LEGENDARY LANDS AWAIT
It’s like stepping into the pages of a fairytale. Wandering through charming towns filled with cobblestone streets. Walking in the footsteps of kings and queens through medieval castles. Cultures as fascinating as the timeless relics you’ll discover. Let Europe share its story and stir your soul. That’s when you become a part of history — come back new.®
See the extraordinary
The mystery of ancient ruins. The majesty of nature’s exquisite locales. The intrigue of these alluring landmarks is beyond compare. Experience the great wonders of Northern Europe and the Mediterranean by visiting treasured UNESCO World Heritage Sites during your unforgettable shore excursions.
Be immersed on shore
Europe beckons with glorious history, fabled cities and spellbinding beauty. With Princess,® you’ll get closer to Europe’s historical sites and incredible scenery with our unforgettable shore excursions and cruisetours.
Unforgettable experiences on board
From relaxing pursuits and enriching activities to world-class entertainment and gourmet cuisine, when you step aboard your Princess ship, you are setting a course for a world of wonderful new discoveries.
SUMPTUOUS SITES IN NORTHERN EUROPE
Gaze upon the opulence of a royal palace created by the Sun King. Feel the grace inside a centuries-old abbey, host to some of the world’s grandest royal weddings. Listen as the cobblestone streets of a 12th-century mercantile city reverberate with the sounds of history. The stately UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Northern Europe reveal extraordinary treasures you’ll never forget.
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND
Giant’s Causeway is a spectacular rock formation that jets straight above the sea and rests on the Antrim coast of Northern Ireland. Created over 60 million years ago from a volcanic eruption, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is steeped in myths and can be explored during a Local Connections Shore Excursion. Legend has it that the area was the stomping ground of giant Finn McCool, who lived in these parts nearly 2,000 years ago.
A homogeneous body of public and private buildings, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most memorable landmarks in Belgium. Surrounded by guild houses, the city’s town hall and the famous Bread House, La Grand-Place stuns with architecture dating back to the Baroque, Gothic and Louis XIV era. The former food market is now a popular spot for fine Belgium cuisine and historical sightseeing.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Located in the heart of London next to the famed Big Ben, Westminster Abbey is known as one of the world’s greatest churches. The church is home to treasured paintings, stained glass, textiles and historical artifacts. Thousands of years old, more than 3,000 people have been buried or commemorated at Westminster Abbey, many of them among the most significant in the nation’s history.
Thingvellir National Park
The only UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Icelandic mainland, this national park features stunning scenic landscape, significant history and unique geology. Located on active volcanic land, the park is surrounded by high cliffs, mountains and grasscovered lava fields with a magnificent natural backdrop of open land.
Palace of Versailles
One of the largest and most opulent castles in the world, the Palace of Versailles is a historical, royal château located in the Île-de-France region. Now a popular museum for visitors, the site was first built by Louis XIII as a hunting lodge. This must-see landmark boasts 18th-century French architecture and art complemented by manicured lawns and stunning landscapes.
Adventures that infuse your soul with discovery create ever-lasting memories. From formal gardens to Italian farmhouses, ancient artifacts to Baroque palaces and cheese tastings to canal cruises, we offer authentic experiences that envelop your senses. Knowledgeable local guides offer unique insights and Princess excursions guarantee your return to ship. And by joining forces with Discovery™ and Animal Planet,™ we’ve created customized tours to thrill and inspire the entire family. Your perfect excursion awaits!
EVENING COPENHAGEN CANAL CRUISE
Our More Ashore Late Night departures allow you to enjoy a magical canal cruise under starry skies and to explore the “Venice of the North.” Among the highlights are beautiful Amalienborg Palace and St. Savior’s Church. Travel leisurely down Christian shavn’s picturesque canals and experience the colorful old Nyhavn waterfront.
BEST OF DELOS & MYKONOS
Enjoy a walking tour of the sacred sites of Delos and Mykonos. Begin your day at the Agora of the Competialists. This open area has a round shrine where offerings were placed. Next, you’ll continue to the Sanctuary of Apollo, known as the heart of Delos. You will see the base of the marble Statue of Apollo, parts of which are housed in the Delos museum; make a visit there during your free time on this excursion.
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
EVENING AT CATHERINE PALACE
Experience 18th-century court life during an elegant evening visit to the Catherine Palace. Tour the impressive collection of imperial coaches, before being greeted by “Catherine the Great” herself in the Throne Hall, at a reception accompanied by lively folk music.
GIBRALTAR, GREAT BRITAIN
WORLD WAR II TUNNELS & EUROPA POINT
Travel back in time to a fascinating era. Aficionados of World War II shouldn’t miss out on this walking tour of Gibraltar’s massive fortification and elaborate tunnel complex. The exhibit of maps and vintage photographs details strategic operations. Then enjoy spectacular views from Europa Point, a lookout point at the very top of the Rock of Gibraltar.
POWERSCOURT ESTATE & WATERFALL
A full day of fresh air, breathtaking views and natural beauty is yours to enjoy as you explore Powerscourt in the Wicklow Mountains. View the formal gardens, the Dolphin Pond and the towering Powerscourt Waterfall — Ireland’s highest. Your visit to this extraordinary estate begins with a complimentary traditional Irish lunch catered by a local pub.
YOUR TIME AT SEA
With Princess,® you have nothing but time to enjoy everything your cruise ship has to offer in between exploring Europe’s glorious history and fabled cities. The rousing music of a Broadway-style production. The decadent flavors of a worldclass dining experience. From thrilling entertainment options to relaxing activities that soothe your soul, you can have it all on a cruise through the spellbinding lands of Europe.
