10 nights Northern Europe: Epicurean Delights of France, Spain & Portugal

Cruise Ship

Worldwide | Atlas Ocean Voyages - World Navigator®

Departure Dates:

Fall Travel

Ports of Call:

NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam; FRANCE: Honfleur (Paris/Normandy), St. Peter Port, (Guernsey) Channel Islands, Bordeaux; SPAIN: Gijon, La Coruna; PORTUGAL: Porto, Lisbon

General Info:

For a sensory-filled European odyssey, climb aboard a luxurious, world-class yacht for an incredible epicurean expedition to unique ports in inspiring regions. Sail south from Amsterdam along the North Atlantic shores of western Europe, engaging in voyage of discovery featuring world-class wines, extraordinary cuisines, and vibrant cultures of France, Spain and Portugal. Delight in onboard demonstrations and interactive cooking experiences from acclaimed chefs, plus wine tastings by a sommelier to fully embrace your destination's treasures. Discover medieval wonders, colorful neighborhoods and remarkable landscapes as you sip distinguished wines in Bourdeaux and from the Ferreira Cellars in Porto; dine at Michelin-star restaurants in Paris and La Coruna, and sample incredible seafood all along your coastal journey.

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Type of Vessel

Inspired by the Italian signature style of personalized luxury, embrace the sweet life aboard this sleek state-of-the-art yacht. Experience an atmosphere of overall well-being in plush light-filled staterooms and suites with bespoke amenities, inspired gourmet dining options, and refined social spaces featuring lounges, a boutique, and auditorium for enriching presentations. Keep fit with a running track, fitness studio, pool and whirlpools, and visit the L'Occitane SeaSpa & Sauna for relaxing therapies. Carrying up to 198 passengers with a high staff-to-guest ratio, the World Navigator quietly sails closer to remote sites and ports, as well as providing use of water toys on select voyages.


Day 1 | Amsterdam, Netherlands: Alive with rich arts, culture, history and unique urban landscapes, experience the welcoming allure of the Netherlands capital city. Considered one of Europe's most sustainable cities for its lush greenery, bicycle paths and beautiful canals, Amsterdam is home to narrow polychromatic houses, renowned masterpiece-filled museums, and host to unique art, music and culinary festivals. Following embarkation, delight in a welcome reception as you say bon voyage this evening from this exciting world port.

Day 2 | At Sea: As you sail to France, guests can enjoy the day aboard the World Navigator with pampering spa treatments, relaxing on deck, savoring world-class cuisine or socializing with fellow passengers as you plan your activities to your next destination.

Day 3 | Honfleur (Paris/Normandy), France: Positioned at the mouth of the Seine River, the enchanting port city of Honfleur is adorned with kaleidoscopic timber-framed houses, shops, cafes and restaurants, attracting the famous impressionists to paint its glory. Continue to the cozy districts of Paris like Montmarte or Le Marais, stroll the fashionable Champ-Elysees or revel in landmarks from the Eiffel Tower and Versaille to the Louvre. Take time to immerse in the extraordinary food region of Normandy, with its Michelin-starred venues, famous Calvados apple brandy, farmhouse cheeses from creamy Camembert to zesty Livator, succulent seafoods and traditional French stew offerings for a flavorful day.

Day 4 | St. Peter Port, (Guernsey) Channel Islands: As part of the British Isles located off the coast of Normandy in St. Malo Bay, Guernsey offers quaint, cobblestone pathways, historic gardens, museums and forts, with an 800-year-old Castle Cornet backdrop. Dotted with neolithic sites, war remnants and saturated with mythical legends of fairies, sip afternoon tea, stroll High Street and Market Square shops, Candie Gardens, and visit Hauteville House, once the home of Victor Hugo, for a magical adventure on this tranquil island.

Day 5 | At Sea

Days 6-7 | Bordeaux, France: A UNESCO World Heritage Site and wine capital of France, Bordeaux is synonymous with magnificent vineyards, wine producers and a gastronomic paradise. Sip and savor along the prestigious Route de chateaux wine trail to the Meoc region for an authentic wine chateaus experience, sipping world-class red and white appellations from Chateaus Margaux, Pauillac and Saint Julien as you nibble French cheeses and cured meats. For a cultural overview, bicycle through charming medieval streets or explore centuries-old landmarks from Place de la Bourse, Monument aux Girondins and St. Andre Cathderal to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed village of Saint Emillion. Head downstream to the Gironde estuary to get a glance of the wildlife, natural wild islands and famous lighthouses.

