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Unforgettable experiences with small ship luxury. Exploring all parts of Europe and beyond with Saga, the British cruise company. Listed below are all our available cruises. If you want all the very latest details on our cruise itineraries you can sign up for our updates.

Amsterdam Escape

November 30, 2018

Discover cruising on tis short lively cruise to Belgium and Amsterdam, with entertainment, music and more.

Countries

Belgium Netherlands
Beautiful Bruges

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4 nights



Flavours of Amsterdam

November 9, 2018

Get to know the cities of Amsterdam and Bruges in autumn away from the mad rush of high season. Stroll the city streets, linger in cafes, see exhibitions, enjoy canal rides and shop till you drop!

Countries

Belgium UK Netherlands England
Amsterdam in the soft light of autumn

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4 nights



Edinburgh Fringe at Sea

August 22, 2018

It’s all about the arts on this lively cruise to Newcastle and Edinburgh in time for the world-famous Festival Fringe and Royal Military Tattoo.

Countries

UK Scotland England
Edinburgh’s Georgian elegance

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5 nights



Maritime Heritage

June 20, 2018

Discover the Gallic charms of Guernsey, uncover the maritime heritage of Portsmouth, and circumnavigate the Isle of Wight.

Countries

UK England
The race is on

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4 nights



Festive Hamburg

December 4, 2018

For the ultimate Christmas shopping experience hop aboard Saga Pearl II on this mini-cruise to Germany where you’ll explore the magical Christmas markets of Bremen and Hamburg.

Countries

Germany
The festive lights of Bremen's Christmas market

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6 nights



Scandinavian Festive Delights

December 10, 2018

Experience the Scandinavian spirit of Christmas as you explore the festive markets of Oslo and Copenhagen.

Countries

Denmark Norway
Enjoy the Christmas spirit

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7 nights



Maritime Cities of the Continent

February 6, 2019

Sail aboard Saga Sapphire on a mini-cruise to the Continent uncovering the maritime heritage of ports in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Countries

Belgium UK Germany Netherlands England
Waterfront views of historic Hamburg

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6 nights



Charms of the Continent

May 4, 2018

On this channel cruise why not visit the beautiful cities of Amsterdam, Bruge and Paris and spend a day in London

Countries

France Belgium UK Netherlands England
Treat yourself to a day in Paris

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6 nights



Isle of Man and the TT

May 29, 2018

Visit great ports and tiny islands on this cruise through British waters. See the TT races, find out more about the Fab Four on a visit to Liverpool, spend time in the great city of Dublin and the tiny Isle of Portland.

Countries

UK Ireland England
Lap speeds of 130mph are reached at the TT

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7 nights



A Summer Regatta

August 25, 2018

Explore some of England’s summertime ports, cross to the Isles of Scilly and visit Dartmouth in time for the Royal Regatta.

Countries

UK Ireland England
Colourful houses in Cork

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6 nights



Scenic Summer Fjords

July 6, 2018

This week-long, summertime cruise reveals the beautiful landscapes of Norway. Glistening fjords, quaint villages and impressive snow-capped mountains will be some of the sights to greet you as Saga Pearl II cruises across Norway’s largest fjord and pauses at Flåm and Stavanger.

Countries

UK Norway England
A bird's-eye view of Pulpit Rock

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6 nights



Norwegian Notes

May 15, 2018

Perhaps enjoy memorable performances of classical chamber music at the Hardanger Music Festival with its magical fjord side setting, and explore the Norwegian cities of Eidfjord, Haugesund and Stavanger on this themed cruise.

Countries

UK Norway England
Pulpit Rock hangs over Lysefjord

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7 nights



Scandinavian Seascapes

September 13, 2018

Cruise to Norway, Sweden and Denmark, explore cities and discover Scandinavian style and design

Countries

Denmark UK Sweden Norway England
Breathtaking Stavanger Lysefjord in Norway

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7 nights



Scenic Scandinavia

October 2, 2018

Discover Scandinavia in autumn as you cruise to Denmark and Sweden, stopping in the Netherlands and Germany on the way

Countries

Denmark UK Germany Sweden Netherlands England
Follow in the footsteps of the Vikings in Hundested

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10 nights



Continental Tastes and Flavours

April 7, 2018

Take advantage of Saga Pearl II’s small size and cruise into the heart of the distinctive cities of Bordeaux, Pasajes, Avilés and Honfleur, tracing their heritage, gastronomy, viticulture and diverse architecture.

Countries

France Spain
Enjoy tasting local produce

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9 nights



Scenic Springtime Fjords

May 21, 2018

Marvel at the majesty of the fjords in the midst of spring, calling at popular Bergen and Stavanger, with plenty of scenic cruising in between.

