Back to Back Cruises with FREE Laundry
Star Collector Voyages combine some of our most popular cruise itineraries for a more in-depth exploration of each region. Featuring longer voyages of 13+ days and few repeated ports, take advantage of your time here and unpack only once. Travel the world spending more time sampling exotic cuisines, immersing yourself in new cultures, and discovering perspectives that open your heart and return home with a soul fulfilled.
All Star Collector Voyages feature FREE daily laundry, so you can travel light and come home with a well-traveled suitcase and one less chore.
Lisbon to Barcelona - 51 Days
Accomplishments of a lifetime deserve vacations of a lifetime, and this 51-day day cruise spanning the length of the Mediterranean is a perfect reward for milestones big and small. Depart from Lisbon and sail down the Atlantic side of the Iberian Peninsula where you’ll learn terroir secrets and the long history of sherry aging and sample dry, bready “fino” and dark, nutty “oloroso” sherries in the countryside outside Cadiz, Spain. Admire colorful mosaics and detailed stone latticework as you learn about kings and caliphs tied to the Moorish palace of the Alhambra above the port city of Almeria. Wander a medieval castle in Catania and learn how geology and nearby Mount Etna carried this coastal fortification nearly a mile inland. Listen to a private concert and attend an exclusive dinner among the towering pillars of the Celsus Library in the ruins of Ephesus, Turkey in our complimentary Destination Discovery Event. Wander the ancient baths, markets and forum at the excavated archaeological site of Pompeii. Stroll between century-old olive trees and vineyards surrounding an old French farmhouse outside Sanary-sur-Mer, then sample wines and olive oils in the intimate company of winery staff. Your epic odyssey ultimately concludes in the Catalonian capital of Barcelona, where you can board a cable car bound for Montjuïc Castle, or wind your way along Las Ramblas, an iconic, pedestrian mall lined with tapas bars, small shops and kiosk vendors. It’s an ideal way to find your own space to sip Catalonian Grenache red wine and reflect on your journey while tourists, shoppers and families flow by your table.
Complimentary Destination Discovery Event • Kusadasi: Evening in Ephesus
Dublin to London - 19 Days
A perfect adventure for anglophiles or anyone with a desire to explore the British Isles, this 19-day cruise lands at major destinations and pastoral, often-overlooked settings throughout Ireland, the Isle of Man and the United Kingdom. Hone your skills at pulling the perfect pint at the Gravity Bar high above the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland. Learn about the 5,000-year-old mysteries of Scotland’s Stonehenge, the Ring of Brodgar, near Kirkwall, and sit back and sip a cup of rich Cornish Cream Tea as you admire the steep slopes and coastal views surrounding Kynance Cove in Cornwall, England.
Edinburgh to Dublin - 15 Days
The precipitous stone walls of Edinburgh Castle have defined the skyline of Scotland’s capital for more than a millennium, and even if you miss the many pipe-and-drum performances of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, or the chest-thumping blast of the One O’Clock Gun, walking along the storied parapets remains the best view of the city and the perfect place to ponder the courageous feat of withstanding 26 sieges. After exploring and shopping the Royal Mile during the height of Edinburgh’s Festival Fringe, you’ll cross the North Sea to scenic Sognefjord and glide between the sheer, 5,000-foot-high cliffs that define Norway’s longest and deepest fjord. Don’t miss a trip up to the imposing, 2,000-foot-high ledge on Pulpit Rock, and follow the worn cobblestones to Stavanger Cathedral, Norway’s best preserved cathedral. Gaze out from the stacked slabs that make up the village walls of Skara Brae, the oldest and most intact Stone Age settlement in the world. our adventure concludes in Dublin, where you can take in a pint of rich Guinness stout as you contemplate the 360-degree view of slate rooftops, church spires and Ireland’s rolling green hills in the distance.
Lisbon to Puerto Caldera - 24 Days
Nibble on briny Portuguese salt cod or spicy chouriço sausage as you relax among sundrenched tables at an uncrowded Lisbon sidewalk café. Cross the Atlantic with time to relax and connect. Take in Antiqua’s circumference from a seagull’s perspective during a high-flying helicopter tour of bright beaches, submerged reefs and unoccupied coastal outcroppings. Ride horseback along the surf and white sand in Aruba. Scrutinize the deep green luster of newly cut emeralds as jewelry artisans reveal the secrets of Columbia’s historic gem mining industry. Meet Panama’s Embera tribe and learn about their traditions and beliefs during a tour of the Embera Quera village along the lush banks of Panama’s Gatun Lake. Search a shady rainforest canopy for 3-toed sloths and rare white-faced capuchin primates in Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park. This exceptional cruise ends in Puerto Caldera, not far from the Costa Rican capital of San Jose, where you’ll discover land tour opportunities for trips to nearby rainforests and the green turtle nesting sites in Tortuguero National Park.
Vancouver to Tokyo - 27 Days
Spend 27 exhilarating days on both sides of the International Date Line among North American wildlife like bears, moose and caribou, calving glaciers in the Tracy and Endicott Arms, and stunning Japanese parks including the crater lake in Akan National Park in Kushiro. Your memorable Pacific port stops include Vancouver, Canada, 11 visits throughout Alaska and the Aleutians, and the final three stops on the other side of the international date line in Kushiro, Miyako, and Tokyo, Japan.
Athens to Barcelona - 14 Days
A perfect blend of antiquity and artistry, this 14-day cruise sails from the ancient ruins of Athens and makes a dozen port stops in Greece, Italy and France before disembarking among the contemporary architecture and gleaming, cosmopolitan wonders of Barcelona, Spain. Stroll the narrow streets inside the concealed medieval walls of Monemvasia, Greece and take an exhilarating tour of Corsica’s narrow winding coastal roads outside Calvi, France. From the Greek and Roman funerary steles - ancient marble reliefs depicting venerable people engaged in everyday life - to the vibrant and radiant impressionist paintings and dizzying mosaics of Antoni Gaudí’s Barcelona architecture, this is an ideal journey for passionate historians, art lovers and all seeking unforgettable cultural immersion.
