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Explore Russia’s magnetic grandeur on this riveting eight-night journey to Moscow and St. Petersburg. Today, these celebrated cities offer an intriguing interplay of dramatic history, artistic treasures, and trendy restaurants, shops and nightlife. In Moscow’s Red Square, admire the colorful domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral and head underground to see the ornately decorated Metro stations. Inside the Kremlin, marvel at imperial riches, including Fabergé eggs and priceless jewelry. Then glide on a high-speed train to St. Petersburg, filled with enchanting canals and palaces. Be dazzled by Peter the Great’s sumptuous estate, and go backstage at the Mariinsky Theater, where ballet legends electrified audiences. Enjoy early access to the State Hermitage Museum’s spectacular art collection. At a country house, celebrate folk traditions with regional dishes and live entertainment. This engaging program features first-class hotels, city tours and an extensive meal plan, including wine with dinner. Delight in the ambiance of small-group travel, a dedicated Travel Director and lectures on Russian culture and history.

For more information, download the Imperial Russia, Moscow to St. Petersburg Brochure.

Tuscany’s rolling knolls and fertile valleys have attracted artists, writers, and travelers for centuries. Discover this remarkable landscape for yourself during a seven-night journey featuring hilltop villages, famed architecture and bountiful vineyards. Unpack once and settle into your Tuscan villa in Cortona, a village steeped in Etruscan and Roman history. Delight your senses as you savor robust wines, nutty cheeses and Tuscan vistas in the Val d’Orcia. Visit Montepulciano, brimming with beautiful Renaissance palaces and churches, and marvel at Siena’s Gothic structures and remarkable Duomo. Discover the treasures of Florence, including the Ponte Vecchio and the 14th-century Piazza della Signoria. Then immerse yourself in Etruscan legacy at the Praetorian Palace and the Museum of the Etruscan Academy. Along the way, local guides and expert speakers provide fascinating insight during included excursions and lectures. This small-group program includes first-class accommodations in a Tuscan villa and an extensive meal plan complemented by wine with dinner.

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Take in the best of Australia and New Zealand, destinations of thrilling contrasts and incredible scenery: sun-kissed golden beaches, lush green valleys, laid-back coastal towns, majestic fjords, and energetic urban landscapes. Depart Sydney for Eden, a sleepy seaside town that’s home to the fascinating Eden Killer Whale Museum, and sail to Melbourne, a vibrant capital sprinkled with chic art galleries and gardens. Spend two days exploring the marvelous city before continuing to Burnie, where you can uncover natural splendors in its many wilderness areas. Then, navigate one of the world’s most exquisite fjords, Milford Sound, with its dramatic cliffs, verdant forests, and staggering waterfalls. Look for sunbathing fur seals and yellow-eyed penguins in Dunedin, and stroll Akaroa’s streets framed by Colonial architecture. Discover the thriving art scene in Wellington, and view Art Deco architecture in Napier. Before ending your adventure in Auckland, visit Tauranga, rich with Maori culture, or discover the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, and learn about the fascinating history of the Bay of Islands.

*Date, price, and itinerary are subject to change.

For more information, download the Outback Explorer Brochure.

Tour renowned sights on both sides of the Atlantic—first in Canada, then in Ireland and France. Sail to Saint John, a town located on the unique Bay of Fundy. Witness the Reversing Falls, a daily tidal phenomenon that temporarily reverses the flow of the Saint John River. Take in nineteenth-century Victorian-style buildings before continuing to Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia. Although it’s the largest city in the Maritime Provinces, Halifax manages to evoke a small-town charm with the thriving spirit of its heritage. St. John’s, the following port, is often described as a mini San Francisco with its multi-colored row houses that cascade down the steep hilly slopes. Experience the town’s strong artistic and musical spirit before sailing across the Atlantic to Cobh. Discover scenic views of the large harbor or consider visiting the nearby lively town of Cork to explore its seventeenth-century alleyways that lead to historic and cultural sites. Next, sail to Ireland’s capital, Dublin. The city packs character into neatly lined rows of Georgian buildings, gleaming edifices, and quaint cobblestone streets. Saint-Malo, a beautiful fortified town sitting on France’s coast, is perfect for by-foot exploration. Before ending your cruise in Southampton, visit Le Havre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Virtually destroyed during World War II, the city was rebuilt under the direction of Belgian architect Auguste Perret. View the modernist infrastructure or consider traveling to nearby Paris to cap off your trip.

*Date, price, and itinerary are subject to change.

For more information, download the Atlantic Encounters Brochure.

Sail along the Mississippi from Memphis to New Orleans and glimpse the tumultuous and
haunting history of the south—an anguish that gave life to the heartfelt chords of blues, jazz,
and rock and roll. The lower Mississippi delta region, considered the birthplace of the blues,
compels music connoisseurs and fans alike to pay homage to the history and legends that
shaped American music.

Before embarking on the American Queen, spend the night in Memphis, a vibrant city with a
rich musical heritage, and home to Sun Studio and Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Then voyage to
Vicksburg, the site of a dramatic siege that became a critical turning point to end the chasm
of a once divided country. Now a vibrant center of Southern hospitality, Vicksburg is a unique
blend of old and new, displaying its heritage with tremendous pride.

Next travel to Natchez, the oldest city on the Mississippi, graced with stunning gardens and
palatial mansions, and then to Baton Rouge. This capital city’s unique political history is
reflected in a collection of memorable landmarks, from the elegantly furnished Old Governor’s
Mansion to the imposing neo-Gothic Old State Capitol. Continue to St. Francisville, a town with
unique shops and historic homes to discover. Before disembarking in New Orleans, journey to
Nottoway and explore the impressive halls of the largest plantation house in the South.

