Setting sail: The most immersive cruising itineraries in the world

From Asia to the Mediterranean and beyond.

Brought to you by Oceania Cruises

Raring to travel the high seas and explore the world again? Now is the time to book your dream voyage.

Oceania Cruises has released a captivating new winter sale featuring incredible savings on a curated collection of select 2023 and 2024 voyages across Asia, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Australia and New Zealand.

Each sailing includes the curated travel experiences, high-quality cuisine, and small ship luxury the premium cruise line is renowned for.

With more than 65 unique sailings to peruse, there are destinations and itineraries for every type of traveller. To inspire your next luxurious getaway, here are the top three sailings on our radar.

Dine at Ember, a modern American restaurant onboard Oceania Cruises’ new ship, Vista.

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Tokyo to Hong Kong

Asia is a continent of contrasts. In Japan, densely populated Tokyo is equal parts a vibrant, modern cityscape and a resting place for ancient temples like the Senso-ji Temple. Meanwhile, expect bustling street markets and excellent fine dining in Hong Kong, or travel to the New Territories to see preserved wetlands and family shrines.

The 14-day Tokyo to Hong Kong voyage aboard Insignia (departing 25 March, 2024) encourages guests to unearth every angle of Asia. Stimulating shore excursions are designed to help you make the most of sightseeing at every port, from Kyoto to Hiroshima, Busan, Shanghai and more.

Tromso to Reykjavik

For an exceptional travel experience, look no further than Oceania Cruises’ 15-day sailing aboard Marina from Tromso to Reykjavik (departing 5 August, 2024). Cruising the Norwegian Sea on board a sleek and spacious ship, discover the pristine and natural beauty of locales including Norway, Iceland and Greenland.

Stepping ashore, marvel at the idyllic fishing village of Husavik,Iceland’s whale-watching capital, and join a day adventure to Lake Myvatn and Jökulsárgljúfur National Park.

In Greenland’s largest city, Nuuk, depart the ship at a colonial harbour and visit the National Museum to discover the country’s fascinating history. For a spot of nature-watching, this destination is brimming with seals, reindeer, arctic foxes, arctic hares, and ravens.

See Monte Carlo in the city state of Monaco on Oceania Cruises’ small group tours.

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Athens to Monte Carlo

Oceania Cruises’ 10-day sailing aboard Vista from Athens to Monte Carlo (departing 14 August, 2024) features 11 alluring ports throughout Greece, Italy, France and Monaco, with no sea days, making it the ideal port-intensive voyage around the Mediterranean.

Adventurous types can climb the Acropolis’ steep ascent to stand before the historic Parthenon temple in Athens, while art and culture lovers can see Michelangelo’s beautiful frescoes in Rome’s Sistine Chapel.

Onboard the luxurious fleet, gourmands can savour an array of dining delights, from pan-Asian restaurant, Red Ginger, to the Tuscan-inspired Toscana. With wine pairing experiences, private dining in Priveé, themed Chefs Market Dinners and the Culinary Centre’s immersive cooking classes, there’s something for every tastebud.

Take part in a farmhouse culinary experience in the coastal town of Civitavecchia, Italy.

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Oceania Cruise’s new Winter Sale which is live now until 1 September, features up to 40% savings on an array of select 2023-2024 sailings across Asia, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Australia, New Zealand and more. Guests can also enjoy the line’s new value promise, simply MORE, including free pre-paid gratuities, shore excursions, gourmet speciality dining, unlimited Wi-Fi, and free Champagne, wine and more.

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