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Join a ‘mini cruise’ to the Continent

In addition to our longer itineraries, we've introduced a selection of ‘mini cruises’ – ideal for trying a Saga cruise for the first time at a great-value price, and perfect if you want to combine a cruise with visits to friends and family in Britain.

Bruges - the city of chocolate

So much to discover

Hop aboard our welcoming small ships for just four, five or six nights and you’ll be surprised by how much you can see and do!

There are so many interesting itineraries to choose from, whether you want to see a master Belgian chocolatier at work in Bruges, explore the cobbled streets of Amsterdam or enjoy a festive cruise shopping for gifts in famous Christmas Markets.

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Coastal France

Coastal France

Discover the ports on the north French coast and visit ancient Quimper, rustic Locronan, one of the “the most beautiful villages in France”, and to try the apple calvados brandy at a local distillery.

If you’re a history fan, we offer several tours of the poignant war sites of the region, such as the D-Day beaches, the town of Arromanches, and a tour of the Bayeaux Tapestry museum.


Glorious Guernsey

On selected ‘mini cruises’ we make a welcome stop at Guernsey, a Crown dependency of Britain.

Spend the day in the glorious harbor of St Peter Port, head inland to the tiny yet fascinating Little Chapel, or if you’re feeling energetic, head for the hills on a walk with an expert local guide along the clifftops, from where on a clear day you can spot the neighboring Channel Islands of Alderney, Sark, Herm and Jersey.

Easter Getaway

March 28, 2018

Treat yourself to a mini-cruise and spend the Easter weekend exploring the stunning coastal scenery surrounding Falmouth, hopping across the Channel to spend the day in Guernsey and then cruising to Germany, where you can choose to visit the historic Hanseatic city of Bremen and enjoy a tour of the Meyer Werft shipyard at Papenburg, where the construction of our new ship will take place.


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Falmouth's delightful coastline

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

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Maritime Mini Cruise

April 3, 2018

Contrast the Gallic charms of Guernsey with the historic attractions of pretty Honfleur and the maritime heritage of Dartmouth on this springtime cruise.


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The pretty Devonshire coast

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

4 nights from


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.


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Enjoy tasting local produce

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

9 nights from


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


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Treat yourself to a day in Paris

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

6 nights from


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.


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A Bordeaux vineyard

Saga Sapphire departing Dover

10 nights from


Delightful France

August 21, 2018

Calling all francophiles… whether you’re attracted to France by the scenery, the food, the culture or all three this cruise aboard Saga Pearl II ticks all the boxes.


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The pretty harbour at Honfleur

Saga Pearl II departing Dover

4 nights from


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!


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Amsterdam in the soft light of autumn

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

4 nights from


Amsterdam Escape

November 30, 2018

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


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Beautiful Bruges

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

4 nights from


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.


The festive lights of Bremen's Christmas market

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

6 nights from


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.


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Ceuta’s stunning setting on the African coast

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

15 nights from


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.


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Waterfront views of historic Hamburg

Saga Sapphire departing Dover

6 nights from


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.


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Tapas offers a broad taste of Spain’s regional delicacies

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

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