European Coastal Civilizations

April 2016

LisbonOportoSantiago de Compostela
BilbaoBiarritz La RochelleBordeaux

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship Five-Star
m.s. L’Austral

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

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia

October 2016

GibraltarSevilleAndalusia Lisbon

A voyage aboard the exclusively chartered Small Ship Five-Star m.s. Le Lyrial

Cruise the ancient trade routes of Phoenician, Roman and Moorish mariners on this comprehensive itinerary to the coastal jewels of the Iberian Peninsula. Travel in style while enjoying the unique opportunity to cruise into the heart of Seville on Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River.

Belém Tower, Lisbon, Portugal

Stepping Stones of Western Europe

April 2016

D-Day Beaches of NormandyGuernsey Island

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship Five-Star
m.s. L’Austral

Featuring Guest Speaker:
Dwight David Eisenhower II

accompanies you to the Normandy Beaches

Experience the rich history of France and Great Britain on this exclusive seven-night cruise from Bordeaux to London aboard the Five-Star m.s. L’Austral. This custom-designed itinerary features five UNESCO World Heritage sites, a memorable cruise up England’s River Thames and a visit to the beaches of Normandy with special guest speaker Dwight D. Eisenhower II.

Mont-St-Michel, Brittany, France

Cruise under London’s
Tower Bridge

Voyage from Cultural Spain to Classical Italy

April 2016

Costa del SolCartagenaSardinia
SicilyAmalfi Coast

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship Five-Star
m.s. Le Lyrial

Join this unique seven-night cruise from Málaga to Rome along the resplendent shores of Spain and Italy, and to the islands of Sardinia and Sicily aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship m.s. Le Lyrial. Explore fascinating cultures and ancient empires of the Mediterranean, including six UNESCO World Heritage sites. Culinary expert Kristine Kidd, former editor of Bon Appétit magazine, further enhances our voyage with exclusive onboard C´est Bon! CULINARY TRADITIONS lectures celebrating the cuisines and wines of our ports of call.

Almalfi Coast, Italy

Catedral de Santa María,
Murcia, Spain

Coastal Life® Odyssey of Ancient Civilizations
Cruising along the Adriatic and Aegean Seas

April/May 2016

Athens DelphiCorinth CanalCorfu
AlbaniaBay of KotorDalmatian CoastVenice

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship m.y. Variety Voyager

Explore dynamic crossroads of the Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Slavic civilizations and their distinctive deep-rooted cultures that have flourished for more than three thousand years.
This comprehensive and exciting custom-designed small ship
itinerary takes us along the pathway of these great civilizations
through five countries––Greece, Albania, Montenegro,
and Italy––and to six UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

Celtic Lands

May/June 2016

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship Five-Star
m.s. Le Boréal

Cruise for eight nights aboard the Five-Star small ship m.s. Le Boréal from Scotland, to Ireland, Wales and France. Meet Dwight David Eisenhower II and Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill, who will provide exclusive lectures and personal insights. Enjoy guided excursions in each port of call, including the beaches of Normandy.

Scottish Highlands

Rivieras and Islands
France Italy Spain

April/May 2016

Monte CarloPortofinoCorsicaSardinia
Barcelona FlorenceRomeMarseilles
CarcassonneCinque Terre Aix-en-Provence

A voyage aboard the exclusively chartered Five-Star small ship
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 French and Italian rivieras and islands and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, with excursions featuring Corsica, Sardinia, Florence or Pisa, Italy’s Cinque Terre, Monte Carlo, Marseilles and Nice.

The Duomo, Florence, Italy

Marseilles, France

In the Wake of the Vikings:
Scotland Norway Denmark

May/June 2016

Scottish HighlandsNorway’s Southern Archipelago
Hebridean IslandsOrkney IslandsShetland Islands

A voyage aboard the exclusively chartered small ship Five-Star
m.s. L’Austral and m.s. Le Boréal

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, nine-day journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Inner Hebridean, Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic coastal fjords. Cruise from Glasgow, Scotland, to Copenhagen, Denmark, aboard the exclusively chartered Five-Star ship, visiting ports accessible only to small ships. Glasgow/Edinburgh Pre-Cruise and Copenhagen Post-Cruise Options.

Old Man of Storr,
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Bryggen (the old wharf),
Bergen, Norway

Provence to Normandy:
Cruising the Rivers of France

May/June 2016

The Rhône The SaôneThe Seine

Aboard the exclusively chartered deluxe m.s. Amadeus Symphony and m.s. Amadeus Diamond

An unforgettable 12-day journey along France’s Rivers Rhône, Saône and Seine aboard two exclusively chartered deluxe Amadeus Fleet river ships. Highlights include Burgundy, Provence, Normandy (with a full-day excursion to the historic D-Day beaches) and the TGV high-speed train from Lyon to Paris. Palette of Provence Pre-Cruise Option is available.

