Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Cruise Europe with Expert Lecturers and Guest Speakers Aboard Voyages of Discovery

Next season is all about Discovery
Award-winning Voyages of Discovery are delighted to launch their new dedicated brochure for the 'Mediterranean & Black Sea' and 'Scandinavia & Northern Waters'. The new brochure offers potential passengers a flavour of each cruise and a glimpse of what they can expect onboard; a true voyage of discovery and an opportunity to see the world in its true colours.

The experts who enlighten passengers on the destinations to be visited are not only on board the ship, but also contribute so much behind the scenes. Every itinerary, lecture and shore excursion is meticulously planned, so no two cruises are ever the same – just one of the reasons many of our passengers return year after year.

Explore the Mediterranean and Black Sea
As with every Discovery cruise programme, a range of intriguing destinations awaits – discover the great civilisations of Egypt, Greece and Rome; visit the churches and galleries of Rome and Florence, and navigate the canals of Venice. Explore the Near East, taking in the sites of Ephesus, the lost city of Petra, fabled Troy, the great city of Istanbul and the battlefields of the Crimea. There is perhaps no better way to discover the diverse heritage of these regions than in the company of distinguished guest speakers, many of whom have been specially selected by BBC History magazine.

Scandinavia and Northern Waters
The Scandinavia & Northern Waters programme of cruises departing from Harwich ventures from the Arctic to the Baltic; from the majestic palaces of St Petersburg through the spectacular Norwegian fjords to the wildernesses of Iceland and Greenland. There is also the opportunity to circumnavigate the British Isles, visit the picturesque Channel Islands and explore some of the great monuments of northern France. These voyages are not only about history and culture; they are a feast for lovers of nature and beauty too. Passengers may discover some of the world's greatest natural wonders, flora and fauna; the dramatic scenery and geysers of Iceland together with the breathtaking polar bears and Arctic tundra of Spitsbergen and Greenland.

These waters have also had an enormous impact on the world in which we live today. Accompanied by experts like Antony Hopkins, former Professor of History at the University of Cambridge, we will follow in the footsteps of the Vikings who ploughed these waters on their own voyages of discovery in search of wealth and adventure.

Guaranteed value for money – Fares now from only $1,355!
Whilst we are proud of our new look brochure, we are equally proud to be able to offer even better value whilst still travelling in 4-star comfort. We are very pleased to have been able to reduce all brochure fares by 20% in order to offer the best possible prices for these fascinating itineraries.

With prices now from just S1,355, it is little wonder Voyages of Discovery was awarded the coveted 'Best Value in Specialty Cruising' Award in the UK this year for the third year running, and cabins are likely to book quickly. Here is what is included in the price of every cruise:

• All meals from breakfast through to late-night snacks, complimentary tea and coffee at any time of day or night plus Captain's cocktail parties and gala dinners. The brochure includes sample menus and details of all our restaurants and dining facilities

• All onboard entertainment. This includes a renowned lecture programme, informative talks by port lecturers and guest speakers and there are artistic workshops on many cruises

• We guarantee that there will be no fuel or currency surcharges and no price increases after booking

• All gratuities are included and there are no service charges.

The brochure contains full information on the cruise itineraries together with details of all the restaurants, bars and facilities onboard. The brochures also capture a sense of the intimacy of the Discovery experience; a perfect home from home shared with around 650 like-minded guests enjoying excellent cuisine and exemplary service in a relaxed atmosphere.

Request a brochure today
Visit www.voyagesofdiscovery.net.au to download a copy or call 02 9959 1380 to receive a copy by post.

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