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Serenade of the Seas - The Ultimate World Cruise

THE ULTIMATE WORLD CRUISE

08 Dec 2023
277 Nights 
£44899 pp

Serenade of the Seas

INCLUDES

  •  2 Night Hotel Stay Miami 
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  •  All Inclusive Cruise 
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  •  Business Class Flights 
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  •  Gratuities 

The Ultimate World Cruise

Join the Ultimate World Cruise & visit 7 continents, more than 60 countries, & 11 New World Wonders - all on one voyage with everything included*

Platinum Crown & Anchor members or above also receive a 7 New World Wonders shore excursion package!

FREE Deluxe Drinks package, Wifi, Gratuities, Business Class Flights, 2 night Miami Hotel Stay with gala dinner, and premium overseas transportation - all included!

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YOUR HOLIDAY HOME AT SEA

Serenade of the Seas is the third Radiance-class ship in Royal Caribbean's fleet. The 90,090-ton, 2,100-passenger vessel fits just within Panamax measurements (with one foot on either side to spare), which means it, like Radiance, Brilliance and Jewel of the Seas, has maximum geographic flexibility and can sail to and from just about any region. That flexibility extends to the onboard milieu. Serenade of the Seas' greatest strength is that it offers plenty of options, from dining to entertainment, and yet remains a mid-sized ship. It's a good choice for a wide range of traveller -- including families, singles, couples and groups.

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SERENADE OF THE SEAS

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Built 2023
  • Refurbished 2012
  • Length 961 ft
  • Beam 130.7 ft
  • Tonnage 90.090gt
  • Passengers 2490
  • Crew 891
  • Decks 12
  • Restaurants 6
  • Lounges and Bars 14
  • Pools 4
  • Elevators 9



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YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  •  2 Night Hotel Stay Miami
  •  All Inclusive Cruise
  •  Business Class Flights
  •  Gratuities

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HOLIDAY ITINERARY

Day 1
08 Dec 2023
Fly to Miami

Enjoy your flight to Miami.

Day 1-2
08 Dec 2023
Miami Hotel Stay

Your cruise includes overnight stays in Miami at one of our approved 4 star hotels. We offer our clients a range of 4 to 6 star luxury hotels from which you are able to choose. Should you wish to upgrade our sales consultants will be happy to advise you at the time of your booking.

Day 3
10 Dec 2023
Miami - Embark Serenade of the Seas

Miami. A lip-smacking cocktail of low-rise pastel art deco and shimmering glass skyscrapers, Miami lords it over Biscayne Bay on Florida's southeaster tip. Soak up the Latin flavours and share a mofongo platter of garlicky plantains in Little Havana. Sail across the bay to Art Deco South Beach and explore Miracle Mile in chichi Coral Gables. Visit the famous Miami Beach or take a day trip to the Florida Everglades, Miami offers something for everyone.

Day 4
11 Dec 2023
Cococay, Bahamas

Freeport is on Grand Bahama Island, only a few miles from port. Relax on Barbary Beach’s brilliant white sands and gaze into its turquoise waters. Swim with dolphins or go bottom fishing for snapper and trigger-fish. The Western Heritage tour includes Mermaid Pond, Pinder's Point Lighthouse, Hawksbill Creek, Boiling Hole, Holmes Rock, Josey's Cave, and Fern Gully.

Day 5
12 Dec 2023
Cruising

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 6
13 Dec 2023
Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel is the world’s most popular cruise port and San Miguel is its main town, on the west side is a diving mecca and it has an amazing natural pool which is linked by an underground tunnel to the sea in which dolphins come and go freely. On the east side you have the Mayan archaeological site "El Caracol" temple, believed to have been used as a lighthouse by the Mayans.

Day 7-8
14 Dec 2023
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 9
16 Dec 2023
Aruba

Aruba is an island surrounded by beautiful white beaches and glistening waters. The island is alive with Dutch heritage and history. The streets are lined with pastel painted houses in nearby Oranjestad, which also offers boutiques and malls for those wanting to shop. The beaches are stunning and offer amazing diving and snorkelling opportunities. The famous Natural Bridge can be found on the windward side of the island.

Day 10
17 Dec 2023
Curacao

The Dutch and particularly Amsterdam’s influence is evident in the architecture of Willemstad. Cross the Queen Emma Bridge to the eastern side of town and you will find the colourful floating market lined with boats from Colombia and Venezuela. On the other side of the bridge is Breederstraat which is one of Willemstad’s best shopping streets with many good restaurants and side walk cafes.

Day 11
18 Dec 2023
Bonaire, Caribbean

Bonaire is surrounded by glistening white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and locals who care and protect their natural surroundings. The community here takes great care in preserving the marine life here which makes for spectacular diving and snorkeling trips. As well as the beauty of the waters you can windsurf, kayak, kiteboard, fish, hire mountain bikes, and even take a waterside horse ride. Tortola, Caribbean

Day 12
19 Dec 2023
Cruising

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 13
20 Dec 2023
Barbados

Barbados is one of the most well-known and beautiful islands in the eastern Caribbean. It is part of the British Commonwealth and is named after the Bearded Fig Tree, which was once found in abundance. Barbados is an island where relaxation and adventure go hand in hand. White sandy beaches stretch for miles while snorkeling and sailing are some of the world-class water sports on offer.

Day 14
21 Dec 2023
St. George's, Grenada

St. George's, Grenada, is the delightfully well-ordered capital of Grenada, an island is known for its spice production. From vanilla to nutmeg, ginger to clove, these crops are abundant here thanks to the moderate tropical climate. Breathe in the scent of nutmeg as you walk along its countless pristine beaches. Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands

Day 15
22 Dec 2023
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 16
23 Dec 2023
Devils Island, French Guiana

Devils Island, French Guiana. Devil’s Island prison is a place that lives in infamy. About nine miles from Kourou, a small coastal town in French Guiana on the northeastern coast of South America is a group of three islands called the Îles du Salut, known by English speakers as the Salvation Islands. The islands are mostly overgrown jungle which is slowly covering the remnants of an infamous French penal colony — where over 60,000 men were incarcerated and less than 2,000 survived. The penal colony of Cayenne, more commonly known as Devil’s Island after the smallest and most notorious of these prison islands, was established in 1852 and operated until 1953.

Day 17-18
24 Dec 2023
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 19
26 Dec 2023
Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza is the capital of Ceara state and one of Brazil's biggest cities, with a population of 2.5 million. It's a popular seaside resort for Brazilians and is now attracting more international visitors. It is also known as one of Brazil's best party towns and has a buzzing music scene, as well as a renowned comedy circuit. The city is known for its surfing and also kite and windsurfing.

Day 20
27 Dec 2023
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 21
28 Dec 2023
Recife, Brazil

Recife (‘heh-see-fee’), capital of Pernambuco, is one of the Northeast’s most exciting cities. It has a vibrant cultural, entertainment and restaurant scene, an intriguing historic center (Recife Antigo), an impressive coastal setting and a fabulous Carnaval. It's a sprawling, urban place of glassy high-rises, crowded commercial areas, thundering traffic and extensive suburbs; if you like your cities gutsy, gritty and proud, Recife is for you.

Day 22-23
29 Dec 2023
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 24-25
31 Dec 2023
Rio de Janeiro

The bustling city of Rio de Janeiro has been one of Brazil’s most popular and frequented tourist destinations for decades. Its vibrant city centre is bursting with culture and pulsating with a deep sense of history and heritage. Rio, as it is commonly known, is the second largest city in Brazil and the third largest metropolis in the whole of South America.

Day 26-27
02 Jan 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 28
04 Jan 2024
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital, is a major city along Montevideo Bay. It revolves around the Plaza de la Independencia, once home to a Spanish citadel. This plaza leads to Ciudad Vieja (the old town), with art deco buildings, colonial homes and landmarks including the towering Palacio Salvo and neoclassical performance hall Solís Theatre. Mercado del Puerto is an old port market filled with many steakhouses.

Day 29
05 Jan 2024
Iguazu Falls, Brazil

Iguazu Falls, Brazil. One of the planet’s most awe-inspiring sights, the Iguazú Falls are simply astounding. A visit is a jaw-dropping, visceral experience, and the power and noise of the cascades – a chain of hundreds of waterfalls nearly 3km in extension – live forever in the memory. An added benefit is the setting: the falls lie split between Brazil and Argentina in a large expanse of the national park, much of its rainforest teeming with unique flora and fauna. Verona, Italy

Day 30
06 Jan 2024
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its center is the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. Other major attractions include Teatro Colón, a grand 1908 opera house with nearly 2,500 seats, and the modern MALBA museum, displaying Latin American art.

