Relax aboard Columbus on this wonderful ‘escape the winter’ cruise
Sunday 10 November to 29 November 2019
Your lead-in price is based on two persons sharing a Standard Plus Twin Inside Cabin on Columbus and:
Return coach travel to/from London Tilbury.
Delicious full board cuisine plus Afternoon teas and late night snacks; Self-service tea & coffee (6am to midnight); Captain’s Cocktail Party.
12 stops including Amsterdam, Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar and Morocco. (Scroll down for full itinerary).
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes.
Daytime activities and leisure facilities; Guest speaker and arts & crafts.
Porterage of luggage; port to cabin.
Sail south to Portugal and Spain with the chance to discover the historic cities of Porto, Lisbon and Seville. By contrast, Morocco including Marrakesh presents a fascinating world of mosques and bazaars. In beautiful Madeira and the Canary Islands you’ll find busy harbours, hillsides and valleys descending to the sea and tempting shops. Gibraltar offers a taste of home and your final destination, Vigo the chance to visit the pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela.
Nb. A programme of optional shore excursions, designed to show you the highlights of each of the ports of call, will be available to view approximately 8 weeks prior to the cruise departure.
10 November 2019: arrive London's Tilbury cruise terminal by coach with plenty of time to check-in for the 16:00 sailing.
11 November: arrive Rotterdam (Netherlands) at 09:00; departs 17:00.
12-13 November: two days at Sea to make full use of the cruise ship Columbus’ facilities.
14 November: arrive Leixões (Portugal) to visit Porto at 08:00; depart 18:00.
15 November: arrive Lisbon (Portugal) at 08:00; depart 18:00.
16 November: day at Sea.
17 November: arrive Funchal, Madeira (Portugal) at 08:00; depart 17:00.
18 November: arrive Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain) at 12:00; depart 24:00.
19 November: arrive Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife (Spain) at 07:00; depart 23:00.
20 November: arrive Arrecife, Lanzarote (Spain) at 08:00; depart 14:00.
21 November: arrive Agadir (Morocco) at 08:00; depart 14:00.
22 November: arrive Casablanca for Marrakesh (Morocco) at 08:00; depart 22:00.
23 November: arrive Gibraltar (BCC) at 12:00; depart 24:00.
24 November: arrive Cádiz for Seville (Spain) at 07:00; depart 24:00.
25 November: day at Sea.
26 November: arrive Vigo for Santiago de Compostela (Spain) at 08:00; depart 18:00.
27 November: day at Sea.
28 November: day at Sea.
29 November 2019: arrive London's Tilbury cruise terminal 08:00. Once you have disembarked the coach will take you back to your original joining point.
The Palladium Show Lounge on board Columbus hosts a tantalising nightly entertainment programme, with talented speciality acts and guest performers providing passengers with the perfect soundtrack to their evening. If you ever want to take a break from their thrilling shows and glitzy cabaret, however, you will be able to choose from live piano and violin music, organised card games and a host of other relaxing alternatives.
During days at sea, choose from a work-out in the gym; a make-over in the beauty salon; a swim in the pool or simply take some time to relax with a good book and a cup of tea. Alternatively, you could listen to a guest speaker or learn a new skill from one of our arts and crafts specialists.
To secure a booking on this cruise for the best price we will require a £300 per person deposit.
The sooner you book, the better chance you'll have to book for £1,199 per person sharing a Category 2 Standard Plus Twin Inner Cabin (saving £1,110 off the normal fare).
Cat. 7 Twin Ocean View cabins available from £1,529 per person (saving up to £1,430 off the normal price) and Cat. 8S Standard Plus Single Ocean View cabins from £1,989 (saving up to £500 off the normal price).
Other cabin types and decks available on request.
Available Joining Points
Fleet, Aldershot, Farnborough, Frimley, Camberley, Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Wokingham, Bracknell, Ascot, Windsor and Slough.