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7-night Atlantic Coast And Iberia Cruise
February 13, 2022
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Vigo

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Vigo: Vigo & Bayona Half Day Excursion

Drive through the city of Vigo to go to the Castro Mount for a panoramic view of the Bay at the site of
the old Citadel Fortress. Continue to Bayona La Real, a medieval town with an old quarter and historic monuments such as the Convent of the Dominicas, Casa Lorenzo Correa (now Town Hall) and the Misericordia Chapel. This place is now a popular summer resort, whose 16th century fortress has been converted into a Parador.

4 hours & 30 minutes tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port 

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

In the Galician province
of Pontevedra, situated on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, lies the city that
lends its name to the southernmost estuary of the Rías Baixas: Vigo. Its fishing
origin has left an historic quarter with a strong maritime flavour, which contrasts
with the modern facilities of its marinas.

 

The port of Vigo, one of
the finest natural ports in the world, was the origin of this city fringed by
mountains. Its maritime qualities were already exploited in Roman times. The
historic quarter, the so-called Cidade Vella, is articulated around the old
maritime quarter of O Berbés, near the port. Situated in this quarter, which
has Tourist-Historical Interest status, are the arcades around the Plaza de
la Constitución, fishing streets and emblazoned houses. One of the main features
of this network of tiny streets, in which most façades have glass-encased miradors,
is the Collegiate Church of Santa María, the Procathedral of Vigo-Tui. Neoclassical
in style, this edifice is constructed on the remains of a Gothic church burned
down by the pirate Francis Drake.

 

The modern sector contains
one of the best miradors over the Vigo estuary, the Monte do Castro mount. Located
amidst the forests and leisure areas are the remains of the hill-forts that
constituted the early settlement, as well as the ruins of the 10th-century O
Penso Castle, the layout of which was used for the construction of the 17th-century
Tower Castle still standing.

 

The large Municipal Park
of Castrelos is located on what once was the estate of the Quiñones de León
country house. The mounts of A Madroa and A Guía that lay around the city of
Vigo provide magnificent viewpoints from which to admire the surrounding landscape.

 

The route along the Vigo
Estuary affords the contemplation of historic country houses such as Baiona.
Its parador, an incomparable viewpoint over the Atlantic, combines elements
of the past, such as the medieval fortress, with vestiges of Galician stately
architecture.

Vigo: Full Day Excursion to Santiago de Compostela

Drive to one of Spain's great historical cities declared a World Heritage Site and one of the three holy
cities of Christendom. The famous cathedral of Saint James the Apostle, the Patron Saint of Spain, the old quarter, the Royal Hospital, the Rajoy and Gelmirez
Palaces, the University, the College of San Jerónimo and strolling through Rúa Nova.

7 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Moderate physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

Santiago de Compostela,
World Heritage City and capital of Galicia, is the final landmark on the St.
James pilgrimage route. Centuries of splendour and development have left us
an urban layout in which the medieval Christian heritage is mixed with monumental
Baroque buildings.

 

The legend tells that the
appearance of the remains of the Apostle Saint James were the origin of this
city (9th C.), which soon became a centre for pilgrimages and a holy city on
a par with Jerusalem and Rome. Medieval Santiago experienced centuries of scientific,
artistic and literary interchange thanks to the large numbers of pilgrims arriving
from all over Europe. The Pilgrim's Road to Santiago, together with the city
of Santiago of Compostela, is today a World Heritage Site because of the historic
and artistic nature of the route. With the Catholic Monarchs and Archbishop
Fonseca, the University arrived in the city and, in the centuries that followed,
several religious orders established monasteries and churches in its streets,
contributing to the rich Renaissance and Baroque appearance of the Galician
capital.

 

The centre of the city is
the Plaza del Obradoiro, which has important monuments, including the Cathedral.
Its current Baroque façade gives way to a Romanesque doorway from the original
building, the Pórtico de la Gloria, created by Master Mateo in the 12th century.
Inside, Romanesque and Gothic elements alternate with other Baroque style decoration.
In the Cathedral you have to follow the tradition: bump your head on the figure
of its creator to obtain prudence and wisdom. At the main altar, a bust of the
Apostle Saint James awaits your embrace. Another tradition is the waving of
a huge incense holder, "El Botafumeiro", in the main transept, which even reaches
the vaults.

 

Beautiful examples of the
civil Romanesque, Renaissance and Neoclassical styles also show themselves in
Obradoiro. The Pazo de Gelmírez, the College of San Jerónimo and the Pazo Raxoi
accompany the Cathedral and the Old Royal Hospital, today the five-star luxury
'Hostal de los Reyes Católicos', Parador de Turismo.

 

After touring the oldest
streets of the city, which date from the 12th century - Rúas Franco, Vilar and
Nova - we can pass the food market, a medieval structure. Near here stands the
University (of Neoclassical plan), the Romanesque church of San Fiz de Slovio
and the Baroque church of San Agustín.

02/15/2022 09:00 AM 02/15/2022 05:00 PM
Lisbon

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Lisbon: Artistic Half Day City Tour

Visit the Jeronimo’s Monastery of Manueline architecture, the Monument of Discoveries, the Belen Tower, Baixa quarter, the National tile museum and the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao Velha,
 
4 hours tour
Morning or afternoon tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified



The Jerónimos Monastery, masterpiece of the Manueline style and a tribute to the king that welcomed and protected the Jews that fled from Spain and then expelled them in 1496. The Monument to the Discoveries where you will have the opportunity to see the faces of Jewish men that participated actively in the Portuguese Golden Age of the Discoveries.
 
The Monument to the Discoveries celebrates the Portuguese who took part in the Age of Discovery. It is located on the estuary of the Tagus river. The monument consists of a 52 metre-high slab of concrete, carved into the shape of the prow of a caravel with its sails unfurled.
 
Belém Tower is a fortified tower located in the Belém district of Lisbon. It was built in the early 16th century in the Portuguese late gothic style, the manueline, and is one of the symbols of the city.
 
The Commerce Square with the beautiful façade of the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao Velha. The Church’s greatest highlight is its Manueline Portal representing Our Lady of Mercy, which was part of the ancient Misericórdia Church, featuring a tympanum with the images of the king D. Manuel the 1st, the Queen D. Leonor (sister of King Manuel and founder of the Order of Mercy) and Pope Leo X, the Rossio square and the gothic revival elevator de Santa Justa. The heart of the city is the Baixa or city centre; this area is being considered for UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
The Museu Nacional do Azulejo or National tile museum is renowned for not only for its Azulejo (tile) collection but also for its location. Azulejo is a cherished Portuguese tradition that has enjoyed uninterrupted production for five centuries. Azulejo is glazed, ceramic tilework that is usually blue. It is a major component of Portuguese architecture and is found throughout the country on ceilings, floors, walls of churches, palaces, and homes. This museum occupies the ancient Convent of Madre de Deus (Mother of God), built in 1509 by Queen D. Leonor, and adjoining buildings including Saint Antony’s Chapel and a church noted for its Baroque style.

Lisbon: Historical Half Day City Tour

Visit the Saint George’s Castle with a magnificent view over the city, the medieval and old Jewish quarter of Alfama, the Church of Sao Domingos, the Cathedral and the Shaaré Tikvá synagogue if available.

4 hours tour

Morning or afternoon tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

 

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified



 
The castle of Sao George is located on one of the seven hills of Lisbon, to the east of the Baixa. In the context of the Christian Reconquista the castle and the city of Lisbon were retaken from the Moors by King Alfonso Henriques with the help of Northern European crusaders taking part on the Second Crusade. The castle was dedicated to Saint George in the late 14th century by King John I.
 
Lisbon's ancient cathedral was built by Portugal's first king on the site of an old mosque in 1150 for the city's first bishop, the English crusader Gilbert of Hastings. From outside (with two bell towers and a splendid rose window) it resembles a medieval fortress, while inside it appears predominantly Romanesque, with a Gothic choir and ambulatory.
 
Jewish people were the advisors of Kings and Queens, doctors and even some of the explorers, geographers and mathematicians. The tour will start with a general introduction to the Jewish presence of the city, followed by a nice walk in the city centre passing by the site of the 1506 Jewish Massacre near the Church of Sao Domingos and the most well preserved Alfama Jewish and medieval Quarter. Alfama is a village within a city still made up of narrow streets, tiny squares, churches, and whitewashed houses with tile panels and wrought-iron balconies adorned with pots of flowers, drying laundry, and caged birds. 
 
With the abolition of the Inquisition in 1821, families of Sephardic Jews decided to return to Portugal. Most of these Jews were merchants from Morocco and Gibraltar. These were people with a cultural level greatly above average. They could read, speak and write in liturgical Hebrew, Arabic, English and Hakitia, the Moroccan judeo-hispanic dialect.
 
We will continue our tour with a visit to the only Synagogue of Lisbon (Shaaré Tikvá), passing by the Commerce Square, the place where thousands of Jews were forced to be baptized in the 15th century.

Lisbon: Fado Show Evening

Driving through the streets of Lisbon by night, you may admire the illuminated fountains, monuments and
plazas. A delicious dinner will be enjoyed at a Fado restaurant including wines and coffee. Afterwards watch a typical Fado Show where a performance of portuguese folklore will thrill you.

3 hours tour
Evening tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour or with driver; Entrance Fees; Dinner.

Not Included: Any other services not specified

 

Fado (translated as destiny
or fate) is a music genre which can be traced from the 1820s in Portugal, but
probably with much earlier origins. It is characterized by mournful tunes and
lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor. The music is usually linked
to the Portuguese word saudade, a word with no accurate English translation.
(It is a kind of longing, and conveys a complex mixture of mainly nostalgia,
but also sadness, pain, happiness and love). Some enthusiasts claim that Fado's
origins are a mixture of African slave rhythms with the traditional music of
Portuguese sailors and Arabic influence.

Lisbon: Full Day Excursion to Queluz, Sintra, Cascais and Estoril

Visit the Royal Palace of Queluz and the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the
Portuguese Kings and aristocracy. Drive to Cabo da Roca, to the fishing village of Cascais and the famous cosmopolitan town of Estoril
.

