Celebrity Cruises Offers European River-and-Ocean Packages

Celebrity Cruises is offering European river-and-ocean cruise vacation packages. These Celebrity Explorations combine Amras Cruises river journeys with modern luxury ocean sailings. 

The 11 new river-and-ocean cruise packages offer guests the opportunity to explore Europe on four rivers – the Danube, Rhine, Rhône and Seine – and then by sea onboard a Celebrity cruise around the Mediterranean, Scandinavia, Russia, Turkey and other destinations. 

Ranging from 16 to 24 nights, Celebrity Explorations’ river-and-ocean cruise packages include: 

  • Seven-night Amras Cruises river cruise, including gourmet dining; select beverages, featuring regional wine and beer; fully guided tours and excursions; Wi-Fi and more 
  • Dedicated Celebrity Cruises Destination Concierge 
  • Flights to a major European city near the ocean cruise port - Rome, Italy; London, England; Barcelona, Spain; Athens, Greece; or Istanbul, Turkey 
  • One- to two-night luxury hotel accommodations before embarking on the ocean cruise 
  • Convenient transfers from the airport to the hotel and the ocean cruise port 
  • Celebrity Cruises Classic Beverage Package, including wine and spirits 

The European river-and-ocean cruise vacation packages offer 11 different combinations of six river cruises and nine distinct ocean sailings, including: 

Southern France Sonata with Greece & Turkey – A 16-night adventure that begins with a seven-night river cruise onboard Amadeus Symphony, through Southern France – including stops in Lyon, Viviers and Avignon – followed by two nights in Athens, Greece and seven nights visiting the gems of the Mediterranean aboard Celebrity Equinox

The 16-night journey departs Chalon-sur-Saone, France on July 2 and ends July 18, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. Packages start at $8,299 per person, including all cruise taxes and fees. 

Danube Waltz with Spain & the Canary Islands – A twenty-night vacation to seven different countries starts aboard Amadeus Silver II for a river cruise visiting heritage sites of Budapest, Hungary; the Austrian shoreline and Wachau Valley; and historic German cities. Vacationers then fly to London, England for a two-night stay before meeting Celebrity Eclipse for an 11-night ocean cruise to the vibrant cities of Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal and the Canary Islands. 

The 20-night journey departs Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 1 and ends Oct. 21, 2015, in Southampton, England. Packages start at $9,699 per person, including all cruise taxes and fees. 

Classical Rhine with Caribbean Transatlantic – Vacationers can enjoy some of the most breathtaking cities in Europe, including immersive visits in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cologne, Germany; and Strasbourg, France. The river cruise adventure onboard Amadeus Silver is followed by an overnight stay in Rome, Italy and a modern luxury ocean cruise vacation across the Atlantic Ocean on Celebrity’s newest ship, Celebrity Reflection, to St Kitts, St. Maarten and other islands of the Caribbean. 

The 23-night journey departs Amsterdam on Oct. 15 and ends Nov. 7, 2015 in Miami, Fla. Packages start at $7,499 per person, including all cruise taxes and fees. 

Seine Symphony with Israel & the Mediterranean – Guests can experience the French countryside in a new way by sailing aboard Amadeus Diamond and docking for tours of châteaus, centuries-old cathedrals, plus the beaches of Normandy. Travelers then spend a night docked in Paris, France and fly into Istanbul, Turkey to embark on a 12-night cruise aboard Celebrity Constellation to the historic cities of Haifa and Ashdod, Israel; Valletta, Malta; and Naples and Rome, Italy.

The 20-night journey departs Paris on Oct. 15 and ends Nov. 4, 2015 in Rome, Italy. Packages start at $7,999 per person, including all cruise taxes and fees.

For more information, visit www.celebritycruises.com

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