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Ireland’s Puck Fair- No Kidding, the Goat is King

For three days each year in August, more than 20,000 people converge on Killorglin in Kerry in Southwest Ireland for the coronation of a goat. But not just any goat. No sir. That is King Puck on the stage in the center of town overlooking the river Laune. It is best to be full of good spirit in the King’s presence, because everyone else is! A three-day event commences amidst traditional Irish music. Saturday is …

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

The Witches of Navarra, Spain

Hidden in the Baztan Valley near the southwestern French border and a few miles away from the pristine shores of the Bay of Biscay, sits a little village with a big secret. Removed from the bustle of the Basque Country’s San Sebastian and the glitz of Biarritz, Zugarramurdi is a tranquil town where not too much has happened in the last four-hundred years.

This lush area of Navarra is an ideal blend of French, Spanish …

Exploring Celtic Heritage and Genealogy Through Travel

Tracing your cultural heritage and family genealogy is a fascinating undertaking. Family origins have an interest that goes beyond mere intellectual curiosity. We feel bound by our connections to the past, by an archetypal respect for all that has come before us. The mystery of your family’s origins is waiting to be uncovered, no matter what your race or country of origin. With a bit of planning and skillful research, it is possible to reveal …

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Tuscany – Live like a local in Tuscany!

Join us on a journey to a land as old as the gods, where good food and wine are a way of life. Sit at our table and savor our wines…immerse yourself in our culture, our family, and our country…let us welcome you to the heart and soul of Italy.

Tuscany is certainly one of Italy’s best-loved and beautiful regions. Looking for real Tuscany wine tours? Visit the countryside! It’s dotted with delightful villages, medieval …

Visit Zagreb and sail to Dubrovnik

Find out and explore all the secrets and secluded spots of Adriatic Sea. With long seacoast and 1244 islands, Croatian Adriatic sea is a true experience for all seafarers. With the unique combination of sailing, city visits, beautiful beaches, local walks, vineyards and romantic dinners, this sample Croatia tour will introduce you to the true charm of the Adriatic and give the best of land and sea Croatia has to offer. Visit Korcula, the island …

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

Rome, Pompeii & The Amalfi Coast

Pursue your dreams and experience Italy at your own pace with this Rail program where all of the main details of your trip are already planned, but YOU set the pace. Simply relax and enjoy it all, traveling between your selected cities and towns by deluxe rail. Make your way from destination to destination in comfort on board Italy’s splendid trains as you gaze upon spectacular views and vistas that are sure to take your …

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

Highlights of Greece

A brief but wonderful tour to Greece, packed into six delightful nights. Three nights are spent in Athens to take in some spectacular views of the monuments atop the Acropolis that have left an indelible mark on western civilization. You will admire the famed Parthenon, the Museum of the Acropolis, housing some of the noteworthy remains of the sacred hill and also have time to explore the Plaka district, which at night is becomes alive …

Costa Del Sol Group Escape

Experience Marbella, Grenada, and Ronda.

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USA / MALAGA

Overnight flight to Malaga, Spain.

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ARRIVE MALAGA

Arrive in Malaga and after clearing customs, transfer to your hotel in Torremolinos for a leisurely 6 night stay on the beautiful Costa Del Sol.

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COSTA DEL SOL (MARBELLA EXCURSION)

This morning, drive along the coast to Marbella for a guided tour of this charming town. After some free time to explore on

Iceland Circumnavigation

Sail Into Summer with an Iceland Circumnavigation cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavour

The Ocean Endeavour is the perfect vessel for expedition cruising. Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges and a top deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments.

Launched in 1982, she has had numerous upgrades, most recently in 2016. At 137 meters in length, the Ocean Endeavour has plenty of interior and exterior space. Ample deck …

3 Day Cruise Iconic Aegean

Our Iconic Aegean Greek islands cruise is the classic experience of discovery for those encountering Greece’s beauty for the first time. Embark on a journey of a lifetime as you cruise along emerald waters through a series of enchanting destinations, and watch as iconic postcard images come to life. Swaying windmills, striking cliffs and legendary ancient cities greet you at every destination, inviting you to explore breathtaking islands and all that’s hidden within them.

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Croatian Jewels – Adriatic Island Cruise

Sail crystal blue waters in the shadow of charming and historical locales. Delight your senses with Dalmatian delicacies and then stop for a swim in Pucisca’s crystal blue waters. Tiny villages and sophisticated ports of call are a daily experience. The towns of Omis and Split promise Roman palaces and seafront promenades. Bask in the sun at Bols’ golden beaches, said to be the best in Croatia. Stroll along the narrow cobble-stoned streets of Korcula, …