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Western France and the Costa Verde - SD077 Spirit of Discovery departing 17 Aug 2022

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Spirit of Discovery
  • Optional travel insurance is included**If you have your own travel insurance a price reduction is available. Further terms apply, call for details.
  • A return UK Travel Service from home to port
  • All-inclusive drinks & FREE Wi-Fi
  • All balcony cabins
  • Sightseeing excursions in every port
  • All on-board gratuities & service charges
Ship
Cruise Line
Embark
17 Aug 2022
Duration
14 Nights
From / To
Dover / Dover
Ports of call
Dover - St Peter Port - La Rochelle - Bordeaux - Bordeaux

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Date Date
Location Location
 
In In
Out Out
Date 17/08/2022
Location Dover
In
Out 17:00

Dover is a coastal town in England’s southeastern county of Kent. It’s a major port for ferries to Calais, in France. Built to repel invasions from across the English Channel, medieval Dover Castle overlooks the town and houses the extensive Secret Wartime Tunnels.

Date 18/08/2022
Location St Peter Port
In 08:00
Out 17:00

Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey as well as the main port. The population in 2019 was 18,958. In Guernésiais and in French, historically the official language of Guernsey, the name of the town and its surrounding parish is St Pierre Port. The “port” distinguishes this parish from Saint Pierre Du Bois.

Date 19/08/2022
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 20/08/2022
Location La Rochelle
In 08:00
Out 17:00

La Rochelle is a coastal city in southwestern France and capital of the Charente-Maritime department. It’s been a center for fishing and trade since the 12th century, a maritime tradition that’s reflected in its Vieux Port (old harbor) and huge, modern Les Minimes marina. The old town has half-timbered medieval houses and Renaissance architecture, including passageways covered by 17th-century arches.

Date 21/08/2022
Location Bordeaux
In 16:30
Out

Bordeaux, hub of the famed wine-growing region, is a port city on the Garonne River in southwestern France. It’s known for its Gothic Cathédrale Saint-André, 18th- to 19th-century mansions and notable art museums such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. Public gardens line the curving river quays. The grand Place de la Bourse, centered on the Three Graces fountain, overlooks the Miroir d’Eau reflecting pool.

Date 22/08/2022
Location Bordeaux
In
Out 14:00

Bordeaux, hub of the famed wine-growing region, is a port city on the Garonne River in southwestern France. It’s known for its Gothic Cathédrale Saint-André, 18th- to 19th-century mansions and notable art museums such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. Public gardens line the curving river quays. The grand Place de la Bourse, centered on the Three Graces fountain, overlooks the Miroir d’Eau reflecting pool.

Date 23/08/2022
Location Bilbao
In 08:00
Out 17:00

Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which sparked revitalization when it opened in 1997. The museum houses prominent modern and contemporary works, but it’s the curvy, titanium-clad building that receives the most attention.

Date 24/08/2022
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 25/08/2022
Location La Coruna
In 08:00
Out 17:00

A Coruña is a port city on a promontory in the Galicia region of northwest Spain. It’s known for its Roman lighthouse, the Tower of Hercules, which has sweeping coastal views. In the medieval old town is the arcaded Plaza de María Pita, surrounded by narrow pedestrianized lanes. In this square is the Estatua de María Pita, a statue of a 16th-century woman who warned the town of an invasion by Sir Francis Drake.

Date 26/08/2022
Location Gijon
In 08:00
Out 17:00

Gijón is a large coastal city in northern Spain. It’s known for its maritime heritage and the old fishermen’s quarter of Cimadevilla. Santa Catalina hill has a clifftop park and sculpture. The 18th-century Revillagigedo Palace houses an international arts center. It adjoins the Collegiate Church of San Juan Bautista, now a concert hall. Nearby is the 16th-century Clock Tower, with a museum about the city.

Date 27/08/2022
Location Santander
In 08:00
Out 17:00

Santander is the capital city of the Cantabria region on Spain’s north coast. The Palacio de la Magdalena, once the royal summer residence, lies at the mouth of the Bay of Santander on the rocky La Magdalena Peninsula. West, the city center is home to the Catedral de Santander, with its octagonal cupola and Gothic cloister.

Date 28/08/2022
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 29/08/2022
Location Saint Malo
In 08:00
Out 22:00

Saint-Malo is a port city in Brittany, in France’s northwest. Tall granite walls surround the old town, which was once a stronghold for privateers (pirates approved by the king). The Saint-Malo Cathedral, in the center of the old town, is built in Romanesque and Gothic styles and features stained-glass windows depicting city history.

Date 30/08/2022
Location At Sea
In
Out
Date 31/08/2022
Location Dover
In 07:00
Out

Dover is a coastal town in England’s southeastern county of Kent. It’s a major port for ferries to Calais, in France. Built to repel invasions from across the English Channel, medieval Dover Castle overlooks the town and houses the extensive Secret Wartime Tunnels.

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