Your adventure begins! Home-pick up (within the first 100miles), or pick up at Southampton Central or Airport, or free parking included. From here, we’ll make our way to Southampton’s cruise terminal to board P&O's world-class Britannia cruise ship.
When boarding the Britannia, the Limitless team will help get your bags to check-in, after which the crew will take them directly to your accessible cabin. You’ll also benefit from Priority Boarding, so you’ll be exploring the ship before you know it!
Included: full board on the ship
As with most cruises, your holiday properly starts at sea. Today you will get time to know the ship as we head towards the warmer waters, taking in the spectacular sea views as we go and making the most of the ship’s impressive facilities. You will have the chance to meet the rest of the group and get to grips with your new home for the next few days. Look out for the Horizon paper which will show the locations and times of all the on board activities including, quizzes, Bingo, Live music and much more.
Land Ahoy! After a delightful breakfast, prepare to rendezvous with the staff for a guided excursion off the ship, marking the beginning of your exploration in the first destination.
Gijon, nestled in the green coastal expanse of northwest Spain, stands as a charming seaside city at the heart of Asturias, renowned for its distinctive and delightful gastronomy. The region unfolds a captivating array of museums, sculptures, architectural wonders, beautiful plazas, and serene gardens. The historic fishing village of Cimadevilla graces a peninsula that gracefully divides the port. Delve into the wonders of a remarkable aquarium featuring both freshwater and saltwater displays. Noteworthy ancient remnants, such as the Campo Valds Roman Baths dating back to the 1st century AD during the era of Augustus, add a historical touch to the downtown landscape.
A fresh day brings a new destination, and today, you'll be docking in La Coruña—one of Galicia’s prominent cities and a key hub for the textiles and fashion industries. Recognized as the birthplace of the global brand Zara, it offers a diverse array of captivating shops and boutiques.
Beyond the shopping allure, La Coruña unfolds as a vibrant beach town, enticing with a remarkable food scene featuring some of the finest seafood in northern Spain. Upon docking, a short seven-minute stroll leads you to the heart of the city, Maria Pita square, adorned with charming cafes, bars, and restaurants, and offering views of the renowned Hercules Lighthouse.
Included: Full Board
Nestled on the northern coast of Spain, Santander enjoys a breathtaking setting, perched on a small peninsula that extends between the Bay of Santander and the waters of the Bay of Biscay. Surrounding the city, an enchanting landscape is adorned with 11 sandy beaches, providing an idyllic retreat for sun worshippers and water sports enthusiasts alike. El Sardinero, a historic resort area, once favoured by Spain's affluent, graces the shoreline.
Beyond the sun-kissed beaches, Santander unveils its rich historical and architectural heritage. The Cathedral of Santander, a testament to the city's history, was constructed between the 13th and 14th centuries atop previous sacred structures, seamlessly blending Gothic and Romanesque architectural styles.
As the ship begins its northward journey, today presents the perfect chance to indulge in one of the onboard pools on the Britannia. Equipped with a pool featuring lift access, they are accessible for everyone to enjoy. If swimming isn't your preference, consider making your way to the Crows Nest. With its spectacular views and delectable cocktails, it's easy to lose track of time as you sit back and watch the world go by.
On this last full day of your journey, you venture to your last destination, Cherbourg. Cruise ships commonly dock at Quay de France, a mere 15-minute walk from the city centre. Cherbourg is renowned for its maritime legacy and its prominent appearance in the 1960s film, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Immerse yourself in its maritime history at the Cité de la Mer (City of the Sea) museum, where you can explore the interiors of a formidable nuclear submarine and witness 17 captivating aquariums, with one reaching depths exceeding 10 meters.
After your last breakfast, we’ll help you check-out. Your bags will be taken down by the Britannia's crew and our care team will be on-hand to assist you. From here you will join the transfers back to the pick-up points, relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for your next Limitless adventure. We can’t wait to see you again!