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Hidden Gems of France, Spain & Portugal

A treasure trove of fascinating cities.

Ship: Ambition View 360° TourView 360° Tour
Departs From: Belfast
Sets Sail: Jul 16, 2024
Duration: 12 nights
ORCA
Cruise Code: A22416BL

Sailing from Belfast, take an optional tour of the walled medieval town of Santiago de Compostela with its magnificent carved stone façades, grand plazas and fascinating winding streets. Then, sail to Portugal’s Porto which houses the stunning Francisco Church and the magnificent 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa. You’ll find a wealth of history and vibrant contemporary culture in Lisbon, before taking an optional tour to discover Spain’s Bilbao - the gateway to the Basque mountains. In France, you’ll visit the world-famous wine region of Bordeaux and Brittany’s Lorient, a city full of art and maritime history.

From £2029 per person
Full £2699 Save up to £670

Up to £100 per cabin Onboard Credit

Itinerary

A22416BL Map
Date Port Arrive Depart  
16/07/24 Belfast (United Kingdom, Northern Ireland) - 1700
17/07/24 at sea (At Sea) - -
18/07/24 at sea (At Sea) - -
19/07/24 La Coruna, for Santiago de Compostela (Spain) 0800 1600
20/07/24 Leixoes, for Oporto (Portugal) 0800 1700
21/07/24 Lisbon (Portugal) 0700 1500
22/07/24 at sea (At Sea) - -
23/07/24 Getxo, for Bilbao (Spain) 0900 1800
24/07/24 Le Verdon, for Bordeaux (France) 0700 1900
25/07/24 Lorient (France) 0900 1845
26/07/24 at sea (At Sea) - -
27/07/24 Liverpool (United Kingdom) 0900 1900
28/07/24 Belfast (United Kingdom, Northern Ireland) 0700 -
Note: In the event of adverse weather/sea conditions that prevent the ship from calling at one of the scheduled ports, alternative arrangements will be made where possible.

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Cabins & Fares

Twin Prices (PP) From £2029
Single Prices (PP) From £2479
Suite From£per person
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Junior Suite

Cabin Info

Cabin category - JS Deck 10
2-4 Guests

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30% Saver discount
£3479 per person
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£3937 per person
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Cabin Size 226-237sq ft/21-22sq m
Average Balcony Size 54sq ft/5sq m
Located on Ambassador Deck 10, there are 38 Junior Suites with a sitting area and a private balcony. They have twin beds, and the majority can be converted to double bed. These cabins are twin occupancy and have a shower only en-suite. Cabins on Ambassador Deck 10 all have a shower over bath while cabins on Sun Deck 12 have a dressing room.

Junior Suite Single

Cabin Info

Cabin category - JSS Deck 10
1 Guest

Saver Fare

30% Saver discount
£4549 per person
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£5007 per person
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Average Cabin Size 237sq ft/22sq m
Average Balcony Size 54sq ft/5sq m
Located on Ambassador Deck 10, there are 10 Junior Suite Single cabins with a sitting area, private balcony, and a shower over bath. They have twin beds, and the majority can be converted to double bed.

Superior Junior Suite

Cabin Info

Cabin category - SJS Deck 12/10
2-4 Guests

Saver Fare

30% Saver discount
£3619 per person
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£4077 per person
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Cabin Size 226-237sq ft/21-22sq m
Balcony Size 54sq ft/5sq m
Located on Sun deck 12 and Ambassador Deck 10, there are 36 Superior Junior Suites with a sitting area and a private balcony. They have twin beds, and the majority can be converted to double bed. These cabins are twin occupancy and have a shower only en-suite, cabins on Ambassador Deck 10 have a shower over bath while cabins on Sun Deck 12 have a dressing room.

Please note the following cabins have fixed double beds which cannot be converted to twins: 12103, 12105, 12107, 12109, 12111, 12115, 12117, 12104, 12106, 12108, 12110, 12114, 12116, 12118

Most cabins in this grade have a separate shower cubicle, however cabins 1051, 1050, 1049, 1048, 1047, 1046, 1045, 1044, 1043, 1042, 1041, 1040, 1039, 1038, 1037, 1036, 1035, 1034, 1033, 1032, 1031, 1030, 1029, 1028, 1027, 1026, 1025, 1024, 1023, 1022, 1021, 1020 have a shower over bath. 

Premium Suite

Cabin Info

Cabin category - PS Deck 12/7
2-5 Guests

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£4759 per person
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£5217 per person
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Cabin Size 280-398sq ft/26-37sq m
Balcony Size 54-248sq ft/5-23sq m
Located Sun Deck 12 to Boat Deck 7, there are 13 Premium Suites all with a lounge area and, with the exception of 12119 & 12121, a walk-in wardrobe. They all have double beds that cannot be converted to a twin bed configuration. All have a double sofa bed that can accommodate a third and/or fourth guest. Eight of these suites also comprise a separate bedroom with a single bed. 

