Rivers of the World Cruise 2023
CAIRO TO LISBON - 47 Days
Departing 20 May 2023, you’ll travel from Cairo to Lisbon over 46 nights.
Prices start from $59,999 per person for a French Balcony stateroom.
Set sail with us on our first annual Rivers of the World cruise, a 46-night journey across nine countries onboard five stunning Super Ships. From the glittering Nile to the breathtaking Douro River Valley, you’ll find yourself immersed in a plethora of enticing destinations on our longest journey yet. Discover two continents and nine countries as you visit Egypt, the Mediterranean, the Alps, Central Europe and Northern France all on one trip. Each of your five Super Ships for this journey is a gorgeously appointed floating boutique hotel, designed to reflect the destinations it sails. Our usual host of all-inclusive luxury amenities, plus Welcome and Farewell events, a dedicated Travelling Concierge, special surprises along the way and flights between each part of the cruise (Does not include pre/post cruise flights).
Ship: S.S. Sphinx
The Nile was home to the world’s first river cruises, so it’s apt that we start our voyage here. Join us as we celebrate our inaugural Rivers of the World Cruise in style at our opening event in Cairo. Then embark on the first part of your epic journey with luxury hotel stays in Cairo and onboard our newest Super Ship–S.S. Sphinx. Along the way, you’ll be joined by an expert Egyptologist and explore such fascinating ancient wonders as the temples at Abu Simbel.
Ship: S.S. La Venezia
Destination: Italy, Switzerland
Cross the Mediterranean Sea as you fly into the Swiss Alps to stay at the beautiful Lake Town of Lugano, situated on the border of Switzerland and Italy. Then move onto a land tour in chic Milan before setting sail on the Venice Lagoon and Po River for your cruise through Northern Italy on the newly transformed S.S. La Venezia.
Ship: S.S. Maria Theresa
Destination: Hungary, Austria and Germany
Cruise through the heart former Holy Roman Empire onboard a ship inspired by its most famous queen, Maria Theresa. Expect stunning natural landscapes, hidden gem villages and awe-inspiring regal architecture—which you’ll get VIP access to on such experiences as a private tour of the Schönbrunn Palace.
Ship: S.S. Joie de Vivre
Head to the Seine for the penultimate leg of our trip. Here, you’ll indulge in the casual elegance of Paris, enjoy sumptuous wine and cuisines, explore a unique array of charming local towns in Northern France and form a profound emotional connection with the historic beaches of Normandy. Culminate your time in France with an iconic show at the Moulin Rouge, sure to be a highlight.
Ship: S.S. São Gabriel
Destination: Portugal, Spain
Experiencing the spectacular Douro River Valley onboard the new S.S. São Gabriel is the perfect ending to this once-in-a-lifetime cruise, with no shortage of colorful cities and lush river views. Cap off your incredible journey with a land tour in Lisbon, during which you’ll visit the one-of-a-kind cities of Sintra and Cascais, and a glamorous Farewell Event in Lisbon.