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Which Riviera is Right for Me? French or Italian?

Travel professionals get this question a lot: “Should I visit the French OR Italian Riviera? I don’t have time for both.” Well, both are beautiful and glamorous. Both have delicious cuisine (Salade Niçoise vs. Fresh Pasta with Ligurian Basil Pesto). Both have scrumptious local wine (rosés in France vs. white wines from Vermentino grapes in …

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Considering a Cruise in Europe? Don’t Miss This Sale.

Just in time for summer, we are very excited to announce our largest savings on Windstar itineraries in Europe, ever! Our brand new “Pick Your Perk in Europe” promotion is live, meaning if you weren’t sure whether to take a trip to Europe this summer/fall, the choice just got a lot easier. The “Pick Your …

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Wine Tasting in Brown Castle

A Walking Tour & Wine Tasting at Brown Castle – a Windstar Shore Excursion

The Walking Tour & Wine Tasting at the Brown Castle in the picturesque village of Portofino is quickly becoming a Windstar favorite. The tour begins at the landing pier, where your guide takes you through the narrow streets of Portofino, lined with beautiful villas and gardens full of tropical plants and Mediterranean olive trees. Climbing …

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Windstar Cruises Appoints ‘Influential Woman in Travel’ as Godmother

Wendy Perrin Named Godmother of Windstar’s Star Breeze Yacht Windstar Cruises is pleased to announce the appointment of travel influencer Wendy Perrin as Godmother of the fleet’s newest yacht, the Star Breeze. The company is adding two yachts to its fleet in May of 2015, including the 212-passenger Star Breeze and Star Legend. The addition …

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Star Pride Inaugural Voyage: A Day In Portofino

Joe Duckett, Windstar’s Vice President of Marketing and Sales, is currently on board the inaugural voyage of Star Pride. Today he enjoyed one of Windstar’s shore excursions in Portofino, Italy: the Walking Tour & Wine Tasting in Castle Brown. Joe shares his experience below.   We are over halfway through Star Pride’s maiden voyage. Today, …

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Local Dining Tips: Portofino, Romance of the Italian Riviera

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Love from Liguria No visit to Portofino would be complete without sampling two of Liguria’s most …

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