The sun-kissed Balearic Islands, Marseille, the oldest city in France, and St-Tropez, a magnet for the jet set: the EUROPA 2 takes you on a varied cruise from exuberant Andalusia to the dazzling Principality of Monaco.
Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX2215 and save € 1,000 per person (applies to Categories 1 – 14, except guaranteed price categories) or extend with the subsequent cruise EUX2217 and save € 600 per person (applies to Categories 1 – 14, except guaranteed price categories).
Scheduled flight from Germany to Malaga
Transfer to the embarkation point
Malaga/Spain, departure 0.00 hrs
Relaxation at sea
Ibiza/Balearic Islands/Spain , arrival 11.00 hrs
An exclusive lifestyle and a nightlife full of superlatives create the special flair of the trendy Mediterranean islands, which also have a great deal of undiscovered beauty to offer: pine forests and the scent of oranges draw you into the interior, while fine sand and hip beach clubs beckon on the coast. Explore Ibiza and the old town of Eivissa, which is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ibiza, departure 2.00 hrs
Palma de Mallorca/Mallorca/Balearic Islands/Spain, arrival 8.00 hrs
Palma de Mallorca , departure 9.00 hrs
Mahon/Menorca/Balearic Islands/Spain, arrival 22.00 hrs
Mahon, departure 17.00 hrs
Marseille/France , 8.00 – 22.00 hrs
Get an impression of the lively centre of Marseille with sights such as the Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica and the shopping street of La Canebiere. Alternatively, spend the day in Provence and see two of France’s most beautiful villages – Gordes* and Roussillon*. Or trace the footsteps of Cézanne through Aix-en-Provence*.
St-Tropez/France , 8.00 – 0.00 hrs
The former fishing village has been the meeting point for international high society for decades. Explore the coast of Ramatuelle with a sporty kayak* adventure. Wine connoisseurs can head to the picturesque village of Gassin to visit the oldest vineyard* on the peninsula, Bertaud Belieu, and enjoy a tasting.
Monte Carlo/Monaco, arrival 6.30 hrs
Transfer to Nice for a scheduled flight to Germany
* The 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:
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 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.
Sabine Christiansen, a German journalist, brings top-level guests on board for exciting discussions about the latest topics and current events. Her guests include Nobel Prize laureates, international politicians, high-ranking experts and other major public figures. Whether you attend a lecture, panel discussion or round-table discussion, a talk2christiansen event is sure to be a highlight of your cruise.
Holiday time is family time – and it is 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.
This Mediterranean cruise allows you to experience the special features of this region from a golfer’s perspective.
Fri 22.07 Palma de Mallorca – Club de Golf Alcanada
This 18-hole course in the north of the island is situated directly on Alcudia Bay. The surroundings offer extraordinary views of the Mediterranean and the nearby lighthouse. Master architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. has perfectly integrated the local flora into his course layout.
Sun 24.07 Marseille – Golf de Servanes
In the highlands north-west of Marseille, this 18-hole course lies nestled in the Alpilles with their white rocks. With nearby Provence filling the air with the intense scent of thyme and lavender, this course offers a heightened sensory experience. The olive trees and cypresses clustered around the wide fairways create a beautiful setting.
Mon 25.07 St-Tropez – Golf de Roquebrune
Located in the St-Tropez hinterland, this 18-hole gem of a course guides players through mature trees. A par 73 parkland course, it features more than 40 bunkers and six water hazards, presenting a real challenge. Forward-looking course management is required to negotiate the very narrow fairways.
Tillmanns has collaborated with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to perfect his Golf & Cruise concept. As the Director of Golf & Cruise, he attended the first golf trip of this kind on board MS EUROPA back in 1997. A business economist by trade, the former PGA national player represented Germany at international golf tournaments. In addition to this, he has received numerous accolades for his exceptional professional contributions in many areas of golfing and for his work running golf courses – including the PGAs of Europe Five-Star Professional award in 2013. Now CEO at the Golf Club Hubbelath in Dusseldorf, Tillmanns is keen to share his expert knowledge with guests on board and delivers entertaining speeches peppered with humour.