Collette is offering several 11-day Croatia and Its Islands tours between April and October 2020 that take in the highlights of Croatia's spectacular Adriatic coastline. Guests explore the country's rich history in capital Zagreb, and tour two UNESCO World Heritage sites (the Cathedral of James in Sibenik and Diocletian's Palace in Split) before embarking on a seven-night, four-star cruise from Split on MS San Spirito. The itinerary allows guests to explore beautiful small islands and villages, enjoy a leisurely swim at Golden Cape on Brac, and visit the luminous blue caves on Bisevo.
Phone 1300 792 196. See gocollette.com.au
SAIL AND CYCLE
European active-holiday specialist UTracks has announced new journeys in Europe for 2020. Among them is an eight-day Tuscany Bike and Sail journey by tall ship along the Tuscan coastline and to the islands of Elba and Giglio; and an eight-day Peloponnese and Saronic Islands Bike & Sail in Greece, an itinerary that also offers a family-friendly option. There's also a five-day Dutch Tulips by Bike and Boat journey that experiences the highlights of springtime in the Netherlands, including Keukenhof flower garden. Each journey includes exploration of the surrounding countryside by bicycle.
Phone 1300 303 368. See utracks.com
Oceania Cruises has launched its new European and North American voyages for 2021. Nearly all its 110 itineraries are new, with visits to 15 new ports from Eskifjordur in Iceland to San Sebastian in Spain, and some 70 overnight port stays. Among the highlights are 13 voyages to Turkey, in-depth explorations of Egypt and Israel, and cruises across the Mediterranean and northern Europe. In North America, journeys explore Canada and New England as well as Alaska. Several of the cruises focus on themes such as culinary discoveries, food and wine, and wellness.
Phone 1300 355 200. See oceaniacruises.com
Seabourn has announced a 140-day Extraordinary Oceans world cruise in 2021 that visits 60 ports across 32 countries and six continents. The cruise on Seabourn Sojourn departs Miami on January 3, 2021, sailing westwards to visit Central America, the west coast of South America, Easter Island and the islands of the South Pacific, Australia, Indonesia, and Africa, before sailing Africa's west coast, Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, and finishing in Barcelona on May 24, 2021. Shorter segments of the cruise, ranging from 21 to 81 days, are also available.
Phone 13 24 02. See seabourn.com
FLAVOURS OF ASIA
Ecruising is offering a 27-night cruise and tour in Southeast Asia departing on January 10, 2021. The Golden Pagodas to the Streets of Bangkok journey takes in a 10-night land tour of Myanmar followed by a 15-night cruise on Oceania Cruises' Sirena from Yangon to Bangkok, and concludes with two nights at the luxurious COMO Metropolitan Bangkok. Ports along the way include Phuket, charming colonial town Sabang on Indonesian island Pulau Weh, and Penang and Langkawi in Malaysia, as well as the cities of Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City.
Phone 1300 369 848. See ecruising.travel