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On a theme cruise, you will meet interesting people, gain knowledge and share experiences - often motivating and inspiring one another to greater exploration and a deeper appreciation of your shared interests. Plus, most themed cruises enhance your cruising experience by providing exclusive benefits designed to focus on your passions, including qualified professionals and an agenda with theme-specific programs and activities. You’ll engage in hands-on experiences, stimulating seminars and intriguing shore excursions. Expect all of the above and more when you choose your theme cruise with The Cruise Web!

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Featured Theme Cruises from The Cruise Web:




Avalon Waterways Beer Cruise

Avalon Waterways: Beer River Cruises

Explore Europe’s world-famous brewing history on a beer-themed river cruise through the Old World. Avalon Waterways offers a few beer tasting special interest cruises throughout the year, and each includes a variety of exclusive beer-themed activities and excursions. For example, you could tour the Hop Museum in Wolnzach (complete with beer tasting), visit famous European breweries, or attend onboard lectures and beer tastings. Guests interested in the art of brewing can attend workshops and discover how to pick the perfect beer pairing for any meal.


Avalon Waterways Art and Impressionist Cruise

Avalon Waterways: Art and Impressionist River Cruises

Cruise to the picturesque French countryside on an inspiring journey of artistic wonder. You could visit cities like Paris, Honfleur, Normandy, Conflans and more while touring the landscapes that were so often depicted in the works of Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet. In Giverny, France you could even visit Monet’s cottage and surrounding gardens. Fans of his masterpieces will instantly recognize the peaceful water lilies which add to the beautiful colors and scenery. While onboard, art experts will conduct engaging art lectures while you sail to your next destination.


Avalon Waterways Music Cruise

Avalon Waterways: Music River Cruises

If you have a special interest in music, Avalon Waterway’s various music themed cruises could be the perfect way to combine this passion with an in-depth vacation experience in Europe. Select music-themed itineraries focus on jazz, opera and symphony music. Jazz voyages are typically timed to coincide with the Vienne Jazz Festival (usually in early July) and will feature evening jazz bands onboard. Other music voyages could have you visiting the stunning Hungarian State Opera House, attending a Royal Waltz concert, exploring Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg or touring a violin maker’s workshop.


Avalon Waterways Jewish Heritage Cruise

Avalon Waterways: Jewish Heritage Europe River Cruises

Explore several significant Jewish Heritage sites throughout Europe as expert guides provide onboard lectures regarding Jewish history and the Holocaust. Highlights of Avalon Waterways’ Jewish Heritage river cruises include a trip to Prague’s Jewish Quarter, the Terezin concentration camp and special museum trips. It’s important to note that special Jewish dishes will be offered during the day, but kosher foods are not available on board the ship.


Avalon Waterways Wine Cruise

Avalon Waterways: Wine River Cruises

If you have a special appreciation for wine, then you’ll love one of Avalon Waterway’s many wine-themed special interest cruises. Highlights of these popular cruises include vineyard tours, wine tastings, wine lectures and more. Learn the ins and outs of what it takes to produce a perfect red or white, and allow an expert to show you how to choose the perfect pairing based on your meal. Plus, all of this will be occurring throughout Europe’s most renowned wine growing regions, so you’ll not only be learning from the best, you also be sampling the best!


Azamara Club Cruises Golf Cruises

Azamara: Golf Cruises

Azamara’s golf cruises are revered for their extensive tours to some of the world’s most famous and beautiful golf courses. For these exclusive golf voyages, Azamara has partnered with PerryGolf to provide everything from expert caddies to convenient golf club transportation. Their privileged partnership means you get to play amazing courses throughout your itinerary and enjoy a chance to attend the British Open at courses like St. Andrews or Royal Birkdale. Onboard, share your love of golf with your fellow cruisers and enjoy Azamara’s AzAmazing luxury experience.


Celebrity Cruises Top Chef Cruise

Celebrity Cruises: Top Chef Signature Sailings

Experience the excitement of Top Chef aboard this special Celebrity Cruises voyage. Meet the famous chefs from Bravo’s hit series, watch a cooking demonstration battle, enter into your own Quickfire chef’s challenge with fellow cruisers or take a private cooking class. Celebrity’s Top Chef Signature Sailings also include Top Chef Nights in the main dining room, giving everyone a chance to enjoy a special menu prepared by the Top Chefs. Just recently added to the Top Chef experience are Chef-hosted shore excursions where you can tour select ports of call while accompanied by Celebrity’s chefs.


Cunard Line Insights Programme

Cunard Line: Insights Programme Voyages

Cunard Line features a variety if voyages with unique programs of focus, including astronomy, jazz, theater, politics and reporting. On these voyages you’ll hear from best-selling authors, award-winning musicians, treasured artists and influential politicians. Cunard’s engaging lecture series will amaze you as renowned guest speakers share insightful stories from their lives while inspiring you to learn even more. When you aren’t attending one of the program’s lectures you can make yourself comfortable aboard Cunard’s luxury ocean liners, which hark back to the “Golden Age” of trans-oceanic travel.


Norwegian Cruise Line Music Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line: Music Themed Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line partners with Sixthman Entertainment to bring a variety of musicians aboard their premier music events at sea. You’ll sail to exciting destinations while performers perform both onboard and at select ports of call throughout your voyage. Past performers include Zac Brown Band, Lyle Lovett, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Mayer, Train, KISS and many more. Call our experts at 1-800-377-9383 to learn more about Norwegian’s music-themed cruises.


Seabourn Food and Wine Cruises

Seabourn: Food and Wine Cruises

Imagine an intimate cruise vacation from one of the world’s most luxurious cruise lines paired with the best food and wine from across the globe. Seabourn’s Food and Wine voyages bring this dream to life with a variety of onboard cooking demonstrations, expert food and wine pairings, themed meals with regional specialties, insightful culinary lectures and more. You’ll treat your taste buds to amazing treats before washing them down with handpicked award-winning wines. To kick things up an extra notch, you’ll enjoy onboard performances that further deepen the connections between food, art and culture in each destination.


Silversea Culinary Theme Cruises

Silversea Cruises: Culinary and Wine Voyages

Treat yourself – and especially your palette – to a spectacular culinary voyage you’ll never forget. With Silversea Cruises Culinary Arts Voyages, you’ll enjoy exclusive wine tastings, sample cuisines from some of the world’s best chefs and explore the destinations that provide the food and inspiration for their creations. Highlights include cooking demonstrations, knife technique training workshops, culinary competitions and a trip to the local market where you’ll help shop for fresh ingredients to make the evening’s masterpiece.


Windstar Grand Prix Cruises

Windstar Cruises: Monaco Grand Prix

Each year, Windstar embarks on a one-of-a-kind voyage to the Grand Prix in Monaco. During this exclusive experience, guests will have the opportunity to attend private Windstar Grand Prix events, along with two days of heart-pounding Formula One racing. When you aren’t in Monte Carlo enjoying the Grand Prix, you could be exploring cities like Portofino, Cannes, Portoferraio and others. Space is very limited aboard this unique experience, so contact our Windstar experts today to check availability.


Themed cruises usually sell out quickly, so contact one of our cruise experts today to check current availability and guarantee your spot on one of these unique cruise vacations.



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What's so great about The Cruise Web's theme cruises?

A theme cruise will enhance your cruising experience by providing exclusive benefits designed to focus on your passions, including qualified professionals and an agenda with theme-specific programs and activities.

Engage in hands-on experiences and stimulating seminars onboard as well as intriguing excursions and activities ashore. Enjoy workshops that allow you to demonstrate your newly enhanced skills. Expect all the above and more when you choose your theme cruise!

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