St. Maarten to Barcelona - 22 Days
An Atlantic crossing offers abundant opportunities for catching up on reading, spa treatments and indulging in important passions that you keep putting off, like organizing to-do lists or outlining that manuscript you always plan to complete. You’ll also be fully rested and ready to explore Lisbon’s prominent landmarks like the alabaster-like Belém Tower, the elaborate grounds of the Jerónimos Monastery or the quiet corners of a wine bar serving fruity Vinho Verde or countless golden, nutty-nuanced port wines. Take an Andalusian-style side trip to Seville and discover often-overlooked Moorish influences in the medieval architecture throughout the 2,200-year-old city. Soar to the top of The Rock of Gibraltar and gaze down on one of the busiest and most strategic sea. Even if it’s cloudy, you’ll still be captivated by the hundreds of Barbary macaques, the last surviving wild monkey population in Europe. Study Cubist co-founder Pablo Picasso’s sculptures, sketches, engravings and paintings in detail near his birthplace in Málaga. Stroll the weathered 14th century flagstones and admire the circular, Gothic-themed architecture of Bellver Castle near Palma de Mallorca. This restful adventure concludes across the historic Balearic Sea in Barcelona, where you can stay up late to dance among the vibrant night life or sit down for amazing toasty tapas and seafood paellas among the countless cafés and airy sidewalk bars.
Barcelona to Lisbon - 15 Days
While Windstar specializes in finding little-known destinations far from the crowd, you’ll find similar solitude among Europe’s most popular destinations during this off-peak, 15-day cruise of the Rivieras and Eastern Atlantic. Wander unimpeded through neo- Baroque exhibits in Barcelona and Palamos, and skip the wait times at sidewalk cafés and seaside restaurants throughout Southern France and Spain. The comfortable autumn climate makes sunny walking tours in places like St. Tropez, Tangier, Tarragona and Nice’s Old Town still feel like late summer, but the paths, parks and cobblestone streets largely are all your own. The warm afterglow still lingers along Spain’s Ibiza coastline, so have your swimwear ready for kayaking and pack your shorts for riding Segways on tours of Cartagena’s Spanish castles and fortifications.
Barcelona to Rome - 17 Days
Indulge in unhurried pleasures among steep coastal cliffs, tiny vineyards and romantic villages throughout the Rivieras and Western Italy during this 17-day, autumn cruise. During the fall winemakers are racking fresh wine into barrels, and new olive oils are sampled for the first time. Stroll uncrowded avenues and discover fresh, distinctly nutty porcini mushrooms served fresh on pastas and sautéed into tapas at sidewalk cafés, browse open markets and inhale the fall aromas from ripe apples, plump grapes and early season citrus. Test your luck in a Monte Carlo casino, hike the desolate Crateri Silvestri on the southeast slope of Sicily’s Mount Etna, and learn about Malta’s noble heritage inside the precipitous medieval walls of 4,000-year-old Mdina — The Silent City.
Stockholm to Copenhagen - 22 Days
Bask in the longest summer days in Europe during this 22-day cruise through Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Russia, Denmark and Norway. Your memorable journey takes place during July, so count on long daylight evenings and early morning deck views of dizzyingly steep fjords, expansive forests, and rugged coastlines all the way to the North Cape. Shore excursions include wandering the Russian fortress ruins of Bomarsund on the Aland Islands of Finland, watching a classic ballet performance in St. Petersburg, Russia and walking Nordic style with trekking poles among the emerald hills and sheer summits surrounding Geiranger, Norway. Explore Scandinavian and Northern European cultures on a distinct adventure that expands far beyond sailing fjords and gazing at waterfalls.
Benoa to Hong Kong - 25 Days
Crane your neck skyward to catch glimpses of rare birds and primate flittering among Lembar Lombok’s jungle canopy. Brush by colorful trinkets and clothing among the cluttered confines of Probolinggo’s tiny shops. Sip fruity tropical beverages with smoldering Mount Bromo as a backdrop. Meander between exhibits and precious archaeological artifacts inside the cool galleries of Jakarta’s National Museum of Indonesia. Inhale the fragrance and wonder among the largest collection of orchids in Singapore’s Botanic Gardens. Learn firsthand about the struggles for independence in former North Borneo during an intimate and personalized tour of Kota Kinabalu’s Heritage Walk. Grip the reigns of a water buffalo among rice paddies near Boracay in the Philippines. Then snorkel and drift between pristine coral reefs and vibrant-colored schools of tropical fish off the shores of the Hundred Islands. Your adventure concludes beneath Hong Kong’s sparkling skyline, where you lose yourself among the world’s best shopping opportunities, or admire the views of Victoria Harbour from either the precipitous Peak Tower or aboard a tour boat transiting the busy shipping channels.
Copenhagen to Edinburgh - 18 Days
Sip trendy refreshments in Oslo’s Ice Bar, Norway’s only permanent ice bar, explore the Scottish castle of Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness and walk the Royal Mile from the Palace of Holyrood to Edinburgh Castle, where you can gaze upon the Crown Jewels of Scotland. This 18-day cruise features 11 port stops in Norway, Scotland and the UK, with overnights in Edinburgh and Oslo with extra time to explore these delightful cities.
