Christmas Holidays River Cruises Virtual Vacations

As we all know, this has not been an easy year with the pandemic. Many travel plans canceled and postponed.
I know many of us dream of traveling again.  International borders remain closed for most countries in order to control the pandemic.
I wonder what I can share to cheer you up and keep your holiday spirits high.

River cruise along Danube riverViking River Cruises is doing a series of 12 days of Christmas virtual vacations that features Christmas traditions around Europe and the World.
You can sign up and watch them over zoom during the live broadcast, or you can register and they will send you a recording if you can’t make
the time.  You can still view at your convenience.  Maybe have a watch party with your friends.

Here are a lists of them with a quick descriptions and sign up links.  You can use our agency info for the invitation!
Bravo Travel, Los Altos, CA — your advisor: Debby Leong  

I hope you’ll find these 12 days of Christmas events enjoyable and keep dreaming!

Reservations for 2021 and 2022 cruises are open.  When you are ready, please contact us and we can help you find the best cruise, the best itinerary and
arrange everything for you!  Put some hope and travel dreams back to your calendar!


Discover British Isles Explorer & Christmas Traditions of the UK
Dec 7th, 2020  12:00PM PT

Immerse yourself in the British Isles, with overnight stays in Bergen, Norway, and Greenwich, England. Discover Scotland’s legendary Highlands and Western Isles and the capital of Edinburgh. Visit the Shetland and Orkney Islands and contrast modern Belfast with traditional Dublin. Witness Welsh culture in Snowdonia. In England, visit maritime Liverpool, see historic Dover and enjoy a tour of London.
Sign up : https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5ylL1X7wTEKKyyRNy31ktw

Experience the Romantic Danube & learn about Christmas in Hungary
Dec 8th, 2020 12:00PM PT

Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. Visit historic Salzburg. Spend two days in Vienna, and celebrate the city’s musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this 8-day journey on the “Blue Danube” is one you are sure to love.
Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NKKZFer1SPOw3um-bH9t-Q

Discover the Danube Waltz and Christmas in Austria
Dec 9th, 2020 12:00PM PT

Soak up soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath. Learn to waltz at a Viennese dance school. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. Admire the Wachau Valley’s beauty. Explore lesser-known Central European cities like Bratislava and Passau. Witness daily life in an abbey on an exclusive visit to Göttweig. This 8-day itinerary reveals the best of these places, while cruising leisurely through spectacular scenery.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_caHVt9h5TfG3-557Y99h-Q

Explore Paris & the Heart of Normandy & Christmas traditions of France
Dec 10th, 2020 12:00PM PT

Explore Giverny and visit the beautiful gardens and charming farmhouse where Claude Monet lived and worked, the setting that inspired many of his masterpieces. Trace the footsteps of Joan of Arc in Rouen. Walk hallowed ground at Normandy’s American Military Cemetery and World War II beaches. Savor Normandy cuisine. This 8-day cruise along the Seine River celebrates history, art, food and customs in the country’s most dazzling urbane and pastoral settings.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6-TolZcNT3ar4w5JMqIFeg

Tour Viking Homelands & Christmas traditions of Norway
Dec 11th, 2020 12:00PM PT

Sail the clear waters of Scandinavia and the Baltic on this 15-day cruise. Enjoy overnights in cosmopolitan Stockholm, majestic St. Petersburg and scenic Bergen, and explore charming historic city centers in Tallinn and Gdańsk. Visit Helsinki, Berlin and Copenhagen and witness breathtaking scenery from your ship as she glides through majestic Norwegian fjords in the legendary homelands of the Vikings.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Hy6t9J08QduQFOR9zhLNjg

Experience the magic of Europe’s Christmas Markets
Dec 14th, 2020 12:00PM PT

A Viking holiday river cruise is pure magic. From Nuremburg to Vienna, Germany and Austria light up with Christmas markets offering hand-carved toys and ornaments, spicy glühwein and aromatic gingerbread. Celebrate an Old World Christmas on the Danube or Rhine.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UVc4PpRSRT2B_ew383ZonQ

