Cruise south to the sun
This fantastic voyage sees Marco Polo sail south to Spain and Portugal, with a stop in France on the way. Explore Bilbao and La Coruna, and the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, on a cruise that's the perfect way to extend summer's sunshine just a little longer.
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What The Price Includes
- 10 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 and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement
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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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 Bristol, UK 1700hrs
- Day Three - La Pallice, France
- Day Four - Getxo, Spain
- Day Six - Lisbon, Portugal
- Day Seven - Lisbon, Portugal
- Day Eight - Leixoes, Portugal
- Day Nine - La Coruna, Spain
- Day 11 - Arrive Bristol, UK 1230hrs
N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Marco Polo. 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 Marco Polo in Bristol today, and settle in to your cabin as she prepares to set sail.
Spend the first day relaxing, and getting to know the ship, her crew and your fellow passengers.
La Rochelle's sheltered position on the Atlantic coast has helped it become arguably the most attractive seaside resort in France. Wander through its pedestrianised centre from the Vieux Port, past the 17th- and 18th-century houses lining the Rue de Palais to the Belle Epoque Cafe de la Paix.
Bilbao, the largest city in the Basque country and site of the astonishing, futuristic Guggenheim Museum. Famed for its friendliness and food - said to be the best in Spain - this compact city has a wonderful old town, the Casco Viejo, set beside a meander of the Rio Nervion.
Relax on board as Marco Polo spends another day at sea.
Days Six and Seven
The Portuguese capital Lisbon is Marco Polo's next port. Stroll the narrow streets of the Alfama district, and climb aboard one of the city's famous trams. See the extraordinary Manueline architecture of the Belem quarter, and the striking modern buildings of the Baixa.
The Portuguese port of Leixoes gives you the chance to step ashore, perhaps to join this afternoon's excursion to the historic city of Oporto, in its pretty setting on the River Douro. The excursion will include a visit to one of the Port wine lodges and time for sightseeing. Why not take a cruise along the Douro?
Marco Polo's last call is in the historic port of A Coruna, or La Coruna. Step ashore to explore the atmospheric medieval quarter, stroll the extensive seafront promenade, or perhaps take a shore excursion to Santiago de Compostela.
A final day is spent at sea, no doubt reliving the memories your cruise holiday as Marco Polo heads for home.
Bid farewell to Marco Polo and all your fellow travellers, today, as you disembark at the end of your cruise.
|02 Oct 2017||10||£1369.00|
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