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Festive Cork Party Cruise

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW99967

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Make your own way to port

3 nights. December 2018. From £429.00.

Get your Christmas Season off to a hugely enjoyable start, as Marco Polo heads across the Irish Sea from Bristol to lively Cork. Dressed in its festive finery, the cultural centre of southwest Ireland boasts several galleries, bustling (St) Patrick Street and Grand Parade's colourful Christmas Market. Do some Christmas shopping and make the most of the ship's array of on-board amenities and festive fun and entertainment.

Ship Information

In an age of vast, impersonal, floating hotels, 22,000-tonne Marco Polo, her profile marking her out as the epitome of sea-going elegance, is a beautiful ocean-liner in the classic tradition. Offering high levels of comfort, sumptuous dining and a genuinely warm welcome from the crew, Marco Polo will offer everything you'd expect of such a vessel.


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Cruise Information

The greatest pleasure of a cruise holiday is the knowledge that as each day dawns, there'll be a new adventure to enjoy, a new experience to savour.

Ports of call

Day One - Bristol Avonmouth, UK
Days Two and Three - Cobh (Cork), Ireland
Day Four - Bristol Avonmouth, UK

N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities on board. Please see the Itinerary for further details. Ports marked with an asterisk will be reached by landing boat and may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

3 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
On-board entertainment as arranged
Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
Port charges and taxes Single cabins are available for a supplement
PRICE FROM ? £429 per person
Plan My Trip


Day One

Make your way to the port of Avonmouth to board Marco Polo. Relax in your cabin as Marco Polo makes her way across the Irish Sea, and enjoy dinner and a first festive evening's entertainment on board.

Days Two and Three

Marco Polo arrives in Cork's long, narrow Cobh harbour on the morning of Day Two, and will spend two full days here. Shore excursions will offer you the chance to discover this historic capital of southwest Ireland, to head into the beautiful rolling countryside to fashionable Kinsale, famed for its fine food and sea-fishing, or to visit famous Blarney Castle, just north of the city, for a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone.

Day Four

Marco Polo arrives back in Bristol at the end of a wonderful festive break. Back to top

Further Information

Passport requirements

British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.

Foreign Office travel advice

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