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British Isles Discovery No-Fly Cruise

A 9-night cruise of the British Isles, visiting Scotland and the Hebrides, Dublin, the Scilly Isles, Guernsey and Honfleur

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Book by 21 Apr 2014 to save up to 55%!

Walk among peaceful hills, view ancient monuments and wander through historic streets on this classic cruise around the British Isles on Marco Polo.

St Peter Port. Guernsey

From London Tilbury, cruise north to Invergordon, gateway to the Scottish Highlands and home to historic castles, Culloden battlefield and the famous Loch Ness. From Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, discover the bountiful wildlife and visit the pre-historic Callanish Stones. Visit picturesque Tobermory, on the Isle of Mull, which has colourful hotels, shops and houses wrapped around the bay.

Invergordon, Scotland

Cruise to Ireland and take a walk through the bustling streets in Dublin before visiting St Mary's on the Isles of Scilly. Here you can take an optional excursion to visit Tresco's Abbey Gardens.

Scilly Isles

Stroll along the cobbled streets of St Peter Port on Guernsey, before visiting the pretty French town of Honfleur with its old harbour and marina.

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CM326: Departure Dates 2014
Apr 4; May 24; Sep 2
CM326: British Isles Discovery 2014£ price per person
Book by 21 Apr 2014 to save up to 55%!
Prices are based on two people sharing a twin cabin. Single cabins are available at a supplement
Third or fourth passengers sharing a cabin with two full fare paying adults: from £269
The price includes
  • 9 nights accommodation in cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Informative guest lectures
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard
  • Child-free ship

British Isles Discovery Itinerary
Day 1
London Tilbury (UK)

Embark Marco Polo in Tilbury.

Day 2
At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 3
Invergordon (Scotland)

On the beautiful Cromarty Firth, here is your gateway to the Scottish Highlands with its dramatic history and spectacular scenery. Haunting lochs and romantic castles enchant the visitor whilst the eerie, windswept Culloden Battlefield and some distinguished distilleries, most notably Glenmorangie, all vie for your attention.

Day 4
Stornoway (Outer Hebridies)

Having cruised around the northern tip of the British Isles, you reach Stornoway, the only town on Lewis, the most northerly of the Outer Hebrides. This history-rich outpost offers a tremendous diversity of interests including the pre-historic Callanish Standing Stones, fabulous coastlines, beaches and wildlife.

Day 5
Tobermory (Isle of Mull)

Genteel describes the lovely Georgian harbourfront architecture of the little town of Tobermory, whilst rugged is a more apt description for the wild moorland and mountainous interior of the Isle of Mull. Take a trip on the Mull Railway or visit tiny traffic-free Iona, where St Columba first brought Christianity in 563 AD.

Day 6
Dublin (Ireland)

The capital of the Emerald Isle, with its images of ancient Kings, magical folklore and that essential Irish hospitality. From Trinity College to stylish O'Connell Street, Dublin offers a real sense of history, wonderful restaurants, cafés and of course, bars. Enjoy the craic and perhaps an expertly served pint of Guinness.

Day 7
St Mary's (Isles of Scilly)

Dropping anchor off Hugh Town, the main town of the Isles of Scilly, affords the chance to visit two of this unique cluster of islands, lying 28 miles south west of Land's End. St. Mary's is the largest at just six square miles, while the effects of the sub-tropical climate are spectacularly evident in the blaze of colour at Tresco's renowned Abbey Gardens.

Day 8
St Peter Port (Guernsey)

The cobbled streets and relaxed style of Guernsey?s picturesque main town introduce you to the unique Channel Islands. Certainly more Anglo than French, but with enough ?je ne sais quoi? to make you think otherwise. Guernsey has a captivating island history, wonderful beaches, miles of coastal walks and tax-free shopping for the less energetic!

Day 9
Honfleur (France)

This pretty little town, at the mouth of the River Seine, makes a perfect finale to a spectacular cruise. The old harbour and marina are just delightful and the narrow streets and alleys of the old quarter are little changed since French medieval times. Claude Monet's famous garden at Givenchy, the Normandy Landings beaches and even the Bayeux Tapestry are all within reach.

Day 10
London Tilbury (UK)

Disembark Marco Polo in Tilbury.

Please note that alternative arrangements will be made where possible if weather conditions prevent the ship from calling at a scheduled port of call.

Stornoway

The price does not include
  • Transport to and from the ship at the beginning and end of the cruise
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
  • Optional Shore Excursions
  • Gratuities
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