In Porto, board your luxurious Scenic Cruise Ship, which will transport you on a seven-night sailing through the hidden gems that is the Douro Valley. From the unique heritage cities of Salamanca and Porto to time-forgotten towns and villages like Vega de Terron and Régua — the Douro’s banks boast a tapestry of cultural highlights just waiting to be discovered. Enjoy a heightened sense of intimacy and relaxation as you glide along the tranquil Douro waters with approximately 95 guests aboard your all-inclusive Scenic Cruise.
Cruise on board Scenic Cruises down the Danube and from there journey all the way to Romania on this 12 day itinerary. Begin your journey in Budapest, regarded by many as the most beautiful city in Europe, where you spend two nights before boarding the cruise. Relax as you sail the Danube through unspoiled lands, where lush landscapes are punctuated periodically by towns and cities that look like they have been set back in time. After your seven night cruise disembark in Bucharest. End this magnificent journey with an included city tour and overnight stay.
Dive into North America’s maritime legacy on board the M/V Victory I. Your journey begins in Toronto, Canada’s premier metropolitan center. Sail Lake Erie to Cleveland where you visit the famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Lake Huron takes you to Little Current, Manitoulin Island. Breathe the clean air and find solace in the sacred atmosphere of the world’s largest freshwater island. Generations have nurtured a close and cherished relationship with the land, the forest, the waters and the sky in this treasured place, and you are invited to share its beauty and splendor. The Victory I will take you the full length of Lake Michigan to your final port of call in Chicago.
Set sail aboard the NEW American Countess. With four decks, including a Sun Deck, and 123 comfortable, inviting staterooms in four categories, this lovely paddlewheeler will become your home away from home on this 8 day sailing. Cabins feature a sleek and modern design that offer the perfect place to relax after enjoying an included shore excursion or an evening Broadway-caliber performance presented in The Theater onboard. The award-winning culinary team takes full advantage of each region’s diverse bounty of fresh, local ingredients to fashion authentic dishes that are served each day. This sailing features the American River BBQ Challenge. The competition will be tasty as the talented culinary teams compete throughout the voyage against regional barbeque masters, with the winner to be determined by all guests onboard.
Discover America and the heartland —aboard the American Countess, the newest paddlewheeler on U.S. rivers. River cruising is a unique blend of American beauty and history, acclaimed cuisine, lively Broadway-calibar entertainment, and the adventure of exploring Mark Twain’s riverside America. You’ll discover a side of our country that few ever see, from the indescribable perspective of the river. So step onboard and experience America in style as the American Countess takes you on a journey that you will never forget.
Aboard the American Duchess, explore the land of bawdy blues and Southern belles. This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi River. From Memphis to New Orleans, the river rolls slowly and expansively, smooth as a southern drawl. The bayous and woodlands along the shore create dramatic landscapes that are virtually unchanged since the days of the French fur traders. Gracious towns with palatial mansions and tree-lined streets abound. History is everywhere – in silent Civil War cemeteries and virtually everywhere you turn in Memphis, best known for jazz, barbecue, and of course The King of Rock and Roll and his home at Graceland.
Enjoy the best of the borderlands between Canada and the USA. Your journey begins exploring coastal living in Halifax. As you venture the St Lawrence Seaway survey two of the most European cities in North America, the French Canadian ports of Montreal and Quebec City. From the Thousand Islands to Niagara Falls you will have the opportunity to experience the awesome nature in this region of North America. Your great lakes journey ends when you disembark in Buffalo, NY.
This unique itinerary sails only twice. Immerse in the Victoria-era charm of Mackinac Island as you explore by horse-drawn carriage and visit historic Fort Mackinac, which played an important role in the War of 1812. Enjoy lunch at the Grand Hotel buffet. Delve into fascinating chapters of music history at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame where unique exhibits explore the lives and work of some of our greatest musicians – and their impact on American history, politics, life and culture. Take a premium experience to visit Niagara Falls and an unforgettable encounter with a natural wonder of the world.
Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River has captivated musicians, artists and poets throughout the centuries. Travel to legendary destinations on a 7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a 2,000 year-old city, savor Wachau Valley wines, and experience the timeless beauty and fascinating history of Vienna and Budapest.
This perfect journey combines three beautiful rivers, the Rhine, Main and Moselle, into one grand adventure. Cruise past historic vineyards and imposing hilltop castles. Discover how everything in Zell centers on the “Black Cat” and how it relates to wine, and learn the secrets of Trier’s Porta Nigra. Let the storybook villages of Rüdesheim, Wertheim, Bernkastel and Cochem captivate you. All along the way, enjoy Europe at its most picturesque.