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5 must-visit group holiday destinations for 2021 – Advertorial

5 must-visit group holiday destinations for 2021 – Advertorial

From the vast beauty of the Canadian mountains to the medieval treasures of Germany, group travel is becoming an ever popular way to see the world with like-minded companions. What’s more, you can earn 10% commission for your Rotary club with every group booking.

Whether you’re looking to embark on a European river cruise or worldwide tour, there’s so much included on Riviera Travel’s thoughtfully crafted itineraries.

It’s never been easier to arrange group travel either – every little detail is planned for your group, from your return Eurostar or flights, to the hotel, transfers and daily itinerary. On European river cruises, delicious dining is included too.

Riviera Travel can help choose dates and hold your booking, as well as send you a booking pack with a choice to pay individually or as a group. All that’s left, is to decide which amazing destination to visit first. Here are five must-visit places to inspire you and your Rotary club for a 2021 group trip.

Amsterdam, Cologne and the Best of Holland & Flanders

New for 2021, the Amsterdam, Cologne and the Best of Holland & Flanders river cruise begins in the capital of the Netherlands, before cruising through the likes of maritime Rotterdam and the cobbled streets of Antwerp before arriving in the historic, 2000-year old city of Cologne.

Marvel at the colourful canalside of Amsterdam, architecture of Rotterdam, incredible Kinderdijk windmills, the highlights of UNESCO-listed Bruges and Ghent’s Gothic Cathedral, as well as a choice of visits to the Airborne Museum or Het Loo Palace in Arnhem.

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The Amsterdam, Cologne and the Best of Holland & Flanders river cruise is new for 2021.


Victoria Falls, Botswana Safari & Cape Town

Victoria Falls, arguably Africa’s greatest natural wonder, with wildlife-rich Botswana and incredible Cape Town. Africa’s sense of vastness and isolation, and its unique closeness to nature, leaves an indelible mark on its visitors and on this incredible three-country tour, your group will see some of the best it has to offer.

Your journey begins in Zambia, adjacent to the spectacular Victoria Falls, or as the locals call it – ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’, the Smoke that Thunders! Explore the vibrant Bo-Kaap district, home to jazz clubs and artisans, take the revolving cable car to the top of Table Mountain, visit Robben Island and discover the Cape of Good Hope.

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The Victoria Falls is the largest curtain of water in the world (1708 meters wide). The falls and the surrounding area is the National Parks and World Heritage Site.



Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer

The magnificent Rocky Mountains are Canada’s crowning glory: home to bears, elk, moose and beaver, whilst opaque lakes of stunning emerald green and turquoise reflect the spectacular scenery.

We stay in Banff, the very heart of the mountains, then travel along a monument to man’s engineering prowess, the ‘road of steel’ that is the great Trans-Canadian railway, on the incredible Rocky Mountaineer train.

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Travel through Canada’s stunning landscapes on the incredible Rocky Mountaineer.


Medieval Germany

Explore quintessential medieval Germany, the aptly named Romantic Road, and some of Bavaria’s most enchanting towns and cities on a Main river cruise with your group.

Leisurely glide to the likes of Mainz, Miltenberg and Ochsenfurt to wonder at the carefully preserved medieval settlements, with their winding, cobbled streets and half-timbered houses.

Seek out a traditional wine tavern in the pastel-painted, timber-crisscrossed buildings of the Mainz old town, marvel at the impressive Marienberg Fortress in Würzburg and explore the UNESCO-listed town of Bamberg.

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Medieval Germany tour offers an exploration of Bavaria’s most majestic towns.


Deep South USA and Texas

Take one of America’s classic ‘road trips’ exploring the Deep South, renowned for its gracious hospitality, its endearing southern drawl, its unique Creole and Cajun cuisine and, of course, the most popular music genres of the 20th century – jazz, rock n’ roll, the blues and country.

Plus, the charms and classic images of the lone star state, Texas. Your journey begins in Atlanta with its lovely laid-back southern charm, before travelling through the rolling rich farmland of Tennessee, past the cotton fields of Mississippi to Louisiana’s moss covered bayous and the vast South Texas plains.

You’ll stay in some of America’s most fascinating cities: Nashville, Memphis, the amazing New Orleans, as well as Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. We stay two nights in Nashville, known as Music City USA, before moving on to New Orleans, ‘The Big Easy’ with its motto ‘Laissez les bons temps rouler’ – let the good times roll.

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Explore America’s Deep South in a classic US road trip.


Where will Riviera Travel take your group?

Explore Europe’s most incredible places, from the breath-taking scenery of the Swiss alps to the imposing Kremlin in the heart of Moscow. Or discover the best of the world’s continents, from the beautiful landscapes of the Americas or Asia’s colourful treasures. Whether you’re looking for short stays or something further afield, why not browse next year’s availability on Riviera Travel tours, river cruises and expeditions to find your perfect group holiday?

To request a brochure or to make a booking call 01283 523438 or visit www.rtyriviera.co.uk mentioning your Rotary club name at the time of booking. For group enquiries, or for details on this commission scheme, please email groups@rivieratravel.co.uk.

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A Riviera Travel tour enjoy the sites of Budapest, Hungary. Where will your travels take you?


*Some elements are not commissionable, including room/travel upgrades and supplements, insurance premiums and bookings made through a third party (to include travel agents, online booking sites or any dedicated media partner departures) and any bookings where the club name was not mentioned at the time of booking. A commission invoice will be requested from your Rotary club via the lead name on the booking, in the month following that of the departure. Payment made to the designated Rotary club account, for all that travel, within 28 days of receipt of invoice.

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