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Mediterranean Odyssey Cruise

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16 days from £2109 £799
Departing: September 2018
* Price shown: 22 September 2018 from -



Sail to Portugal, Spain, France and Italy

This wonderful voyage 'south to the sun' sees Magellan skirt the southern coast of Europe, venturing from the Atlantic into the Mediterranean. She'll pass the gorgeous cities of Lisbon and Barcelona, glitzy Cannes, Civitavecchia - near Rome - and the tiny British outpost of Gibraltar, before making one final stop in Cobh on her return to Bristol.

Discover life on board Magellan

Discover life on board MagellanThere's far more to life on board Magellan 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

  • 15 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

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 50-million-dollar refit ensure her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home.


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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 Bristol, England 1700hrs
  • Day Four - Lisbon, Portugal
  • Day Seven - Barcelona, Spain
  • Day Eight - *Cannes, France
  • Day Nine - Civitavecchia, Italy
  • Day 12 - Gibraltar, BCC
  • Day 15 - Cobh, Ireland
  • Day 16 - Arrive in Bristol, England 0630hrs

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.

Full Itinerary

Day One

"All aboard!" for our wonderful cruise to the Mediterranean, as you join Magellan in Bristol in time for this evening's sailing.

Days Two to Three

Two days are spent at sea, enjoying life on board Magellan as you steam into ever warmer waters.

Day Four

Lisbon, the Portuguese capital and 'Gateway to the New Worlds', stands on the River Tagus, down which the great explorers sailed during the Age of Exploration. Enjoy an optional morning excursion through the maze of narrow, hilly streets of the Alfamar district - a striking contrast to the steel and glass of the modern city.

Days Five to Six

Spend another relaxing couple of days at sea as Magellan sails along the Spanish coast.

Day Seven

Magellan reaches magnificent Barcelona today. Step ashore to discover Gaudi's Modernista architecture, explore the medieval Barri Gotic quarter, the famous avenue La Rambla, or ride a cable car to Montjuic's Olympic sites. You'll soon discover why this vibrant city is one of Europe's must-see destinations.

Day Eight

Today Magellan docks in glitzy Cannes. Stroll along its world famous promenade, La Croisette, lined on one side by grand palais-hotels, and on the other by private beaches. Above the ancient harbour from which the city grew, the charming Old Town of Le Suquet surveys a beautiful scene of blue waters dotted with pleasure craft.

Day Nine

This morning we reach Civitavecchia. Here you'll have the chance to take in some of the wonders of the 'Eternal City', Rome, where 3000 years of history sit side by side with one of Europe's most thriving metropolises, and where the Basilica of St Peter's is one of the most visited sites on Earth.

Days 10-11

Spend another two days at sea as Magellan begins her return journey.

Day 12

Magellan arrives at the tiny British territory of Gibraltar, set beneath the famous 'Rock', today. Spend the morning exploring the very British Main Street, and take the cable car to the summit of the Rock, not only for the tremendous views to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, but also to meet the famous Barbary Apes.

Days 13-14

Relax on board as Magellan spends two days at sea.

Day 15

Today we reach Cork's long, narrow Cobh harbour. Shore excursions here offer you the chance to discover this historic capital of southwest Ireland, to head into the beautiful rolling countryside to fashionable Kinsale, famed for its fine food and sea-fishing, or to visit famous Blarney Castle, just north of the city, for a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone.

Day 16

Magellan arrives back in Bristol at the end of a wonderful, and hopefully sun-drenched, cruise.

Date Nights Price From
22 September 2018
22 September 2018 15 £799

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

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*Offer applies to new bookings made after 5th July only. All offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Prices shown when booking include any discounts. The exact value of the discount included will vary depending on offer, cruise, cabin and departure date selected. All discounts will be added to your booking automatically once you have selected a cabin and will be confirmed before purchase. 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 Standard Twin Ocean-view cabin (depending on your choice), but will pay only the reduced Voyager Fare price. Availability is limited, so book now to secure your discount.