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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$13,900
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In the Footsteps of Nordenskiold

19 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Shokalskiy
  • Admire unique Arctic natural beauty
  • Visit Isachenko Island
  • Discover Russky Island
  • Look out for Polar Bears
Starts/ Ends in:
Murmansk / East Siberian Sea
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 19-day expedition will follow Nordenskiöld's route visiting the many islands and locations he discovered and described during his remarkable journey including the Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago, New Siberian Islands, Novaya Zemlya (New Land), Cape Chelyuskin and Nordenskiöld …
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Arctic puffins
$6,995
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Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Follow in the footsteps of Norsemen
  • Explore the volcanic and glacier
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife
  • Cruise in a Zodiac for exploration
Activities:
Hiking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel to some of the most remote islands on the planet, where only a small number of adventurers have ever left their footprints. This 14-day sailing expedition on Ocean Adventurer shows you the region’s rugged beauty and whaling and Viking history, visiting the awe-inspiring and unspoiled …
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Stop in sunny Salamanca
$7,895
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Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon

14 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Azure
  • Visit the Maritime Museum
  • Visit Palacio Nacional
  • Relax and enjoy musical performance
  • Explore the Douro Museum in Regua
Starts/ Ends in:
Lisbon / Porto
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the beautiful Douro river valley with a relaxing adventure aboard Scenic Azure. Attend an exclusive Sundowners cocktail event on the manicured lawns of the Douro Museum, and watch as the sun sinks beneath the fruitful vines of Régua’s plentiful vineyards. Tour the …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$4,995
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Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Enjoy all the adventures
  • Kayak surrounded by icebergs
  • Hike the arctic tundra
  • Look for arctic wildlife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In a single week cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen. Spend your days on a constant search for wildlife, exploring as much of the area as possible to optimize the opportunities to spot the most iconic of arctic wildlife, the polar bear. Enhance your …
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Giant whale jaw in the arctic
$5,150
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Around Spitsbergen

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Visit an important research center
  • Discover former whaling settlements
  • Board Zodiacs for shore excursions
  • Encounter a vast array of wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 10-day arctic voyage around Spitsbergen, where you have chances to see the King of the Arctic, walrus, reindeer, various bird species, and surprisingly beautiful flora. Aboard the MV Plancius, an ice-strengthened vessel that is ideal for polar exploration,discover the remote shores, …
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Porto with Dom Luis Bridge
$4,399
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Enticing Douro

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadouro
  • Tour Belem Tower
  • Explore the Castelo da Pena
  • Travel to Lamego
  • Enjoy Sandeman Winery
Starts/ Ends in:
Lisbon / Regua
Activities:
Hiking, Land & Sea, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Rambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions and to Port country — the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. Visit Porto, the beautiful “City of …
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Porto, Portugal Old Town
$3,195
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Delightful Douro

Porto Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Azure
  • Explore the Douro Museum in Regua
  • Enjoy the elegant town of Lamego
  • Visit Salamanca
  • Be amazed by the Côa Valley Museum
Starts/ Ends in:
Porto / Porto
Activities:
Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From windswept seaside meanderings to the astonishing beauty of the Douro Valley, this is a journey of contemplation and elegance. In Porto, board the luxurious Scenic Azure, which will transport through the hidden gems of the Douro Valley. Days will be spent immersed in the proud history and …
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Wander Prague's storied streets
$3,895
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Classic Prague & Danube Delights

Nuremberg-Budapest with Prague - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Visit the Gothic St Vitus Cathedral
  • Tour the city of Regensburg
  • Explore the town of Passau
  • Ride a bike from Melk to Dürnstein
Starts/ Ends in:
Prague / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend a 3-night stay at a hotel in Prague as a start of this 11-day cruise. Enjoy a visit to Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral and have a full day to explore the city on your own. After having an exciting tour in Prague, board on the Emerald Dawn in Nuremberg. Sail through the Main-Danube Canal and make …
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View of Notre Dame in Paris
$815
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Extraordinary Paris

4 Day Itinerary aboard MS Botticelli
  • Tour on the Ile de la Cité
  • Explore the mythical place of Paris
  • Discover the history of Notre Dame
  • Visit the Rungis produce market
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Paris
Activities:
Local Market, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
"Paris never ceases to amaze us, we think we know it, and then there is another surprise waiting for us around the corner". Paris, eternal, romantic, unusual, creative and modern: discover the city's architectural and cultural heritage. Along the Seine, embark on a unique cruise in …
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Church and Arch Bridge in Ghent, Belgium
$8,630
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Classic Cruise - Holland to Belgium

