Basque culture, French savoir-vivre, the flair of small islands and Dutch avant-garde: cruise along the western coast of Europe, home to lifestyle, luxury and exciting cities.
Combine this cruise with EUX1720 and save € 800 per person (applies to categories 1 – 14).
Scheduled flight from Germany to Bilbao and transfer to embarkation point
Bilbao/Spain, departure 23.00 hrs
St.-Jean-de-Luz/France , 8.00 – 14.00 hrs
Bordeaux/France, arrival 5.45 hrs
The vibrant city of Bordeaux on the banks of the Garonne River is a haven for connoisseurs – for example, at a wine-tasting session* in the wine-growing region of Medoc, on a visit to the medieval commune of Saint-Emillion* or on a boat tour* through the bay of Arcachon, where you can try some freshly caught world-famous oysters.
Like God in France.
Home to some of the best restaurants in the country, such as La Tupina*, Bordeaux is a dream destination for gourmets. Our travel concierge will be happy to reserve a table for you.
Bordeaux, departure 17.00 hrs
Le Palais/Belle-Ile/France , 7.00 – 15.00 hrs
St. Helier/Jersey/Channel Islands/Great Britain , 12.00 – 18.00 hrs
Honfleur/France, 6.30 – 16.00 hrs
Antwerp/Belgium, 12.00 – 0.00 hrs
Featuring styles of the Late Middle Ages, the Renaissance, baroque, art nouveau and art deco, Antwerp’s old town is a masterpiece. Explore the city of diamonds on a carriage ride*, a tour in the footsteps of Peter Paul Rubens* or an evening pub tour. Alternatively, head to the centre of European power: Brussels*.
Amsterdam/Netherlands, arrival 15.00 hrs
Amsterdam, departure 18.00 hrs
Hamburg/Germany, arrival 18.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board
Individual travel arrangements from cruise arrival point
* The pre-cruise programme and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.
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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.
Our travel concierge would be happy to put together travel arrangements tailored to your very own preferences. Whether you’re interested in boutique hotels, luxurious beach resorts, theatre-ticket reservations or restaurant recommendations in the most exciting cities, you can find exclusive tips here and by visiting www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Our travel concierge will be at your service before the cruise and when on board, of course.
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.