Countries

UK Norway England
Rugged clifftops over Hardangerfjord

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8 nights



Scandinavian Cities

May 10, 2018

Cruise aboard Saga Sapphire to Copenhagen, Oslo and Aarhus, with live 60s and 70s music from superstar guests Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Merseybeats and The Fortunes

Countries

Denmark UK Germany Norway England
Copenhagen’s historic Nyhavn district

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10 nights



Harbours of Western France

July 9, 2018

Embrace the French way of life on this Gallic cruise that takes you from north-west to south-west France. Visit the great ports of Lorient, La Rochelle, Bordeaux and Le Havre. Smack your lips with tastings of cheese, wine, cider and spirits. Enjoy works of art on both canvas and plate, and immerse yourself in regional history and culture.

Countries

France UK England
A Bordeaux vineyard

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10 nights



Fiestas and Fireworks

April 16, 2018

Join a joyous cruise around the Iberian peninsular to celebrate spring. Revel in warmth, fragrant blossom, fiesta and fireworks.

Countries

Spain Portugal
Even the horses dress up for the Feria de Abril

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12 nights



Wine Walking and Tapas

July 28, 2018

Skirt around the famous French wine regions of Cognac, Médoc, Bordeaux and Armagnac and head into the Basque country to sample regional delicacies on this intoxicating cruise around western France and northern Spain.

Countries

France UK Italy Spain England
Salut!

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11 nights



The Canaries in Bloom

February 2, 2019

Countries

Spain Portugal
Lanzarote’s Cactus Garden

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13 nights



Canary Island Delights

January 4, 2019

Discover the Canary Islands’ year-round sunshine and unusual volcanic landscapes on this exciting cruise, which also visits Portugal’s lively capital Lisbon and the Spanish city of Ferrol.

Countries

Spain Portugal
Las Palmas’ striking coastal setting

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14 nights



Flavours of the Canaries

October 30, 2018

The Canary Islands call on this cruise to the contrasting trio of La Palma, La Gomera and Fuerteventura, plus explore beautiful Madeira and the ancient city of Oporto.

Countries

Spain Portugal
Views over Funchal

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14 nights



Spanish Morocco and Andalusia

January 18, 2019

Savour a Moorish taste of Spain at the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla on the coast of Africa, then cross the Strait of Gibraltar to the shores of Andalusia.

Countries

Algeria Spain
Ceuta’s stunning setting on the African coast

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15 nights



Baltic Adventures

August 7, 2018

The region around the Baltic Sea has an impressive collection of UNESCO acclaimed sites, and you’ll have the opportunity to see some of them on this summertime cruise that includes an overnight stay in St Petersburg.

Countries

Finland UK Latvia Poland Russia Sweden England
Griboyedov Canal, St Petersburg

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15 nights



The Majestic Baltic

May 22, 2018

Unravel the history of the Baltic, from Hanseatic ports to former Soviet republics, plus take the chance to watch the ballet in St Petersburg!

Countries

Estonia Finland UK Germany Poland Russia Sweden England
Golden domes in St Petersburg

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14 nights



Sunshine in the Canaries

November 13, 2018

For a Canary Island cruise with a twist, this voyage explores four of the subtropical gems and gives you the chance to tour the bodegas of Portugal’s wine capital, Oporto.

Countries

UK Spain Portugal England
Follow Madeira’s levada trails through the mountains

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14 nights



Western Skies and Scottish Isles

August 8, 2018

Cruise around the UK and discover Jersey in the Channel islands, marvel at the sight of up to 130 balloons at the Bristol Balloon Festival and thrill to the Edinburgh Tattoo

Countries

UK Scotland England
The causeway to Elizabeth Castle

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13 nights



The Moorish Mediterranean

November 13, 2018

Discover the influence of the Berbers and Arabians on southern Spain on this cruise that also takes you to Morocco, Algiers and Spanish enclaves on the north African coast.

Countries

Algeria Morocco Spain Portugal
The Alhambra palace

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17 nights



Treasures of the Baltic

June 5, 2018

Cruise to Denmark, Russia, Finland and more, including visits to enchanting Skagen, wonderful Copenhagen, and stately St Petersburg

Countries

The Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

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15 nights



Celestial Canaries

March 14, 2019

Enjoy sightseeing in the Canary Islands by day and stargazing at night with late night moorings on La Palma, La Gomera and Tenerife.

Countries

UK Spain Portugal England
Study the heavens in the Canary Islands

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14 nights



Ancient Wonders of the Mediterranean

October 12, 2018

The classical world will unfold before your eyes on this cruise to a host of historic ports across the western Mediterranean. You’ll also enjoy a variety of on-board activities that centre around a Classical Civilisation theme, including a Roman banquet and even a toga party!

