Travel to France’s legendary wine capital, Bordeaux. Iconic châteaux, timeless vineyards and delicious wine tastings are plentiful as you visit Libourne, Blaye, Bourg, Pauillac and Cadillac. This trip is a must for anyone interested in the best of French culture, lifestyle, wine and food.
Rambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions and to Port country— the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. Sail roundtrip from Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges”; visit Regua, the ‘capital’ of the Douro Valley; and marvel at Salamanca, the UNESCOdesignated “Golden City.” Taste wines from historic wineries and soak up the genuine beauty of one of Europe’s most unadulterated landscapes.
Your journey along the Magdalena River will include stops in Nueva Venecia, Santa Barbara de Pinto, Mompox, and Barranquilla, where you will enjoy a special Carnaval celebration. Widely considered one of Colombia’s most important folkloric celebrations, the Carnaval of Barranquilla has also been declared a UNESCO Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, and you will get to revel in this truly authentic experience as you learn the Carnaval’s motto: Quien lo vive, es quien lo goza (Those who live it are those who enjoy it).
Embark on your journey along the magical Magdalena River. Step aboard a world of unparalleled experiences and be warmly welcomed aboard a stunning, newly designed AmaMagdalena, an intimate 60-passenger river cruise ship offering the luxury of space and sweeping views as you cruise Colombia’s Magdalena River. Each morning you will wake up to a new view each day in one of Colombia’s fascinating destinations.