ATHLONE, Ireland, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shannon Princess River Barge Cruise Company is introducing a new Walking Cruise Itinerary in Ireland for 2011 (http://www.shannonprincess.com).
The cruises are being hosted onboard the luxury 10-passenger river barge the "MV Shannon Princess" on the river Shannon in Ireland.
The Shannon is the longest river in Ireland and the British Isles and flows through a landscape little changed through the centuries.
The walks are all guided and have been carefully chosen to appeal to most levels of walkers.
On a Shannon Princess Walking Cruise, guests can delight in the freedom of guided walks with the indulgence of a fully catered river cruise. Passengers will experience an area of natural beauty, unspoiled landscapes, wild fowl reserves, history, antiquity and folklore. http://www.shannonprincess.com/news/6/15/Walking-Tours-2011
The Walking Cruises will run throughout the 2011 summer season.
These week-long cruises include 5 professionally guided walks, held over a 7-day/6-night itinerary on a fully inclusive basis. The Walking Cruise can be booked by individuals or groups.
Shannon Princess is an ideal floating venue for walking clubs, families or groups of friends to travel in style and relish a cruise adventure. A professional skipper and crew are at hand to provide friendly service, gorgeous food and wines and share a little of their local knowledge.
The MV Shannon Princess is a stylish, modern, well-appointed river barge renowned for its gourmet dining. Facilities onboard include luxury accommodation for up to 10 guests in 5 twin/double cabins, each with an immaculate modern bathroom. A large open-plan saloon affords elegant home from home comfort. A private terrace-style sun deck - with spa pool, oversized tables, cushioned deck chairs and loungers - is perfect for alfresco summer dining or evening cocktails on deck.
The Shannon Princess River Barge Cruise Company has been operating luxury week-long cruises on the River Shannon for the past 15 years. Amongst many accolades, it has recently been included in Chris Santellas' new book "Once in a Lifetime Journeys - The World's 50 Most Memorable and Extraordinary Journeys."
SOURCE Shannon Princess River Barge Cruise Company