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MS EUROPA 2 - from Valparaiso to Buenos Aires
Cruise EUX1800
19.12.2017 - 05.01.2018 (19 days)
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19.12.2017 - 05.01.2018

from Valparaiso to Buenos Aires

Cruise EUX1800

19.12.2017 - 05.01.2018

19 days (17 days cruise only)

    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”.


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

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Combine this cruise with EUX1801 and save € 2,000 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.

    More about MS EUROPA 2

    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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

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

    Show arrival travel package
    Optional bookable
    Sunday, 17.12.2017

    Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Santiago de Chile

    Tuesday, 19.12.2017

    Transfer to Valparaiso to embarkation point

    Tuesday, 19.12.2017

    Valparaiso/Chile, departure 17.00 hrs

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

    Wednesday, 20.12.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 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*.

    Friday, 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.

    Saturday, 23.12.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Sunday, 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.

    Monday, 25.12.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 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.

    Wednesday, 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.

    Thursday, 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*.

    Friday, 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.

    Saturday, 30.12.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Sunday, 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.

    Monday, 01.01.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 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.

    Wednesday, 03.01.2018 to
    Thursday, 04.01.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Friday, 05.01.2018

    Buenos Aires/Argentina, arrival 5.30 hrs

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

    Show departure travel package
    Optional bookable
    Friday, 05.01.2018

    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    Saturday, 06.01.2018

    Arrival in Germany

    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.
    For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

    Following programmes we offer in German:

    Guided Pre and Post-Programs

    Our proven pre and post programs cover a wide range of excursions and experiences and are accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. For all travelers who like to share experiences in a group of like-minded people.

    GUIDED PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SANTIAGO – THE METROPOLIS OF THE ANDES
    26.09. - 26.09.2018

    Aufpreis*:

    € 440 pro Person (Doppelzimmer)
    € 670 pro Person (Einzelzimmer)

    Mindestteilnehmerzahl:
    20 Personen**

    Linienflug Frankfurt – Santiago (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)
    Santiago (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Transfer ins Mandarin Oriental Hotel Santiago, Übernachtung mit Frühstück.

    Santiago (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Die chilenische Hauptstadt hat sich in den letzten Jahren zu einer pulsierenden Kulturstadt entwickelt. Bei einer Rundfahrt entdecken Sie einige der Sehenswürdigkeiten der quirligen Metropole voller Kontraste – mit historischen Bauten in der Altstadt und Wolkenkratzern aus Stahl und Glas im modernen Geschäftsviertel. Erleben Sie das lebhafte Treiben im Mercado Central, und genießen Sie bei gutem Wetter einen beeindruckenden Panoramablick auf die Stadt, die, umgeben von gewaltigen Anden-Gipfeln, inmitten eines Talkessels liegt. Nach dem Mittagessen geht es weiter nach Valparaiso zur Einschiffung auf die EUROPA 2.

    GUIDED PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SANTIAGO AND CHILEAN WINE
    26.09. - 26.09.2018
     
    Linienflug Frankfurt – Santiago (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)
    Santiago (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Transfer ins Hotel The Singular im angesagten Bohemeviertel Lastarria mit seinen Cafés und Designerläden, zwei Übernachtungen mit Frühstück. Am Nachmittag entdecken Sie bei einer Rundfahrt einige der Sehenswürdigkeiten der quirligen Metropole voller Kontraste - mit historischen Bauten in der Altstadt und Wolkenkratzern aus Stahl und Glas im modernen Geschäftsviertel. Bei gutem Wetter genießen Sie einen beeindruckenden Panoramablick über die Stadt, die, umgeben von gewaltigen Anden-Gipfeln, inmitten eines Talkessels liegt. Drei Übernachtungen mit Frühstück.

     

    Santiago (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Die chilenische Hauptstadt hat sich in den letzten Jahren zu einer pulsierenden Kulturstadt entwickelt. Bei einer Rundfahrt mit Mittagessen entdecken Sie einige der Sehenswürdigkeiten der quirligen Metropole voller Kontraste – mit historischen Bauten in der Altstadt und Wolkenkratzern aus Stahl und Glas im modernen Geschäftsviertel. Erleben Sie das lebhafte Treiben im Mercado Central, und genießen Sie bei gutem Wetter einen beeindruckenden Panoramablick über die Stadt, die, umgeben von gewaltigen Anden-Gipfeln, inmitten eines Talkessels liegt.

