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France Cruises

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Paris to Normandy’s Landing Beaches WPP Paris to Paris 2016 is 8 Days from $2,449.00
Embarking in Paris, sailing to Vernon, for a choice of guided visits to either Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. On to Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen, where you’ll choose between an included excursion to the poignant Normandy landing beaches or a fascinating “Taste of Normandy.” Continue to Les Andelys with the Château Gaillard, built by England’s King Richard the Lionheart in 1196, and enjoy guided sightseeing or a visit to the chateau. In Conflans choose between a visit of Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison before heading back to Paris. On your last day in Paris, a local expert will show you some of the famous sights, such as the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower and much more.  Prices do not include air, airfares are available to add in for a quote in the booking engine.
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Grand France from Paris to Cote d’Azur South-bound WLP 2016 is 16 Days from $5,559.00
This vacation showcases France’s charming vistas, history and culture as you sail along these beautiful rivers. Out of Paris heading northwest along the Seine River to the bucolic countryside in Normandy. At Vernon decide between a guided visit of Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or Bizy Castle. On to Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen, to select from a poignant Normandy landing beaches tour, or a fascinating “Taste of Normandy.” Continue on to Les Andelys, home of King Richard the Lionheart’s fortress Château Gaillard, and enjoy a tour or a visit the château. In Conflans choose between a guided excursion to Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or the elegant Château de Malmaison of Napoleon and Josephine’s before heading back to Paris. After you disembark and travel south to  charming Beaune for a wine tasting. You’ll board your second cruise ship in Chalon-sur-Saône, sailing on to medieval Tournus, Mâcon, the twin cities of Tournon & Tain l’Hermitage, Viviers, Avignon and Arles as well as France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, where you can explore this fascinating city. Overnight in glamorous Monte Carlo, and your vacation ends.  Quote Request

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Burgundy and Provence WCL from Paris to Cote d’Azur 2016 is 11 Days from $3,449.00 or Cruise Only Southbound 8 Days from $2,599.00
Opportunities abound on this grand vacation to learn about France and to taste its sumptuous wines and cuisine. Your adventure begins with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, the “City of Light.” Travel south to fascinating Beaune for a Burgundy wine tasting; then board your ship in quaint Chalon-sur-Saône and set sail for lovely Tournus, Mâcon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Before disembarking your ship in Arles, sail through the peaceful Camargue area. Your vacation ends with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Cote d’Azur. This cruise vacation has it all, historic sites, charming towns, great cuisine and more!
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Chalon-sur-Saone to Arles from $2,599.00 – Save with Cruise Only Option: Quote Request

Grand France from Paris to Arles Cruise Only Southbound WPL0 2016 is 15 Days from $4,949.00
Board your ship in Arles and sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the
way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as Mâcon, Tournus, Chalon-sur-Saône, and fascinating Beaune. In Paris, embark your second cruise ship begin your journey along the Seine River into the picturesque Normandy region. In Vernon choose between a guided visit of Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. On to Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen, where you choose between an included excursion to Normandy’s historic landing beaches or a “Taste of Normandy.” Continue to Les Andelys, home of dramatic Château Gaillard. Next your choice of tours to either Vincent Van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison. Back in Paris for guided sightseeing taking in the most famous sights of this magnificent city, a truly magnifique cruise holiday. 
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Burgundy and Provence WLC from Cote d’Azur to Paris 2016 is 8 Days from $3,399.00 or Cruise Only Northbound 8 Days from $2,449.00
Opportunities abound on this grand vacation to learn about France and to taste its sumptuous wines and cuisine. Your adventure begins with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, the “City of Light.” Travel south to fascinating Beaune for a Burgundy wine tasting; then board your ship in quaint Chalon-sur-Saône and set sail for lovely Tournus, Mâcon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Before disembarking your ship in Arles, sail through the peaceful Camargue area. Your vacation ends with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Cote d’Azur. This cruise vacation has it all—historic sites, charming towns, spectacular cuisine, and more! 
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Burgundy & Provence WAC0 8 Days from Arles to Chalon-sur-Saone from $2,449.00 – save with Cruise Only option.

Grand France from Cote d’Azure to Paris Northbound WLP 2016 is 6 Days from $5,229.00 
This fantastic cruise showcases France’s breathtaking scenery, amazing history, and exciting variety. Your adventure begins on the stunning Côte d’Azur, then travel to Arles to board your ship and sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, Mâcon, Tournus and then Chalon-sur-Saône. Next is France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, and Beaune. In Paris, embark your second cruise ship sailing along the Seine River into the picturesque bucolic Normandy countryside. In Vernon select a guided visit of Claude Monet’s lovely gardens at Giverny or amazing Bizy Castle. On to Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen, and select an excursion to Normandy’s historic landing beaches or take a “Taste of Normandy.” On to Les Andelys, dramatic Château Gaillard. With a choice of excursions to either Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison. Return to Paris for guided sightseeing taking in the most famous sights of this magnificent city. Quote Request  Or reverse direction: Grand France from Paris to Cote d’Azur WPL 2016 is 16 Days from $5,209.00

Germany Cruises

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Romantic Rhine Southbound WAZ Amsterdam to Basel 2016 is 8 Days from $2,149.00 One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this awesome journey along the Rhine. Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Wonderful excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and charming Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. Quote Request  OR reverse cruise Romantic Rhine Northbound WZAfrom Zurich to Amsterdam 2016 is 8 Days from $2,199.00 Cruise Europe’s legendary Rhine river  enjoying magnificent scenery on your guided tour of the European Union Capital Strasbourg, then on to Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz.  Quote Request

Magnificent Europe Westbound (WBA) from Budapest to Amsterdam 2016 is 15 days from $4,399 See the highlights of Central Europe on this enchanting cruise between Budapest and Amsterdam. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, with beer tasting in Nuremberg, a traditional baking demonstration in Miltenberg, wine tasting in Austria’s Wachau Valley, and time in charming Dürnstein, Regensburg, Cologne, Rüdesheim, Bamberg, and Vienna. Also enjoy inside visits of Bratislava’s gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral, the amazing Benedictine Abbey in Melk, and Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz. Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock, and glide past quaint towns, beautiful scenery, and historic buildings along the Danube. Your vacation concludes with a scenic cruise through the delightful canals of Amsterdam.
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Canals, Vineyards & Paris WAR from Amsterdam to Paris 2016 is 10 Days from $3,539.00
Experience Holland, Germany, Luxembourg, and France on this fantastic river cruise vacation. Begin in Amsterdam with an exciting cruise through its intricate network of canals. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Cologne, with its famous cathedral, and Trier, where you’ll see the only surviving fortified gate from the original Roman settlement. Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, enjoy the magnificent views from Reichsburg Castle above the charming town of Cochem, and visit a local wine cellar in Bernkastel. From Metz, travel via high-speed train to Paris for guided sightseeing, two overnights, and the conclusion of your amazing vacation. Quote Request 

