Friday, 16 May 2014


This summer, Crystal Cruises is taking guests backstage, behind the velvet ropes, under the hard hat and into the luxury kitchens, homes and cars of local European experts with six new “Boutique Adventures”—extremely limited-availability shore-side excursions not offered by any other cruise line.  The programme expansion will allow travellers to forge deeper, personal connections with local cultures and destinations in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy and Sweden. In all, guests can choose from 15 different “Boutique Adventures” during Crystal’s 2014 luxury European cruise season. 

2014 European “Boutique” experiences include private artist sessions in Corfu and Lisbon, opera in Lucca, private mass at Barcelona’s Sagrada Família, a Michelin Star-level cooking class in Sorrento and a VIP F1 party at the Monaco Grand Prix.  Fares for the half- and full-day excursions range from $109 to $2,259 per person. In 2014, 25 Crystal cruises of seven to 14 nights will sail through the Mediterranean, Northern and Western Europe and the British Isles. Until 30th June, all-inclusive “Book Now” cruise fares start from £1,931 per person. 

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