8 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

 

The Queluz Palace was begun
in 1747 by the Infante Dom Pedro (later to become Dom Pedro III) on the basis
of a former country mansion of the Marquises of Castelo Rodrigo. The Palace
(classified as a National Monument at that time began to be adapted for use
as a summer seat of the Royal Family.

 

The main body of the Palace,
erected by 1758, with its low sinuous forms and harmonious intimist decoration,
was completed after the marriage of the Infante Dom Pedro to Dona Maria Francisca,
the future Dona Maria I (1760), at which time the opulent interior halls were
embellished, as were the luxurious Palace gardens, which were endowed with Baroque
fountains, statues and places for recreation.

 

Sintra is one of the most
delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green
bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering
stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed
"a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described
by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological
remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches
of personalised artistic value and characteristic villages.

 

Cascais was a small fishing
port throughout early history as it lies protected from nature's elements at
the mouth of the Rio Tejo. When in 1870 the King, Luís I, chose to convert the
17th Century building of the Citadela into his summer residence Cascais soon
became a very fashionable town and aristocratic palaces and mansions followed.
The Citadel or Fort of Cascais is a 16th century fortress built to protect the
Bay of Cascais. Today, Cascais now boasts smart new Marina with lovely yachts.

 

Just outside the town is
the famous Boca do Inferno in which the sea on rougher days hammers into the
rock and creates a booming noise and a spectacular spray thus creating its name
which in English means "mouth of hell".

 

Estoril town was really
created from the curious needs of the two World Wars. It became a prime location
for European royal exiles forced to leave their own countries. It has been the
residence of King Umberto II of Italy, Juan de Bourbon of Spain, Karl Hapsburg
of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and King Carol of Rumania. The many modest yet
architecturally interesting mansions still remain to indicate their royal owners.
At its height its visitors referred to Estoril as the "Portuguese Riviera".
A Casino with wide surrounding avenues and spacious gardens, a golf course,
all of which soon appeared and then flanked by large hotels and impressive private
homes.

Lisbon: Half Day Excursion to Sintra, Cascais & Estoril

Visit the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the Portuguese Kings and aristocracy
with the National Palace and continue to the fishing village of Cascais and the famous cosmopolitan town of Estoril.

5 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

 

Sintra is one of the most
delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green
bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering
stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed
"a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described
by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological
remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches
of personalised artistic value and characteristic villages.

 

The National Palace is consisting
of various bodies built during the course of successive epochs on the so-called
"Chão da Oliva", the Paço da Vila de Sintra is one of the most important examples
of regal architecture in Portugal and for that reason is classified as a National
Monument. This gradual multiplication of buildings, with different styles, is
largely responsible for the enigmatic enchantment of this ancient palace, dominated
by great twin chimneys atop the kitchen that constitute as authentic ex-libris
of Sintra.

 

Cascais was a small fishing
port throughout early history as it lies protected from nature's elements at
the mouth of the Rio Tejo. When in 1870 the King, Luís I, chose to convert the
17th Century building of the Citadela into his summer residence Cascais soon
became a very fashionable town and aristocratic palaces and mansions followed.
The Citadel or Fort of Cascais is a 16th century fortress built to protect the
Bay of Cascais. Today, Cascais now boasts smart new Marina with lovely yachts.

 

Just outside the town is
the famous Boca do Inferno in which the sea on rougher days hammers into the
rock and creates a booming noise and a spectacular spray thus creating its name
which in English means "mouth of hell".

 

Estoril town was really
created from the curious needs of the two World Wars. It became a prime location
for European royal exiles forced to leave their own countries. It has been the
residence of King Umberto II of Italy, Juan de Bourbon of Spain, Karl Hapsburg
of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and King Carol of Rumania. The many modest yet
architecturally interesting mansions still remain to indicate their royal owners.
At its height its visitors referred to Estoril as the "Portuguese Riviera".
A Casino with wide surrounding avenues and spacious gardens, a golf course,
all of which soon appeared and then flanked by large hotels and impressive private
homes.

Lisbon: Full Day Excursion to Obidos, Nazare & Fatima

Drive through the medieval village of Obidos, the fishing village of Nazaré, continue to Alcobaça and to
the Shrine and city of Fatima.

8 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

 

In 1148 Dom Afonso Henriques
recaptured the town of Obidos from the Moors. Later in 1282, the King of Portugal
Dom Dinis made a wedding present of the town Obidos to his new wife Dona Isabel.
It is charming small and fortified town that has been carefully preserved. Impressive
18th Century blue tiles line the walls within the southern gate that is appropriately
known as Porta da Vila and acts as the main entrance.

 

Alcobaça is a town that
became notable in the 12th Century when it was the site for the important construction
of Portugal's largest church. In the month of March in 1147 the fledgling King,
Dom Afonso Henriques, defeated the Moors by capturing the town of Santarém.
As a suitable memory to this splendid victory he vowed to build a magnificent
home for the Order of Cistercians. In the church are the tombs of King Pedro
I and his murdered mistress, Inês de Castro and with this is the tragic story
of the liaison between Pedro and his ever-lasting love for Inês.

 

The well-known fishing
village of Nazaré is now a small town and a popular holiday resort with a boulevard,
bars and restaurants. The inhabitants have retained some of their past as can
be still seen in their own particular style of costume and women still wearing
the traditional dress, a black kerchief and the seven flannel skirts.

 

Located in the region of
Leiria, the small town and Basilica of Fatima is one of the most visited Marian
Shrines in the world. Begun in 1928 and consecrated on 7 October 1953, its 15
altars are dedicated to the 15 mysteries of the Rosary.

 

The painting above the high
altar depicts the Message of Our Lady to the little shepherds, prepared by the
Angel of Portugal, through their encounter with Christ in the Eucharist. Scenes
of the apparitions are represented in stained glass, as well as invocations
from the Litany of Our Lady.

 

The Perpetual Adoration
Chapel is situated at the end of the colonnade, on the eastern side, this chapel
for perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament exposed, is a place of silent
prayer and adoration.

 

The Chapel of Apparitions
in the very heart of the Sanctuary. It was the first edifice constructed in
the Cova da Iria, at the place of Our Lady´s Apparitions. The exact spot is
marked by a marble pillar on which the Statue of Our Lady is placed.

Lisbon: Cultural Half Day City Tour
Visit the Royal Coach museum, the Sao Roque Church, the Chiado and Bairro Alto picturesque quarters, Do Carmo convent and the Fronteira Palace.

4 hour tour

Morning or afternoon tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified


 
Bairro Alto is a picturesque working class quarter dating from the 16th century that has traditionally been the city's bohemian haunt of artists and writers.  Its grid of streets is quiet during the day, but is transformed at night into the city's vibrant nightlife quarter. Behind colorful and graffiti-ridden façades, is a variety of traditional and international restaurants, tourist-packed Fado Houses, and a multitude of bars and alternative shops that stay open until late at night. Neighboring Chiado is an elegant, sophisticated district of theaters, bookshops, old-style cafes, art nouveau jewelry shops and luxurious international names.
 
The church of Sao Roque with the plainest façade in Lisbon has one of the city's richest interiors. Each of the chapels is a masterpiece of Baroque art but the showpiece is the fourth one on the left, the "world's most expensive chapel." 
 
Created through the efforts of Queen Amélia of Orleans and Bragança, wife of King Carlos I, the Royal Coach Museum, as it was then named, was inaugurated on May 23, 1905. The Museum is containing one of the largest collections of royal coaches in the world.
 
The Palace of the Marquesses of Fronteira was built in 1671 as a hunting pavilion to Dom João de Mascarenhas, 1st Marquis of Fronteira, who received his title from King Alfonso VI of Portugal for his loyalty to the House of Braganza in the Portuguese Restoration War. The palace is still located in a very quiet area, near the Monsanto Forest Park. The house and the garden have glazed tiles representing different themes such as battles or monkeys playing trumpets.

The ruins of the Do Carmo Gothic convent &  church are evocative reminders of the devastation left by the 1755 earthquake. At the time of the earthquake it was the largest church in Lisbon, but today the roofless nave open to the sky is all that remains of the arches and rubble that caved in on the congregation as they were attending mass. 
Lisbon: Full Day to Sintra, Cascais & Estoril
Visit the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the Portuguese Kings and aristocracy with the beautiful Pena Palace, drive to Boca do Inferno, and continue to the fishing village of Cascais and the famous cosmopolitan town of Estoril.

8 hour tour

Morning tour
No wheelchair
Moderate physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port 

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified


Sintra is one of the most delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed "a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches of personalized artistic value and characteristic villages.

It will be time to visit to one of the highlights of the day: the Pena Palace. Driving around the mountain passing by amazing chalets and aristocratic residences you will reach the 19th century Pena Palace in the most incredible combination of architectural styles, colors and shapes that you will find in Portugal.

Cascais was a small fishing port throughout early history as it lies protected from nature’s elements at the mouth of the Rio Tejo. When in 1870 the King, Luís I, chose to convert the 17th Century building of the Citadela into his summer residence Cascais soon became a very fashionable town and aristocratic palaces and mansions followed. The Citadel or Fort of Cascais is a 16th century fortress built to protect the Bay of Cascais. Today, Cascais now boasts smart new Marina with lovely yachts.
Just outside the town is the famous Boca do Inferno in which the sea on rougher days hammers into the rock and creates a booming noise and a spectacular spray, thus creating its name which in English means "mouth of hell".

Estoril town was really created from the curious needs of the two World Wars. It became a prime location for European royal exiles forced to leave their own countries. It has been the residence of King Umberto II of Italy, Juan de Bourbon of Spain, Karl Hapsburg of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and King Carol of Rumania. The many modest yet architecturally interesting mansions still remain to indicate their royal owners. At its height its visitors referred to Estoril as the “Portuguese Riviera”. A Casino with wide surrounding avenues and spacious gardens, a golf course, all of which soon appeared and then flanked by large hotels and impressive private homes.
Lisbon: Half day excursion to Sintra & Colares Wine Cellar
Visit the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the Portuguese Kings and aristocracy with the National Palace and continue to Colares wine region to visit a wine cellar and taste the wine.

