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MS EUROPA 2 - from Lisbon to Bilbao
Cruise EUX1718
19.07.2017 - 01.08.2017 (13 days)
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19.07.2017 - 01.08.2017

Eternal spring in the Atlantic.

MS EUROPA 2 - from Lisbon to Bilbao

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Cruise EUX1718

19.07.2017 - 01.08.2017

13 days (13 days cruise only)

    Volcanic landscapes on the Canary Islands, flowers all over Madeira and hot springs in the Azores, not to mention cultural highlights in La Coruna and Gijon. Highlights come one after another in the Atlantic.


    Sport & Wellness
    International cruise
    Family
    Music
    This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Combine this cruise with EUX1719 and save € 800 per person (applies to categories 1 – 14).

    The highlights of this cruise

    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Twenty-one-knots. And no tie.

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

    More about MS EUROPA 2

    Your suites on MS EUROPA 2

    Veranda Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Exclusive living area with a chaise longue
    • Bathtub and separate shower
    • Free mini bar
    Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tube and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite, for disabled guests
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two washbasins
    • Separate WC
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Family Apartment
    • Living area: 2 × 20 m²
      (2 x 215 ft²)
      veranda: 2 × 7 m² (2 x 75 ft²)
    • Connecting door between the rooms and verandas
    • Separate toilets
    • Free mini bars
    Grand Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 78 m² (840 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna.
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini-bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Owner Suite
    • Living area: 99 m² (1,066 ft²); veranda: 15 m² (161 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Grand Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Separate toilet
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool tub
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tub and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar

    Wednesday, 19.07.2017

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Lisbon and transfer to embarkation point
    Lisbon/Portugal, departure 19.00 hrs

    Your cruise starts in the Portuguese capital on the Tagus – or even earlier with our pre-cruise programmes*.

    Thursday, 20.07.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Friday, 21.07.2017

    Arrecife/Lanzarote/Canary Islands/Spain, arrival 18.00 hrs

    Bizarre and impressive: discover the black island and its lava streams in an electric car* or on a scenic journey to the volcanoes*.

    Saturday, 22.07.2017

    Arrecife, departure 18.00 hrs

    Sunday, 23.07.2017

    Santa Cruz de la Palma/La Palma/Canary Islands/Spain, 11.00 – 18.00 hrs

    The “balcones tipicos”, wooden balconies covered in flowers, are quintessential La Palma. Walk past tapas bars and cafes in the old town. One of the largest erosion craters in the world awaits you in the Caldera de Taburiente National Park*. Alternatively, drive a buggy* through the lush vegetation.

    Monday, 24.07.2017

    Funchal/Madeira/Portugal, 12.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Explore the island of eternal spring on a jeep tour*, on a walk* along the traditional irrigation canals known as “levadas” or from above on a cable car ride* from the mountain parish of Monte on Pico do Areiro.

    Tuesday, 25.07.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 26.07.2017

    Ponta Delgada/Sao Miguel/Azores/Portugal, 8.00 – 22.00 hrs

    With hilly landscapes, powerful volcanoes and crystal-clear mountain water, an off-road journey* promises to be an intense natural experience. As does an action-packed ride in an RIB boat*, where with a little luck you might spot whales and dolphins.

    Thursday, 27.07.2017

    Praia da Vitoria/Terceira/Azores/Portugal, 7.00 – 15.00 hrs

    Set out from the picturesque coastal town on a scenic journey* through woods and meadows. Guests who love sports will enjoy individual activities* such as surfing, water skiing and paragliding. The two following days at sea promise relaxation and recuperation.

    Friday, 28.07.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Sunday, 30.07.2017

    La Coruna/Spain, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Follow in the footsteps of stars such as Hape Kerkeling and Shirley MacLaine. The last stage of St James’ Way will lead you to Santiago de Compostela*.

    OUR TIP:
    A steep climb
    In La Coruna, the Ascensor Panoramico ascends 100 m (328 ft) vertically to the Parque del Monte de San Pedro, where you can enjoy fantastic views.

    Monday, 31.07.2017

    Gijon/Spain, 8.00 – 15.00 hrs

    Bathe in the Costa Verde and walk over historic paving in Asturia’s capital, Oviedo*, to San Salvador cathedral, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Tuesday, 01.08.2017

    Bilbao/Spain, arrival 5.00 hrs
    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    Your cruise will come to an end in this cultural metropolis. Alternatively, explore the Guggenheim city with our post-cruise programme*.

