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Blue Water Holidays releases Autumn 2017 brochure

Weds 20 Sep 2017

We have just released our bumper Autumn 2017 brochure, featuring a selection of our inspiring small ship, river and luxury cruises, all with fantastic offers. There are exciting new destinations as well as some of our all-time favourites to give you a real flavour of the world of cruising.

Rivers of Europe

Classical music lovers will be tempted by our Rhine and Danube river cruises with exclusive concerts and music recitals in magnificent venues throughout Europe’s musical heartland. In France there is the option to cruise through the Bordeaux region which is famous for its fine wines and historic châteaux, or sail through the heart of Burgundy and Provence to medieval Arles and Avignon. Sample the famous Port wine produced along the Douro, Portugal’s River of Gold, or cruise along Russia’s waterways on a 6-night cruise with 3-night hotel stays in the fascinating cities of Moscow and St Petersburg.

Mediterranean gems

Formula 1 fans can experience the thrill of the legendary Monaco Grand Prix on our exclusive tall ship sailing cruise with included Grandstand tickets. Explore the medieval cities and stunning National Parks of the sparkling Dalmatian coast on board an elegant yacht, or voyage under full sail from the eternal city of Rome along the beautiful Amalfi coast to stunning Sicily.

Unique destinations

Discover the rivers of Asia, from the traditional villages along the Mekong to the impressive pagodas of untouched Burma. Cruise along the mighty Brahmaputra and tour magical Bhutan with Far Horizon, or explore the highlights of China with Viking River Cruises. Authentic tall ship Star Clipper is perfect for exploring the paradise islands of Thailand and Malaysia, and luxury ship Silver Galapagos navigates the unique Galapagos Islands with their diverse wildlife and stunning natural beauty. Immerse yourself in engrossing Cuban culture and history on a discovery cruise with Voyages to Antiquity, or explore the sugar-white beaches and azure waters of the Seychelles on board a boutique yacht.

Autumn 2017 brochure Explore the iydllic islands of the Caribbean Discover the breathtaking Norwegian fjords Uncover the secrets of magical Bhutan, Land of the Thunder Dragon Sample the acclaimed wines of the Bordeaux region on a Rhone cruise Explore picturesque villages along the Rhine Admire the vivid colours of New England in the fall Enjoy an island-hopping cruise around the Seychelles Discover the gems of the Croatian coast Enjoy a thrilling expedition to Antarctica on brand new Roald Amundsen Journey through the heart of Burgundy and Provence See the iconic sights of Paris on a Seine cruise Exlore Thailand's stunning islands on an authentic tall ship sailing cruise Join Scenic Eclipse on an expedition to Iceland, Greenland and Canada Admire fairytale castles along the Rhine Discover the stunning vistas of Alaska on stylish Viking Spirit Discover the diverse wildlife of the beautiful Galapagos Islands Enjoy an authentic voyage under full sail Visit picturesque Strasbourg on a Rhine cruise Go snorkelling with tropical fish in the Seychelles

Convenient cruises from the UK

If you prefer not to fly, we have a collection of cruises departing from a choice of UK destinations. Explore remote Scottish lochs on board luxurious small ship Hebridean Princess, or sail further afield to Portugal and Spain for the colourful finale of the famous Seville April Fair. Discover Norway’s breathtaking fjords with Cruise and Maritime Voyages, or join stylish small ship Aegean Odyssey to explore the dramatic landscapes of Iceland, with visits to the remote Orkney, Faroe and Shetland Islands.

Superb new ships

There are some amazing new ships launching in 2018/19 including Ponant’s luxurious all-balcony ship Le Lapérouse which sails from Sri Lanka to India next Christmas and New Year. Cruise through Arctic waters in style on brand new Scenic Eclipse, with its on-board submarine and helicopters, or explore the white continent of Antarctica on Hurtigruten’s cutting-edge new expedition ship, Roald Amundsen. The superb new Viking Ocean Cruises ships now explore even more destinations, including magnificent Alaska and some of the Caribbean’s most idyllic islands. New river ships include Emerald Radiance which sets the standard for cruising on the scenic River Douro in Portugal, and Uniworld’s beautiful SS Joie de Vivre whose décor has been inspired by 20th-century Parisian design.

To view online or download a copy of our Autumn 2017 brochure, click here or call us on 01756 706506 to request one.

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