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Enrich your vacation with Vantage's collection of deluxe destination enhancements, designed exclusively for our guests. You’ll discover a world beyond the landmarks and gain immeasurable insight into the culture and people of your destination. So join us … and make the most of your journey!
The charming fishing village of Cefalù welcomes you during this optional walking tour. This north Sicilian coastal city is known for its 12th-century Norman cathedral, an elaborate, fortress-like structure featuring soaring twin towers and embellished Byzantine mosaics. During our time here, we’ll pay a visit to this impressive cathedral, plus enjoy a delicious traditional lunch.
Due to high call volume, we recommend you visit MyPortfolio to book this Destination Enhancement. Don’t wait — these optional experiences are limited to a select number of guests and are selling out fast!
Mount Etna’s volcanic landscapes and lush wooded forests lend a unique quality to the soil in the surrounding area. It is this quality that gives wine grapes in this region their distinct flavor profile. You’ll sample the difference for yourself on this optional tour of a local winery that includes a tasting of several regionally produced varietals. On the round-trip drive to the winery, you can enjoy the unsurpassed scenery of this enchanting destination.
Set off on a full-day exploration of Barcelona’s best sites, including entrance to the La Sagrada Familia to take in the full scope of its interior beauty. This famed basilica is one of architect Antoni Gaudí’s most acclaimed masterpiece’s and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll also visit another one of Gaudí’s famed works, Park Güell. Constructed in the early 1900a, this is one of the most remarkable public parks in the world. Your tour also includes a stop at Mount Montserrat, site of the Benedictine Our Lady of Montserrat monastery and one of the most unique places in Catalonia.
Dig into the fascinating history and culture of Sardinia with a half-day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Barumini, from where you’ll be able to view the prehistoric Su Nuraxi Fortress and learn about the prehistoric cultures that built the Nuraghe structures found here. Then, visit the Giara Plateau and see the wild horses of Giara di Gesturi, a unique breed of small horses dating back to Phoenician times and one of the few remaining wild horse breeds in Europe.
Our onboard wine tastings are a guest favorite while sailing and have become a staple of both our ocean journeys and river cruises. Savor rich global flavors from varietals that span the best wine regions on earth, as our onboard expert explains the notes and flavors of each one. Whether you are a connoisseur or a novice, wine tastings offer the perfect balance of indulgence and fun, and are a fantastic way to expand your palate.
The optional activity is available on board your vessel.
Join our onboard expert as they guide you on a journey for the palate as you sample delicious, full-bodied whiskeys from all over the world. Taste the intricate barrel-aged flavors of your favorite small-batch Kentucky bourbon, try a classic 25-year-old Scotch, and enjoy local whiskeys from many of the regions we cruise to, all hand-selected from our private collection.
Our exclusive, onboard Chef’s Table Dinner is must-do for any traveler looking for an indulgent dining experience. Hosted by our highly-trained Master Chef, you’ll savor an expertly-prepared, multicourse meal that is sure to be a feast for the senses. This memorable, highly sought-after experience is only available on a limited basis, and you certainly won’t want to miss out.
A wine pairing dinner involves the delicate process of combining a meal with select wines with the purpose of elevating the flavors of each dish and providing a wholly unforgettable dining experience. Our skilled onboard chefs will create an exceptional multicourse dinner, with each course designed to pair perfectly with a chosen wine from our private collection. This incredible dining experience is available on a limited basis on every journey.
This optional onboard experience combines Vantage Deluxe World Travel’s indulgent Chef’s Table Dinner with our exclusive Wine-Pairing Dinner for a truly elevated dining event. Hosted by our highly-trained Master Chef and our onboard wine expert, you’ll savor a skillfully-prepared, multicourse meal where each dish is perfectly paired with a select wine chosen from Vantage’s private collection. This is sure to be a truly unparalleled feast for the senses, but it is only available on a limited basis. Reserve now so you don’t miss out.
Please Note: All prices are per person and subject to change. All optional tours are offered by Vantage Deluxe World Travel. Descriptions and scheduling are subject to change. Minimum tour participation is required to operate optional tours. Optional tours cancelled by passengers within 48 hours of the excursion are non-refundable.
Complimentary Destination Manager service on board ship to assist with all your personal requests such as spa reservations, hotel reservations, and other special requests in port