Bagpipes & Shamrocks: The British Open

17 July - 29 July 2019

Duration

12 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from the UK

Ports

9 Ports

17-18 July

Setting sail from Edinburgh

Edinburgh - what a city! The capital city of Scotland has some striking and varied architecture, an imposing Castle, memorable museums and galleries and some wonderful restaurants. And what we love best about this buzzing city is that you can always look up, and there's the beautiful countryside - the Seven Hills - surrounding you. It's a city of inexhaustible delights; in one day alone you could see the Scottish Crown Jewels and Stone of Destiny, follow the Royal Mile to explore narrow closes steeped in history, and go to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Edinburgh Dungeon and the Scottish Parliament.

Our tip

If you will be visiting in August, the Festival is overwhelming – check out what’s on and book ahead. Don’t forget to include the Tattoo – a stirring evening indeed!

19 July

United Kingdom: Invergordon

20 July

At sea

21 July

United Kingdom: Portrush

22 July

United Kingdom: Belfast

23 July

United Kingdom: Glasgow

24 July

Isle of Man: Douglas

25 July

United Kingdom: Liverpool

26 July

Ireland: Dublin

27 July

At sea

28-29 July

Arriving in London (Greenwich)

Greenwich is one of London's most fascinating boroughs, rich in maritime history and with a discernible seaside feel, in spite of the fact that it lies just 8 miles downstream from the city centre. This was once the seat of British naval power, and you can learn more about the area's seafaring heritage at the fascinating National Maritime Museum. Other attractions include the Cutty Sark, the O2 Arena and the Royal Observatory, where you can straddle two hemispheres by placing one foot either side of the Greenwich Meridian Line.

The Ship

Your home from home

Azamara Illes des Saintes
Azmara Pool Deck
Azamara Continent Suite

Not too big yet not too small, Azamara Journey & Quest are excellent small ships which offer a welcoming and relaxed club-like atmosphere.

What we love

Azamara Club Cruises are focused on providing destination immersion by spending as much time in port as possible, with itineraries designed to include overnight stays and late evening departures. Enjoy more time to discover the local culture and when back onboard relax and enjoy the host of inclusions.

Capacity 686 Guests
Crew 408 International Staff
Style Relaxed, club-like atmosphere
Inclusions
  • All meals in the main restaurants
  • Select spirits, beers and wines
  • Soft drinks and specialty coffee
  • Gratuities
  • Unlimited use of Fitness Centre
  • All onboard entertainment
More about Azamara Journey

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Witchery by the Castle, Edinburgh

Where to stay in Edinburgh

For sheer weird quirkiness, the Witchery by the Castle has to be our top choice: gothic and theatrical, this is Edinburgh at its best.

Forth Bridge, Scotland

What to see around Edinburgh

Cross the Forth Bridge to visit Hopetoun House, the seaside fortress Blackness Castle, the House of the Binns, the Palace of Linlithgow and Rosslyn Chapel.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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