    Santiago (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Der heutige Tag ist dem Weinanbau gewidmet, der in Chile eine lange Tradition hat. Mit über 200 Erzeugern und 14 verschiedenen Rebsorten ist das Land einer der größten Weinproduzenten weltweit. Beim Ausflug in eine der berühmten Weinregionen können Sie sich auf einem Weingut selbst von der Qualität überzeugen. Nach dem Mittagessen geht es weiter nach Valparaiso zur Einschiffung auf die EUROPA 2.

    GUIDED POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BUENOS AIRES – THE CITY OF PASSION
    26.09. - 26.09.2018
     
    Buenos Aires (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Entdecken Sie bei einer Stadtrundfahrt die pulsierende Metropole, die wegen ihres europäischen Flairs als „Paris Südamerikas“ gilt. Zu den Highlights zählen das charmante Viertel San Telmo mit seiner Architektur aus dem 19. Jahrhundert, der Plaza de Mayo und der Friedhof Recoleta: Hier befindet sich auch das Grab der Nationalheldin Evita Peron. Nach dem Mittagessen checken Sie im Hotel Four Seasons ein, Übernachtung mit Frühstück.

    Buenos Aires (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Transfer zum Linienflug nach Deutschland.

    Ankunft in Deutschland (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)
    GUIDED POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME C: THE WATERFALLS OF IGUACU
    26.09. - 26.09.2018
     
    Buenos Aires (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Transfer zum Linienflug nach Iguacu. Freuen Sie sich auf ein faszinierendes Naturschauspiel im Dreiländereck von Argentinien, Paraguay und Brasilien. In mehr als 270 Kaskaden stürzt das Wasser auf einer Länge von fast drei Kilometern bis zu 82 Meter in die Tiefe. Zunächst besuchen Sie die argentinische Seite des Nationalparkes. Auf zahlreichen Pfaden und an diversen Aussichtspunkten kommen Sie den tosenden Wasserfällen ganz nah. Anschließend fahren Sie weiter auf die brasilianische Seite der Fälle zum Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, zwei Übernachtungen mit Frühstück.

    Iguacu (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Heute geht es erneut zu den berühmten Wasserfällen – bei der Panoramaaussicht von der brasilianischen Seite aus bekommen Sie einen Eindruck von ihrer unglaublichen Dimension. Besonders faszinierend ist der Blick aus der Vogelperspektive beim Rundflug mit einem Helikopter. Den Rest des Tages gestalten Sie nach Ihrem persönlichen Geschmack.

    Iguacu (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Transfer zum Linienflug zurück nach Buenos Aires und dort ins Hotel Four Seasons. Für den Abend empfehlen wir den Besuch einer Tango-Show. Übernachtung mit Frühstück.

    Buenos Aires (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    Entdecken Sie heute bei einer Stadtrundfahrt die pulsierende Metropole Argentiniens, die wegen ihres europäischen Flairs als „Paris Südamerikas“ gilt. Zu den Highlights zählen das charmante Viertel San Telmo mit seiner Architektur aus dem 19. Jahrhundert, der berühmteste Platz der Stadt, der Plaza de Mayo, und der Friedhof Recoleta: Hier befindet sich das Grab der Nationalheldin Evita Peron. Nach dem Mittagessen Transfer zum Linienflug nach Deutschland.

    Ankunft in Deutschland (Wednesday, 26.09.2018)

    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 pre- and post-cruise programmes and 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:

    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.

     


    ImagineShows

    ImagineShows is an international entertainment company based in France. The company works with former Cirque du Soleil artists and high level artists featuring a wide variety of performing arts such as acrobatics, extreme sports, dance and theatrical performances combined with multimedia and live musicians.

