Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination- focused cruise line, has announced its German- and French-language cruises for the 2024 and 2025 seasons.
Luxury cruise Line Oceania Cruises has announced a series of German- and French-language hosted cruises for 2024 and 2025. These voyages are aimed specifically at customers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, French-speaking Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, French-speaking Belgium and Canada which will be accompanied by a guest advisor who speaks their native language. Oceania Cruises has selected fascinating global itineraries aboard its luxurious boutique ships – including Allura, which is set to launch in Spring 2025.
– Classical Greece and Italy, 10-day sailing aboard Vista departing from Athens on October 20, 2024, sailing to Rome. Guests can revel in lesser-known ports and cultural highlights in the Mediterranean, including Gythion and Argostoli in Greece, Kotor in Montenegro and Messina and Salerno in Italy.
– Maya and Inca Discovery, 14-day sailing aboard Marina departing from Miami on December 7, 2024, sailing to Lima. Culture vultures will discover the impressive history of the Mayas and Incas on the Marina from Miami to Lima. In addition to destinations in Mexico and Peru, the voyage also calls at dreamy little places in Central and South America and crosses the impressive Panama Canal.
– Tahitian and Hawaii Hues, 18-day sailing aboard Nautica departing from Los Angeles on January 8, 2025, sailing to Papeete, French Polynesia: Departing LA, guests will enjoy days at sea before visiting the Hawaiian islands of Maui, Oahu and Big Island, where nature lovers can experience unique volcanic landscapes and wildlife; before heading to French Polynesia, including a two-night stay on the romantic island of Bora Bora.
– Revelations of Japan, 12-day round-trip sailing from Tokyo aboard Riviera, departing on April 13, 2025: On the circumnavigation of Japan can immerse themselves in the culture and nature of the country. From the vibrant metropolis of Tokyo, they will visit sacred temples, samurai legends, volcanoes and the famous Mount Fuji on this enthralling 12-day cruise.
– Ode to Canada, 14-day round-trip sailing from New York aboard Allura, departing on October 4, 2025: Oceania Cruises’ Allura, set to join the fleet in Spring 2025, will cruise through the autumnal landscape of New England and Canada from New York, with highlights including Newport, Boston, Portland, an overnight stay in Quebec.
– Call of the Amazon, 25-day round-trip sailing from Miami aboard Insignia, departing on November 12, 2025: this enticing journey takes guests through the Amazon aboard Insignia from Miami via the Caribbean to Brazil. Crossing the mighty river, watching the colourful hustle and bustle on the water and life in the villages on the banks is a unique experience.
A cruise line for foodies
Oceania Cruises is a cruise line built by foodies, run by foodies, for foodies. The luxurious line’s boutique ships offer an elevated cruise experience, allowing guests to explore the world in style and comfort while enjoying unrivalled personalised service, and The Finest Cuisine at Sea.
All eight ships are primed with a selection of speciality restaurants, available at no extra cost, as well as fine dining offerings at the Grand Dining Room. For guests looking for a more exclusive experience, Oceania Cruises offers private fine dining experiences like Privée and La Reserve which thoughtfully curate food and wine pairings.
As the only true foodie ships in the world, Oceania Cruises has more galley space and more fresh food storage than any other cruise line. Plus, it boasts the highest percentage of culinary personnel devoted to the dining experience. To ensure the impeccable quality of each dish, Oceania Cruises has one chef to every ten guests; in fact, half of the crew onboard is dedicated to the cooking or serving of food.
Marina and Riviera offered the first-ever hands-on cooking school at sea, an element evolved even further aboard newest ships Vista and Allura.
Its new Allura-class ships, which are designed for a maximum of 1,200 guests, set new standards in terms of luxury. Vista was launched to global acclaim in May 2023, and her sister ship, Allura, will join the fleet in Spring 2025.
Oceania Cruises offers travellers simply MORE, with the following included in the voyage fare: a generous shore excursion credit of up to $1,400 per stateroom to be spent on tours of their choice; and a comprehensive beverage package available during lunch and dinner at onboard restaurants featuring dozens of vintage Champagnes, premium wines and international beers. Created to elevate the guest experience, simply MORE means travellers receive the greatest value in luxury cruising.