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Nouvelle Etoile
  • Tour the famous Keukenhof Gardens
  • Wander the streets of Bruges
  • Visit Peter Paul Ruben's home
  • Stop into Delft Pottery Works
Activities:
Barge Cruising, Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an exciting 7-day cruise aboard La Nouvelle Etoile as it sails from Holland crossing the border to Belgium visiting and exploring different tourist destinations. VisitKeukenhof Gardens where you can see one of the largest flowergardens in the world. You will be transported back into history as …
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Holland Tulips
$5,960
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European Classic Cruise - Holland

7 Day Itinerary aboard Panache
  • Visit Keukenhof Garden
  • Explore Cheese Museum
  • Stroll city of Leiden
Activities:
Barge Cruising, Biking, Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the colorful tulips of Holland by boarding the Panache on an intimate 7-day cruise. Visit the cheese museum at Alkmaar and cruise Zaanse Schans to see the picturesque windmills, barns and houses built in traditional Dutch Style. Explore the century-old city of Haarlem and visit the world …
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Umbrellas on a beach in Montenegro.
$2,400
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Adriatic Odyssey - Tales of 4 Countries Cruise

Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Callisto
  • Swim in the waters of Korcula
  • Explore Budva’s culture
  • Enjoy Paxos Island, Greece
  • Discover Corfu's historic center
Starts/ Ends in:
Dubrovnik / Dubrovnik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Delight yourself with the harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of the Ionian and of the Adriatic Sea on this 8-day voyage on the M/Y Callisto. Discover the natural and historical treasures of this …
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Watch the sun set over the iceber-filled Arctic Ocean.
$10,995
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Spitsbergen In Depth: Big Island, Big Adventure

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the arctic by Zodiacs
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • View numerous arctic bird species
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day itinerary offers the most extensive exploration of Spitsbergen while experiencing all of the adventures the island has to offer. This is one of the best regions to see polar bears, walrus and reindeer; plus, the impressive 14th of July Glacier and Alkefjellet cliff are both birdwatching …
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Zodiac cruising in Spitsbergen
$7,495
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers, and Wildlife of Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Cruise in a Zodiac
  • Encounter arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the Arctic realm
  • Hike the polar desert
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fascinating expedition provides a taste of everything Spitsbergen has to offer, starting with its largest settlement, Longyearbyen. The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago is known as the “wildlife capital of the Arctic,” and on this stirring voyage. Geared toward optimum …
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$9,495
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Wild Scotland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit the St Kilda
  • Explore the Orkney Islands
  • Kayak through caves and lochs
  • Visit an Iron Age broch
Starts/ Ends in:
Oban / Aberdeen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the Hebrides in the west to inhospitable windswept specks of land like St Kilda and Foula, and to the Orkney and Shetland islands in the north, you’ll explore the intriguing diversity of Scotland’s wild islands. You can plan to take in Neolithic sites scarcely changed in 5,000 …
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Porto Cityscape, Portugal
$3,499
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Enticing Douro - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadouro
  • Tour the São Bento Railway Station
  • Sample Bôlas de Lamego
  • Soak up the Douro River
  • Visit the Palacio de Mateus
Starts/ Ends in:
Porto / Douro River
Activities:
Hiking, Land & Sea, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Rambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions and to Port country — the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. Visit Porto, the beautiful “City of …
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Cape Drastis at Corfu island in Greece
$3,010
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Italy, Montenegro & Croatia

Venice to Rome - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Ride in a gondola in Venice
  • Visit the town of Rovinj
  • Call in at Kotor, Montenegro
  • Join an optional tour to Pompeii
Starts/ Ends in:
Venice / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy one of the most stunning destinations in Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, aboard the luxury tall ship the Royal Clipper. Sail to Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro from Venice. Discover the heavenly scent of lavender in the fields and valleys around the island of Hvar. In Dubrovnik, the sense …
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Lights brighten the evening at this bustling Christmas Market
$3,299
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amamora
  • Join a guided tour
  • Visit the largest Christmas Markets
  • Ride a bike along the Rhine
  • Enjoy a panoramic bus tour
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Hiking, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. Cologne’s Christmas Market with its impressive Gothic cathedral backdrop; the "Capital of Noël," Strasbourg, with its magnificent great Christmas tree; and Heidelberg’s Christmas …
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