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MS EUROPA - from Bilbao to Kiel

Picturesque French coasts

MS EUROPA - from Bilbao to Kiel
Cruise EUR2209
27.05.2022 - 07.06.2022 (11 days)
    Cruise dates
    27.05.2022 - 07.06.2022

    Enticing beaches and historic harbour towns to explore, exquisite wines and sweet treats to enjoy – France has something for every taste. Experience the highlights of France’s west coast and spend plenty of time in Bordeaux, the capital of wine.

    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.
    Price specials - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUR2208 and save € 1,200 per person or with the subsequent cruise EUR2210 and save € 800 per person (applies to Categories 1 – 11, except guaranteed price categories).

    Enjoy savings with your summer specials

    When you book your cruise to the top destinations of northern and Western Europe via the Mediterranean to the Seychelles and the Caribbean, you can benefit from attractive savings on summer specials. The following suite categories are available:

    summer specials platinum
    45 m² Penthouse Deluxe Suite
    from € 12.890 from £ 11.350 from CHF 15‘468 from $ 15.470
    summer specials gold
    27 m² Veranda Suite
    from € 5.890 from £ 5.190 from CHF 7‘068 from $ 7.070
    summer specials bronze
    27 m² Suite with a panorama window
    from € 4.990 from £ 4.400 from CHF 5‘988 from $ 5.990

    * You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown per person in each price category. Accommodation will be in a Suite of cat. 1, 2 or 3 or in a Veranda Suite of cat. 4 or 5 or on selected trips in a Penthouse Deluxe Suite of cat. 8 (subject to availability). If you combine a cruise with another cruise in a guaranteed suite, no combination discount will be given and it will be necessary to change suites after each individual cruise. 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. These offers cannot be combined with any other offer, reduction or early booking discount and are only valid for the cruises advertised in this brochure. No partial routes or partial services may be booked. Limited allotment.

    The highlights of this cruise

    A cafe au lait on the historic promenade of SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ looking out over the stunning sandy beaches – a typical holiday experience in France. Fall in love with the country’s savoir-vivre: the people of BORDEAUX appreciate excellent wine. Want to sample their produce in the surrounding chateaus*? Spend two full days in the wine capital before enjoying the maritime flair of BELLE-ILE and CHERBOURG. HONFLEUR seems to have been taken from a picture book, with romantic views that have inspired great artists like Boudin and Monet. Your cruise continues via ANTWERP and the KIEL CANAL to KIEL.

    * The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.

    Your ship - MS EUROPA

    Your most beautiful yacht in the world

    Travelling to the world's most beautiful destinations on board the EUROPA will be an experience in itself: whether you're shaking the captain's hand or going to a dazzling gala evening, enjoy the traditional luxury of a classic cruise in the company of a small group of no more than 400 guests. You can look forward to the highest service and gastronomy standards, which have already been awarded the rating of 5-stars-plus for the eighteenth time in a row by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2020. You can always rely on our German-speaking crew who, with their discreet attentiveness and eye for detail, will be happy to fulfil your individual wishes.

    Come on board the EUROPA, home of the extraordinary. Dive into a world of moving experiences and exclusive moments. See where state-of-the-art comfort and luxurious cruise traditions meet.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA

    • 27 m² (290 ft²) Suite with a panorama window
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    Veranda Suite (cat. 4-5)
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    • Some suites can be booked with connecting doors
    Veranda Suite (cat. 6-7)
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    • Some suites can be booked with connecting doors
    Spa Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) SPA Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Includes SPA pamper package
    • Bathroom with natural light, ocean view
    • Hydrotherapy shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Deluxe Suite
    • 45 m² (484 ft²) Penthouse Deluxe Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Private atmosphere on Deck 10
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Bathroom with underfloor heating, two washbasins, shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Grand Suite
    • 85 m2 (915 sq ft) Penthouse Grand Suite with a spacious, partly covered veranda featuring a Dedon sofa island
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Inviting dining area with a dining table for up to six people
    • Bathroom with heated floor, two washbasins, a floor-level shower, a whirlpool bath and a private sauna; separate guest toilet
    • Spacious walk-in wardrobe
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Free mini bar (incl.  a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Cruise dates
    27.05.2022 - 07.06.2022

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

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    Optional bookable
    Friday, 27.05.2022

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Bilbao
    Transfer to embarkation point

