Itinerary Preview: Oceania Cruises in 2017 and 2018

insigniaOceania Cruises has released its itineraries for Summer 2017 and Winter 2017 and 2018, including maiden calls in Iceland, Croatia, France, Quebec and St. Thomas. The season will also include the Around the World in 180 Days voyage aboard Insignia

Guests who book a sailing from Oceania Cruises’ 2017 Summer Collection or 2017-18 Winter Collection before September 30, 2016, can take advantage of OLife Choice, the line’s complimentary amenity package. OLife Choice offers travelers the chance to take advantage of free unlimited Internet access and a choice of free shore excursions, free unlimited House Beverage Package or free shipboard credit. 

The 2017 Summer and 2017 - 2018 Winter itineraries include the following seven maiden calls: Bastia (Corsica), France; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas;  Husavik, Iceland; Nantes, France; Nice (Villefranche), France; Rijeka, Croatia; and Sept-Îles, Quebec.


The newest addition to the Oceania Cruises family, Sirena will spend most of the 2017 Summer touring the Mediterranean Sea. Then, the ship will head as far north as Dublin, Ireland, on the 12-day, Lisbon-to-Bilbao Kings & Kingdoms voyage, before making a transatlantic crossing for the winter season. Several 10- to 18-day cruises offer such highlights as transiting through the Panama Canal, as well as sojourns along the Pacific Riviera and to the South Pacific and Australia.


Summer 2017 will find Regatta exploring Alaska, with an array of seven- to 11-day voyages. Following its passage through the Panama Canal, a series of South American itineraries will begin, including the 21-day Pristine Patagonia cruise around the southernmost tip of the continent. Other highlights include the 20-day Fascinating Fjords voyage, which will explore Chile, and the 35-day Celebrate the Americas, which visits an array of Pacific Riviera and Caribbean destinations, along with a journey down the Amazon River.  


The first half of 2017 and 2018, Insignia will sail on an Around the World in 180 Days voyage. The eight segments that comprise the 180-day voyage will also be available for individual bookings. One of the Insignia highlights includes a 28-day transatlantic journey, Picturesque Pathways, which sails from Rome to Montreal and a 20-day Northeastern Quest that sails from Miami to Reykjavik, calling on an array of destinations in Iceland and Greenland.


Northern Europe is the Summer 2017 home for Nautica, with a touch of the Mediterranean included, too. One highlight is the 20-day Trail of the Vikings voyage, which sails roundtrip from London, with several stops in Greenland and Iceland. Once winter arrives, Nautica will journey to Africa and Asia on a number of 15- to 30-day trips, beginning with the 30-day Marvels of Time cruise from Dubai to Cape Town. A featured journey is the 30-day Indian Ocean Jubilee, a holiday voyage from Cape Town to cosmopolitan Singapore.


Marina spends summer and autumn in Europe, with a blend of Mediterranean sailings, as well. The Midnight Sun is an 11-day roundtrip voyage from London, cruising to the northern reaches of Norway. Come wintertime, Marina will embark on a collection of seven- to 12-day Caribbean itineraries, such as the 10-day Cultural Mosaic, which calls on Ocho Rios, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Santo Tomas, Guatemala.   


Riviera will explore the Mediterranean, offering an array of seven- to 12-day voyages. Highlights include the eight-day Cosmopolitan Collage, which will traverse the French and Italian coastline and the 11-day, Barcelona-to-Venice, Fountains to Fortresses voyage. After an 18-day Transatlantic Traveler journey across the ocean, Riviera will spend the winter months sailing throughout the Caribbean.

Select Oceania Cruises voyages to Asia and Africa offer guests the option of a free three-night pre- or post-cruise Land Tour. A sampling of the Land Tours available include: Beijing & the Great Wall, an examination of some of China’s most renowned historical sites; Winelands & Wildlife, a journey from Cape Town, South Africa, to the Cape Winelands; and Roman Wonders, an exploration of Rome and Vatican City.  

Oceania Cruises also offers a collection of shore excursions, including the line’s Culinary Discovery Tours, which offer the opportunity to experience cultures of the world through their cuisine.