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March 13-18, 2024
Roundtrip Miami, Florida
Join your favorite Broadway stars and luminaries on the second sailing of The Broadway Cruise, heading from Miami to Key West and Grand Cayman. Prepare yourself for 5 days of dazzling shows and intimate performances from Broadway’s top talent. Gain tips, tricks and trade secrets through immersive workshops and interactive panel discussions with some of the most inspiring creatives working today. Shine like the star that you are at Broadway Karaoke while surrounded by a community of fellow fans and theatrical thespians. With the luxury of a round-trip cruise combined with the fanfare of the timeless Broadway tradition, and the most star-studded Broadway vacation cast ever, you’re in for an experience worthy of a standing ovation!
Sail away with these amazing Broadway talents: Christian Borle, Kerry Butler, Reeve Carney, Matt Doyle, Santino Fontana, Cheyenne Jackson, Norm Lewis, Eva Noblezada, Steven Pasquale, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Phillipa Soo, Gordon Cox, Henry Koperski, Lorin Latarro, Scott Pask, and Jeanne Tesori!
Whether you're eager for adventure or you've got your eyes set on a relaxing day in the sand, there's a little something for everyone waiting ashore. Enjoy a 5-night vacation on a round trip cruise from Miami to Key West and Grand Cayman on the luxurious Norwegian Pearl.
June 15-23, 2024
NYC to Southampton, England
Discover Olivier Award-winning talent on and off the stage on this unique Transatlantic Crossing, in partnership with the Society of London Theatre and curated by Julian Bird OBE.
This unique Transatlantic Crossing will showcase Olivier Award–winning talent both on and off stage. London Theatre at Sea will feature spectacular performances and an illustrious lineup of guests in conversation about their careers, as well as talks on productions, how they are put together, and the theaters themselves.
With opportunities to be involved in dance classes, the on-board West End choir, design workshops, and a West End sing-along, you’ll have the chance to take a real look behind the scenes. Experience the very best that London Theater has to offer—a must for any theater lover!
June 26-July 5, 2024 or July 17-26, 2024
Madrid, Spain to Porto, Portugal
Visit an opulent royal palace, cycle through Madrid's historic Casa de Campo, and immerse in art at the Prado. Ride a 4x4 to an archaeological site; breathe romance and heroic legends in Salamanca and Guimaraes; navigate mazes of colorful streets on a bicycle in Porto; kayak on the Douro River; learn the origins of azujelos and Fado music; wind along scenic bicycle trails in Vinho Verde country; and sail to postcard villages, castles, winetowns, and vineyards in the Douro Valley, a winemaking region unlike any other in the world.
This ten-day tour of Portugal and Spain includes Madrid, Salamanca, Porto, and a riverboat cruise deep into the Douro River Valley for an authentic taste of life in a seldom-visited region steeped in a wine-making culture thousands of years old. Along the way, sightseeing choices offer an array of excursions and possibilities. Begin in Madrid, where you can get a taste of Spain at an historic food market, take a bicycle tour of the city's largest park, and peruse art masterpieces at the Prado. Explore the medieval university-town of Salamanca, where the gorgeous architecture seems to glow. Board a luxury riverboat and wind along Portugal's Douro River Valley, the world's oldest demarcated wine region, where you'll find miles of mountains and hills carved into vineyard terraces. Explore prehistoric rock-art on a 4x4 safari in Foz Coa. Visit medieval towns, castle ruins, and palaces, and immerse yourself in local history and culture, kayaking on the Douro River, and bicycling through Vinho Verde country. Ride a cable car and a three-wheel taxi on a sightseeing tour of Porto, an enticing labyrinth of winding streets and stairways, baroque churches and palaces, street art, and colorful bohemian enclaves, and cycle from the waterfront Ribeira district, one of the city's oldest, liveliest, and most picturesque neighborhoods.
