With six ships and over 120 destinations to choose from, we can see why you might struggle to pick your perfect cruise itinerary. You can explore the best of the Med, venture into Baltic shores or head into tropical Caribbean territory. Plus we offer Cruise & Stay packages and a variety of durations to suit your needs. To help you make that difficult choice, we’ve picked out the most popular itineraries in each of the cruise regions as rated by you. Here’s a taste of what you could experience…
On this cruise trip, you’ll get to explore all of the Canary Islands and make a stop in Morocco, too. You’ll start by taking a tapas tour of Tenerife and exploring its snow-capped mountain scenery. Then, it’s on to golden dunes in Gran Canaria, pine forests in La Palma, and wine by the bucket-load in Madeira. You’ll hop across to the coast of north Africa to explore the souks and snake charmers of Morocco’s Agadir, and finish off on the lunar landscape of Lanzarote where the craters of Timanfaya National Park have to be seen to be believed. If you love unique ways of exploring, don’t miss the Taste of Madeira & Cable Car excursion in Funchal, where you’ll get to whizz through the streets on a wicker basket toboggan and taste some of Madeira’s finest wine afterwards – you’ll need it.
Ship: TUI Discovery 2
Calling at: Santa Cruz, Tenerife | Las Palmas, Gran Canaria | Santa Cruz de La Palma, La Palma | Funchal, Madeira | Agadir, Morocco | Arrecife, Lanzarote |
On this packed itinerary you’ll cover the east coast of Spain, with a couple of Balearic Islands thrown into the mix. Starting off in the sun-drenched Costa del Sol, you’ll tick off Majorca, Barcelona, Ibiza, Almeria and Ceuta, giving you the perfect mix of vibrant cities, old-world Spanish villages and unspoilt beaches. Our Thomson Cruises excursions tick off the best of each destination, too. You can hop on a vintage electric train that runs through the countryside and tiny villages of Majorca, or take a tour of the majestic pink and gold Alhambra Palace in Malaga. Of course, you’ll get your dose of famous Spanish sunsets as you cruise across the Med, too.
Calling at: Malaga, Costa Del Sol | Palma, Majorca | Barcelona, Spain | Ibiza Town, Ibiza | Almeria, Spain | Ceuta, Spain |
Cruising is fast-becoming the new backpacking. Why wouldn’t you want to swap living out of a rucksack for being whisked in comfort from one country to another? On this bumper trip, you’ll visit four countries – Spain, France, Belgium and Portugal – and it conveniently ends in Newcastle or Southampton, so your journey home couldn’t be quicker and there’s no airports to worry about. You might have visited big cities like Paris and Barcelona before, so this trip focuses on the hidden gems and takes you right into the heart of each country. There’s Gijon in Spain, which is an old coastal town with beautiful walking and cycling routes, Cherbourg in France, which is an old military port, and Vigo in Spain where half of the world’s mussels are harvested.
Ship: TUI Discovery
Calling at: Malaga, Costa Del Sol | Lisbon, Portugal | Porto, Portugal | Vigo, Spain | Gijon, Spain | Bilbao, Spain | Nantes, France | Brest, France | Cherbourg, France | Brugges, Belgium | Le Harve, France |
This tour sets off from Newcastle in the UK, so if you’re not a fan of flying, this is the holiday for you. It ticks off top spots in Iceland, Norway, Scotland and the Shetland Islands with a mix of cities, countryside and stunning natural scenery. You’ll start by exploring Iceland and can take your pick from a dip in the Blue Lagoon, touring the Golden Circle, seeing puffins in the natural habitat, and taking a whale watching tour. You might even catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights. You’ll then head to Norway to tour sleepy hamlets, gorgeous countryside and stunning glaciers. Then it’s on to the UK’s hidden gems – Lerwick in the Shetland Islands, which is Britain’s most northerly town, and Invergordon in the Scottish Highlands where you can try and spot the elusive Nessie in the Loch Ness.
Calling at: Reykjavik, Iceland | Isafjord, Iceland | Akureyri, Iceland | Molde, Norway | Olden, Norway | Flam, Norway | Haugesund, Norway | Lerwick, Shetland Islands | Invergordon, Scotland |
This itinerary ticks off a mixture of culture-packed old Caribbean towns and idyllic desert-island style locations. You’ll taste spices at the markets in Grenada’s pastel-coloured port St George’s and browse handmade crafts in Castries, St Lucia. It’s then onto the porcelain, palm-fringed beaches of St John’s in Antigua, and the thick rainforests and tropical shores of the British Virgin Islands. You’ll even get the chance to do some serious souvenir shopping in St Maarten which is full of designer boutiques and markets.
Ship: Thomson Celebration
Calling at: St George’s, Grenada | Castries, St Lucia | St John’s, Antigua | Philipsburg, St Maarten | Road Town, British Virgin Islands |
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Published: July 12, 2017
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