Athens to Venice - 18 Days
Embark on your personal Homeric odyssey as you sail from Athens, cradle of Western Civilization, and explore the islands and shorelines throughout Greece, Asia Minor, Croatia and Italy. Board a small Mykonos boat and explore the remote temples and amphitheater on uninhabited Delos, a sacred place where ancient Greeks honored the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Discover authentic preparation techniques for fried Greek meatballs and tart, creamy tzatziki under the guidance of a Rhodes taverna chef. Walk in the steps of ancient kings as you inspect the living quarters, storerooms and archaeological exhibits throughout the Palace of Knossos near Agios Nikolaos. Catch a Zadar sailboat bound for a 5th century fishing port on the island of Ošljak and pristine archipelago stops in the Adriatic Sea. This delicious and delightful journey concludes among the canals and piazzas of Venice, where you can experience the classic and timeless romance of being serenaded by your gondolier along the Noale or Grand Canals that connect over 100 tiny islets throughout the Venetian city.
Bridgetown to Puerto Caldera - 18 Days
Enjoy three extraordinary vacations in one: A Caribbean beach escape, a historic Panama Canal transit, and a Costa Rican rainforest adventure. Watch Wind Star’s billowing white sails unfurl as you sail between small-ship exclusives like Bequia and Mayreau. Join the parade of ships entering the Panama Canal, with plenty of room on deck and quick access between vantage points. Step off a Zodiac onto a private beach fragrant with roasting barbecue and bursting with possibilities. And discover Costa Rica’s incredible biodiversity as you hike deep into the rainforest with thick humus muffling your footsteps and undiscovered species tantalizingly close.
St. Maarten to Lisbon - 24 Days
Bask among the Caribbean’s favorite beaches and attractions before relaxing on a transatlantic crossing so you’re rested and ready for European excursions. Throttle up as tropical greenery and natural beauty sweep past your ATV near Monterrat’s Foxes Bay. Float down a refreshing river on a tube near Roseau, Dominica. Dive among coral, crab, cowfish and clown wrasse in a pristine marine reserve with professional guides near Casteries, St. Lucia. Lift a paddle blade as you explore St. George’s unclouded coastal waters in a clear-bottomed kayaking adventure. Stroll the halls of Pagerie Habitation near Martinique’s Anse Mitan, the former childhood plantation of Empress Josephine before she left for France and married Napoleon. Board a private sailboat bound for a remote bay for secluded swimming and snorkeling paired outside of Les Saintes, Guadeloupe. With so many excursions available, this cruise is a perfect way to transition into the relaxing days during your crossing to Lisbon, Portugal.
Bridgetown to Bridgetown - 14 Days
Enjoy two weeks indulging in the yachting lifestyle as you explore new ports each day throughout the delectable Caribbean Islands from Barbados. Visit more enticing places over the course of your voyage, and stay late into the evenings allowing for in-depth adventures. Point the bow to yachting favorites like Pigeon Island, St. George’s, and Bequia. Go places that appear on very few Caribbean cruise itineraries like the modern-day Pompeii of Montserrat. Enjoy two of Windstar's exclusive Signature Beach Parties and two Signature Onboard Barbecues.
Lisbon to St. Maarten - 20 Days
Days of bliss crossing the Atlantic are followed by the carefree spirit of the Caribbean. You can look forward to doing what you want when you want all under the care of your ship’s attentive crew. Order room service for breakfast in bed or find a quiet corner to curl up with your book and drift to sleep with the rocking of the ship. Arrive in St. John’s refreshed and energized to introduce yourself to each unique port of call. You’ll want to keep a journal to savor your memories of pristine beaches, sparkling clear waters, friendly people and charming towns like Gustavia and Les Saintes enough to beckon you back another time.
St. Maarten to St. Maarten - 14 Days
Skip the usual Caribbean cruise stops and discover the small harbors, overlooked havens and most remote secrets among the Leeward Islands. Whether you’re looking for hidden shops, sampling new cuisine or seeking a local place to sip rum cocktails over the melodic beat of steel drums, this highly personalized adventure is an intimate opportunity to familiarize yourself with the lesser-known charms of Les Saintes, Anse Mitan, Pigeon Island and much more.
Bridgetown to Barcelona - 23 Days
Ideal for anyone seeking equal portions of relaxing time at sea and port visits, this 22-day transatlantic crossing features a combination of leisurely, uninterrupted sea crossing time balanced with the best ports in the Western Mediterranean. Board in Barbados, then spend time crossing the Atlantic and enjoying the romance of sailing as you make your way to your ultimate destination. Sip port wines in Lisbon, Portugal, browse wares in the bustling Grand Souk in Tangier, Morocco, and wander the medieval cobbled streets of Tarragona, Spain.
San Juan to San Juan - 14 Days
Indulge your passion for nature as you seek out unique wildlife among the more than 170 bird species in the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, or glide high into the trees in an open-air gondola above a Pigeon Island rainforest reserve on St. Lucia. Take SCUBA lessons in St. George’s, then swim with sea turtles and schools of gleaming fish, or snorkel through a myriad of ascending geothermal bubbles off Champagne Beach in Dominica. Browse one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry, local artwork and unique island apparel in the brightly-painted shops of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Take in trendy boutiques and find that perfect silk top or summer dress in Gustavia, St. Barts. Sip tangy, rum-infused fruit cocktails among the effervescent nightlife of countless cantinas or find your own secluded corner of a quiet beach for extended moments of reflection. No matter how you decide to explore, every moment of this memorable Antilles adventure is time well spent.
Bangkok to Singapore - 33 Days
Explore the breadth and depth of Southeast Asia’s attractions on this grand sweep of the South China Sea. Vietnam’s wild beauty and tumultuous history are on display during overnight stays in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hanoi. Soak up Malaysia’s colorful culture as you taste Malay-Chinese fusion food in Penang and visit a traditional kampong house in Malacca. Discover world-class snorkeling in the Philippines archipelago, hidden away in places like Busuanga Island and Hundred Islands that only small ships like Star Legend can reach.
