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Lapland Safari

10 Day Itinerary
  • Snowmobile across Lapland
  • Learn about Sami traditions
  • Hike Korouoma Nature Preserve
  • Dog sled safari through the taiga
Visit one of the most unique places in the world, riding husky dogs sleds and snowmobiling over the Arctic landscape. View the wilds of Lapland while crossing the northern taiga forests in the northwest part of Europe. Being so close to the Arctic Circle enhances your chances of seeing one of the most amazing wonders of nature: the Northern Lights!
Activities: Hiking, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Arctic Snow Hotel and Igloo, Korouoma Falls, Ranua, Rovaniemi, Vaattunki
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$7,190
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Maiden Voyage in Svalbard

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Cruise Arctic fjords and islands
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • See remnants of Arctic exploration
Explore Svalbard, the Arctic island that has captivated explorers for centuries, on this special 9-day maiden voyage aboard the M/S Sjoveien. Spot unique Arctic wildlife and enjoy Svalbard's icy springtime beauty with daily landings on sturdy Zodiac crafts.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Raudfjord
Cruise Details
$7,190
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Cruise Arctic fjords and islands
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • See remains of Arctic exploration
Explore Svalbard, the Arctic island that has captivated explorers for centuries, on this 9-day voyage aboard the M/S Sjoveien. Spot unique Arctic wildlife and enjoy Svalbard's icy springtime beauty with daily landings on sturdy Zodiac crafts.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Raudfjord
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An incredible view of Santorini.
$9,230
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Sailing the Greek Isles

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud (LI)
  • Sail the Cyclades on a tall ship
  • Tour the ancient sanctuary of Delos
  • Learn about culture and mythology
  • View the caldera on Santorini
Spend 8 days exploring the quintessential Cyclades Islands. Here fishing boats cast colorful reflections in azure waters, whitewashed villas cascade down lavender-scented slopes, and craggy headlands are punctuated by ancient ruins. Voyage aboard Sea Cloud to sun-drenched Santoríni, the mystical isles of Delos and Naxos, beautiful Tinos, and more.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Places: Amorgos, Athens, Delos, Santorini, Sifnos, Tinos
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Arctic village
$5,750
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Expedition Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Cruise pristine glacial landscapes
  • Search for Polar Bear, Walrus & Fox
  • Watch for whales including Beluga
  • Observe unique arctic birds
  • Enjoy cruises among bird cliffs
  • Discover whaling operation ruins
  • Explore deep fjords lined with rugg
Search for polar bear, navigate deep fjords, view vast ice fields, and view massive glaciers all part of a typical day in the high Arctic. Board the Silver Explorer for an 8-day trip of a lifetime!
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Longyearbyen
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Scenes of the Douro
$3,599
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Port Wine & Flamenco - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amavida
Start your journey in Portugal's beautiful capital city, Lisbon. Then travel to Porto to embark your ship and begin to traverse through one of Europe’s wildest and unexplored regions, filled with vineyards, dramatic gorges and steeply terraced hillsides. Visit the small town of Pinhão, a Mecca for wine lovers, the beautiful region of …
Activities: River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Places: Europe, Portugal, Spain, Western Europe, Barca d' Alva, Pinhão, Porto, Regua, Salamanca
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A mother bear and her two cubs
$3,900
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North Spitsbergen Polar Bear Special

