Royal Caribbean announced today the return of Independence of the Seas, the UK’s most popular ship, to Southampton. She will be doing a selection of sailings from Southampton to Europe and the Mediterranean. Itineraries include an exciting selection of three to 14 nights sailings – including three and four night mini breaks to Paris and Bruges, seven night cruise itineraries to France and Spain, and a number of 14 night breaks from Southampton to the Mediterranean with its wonderful beaches, historic cities and idyllic coastal towns.
Industry-acclaimed Harmony of the Seas, will mark the start of the 2016 summer season in Europe with sailings from Barcelona and Rome. The company’s third Oasis Class ship will offer a unique selection of seven night sailings – visiting ports such as Palma in Mallorca, Provence in France, Florence/Pisa/Naples.
Also returning to the UK is Navigator of the Seas, having recently been through a £50 million pound makeover as part of Royal Caribbean’s extensive fleet-wide enhancement programme. Navigator of the Seas will offer British holidaymakers a wide range of new sailings from Southampton, including six- to 14-night Norwegian Fjords, Baltic, Mediterranean or Canary Island itineraries.
Holidaymakers will be able to book from March an unforgettable cruise aboard eight of the most innovative cruise ships, sailing from six convenient European and UK destinations.
Brilliance of the Seas also will alternate 12-night Italian Mediterranean and Greek & Italian Mediterranean cruises.
Serenade of the Seas will sail seven-night Norwegian Fjords and seven- to 13-night Scandinavia and Russia itineraries, round-trip from Copenhagen, Denmark, in early summer and August, and from Stockholm, Sweden, in June and July.
Jewel of the Seas will alternate 10-night Greece & Adriatic and 11-night Greece, Turkey & Croatia itineraries from Venice, while Vision of the Seas will alternate seven-night Greek Isles and Greek Isles & Turkey cruises.
Rhapsody of the Seas will homeport at Rome (Civitavecchia) and sail nine-night Greek Isles cruises in early summer and autumn months. From late June through August, the ship will alternate seven-night Greek Isles and Greek & Turkey cruises.
Info courtesy of Royal Caribbean International