Want to enjoy a luxury river cruise and enjoy your passion at the same time?
Well, believe it or not, there are river cruises out there that can fulfill your desires from wine tasting holidays to luxury golf cruises. Whatever you desire from special interest cruises, there is sure to be one for you. So enjoy a unique travel opportunity to share your interests and hobbies with like-minded people. Below are a few more themed cruises to wet your appetite:
Culinary Theme River Cruises
Expand your culinary appreciation skills on a Culinary Theme River Cruises, where acknowledged chefs and food critics give advice on finding the best ingredients, dishes and accompaniments from the regions you cruise through, then taste samples on board to test your new-found knowledge. You will be dazzled as an expert chef on board prepares regional specialties, offering up plenty of preparation guidance and cooking tips. Those with a sweet tooth will also love the pastry demonstration with plenty of guidance and inspiration for your own pastries, followed by the chance to enjoy your new creations during a traditional Afternoon Tea.
Jazz Theme River Cruises
Jazz enthusiasts will love the Jazz Theme River Cruises that take in the exciting atmosphere and a performance at the Jazz Festival in Vienna, an annual event on the world jazz scene. Joining you on board your Avalon ship, will be a jazz expert to provide regular entertainment and give fascinating lectures on the history of jazz in France. On shore there's a visit to a local club for a concert and plenty of time to explore the jazz scene at leisure in the various ports of call.
Opera Theme River Cruises
Opera music lovers will enjoy the exclusive new Opera Music Theme River Cruises, on which local experts provide insights into European Opera music and professional Canadian opera singers perform a selection of works on board from the world’s most beloved operas. Shore excursions on the way may take in highlights such as the State Opera in Vienna and the Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest.
Art & Impressionist Theme River Cruises
Appreciate your love of art as never before on this special art-focused cruise. In Paris, a local expert guides you through Musée d’Orsay to see its incredible collection of masterpieces. Marvel at Rouen’s lovely cathedral and perhaps visit another of Monet's inspirations at the gardens at Giverny. Also admire works by artists at Montmartre’s Place du Terte, and attend special on board art lectures from a local art expert.
Wellness Theme River Cruise
For the perfect feel good factor, cruise into total body wellness with the dedicated Wellness Theme Cruise and start your mornings with on board exercise programmes featuring stretching and yoga; attend helpful lectures on healthy lifestyles and enjoy healthy but delicious dining options.
WWI History Theme River Cruises
It's been a hundred years since the start of World War I, and this dedicated World War I History departure focuses on the 'Great War' which claimed more than 9 million lives. Visit some of the most famous and shocking theatres of war and learn little known facts during the fascinating on board lectures.