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MS EUROPA 2 - from Hamburg to Hamburg
Cruise EUX1720
12.08.2017 - 24.08.2017 (12 days)
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12.08.2017 - 24.08.2017

Nordic by nature.

MS EUROPA 2 - from Hamburg to Hamburg

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Cruise EUX1720

12.08.2017 - 24.08.2017

12 days (12 days cruise only)

    Highlands, castles and whisky: it can only be Scotland. Glaciers, waterfalls and fjords: it has to be Norway. Your diverse cruise through northern Europe includes both together, with unforgettable impressions guaranteed.


    Entertainment
    Family
    International cruise
    This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Combine this cruise with EUX1721 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.

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    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

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

    Saturday, 12.08.2017

    Individual travel arrangements to cruise departure point
    Hamburg/Germany, departure 18.00 hrs

    Your cruise begins in the Hanseatic city.

    Sunday, 13.08.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Monday, 14.08.2017

    Rosyth (Edinburgh)/Scotland/Great Britain, arrival 7.00 hrs

    Historic majesty and vibrant goings-on: set out from Rosyth for Edinburgh. Visit the legendary Military Tattoo* on the evening of your arrival. Princes Street, the main shopping street, is home to a wide range of shops and you can wander along the Royal Mile through the Old Town. Alternatively visit Edinburgh Castle*, Holyrood Palace* or Stirling Castle* in the Trossachs.

    OUR TIP:
    Slainte mhath!
    Whisky is the national drink of Scotland. Try it – at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society* in Edinburgh, at the Glenmorangie distillery* on a trip from Invergordon or at the Highland Park distillery* on Orkney.

    Tuesday, 15.08.2017

    Rosyth (Edinburgh), departure 20.30 hrs

    Wednesday, 16.08.2017

    Invergordon/Scotland/Great Britain, 11.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Highlights of the Highlands: enjoy the impressive scenery on a helicopter flight* or go on a hike. An excursion to the legendary Loch Ness* is absolutely phenomenal.

    Thursday, 17.08.2017

    Kirkwall/Orkney Islands/Great Britain , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Take in the rough charm of the Orkney Islands on a discovery tour* or on a walk along the rugged coastline*. The Ring of Brodgar* and the Neolithic village Skara Brae* are historical treasures.

    Friday, 18.08.2017

    Lerwick/Shetland Islands/Great Britain , 8.00 – 14.00 hrs

    Historic sites surrounded by fascinating scenery: an island tour* or a walk on the island of Mousa* will reward you with the charm of the Shetland Islands.

    Saturday, 19.08.2017

    Bergen/Norway, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    The colourful merchants’ houses and bustling fish market are the perfect backdrop for a relaxed stroll. Alternatively, follow in the footsteps of Edvard Grieg* – including at a concert – or enjoy the breathtaking views of the city and harbour on a hike* up the local mountain Floeyen.

    Sunday, 20.08.2017

    Vik/Sognefjord/Norway , 8.00 - 10.00 hrs
    Flam/Aurlandsfjord/Norway, 12.30 - 18.00 hrs

    Vik
    Vik is your starting point for a day trip to Flam through the fjord landscape*, through deep valleys and past clear mountain lakes.

    Flam
    Flam and the famous Flam Railway* are nestled in the narrow Aurlandsfjord. The alternatives: a thrilling RIB boat ride* or a kayak tour*.

    Monday, 21.08.2017

    Olden/Faleidfjord/Norway, 8.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Spectacular panoramic views wherever you look, for instance on a hike to the largest glacier in Europe, the Briksdal Glacier*. Or on an kayak ride* in the Nordfjord. Other highlights include a helicopter flight* over the glacial landscape and fishing in the fjord*.

    Tuesday, 22.08.2017

    Stavanger/Norway, 13.00 – 19.00 hrs

    This city is a real eye-catcher with its wooden houses and winding alleyways, as is the surrounding area, for example on a boat ride in the Lysefjord*.

    Wednesday, 23.08.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 24.08.2017

    Hamburg/Germany, arrival 7.00 hrs
    Individual travel arrangements from cruise arrival point

    Your cruise will come to an end on the Elbe.

    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 individual Travel arrangements

    Our travel concierge will be pleased to tailor exclusive travel arrangements to your wishes. From trendy design hotels to luxury beach resorts to insider tips for the most exciting metropolises - exclusive recommendations can be found here and at www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Your travel concierge is available to you before traveling and on board.

    YOUR INDIVIDUAL CRUISE ARRANGEMENT

    * The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.
    = at anchor

    You can look forward to the following programme:


    talk2christiansen

    Exclusive, renowned guests discuss contemporary issues

    In this exclusive format, Sabine Christiansen, one of the most famous journalists in Germany, invites renowned experts in the fields of economy, science, politics and society to discuss contemporary issues. At „talk2christiansen“... Read more

    Exclusive, renowned guests discuss contemporary issues

    In this exclusive format, Sabine Christiansen, one of the most famous journalists in Germany, invites renowned experts in the fields of economy, science, politics and society to discuss contemporary issues. At „talk2christiansen“ presentations, discussion rounds and conversations, you will meet guests like Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz, H.E. Anote Tong, Former President of Kiribati, Kweku Mandela, Astronaut Thomas Reiter, Dr. Auma Obama, politicians like Theo Waigel, former Federal Minister of Finance, Wolfgang Bosbach, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Christian Lindner, or Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference.

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    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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    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 Hamburg to Hamburg Nordic by nature.
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