New York City to San Juan - 18 Days
Start at the top: 102 floors above Midtown Manhattan at the Empire State Building, the epicenter of America’s largest city and the setting for classic movies, countless marriage proposals and breathtaking views of a skyline shaped by dreams and determination. Swig a spicy margarita at a wharf-side Newport, Rhode Island bar while being serenaded by windblown halyards pinging against barren sailboat masts. Spend a Baltimore evening on a haunting ghost tour, attending an intimate club concert, or shucking fresh oysters paired with bright, single-vineyard chardonnays from Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Delve into Bimini Island’s steamy mangroves and explore the miles of pristine beaches. Ride horseback through the mists of El Salto del Limon, the most scenic waterfall in the Dominican Republic. This unforgettable odyssey concludes among the narrow, blue-cobblestoned streets of Old San Juan in Puerto Rico, not far from the weathered sandstone walls of El Morro fortress and the azure waters of the Bar Channel. Sample local libations in rum bars as you realize there’s no better way to raise a glass to an epic getaway that offers both temperate and tropical port stops along America’s East Coast and the Caribbean.
Montreal to San Juan - 23 Days
The sugary, cinnamon sweetness of a doughy beavertail pastry overwhelms your taste buds as you stroll along the cobblestones throughout Old Montreal’s Parisian-themed shops, cafes and brasseries. Relax on a scenic horse-drawn carriage ride or savor buttery-rich lobster among Bar Harbor’s brightly painted boutiques and galleries. Amble along New York’s Central Park serpentine paths, or take in the skyline from a departing Staten Island Ferry bound for the Statue of Liberty. Sample regional wines from Long Island, Finger Lakes, and Hudson River Valley in a Manhattan wine shop. Brush the gray armor plating of USS Wisconsin’s imposing 16-inch guns on Virginia’s Elizabeth River, or admire more than 450 fragrant rose flowers at the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Then relax and break out your shorts and light cotton shirts for the sea days leading up to the warm beaches and mangrove mysteries in Bimini and Samaná. Your journey culminates in San Juan’s Old City, within walking distance of El Morro’s scarred fortress walls. Wander the storied streets where traders plied their wares or made idle chatter about the tobacco trade and worrisome pirates. Order a potent rum drink at a raucous neighborhood pub or request a fruit cocktail from a quiet, sundrenched table overlooking the harbor. It’s a perfect way to cap the unforgettable experiences on this extensive Atlantic Seaboard odyssey.
Rome to Barcelona - 14 Days
Steep orange cliffs bathed in the afterglow of an early summer evening, bright alabaster beaches caressed by azure seas, breathtaking vistas high above verdant olive groves and mosaic-like red terracotta roofs. Discover new perspectives and the true colors of the Rivieras during this 14-day cruise of small ports and stunning overlooks throughout Italy, Monaco, France and Spain. See the island of Elba through the eyes of exiled Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte as you explore his historic residence near Portoferraio, Italy. Walk or ride along portions of the Grand Prix circuit in Monte Carlo, one of the most prestigious and glamorous race courses in motor racing history. When you’re ready to relax, sample family-crafted French wines and olive oils from century-old trees as you take in the views from the Provençal hilltop village of Le Castellet near Sanary-sur-Mer.
Lisbon to Oranjestad - 21 Days
Find the best of the worlds of relaxation, discovery and travel. Let yourself unwind on the transatlantic days at sea, reading, taking advantage of the WindSpa and Fitness Center amenities, making new friends and feasting on new culinary delights and personal favorites. Arrive in Barbados refreshed and ready to discover the wonders the Caribbean Islands invite you to experience. Find the UNESCO sites of Historic Bridgetown and the Garrison, full of historical significance. Let the nutmeg aroma fill your senses as you wander the spice markets of Grenada, Discover the graceful flamingos on the beaches of Bonaire and pick your favorite carved door in Aruba. Come on a journey of do as you please when you please and create authentic and unforgettable experiences along the way.
Edinburgh to Reykjavik - 18 Days
Explore the finest small ports in Scotland, Norway, and the Faroe Islands (Denmark) before circumnavigating Iceland on this 18-day summertime adventure from Edinburgh to Reykjavik. Your first 11 days cover the shorelines of Scotland and Norway, stopping off to see Denmark’s Faroe Islands. The following week explores Iceland’s majestic fjords, imposing volcanoes and remote rocky reaches. Discover the challenges faced by Iron Age communities near Kirkwall, Scotland, sample almond ring cake and other Norwegian culinary delights at a historic farm near Bergen, Norway, and kayak among sea birds and urban artistry in Alesund, Norway. Iceland excursions include flights above waterfalls and volcanoes on Heimaey Island, detailed archaeological examinations of a medieval farm near Seydisfjordur, and relaxing moments immersed in the natural geothermal waters of the Myvatn Nature Baths outside Akureyri.
Bangkok to Tokyo - 47 Days
Take the full measure of East Asia’s charms on this 47-day voyage as you lounge on the spectacular beaches of the Philippines, sample Malaysia’s delectable cuisines, explore China’s treasure trove of history, and take in Japan’s stunning shrines and gardens. Rare ports like Ko Kut, Thailand, and Tamano, Japan, alternate with leisurely overnights in exotic favorites like Phuket, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila and Busan. With just enough sea days to let you catch your breath (never more than two in a row), this port-intensive journey shows you Asia as few ever see it.
Yokohama (Tokyo) to Vancouver - 27 Days
Few ocean crossings in the world offer the diverse scenery and wildlife encountered on this North Pacific crossing. Depart Japan and relax, reflect, and reconnect over a short series of sea days before docking in Seward, Alaska and eventually hopping down the coastline of Alaska and British Columbia to Vancouver, Canada. This crossing offers excellent opportunities to enjoy considerable time to explore ashore: Delve deep into the Ryusendo Cave near Miyako, Japan and study rare, long-eared bats living underground among emerald freshwater lakes. Meander among fisherman and busy shoppers as you sample morning-caught seafood at the Washo Market, one of the largest on Hokkaido, the northernmost island in Japan. Before turning for British Columbia, keep a watchful eye on the horizon for seabirds and calving white glacier blocks in the Kenai Fjords and the Tracy and Endicott Arms of Alaska.
