A blissful tropical climate softened by Atlantic trade winds, pinkish-white, sugar-soft beaches, fabulous scuba diving, and laid-back catamaran cruises… These are just some of the fabulous experiences to be savoured in one of the Caribbean’s most popular and welcoming destinations - Barbados.
Riviera Cruise Signature Tour Programme
New for 2023, Riviera’s Signature tours are an upgraded range of small-group tours with enhanced experiences that make these holidays truly exceptional. You’ll travel in an exclusive group of a maximum of 25 people and savour experiences such as a sunset aperitif in a rooftop bar overlooking Alghero’s quaint harbour, a wine tasting accompanied by local delicacies in a vineyard by Lake Garda, an immersive flamenco show in Seville or even a trip over Vancouver by seaplane. Most excursions benefit from two local guides to get you right under the skin of these fascinating destinations.
The Signature Tours add extra features to Riviera’s Classic Tours, which are themselves immersive experiences at excellent value. They include insightful guided tours and fascinating visits, return flights or trains from the UK (with a choice of airports), transfers to your hotel, accommodation in hand-picked hotels, breakfast on all European tours (along with some lunches and dinners, in your hotel or in hand-picked restaurants), and the services of an experienced tour manager and expert local guides.
Classical Italy Tour: Florence, Siena, Assisi and Rome
Available as Classic, Signature and Small-group tours, this fabulous eight-day itinerary includes a guided tour of medieval Siena, the Renaissance city of Florence (including a timed visit to the Uffizi), a walking tour of medieval Arezzo, a visit to St Francis’ birthplace Assisi, time to appreciate Tuscany’s iconic countryside, seven nights in four-star accommodation, daily breakfast and four dinners.
Signature tours add a more exclusive guided visit of the Vatican, followed by drinks in the Pigna Courtyard, a tour of and a wine tasting with local specialities at the magnificent Renaissance Villa La Ripa, and an apertivo accompanied by views over the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site of Siena.
Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer Alaska Cruise
This unforgettable 16-day itinerary based around a seven-night, full-board Alaskan cruise with Holland America Line invites you to experience the iconic mountains by spending two days in unparalleled luxury aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train. Other highlights are guided visits to Lake Louise and Peyto Lake, a Snocoach tour on the 300m-thick Athabasca Glacier, a journey on the super-scenic Icefields Parkway, and sighting calving glaciers and humpback whales in Glacier Bay National Park.
Shore excursions on offer include glacier helicopter flights, bear- and whale-watching, fishing, kayaking, hiking and dog-sledding. The Signature Tour option includes all of these Classic Tour features along with a visit to the Colombia Icefield Skywalk, a seaplane ride above Vancouver, and a guest-only cocktail party aboard MS Koningsdam.
Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal and Amritsar’s Golden Temple Tour
This 15-day tour includes a visit to the iconic sights of the the Sikh holy shrine in Amritsar and Agra’s exquisite Taj Mahal in all its morning glory, as well as taking you to the ‘Pink city’ of Jaipur with its 18th-century Astronomical Observatory and Palace of the Winds, the ‘Blue City’ of Jodhpur with its imposing fortress, Jaipur with its Amber Fort, romantic Udaipur with its lakes and palaces, and Pushkar with its rare Brahma temple and sacred lake. A unique highlight is meeting former street children in Old Delhi whose lives have been turned around by a charity.
Hand-picked accommodation includes Khimsar Fort, one of the best-known Heritage Hotels in colourful Rajasthan. Signature Tour additions to this Classic Tour itinerary include admiring the Maharana of Mewar’s classic and vintage cars collection, a private sunset cruise across Lake Pichola and feasting on classic Rajasthani cuisine in an historic palace hotel.
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