    Here you can see two shows: Click here for the show TERRA. And here you see the show IARA


    Cuarteto Rotterdam, tango ensemble

    Cuarteto Rotterdam conjures up a world of tango for all kinds of emotions with their experience, creativity and imagination. Tango venues like in Paris, Zurich, Amsterdam and Buenos Aires can no longer be imagined without these four musicians who have always been able to inspire both concert-goers and tango dancers. In 2011 they won the 48th Klingenthal International Accordion Competition Brought into being in 2004, the ensemble was named after its birthplace where they studied tango at the Rotterdam Academy for World Music. Since 2007 they have been living in Berlin... Read more

    Cuarteto Rotterdam conjures up a world of tango for all kinds of emotions with their experience, creativity and imagination. Tango venues like in Paris, Zurich, Amsterdam and Buenos Aires can no longer be imagined without these four musicians who have always been able to inspire both concert-goers and tango dancers. In 2011 they won the 48th Klingenthal International Accordion Competition Brought into being in 2004, the ensemble was named after its birthplace where they studied tango at the Rotterdam Academy for World Music. Since 2007 they have been living in Berlin and Stuttgart. Cuarteto Rotterdam is tango – full of passion, virtuosity and power – taking into account of more than 100 years of tango history. Easily they change between the different styles and epochs, like the cheerful tango music from the Guardia Vieja era, the music from Golden Age of tango with the highlights of the grand orchestras a la Di Sarli, Troilo, D’Arienzo and Pugliese, the challenging Tango Nuevo of Astor Piazzolla and modern tango-compositions from the 21st century.

    The ensemble:

    Michael Dolak
    Susanne Cordula Welsch
    Fernando Bruguera
    Anna Franken

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    AnnA Franken, tango singer

    AnnA Franken has shared festival-, concert- and milonga stages in Buenos Aires and Europe with the Orquestas Típicas Tango Masivo (BE), OTRA and TOC (NL) and Sabor a Tango (DE), the Quinteto Obsesión Tango and Cuarteto Rotterdam, amongst others. She also performed with Nicolás Enrich, Victor Villena, Leonardo Andersen, Claudio Constantini, Kay Sleking and various groups in Buenos Aires.

    She sang on stages such as the Kölner Philharmonie, the Admiralspalast in Berlin, de Doelen in Rotterdam, the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig as... Read more

    AnnA Franken has shared festival-, concert- and milonga stages in Buenos Aires and Europe with the Orquestas Típicas Tango Masivo (BE), OTRA and TOC (NL) and Sabor a Tango (DE), the Quinteto Obsesión Tango and Cuarteto Rotterdam, amongst others. She also performed with Nicolás Enrich, Victor Villena, Leonardo Andersen, Claudio Constantini, Kay Sleking and various groups in Buenos Aires.

    She sang on stages such as the Kölner Philharmonie, the Admiralspalast in Berlin, de Doelen in Rotterdam, the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig as well as the Elbphilharmonie of Hamburg. In 2016 she released her debut solo CD "Idas y vueltas" which combines the genres of Tango Argentino with German Classical Music. Amongst others she is collaborating with such brilliant and inspiring musicians as Pablo Motta, Julián Caeiro, Diego 'Dipi' Kvitko, Juan Pablo Gallardo and Nicolás Enrich, just to name a few.
    After her studies at the Rotterdam Conservatory (Classical Singing) and the Rotterdam World Music Academy (Tango Voice) she moved to Buenos Aires where she was coached by many great tango musicians, like Lidia Borda, Julián Peralta, Brian Chambouleyron and Alejandro Guyot.

    Foto: © Michael Pliwischkies

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    AnnA Franken, tango singer

    AnnA Franken has shared festival-, concert- and milonga stages in Buenos Aires and Europe with the Orquestas Típicas Tango Masivo (BE), OTRA and TOC (NL) and Sabor a Tango (DE), the Quinteto Obsesión Tango and Cuarteto Rotterdam, amongst others. She also performed with Nicolás Enrich, Victor Villena, Leonardo Andersen, Claudio Constantini, Kay Sleking and various groups in Buenos Aires.

    She sang on stages such as the Kölner Philharmonie, the Admiralspalast in Berlin, de Doelen in Rotterdam, the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig as well as the Elbphilharmonie of Hamburg. In 2016 she released her debut solo CD "Idas y vueltas" which combines the genres of Tango Argentino with German Classical Music. Amongst others she is collaborating with such brilliant and inspiring musicians as Pablo Motta, Julián Caeiro, Diego 'Dipi' Kvitko, Juan Pablo Gallardo and Nicolás Enrich, just to name a few.
    After her studies at the Rotterdam Conservatory (Classical Singing) and the Rotterdam World Music Academy (Tango Voice) she moved to Buenos Aires where she was coached by many great tango musicians, like Lidia Borda, Julián Peralta, Brian Chambouleyron and Alejandro Guyot.

    Foto: © Michael Pliwischkies

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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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