Day 8 | Gijon, Spain: Nestled along the shores of the Cantabrian Sea in the Bay of Biscay, this engaging sun-soaked waterfront city boasts a fusion of historical charm, industrial roots and modern living. Discover the ancient Roman treasures of Cimavilla, and its plaza squares and cobbled streets filled with trendy boutiques, art galleries, and lively cider bars and restaurants serving delicious tapas and abundant seafood dishes. Explore compelling museums and cultural complex, peaceful botanical gardens, lush parks, stunning beaches and inviting seafront promenades for a wondrous day ashore.

Day 9 | La Coruna, Spain: An inviting seafront hotspot and historical city morphed into a modern cultural hub, discover the contrasts of this Galician coastal jewel. Known as the City of Glass for houses with signature glass-enclosed balconies and home to the Romanesque Tower of Hercules and Spanish Armada, immerse in a fresh vibe, transcending food culture and tranquil enclaves. Tour medieval and gothic remnants of centuries past, spend time in priceless art-filled museums, urban parks and gardens, taking time to taste traditional almond cake or sample gourmet tapas, Albaro wine, and Estrella Galicia pale lager from the regional beer cathedral.

Day 10 | Leixoes (Porto), Portugal: Porto is one of the oldest cities in Portugal and renowned for its sweet, fortified port wine produced for centuries in nearby Douro Valley. Flanked with impressive bridges, medieval churches and a UNESCO World Heritage Site of the historic Ribeira district, journey the ancient pathways and steep hillsides overlooking the River Douro to discover bustling cafes, coffee rooms, bistros and shops, including the world-famous Livraria Lello bookstore.

Day 11 | Lisbon, Portugal: Your cruise ends this morning after a leisurely breakfast spread before disembarkation in Portugal's ageless capital city of Lisbon. Historic, authentic and charismatic describes the enchantment of this captivating European city with its ancient relics and traditions contrasted with modern culture, entertaining nightlife and innovative vibe. Discover grand plazas, palaces, hilly streets, colorful tiles, incredible museums, street art and more as you savor rich gastronomy, wines and convivial locals. Continue your European journey with a post-cruise hotel stay or travel to your next destination.

Food and Dining

Celebrate dining traditions with a variety of global cuisines, including special Portuguese-style fare, and featuring indulgent breakfast and lunch buffets, made-to-order dishes, and ever-changing multi-course dinner menus. Guests may dine in any venue with any persons, including 24-hour room service. Afternoon High Tea is served in the Dome Observation Lounge, savor quick bites at Paula's Pantry and enjoy 24-hour bar service with unlimited beverages, including fine wines, spirits and craft beers, with specialty canapes. There is also a champagne welcome reception and signature Apres Sea celebration following exciting shore excursions.

Onboard Activities/Events

Guests have access to use the marina for water sports directly from the yacht on select voyages and can engage in onboard lectures and demonstrations from curated experts, historians, photographers and more. A pool, whirlpool, sundeck lounge, pool, and whirlpool are also available for guests to use at leisure.

Shore Excursions

Explore beautiful European landscapes and wondrous sea waters with sightseeing safaris and shore landings by Zodiac, led by expert field guides. A complimentary Atlas Ocean Voyage backpack and reusable water bottle is included, with the use of walking sticks and binoculars as needed.

Staterooms or Cabins

After an exciting day of exploration, retreat to your personal haven for rest and relaxation in luxurious serenity. All suite and stateroom accommodations offer a sumptuous queen size bed with luxurious Portuguese cotton linens, plush terry bathrobe and slippers, spacious wardrobe, walk-in mosaic glass rain shower and body jets, marble spa bath with luxe L'OCCITANE bath amenities, wall-mounted flat screen TV with infotainment system, Nespresso coffee and Kusmi teas, and fully stocked minibar.
One-Bedroom Suites range from 382 to 465 square feet with an oversized private balcony with teak furnishings and floor-to-ceiling sliders, living room with sofa and vanity, walk-in closet and wardrobe, butler service and expanded room service.
Balcony Staterooms offer 270 to 300 square feet including seating areas with a sofa and TV, plus a Juliette balcony with top-drop electric windows in the Horizon and Horizon Deluxe Staterooms or walk-out balcony with teak furnishings in the Veranda and Veranda Deluxe Staterooms.
Oceanview Staterooms provide 183 square feet of sophisticated comfort with panoramic views, spa bath and sitting area.


SeaSpa by L'OCCITANE is available to guests who wish to take time and relax after a fulfilling day in France, Spain and Portugal. In addition, there is a fitness studio and running track on board for guests who wish to continue their workout regime while cruising.



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