Transatlantic Cruises

For those who value traveling in style and comfort, for romantic souls who want to experience the style and grace of the "good old days" (but with all the modern conveniences) and for who simply want to escape from the ordinary routine, nothing beats a transatlantic cruise. As short as six days or as long as two weeks or more, these crossings between Europe and America feature the endless pleasures of leisurely days at sea the ship lovers and experienced cruisers treasure, rather than the usual series of port calls.

Transatlantic cruises once were the heart of daily commerce across the Atlantic, but today they are seasonal treats. One cruise line operates a schedule of crossings through the summer months, but most other transatlantic sailings occur with the migrations of cruise fleets from the Caribbean to Europe and the Mediterranean in the spring and the return voyages in the fall.

Eastbound crossings frequently depart from New York, Boston, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and a few Caribbean ports. Westbound ships often sail from Southampton, England; Barcelona, Spain; and other major European port cities. In each case, ships may take a longer, slower southern route past the Canary Islands, or the shorter and quicker northern course.

While a few of these voyages include visits to ports along the way - such as the Canary Islands on the southern crossings or Iceland on the northern path - the unique character of the transatlantic cruise makes these simply short diversions from the main event - the transit across the vast expanse of the Atlantic.

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USS Constitution and Harbor Cruise
$26

A 45-minute, informative harbor cruise and an optional visit to "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard.

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Exclusive Best of Rome
$199

Escape the crowded cruise line tours on this exclusive Best of Rome shore excursion with a tour size of only 30 guests (and often less!)

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Private Paris Overview
$308

Get a taste of one of Europe's most loved cities, Paris!

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Miami Sightseeing Tour - 24 Hours
$53

See the style and culture of Miami as you cruise the city in an open-top bus that hits the highlights of the Magic City.

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All of New York City Hop On - Hop Off Bus Tour
$69

While touring the Big Apple experience all that New York City has to offer on the All Loops Hop on-Hop off bus tour.

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Hop-on Hop-off Reykjavik Highlights Tour
$35

Try this convenient bus tour to explore Reykjavik at your leisure. Hop on and hop off at your own pace.

 
New York
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  • partlycloudy Tuesday 74° | 59°
  • clear Wednesday 74° | 62°
  • mostlycloudy Thursday 74° | 65°

For those who value traveling in style and comfort, for romantic souls who want to experience the style and grace of the "good old days" (but with all the modern conveniences) and for who simply want to escape from the ordinary routine, nothing beats a transatlantic cruise. As short as six days or as long as two weeks or more, these crossings between Europe and America feature the endless pleasures of leisurely days at sea the ship lovers and experienced cruisers treasure, rather than the usual series of port calls.

Transatlantic cruises once were the heart of daily commerce across the Atlantic, but today they are seasonal treats. One cruise line operates a schedule of crossings through the summer months, but most other transatlantic sailings occur with the migrations of cruise fleets from the Caribbean to Europe and the Mediterranean in the spring and the return voyages in the fall.

Eastbound crossings frequently depart from New York, Boston, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and a few Caribbean ports. Westbound ships often sail from Southampton, England; Barcelona, Spain; and other major European port cities. In each case, ships may take a longer, slower southern route past the Canary Islands, or the shorter and quicker northern course.

While a few of these voyages include visits to ports along the way - such as the Canary Islands on the southern crossings or Iceland on the northern path - the unique character of the transatlantic cruise makes these simply short diversions from the main event - the transit across the vast expanse of the Atlantic.

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USS Constitution and Harbor Cruise
$26

A 45-minute, informative harbor cruise and an optional visit to "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard.

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Exclusive Best of Rome
$199

Escape the crowded cruise line tours on this exclusive Best of Rome shore excursion with a tour size of only 30 guests (and often less!)

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Private Paris Overview
$308

Get a taste of one of Europe's most loved cities, Paris!

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Miami Sightseeing Tour - 24 Hours
$53

See the style and culture of Miami as you cruise the city in an open-top bus that hits the highlights of the Magic City.

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All of New York City Hop On - Hop Off Bus Tour
$69

While touring the Big Apple experience all that New York City has to offer on the All Loops Hop on-Hop off bus tour.

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Hop-on Hop-off Reykjavik Highlights Tour
$35

Try this convenient bus tour to explore Reykjavik at your leisure. Hop on and hop off at your own pace.

 

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New York
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  • partlycloudy Tuesday 74° | 59°
  • clear Wednesday 74° | 62°
  • mostlycloudy Thursday 74° | 65°
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Explorer of the Seas
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14 Night Transatlantic Cruise
Departing From Civitavecchia (Rome)
From
 $578
as little as $41.00/night
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Ship: Explorer of the Seas
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  • Valencia - Spain
  • Malaga - Spain
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15 Night Transatlantic Cruise
Departing From Barcelona
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  • Cartagena (murcia), Spain
  • Malaga, Spain
  • Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  • St. Maarten, Na
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Norwegian Cruise Line - Norwegian Epic
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14 Night Transatlantic Cruise
Departing From San Juan
From
 $599
as little as $43.00/night
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  • Ports of Call:
  • San Juan, Pr
  • Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Spain
  • Funchal, Portugal
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Cadiz (seville), Spain
  • Malaga (granada), Spain
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Norwegian Cruise Line - Norwegian Escape
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14 Night Transatlantic Cruise
Departing From Southampton
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 $599
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  • Southampton (london), Great Britain
  • Bilbao, Spain
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ponta Delgada, Portugal
  • Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas
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Royal Caribbean Cruises - Jewel of the Seas
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16 Night Transatlantic Cruise
Departing From Galveston
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  • Madeira (funchal) - Portugal
  • Lisbon - Portugal
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