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

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

Celtic Lands: 75th Anniversary of D-Day

April/May/June 2019 (Waitlist Only)

Cruise for eight nights aboard the Five-Star Le Boréal or Le Champlain from England to Wales, Ireland, France and Scotland. 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 Normandy.

*This program itinerary varies per departure; guest speaker Allen Packwood will join the May and June groups only. Read More...

Arromanches, Normandy, France

Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland

European Coastal Civilizations

April/May 2019

LisbonOportoSantiago de CompostelaBilbao
BrittanyNormandy BeachesRiver Thames and London

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

Traditional rabelos on the Douro River, Oporto, Portugal

Arromanches, Normandy, France

Voyage Under the Midnight Sun: an Arctic Expedition

June 2019

SpitsbergenSvalbard Archipelago

Voyage through the otherworldly Arctic Circle on this extraordinary 11-day itinerary featuring a seven-night cruise on the exclusively chartered, Five-Star L'Austral. Sail through an ethereal topography of red sandstone mountains, lush green tundra and awe-inspiring ice formations. Enjoy expert-led excursions to diverse terrains where remarkable wildlife roam. Flights round trip Paris/Longyearbyen included.

Arctic ice, the oldest of which appears the darkest blue

Bearded seals



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