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Rediscover "Old" Europe: Hamburg, Germany to Lisbon, Portugal
MS Europa 2 Voyage 1514 - May 29-June 11, 2015

Proud nations with a poignant history and bustling cities full of art, culture and enjoyment – discover the diversity of Europe’s western coast: Honfleur with its picturesque port and half-timbered houses, the vibrant metropolis of London** and the world-famous wine city of Bordeaux are but a few fascinating examples. Beautiful scenery awaits you on the Channel Island of Guernsey, and if you would prefer things a little more active, you can enjoy a walk along the final stage of St James’s Way** with the famous Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Discover “old” Europe for 13 days on the EUROPA 2.

Highlights of this cruise:

  • London** calling: trend scouting in the royal metropolis.
  • A family reunion in Bordeaux: MS EUROPA meets MS EUROPA 2.
  • Following the pilgrims: Santiago de Compostela**.
  • Golf & Cruise voyage with extensive golf package**. (Plase see below for details).

* These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore excursions listed here are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

Date Destination
Friday 29-May-2015 Hamburg/Germany, departure 19.00 hrs 
Saturday 30-May-2015 List/Sylt/Germany, 13.30 – 23.30 hrs 
Enjoy the “queen of the North Sea” on your own or as part of a stylish island tour in an old-fashioned bus** and be inspired by the vast dune landscape and pretty thatched-roof houses.
Sunday 31-May-2015 Relaxation at sea
Monday 01-Jun-2015 Honfleur/France, 9.00 – 19.00 hrs 

The picturesque port and half-timbered houses in winding alleyways are the ideal reason to go for a walk. You can try the regional speciality, Calvados, in the idyllic Pays d’Auge**.

New Golf Barriere Deauville
The three 9-hole courses created by Tom Simpson and Sir Henry Cotton feature wide fairways and tricky bunkers, and are among the top courses in France.

Tuesday 02-Jun-2015 Portsmouth/England/Great Britain
, 8.00 – 21.00 hrs 
With Portchester Castle and the spectacular architecture of Spinnaker Tower, medieval meets modernity in Portsmouth. Setting out from here, we will arrive in London** with its fascinating mixture of tradition and trendsetting. Crossing Piccadilly Circus and Haymarket, we will reach St. Paul’s Cathedral, where you can view its magnificent interior.

Portsmouth – Hayling GC
The course was designed in 1883 and has been continually modernised with great passion for detail ever since. Besides the fairways, the wind conditions make for an exciting challenge.
Wednesday 03-Jun-2015 St. Peter Port/Guernsey/Channel Islands/Great Britain, 9.00 – 18.00 hrs
St. Malo/France, arrival 23.30 hrs 
St. Peter Port/Guernsey
Explore the charming scenery of the Channel Islands on a walk along the coast** or from the water as part of a trip in an RIB**, a manoeuvrable rubber boat.

St. Peter Port – La Grande Mare (additional course)
This parkland course borders the sandy beach of Vazon Bay. Situated right on the western coast of Guernsey, play a round against the majestic backdrop of the English Channel.
Thursday 04-Jun-2015 St. Malo, departure 17.45 hrs 
A place like a medieval coastal fort: in the historic centre, you can browse small shops with antiques and collector’s items. One of the most famous pilgrimage sites in the world is located in front of the gates to the city: the monastic island of Mont Saint Michel**.

St.-Malo – St.-Malo GC
Set in ancient hunting grounds in Brittany, this idyllic course designed by Hubert Chesneau is appealing thanks to its many water hazards and gentle slopes.
Friday 05-Jun-2015 Le Palais/Belle Ile/France, 14.00 – 20.30 hrs 
The powerful walls of the Vauban citadel dominate the port of Le Palais on Belle Ile. On a tour of the island**, your route will be lined by idyllic villages which inspired even Claude Monet.
Saturday 06-Jun-2015 Bordeaux/France, arrival 11.15 hrs 
The world-famous wine city on the Garonne will enchant you for two days – with its culture, for example, on a trip and a guided tour through historic Bordeaux** and with its produce on a bicycle tour through the vineyards**.
Sunday 07-Jun-2015 Bordeaux, departure 23.45 hrs

Bordeaux – Golf du Medoc
A well-designed top course in the famous wine region – a technical challenge for all skill levels.
Monday 08-Jun-2015 Relaxation at sea
Tuesday 09-Jun-2015 La Coruna/Spain, 7.00 – 17.00 hrs 
The old town is just as impressive as the gleaming facades in the port. On a walk along the final stage of St. James’s Way**, you will reach the famous Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
Wednesday 10-Jun-2015 Lisbon/Portugal, arrival 18.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board 
In the evening, we will reach the proud metropolis on the Tejo where, for example, you can enjoy a traditional fado evening at your own pace. After one last night on board, it will be time to begin your journey home. Or you can hone your impressions of Portugal’s capital city with a post-cruise programme*.
Thursday 11-Jun-2015 Lisbon
Disembarkation of the MS Europa 2. 


* These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore activities listed here are in the planning stage and are subject to changes.

Category

Suite Type

Price per person in USD

1

Veranda/Ocean Suite

$7,530

2

Veranda/Ocean Suite

$8,700

1-2

Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy

$11,250

3

Veranda/Ocean Suite

$9,920

4

Veranda/Ocean Suite

$10,370

3-4

Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy

$13,450

5

Veranda Suite

$11,250

6

Grand Ocean Suite

$14,760

7

Grand Ocean Suite

$15,730

8

Penthouse Suite

$17,660

9

Penthouse Suite

$19,600

10

Grand Penthouse Suite

on request 

11

Owner Suite

on request 

12

Family apartment (2x20 m²)

$10,370

13

Penthouse Suite, Equipped for Disabled Guests

$14,760

14

Extra Bed for Third Person

$5,530

0

Guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite¹

$6,880


All fares are based on the current Euro to Dollar exchange rate and are subject to change. 
 

Golf cruise – dreamlike courses on Europe’s western coast:
4 courses $1,612 USD Per person. Additional courses $273 USD each.


¹ You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown here. Accommodation will be provided in a Veranda/Ocean Suite of Category 1 to 4, subject to availability. If you book a combination of several cruises in a guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite, it will be necessary to change suites after each individual cruise. Continuous occupancy of the same suite throughout the cruises is not possible. You will receive your exact suite number on board at the beginning of the cruise (limited allotment).

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