What's Included?

Your lead-in price is based on two persons sharing a Voyager Outside Guaranteed 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.

  • Port Taxes.

The Cruise

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.

Evening Entertainment

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.

Daytime Activities

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 get the cabin you want saving around £900 on the normal fares.

Also available on request:

  • Standard Twin Ocean View (Cat. 6) for £1,889 per person;

  • Cat. 7S Standard Single Ocean View cabins for £2,399 (saving £1290 off the normal price).

Available Joining Points

Fleet, Aldershot, Farnborough, Frimley, Camberley, Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Wokingham and Bracknell. Other points may be available on request.

Telephone 01276 600100 to book