Cartagena Cruises

Couple walking along in Cartagena, Spain - Braemar in the background
Couple walking along in Cartagena, Spain - Braemar in the background
Castillo Castle in Cartagena, Spain

One of Spain’s most important port cities for over 2000 years, Cartagena is bursting with history and culture. Originally built over five hills by the Romans, Cartagena is strategically placed on the Mediterranean coast and boasts some wonderful architecture and historic monuments. They include Casa de la Fortuna, a villa with murals and mosaics, and the medieval Castillo de la Conception, which served as a fortress for the Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, Arabs and Castilians, and overlooks the city's stunning natural harbour.

Many of the buildings from Roman Cartagena have disappeared, but some important sites remain, including the amphitheatre which dates from around 100BC.[ReadMoreMob] Cartagena is also home to a number of Modernist buildings that were designed and built by the pupils of Antoni Gaudi, the world famous architect renowned for designing the stunning La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. The city’s tapas bars and vibrant bars on the marina offer some fabulous local wining and dining.

Cruises to Cartagena

Aerial view of Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain Aerial view of Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain Aerial view of Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain

Discover Spanish Traditions • S2225

 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 16 Sep 2022
12 nights
  • Visit the stunning Alhambra Palace
  • Experience Tapas & Flåmenco in Andalusia
  • Discover the origins of Paella in Valencia
 Grand Harbour of Malta with the ancient walls of Valletta  Grand Harbour of Malta with the ancient walls of Valletta  Grand Harbour of Malta with the ancient walls of Valletta

Ancient walls of the Med with Malta • T2229

 Tilbury
Bolette
Thu 17 Nov 2022
15 nights
  • Delve into history & culture of the Med
  • Explore the fortified Castello district in Cagliari
  • In Melilla visit the fortified Spanish exclave
Garden by the bay, Singapore, Asia Garden by the Bay, Singapore Around the World Voyage

World Cruise • S2402

 Southampton
Borealis
Sun 07 Jan 2024
101 nights
  • Experience the thrill of an around the world voyage on Borealis
  • Discover a mix of cultural, historical and natural wonders 
  • Explore Sydney, Singapore and Mumbai, and evel in the beauty of New Zealand
 Lindos bay, village and Acropolis, Rhodes, Greece  Lindos bay, village and Acropolis, Rhodes, Greece  Lindos bay, village and Acropolis, Rhodes, Greece

Mediterranean Islands with Cyprus • T2302

 Tilbury
Bolette
Tue 17 Jan 2023
19 nights
  • Discover the Acropolis of Lindos
  • See Mount Etna when cruising the Messina Strait
  • Visit Pasteis de Belém bakery to enjoy a pastel de nata tart

Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal, Greece Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal, Greece Braemar cruising corinth canal, Greece

Greek Islands and Corinth Canal • M2311

 Southampton
Braemar
Wed 03 May 2023
25 nights
  • Sail the extremely narrow Corinth Canal
  • Discover the archaeological site of Olympia
  • Explore the Acropolis & Parthenon in Athens
Beautiful view of the Amalfi coast, Italy  Beautiful view of the Amalfi coast, Italy Beautiful view of the Amalfi coast, Italy

Renaissance Italy, the Adriatic & Amalfi Coast • S2309

 Liverpool
Borealis
Mon 22 May 2023
25 nights
  • Experience a journey through centuries of history in Italy and the Adriatic
  • Delve into the influences of the Renaissance and Venetians
  • Revel in the scenic beauty of the Amalfi Coast, Bay of Kotor and more
Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal, Greece Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal, Greece Braemar cruising the Corinth canal, Greece

Corinth Canal & the Greek Islands • M2412

 Southampton
Braemar
Tue 07 May 2024
25 nights
  • Experience an awe-inspiring navigation of the Corinth Canal, only possible thanks to record-breaking Braemar’s smaller size.
  • Discover the highlights and ancient sites of Greek islands such Crete, Rhodes and Kefalonia
  • On the Greek mainland, take in the world-renowned wonders of Athens and Olympia
Cable cars in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal Cable cars in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal Cable cars in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Spain & Portugal with the Fleet in Funchal • T2328

 Southampton
Bolette
Sun 29 Oct 2023
15 nights
  • Be part of a memorable day of celebration at the ‘Fred. Olsen Fleet in Funchal’ event
  • Delve into the history of ‘Hispania’ in cities linked to the Romans and Carthaginians
  • See ancient amphitheatres, fortifications and explore archaeological sites
Athens with Acropolis hill, Greece Athens with Acropolis hill, Greece Athens with Acropolis hill, Greece

Discovering the Ancient Empires of the Eastern Mediterranean • T2404

 Southampton
Bolette
Sun 25 Feb 2024
32 nights
  • Delve into the influences of ancient empires and kingdoms 
  • Explore some of the world’s great ancient sites 
  • Highlights include Athens’ Acropolis and Malta's Grand Harbour
View of the beautiful town of Amalfi at famous Amalfi Coast with Gulf of Salerno, Campania, Italy View of the beautiful town of Amalfi at famous Amalfi Coast with Gulf of Salerno, Campania, Italy View of the beautiful town of Amalfi at famous Amalfi Coast with Gulf of Salerno, Campania, Italy