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Central European Experience Westbound 2016from Prague to Paris is 12 Days from $3,679.00
This marvelous Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal. Your vacation begins with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, the splendid “City of Light.” Also enjoy guided sightseeing in Trier, Miltenberg, Würzburg, and Bamberg. Visit Reichsburg Castle above the little town of Cochem, Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, and the Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg. Other highlights: travel by high-speed train from Paris to Metz, cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and attend an onboard baking demonstration in Miltenberg. Your vacation ends with two overnights, guided sightseeing, and a visit of the Hradcany Castle grounds in the “Golden City” of Prague.  Central European Experience Eastbound (WRN) 2016 from Paris to Prague WRN12 Days from $3,779.00  Quote Request

European Splendor — Eastbound (WAV) from Amsterdam to Vienna 2016 is 13 days from $4,249This magnificent vacation includes a deluxe cruise that reveals the best of Europe along the Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise past Amsterdam’s 16th-century merchant houses and through the impressive Main Danube Canal. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock, visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in charming Rüdesheim, have fun at a beer tasting in Regensburg, and attend an onboard baking demonstration in Bavaria’s picturesque Miltenberg. Also, see the sights with Certified Local Guides in Cologne, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Grein, and Vienna. See the Stiftskirche in Dürnstein and visit the splendid Benedictine Abbey in Melk and the Bishop’s Residenz—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—in Würzburg. While on board, be sure to have your camera ready for the majestic scenery and charming towns you’ll pass on this memorable vacation!  Quote Request opposite directionsEuropean Splendor Westbound (WVA) Vienna to Amsterdam 2016 13 days from $4,249.00   Quote Request

Canals, Vineyards & Paris Cruise Only Southbound from Amsterdam to Remich is 8 Daysfrom $2,849.00 Experience Holland, Germany, and Luxembourg on this fantastic river cruise vacation. Begin in Amsterdam with an exciting cruise through its intricate network of canals. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Cologne, with its famous cathedral, and Trier, where you’ll see the only surviving fortified gate from the original Roman settlement. Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, enjoy the magnificent views from Reichsburg Castle above the charming town of Cochem, and visit a local wine cellar in Bernkastel.  Quote Request or opposite direction: Canals, Vineyards & Paris Cruise Only Southbound from Amsterdam to Remich is 8 Daysfrom $2,849.00  Begin in Amsterdam with an exciting cruise through its intricate network of canals. Visits in Cologne, and Trier, and the only surviving fortified gate from the original Roman settlement. Visit pretty Rüdesheim and the Rhine Gorge, and visit a local wine cellar in Bernkastel.  Quote Request

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Magnificent Europe Eastbound WAB Amsterdam to Budapest WAB 2016 is 15 Days from $4,799
See the highlights of Central Europe on this enchanting river cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, with a cruise through the scenic canals of Amsterdam and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Spend time in magnificent Cologne, the charming wine village of Rüdesheim, medieval Bamberg, historical Nuremberg, and magical Vienna. Attend a baking demonstration of a traditional cookie in Miltenberg and a beer tasting in Regensburg. Also enjoy inside visits of Würzburg’s Bishop’s Residenz, the phenomenal Benedictine Abbey in Melk, and St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava. While on board, be sure to have your camera ready to capture the scenic beauty, quaint towns, fascinating architecture, and historic buildings dotting the landscape as you sail along.  The other direction:Magnificent Europe Westbound from Budapest to Amsterdam 2016 is 15 Days
from $4,299     Quote Request

Highlights of Germany (WPZ) from Munich to Basel2016 is 13 days from $4,129.00 On this spectacular cruise vacation, enjoy one of Germany’s largest cities, Munich, and many of its charming villages and towns with picturesque scenery along the way. Visit two of King Ludwig’s most famous castles—Neuschwanstein, one of the castles in Europe that inspired Disneyland’s Castle, and Linderhof, the smallest of Ludwigs three castles. Savor beer tasting in Nuremberg and explore Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities and home to Germany’s oldest restaurant. Enjoy the picturesque Bavarian village of Miltenberg with its medieval homes, and explore La Petite France district in Strasbourg.   Cruise through the Rhine Gorge, the most dramatic part of the river, and drive through the garden-like landscapes of the Bavarian Alps. This is just a sampling of the scenic wonders and delightful destinations waiting for you to discover on this cruise—a memorable vacation. Quote Request or the opposite direction Highlights of Germany Cruise Only (WPZ0)from Passau to Basel 2016 is 10 days From $3399 .Quote Request

Jewels of Central Europe Cruise Only EastboundRemich to Budapest 2016 15 Days from $5,449
Sail along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and Main Danube Canal on this remarkable river cruise vacation. Your journey begins in Remich, Luxembourg, where you embark your river cruise ship. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, with inside visits to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in charming Rüdesheim, the Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg, and Melk’s Benedictine Abbey. Other highlights: pass the legendary Lorelei rock, and participate in a lively beer tasting. All of this and more awaits on this marvelous cruise vacation.

And the reverse Jewels of Central Europe — Cruise Only Westbound (WBR0) from Budapest to Remich 2016 is 15 Days from $5,299      Quote Request 

DANUBE EAST EUROPEAN CRUISES

Danube Symphony Cruise Only Westbound from Vienna to Passau 6 Days 2016 is $1,999.00 
On this marvelous cruise vacation, visit Austria’s capital, Vienna, and be delighted by its charming small towns—like Melk, Dürnstein, and Grein—before heading into Germany’s Bavaria. First, enjoy Vienna, with its spectacular museums, awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and delightful music. In Dürnstein, explore the small town above which stand the ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Visit magnificent Melk Abbey, and Grein’s quaint historical theater. End your cruise in Germany’s Passau, a city of graceful arcades and cobblestone streets. All of this and much more awaits you on this wonderful cruise on the Danube River. Opposite Cruise Direction:

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Passau to Vienna from $2141   Quote Request

A Taste of the Danube Cruise Only Eastbound (WVB0) from Vienna to Budapest WVB0 4 Daysfrom $1,199.00 Discover the fascinating and scenic Danube with its charming small towns and exciting cities on this river cruise vacation. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you glide along the river, passing quaint villages and scenic beauty. In Vienna, the “City of Music,” board your river cruise ship and begin exploring the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley, where much of Austria’s wine is grown. Visit Melk’s impressive and breathtaking Benedictine Abbey, see Dürnstein’s baroque Stiftskirche, and enjoy guided sightseeing in Slovakia’s vibrant capital of Bratislava. Your journey concludes in exciting Budapest.

