The Great Journey through Europe

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 1:11pm
  • This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features an incredible combination of river, rail, lake and mountain travel including five nights aboard the deluxe M.S. AMADEUS SILVER II.
  • Journey through the Western heart of the Continent through Switzerland, France, Germany and The Netherlands, cruising the most scenic sections of the fabled Rhine River.

Majestic Great Lakes

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 1:06pm
  • Explore the verdant wilderness, rocky shores, and pristine islands of North America as you sail the Great Lakes aboard the 202-guest M/V Victory I.
  • Embarking in the cultural hub of Chicago, you’ll leave the Windy City and cruise scenic Lake Michigan on your way to the idyllic Victorian atmosphere of Mackinac Island.

Cambridge, Oxford and Cotswold

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 11:28am
  • The pristine nature of England lies in its idyllic university towns, pastoral villages and picturesque countrysides.
  • Enjoy this extraordinary opportunity to travel in a small, merry group to the unparalleled university towns of Oxford and Cambridge and through the Cotswold region, discovering the true character of England’s town and country life.

Swiss Alps

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 11:21am
  • Switzerland is a gem nestled in the heart of Europe. Discover picture-perfect towns, alpine meadows and majestic mountains during fascinating excursions via cable cars, lifts and alpine railways.
  • Settle in Interlaken, in the Alps’ Bernese Oberland. Travel by train to Kandersteg and visit Oeschinen Lake. Stroll through Lucerne and take a relaxing cruise on Lake Lucerne. A rail excursion takes you to Grindelwald and the Rosenlaui Glacier Gorge.

Riches of the Emerald Isle

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 11:10am
  • Embark on a journey infused with Celtic history, intoxicating landscapes and dynamic cities. Experience the finest in Irish culture, music and folklore during stays in Ennis, Killarney, Mallow and Dublin.
  • Explore 11th-century Ennis and stroll through lively, coastal Galway. Traverse the unusual, rocky Burren landscape, visit the Poulnabrone Dolman tomb and feel the mighty wind along the resplendent Cliffs of Moher.

Wines of Pacific Northwest

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 11:00am
  • Your journey through the Pacific Northwest wine region begins with a stay in the heart of Vancouver, Washington, where you can stroll through local galleries or hop across the river to the nearby “City of Roses,” Portland.
  • Embark on the luxurious American Empress and cruise into Astoria, one of the oldest cities west of the Rockies.
  • Explore The Dalles, a picturesque frontier town once known as the end of the Oregon Trail, before delving into the fascinating Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in the charming small town of Stevenson.

Pearls of Italy

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 10:56am
  • Italy is a brilliant showcase of natural beauty, magnificent art, and a culture that’s had a profound influence on the western world.
  • This journey highlights the best of Italy, as you travel by train to explore four diverse regions. Discover the Italian Lakes in the north.
  • Cruise Lake Maggiore, and travel to Milan to see Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper.” Continue to Venice to tour the Piazza San Marco and other historic highlights.

Pathways of the Peninsula

Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 10:50am
  • Greek mythology, Renaissance art, and ancient cities await you on this luxurious tour of the Italian Peninsula.
  • Embark on the Marina in cosmopolitan Barcelona, Spain’s gem of art and architecture; and set off to Provençal France and the historic port city of Marseille. Monte Carlo has an area of less than one square mile, but packs plenty of excitement and history, from the famous Grand Corniche to the site of its namesake Grand Prix.


Submitted by rathreya on April 12, 2017 - 10:45am
  • Today, Normandy is a peaceful place where life is enjoyed with joie de vivre, but just over seven decades ago, it was the site of the pivotal World War II battle against the Nazis.
  • Settle in charming Honfleur, and delve into Norman history and culture, including an outing to an estate farm and authentic fromagerie in the French countryside.