While cruising the breathless shores of Europe, you’ll discover our range of authentic flavors is as limitless as the sea. With Princess,® every meal is a delicately crafted masterpiece, made with fresh ingredients and inspired by supremely talented award-winning chefs. Each meal is an adventure all its own and each dish you savor will expand your palate and enhance your experience.
Expand your palette with specialty dining
After immersing yourself in the storied regions of Europe, embrace the smooth European charm of Sabatini’s™ Italian Trattoria, offering handmade pastas inspired by Chef Angelo Auriana. Savor cooked-to-order steaks and premium seafood at Crown Grill, a refined steakhouse with a theater-style open kitchen. Or embark on a culinary journey of fresh ingredients and a memorable six course dining experience at SHARE™ by award-winning Chef Curtis Stone.
Enjoy some of Europe’s authentic flavors on board — from linguine with seafood and basil to Moroccan vegetable ragout and homemade limoncello. Or relax with a British pub lunch, including local favorites such as bangers and mash or shepherd’s pie.
Make a Toast
There’s a bar and lounge to complement just about every mood, offering a diverse selection of cocktails, cold brews and stellar wines. Top off your afternoon with a lunchtime margarita at the Outrigger Bar. Slip gently back in time as you sip on a classic martini at Crooners, a vintage Sinatra-era cocktail lounge. Enrich your palate with a fine vintage at Vines wine bar, which is located in a charming corner of the Atrium and contains one of the best-stocked cellars at sea.
Enjoy an elegant meal al fresco on your own balcony with dedicated waitstaff, all while soaking in the views of Europe’s most romantic cities. Flowers, Champagne and a four-course dinner or delicious breakfast make this a romantic experience you’ll never forget.
While Europe’s storied cities take your breath away, the entertainment beckoning you from every corner of your Princess® ship will leave you amazed. From being dazzled by shows to enjoying your favorite flick, the only real choice is what to do next.
We’ve partnered with Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz to bring you two original productions. Magic to Do combines a spellbinding story of magic with some of his most popular songs. Born To Dance traces the journey of Broadway’s greatest choreography through the eyes of a professional dancer. Princess® also showcases the talents of professional singers and dancers and an orchestra in Encore, an original production set in an elegant Montecito garden. And if you’re a fan of the popular TV singing competition, The Voice you’ll love our version of the show — The Voice of the Ocean.
Enjoy local entertainment on board, such as music and dance lessons to connect even more with Europe. When sailing the Mediterranean, indulge in a Flamenco show in Barcelona. Learn how to Irish step dance in Dublin. Or delight in the traditional tunes of Greenock.
Try your hand at all your favorite Vegas games in our onboard casino — from blackjack, roulette and craps to video poker and slots. Will you be the lucky one to hit the jackpot?
Your Princess® ship comes alive at night with entertainment from bow to stern. Pianists fill our bars and lounges with sweet, melodic tunes. You can also catch top-rated comedians and illusionists in many of our lounges.
Movies Under The Stars®
You may be seated poolside, but you’ll feel as if you’re right in the action when you attend a movie, concert or sporting event in our 300–square– foot outdoor movie theater. Don’t forget your complimentary popcorn!
Welcome to a place of well-being. Our ships’ amenities, from the Lotus Spa® to The Sanctuary, pivot you into a world just as peaceful as your surroundings on shore. The moment you step aboard, you’ll be immersed in a world of relaxation and harmony, all as you float gracefully upon the open seas.
Exploring the sweeping castles of Europe can be demanding, so set some time aside afterward to relax in our award-winning Lotus Spa — named “Best Spa on a Cruise Ship” by Spafinder Wellness 365.™ Spoil yourself with an aroma stone therapy massage or a detoxifying ocean wrap, or enjoy an array of steam and sauna options in the Enclave® — Princess’ largest ever thermal suite.
Your Best Night’s Sleep
After a long day wandering through the storied cities and sun-splashed islands of Europe, sink into the Jacquard-woven cotton linens of the Princess Luxury Bed. Developed by board-certified sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus and HGTV design star Candice Olson, this blissful bed was scientifically designed to capture the pure essence of a good night’s sleep.
Stay in Shape
Hop on a treadmill to burn off the previous night’s indulgences, or jog around our outdoor track to enjoy expansive views of European shorelines. From free and machine weights to yoga and spinning classes, our state-of-the-art fitness centers offer everything you need to stay in shape during your voyage.
YOUR HOME, AWAY FROM HOME
Nothing tops off a long day of onshore exploration like stretching out on the soft, circular-knitted mattresses of our Princess® Luxury Beds. And you can rest comfortably knowing our attentive and friendly staff is catering to your every need. Indulge in a wealth of amenities or simply close your eyes and experience the deepest and most comfortable sleep at sea. With so many signature services and luxuries, you’ll come to view your stateroom as a true home away from home.
THE SUITE LIFE
Enhance your Europe voyage with some of the most incredible accommodations at sea. With up to 932 square feet of living space with large balconies and floor-to-ceiling glass doors, you’ll travel the world in VIP style and comfort when you reserve a Princess Suite. Convenience, personalized service and superb dining to priority embarkation and disembarkation, plus a wealth of other amenities. Your every desire will be met with VIP touches, including priority dining and shore excursion reservations, a daily mimosa breakfast, exclusive lounge areas and so much more. See the grid on opposite page for details.
Our Princess fleet for Europe in 2019 includes seven spectacular ships. Whether you love activity or crave tranquility, each Princess ship offers an array of our signature engaging activities, exciting entertainment and fresh, delicious cuisine — everything you need to relax, enjoy your vacation and come back new.
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