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MS BREMEN - from Hamburg to Cuxhaven
Cruise BRE1316
20.07.2018 - 20.07.2018 (0 days)
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Expedition Knowledge – in the Kingdom of the Arts

from Hamburg to Cuxhaven

Cruise BRE1316

20.07.2018 - 20.07.2018

0 days (0 days cruise only)

    Dr Dr Volker Gebhardt, art expert: “Come with me on a journey in time through 5,000 years of eventful cultural history, and gain a new understanding of the British identity. From traces of the Stone Age to the Romans, from impressive cathedrals to filigree masterpieces of garden architecture, from art nouveau in Glasgow to world class museums."


    Expedition Knowledge
    Please note that your choosen cruise is conducted in German only. All printed matters are available in German. Nevertheless our crew is fluent in English.

    The highlights of this cruise

    Your experts on this cruise

    Your ship - MS BREMEN

    Your personal expedition

    Having been awarded four stars by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018, the BREMEN is the perfect setting for a truly personal expedition with no more than 155 guests. The wonderful experiences of nature that you will enjoy on your cruise are also reflected in the ship’s ambience. A concept in which our architects and designers break new ground to create a special sense of well-being. With carpets, patterns and materials which reflect the animal and plant kingdoms in their appearance and an awe-inspiring chandelier shaped like a school of fish, enjoy an extraordinarily authentic ship with true character.

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    Your cabins & suites on MS BREMEN

    Outside cabin (category 6) with veranda
    • Comfortable: 18 m² cabins with balcony on Deck 6
    • Wi-Fi access, flat screen and DVD player
    • Mini bar: free soft drinks
    • Room service from 7.00 to 22.00 hrs
    • cabins 615 – 618 have two twin beds that cannot be joined together
    Outside cabin (category 1) with portholes
    • Comfortable: 18 m² cabins
    • Ocean view included: maritime portholes on Deck 3
    • Wi-Fi access, flat screen and DVD player
    • Mini bar: free soft drinks
    • Room service from 7.00 to 22.00 hrs
    Outside cabin (category 2-5) with panoramic window
    • Comfortable: 18 m² cabins
    • Ocean view included: panoramic window on Deck 4-5
    • Wi-Fi access, flat screen and DVD player
    • Mini bar: free soft drinks
    • Room service from 7.00 to 22.00 hrs
    • There are two cabins with fully accessible layout and equipment (cabin 409 and 411)
    Suite (category 7) with veranda
    • Comfortable: 24 m² suite with veranda on Deck 7
    • Wi-Fi access, flat screen and DVD player
    • Mini bar: free soft drinks
    • Room service from 7.00 to 22.00 hrs

    At anchor

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Individual travel arrangements to cruise departure point
    Hamburg, departure 17.00 hrs

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Portsmouth/England, from 8.00 to 14.00 hrs

    Enthralling excursions into history 
    Contemporary architecture and British tradition bid you welcome in Portsmouth  – your point of departure for the mystery of Stonehenge*. On the Expert Excursion: The Roman Palace at Fishbourne and Chichester Cathedral* you will move between past and present with Dr Dr Volker Gebhardt. Besides reliefs and paintings dating from 12th century, in the impressive Norman church you will also be able to admire modern art, including a window by Marc Chagall.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Penzance, from 9.00 to 14.00 hrs

    The impressions on the “Cornish Riviera“ are picturesque. Off Penzance you can walk around the former pilgrimage site  St Michael’s Mount*, through the sub-tropical floral splendour of the tidal island. Or let yourself be enchanted by the superb views of the green coast and the cliffs of Land’s End on the excursion  Cape Cornwall with Coastal Walk*.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Dublin/Ireland, from 8.00 to 18.00 hrs

    Metropolises of Art 
    Ireland’s lively capital Dublin is the home of art and artists – and accommodates a unique work of art history. Marvel on the Expert Excursion: World Art in Dublin* at the “Book of Kells”, a copy of the four gospels dating from 8th century that is decorated on each page with ornate illustrations. In the immediate vicinity of Dublin in the Wicklow Mountains impressive complexes such as the  monastic city of Glendalough and the garden of Powerscourt*, which is regarded as being one of the most beautiful, aristocratic gardens in the world.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Liverpool/England, from 7.00 to 14.00 hrs

    The four legendary moptops, who you will meet in Liverpool, are famous. Tread in The Footsteps of the Beatles*, or explore the  Museum City Liverpool*, which, with its Walker Art Gallery, possesses the largest art collections in England.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Greenock/Scotland, from 8.00 to 19.00 hrs

    Artists, Kings and Cathedrals 
    The port of Greenock is your gateway to the rugged Highlands. On an excursion to Loch Lomond* you will have spectacular views across the Highlands. Alternatively Dr. Dr. Volker Gebhardt will accompany you on an Expert Excursion: Metropolis of Art Nouveau – Mackintosh in Glasgow* and tread in the footsteps of this architect and painter who still influences the image of the city today.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Cruising off Fingal’s Cave/Staffa

    You can experience the works of art of the wild side of nature when BREMEN cruises off the small Hebridean island of Staffa . Where the seas have dashed against the cliffs for thousands of years the famous basalt cave Fingal’s Cave has been formed, which i.a. inspired Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy to compose his “Hebridean Overture“.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Stromness/Orkney Islands, from 7.00 to 13.30 hrs