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A Taste of the Danube Cruise Only Westbound (WBV0) from Budapest to Vienna 2016 is 4 Days from $999   Quote Request

The Blue Danube Discovery from Budapest to Prague 2016 is 13 Days from $3,289
The delightful Danube begins in Budapest, Hungary, with two overnights and guided sightseeing. Then, board your river cruise and sail westward, with guided sightseeing in Vienna, Passau, and medieval Regensburg. Take a guided walk in the charming town of Dürnstein and see the baroque Stiftskirche, and visit the awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey in Melk. Enjoy wine tasting in Melk and beer tasting in fascinating Regensburg. Disembark and travel to the “Golden City” of Prague for a final three overnights, guided sightseeing, and free time to discover the Hradcany Castle grounds, wander through Prague’s Jewish Quarter, shop for hand-cut crystal, savor authentic Czech dumplings, stand in the square where protestors demonstrated against Communism, or visit one of the many churches. All of this awaits you on this marvelous vacation!  Quote Request or the  Blue Danube Discovery Cruise Only (WBN0)from Budapest to Nuremberg 2016 is 8 Days from $2,199  Quote Request

Central European Experience Cruise Only Eastbound from Remich to Prague 2016 is 8 Daysfrom $2,899  This marvelous Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal. Your vacation begins in Remich, Luxembourg, where you embark your river cruise ship. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Trier, Würzburg, and Bamberg. Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, the Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg and taste some of the Moselle’s much loved wines in Bernkastel. Other highlights: cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, and see the legendary Lorelei rock. Disembark in Nuremberg for the conclusion of your vacation.

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Central European Experience Cruise Only Westbound from Nuremberg to Remich 2016 is 8 Days from $2,699   Quote Request

Balkan Discovery Westbound (WOB) Bucharest to Budapest 2016 is 10 Days from  from $3,109
Discover the fascinating and scenic Danube with its charming small towns and exciting cities on this river cruise vacation. Begin with a 2-night city stay in Vienna, the “City of Music,” for a more comprehensive experience. Savor Sachertorte in a local café, spend time in one of the many marvelous museums, window shop along the Kärntnerstrasse, or stroll along the historic streets. Then, board your ship and begin exploring the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you glide along the river, passing quaint villages and scenic beauty.

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Balkan Discovery Eastbound Budapest toBucharest  2016 is 10 Days from $3,409  Quote Request

Danube Symphony Cruise Only Westbound from Vienna to Passau 6 Days 2016 is $1,999.00 
On this marvelous cruise vacation, visit Austria’s capital, Vienna, and be delighted by its charming small towns—like Melk, Dürnstein, and Grein—before heading into Germany’s Bavaria. First, enjoy Vienna, with its spectacular museums, awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and delightful music. In Dürnstein, explore the small town above which stand the ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Visit magnificent Melk Abbey, and Grein’s quaint historical theater. End your cruise in Germany’s Passau, a city of graceful arcades and cobblestone streets. All of this and much more awaits you on this wonderful cruise on the Danube River. Opposite Cruise Direction:

Danube Symphony Cruise Only Eastbound
Passau to Vienna from $2141   Quote Request

A Taste of the Danube Eastbound (WVB) from Vienna to Budapest 2016 8 Days from $2,039.00
Discover the fascinating and scenic Danube with its charming small towns and exciting cities on this river cruise vacation. Begin with a guided sightseeing tour and a 2-night city stay in Vienna, the “City of Music.” Savor Sachertorte in a local café, spend time in one of the many marvelous museums, shop along the Kärntnerstrasse, or stroll along the historic streets. Then, board your ship and explore the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley, passing quaint villages and scenic beauty. Visit Melk’s impressive and breathtaking Benedictine Abbey, see Dürnstein’s baroque Stiftskirche, and enjoy guided sightseeing in Slovakia’s vibrant capital of Bratislava. Your journey concludes with two overnights in exciting Budapest. Explore the famous Central Market Hall, wander around the former Royal Palace grounds, explore Budapest’s famous churches and more.
A Taste of the Danube Westbound from Budapest to Vienna 2016  8 Days from $2,039.00  Quote Request

Blue Danube to the Black Sea – Eastbound (WVO)from Vienna to Bucharest 2016 is 14 Days from$4,839
A visit to the Danube Delta is the highlight on this fascinating getaway through Eastern Europe. Start with two nights in Vienna, the “City of Music,” then transfer to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, for included sightseeing before you embark your river cruise ship. Sail to Budapest with included sight-seeing, Croatia’s Vukovar and Osijek, and Serbia’s Belgrade. Cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, and visit the Lepenski Vir archaeological site, Veliko Târnovo (Bulgaria’s ancient capital), and Arbanassi. Explore the Danube Delta with its unique birdlife, and celebrate the end of the Danube’s journey as it flows into the Black Sea. End your Danube River cruise in Oltenita, then travel to Romania’s lively capital of Bucharest for guided sightseeing and an overnight. Or the
other direction Blue Danube to the Black Sea Westbound 14 Days from $4,839  Quote Request.

Danube Dreams Cruise Only Eastbound from Passau to Budapest 2016 is 8 Days from $2,299
On this magnificent cruise vacation, enjoy seeing some of Central Europe’s splendid capitals—Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, and Budapest—as well as many small towns that dot the landscape along the way. Explore the grounds of majestic Hradcany Castle in Prague, savor a Sachertorte in Vienna, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava, and shop for paprika in Budapest. But in addition to these vibrant cities, there’s even more…explore Germany’s Passau, located at the confluence of three rivers, and Linz, Austria’s third-largest city. Visit the quaint historical theater in the resort town of Grein and one of Europe’s largest and most spectacular monasteries at Melk. Discover Krems in Austria’s Wachau Valley or choose to learn about wine, which is an important part of life in the Wachau region.

