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Atlas outlines Europe 2025 epicurean and cultural expeditions

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Gastronomic guests Rudi Scholdis and Jennifer Meriño Scholdis preparing a special dish in World Traveller's main restaurant during a 2023 epicurean expedition
Atlas Ocean Voyages' 2025 European season features 27 expeditions with an epicurean focus in the Mediterranean and a cultural focus in Northern Europe.

These new expeditions will take explorers to more than 50 new ports for Atlas, from the Caen with its grand twin abbeys to Zadar with the nearby cascading waterfalls of Krka National Park.

Cultural expeditions

Northern Europe cultural expeditions span the British Isles, Iceland, northern France, the Netherlands and Denmark. They promise a deep immersion into the cultures of each destination and include a free cultural immersion tour, enrichment programs and exclusive on-board experiences.

Examples of itineraries include the 12-night 'Canals & Culture Connection' on May 25 visits Bordeaux (overnight), St. Malo, Guernsey, Caen, Rouen (overnight, with proximity to Paris), Dunkirk and Brugges.

The 11-night 'North Sea Explorer' on July 10 embarks at Reykjavík and continues to Iceland's Isafjörður, Akureyri and Seyðisfjörður and Norway's Ålesund, Geiranger, Flåm, Gudvangen, Bergen, Stavanger, Arendal and Oslo.

'Gaelic Horizons,' seven nights round-trip Dublin, embarks Sept. 5 and calls Cobh (Cork), Bantry, Galway, Killybegs, Londonderry and Belfast.

Epicurean expeditions

Atlas Ocean Voyages' epicurean expeditions cater to culinary connoisseurs, combining fine wine and cuisine with immersive exploration. Each cruise offers a lineup of guest chefs, vintners and culinary experts to guide explorations on board and ashore.

Itineraries include the 15-night 'Ionian Interlude,' departing May 5 from Barcelona to Trapani, Valletta, Kotor, Hvar Island, Venice, Ancona, Dubrovnik, Durrës, Parga, Crotone and Civitavecchia (Rome).

The 11-night 'Adriatic Wine Routes' on June 10 departs from Venice to Koper, Rijeka, Sibenik, Otranto, Kotor, Igoumenitsa, Zakynthos, the Strait of Messina, Capri and Civitavecchia (Rome).

'Spanish Horizons,' 14 nights, sails Oct. 15 from Lisbon to Portimão, Cadiz, Málaga, Gibraltar, Tangier, Casablanca, Safi, Agadir, Arrecife (Lanzarote), Puerto del Rosario (Fuerteventura), San Sebastián (La Gomera), Santa Cruz (Tenerife) and Las Palmas (Gran Canaria).

Second guest sails free

The line's second guest sails free promotional offer for all 2025 Europe expeditions is available until March 5.