La Coruña Cruises

Aerial view of La Coruna, Spain
Aerial view of La Coruna, Spain

The city of La Coruña is the capital of the province and a busy seaport situated in the Galicia region of northwest Spain. Most famous for its Roman lighthouse, the diverse architectural styles of La Coruña make the city an absolute delight for sightseeing.

La Coruña boasts an impressive seafront promenade, beautiful beaches and a host of attractions such as the Domus Museum, the Casa del Hombre and Torre De Hercules – said to be the only Roman lighthouse in existence – which offers sweeping coastal views from the top of its 60 metre high tower.[ReadMoreMob] The Paseo Marítimo, a lovely 13km walkway and bike path, runs from the port, around the peninsula, and along the ocean beaches.

The compact Ciudad Vieja – La Coruña’s old quarter – is a must-visit area. Often referred to as “the city” by the locals, the medieval centre contains remains of the centuries-old Roman wall that once protected it. The arcaded Plaza de María Pita, surrounded by narrow pedestrianized lanes, is a popular spot, and features the Estatua de María Pita, a statue of a 16th century woman who warned the town of an invasion by Sir Francis Drake. The medieval Church of Santiago, the Museum of Sacred Art and the Military Museum are all fine places of interest.   

Beyond the historic city is a proud, modern metropolis, which boasts a superb food scene and a buzzing nightlife. The world’s best picnic food, empanadas, and the locally produced beer, Estrella, both demand trying.  

Cruises to La Coruña

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American Waterways & Canada in the Fall • L2323

 Southampton
Balmoral
Tue 26 Sep 2023
34 nights
  • Experience the splendour of North America’s East Coast
  • Admire scenes of autumn-coloured woodlands
  • Sail by the Statue of Liberty and spend two days in New York
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
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Discover Portugal with Madeira • S2230

 Liverpool
Borealis
Thu 24 Nov 2022
11 nights
  • Explore the colourful gardens in Madeira
  • Visit Porto to experience traditional Port wine
  • In Lisbon discover a host of historical monuments
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Festive Spain & Portugal • L2233

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Sat 10 Dec 2022
12 nights
  • Admire the festive light displays of Vigo
  • Browse Funchal’s Christmas market
  • Dock within one mile of each city centre
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Festive Spanish City Break • S2232

 Liverpool
Borealis
Wed 14 Dec 2022
8 nights
  • Visit the Roman walled city of Lugo
  • Explore the Guggenheim museum from Getxo
  • See the UNESCO-listed Tower of Hercules in La Coruna
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Vistas & Volcanoes of Azores & Madeira • T2221

 Dover
Bolette
Thu 01 Sep 2022
13 nights
  • Search for Whales with guidance from ORCA
  • See dramatic volcanic landscapes in Ponta Delgada
  • Take a flower safari tour in Madeira with a local enthusiast
St Peter's basilica, Vatican city, Rome, Italy St Peter's basilica, Vatican city, Rome St Peter's basilica, Vatican city, Rome, Italy

Cultural Icons of Italy • T2224

 Dover
Bolette
Tue 27 Sep 2022
15 nights
  • Explore the Colosseum in Rome
  • Visit the Temple of Antas from Cagliari
  • Tour to Pompeii from Naples
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Winter warmth in the Canaries • T2301

 Tilbury
Bolette
Tue 03 Jan 2023
14 nights
  • Relax on the beaches near Santa Cruz in Tenerife
  • Ride the cable car in Funchal
  • Enjoy the Three Kings street parade and Epiphany celebrations
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Escape to the Canaries • L2305

 Southampton
Balmoral
Fri 24 Mar 2023
13 nights
  • Explore magnificent Mount Teide when in Tenerife
  • Take a visit to Lanzarote's Fire Mountains
  • Enjoy a toboggan ride in Funchal
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Exploring the Balkans & Adriatic with Venice • T2326

 Southampton
Bolette
Mon 18 Sep 2023
26 nights
  • An insight into the Balkan Peninsula’s centuries of fascinating history
  • See the influences of powers such as the Romans and medieval Ottomans
  • Each destination has a unique story to tell, through its architecture and culture
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Wonders & Wildlife of the Azores & Madeira • T2322

 Southampton
Bolette
Sun 13 Aug 2023
12 nights
  • Marvel at the wonders of beautiful Portuguese islands, from the sea and ashore
  • Explore volcanic sites in the Azores and go in search of resident whales and dolphins
  • See, smell and learn about the vibrant, fragrant flora of Madeira
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Bank Holiday Break to Spain • T2323

 Southampton
Bolette
Fri 25 Aug 2023
5 nights
  • A five-night escape to the beautiful regions of Northern Spain
  • Enjoy all the benefits of Fred. Olsen’s ocean cruising, plus explorations of two fantastic Spanish cities
  • Walk a pilgrimage route at Santiago de Compostela on tour from La Coruna
Monument to the Discoveries, Lisbon, Portugal Monument to the Discoveries, Lisbon, Portugal Monument to the Discoveries, Lisbon, Portugal

Touring Southern Spain, Portugal & Gibraltar • S2322

 Liverpool
Borealis
Sun 22 Oct 2023
10 nights
  • Visit destinations renowned for their historic connections to navigation and exploration
  • Uncover the influences of Columbus in Cádiz, and take in Lisbon’s maritime monuments
  • Learn of La Coruña’s seafaring heritage, plus visit Malaga and Gibraltar
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
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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