Day 31-32
07 Jan 2024
Cruising

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 33
09 Jan 2024
Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Puerto Madryn is an Argentine city on the coast of northern Patagonia. Its sandy beaches and restaurant-lined promenade face Golfo Nuevo bay, where southern right whales breed from May to December. Ecocentro is a clifftop museum with exhibits on Patagonian nature, and a lighthouse-style tower for ocean views. Across the bay, rocky Valdes Peninsula is home to penguins and elephant seals, which are preyed on by orcas.

Day 34
10 Jan 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 35
11 Jan 2024
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

The UK’s most eccentric colonial outpost, Stanley is the very British “capital” of a wild archipelago in the South Atlantic that looks a lot like Argentine Patagonia. Wind-lashed in winter, it’s pleasantly temperate in the main cruise season (November to April) and has historic attractions as well as homely pubs and places to eat.

Day 36-37
12 Jan 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 38
14 Jan 2024
Cruising - Antarctica

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 39
15 Jan 2024
Paradise Bay, Antarctica

Paradise Bay, Antarctica. If you like frozen landscapes, you'll find paradise in Antarctica’s Paradise Bay — a harbor near Lemaire and Bryde Islands on the Antarctic Peninsula’s west coast. Temperatures remain below freezing all year in Antarctica’s Paradise Bay. While the extreme cold in Antarctica explains the lack of shops and restaurants, it also adds to the surroundings’ quiet beauty. Home to huge whales and fluffy penguins, Paradise Bay is a must-see for your Antarctica trip. Here are five facts about this ice-covered land. [caption id="attachment_11235" align="alignnone" width="334"]Paradise Bay - Antarctica Paradise Bay - Antarctica[/caption]

Day 40
16 Jan 2024
Cape Horn, Chile

Cape Horn, Chile. Today, Cape Horn and the surrounding Magallanes region are home to a wild ocean ecosystem that includes abundant marine mammals and seabirds and the world’s southernmost kelp forest. In the Bárbara Channel, one of three channels connecting the Strait of Magellan and the Pacific Ocean, South American sea lions swim like torpedoes. And on the Diego Ramírez Islands, the southernmost inhabited outpost in the Americas, a variety of birds—including the black-browed albatross and rockhopper penguin—congregate at important nesting grounds.

Day 41-42
17 Jan 2024
Ushuaia - Overnight Onboard

Ushuaia is a resort town in Argentina. It's located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.” The windswept town, perched on a steep hill, is surrounded by the Martial Mountains and the Beagle Channel.

Day 43
19 Jan 2024
Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas is a city near the tip of Chile's southernmost Patagonia region. Located on the Strait of Magellan, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, it's often used as base for excursions to the surrounding wilderness and Antarctica. The Plaza Muñoz Gamero has a memorial to explorer Ferdinand Magellan, and the Museo Nao Victoria features a replica of one of his galleons.

Day 44
20 Jan 2024
Cruising - Straights of Magellan

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 45
21 Jan 2024
Cruising - Fjords, Chile

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 46
22 Jan 2024
Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaíso is a port city on Chile’s coast. It's known for its steep funiculars and colorful, clifftop homes. La Sebastiana, the quirky former residence of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, is now a museum with far-reaching Pacific views. During the 19th century, an influx of European immigrants left their mark on the city’s architecture and cultural institutions, many of which congregate around downtown Plaza Sotomayor. 

Day 47
23 Jan 2024
La Serena, Chile

La Serena, Chile's second-oldest city and the thriving capital of Región IV, La Serena is doubly blessed with some beautiful architecture and a long golden shoreline, making it the perfect beach resort. The city absorbs hoards of Chilean holidaymakers in January and February, though it is fairly peaceful outside the summer rush. Sauntering through downtown La Serena reveals dignified stone churches, tree-shaded avenues, and some pretty plazas.

Day 49
25 Jan 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 50
26 Jan 2024
Arica, Chile

If you love the feeling of the sun on your skin and the warm sun cradling you while you rest? Then, you must visit the city of eternal spring. Its good weather and warm water beaches invite you to enjoy romantic sunsets and sensual nighttime bathing. Feel at home surfing and bodyboarding while admiring the enormity of the Morro de Arica, an Iconic National Monument where you can go trekking with your family or parasail from its summit.

Day 51
27 Jan 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 52
28 Jan 2024
Pisco, Peru

Pisco is a port city on Peru's southern coast, known for the grape brandy of the same name. It's a gateway to the uninhabited Ballestas Islands, home to scores of sea lions, pelicans, Peruvian boobies and Humboldt penguins. Nearby is the Paracas National Reserve, which encompasses desert, ocean and the Paracas Peninsula.

Day 53-54
29 Jan 2024
Lima, Peru - Overnight Onboard

After Cairo, this sprawling metropolis is the second-driest world capital, rising above a long coastline of crumbling cliffs. To enjoy it, climb on the wave of chaos that spans high-rise condos built alongside pre-Columbian temples and fast Pacific breakers rolling toward noisy traffic snarl-ups. Think one part southern Cali doused with a heavy dose of America Latina. But Lima is also sophisticated, with a civilization that dates back millennia.

Day 55
31 Jan 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 56
01 Feb 2024
Manta, Ecuador

The city of Manta is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ecuador with great beaches and great tour operators offering water sports and a variety of trips and activities. Manta is home to a seaport, which means that it is one of the important commercial hubs in the country. With the ability to house so many large ships it's a popular stopping point for cruise ships.  

Day 57
02 Feb 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 58
03 Feb 2024
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Puntarenas is a port town on Costa Rica’s Gulf of Nicoya. Its Casa de la Cultura is a cultural center with a theater and art gallery. On the main boulevard, Paseo de los Turistas, Parque Marino del Pacífico includes an aquarium and rescue center with seahorses, turtles and crocodiles. The town beach, Playa Puntarenas, is backed by shops and cafes. Southeast of town, Playa Doña Ana is a beach known for strong surf.  

Day 59
04 Feb 2024
San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan. is a charming historical city founded by the Europeans. Picturesque Juan overlooks the Atlantic and the beautiful bay, surrounded by a magnificent wall which is one of the town’s major landmarks. Walk through the narrow-cobbled streets, allowing time to admire the brightly-decorated houses. The town offers a mix of chic boutiques, shops, bars and restaurants. Visit the El Morro Fort for spectacular views over the bay.

Day 60-62
05 Feb 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 63
08 Feb 2024
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Rated as one of Mexico’s top tourist destinations, Cabo as it is known locally is a wonderful destination. Cruise visitors will find that Cabo is truly exquisite, the shopping is top class, and the beaches are pristine. Lover's Beach is a great place to see the Arch of Cabo San Lucas at Land's End, and this is one of the best places on earth to swim with dolphins at their world-renowned dolphin center. Tortola, Caribbean

Day 64
09 Feb 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 65
10 Feb 2024
Ensenada, Mexico

Ensenada, 108km south of the border, is hedonistic Tijuana’s cosmopolitan sister. The city has a quirky mix of just-off-the-boat cruise shippers, drive-by tourists from California, visitors from mainland Mexico and seen-it-all locals. In case you’ve forgotten you’re in Mexico (what with all those US dollars and English menus), just look up: a Mexican flag, so large it’s probably visible from space, flutters proudly over the malecón (waterfront promenade).

Day 66
11 Feb 2024
Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.

Day 67-71
12 Feb 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 72
17 Feb 2024
Maui, Hawaii

From volcanic landscapes to hidden waterfalls… active adventures to an energetic nightlife… a holiday on the Hawaiian Islands offers infinite experiences in one destination. Each of the six major islands – Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and the island of Hawaii – has its own distinct personality, but no matter which ones you choose, you’ll discover endless opportunities for adventure, dining, culture and relaxation.

Day 73
18 Feb 2024
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

From volcanic landscapes to hidden waterfalls… active adventures to an energetic nightlife… a holiday on the Hawaiian Islands offers infinite experiences in one destination. Each of the six major islands – Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and the island of Hawaii – has its own distinct personality, but no matter which ones you choose, you’ll discover endless opportunities for adventure, dining, culture and relaxation.

Day 74
19 Feb 2024
Honolulu, Hawaii

From volcanic landscapes to hidden waterfalls… active adventures to an energetic nightlife… a holiday on the Hawaiian Islands offers infinite experiences in one destination. Each of the six major islands – Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and the island of Hawaii – has its own distinct personality, but no matter which ones you choose, you’ll discover endless opportunities for adventure, dining, culture and relaxation.