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Search for the King of the Arctic
  • Enjoy excursions in Zodiacs
  • Watch for Greenland and minke whale
  • Navigate through pack ice
This 8-day voyage takes you in search of the King of the Arctic, the polar bear. Board the Ortelius for a scenic expedition cruise in North Spitsbergen. The experienced crew and on-board naturalists guide you through ice floes and pack ice to get a close look at the iconic polar bear. As you sail, watch for more wildlife and enjoy the scenery.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Andoya, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Longyearbyen, Phippsoya, Prins Karls Forland, Raudfjord
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Night in Vienna.
$3,499
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Melodies of the Danube - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Savor Baroque Vienna
  • Cruise through Wachau Valley
  • Bike along the Danube River
  • Enjoy Oktoberfest celebrations
Discover the melodies of the Danube River on this 8-day cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard the MS Amaprima.
Activities: Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Bratislava, Budapest, Gmunden, Linz, Passau, Vienna, Vilshofen
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Sunrise on the cliffs
$3,099
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Paris and Normandy - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalegro
  • See France's largest wooden church
  • Pay your respects at Normandy
  • Tour Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Take an "Artists Walk" tour
Enjoy an 8-day Seine River voyage through the heart of Normandy aboard the MS Amalegro.
Activities: Hiking, River Cruise
Places: Europe, France, Western Europe, Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, Les Andelys, Paris, Rouen, Vernon
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Sprawling vineyards of France
$3,099
Save $750
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Taste of Bordeaux - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadolce
  • Explore Bordeaux, a UNESCO Site
  • Taste distinguished French wine
  • See legendary Jean Bart's home
  • Tour the Château d’Amboise
Board an enchanting 8-day cruise round-trip from Bordeaux to Libourne aboard the MS Amadolce.
Activities: River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Europe, France, Western Europe, Blaye, Bordeaux, Bourg, Cadillac, Cubzac, Libourne, Pauillac
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Rooftop image of a Christmas Market
$2,799
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Cruise through Amsterdam
  • Tour Cologne, Germany
  • Visit Rüdesheim
  • Enjoy Europe's Christmas markets
Enjoy a 7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel aboard the MS Amaprima. Explore the Rhine River and Christmas markets as you sail.
Activities: Christmas Market, River Cruise
Places: Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Cologne, Mannheim, Rudesheim, Strasbourg
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Lights brighten the evening at this bustling Christmas Market
$2,799
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Christmas Markets on the Danube - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amastella
  • Explore historic Nuremberg
  • Sightsee in Passau
  • Visit Vienna's landmarks
  • Tour Budapest
Visit multiple Christmas Markets on the scenic river route from Nuremberg to Budapest on this 8-day cruise aboard the MS Amastella. Celebrate the magic of the holiday season!
Activities: Biking, Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Places: Budapest, Melk, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Vienna
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Rooftop image of a Christmas Market
$2,799
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amacerto
  • Cruise through Amsterdam
  • Tour Cologne, Germany
  • Visit Rüdesheim
  • Explore Strasbourg, France
Explore the Rhine River on this unique Christmastime festival river cruise on the MS Amacerto. Embark in Amsterdam and browse magical Christmas Markets as you make your way to Basel.
Activities: Christmas Market, River Cruise
Places: Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Cologne, Rudesheim, Speyer, Strasbourg
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Peaceful canal running through a European town
$3,599
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The Enchanting Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalyra
  • Bike along the Rhine in Germany
  • Tour Amsterdam's highlights
  • Explore the red-walled castle
  • Hike Strasbourg
Enjoy an 8-day Enchanting Rhine River cruise from Amsterdam to Basel aboard the luxurious MS Amalyra.
Activities: Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Cologne, Mannheim, Rudesheim, Strasbourg
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German town on the river.
$5,998
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Ultimate River Cruise - Cruise Only

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadante
  • View Regensburg's architecture
  • Tour Melk's Benedictine Abbey
  • Visit Heidelberg
  • Tour Würzburg's Residenz Palace
  • Take optional excursions
  • Explore romantic Vienna
  • Sightsee in Budapest
Embark upon a stunning 15-day luxury river cruise from Luxembourg to Budapest on the MS Amadante, and explore the beauty of the Danube, Main, and Rhine rivers.
Activities: Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Luxembourg, Bamberg, Budapest, Koblenz, Linz, Mainz, Melk, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Trier, Vienna, Wertheim, Wurzburg
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Dwellings carved out of stone
$12,980
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Circumnavigation of the Black Sea

14 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Visit the Rustem Pasha Mosque
  • Enjoy Georgian dance performances
  • Explore the grand city of Odessa
  • Cruise Danube River Delta canals
  • Tour World Heritage Site Safranbolu
Centuries of history and architecture come to life as you discover the countries surrounding the Black Sea on this 14-day expedition aboard the Island Sky. Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria and their busy bazaars, archaeological treasures, and stunning landscapes await you.
Activities: Expedition Cruises
Places: Bulgaria, Eastern Europe, Europe, Mediterranean, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bartin, Batumi, Constanta, Danube River Delta, Istanbul, Odessa, Sinop, Sochi, Trabzon, Varna
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Arctic Northern Lights
$1,870
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Northern Lights & Whales: Iceland on Land and at Sea

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Get to know the island of fire and
  • Encounter a variety of whales
  • Hunt for the magical Northern Light
  • See lava fields, craters, and more!
Get to know the island of fire and ice – aboard the Ocean Diamond and ashore! This unique itinerary begins with a 3-day-cruise along the West Coast and North Shore with distinctive shore excursions and lectures by local experts, followed by a motor-coach trek through the Central Highlands back to the final destination of Reykjavík.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Blue Lagoon Spa, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Stykkisholmur
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A cathedral at sunset from the Rhine
$3,959
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The Enchanting Rhine (Wine-Themed)

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Cruise the canals of Amsterdam
  • Visit with a local vintner
  • Explore the red-walled castle
  • Take a cable car to Mount Pilatus
Aboard the luxury ship MS Amaprima, begin your travels with an 8-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel aboard the MS Amaprima, followed by 2 nights in Lucerne and 2 nights in Zurich.
Activities: Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Cologne, Heidelberg, Lucerne, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Zurich
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