    From Stromness you will travel on the Expert Excursion: Magic Stone Circles and the Pompey of the Stone Age* on a journey into the early history of the Orkney Islands.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Leith (Edinburgh), from 8.00 to 24.00 hrs

    In Leith you can enjoy royal company – since 1997 the “Britannia”, the former Royal Yacht, has been berthed in the port of Edinburgh. Just as majestically in the middle of the city, Edinburgh Castle thrones on an extinct volcano – just one of the highlights of a tour of the city through Edinburgh and the Royal Botanic Garden of Dawyck*. Dr. Dr. Volker Gebhardt will abduct you into the Scotland of the past on the Expert Excursion: National Gallery of Scotland* and on the Expert Excursion: On the Trail of Mary Stuart*.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne/England, from 12.00 to 17.30 hrs

    Things become typically British in Newcastle upon Tyne. Enjoy a stylish teatime in Howick Hall and its Gardens*, the family home of the Earl of Grey.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Kingston upon Hull, from 6.00 to 17.00 hrs

    The Expert Excursion: Masterpieces of the Romanic – Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle*. The ribbed vault over the choir stalls of the Cathedral are the oldest preserved of their kind. You can explore the largest mediaeval church in England, which altogether took 250 years to build, to the north of Kingston upon Hull in Yorkshire. On the Expert Excursion: Castle Howard and York Minster* you can immerse yourself in their history – and, after climbing the tower, you will be able to crown your fascinating insights with a breathtaking view.

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Friday, 20.07.2018

    Cuxhaven, arrival 7.00 hrs
    Individual travel arrangements from cruise arrival point

    Pre-cruise and post-cruise programmes for your trip

    The following programmes can be booked.

    Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
    For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

    Following programmes we offer in German:

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: HAMBURG INDIVIDUALLY
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: HAMBURG INDIVIDUALLY

    * These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore activities listed here are in the planning stage and are subject to changes.

     

    Best of Britain

    A truly intellectual adventure – on this “Expedition Knowledge”

    through the perspective of art, architecture and garden design you will

    gain a new understanding for the British identity. With specially

    planned expert excursions and during captivating lectures, amongst

    others the art historian Dr Dr Volker Gebhardt will reveal surprising

    connections and inspiring facts to you, for example on the following

    topics:

    • Both mystical and magical – stone witnesses in Stonehenge and in Skara Brae on the Orkney Islands
    • The pillars of the earth- Roman and Gothic church... Read more

    A truly intellectual adventure – on this “Expedition Knowledge”

    through the perspective of art, architecture and garden design you will

    gain a new understanding for the British identity. With specially

    planned expert excursions and during captivating lectures, amongst

    others the art historian Dr Dr Volker Gebhardt will reveal surprising

    connections and inspiring facts to you, for example on the following

    topics:

    • Both mystical and magical – stone witnesses in Stonehenge and in Skara Brae on the Orkney Islands
    • The pillars of the earth- Roman and Gothic church architectural art in Chichester, Durham and York
    • Stylish art nouveau – Mackintosh’s legacy in Glasgow
    • More than the Fab Four - Liverpool between avant-garde and working-class
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    MS BREMEN - Your Personal Expedition

    The BREMEN

    Having been awarded four stars by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018, the BREMEN is the perfect setting for a truly personal expedition with no more than 155 guests. The wonderful experiences of nature that you will enjoy on your cruise are also reflected in the ship’s ambience. A concept in which our architects and designers break new ground to create a special sense of well-being. With carpets, patterns and materials which reflect the animal and plant kingdoms in their appearance and an awe-inspiring chandelier shaped like a school of fish, enjoy an extraordinarily authentic ship with true character.

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    Cabins & Suites

    Freedom with an ocean view: Every one of the 80 outside cabins and 2 suites on the BREMEN gives you lots of space to relax in complete comfort. The personal touch is highlighted by the little things, such as the bathrobe, the mini bar (which is refilled with soft drinks for free every day) and the live images from the forward-view camera. You can also adjust the temperature of your room to suit you. And naturally, you can always enjoy an ocean view through wide panoramic windows, through the maritime portholes or from your private balcony.
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    Culinary art, bars & lounges

    A cruise of culinary discovery: Against the backdrop of the most beautiful expedition regions, you can enjoy excellent cuisine – such as the fantastical creations and modern interpretations of our chef de cuisine here in the restaurant. On the Lido Deck, a barbecue al fresco is just as inspiring as a drink in the Panorama Lounge with its incredible views. The BREMEN Club is always a popular meeting place for breakfast, the lunch buffet or evening cocktails at the bar. Whatever place you choose, it will be just to your taste.

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    Experiences & relaxation

    Enjoy your time: Relax in the sauna, in the pool or on the sun deck. Feeling good has never been so interesting.

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    Prestigious experts on board

    Personal touch: On the BREMEN, there are many ways to add a personal touch to your expedition moments. Marvel at spectacular views of the most beautiful natural spectacles and animal worlds and absorb new information during the numerous talks held by experts. They can also compound your experiences before and after shore excursions with their precaps and recaps. Alternatively, how about a literary expedition through the well-stocked on-board library of specialist literature and fiction books?

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