A cruise along the Rhone River is a wonderful way to discover the delights that France has to offer between Lyon and Marseille….
It is the 48 cabin Loire Princesse’s voyage upstream, into the historic region’s past, that provides the greatest fascination….
A river cruise doesn’t have to be all about coach excursions to towns and cities along the way. CroisiEurope have hit on the option of offering a great alternative – the chance to discover the beautiful surrounding countryside on foot. As keen walkers this appealed to my husband and I and so we packed up our walking gear and took an early flight from Gatwick to Porto to join the MS Infante don Henrique river boat….
Many Silver Travellers have already discovered the delights of river cruising, a holiday that offers changing scenery on both sides of the ship at every hour of the day. But a holiday on inland waterways is a very different experience from ocean cruising. So if you’re wondering if this is the holiday for you, a short taster trip is the way to test the proverbial water….
I was spending a week on board the Infante don Henrique, one of a fleet of gleaming green-and-white river cruisers operated by CroisiEurope. France’s largest cruise ship company is used by a number of high profile UK tour operators including Archers, Cosmos and Shearings, or you can do as I did and book direct….