its spectacular cathedral captured by Monet; the legend of Joan d’Arc and farmlands of Normandy and cruising on the Seine in France.
Price from £1,565 per person includes all meals, shore excursions and the services of a dedicated tour leader.Departs Dover 18 March 2016.
Award-winning Ramblers Worldwide Holidays have been established since 1946 and are the experts in guided walking adventures.
The company now operates 250 holidays in 70 countries.
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays offer a range of graded walks from leisurely to challenging.
Their portfolio also includes specialist holidays linked to walking such as, cooking, cruising, birdwatching, rail journeys and flora.
A range of walking grades are available from leisurely strolls to more challenging mountain hikes.
Alongside their traditional guided walking proposition, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays provide independent, self-guided UK walking adventures via their Load Off Your Back programme www.loadoffyourback.co.uk
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays are fully protected for their customers as members of ABTA, AITO & ATOL scheme.
The operator is a not-for-profit company and contributes monies to the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust which supports walking related and environmental projects in the UK. The company also funds Heart & Sole - an initiative managed by company staff, with the aim of reaching into the heart of the communities visited.
The company’s mission is to generate funds for walking charities by the provision of outstanding outdoor activity holidays.
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays also runs The Walking Partnership - an initiative which champions walking at the 'grass roots' level by providing funding and support to walking groups and clubs throughout the UK.
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays is the Walking Holiday Partner of the Ramblers, Britain’s walking charity which is driving this summer’s Big Pathwatch project, to the ‘rights of way’ network across England and Wales which stretches for 140 thousand miles.