Most cabins in this grade have a separate shower cubicle, however cabins 12122, 12102 and 12101 have a shower over bath. 

Please note the following cabins have fixed double beds which cannot be converted to twins: 12101, 12102, 12119, 12120, 12122, 1126, 1129, 9216, 9223, 8214, 8225, 7147, 7146

De Luxe Suite

Cabin Info

Cabin category - DS Deck 8/7
2-4 Guests

Saver Fare

30% Saver discount
£5499 per person
Full £7799 Save £2300

Ambassador Fare

30% Saver discount Includes our top Ambassador Expedition Drinks Package
£5957 per person
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Cabin Size 452-506sq ft/42-47sq m
Balcony Size 118-161sq ft/11-15sq m
Located on Ambition deck 8 and Boat deck 7, there are six De Luxe Suites with a walk-in wardrobe and a separate lounge area, as well as a second flat-screen television in the bedroom. They all have double beds that cannot be converted to a twin bed configuration, and all have a double sofa bed that can accommodate a third and/or fourth guest.

Please note the following cabins have fixed double beds which cannot be converted to twins: 8216, 8218, 8227, 7149, 7148, 7150

Balcony From£per person
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Premium Balcony

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 16 Deck 12/9
2-3 Guests

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£3249 per person
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£3707 per person
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Cabin Size 161-183sq ft/15-17sq m
Balcony Size 43-65sq ft/4-6sq m
Located on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9 are 12 Premium Balcony twin cabins, which can be converted to a double bed. They also have a sofa bed that can accommodate a third guest.

Please note the following cabins have fixed double beds which cannot be converted to twins: 1128, 1130, 1132, 1131, 1133, 1135, 9218, 9220, 9222, 9225, 9227, 9229

Oceanview From£2029per person
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Standard Twin Ocean View

Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 6 Deck 7
2 Guests

Saver Fare

25% off
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£1839 per person
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£2297 per person
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Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 39 Standard Ocean View Twin Cabins cabins with partially/fully obstructed views and the majority can be converted to a double bed.

Please note the following cabins have fixed double beds which cannot be converted to twins: 7040, 7042, 7044, 7046, 7048, 7050, 7052, 7054, 7056, 7058, 7060, 7062, 7064, 7066, 7068, 7070, 7072, 7074, 7076

Standard Single Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 6S Deck 7
1 Guest

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25% off
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£2539 per person
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£2997 per person
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Average Cabin Size 118sq ft/11sq m
Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 13 Standard Single Ocean View Cabins with partially/fully obstructed views and have a single bed.

Standard Twin Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 7 Deck 7
2-4 Guests

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25% off
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£1939 per person
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£2397 per person
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Cabin Size 140-151sq ft/13-14sq m
Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 34 Standard Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view and they can all be converted to a double bed. Some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Standard Plus Twin Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 8 Deck 8
2-4 Guests

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25% off
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£1969 per person
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£2427 per person
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Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located on Ambition Deck 8, there are 58 Standard Plus Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view. They can all be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Superior Twin Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 9 Deck 8
2-4 Guests

Saver Fare

20% Saver discount
£1999 per person
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20% Saver discount Includes our top Ambassador Expedition Drinks Package
£2457 per person
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Cabin Size 140-161sq ft/13-15sq m
Located on Ambition Deck 8, there are 49 Superior Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view. They can all be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Superior Single Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 10S Deck 8
1 Guest

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25% off
25% Saver discount
£2679 per person
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£3137 per person
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located on Ambition Deck 8, there are 13 Superior Single Ocean View Cabins with a picture window ocean view that have been allocated for single occupancy use.

Superior Plus Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 11 Deck 9
2 Guests

Saver Fare

25% off
25% Saver discount
£2029 per person
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£2487 per person
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Cabin Size 140-161sq ft/13-15sq m
Located on Consulate Deck 9, there are 57 Superior Plus Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view. They can be converted to a double bed.

Premium Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 12 Deck 10/9
2-4 Guests

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25% off
25% Saver discount
£2119 per person
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£2577 per person
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located mid ship on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9, there are 68 Premium Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view, and they can all be converted to a double bed. Some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Premium Single Ocean View

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 12S Deck 9
1 Guest

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25% off
25% Saver discount
£2929 per person
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£3387 per person
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located on Consulate Deck 9, there are 18 Premium Single Ocean View Cabins with a picture window ocean view that have been allocated for single occupancy use.

Inside From£per person
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Standard Twin Inner

Inside Cabin

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 1 Deck 7
2-4 Guests

Saver Fare

20% Saver discount
£1529 per person
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£1987 per person
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 20 Standard Twin Inner Cabins. They can all be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Standard Single Inner

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 1S Deck 7
1 Guest

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25% off
25% Saver discount
£2089 per person
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£2547 per person
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Cabin Size 86-118sq ft/8-11sq m
Located on Boat Deck 7, there are six Standard Single Inner Cabins that have been allocated for single occupancy use and have a single bed.

