So much to experience on a mini cruise
If you’re looking for a shorter boutique getaway or you’ve never experienced an all-inclusive cruise, our collection of mini cruises are perfect for you. These itineraries let you to sample the small-ship luxury of our all-inclusive cruises, without sailing too far.
Then, once you’ve relaxed in the boutique comfort of Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Discovery, enjoying sea views and exploration ashore, you’ll understand why our longer cruises are so popular with guests.
Take a look at some of the great destinations you can visit on an all-inclusive mini cruise…
British Isles and Ireland cruises
Rugged natural beauty awaits you in Bantry Bay, with rocky bays, sandy coves and views studded with islets. The Bay’s main attraction is Bantry House, with grand rooms and opulent gardens to explore.
With a colourful waterfront and neo-Gothic cathedral overlooking the harbour, Cobh is a lovely seaside town. From here, visit the historic city of Cork and the 15th-century Blarney Castle.
Explore the labyrinth of quaint streets running through Scotland’s gorgeous capital, overlooked by its 12th-century castle. You can also discover Edinburgh’s museums and galleries, as well as the Palace of Holyroodhouse on an included panoramic excursion.
Discover the rich maritime history of Falmouth, which was converted into a seaport at the suggestion of Sir Walter Raleigh. This Cornish coastal town offers wonderful views and a gateway to the sub-tropical Trebah Gardens.
Transforming from the centre of the wool trade and shipbuilding to a modern hub of culture, design and technology, Newcastle is a great destination to explore. Discover its art galleries, the Beamish ‘living museum’ and a Roman fort on an included excursion.
This unspoilt archipelago offers incredible views over the surrounding blue waters and are a haven for wildlife. Enjoy an included excursion to the flourishing Tresco Abbey Gardens and the fascinating Valhalla Museum.
British Isles and Ireland mini cruises
Bergen’s UNESCO-listed waterfront, Bryggen, is lined by colourful gabled houses that reflect its days as a member of the Hanseatic League. Learn more about this history at the Hanseatic Museum, shop along Bergen’s cobbled streets and visit St Mary’s Church.
Flåm is an idyllic village located at the end of the stunning Aurlandsfjord. Here you can take in breath-taking views from the ‘world’s most beautiful train journey’ along Flåm railway, which winds through mountain tunnels and passes the tumultuous Kjosfossen falls.
With a backdrop of lush mountains and surrounded by turquoise waters, Skjolden acts as a gateway to Norway’s three most beautiful national parks. Visit the country’s oldest stave church or the Jostedalsbreen National Park, home of the Jostedal Glacier.
Stavanger is a city of two halves. One side is a modern, prosperous industrial centre for shipbuilding, whereas Old Stavanger features charming cobbled lanes dotted with white-washed cottages and quaint boutiques.