Day 75-79
20 Feb 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 80
25 Feb 2024
Moorea, French Polynesia

Mo'orea is a South Pacific island, part of French Polynesia's Society Islands archipelago. It's known for its jagged volcanic mountains and sandy beaches. In the north, Mount Rotui overlooks picturesque Ōpūnohu Bay and the settlements around Cook's Bay. Inland, hiking trails wind through rainforest on the slopes of Mount Tohivea. The Belvedere Lookout has panoramic views of the island’s peaks and Tahiti beyond. Maura, Brunei

Day 81
26 Feb 2024
Papeete, Tahiti

Crowned by a circle of majestic peaks, the Island of Tahiti, the largest island in  French Polynesia, towers over the South Pacific ocean like a proud and royal Queen. The mountainous interior of Tahiti Island is adorned with mystical valleys, clear streams, and high waterfalls. Most of the island’s population resides near the shore, leaving the interior of the island feeling almost untouched and ancient, despite such proximity to the bustling capital of Papeete.

Day 82
27 Feb 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 82
27 Feb 2024
International Dateline

The international date line (IDL) is an imaginary line that runs along the Earth's surface from the North Pole to the South Pole in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. When you cross it, you either gain or lose a day depending on which way you are traveling. If you are traveling westward, you gain a day, and if you are traveling eastward, you lose a day.

Day 83-86
28 Feb 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 87
03 Mar 2024
Auckland, New Zealand

You’re never far from a beach in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. The central city lies across an isthmus straddling the Pacific Ocean on its east and the Tasman Sea on its west. The buzz of a city defined by its nautical location. Seagulls, sparrows and the native tui bird occupy the pohutukawa trees above the beach, competing with the sound of young people singing and playing an impromptu game of touch rugby.

Day 88
04 Mar 2024
Bay of Islands, New Zealand

The Bay of Islands is a subtropical micro-region known for its stunning beauty & history. For those that love beaches and water activities, it's paradise. A three-hour drive or 35 minute flight north of Auckland, the Bay of Islands encompasses 144 islands between Cape Brett and the Purerua Peninsula and includes the boutique towns of Opua, Paihia, Russell, and Kerikeri.

Day 89-90
05 Mar 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 91
07 Mar 2024
Sydney, Australia

Sydney, with its iconic Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and of course Bondi beach must rank as one of the worlds most stunning city’s. Enjoy Sydney’s natural beauty, from unspoilt beaches to public gardens and, of course, the sparkling harbour, before discovering its thriving restaurants and markets. Top it off with a trip to the Blue Mountains, a popular excursion among locals.

Day 92
08 Mar 2024
Newcastle, Australia

Newcastle is a harbour city in the Australian state of New South Wales. Its plentiful beaches are linked by the Bathers Way, a coastal walk stretching between Nobbys Beach and Merewether Beach. The walk provides access to Bogey Hole, a convict-built ocean bath from the colonial period. Also on the path is the 1880s Fort Scratchley, a historic site and a viewpoint for spotting migrating whales

Day 93
09 Mar 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 94
10 Mar 2024
Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane, Australia. Sophisticated galleries, subtropical beaches, cool-climate vineyards: the greater Brisbane region delivers gasp-inducing contrasts. The region's star is Brisbane itself. The traditional home of the Jagera people, Queensland's capital has a flourishing restaurant, bar, and cultural scene. Lapping at its eastern fringe is Moreton Bay, where low-lying sandy isles beckon with turquoise waves and the passing parade of whales, turtles, and dolphins. Bunbury, Australia

Day 95
11 Mar 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 96
12 Mar 2024
Airlie Beach, Australia

Gateway to the Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, just north of Mackay and south of Townsville, is a coastal town of palm-fringed beaches, waterfront parks and alfresco restaurants. Spend a few days exploring before you head off on your island holiday and you’ll find plenty of action, from sailing to scuba diving to skydiving. Take a seaplane for a picnic on the powder white sands of Whitehaven Beach or learn to sail in clear waters.  

Day 97
13 Mar 2024
Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia

Laid-back Cairns is your gateway to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef; a spectacular location for snorkeling and diving amongst kaleidoscopic marine life and coral. A mecca for all divers. Follow Foreshore Promenade around the lagoon filled with pleasure craft, or take a scenic railway ride to the tranquil mountain village of Kuranda.

Day 98-101
14 Mar 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 102
18 Mar 2024
Lombok, Indonesia

Lombok is an Indonesian island east of Bali and west of Sumbawa, part of the Lesser Sunda Island chain. It's known for beaches and surfing spots, particularly at Kuta and Banko Banko (in south Lombok). The motor-vehicle-free Gili Islands (Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno), off Lombok’s west coast, offer more beaches, reefs for diving and snorkeling, and a sea turtle hatchery.

Day 103
19 Mar 2024
Bali, Indonesia

The Indonesian island of Bali delights visitors with its white sandy beaches, vibrant rice paddies, and sacred Hindu temples. From Tanjung Benoa, where your Bali cruise calls, it’s just a short drive to the fishing port of Jimbaran Bay or the sublime beaches of upmarket Nusa Dua. Enjoying a warm year-round climate, Bali is a popular retreat for surfers, stand-up paddleboarders, and reef divers.

Day 104-106
20 Mar 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 107
23 Mar 2024
Manila, Philippines

Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a densely populated bayside city on the island of Luzon, which mixes Spanish colonial architecture with modern skyscrapers. Intramuros, a walled city in colonial times, is the heart of Old Manila. It’s home to the baroque 16th-century San Agustin Church as well as Fort Santiago, a storied citadel and former military prison.

Day 108
24 Mar 2024
Subic Bay, Philippines

Subic Bay, Philippines. On a cruise to Subic Bay, you’ll discover a former U.S. naval base that has transformed into a thriving vacation destination in recent years. Discover the calm beaches along the bay’s gentle coast. Dive into its warm waters, and take in the vibrant marine life and fascinating shipwrecks that lie underwater. There’s fun for the whole family to enjoy at one of Subic Bay’s theme parks, including a beachside inflatable area, an open marine park with live shows, and scenic hiking trails through the town’s untouched rainforest. Subic Bay, Philippines

Day 109
25 Mar 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 110-111
26 Mar 2024
Hong Kong, China - Overnight Onboard

Contradiction is part of Hong Kong’s attraction. While the city buzzes with modern commerce, soaring skyscrapers, and sophistication, it remains a place of ancient beliefs and intriguing local customs. Few cities balance old and new like Hong Kong. A city as fiercely modern as it is traditional, life here pulses with vigour and vitality while still honouring ancient customs and beliefs.

Day 112
28 Mar 2024
Cruising

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 113
29 Mar 2024
Taipei

Taipei. In many ways, this 300-year-old city is like a living museum. The Taoist temples buzz with the prayers of the hopeful; the wooden boards of Japanese-era mansions creak under the feet of visitors, and the pilfered treasures in the National Palace Museum date back 5000 years. Merchant villas to military barracks have been restored, reworked, and now live again as a museum or a shopfront. Suva, Fiji

Day 114
30 Mar 2024
Ishigaki, Japan

Look around and take in the sea and sky of cobalt blue, tropical mountains towering overhead, and a night sky full of stars. Ishigaki Island is rich in nature and musical tradition. You will find the delicate notes of Sanshin accompanying the distinctive songs of the island, it is a wonderful accompaniment to the wide range of experiences available on this island rich in nature’s gifts.

Day 115
31 Mar 2024
Okinawa, Japan

Okinawa, Japan. Mention Okinawa, to a mainland Japanese and you’ll likely receive a wistful sigh in return. Perpetually warm weather, clear seas bursting with fish, fantastic food, gentle people, unspoiled beaches and jungle…the list could go on. More than one hundred subtropical islands, collectively known as the Ryūkyū Shotō, stretch over 700km of the ocean from Kyūshū southwest to Yonaguni-Jima, almost within sight of Taiwan, and provide one of Japan’s favorite getaways. Getting here may be a little costly, but Okinawa’s lush vegetation, vision-of-paradise beaches, and superb coral reefs can charm the most jaded traveler – if you’ve had your fill of shrines and temples and want to check out some of Japan’s best beaches and dive sites or simply fancy a spot of winter sun, then Okinawa is well worth a visit. Okinawa, Japan  

Day 116
01 Apr 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 117
02 Apr 2024
Busan, South Korea

The largest port city in South Korea, Busan is known for its beaches, mountains, and temples. It is called the summer capital of Korea since it attracts tourists from all over the country to its six beaches. The country’s largest beach, Haeundae, is 40 mins away from central Busan and has luxury hotels, a carnival boardwalk, and the Sea Life Aquarium. Beomeosa Temple, a Buddhist shrine founded in 678 A.D.

