Join Magellan as she sails west and south to a sequence of colourful ports. Visit French Le Havre and Rouen as well as Belgian Antwerp - the historic, cosmopolitan city at the centre of the diamond trade.
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 and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement
Complimentary coach transfers from Newport to Tilbury will be available at the start and end of the cruise
At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas. Her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff, and a major refit in 2010 ensure her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home.
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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 - Depart London Tilbury, UK 1600hrs
Day Two - Antwerp, Belgium
Day Three - Rouen, France
Day Four - Le Havre, France
Day Six - Arrive Newport, Wales 0330hrs
N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Magellan. Please see the Full Itinerary for details. Ports marked with an asterisk will be reached by landing boat and may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties.
Board Magellan in Tilbury today, and settle in to your cabin as she prepares to set sail.
Today Magellan arrives in Antwerp, the Diamond Capital of the World. Explore the city, which was once home to the painter Rubens, or join optional excursions to the lovely Belgian cities of Bruges and Brussels.
Magellan navigates into the heart of Normandy - heading to the ancient city of Rouen. We'll spend the night here, giving you the chance to explore. See the Place du Vieux-Marche, site of Saint Joan's martyrdom, the famous one-handed mechanical clock and the stunning Gothic cathedral.
Le Havre, Magellan's final Continental port, brings opportunities to spend the day exploring this lovingly rebuilt port-city, or to take an excursion into the Normandy countryside.
A final day is spent at sea, no doubt reliving the memories your cruise holiday as Magellan heads for home.
Bid farewell to Magellan and all your fellow travellers, today, as you disembark in Newport at the end of your cruise. A complimentary coach transfer from Newport to Tilbury will be available.
28 May 2017
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Overnight Celebration Cruise (to Newcastle)Scores 6.3 out of 10based on 4 reviews
(3 out of 10)
Oh My what a disappointment ! Im so sorry to say that this is the Ryan Air of Cruise ships. More of a bad ferry crossing then a cruise. We were due to depart at 12:30 and asked to arrive at 11am. The carpark was full and it took them an hour to find us a space on some wasteland and bus us to the ship then it was just queue after queue with no where to sit to get on board. I felt very sorry for the elderly passengers. It was a shambles. The boat was disappointing and drab - more caravan then hotel style. The best thing was the lovely dinner we had on board. The rest was terrible. Going home it took 3.5 hours of sitting and waiting before we finally got our turn to leave the ship. The staff kept telling people off for trying to leave early - it was not pleasant. It was totally disorganised. They really need to improve by miles before I would ever consider going with Cruise & Maritime again. Really dreadful sorry
28 March 2015
12 April 2015
(5 out of 10)
I was very disappointed with the ship seeing as she was newly referbished it wasnt as nice as I expected - Paint on the toilet seat
Some of the service left much to be desired . I had a ceaser salad which was a plate of lettuce , the other couple on our table had the completely wrong meal , I have a froze n Blue Margaritta which had no blue and that is just a few things that happened
Disembarking was totally shambolic
This was my idea to introduce my husband to cruising and it has totally back fired
Having been on a Christmas market River cruise on the Olympia before Christmas which was superb felt this was terrible in comparison
28 March 2015
12 April 2015
(9 out of 10)
A brilliant introduction to cruising. Lovely food and service. Fantastic price.
28 March 2015
06 April 2015
(8 out of 10)
Good value for money, pleasantly surprised...
28 March 2015
02 April 2015