Great Rail Journeys has launched its 2011 River Cruising by Rail programme featuring 16 different cruises.

As an example of itineraries, a seven-day Romance of the Seine Cruise on the hotel-barge Anacoluthe includes excursions to Giverny, historic Mantes, Chateau Vaux le Vicomte, the Conflans St Honorine and the Sèvres porcelain museum and plant.


Full board, featuring regional specialities and wines, is also included in the price, which costs from £1,198 per person, twin share.

For details see

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