Spain, Portugal and France Cruise from the UK
Excludes flights & taxes
Travel the English Channel, round trip from Southampton. Explore life aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise ship ‘Independence of the Seas’. Visiting ports: Vigo, Spain as well as Lisbon, Portugal and France / Normandy (La Havre). Includes a Buy one get one 60% cruise discount for the 2nd passenger!
Spain, Portugal and France cruise from the UK highlights:
Southampton, England One of the world’s most famous ports. Southampton served as the launching point for the Mayflower, as well as the Titanic. Today, it’s one of the busiest passenger ports.
The industrial, port city of Bilbao, is the political capital of the nationalistic Basque people; who inhabit Spain’s three northern provinces (an area known collectively as Euskadi). Bilbao does have some wonderful surprises to offer visitors; there are also plenty of attractions in the surrounding countryside; as well as around the coast, on the Bay of Biscay, which can be easily reached on excursions by rail or road.
The main attraction in the city, is the controversial Guggenheim Museum; having been opened in 1997. The city fathers, also regard this avant-garde building, as the beginning of Bilbao’s revitalisation. The city has also, recently acquired a new metro system; as well as airport terminal.
Bilbao, has some good beaches, as well as a few scenic spots. A favoured picnic site, is on Monte Archanda, north of the old town, accessible by funicular. Of the beaches, Getxo is the favourite, particularly with surfers. A feature is a 100-year-old suspension bridge, as well as some lively bars and also nightclubs. Bilbao is an interesting, industrial city, which is steadily increasing in popularity, with tourists, and also makes for a fantastic weekend getaway.
Gear up for adventure, right onboard—with plenty of time left for relaxation, fine dining as well as stunning views of the ocean. The incredible Independence of the Seas® is home to an array of innovations, that give you whatever type of vacation you desire.
Challenge yourself on the Rock Climbing Wall, hit the complimentary ice-skating rink; retreat to the adults-only Solarium* or relax with a massage, at the VitalitySM Spa. Go ahead and take your pick of amazing activities. They’re all waiting for you on Navigator of the Seas.
Spain, Portugal and France cruise from the UK, Sailing Itinerary:
|Date||Ports of Call||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Activity|
|Sat 19Oct2019||Southampton, England||–||4:30 PM||Boarding|
|Sun 20Oct2019||Paris /normandy (Le Havre), France||7:00 AM||9:00 PM||Docked|
|Tue 22Oct2019||Vigo, Spain||10:00 AM||7:00 PM||Docked|
|Wed 23Oct2019||Lisbon, Portugal||10:00 AM||9:00 PM||Docked|
|Sat 26Oct2019||Southampton, England||5:30 AM||–||Departure|