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DISCOVER DOWN UNDER            Sydney to Auckland
Date:  February 10 – 28, 2015
Price:  From $6,999 per person, double occupancy (including airfare)

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Discover rugged, glorious scenery, magnetic, cosmopolitan cities, and captivating aboriginal heritage in the land down under while cruising aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Marina. Depart Sydney for Melbourne, and admire its splendid Victorian architecture, then sail to Geelong, and explore its charming waterfront. Drink in extraordinary vistas in Tasmania—the "Island of Inspiration”—and watch scenes of dramatic beauty unfold as you cruise the Milford Sound fjord before heading to Dunedin, New Zealand’s southern gem. Take in a fascinating blend of Maori culture and French influence in the quaint village of Akaroa, stroll past Gothic buildings in Wellington, and relax among Napier’s picturesque countryside. Next, discover ornate Victorian and Edwardian buildings in Tauranga, before cruising to the "City of Sails," Auckland, where natural wonders complement its modern, urban spirit. Savor tranquility in the Bay of Islands—an idyllic setting of 150 lush islands and sparkling sapphire waters—where exotic wildlife and ancient legends thrive. From Australia’s treasured east coast to the legendary landscapes of New Zealand, discover the rich heritage, splendid architecture, and unspoiled natural beauty down under.

 

PATHWAY THROUGH PANAMA       Miami to San Francisco  
Date:  April 23-May 9, 2015
Price:  From $2,999 per person, double occupancy (including airfare)

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Experience Central America’s alluring blend of natural marvels, unique cultures, and enchanting architecture as you cruise to Florida, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico in luxury aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Regatta. Stroll palm-lined streets edged by 19th-century architecture in Key West—once home to author Ernest Hemingway. Visit enchanting Cartagena, a grand cultural and architectural feast, before cruising through the impressive Panama Canal, an engineering masterpiece that connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. In Puntarenas, explore the lively beachside promenade, or venture inland to experience Costa Rica’s ecological majesty—renowned for its breathtaking waterfalls, imposing volcanoes, and tropical cloud forests. Succumb to the idyllic beauty of San Juan del Sur, a tropical haven that beckons with dozens of sun-drenched beaches and pristine coves. Next is Puerto Quetzal, a gateway to the lovely colonial capital of Antiqua, followed by Puerto Chiapas, situated in Mexico’s bountiful Soconusco region. Explore Cabo San Lucas, an exclusive resort town where aquamarine seas lap picture-perfect beaches, and trendy restaurants and chic boutiques exude glamour. From awe-inspiring monuments and serene beaches to beautiful colonial architecture, savor spectacular contrasts on this 16-night South American odyssey.

 

ALASKAN FRONTIERS & GLACIERS – OCEANIA CRUISES**          Seattle to Vancouver (10 nights)
Date: August 3-13, 2015   Regatta
Price: From $3,299 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)

From vast, unspoiled forests to imposing silver-blue glaciers, discover Alaska’s breathtaking natural majesty as you sail its coastline aboard the elegant and intimate Oceania Cruises Regatta. Depart from Seattle and sail the Inside Passage along Canada’s scenic coast to Alaska and the small wilderness outpost of Ketchikan, once known as the “Salmon Capital of the World.” Explore Icy Strait Point, a secluded seaport nestled in the pristine Alaskan wilderness, and marvel at the spectacular Hubbard Glacier, the longest tidewater glacier in Alaska. Then continue to Skagway, a gateway to the famed Klondike gold fields, and on to Sitka, an astoundingly picturesque city known for its many historic attractions, including the Sitka National Historical Park, which boasts a totem-lined forest trail. Explore Wrangell, a quaint timber and fishing community, and one of Alaska’s oldest towns, renowned for its Petroglyph Beach and intriguing gold rush history. Sail to Canada’s largest island and the lovely city of Victoria, a former British colony characterized by its charming houses, lovely gardens and colonial heritage, before concluding your voyage in Vancouver.
 

MEDITERRANEAN MOSAIC – OCEANIA CRUISES **             Athens to Barcelona (8 nights)
Date:  October 4-13, 2015   Riviera   
Price:  From $2,999 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)

History comes to life on this impressive voyage that reflects the heart and soul of the Mediterranean. Uncover a dazzling mosaic of cultural and historical treasures as you sail to Greece, Italy, Monaco, France and Spain aboard Oceania Cruises’ newest ship, Riviera. Depart Athens for the Sicilian town of Taormina, boasting an incredibly preserved Greek theater and breathtaking views of Mount Etna. Visit Sorrento, a delightful seaside resort with its fragrant lemon groves, winding cobblestone streets and majestic mountain vistas, or travel to Capri, where idyllic seascapes and quaint villages await. Cruise to Civitavecchia and visit the Eternal City of Rome, abounding with marvelous ancient structures, including the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and St. Peter’s Basilica. Explore the magnificent Renaissance museums and architecture of legendary Florence, stand before Pisa’s famous Leaning Tower, or admire the picturesque rolling hills of Tuscany. Then it’s on to glamorous Monte Carlo, a small, affluent enclave famous for its casino and stunning locale on the Riviera’s winding Grand Corniche, followed by colorful Marseille. Explore its lively markets and charming old quarter, or experience the rich Provençal countryside dotted with picturesque medieval towns, before your odyssey concludes in Barcelona.
 

A TOAST TO PROVENCE & BURGUNDY **       (7 nights)
Date: May 1-9, 2015     
Price: From $2,737 per person, double occupancy (Airfare is additional)

Southern France conjures up a visual feast of images:  fragrant lavender-laced fields, lush green vineyards, marvelous Roman ruins, and picturesque medieval villages. Take in the region’s astounding beauty on a unique Saône and Rhône River cruise aboard the intimate A-ROSA Stella, a chic state-of-the-art river cruiser. Experience elegance and serenity aboard this beautifully appointed vessel as she takes you through the heart of Burgundy and Provence—France’s premier wine-making regions. Encounter the old-world charms of Chalon-sur-Saône and Mâcon, and take in soul-stirring countryside vistas as you sample renowned regional wines. Indulge yourself with legendary cuisine in Lyon, France’s culinary capital, and admire the world’s largest Gothic palace in Avignon, a graceful town cradled by incredible stone ramparts. Discover the architectural allure of Arles, with its splendid historic center and impressive Roman structures, and enjoy interludes in the beautiful towns and villages of Tournus, Viviers, and La Voulte. From quaint colorful towns and idyllic sun-drenched landscapes to masterful wines and incomparable gastronomic delights, this 7-day river voyage captures the timeless magic of Southern France.  

 

 

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