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+44 1756 706500

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Blue Water Holidays releases Autumn 2016 brochure

Weds 5 Oct 2016

Blue Water Holidays has released the Autumn 2016 edition of its River, Small Ship and Luxury Cruise Brochure, which features a superb selection of itineraries all with fantastic offers.

European river cruises

Journey through some of the finest cities in Europe on a luxury all-inclusive cruise along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, or sail from Budapest through Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria towards the legendary Black Sea. Discover magnificent châteaux and traditional French cuisine in Bordeaux wine country or sample the famous Port wine produced on the terraced vineyards along the Douro, Portugal’s River of Gold. Opera fans need look no further than our exceptional holiday to Northern Italy which includes numbered tickets to Verdi's Nabucco at the spectacular Verona Arena and an opulent cruise from Venice.

Once-in-a-lifetime experiences

Cruise on the atmospheric Irrawaddy through spiritual Burma, enjoy a luxury cruise along the Mekong river through Vietnam and Cambodia or travel into the heart of Borneo on a very exciting expedition cruise. The stunning natural beauty, fascinating conservation projects and unique wildlife of the Galápagos Islands make this cruise an unforgettable experience, whilst the frozen landscapes of Antarctica will take your breath away. Wrap up warm on an Arctic adventure around remote Spitsbergen, land of the polar bear, with its majestic glaciers and awe-inspiring fjords, or go in search of the magical Northern Lights on a memorable cruise along the Norwegian coastline.

Mediterranean gems

On a brand new sailing cruise to Corsica and the French Riviera you can discover glamorous towns, pristine beaches and beautiful scenery. Explore the sparkling gems of Croatia’s sparkling Adriatic Coast with swimming stops in secluded bays, a spectacular evening cruise along Dubrovnik’s impressive city walls and an authentic Croatian village party. Uncover the most inspiring monuments of ancient Greece on a relaxed island-hopping cruise with lectures by expert guest speakers to enrich your cruise experience.

Autumn 2016 Brochure Enjoy a night at the opera on a Verona and Venice cruise holiday Discover Burgundy and Provence on a river cruise through Southern France Explore Iceland's dramatic landscapes and sail to the edge of the Arctic Circle Sail from Madeira to the Canaries and exotic Morocco Exciting cities can be visited on a European river cruise Sample regional wines on a cruise through the vineyards and châteaux of Bordeaux Discover the dazzling highlights of India on a cruise and tour holiday Cruise along the Caledonian Canal, through Loch Ness to the stunning Hebrides Explore beautiful Provence and the Camargue on a stylish hotel barge cruise Enjoy an unforgettable voyage to Antarctica on a luxury expedition ship Experience a unique journey around Indonesia on a Star Clippers sailing cruise Immerse yourself in atmospheric Burma on an Irrawaddy river cruise holiday Venture in search of the Northern Lights on a Norwegian cruise holiday Smaller ships can visit remote ports and secluded harbours Explore the land of the polar bear on a unique expedition around Spitsbergen Cruise along Portugal's River of Gold on an award-winning Viking ship Discover tropical beaches and colourful reefs on a Great Barrier Reef cruise Experience the romance of a voyage under full sail on a graceful Star Clippers cruise

Exotic island-hopping

To experience the romance of a voyage under full sail try the new Star Clippers cruise around the spectacular islands of Indonesia, or bask in the sunshine in the sailing paradise of the Caribbean. Enjoy a relaxing holiday along the Cuban coast with hotel stays in the exciting city of Havana, or explore the sugar-white beaches and azure waters of the Seychelles on board a boutique yacht. The Great Barrier Reef Cruise explores the stunning coral reefs, idyllic islands and towering rainforests of Australia’s east coast.

Cruise from the UK

For hassle-free holidays we have superb no-fly cruises that explore the beauty and heritage of the British Isles. Cruise from London Tilbury to the remote Scottish Orkney Islands, calling at picturesque Honfleur in France and Dublin along the way. Discover the highlights of the Scottish Highlands and Islands on a no-fly cruise from Inverness along the breathtaking Caledonian Canal, through Loch Ness and out to the enchanting Hebridean Islands. Alternatively sail from Liverpool to the dramatic Norwegian fjords on board a stylish ocean liner.

To view online or download a copy of Autumn 2016 brochure, click here or call us on 01756 706506 to request one.

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