Springtime Break Cruise
- Duration: 7 days
- Board Basis: Full Board
- Tour Ref: D2TNEW99445
- Travel Type: Make your own way to port
6 nights. April 2021. From £949.00.
Northern Ireland, the Scillies, Holland & France
Join glittering Magellan as she makes a quartet of fascinating calls in the UK, France and the Netherlands. Rest and relax as you savour the fresh spring days, enjoying all the pleasures of life aboard Magellan. Sail out of Liverpool, calling first at historic Belfast, before turning and heading south to St Peter Port on Guernsey. Continue your journey across the Channel, calling at pretty Honfleur, once the retreat of the French Impressionists, and Golden Age canal city, Amsterdam, before sailing to Newcastle.
What's Included6 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious cuisine and full-board dining
Afternoon teas and late-night snacks
Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of six nights or more)
Self-service tea and coffee (6am to midnight)
Big-show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Guest speakers and arts-and-crafts groups (cruises of five nights or more)
Luggage porterage from port to cabin
Holiday HighlightsA relaxing spring mini-cruise
Exploring the stunning Channel Islands
The lively, Dutch capital, Amsterdam
The Impressionists’ Normandy retreat, Honfleur
Belfast – home to the Titanic Quarter
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1Depart Liverpool, UK
Depart: 1900hrs Board Magellan in Liverpool, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins this evening.
Day 2Belfast, UK
Arrive: 0700hrs Depart: 1700hrs Early this morning, Magellan arrives in historic Belfast. Explore the city centre, visit the new Titanic Quarter developments that pay homage to the ill-fated vessel, or join an optional excursion to the vast stone staircase of the Giant’s Causeway on the Antrim Coast beyond.
Day 3At sea
Spend today relaxing at sea.
Day 4St Peter Port, Guernsey
Arrive: 0800hrs Depart: 1800hrs Guernsey's St Peter Port welcomes us this morning. See 800-year-old Castle Cornet, which guards the entrance to the harbour, wander the town's cobbled central quarter and make the most of the island's tax-free shopping.
Day 5Honfleur, France
Arrive: 0630hrs Depart: 1445hrs Crossing the Channel to France, your next port of call is Honfleur at the mouth of the Seine. Wander the streets behind the pretty harbour, which once inspired so many of the French Impressionists, or perhaps join an optional excursion into the surrounding countryside.
Day 6Amsterdam, Netherlands
Arrive: 1230hrs Depart: 1700hrs Spend the day exploring Amsterdam's canals, flower markets and museums. Wander cobbled streets lined with step-gabled buildings, stop for a drink and a bite to eat in one of the city's many excellent bars, cafes and restaurants, or take to the water on a canal cruise.
Day 7Arrive Newcastle, UK
Arrive: 1400hrs Say goodbye to Magellan, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Newcastle, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise. An optional coach transfer back to Liverpool will be available to book in advance. Back to top
Passport requirementsBritish 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 adviceVisit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas. Back to top