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Round Britain and River Seine Experience Cruise

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12 days from £2309 £1739 £869
Departing: June 2019
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Join Magellan as she cruises from Dundee and embarks on a scenic voyage around the UK. See the gorgeous, remote islands off the coast of Scotland, the stunning coastline of Ireland, pretty Guernsey and the Scillies Isles. This relaxing midsummer cruise will also take you across the Channel to follow the scenic course of the River Seine to the medieval 'Joan of Arc' city of Rouen and give you a chance to indulge in a spot of world-class shopping in Newcastle.

Discover life on board Magellan

There'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

  • 11 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 major refit in 2010 ensure her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home.

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 Dundee, Scotland
  • Day Two - Kirkwall, Orkney Isles
  • Day Four - Tobermory*, Isle of Mull
  • Day Five - Dublin, Ireland
  • Day Six - Cobh, Ireland
  • Day Seven - St Mary's*, Isles of Scilly
  • Day Eight - St Peter Port*, Guernsey
  • Day Nine - The River Seine and Rouen, France
  • Day 11 - Newcastle, UK
  • Day 12 - Arrive Dundee, Scotland

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: Depart Dundee

Board Magellan in Dundee, today, and settle in to your cabin as she prepares to set sail.

Day Two: Kirkwall

Today Magellan arrives in Kirkwall, Orkney's historic capital. Wander the streets and marvel at magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, or join an excursion to fabled Scapa Flow, Churchill's famous Barriers or the Italian Chapel.

Day Three: At sea

Spend today relaxing, and getting to know the ship, her crew and your fellow passengers.

Day Four: Tobermory

The small town of Tobermory on the beautiful island of Mull, with its picturesque waterfront of brightly painted buildings, is a delightful place to explore, as is nearby Duart Castle, the famous seat of Clan Maclean.

Day Five: Dublin

Today Magellan arrives in Dublin. This great city of culture, once home to Joyce, Yeats, Wilde and Swift, is one of Europe's most engaging capitals. Grafton and O'Connell Streets are popular with visitors, as are the city's famous bars and pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Day Six: Cobh

Magellan arrives in Cork's long, narrow harbour at Cobh, this morning. 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 or to visit famous Blarney Castle, just north of the city, for a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone.

Day Seven: St Mary's

This morning finds us in the Isles of Scilly. Magellan anchors here in sheltered waters, giving you the opportunity to go ashore to explore Hugh Town on St Mary's and the flower-strewn byways beyond, and stunning Tresco, where the famous Abbey Gardens house Britain's finest subtropical plant collection.

Day Eight: St Peter Port

Guernsey's St Peter Port welcomes us this morning. See 800-year-old Castle Cornet, which guards the entrance to the harbour, wander the cobbled central quarter and make the most of the island's tax-free shopping.

Day Nine: The River Seine and Rouen

Today Magellan navigates into the heart of Normandy - heading to the ancient city of Rouen. We'll spend the rest of the day 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.

Day 10: At sea

Make the most of your final day on board as Magellan cruises to Newcastle and home.

Day 11: Newcastle

Today, Magellan arrives back in Newcastle. Some of your newfound friends will disembark and finish their voyage here, and you'll have some time to explore the city before beginning the final leg of your cruise.

Day 12: Arrive Dundee

Bid farewell to Magellan and all your fellow travellers, today, as you disembark at the end of your cruise.

Date Nights Price From
22 June 2019
22 June 2019 11 £1739

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.

*Offer applies to new bookings made from 5th July 2018 (inclusive) only. 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. The applicable percentage discount will be applied first, and the second passenger in the cabin will pay half that discounted price. Single cabin fares will be discounted by a further 25 per cent once the initial percentage discount has been applied. All discounts will be added to your booking automatically once you have selected a cabin and will be confirmed before purchase. All offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. All fares exclude gratuities.

Where an extra 5% booking discount is available, this can not be redeemed online – please call.

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.