Day 118
03 Apr 2024
Jeju City, South Korea

Just off the Southern coast of South Korea, the “Island of the Gods” as the local’s call it and is regarded as one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world. Famous as the home to the Iconic “Haenyo” or “Woman Diver” who dive for seafood for all of their adult life. There is also huge natural beauty on this Island such as the World Heritage Site Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes.

Day 119
04 Apr 2024
Seoul, South Korea

With a metro population of more than 25 million, Seoul is a lively, economic powerhouse. Home to several of the world’s largest companies (Samsung Electronics, LG, Kia and Hyundai Motors, to name a few), this city truly never sleeps. If you love spicy food, then you’re in the right place! Korean BBQ is the city’s favourite food. Seoul’s nightlife is almost non-stop and a trip to Gangnam or Hongdae are open until the early hours.

Day 120
05 Apr 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 121-122
06 Apr 2024
Beijing, China - Overnight Onboard

The city of Beijing is overflowing with history and culture. Alive with the hustle and bustle of daily lives of the millions who live in Beijing. The Forbidden City, famed home of China’s lost Emperors is a must to see. The infamous Tienanmen Square bustles with activity while giving an atmosphere of old Soviet style grandeur. A visit to the temple of Heaven will allow you to wander around the beautiful scenic park which surrounds it and probably the greenest place in Beijing. Tours to The Great Wall of China are best arranged in advance.

Day 123
08 Apr 2024
Nagasaki, Japan

The beautiful city of Nagasaki is, set on a plain between the harbour and a backdrop of stunning mountains. Nagasaki has one of Japan’s most complex histories due to the influences of the Spanish, Dutch and Portuguese; all of which can be seen around this vibrant, bustling city. The Atomic Bomb Museum gives you an insight into the devastation of the war and the resilience of the people of Nagasaki. Glover Gardens is an outside museum set in at the base of the beautiful hillside and offers a day of relaxation and discovering more of the history of this amazing city.

Day 124
09 Apr 2024
Kagoshima, Japan

Capital of Japan's southernmost prefecture, Kagoshima faces the Kinko-wan Bay and the Sakurajima Volcano. Visit the Iso-teien Garden laid out in 1660 by the Shimazu lord of the time or one of the city’s many museums, including the Shōkō Shuseikan, next to the Iso Garden, the City Art Museum or the Kagoshima Prefectural Museum of Culture on the site of the former Tsurumaru-jo Castle.

Day 125
10 Apr 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 126
11 Apr 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 127-128
12 Apr 2024
Tokyo, Japan

From high-end sushi to quick-slurped noodles, Tokyo lives up to its rep as a culinary powerhouse. In areas like Shibuya and Shinjuku, the city delivers the crowds and neon travelers envision. Elsewhere it balances the brash with tranquil gardens and old ways. With its jurisdiction stretching from western mountains to remote southern islands, the capital goes way beyond the expected.  

Day 129
14 Apr 2024
Shimizu, Japan

Sail into the Port of Shimizu and you will understand why it is considered one of Japan’s three most beautiful ports. The sight of Mount Fuji soaring above the surrounding area belies the fact that Shimizu is not only a scenic area but a culturally significant one as well. In addition to Fuji, the area also overlooks Miho-no-Matsubara, a pine tree grove included as one of the World Heritage’s constituent properties.

Day 130
15 Apr 2024
Osaka, Japan

Osaka is one of the best cities in Japan to see spectacular cherry blossom. Head to Kema Sakuranomiya Park, where seemingly endless rows of cherry trees can be admired from the scenic riverside promenade, or Osaka Castle where you can sit and enjoy a picnic among the 4,000 cherry trees in its grounds.

Day 131-134
16 Apr 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 135
20 Apr 2024
Nha Trang, Vietnam

Nha Trang is Vietnam’s hustling, bustling beach capital, situated some 440 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. With a sweeping beach and world-class diving on the doorstep, Nha Trang also boasts an abundance of bars, temples and local landmarks to entertain any visitor. Great river and ocean views with some of the best seafood caught fresh each day available in any number of very inexpensive restaurants.

Day 136
21 Apr 2024
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The port of Phu Mey is one of Vietnam’s culinary centres, and your gateway to exploring history-rich Ho Chi Minh City and the seaside resort of Vung Tau. The vibrancy and history offered are enticing. Still fondly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a continuous whirl of the aroma of fresh noodles, the sight of orange-garbed monks, and the buzzing of scooters, all in a French colonial backdrop.

Day 137
22 Apr 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 138
23 Apr 2024
Singapore

Singapore is among one of the world’s busiest ports and prosperous cities, Singapore is full of culture, history, and excitement, where you are welcome to enjoy a tropical climate and multicultural population. At its colonial core is Padang, a cricket field since the 1830s now flanked by the 18 Corinthian columns of City Hall. In Chinatown stands the oddly named but beautiful Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Day 139
24 Apr 2024
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia’s dynamic capital is a melting pot of skyscrapers, Islamic architecture and British Colonial buildings offering a futuristic cityscape with an enduring nod to yesteryear. Home to some of Asia’s most opulent shopping malls, Kuala Lumpur’s skyline is dominated by the famous Petronas and Menara Kuala Lumpur Towers, while the hip Bukit Bintang district pulses with lively markets and street food vendors.

Day 140
25 Apr 2024
Penang, Malaysia

Penang is an alluring mixture of golden beaches and cultural gems. Along Malaysia’s north coast, Penang’s most famous beach is lined with luxury Asian hotels. The capital George Town is a UNESCO Site. Caressing Malaysia’s northwest coast, Penang is a vibrant blend of cultures, religions and architecture, unfurling in an explosion of colours, sounds, and scents.

Day 141-142
26 Apr 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 143
28 Apr 2024
Hambantota, Sri Lanka

Hambantota, Sri Lanka. Hambantota is the main town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. This underdeveloped area was hit hard by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and is undergoing a number of major development projects including the construction of a new seaport and international airport finished in 2013.

Day 144
29 Apr 2024
Colombo, Sri Lanka

A beautiful landscape adorned with luscious greenery, stunning beaches, wildlife refuges and the ruins of ancient civilizations beckons visitors to Sri Lanka, an island inhabited by man for millennia. Situated at the crossroads of the great spice routes, Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has long been a gateway between East and West.

Day 145
30 Apr 2024
Cochin - Taj mahal

Cochin or Kochi is a major port city on the southwest coast of India and when taking a walk around you will not fail to notice Arab, English, Portuguese, Dutch and Chinese influences. Referred to as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea” it is little wonder. Take a walk along the beach at sunset and watch the fishing boats with their Chinese nets and the sailing ships in the background. [caption id="attachment_14135" align="alignnone" width="394"]Cochin - India Cruise Pro Cruise[/caption]

Day 146
01 May 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 147
02 May 2024
Goa, India

Goa’s biggest draw is undoubtedly its virtually uninterrupted string of golden-sand beaches. This shimmering strand stretches along the Arabian Sea from the tip to the toe of the state, and each of the various beaches has developed its own personalities and reputations since the hippie days of the sixties. They cater to every tropical whim: choose from backpacker Arambol or bolder, brasher Baga.

Day 148-149
03 May 2024
Mumbai, India - Overnight Onboard

The Gateway of India is one of India's most unique landmarks situated in the city of Mumbai. The colossal structure was constructed in 1924. Located at the tip of Apollo Bunder, the gateway overlooks the Mumbai harbour, bordered by the Arabian Sea in the Colaba district. Then make your way to Crawford’s Market where Rudyard Kipling’s childhood home is located. Bargain hunters should not miss the famous Chor Bazaar.

Day 150-151
05 May 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 152
07 May 2024
Abu Dhabi, UAE

One of the world’s most modern cities, Abu Dhabi is simply a stunning mixture of historical culture, tradition and ultra-modern developments. Visit the Heritage Village that depicts the life and traditions of Bedouin and other cultures, Liwa Oasis, one of the largest oases in Arabia or the striking Clock Tower.

Day 153
08 May 2024
Dubai, UAE

Dubai is full of fascinating contrasts and distinctive blends. Here you’ll uncover Eastern and Western influences, extraordinary extravagance, stunning man-made resorts, and a culture that intrigues. Nestled on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai has been a bustling hive of travel since the 1960s, offering a unique blend of glamour, architecture and natural beauty that attracts visitors from around the world.

Day 154-155
09 May 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 156
11 May 2024
Salahah, Oman

Amid the ever-changing states of the Arabian Gulf, Oman offers a refreshing reminder of a seemingly bygone age. Overdevelopment has yet to blight its most spectacular landscapes and cultural traditions remain remarkably undiluted, making the sultanate one of the best places in the Gulf to experience traditional Arabia.

