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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, …

Heart of Europe Circle Tour

Going on its 58th year, our signature tour remains as popular as ever. The itinerary offers seven countries, historic cities, spectacular scenery, and lots of local flavor. It is an ideal choice for first-time travelers to Europe or anyone desiring a taste of the Old World at a great value.

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Overnight Flight to Europe

Today brings the beginning of a new adventure . . . anticipation heightens as you realize that your

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

Encore European Tour

Join us for our second grand lady the MS Johann Strauss for a European adventure like no other! After embarking in Amsterdam we sail upstream to Dusseldorf, our first exciting & thriving port on the magnificent Rhine. The Rhine takes us to Koblenz at the confluence of the Rhine & Mosel where you can take a cable car across the Rhine to the stunning Ehrenbreitstein fortress. After sailing through the Rhine Gorge with its many …

Iceland: Ring Road Highlights

Get behind the wheel and explore Iceland at your own pace for 7 nights vacation. You’ll enjoy stops in Vik, the Myvatn area and the colorful capital, Reykjavik.

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Unique Explorations

This Icelandic adventure gives you everything you’ll need- a detailed road map, SIM card, and GPS. Drive the rugged coastline of the East Fjords with their towering mountains and charming fishing villages. Explore the Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy accommodations

Winter Gems of the Rhine

After flying into Frankfurt join us for an adventure on board our second grand lady the MS Johann Strauss. Embark in Mainz before sailing to beautiful, historic Rudesheim brimming with romantic, cobbled lanes and wine taverns. Further downstream is another gem with its own vineyards and Roman remnants, Boppard. After sailing the Rhine Gorge we spend a full day exploring stunning Koblenz at the confluence of the Rhine & Mosel rivers before sailing to the …

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…

State Department Overhauls Travel Advisory System With Four Tier Map

While the share of Americans holding a passport has increased dramatically in recent years, the numbers don’t lie: a bit over one third of the U.S. population have a passport.

The State Department has never encouraged Americans to travel outside the confines of their comfort zone and many times compound matters by deeming perfectly safe areas in Mexico, Brazil, and even favorite travel destinations of Mexico, Egypt, and The Philippines at one time or another …

Treasures of Burgundy and Provence: Rhône & Saône

In the morning, your ship will stop in the medieval town Viviers, which is the starting point for one last spectacular destination: the Gorges de l’ Ardèche. The ‘Grand Canyon of Europe’ attracts both nature lovers and sports enthusiasts. The unforgettable and unparalleled landscape, which was carved by the small Ardèche River over millions of years, can be enjoyed from various vantage points. After lunch and after the guests who took part in the excursion …

Cornwall: Coastal England

Walk with us along the Cornish coast – the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain- and discover a piece of heaven. Located on a peninsula in the far west of Great Britain, Cornwall’s magnificent coastline extends for nearly 300 miles. Discover countless spectacular beaches, towering cliffs, sweeping bays, turquoise seas, tiny Cornish fishing villages, bustling harbors, smuggler’s coves, beautiful moorland and lush green countryside.

The Southwest Coastal Path in Cornwall provides quiet and scenic …

Heart of the British Isles Tour

A showcase tour of Britain and Ireland awaits you. Discover fascinating and historically rich attractions while traveling across alluring countryside. Two-night stays in five of the overnight cities allow for a comprehensive focus on the many highlights of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.

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Overnight flight to Great Britain

Refer to “Preparing for your Departure” in your Trip Documents for easy check-in procedures. Take time to relax on your transatlantic flight with the

Up the Romance this Valentine’s Day: Retrace the Life of Saint Valentine Himself in Central Italy

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, you may be wondering how to surprise your traveling special someone with a gift that will take their breath away as they pack their suitcase. Or, perhaps you want to treat yourself to your very own fun getaway this year, but either way the rolling, olive tree-dotted hills of central Italy have a trip in store for you that’s bespoke just for the day of love.

Beyond the usual amorous …