Europe Cruise Holidays

With each country offering its own little piece of magic, you can explore every unique destination on one of our holidays to Europe. Whether you choose to roam the ancient cobbled streets in Italy, sample tasty tapas in Spain or stay a bit closer to home and witness the fascinating sights of the British Isles, you can discover the personal history of every port you visit.

Europe Cruise Holiday Highlights

There’s so much to see and do in Europe, it’s hard to pick out only a few highlights! But, if we were going to pick, here are some things you can do.

You can take a trip to the Colosseum in Rome, climb volcanoes in Lanzarote, kayak the crystal-clear waters in the Norwegian fjords. Visit the Acropolis in Athens, try yummy pizzas in Naples and snap pictures of the modern concert hall, Elbphilarmonie, in Hamburg. You get to choose what you do and how you explore these incredible countries.   

Europe Cruise Destinations

Tempted to pay Europe a visit? Take a look at each destination and see if you can find the perfect holiday for you.

Reasons to visit Europe on a cruise holiday

A world of history at your fingertips

With so much architecture to marvel at and grand old buildings to explore, your thirst for knowledge is sure to be quenched. Whether you decide to seek out each country’s history by yourself or embark on a shore experience with a knowledgeable guide by your side, pieces of the past can be found around every corner.

An incredible variety of destinations

Epic scenery in the Norwegian fjords; fairy-tale streets in the Baltic; old Greek ruins just waiting to be explored; Spanish tapas to be savoured. Each European destination has something new and exciting to be discovered. With so much variety, this kind of holiday is one that is sure to tick all the boxes and leave you wanting more.

Evening and overnight stays

We know what it’s like when you fall in love with a place and don’t want to leave. Which is why we have evening and overnight stays on selected holidays to Europe. With these, you can really make the most of your time in port and continue your explorations a little bit longer. Or, if you’re tired out from all the adventure, you can find a nice restaurant or bar to relax in for the evening.

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Our Cruise Ships

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Iona

Sail to the Canary Islands, Northern Europe, Norwegian Fjords or Spain and Portugal

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Britannia

Sail to the Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Northern Europe on a Short Break, Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia and Baltic Sea or Spain and Portugal

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Azura

Fly to Valletta or Tenerife to join Azura sailing around the Mediterranean or Canary Islands

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Arvia

Sail to the Canary Islands or Mediterranean

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Ventura

Sail to the Canary Islands, Short Break to Northern Europe or Spain and Portugal

Exclusively for Adults

Arcadia

Sail to the British Isles, Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Northern Europe on a Short Break, Norway and Iceland, Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia and Baltic Sea or Spain and Portugal

Exclusively for Adults

Aurora

Sail to the Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Northern Europe on a Short Break, Norway and Iceland, Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia and Baltic Sea or Spain and Portugal