Great Rail Journeys has launched its new ‘Cruising By Rail 2013/14’ brochure featuring eight new river and ocean cruising holidays by rail from a total of 34 tours.  


The holidays, which combine rail travel with a cruising experience, have various departure dates between November 2013 and November 2014 and the overall lead in price is £528 per person for a six-day Rhineland Christmas Markets Cruise.

As examples of other prices, a 13-day Rome, Sorrento & Sicily Cruise tour leads in at £2,948 per person. It explores Rome, before sailing for seven nights on the Royal Clipper Tall Ship along Italy’s western coastline to Sicily, visiting the Pontine Islands, Sorrento, Amalfi, Taorimina and the volcanic Aeolian Islands.  

A 12-day Venice & the Dalmatian Coast option explores Venice followed by a seven-night cruise on the Royal Clipper Tall Ship across the Adriatic to explore the cities along the Dalmatian Coastline, including Kotor in Montenegro, Dubrovnik, Hvar and Rovinj in Croatia, plus the Slovenian town of Piran.  Prices lead in at £2,995 per person.

Meanwhile, an Elbe Cruise along the River Elbe on MS Sanssouci,  includes highlights such as Prague, Litomerice, Saxon Switzerland, Dresden Meissen, Wittenberg, Potsdam and Berlin, with prices leading in at £1,775 per person.

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