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European Cities Break Cruise

6 days from £499*
Departing: October 2018
* Price shown: 28 October 2018 from -
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BUY ONE, GET ONE HALF-PRICE UNTIL 31ST OCTOBER*

Whet your appetite with a taster cruise

Enjoy all the on-board comforts of Columbus on a short cruise that calls at three of northern Europe's most engaging cities. See the colourful Dutch capital, Amsterdam, historic Hamburg - where the Beatles first found fame - and Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world.

Discover life on board Columbus

Discover life on board ColumbusThere's far more to life on board Columbus than we could possibly fit on one page. Click here to find out more about her fantastic facilities and welcoming atmosphere.

What The Price Includes

  • 5 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

Ship Information

Weighing in at 63,000 tonnes and 250 metres, Columbus is the biggest ship in the CMV fleet. Originally launched in 1989 (by Audrey Hepburn), she was extensively refitted in 2015, and now offers 1500 passengers spacious accommodation and elegant communal areas arranged over 12 decks and topped off with the panoramic Dome Observatory.

Deck-plans

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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 - Depart London Tilbury, UK 1600 hrs
  • Day Two - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Day Three - Hamburg, Germany
  • Day Four - at sea
  • Day Five - Antwerp, Belgium
  • Day Six - Arrive in London Tilbury, UK 0800 hrs

N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Columbus. 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.

Full Itinerary

Day One

Board Columbus and settle into your cabin before she cruises from Tilbury this afternoon.

Day Two

Wonderful Amsterdam, with its picturesque canals and step-gabled buildings, is our first port of call. Get to know this delightful, friendly city, and perhaps visit the renowned Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.

Day Three

After a morning at sea, Columbus arrives in the great German port-city of Hamburg. Head ashore to soak up the atmosphere of this vibrant metropolis, or enjoy an evening on board before Columbus sets sail late tonight.

Day Four

Spend today relaxing and enjoying the facilities on board as Columbus cruises south towards the Channel.

Day Five

Today Columbus 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.

Day Six

Disembark from Columbus, after a final relaxed breakfast, and begin your journey home.

Date Nights Price From
28 October 2018
28 October 2018 5 £499

BUY ONE, GET ONE HALF-PRICE UNTIL 31ST OCTOBER*

Cabin numbers starting IG or OG mean that you are guaranteed at least a Standard Twin Cabin, but that your actual cabin number and category will be allocated shortly before departure.

Cat 1 Standard Twin Inner  from £519
Cat 2 Standard Plus Twin Inner  from £559
Cat 3 Superior Twin Inner  from £599
Cat 4 Premium Twin Inner  from £629
Cat OG Voyager Outside Guarantee  from £619
Cat 6C Standard Twin Obstructed Ocean View  from £649
Cat 6B Standard Twin Obstructed Ocean View  from £669
Cat 6P Standard Twin Port Hole Ocean View  from £669
Cat 6 Standard Twin Ocean View  from £699
Cat 7 Standard Twin Ocean View  from £729
Cat 8 Standard Plus Twin Ocean View  from £759
Cat 9 Superior Twin Ocean View  from £839
Cat 11 Superior Plus Twin Ocean View  from £909
Cat 12 Premium Twin Ocean View  from £979
Cat DL De Luxe Balcony  from £1399
Cat JS Junior Balcony Suite  from £1579
Cat 5 Superior Single Inner View (previously 3S)  from £569
Cat 6BS Standard Single Obstructed Ocean View  from £629
Cat 7S Standard Single Ocean View  from £679
Cat 8S Standard Plus Single Ocean View  from £709
Cat 10 Superior Single Ocean View (previously 9S)  from £789

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

Visit 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.

*These offers apply to new bookings made between 1st August and 31st October 2017 (inclusive) only. The price shown on this page includes any initial Saver Fare discount, but not the Buy One, Get One Half-Price discount. The exact value of the discount included will vary depending on offer, cruise, cabin and departure date selected. Discounts apply to all cabin categories. On cruises with a Buy One, Get One Half-Price offer, single cabin full fares will be discounted by 25 per cent. On cruises with a Buy One, Get One Free offer, single cabin full fares will be discounted by 50 per cent. These offers may be withdrawn at any time. All fares exclude gratuities.

On many of our cruises, a limited number of Voyager Fare Inner and Ocean-view cabins are available. Choose these and you will be accommodated in at least a Standard Twin Inner or Ocean-view cabin, but will pay only the reduced Voyager Fare price. Availability is limited, so book now to secure your discount.