05/22 - 05/31/2019

10-Day England, France, Spain & Portugal Cruise

  • Day 1
    LONDON - ENGLAND
  • Day 2
    LONDON - ENGLAND
  • Day 3
    LONDON– EXPLORER OF THE SEAS
  • Day 4
    PARIS - FRANCE
  • Day 5
    AT SEA
  • Day 6
    VIGO - SPAIN
  • Day 7
    LISBON - PORTUGAL
  • Day 8-9
    AT SEA
  • Day 10
    LONDON - ENGLAND

Tour Overview


What’s included in this cruise tour:

  • Tour manager throughout the trip
  • Cruise accommodation, meals, entertainment on board
  • Shore excursions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Taxes

Excludes

  • Onboard gratuities
  • Meals (unless otherwise indicated)
  • Personal expenditures

Tour highlights:

  • One trip visiting England, France, Spain and Portugal and 3 of the capitals
  • Three days and two nights stay in the British capital, London, to explore the mystery of the world’s prehistoric Stonehenge
  • Visit the capital of France, and enjoy the beautiful Seine River
  • Explore the Spanish art port Vigo and the ancient city of Santiago de Compostela
  • See Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, to witness the pioneers of the era of navigation

Offer ID: 1318142

Explorer of the Seas
Year Built: 2000
Refurbished: 2015
Tonnage: 138,000
Passenger Capacity: 3,835

Itinerary

  • 1
    5/22 LONDON - ENGLAND
    Arrive in London today and transfer to hotel.
    Hotel: Hilton London Olympia or Similar
  • 2
    5/23 LONDON - ENGLAND
    After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the British Museum. It is one of the three largest museum in the world along with Metropolitan Museum of New York and the Louvre Museum in Paris. The museum holds a great collection of artifacts and treasures. Next we will visit the Tower of London, surrounding by moats and towering walls, an iconic palace in the United Kingdom, which is listed as a World Heritage Site in 1988. The tower displays many jewels from the British royal family. Last but not least, enjoy Buckingham Palace, the home of the British royal family, a place where the Queen of England works and lives in London, and is one of the few royal palaces still in use in the world today.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    Hotel: Hilton London Olympia or similar
    (Breakfast included)
  • 3
    5/24 LONDON– EXPLORER OF THE SEAS
    After enjoying delicious breakfast at the hotel, we will visit one of the seven wonders of the world, Stonehenge, the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. Archaeologists believed Stonehenge was constructed from 3000 B.C. to 2000 B.C. with recent evidence indicating that it could have been a burial ground from as early as 3000 B.C. Afterwards, we will head to Southampton Port to board Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas. Enjoy outstanding cuisine, fun entertainment, and much more.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Breakfast included)
  • 4
    5/25 PARIS - FRANCE
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Le Havre, France. We will head to Paris, the capital of France. We will first visit the Arc de Triomphe, at the western end of the Champs Elysées, built by Napoleon to commemorate the victory of the Russian-Austrian coalition in 1805. Next, see the famous landmark the Eiffel Tower, which was built on April 25, 1889, one of the symbols of France. Last but not least, enjoy a tour of the Seine River Cruise, where you can experience the charm of Paris. Along the way, you can see Notre Dame, Musée d'Orsay and many other famous attractions.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 5
    5/26 AT SEA
  • 6
    5/27 VIGO - SPAIN
    Our cruise ship will arrive at the Spanish art port Vigo in Spain. We will head over to Santiago de Compostela, an ancient city that was severely damaged by the Muslims in the 10th century and completely rebuilt in the 11th century. The Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque architecture of the ancient city attracts many tourists from all over the world, which was also listed as a Heritage Site in 1985. The entire ancient city was developed around the tomb of St. James and the church of St. James (Catedral de Santiago de Compostela).
    Amount of walking: Long
  • 7
    5/28 LISBON - PORTUGAL
    Today our cruise ship will arrive in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. We will head over to Jerónimos Monastery, built in 1580 with a unique Manuel- style building developed in Portugal. The exterior is magnificent with classic features that are torsion-shaped columns and carvings. The complicated window decorations was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1983. Next we will visit the Belem Tower, it was constructed as a fortress to guard the entrance to Lisbon’s harbor and protect the city. It was also mainly to commemorate the voyage of the great navigator da Gama. Nearby the Belem Tower, is the Descobrimentos Monument, which is an imposing and iconic monument symbolizing the adventurers and explorers who have helped established Portugal and its passion for discovering the New World.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 8-9
    5/29-5/30 AT SEA
  • 10
    5/31 LONDON - ENGLAND
    Today we will disembark in London, England. You will then be transferred to the airport for your safe flight home.