There’s no better time to book a river cruise than today! The first two river cruises listed include a “Buy One Airfare, get one Free!” These two river cruises are extremely popular and both make for an excellent “First Time” river cruise experience! The Loire Valley Cruise is idea for those who love wine and for those military men and women who might have the opportunity to visit Normandy, Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery and Memorial. Words alone cannot describe the pride and emotion you’ll experience on the solemn to one of America’s most sacred grounds. Lastly, you must take this limited opportunity to visit Cuba before it is completely open to the public. Priced to sell, this once in a lifetime experience allows you to see Cuba from land and sea, while saving hundreds of dollars. This people to people exchange is the only way to visit Cuba for Americans and it may soon be too late to see the country as it has been for the last half century. Early booking discounts may apply, so call today!
Cruise the legendary Danube River aboard the MV Emerald Star, an exclusively chartered river ship for an exciting four-country tour through Eastern Europe. Your eleven day Danube River Cruise begins in Budapest, Hungary, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Enjoy the incredible views as you sail to Bratislava, capitol city of Slovakia. Sightsee in Vienna, Austria, also known as the “City of Music,” as it was once home to composers Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart, and Strauss. In the medieval town of Durnstein, see the ruins of Kuenringerburg Castle, which served as the prison to England’s Richard the Lionhearted. Enjoy breathtaking vine-terraced scenery of the Wachau Valley before arriving in Melk, where an optional tour of the Benedictine Abbey perched high above the Danube is available. Continue into Linz and Salzburg where Roman soldiers built a fortified camp on its riverbank in the 2nd century and in the 15th century where Emperor Frederick III built his castle. On to Nuremburg, whose storied past is the symbol of German history from the 9th through the 20th centuries, when it hosted the trials for the WWII war crimes. Your Danube River cruise ends here, but your tour continues as you journey to Prague, via motor coach for an incredible two-night visit. One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Prague has a cultural and historical past. Many focal points are yours to enjoy in this charming city! From $4399
Experience the Loire Valley and its magnificent chateaux region on this cruise aboard a unique side wheel-driven river vessel. Adding the breathtaking sites of Paris pre-cruise and the history of Normandy post-cruise makes this a truly unforgettable holiday in France. Prior to your river cruise enjoy the included panoramic tour or the “City of Light,” Paris. See such famous sites and landmarks as the Louvre, Opera Garnier, Place Vendome, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, …and of course the Eiffel Tower. While in Nantes discover the beautiful flamboyant gothic-style Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. Tour the Saint-Nazaire shipyard, one of the largest and most renown in Europe. Enjoy sailing along the Loire River and discover the history filled vineyards of Cassemichere Chateau. In Angers, see the extraordinary Apocalypse Tapestry, in the 13th century fortress of King Rene’, Chateau d’ Angers. Visit gardens that bring together aestheticism, diversity and harmony as well as Chateau d’Usse’, the castle that is thought to inspire Charles Perrault when writing “Sleeping Beauty.” When in Normandy, drive to Omaha Beach and visit the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. As a special treat, see the Bayeux Tapestry, a 230 foot long woolen embroidery from the 11th century, detailing the conquest of England by William the conqueror and his troops. See the gothic Notre Dame Cathedral, walk along the Rue du Gros Horloge, see the historic town square where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake, and visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens. With many other points of interest this tour of Paris, the Loire Valley and Normandy is not to be missed! From $5574
Take advantage of the unique opportunity to experience Cuba’s history, landscapes, and culture in a comfortable travel environment. Meet and mingle with the native Cubans both onboard and ashore, during the “People-To-People” interactions of this formerly off-limits island. Sailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, meet a professor from the University of Havana as he provides an orientation session and an overview of the People-To-People experience. When visiting Santiago, a colonial gem, see three iconic locations of the city: the “Bronze Titan,” San Juan Hill, and the Moncada Barracks. Discover Havana firsthand. Visit the four main squares of the city, a graphic workshop, the Jose’ Marti’ Memorial and the National Library. Learn the Salsa, the sensual Rumba and the Mambo. See the classical and modern works at the Museum of Fine Arts and learn about Cuba’s unique ecosystem. In Punta Frances enjoy the scent of pine forests with orange blossoms and the warm ocean breezes while on the “Isle of Youth.” The People-To-People learning experience about the Cuban history, landscape, cultural is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Sign up today for this incredible experience! From $4318