See the sea side of historic lands

Fall in love with Europe all over again, or for the first time, on our gracious and intimate voyages that explore Europe from a new point of view, bringing you up close—expedition-style. Marvelous itineraries, plus unique and exclusive opportunities, ensure you have a memorable European experience. Navigate European waterways to discover a compelling blend of architecture, art, and history, both medieval and modern. Stroll through historic cities as they reveal the stories and secrets of their past. Enjoy it all carefree, as every activity on and off the ship is included, even your bar tab and crew tips.

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(6) Europe & British Isles Itineraries

Europe & British Isles

Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

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Length

16 days

  1. Jun

From

$16,920

Prices are per person

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Europe & British Isles

Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

Length

16 days

  1. Jun

From

$16,920

Top Highlights

  • Trace a maritime thread around the isles, exploring the wild and beautiful places where Celtic and Viking influences still thrive in local languages and customs
  • Sail around magical Skellig Michael, which is crowned with a seventh-century beehive monastery
  • See the stunning 12th-century Iona Abbey, and Zodiac into Fingal’s Cave in Scotland
  • Explore wild, windswept outer isles; search for whales, dolphins, and seals; and see vast, important seabird nesting sites

Special Offers

  • FREE BAR TAB AND CREW TIPS INCLUDED

    We will cover your bar tab and all tips for the crew on all National Geographic Resolution, National Geographic Explorer, National Geographic Endurance, and National Geographic Orion voyages.

Europe & British Isles

New Culture and Cuisine: From Porto to Basque Country

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Length

7 days

  1. Apr

From

$6,870

Prices are per person

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Europe & British Isles

New Culture and Cuisine: From Porto to Basque Country

Length

7 days

  1. Apr

From

$6,870

Top Highlights

  • Sample fine port wines on a tour of their birthplace, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Porto
  • Spend a day discovering Galicia, collecting mussels with local fishermen, listening to traditional music, and visiting a splendid Galician estate
  • Join a pilgrimage to the medieval cathedral at Santiago de Compostela, consecrated in 1211, and enjoy local music
  • Discover an array of iconic architectural masterpieces—from the Roman Tower of Hercules in A Coruña to to Bilbao's stunning footbridge by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava
  • Explore Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum, with its iconic billowing metal sheets, designed by Frank Gehry
  • In St. Jean de Luz, taste Basque tapas and wines and hear the chords of a traditional instrument called the trikitixas

Special Offers

  • FREE BAR TAB AND CREW TIPS INCLUDED

    We will cover your bar tab and all tips for the crew on all National Geographic Resolution, National Geographic Explorer, National Geographic Endurance, and National Geographic Orion voyages.

Europe & British Isles

Medieval To Modern: Tracing History From Bordeaux To Dublin

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Length

7 days

  1. Apr

From

$6,870

Prices are per person

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Europe & British Isles

Medieval To Modern: Tracing History From Bordeaux To Dublin

Length

7 days

  1. Apr

From

$6,870

Top Highlights

  • Explore Brittany’s colorful and picturesque Belle-Île-en-Mer. Visit the historic citadel, lively marinas, and rock formations that inspired Monet
  • Visit the tidal island that houses the 11th-century Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey with a historian or choose to spend the day in the walled city of Saint-Malo
  • Marvel at the hundreds of tropical blooms in Tresco Abbey Gardens in the Isles of Scilly
  • Enjoy the spectacle of the field sport of hurling in Cobh, Ireland

Special Offers

  • FREE BAR TAB AND CREW TIPS INCLUDED

    We will cover your bar tab and all tips for the crew on all National Geographic Resolution, National Geographic Explorer, National Geographic Endurance, and National Geographic Orion voyages.

Europe & British Isles

North Sea Voyage: Northern Europe and the Normandy Beaches

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Length

11 days

  1. Jun

From

$9,760

Prices are per person

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Europe & British Isles

North Sea Voyage: Northern Europe and the Normandy Beaches

Length

11 days

  1. Jun

From

$9,760

Top Highlights

  • Take in the stunning architecture in Lübeck, a medieval German city founded in 1143
  • Cruise the storybook canals of Bruges on a private boat tour
  • Explore Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum to see The Night Watch, perhaps the most famous of Rembrandt’s paintings
  • Walk in the footsteps of Allied soldiers along Omaha Beach, a WWII site that was part of the largest amphibious invasion in history
  • Sail past England’s otherworldly Cliffs of Dover, chalk-white cliffs rising 350 feet from the sea, and navigate up the River Thames to London’s famous Tower Bridge

Special Offers

  • FREE BAR TAB AND CREW TIPS INCLUDED

    We will cover your bar tab and all tips for the crew on all National Geographic Resolution, National Geographic Explorer, National Geographic Endurance, and National Geographic Orion voyages.

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Expedition Highlights

Meander through medieval cobblestone streets. Zodiac around seaports and hidden coves. Walk historic shores. Sample local food and drink.  Whichever European journey you choose you are sure to have a dynamic and fully engaged experience of the physical and cultural landscape of the region. Every day offers choices and flexibility, and you can be assured that you will not be herded in large groups through tiny European streets. Be as active, or as leisured, as you choose. Rev up or slow down. It’s up to you.

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Everything was done to accommodate our every interest and wish.

Kathleen B.

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When you arrive at climactic points along the way, you'll get there by the grandest of front doors—the sea. This is how people through history came and went, and consequently, Europe’s ports are hubs of vibrance and in many cases, remarkable beauty.

Sven-Olof Lindblad

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