Countries

UK Gibraltar Italy Spain Portugal England
Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain

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18 nights



Adventure to the North Cape

June 24, 2018

Experience the ethereal glow of the midnight sun on this cruise across the Arctic Circle to the northern reaches of Norway and beyond…

Countries

UK Iceland Norway Scotland England
Honningsvåg in the far north of Norway

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15 nights



Local Flavours of the Mediterranean

March 17, 2018

Experience all things Spanish, from tapas and flamenco to Gaudi's grand creations before enjoying Easter at sea…

Countries

France Spain
Granada's Alhambra Palace

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17 nights



Treasures of the Canaries and Morocco

January 21, 2019

Explore a trio of the Canaries’ best known islands and discover the exotic charms of Morocco…

Countries

UK Morocco Spain Portugal England
See all sorts of spiky succulents at Lanzarote’s Cactus Garden

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16 nights



Celebrations in the Mediterranean

June 19, 2018

Join colourful celebrations in Cadiz, explore Mahon in Minorca, relax in St Tropez, listen to a military band in Gibraltar and more…

Countries

France UK Gibraltar Spain England
Traditional Andalusian horse attire

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17 nights



Flavours of the Iberian Peninsula

March 28, 2019

Sip port in Oporto, taste sherry in Jerez and sample paella in Andalusia on this cruise exploring Portugal and Spain.

Countries

UK Gibraltar Spain Portugal England
Tapas offers a broad taste of Spain’s regional delicacies

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14 nights



Rhythms of the Baltic

August 27, 2018

Embrace the rich culture of the countries that ring the great Baltic Sea when the summer days are long. See the capitals Stockholm, Copenhagen, St Petersburg, Tallinn and the port of Gdansk, and explore smaller ports in Finland and Denmark.

Countries

Denmark Estonia Finland UK Germany Poland Russia Sweden England
A rooftop view of Talinn

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17 nights



Magic of the Northern Lights

February 27, 2019

Turn your gaze skyward on this cruise to the northern reaches of Norway in time to spy the dazzling Northern Lights.

Countries

UK Norway England
Go in search of the show stopping Northern Lights

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15 nights



Islands of Bothnia

June 5, 2018

Cruise into the Gulf of Bothnia to see Norway, Germany and Sweden’s entrancing coast and archipelagos.

Countries

Finland UK Germany Sweden Norway England
A view of Umeå

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14 nights



Mediterranean Adventure

April 28, 2018

Cruise the Mediterranean’s smaller ports, including Gibraltar, Lisbon and a quintet of Spanish ports including Tarragona and Valencia

Countries

France UK Gibraltar Spain Portugal England
Scenic Gibraltar

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17 nights



Barcelona and the Western Mediterranean

April 3, 2018

Head to the western Mediterranean on this cruise that skirts the coast of the Iberian Peninsula, calling at some of the region’s most vibrant cities, from Barcelona to Oporto.

Countries

Tarragona’s Roman amphitheatre

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17 nights



Christmas in the Canaries

December 17, 2018

Celebrate Christmas in style with this festive cruise to the Canary Islands on Saga Pearl II. Visit Cadiz in Spain, the islands of La Palma, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Madeira, and sail into Lisbon to see in the New Year!

Countries

Spain Portugal
Christmas baubles

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18 nights



Saga's Secret Cruise

November 27, 2018

Our exciting Secret Cruise will whet your appetite for fun and adventure, as the itinerary is slowly revealed day by day. Perfect if you’re looking for a cruise with a difference!

Countries

Your destination is a mystery…

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21 nights



Arctic Norway and the Northern Lights

February 12, 2019

Cruise beyond the Arctic Circle in search of the Northern Lights! Go dog sledding and perhaps spend the night under the stars in a special teepee cabin.

Countries

UK Norway England
A husky ride offers an authentic Norwegian experience

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15 nights



A Musical Mediterranean

July 19, 2018

Explore the western Mediterranean on this summer cruise and enjoy the chance to attend the 2018 Puccini Festival!

Countries

UK Gibraltar Italy Monaco Spain Portugal England
A statue of Puccini in Lucca

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19 nights



Italy and a Mediterranean Discovery

October 19, 2018

Experience Italy’s la dolce vita on this special cruise that encompasses visits to Naples, Taranto, Sardinia and Sicily…

Countries

Albania UK Greece Gibraltar Italy Spain Portugal England
Views of Mount Vesuvius

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21 nights



Northern Lights

March 1, 2018

Join Saga Pearl II on a classic adventure in search of Norway's ethereal Northern Lights…

Countries

Norway
Norway's magical Northern Lights

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16 nights



Festivities in the Caribbean

December 19, 2018

Enjoy Christmas celebrations aboard Saga Sapphire as you cruise into the Caribbean to begin the New Year in sunshine.

Countries

Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas Barbados Bermuda UK Portugal Trinidad and Tobago England St Lucia Turks and Caicos British Virgin Islands
Enjoy Christmas on board

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33 nights



South African Farewell Adventure

February 16, 2019

Discover the exotic attractions of Africa, Madeira, St Helena, the Canary Islands and Spain on Saga Pearl II’s momentous final cruise.

Countries

South Africa Cape Verde Angola Gambia Mozambique Senegal Spain Namibia Portugal
A daily scene at Addo Elephant National Park

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54 nights