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British Islands Cruise

14.499€

About this cruise

Embark on a 29-day cruise adventure through the British Islands, departing from Barcelona and ending in Dover aboard the Seabourn Sojourn ship. Explore fascinating destinations in Spain, Portugal, France, Jersey, Ireland, and Isle of Man along the way.

Cabin Prices

The cruise price at the top of the page (14.499€) is listed for the accommodation of one person in a double cabin. To get the total cabin cost, multiply this price by two. All subsequent prices are listed for the entire cabin and do not require additional multiplication.

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Double Cabin Price

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
17/05/2025 - 14/06/2025 - - - 29.000€

Cruise Route

Day 1: Barcelona, Spain. Departure time: 17:00. The city is a successful blend of tradition and modernity. Here you can find both historical buildings from the Middle Ages and modern architecture. Barcelona is considered the most important economic center of Catalonia. In terms of culture, the Mediterranean metropolis has a lot to offer, including the Picasso Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the National Art Museum of Catalonia. In the Gothic old town "Barri Gotic" you will find the Cathedral "La Seu" from the 13th century. However, the symbol of Barcelona is the church "Sagrada Familia", designed by Antonio Gaudí. Barcelona is bustling both during the day with business activities and at night with an active nightlife. Another attraction is the "Rambles", the magnificent promenade located in the center, with numerous street cafes, shops, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Furthermore, one should not miss "El Puerto", the harbor with its beautiful view over Barcelona and the nearby boulevard "Paseo de Colón".

Day 2: Valencia, Spain. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Valencia, located on the east coast of Spain, was founded by the Romans and later occupied by the Moors in the early Middle Ages before being reconquered by the Christians. The old town is home to numerous remarkable buildings, such as the cathedral dating back to 1262, whose bell tower is the symbol of Valencia, and the Church of Saint Catherine. Visitors can also explore the well-preserved towers of the medieval city wall. For relaxation, a trip on the modern tram to one of Valencia`s many beaches is highly recommended. Notable sights include: the Cathedral, Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados, Imperial Monastery, Church of San Nicolas, Church of San Martin, La Lonja de la Seda, City Hall, Central Market, Colon Market, Estacion del Norte, Turia Gardens, City of Arts and Sciences.

Day 3: Cartagena, Spain. Arrival time: 07:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. The port city of Cartagena, located in the southeastern part of Spain on the Costa Calida, is perfect for a land excursion. The architecture reflects the Roman era in the cityscape. The ancient Roman theater, the Art Nouveau Town Hall, and the Grand Hotel are among the main attractions. The cozy old town with its unique charm, many restaurants, and shops invites you to linger.

Day 4: Sea day.

Day 5: Lisbon, Portugal. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. The white city by the sea, built on seven hills and surrounded by the natural harbor "Rio Tejo", was founded by the Phoenicians around the 9th-7th century BC. Today it is the capital of Portugal and also one of the oldest cities in Europe. Lisbon is rich in monuments. In addition, the Portuguese capital offers a diverse and interesting cultural scene with theater performances, concerts and exhibitions. The "Bairro Alto" (Upper Town) is known for its nightlife. Attractions: Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries, Commerce Square, São Jorge Castle, Baixa Pombalina.

Day 6: Leixões (Porto), Portugal. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 16:00. Duration of port stay: 8 hours. Portugal`s secret capital, Porto, is the namesake of the whole country. It is considered one of the most beautiful metropolises in Europe and is mainly known for its famous Port wine. Those who don`t want to miss out on urban ambiance will feel at home in Porto, the country`s second-largest city. The glorious Portuguese fleet was built in the city`s port. However, there are also cafes and bistros. The houses in the city are closely packed together on steep cliffs, often closely behind and above each other, creating terraces of extremely picturesque effect. Sights: Praça da Liberdade, Câmara Municipal, Soares-dos-Reis National Museum.

Day 7: Ferrol, Spain. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. The port city of Ferrol is located in the northwest of Spain in the province of La Coruña on the Atlantic Ocean. The city is the birthplace of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. During Holy Week, you can watch the traditional Spanish processions in Ferrol. On a day trip to Ferrol, you should also visit the old arsenal and the fortresses of San Felipe and La Palma.

Day 8: Sea day.