Reverse: Danube Dreams Cruise Only WestboundBudapest to Passau 2016 is 8 Days from $2,499  Quote Request

Balkan Discovery with Extended Stay in Bucharest Eastbound from Budapest to Bucharest 2016 is 12 Days from $3,479 Fall in love with the Danube—with its charming small towns, scenic beauty, and exciting cities, starting with a 2-nights in vibrant Budapest, Hungarian, discover its various offerings and famous  paprika at the Central Market Hall, visit the massive castle complex, and many museums. Then, board your ship and discover Slovakia’s vibrant capital of Bratislava, explore the quaint town of Dürnstein with its baroque Stiftskirche, visit Melk’s awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey, visit Linz and the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Your vacation ends in  the “City of Music – Vienna” where you’ll spend an additional two nights.

Opposite direction: The Balkan Discovery with Extended Stay in Bucharest – Westbound from Bucharest to Budapest 2016 is 12 Days from $3,779 Quote Request

Danube Symphony Westbound (WVP) from Vienna to Munich 2016 is 9 Days from $2,989.00
On this marvelous cruise vacation, visit Austria’s capital, Vienna, and be delighted by its charming small towns—like Melk, Dürnstein, and Grein—before heading into Germany’s Bavaria. First, enjoy Vienna, with its spectacular museums, awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and delightful music. In Dürnstein, explore the small town above which stand the ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Visit magnificent Melk Abbey, and Grein’s quaint historical theater. In Germany, visit the Bavarian capital of Munich, the charming town of Oberammergau, and the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. All of this and much more await you on this wonderful cruise on the Danube River through Austria’s highlights and Bavaria—it’s a vacation of a lifetime!  Reverse cruise:
Danube Symphony Eastbound (WPV) from Munich to Vienna2016 is 9 Days from $2,989.00 Quote Request

The Legendary Danube Cruise Only (WNB0) from Nuremberg to Budapest 2016 is 8 Days from $2,199
You’ll treasure every moment of this memorable Danube River cruise from fascinating Nuremberg to exciting Budapest. From Nuremberg, set sail for medieval Regensburg, Passau, Vienna, and Budapest, with guided sightseeing in each city. Sail through the fascinating Main Danube Canal and witness the scenic beauty as you cruise past quaint towns. Attend a beer tasting, tour Melk’s splendid Benedictine Abbey, and experience the music, art, culture, and historical sights in romantic Vienna—a memorable vacation
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Grand Danube Cruise Only Westbound  Bucharest to Nuremberg 2016 is 14 Days from $4,839
Discover some of the continent’s best-kept secrets on this river cruise through Eastern and Central Europe. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, with inside visits of Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade, and Melk’s awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey. Also enjoy an organ concert in Pécs, wine tasting in the Wachau Valley and beer tasting in Regensburg. Cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge and Main Danube Canal, and visit the Lepenski Vir archaeological site on the banks of the Danube in Serbia, and the diverse rock formations of Belogradchik. Visit Hungary’s vibrant capital, Budapest, Austria’s Vienna and delightful Dürnstein and many more before disembarking in Nuremberg, where this marvelous vacation concludes.
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North Sea-Black Sea Cruise Westbound from Bucharest to Amsterdam 2016 is 24 Days from $8,729The Black Sea, the North Sea, and the rivers in between are the focus of this memorable river cruise along the magnificent Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers. Spend a night in Romania’s lively capital, Bucharest, then relax and enjoy cruising past quaint villages, the scenery and learning about the history. Sightseeing in each city, with inside visits of the Natural History & Archaeological Museum in Constanta, Belgrade’s Kalemegdan Fortress, and the stunning Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg. Take small boats to explore the fascinating Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; cruise through the dramatic gorge of the Iron Gates, along the Main Danube Canal, and past the legendary rock of the Lorelei and visit the archaeological site of Lepenski Vir. Your trip ends with a cruise through Amsterdam’s lovely canals – a wonderful ending to this marvelous vacation!  Or the other directionNorth Sea – Black Sea Cruise Eastbound (WAO)Amsterdam to Bucharest 2016 is 24 Days from $8,729   Quote Request 

Jewels of Central Europe Westbound (WBR) from Bucharest to Prague 2016 is 18 Days from $5,339
Discover some of the Continent’s best-kept secrets on this river cruise from Bucharest to Prague. Guided sightseeing with Certified Local Guides in each city shows you the highlights, with inside visits of the Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade, and Melk’s awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey. Visit the diverse rock formations of Belogradchik, the Lepenski Vir archaeological site on the banks of the Danube in Serbia, enjoy an organ concert in Pécs, wine tasting in the Wachau Valley and beer tasting in Regensburg. Cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge and Main Danube Canal. Visit Hungary’s vibrant capital, Budapest, Austria’s Vienna and delightful Dürnstein and many more. Enjoy three nights in Prague, with guided sightseeing of the city’s main sights, and the conclusion of this most incredible cruise vacation.    
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Holland Cruises

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Tulips of Northern Holland  Amsterdam to Amsterdam 2016 is 8 Days Starting at $2,549
If you’re looking for a vacation that combines some well-known sights with those off the beaten track, this itinerary is for you! Arrive in Amsterdam and transfer to your river cruise vessel in Haarlem. From the fishing village of Volendam, visit the town of Edam. Discover the region of “North Holland,” where tulip fields abound, then sail across the Ijsselmeer, formerly known as the Zuider Zee, to the region known as “Friesland,” famous for its black-and-white cows. Visit the Zuider Zee Museum in Enkhuizen or get a chance to meet some of the locals. Take a walking tour of the small town of Hoorn, which gave its name to South America’s Cape Horn, visit the Batavia shipyard in Lelystad, and choose between visits of the Kröller-Müller Museum or Museum Hartenstein near Arnhem. From Rotterdam, you may choose to visit Keukenhof Gardens. Your vacation concludes with a cruise along Amsterdam’s canals.    
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Romantic Rhine Southbound WAZ Amsterdam to Basel 2016 is 8 Days from $2,149.00

Romantic Rhine Northbound WZA from Zurich to Amsterdam 2016 is 8 Days from $2,199.00
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Enchanting Belgium Southbound (WAN)Amsterdam to Namur 2016 8 Days from $2,699Discover picturesque Holland and Belgium in the spring on this marvelous river cruise vacation! Drink in the colorful blooming beauty of famous Keukenhof Gardens, vibrant gardens with the world’s largest bulb flower park, visit one of the charming windmills at Kinderdijk, and learn about Holland’s complex flood controls at the fascinating Delta Works. Discover St. Baaf’s Cathedral in medieval Ghent, explore Antwerp, and visit Maastricht, the university town on the borders of Belgium and Germany. End your cruise with a canal cruise in Amsterdam. All of this is waiting for you on this vacation sure to delight all of your senses!

