Date: September 17-25, 2016
Price: From $3,999 per person, double occupancy (airfare is additional)
Incredibly beautiful and wildly bountiful, the Pacific Northwest presents a miraculous geological masterpiece where lush forests blanket dramatic slopes, imposing mountains cradle mighty rivers and sparkling waterfalls cascade into breathtaking gorges. Experience this spectacular region that captivated intrepid explorers as you cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress, the largest and most elegant riverboat west of the Mississippi. Begin with a stay in lovely Vancouver, Washington, before embarking on your voyage in Portland, the “City of Roses.” Sail to the oldest city west of the Rockies, Astoria, delve into the unique pioneer history of The Dalles, take in splendid scenery in Stevenson, and explore the fascinating exhibits at Sacajawea State Park. Conclude your journey in Clarkston, Washington, a gateway to Hells Canyon, North America's deepest river gorge.
Trace the remnants of ancient empires and revel in striking Mediterranean beauty as you sail to Spain, France, Monaco and Italy aboard Oceania Cruises’ graceful Nautica. Depart Barcelona for the glorious island of Minorca, where Mahón beckons with a lovely waterfront, elegant Georgian architecture and idyllic coves. Admire the picturesque markets and canals of Sète, France, and take in the colorful French city of Marseille, a gateway to the quaint villages and medieval towns of Provence. Sail to Italy and visit the fishing village turned resort town, Portofino, a modern playground of villas and yachts. Then stop in glamorous Monte Carlo, a small, affluent enclave famous for its casino and its stunning locale on the Riviera’s winding Grand Corniche. Explore the magnificent Renaissance architecture of legendary Florence, stand before Pisa’s famous Leaning Tower, or relax amid the rolling hills of Tuscany, before disembarking in Civitavecchia, the port of Rome.
Celebrate homegrown country and blues music on a luxury river cruise aboard the American Queen. Begin with a stay in the “Country Music Capital of the World,” Nashville, an iconic city that beckons with elegant architecture, an inventive culinary scene and ever-vibrant music culture. Then board the American Queen, the largest and most opulent riverboat in the world, and cruise the Cumberland River to Clarksville, dotted with unique attractions like the stately Smith-Trahern Mansion. Delve into fascinating Civil War history at Dover’s Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Cemetery, and encounter a striking blend of lush forests and rugged bluffs at Cave-In-Rock State Park in southern Illinois. Stroll past well-preserved historic landmarks in Mount Vernon, and take in the delightful 19th-century architecture of Paducah. Before concluding your voyage in Memphis, the “Home of the Blues,” witness colorful local artifacts on display at the New Madrid Historical Museum and the magnificent Hunter-Dawson home.
Journey along the Baja Peninsula and the Mexican Riviera, where sparkling turquoise bays provide a playground for fascinating marine life, pristine white-sand beaches give way to ochre-colored desert landscapes, and chic resort towns beckon with stylish shops and galleries. Depart Los Angeles aboard Oceania Cruises’ intimate Regatta and sail to Topolobampo, a gateway to the colonial treasures of El Fuerte. Then wander the tree-lined promenade in La Paz, or perhaps travel to Espíritu Santo, a breathtaking island and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Stroll past colorful neoclassical buildings in Mazatlán’s old quarter; laze on glittering beaches at Puerto Vallarta; and discover scenic cliffs and picture-perfect beaches at Cabo San Lucas. Before returning to Los Angeles, explore San Diego’s famed Balboa Park.
Cuba’s turbulent economic and political past and vibrant, culturally rich present unfold on this enriching journey. This exclusive travel opportunity is organized and operated by Go Next, Inc., a qualified people-to-people sponsoring organization allowed to conduct educational exchanges in Cuba. Specially designed to showcase the island’s authentic spirit, this nine-day adventure goes beyond the tourist surface to reveal the rich culture, compelling history, and architectural majesty of a long-forbidden island on the verge of great change. With an intimate group of up to 25 travelers, you will engage with the country’s true heart and soul: the diverse, inspiring people who call it home. During your visits to Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and Santa Clara, you will connect with Cuban citizens from all walks of life, including artists, students, and entrepreneurs, to discover the realities of one of the world’s most fascinating nations.
From the craggy cliffs and whitewashed villas of Ibiza and Corsica to the yacht-studded harbors and fashionable boutiques of St-Tropez and Monte Carlo, take in a collage of scenic and glamorous treasures on this European adventure aboard Oceania Cruises’ beautifully appointed Riviera. Begin your voyage in Barcelona and sail to Ibiza, a holiday hotspot with glorious beaches. Explore Ajaccio, the capital of Corsica, an island of lush pine forests and scenic gorges. Laze on sandy beaches at St-Tropez, the heart of the French Riviera, and see Monte Carlo’s lavishly furnished casino. Cruise to Italy’s west coast, where Portofino enchants all who visit with its majestically perched Castello Brown fortress. Before concluding your journey in Rome, experience the world-class cities of Florence and Pisa, or admire the soul-stirring landscapes of Tuscany.
Let the rugged charms of Alaska—America’s last frontier—captivate you as you sail aboard Oceania Cruises’ intimate Regatta, a state-of-the-art haven of elegance. Depart from Seattle and cruise through the Inside Passage en route to one of Alaska’s oldest towns, Wrangell, renowned for its unique Petroglyph Beach and intriguing gold rush history. Continue cruising through Tracy Arm, a breathtaking fjord whose pristine waters reflect its ice-blue tidewater glaciers and soaring granite cliffs. Watch more glorious scenery unfold at Sitka, home to Sitka National Historical Park. Before returning to Seattle, explore British Columbia’s delightful maritime port, Prince Rupert, known as a gateway to Canada’s only grizzly bear sanctuary. Take in the majesty of ancient glaciers, towering mountains, and picturesque coasts on this remarkable Alaskan voyage.
Date: August 17–28, 2017 Nautica
Price: From $4,499 per person, double occupancy (airfare included from select cities)
Baltic and Scandinavian treasures abound on this voyage to some of northern Europe’s most iconic ports aboard Oceania Cruises’ intimate Nautica. Depart Stockholm for Tallinn, a beautifully preserved city that radiates old-world charm with red-roofed homes and spire-crowned churches. Take advantage of three days to encounter the best of St. Petersburg, a glittering metropolis crisscrossed by canals and dotted with onion-domed cathedrals, artistic riches, and fabled palaces. Admire more architectural gems in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, a celebrated international design mecca. Then explore Riga, the “Paris of the East,” and stroll past quaint timber-framed buildings in Klaipeda’s Old Town. Continue on to Germany’s delightful port of Warnemünde, a gateway to the world-class museums and powerful memorials of Berlin, before concluding your voyage in Copenhagen.
From regal mansions perched on craggy coasts to historic lighthouses set against the season’s rich medley of gold, amber, and crimson foliage, experience beautiful sights in Canada and New England on this luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Insignia. Depart New York and sail to mansion-studded Newport, a charming resort city, and delve into the colonial history and architectural splendors of Boston. Delight in Bar Harbor’s stunning backdrop of sparkling blue waters and towering granite cliffs, or perhaps explore Acadia National Park. Admire the 19th-century buildings of Saint John, New Brunswick, stroll the historic waterfront at Halifax, Nova Scotia, and explore St. Patrick’s Church Museum in Sydney. Watch postcard-worthy scenery unfold at Saguenay, home to museums and artisan workshops. Before concluding your journey in Montreal, marvel at Quebec City’s iconic Château Frontenac.
**Date, price, and itinerary are subject to change.