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Looking for a last minute summer holiday?

Looking for a last minute summer holiday taking in Europe’s most beautiful natural destinations and some of its most historic and cultural cities? A river cruise could be perfect for you.

Shearings have fantastic last minute river cruises this summer. As an exclusive discount to Silversurfers members, you can save 50% on cabin upgrades on the following holidays by quoting code AAC010 when booking before the midnight on 30th June 2018.

Discover the Treasures of the Rhine and Moselle

Cruise Western Europe’s longest river, the Rhine and the beautiful green valleys and vineyards of the Moselle. Included excursions visit the city of Koblenz and the ancient Roman city of Trier and the cruise calls at charming Bernkastel-Kues, pretty Rudesheim and with Gothic architecture and Rhineland culture in Mainz and Koblenz you will see the very best of this region while onboard.

Sailing on the A-ROSA Aqua, the ship will impress both first-time and seasoned river cruisers with luxurious and spacious cabins and views of the beautiful scenery from the ships relaxing sundeck. What’s more you will enjoy all-inclusive food and drink onboard as you experience everything that the two rivers have to offer.

The Treasures of the Rhine and Moselle cruise leaves on the 15th of August with itineraries by coach, air and rail.

Enjoy a Danube Symphony

Experience three charming capital cities, world famous cultural sites and seemingly endless natural beauty while cruising along Europe’s second longest river. Visit the amazing cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest, with stunning Baroque architecture and thousands of years of history.

As well as stunning cities, the cruise calls at Hungary’s oldest city, Esztergom, the medieval town of Durnstein with its stunning castle high above the river and Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace and setting of The Sound of Music.

You will also have the chance to experience some of the great culture of the region on optional excursions. Among these is the chance to visit Schonnbrunn Palace, attend a Mozart and Strauss concert and enjoy a Fiaker horse drawn carriage ride.

The Danube symphony cruise leaves in late June, July and August with itineraries by coach via Calais and Rotterdam and by air.

Sample the Wines of the Rhine and Moselle

This cruise is a wine lovers dream, sailing along the Rhine and Moselle rivers, past vineyards and beautiful scenery.

The areas of the Rhine and Moselle have been dotted by vineyards since Roman times. We visit a wine cellar in Cochem sampling local wines of the Moselle and also visit the famous wine taverns of Rudesheim, to sample some of the best wines the Rhine Gorge has to offer.

You will also have the opportunity to explore the areas around the rivers on included excursions. Tours depart on June 26th and August 14th and 21nd and are available by coach, air and rail. Travelling on the August 14th and 21st date allows you to visit the Cochem and Rudesheim wine festivals respectively.

Click the links above to find out more about the above holidays and remember to use the code AAC010 to get your half price cabin upgrade.

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