If you are a lover of art, history and culture, there are few things better than a European holiday and Celebrity Cruises have curated some of the most inspiring itineraries to transport you to a different world where you can indulge in your interests around every cobblestoned street.
Celebrity, the premium cruise line where drinks, WiFi and service charges are Always Included on their sailings, has picked five top journeys for your next European holiday with prices as attractive as $274 per person per night for a 12-night Iceland & Ireland onboard Celebrity Apex.
The cruise will visit six cities including Cork, Waterford, Belfast, Reykjavik and Akureyri and departs Amsterdam on 1 August this year with prices starting from $3295pp – down from $6076.
Over 12 nights, you will experience the magnificence of Iceland’s natural wonders, surrounded by the comfort of a world-class resort on board your ship. You can take a dip in in the mineral-rich waters of the Blue Lagoon and discover the unparalleled beauty of the Nordic Island. After your shore excursion, you can return to the ship and cocoon yourself in Celebrity’s eXhale bedding and cashmere mattress for a restful sleep, ready to take on another day of adventure.
Apex will also overnight at Reykjavik, renowned for its fresh seafood, an eclectic culinary scene and artistic boutiques. To book, click here.
If you have been hankering to have a belated Queen’s Jubilee celebrations and head to the British Isles, Celebrity has a 10-night cruise exploring the towering White Cliffs of Dover and learn about the legends of Blarney Castle in Cork. You can sip a pint of beer at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, shop in Liverpool and explore the castles and ancient ruins in Belfast. The 10-night British Isles cruise onboard Celebrity Apexwill cost $301pp per night and departs Amsterdam on 1 September this year. This works out to be $3012pp – down from $5480 – for the 10-night holiday. To book click here.
The line also has a seven-night itinerary to Italy and the Greek Islands with prices starting from $2123pp – down from $3593 – onboard Celebrity Edge departing Rome on 3 September. To kick off your holiday, make sure you visit the Sistine Chapel and Colosseum in Rome before embarking the ship to sail to Naples, Santorini, Rhodes, Mykonos and Naples. In Rhodes, walk down the cobbled streets of the picturesque Old Town and take a dip in the azure Aegean Sea in Mykonos when visiting the island’s popular Elia beach. Sip a cocktail on the ship’s rooftop’s Sunset Bar while watching the most spectacular sunset over Santorini. To book click here.
If you always wanted to experience the amazing Norwegian fjords, the line has a wonderful nine-night cruise to Norway onboard Celebrity Apex with prices starting from $2651pp – down from $4822 – which departs Amsterdam on 31 July 2023. On this cruise, you will marvel at the picture-perfect wooden buildings in Bergen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy breathtaking mountain views aboard the scenic Flam Railway. The journey will visit Oslo, Geiranger, Olden, Flam and Bergen. To book, click here.
One of the line’s most popular itinerary is the eight-night cruise to Italy, Croatia and Montenegro onboard Celebrity Beyond where you can soak up the atmosphere of terracotta rooftops of Dubrovnik, exploring the Medieval landmarks in Kotor and swimming in the turquoise waters of Corfu and white sandy beaches in Zakynthos. When in Naples, visit the nearby ruins of Pompeii and the glamorous island of Capri. Prices for the cruise which calls at six ports start at $2776pp – down from $5004 – and departs Rome on 7 May 2023. To book, click here.
You will be blown away by the sheer size of three-level Eden with its café, restaurant and bar onboard Celebrity Beyond which debuted in the Mediterranean in April. There’s also the rooftop garden, the adults-only Solarium pool and the main pool surrounded by the outward facing, terraced pool deck.
Celebrity prides itself in making holidays as effortless as possible with drinks, WiFi and service charges Always Included.