5 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees; wine taste & aperitifs.

Not Included: Any other services not specified



Sintra is one of the most delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed "a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches of personalized artistic value and characteristic villages.

The jewel of this region - The Colares Wine - had its origin not far away from the small convent. Beyond the adversities of plagues that have destroyed many of the original Portuguese vineyards, just one region, only one wine was able to fight this adversity and keep its original identity. And so, the Colares Wine Region persists, keeping one of the most ancient Portuguese wines, which awaits you to be tasted and understood, with its originality and simplicity.
Lisbon: Full day excursion to Evora
This tour invites you to explore Évora, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage City, due to its excellent preservation along the centuries. Visit the cathedral, the Church of St. Francis and the Chapel of the Bones, the University, the old town and the Giraldo Square.

8 hour tour

Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified


After leaving Lisbon, we will drive to Évora by the countryside roads of Alentejo, for a beautiful sightseeing tour by car. In Évora, we will have enough time to walk in its historical center and "feel" the atmosphere of this town. A world of unexpected contrasts awaits you in the unique city of Evora. It has a history more than two thousand years old. You’ll see labyrinthine streets, squares flooded with light, Renaissance fountains, Moorish courtyards and Gothic doorways and turrets. After reaching the walled city our guide will invite you to visit the enigmatic church of St. Francis and its Chapel of the Bones.
 
The tour will continue up the narrow streets of the old town reaching the Giraldo Square where the Inquisition once had its headquarters. You will also have time to explore the millennium old Roman Temple and have a glimpse at the 12th century cathedral. The distant 16th century Évora thrived with culture and tradition in its university as much as it still does today. During a short visit to the century old university courtyard, you will understand why Évora was once the second most important city of Portugal. The Romans created the elegant temple, battlements and baths, and the Moorish “Yeborah” influenced the urban network of the Mouraria district. Conquered in the time of King Afonso Henriques, the city captured the imagination of the kings of Portugal. King João II chose it for the wedding of his successor to the daughter of the Catholic Monarchs. One of the most ostentatious celebrations ever seen in the late Middle Ages. King Manuel I established his court in Évora as did King João III.
 
Nobility accompanied the monarchs and built luxurious palaces, families such as the Counts of Basto and the Dukes of Cadaval settled here. It was at this time that the Royal Palace and large convents were built, such as the Convent of São Francisco. The Royal Palace is an unusual combination of the Gothic style with the decorative influence of Islam, whilst the Convent of São Francisco is one of the finest churches in Portugal. The 16th Century was a golden age for the city. Artists from Flanders, Italy and Spain flocked here to make their mark. Masters of humanities came from Salamanca and Paris to join the University, which was founded in 1553 and still functions today. Due to its historical significance, UNESCO has classified Évora as a World Heritage site.
Lisbon: Full day excursion to Sesimbra,Palmela & Azeitao wine cellar
This is an excursion to discover the country and seaside; including the Arrabida Natural Park, Cape Espichel, Palmela medieval castle, walks through the Setubal city center and Sesimbra fishing village, and visiting a wine cellar in Azeitao.
 
8 hour tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Moderate physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port 

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees; wine taste & aperitifs.

Not Included: Any other services not specified



This full-day tour is perfect to discover the genuine Portuguese country and seaside just one hour outside the metropolitan city of Lisbon. After the pick-up at your hotel in the morning, we will drive you to the town of Palmela just 40 minutes away from Lisbon where the adventure will begin. The 12th century castle of Palmela preserves the medieval atmosphere of the brave soldiers that once defended the Portuguese coast offering astonishing views over the city of Setúbal and its bay.

The tour will continue along the Portuguese countryside until you will reach the town of Azeitão where the art of wine-making awaits you in the wine cellars of José Maria da Fonseca. Famous for their Moscatel Wine production, they are also very proud to have bottled the first red wine in Portugal.

After the visit and the wine tasting, you will be more than ready to drive to the city of Setúbal. After a short walk in the town center, try the fresh catch of the day in one of the many fish restaurants overlooking the harbor.

After lunch it’s time to explore the marvellous scenery of the Nature Park of Arrábida. Home to unique species of fauna and flora, it also provides incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean. At the end of this relaxing panoramic tour of the Park, our guide will take you to the Cape Espichel home to the Sanctuary with the same name where you can admire the impressive cliffs over the Atlantic Ocean. At the end of the day, you will still have time to have a look at the 12th century castle of Sesimbra and the nearby fishing village of the same name.
Lisbon: An Exploration of Lisbon - 8 Hours
Lying north of the River Tagus estuary and stretching over seven hills, Portugal's capital city has much to offer.  Receive a warm welcome at the port by your private guide and driver and from here commence your engaging tour of Lisbon.

Explore the Belem district with its magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, an extraordinary example of Portugal's 'Manueline' style of architecture. Once populated by monks, the UNESCO-listed monastery was commissioned by King Manuel I to celebrate Vasco da Gama's discovery of a sea route to India in 1498. Time permitting, visit Torre de Belém (Belém Tower), one of Lisbon's most iconic buildings and symbolic of Portugal's great Age of Expansion.

Next, it's time for a refreshment stop, where you may wish to sample the famous and scrumptious Pastéis de Belém (custard tarts). From here you return to you cruise ship.

Highlights:
  • Discover the beautiful Belem district with its magnificent Jeronimos Monastery
  • Behold the priceless treasures on display at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and try the exquisite pasteis de nata local pastries

Tour Duration: 8 Hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
    All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Lisbon: Queluz, Sintra and Estoril – 8 hours
Venture outside of Lisbon to explore Queluz, Sintra and Estoril during your private shore excursion. Take the short driver to the sumptuous 18th-century Queluz Palace, where you can admire the magnificent formal gardens and azulejo-lined canals.

Afterwards visit Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and Moorish emirs before them. Today, this town, nestling on the north side of the Sintra Mountain, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stroll through the town where charming streets are filled with fine handicraft shops. You then descend
to Guincho beach for a fabulous view of Cape Rock, the westernmost point of the European continent and continuing to the resort town of Estoril on the scenic coastal road with fantastic views, en route back to your cruise ship.



Highlights:
  • Explore Queluz Palace, the summer residence of the Portugese Royal Family
  • Take a short drive to Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and a UNESCO Word Heritage Site
Tour Duration: 8 Hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
     
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Lisbon Private Panoramic River Cruise

Meet your private chauffeur at the lobby and drive towards Belém dock.

Indulge in a 2-hour private river cruise aboard a luxury vessel through Tagus river. This cruise includes panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade, where you can see the major nautical monuments such as Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.

By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to your hotel.


Highlights:
  • Panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade;
  • Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.
Tour Duration: 3 Hours

Tour can operate: morning or afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Physical Activity Level: Light 

Inclusions:
 
  • Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours);
  • Luxury Vessel Cruise with light snacks on board (2 hours).
Not Included:
  • Driver and guide gratuities;
  • City Council tourist tax;
  • Bank transfer credit card fees (3% American Express, Visa or Mastercard;
  • Flights Tickets;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Accommodation not listed above;
  • Additional Miles (sites not mentioned on confirmed program or out of the route);
  • Additional Hours for Driver and or Guides;
  • Meals;
  • Entrance Fees not listed above;
  • Gourmet Treats.
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Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Lisbon: Artistic Half Day City Tour

Visit the Jeronimo’s Monastery of Manueline architecture, the Monument of Discoveries, the Belen Tower, Baixa quarter, the National tile museum and the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao Velha,
 
4 hours tour
Morning or afternoon tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified



The Jerónimos Monastery, masterpiece of the Manueline style and a tribute to the king that welcomed and protected the Jews that fled from Spain and then expelled them in 1496. The Monument to the Discoveries where you will have the opportunity to see the faces of Jewish men that participated actively in the Portuguese Golden Age of the Discoveries.
 
The Monument to the Discoveries celebrates the Portuguese who took part in the Age of Discovery. It is located on the estuary of the Tagus river. The monument consists of a 52 metre-high slab of concrete, carved into the shape of the prow of a caravel with its sails unfurled.
 
Belém Tower is a fortified tower located in the Belém district of Lisbon. It was built in the early 16th century in the Portuguese late gothic style, the manueline, and is one of the symbols of the city.
 
The Commerce Square with the beautiful façade of the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao Velha. The Church’s greatest highlight is its Manueline Portal representing Our Lady of Mercy, which was part of the ancient Misericórdia Church, featuring a tympanum with the images of the king D. Manuel the 1st, the Queen D. Leonor (sister of King Manuel and founder of the Order of Mercy) and Pope Leo X, the Rossio square and the gothic revival elevator de Santa Justa. The heart of the city is the Baixa or city centre; this area is being considered for UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
The Museu Nacional do Azulejo or National tile museum is renowned for not only for its Azulejo (tile) collection but also for its location. Azulejo is a cherished Portuguese tradition that has enjoyed uninterrupted production for five centuries. Azulejo is glazed, ceramic tilework that is usually blue. It is a major component of Portuguese architecture and is found throughout the country on ceilings, floors, walls of churches, palaces, and homes. This museum occupies the ancient Convent of Madre de Deus (Mother of God), built in 1509 by Queen D. Leonor, and adjoining buildings including Saint Antony’s Chapel and a church noted for its Baroque style.

Lisbon: Historical Half Day City Tour

Visit the Saint George’s Castle with a magnificent view over the city, the medieval and old Jewish quarter of Alfama, the Church of Sao Domingos, the Cathedral and the Shaaré Tikvá synagogue if available.

4 hours tour

Morning or afternoon tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

 

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified



 
The castle of Sao George is located on one of the seven hills of Lisbon, to the east of the Baixa. In the context of the Christian Reconquista the castle and the city of Lisbon were retaken from the Moors by King Alfonso Henriques with the help of Northern European crusaders taking part on the Second Crusade. The castle was dedicated to Saint George in the late 14th century by King John I.
 
Lisbon's ancient cathedral was built by Portugal's first king on the site of an old mosque in 1150 for the city's first bishop, the English crusader Gilbert of Hastings. From outside (with two bell towers and a splendid rose window) it resembles a medieval fortress, while inside it appears predominantly Romanesque, with a Gothic choir and ambulatory.
 