    Friday, 27.05.2022

    Bilbao/Spain, departure 0.00 hrs

    Saturday, 28.05.2022

    Saint-Jean-de-Luz/France , 7.00 – 14.00 hrs

    Sunday, 29.05.2022

    Bordeaux/France, arrival 8.15 hrs

    Monday, 30.05.2022

    Bordeaux/France, departure 20.00 hrs

    Tuesday, 31.05.2022

    Le Palais/Belle-Ile/France , 10.00 – 23.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 01.06.2022

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 02.06.2022

    Cherbourg/France , 7.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Friday, 03.06.2022

    Honfleur/France, arrival 5.00 hrs

    Saturday, 04.06.2022

    Honfleur/France, departure 4.45 hrs

    Sunday, 05.06.2022

    Antwerp/Belgium, 8.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Antwerp is one of the oldest and biggest cities in Flanders and the centre of the world's diamond industry and diamond trade. The tradition of diamond-cutting has been nurtured and developed here for more than five centuries. Brussels, Belgium's capital city, de facto capital of the European Union, and headquarters of NATO, boasts a large number of historic buildings that are well worth a visit, while the collections in the museums have a worldwide reputation. At the heart of the city of Ghent is Europe's mightiest moated castle. From here, on a stretch no more than 500 m long, numerous magnificent structures soar skywards, uniting to present an impressive picture of medieval city architecture.

    Monday, 06.06.2022

    Night passage through the Kiel Canal

    Tuesday, 07.06.2022

    Kiel/Germany, 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 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:

    Private pre- and post-cruise programmes

    Explore your cruise destinations on a more personal basis as a couple – ideal for all those who don’t want to be part of a group. The excursions in the programmes are accompanied by a local tour guide who will be happy to attend to your individual wishes. There will also be enough time and space for your own activities. Transfers are exclusively by private car with private drivers. Prices for solo travellers or groups of three or more are available on request.


    Our proven pre- and post-cruise programmes

    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.

    Cruise dates
    27.05.2022 - 07.06.2022

    MS EUROPA - The world's best moments

    The EUROPA

    Welcome to a ship that sets the global benchmarks for luxury cruises. It may be smaller than other cruise ships, but the EUROPA is miles ahead of the crowd. Enjoy the unrivalled freedom for personal relaxation on a cruise with no more than 400 guests – with plenty of scope for fresh ideas, indulgence and inspiring perspectives. Look forward to the legendary familiarity of a German-speaking crew who, with a crew-to-guest ratio of almost one to one, will attend to your individual wishes. Perfect hospitality, down to the very last detail. You can be sure of an exceptional cruise on board the EUROPA as you travel to the world’s most beautiful destinations and perhaps even discover something about yourself.

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    A home away from home: Every suite is inviting – just like an elegant home, but at sea. Each is equipped with all the facilities you would expect, and designed so that you have plenty of space to yourself. What’s more, the view changes every day.

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    Culinary perfection: Our chefs serve up masterful creations in four restaurants, from classic dishes to uncharted culinary waters. On selected cruises, they will even accept a little assistance - but only from the best in the field, of course. The stars of the culinary world, recipients of Michelin stars or Gault et Millau chef hats, dazzle with distinctive creations and deliver taste sensations that you will rave about for a long time afterwards.

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    To see out the day in style: Five bars promise hours of pleasant relaxation and are the perfect location to see out any day in wonderful style. They are also popular locations for a few of the events that we organise for you on every cruise.

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    SPA & Fitness

    Every cruise on the EUROPA is a journey inside yourself. With our holistic wellness and health concept, you can reconnect with yourself and take time for mindfulness, self-realisation and your health. Innovative exercise programmes and holistic well-being concepts will bring your body and soul together in harmony. You will be in the best possible hands here – for example, in the OCEAN SPA, which offers everything from classic massages to beauty treatments, in one of our fitness classes or with your personal trainer (fees apply).

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    Indulge your curiosity on board with numerous opportunities to experience and enjoy things old and new. Our wide-ranging services allow you to explore the extraordinary and return home feeling truly inspired. Become a true connoisseur through on-board discussions with notable experts and public figures – you might even discover a whole new side to yourself. Soak up knowledge and stories that cannot be found in any book and thrilling on-stage entertainment courtesy of renowned artists from the worlds of music, film and TV, culture and science in a programme unique to every cruise.

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