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Royal Crown launches European River Cruise Programme with eWaterways


eWaterways (www.ewaterways.co.uk) the niche and river cruise experts, continue to expand their luxury cruise portfolio with the addition of five-star river yacht Royal Crown. The luxury cruiser renowned for its private members' club feel and bespoke client service will begin a new sailing programme with eWaterways this April that offers an authentic exploration of some of Europe's most iconic cities via historic rivers and lesser known waterways. To promote the launch, Royal Crown will not charge solo travellers ANY single supplement throughout 2011.

Royal Crown will launch ten thoughtfully assembled itineraries across twelve European countries for a rediscovery of popular destinations such as Prague, Vienna and Budapest from a more intimate, relaxing perspective. Taking in the myriad sights along the enchanting Rhine; encountering the less familiar but infinitely beautiful Mosel as it winds through the Black Forest or enjoying the magnificent Danube as it traverses fairytale landscape on its way to the Black Sea, each cruise ensures that every stage of the journey is an awe-inspiring and integral part of the travelling experience.

On the Dutch Golden Age Journey, guests will see up close the charming canals and gabled town houses of 17th century Amsterdam onboard the Royal Crown II, the river yacht's private sloop, before setting sail on the Ijsselmeer for the picturesque port towns Hoorn, Enkhuizen and Volendam. Those that opt for a longer cruise holiday such as the two-week Grand Europe Journey will follow in the steps of the Romans as they voyage to celebrated cities including Budapest, Vienna, Bratislava and the Bavarian region.

Experience the luxury of exploring Europe's most beautiful cities aboard the magnificent Royal Crown. At full capacity, the Royal Crown caters for just 88 guests in a total of 44 luxuriously appointed cabins to offer a memorable and refined cruise on Europe's waterways.  Often described as an "Orient Express on Water", it exudes 1930's glamour with Art Deco design and first-class hospitality. The crew of 52 is among the most welcoming and every comfort on board considered. The traditional ambiance and décor is propelled into the 21st century with modern facilities including a golf putting area, massage and fitness room and internet access in the library. Guests will enjoy exquisite fine dining, warm hospitality and of course, Europe's most stunning vistas.

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