Standard Plus Twin Inner

Inside Cabin

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 2 Deck 8
2-4 Guests

Saver Fare

25% off
25% Saver discount
£1619 per person
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25% Saver discount Includes our top Ambassador Expedition Drinks Package
£2077 per person
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located on Boat Deck 8, there are 44 Standard Plus Twin Inner Cabins. They can be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Superior Twin Inner

Inside Cabin

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 3 Deck 9/8
2-4 Guests

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25% off
25% Saver discount
£1709 per person
Full £2229 Save £520

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£2167 per person
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m 
(205sq ft/19sq m for wheelchair accessible cabins)

Located on Consulate Deck 9 and Ambition Deck 8, there are 95 Superior Twin Inner Cabins. They can all be converted to a double bed and most have a third and/or fourth upper berth. 9052 and 9051 are equipped for guests with specific mobility limitations and their companions.

Premium Twin Inner

Inside Cabin

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 4 Deck 10/9
2-4 Guests

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25% off
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£1799 per person
Full £2359 Save £560

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£2257 per person
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9, there are 57 Premium Twin Inner Cabins, and they can all be converted to a double bed. Some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Premium Single Inner

Inside Cabin

Cabin Info

Cabin category - 5S Deck 10/9
1 Guest

Saver Fare

25% off
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£2479 per person
Full £3349 Save £870

Ambassador Fare

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£2937 per person
Full £3888 Save £951
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Average Cabin Size 140sq ft/13sq m
Located on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9, there are 18 Premium Single Inner Cabins that have been allocated for single occupancy use.

Please note the following cabins have fixed double beds which cannot be converted to twins: 12112, 12121, 12124

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Premium drinks from the bar
Premium teas & speciality coffees
Choice of 1st or 2nd dining sitting for dinner
Priority for complimentary cabin upgrades

Cruise passage onboard Ambience • Cabin accommodation in guest’s chosen category • Full board cuisine • Welcome and farewell Captain’s cocktail party (6 nights or more) • Captain’s gala dinner • Evening entertainment • Daytime activities programme • Informative guest speakers (6 nights or more) • Wide range of entertainment and daytime activities including • Fitness, dance and wellness classes • Use of gym, swimming pools and hot tubs • Spa access • Porterage of luggage between the port and cabin • All port taxes. • GBP sterling is the currency onboard. • Flexible cancellation policies.
*See full T&C’s for details.

Speakers & Acts

Ian Gunn

Guest Speaker

Ian Gunn

Ian Gunn, a seasoned former senior banker and prison governor, brings a wealth of expertise from managing diverse inmate populations across four distinct prisons. His tenure included representing the prison service at Scottish Parliament Committees and starring in three television documentaries as Governor. Since 2016, Ian has embraced a new role as an enrichment speaker, captivating audiences with tales from his life "behind bars" and other crime-related topics. Residing in Dunblane, Scotland, with his wife Cathy, also an Enrichment Speaker, they actively volunteer at the local Community Centre and delight in walking their friend's dog.

Michelle Monro

Guest Speaker

MICHELLE MONRO

Michele Monro, acclaimed author of 'The Singer's Singer: The Life and Music of Matt Monro,' presents an intimate portrayal of her beloved father, renowned for timeless classics like "Born Free" and "From Russia With Love." With three years of meticulous research, Michele's biography has captivated readers worldwide, earning it multiple reprints and acclaim across continents. Leading a dynamic publicity blitz, Michele's appearances on prestigious platforms like BBC Breakfast and The One Show propelled her book to bestseller status. As custodian of the official Matt Monro Estate, Michele's creative endeavors extend to CD releases, DVDs, and digital platforms, ensuring her father's legacy reaches global audiences. Celebrating Matt Monro's 90th anniversary, Michele crafted compelling episodes for the official YouTube channel, preserving his legacy for generations to come.

ORCA

ORCA is one of the UK’s leading whale and dolphin conservation charities, dedicated to the protection of whales, dolphins and porpoises around the world. Ocean Conservationists will be showcasing the incredible diversity of wildlife that can be spotted from the deck, helping everyone learn more about the marine environment around them whilst collecting vital data about whales, dolphins and porpoises to contribute to their protection. Whilst on board, the team will be delivering activities to help guests learn more about these amazing animals as well as the threats they face, including the Ambassador & ORCA pledge and the first ever cruise "Anti-whaling" campaign.

What to expect on this sailing... The Bay of Biscay is an incredibly productive area for a variety of whales, dolphins and porpoises. The area is particularly important for elusive beaked whales, and migrating fin whales. 

This is also an important area to monitor for the impacts of ship strikes - one of the biggest threats to large whales in the area.

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