Intimate Group Vacations

There’s nothing quite like traveling with a group of family or friends.  At Royal Travel Center, we put together some of the most interesting vacation experiences for our clients to enjoy.

These “Royal Gems” are unique group departures, typically they are intimate trips where we get to share incredible experiences together and enjoy the camaraderie of each other’s company.
Check out some of our special trips below!

Gems of Southeastern Europe

August 8-15, 2021

Escorted by Mary Lou, Bernie and Kari

Royal Travel Center is planning an exciting journey through Southeastern Europe and we hope you can join us!
We will be cruising the lower Danube on the AMA Verde through Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania.  visiting Medieval towns, and fantastic parks.  This sailing is a “Wine Cruise” which will include special tours concentrating on Europe’s wine history as well as a dedicated wine specialist on board who will lead wine tastings and be able to recommend wines to compliment your meals.
Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the Balkans making memories to last a lifetime.

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Colors of Canada and New England

September 12-22, 2021

Virtuoso Cruise hosted by Mary Lou and Jenny

Join us on this spectacular Fall Colors cruise from Montreal.  Enjoy “Leaf Peeping”, Gastronomic delights and cultural immersion as we cruise to Quebec City and Saguenay, Quebec, Sydney and Halifax Nova Scotia, St John’s, Newfoundland , Bar Harbor, ME, Boston, MA and Newport, RI before arriving in New York City.
This cruise is a Virtuoso Cruise, Mary Lou and Jenny will be on board as your Hosts.  We would be happy to tell you more about the Virtuoso Cruise program, contact us for more information.

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Southern Caribbean Seafarer on the Rotterdam

November 21 – December 1, 2021

Escorted by Jenny and Sven

We invite you to join us for a 10 night journey into the Southern Caribbean on board the Rotterdam.  The Rotterdam makes her debut in Europe August 2021.  Our journey on takes us from Half Moon Cay, Holland America’s Private Island to Grand Turk, Dominican Republic, Curacao, Bonaire and Aruba.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to sail on the Rotterdam for her inaugural season in the Caribbean, what a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving!


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Christmastime on the Rhine River and Swiss Alps

December 11-18, 2021

Escorted by Mary Lou, Bernie and Kari

Join us on board the AMA Waterways AMA Serena for a festive trip on the Rhine River from Basel to Amsterdam.  Enjoy all of the Christmas Markets along the river and the beautiful decorations and celebrations of central Europe.  Even if you have traveled on the Rhine River before, going at this time of the year truly makes for an unforgettable river cruise!

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South America Passage

February 18-March 4, 2022

Escorted by Mary Lou, Jenny, Bernie, Sven and Kari

We invite you to join us for a 14 day journey around South America on board the Westerdam.  Our journey takes us from San Antonio, Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to experience the majesty of Patagonia and the stunning scenery of the fjords, going around Cape Horn and visiting the Falkland Islands, all while making memories to last a lifetime!

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Gems of Southeastern Europe

June 20 – 27, 2022

Cruise the lower Danube on the AMA Verde through Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania.  visiting Medieval towns, and fantastic parks.
See firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art and let the melodies of the Danube carry you from one gem to another.

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Grand Holland featuring Floriade and Andre Rieu

July 7-18, 2022

Escorted by Mary Lou, Bernie and Kari

This unique itinerary has been carefully curated to ensure an immersive experience in Holland. The highlights of this small group tour are: Floriade, a once per decade floral and horticultural spectacle and attendance at an outdoor concert featuring Andre Rieu in his hometown of Maastrict, Netherlands.
This tour has something for everyone with activities for all interests, private guides, culinary explorations and will be a small group tour not to exceed 16 passengers.

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Classic Christmas Markets

Decmber 8 – 15, 2022

Escorted by Mary Lou, Bernie and Kari

Imagine yourself sailing along Germany’s Main river visiting fairytale villages. The scents of cinnamon and roasting nuts fill the air as you stroll among the market stalls enjoying steaming mugs of glühwein (warm spiced wine) and do as the locals do by collecting different mugs from each stall and town you visit. Experience quintessential holiday magic and learn about the legends behind some of the most popular holiday traditions.

Christmas Market cruises are one of our very favorite types of River Cruises!  We hope you will consider joining us on this holiday trip along the “Romantic Road” onboard Uniworld’s River Queen.

Stay tuned for more Royal Gems!

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