Jewish people were the advisors of Kings and Queens, doctors and even some of the explorers, geographers and mathematicians. The tour will start with a general introduction to the Jewish presence of the city, followed by a nice walk in the city centre passing by the site of the 1506 Jewish Massacre near the Church of Sao Domingos and the most well preserved Alfama Jewish and medieval Quarter. Alfama is a village within a city still made up of narrow streets, tiny squares, churches, and whitewashed houses with tile panels and wrought-iron balconies adorned with pots of flowers, drying laundry, and caged birds. 
 
With the abolition of the Inquisition in 1821, families of Sephardic Jews decided to return to Portugal. Most of these Jews were merchants from Morocco and Gibraltar. These were people with a cultural level greatly above average. They could read, speak and write in liturgical Hebrew, Arabic, English and Hakitia, the Moroccan judeo-hispanic dialect.
 
We will continue our tour with a visit to the only Synagogue of Lisbon (Shaaré Tikvá), passing by the Commerce Square, the place where thousands of Jews were forced to be baptized in the 15th century.

Lisbon: Fado Show Evening

Driving through the streets of Lisbon by night, you may admire the illuminated fountains, monuments and
plazas. A delicious dinner will be enjoyed at a Fado restaurant including wines and coffee. Afterwards watch a typical Fado Show where a performance of portuguese folklore will thrill you.

3 hours tour
Evening tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour or with driver; Entrance Fees; Dinner.

Not Included: Any other services not specified

 

Fado (translated as destiny
or fate) is a music genre which can be traced from the 1820s in Portugal, but
probably with much earlier origins. It is characterized by mournful tunes and
lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor. The music is usually linked
to the Portuguese word saudade, a word with no accurate English translation.
(It is a kind of longing, and conveys a complex mixture of mainly nostalgia,
but also sadness, pain, happiness and love). Some enthusiasts claim that Fado's
origins are a mixture of African slave rhythms with the traditional music of
Portuguese sailors and Arabic influence.

Lisbon: Full Day Excursion to Queluz, Sintra, Cascais and Estoril

Visit the Royal Palace of Queluz and the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the
Portuguese Kings and aristocracy. Drive to Cabo da Roca, to the fishing village of Cascais and the famous cosmopolitan town of Estoril
.

8 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

 

The Queluz Palace was begun
in 1747 by the Infante Dom Pedro (later to become Dom Pedro III) on the basis
of a former country mansion of the Marquises of Castelo Rodrigo. The Palace
(classified as a National Monument at that time began to be adapted for use
as a summer seat of the Royal Family.

 

The main body of the Palace,
erected by 1758, with its low sinuous forms and harmonious intimist decoration,
was completed after the marriage of the Infante Dom Pedro to Dona Maria Francisca,
the future Dona Maria I (1760), at which time the opulent interior halls were
embellished, as were the luxurious Palace gardens, which were endowed with Baroque
fountains, statues and places for recreation.

 

Sintra is one of the most
delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green
bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering
stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed
"a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described
by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological
remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches
of personalised artistic value and characteristic villages.

 

Cascais was a small fishing
port throughout early history as it lies protected from nature's elements at
the mouth of the Rio Tejo. When in 1870 the King, Luís I, chose to convert the
17th Century building of the Citadela into his summer residence Cascais soon
became a very fashionable town and aristocratic palaces and mansions followed.
The Citadel or Fort of Cascais is a 16th century fortress built to protect the
Bay of Cascais. Today, Cascais now boasts smart new Marina with lovely yachts.

 

Just outside the town is
the famous Boca do Inferno in which the sea on rougher days hammers into the
rock and creates a booming noise and a spectacular spray thus creating its name
which in English means "mouth of hell".

 

Estoril town was really
created from the curious needs of the two World Wars. It became a prime location
for European royal exiles forced to leave their own countries. It has been the
residence of King Umberto II of Italy, Juan de Bourbon of Spain, Karl Hapsburg
of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and King Carol of Rumania. The many modest yet
architecturally interesting mansions still remain to indicate their royal owners.
At its height its visitors referred to Estoril as the "Portuguese Riviera".
A Casino with wide surrounding avenues and spacious gardens, a golf course,
all of which soon appeared and then flanked by large hotels and impressive private
homes.

Lisbon: Half Day Excursion to Sintra, Cascais & Estoril

Visit the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the Portuguese Kings and aristocracy
with the National Palace and continue to the fishing village of Cascais and the famous cosmopolitan town of Estoril.

5 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

 

Sintra is one of the most
delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green
bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering
stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed
"a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described
by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological
remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches
of personalised artistic value and characteristic villages.

 

The National Palace is consisting
of various bodies built during the course of successive epochs on the so-called
"Chão da Oliva", the Paço da Vila de Sintra is one of the most important examples
of regal architecture in Portugal and for that reason is classified as a National
Monument. This gradual multiplication of buildings, with different styles, is
largely responsible for the enigmatic enchantment of this ancient palace, dominated
by great twin chimneys atop the kitchen that constitute as authentic ex-libris
of Sintra.

 

Cascais was a small fishing
port throughout early history as it lies protected from nature's elements at
the mouth of the Rio Tejo. When in 1870 the King, Luís I, chose to convert the
17th Century building of the Citadela into his summer residence Cascais soon
became a very fashionable town and aristocratic palaces and mansions followed.
The Citadel or Fort of Cascais is a 16th century fortress built to protect the
Bay of Cascais. Today, Cascais now boasts smart new Marina with lovely yachts.

 

Just outside the town is
the famous Boca do Inferno in which the sea on rougher days hammers into the
rock and creates a booming noise and a spectacular spray thus creating its name
which in English means "mouth of hell".

 

Estoril town was really
created from the curious needs of the two World Wars. It became a prime location
for European royal exiles forced to leave their own countries. It has been the
residence of King Umberto II of Italy, Juan de Bourbon of Spain, Karl Hapsburg
of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and King Carol of Rumania. The many modest yet
architecturally interesting mansions still remain to indicate their royal owners.
At its height its visitors referred to Estoril as the "Portuguese Riviera".
A Casino with wide surrounding avenues and spacious gardens, a golf course,
all of which soon appeared and then flanked by large hotels and impressive private
homes.

Lisbon: Full Day Excursion to Obidos, Nazare & Fatima

Drive through the medieval village of Obidos, the fishing village of Nazaré, continue to Alcobaça and to
the Shrine and city of Fatima.

8 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified

 

In 1148 Dom Afonso Henriques
recaptured the town of Obidos from the Moors. Later in 1282, the King of Portugal
Dom Dinis made a wedding present of the town Obidos to his new wife Dona Isabel.
It is charming small and fortified town that has been carefully preserved. Impressive
18th Century blue tiles line the walls within the southern gate that is appropriately
known as Porta da Vila and acts as the main entrance.

 

Alcobaça is a town that
became notable in the 12th Century when it was the site for the important construction
of Portugal's largest church. In the month of March in 1147 the fledgling King,
Dom Afonso Henriques, defeated the Moors by capturing the town of Santarém.
As a suitable memory to this splendid victory he vowed to build a magnificent
home for the Order of Cistercians. In the church are the tombs of King Pedro
I and his murdered mistress, Inês de Castro and with this is the tragic story
of the liaison between Pedro and his ever-lasting love for Inês.

 

The well-known fishing
village of Nazaré is now a small town and a popular holiday resort with a boulevard,
bars and restaurants. The inhabitants have retained some of their past as can
be still seen in their own particular style of costume and women still wearing
the traditional dress, a black kerchief and the seven flannel skirts.

 

Located in the region of
Leiria, the small town and Basilica of Fatima is one of the most visited Marian
Shrines in the world. Begun in 1928 and consecrated on 7 October 1953, its 15
altars are dedicated to the 15 mysteries of the Rosary.

 

The painting above the high
altar depicts the Message of Our Lady to the little shepherds, prepared by the
Angel of Portugal, through their encounter with Christ in the Eucharist. Scenes
of the apparitions are represented in stained glass, as well as invocations
from the Litany of Our Lady.

 

The Perpetual Adoration
Chapel is situated at the end of the colonnade, on the eastern side, this chapel
for perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament exposed, is a place of silent
prayer and adoration.

 

The Chapel of Apparitions
in the very heart of the Sanctuary. It was the first edifice constructed in
the Cova da Iria, at the place of Our Lady´s Apparitions. The exact spot is
marked by a marble pillar on which the Statue of Our Lady is placed.

Lisbon: Cultural Half Day City Tour
Visit the Royal Coach museum, the Sao Roque Church, the Chiado and Bairro Alto picturesque quarters, Do Carmo convent and the Fronteira Palace.

4 hour tour

Morning or afternoon tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified


 
Bairro Alto is a picturesque working class quarter dating from the 16th century that has traditionally been the city's bohemian haunt of artists and writers.  Its grid of streets is quiet during the day, but is transformed at night into the city's vibrant nightlife quarter. Behind colorful and graffiti-ridden façades, is a variety of traditional and international restaurants, tourist-packed Fado Houses, and a multitude of bars and alternative shops that stay open until late at night. Neighboring Chiado is an elegant, sophisticated district of theaters, bookshops, old-style cafes, art nouveau jewelry shops and luxurious international names.
 
The church of Sao Roque with the plainest façade in Lisbon has one of the city's richest interiors. Each of the chapels is a masterpiece of Baroque art but the showpiece is the fourth one on the left, the "world's most expensive chapel." 
 
Created through the efforts of Queen Amélia of Orleans and Bragança, wife of King Carlos I, the Royal Coach Museum, as it was then named, was inaugurated on May 23, 1905. The Museum is containing one of the largest collections of royal coaches in the world.
 
The Palace of the Marquesses of Fronteira was built in 1671 as a hunting pavilion to Dom João de Mascarenhas, 1st Marquis of Fronteira, who received his title from King Alfonso VI of Portugal for his loyalty to the House of Braganza in the Portuguese Restoration War. The palace is still located in a very quiet area, near the Monsanto Forest Park. The house and the garden have glazed tiles representing different themes such as battles or monkeys playing trumpets.

