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Join us on Marco Polo as she sails to the historic port-city of Cork on this festive mini-cruise from Bristol. Search the stalls of Grand Parade’s colourful Christmas Market for the perfect Christmas gifts, soak up the festive atmosphere, and enjoy a great food, good company and wonderful festive entertainment on board.
Discover life on board Marco Polo
There's far more to life on board Marco Polo than we could possibly fit on one page. Click here to find out more about her fantastic facilities and welcoming atmosphere.
Tour Highlights And Inclusions
- 3 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 high-class 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 - Bristol Avonmouth, UK
- Days Two and Three - Cork, Ireland
- Day Four - Bristol Avonmouth, UK
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.
Day One: Depart Bristol Avonmouth
Board Marco Polo in Bristol today, and settle in to your cabin as she prepares to set sail.
Days Two and Three: Cork, Ireland
This morning Marco Polo cruises into Cork's Cobh harbour, where she'll spend two full days. During your stay you'll have time to explore this historic capital of southwest Ireland, and join shore excursions through the beautiful rolling countryside to Kinsale or Blarney Castle (where you'll have the chance to kiss the Blarney Stone and receive “the gift of the gab”!).
Spend your days exploring and shopping for last-minute Christmas presents, and your evenings back on board Marco Polo enjoying fine food, entertainment and festivities.
Day Four: Arrive Bristol Avonmouth
Disembark in Avonmouth today, at the end of your pre-Christmas cruise.
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.