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Golf Themed Cruises in Full Swing as France Prepares for Ryder Cup

Golf Themed Cruises

With interest in this year’s Ryder Cup at an all-time high, the biannual event is raising the profile of France as a golfing destination, says European Waterways. Scheduled for L’Albatros Course in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, just 20 miles from Paris, the Ryder Cup pits the best of European golfers against top American players. It is being held in France for only the…

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Hunt for Truffles During the Festive Wine Harvest Season in France

truffle hunting

With the end of summer and changing color of the leaves comes a fairy tale time in the French annual calendar, the wine harvest season. It is a festive time of year across France, providing excellent opportunities for foodies and wine lovers alike to experience some of the country’s best cultural and gastronomic traditions. European Waterways’ guests have the chance…

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Viking Offers New Itinerary to Experience Oberammergau Passion Play

Viking Durnstein Ship

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced a new river cruisetour itinerary that will allow guests the rare opportunity to experience The Passion Play in Oberammergau, which is performed only every 10 years. Traveling between Munich and Budapest from May through October 2020, the Oberammergau, The Passion Play itinerary will focus on the 42nd installment of The Oberammergau Passion Play and will allow…

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Site of England’s Royal Wedding Is on ‘Royal Cruise’ Route

Magna Carta cruising

To coincide with the highly anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle, European Waterways is launching a new and highly exclusive “Royal Cruise”, which navigates the River Thames aboard the 8-passenger Magna Carta hotel barge.  Created through a special arrangement between European Waterways and members of several historic households, the cruise gives guests the “royal treatment,”…

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CroisiEurope Inaugurates Three New Ships

MS Camargue on the Rhone

In line with its development vision, CroisiEurope, the leader in European river cruises, inaugurated three new ships this spring, bringing its fleet to a total of 55 vessels. These new additions reflect the continued growing demand for river cruising. Two of this year’s inaugurations are for ships that underwent complete redesigns, while the third is a new build. The MS…

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Seabourn’s 2018 Northern Europe Summer Voyages Showcase New Shore Excursions

Seabourn Iceland

Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, will be traveling the waters of Northern Europe this summer, from the North Atlantic and North Sea to the Baltic Sea, Kiel Canal and more as the slanted sun warms cities from Iceland to Estonia and beyond. Travelers touring the region in utmost luxury and comfort on board Seabourn Quest and the maiden…

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Packing Passions for 2019 Avalon River Cruises

Avalon Cruises Wine Tasting

A vacation to the legendary riverbanks of the world offers travelers a break from the ordinary; but not from their extraordinary interests. In 2019, Avalon Waterways will offer travelers its most dynamic “Special Interest” cruises to date, inviting them to explore their hobbies and passions on vacation. “From beer and wine to history, music and Christmas cruises, Avalon’s Special Interest…

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Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam to Explore Norway, Baltic, Iceland

Holland America Nieuw Statendam

Following an inaugural season island-hopping throughout the Caribbean, Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam will cross the Atlantic Ocean in late April 2019 and spend the summer and fall exploring northern Europe and the Mediterranean. The new Pinnacle Class ship will homeport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for the summer. Offering an enchanting collection of seven- and 14-day itineraries to the Norwegian…

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