10/28 - 11/09/2020

13 Days United Kingdom, Spain & Portugal Cruise

  • Day 1
    LONDON - ENGLAND
  • Day 2
    LONDON - ENGLAND
  • Day 3
    LONDON– CELEBRITY SILHOUETTE
  • Day 4
    AT SEA
  • Day 5
    BILBAO - SPAIN
  • Day 6
    LA CORUNA - SPAIN
  • Day 7
    AT SEA
  • Day 8
    LISBON - PORTUGAL
  • Day 9
    GIBRALTAR - UNITED KINGDOM
  • Day 10
    CARTAGENA - SPAIN
  • Day 11
    AT SEA
  • Day 12-13
    BARCELONA - SPAIN

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:

  • Three days and two nights stay in the British capital, London, to explore the mystery of the world’s prehistoric Stonehenge
  • Visit the beautiful city of Bilbao, Spain, and the Guggenheim Museum
  • Explore the ancient city of Santiago de Compostela in La Coruna, Spain
  • See Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, to witness the pioneers of the era of navigation
  • Enjoy the Nature Reserve on Mount Gibraltar and explore the St. Michael Stalactite Cave
  • Visit the Roman Theatre in Cartagena, Spain
  • 2 day tour in Barcelona, special arrangements to see the famous Flamenco dance dinner show

OFFER ID: 1361837

Celebrity Silhouette
Year Built: 2011
Refurbished: 2015
Tonnage: 122,400
Passenger Capacity: 2,886

Itinerary

  • 1
    10/28 LONDON - ENGLAND
    Arrive in London today and transfer to hotel.
    Hotel: Corus Hyde Park or Similar
  • 2
    10/29 LONDON - ENGLAND
    Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel and get ready for our city tour in London. The (Big Ben), is among London’s most iconic landmark. This tower clock is famous for its accuracy and massive bell. Next visit (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. See the (British Museum), 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. Last but not least, visit the (Tower of London), surrounded 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.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    Hotel: Corus Hyde Park or similar
    (Breakfast included)
  • 3
    10/30 LONDON– CELEBRITY SILHOUETTE
    After enjoying a 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 Celebrity Silhouette. Enjoy outstanding cuisine, fun entertainment, and much more.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Breakfast included)
  • 4
    10/31 AT SEA
  • 5
    11/1 BILBAO - SPAIN
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Bilbao in northern Spain. Journey to (Bermeo), a colorful coastal village where you can see (Gaztelugatxe). It is an island fortress famous for its filming location, Game of Thrones. The island is connected to the mainland by a man-made stone bridge, with a narrow path that contains 241 steps. It is believed that after you have completed the climb up to the top of the church, you can ring the bell three times and make a wish. We will then return to Bilbao and explore (La Ribera Market), Europe’s largest indoor market that was originally built in 1929 and then renovated again in 2009. With over 110,00 sq ft of space you can enjoy the fresh produce, bars and restaurants. Next visit (Guggenheim Museum), the groundbreaking 20th century architecture with innovating design is a museum of modern and contemporary art. Last but not least, enjoy (Mt. Artxanda) and see the magnificent panoramic view of Bilbao.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 6
    11/2 LA CORUNA - SPAIN
    Our cruise ship will arrive at La Coruna, 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
    11/3 AT SEA
  • 8
    11/4 LISBON - PORTUGAL
    Today our cruise ship will arrive in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. We will visit the (Belem Tower), constructed as a fortress to guard the entrance to Lisbon’s harbor and to protect the city. It was also mainly to commemorate the voyage of the great navigator da Gama. See (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. Visit (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
  • 9
    11/5 GIBRALTAR - UNITED KINGDOM
    Our cruise ship arrives in Gibraltar, United Kingdom. Journey to the (Upper Rock Reserve) where you can see multiple natural attractions which includes wildlife, numerous plant species that are unknown or rarities elsewhere in the world. It is also famous for its residence, the Barbary Macaques, which have been here for a few centuries now. Here you will also see (St. Michael’s Cave), which are a network of limestone caves where stalactites dangle from the ceilings and stalagmites rise up to meet them. It was created by rainwater seeping through the limestones, which turns into weak carbonic acid which then slowly forms to what we see today.
    Amount of walking: Long
  • 10
    11/6 CARTAGENA - SPAIN
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Cartagena, Spain. We will first visit the (Roman Theater). This theatre was built in 227 B.C., and for centuries was covered by a cathedral built over the upper part of the theatre’s seating area. In 1988, the first remains were discovered which led to major restoration. Enjoy (Castillo de la Concepcion), a 12th century fortress which offers a magnificent view of this beautiful historic city.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 11
    11/7 AT SEA
  • 12-13
    11/8-11/9 BARCELONA - SPAIN
    Day 1 - Our cruise arrives in Barcelona, Spain. After disembarking the ship, we will first visit the famous (Columbus Memorial Tower), located at the end of the famous shopping area of La Rambla, and stands about 197 feet high. (Plaza de Cataluna) is a large plaza in the old part of Barcelona. Some of the city’s most important streets meet at this plaza. The square is surrounded by high-rise buildings, shopping, entertainment, restaurants and bars. It is the most central area and a favorite meeting place for many locals and visitors. Visit the (Spanish Village), originally constructed in 1929 for an exhibition, representing regional types of buildings from all over Spain with a little village along with narrow lines and shady squares. With many shops selling good quality souvenirs and regional food and drinks. See the famous (Sagrada Familia), the beautiful yet controversial and unfinished church due to the untimely death of its architect, Antoni Gaudi in 1926. Gaudi began constructing this surreal temple in 1882 and it is still in construction to this day. At night, we will attend an exhilarating Flamenco show, which includes a delicious dinner of Spanish cuisine.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Dinner included)
    Hotel: Ayre Gran Via or similar
    Day 2 - Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel and you will be transferred to the airport for your safe flight back home.