Beijing (Tianjin) to Bangkok - 23 Days
Stroll beneath the gates leading to Beijing’s Forbidden City. Sample China’s Tsingtao Beer as you tour the original, century-old brewery founded by German immigrants. Ride a water ox carriage along the village streets on Ishigaki Island in Japan. Step aboard the fastest elevator in the world as you soar to the observation deck on the 89th floor of Taipei 101, the second tallest building in the world, or sit back and enjoy a quiet moment at a Chinese Kong Fu tea ceremony. Take in the glittering cityscape of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour from the Peak Tram Station. Ride a rickshaw through the clamorous cityscape of Da Nang, Vietnam or steep yourself in the dramatic history of the My Son Sanctuary, dating back to the 4th century. This exceptional journey concludes in Bangkok, Thailand, where you can remain in port for traditional Thai food or daringly different dishes like fried duck beaks or crunchy, black scorpions on a stick.
Lisbon to Athens - 18 Days
Rich with evocative history, unique culture and distinct cuisine, today’s Iberian Peninsula is the result of a complex confluence of civilizations. Contrast this extraordinary region with the rest of Southern Europe during this 18-day cruise spanning nearly the length of the Mediterranean Sea. Admire Moorish architectural influences in the walled port of Cadiz as you compare bready and clear regional ‘fino’ sherries with sweet, ‘cream’ sherries. Soar skyward in a gondola to the scenic vista atop Gibraltar summit. Gaze up at the towering walls of the Alcazaba of Almería, a formidable Moorish fortress overlooking the tiny Andalucian port. Peruse the works of Gaudí, Dalí, and Picasso throughout Barcelona’s museums, galleries and exhibitions. Pair authentic Italian cuisine with lip-puckering Limoncello adjacent to a bustling piazza or quiet, cobblestoned Amalfi side street. Witness the power of geologic instability as you travel inland to explore Catania’s Castello Ursino, a Medieval-era castle initially built on Sicily’s coastline 800 years ago. Float across the mirrored surface of an underground lake in the Caves of Diros far below Gythion, Greece. This exceptional journey concludes in Athens among the shadows of the towering Acropolis, where you can raise a glass of anise-scented ouzo among the company of family and friends.
St. Maarten to St. Maarten - 17 Days
Savor grilled chicken marinated in tart lime blended with hot chilies and fragrant ginger. Calypso melodies backed by the warm, bright pulse of steel drums. This 17-day Caribbean cruise throughout the Lesser Antilles islands is rich in sensory indulgences that go beyond orange sunsets and whispering palm fronds tousled by trade winds. Set sail from Philipsburg’s pastel-painted shops and boutiques to Antiqua’s horseshoe-shaped Falmouth Harbour, where you can golf, zip line or hike high above this tiny port. Swim with dolphins or ride a catamaran that takes you from Tortola’s Soper’s Hole to Norman Island, the inspirational setting for Robert Lewis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Dance or dine late into warm evenings during overnight stays in Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda. Seek out green turtles, a shipwreck and brightly colored tropical fish from the windows of a semi-submersible near Gustavia’s St. Barts Marine Park. Drift by the Buried City ruins of Plymouth near Little Bay. Grab a tube and float gentle river currents near Roseau. Ascend into the green rainforest canopy on an aerial tram near Casteries, St. Lucia. Snorkel among coral, small shellfish and dizzying tropical fish schools near Bequia. This remarkable journey concludes in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, where you can shop Front Street’s designer fashions, or take a tour of St. Maarten Island and taste distinct French cuisine like foie gras and escargot paired with Burgundian wines.
Barcelona to Athens - 20 Days
Discover magic moments unique to extended port stays during this 20-day cruise tracing the sundrenched coastlines and reclusive ports throughout Spain, Italy, Malta, Greece and Turkey. Wander along the long the curved walls of circular Bellver Castle outside Palma de Mallorca, or dine on tapas made from toasted bread topped with salty hams, capers, anchovies and more. Board a private Amalfi boat bound for the Moorish port of Positano, a remote haven for artists, artisans and discerning shoppers seeking one-of-a-kind stylish apparel and accessories. Wind your way through narrow, alabaster passages intertwining the outskirts of Mykonos before stopping for refreshing Greek beers at a late-night waterfront café. Step among broken statues in the former ancient port of Ephesus and dine by moonlight by the towering columns of the Celsus Library. Delve into the legendary labyrinth of the mythological Minotaur below the Minoan Palace of Knossos. Follow the aroma of fresh breads and local wines throughout the flagstone arterials of the tiny medieval village of Monemvasia. This remarkable extended odyssey ends in Athens, where you can revisit the Parthenon at the top of the Acropolis or seek out savory gyros, dolmades and keftethes among the dozens of eateries and cafés throughout the thriving capital.
Venice to Barcelona - 15 Days
Discover the culture, history and cuisine on both sides of the Italian peninsula during this 15-day cruise of the Adriatic, Ionian, Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas. This back-to-back cruise is ideal for optimizing shore excursion time in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Monaco, France, and Spain. Stroll through Roman ruins in Rovinj, Croatia, sample olives and smoked hams at a centuries-old family farm in Montenegro, or savor an unforgettably romantic evening dinner at Château Eza in Èze 1,400 feet above the beaches of the French Riviera.