And Enchanting Belgium Northbound (WNA)  from Brussels to Amsterdam 2016 is 9 Days from $2,799 Quote Request

European Splendor — Eastbound (WAV) from Amsterdam to Vienna 2016 is 13 days from $4,249

European Splendor Westbound (WVA) Vienna to Amsterdam 2016 13 days from $4,249.00
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Magnificent Europe Eastbound WAB Amsterdam to Budapest WAB 2016 is 15 Days from $4,799

Magnificent Europe Westbound from Budapest to Amsterdam 2016 is 15 Days from $4,299
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Rhine & Rhône Revealed Southbound 16 days from Amsterdam to Côte d’Azur 2016 from $5,658
Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Côte d – Azur. Then, travel to Arles in the Provence region to board your ship and (daylight permitting) sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner, before returning to Arles. Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as , Chalon-sur-Saône, and fascinating Beaune await you in France. Travel by motorcoach to Basel and embark on a mesmerizing journey along the Rhine. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam. Be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.  Other direction:
Rhine & Rhône Revealed Northbound 16 days from Côte d’Azur to Amsterdam 2016 from $5,808     Quote Request

North Sea-Black Sea Cruise Westbound Bucharest to Amsterdam 2016 is 24 Days from $8,729

North Sea – Black Sea Cruise Eastbound Amsterdam to Bucharest 2016 24 Days from $8,729
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Asia Cruises

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Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the
Mekong River Cruise Only Northbound (WHS0)

8 days from
Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap
Starting at: $2,899.00
(not including airfare)*
Start your cruise on the Mekong River, that
connects the people of Southeast Asia. Visit a colorful local market, a fish farm, watch a local establishment to see how rice paper and tradi-
tional candy are made.  In Phnom Penh, take a
tour of the city by private cyclo, with visits to the National Museum and the Royal Palace with the stunning Silver Pagoda and more.

Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the
Mekong River Cruise Only Southbound (WSH0)

8 days from
Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
Starting at: $2,899.00 (not including airfare)*
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Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River with Hanoi & Ha Long Bay – Southbound (WSHH) 16 days from Siem Reap to Hanoi From
$4,849.00 (not including airfare)*

Immerse yourself in fascinating cultures and
ancient traditions as you embark on an inspiring journey through Cambodia and Vietnam. Along
the way, learn more about the history of each country, marvel at spectacular scenery, and
interact with the friendly locals. This is a journey
that will create memories you won – t soon forget!

Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River with Hanoi & Ha Long Bay — Northbound (WHSH) 16 days from Hanoi to Siem Reap From
$4,859.00 (not including airfare)*
 

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Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River — Northbound (WHS) 13 days from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap Starting at: $4,079.00
(not including airfare)*  Begin in bustling Ho Chi
Minh City, with sightseeing including the Cu Chi Tunnels – a vast network of tunnels used by the
Viet Cong. You’ll partake in a walking tour of the
the city’s landmarks and a hands-on Vietnamese cooking class. Then, start your cruise on the
Mekong River, the link that connects the people
of Southeast Asia. Visit a colorful local market, a
fish farm, and how rice paper is made, and
traditional candy produced. In Phnom Penh,
take a tour of the city by private cyclo, a visit to
the National Museum and the Royal Palace wtih
the stunning Silver Pagoda. 
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Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River with Bangkok – Southbound (WSHG)
14 days from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City
from $4,279.00
(not including airfare)*  Start with
an overnight in Bangkok before flying to Siem
Reap. With a visit the spectacular Angkor temple complex, whose architectural grandeur is arguably unmatched among the world’s ancient ruins. See several of the temples, including spectacular
Angkor Wat and the mes- merizing faces of
Bayon. Enjoy a private Apsara dance, and visit
a development project teaching young adults traditional handicraft techniques. Then, start your cruise on the Mekong River, that unites the people
of Southeast Asia. Visit a colorful local market, a
fish farm, and a local producer of rice paper and
see how traditional candy is made.
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Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River with Bangkok — Northbound (WHSG)
14 days from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok
from $4,279.00 (not including airfare)* 

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Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & Mekong
River — Southbound (WSH) 13 days from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City Starting at:
$4,079.00 (not including airfare)*  Start in Siem Reap, where you will visit the spectacular Angkor temple complex, whose architectural grandeur is arguably unmatched among the world’s ancient ruins. See several of the temples, including spectacular Angkor Wat and the mesmerizing faces of Bayon. Here you will also enjoy a private Apsara dance performance and project teaching young adults traditional handicraft techniques. Then, start your cruise on the Mekong River, the thread that connects the people of Southeast Asia.
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Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River with Bangkok – Northbound (WHSB)
16 days from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok Starting at: $4,889.00 (not including airfare)*
Begin in bustling Ho Chi Minh City, viewing the
Cu Chi Tunnels – a vast network of tunnels used
by the Viet Cong. You’ll partake in a walking tour
of the city’s landmarks, a hands-on Vietnamese cooking class. Then, start your cruise on the Mekong River, the thread that binds the people
of Southeast Asia. Visit a colorful local market,
a fish farm, and a local establishment to see
how rice paper and traditional candy are made.
In Phnom Penh, take a tour of the city by private cyclo, with visits to the National Museum and the Royal Palace and stunning Silver Pagoda. Walk through the rural villages of Prek Bang Kong and Angkor Ban and an ox cart ride . . .Quote Request

Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River with Bangkok — Southbound (WSHB)
16 days from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City Starting at: $4,879.00 (not including airfare)* 

China Cruises

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MAGICAL CHINA & THE YANGTZE RIVER 11
DAYS
FROM BEIJING TO SHANGHAI
(WYC)

from $2,729.00  Magical China where you’ll
discover China’s ancient history and fascinating culture on this delightful China river cruise. Sight- seeing with a local guide showing you Beijing and Xi’an highlights, and in Shanghai, are inside visits that include the Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, the Terracotta Warriors, Dayan Pagoda, the Bund,
and Yu Yuan Gardens. Enjoy an acrobatic show, participate in a calligraphy class, visit lacquer
and cloisonné workshops, and attend a noodle-making demonstration. You’ll tour the ancient Hutongs by rickshaw and visit a silk factory.
Enjoy a performance of the Peking Opera,
“The Tang Dynasty” dinner show, and enjoy an authentic Peking Duck dinner. On your 3-night
river cruise along the majestic Yangtze, and impressive Three Gorges Dam site, a vacation
to remember!  Quote Request

