One cruise, four bucket-list destinations - tick

Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French to American people in 1886 and has been the symbol of the freedom of the USA to immigrants for over 100 years.

Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French to American people in 1886 and has been the symbol of the freedom of the USA to immigrants for over 100 years.

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Start spreading the news, there's a tour leaving, well not today, but it will be heading to New York, on June 10, 2020 to catch the Queen Mary 2 for a romantic transatlantic cruise to Europe.

Landing from Australia first in New York, this joint Travelrite International and The Senior tour kicks off with five fabulous days in the Big Apple, sightseeing from your centrally located hotel in downtown Manhattan.

Your first full day in the 'city that never sleeps' will take in the major tourist attractions including the Empire state building, Wall Street, The Rockefeller Centre, Fifth Avenue, Times Square and the moving memorial at Ground Zero, the once site of the World Trade Centre.

The next day is spent on water with a visit to the Statue of Liberty and historic Ellis Island where half the US population entered the country as immigrants.

Day four you are free to live your own New York dream. Do some shopping, rise to the top of the Empire State Building; visit the Guggenheim Museum or stroll in Central Park - your choice.

Spend another morning in New York before boarding the Queen Mary 2 for a relaxing transatlantic crossing to London.

By early evening you will be waving farewell to the New York skyline while enjoying all of the advanced technological and luxurious appointments of this exceptional vessel.

Pack six full days at sea with pleasure and fun including the ship's gourmet restaurants, seven bars, swimming pools, casino, theatres, cinema, health and spa club, and array of daily activities.

Why not take some ballroom dancing lessons or pick a book from the library to read up on deck?

On day 12 the Queen Mary 2 disembarks in Southampton where a private coach will transfer the group to London via Windsor castle, venue for the most recent Royal wedding, for a tour and lunch.

While in London enjoy a traditional pub meal, take in a West End show or check out some of the best museums and art galleries in the world.

While in London enjoy a traditional pub meal, take in a West End show or check out some of the best museums and art galleries in the world.

Upon arrival in London enjoy an extensive overview sightseeing circuit of the city which takes in Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, and St Paul's Cathedral.

The following morning you are free to explore London and its plethora of historic sites. Why not do a bit of shopping in well-known department stores like Harrods and Selfridges.

After a special evening and dinner in one of London's fine restaurants, the next day Paris is your destination.

The Eurostar train departs from St Pancras station taking you through the 'Chunnel' to Europe's 'eternal city of love'.

In just hours you will be enjoying the sights of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe.

Your day in Paris begins with a morning cruise of the Seine River before lunch at the 58 Eiffel restaurant on level one of the Eiffel Tower.

Escape the city the following morning with a tour into the French countryside.

The small village of Giverney is the home of the villa and gardens of impressionist painter Claude Monet where, amongst the lilies, you can see the artist's most famous series of paintings come to life.

That night back in the capital absorb the full Parisian experience with dinner and a show at the famous Moulin Rouge. The tour flies home to Australia from Charles de Gaulle Airport the next morning.

Prices for the 18-day tour start at $9290 (twin) and $12,490 (single) and include flights, accommodation, guided sightseeing, tours and meals. To learn more, call 1800-630-343 or visit travelrite.com.au and click on Senior Escorted Cruises.

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