The ruins of the Do Carmo Gothic convent &  church are evocative reminders of the devastation left by the 1755 earthquake. At the time of the earthquake it was the largest church in Lisbon, but today the roofless nave open to the sky is all that remains of the arches and rubble that caved in on the congregation as they were attending mass. 
Lisbon: Full Day to Sintra, Cascais & Estoril
Visit the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the Portuguese Kings and aristocracy with the beautiful Pena Palace, drive to Boca do Inferno, and continue to the fishing village of Cascais and the famous cosmopolitan town of Estoril.

8 hour tour

Morning tour
No wheelchair
Moderate physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port 

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified


Sintra is one of the most delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed "a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches of personalized artistic value and characteristic villages.

It will be time to visit to one of the highlights of the day: the Pena Palace. Driving around the mountain passing by amazing chalets and aristocratic residences you will reach the 19th century Pena Palace in the most incredible combination of architectural styles, colors and shapes that you will find in Portugal.

Cascais was a small fishing port throughout early history as it lies protected from nature’s elements at the mouth of the Rio Tejo. When in 1870 the King, Luís I, chose to convert the 17th Century building of the Citadela into his summer residence Cascais soon became a very fashionable town and aristocratic palaces and mansions followed. The Citadel or Fort of Cascais is a 16th century fortress built to protect the Bay of Cascais. Today, Cascais now boasts smart new Marina with lovely yachts.
Just outside the town is the famous Boca do Inferno in which the sea on rougher days hammers into the rock and creates a booming noise and a spectacular spray, thus creating its name which in English means "mouth of hell".

Estoril town was really created from the curious needs of the two World Wars. It became a prime location for European royal exiles forced to leave their own countries. It has been the residence of King Umberto II of Italy, Juan de Bourbon of Spain, Karl Hapsburg of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and King Carol of Rumania. The many modest yet architecturally interesting mansions still remain to indicate their royal owners. At its height its visitors referred to Estoril as the “Portuguese Riviera”. A Casino with wide surrounding avenues and spacious gardens, a golf course, all of which soon appeared and then flanked by large hotels and impressive private homes.
Lisbon: Half day excursion to Sintra & Colares Wine Cellar
Visit the pretty and charming village of Sintra, former residence of the Portuguese Kings and aristocracy with the National Palace and continue to Colares wine region to visit a wine cellar and taste the wine.

5 hours tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees; wine taste & aperitifs.

Not Included: Any other services not specified



Sintra is one of the most delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed "a garden of the earthly paradise". The artistic heritage of the Old Town, described by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", also include valuable archaeological remains, particularly from the Roman period, ancient manor houses, churches of personalized artistic value and characteristic villages.

The jewel of this region - The Colares Wine - had its origin not far away from the small convent. Beyond the adversities of plagues that have destroyed many of the original Portuguese vineyards, just one region, only one wine was able to fight this adversity and keep its original identity. And so, the Colares Wine Region persists, keeping one of the most ancient Portuguese wines, which awaits you to be tasted and understood, with its originality and simplicity.
Lisbon: Full day excursion to Evora
This tour invites you to explore Évora, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage City, due to its excellent preservation along the centuries. Visit the cathedral, the Church of St. Francis and the Chapel of the Bones, the University, the old town and the Giraldo Square.

8 hour tour

Morning tour
No wheelchair
Light physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees

Not Included: Any meals or other services not specified


After leaving Lisbon, we will drive to Évora by the countryside roads of Alentejo, for a beautiful sightseeing tour by car. In Évora, we will have enough time to walk in its historical center and "feel" the atmosphere of this town. A world of unexpected contrasts awaits you in the unique city of Evora. It has a history more than two thousand years old. You’ll see labyrinthine streets, squares flooded with light, Renaissance fountains, Moorish courtyards and Gothic doorways and turrets. After reaching the walled city our guide will invite you to visit the enigmatic church of St. Francis and its Chapel of the Bones.
 
The tour will continue up the narrow streets of the old town reaching the Giraldo Square where the Inquisition once had its headquarters. You will also have time to explore the millennium old Roman Temple and have a glimpse at the 12th century cathedral. The distant 16th century Évora thrived with culture and tradition in its university as much as it still does today. During a short visit to the century old university courtyard, you will understand why Évora was once the second most important city of Portugal. The Romans created the elegant temple, battlements and baths, and the Moorish “Yeborah” influenced the urban network of the Mouraria district. Conquered in the time of King Afonso Henriques, the city captured the imagination of the kings of Portugal. King João II chose it for the wedding of his successor to the daughter of the Catholic Monarchs. One of the most ostentatious celebrations ever seen in the late Middle Ages. King Manuel I established his court in Évora as did King João III.
 
Nobility accompanied the monarchs and built luxurious palaces, families such as the Counts of Basto and the Dukes of Cadaval settled here. It was at this time that the Royal Palace and large convents were built, such as the Convent of São Francisco. The Royal Palace is an unusual combination of the Gothic style with the decorative influence of Islam, whilst the Convent of São Francisco is one of the finest churches in Portugal. The 16th Century was a golden age for the city. Artists from Flanders, Italy and Spain flocked here to make their mark. Masters of humanities came from Salamanca and Paris to join the University, which was founded in 1553 and still functions today. Due to its historical significance, UNESCO has classified Évora as a World Heritage site.
Lisbon: Full day excursion to Sesimbra,Palmela & Azeitao wine cellar
This is an excursion to discover the country and seaside; including the Arrabida Natural Park, Cape Espichel, Palmela medieval castle, walks through the Setubal city center and Sesimbra fishing village, and visiting a wine cellar in Azeitao.
 
8 hour tour
Morning tour
No wheelchair
Moderate physical activity
Pick up and drop off at the Port 

Included: Transportation by Deluxe Vehicle; Guided Tour; Entrance Fees; wine taste & aperitifs.

Not Included: Any other services not specified



This full-day tour is perfect to discover the genuine Portuguese country and seaside just one hour outside the metropolitan city of Lisbon. After the pick-up at your hotel in the morning, we will drive you to the town of Palmela just 40 minutes away from Lisbon where the adventure will begin. The 12th century castle of Palmela preserves the medieval atmosphere of the brave soldiers that once defended the Portuguese coast offering astonishing views over the city of Setúbal and its bay.

The tour will continue along the Portuguese countryside until you will reach the town of Azeitão where the art of wine-making awaits you in the wine cellars of José Maria da Fonseca. Famous for their Moscatel Wine production, they are also very proud to have bottled the first red wine in Portugal.

After the visit and the wine tasting, you will be more than ready to drive to the city of Setúbal. After a short walk in the town center, try the fresh catch of the day in one of the many fish restaurants overlooking the harbor.

After lunch it’s time to explore the marvellous scenery of the Nature Park of Arrábida. Home to unique species of fauna and flora, it also provides incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean. At the end of this relaxing panoramic tour of the Park, our guide will take you to the Cape Espichel home to the Sanctuary with the same name where you can admire the impressive cliffs over the Atlantic Ocean. At the end of the day, you will still have time to have a look at the 12th century castle of Sesimbra and the nearby fishing village of the same name.
Lisbon: An Exploration of Lisbon - 8 Hours
Lying north of the River Tagus estuary and stretching over seven hills, Portugal's capital city has much to offer.  Receive a warm welcome at the port by your private guide and driver and from here commence your engaging tour of Lisbon.

Explore the Belem district with its magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, an extraordinary example of Portugal's 'Manueline' style of architecture. Once populated by monks, the UNESCO-listed monastery was commissioned by King Manuel I to celebrate Vasco da Gama's discovery of a sea route to India in 1498. Time permitting, visit Torre de Belém (Belém Tower), one of Lisbon's most iconic buildings and symbolic of Portugal's great Age of Expansion.

Next, it's time for a refreshment stop, where you may wish to sample the famous and scrumptious Pastéis de Belém (custard tarts). From here you return to you cruise ship.

Highlights:
  • Discover the beautiful Belem district with its magnificent Jeronimos Monastery
  • Behold the priceless treasures on display at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and try the exquisite pasteis de nata local pastries

Tour Duration: 8 Hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
    All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Lisbon: Queluz, Sintra and Estoril – 8 hours
Venture outside of Lisbon to explore Queluz, Sintra and Estoril during your private shore excursion. Take the short driver to the sumptuous 18th-century Queluz Palace, where you can admire the magnificent formal gardens and azulejo-lined canals.

Afterwards visit Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and Moorish emirs before them. Today, this town, nestling on the north side of the Sintra Mountain, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stroll through the town where charming streets are filled with fine handicraft shops. You then descend
to Guincho beach for a fabulous view of Cape Rock, the westernmost point of the European continent and continuing to the resort town of Estoril on the scenic coastal road with fantastic views, en route back to your cruise ship.



Highlights:
  • Explore Queluz Palace, the summer residence of the Portugese Royal Family
  • Take a short drive to Sintra, the summer retreat of Portuguese monarchs and a UNESCO Word Heritage Site
Tour Duration: 8 Hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • An expert local guide for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
     
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
Lisbon Private Panoramic River Cruise

Meet your private chauffeur at the lobby and drive towards Belém dock.

Indulge in a 2-hour private river cruise aboard a luxury vessel through Tagus river. This cruise includes panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade, where you can see the major nautical monuments such as Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.

By the end of your journey, your driver will take you back to your hotel.