Day 9: Bordeaux, France. Arrival time: 08:00. "The world capital of wine" - this title is undisputedly held by Bordeaux. Additionally, the city on the Atlantic coast boasts a unique architectural heritage from the 18th century. Bordeaux houses ten municipal museums that preserve the cultural heritage, such as the "Musée d`Aquitaine" (Museum of Regional History) and the "Musée des Beaux Arts", an art gallery. Among the most important attractions of this cultural city are the "Palais de la Bourse", the old city gate "Porte Cailhau", the "Pont de Pierre" with its 17 arches, the Cathedral of St. André, the Church of St. Michel, and the Girondists monument on the "Place des Quinconces", one of the largest squares in Europe.

Day 10: Bordeaux, France. Departure time: 21:00. "The world capital of wine" - this title is undisputedly held by Bordeaux. Additionally, the city on the Atlantic coast boasts a unique architectural heritage from the 18th century. Bordeaux houses ten municipal museums that preserve the cultural heritage, such as the "Musée d`Aquitaine" (Museum of Regional History) and the "Musée des Beaux Arts", an art gallery. Among the most important attractions of this cultural city are the "Palais de la Bourse", the old city gate "Porte Cailhau", the "Pont de Pierre" with its 17 arches, the Cathedral of St. André, the Church of St. Michel, and the Girondists monument on the "Place des Quinconces", one of the largest squares in Europe.

Day 11: La Rochelle, France. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. La Rochelle is located on the Atlantic coast and has fortifications that were built in the Middle Ages. In the 14th/15th century, the port facilities were completed. The port was guarded by the two towers "Tour St. Nicolas" and "Tour de la Chaîne". The chain between the towers blocked the entrance to the port at night, which still makes the city attractive today. Landmarks include the "Porte de la Grosse-Horloge", "Tour de la Lanterne", City Hall, Cathedral "St. Louis", and the Church "St. Sauveur".

Day 12: Sea day.

Day 13: St. Helier (Jersey), Channel Islands. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. St. Helier is the capital and largest town of the island of Jersey. The impressive Elizabeth Castle is built on an island in the bay and can only be reached at low tide. Fort Regent, located on a cliff above the town, has been converted into a leisure complex with sports and conference facilities, an aquarium, a postal museum, a funfair, a swimming pool, and a number of sports halls. The Jersey Museum on Pier Street is also worth a visit. The best shopping area in the city is the district around King Street and Queen Street. Most luxury items are cheaper than in the UK, but not tax-free.

Day 14: Portsmouth, England. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Portsmouth, the city on the south coast of England, is located in the county of Hampshire. The Spinnaker Tower adorns the city`s harbor. It is also worth taking a trip to the nearby Isle of Wight. Other attractions include the D-Day Museum and the birthplace of Charles Dickens.

Day 15: Dover, England. Arrival time: 07:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. The port of Dover is only 28 km away from France. 14 million passengers are shuttled through here every year to commute between the British Isles and the French mainland. However, Dover is best known for its beautiful white cliffs. On these, hardly visible, lies the largest fortress in England. Other attractions: "White Cliffs", "Dover Castle", lighthouse.

Day 16: Portland, England. Arrival time: 05:30. Departure time: 19:00. Duration of port stay: 13 hours 30 minutes. The peninsula on the south coast of England is located in the English Channel and is connected to the English mainland by the land bridge Chesil Beach. The main feature of the island is the limestone, which has been used in the past to build important buildings in London, including the famous St. Paul`s Cathedral. The impressive Portland Castle adorns the artificial harbor and was once used for defense against the French. A visit to nearby Dorset should not be missed when visiting Portland.

Day 17: Sea day.

Day 18: Cobh (Cork), Ireland. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Cobh is a port city in the south of Ireland and is located on the Great Island. Here, in the St. Coleman Cathedral, the only carillon in all of Ireland can be found, which consists of 49 bronze bells. A visit to the Fota Wildlife Park is definitely recommended, where approximately 30 different species of mammals and about 50 species of birds call home. Other attractions include the Cobh Heritage Center and the Cobh Museum. The Titanic Trail city tour follows the history of the numerous emigrants who set off from Cobh to America and provides information about the Titanic`s final stop before its sinking.