Barcelona to Rome - 17 Days
Italy alone cultivates more than 350 known grape varieties for remarkable and award-winning wines, so spend some extra time familiarizing yourself with regional cuisines, distinct beverages and unique customs during this 17-day cruise from Barcelona, Spain to the French and Italian Rivieras and wayward ports on Sicily and Malta. Beyond vino is a delightful array of other attractions to experience, including the silent Greek ruins of ancient Syracuse on the island of Sicily, and a memorable Maltese working farmhouse where you’ll collect savory and diverse herbs for a cooking lesson and rustic rural meal.
Dublin to Reykjavik - 19 Days
Savor 19 days of sailing and adventures among the northern latitudes of Ireland, Isle of Man, UK, Norway, Faroe Islands (Denmark) and Iceland in this exceptional journey featuring 15 stops in diverse and scenic settings that range from remote fishing villages to bustling seaports. Wander the windswept northern Scottish reaches once inhabited by Iron Age families outside of Kirkwall. Watch nesting sea birds and listen to the calls of grey seals along the coastline of Spanish Head on the Isle of Man. And step inside the Rosenkrantz Tower at Saint Mary’s Church in Bergen, recognized as the finest example of Romanesque architecture in Norway. In Reykjavik, Iceland you can visit the stately white Höfdi House where Ronald Regan and Mikhail Gorbachev discussed peace in 1986 before sampling Icelandic meat soup at the Viking World Museum.
San Juan to San Juan - 14 Days
Whether you’re passionate about swimming among rarely seen undersea wildlife or the intricate cultures and intertwined European histories of the Windward Islands, this 2-week cruise offers the best combinations of charm, island heritage and natural beauty. Shop unique designer apparel in St. Barts, where you’ll discover a fashionable confluence of high-end brands normally associated with places like Madison Avenue, but displayed in an ambiance that’s anything but intimidating. Stare in wonder at the glow from miniscule bioluminescent organisms stirred by your kayak paddle during a tour of the Fajardo Bio Bay nature reserve near San Juan. Master the art of cooking with distinct spices like nutmeg, cloves, and allspice in authentic Caribbean cuisine while taking direction from a highly-skilled native chef in Philipsburg. This Caribbean getaway is the perfect duration for lovers of island life and those who want to spend more time exploring the Windward Islands overlooked by other cruise lines.
Singapore to Benoa - 18 Days
Drift the Singapore River and ponder side-by-side contrasts and cultural splendors between silver skyscrapers, green gardens and squat, red-roof family shops. Stay late with the locals among the palms and neon-lit restaurants and nightspots throughout Phuket’s Patong Bay. Walk along the shady stretches of the Kuala Lumpur Forest Eco Park, one of Malaysia’s oldest forest reserves and the only tropical rainforest within a city of nearly two million souls. Explore the Dutch Trail and Malacca’s oldest surviving structures, including the 1511 ruins of Porta de Santiago. Watch rare tropical birds warily tread near massive Komodo lizards, the largest living amphibians on the planet, in Loh Liang’s Komodo National Park. This exceptional journey concludes in Benoa, Bali, where you can wander wide, sandy beaches, sample shrimp and snapper in the shade of a thatched-roof coastal restaurant, or make your way inland to watch dances near the elaborate Hindu sculptures in Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park.
Lisbon to Edinburgh - 18 Days
Reenergize and indulge in ales, wines and amazing cuisine as you sail north along the Atlantic Coast of Europe from Lisbon, Portugal to Edinburgh, Scotland. It’s a 14-port, 18-day journey through some of the most storied vineyards and urban centers in the world. Drift along Portugal’s celebrated Douro River and learn about the early wine trade prior to sampling deep red aged port in a famed Porto wine cellar. Spend two unforgettable days among Bordeaux’s famous vineyards and sip tea and nibble on Scottish shortbreads and locally sourced cheeses in the tea room of 400-year-old Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull.
Hong Kong to Singapore - 21 Days
If excursion variety is your spice of life, this 21-day cruise of China, the Philippines, Brunei, Thailand and Malaysia perfectly fits your traveling lifestyle. Not long after leaving Hong Kong, you’ll arrive in the Hundred Islands, a pristine and protected Philippine national park offering some of the best diving, snorkeling and cruising opportunities in the northern Philippines. Tour the tombs, monuments and storied buildings of historic Old Manila. Dive or snorkel among coral-encrusted shipwrecks of the Japanese Imperial fleet from World War II near Coron in the Philippines. Gently float through large caverns on a subterranean river tour beneath Palawan. Look for napping crocodiles along Brunei mangrove shorelines as you navigate river rapids near Bandar Seri Begawan. Tour the largest Chinese Buddhist temple in Malaysia and wander the quiet splendor of hidden gardens in Penang. Sip and savor traditional Malay meals in Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman, one of the oldest surviving houses in Kuala Lumpur. This remarkable adventure concludes among Singapore’s impressive contemporary skyline, where you can test your luck at one of the most expensive casino properties in the world, or seek out keepsakes and souvenirs among the cobblestoned charms and delicious dining experiences on Burgis Street.
Barcelona to Lisbon - 15 Days
Whet your appetite for adventure over a plate of hot tapas and glasses of Garnacha red wine in the recesses of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. Venture into the rolling hills beyond the beaches of glamourous St. Tropez and wander the medieval village of Grimaud, the rustic feudal holdings of the famed Grimaldi family centuries before they seized nearby Monaco. Indulge in a long lunch at an uncrowded sidewalk café in Antibes or Nice, sampling French dishes of Charolaise beef tartare, duck confit and garden-fresh salad greens paired with blended table wines from the Côte du Rhone or bright rosés from Provence. Walk the red stones trod upon by ancient orators in the Roman Theatre of Cartagena. Ride horseback through pine forests and forgotten farmhouse ruins in the Mijas Mountains near Málaga. Soar in a gondola high above the beaches and terracotta tiled roofs to Gibraltar windswept summit. As the cruise ends among Lisbon’s fountains and yellow cable cars, seek out a neighborhood wine shop and raise a chilled glass of white Algarve wine or an aged local port to new friends and cherished memories.
