Scenic will host Australian personalities Ray Martin, Catriona Rowntree and Peter FitzSimons on three hosted river cruises in 2017.
Scenic’s ships are among some of the most elegant in the world, with the Australian cruise company best known for their luxury river cruises in Europe and Asia.
In 2017, Scenic will host three river cruises across Europe with three of Australia’s most know and celebrated celebrities.
Getaway personality Catriona Rowntree will cruise the Seine in France on 19 June; author and historian Peter FitzSimons will also cruise the Seine on 29 June; and Ray Martin will cruise the Mekong through Asia on 22 August.
Catriona will host an 11-day Seine river cruise, sailing roundtrip from Paris, taking in some of the most celebrated sites in France including Honfleur, the moving Normandy beaches, Giverny and Monet’s Garden, and Auvers-sur- Oise to explore Vincent van Gogh’s room.
Priced from: $8,190 per person including return flights to France.
Peter will also host a Seine river cruise, sharing his extensive knowledge of war history this region of France is known for, through regular lectures on board.
The journey through Northern France also includes visits to some of the country’s most renowned war history sites – the Somme Battlefields, Villers-Bretonneux and Normandy beaches.
Priced from: $7,645 per person including return flights to France. Please note: Spaces are limited with just a few cabins still available.
Hosting an 8-day Mekong river cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City, this luxury cruise includes visits to the Cambodian capital – Phnom Penh, the historic town of Tan Chau and the Cao Dai temple, the floating market at Cai Be and the ancient capital of Oudong.
Priced from: $3,595 per person plus a saving of $250 for bookings made by 30 April 2017.
Michelle Back, General Manager Sales and Marketing said: “We are delighted to announce a series of hosted river cruises for 2017. We have a great mix of hosts that will appeal to different people.
“Catriona is one of Australia’s most well-travelled women and we know our guests love sharing in her travel knowledge from 20 years spent travelling the world with Getaway.
“Peter’s extensive war history knowledge makes this cruise a must for history enthusiasts as it is a fantastic opportunity to visit this fascinating part of France with an expert host to enhance the experience.
“And Ray is a great storyteller with a wealth of interesting material from his years in journalism that he will be sharing with guests on board.”
Cabins are limited so book your place today by calling Well Travelled to reserve your spot.