Enjoy a Feast of Flavors
Theres so many different options when it comes to cruising and now the cruise ships are starting to meld culinary vacations with cruising. Because what could be better than seeing new places and eating gourmet food. So here is a list of 5 our of favorite culinary cruises for 2020.
Australian Wilds & Beyond
Wine & Food Festival Cruise from Sydney to Singapore 2020
Crystal Wine & Food Festival. 17 Nights from Singapore to Australia. Discover Australia’s famously colorful reefs. Lose yourself in the Bohemian style of maiden calls Airlie Beach and Mooloolaba, and relish the beauty of Bali. From close encounters with koalas to cautious greetings with Komodo Dragons, explore your wild side. Crystal’s critically-acclaimed celebration of the culinary arts continues to attract the world’s top chefs, wine experts and mixologists.
“World’s Best” All-Inclusive experiences
Fine wines, champagne, premium spirits, bottled water, soft drinks and specialty coffees
Dining by Reservation™
Nobu Matsuhisa’s Asian restaurant and Prego Italian restaurant
Up to eight evening dining options including 24-hour room service
Early embarkation with champagne lunch, daily afternoon teatime
Open bar service throughout the ship plus gratuities for all dining and bar staff including housekeeping and Penthouse butler service
Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast Cruise
James Beard Foundation Culinary
8 Night Culinary Cruise. Venice to Rome. Sip fine wines and eat like a locavore, with Windstar delectable food and wine themed cruises. Foodies: get ready to indulge your senses with a glimpse into the art and flavors of incredible cuisine from around the globe. Hosted dinner with a James Beard Foundation chef and beverage expert,including wine pairings, demos by the chef of some of their recipes, shopping at the local market with the chef, wine, spirits, or beer tastings, shopping and tours with the Sommelier/ beverage expert (based on availability).
Explore the shores of Italy, Croatia and Montenegro, discovering the charm of Venice, the magnificence of Rome, and the vast beauty of the Dalmatian Coast. Wander down the ancient cobblestone streets of Taormina, travel up the sparking fjord to Kotor and bask in the allure of small ship cruising as your small ship anchors in the heart of Old Town Dubrovnik while larger ships only pass by. From remarkable small ports such as Rovinj to timeless cities like Venice and Rome, discover the Mediterranean’s most charming and historic destinations in one incomparable voyage.
Silversea Culinary Voyage
15 Night Transoceanic Cruise. Greenwich to New York. Every Silversea voyage invites you to travel deeper but this hand-picked selection takes your taste experience to a new level. Enjoy guided market to plate excursions with the chefs and gather a fantastic insight to the area and culture of the area. Join the talented culinary team as they share their expertise through special menus, cooking demonstrations and dinners that highlight regional specialties. With exclusive onboard and shoreside interactive gastronomic experiences, these voyages are a rare opportunity to enjoy select food and wine will surely whet the appetite of any epicurean. Relish the leisurely pace of a blue water voyage as you sail to far-flung lands. Transatlantic cruises mean you can arrive at your destination rested and jet-lag free.
Spacious Ultra-Luxury Suites – over 85% with Private Verandas
Butler Service – All Suites
Complimentary Beverages Served Throughout the Ship
In-Suite Dining and 24-Hour Room Service
Vineyards & Castles Voyage
Jacques Pépin Culinary Voyage
12 Night Amsterdam to Lisbon. Jacques Pépin will be sailing on a wine region intensive voyage with strong culinary, multicultural influences. Guests will be treated to specially designed signature menus, engaging lectures, culinary demonstrations and much more. This one-of-a-kind voyage presents boundless diversity by simply focusing on the most intriguing destinations within a few countries.
FREE dining at all specialty restaurants
FREE and unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
FREE and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar
FREE room service menu 24 hours a day
Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service
Free concierge service
Free gourmet canapés served daily in suites, bars and lounges
Free cocktail parties hosted by the captain and senior officer
West Coast Epicurean Extravaganza Cruise
James Beard Foundation
10 Night Vancouver to San Diego. Hosted dinner with a James Beard Foundation chef and beverage expert,including wine pairings, demos by the chef of some of their recipes, shopping at the local market with the chef, wine, spirits, or beer tastings, shopping and tours with the Sommelier/ beverage expert (based on availability).
Discover the delicious cuisine, wine and beer delights all down the coast of the Western United States
Stroll the many fresh food, flowers and handicrafts of Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market
Transit the mighty Columbia River and take a short trip to witness the cascading power of Multnomah Falls
Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge for two days in San Francisco with time to shop the Farmer’s Market
The overnights in San Francisco and Portland provide plenty of time for wine and food touring
Hosted dinner with James Beard Foundation Chef and Beverage Expert, including wine pairings
Demos by the chef of some of their recipes
Shopping at the local market with the chef
Wine, spirits, or beer tastings
Shopping and tours with the sommelier/beverage expert (based on availability)
Windy City Travel is Here to Help
Call (312) 951-0710 and let Windy City Travel help with your Culinary Cruising Adventure.
Trust in our travel professionals; let us handle the travel details so you can relax and enjoy!