Town & Country Life®
Oxford  |  English Countryside

August and September 2015

Featuring Guest Speaker: Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill
Cousin of Sir Winston Churchill
and brother of the 11th Duke of Marlborough

Travel through quintessential England, with four nights in Oxford's landmark Macdonald Randolph Hotel and three nights in a charming Cotswold village. Visit the village of Bampton of Downton Abbey fame, and by special arrangement, meet Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill in Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Cambridge Pre-Program and Canterbury Post-Program Options.

Blenheim Palace Fountains

                
Waterways of Russia
St. Petersburg  |  Moscow
 

August and September 2015

Cruising aboard the Five-Star m.s. Volga Dream

Cruise with us for nine nights aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe m.s. Volga Dream, one of the premier ships cruising Russia’s waterways. Enjoy time in St. Petersburg and Moscow and visit the open-air museum of Kizhi Island, the 14th-century Kirillo-Belozersky monastery near Goritsy, medieval Yaroslavl and 10th-century Uglich. St. Petersburg Pre-Cruise and Moscow Post-Cruise Options.




St. Basil's Cathedral,
Moscow, Russia

                
Island Life® in Ancient Greece and Turkey

September and October 2015

Aboard the Exclusively Chartered Five-Star Ship
m.s. Le Lyrial

An exclusive nine-day odyssey from Athens, Greece, to
Istanbul, Turkey, aboard the exclusively chartered Five-Star
small ship m.s. Le Lyrial, launching in 2015. Meet local residents during the specially arranged Island Life Forum®.
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Delos, Rhodes, Pátmos and Troy. Athens Pre-Cruise and Istanbul or Cappadocia and Istanbul Post-Cruise Options.




Santorini, Greece


Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

                
Paris  |  Provence  |  Burgundy  |  Beaujolais

August and September 2015

Featuring the Deluxe m.s. Amadeus Symphony
and the TGV High-Speed Train

This exclusive French sojourn features two nights in Paris,
travel aboard the TGV high-speed train to the Rhône River Valley, and a cruise through the Burgundy, Beaujolais and Provence wine regions aboard the exclusively chartered
m.s. Amadeus Symphony. Visit Lyon, Orange, Avignon and Arles. London Pre-Program and Aix-en-Provence Post-Program Options.

Palais de Papes, Avignon, France

                
Symphony on the Blue Danube
 

September 30 to October 14, 2015

Budapest Bratislava Vienna Prague Kraków

Aboard the Small Deluxe River Ship
m.s. Amadeus Brilliant

Visit six countries and up to nine UNESCO World Heritage sites on this custom-designed, music-themed journey featuring three nights each in Prague and Kraków and a seven-night cruise on the legendary Blue Danube aboard the deluxe m.s. Amadeus Brilliant. Enjoy a comprehensive schedule of exclusive expert lectures, classical music performances and guided excursions.


Melk Abbey, Danube River, Austria


                
Trade Routes of Costal Iberia
 

September and October, 2015

Lisbon Andalusia Gibraltar Granada
Balearic Islands Barcelona

A voyage aboard the Exclusively Chartered Small Ship
Five-Star
m.v. Tere Moana

This eight-day voyage showcases the Iberian Peninsula between Lisbon and Barcelona and Spain's legendary Guadalquivir River. Visit Portugal's Algarve region, Granada, Spain, the Straight of Gibraltar and two of the Balearic Islands—Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca. Cruise aboard the Five-Star 45 Stateroom, m.v. Tere Moana. A two-night Lisbon Pre-Cruise Optionand two-night Barcelona Post-Cruise Option are offered.

*This itinerary also operates in the reverse direction.


Sagrada Família Basilica, Barcelona, Spain


                
Rivieras and Islands
France  |  Italy  |  Spain
 

Spring and Fall 2015

Cannes Monte Carlo Portofino Corsica Sardinia
Barcelona Florence Rome Carcassonne Cinque Terre

A voyage aboard the Exclusively Chartered Small Ship Five-Star m.v. Tere Moana

Cruise for seven nights from Barcelona to Rome aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star m.v. Tere Moana. Visit the sun-drenched landscapes of the French and Italian rivieras and islands and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, with excursions featuring Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Italy’s Cinque Terre, Florence, Sardinia and Corsica.


Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy


Medieval Carcassonne, France


                
River Life® along the Elbe River
 

Fall 2015

Berlin Potsdam Wittenberg Leipzig
Meissen Dresden Prague

Cruising aboard the exclusively chartered
m.s. Excellence Coral or m.s. Swiss Ruby
(ship varies by departure)

Enjoy this comprehensive itinerary aboard the exclusively chartered small river ship m.s. Excellence Coral or m.s. Swiss Ruby. Explore the timeless treasures and traditions of the Elbe River Valley, visiting the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Berlin, Potsdam, Wittenberg and Prague Meet local residents during the exclusive RIVER LIFE FORUM®. Berlin Pre-Cruise and Prague Post-Cruise Options offered.


Old Town Square, Prague


Elbe River Valley


                
Village Life® in Dordogne
 

Spring and Fall 2015

Experience the provincial character of Dordogne for one full week in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages in France. Stay in the family-owned Plaza Madeleine Hôtel, formerly a grand 19th-century townhouse. Discover the region’s charming villages, medieval castles and prehistoric treasures. Bordeaux Pre-Program Option.



Medieval region of Dordogne


                
River Life® Along the Waterways
of Holland and Belgium
 

April 2016

Cruise for seven nights in Holland and Belgium aboard an Exclusively Chartered deluxe m.s. Amadeus Elegant when Holland’s breathtaking tulip fields are in bloom! Meet local residents during the exclusive River Life®. Tour the Kröller-Müeller museum. Visit Amsterdam, Bruges, Hoorn, Maastricht, Antwerp and Keukenhof Gardens.


Windmill, The Netherlands


                
European Coastal Civilizations
 

April 2016

This unique seven-night cruise aboard the exclusively chartered Five-Star m.s. L’Austral to coastal Portugal, Spain and France features our exclusive C´est Bon! Culinary Traditions program—celebrating the cuisines and wines of our ports of call—and includes visits to up to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites. Lisbon Pre-Cruise and Bordeaux Post-Cruise Options.


Traditional rabelos on the
Douro River, Oporto, Portugal

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