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MS EUROPA 2 - from Rio de Janeiro to Tenerife

Carnaval do Brasil and the Canary Islands

MS EUROPA 2 - from Rio de Janeiro to Tenerife
Cruise EUX2004
19.02.2020 - 07.03.2020 (17 days)
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    Cruise
    EUX2004
    Cruise dates
    19.02.2020 - 07.03.2020

    This is a truly unforgettable experience to look forward to: drumming rhythms, dancers full of spirit and an enormous street festival await you in Salvador and Recife. Travel to the Brazilian carnival with the EUROPA 2 and continue on to the sun-drenched islands of Cape Verde and the Canary Islands.


    International cruise
    Extend your cruise ashore
    This is an international cruise (on-board languages: German and English) [Read more]
    Price specials - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX2003 and save € 2,000 per person or extend with the subsequent cruise EUX2005 and save € 1,500 per person (applies to categories 1 – 14).

    The highlights of this cruise

    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Welcome on board freedom that takes you places

    Freedom That Takes You Places – this philosophy is part of every moment on the EUROPA 2. As unconstrained and individual as your lifestyle, as luxurious and stylish as you expect. Since its maiden voyage in 2013, the ship has earned the Berlitz Cruise Guide’s highest distinction – 5-stars-plus – year after year.

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    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
    Cruise
    EUX2004
    Cruise dates
    19.02.2020 - 07.03.2020

    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
    Tuesday, 18.02.2020

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Rio de Janeiro

    Wednesday, 19.02.2020

    Transfer to a first-class hotel, day room, afternoon transfer to embarkation point

    Wednesday, 19.02.2020

    Rio de Janeiro/Brazil, departure 0.00 hrs

    Once you have started your cruise in the Brazilian metropolis, you can enjoy two relaxing days at sea on board the EUROPA 2.

    Thursday, 20.02.2020 to
    Friday, 21.02.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Saturday, 22.02.2020

    Salvador/Brazil, 8.00 – 23.00 hrs

    Be greeted by the zest for life, loud samba rhythms and a huge street party at the carnival in the capital of the state of Bahia. Unlike Rio’s grandiose processions and luxurious costumes, the focus in Salvador is on the party itself. You can also watch the colourful hustle and bustle from a schooner with a trip* along the coast.

    Sunday, 23.02.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Monday, 24.02.2020

    Recife/Brazil, 8.00 - 18.00 hrs

    The colonial architecture of the city provides a wonderful backdrop for the carnival, which is still celebrated here with a huge street party, remaining true to its origins. Immerse yourself in the exuberant festivities in Recife or in beautiful Olinda* and experience these unique moments full of easy-going fun. For a quieter alternative, explore Recife’s canals by catamaran*.

    Tuesday, 25.02.2020 to
    Friday, 28.02.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Saturday, 29.02.2020

    Mindelo/Sao Vicente/Cape Verde, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Get to know Mindelo on a walk* and find out how this cultural melting pot in Cape Verde developed. Follow this with a visit to Monte Verde*, where you can gaze out at the impressive view of the Baia das Gatas, or “bay of cats”.

    Sunday, 01.03.2020

    Palmeira/Sal/Cape Verde , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Be inspired by the sunniest island in the archipelago with its extinct volcanoes, desert and small oases. Get an impression of the salt island on an excursion* to the Blue Eye, a natural saltwater pool. When the light is right, the water glows in brilliant blue.

    Monday, 02.03.2020 to
    Tuesday, 03.03.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 04.03.2020

    Arrecife/Lanzarote/Canary Islands/Spain, 8.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Wander through the small streets of Lanzarote’s capital. Experience the might forces of nature at the volcanoes* in the Timanfaya National Park. Or explore the famous cactus garden* and visit the former home of the artist Cesar Manrique.

    WANDER BENEATH THE WAVES.
    See the local marine creatures on a diving adventure* on the Costa Teguise and get up-close to the spectacular fish. The innovative helmet technology will keep you supplied with oxygen.

    Thursday, 05.03.2020

    Santa Cruz de la Palma/La Palma/Canary Islands/Spain, 09.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Head out from the small town in the east of the island through vineyards and cooled lava flows to reach the San Antonio volcano*. The north of the island* offers a wonderful alternative with its laurel forests and a visit to a rum distillery.

    Friday, 06.03.2020

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/Gran Canaria/Canary Islands/Spain, 8.00 – 23.00 hrs

    The island’s largest town greets you with spectacular squares, charming cafes and exclusive boutiques. Enjoy a hike* to the crater of the extinct Bandama volcano.

    Saturday, 07.03.2020

    Santa Cruz/Tenerife/Canary Islands/Spain, arrival 5.00 hrs

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    Optional bookable
    Saturday, 07.03.2020

    Transfer to 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.

    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.

    The following programmes are offered in German:

    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.

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: RIO DE JANEIRO
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: RIO DE JANEIRO – THE FUN-LOVING CITY
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME C: RIO DE JANEIRO AND IGUACU

    Individual travel arrangements

    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.

    INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – RIO DE JANEIRO
    Cruise
    EUX2004
    Cruise dates
    19.02.2020 - 07.03.2020

    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 2020.

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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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