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Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Destinations

Italy

When I was younger, I had the good fortune to spend six weeks traveling throughout Italy with my family. Having been up and down the ‘boot’ and visiting most places, I’m familiar with many parts of this country. I can tell you that after you eat real Italian food, you’ll never care to eat at Olive Garden again, and fast food pizza will never taste the same.

The marvel of the art and architecture in Italy are beyond compare. The hardest decision you should have is which port of call will be your embarkation point. From there, planning to arrive as many days prior to sailing as you can is highly recommended.

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Europe by River
Europe by River
Europe by River
Europe by River
Europe by River
Cruising - Viking River, Destinations, Holidays & Special Occasions

Europe by River

Visiting Europe by river is an amazing experience that you don’t want to miss. As you cruise along the river, every new bend contains stunning vistas. Breathtaking scenery and dramatic castles overlook the shores. While the ships that cruise these waterways are vastly different than their ocean sailing cousins, it’s worth it. The ships are much smaller and have minimal amenities. The goal of river cruising in Europe is cultural immersion at a slower pace. Christmas river cruises are extremely popular and are a once in a lifetime vacation. If you are ready to try a river cruise let us know. We would be happy to help you plan.

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Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
Cozumel Mexico
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Cozumel Mexico

Cozumel Mexico offers spectacular landscapes and shorelines with beautiful blue Caribbean waters. Cozumel offers wide variety of ecotourism activities such as zip lines, rappelling, kite-surfing, windsurfing, and swimming with dolphins. If this isn’t enough to keep you busy you might also enjoy snorkeling, fishing, golfing, and canoes and kayaks.

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Aruba
Aruba
Aruba
Aruba
Aruba
Aruba
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Aruba

Aruba is a beautiful Caribbean island, located in the Southern Caribbean. The island of Aruba is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Geographically it’s just twenty miles long from its northwestern to its southeastern end, and only six miles across. Notably Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are known as the ABC islands, and are often referred to as the Dutch Caribbean.

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St. John USVI
St. John USVI
St. John USVI
St. John USVI
Destinations

St. John USVI

The beautiful island of St. John USVI is the smallest of the US Virgin Islands. The other main islands are St. Thomas and St. Croix. The small island of St. John USVI is largely protected, since more than half of the island of St. John is park land. The forest shelters wildlife residents and migratory birds including cuckoos, warblers and hummingbirds. These protections keep St. John largely unspoiled and stunning.

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St. Thomas USVI
St. Thomas USVI
St. Thomas USVI
St. Thomas USVI
Destinations

St. Thomas USVI

One of the most beloved islands in the Caribbean is the island of St. Thomas USVI. St. Thomas is an extremely popular cruise port. This island typically docks its cruise ships in Charlotte Amalie, and from there you will get whatever excursion you choose for the day.

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St. Lucia
St. Lucia
St. Lucia
St. Lucia
St. Lucia
St. Lucia
St. Lucia
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St. Lucia

The beautiful island of St. Lucia is a sovereign island country in the West Indies, found in the southern Caribbean. Arriving in St. Lucia you’ll notice that the mountains appear to grow straight out of beautiful blue waters. The islands coastline is absolutely breathtaking. Marigot Bay is one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean. The island is covered in lush green foliage. Some of the beaches are tucked away in little coves, and are easily accessible by boat. You might even see a cliff diver as you pass by.

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St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
St. George’s Grenada
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St. George’s Grenada

One of the southern Caribbean gems, is St. George’s Grenada. This island is known for it’s spices, so make sure to pick some up during your visit. While the shops are mostly closed on Saturdays, there is still plenty to do. Near the dock is a fort that is an easy walk and worth exploring. For lunch we highly recommend BB’s Crabback. If you have the time to dine here, just do it. You’ll love it. Also an absolutely wonderful shop is Art Fabrik Grenada. Luckily they were open during our visit. If you are tired of the same old trinkets, seek this store out. Their wares are wonderful.

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Europe
Europe
Europe
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Europe

Europe is comprised of many countries steeped in art and architecture, culture and of course tradition. Of course, the food can be absolutely amazing. There are many choices when considering a vacation in Europe. Which country or countries do you most want to visit? What sites do you most want to see? Would you prefer an ocean cruise vacation or perhaps a more intimate river cruise vacation where you’ll get to see places the bigger ships cannot reach. Or perhaps you would prefer an all land vacation in one city. Whatever your choice, at Cruise Planners we’re here to help you plan your very own perfect European dream vacation. Don’t let the name fool you. Cruise Planners creates all sorts of European dream vacations every day!

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Western Mexico
Western Mexico
Western Mexico
Western Mexico
Western Mexico
Western Mexico
Western Mexico
Destinations

Western Mexico

The cruise ports located on the coast of western Mexico are wonderful. Geographically, these ports are located on the Pacific coast of Mexico. In fact, this region is known as the “Mexican Riviera” boasting beautiful scenery, delicious food and warm wonderful people. These ports are both inviting and memorable.

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