Step aboard Columbus, flagship of the CMV fleet, for this festive cruise break including delicious cuisine, glittering shows and late night entertainment. Enjoy a day in Antwerp for some inspired Christmas shopping. Discover its magnificent Gothic cathedral of Notre Dame, town hall and medieval guild houses.
OCEAN CRUISE ITINERARY
DAY 1 Travel to Tilbury Port with Kirbys. The ship disembarks approx 16:00.
DAY 2 Ship arrives in Antwerp approx 08:30. One of Europe’s largest ports, Antwerp is renowned throughout the world as the centre of the diamond trade. With its charming medieval streets and remarkable renaissance buildings, Belgium’s second largest city is a delight. Historic guild houses and Antwerp’s imposing Town Hall with its rows of colourful European flags surround the cobbled stone main square of the old city called Grote Markt. The focal point of the city skyline is the towering Gothic spire of the Cathedral of Our Lady.
DAY 3 Ship returns to Tilbury and arrives approx 08:00.
To enhance the enjoyment of your cruise a programme of optional shore excursions designed to show you the highlights of each of the ports of call will be available to view approximately 8 weeks prior to the cruise departure.
AT A GLANCE
√ Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys
√ Comfortable cabin accommodation of your choice
√ Excellent service standards from a very friendly and attentive crew
√ Delicious on-board cuisine, plus afternoon teas and late night snacks
√ Welcome & Farewell Captain’s Cocktail Parties
√ Self-service tea and coffee, from 6am to midnight
√ Stylish entertainment, cabarets and popular classical interludes
√ Daytime activities programme
√ Informative guest speakers and arts and crafts
√ Wide range of leisure facilities to enrich your time on board
√ Porterage of luggage from port to cabin
√ Port Taxes
√ Coach transfers to and from Tilbury Port
Travel Insurance is compulsory for Ocean Cruises. Kirbys cannot provide this service but insurance can be obtained via Cruise & Maritime direct, or independently. Your Travel Insurance certificate/confirmation MUST be shown at embarkment of the ship, otherwise you will be refused entry/travel.