With seafood, red wine and chocolates, the charming cities lining Europe’s west coast promise a delightful combination of haute cuisine and cultural treasures. Find the perfect end to your cruise at the legendary event EUROPA’s Best outside Antwerp, which celebrates all things gourmet.
Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUR1811 and save € 550 per person (applies to categories 1 – 11).
Scheduled flight from Germany to Bilbao
Transfer to embarkation point
Bilbao/Spain, departure 23.59 hrs
St.-Jean-de-Luz/France , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
Bordeaux/France, arrival 9.00 hrs
Bordeaux/France, departure 21.45 hrs
La Pallice (La Rochelle)/France, 9.00 – 18.00 hrs
Le Palais/Belle-Ile/France , 7.00 – 14.00 hrs
St. Helier/Jersey/Great Britain , 8.00 – 22.00 hrs
St. Malo/France , 4.30 – 22.00 hrs
Cherbourg/France, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
Honfleur/France, arrival 7.00 hrs
Honfleur/France, departure 8.00 hrs
Ghent/Belgium, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs
Antwerp/Belgium, arrival 6.00 hrs
Antwerp/Belgium, departure 3.00 hrs
Hamburg/Germany, arrival 7.00 hrs
Individual travel arrangements from cruise arrival point
The following programmes can be booked.
Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German and are charged additionally to the travel package. The prices and conditions for these programmes can be found on the German travel details page and are charged additionally to the travel package. For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
The following programmes are offered in German:
Our popular pre- and post-cruise programmes include a broad spectrum of excursions and are usually accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. Recommended for guests who like to share their experiences with a group of like-minded travellers. Explore specially selected highlights of your holiday destination and enjoy the convenience of group travel – we will take care of the transfers, excursions and overnight stays.
Once a year, the gourmet festival promises a special treat on board. When Michelin-starred chefs, winemakers, chocolatiers, fromagers and patissiers serve up their creations outside on the Lido Deck, wander from one gourmet station to the next to taste and feast on what’s on offer. Afterwards, enjoy a glittering party on deck.
For the high-calibre Stella Maris International Vocal Competition, international opera houses put forward their talented young singers to take part in three rounds of the classical singing competition on board the EUROPA. The selected up-and-coming young talents demonstrate their abilities in the categories of opera, operetta and lieder. As well as awards presented by the star-studded jury in the form of guest appearances, guests on board the EUROPA also choose their personal favourite to receive the generous audience award.
More information is available here.