Oct. 4-13, 2024
NYC to Southampton, England
Immerse yourself in the exquisite world of classical music on the 15th anniversary of this spectacular voyage, brought to you by eminent maestro Anthony Inglis, conducting the UK’s National Symphony Orchestra. Delight in an opportunity to watch two superb performances that celebrate classical music from both sides of the pond while gaining a fascinating insight into the world of this celebrated and charismatic conductor as Inglis shares stories about his distinguished career.
Start the week with a concert of all American music, including Gershwin’s evergreen Rhapsody in Blue. Then, celebrate the Best of British with a special evening filled with passion, color, and entertainment.
Away from the stage, you’ll be invited to listen in as Inglis talks candidly about his career. A chance to rehearse with the choir is another voyage highlight, offering you the opportunity to put your own vocal strengths to the test with the best and join the group performance during the evening’s show.
Oct. 12-19, 2024
Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Set sail on a cruise that paints a thousand words with celebrity host and storyteller Graham McTavish! This 8-day, Active & Discovery itinerary – part of our special Storyteller Series of cruises – will transport you through craggy cliffs and under storied medieval castles, along quaint, cobblestone villages and through the lofty landscapes of Switzerland, France, Germany and Holland n the Rhine River, where every hour is story time!
Whether you’re a his-tory buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the Avalon Choice® inclusions that speak to you! Join a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf and take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area in Koblenz. Aboard your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll pass through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breath-taking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Your Rhine River cruise ends in Amsterdam for a day full of activities. See the colorful streets and row house doors of Amsterdam your way—from a relaxing canal cruise to a kayak tour—all at your pace! Choose a painting class to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists.
During your cruise, your celebrity storyteller host will be with you, interacting during meals, happy hours and excursions while also providing special meet-and-greets, gatherings and performances.
July 8-15, 2025
Arles, France to Chalon-Sur-Saone, France
Optional: 2 nights in Nice and/or Paris
Take a wondrous journey through beautiful views of France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in the well-known French treasures and some hidden gems too! You’ll enjoy several onboard jazz performances and the chance to visit the Vienne Jazz Festival on your own.
Embark your ship in Arles—famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh and its 1st-century Roman Amphitheater, which hosts plays and concerts to this day. On a guided tour of historical Avignon, see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes—the largest gothic fortress in the world. The city of Tournon is beautifully nestled among vineyards and you’ll go on a guided walk of this medieval treasure with plenty of Roman ruins and a fascinating 16th-century castle. Lyon, France’s gastronomic capital sits at the junction of the Rhône and Saône Rivers and is a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture. Visit the popular Place des Terreaux and stand in front of the famous fountain you’ve seen on postcards.
I selected this itinerary for its artistic flair and delicious destinations - with a small group to one of my favorite wineries in the world! Nine Muses Travel clients all receive board anytime privileges and $100 on board credit (on ANY Virgin Voyages cruise)!
With a homeport only steps from Barcelona, Spain's diverse neighborhoods and the famed urban beach of La Barceloneta, you'll uncover hidden secrets from local market cooking classes to modern and historic art in this vibrant seaside, architecturally stunning European city.
One look at the southern port town of Marseille, and it's clear why Van Gogh was inspired to paint here. Go from France's second-largest city to scenic and historical countryside in minutes. Medieval villages feel frozen in time as do the Starry Nights.
Beyond the glamor of the film festivals and celebrities that give Cannes its much-deserved allure, lies a picturesque place to bask on brilliant beaches, sip locally-made wines, and breathe in the captivating nightlife of the Cote d'Azur.
Palma de Mallorca, the capital city of the island of Mallorca, is the perfect dose of countryside serentiy you might expect from a secluded Balearic island. Bike through picturesque villages, enjoy art in Valldemossa, or stop off at a family-owned winery with a history so rich you can taste it with each sip. One of my favorite wineries ANYWHERE!
You'll arrive next in Ibiza at golden hour for a catamaran sunset sail before jetting to one of Ibiza's famed night clubs. For those more into delicious than dancing, try an olive oil or local winery eco-tour, or just let the old city guide you.