Discovering the Scenic Amalfi Coast • S2320

 Liverpool
Borealis
Sun 17 Sep 2023
16 nights
  • Experience Italy’s beautiful Amalfi Coast to the full, from Borealis and ashore
  • Revel in the coastal scenery, discover Roman sites and more, in Amalfi, Sorrento & Salerno
  • Away from Amalfi, there are chances to explore ancient Rome and Cagliari
Belem tower - fortified building fort on an island in the River Tagus, Portugal Belem tower - fortified building fort on an island in the River Tagus, Portugal Belem tower - fortified building fort on an island in the River Tagus, Portugal

Experience the Traditions of Spain & Portugal • L2316

 Rosyth (Edinburgh)
Balmoral
Sun 02 Jul 2023
17 nights
  • Experience an in-depth discovery of quintessentially Spanish and Portuguese traditions
  • Make Pasteis de Nata in Lisbon; learn about Malaga’s local olive oil; and dance Flamenco in Cádiz
  • Take in an abundance of historical and cultural highlights in each city you visit
Bolette docked in Kotor, Montenegro Bolette docked in Kotor, Montenegro Bolette docked in Kotor, Montenegro

Cuba Transatlantic to the Adriatic • M240506

 Havana
Braemar
Tue 27 Feb 2024
25 nights
  • Experience Cuban traditions
  • Sail the Atlantic and uncover Andalusian delights
  • Delve into the history of a collection of ancient Balkan cities
Dubrovnik old town, Croatia Dubrovnik old town, Croatia Dubrovnik old town, Croatia

Cuba Transatlantic to the Adriatic & Corinth Canal • M240507

 Havana
Braemar
Tue 27 Feb 2024
35 nights
  • A unique cruise combining Caribbean and Greek Islands
  • Experience Havana to the full 
  • On Braemar, sail through Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal
Panorama of Archaeological Site of Carthage, Tunis Panorama of Archaeological Site of Carthage, Tunis Panorama of Archaeological Site of Carthage, Tunis

Discovering the Ancient Mediterranean • L2325

 Southampton
Balmoral
Tue 14 Nov 2023
16 nights
  • Learn of the history of ancient trading routes on a journey through the Med
  • You’ll see the influences of past ruling powers, such as the Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Romans
  • Take in an abundance of historic sites, plus get a taste of modern-day trading in bustling medinas
The Odeon of Herodes Atticus Roman theater structure at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The Odeon of Herodes Atticus Roman theater structure at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The Odeon of Herodes Atticus Roman theater structure at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.

Cuba Transatlantic to explore the Mediterranean Islands and Corinth Canal • M240509

 Havana
Braemar
Tue 27 Feb 2024
57 nights
  • A journey to the Caribbean, Balkan and Mediterranean 
  • Sample Caribbean and Mediterranean beauty and culture
  • Navigate the Corinth Canal and cross the Atlantic
Old town of Dubrovnik, Croatia. Old town of Dubrovnik, Croatia. Old town of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Discovering the Balkans • M2406

 Málaga
Braemar
Wed 13 Mar 2024
10 nights
  • An in-depth insight into the history of the Balkan Peninsula
  • See the influences of various civilisations and eras in captivating cities
  • Experience scenic cruising of the Bay of Kotor and Strait of Messina
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World Cruise from Liverpool to Southampton • S240102

 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 05 Jan 2024
103 nights
  • Experience the thrill of an around the world voyage on Borealis
  • Discover a mix of cultural, historical and natural wonders 
  • Find paradise at Pacific Islands and explore Sydney, Singapore and Mumbai.
Please call our Reservations Team for latest pricing and availability.
Braemar sailing into Valletta, Malta Braemar sailing into Valletta, Malta Braemar sailing into Valletta, Malta

Cuba Transatlantic to the Adriatic, Corinth Canal & Greek Islands • M240508

 Havana
Braemar
Tue 27 Feb 2024
45 nights
  • Discover Caribbean, Balkan and Greek islands
  • Explore Havana and take in the sights of Dubrovnik and Split
  • Navigate Greece’s Corinth Canal aboard Braemar
Please call our Reservations Team for latest pricing and availability.
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Discovering the Balkans, Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece • M240607

 Málaga
Braemar
Wed 13 Mar 2024
20 nights
  • An itinerary offering a fascinating insight into the ancient Balkan and Greek history
  • Delve into the influences of various eras and ruling powers, in centuries-old destinations
  • Experience an unforgettable scenic cruise of Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal
Beautiful view of Lindos bay, Rhodes Beautiful view of Lindos bay, Rhodes Beautiful view of Lindos bay, Rhodes

Discovering the Balkans, Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece • M240608

 Málaga
Braemar
Wed 13 Mar 2024
30 nights
  • Ancient Balkan and Greek history are yours to explore on this engrossing cruise
  • In centuries-old destinations, you’ll discover a wealth of fascinating sites and highlights
  • What’s more, you’ll get to sail Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal too
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Discovering the Balkans, Corinth Canal, Mediterranean Islands and Seville • M240609

 Málaga
Braemar
Wed 13 Mar 2024
42 nights
  • A very special journey to a collection of captivating Balkan and Mediterranean destinations
  • Remarkable historic sites await in cities such as Dubrovnik, Athens and Valletta
  • The piece de resistance is a scenic cruise through Greece’s incredible Corinth Canal