Day 157-160
12 May 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 161
16 May 2024
Petra, Jordan

Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan's southwestern desert. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. Accessed via a narrow canyon called Al Siq, it contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the "Rose City." Perhaps its most famous structure is 45m-high Al Khazneh, a temple with an ornate, Greek-style facade, and known as The Treasury.

Day 162
17 May 2024
Safaga, Egypt

Port Safago has been undergoing a transformation, slowly metamorphosing into a holiday resort. Like other cities on the Red Sea, the commercial port town sits close to great offshore dive sites. Unlike others, however, tourist development hasn't taken off in a meaningful way. But if the mass tourism in Hurghada is a turnoff, Safaga offers a small-scale and much more low-key alternative, though the best dive sites can still be seen on a day trip from Hurghada.

Day 163-164
18 May 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 165-166
20 May 2024
Alexandria, Egypt - Overnight Onboard

The secret to Alexandria, if classical historians are to be believed, lies in a golden casket. Studded with jewels and small enough to hold in one’s hands, the casket was a war trophy found in the lodgings of vanquished Persian king Darius III more than 2,300 years ago. The man who defeated Darius, Alexander the Great, locked his most treasured possession – the works of Homer – inside it.

Day 167-168
22 May 2024
Ashdod, Israel - Overnight Onboard

When cruise ships dock at Ashdod, and passengers disembark for a look at Israel’s fifth largest city, their first stop is often Yona’s Hill (Givat Yona). For it is on Givat Yona, today the site of a delightful overlook, that the prophet Jonah was buried well over two thousand years ago. True, tradition places his burial site both in Jaffa and the Galilee.

Day 169
24 May 2024
Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus. It’s known for the centuries-old Limassol Castle, home to the Cyprus Medieval Museum and its collection of pottery and tombstones. On the seafront is the Prokymea (Molos) Sculpture Park, with sculptures by Cypriot, Greek and international artists. To the northeast is the Limassol Archaeological Museum, exhibiting artifacts from the Neolithic to the Roman periods

Day 170-171
25 May 2024
Athens, Greece - Overnight Onboard

Athens is one of the world’s centres of archaeological research, and home to famous historical sites such as the Acropolis and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, as well as the National Archaeological Museum. It also has a thriving nightlife as well as lively markets, luxurious Hammam baths, and stunning views of the city from the peak of Mount Lycabettus.

Day 172
27 May 2024
Ephesus, Turkey

Located within what was once the estuary of the River Kaystros, Ephesus comprises successive Hellenistic and Roman settlements founded on new locations, which followed the coastline as it retreated westward. Excavations have revealed grand monuments of the Roman Imperial period including the Library of Celsus and the Great Theatre. Little remains of the famous Temple of Artemis, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.”

Day 173
28 May 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 174
29 May 2024
Burgas, Bulgaria

Day 175
30 May 2024
Constanta, Romania

Constanta, Romania. Fine mansions and hotels were built in the 19th century when King Carol I decided to revive Constanta as a port and seaside resort. The third-largest city in Romania, Constanta is now an important cultural and economic center, worth exploring for its archaeological treasures and the Old Town's architecture. Its historical monuments, ancient ruins, grand Casino, museums and shops, and proximity to beach resorts make it the focal point of Black Sea coast tourism. Open-air restaurants, nightclubs, and cabarets offer a wide variety of entertainment.

Day 176-177
31 May 2024
Odesa, Ukraine - Overnight Onboard

Day 178
02 Jun 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 179
03 Jun 2024
Trabzon, Turkey

Trabzon, Turkey. Trabzon is the capital city of the Trabzon province and one of the Black Sea region’s most important areas due to its many historical remnants and beautiful natural landscapes. From monasteries to mountain villages, fortresses to churches, there’s plenty to see in this town that’s yet to be discovered by visitors. The former capital of the Empire of Trebizond, Trabzon was historically known as Trebizond and served as an important port city with Persia in the southeast and the Caucasus to the northeast. Its location on the historic Silk Road also meant that it was a meeting point of religions, languages, and cultures for many centuries. Nowadays, the city and its province are dotted with the remnants of this rich past, including beautiful churches, monasteries, fortresses, and much more. Make sure to see these sights when you visit Trabzon. Trabzon, Turkey  

Day 180
04 Jun 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 181-182
05 Jun 2024
Istanbul, Turkey - Overnight Onboard

No other city in the world straddles two continents; nowhere else has been the capital of two empires. This vibrant metropolis of 15 million people, sprawling across the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus Strait, is unique. Founded by the Greeks, later capital of the Christian Byzantine Empire, Istanbul blossomed anew at the heart of the Moslem Ottoman Empire following its capture by the Turks in 1453.

Day 183
07 Jun 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 184
08 Jun 2024
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki, Greece. Fabulous food; rich cultural heritage; stunning scenery – Greece’s second-largest city has it all. We’ve rounded up the very best of Thessaloniki to make sure you don’t miss out on this seaside star. Athens may get the headlines, but for food, shopping, and access to the Aegean, Thessaloniki punches well above its weight. This is a year-round destination, with youthful energy all of its own – and there’s always something to do and see. From ancient archaeological sites to contemporary art exhibitions, explore on foot and take your pick of the cafes, bakeries, and independent shops and restaurants that line the streets in this bustling port city. Thessaloniki, Greece

Day 185
09 Jun 2024
Chios, Greece

Chios, Greece. Although Chios has many stunning beaches, it is particularly famous for its medieval villages. Traditional villages, such as Pyrgi and Olympi stand out for their elaborate architecture and fortification-like structure. You’ll probably haven’t seen anything similar to the traditional houses before! Their facades are decorated with black and white geometrical designs, while they are surrounded by labyrinth-like narrow alleys that emit a mysterious feel. If you want to explore their mystery your best bet is to drive around the island. This is also your best chance to discover ghost villages, medieval castles, and Byzantine monasteries, such as the Monastery of Nea Moni and the Monastery of Agia Markella, the protector of the island.  Chios is one of the beautiful Greek islands.

Day 186
10 Jun 2024
Bodrum, Turkey

Bodrum, the first sight of Bodrum for cruise passengers will be the imposing Castle of St. Peter, a 15th century crusader outpost which dominates the skyline. Traditional Turkish timber sailing boats known as “Gullets” are can be seen sailing on the azure blue of the South Aegean. Lots of vibrant cafes and beach side bars on the wooden jetties that reach out into the Aegean.

Day 187
11 Jun 2024
Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes. The beautiful old town centre of Rhodes is listed as a World Heritage Site, and the medieval streets will whisk you back to an era long gone. Rhodes was once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Colossus of Rhodes, and there are many ruins left to explore in remote beautiful locations.

Day 188
12 Jun 2024
Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos. is a picture-perfect Greek island town filled with whitewashed steps and cube houses with blue doors. Narrow marble clad streets, mazes of quirky shops famed for their gold jewellery, easily accessible trips to admire the historic white windmills on the hillside. This is an ideal port to tour on foot.

Day 189
13 Jun 2024
Santorini, Greece

Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the azure blue Aegean Sea. The island is described as the most scenically dramatic of all the Greek Islands – blessed with rugged landscapes, volcanic craters and an abundance of beautiful beaches - including Perissa, Kamari, and the famous Red Beach. Stroll among the white-washed churches and clifftop houses of Fira and Oia and purvey the spectacular vista below.

Day 190
14 Jun 2024
Chania, Crete

Chania is a beautiful port town on the North West coast of Crete, with an atmosphere which points to its Venetian and Turkish past. The old town has been built around the harbour, with a maze of alleys and houses that abound with souvenir, art and crafts shops. Heraklion is a must for the Archaeological Museum which holds the remains of the 3000-year old Minoan civilization.

Day 191
15 Jun 2024
Katakolon, Greece - Olympia

Katakolon is the gateway to Olympus and the site of the original Olympic Stadium. Walk on the original stadium track over 2000 years old or visit one of the extensive ruins that transcend time and help you envision what once was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Temple of Zeus. Other highlights include the Olympia Archaeological Museum where you will find the Head of Hera.

Day 192
16 Jun 2024
Corfu, Greece

Corfu is a lush and sun-drenched island with a long and colourful history – it has been ruled by the Romans, the Venetians, the French and the English before it was united with Greece in 1864. The Town boasts 2 imposing Venetian fortresses, features winding medieval lanes, a French-style arcade and the grand Palace of St. Michael and St. George along with an esplanade lavishly planted by the French during the Napoleonic Wars, and an English cricket pitch.

Day 193
17 Jun 2024
Bari, Italy

Bari lies in the Puglia region of Southern Italy and is really a dream port for cruise passengers. Sun filled, palm-lined streets with lots of designer shops and outstanding restaurants. The medieval old town looks almost like a film set overflowing with balconied houses churches, shops and colourful courtyards.

