Arrivals & Departures Princess sees Europe in style

Sapphire Princess in Singapore
Photo of Niall McIlroy

Britain, Scandinavia and continental Europe are well-covered by Princess Cruises in 2018.

Princess Cruises has revealed details of its extensive schedule of European cruises for 2018.

Five Princess ships will visit 115 destinations in 35 countries from the Mediterranean to far northern Europe between April and December 2018, with Sapphire Princess embarking on its first cruise in the region.

Sapphire will offer 16 cruises ranging in duration from three to 14 nights when it sails from Southampton to the Mediterranean and then on to northern Europe where it will make the fleet's inaugural call at Skagen in Denmark.

Royal Princess will embark on its first round-trip voyage around the British Isles when it departs Le Havre on May 1. The 12-night cruise will visit Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow and Edinburgh. 

Pacific Princess will cruise from Dover with a new 12-night European capitals itinerary visiting Amsterdam, Oslo, Copenhagen and Paris while the ship will also offer an eight-night voyage which will include the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.   

Crown Princess has 55 departures from Rome, Athens and Barcelona and Regal Princess will cruise round-trip voyages between Copenhagen and Scandinavia and the Baltics. 

Some itineraries have More Ashore overnight stays and late departures giving passengers longer to explore local culture and cuisine at 32 destinations including Stockholm, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dublin, St Petersburg, Edinburgh and Venice.

Top picture: Sapphire Princess will cruise from Europe for the first time in 2018. Picture supplied.


For more, go to, phone 13 24 88 and contact travel agents.