The perfect trip for Anglophiles and anyone who wants to be one. The island realm proudly presents its most exceptional aspects: London and Cornwall, whisky and cream tea, the Beatles and beautiful landscaped gardens.
Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX1821 and save € 800 per person. Extend your stay with the subsequent cruise EUX1823 and save € 1,000 per person (Applies to categories 1 – 14).
Individual travel arrangements to cruise departure point
Hamburg/Germany, departure 18.00 hrs
Relaxation at sea
Portsmouth/England/Great Britain , 7.00 – 18.00 hrs
England’s grand past as a naval power is ever-present – even the ultramodern Spinnaker Tower is shaped like a sail, and legendary ships sit in the old harbour. From Portsmouth, you can take a trip packed with highlights through London*, the global city of design, culture and lifestyle, or to Stonehenge*.
St. Peter Port/Guernsey/Channel Islands/Great Britain , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
The Channel Islands are still an insider’s tip for tourists: a self-contained world of cliffs, idyllic beaches and plenty of green, punctuated by picturesque villages and with a climate warmed by the Gulf Stream. If you love the water, enjoy the thrill of a ride in a speedy rigid inflatable boat (RIB)* off the coast. For a more relaxing time, an island tour* will take you through the fantastic landscape and to what is perhaps the world’s smallest chapel.
Fowey/England/Great Britain , 8.00 – 19.00 hrs
Even a short stroll through the charming alleys of Fowey is enough to see why Cornwall is considered England’s most beautiful stretch of land. From here, explore Cornish highlights* with rugged cliffs and romantic fishing villages, the Lost Gardens of Heligan* – the “garden restoration of the century” – or enjoy the unique flair of Boconnoc House with a lunch*.
Scilly Isles/Great Britain , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
Cobh/Ireland , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
Little shops, pubs and in their midst St Colman’s Cathedral with one of the largest bells in the world. But above all, Cobh is the starting point for attractive excursions such as a detour to typically Irish Cork* or the Old Midleton Whiskey Distillery*. This traditional set-up is the proud home of the world’s largest pot, which holds 30,000 gallons. Slainte!
Liverpool/England/Great Britain, arrival 18.00 hrs
Liverpool , departure 18.00 hrs
Dublin/Ireland, arrival 7.00 hrs
Transfer to scheduled flight to 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 change.
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.
The best circus in Europe (Herald Tribune) has been wowing its audience for 40 years. With the programme “Die Reise zum Regenbogen” (Journey to the rainbow), founder and director Bernhard Paul has been hailed an innovator of circus art and has created a veritable work of art with Roncalli. It is truly a fairy-tale circus and made with much love for detail. Now the dream circus is off on a cruise and is bringing a selection of hand-picked artists to the stage in a poetic programme.
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.
Mon 03.09 Portsmouth – Hayling Golf Club
A combination of the traditional and the contemporary, this well-established course was built in 1883 and has long been considered a typical English links course. Players are treated to a series of views of the nearby English coast. The art-deco-style clubhouse, built in 2002, forms a striking contrast to the historical course.
Wed 05.09 Fowey – St. Mellion International Resort
Here, 18 of the 36 holes are described as “old course”, although they are only 40 years old: this is not at all typical in the British Isles. The Kernow Course was completely renovated in 2008. This is in contrast to the Jack Nicklaus Course, which was opened in 1988 as the first Nicklaus creation in the British Isles. Both courses are characterised by very wide, playable fairways, which almost always end in quick greens.
Fri 07.09 Cobh – Fota Island Golf Resort
The Deerpark Course has hosted the Irish Open three times. In other words, this is where players can follow in the footsteps of the big names in golf. Each of the 18 holes poses a unique challenge. Thanks to the range of tee boxes, everyone has a chance of success here, no matter what their handicap.
Sun 09.09 Liverpool – West Lancashire Golf Club
A typically English golfing experience awaits you: the dune landscape along the western coast of Britain served as a model for the first golf courses. The layout requires a change of direction for about 80 % of the fairways, so players almost always have to tee off without being able to see the flag. Thanks to the close proximity to the Atlantic, it can often be windy here.
Stefan Quirmbach is one of the leading golf experts in Germany. In 1996, he received the PGAs of Europe Five-Star Professional award, known today as the Confederation of Professional Golf (CPG), which has since awarded him with the 2021 Christer Lindberg Bowl for his outstanding contributions to golf. He has been president of the PGA of Germany for many years and has been sharing his expertise in health-conscious golfing for all levels on board for quite some time now. He has also been working with Golf Resort Hardenberg – where his own golf school is based – since 2004.