CULTURAL CHINA & TIBET + YANGTZE RIVER
15 DAYS
FROM SHANGHAI TO BEIJING
(WXY)
from $3,569.00  Cultural China is and exciting vacation that introduces you to the rich history and cultural treasures of China and Tibet as well as the magic of the Yangtze River. Marvel at the Three Gorges Dam site on your delightful 4-night Yangtze River cruise, and experience world-famous sights in Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing. Visit the Bund, Yu Yuan Gardens, Dayan Pagoda, Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall, Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, and Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs. High in the Himalayas, explore Lhasa, Tibet’s mystical capital, with visits to the Summer Palace, a local home and monastery, Potala Palace, and Jokhang Temple—a remarkable vacation!   Quote Request

CULTURAL CHINA & TIBET WITH YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE + HONG KONG + MONGOLIA 24 DAYS HONG KONG TO BEIJING (WXYY) from$5,869.00
This exciting vacation introduces you to the rich history, scenic wonders, and cultural treasures of China and Tibet. Start in exciting Hong Kong. Take
a cable-car ride up Victoria Peak for panoramic views and a visit of Aberdeen fishing village for
a sampan ride on the stunning harbor. Free time
on your own gives you a chance to explore the many markets, taste some authentic Chinese food, listen to the sounds of the city, or take an optional excursion. In Shanghai, walk along the Bund, see stunning displays of ancient bronze and jade at the Shanghai Museum, and enjoy a traditional dim-sum feast. Attend a high-flying acrobat show, a walking tour through the former French Concession where tree-lined streets and Art Deco architecture take
you back to a bygone era. Fly to Yichang and
begin your Yangtze River cruise with a private welcome reception on board the Century Legend. Shore excursions include a walking tour of a riverside community to see its beautiful pagoda,
a tour of the Three Gorges Dam site, and a small boat cruise on the clear green waters of Shennv Stream. Travel to Lhasa, Tibet’s mystical capital,
and visits to a local family home for lunch, a local bazaar, and the imposing Potala Palace, former winter home of the Dalai Lama. Dine at a local restaurant with traditional Tibetan music and dance.
In Xi’an, see the famed Terracotta Warriors up close from a special VIP viewing area and learn how to write ancient Chinese calligraphy. In Beijing, visit
the Forbidden City with its Imperial Palace, enjoy authentic Peking Duck, and walk along the Great Wall of China. Explore one of the ancient alleys by rickshaw, and experience a cultural performance at the Peking Opera or the Legend of Kung Fu show. Last stop is Mongolia. In Ulaanbaatar, visit the National History Museum, Gandan Monastery, and enjoy a Mongolian folklore performance. Venture into the Gobi Desert, and visit Eagle Valley National Park, the Cemetery of Dinosaurs, and marvel at the largest sand dunes in the region. Return to Beijing for a final overnight.
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EXTEND YOUR MAGICAL CHINA CRUISE TOUR
ADD HONG KONG 14 DAYS
– BEIJING TO HONG KONG
(WYCE) from $3,349   On your 3-night river cruise along the majestic Yangtze, and impressive Three Gorges Dam site. Fly to Hong Kong for three overnights that include a cable car ride up Victoria Peak for panoramic views. Drive by Repulse Bay,
a popular beach area, then to the Aberdeen fishing village for a sampan ride on the harbor. Free time
on your own gives you a chance to explore the many markets, taste some authentic Chinese food, listen to the sounds of the city, or take an optional excursion. It’s a memorable vacation sure to leave you with many photos and stories to share back home. 
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EXTEND YOUR CULTURAL CHINA & TIBET + YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE + HONG KONG 18 DAYSHONG KONG TO BEIJING (WXYQ) from $4,189.00 This exciting vacation introduces you to the rich history and cultural treasures of China and Tibet as well as the magic of the Yangtze River.
See the historical sights and learn new cultures as you explore these fascinating countries. Begin
your journey with three overnights in vibrant Hong Kong, including a cable car ride up Victoria Peak
for panoramic views, a drive to Repulse Bay, and time in the Aberdeen fishing village for a sampan ride on the harbor. On to mainland China, where you’ll marvel at the Three Gorges Dam site on
your delightful 4-night Yangtze River cruise, and experience world-famous sights in Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing. Visit the Bund, Yu Yuan Gardens,
Dayan Pagoda, Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall, Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, and Sacred Way
of the Ming Tombs. High in the Himalayas, explore Lhasa, Tibet’s mystical capital, with visits to the Summer Palace, a local home and monastery, Potala Palace, and Jokhang Temple—a truly remarkable vacation! 
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ENCHANTING CHINA & THE YANGTZE RIVER 15 DAYS FROM BEIJING TO SHANGHAI (WCY) from$3,629.00
Experience China in depth on this mesmerizing river cruise vacation. Visit world-famous historical sights in Beijing, Xi’an, Lijiang, and Shanghai, including the Forbidden City, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, Terracotta Warriors, and Yu Yuan Gardens. Attend special cloisonné and lacquer workshops, a noodle-making demonstration, and a calligraphy class; ride a rickshaw through Beijing’s hutongs. Enjoy a Peking Duck welcome dinner, as well as “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show, an acrobatic show, and the Lijiang Impression Show. Marvel at the Three Gorges Dam site on your magical 3-night Yangtze River cruise and take a sampan ride on the stream. This vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit famous historical sights, learn about new cultures, shop for unique gifts, and taste authentic Chinese cuisine.  
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EXTEND YOUR ENCHANTING CHINA & YANGTZE RIVER + GUILIN + HONG KONG 20 DAYS FROM BEIJING TO HONG KONG (WCYG) from $4,649.00
Experience China in depth on this mesmerizing river cruise vacation. Visit world-famous historical sights in Beijing, Xi’an, Lijiang, and Shanghai, including the Forbidden City, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, Terracotta Warriors, and Yu Yuan Gardens. Attend special cloisonné and lacquer workshops, a noodle-making demonstration, and a calligraphy class; ride a rickshaw through Beijing’s hutongs. Enjoy a Peking Duck welcome dinner, as well as “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show, an acrobatic show, and the Lijiang Impression Show. Marvel at the Three Gorges Dam site on your magical 3-night Yangtze River cruise and take a sampan ride on the stream. This vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit famous historical sights, learn about new cultures, shop for unique gifts, and taste authentic Chinese cuisine. 
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EXTEND YOUR MAGICAL CHINA CRUISE TOUR
+ ADD GUILIN + HONG KONG 16 DAYS
BEIJING
TO HONG KONG
(WYCG) from $3,749  On your
3-night river cruise along the majestic Yangtze,
see the impressive Three Gorges Dam site. Fly
to Guilin, one of China’s most beautiful areas, and experience a leisurely cruise on the Li River and
a visit to the Reed Flute Caves. Then fly to Hong Kong for three overnights that include a cable car ride up Victoria Peak for panoramic views. Drive
by Repulse Bay, a popular beach area, then to the Aberdeen fishing village for a sampan ride on the harbor. Free time on your own gives you a chance to explore the many markets, taste some authentic Chinese food, listen to the sounds of the city, or take an optional excursion. It’s a memorable vacation with many photos and stories to share back home. 
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EXTEND YOUR CULTURAL CHINA & TIBET + YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE & MONGOLIA 20 DAYSSHANGHAI TO BEIJING (WXYE) from $5,269.00
Cultural China & Tibet w/Yangtze River Itinerary 15 Days – then add Mongolia – fly to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, where a city tour shows off the sights. Enjoy a Mongolian folklore performance, and inside visits introduce you to the Bogd Khan Winter Palace and Gandan Monastery. Fly to the Gobi Desert, where you’ll visit Eagle Valley National Park and marvel at the stunning scenery. You’ll also visit the largest sand dunes in the region, the Cemetery of Dinosaurs, and a camel breeders camp to learn about the nomadic lifestyle. This is a remarkable vacation filled with new experiences, famous historic sights, unique scenery, opportunities to learn about new cultures, and more. So pack your camera and get ready for the trip of a lifetime!  Quote Request