Home and studio to Impressionist Claude Monet in Giverny, France

Notre Dame Cathedral,
Paris, France

Town and Country Life® in the
Italian Lakes and Venice

May/June/September 2016

Lake ComoLake Maggiore

Immerse yourself in the true essence of town and country life in northern Italy with three nights Venice and four nights in the fabled Lake District. Enjoy a private boat cruise on Lake Como and expert-guided excursions. Enriching lectures and the exclusive Town & Country Life Forum®with local residents brings personal perspectives of the region’s modern life and cultural heritage. In the extraordinary floating city of Venice, enjoy a private cruise on the Grand Canal.

Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como

Village Life® In Dordogne

Spring/Fall 2016

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. Paris Pre and Bordeaux Post-Program Options.

Dordogne River Valley

Town and Country Life® in
Oxford English Countryside Cotswolds

July/August/September 2016

Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill

during a private tour

Discover the true character of England’s town and country life during this extraordinary small-group itinerary featuring the university town of Oxford and the charming Cotswolds. Meet Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill, cousin to Sir Winston Churchill, at Blenheim Palace; visit “Downton Abbey”; and converse with locals during the exclusive Town & Country Life Forum®.

Blenheim Palace

Chipping Camden

Ancient Empires

September 2016

RomePompeiiAmalfi Coast
Isle of CapriSicilyMalta

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship m.y. Variety Voyager

Discover fascinating ancient empires on this seven-night cruise to Malta, Sicily, Capri and southern Italy, aboard the exclusively chartered, 72-passenger m.y. Variety Voyager and featuring eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the superbly excavated town of Pompeii, the beautiful Amalfi Coast and Agrigento’s majestic Valley of Temples.

Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Valletta watchtower, Malta

Passage along the Blue Danube:
Transylvania and the Danube Delta to Vienna

October 2016

Aboard the exclusively chartered deluxe
m.s. Amadeus Royal

This custom-designed, 13-day travel program features six distinct countries in the enchanting eastern Danube River Valley. Spend two nights in Bucharest then cruise for nine nights aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe m.s. Amadeus Royal to Vienna, visiting medieval cities, charming villages and rugged countryside. Vienna Post‑Program Option.

Peleş Castle, Translyvania, Romania

Changing Tides of History
Cruising the Baltic Sea

October 2016

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship Five-Star
m.s. Le Boréal

Featuring Guest Speakers:

Former President of Poland
Son of Nikita Khrushchev

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic States, with eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star m.s. Le Boréal. Enjoy specially arranged presentations by former president of Poland Lech Wałęsa and by Brown University Professor Sergei N. Khrushchev, son of Nikita Khrushchev. Visit Gdańsk, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Visby.

Tallinn, Estonia

Peterhof Palace,
St. Petersburg, Russia

Symphony on the Blue Danube

October 2016

Visit five countries and up to six UNESCO World Heritage sites on this custom-designed, music-themed journey featuring three nights Prague and a five-night cruise on the legendary Blue Danube aboard the deluxe m.s. Amadeus Elegant. Enjoy private classical music performances and a comprehensive schedule of guided excursions. Berlin Pre-Program and Budapest Post-Program Options.

Parliament Building,
Budapest, Hungary

The Great Journey Through Europe

June/July 2016

The Netherlands GermanyFranceSwitzerland

Cruising aboard the deluxe
m.s. Amadeus Silver III

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountains and features The Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland. Cruise aboard the deluxe m.s. Amadeus Silver III along the most scenic sections of the Rhine River. Ride aboard three legendary railways—the Matterhorn’s Gornergrat Bahn, the famous Glacier Express and Lucerne’s Pilatus Railway.

The Gornergrat Bahn and the iconic Matterhorn, Switzerland

Island Life® Ancient Greece
an Aegean Odyssey

September 26 to October 4, 2016

Aboard the exclusively chartered small ship Five-Star
m.s. Le Lyrial

An unparalleled nine-day Aegean odyssey round trip from Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered Five-Star small ship m.s. Le Lyrial . Call on Crete, Santorini, Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos and medieval Rhodes—islands steeped in myth and history. Visit extraordinary Meteora and the legendary Palace of Minos at Knossos. Athens Pre-Cruise and Peloponnese Post-Cruise Options.

Santorini, Greece

Delos, Greece

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