Hanseatic Heritage

26 May - 23 June 2018

Duration

28 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

21 Ports

26 May

Setting sail from Lisbon

The roots of historic Lisbon's fame lie in its strategic position on the edge of the Atlantic and the fact it offers one of the world's greatest natural harbours. No surprise therefore that it became the home of the world's most famous explorers such as Vasco da Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator. Built on seven hills, we always find Lisbon to be soulful, captivating and picturesque, with architecture which reflects its status as a great port.

Don't miss

Belem Tower, dating from the 1500s, was both a fortress and the explorers’ departure point. On the façade you will find a stone rhinoceros sculpted into the tower – Europe’s first sight of this extraordinary beast!

27 May

At sea

28 May

Spain: Gijón

29 May

Spain: Bilbao

30 May

France: Biarritz

31 May - 1 June

France: Bordeaux

2 June

France: La Rochelle

3 June

At sea

4 June

United Kingdom: St. Mary's (Isles of Scilly)

5 June

United Kingdom: Dartmouth

6 June

At sea

7 June

Belgium: Zeebrugge (Bruges)

8 June

Netherlands: Vlissingen

9 June

Netherlands: Amsterdam

10-11 June

Germany: Hamburg

12 June

At sea

13 June

Germany: Wismar

14 June

Poland: Szczecin

15 June

At sea

16-17 June

Sweden: Stockholm

18 June

Finland: Turku

19 June

Estonia: Saaremaa Island

20 June

Sweden: Visby

21 June

Lithuania: Klaipeda

22 June

Denmark: Bornholm

23 June

Arriving in Copenhagen

With a history that dates back to 1043, this small city is full of historic landmarks, significant buildings and interesting sights and museums. It is of course also a history that sits alongside the height of modern Danish design. It is great to explore on foot, by bicycle or by water. Be sure to visit Amalienborg Palace and to walk down the famed shopping street (Strøget). The pretty harbour of Nyhavn is a great location to stop for coffee or lunch and watch the world go by. And of course highlights include the Tivoli Gardens, and the (surprisingly) tiny statue of The Little Mermaid.

Our tip

Copenhagen boasts some of the world’s best restaurants, so plan your visit and book ahead to get a real taste of Denmark. Really – they book up fast!

The Ship

Your home from home

Seabourn Encore - Pool deck
Seabourn Encore - The Colonnade
Seabourn Encore - Penthouse Suite

Once again Seabourn leaps ahead, expanding the most modern luxury fleet with the innovative Seabourn Encore and Ovation.

What we love

When Seabourn introduced the three sisters, they changed the face of luxury cruising. Seabourn Encore (and her sister Seabourn Ovation, due to be completed in 2018), with 604 guests on board, will take things a step further, with lots of new thinking and special additions, continuing Seabourn's magical ability to surprise and delight.

Capacity 604 Guests

Style

The contemporary décor appeals to a sophisticated and cosmopolitan crowd. With lots of outside space, you can enjoy an al fresco experience if you choose.

Inclusions
  • All meals in all restaurants including room service
  • Open bar policy throughout the ship
  • Onboard entertainment and lecture programme
  • Extensive spa and fitness facilities
  • Programme of daytime activities
  • Gratuities
Year launched 2016 (Seabourn Encore) / 2018 (Seabourn Ovation)
Tonnage 40,350 grt
More about Seabourn Ovation

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Pousada de Lisboa, Lisbon

Our recommended hotel

The Pousada de Lisboa, newly opened in May 2015, has a great location in the heart of the city and an interior to wow you.

Palace de Pena, Sintra

Take a day trip from Lisbon

Visit Sintra – Roman and Moorish influences make this magical city with its fairytale palaces and extravagant villas a must.

71 Nyhavn hotel, Copenhagen

Two nights in Copenhagen

Excellent super modern hotels abound, but our favourite for comfort and value is 71 Nyhavn, overlooking the harbour front.

Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark

Around Copenhagen

Travel out of the city to North Zealand to see the renaissance Frederiksborg Castle, and Hamlet’s Kronborg Castle at Elsinore.

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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