EXTEND YOUR ENCHANTING CHINA & YANGTZE RIVER + HONG KONG 18 DAYS FROM BEIJING TO HONG KONG (WCYE) from $4,249.00
Experience China in depth on this mesmerizing river cruise vacation. Visit world-famous historical sights in Beijing, Xi’an, Lijiang, and Shanghai, including the Forbidden City, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, Terracotta Warriors, and Yu Yuan Gardens. Attend special cloisonné and lacquer workshops, a noodle-making demonstration, and a calligraphy class; ride a rickshaw through Beijing’s hutongs. Enjoy a Peking Duck welcome dinner, as well as “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show, an acrobatic show, and the Lijiang Impression Show. Marvel at the Three Gorges Dam site on your magical 3-night Yangtze River cruise and take a sampan ride on the stream. This vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit famous historical sights, learn about new cultures, shop for unique gifts, and taste authentic Chinese cuisine. 
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Galapagos

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Discover the Galápagos & Peru 15 Days Lima to
Quito
(WGG) from $6,199.00 
Fantastic treasures
await you on this vacation to Peru and the amazing Galápagos Islands. Enjoy a walking tour of Lima; guided sight-seeing in Quito and Cusco, former
capital of the Inca Empire; and an excursion to Otavalo’s famous Indian market.  Also visit ancient Puca Pucara, the Temple of Sacsay-huaman, the
Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, and the mystical
Machu Picchu. Then, fly to Baltra Island for your fantastic 4-night Galápagos Islands cruise. Guiding
you is a local Naturalist, and while touring you’ll encounter indigenous plants and animals found
only in the Galápagos Islands. For travelers who
want to see ancient ruins, learn about new cultures, and be awed at the amazing natural world, this trip is not to be missed!   Quote Request

Discover the Galápagos & Peru with the Amazon
19 Days Lima to Quito
(WGGE)
from $7,559.00 
On this marvelous, exciting and adventurous cruise vacation, many fantastic treasures await you on this vacation to Peru and the Galápagos Islands. Enjoy
a walking tour of Lima; guided sightseeing in Quito
and Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire; and
an excursion to Otavalo’s famous Indian market.
Also visit ancient Puca Pucara, the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo,
and mystical Machu Picchu. Then, fly to Baltra Island for a fantastic 4-night Galápagos Islands cruise. In
the company of a local Naturalist, you’ll encounter indigenous plants and animals found only in the Galápagos Islands.

For travelers who want to see ancient ruins, learn about new cultures, and be awed at the amazing natural world, this trip is not to be missed.
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Ecuador & Its Galápagos Islands (WBG) Quito to Quito(WBG) from $4,549.00  This exciting vacation you’ll see the natural wonders of Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Quito, have your photo taken at the “Center of the World,” and visit the Giant  Tortoises Reserve. Spend two nights on Santa Cruz Island at the Finch Bay Hotel, where an expert Naturalist introduces you to indigenous plant and animal species found only in the Galápagos. Choose from a menu of à la carte activities to make this experience special to you. Then, embark on an exciting 4-day cruise among various Galápagos Islands. Have your camera ready as your Naturalist points out colonies of sea lions, pelicans, boobies, several species of Darwin’s finches, marine iguanas, flamingos, masked boobies and blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, storm petrels, short-eared owls, and other birds. Also visit the Charles Darwin Research Station—a remarkable adventure!   Quote Request

Ecuador & Its Galápagos Islands with the Amazon (WBGE)13 Days Quito to Quito with the Amazon (WBGE) from $5,909.00 This exciting vacation lets you sample the natural wonders of Ecuador, that includes the Galápagos Islands and the Amazon Jungle. From Quito, fly to Coca and travel by canoe to your Amazon lodge for a 3-night stay that includes a rainforest canopy walk, a guided night tour, a cruise through the flooded forest, and a visit of Kapok Tree Tower. Return to Quito for guided sightseeing and to have your photo taken at the “Center of the World.” Next, fly over the Pacific to Baltra and transfer to Santa Cruz Island for two nights at the Finch Bay Hotel, where an expert Naturalist introduces you to indigenous plant and animal species found only in the Galápagos. Choose from a menu of à la carte activities to make this experience special to you. Then, embark on an exciting 4-day cruise among various Galápagos Islands. Have your camera ready as your Naturalist points out colonies of sea lions, pelicans, boobies, several species of Darwin’s finches, marine iguanas, flamingos, masked boobies, blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, and other birds. Also visit the Charles Darwin Research Station—a remarkable adventure!   Quote Request

Egypt Cruise Land Tours

The Nile River at over 4,160 miles long is the longest river in the world, and the lifeline to Egypt’s civilization. Tour incredible temples, tombs and awesomely preserved Pyramids. Cruise Lake Nasser, a high dam reservoir created to contain the Nile, as it had threatened so many ancient Egyptian and Nubian archaeological sites. These sites had to be dismantled and moved to higher ground, the most important being Abu Simbel. Visit Egyptian Tour Options Here.