Experience Bordeaux and learn about Christmas in France
Dec 15th, 2020 9:00AM PT

Discover the ports, vineyards, farms and forests of Aquitaine, once Europe’s richest kingdom. See Bordeaux’s fountains and cellars. Hunt for truffles in Périgord, and create your own personal blend of Cognac at the Camus distillery. Savor France’s finest oysters fresh from the bay at Arcachon. Sip Saint-Émilion, Médoc and Sauternes in their own ”terroir” on an 8-day cruise through Bordeaux—a region synonymous with fine wine and finer living.

Sign up : https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p99HqCn8QZqo4-7nka6vMA

Discover Tulips & Windmills & Christmas in the Low Countries
Dec 16th, 2020 9:00AM  PT

Admire the genius of the Dutch Masters at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. Explore Hoorn’s seafaring heritage, Arnhem’s World War II history and Antwerp’s Renaissance splendor. See colorful ribbons of farmland as Dutch tulips come into bloom. Sample Belgian beers and chocolates. Step into the Middle Ages in Bruges. Roam Keukenhof Gardens, the world’s largest floral park. The best time to see the Low Countries is spring, and the best way to see them is on our 10-day cruise.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jn_hZMsMTDy-W5auAo08XQ

Sail West Indies Explorer and learn about Christmas in the Caribbean
Dec 17th, 2020 12:00PM PT

Set sail on a roundtrip voyage from San Juan to explore the colorful Caribbean. Start deep in the heart of the Caribbean and avoid the long sea days associated with most Caribbean cruises—allowing you to visit more ports and spend more time discovering rich island cultures. Immerse yourself in the British, French and Dutch cultures of the Lesser Antilles as you cruise azure waters from Tortola and St. Lucia to Dominica, St. Martin and St. Thomas.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RE6xN9Z-TnamuBkncCe1zg

Sail Passage to Eastern Europe discover Christmas traditions of the region
Dec 18th, 2020 9:00AM PT

See Bucharest’s 3,000-room Palace of Parliament. Make banitsa bread with a home cook in Vidin. Explore Belgrade’s Ottoman and European treasures, including 6th-century Kalemegdan Fortress. View the Danube’s towering Iron Gate. Visit a Croatian family’s Osijek home. Witness Hungary’s daredevil Puszta horsemen. Behold Budapest’s grandeur. Once hidden behind the Iron Curtain, the eastern Danube still has secrets to reveal on this enriching cruisetour.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WhTtaXZUQsmVBRnKvwkmdA

Discover Christmas along the Elbe and German Christmas traditions
Dec 21st, 2020 9:00AM PT

Linger longer with multi-night city stays as you explore the historic sites along the Elbe and Vltava Rivers. Experience Berlin’s modern chic, Dresden’s baroque castles and Prague’s architectural gems. This journey offers a rich blend of traditional hotel stays, Viking ships showcasing their elegance as fine floating hotels, and scenic excursions. Unlike our traditional cruises, every night is spent in port, providing an opportunity to experience enriching Viking evening excursions.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hlmYQFUtQyipSGcWP08Dug

Experience the magic of Europe’s Christmas Markets
Dec 22nd, 2020 9:00AM PT

A Viking holiday river cruise is pure magic. From Nuremburg to Vienna, Germany and Austria light up with Christmas markets offering hand-carved toys and ornaments, spicy glühwein and aromatic gingerbread. Celebrate an Old World Christmas on the Danube or Rhine.

Sign up: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WTF64E7yTY2rm1WKEUcHNA

Again, I hope you’ll enjoy these virtual vacations.  Please contact us if we can help you with your next river cruise vacation.
Allow us to take care of all your travel arrangements so you can fully enjoy the experience.  Click here to get in touch!

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