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New Zealand – Food, Wine and Scenic Highlights

New Zealand – a gourmet’s paradise! A land of plenty, a land of fresh, rich foods with distinct characteristics! This journey takes you on a drive through regions accounting for more than 80% of New Zealand’s wine production. Combined with the farmers’ markets, eateries and artisan food producers you’ll encounter along the way, the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail offers New Zealand’s most memorable wine and food experiences.

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Depart USA

This evening

Lower Danube Waltz

Tour Vienna’s main attractions, before enjoying a guided tour of Budapest. Sail to the Hungarian-Croatian border and join a Croatian family for lunch, whilst Belgrade reveals Serbia’s hidden gems.

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Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music, embark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship and where you will be welcomed by your Captain and crew.

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Vienna

Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a

Active Croatia tour from Istria to Dubrovnik

Are you an adventurer and would try anything once? This tour is created just for you. Croatia is a great destination for people who want to stay active, explore nature and like the adrenaline rush of adventure activities. For those who really want to have fun on the trip and ask for much more than regular sightseeings, this is the itinerary to consider.

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Arrival in Rovinj, one of the most popular and

Festive Delights of the Danube with Mary Berry

We are delighted to welcome British national treasure and cook extraordinaire, Mary Berry, on board Emerald Destiny this Christmas season in what promises to be a wonderful river cruise through the heart of Europe. Widely revered for her six years co-hosting the BBC’s “The Great British Bake Off” Mary has also published more than 75 books while cementing herself as one of Britain’s most recognizable cookery talents.

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Nuremberg

Fly to Munich. On

Gems of the Danube

In the heart of Europe’s grand waterway region, rug up and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the Christmas markets, which have brought magic to the banks of the Danube River for centuries. Delight in the magic of Prague as snow falls softly onto the cobblestoned streets. Spend seven nights cruising the majestic Danube as you sail from Nuremberg to Budapest.

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Departure

Your journey into wonder begins here. Raise your glass

Walking in his Footsteps – Mandela’s Centenary

This 10-day South Africa vacation follows in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday.

Your South Africa vacation begins in Johannesburg, the nation’s largest city. While in Johannesburg, you’ll stay at the luxury 54 on Bath, located in one of the city’s leafy northern suburbs. With 75 premium rooms, 12 executive suites, and three luxury suites, 54 on Bath promises gorgeous amenities during your stay in Johannesburg. It …

Live Like a Local – Cook Islands on Sale

Spend 12-nights in one of nature’s crowning achievements, the idyllic Cook Islands. On a Live Like a Local tour, you’ll be free to do whatever you want on your vacation. Indulge in the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters or sink into the rhythms of the islands and connect to the amazing people that call the islands home. The price of this island stay includes international airfare.

The Cook Islands remain some of the best-kept secrets …

Irish Myths & Legends

Compete with your fellow travellers as you cook a traditional Irish meal with a local chef. Scenic guided bike ride in Phoenix Park where the President of Ireland has lived since 1750. Immerse yourself in country life as you watch a farmer work with his highly skilled dogs to control a flock of sheep. Cruise to Spike Island to see a fort where 2,300 prisoners were held in Victorian times and enjoy a personalized picnic…

Rhine Highlights

From Switzerland, cruise through the heart of Germany, past rolling vineyards and dramatic gorges guarded by picture book castles, before heading to Amsterdam and its famous canals.

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Depart

Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin. Please ensure your flight arrives before 13:00 in Zurich and 15:00 in Basel.

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Strasbourg

Visit Strasbourg, where you’ll discover

Medellin Alive! – Outdoors in Colombia’s Mountain-High Metropolis

News headlines in recent times have reported Colombia achieving a long-awaited peace accord between its national government and an internal rebellion. In fact, international business and leisure travel trends have already indicated the advent of a new era for this South American nation. That change is apparent nowadays from the moment of arrival into the city of Medellin from its international airport – a descent into a remarkable panorama of soaring skyscrapers and cranes busy …

Munich to Budapest Luxury River Cruise

You will begin your journey at the Munich airport where you’ll be transported to beautiful little Passau. Once in Passau you will board your river cruise ship and be transported to another world. One of elegance and pampering.

Join your group leader who spent 20 years living in Europe, while you sail the Danube and explore 4 countries, with their old towns full of history with their churches, fortresses, abbeys, castles and city walls, Opera …

Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound

This exciting new 9-day vacation introduces you to the people and places along the Danube from Budapest to Linz in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable. Start your vacation with one night in Hungary’s capital city before boarding your cruise ship and heading for Visegrad. The choice is always yours: you might like to learn a little Hungarian in Budapest; attend a medieval knights’ tournament in Visegrad; take a jogging tour around Vienna, …

Danube Christmas Markets

Roasted chestnuts, gluhwein and Christmas markets, what could be better? Soak up the Christmas atmosphere on an 8 day cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest.

Book by December 1, 2017, and receive up to $800 off per couple!

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All Aboard

Your cruise begins here, and you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book flights to arrive prior to 2pm in Munich and 3pm in Nuremberg.

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Nuremburg

A Historical Tour of East Berlin

From August 13, 1961 until November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall divided East and West Berlin. Since the wall came down, East Berlin has been renovated and revitalized into a world-renowned historical center for artistic and cultural expression.

Touring the Berlin Wall

Scattered throughout the city, tourists can explore traces of the wall’s remains and memorial sites commemorating the history behind this wall. A range of self-guided and guided tours provide ample opportunities to delve …