Day 194-195
18 Jun 2024
Venice, Italy - Overnight Onboard

Venice with its gondolas, canals, amazing restaurants, and unforgettable romantic ambiance, Venice is definitely a city for one's bucket list. Waterfront palazzos, palaces, and churches make drifting down the Grand Canal feel like cruising through a painting. To really experience Venice, you must go to the opera or to a classical music performance, nibble fresh pasta and pastries, and linger in the exhibit halls of an art gallery.

Day 196
20 Jun 2024
Trieste, Italy

Trieste is the capital city of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region in northeast Italy. A port city, it occupies a thin strip of land between the Adriatic coast and Slovenia’s border on the limestone-dominated Karst Plateau. Italian, Austro-Hungarian and Slovenian influences are all evident in its layout, which encompasses a medieval old city and a neoclassical Austrian quarter.

Day 197
21 Jun 2024
Koper, Slovenia

The beautiful Venetian-era old town of Koper in Slovenia will capture your heart. The Cathedral of the Assumption is the largest in Slovenia and worth a visit, along with the amazing 15 century Praetorian Palace. Get a great view of the city from the top of the church bell tower or take a dip in the sea by the marina.

Day 198
22 Jun 2024
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar is filled with atmospheric streets in the old town which has 34 churches all with a rich, interesting history. Listen to the relaxing sounds of the Sea Organ as you stroll along the seafront at sunset. Take a dip in the clear waters or relax in a sidewalk café and watch the world go by.

Day 199
23 Jun 2024
Split, Croatia

Split is a lovely historical town set against the ancient walls of Diocletian’s palace. For beautiful views of the vehicle free Old Town, walk through the fisherman’s quarter of Varos and up the narrow stone steeped streets. Split cathedral is certainly worth a visit and the Mestrovic gallery which will give you an insight into the history and architecture of this historic old town.

Day 200
24 Jun 2024
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik is a picture-perfect medieval walled city is filled with ancient stone buildings, narrow cobbled streets and fortified ramparts rising above red-tiled rooftops. Stradun is the city's focal point and main artery while Dubrovnik's streets are blessedly free of traffic. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the old city remains the pride of the Republic of Croatia and houses the world’s oldest pharmacy.

Day 201
25 Jun 2024
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor is a fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, in a beautiful bay close to the limestone cliffs of Mt. Lovcen. Winding streets and squares and its medieval old town with several Romanesque churches including the Cathedral of St Typhon. Visit several treasures of Kotor’s rich historical past including the Church of St Luka from the 13th century, the Prince’s Palace from the 17th century and Napoleon’s Theatre.

Day 202
26 Jun 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 203
27 Jun 2024
Valletta, Malta

Malta. is a Mediterranean island of huge historical importance, influenced by many great empires. The capital fortress city of Valletta, described as an open-air museum, is mainly Baroque in character having been built in the 16th century by the Order of St John of Jerusalem. It offers some of Europe’s finest palaces, churches, and works of art. Valletta harbor is surrounded by cream-colored buildings and twisting streets. Malaga, Spain

Day 204
28 Jun 2024
Catania, Sicily

Catania, famed as having Europe’s largest active volcano, Mount Etna. Bursting with historic buildings which reflects the variety of invaders including Spanish. Greeks Romans and Arabs. Lovely beaches, museums and plenty of cafes, restaurant and bars make this a top class stop over.

Day 205
29 Jun 2024
Naples, Italy

Naples. Under the shadow of the mighty Vesuvius, Naples is best known for its cache of medieval and Baroque architecture, and as the birthplace of the pizza. With Pompeii on its doorstep and as many churches as Rome, there's a lot to see in this city on the romantic Bay of Naples. Sip a glass of Lacryma Christi wine from the slopes of Vesuvius or shop on Via San Gregorio Armeno. Or simply relax with a Margherita pizza at one of the many piazza café.

Day 206
30 Jun 2024
Rome, Italy

Rome. is often described as being the world’s largest open-air museum with The Vatican's Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, and the Trevi Fountain famed for the promise that a tossed coin promises your return to the Eternal City. The Via Veneto is famed for its luxury shops with many side walk cafés to watch the rich and famous go by. There is no doubt you'll learn the meaning of la dolce vita (the sweet life) when you visit Rome.

Day 207
01 Jul 2024
Florence, Italy

Florence, the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto. The Galleria dell'Accademia displays Michelangelo’s “David” sculpture. The Uffizi Gallery exhibits Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” and da Vinci’s “Annunciation.”  

Day 208
02 Jul 2024
Portofino, Italy

Portofino is in the province of Genoa, on the Italian Riviera. It is both a fishing village and luxury resort, famous for its historical association with the rich and famous. Portofino was originally named Portus Delphini due to the abundance of dolphins and whales found in its crystal blue waters. This is a diver’s haven of red coral and fish by the millions. Pastel coloured buildings rim the picturesque harbour filled with luxury yachts.

Day 209
03 Jul 2024
Ajaccio, Corsica

Calvi is a small port town on the island of Corsica. Its oceanfront restaurants and flat beautiful sandy beaches are not to be missed. It is an enjoyable stroll for even the less energetic around the town whilst still having time to relax on the beach or one of the beach side bars.

Day 210
04 Jul 2024
Cannes, France

Cannes is of course famed mostly for its 10-day film festival held in May each year. The old town, called Le Suquet is quaint but small, and whilst there are plenty of very up-market shops in La Croisette, a tree-lined boulevard whose prices may well take your breath away! Toulon, France

Day 211
05 Jul 2024
Nice, France

Capital of the Cote d'Azur, the perfectly located port city of Nice spreads itself around the Bay of Angels, overlooked by the surrounding hills and luxury properties of the French Riviera. Explore the Cimiez museums and Roman ruins, shop for flowers in Cours Saleya or Sip a glass of chilled wine on Place Massena and watch the rich and famous go bye.

Day 212
06 Jul 2024
Toulon, France

Toulon is not at the top of most tourists “must see” lists. Thankfully this allows you to wander crowd free. Take a walk through the cobbled street of its lovely old town surrounded by Mont Faron or gaze across the Mediterranean from the magnificent harbour, built entirely by mother nature. Don’t miss a visit to Aix, the city of a thousand fountains, one of the ‘jewels’ of Provence.

Day 213
07 Jul 2024
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca (Majorca) is one of Spain's Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean. It's known for beach resorts, sheltered coves, limestone mountains and Roman and Moorish remains. Capital Palma has nightlife, the Moorish Almudaina royal palace and 13th-century Santa María Cathedral. Stone-built villages include Pollença, with its art galleries and music festival, and hillside Fornalutx, surrounded by citrus plantations.

Day 214-215
08 Jul 2024
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona combines everything that is most charming about Mediterranean cities – a relaxed pace, months of endless sunshine, unbeatable food – with the cultural and design sophistication of almost any city in the northern hemisphere. Its patchwork of architectural styles displays dark, Gothic façades next to the harlequin buildings of the Modernistas and the skyline-piercing constructions of Jean Nouvel or Herzog and de Meuron.

Day 216
10 Jul 2024
Valencia, Spain

Valencia is a popular and picturesque tourist resort known for its paella and pavement cafes. The old city is a great place to begin your visit where you will find the Valencia Cathedral and once inside you can climb the octagonal Miguelete Bell Tower. Two decades of bold development has given Spain’s third-largest city some of the most striking architecture in the country, adding to the wealth of elegant art nouveau buildings that line the streets.

Day 217
11 Jul 2024
Cartagena, Spain

The port of Cartagena, in the Mediterranean's Costa Cálida, has been prized since Carthaginian times. Thanks to its strategic position on the Murcia coast, it has been inhabited by several cultures which have left their mark on its artistic heritage. A tour of the place and its museums will draw us into the history of a city closely tied to the sea.

Day 218
12 Jul 2024
Malaga, Spain

Malaga. Gateway to Andalucian and the famed Costa del Sol resorts the Spanish port of Malaga stands out as a bustling destination with its own unique character. Rising high above the city with spectacular views, are the ruins of the 14th century Moorish castle, and of course its most famous son Pablo Picasso is recognised with a history of the artist’s life at the city’s fascinating Picasso Foundation.

Day 219
13 Jul 2024
Casablanca, Morocco

The city's handsome Moorish buildings, which meld French-colonial design and traditional Moroccan style, are best admired in the downtown area. Visitors who spend time there, in the Quartier Habous and in the beach-side suburb of Ain Diab, are sure to get into the local swing of things and realise that this old pirate lair is looking towards the future, embracing the European-flavoured urban sophistication that has underpinned life here for the past century.

