2024 Summer Wine Cruise Activities and Excursions

All aboard the Marina sailing from Lisbon to Amsterdam June 13 - 24th! We're thrilled to announce the exclusive private activities and excursions Master Sommelier David Glancy has curated for our private group!
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Private Shore Excursions & Private Onboard Events with San Francisco Wine School

All aboard the Marina sailing from Lisbon to Amsterdam June 13 - 24th!  We're thrilled to announce the exclusive private activities and excursions, Master Sommelier David Glancy has curated for our private group!  

Oceania offers excursions & activities for a fee that are open to all 1,200 passengers, but the excursions below are private and available to just our group.  They will be personally hosted by David and expert special guests.  We will automatically register all guests for activities that are included in the price of your trip.  If you do not wish to participate, please let us know.  Some excursions below require an additional registration and fee.  Fees are all inclusive with admission, meals, wines, and private transportation as described.  Registration must be completed by March 31st. 

You may register for each item a la carté or save $200 by registering for "I Want It All" which includes all paid excursions.  Installment plans are available at checkout.

Onboard Welcome Reception

Thu, 13 June: On Departure from Lisbon

Meet your fellow cruisers for a cocktail in Horizon’s Lounge onboard Oceania Marina as we set sail from Lisbon.


Welcome Dinner in the Main Dining Room

Thu, 13 June: On Departure from Lisbon

We've reserved several large tables together to continue the meet & greet from the lounge into the dining room. Everyone will order individually off the menu.  We encourage everyone to bring the most interesting bottle they found in Lisbon to share.  Please note individual corkage charges may apply.

DINNER INCLUDED (beverage on individual checks or plans)

Port Wine Lodge Excursion with 2 Winemaker Led Tastings & Lunch

Fri, 14 June: Porto & Vila Nova de Gaia

We'll start with a winemaker led Cellar tour and an 8+ wine tasting including older vintages in Vila Nova de Gaia.  Then we'll enjoy a private group lunch with winemaker led tasting at a nearby restaurant. Finally, we'll have 90-min on our own to explore Vila Nova de Gaia before the bus returns to the ship. 

REGISTER for $475pp

Grandes Pagos de Espana Master Class, Tasting & Lunch 

Sat, 15 June: La Coruna, Spain

We're thrilled to offer this 4 winemaker led tasting/seminar with Grandes Pagos de España with lunch at La Rectoral de Cines where we'll enjoy the best of local cuisine.  This excursion includes transportation to & from the ship leaving time afterward to explore the port before our 6pm departure.

REGISTER for $325pp

Onboard Wine Tasting - Diversity of Bordeaux I

Sun, 16 June: On Departure from Bilbao, Spain

Join us before dinner for a wine reception & casual class with 6 wines featuring various areas & styles of Bordeaux.  This way, we'll be armed with knowledge when we arrive in Bordeaux the next morning. 


Medoc & St Emilion Grand Cru Classé Châteaux Excursion (Left & Right Bank)

Mon, 17 June: Bordeaux, France

Our private bus will whisk us to Château PRIEURE LICHINE in Margaux (Grand Cru Classé), followed by a walking tour of Château Margaux (1st Growth) on our way to a decadent 3 course wine lunch at Chateau Marquis de Terme, and our final tasting at Château BEAUSEJOUR BECOT in St Emilion (Premier Grand Cru Classé) before our scenic walking tour of the town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Both winery tastings will include mature vintages of the chateaux's top wines.

REGISTER for $475pp

Private Bordeaux Chateau Dinner

Mon, 17 June: Bordeaux, France

We're in for a real treat at Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere, Graves Cru Classe, where we'll enjoy this magnificent castle and dining in style with proprietor, Véronique Bonnie. It's a long day & night, but Bordeaux is what we've been saving our energy for! This is a treat not to be missed!

REGISTER for $400

Onboard Wine Tasting - Diversity of Bordeaux II

Tues, 18 June: On Departure from Bordeaux, France

Join us before dinner for our 2nd Bordeaux wine reception & casual class where we'll taste wines from 6 of the AOC's we didn't visit on our excursion to conclude our Bordeaux adventure as we sail to Lorient, France.


Wine Pairing Dinner in Polo Grill

Wed, 19 June: On Departure from Lorient, France

We'll indulge in a private 5-course set menu in specialty restaurant, Polo Grill, with wines from Grandes Pagos de Espana & pairings created by Master Sommelier David Glancy.


Calvados Orchard & Distillery & Classic Normandy Lunch

Fri, 21 June: Le Havre, France

Hop on our private bus as we take the scenic route to Calvados, where we'll enjoy a private tour and tasting at Famille Dupont in Calvados followed by a classic multi-course Normandy lunch at Le Vieux Tour.

REGISTER for $275pp

Farewell Wine Pairing Dinner in Toscana Restaurant

Sun, 23 June: On Departure from Bruges, Belgium

We'll celebrate our final time together with another decadent 5-course set menu in specialty restaurant, Toscana, featuring wines from the Languedoc region of France, elegantly paired by Master Sommelier David Glancy.  This will be the perfect way to end our trip as we sail overnight to Amsterdam.


Excursions that are not part of our private group, and open to the entire ship, may be booked through Oceania at https://www.oceaniacruises.com/shore-excursions

When reserving for our private group activities & excursions here, please add a note if you have any allergies or other dietary restrictions and if you have any mobility issues we should be aware of.