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Destination Immersion

As Destination Specialists, the experts at Oceania Cruises bring you the vast treasures of the world in a way that no one else can. Calling on over 450 spectacular ports around the globe, our voyages invite you to discover the world as you’ve always dreamed. Travel to the most vibrant and renowned destinations with our intimate and luxurious ships, which call on smaller ports and remote harbors that larger vessels simply cannot. With evening departures and more overnight stays, explore each fascinating location more fully.

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Inspired Wonders

    Whether sailing among the enchanting Baltics or along the picturesque Amalfi Coast, an inspired collection of diverse European explorations awaits. Uncover the Old World’s most fascinating corners with our boutique and lesser-known ports, explore the best of Europe’s western wine country and take advantage of coveted journeys in the Eastern Mediterranean. Farther north, delight in the glorious castles and storybook villages of the Baltics and Scandinavia. As you enjoy imaginative destination experiences around the world, savor The Finest Cuisine at Sea™ and relax aboard Oceania Cruises’ intimate and luxurious ships. Whether you choose to explore the land of the Midnight Sun, the sun-drenched French and Italian Rivieras or the fabled antiquities of the Eastern Mediterranean, you’ll uncover the rich cultures and cuisines of Europe like never before aboard Oceania Cruises.

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    Endless Adventures

    • Destination-intensive itineraries ranging from 7 to 180 days
    • Overnight and extended stays in many ports allow for in-depth exploration and easygoing touring
    • A refreshing mix of popular destinations, boutique ports and seaside villages
    • Extensive variety of small group shore excursions focused on culture, history, adventure and cuisine
    • Enjoy cocktails, dinners ashore or full-day excursions with late evening departures on many voyages

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    Shore Excursions

    Our expert team of Destination Specialists curates imaginative destination experiences in more than 450 awe-inspiring ports around the globe, inviting you to experience the unique essence of each as you sail the world. In each of our ports, our shore excursions bring you original experiences designed for seasoned travelers seeking a slice of the local culture. Whether you love active outdoor adventures, explorations that delve into the region’s fascinating history or experiences that offer a taste of the local cuisine and cultural traditions, our shore excursions will introduce you to the best of the destination.

    Culinary Discovery Tours

    Epicurean Explorations

    Widely recognized for its groundbreaking culinary enrichment both aboard its ships and ashore, Oceania Cruises brings you exclusive Culinary Discovery Tours™ on board Marina and Riviera, which offer an insider’s experience of the local culinary scene and the secrets of authentic regional cuisine during your day ashore. Tour colorful traditional markets, dine at renowned restaurants and then hone your skills back on board at The Culinary Center. Whether it’s joining a cooking demonstration at a Venetian master chef’s private villa or traveling off the beaten path to a stunning biodynamic farm on Tortola, Oceania Cruises connects you with the culinary culture wherever you travel.

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      Culinary Discovery Tours

      Our unique Culinary Discovery Tours™ offer the opportunity to experience firsthand the culinary culture of worldwide destinations. In local markets you will find the colorful produce, fresh fish and exotic spices used in traditional recipes that inspire people to gather around the table. Accompanied by a master chef, tour a winery in Madeira or a fish market in Rio de Janeiro, taste the authentic flavors of a region, learn techniques in local cooking classes and then hone your skills at The Culinary Center.

    Wellness

    Mind, Body & Soul

    Take advantage of the time during your Oceania Cruises voyage to focus on one of the elements that matters the most in life - your wellness. Elevate your well-being to new heights with our new and unrivaled array of wellness options aboard our ships. Our exclusive shore excursion series, Wellness Tours inspired by Canyon Ranch, combined with our expansive vegan menus and free yoga, Pilates, and other fitness classes at the Canyon Ranch® Spa, offer you the chance to discover a blissful, fully-integrated wellness retreat at sea.