Day 220
14 Jul 2024
Agadir, Morocco

Agadir, Morocco is a first-class sea resort with palm-fringed boulevards and beautiful beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Agadir’s walled souk and barter up a storm for some of the region’s traditional wares or visit the Agadir Kasbah; built-in 1540. all that remains now are its fortified walls. Marseille, France

Day 221
15 Jul 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 222
16 Jul 2024
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon. The wonderful city of Lisbon is simply full of Neoclassical buildings and wide plazas. Famed as the port from which the ships departed on their discovery of the Americas and the New World. Lisbon's magnificent harbour is spanned by the longest suspension bridge in Europe. Other landmarks include the World Heritage Sites of Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery, both built in Lisbon's native Manueline architectural style.

Day 223
17 Jul 2024
Porto, Portugal

Porto sits by the Douro river estuary in Northern Portugal. A charming, historic city surrounded by narrow winding cobbled streets. Visit the historic area of Ribera, classified as a World Heritage Site in 1996. for an insight into the local history by walking through ‘a living museum’ featuring architectural contrasts, traditional cafes, beautiful buildings, bars and restaurants.

Day 224
18 Jul 2024
Vigo, Spain

Vigo is set in a beautiful natural environment and its cultural scene far exceeds its size. Try the local seafood at the port, go shopping at the Rua do Príncipe, or brave the blue fire of the traditional Galacian punch drink queimada.

Day 225
19 Jul 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 226
20 Jul 2024
Cork, Ireland

Sitting proudly on an island in the middle of the River Lee, Cork is a bustling collection of cool coffee shops, vibrant art galleries, unusual museums and seriously good pubs. Despite being a city, there’s a decidedly towny feel here – life is laidback, nothing is too much hassle. Pleasantly compact, friendly, and with a wry sense of humour, Cork does things its own way whether it’s jazz festivals or craft beers.

Day 227
21 Jul 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 228
22 Jul 2024
Cherbourg, France

Cherbourg is one of France’s great Channel ports. Its charming pedestrian old town is filled with a maze of narrow alleys, shops and restaurants. Visit the La Cité de la Mer maritime museum, or the nearby Château des Ravalet and see the ornate Basilique de la Trinité.

Day 229-230
23 Jul 2024
Le Havre, France - Paris

Le Havre. stands at the mouth of the river Seine as it joins the English Channel. Almost destroyed in WW11 it has been rebuilt into the modern city it is today. Art galleries and cafés, as well as the outstanding St-Joseph’s Church are just some of the many attractions. Take a short stroll from the docks and turn the corner from the Seine estuary and you will be face to face with the English Channel. This is where you will find the Yacht Marina and in summer beach huts line the shingle beach as far as Sainte-Agresse and elegant and up-market suburb of Le Havre.

Day 231
25 Jul 2024
Southampton

Southampton is a port city on England’s south coast. It’s home to the SeaCity Museum, with an interactive model of the Titanic, which departed from Southampton in 1912. Nearby, Southampton City Art Gallery specialises in modern British art. Solent Sky Museum features vintage aircraft like the iconic Spitfire. Tudor House & Garden displays artifacts covering over 800 years of history, including a penny-farthing bike

Day 232
26 Jul 2024
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges. Built along the hillsides overlooking the mouth of the Douro river offers Oporto an outstanding landscape with a 2000-year history. Its narrow winding cobbled streets is a testament to its age. Visit the historic area of Ribera, classified as a World Heritage Site for an insight into the local history by walking through ‘a living museum’ featuring architectural contrasts, traditional cafes, beautiful buildings, bars and restaurants.

Day 233
27 Jul 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 234
28 Jul 2024
Skagen, Denmark

Skagen is a port town at the north end of Denmark’s Jutland peninsula. Near the marina, the Skagens Museum exhibits works by the Skagen Painters, who were inspired by the area's light and landscape. The Local History Archive, in the former courthouse, illustrates the town’s history and maritime heritage. On Skagen’s northeastern outskirts, Grenen Beach is at the convergence of the Skagerrak and Kattegat seas.

Day 235
29 Jul 2024
Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany. Berlin, the capital city of Germany, is renowned for its exceptional range of landmarks, vibrant cultural scene, and way of life that's somehow all go yet relaxed. In fact, the city is best known for its striking contrasts. Historical buildings stand alongside modern architecture as the past and present intermingle. The sights Berlin has to offer, from the Brandenburg Gate to the Chancellor's Office, bear witness to the history of an entire nation. Germany's capital is home to all the main government buildings, including the historical Reichstag building as the seat of the German parliament. Berlin is the city of art, artists, and museums. In fact, precious artifacts from all over the world are showcased at more than 170 museums here, some of which can be found on the internationally renowned Museum Island. Berlin is a popular destination for classical music fans from every corner of the globe thanks to its leading orchestras, such as the globally popular Berlin Philharmonic, and the city's three huge opera houses, where spectacular operas and ballets are performed. And there is no end of theatre venues specializing in various performances, revue, cabaret, and more to ensure that there is something to keep everyone entertained.

Day 236
30 Jul 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 237
31 Jul 2024
Tallinn, Estonia

The atmosphere of the medieval streets and spires of the Old Town blend with modern restaurants, cafés and nightclubs. Boutiques showcasing the best of modern Estonian designers, combined with the city’s artisan traditions, make Tallinn a great place to shop. The city is small enough to explore on foot, and the breezy café culture offers a welcome break for tired travellers.

Day 238-239
01 Aug 2024
St. Petersburg, Russia - Overnight Onboard

St Petersburg is Russia’s “Cultural Capital” and home to world’s second largest museum The Hermitage and of course when here you cannot miss out on seeing a Russian Ballet performance live or go to Catherine Palace to see first-hand the opulence that the Romanovs lived in.

Day 240
03 Aug 2024
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki is regarded by many as having the world’s best quality of life. This green metropolis spreads across numerous islands along Finland's southern coast. An ideal way to travel is by Jopo through the city's numerous bicycle lanes along the waterfront, past the Sibelius Monument, and into Market Square.

Day 241
04 Aug 2024
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is a city ideal for exploring on foot. Built where the Baltic Sea meets with Lake Mälaren, Stocklholm offers sparkling clear water, medieval old towns, cutting edge fashion and lots of interesting shops, an array of museums and galleries and friendly cafes and restaurants. Whatever you are looking for in Stockholm this beautiful City has it all.

Day 242
05 Aug 2024
Visby, Sweden

Visby is one of the most remarkable towns in the Nordic countries. It is on the west coast of Sweden's largest island, Gotland in the Baltic Sea with about 23,000 citizens. Visby is known for the city wall, the Cathedral and many church ruins. In 1995 the old city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. During the Swedish summer, from mid-June to mid-August, Visby is crowded. It is one of the best party cities in Sweden in the summer. Many Visby residents leave during these hectic months and let their apartments to visitors!

Day 243
06 Aug 2024
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda, Lithuania. There's a distinctly German flavour to Klaipeda. Lithuania's third-largest city, formerly known as Memel, was part of the Prussian Kingdom until the region wrestled to autonomy in 1923. Buildings in the compact, cobblestoned Old Town are constructed in the German fachwerk style – that is, with distinctive half-timbered facades. Beyond the orderly historic centre, the modern city sprawls into an industrial forest of cranes and shipyards, sliced in two by the Danė River as it meanders into the Baltic Sea. Most people only catch a glimpse of Klaipėda as they rush headlong for the ferry to Curonian Spit, the birch-lined tendril of land across the lagoon. But spend a few hours – or even better, a day – and you’ll be rewarded by a town as rich in historic architecture as sculptures and street art, not to mention a bevvy of bars in which to sip beers by the water. Klaipeda

Day 244
07 Aug 2024
Ronne, Denmark

Ronne, Denmark.  If you come by ship to the rocky island Bornholm, you will arrive in Rønne Harbour at the foot of St Nicolai Church. The harbour is the biggest one of Bornholm and lively frequented by ferries, fishing boats and cargo vessels. Here, the sea and land mix air with each other.  Take a walk on the cobbles in the quiet streets of the old part of Rønne behind the church. Rønne is a “garden town”. Behind the half-timbered houses and walls you find both back gardens and big gardens. It can be difficult to see these gardens from the street, but you can smell the many lilacs and fruit trees, hear the bird life and sense the peace between the houses and gardens.  In many of the small windows, the natives of Ronne  show their porcelain figures, handmade glass or knick-knacks of special importance. A personal signal to you from each window. Or go for an evening walk. Without being a window peeping Tom, you can experience many beautiful illuminated living rooms and interiors in the old houses of the town – from high-tech to best parlours from the beginning of the 20th century. Here, there are exceptional many fine half-timbered houses but in between you see the more recent “bomb houses” of red or yellow bricks, which were built as replacement for the many houses, which the Russian bombed in May 1945. Ronne, Denmark

Day 245
08 Aug 2024
Kiel, Germany

Kiel is a port city on Germany’s Baltic Sea coast. In the old town, the rebuilt, medieval St. Nikolai Church hosts classical concerts. Holstenstrasse and Dänische Strasse are streets lined with shops. Along the Kiel Fjord, the Maritime Museum displays model ships and nautical instruments in a former fish auction hall. Cruise ships dock at the Ostseekai Terminal in Germania Harbor

Day 246
09 Aug 2024
Copenhagen, Denmark

The city owes much of its charm to the buildings erected by Denmark's monarchs, and boasts a treasure trove of late-Renaissance and Rococo architecture and is known as the Venice of the North. See the fabled statue of Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid, a symbol of the city. Stroll along the old harbour of Nyhavn, lined with cafés, restaurants and 500-year-old gabled houses.

