Western Europe Cruises 2018 -2019

Western Europe is a region brimming with history. Experience the charm and beauty of the British Isles, France and more.

Western Europe

Cruise to Western Europe to experience a kaleidoscope of culture and charm like no other. Cosmopolitan cities, picturesque old towns, glittering beachside metropolises and charming villages await you at every turn, with boundless opportunities to sample some of the world’s most renowned cuisines, immerse yourself in local traditions and experience the magic of Western Europe.
Whether you dream of admiring Paris’ statuesque Eiffel Tower, marveling at London’s handsome Big Ben or cruising through Amsterdam’s iconic canals, a v variety of climates provide you a variety of exciting cruise experiences to Western Europe year-round. Whatever takes your fancy, there is something for everyone on board a cruise to Western Europe. Cruise to Western Europe on board MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Viking River Cruises from a variety of ports including Southampton (London), Hamburg, Lisbon and more.

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Treasures of Spain Southampton Return
Treasures of Spain Southampton Return
14 Nights with the Independence of the Seas
 June 2018 - August 2018
pp from $2436
A Majestic Round Trip From Southampton
A Majestic Round Trip From Southampton
8 Nights with the Independence of the Seas
 July 2018 - September 2018
pp from $1244
Northern Dreams Southampton Return
Northern Dreams Southampton Return
12 Nights with the Royal Princess
 June 2018 - August 2018
pp from $3066
England, Scotland and Ireland Tour from Paris
England, Scotland and Ireland Tour from Paris
12 Nights with the Royal Princess
 May 2018 - September 2018
pp from $3302
Canaries Scenic Adventure Cruise from Southampton Return
Canaries Scenic Adventure Cruise from Southampton Return
14 Nights with the Independence of the Seas
 June 2018 - October 2018
pp from $1880
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Treasures of Spain Southampton Return
Treasures of Spain Southampton Return
14 Nights with the Independence of the Seas
 June 2018 - August 2018
pp from $2436
Canaries and Azores Exploration
Canaries and Azores Exploration
14 Nights with the Celebrity Silhouette
 September 2018 - October 2018
pp from $4296
Canaries Scenic Adventure Cruise from Southampton Return
Canaries Scenic Adventure Cruise from Southampton Return
14 Nights with the Independence of the Seas
 June 2018 - October 2018
pp from $1880
Transatlantic Cruise New York to Southampton
Transatlantic Cruise New York to Southampton
12 Nights with the Norwegian Breakaway
 April 2018
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Brilliant Journey from Miami to Genoa
Brilliant Journey from Miami to Genoa
20 Nights with the MSC Divina
 March 2018 - April 2019
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Lisbon, Portugalfrom
$1880

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and is situated on the country’s Atlantic west coast. The charming coastal metropolis is best-known for its unique mosaic architecture, charming pastel-painted Bairros, beautiful beaches and an abundance of historical and cultural attractions. Big in character, Lisbon is graced with long, hot summers and short, mild winters making it the ideal cruise destination year-round.

Highlights of Lisbon
  • Expand your palate as you sample exquisite wine and delectable tapas at the famous BA Wine Bar in Lisbon’s edgy Barrio Alto district
  • Admire the ruins of the Gothic 14th century Carmo Convent, which commemorates the devastating earthquake of 1755
  • Ride the iconic Bica funicular railway, which connects the elegant Principe Real quarter with the famous Santa Catarina viewing platform
Venice, Italyfrom
On Request

Venice, the Floating City, is situated in Italy’s northeast over the Adriatic Sea. The lagoon city comprises of 118 islands and hundreds of canals, making it one of the most fascinating in the world. Narrow, twisted alleys, historic monuments, marble palaces, charming architecture, hidden squares and the city’s iconic gondolas characterize the unique atmosphere of this extraordinary city. A mild, Mediterranean climate makes Venice a fantastic cruise destination year-round.

Highlights of Venice
  • Take a cruise tour through Venice’s canals for ultimate view of the city
  • Marvel at the spectacular mosaic art at the handsome San Marco Basilica
  • Experience the epitome of elegant Al Fresco dining at a restaurant on the Grand Canal
Gibraltar, British Overseas Territoryfrom
$1981

Gibraltar, also known as the ‘Key of the Mediterranean’, is a small island situated a few kilometers off the southern coast of Spain. The British colonial territory is famed for the iconic Rock of Gibraltar, a towering 1397-ft high limestone ridge surrounded by cliffs that stagger dramatically into the Mediterranean Sea. The island is a curious mix of British and Spanish, architecturally, culturally and linguistically.