Day 19: Fishguard, Wales. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Fishguard ist eine charmante Küstenstadt in der Grafschaft Pembrokeshire, Wales. Sie befindet sich am westlichsten Punkt von Wales und beeindruckt durch ihre raue Küste und malerische Landschaft. Die Stadt ist für ihre reiche Seefahrtsgeschichte sowie ihre lebendige Kunst- und Kulturszene bekannt. Besucher können die charmanten Straßen erkunden, an den Sandstränden entspannen und in die lokale Geschichte und das Erbe eintauchen. Fishguard bietet wirklich ein authentisches walisisches Erlebnis.

Day 20: Isle of Man, Isle of Man. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. In the middle of the sea, between Northern Ireland and England, lies the Isle of Man, with its capital Douglas. Especially worth experiencing are the rides on the island`s nostalgic means of transportation, the Steam Railway. The old trains take you on a historical discovery tour and offer unique views of the coast. One scenic attraction is the Snaefell Mountain, whose peak is the highest point on the island.

Day 21: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 23:00. Duration of port stay: 15 hours. Belfast is the second largest city in Ireland after Dublin and the capital of the region of Northern Ireland. With its unique flair, this historically significant city is worth a visit. During an exploration tour, visitors quickly get to know the different aspects of the city. History enthusiasts as well as nature lovers will find plenty to enjoy. Visit the Queen`s University, see where the Titanic was built, or explore the fascinating Belfast Castle. After an extensive city exploration, the beautiful green parks invite you to relax.

Day 23: Oban, Scotland. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. The city, which has around 8,100 inhabitants, is the ideal starting point for trips to the inner Hebrides. It is not surprising that Oban has developed into a bustling holiday center 150 years ago. The main business life of the city is centered around the natural harbor, from where the ships depart to the islands. Most shops can be found here. Attractions include Mac Caig`s Tower, Oban Heritage Wharf, Oban Distillery, and World in Miniature.

Day 24: Ullapool, Scotland. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Ullapool is a fishing town that was artificially created during the great herring catches around 1800. It is located on Loch Broom and is the only major town on the northwest coast of Scotland. Particularly worth seeing here is the harbor promenade with the white houses on the narrow beach. Many souvenir and craft shops invite you to stroll. Hikers can explore numerous hiking trails on the hills of the town. In addition to fishing and hiking, visitors can book boat trips and engage in water sports. Golfing is also possible on the plateau.

Day 25: Sea day.

Day 26: New haven (Edinburgh), Scotland. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 21:00. Duration of port stay: 13 hours. Approximately three kilometers north of Edinburgh lies the manageable yet enchanting district of Newhaven. The harbor town is located directly on the English Channel, opposite the northwestern area of the French coast. This small place, registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, invites visitors on a trip, as its historical and modern architecture is equally fascinating and unique. In addition to the impressive buildings and the beach, the historic military museum Newhaven Fort is also worth a visit. The abandoned workers` settlement Tide Mills and the former experimental seaplane base of the city can be the crowning conclusion of a tour for travelers.

Day 27: Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. The secret capital of England is the shopping metropolis par excellence. Once the birthplace of the industrial revolution, today it sets trends. Take a stroll through the Metro-Center, one of the largest shopping centers in Europe. On Northumberland Street, you will find many shops and small boutiques, and in the Grainger Town District, designer fashion. You can then relax in one of the many pubs along the River Tyne. Our insider tip: take a break by the River Tyne at the pub with "Newcastle Ale" or enjoy an English "Tea Time" in the hometown of the "Earl Grey.".

Day 28: Great Yarmouth, England. Arrival time: 09:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. Great Yarmouth is a vibrant coastal town located on the east coast of England. It is renowned for its sandy beaches and lively seaside atmosphere. As a popular tourist destination, Great Yarmouth offers a variety of attractions including amusement parks, museums, and the well-known Pleasure Beach. With its captivating history, charming architecture, and exciting entertainment options, Great Yarmouth is an excellent choice for a fun and enjoyable holiday experience.

Day 29: Dover, England. Arrival time: 07:00. The port of Dover is only 28 km away from France. 14 million passengers are shuttled through here every year to commute between the British Isles and the French mainland. However, Dover is best known for its beautiful white cliffs. On these, hardly visible, lies the largest fortress in England. Other attractions: "White Cliffs", "Dover Castle", lighthouse.