European Coastal Civilizations

Spring/Fall 2018


This eight-night cruise along coastal Portugal, Spain, France and England aboard the Five-Star Le Boréal and Le Lapérouse features a memorable cruise on the River Thames, and a visit to the beaches of Normandy with special guest speaker
Dwight D. Eisenhower II.

Belém Tower, Lisbon, Portugal

Village Life® in Dordogne

Spring/Fall 2018

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.

The cliffside village of Rocamadour

Village Life® around the Italian Lakes

Spring/Fall 2018

Lake ComoLake MaggioreLake Orta

Experience the true essence of life in northern Italy’s fabled Lake District for one full week, with charming accommodations in the Palace Hotel in the heart of Como. Enjoy private lake cruises on Como, Maggiore and Orta and excursions to Bellagio, Villa del Balbianello, the Borromean Islands and Milan. Verona/Venice Post-Program Option.

Villa Balbianello on Lake Como

Isola Bella, Borromean Islands

River Life® along the Dutch Waterways

April 2018

Cruise for seven nights through Flanders aboard an exclusively chartered, deluxe, Amadeus small river ship when Holland’s breathtaking tulip fields are in bloom. Meet local residents during the exclusive River Life Forum®. Tour the Kröller-Müeller museum. Visit Amsterdam, Bruges, Hoorn, Maastricht, Antwerp and Keukenhof Gardens. Amsterdam Pre-Cruise and the Hague, Delft, and Kinderdijk Post-Cruise Options.


Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords


May 2018

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic coastal fjords. Cruise from Bergen to Glasgow aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship Le Boréal  and enjoy two of the world’s most scenic rail journeys. Norway/Copenhagen Pre-Cruise and Edinburgh/Glasgow Post-Cruise Options

Lerwick Harbor, Scotland

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

May 2018

Cruise from Venice along the stunning Dalmatian coast to Athens for seven nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five‑Star, small ship Le Lyrial. Visit five countries and six UNESCO World Heritage sites. Enjoy an exclusive Coastal Life® Forum with local residents and a folk music performance.

Corinth Canal

Springtime in Provence

May 2018

This exclusive French sojourn features a seven-night cruise through Provence and the Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe Amadeus Provence, launched in 2017. Explore Arles, Avignon, Orange, Beaune, Lyon and the Beaujolais vineyards
Palette of Provence Pre-Cruise Option
 and Geneva and the French Alps Post-Cruise Option

Château Montmelas


Celtic Lands

May 2018

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

Arromanches, Normandy, France

Iona Abbey, Isle of Iona, Scotland

the Great Journey through Europe

June 2018

The Netherlands GermanyFranceSwitzerland

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountain travel and features The Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland. Cruise aboard the deluxe Amadeus Silver II 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 Glacier Express

Rhine River Valley, Germany

Circumnavigation of iceland

July 2018

Discover the unique beauty of Iceland on this seven-night circumnavigation aboard the exclusively chartered,
Five-Star Le Soléal or Star Pride. See ancient Viking ruins and glittering glaciers atop simmering volcanoes. Cross the Arctic Circle on Grímsey Island and cruise along Surtsey, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Included round-trip air and Low Air Add-ons from select cities.±

±Included airfare and Low Air Add-Ons have limited availability and are not guaranteed. Read More...



Town and Country Life® in Cambridge Oxford Cotswolds

July 2018

Discover the true character of England’s town and country life during this extraordinary small-group itinerary featuring the university towns of Oxford and Cambridge and the charming Cotswolds. Call on Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill; visit “Downton Abbey”; and converse with locals during the exclusive Town & Country Life® Forum.

Blenheim Palace

Typical Costwold Village

Town and Country Life® in France's Languedoc

September/October 2018

ToulouseCarcassonne Albi

Experience the South of France for nine days in the unspoiled provinces of Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi‑Pyrénées dotted with traditional villages and Cathar fortresses. Visit Carcassonne and cruise the
Canal du Midi, both UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Stay in the historic Hotel Mercure Albi Bastides and the charming Château de Floure. Exclusive Town & Country Life® Forum with local residents.

Vieux Pont, Albi


Ancient Empires

September 2018

RomePompeiiAmalfi Coast
Isle of CapriSicilyMalta

Discover an intriguing mélange of cultures on this seven-night cruise from Rome to Valletta, Malta, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Lapérouse, launching in 2018. This custom-designed itinerary features Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast, superbly excavated PompeiiSicily’s storied town of Taormina and the rich history of Malta. Rome Pre- and Valletta Post-Cruise Options Read More...

Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Rivieras and Islands

September 2018

Rome Corsica Florence Cinque Terre Portofino Nice Monte Carlo Aix-en-Provence Marseille Carcassonne Barcelona

Cruise for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Lyrial. Visit the sun‑drenched French and Italian Rivieras and islands and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, with excursions featuring Corsica, Florence or Pisa, Italy’s Cinque Terre, Monte Carlo, Marseille and St. Tropez. Read More...

Basílica de la Sagrada Família,
Barcelona, Spain

Symphony on the Blue Danube

September 2018


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

Benedictine Abbey, Melk, Austria

Island Life® in Ancient Greece: An Aegean Odyssey

October 2018


An unparalleled nine-day Aegean odyssey round trip from Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship Le Lapérouse, launching in 2018. Call on Crete, Santorini, Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos and Rhodes—islands steeped in myth and history. Visit Meteora and the Palace of Minos at Knossos. Athens Pre-Cruise and Olympia Post-Cruise Options.


Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia

October 2018

This nine-day voyage showcases the Iberian Peninsula coast between Barcelona and Lisbon and features Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River. Visit Portugal’s Algarve region,
Spain’s Granada and Valencia, the Rock of Gibraltar and the Balearic Island of Mallorca. Cruise aboard the Five-Star small ship Le Lyrial. Barcelona Pre-Cruise and
Lisbon Post-Cruise Options.

Belém Tower, Lisbon, Portugal

Passage along the Danube River from Vienna to the Black Sea

October 2018

This custom-designed, 13-day travel program features seven unique countries in the enchanting eastern Danube River Valley. Cruise for nine nights aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe Amadeus Silver III from Vienna to the Black Sea, visiting medieval cities, charming villages and rugged countryside, then spend two nights in Bucharest. Vienna Pre-Program and Transylvania Post-Program Option. Read More...

Peleş Castle, Translyvania, Romania





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