Rome to Barcelona - 14 Days
Uncover the distinct and authentic culinary advantages of pairing specific olive oils with various Italian dishes under the guidance of the Maître d’hotel inside Portofino’s landmark Splendido Hotel. Roll the dice in a Monte Carlo casino or stroll along the narrow streets and tight corners on one of the most famous race courses on the Formula One circuit. Seek out the charming medieval village of Bormes Les Mimosas or the narrow cobbled streets of Old Town Antibes. Glide past walled gardens and centuries-old orange groves as you take a precipitous driving tour along the winding Golden Corniche through the French Riviera. Meander between the high columns and dust-covered scaffoldings of the Sagrada Família Cathedral in Barcelona, the largest unfinished Roman Catholic Church in the world. Or set out for tapas and riojas hours after sunset, when the aromas and din from lively bars and cafes intensify with the arrival of epicurean pleasure-seekers. There, among the ceaseless trilingual convergence of English, Spanish and Catalonian, you’ll find no better place to raise a glass to the satisfying indulgences on this Mediterranean adventure.
Oranjestad to St. Maarten - 14 Days
There is no better remedy for winter blues and early spring fever than this 14-day cruise throughout the Caribbean’s best southern ports and beaches. Ride horses in the Aruba surf. Sip cactus liqueur at a one-of-a-kind Bonaire distillery. Explore the Hato Caves on Curaçao, which were former 200,000-year-old coral reefs long before the island’s earliest human inhabitants transformed them into primitive homes. Dive among vibrant schools of fish off Grenada at Boss Reef or Purple Rain Reef, or take a SCUBA lesson in St. George’s warm waters. Sail off in a catamaran to a Tobago shopping getaway at the village of Scarborough. Golf 18 holes on the green fairways of Cap Estate near Castries, the only golf course on St. Lucia. Paddle a clear-bottom kayak on a guided tour through the scenic waters off Les Saintes in Guadeloupe. Throttle up on 4-wheel ATVs through cane fields and country dirt roads near St. Kitts. Swim with tame dolphins not far from Virgin Gorda. This remarkable Caribbean cruise concludes in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, where you can tour former America’s Cup sailboats, browse city art galleries and studios, or sit back at a cool café and sample spicy, smoky island creole cuisine like jambalaya, or pair a chilled fruity rum cocktail with warm memories of new friends.
Tokyo to Hong Kong - 22 Days
This 22-day cruise through Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and China offers an ideal introduction to the best travel destinations throughout Asia. Admire the quiet symmetrical grace of Mount Fuji as you ride an aerial ropeway up a mountain to the Kunozan Toshogu Shrine near Shimizu, Japan. Explore the research center at the massive Sangumburi Crater in South Korea, a geologic wonder featuring four types of distinct and remarkable forest zones within the former volcano’s caldera. Inhale the aroma of freshly crushed hops inside the century-old Tsingtao Brewery in Qingdao, China, and then take in a futuristic, high-flying Chinese acrobatic show in the bright, modern metropolis of Shanghai, China.
Benoa to Bangkok - 37 Days
Snorkel in the Komodo National Park, one of the most richly diverse marine environments in the Coral Triangle, or take a tour of the park and seek out Komodo monitors, the largest living lizards on the planet. Sample succulent mangoes paired with a refreshing cocktail in Probolinggo, Java. Drift along the Singapore River as you learn about the colonial architecture and early history of this important port. Wander among feline figurines and distinctly different cat monuments in Kuching, Malaysia. Walk the grounds surrounding Brunei’s Istana Nurul Iman, a two-million-square-foot palace with more than 1,788 rooms, making it the largest inhabited residential palace in the world. Float Puerto Princesa’s Subterranean River National Park in the Philippines, an exceptional limestone cave system that was recently recognized by UNESCO as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. Your journey concludes in Bangkok, Thailand, where you can dine on traditional and familiar Thai foods or try new temptations like spicy-sweet Chinese sausages—or even dare to sample red ant eggs from street vendors.
Bangkok to Hong Kong - 25 Days
Savor fresh gourmet seafood and sweet tropical fruits among the rainforest canopy near Thailand’s Ko Kut. Roll along in a rickshaw past temples and busy Malacca markets. Seek out rare birds, butterflies, and animals in a Malaysian lowland rainforest in Langkawi. Delight in the mouth-watering cashew chicken or simply inhale the spicy aromas wafting from a crowded vendor stand in Phuket. Step aboard a local outrigger in Coron bound for the best snorkeling destinations in the Philippines. Your journey concludes among Hong Kong’s brightly illuminated shops and busy streets, among families and savvy travelers perusing unsurpassed bargains from around the world.
Dublin to Reykjavik - 26 Days
Nights are either short or nonexistent when you sail the North Sea in early summer, so you see more in Ireland, the Isle of Man, UK, Norway, Faroe Islands (Denmark), and Iceland. This 26-day cruise winds throughout the northern expanses and smaller ports throughout UK and Norway before touching on the remote Faroe Islands and eventually circling all of Iceland, giving you plenty of time to explore storied Scottish castles in Portree, sample unique goat cheeses in Geiranger, Norway and ride charming Icelandic horses close to the Arctic Circle in Akureyri, Iceland.
Bangkok to Singapore - 26 Days
Set sail on a journey of memorable contrasts as you discover ancient traditions, sample elegant cuisines and explore breathtaking UNESCO settings in Malaysia, Brunei, China, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines. Indulge in diverse excursions that combine urban adventures with breathtaking natural scenery, including the fragrance of hundreds of rare orchids in Malaysia’s Kinabalu Park and the echoes of Puerto Princesa Subterranean River in Palawan. This cruise is an ideal choice for those seeking cultural immersion at places far removed from the familiar.