Highlights of Gibraltar
  • Venture to the Apes’ Den to admire the tailless Barbary Macaques, the only wild, free-living monkey’s in Europe
  • Visit the World War 2 tunnels and discover the strategic importance of Gibraltar throughout ancient and modern history
  • Indulge your palate with Gibraltar’s Andalusian-British-African fusion cuisine, with unique dishes such as Rolitos, Panissa or Calentina
Madeira (Funchal), Azores, Portugalfrom
$1880

Funchal is the capital city of Portugal’s picturesque Madeira Archipelago, located in the Atlantic Ocean. Madeira, which was colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century, is today a top cruise destination due to its beautiful conserved natural landscapes, local cuisine, historic landmarks and vibrant nightlife.

Highlights of Madeira
  • Unearth 17th and 18th century wine cellars at the Madeira Wine Museum, where you can find bottles of wine more than 150 years old
  • Trek or stroll through Madeira’s dramatic wilderness, and spot some wildlife species that exist nowhere else on Earth
  • Sample exotic fruits and fresh seafood at the Workers Market, Mercado dos Lavradores
Tenerife, Spainfrom
$1880

Tenerife is the largest island in the Canary Island archipelago. An island of contrasts, Tenerife possesses an incredible variety of landscapes, from otherworldly volcanic valleys and lush pine forests to pristine beaches and some of the world’s oldest flora. Tenerife is best known for its popularity with the British who flock to the island in droves during the winter months, but the island is also renowned as an adventure destination where hiking, surfing, paddle-boarding, whale watching, kayaking with dolphins and climbing the world’s third highest volcano is possible. Visit Tenerife in February for Carnaval, a spectacular extravaganza which is rumored to rival the spring festivals in Brazil.

Highlights of Tenerife
  • Take a cable car up the snow-capped El Teide for mind-blowing views of Tenerife and surrounding islands of La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro
  • Kayak astride the mind-blowing Los Gigantes, the coastline of dramatic cliffs rising up to2,625-ft from the Atlantic Sea
  • Visit the majestic 59-ft tall El Drago tree, which legend says is up to a thousand years old, situated in the heart of Icod de los Vinos
Valletta, Maltafrom
$3031

Valletta, situated on Malta’s northeast coast, is bordered by two beautiful natural harbors. The stunning city is the smallest capital of the European Union and offers a spectacular variety of sightseeing and landmarks. Architecturally magnificent buildings, gigantic fortress walls and historic bastions dot the ancient city, which also features charming cafes, boutiques and vibrant bars which line quaint cobblestoned streets. The country’s Mediterranean climate is superb year-round, making Valetta the ultimate cruise destination.

Highlights of Valletta
  • Take a dip in the glittering waters of the spectacular Blue Lagoon, located on nearby Gozo island
  • Indulge in Malta’s delicious traditional cuisine, such as Lampuki Pie, Rabbit Stew or Maltese Pastizzi
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Western Europe Beautiful ports, sea breezes, breathtaking architecture filled with storied history, chatty people and delicious European food – French cheese, Italian pizza, Portuguese wine... Must-visits include the British Isles, the Netherlands, France, and Belgium. Cruise to Western Europe and experience the dynamic cultures characterizing the charm of some of the most beautiful ports in the world such as Southampton and Rotterdam. A Western European cruise offers iconic sights, awe-inspiring scenery, and great cuisine along the way.

Cruises to Western Europe

In the Netherlands marvel at the works of Van Gogh and enjoy leafy canal walks, unusual boutiques, and offbeat pavement cafés. Western European cruises also call in at Bruges in Belgium. This charming port-city is sometimes called the “Venice of the North” because of its historic canals. The city is also the producer of tasty chocolate and the huge range of local beers. In all port-cities visited on a Western European cruise, there are plenty of opportunities to visit local restaurants and vineyards whether sailing through France or Portugal.

Cruises to the British Isles

A cruise to the British Isles allows voyagers to explore an enchanted past while also delivering a modern experience in cities such as London, Dublin, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. Given the variety of architecture, landscapes and historical reference points on the British Isles, it is no exaggeration to state that nearly anyone could find something to enjoy. Take in the views of the beautiful Irish and Scottish countryside as you cruise from port to port.

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