FRANCE RIVERS include the Seine, Saone and Rhone Rivers

The Seine is 485 miles long and the second-longest river in France. It runs northwest from Burgundy, passes through Paris, and eventually empties into the English Channel at Le Havre. The Seine more importantly is an commercial waterway situated within the Paris Basin, barges with containers heading to Le Havre to be loaded
on ships to worldwide destinations. has become an even more important river cruising market in the last few years. The Seine’s scenery will not disappoint river cruisers who are excited about the romance depicted by many impressionistic French painters, and the charming bucolic countryside of the Normandy Region.. In addition to seeing architectural marvels like the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame cathedral, the Seine river has 37 picturesque bridges called Ponts in Paris alone! The famous Rive Gauche (Left Bank) is one of the most romantic districts in the city made up of the 5th and 6th arrrondissements [districts] of Paris. A Seine river cruise through France is ideal for art, architecture, history, food & wine lovers.

The Saone flowing through the picturesque vineyard-lined banks of France’s famed Burgundy wine region, and havily commercial and links Paris to Marseille via a network of canals. This is not navigable by river cruise boats from Paris to Chalon-sur-Saone where the river cruises embark and disembark. The Saone flows just under 300 miles before meeting the Rhone at Lyon, France’s famed food and wine capital. The Saone is a tributary of the Rhone river and of the roughly 300 miles of River, only about 230 miles are navigable. The Saone and Rhone join together is in Lyon, and a popular area in Lyon is Place Bellecour that is situated between the
Saone and Rhone rivers. It is the and third largest square in France, a place to sit on the stairs and of the riverside and watch the water traffic, take lunch or visit with friends or associates holding an al fresco business meeting.

The Rhone is France’s longest river and meanders through France and Switzerland at approximately 505 mi (813 km) long. The river flows from Switzerland to a point near Arles near its mouth on the Mediterranean Sea the river divides into two rivers called the Little Rhone and the Great Rhone. The Rhone is not navigated by a river boat cruise ship all the way to the Mediterranean however. The Rhone is the only major European river that flows directly into the Mediterranean Sea. An important inland trade and transportation route since Greek times, the Rhone River flows south to the Mediterranean, winding through the orchards and vineyards of the fertile Rhone Valley. One of the great wine producing Regions of France. Of all the French rivers, the Rhone has the largest water flow due to its Alpine characteristics. The Rhone rises as an effluent of the Rhone Glacier in Valais in the Swiss Alps from the north and also flows into Lake Geneva, the Rhone Glacier is the source of the water of the Rhone river. See France at its scenic best on a charming Rhone river cruise.

GERMANY and EASTERN EUROPE RIVERS include the Rhine, Main, Moselle Rivers inGermany and Danube in East Europe

The Rhine is one of Europe’s most legendary rivers, flowing from the Swiss Alps of Switzerland, through Germany, and to Holland’s North Sea, the Rhine River is
most famous for its legendary Lorelei rock and the imposing medieval castles that line its banks. Sail through cities like Amsterdam, Cologne, Heidelberg, Strasbourg and Basel on a Rhine river cruise.

The Main
winds across Central Germany, the Main River is formed by the joining of the Red Main and the White Main, meeting the Rhine River at the town of Mainz. The Main-Danube canal, which joins the Main River and Danube River, stretches for a length of 106 miles from Bamberg to Regensburg, with a total of 16 locks, making it possible to travel via river cruise ship from the North Sea to the Black Sea.

The Moselle is a tributary of the Rhine River, Flowing through France, Luxembourg, and Germany, the Moselle River is known for its picturesque medieval castles and excellent wines, such as Riesling, Elbling, Müller-Thurgau and Kerner. A Moselle river cruise is a remarkable vacation that introduces you to Central Europe via its waterways.

The Danube is Europe’s second-longest river and a vital means of transportation for 2,000 years, the Danube is the only major European river to flow from west to east. The Danube river rises in Germany’s Black Forest and flows through or along the borders of 10 countries – Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania, where it divides into an expansive delta, the northernmost branch of which continues along the border of Ukraine and Moldova, before entering the Black Sea.

Mekong River cruising  between Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap in these intimate charming ships, in an outside stateroom with hotel-style beds. Enjoy an intimate river cruise experience on the a new ship the Siem Reap with a maximum of 36 guests on board and American breakfast daily, 11 lunches, 11 dinners, including a welcome dinner in Ho Chi Minh City. While on board the ship, enjoy complimentary wine with dinner and complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer, and spirits throughout the day.

Vacation Deals & Discounts for 2016 include*
*Book a select 2016 Avalon Waterways Magnificent Europe river cruise to receive $1,500 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Offer available on select dates of select cruises. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between November 2, 2015 and January 5, 2016 for travel at select times in 2016. Avalon and Royal Suites excluded. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Not combinable with any other offer, other than Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and current air offer. Applies to new 2016 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. PRMW0332

*Book a select 2016 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $750 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between September 14, 2015 and January 5, 2016 for travel in 2016. Not valid on Suites. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Not combinable with any offer other than Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and air credit. Applies to new 2016 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. PRMW0317

*Book a 2016 Globus, Avalon Waterways or Monograms (6 nights or more) Europe air-inclusive vacation on British Airways, American Airlines or Iberia to receive the $200 per person Air Credit. Must be booked, under deposit and discount applied between September 16 and November 30, 2015 for travel in 2016. Offer combinable with all other promos. Applies to new 2016 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Air must be purchased through Globus, Monograms, or Avalon in conjunction with a Europe vacation. Air Credit will apply to the per person air price and is non-transferable. An additional $300 non-refundable deposit is required for air booked in conjunction with a land vacation. Once ticketed, airline reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket price; air tickets not eligible for frequent flyer mileage/point accrual; stopovers not permitted. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on changed air bookings however other promotions at time of change may be available. Once airfare is confirmed and we have received your full air and land deposit, your air-inclusive price is guaranteed. We reserve the right to ticket passengers upon receipt of full land and air deposit. Additional airline fees for baggage may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for more details. Availability of promotional prices are limited and may be restricted to specific flights, class of service, travel dates or, length of stay. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. CST#2017032-20. PRMY079

*Book a select 2016 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise in order to waive the cabin single supplement fee. Only five promotional staterooms available each departure, Category E & D only. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between June 23, 2015 and January 5 2016 for travel in 2016. Applies to new 2016 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Not combinable with any other offer other than Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. SWPQ

*Book a 2016 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $250 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. For A Taste of the Danube the promotion applies only to the land inclusive price. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between September 16, 2015 and January 5, 2016 for travel in 2016. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Not combinable with any offer other than Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and current air. Applies to new 2016 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. PRMW0318

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