Highlights:
  • Panoramic first row to the main Lisbon facade;
  • Belem Tower, Discovery monument, 25 April Bridge, Sanctuary of Christ the King, MAAT (Museum of Art and Architecture and Technology) and Comercio Square.
Tour Duration: 3 Hours

Tour can operate: morning or afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Physical Activity Level: Light 

Inclusions:
 
  • Transportation - Half-Day at Disposal, as per itinerary, by Deluxe Vehicle, with English Speaking Fluent Driver (3 - 4 Hours);
  • Luxury Vessel Cruise with light snacks on board (2 hours).
Not Included:
  • Driver and guide gratuities;
  • City Council tourist tax;
  • Bank transfer credit card fees (3% American Express, Visa or Mastercard;
  • Flights Tickets;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Accommodation not listed above;
  • Additional Miles (sites not mentioned on confirmed program or out of the route);
  • Additional Hours for Driver and or Guides;
  • Meals;
  • Entrance Fees not listed above;
  • Gourmet Treats.
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Cunard® Line: Queen Elizabeth®
Queen Elizabeth is Cunard Line's newest luxury liner, named in 2010 by Her Majesty the Queen. Recallinf the rich heritage of the first Cunarder to bear the name, her elegance and modern features have won her many accolades and made her a firm favorite with her passengers.
Dining

Princess Grill Restaurant

Princess Grill Restaurant
The sophisticated, intimate Princess Grill restaurant serves up unerringly excellent cuisine for breakfast and lunch, and for dinner whenever it suits you between 6.30pm and 9pm each evening. To match your choice, the sommelier will gladly talk through the impressive wine list. In warmer weather the courtyard offers al fresco dining, wonderful in more exotic parts of the world.

Verandah Restaurant

Verandah Restaurant
The Verandah is Queen Elizabeth's formal alternative dining venue and is your invitation to savor contemporary French cuisine that uses ingredients sourced in France, along with an ambiance that recalls the legendary Verandah Grill aboard the original Queen Elizabeth.

Café Carinthia

Café Carinthia
Café Carinthia is the perfect place to sit and relax, watching the world go by. Sip specialty teas and coffees with an accompaniment of delicious pastries.

Brittania Restaurant

Brittania Restaurant
Your table reservation is at Britannia Restaurant, where grandeur and occasion combine with exceptional service. Breakfast and lunch always feel special here and, whether you've chosen to take your seat for dinner at 6pm or at 8.30pm, you can arrive with a flourish, down the steps of the curved staircase.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea
Indulge in this truly British tradition. White-gloved waiters serve decadent fresh scones with cream, finger sandwiches, and premium tea in the Queens Room.
Entertainment

The Commodore Club

The Commodore Club
The Commodore Club provides magnificent views across the ocean or your delightful port-of-call for that day. Sink into leather chairs or sofas and relax while enjoying a delicious martini, cocktail, or whatever takes your fancy. This is a perfect location to watch the world go by during the day, or enjoy a post-dinner drink while listening to the mellow sounds of a pianist or singer in the evening.

Yacht Club

Yacht Club
Venture into the Yacht Club in the after hours and dance the night away. Named after the lively QE2 venue, with its quirky nautical features, including the compass shaped dance floor, this exciting addition to the Queen Elizabeth provides the scene for lively evenings and relaxing days.

The Golden Lion

The Golden Lion
A Cunard favorite, choose from a wide selection of beer, cider, and wine to compliment the delicious gastro pub style menus in a comfortable, traditional setting. Enjoy all the British pub essentials such as quizzes, live music, and screens showing your favorite sporting events.

Royal Night Theme Balls

Royal Night Theme Balls
The Queens Room Ballroom is host to Cunard’s magnificent Royal Night Theme Balls. Practice your newly acquired dance steps at the Cunard Ball, and show off your cloaks and caps or velvet gowns and high collars during the Elizabethan Ball. Or enjoy a traditional waltz, all to the sound of the wonderful orchestra.

Royal Court Theatre

Royal Court Theatre
The resident Queen Elizabeth Theatre Company presents an imaginative repertoire in the Royal Court Theatre, which includes stunning musical productions and abridged Shakespeare classics. You can also enjoy a first-run feature during your voyage in the spectacular setting of the Royal Court Theatre.

Live Music

Live Music
Each evening, the Midships Bar welcomes you with soft relaxing music from the resident pianist. The string quartet is the perfect accompaniment to white-gloved Afternoon Tea in the Queens Room and also sets the tone for the sparkling Royal Night Theme Balls.

Empire Casino

Empire Casino
This elegant casino will set your heart racing as you spin the roulette wheel, play the slots, or try your hand at blackjack. If you are not sure how to play then take part in our complimentary gaming lessons.

Queens Room

Queens Room
A magnificent Grand Ballroom whose artwork and murals reflect Cunard Line's cherished royal links. The setting for Royal Nights Themed Balls and white-gloved Afternoon Tea.

Garden Parties

Garden Parties
Guests may enjoy a country club-style gathering beneath clear blue skies on the expansive aft deck, as the wake follows behind.
Other Areas of the Ship

Games Deck

Games Deck
Enjoy some fun in the sun with traditional Ocean Liner games from shuffleboard to quoits. With daily tournaments to hone your competitive edge, you’ll be an expert before you know it!

Garden Lounge

Garden Lounge
A light and sociable room, inspired by Kew Gardens. Spend a lazy afternoon reading a book or relaxing with a Garden Lounge Smoothie, or return in the evening for live music, dining, and dancing under the stars at the occasional ‘Supper Clubs’.

Royal Spa

Royal Spa
Whichever shores you seek out in the company of Queen Elizabeth, her Royal Spa by Elemis invites you on a blissful journey thanks to its range of innovative and indulgent treatments, massages, and fitness services.

Royal Arcade

Royal Arcade
The very traditional Royal Arcade presents famous brands and chic designer boutiques in uncrowded elegance.

Clarendon Fine Art

Clarendon Fine Art
Clarendon Fine Art specializes in British and international contemporary painting and sculpture, and has an international reputation for numerous leading artists working in a wide variety of styles and genres.

Book Shop

Book Shop
Shop at the intimate bookshop and souvenir shop specializing in nautical literature, posters, postcards, collectibles, and memorabilia.

Cunarder's Gallery

Cunarder's Gallery
Gaze at the famous faces that have traveled on iconic Cunard ships, as fascinating black and white photographs tell their stories.

Pools

Pools
In warm weather, choose from one of the two inviting swimming pools, The Pavilion and The Lido, as well as four whirlpools.

Gymnasium

Gymnasium
Stay trim in the fully equipped gymnasium at the luxurious Royal Spa. All fitness center facilities are complimentary.

Library

Library
Choose from one of the most impressive collections at sea in serene, stately ambiance. Browsing the 6,000 titles is a real pleasure, and warm mahogany woodwork, the ornate spiral staircase, and leather sofas invite quiet contemplation.
Education & Enrichment

Cunard Insights

Cunard Insights
Explore a number of historical and contemporary issues presented by a wide range of speakers including explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians, historians and scientists, novelists, biographers, and award winning actors and filmmakers.

Book Club

Book Club
The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among guests. It is led by the Librarian who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.

Cunard ConneXions

Cunard ConneXions
Cunard ConneXions offers an educational and entertainment program of activities all day every day, including watercolor painting, computer lessons, wine tasting, and ballroom dancing, as well as bridge and board games.

Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes
Choose from a range of activities from relaxing Yoga and Pilates sessions, to the more energetic Aerobics or Spinning classes.

Dance Classes

Dance Classes
Learn the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, or traditional ballroom on board, and get ready to dance the night away to the sounds of a talented Big Band.
Wine Program

Wine Lectures and Tastings

Wine Lectures and Tastings
Leading winemakers from around the world will be aboard Queen Elizabeth's World Voyage to lead fascinating complimentary lectures and outline the exciting wine-themed events due to happen on board. Joining the expert Sommeliers, they will also host tutored tastings (cover charge applies).

Wine Dinner

Wine Dinner
Guest winemakers are invited to pair their wines with a lavish tasting menu, designed to celebrate the best of food and drink on board. The dinners are expertly hosted by the Executive Chef, in partnership with the winemaker, and will be held in the Verandah Restaurant.

Wine Packages

Wine Packages
The ship's expert sommeliers have hand-picked a range of fine wines from around the world to create a bespoke collection of Premium and Classic Cunard Wine Packages. For those who prefer to tailor-make their own selection, Cunard also offers two flexible options: the Commodore's and Captain's Collections.

The Wine Line

The Wine Line
Guests can also take advantage of the dedicated Wine Line on board. Simply call the number listed in your telephone directory and you will be put through to an expert sommelier to pre-reserve your chosen wines, or seek advice on the perfect wine to accompany your evening's dinner.
Youth Facilities
  • Night Nursery: The Night Nursery is open from 6.00pm to 11.00pm. This facility is available to children aged 12 months to 23 months and operates on a first come first served basis.
  • The Play Zone: The Play Zone is a permanently supervised play area, staffed by qualified early years staff, for children aged 2-7 years. Supervised activities include arts, crafts, books, puzzles, and a variety of toys and computer games.
  • The Kids Zone: Supervised by Youth Staff, The Zone is an area designed for 8- to 12 year olds providing games and activities, such as games consoles, sport competitions, arts and crafts, and scavenger hunts.
  • The Teen Zone: The Teen Zone is a club for 13-17 year olds. Activities will include table tennis tournaments, team games, and deck sports throughout the day, with pizza parties, dances, quizzes, and bingo during the evenings.
Ship Statistics
Year Built
2010
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
2010
Previous Name
N/A
Country of Registry
Great Britain
Tonnage (GRT)
90900
Guests (Lowers)
2090
Total Guests
2068
Passenger Decks
12
Number of Crew
996
Officers' Nationality
British/International
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
International
Total Rooms
1045
Suites
127
Balconies
611
Ocean/River View
149
Interior
158
Accessible
20
You can lose yourself on board, strolling beside the sea on the Promenade Deck, browsing the library with over 6,000 books to choose from, or playing croquet in the lawn of the Game Deck. It’s always so easy to socialize, whether you are relaxing in the conservatory-style Garden Lounge as a band plays beside the promenade pool, or you’re dancing in the intimate but lively Yacht Club. It may be night time that most sets the Queen Elizabeth experience apart from other ships. Where else will you attend such dazzling affairs as a Black and White Ball, Royal Ascot Ball, or Buccaneer Ball – all in a setting as stunning as the Queens Room ballroom.
Tipping Policy
During your voyage, you will meet staff throughout the ship who provide you with excellent service. Many more crew support those who serve you directly. A discretionary Hotel and Dining charge will be added to your shipboard account on a daily basis for each passenger (including children). This charge will be shared amongst all those who help provide and support your experience, including the waitstaff, stateroom stewards, buffet stewards, and others. Please note, this is a discretionary charge and should you wish to remove it or make any adjustments, you may contact the Purser’s Desk before the end of the cruise.

