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Dear Vacations To Go Customer,
This week, I'll tell you about some of the themed river cruises
that we offer at
Food and drink cruises
explore a region's culinary traditions, and passengers are invited to
participate in tastings, food pairings and cooking demonstrations. Wine
cruises in Europe focus on the vineyards along the Danube, Rhine, Douro,
Seine, Saone and Rhone rivers and in the Bordeaux region. Avalon
Waterways has beer-tasting cruises. In the U.S., travelers may explore
Kentucky's bourbon-making region, sample Southern barbecue or sip wines
of the Pacific Northwest.
celebrate a variety of genres. In Europe, look into the lives of
composers like Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss and the Old World cities
that inspired them. Some Mississippi River cruises are centered on the
regional roots of jazz, blues and country music or the sounds of the
'50s and '60s.
are geared to those who'd like to travel with their children or
grandchildren. These departures feature onboard amenities and shore
excursions specifically tailored to young guests.
European history cruises
primarily visit World War II battlefields and landmarks. We also offer
Danube departures that highlight the Habsburg royal dynasty.
Avalon's Active & Discovery cruises
in Europe offer energetic shore outings at every port of call. These can
include hiking, biking, canoeing and jogging excursions.
- Save with special air offers
from select gateways or cruise discounts of up to $1,000 per couple on
Avalon's Active & Discovery itineraries.
Avalon recently also launched their
a collection of cruises featuring guest speakers such as Gillian Flynn,
author of the thriller novels Gone Girl
, Sharp Objects
are offered from March to May, when the flower fields of the Netherlands
peak in color. A highlight of these itineraries on Dutch and Belgian
waterways is a visit to Keukenhof Gardens, an 80-acre park planted with
more than 7 million bulbs. And, some river cruise operators are
2022 Floriade Expo
in their European itineraries next year. The six-month horticultural
expo of spectacular floral displays is held once every 10 years and
takes place from April through October in the Dutch town of Amlere.
Oberammergau Passion Play cruises
- Save up to $2,150 per couple
on Emerald departures, plus receive up to an additional 15% off select
cabin categories. Book by December 15.
- Companion cruises for free
on Crystal river sailings, plus save up to an additional $1,000 per
couple on select departures and receive shipboard credits of up to $250
are scheduled for May through September 2022. The Passion Play is a
centuries-old tradition in the Bavarian town of Oberammergau; it depicts
the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ and is produced only
every 10 years, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from around
the world. Several companies offer itineraries that include a river
cruise and tickets to one of the performances.
- Save up to 30%
on Scenic cruises, plus receive an extra $150 per couple discount.
Book by December 31.
- Fly from $899 per person
from select gateways, plus save $1,000 per couple off Viking river
cruises. Book by December 31.
Here are this week's Top 10 River Cruises
. All prices are per
person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.
8 days with Viking River Cruises. Travels between Budapest and Munich.
Fly from $499 per person and save up to $1,000 per couple off the
Starting at $2,499. Departures from March 14 through
December 21, 2022.
Mark Twain's Mississippi
9 days with American Queen Voyages. Travels between Minneapolis or Red
Wing and St. Louis or Alton. Save up to $2,000 per couple.
Starting at $2,499. Departures from July 18 through October 16,
The Treasures of the Celebrated Rhine River
8 days with CroisiEurope. Travels between Amsterdam and Basel. Save
Starting at $2,680. Departures from April 4 through October 21,
Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
8 days with Viking River Cruises. Begins and ends in Bordeaux. Fly
from $499 per person and save up to $1,000 per couple off the cruise
Starting at $2,899. Departures from March 19 through November
8 days with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. Travels between Budapest
and Passau. Save up to $2,400 per couple.
Starting at $3,149.
Departures from March 13 through August 21, 2022.
8 days with AmaWaterways. Begins in Amsterdam and ends in Basel. Save
up to $1,500 per couple.
Starting at $3,199. Departures from May 21
through November 24, 2022.
Paris to Normandy
8 days with Avalon Waterways. Begins and ends in Paris. Save with
special air offers or cruise discounts of up to $1,500 per couple.
Starting at $3,299. Departures from April 5 through November 1,
Secrets of the Douro
8 days with Emerald Cruises. Begins and ends in Porto. Save $2,150
per couple. Plus, get up to an extra 15% off in certain cabin
Starting at $3,595. Departures from May 7 through
November 12, 2022.
Columbia & Snake Rivers
8 days with American Cruise Lines. Travels between Clarkston and
Portland. Save up to $800 per couple.
Starting at $3,795.
Departures from April 9 through July 16, 2022.
Lower Mississippi River Cruise
8 days with American Cruise Lines. Travels between New Orleans and
Memphis. Save up to $800 per couple.
Starting at $3,795.
Departures from February 26 through July 2, 2022.
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