On board MS EUROPA 2 from Valparaiso to Buenos Aires

Christmas in South America.

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Christmas on board the EUROPA 2: travel into the fascinating worlds of South America, and enjoy a wonderful festive season and an atmospheric New Year “at the end of the world”.


from Valparaiso to Buenos Aires

Cruise dates:from 18.12.2017 to 06.01.2018 (19 days)
Your ship: MS EUROPA 2
Cruise number: EUX1800

17 days cruise only from £ 11,961 per person
incl. travel packages to / from departure / arrival point from £ 14,061 per person

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

Itinerary

Mon, 18.12.2017

Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Santiago de Chile

Tue, 19.12.2017

Transfer to Valparaiso to embarkation point
Valparaiso/Chile, departure 17.00 hrs

Your cruise begins in “mini San Francisco”. Get in the mood with our pre-cruise programmes*.

Wed, 20.12.2017

Relaxation at sea

Thu, 21.12.2017

Puerto Montt/Chile, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

Snow-covered volcanoes, green meadows and picturesque mountain lakes: look forward to Chile’s lake district* or a thrilling white-water-rafting trip on the Petrohue River*.

Fri, 22.12.2017

Puerto Chacabuco (Aisen)/Chile , 12.00 – 19.00 hrs

Discover Chile’s fascinating nature: on a scenic journey to the Rio Simpson National Reserve* or on a walk in Parque Aiken del Sur* with dense forests and crystal-clear lakes. On the following day at sea, the EUROPA 2 will cruise through the Chilean fjords.

Sat, 23.12.2017

Relaxation at sea

Sun, 24.12.2017

Cruising along the Pio XI Glacier, morning
(Seno Eyre)/Chile

A Christmas Eve like never before: spend the morning cruising off one of the largest glaciers in the southern hemisphere, its ice masses offering a magnificent view, and a stylish evening on board. On Christmas Day, the EUROPA 2 will travel through the famous Strait of Magellan.

Mon, 25.12.2017

Relaxation at sea

Tue, 26.12.2017

Punta Arenas/Chile, 7.00 – 0.00 hrs

From Patagonia’s oldest city, follow in the footsteps of the first person to circumnavigate the globe: on a kayak tour in the Strait of Magellan*. You will also explore Torres del Paine National Park*, where you might spot some rheas and guanacos between the waterfalls and towering granite rocks.

Wed, 27.12.2017

Cruising off the Garibaldi Glacier/Chile, afternoon
Ushuaia/Argentina, arrival 22.30 hrs

The glacier glows a radiant blue and lies in the Beagle Channel like an enormous tongue of ice.

Thu, 28.12.2017

Ushuaia, departure 18.00 hrs

The city “at the end of the world” is your starting point for a catamaran trip through the Beagle Channel* or a visit to Tierra del Fuego National Park*.

Fri, 29.12.2017

Cruising off Cape Horn/Chile, morning

After the passage through the Beagle Channel, one of the greatest seafaring experiences awaits you when the EUROPA 2 cruises off the legendary Cape Horn.

Sat, 30.12.2017

Relaxation at sea

Sun, 31.12.2017

Stanley/Falkland Islands/Great Britain , 9.00 – 16.00 hrs

The capital of the Falkland Islands greets you with British flair. Stroll through the city or take an all-terrain vehicle to the Bluff Cove lagoon*, home to gentoo, king and Magellanic penguins. The highlight of the evening will be a glittering New Year’s Eve party on board.

OUR TIP:
Penguins, not the Queen.
The British pound is used on the Falkland Islands. And on the back of the coins, penguins take the place of the queen.

Mon, 01.01.2018

Relaxation at sea

Tue, 02.01.2018

Puerto Madryn/Argentina, 11.00 – 20.00 hrs

From the coastal city, a scenic journey will take you to the Valdes Peninsula*, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to creatures such as sea lions, elephant seals and numerous species of bird. Over the next two days at sea, enjoy the casual luxury of the EUROPA 2 once again.

Wed, 03.01.2018
- Thu, 04.01.2018

Relaxation at sea

Fri, 05.01.2018

Buenos Aires/Argentina, arrival 5.30 hrs
Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

Buenos Aires Your cruise ends in Argentina’s capital – or extend it with our post-cruise programmes*.

Sat, 06.01.2018

Arrival in Germany

* 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.
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Price specials

Extended fun

Combine this cruise with EUX1801 and save € 2,000 per person (applies to categories 1 – 14).

Clear and simple – our pricing model

¹ You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown here per person. Accommodation will be provided in a Veranda Suite or Ocean Suite in category 1 – 4, subject to availability. If you book a combination of one cruise with another cruise in a guaranteed Veranda or Ocean Suite, no combination discount will be offered and it will be necessary to change suites between the individual cruises. Continuous occupancy of the same suite throughout the cruises is not possible. You will receive your exact suite number at the time of embarkation on board (limited allotment).

More travel information can be found here.


    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.

    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 CRUISE ARRANGEMENT


    GUIDED PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SANTIAGO – THE METROPOLIS OF THE ANDES


    GUIDED PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SANTIAGO AND CHILEAN WINE


    GUIDED PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME C: ACTIVELY EXPERIENCE CHILE


    GUIDED PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME D: FASCINATION OF THE ATACAMA DESERT – DESERTS, SALT LAKES AND GEYSERS


    GUIDED POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BUENOS AIRES – THE CITY OF PASSION


    GUIDED POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: BUENOS AIRES – ARGENTINIAN LIFESTYLE


    GUIDED POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME C: THE WATERFALLS OF IGUACU


    Family cruise

    Holiday time is family time – and particularly relaxing on the EUROPA 2: with plenty of opportunities for parents and children to explore the world together and 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.

     

     

    Family cruise