  • Grill Accommodations: $13.50 USD per person per day
  • Britannia Accommodations: $11.50 USD per person per day

Note: Casino dealers and Spa personnel do not share in the Hotel and Dining charge as not all guests utilize these services.

A 15% gratuity is added to your bar charges and dining room wine account. This is shared amongst the beverage staff and their support staff.

Charges may vary or change without notice.

Shipboard Policies
  • Internet Access
    Guests may access the Internet in each ship’s Internet Centre. Passengers with laptops may access the web via the ship's wireless network, available in every stateroom as well as many public rooms. Charges apply for these services.

  • Pregnancy Policy
    Because onboard medical facilities are limited and shoreside medical care is not always readily available, Cunard Line will not be able to carry passengers who will be 24 weeks or more pregnant by the end of the intended voyage.

  • Smoking Policy
    The safety, comfort and enjoyment of all passengers has always been a key concern at Cunard. With this in mind, smoking - including pipe and cigar smoking - is no longer permitted in any public area with the exception of Churchill’s Cigar Lounge and designated areas on the open decks.

    Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom balconies.

    Electronic cigarettes may be used in staterooms and on stateroom balconies. However, they are not permitted in non-smoking public areas. Electronic cigarettes that emit a vapor should be used in designated smoking areas only.

  • Special Dietary Needs - Advance Notice Required
    If a passenger has special dietary needs, Cunard must be advised at time of booking or, at the latest, six weeks before sailing. Every effort will be made to comply with such requests.

  • Wheelchair Access & Special Needs
    All passengers requiring specific assistance, facilities, or equipment on board must advise Cunard Line at the time of booking, and are requested to complete a questionnaire after booking, to ensure they have all the information needed to cater adequately for your requirements.

    If you need to bring a wheelchair or mobility scooter on board with you, it is essential that you let Cunard Line know at the time of booking or as soon as the need is known. Any passengers requiring the use of a wheelchair, mobility scooter, or other aids to mobility must provide their own. For the safety of everyone on board and the ship, all wheelchairs, scooters and other aids to mobility, as is the case with all passenger possessions, must be stored inside your stateroom when not in use. Failure to comply with this important safety rule may mean you are disembarked and refused future travel. Part time wheelchair user traveling in a non-wheelchair accessible stateroom must bring a collapsible wheelchair to ensure it can safely fit through the stateroom door and be accommodated in the stateroom. It is not possible to make structural changes to the stateroom layout. Cunard Line reserves the right to require passengers who have booked this accommodation without legitimate reason to move, at their own expense, if necessary.

    Mobility scooters will only be permitted on board if passengers have booked into a wheelchair accessible stateroom, or a suite, as these are the only types of accommodations where mobility scooters can safely be stored. The minimum door width of suites is 53 cm (21 in). The minimum door width of the wheelchair accessible staterooms is 80 cm (31 in). At the time of booking, please let Cunard Line know if you intend on bringing a mobility scooter with you, and they will in turn provide you with a questionnaire for completion to ensure that the accommodation you have booked is appropriate. Please note that wheelchair accessible staterooms are strictly reserved for passengers who are bringing wheelchairs or mobility scooters or who have a requirement for the adapted facilities offered by these staterooms.

    A ship is not always the easiest environment for using a wheelchair or mobility scooter. Although the crew is helpful, they are only able to provide limited assistance to help you in moving around the ship. For this reason, and in order to ensure the safety of the passenger, the ship and all others on board, it is recommended that passengers with disabilities, who require personal assistance in the activities of daily living, including pushing a wheelchair or communication support, be accompanied by a personal assistant or traveling companion to provide these services. Blind/Visually Impaired passengers are recommended to travel with a companion who can help you get your bearings and assist you both on board and ashore. The crew can provide limited arm assistance, and information or directions, but cannot provide sustained or long term assistance.

    Please note that due to applicable safety requirements, the design of the ship or port infrastructure and equipment, in certain ports of call it may not be possible for Cunard Line to offer a shore excursion program, or shuttle bus service, suitable for passengers who are not able to board a coach via the steps with only the aid of their traveling companion.

    Cunard Line reserves the right to refuse passage to any Passenger who has failed to notify Cunard Line of their requirement for special treatment or assistance (including the requirement to use a wheelchair or mobility scooter ). For further information about traveling with disabilities, please contact the specialist Care Access Team at (800)728-6273 (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm PT) or via email at accessoffice@cunard.com.

    Mobility Ashore

    When choosing your voyage please bear in mind that it may not be possible for wheelchair users to get ashore at ports of call. At the majority of ports visited by the ships, Cunard Line deploys a short ramped low-level gangway, commonly referred to as the ship’s brow. This is normally due to ports with a large tidal range, where a relatively shallow ramp may unavoidably become too steep to use safely during the course of the day with tidal movements. Some examples of ports with a large tidal range (but not an exhaustive list) are: Bilbão, Brest, La Coruña, Le Havre, La Rochelle, Lisbon, Vigo, Zeebrugge, Canary Island ports, Hamburg, Boston, Halifax, Portland, Québec, Darwin, Lisbon, Mumbai and San Francisco.

    At ports where it is not possible to use the ship’s brow, all access to shore will be by a narrow stepped gangway known as the accommodation ladder, that pivots to take account of the tide. When the accommodation ladder is in use, you will need some independent mobility in order to walk down the gangway. Each of the ships carries a wheelchair “stair climbing” machine which, where appropriate, may be used to allow wheelchair users to go ashore provided they transfer between their own wheelchair and the wheelchair that is fitted to the stair climber at the top and bottom of the accommodation ladder. The stair climber cannot be used with electric wheelchairs – these will need to be taken ashore separately.

    Service Animals

    Cunard is pleased to permit individuals to bring service animals on board. You must provide notice of the time of booking. Local laws or customs may prevent animals from disembarking at particular ports or countries. It is the passenger's responsibility to consult local customs authorities for requirements and to obtain all applicable documents and health certificates. Service animals are kept in staterooms with their owners.

Public Rooms
  • Art Gallery
  • Bar(s)/Lounge(s)
  • Casino
  • Cigar Bar
  • Conference Room/Conference Center
  • Game Arcade
  • Internet Café
    Each ship has an Internet Centre. Passengers with laptops may access the web via the ship's wireless network, available in every stateroom as well as many public rooms. Nominal charges apply for these services.
  • Library
  • Nightclub
  • Pub
  • Show Lounge
Stateroom Amenities
  • Bath Robes
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Stateroom Movies
  • Minibar and/or Refrigerator
  • Nightly Turndown Service
  • Private Safe
  • Showers and/or Bath Tubs
  • Sitting Area
  • Slippers
  • Suites
  • Television / Radio
Entertainment
  • Art Auctions
  • Classes and Workshops
  • Dancing
  • Educational/Enrichment Programs
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Guest Lecturers
  • Live Music
  • Wine Tasting Seminars
Dining
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Alternative Specialty Restaurant(s)
  • Café/Coffee Bar
  • Dining Style: Formal Nights and Casual Evenings
  • Formal Restaurant(s)
Other Facilities
  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutique(s) (duty-free)
  • Business Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Elevators
  • Infirmary / Medical Center
    There are basic medical facilities onboard which are equipped primarily to deal with illness and accidents, and are not intended to provide ongoing treatment of pre-existing conditions. If you anticipate a need for medical services aboard the ship, your special requirement must be advised to Cunard Line in writing before your booking can be finalized.
  • Self-Service Laundromat
Sports, Health and Fitness
  • Aerobics and/or Cardio Instruction
  • Cardio Equipment
  • Fitness Center
  • Full Service Spa
  • Outdoor Games
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool(s)
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Tennis / Paddle Tennis
  • Whirlpool(s)
  • Yoga and/or Pilates Instruction
Children and Teens
  • Dedicated Children's Center
  • Youth Counselor Staff
  • Youth Programs
From comfortable inside staterooms to a lavish Queens Grill Duplex complete with expansive balcony and private butler service, there is something to suit every taste and budget.

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of February 2020. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Suite

Grand Suite (Q1) Call for Price
Grand Suite
  • Category: Q1
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
Area: Approximately 1375-1493 sq. ft.

The most lavish suites on Queen Elizabeth have a sleeping area with king-sized bed, twin marble bathrooms and dressing rooms. There's room to entertain your guests, including on your own spacious private deck.

Master Suite (Q2) Call for Price
Master Suite
  • Category: Q2
  • Deck 7
Area: Approximately 1100 sq. ft.

These spacious suites feature a king-sized bed, marble bathroom and dressing area. You may choose to dine in-suite from the Queens Grill restaurant menu and relax on your expansive private deck.

Penthouse Suite (Q3) Call for Price
Penthouse Suite
  • Category: Q3
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 520-596 sq. ft.

These refined balcony suites are located in an enviable midships position. You'll appreciate the king-sized bed, dressing area and bathroom with separate bath and shower. Generous amenities including complimentary mini-bar.

Penthouse Suite (Q4) Call for Price
Penthouse Suite
  • Category: Q4
  • Deck 7
Area: Approximately 508 sq. ft.

These refined balcony suites are located in an enviable midships position. You'll appreciate the king-sized bed, dressing area and bathroom with separate bath and shower. Generous amenities including complimentary mini-bar.

Queens Suite (Q5) Call for Price
Queens Suite
  • Category: Q5
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 595-671 sq. ft.

These luxurious balcony suites include a king-sized bed, dressing area, spacious bathroom with bath and shower. Relax in your lounge area, enjoy generous amenities, pre-dinner canapés and the services of your butler and concierge.

Queens Suite (Q6) Call for Price
Queens Suite
  • Category: Q6
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 484-615 sq. ft.

These luxurious balcony suites include a king-sized bed, dressing area, spacious bathroom with bath and shower. Relax in your lounge area, enjoy generous amenities, pre-dinner canapés and the services of your butler and concierge.

Princess Suite (P1) Call for Price
Princess Suite
  • Category: P1
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
Area: Approximately 335-345 sq. ft.

