To celebrate the launch of its new France River Cruising brochure, award winning luxury travel operator APT is offering the chance to fly to France for free, including taxes of up to $1,100 per person.
The offer applies across a wide range of itineraries on the Seine, Rhine, Rhône rivers and also to APT’s latest destination, Bordeaux.
For example book a twin window suite (category E or D) on the 18-day Wonders of Bordeaux and Rhôneand receive free return flights to France.
Priced from $13,195 per person, twin share, this journey includes three nights at one of the best hotels in Paris, seven nights sailing the Garonne and Dordogne rivers and seven nights taking in the Beaujolais and Provence regions on a Rhône river cruise.
Guests commence their trip with a two night luxury Paris city stay, with sightseeing at all the iconic landmarks and a special dinner and evening at the Moulin Rouge.
Then it’s off to Bordeaux to set sail aboard APT’s boutique 74-suite luxury rivership, the MS AmaDolce, guests visit Bordeaux, Pauillac, Blaye, Cognac, Libourne, Saint Émilion and Cadillac.
Featuring a range of exceptional gourmet experiences designed to showcase the regional food and wine, cruise highlights include APT’s exclusive Signature Invitations such as a private dinner at Bordeaux’s Château Pape Clément, enjoyed with perfectly paired wines; and a visit to a family-owned cooperage before a wine tasting in Ludon. Freedom of Choice™ sightseeing options are on offer in four different locations, including in Libourne the choice of a visit to a caviar farm for a tasting or a walking tour of the nearby Bergerac.
From Bordeaux guests travel by coach to Arles to commence their seven night cruise to Lyon, enjoying highlights such as a gourmet feast at L’Abbaye de Collonges, owned by a Michelin-starred chef, Paul Bocuse and a tour of Grignan Castle followed by a private cocktail reception. The trip culminates with a final night in Paris.
Included is 44 meals; complimentary beverages throughout; all sightseeing and entertainment; and transfers, port charges and tipping.
Offer is valid until 31 October 2015. For full terms and conditions for this offer, please refer to APT’s website aptouring.com.au Offer is subject to availability.
Call APT on 1300 196 420, visit aptouring.com.au or see your local business development manager.