    • Wellness Tours

      Wellness Tours

      Our exclusive collection of wellness and healthy living tours invites you to nourish your mind, body and spirit in hand-picked locales across Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and beyond. Unique and innovative excursions unify culture, alluring destinations and healthy living into memorable and rejuvenating travel experiences. These immersive well-being explorations ashore bring you everything from tai chi in tranquil French gardens to an afternoon at a traditional Vietnamese tea-house.

    Food & Wine Tours

    By Food & Wine Trails

    Oceania Cruises is proud to partner with Food & Wine Trails, America’s foremost culinary travel company. Food & Wine tours visit sites not typically offered by mainstream travel suppliers. Their tours are always led by a knowledgeable, English-speaking sommelier, wine or food expert, cooking instructor or chef, who enjoys introducing visitors to some of the best and most authentic food and wine of their region.

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      Food & Wine Tours

      Each Food & Wine Trails tour is led or organized by a local culinary expert – sommeliers, chefs and wine writers – to provide you with unique insights and a behind-the-scenes experience. They will take you off the beaten path and introduce you to the best of their region.

    Go Local Tours

    The Ultimate Destination Experience

    Our groundbreaking new Go Local excursions are immersive destination tours that invite you to embed yourself in the fabric of the local communities for engaging, one-of-a-kind experiences. On more than 120 tours across Europe, Alaska and South America, you will be welcomed into homes and businesses and immersed in the local way of life. You’ll have the chance to engage with local artisans, craftsmen, religious figures and other individuals. You’ll learn generations-old traditions and become part of a local family. You’ll experience the destination on an entirely new level and leave feeling connected to the place – and changed.

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      Go Local Tours

      These distinctive tours explore well beyond the typical tourist sights and provide a unique perspective on the local culture, cuisine and day-to-day lives of communities. The ultimate destination experience, these enriching excursions offer you the opportunity to bond with locals, ranging from spending a day in the life of a shepherd in the Basque countryside to enjoying a traditional Argentine dinner at a local’s residence to joining a Matryoshka painting master class in St. Petersburg.
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    Pre- and Post-Hotel Programs

    The first day of a fabulous Oceania Cruises vacation can never come soon enough, and once you've begun your magnificent journey, you'll wish it would never end. A hotel stay lets you further explore the vibrant cities in which our itineraries commence and conclude.

    Extend your vacation in one of the luxurious hotels featured in our Pre- and Post-Cruise Classic Hotel Program. With this exceptional program, Oceania Cruises painstakingly selects each world-class hotel for its superb location, ambiance, standards of service, cuisine and amenities. You’ll also have the services of our exclusive Oceania Cruises hospitality desk available to assist you in the lobby of each hotel. Many of our selected hotels have garnered accolades from such prestigious organizations as Michelin and AAA and have been recognized by such prized publications as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.

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    Land Programs

    With more than 80 pre-, post-, and mid-cruise land tours to choose from, you have an abundance of opportunities to explore historic cities, visit fabled landmarks and witness wonders of nature firsthand.

    Lasting from one to five nights, offerings range from overnight experiences in the world’s most exciting metropolises such as Hong Kong, Sydney, London and Cape Town to overland explorations of Angkor Wat and Chang Mai. Whether you’re dreaming of a luxury safari on Africa’s most sought-after private reserve, an adventure into the Arabian Desert, or even an expedition into the Himalayan Mountains, our diverse land tour collection has the perfect option for you.

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    450+ Destinations to Explore

    A spectacular menagerie of diverse and exotic destinations, your world is just waiting to be discovered, and there is no better way to explore it than on the elegant ships of Oceania Cruises. Our unique itineraries are specifically designed to showcase the most fascinating destinations across the globe. As Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Sirena, Marina and Riviera are all intimate and luxurious, each ship can call on the world’s most desirable ports, from historic cities to modern meccas to charming seaside villages nestled along sparkling coastlines. On a voyage with Oceania Cruises, each day offers the exciting opportunity to experience the history, culture, art and cuisine of a wondrous new destination.
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