Your refined Princess Suite offers a spacious balcony, bathroom with bath and shower, king-sized bed, dressing room and living area with sofa. Luxurious amenities include Penhaligon's toiletries and pillow concierge menu.

Princess Suite (P2) Call for Price
Princess Suite
  • Category: P2
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 335-513 sq. ft.

Your refined Princess Suite offers a spacious balcony, bathroom with bath and shower, king-sized bed, dressing room and living area with sofa. Luxurious amenities include Penhaligon's toiletries and pillow concierge menu.

Balcony

Club Balcony Stateroom (A1) Call for Price
Club Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: A1
  • Deck 8
Area: Approximately 258-470 sq. ft.

Your Club Balcony stateroom has all the hallmarks of Cunard style with its king-sized bed and luxurious bathroom. You'll appreciate the pillow concierge menu and the choice to dine when you wish in the Britannia Club restaurant.

Club Balcony Stateroom (A2) Call for Price
Club Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: A2
  • Deck 8
Area: Approximately 258-307 sq. ft.

Your Club Balcony stateroom has all the hallmarks of Cunard style with its king-sized bed and luxurious bathroom. You'll appreciate the pillow concierge menu and the choice to dine when you wish in the Britannia Club restaurant.

Balcony Stateroom (BA) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BA
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
Area: Approximately 228-471 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom is bathed in daylight and the king-sized bed and turndown service ensure a good sleep. Relax on your balcony or in your living area with sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar.

Balcony Stateroom (BB) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BB
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
Area: Approximately 228-470 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom is bathed in daylight and the king-sized bed and turndown service ensure a good sleep. Relax on your balcony or in your living area with sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar.

Balcony Stateroom (BC) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BC
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 256-383 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom is bathed in daylight and the king-sized bed and turndown service ensure a good sleep. Relax on your balcony or in your living area with sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar.

Balcony Stateroom (BD) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BD
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
Area: Approximately 242 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom is bathed in daylight and the king-sized bed and turndown service ensure a good sleep. Relax on your balcony or in your living area with sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar.

Balcony Stateroom (BE) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BE
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 242-321 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom is bathed in daylight and the king-sized bed and turndown service ensure a good sleep. Relax on your balcony or in your living area with sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar.

Balcony Stateroom (BF) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: BF
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 242-264 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom is bathed in daylight and the king-sized bed and turndown service ensure a good sleep. Relax on your balcony or in your living area with sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar.

Oceanview

Oceanview Stateroom (EB) Call for Price
Oceanview Stateroom
  • Category: EB
  • Deck 1
Area: Approximately 197 sq. ft.

Awaken to natural daylight and a new view each day as you explore the world. You'll appreciate the king-sized bed, living area with desk and sofa, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, ample storage and mini-bar.

Oceanview Stateroom (EC) Call for Price
Oceanview Stateroom
  • Category: EC
  • Deck 1
Area: Approximately 197 sq. ft.

Awaken to natural daylight and a new view each day as you explore the world. You'll appreciate the king-sized bed, living area with desk and sofa, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, ample storage and mini-bar.

Oceanview Stateroom (EF) Call for Price
Oceanview Stateroom
  • Category: EF
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 1
Area: Approximately 197-201 sq. ft.

Awaken to natural daylight and a new view each day as you explore the world. You'll appreciate the king-sized bed, living area with desk and sofa, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, ample storage and mini-bar.

Single Oceanview Stateroom (KC) Call for Price
Single Oceanview Stateroom
  • Category: KC
  • Deck 2
Area: Approximately 133-168 sq. ft.

You'll appreciate natural daylight and magical views from your spacious Single Oceanview stateroom. Enjoy the generously sized bed and all the luxuries of the Britannia experience including 24-hour complimentary room service.

Obstructed View

Balcony Stateroom - Obstructed View (CA) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom - Obstructed View
  • Category: CA
  • Deck 5
Area: Approximately 228 sq. ft.

These refined staterooms feature a king-sized bed, living area with sofa and desk, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar. Your private balcony has a slightly obstructed view due to its position on the ship.

Balcony Stateroom - Obstructed View (CB) Call for Price
Balcony Stateroom - Obstructed View
  • Category: CB
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 228-408 sq. ft.

These refined staterooms feature a king-sized bed, living area with sofa and desk, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar. Your private balcony has a slightly obstructed view due to its position on the ship.

Oceanview Stateroom - Obstructed View (FB) Call for Price
Oceanview Stateroom - Obstructed View
  • Category: FB
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 180 sq. ft.

Enjoy natural daylight as you awake in your king-sized bed. Relax in your living area with sofa, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV and mini-bar. The view from your window is slightly obscured due to its position.

Oceanview Stateroom - Obstructed View (FC) Call for Price
Oceanview Stateroom - Obstructed View
  • Category: FC
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 180 sq. ft.

Enjoy natural daylight as you awake in your king-sized bed. Relax in your living area with sofa, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV and mini-bar. The view from your window is slightly obscured due to its position.

Inside

Deluxe Inside Stateroom (GA) Call for Price
Deluxe Inside Stateroom
  • Category: GA
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 6
Area: Approximately 200-243 sq. ft.

Our most spacious inside staterooms offer you all the luxurious details including nightly turndown service and 24-hour room service. There's a king-sized bed, sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities and mini-bar.

Deluxe Inside Stateroom (GB) Call for Price
Deluxe Inside Stateroom
  • Category: GB
  • Deck 1
Area: Approximately 207 sq. ft.

Our most spacious inside staterooms offer you all the luxurious details including nightly turndown service and 24-hour room service. There's a king-sized bed, sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities and mini-bar.

Deluxe Inside Stateroom (GC) Call for Price
Deluxe Inside Stateroom
  • Category: GC
  • Deck 1
Area: Approximately 207 sq. ft.

Our most spacious inside staterooms offer you all the luxurious details including nightly turndown service and 24-hour room service. There's a king-sized bed, sofa, satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities and mini-bar.

Standard Inside Stateroom (IA) Call for Price
Standard Inside Stateroom
  • Category: IA
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
Area: Approximately 152 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom boasts a king-sized bed, satellite TV, sofa, tea and coffee making facilities and mini-bar. Enjoy nightly turndown service, complimentary 24 hour room service, Penhaligon's toiletries, robes and slippers.

Standard Inside Stateroom (ID) Call for Price
Standard Inside Stateroom
  • Category: ID
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
Area: Approximately 152 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom boasts a king-sized bed, satellite TV, sofa, tea and coffee making facilities and mini-bar. Enjoy nightly turndown service, complimentary 24 hour room service, Penhaligon's toiletries, robes and slippers.

Standard Inside Stateroom (IE) Call for Price
Standard Inside Stateroom
  • Category: IE
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 152 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom boasts a king-sized bed, satellite TV, sofa, tea and coffee making facilities and mini-bar. Enjoy nightly turndown service, complimentary 24 hour room service, Penhaligon's toiletries, robes and slippers.

Standard Inside Stateroom (IF) Call for Price
Standard Inside Stateroom
  • Category: IF
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 4
Area: Approximately 152 sq. ft.

Your spacious stateroom boasts a king-sized bed, satellite TV, sofa, tea and coffee making facilities and mini-bar. Enjoy nightly turndown service, complimentary 24 hour room service, Penhaligon's toiletries, robes and slippers.

Single Inside Stateroom (LC) Call for Price
Single Inside Stateroom
  • Category: LC
  • Deck 2
Area: Approximately 159 sq. ft.

Your spacious retreat is perfectly appointed with a generously sized bed, bathroom with shower and all the luxuries of the Britannia experience such as 24-hour room service, Penhaligon's toiletries and nightly turndown service.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of $98.48 additional for all guests. A fuel surcharge may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and may reflect cruise only guarantee specials. Airfare, transfers, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional.

Fares listed may require a non-refundable deposit at time of booking. Higher fares, not requiring a non-refundable deposit at time of booking, may be available. Please contact your travel consultant for more information.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deckplan Overview
Deck 12
Deck 11
Deck 10
Deck 9
Deck 8

Stateroom Key

  • Penthouse Suite (Q3)
  • Queens Suite (Q5)
  • Queens Suite (Q6)
  • Princess Suite (P1)
  • Club Balcony Stateroom (A1)
  • Club Balcony Stateroom (A2)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BC)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BE)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BF)
  • Deluxe Inside Stateroom (GA)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IA)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IE)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IF)
Deck 7

Stateroom Key

  • Grand Suite (Q1)
  • Master Suite (Q2)
  • Penthouse Suite (Q4)
  • Queens Suite (Q6)
  • Princess Suite (P1)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BD)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BE)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IA)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (ID)
Deck 6

Stateroom Key

  • Grand Suite (Q1)
  • Penthouse Suite (Q3)
  • Princess Suite (P2)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BD)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BE)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (EF)
  • Deluxe Inside Stateroom (GA)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (ID)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IE)
Deck 5

Stateroom Key

  • Penthouse Suite (Q3)
  • Queens Suite (Q5)
  • Queens Suite (Q6)
  • Princess Suite (P2)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BA)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BD)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BE)
  • Balcony Stateroom - Obstructed View (CA)
  • Balcony Stateroom - Obstructed View (CB)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (ID)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IE)
Deck 4

Stateroom Key

  • Penthouse Suite (Q3)
  • Queens Suite (Q5)
  • Queens Suite (Q6)
  • Princess Suite (P2)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BC)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BE)
  • Balcony Stateroom (BF)
  • Balcony Stateroom - Obstructed View (CB)
  • Oceanview Stateroom - Obstructed View (FB)
  • Oceanview Stateroom - Obstructed View (FC)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IE)
  • Standard Inside Stateroom (IF)
Deck 3
Deck 2

Stateroom Key

  • Single Oceanview Stateroom (KC)
  • Single Inside Stateroom (LC)
Deck 1

Stateroom Key

  • Oceanview Stateroom (EB)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (EC)
  • Oceanview Stateroom (EF)
  • Deluxe Inside Stateroom (GB)
  • Deluxe Inside Stateroom (GC)
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