From the stars of Strictly to famous TV presenters, our new celebrity-led cruise holidays will put a bit of glamour into 2018 – and they’re designed exclusively for you!
1. Cruise the Amalfi Coast with Aldo Zilli
When? 2-9 June 2018 & 11-18 May 2019 (8 days) How much? £2,249 – includes full board accommodation and return flights See the full itinerary
He’s best known for his successful Italian restaurants, countless recipe books and TV cooking shows, but next summer Aldo Zilli will also join Woman & Home’s new foodie cruise along the Amalfi Coast– sailing in the magnificent Royal Clipper tall ship.
On the 8-day voyage from Rome down to Sicily, you’ll have the chance to meet Aldo, hear about his life and career, enjoy two cooking demonstrations and join him for a special lunch in Amalfi.
“I’m over the moon to be travelling to some of my favourite parts of Italy,” says Aldo. “I’ll be teaching and learning about the different foods this amazing region has to offer to us all.” See the details
When? 31 July – 7 August 2018 (8 days) How much? £1,695pp – includes full board accommodation and return flights See the full itinerary
Our new Woman & Home river cruise will get you dancing down the Danube through Hungary, Austria and Germany with ballroom stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace – two of the most popular professional dancers ever to perform on Strictly Come Dancing.
Their charisma, chemistry and dazzling dancing has wowed audiences on BBC One and around the world – and now you have a unique chance to see them perform a one-off showcase in one of the Europe’s greatest cities, Vienna.
Your luxurious Emerald Waterways cruise ship
The two waltzing wonders will also teach a private dance masterclass exclusively for guests, on board your luxurious ballroom dancing cruise. See the details
When? 13 – 26 April 2019 (14 days) How much? £2,445 – includes full board accommodation and return flights See the full itinerary
If you love Victoria Hislop’s best-selling book The Island, why not join her on our new Mediterranean cruise to Sicily, Malta, Crete and Santorini? Over 14 days you’ll sail around Sicily and see the ancient temples at Segesta, before cruising across to Crete and meeting Victoria, who’ll explain why she set her epic family saga on the beautiful deserted island of Spinalonga.
She will also give an exclusive talk and Q&A, and guide you around the island that has given her so much inspiration. “I am excited to be joining the trip,” says Victoria, “as it takes readers to some of my favourite places in Crete and Athens, which have become like second homes to me in recent years.”
There will also be other top experts on board, who will give fascinating talks on what to expect from the eight included excursions. See the details
4. Tour Holland’s famous tulip gardens with Charlie Dimmock
When? 3 – 9 May 2018 (7 days) How much? £929 – includes full board accommodation and return flights See the full itinerary
In spring, Holland’s tulips, daffodils and hyacinths are a rainbow of colour – an eye-popping array of unforgettable blooms in gardens all over the country. And who better to guide you around them than one of Britain’s best-loved gardeners, Charlie Dimmock?
On our new seven-day Holland river cruise, Woman & Home readers will visit the famous Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, Holland – known as the ‘Garden of Europe’ – where more than seven million bulbs are planted each year across 80 acres.
You’ll also explore the fabulous grounds of Bouchout Castle, which boast more than 18,000 species of plants, and the famous annual Floralia Flower Show – where more than 500 varieties of flowers are on display. See the details
5. Join Tim Wonnacott’s Antiques Adventure on the Rhône
When? 16-23 June 2018 (8 days) How much? £1,995 – includes full board accommodation and return flights See the full itinerary
If you love to rifle through markets and antiques shops looking for treasures, who better to accompany you than former Bargain Hunt presenter and director of Sotheby’s Tim Wonnacott?
He will join our new Antiques Adventure on the Rhone cruise, departing next June – giving you an entertaining look behind the scenes of real-world bargain hunting in the beautiful south of France.
Your cruise ship, Emerald Liberte
Learn how to find antique treasures in two exclusive and fun talks from Tim, discover how to spot a masterpiece with his expert advice, and take Tim’s Antiques Challenge at L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue’s famous flea market… He’ll give his verdict on a selection of items bought by guests on their trip – and award prizes for the best buys, and a wooden spoon for the worst!