*Date, price, and itinerary are subject to change.

For more information, download the Southern Grandeur Brochure.

Experience northern Italy’s unforgettable lake district, where sparkling lakes mirror the green hills and craggy slopes of the Alpine foothills. Spend seven nights in Stresa by Lake Maggiore and your days will be filled with exploring breathtaking islands, lakeside towns, and Milan. Learn the secrets of northern Italian cuisine during a cooking lesson. In Milan, see Leonardo’s “The Last Supper,” and choose between a tour exploring the fashion industry and an excursion to the Duomo and La Scala’s museum. This small-group program features an extensive meal plan, including wine with dinner, and exclusive lectures to enhance your journey.

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Cruise through enchanting scenery and centuries of history aboard the exclusively chartered, first-class MS Elbe Princesse. Enjoy eight nights of cruising the Elbe and Vltava rivers in Germany and the Czech Republic, plus one night each in first-class hotels in Berlin and Prague. See Berlin’s famed landmarks, including the Brandenburg Gate, and discover Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam. In Wittenberg, explore Martin Luther’s legacy. Admire the Elbe Sandstone Mountains and Prague’s Old Town. In addition, enjoy a choice of included excursions, featuring cycling, a beer tasting, history tours and more. This journey includes an extensive meal plan with complimentary drinks onboard.

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Explore the glacier-studded waterways, native traditions, and awe-inspiring scenery on this cruise along the Alaskan and Canadian Pacific coast. Embark on Regatta in Seattle and sail the blue waters of the Outside Passage before arriving in Sitka, a resort-style city where Native culture, Russian history, and fine arts combine. Framed by blue waters and verdant snow-capped mountains, Juneau is a launchpad for sports-enthusiast activities such as hiking, zip lining, bear-viewing, or whale-watching. Stop in Ketchikan and stroll through the town’s rustic boardwalk or the glacially carved cliffs of Misty Fjords National Monument. Cruise through the Inside Passage, a pristine waterway edged by forests, mountains, and floating glaciers before discovering picture-perfect Victoria, a provincial capital in British Columbia and arguably North America’s most elegant English city. Return to disembark in Seattle, Washington.

*Date, price, and itinerary are subject to change.

For more information, download the Stunning Scenery of Alaska Brochure.

From Amsterdam to Basel and everywhere in between, romance is alive and well on the Rhine River. As you cruise its shores and explore its treasures, you’re sure to fall in love with a landscape you didn’t believe could truly exist.

Embark on a Go Next-chartered all-inclusive, credit-card free luxury river cruise aboard the state-of-the-art Scenic Opal. Journey the famed canals of Amsterdam, capturing the postcard-perfect scenery. Nestle into old-world charm strolling through Cologne’s high Gothic architecture before touring one of the medieval gems, Koblenz or Cochem. Lose yourself in the beauty of Baden-Baden, a historic spa-town and favored destination of the European elite. Take pleasure in a private concert at a fine baroque palace. View the most important Renaissance artifacts north of the Alps on your way to discovering the architectural warmth and distinctive wine lounges of La Petite France.

Enjoy all these ports and more as we travel with a meticulously planned itinerary, unforgettable shore excursions, all onboard drinks—beer, wine, and premium spirits—and dining included. There is no better way to experience the Rhine River and immerse yourself in the history and culture that line its banks.

For more information, download the Rhine Highlights Brochure.

Discover the essence of Normandy as well as its pivotal role in history on a seven-night, small-group journey. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel, the medieval monastery that seemingly rises from the sea. Taste Normandy’s contributions to French cuisine, and sip Calvados, the region’s celebrated cider brandy, in an apple orchard. And as the world marks the 75th anniversary of
D-Day, spend two full days visiting Omaha and Utah beaches, Normandy American Cemetery and other sites associated with this crucial World War II battle, plus gain insights during engaging lectures. Enjoy first-class accommodations in Honfleur and an extensive meal plan, featuring wine with dinner, on this small-group program. There is no supplement for solo travelers.

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Discover the reach of African-American culture in Paris, the City of Light, and walk in the footsteps of luminaries such as Josephine Baker, Langston Hughes, Eugene Bullard, Miles Davis and many more. From jazz musicians and club owners to writers and scholars, many African-Americans felt welcome and accepted here in Paris, thousands of miles from home, in the years following World War I. During this seven-night journey, trace the rich history of the city’s African-American community on specially designed walking tours and talks, watch a documentary about the African-American influence in 1920s’ and 1930s’ Paris and meet the filmmakers for a Q&A session, and listen to the music that entranced the city at a jazz concert. Along the way, enjoy quintessential Parisian experiences: the cuisine, a Seine cruise and traveling on the Métro. This small-group program, ideal for active travelers, features first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan, including wine with dinner.
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Explore nine countries, Old World capitals and charming villages along the mighty Danube River. Enjoy three nights in Prague, Czech Republic, an eight-night Danube cruise and two nights in Sofia, Bulgaria. Discover Roman ruins, castles and fortresses, and feast your eyes on Budapest illuminated at night, the lush Wachau Valley and the Iron Gate Gorge. In several ports, choose from a selection of included excursions, featuring culinary outings, cycling, art tours and more. Enjoy first-class ship accommodations and deluxe hotels. The extensive meal plan features wine and beer with lunch and dinner. There is no single supplement for solo travelers.

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