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Belfast City Hall and Ferris Wheel

From United Kingdom to Connemara

Example 9 Day Cruise aboard L'Austral
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Land of legends and romance, the Celtic shores offer to travelers a poetic and wild beauty. Sail aboard L'Austral to discover itineraries punctuated by history, between plains and colored villages, under the eyes of the Atlantic Ocean. From London to Dublin, discover the famous Connemara, a wild land composed of mountains and translucent lakes. Arriving each morning at a new destination, select between several optional excursions (each available for an added fee - please ask us for details) before departing in the evening.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Embark in London
Day 2 : Oostende, Belgium
Day 3 : Wight Islands, United Kingdom
Day 4 : Scilly Islands
Day 5 : At Sea
Day 6 : Galway, Ireland
Day 7 : Killybegs
Day 8 : Belfast
Day 9 : Disembark in Dublin

Highlights

  • Explore English and Irish lands of legend, romance, and poetic beauty
  • Discover the mountains and lakes of the famous Connemara
  • Select between daily optional excursions at each new port of call
  • Traverse rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, tranquil glens, and lush forests

Ship

L'Austral

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Belfast City Hall and Ferris Wheel Sheep walking on the road in the British countryside. The rolling hills of the British Isles. Ha'penny Bridge in Dublin The unique rock formations of Giant's Causeway

Day 1 Embark in London

Embark L'Austral in the late afternoon. Over the course of your cruise, arrive each day in a new destination and select between several optional guided excursions. Please note that each excursion carries an additional charge - please inquire for details.

Day 2 Oostende, Belgium

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Select between a half-day Ghent and canal cruise, a half day tour of historical Bruges, or a full-day tour of Ghent and Bruges.

Day 3 Wight Islands, United Kingdom

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
A four-hour tour of the Royal Osborne House is available for a fee. Travel through lovely seaside towns and take in views of the rolling farmland inland, with the highlight being a visit to Osborne House, one of Queen Victoria’s favorite residences, and its beautiful gardens overlooking the Solent.

Day 4 Scilly Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
From the port of Ile Scilly, opt between a wildlife boat tour, a tour of Tresco Abbey Gardens, or the Garrison walking tour.

Day 5 At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 6 Galway, Ireland

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today opt between a half day tour of Galway or a full day tour of scenic Connemara.

Day 7 Killybegs

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Half-day tours through Donegal Town, Donegal & Glencolmcille, and the Bluestack Mountains are available. A full day excursion is offered to Glenveagh Castle and Park.

Day 8 Belfast

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend a half-day exploring panoramic Belfast & Titanic, or the spectacular Giant's Causeway. Alternatively, a full day tour along the Antrim Coast is offered.

Day 9 Disembark in Dublin

  • 1 Breakfast
Disembark in Dublin, Ireland in the early morning.

L'Austral

Per person starting at
$4,470
Superior Stateroom
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Superior Stateroom
8 cabins, 226 sq ft, located on Le Champollion Deck. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area and private bath.
Deluxe Stateroom
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Deluxe Stateroom
28 cabins, 200 sq ft with private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Prestige Stateroom
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4
200 sq ft with 43 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Prestige Stateroom
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5
200 sq ft with 43 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Prestige Stateroom
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6
200 sq ft with 43 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Deluxe Suite
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Deluxe Suite
3 suites, 290 sq ft with 54 sq ft private balcony, located on the Le France Deck. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, desk, minibar, private bath.
Prestige Suite
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Prestige Suite - Deck 5
398 sq ft with 86 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, communicating cabins available. Separate living area, private bath.
Prestige Suite
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Prestige Suite - Deck 6
398 sq ft with 86 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, communicating cabins available. Separate living area, private bath.
Owner's Suite
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Owners Suite
484 sq ft with 97 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, communicating cabins available. Separate living, dining areas, private bath with large tub and shower, minibar, 2 flat screen TVs, DVD, CD, and IPOD, Video on demand, Satellite phone

Notes

Please note:
Fares are based on double occupancy and are capacity controlled. Rates may increase at any time as the ship sells out and subject to change without notice.

Children welcome:
- Flexible, or connecting staterooms
- Baby-sitting service on request
- Children's menus, fun tea parties, games, piano lessons and a host of other activities
- Special kids' rates

Cruise fares are per person and include the following:
• All meals while on board the ship 
• Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
• Tea, filter coffee, water, a selection of cruise wines white, red and rosé offered during meals; afternoon tea
• Evening entertainment and events
• Luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa
• 24- hour room service (special selection)
• Water sports activities using the ship’s equipment, when permitted by local authorities and confirmed by ship Master according to safety and sea conditions onsite
• Park entry fees into protected area

Cruise fares do not include:
• Airport taxes (subject to modification)
• Any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones mentioned
• Optional Spa package to be booked prior your departure; please ask for more information
• Optional shore excursions
• Beverages other than the ones mentioned
• Laundry services, hair salon and à la carte Spa treatments
• Personal expenses, on board medical consultations and drug prescriptions
• Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance(s)
• Visa, disembarkation taxes, environmental taxes and/or national park fees if applicable

Included

  • 8 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 8 Dinners
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