    Pre & Post-Program 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:

    YOUR PRIVATE PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME: EXPLORE LISBON PRIVATELY
    GUIDED PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: EXPLORE LISBON ON THREE WHEELS
    GUIDED POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BILBAO – THE STYLISH CULTURAL METROPOLIS

    * The pre- and post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

    Family cruise

    Holiday time is family time – and all the more exciting on the EUROPA 2 with lots of options for parents and children to explore the world together but also to go their own ways. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family... Read more

    Holiday time is family time – and all the more exciting on the EUROPA 2 with lots of options for parents and children to explore the world together but also to go their own ways. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family cruises can take part in excursions* that have been specially designed for them. Our travel concierge will be happy to provide you with recommendations for your personal family excursions*.

    * This service is not included in the cruise price.

     

     

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    BE.YOU. - Sports & Fitness Powered by Maria Höfl-Riesch

    Dear guests,
    I am delighted to introduce my fitness programme BE.YOU. available exclusively on board the EUROPA 2. BE.YOU. is optimised training tailored to your personal parameters, based on your individual body analysis and also including lots of dietary tips. The programme is offered by our... Read more

    Dear guests,
    I am delighted to introduce my fitness programme BE.YOU. available exclusively on board the EUROPA 2. BE.YOU. is optimised training tailored to your personal parameters, based on your individual body analysis and also including lots of dietary tips. The programme is offered by our personal trainers* all year round. On this cruise, I will be very happy to introduce BE.YOU. personally, join your training sessions and, if you wish, give you inspiring ideas to enhance your personal training.

    My best regards and see you on board!
    Maria Höfl-Riesch

    You can also read the article on BE.YOU. on our blog.

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    MS EUROPA 2 - FREEDOM THAT TAKES YOU PLACES

    The EUROPA 2

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Suites

    Plenty of room to feel good in our suites. On board there are no cabins but only suites with their own veranda. With a size of 35 to 114 m² and unlimited open space.

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    Restaurants

    Delicious diversity in seven restaurants. From upscale modern cuisine to a rich variety of Asian delights. Some opulent, some light, some fresh from the grill, some rustically inspired. The stylish ambiance in the seven restaurants underscores the most pleasurable gourmet expectations.

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    Bars

    Atmospheric evenings in six stylish bars. The bars on board the EUROPA 2 will quickly become your favourite places. Whichever you choose, a discreet service, a wide selection of drinks and snacks, as well as a wonderful ambience will provide you with unforgettable moments during your stay on board.

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    Relaxation

    The spacious OCEAN SPA awaits you with everything you could wish for to vitalise body and mind over an area of more than 800 m²/8,611 ft². And so that you never forget where you are, you'll always have a fantastic view of the open sea.

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    Entertainment

    Raise the curtain! Enjoy unforgettable events and spectacular shows featuring famous artists and stars on board the EUROPA 2. Great comedy, music from classical to pop, and exciting presentations and talks - and always first class.

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    Additional included services

    The Cruise Price Includes (Among Other Services)

    • Cruise in the booked category.
    • Fresh fruit and champagne await you in your sui te on your day of arrival.
    • Full board on the ship: welcome cocktail, breakfast, late morning bouillon, lunch, dinner, afternoon coffee and tea with pastries, hot waffles and midnight snack. Individual meal selection also possible.
    • Fresh fruit and vegetable juice available during breakfast hours.
    • A different entertainment programme every day with on-board activities, e.g. interesting courses, conversations, scientific lectures, film screenings, contemporary seminars or sophisticated evening programmes and more.
    • Adventurous Zodiac rides (depending on routes and weather conditions), all landings or tours in the ship’s own Zodiacs or tenders (potential admission fees or guided tours by local tour guides not included).
    • Television in every suite also boasting integrated music programmes, contemporary or classical video and audio programmes, news, weather map, reports, interviews, travel reports, up-to-date travel information, e-mail, Internet (subject to charge) and much more.
    • Mini bar filled with softdrinks and beer in the suite.
    • Bottled water during the shore excursions.
    • Use of on-board facilities and equipment free of charge (subject to availability): auditorium with film screenings and geography lectures, library, board games, entertainment programmes, sauna, fitness areas, golf simulator, tablet PC, snorkelling gear, bicycles and much more. The use of the Internet and services of the OCEAN SPA, the photographers and video producers as well as the boutique merchandise are subject to charge.
    • Your comprehensive EUROPA 2 travel gear including detailed country information, shoulder bag, document bag, luggage tags, travel guide and maps.
    • German ship and cruise managers as well as a German- and English-speaking service crew including travel concierge service, guest relation manager, cruise sales service, tour office, tour guides etc.
    • Harbour fees.
    MS EUROPA 2 - from Lisbon to Bilbao Eternal spring in the Atlantic.
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