Barcelona to Athens - 13 Days
Indulge your senses in a 13-day island-hopping cruise that contrasts modern Mediterranean refinements with classical Greek and Roman architecture. After Barcelona’s vibrant artistry slips beyond the horizon, you’ll soon find yourself dining and dancing into Mallorca’s thriving nightlife, or venturing inland along scenic, undulating roads that host world-class training programs for Europe’s best professional cyclists. Sample local wines handcrafted from Malvasia grapes inside the rugged stone walls of Sardinia’s medieval port of Alghero. Relax on sandy beaches and explore the rural and relatively untouched surroundings outside Porto-Vecchio in southern Corsica. Imagine standing in Napoleon’s polished boots, pacing among rows of gnarled vineyard rootstock, contemplating your 300-day exile and plotting your escape from the island of Elba. Then sip tart limoncello with the locals in Ponza, a diminutive island that remains relatively unknown to anyone but the savviest Italian vacationers. Don’t forget to indulge in the honey-glazed decadence of pignolata and the countless lemony-chocolatey confections in Sicily’s sunny Messina before your odyssey concludes among the ancient ruins of Greece, the cradle of Western Civilization.
Singapore to Beijing (Tianjin) - 25 Days
Stroll shoulder-to-shoulder with international high-rollers among the sparkle and glamour of Singapore’s exclusive Marina Bay Sands Casino. Weave through the colorful clutter of Malaysian wares and trinkets in Kuching’s thriving Main Bazaar. Learn about ethnic Borneo traditions as you sample local warm-weather remedies and discover time-honored baking techniques. Snorkel Kayangan Lake, one of the purest lakes in the Philippines. Explore the unique tomb houses and ornate temples throughout Manila’s Chinese Cemetery. Swim, dive, or kayak on one of three developed islands in the Hundred Islands of the Philippines. Rocket skyward in the fastest elevator in the world before taking in the breathtaking perspectives from the observation deck of Taipei 101, the tallest skyscraper in Southeast Asia. Spend an evening ashore among the busy and thriving Shanghai restaurants dining on savory seafood and spicy noodles. This exceptional journey concludes in Beijing, not far from the storied gates of China’s Forbidden City, where you can visit historic temples, seek out sweeping city vistas and wander countless shops for unique gifts and memorable keepsakes.
Papeete to Papeete - 18 Days
Ideal for anyone who can’t get enough of Tahiti, this unique cruise features twice the visits to ports, so you have double the opportunities to see and experience what you love, and you can do all the things you passed up during your previous stop. It’s a top tropical pick among romantic couples, active divers and anyone in love with everything under the sun among countless blue Pacific lagoons. Dive or snorkel among vibrant and dizzying schools of tropical fish and friendly dolphins in the massive lagoon of Rangiroa, the second largest coral atoll in the world. Visit and learn about oyster pearl farming at the Anapa Pearl Farm on the west coast of Tahaa near Raiatea. Skim the turquoise Pacific waters off the coast of Bora Bora on a WaveRunner personal water craft as your guide leads you on a tour that circumnavigates the entire island, giving you expansive views of the steep jungle slopes of Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu from all sides. Whether this is your first visit or the continuation of a lifelong obsession with this idyllic tropical archipelago, this Tahitian cruise offers double the fun, relaxation and romance.
Hong Kong to Singapore - 23 Days
Stroll among the hidden spaces, narrow passages and lush greenery along the right bank of Hanoi’s Red River. Explore the ethnic contrasts of Vietnam’s 54-recorded ethnic groups at the Museum of Ethnology, or chew on stimulating red beetle nuts among the diminutive lanes and crowded streets of the Thuy Nguyen District. Then spend an evening slurping sweet soups and shopping among clothing, accessories and ceramics in the Old Quarter’s Hanoi Night Market. Examine intricate hand embroidery and centuries-old designs with unique detailing often compared to photographs in Nha Trang. Wander the scenic grounds of the Jade Emperor Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City, or seek new, contemporary perspectives from the 360-degree deck of Sky Deck in the tallest building in the city. Watch local rubber tappers work in a small rubber tree plantation outside Malacca, then explore charming Dutch-period brick buildings near the center of the city. Venture to the center of Langkawi and take a guided tour of a lowland rainforest that serves as a habitat for butterflies, plants and animals unique to this area of the world. This remarkable journey concludes among the vibrant city streets of Singapore, where you can shop among crowded vendor stalls or take a harbor cruise for a better view of the skyline and the triple-towered Marina Bay Sands, one of the most expensive and exclusive casinos in the world.
Lisbon to Reykjavik - 29 Days
This 29-day back-to-back cruise offers more than 20 port stops in Portugal, Spain, France, Ireland, Isle of Man, UK, Norway, the Faroe Islands (Denmark) and Iceland. With extra days spent in Bordeaux, France and Kirkwall, Scotland, so you have additional time for French cooking classes, vineyard visits, Scottish whisky samples and Iron Age archaeological site visits. Other excursion opportunities include exploring the labyrinth-like streets inside the walls of the abbey at Mont St. Michel, France, learning how to pour a perfect pint of stout in the Gravity Sky Bar above the historic Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland, and riding a cable car to the summit of Ulriken Mountain, the highest of the seven peaks above the port city of Bergen, Norway.
London to Barcelona - 20 Days
Escape the summer crowds on this autumn adventure through western France, Portugal, and Spain. With 20 days ahead, you have time to relax on sunny Costa del Sol beaches, follow the explorers to highlights along Portugal’s coast, and sip fine wines in France’s most famous vineyards. Tune your ear and your taste buds to the diverse cultures you encounter, from the Basque Lands to Celtic Brittany to Andalusia’s Moorish influence. And discover you can have delightful adventures even as your small white ship draws envious glances wherever you go.