Meet the tour leader at Malta International Airport at 05:15 a.m. to check in on Air Malta flight to London departing at 07:20 hrs. On arrival, transfer to the port of Southampton where you shall board the beautiful Celebrity Silhouette. The ship sets sail at 16:00 hrs.
On your first sea day, you will have the opportunity to discover and make use of the varied facilities on board. Celebrity entertainment choices range from Broadway-style productions, captivating shows and lively discotheques to the glamour and excitement of Monte Carlo style casinos and specialty lounges.
Make the most of your vacation time and continue your health, fitness and wellness routine on board. If your holiday is all about good food, dining on board a Celebrity Cruise is an engaging experience for all the senses. Casual or sophisticated, sushi or Italian, you will definitely satisfy your mood or appetite with a wide array of speciality restaurants, bars, clubs and lounges.
Explore the island of Madeira and its charming villages on this scenic optional half day excursion. At Pico dos Barcelos, you’ll enjoy a panoramic view of Funchal and the surrounding villages. Then continue towards Pico da Torre viewpoint where you can admire Camara de Lobos and discover charming red-tile roof houses and brightly coloured fishing boats. Afterward, visit Cabo Girao, the highest sea cliff in Europe and the second highest in the world. Then, proceed to Quinta do Estreito for a taste of local wines.
Explore the northern part of Tenerife by joining today’s half day optional excursion. Leaving the pier, you’ll head north, passing the Orotava Valley. Stop at Humboldt Viewpoint for a panoramic vista of the entire valley and its iconic banana plantations. Continue north along the coast to San Pedro and descend into Puerto de la Cruz, the popular tourist resort on the north part of the island. Here, you’ll enjoy some free time to explore at your leisure before returning to your ship.
Gran Canaria merits its nickname of “the miniature continent,” with amazing diverse landscapes plus quaint villages and 60 beaches, one right in Las Palmas, the capital of the island. During our optional excursion, you will discover the varied landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Spain’s “miniature continent.” Begin with a photo stop at Las Canteras, a beautiful golden-sand beach ringed by colourful hillside resorts. See the grand Gothic Cathedral of Arucas, seemingly transplanted from medieval Europe. Enjoy a walk through the town of Teror, past Our Lady Basilica, carved entirely from local stone. Marvel at panoramic views of the rocky landscape from the Bandama volcano, 1,870 feet high.
On such a ship, there should never be a dull moment! On the Celebrity Silhouette, you are sure to enjoy every moment! Obviously, you should try the numerous delicious buffets on offer throughout the day as we sail south towards Lisbon, the capital of Portugal!
Historical and beautiful, Portugal’s capital is a city full of surprises. You will start your optional excursion with a brief stop at the Alto do Parque Eduardo VII Belvedere, named in honour of England’s King Edward Vll, who came to Lisbon in 1902 to reaffirm the Anglo-Portuguese alliance. From there you will pass by the statue of Pombal, pass the mile-long Avenida de Liberdade that will lead you to Rossio Square, the centre of Lisbon’s downtown. The drive will take you across the 25th April Bridge, sister of the Golden Gate in San Francisco, to the base of Christ the King statue, from where magnificent views over Lisbon can be seen. Your next photo stop will be at Jerónimos Monastery before being driven back to the ship passing by the Belém Tower. At the Belem Tower, the turrets and open balconies make an interesting and historical snapshot.
Set your sights on an optional excursion that’ll will bring you the best of Oporto. You’ll drive to the city on a narrated sightseeing tour that includes the 12th-Century Cathedral: The pastel coloured buildings of the renowned Ribeira Quarter: and the well-aged wine cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia, legendary producer of Port wine. Discover the roots of this-now famous mixture of brandy and wine, and of course enjoy a sweet sampling.
Travel along the Galician coastline during our half day optional excursion, to discover the active port of Vigo and the charming fishing village of Bayona. First, you’ll head to Vigo, a centuries-old commercial port that has welcomed great Spanish galleons and their New World treasures. Pass by the Cies Islands, a National Park, and view the ruins of the hill-forts from earlier settlements. Continue along the coastline to Bayona La Real to visit the remains of the old walls and ramparts.
As your cruise is coming to an end, take advantage of your last day for some pampering and relaxation. A cruise on Celebrity is definition of excellent service, amazing food, good music & chic ambience. You will be instructed to leave your luggage outside your stateroom by midnight, as the ship’s crew will be getting down your luggage to the terminal early next morning.
Enjoy your last breakfast on board, as your cruise holiday comes to an end. A private coach will take you to London Gatwick Airport to check in for your Air Malta flight KM117 scheduled to leave at 11:55 hrs. Expected time of arrival in Malta will be at 16:00 hrs.
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- Return Airmalta flights to London including 23 kg luggage & hand luggage
- Return transfers airport/port/airport
- 11 night Cruise on-board the Celebrity Silhouette on Full board Basis
- Daily entertainment and use of on-board facilities
- Airport, Port taxes & fuel surcharge
- Tour Manager
- Protection by the Insolvency Fund
- Travel Insurance (optional), highly recommended
- Gratuities to be paid prior to cruise at €150 per person
- Excursions & Tour Manager are subject to a minimum of 25 persons reached.
SPECIAL OFFER: FREE DRINKS PACKAGE for the 1st & 2nd pax when booking an Outside or Balcony Cabin. Conditions Apply.