Day 247
10 Aug 2024
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus is a city in Denmark on the Jutland peninsula’s east coast. Den Gamle By is its old town open-air museum, with centuries-old timbered houses. Nearby are the greenhouses of the Aarhus Botanical Garden. In the center, the multistory ARoS art museum shows global contemporary works. The underground Viking Museum explores early local history. Nearby, Aarhus Cathedral has restored 14th- to 16th-century frescoes.

Day 248
11 Aug 2024
Oslo, Norway

As one of Europe’s fastest-growing cities this decade, Oslo is buzzing with energy from new neighbourhoods and cutting-edge food, to fashion and art scenes. Captivating landmarks like the Opera House, the Astrup Fearnley Museum and Barcode are changing the face of the city, and Oslo maintains its refreshing closeness to nature that few other capitals can match.

Day 249
12 Aug 2024
Kristiansand, Norway

Feel the light from the sun rays reflect from the whitewashed walls of Posebyen old town, the very heart of Kristiansand, and a great place to start exploring Norway’s southernmost city. These are the biggest collection of charming wooden houses that characterizes many of the villages of Southern Norway. Today, they are filled with quirky little shops. Warning: you will not leave empty-handed!

Day 250
13 Aug 2024
Haugesund, Norway

Haugesund, Norway, is a city surrounded by stunning landscapes, majestic mountains, picturesque fjords, cascading waterfalls, and magnificent glaciers. Haugesund is home to Norway’s longest pedestrian streets lined with shops, museums, galleries, and an abundance of restaurants for tourists to enjoy. The landscape offers fishing trips, hikes to hidden waterfalls, and panoramic views of the harbor and fjords. Hamburg, Germany

Day 251
14 Aug 2024
Olden, Norway

Olden, in the province of Sogn og Fjordane, is a village often forgotten by tourists visiting Norway, but it is most definitely a place one should experience! Located at the end of the Nordfjord and not far from the largest glacier on Europe’s mainland Jostedal you will find this picturesque village with its friendly inhabitants. An interesting hike in Olden is the one up to Huaren. Hike up to approximately 400 meters above sea level and enjoy the stunning view over Olden and the Nordfjord.

Day 252
15 Aug 2024
Alesund, Norway

You have Kaiser Wilhelm II to thank for this city’s wonder. He rebuilt his beloved gateway in Art Nouveau style after it was destroyed by fire in 1904. Lose your heart to this gem of the Nordic coast. Today, its buildings feature dreamy turrets and ornate carvings of dragons and mythical figures. Nature has played its part too, as calm waters and distant snow-capped peaks add to the charm.

Day 253
16 Aug 2024
Bergen, Norway

Your fascinating ‘Gateway to the Fjords’ is Norway’s second-largest city, Bergen. Its maritime trade and oil industry remain vital to the economy and it’s a thriving epicenter of culture and history. Visit the old quays of Bryggen, a World Heritage Site, and the medieval wooden houses of the city’s waterfront. You can even take a peek inside the workshops of local painters, weavers, and craftsmen.

Day 254
17 Aug 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 255
18 Aug 2024
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam is famed the world over as the 17th century capital of Holland. Its lovely canals have more than 1,500 bridges that criss-cross the city and are lined by tilting gabled buildings. Take a leisurely stroll along the canals and follow the smell of the flowers to the Bloemenmarket. Visit the Van Gogh Museum or the Ann Frank House. But the top choice to visit has to be The Brown Cafe in the medieval centre. This building has been a tavern since 1519.

Day 256-258
19 Aug 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 259-260
22 Aug 2024
Reykjavik, Iceland - Overnight Onboard

Reykjavik, on the coast of Iceland, is the country's capital and largest city. It's home to the National and Saga museums, tracing Iceland’s Viking history. The striking concrete Hallgrimskirkja church and rotating Perlan glass dome offer sweeping views of the sea and nearby hills. Exemplifying the island’s volcanic activity is the geothermal Blue Lagoon spa, near the village of Grindavik.

Day 261
24 Aug 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 262
25 Aug 2024
Qaqortoq, Greenland

Qaqortoq is a town in southern Greenland, set within a system of fjords. The town center is home to 18th-century colonial buildings and a landmark fountain. Qaqortoq Museum features displays about Greenlandic culture. From Lake Tasersuaq, trails lead through rugged mountains to the old Norse settlement of Igaliku. To the southeast, the hot springs at Uunartoq sit beside a bay dotted with icebergs.

Day 263
26 Aug 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 264
27 Aug 2024
Nuuk, Greenland

Nuuk, Greenland. The capital and main port of Greenland, on the southwestern coast, near the mouth of the Godthåb Fjord, an inlet of the Davis Strait, and the mountain landmarks Sermitsiaq (“Saddle Island”). The modern town dates from 1721, when Hans Egede, a Norwegian missionary, founded a colony near the site of Vesterbygden, a 10th-century Norse settlement. Nuuk is the seat of the Parliament (Landsting) and Supreme Court and has foreign consulates, a university, vocational training schools, a hospital, and radio and television stations. Important economic activities include government administrative work, education, health care, and other services, as well as hunting, fishing, fish and shrimp processing, and shipbuilding and repair.

Day 265-266
28 Aug 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 267
30 Aug 2024
St. John's, Newfoundland

St. John’s Newfoundland. North America's oldest city sits on the steep slopes of a snug and sheltered harbour. With jelly-bean-colored row houses lining the hilly streets, the city begs comparisons to San Francisco – though in miniature. It too is home to artists, musicians, cutting-edge eateries, inflated real estate, and young, iPhone-using denizens. Yet the vibe of Newfoundland's largest city and capital remains refreshingly small-town.

Day 268-269
31 Aug 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 270-271
02 Sep 2024
New York - Overnight Onboard

Whether you know it as the ‘Big Apple’ or the ‘City That Never Sleeps, New York is a shoppers’ paradise, crammed full of exceptional sights and experiences, and pulsing with palpable energy.  It’s in Manhattan that New York’s most famous attractions can be found, from Times Square and Central Park to the iconic Empire State Building.  

Day 272
04 Sep 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 273
05 Sep 2024
Bermuda - Royal Naval Dockyard

Bermuda with its pink sand beaches, pastel-coloured houses and the famous Bermuda shorts. Stroll through gardens filled with tropical blooms, shop in the King’s Wharf or stop for afternoon tea and cricket – a true island tradition. You could even try your hand at landing the famous blue marlin on a deep-sea fishing trip.

Day 274-275
06 Sep 2024
At Sea

You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun on board or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace or the company of newfound friends.

Day 276
08 Sep 2024
Cococay, Bahamas

Freeport is on Grand Bahama Island, only a few miles from port. Relax on Barbary Beach’s brilliant white sands and gaze into its turquoise waters. Swim with dolphins or go bottom fishing for snapper and trigger-fish. The Western Heritage tour includes Mermaid Pond, Pinder's Point Lighthouse, Hawksbill Creek, Boiling Hole, Holmes Rock, Josey's Cave, and Fern Gully.

Day 277
09 Sep 2024
Miami, Florida - Disembark

Miami. A lip-smacking cocktail of low-rise pastel art deco and shimmering glass skyscrapers, Miami lords it over Biscayne Bay on Florida's southeaster tip. Soak up the Latin flavours and share a mofongo platter of garlicky plantains in Little Havana. Sail across the bay to Art Deco South Beach and explore Miracle Mile in chichi Coral Gables. Visit the famous Miami Beach or take a day trip to the Florida Everglades, Miami offers something for everyone.

Day 277
09 Sep 2024
Fly to the UK

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Day 278
10 Sep 2024
Arrive UK

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