Here's a good pick for a European getaway: Journese is expanding its European portfolio to include some premier destinations in the South of France and Spain, as well as luxury barging. The expanded collection includes some top resorts, private transfers and customized experiences in Saint Tropez, Nice, Cannes and Marseille in France, and Costa del Sol and Madrid in Spain.
Journese has also partnered with Belmond Afloat in France to offer excursions on luxury barges for up to twelve guests on the waterways in France and visiting cities like Dijon, Lyon and Avignon.
To celebrate the launch, cruisers will receive a future travel credit up to $500 for bookings made through June 30 for select travel through the end of December.
A good pick for those who have already tried ocean cruising and river cruises, the Belmond Afloat in France luxury barges have all-inclusive accommodations for four to 12 guests. Good news for foodies: All meals and beverages onboard and on land are included and prepared by Cordon Bleu chefs. Excursions with guides are included ashore, as are private transfers to and from Paris upon embarkation or disemabarkation. The vessels are available for private charter and can also be reserved by stateroom, and itineraries are customizable to the clients’ tastes. Vacations may also be extended with pre- or post-cruise stays in Paris or the South of France.
Journese Expanded Premier Resort Portfolio (with daily breakfast) includes:
South of France
Hotel Sezz Saint Tropez
Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediteranee InterContinental Carlton Cannes
InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu
Spain's Costa del Sol
H10 Andalucia Plaza
Melia Marbella La Quinta Golf & Spa
Melia Madrid Princesa
The Westin Palace Madrid