We are delighted to introduce you to our brand new ship! That’s right, The River Cruise Line are proud to present to you the MS Arena, the latest edition to our fleet. An impressive 135m in length, the spectacular 4 star ship features 96 comfortable cabins, a fitness suite, library, on board shop, Panorama restaurant and … Continue reading Introducing The MS Arena
No longer than 60 years ago travelling by train was considered one of the most glamorous ways to get from one place to another. With holidaymakers choosing to take to the tracks and not the skies to travel long distances, so what happened? Yes, we know that travelling by plane cuts the actual journey time in … Continue reading Train or Plane – which one will you let take the strain?
Snow covered mountain tops and crystal-clear alpine lakes, grazing cattle wearing cow bells and delicious chunks of Toblerone – we can only be talking about Switzerland. The landlocked European country is a favourite of ours here at Arena Travel and if you’d like to find out why, continue reading – who knows, it might become one … Continue reading Swiss Delights
The Danube is the second longest river in Europe, and its magnificent waters flow through ten of the most historical and influential countries in the world. So, it’s no surprise that as it makes its way from its source high up in the German mountains, to its mouth in the Danube Delta, it flows past some … Continue reading The Danube’s Hidden Treasures
Bursting with history and full of culture, the ever-popular country of Croatia has seen hoards of tourists flock upon it from near and far, to explore its mesmerising towns, islands and beaches over the past few years. One of the main draws to this European country is a result of Dubrovnik’s dominating walls featuring as … Continue reading Our Croatian Adventure
When you think of Switzerland, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? The snowy peaks of the Alps, glacial trains, stunning scenery and perhaps mouthwatering chunks of Toblerone! Well, what if we were to tell you that hidden amongst this landlocked country's green hills and crystal clear lakes, you will find an array of … Continue reading The Glorious Gardens of Switzerland
A couple of weeks ago we sent our lovely Groups Services Team out to the Christmas Markets with some of our fabulous group organisers, for our annual festive familiarisation trip. The familiarisation trips are a great way for our Groups Services Team to catch up with the group organisers and discuss what they have enjoyed … Continue reading What to expect on a Christmas Markets River Cruise!
And relax… with the busy festive season now behind us, you’re probably wondering what to do with all your spare time? Usually it’s around about now that we start to consider those pesky New Year’s resolutions, that probably only last until the second week in January… but, what if we could offer you a New … Continue reading Our Top Rail Holiday and River Cruise Destinations for 2019
Feted for its wide skies, glorious coastline, tranquil rivers and crimson-red poppy fields, Norfolk is the perfect place to stop and enjoy the view. With its stunning scenery and slower pace of life, a holiday to Norfolk is sure to leave you feeling refreshed. There are so many reasons to visit this wonderful part of … Continue reading Norfolk – An English Paradise
Forget the two hour wait and arrive in style. At Arena Travel we’re all about efficiency and we want your journey to be just as memorable as the destination, and so, this is why many of our rail holidays – and some of our River Cruises - begin and end with the Eurostar. Boarding the … Continue reading 5 reasons to travel by Eurostar