Reservations 877·97·CRAFT  (877·972·7238)

Current Featured Cruises

Our programs are hand-crafted to create experiences that are impossible to duplicate when traveling alone. No matter which trip you choose, you'll be exposed to new cultures, given unique opportunities to meet the locals and form new friendships that will last a lifetime. You'll learn about history, art, flora, fauna, food, and nature in ways that would be impossible on your own.

Select from one of our pre-designed trips outlined below. If you don't see the trip you have in mind please send us a message with your destination and instructor wish list and we'll use your feedback to develop new trips. Most of our trips are repeated every year, every other year or sometimes every 3-5 years.

Northern Isles Knitting Cruise (July 2021)

14-Day Northern Isles Knitting Cruise w/ JC Briar
July 18-August 1, 2021

 

This Northern Isles knitting cruise features knitting expert JC Briar onboard Holland America's newest ship, ms Ryndam. Departing from Amsterdam, this cruise visits multiple ports in Norway, Iceland and Scotland. This is the perfect itinerary for knitters because the places visited offer a glimpse into yarn production and traditional knitting techniques found in this region. Here you will see fiber arts and Northern European culture intertwined in daily lives of those living here. Summer is the best time to visit this region, when the days are long and the flowers are blooming.

 

Rhine Christmas Markets (Dec 2021)

2021 Christmas Markets Knitting Cruise on the Rhine
December 5-16, 2021
(4-night Switzerland + 7-night Rhine Cruise)

 

Kick off the 2021 Holiday Season on a Rhine river cruise visiting Switzerland, France, Germany and Holland. See gorgeous scenery, shop for Swiss Mountain Silk, improve your knitting skills and make new friends on this fabulous knitting cruise at the most festive time of year, Christmas. There's nothing quite like the feeling you get when visiting festive Christmas markets during the holidays. Enjoy sparkling lights, festive music, and colorful decorations while tantalizing aromas such as spiced wine, crepes, roasted chestnuts, waffles and gingerbread fill the brisk winter air. Join us and you'll be sure to cherish these memories for years to come.

 

Rhine Christmas Markets (Dec 2021)

2021 Christmas Markets Knitting Cruise on the Rhine
December 5-16, 2021
(4-night Switzerland + 7-night Rhine Cruise)

 

Kick off the 2021 Holiday Season on a Rhine river cruise visiting Switzerland, France, Germany and Holland. See gorgeous scenery, shop for Swiss Mountain Silk, improve your knitting skills and make new friends on this fabulous knitting cruise at the most festive time of year, Christmas. There's nothing quite like the feeling you get when visiting festive Christmas markets during the holidays. Enjoy sparkling lights, festive music, and colorful decorations while tantalizing aromas such as spiced wine, crepes, roasted chestnuts, waffles and gingerbread fill the brisk winter air. Join us and you'll be sure to cherish these memories for years to come.

 

Southeast Asia Knitting Cruise (Jan 2022)

Southeast Asia Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
January 17-31, 2022

 

Join Craft Cruises and JC Briar on this 14-day Southeast Asia knitting cruise sailing from Singapore to Hong Kong visiting some of the most beautiful ports in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, onboard Holland America Line's stylish and comfortable ms Noordam. This cruise combines nicely with our 14-day China & Japan Knitting cruise sailing January 31-February 14, 2022.

 

China and Japan Knitting Cruise  (Jan 2022)

14-Day China and Japan Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
January 31 - February 14, 2022

 

Join Craft Cruises and JC Briar on this 14-Day China and Japan Knitting Cruise visiting ports in China and Japan aboard Holland America Line's elegant ms Noordam. This cruise starts in Hong Kong and ends in Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan visiting Shanghai, Beijing, Nagasaki and more. This cruise can be combined with our Southeast Asia cruise for a 28-day Asian knitting adventure.

 

Gems of Southeast Europe Knitting Cruise (Apr 2022)

Gems of Southeast Europe Knitting Cruise
April 18-25, 2022

 

Take a springtime cruise with Craft Cruises visiting parts of Europe rich in traditions and picturesque landscapes. Rural destinations along the Danube are rich in history dating back to the Roman and Ottoman Empires. Here you will enjoy a laid-back and welcoming atmosphere combined with old-world charm. There is just enough urban sophistication combined with untouched landscapes to please most travelers. Join us on our next adventure. Come along and have some fun.