Lisbon Cruises

Balmoral cruising under Ponte 25 de Abril, Lisbon
Balmoral cruising under Ponte 25 de Abril, Lisbon

Stretched across its seven trademark hills overlooking the River Tagus estuary, Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city of Lisbon, is a cinematic collection of cobbled alleyways, pastel-coloured buildings, ancient ruins and white-domed cathedrals. The city was decimated by an earthquake in 1755, and modern Lisbon has been shaped by that eventful day. The Pombaline architecture that now defines the city represents some of the first seismically-protected buildings in Europe.

The city’s bridges include the Ponte 25 de Abril – similar to the Golden Gate in San Francisco – and the Ponte Vasco da Gama, which includes over 11km of viaducts.[ReadMoreMob] Lisbon’s many fascinating museums, include the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Coach Museum and the Carmo Archaeological [ReadMoreDesk]Museum. 

Lisbon is also a shopper’s paradise, with the Centro Commercial Colombo – the biggest shopping mall on the Iberian peninsula – and the elegant Avenidas Novas, full of upmarket shops. Alternatively, there bargains to be had in the local flea market, Campo de Santa Clara. Don't miss the chance to sample iconic egg tarts at Pasteis de Belém too.

Cruises to Lisbon

Grand canal, Venice, Italy Grand canal, Venice, Italy Grand canal, Venice, Italy

Ancient Adriatic with Venice • T2203A

 Southampton
Bolette
Sun 13 Feb 2022
19 nights
  • An unforgettable journey along the Adriatic coastline
  • Chance for a gondola ride in Venice
  • Explore fascinating history and culture in Croatia
Lanzarote’s world-famous Manrique Cactus Garden Lanzarote’s world-famous Manrique Cactus Garden Lanzarote’s world-famous Manrique Cactus Garden

Canaries & Portugal with Funchal Flower Parade • L2211

 Newcastle
Balmoral
Mon 02 May 2022
16 nights
  • Witness a fusion of floral colour on this springtime cruise
  • Explore Madeira’s lush landscapes and tropical gardens
  • Delight in the maritime history of La Coruña and Lisbon
Sete Cidades Lagoa Ponta Delgada Azores Sete Cidades Lagoa Ponta Delgada Azores Sete Cidades Lagoa Ponta Delgada Azores

Vistas & Volcanoes of Azores & Madeira • S2217

 Liverpool
Borealis
Mon 27 Jun 2022
14 nights
  • Dramatic volcanic landscapes
  • Whale spotting from Horta
  • Tropical blooms in Madeira
St Peter's basilica, Vatican city, Rome, Italy St Peter's basilica, Vatican city, Rome St Peter's basilica, Vatican city, Rome, Italy

Rediscovering the Roman Legacy • 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
Panoramic view of the Cathedral Campo del Sur in Cadiz, Spain Panoramic view of the Cathedral Campo del Sur in Cadiz, Spain Panoramic view of the Cathedral Campo del Sur in Cadiz, Spain

Pilgrimage to Northern Spain • T2225

 Dover
Bolette
Wed 12 Oct 2022
9 nights
  • Tour to Santiago de Compostela from El Ferrol
  • Discover the origins of Flamenco in Seville
  • Visit Bilbao’s Guggenheim museum from Getxo
Sperm whale fin with Faial, Azores, in the background Sperm whale fin with Faial, Azores, in the background Sperm whale fin with Faial, Azores, in the background

Vistas & Volcanoes of Azores & Madeira • T2227

 Tilbury
Bolette
Wed 26 Oct 2022
14 nights
  • Spot Sperm Whales from Horta
  • See dramatic volcanic landscapes in Ponta Delgada
  • Take a flower safari tour in Madeira with a local enthusiast
 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
The walls decorated in the neighborhoods of Chefchaouen Morocco The walls decorated in the neighborhoods of Chefchaouen Morocco The walls decorated in the neighborhoods of Chefchaouen Morocco

Morocco & Moorish Seville • M2231

 Southampton
Balmoral
Sat 19 Nov 2022
14 nights
  • Visit the imperial cities of Marrakech & Rabat
  • Trek the Atlas Mountains
  • Explore Moorish architecture at the Alcazar Palace
  • NB: This cruise will be sailing on board Balmoral
Please call our Reservations Team for latest pricing and availability.
Mont Tropical gardens, Funchal, Maderia Mont Tropical gardens, Funchal, Maderia Botanical gardens in Funchal, Madeira

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
Traditional cable car transporting tourists above Funchal city, Madeira Traditional cable car transporting tourists above Funchal city, Madeira Traditional cable car transporting tourists above Funchal city, Madeira

Islands of Cape Verde • T2230A

 Tilbury
Bolette
Fri 02 Dec 2022
19 nights
  • Experience the spectacular beauty of glorious islands
  • Enjoy an authentic taste of Cape Verde
  • Discover volcanic landscapes and natural wonders
Aerial view of tree Christmas with Se church and Madeira flag in Funchal City, Madeira island, Portugal. Aerial view of tree Christmas with Se church and Madeira flag in Funchal City, Madeira island, Portugal. Aerial view of tree Christmas with Se church and Madeira flag in Funchal City, Madeira island, Portugal.

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
Fireworks over funchal, Madeira Fireworks over funchal, Madeira Fireworks over funchal, Madeira

Christmas Celebrations in the Canaries • S2233

 Liverpool
Borealis
Thu 22 Dec 2022
14 nights
  • Experience Christmas festivities on board
  • View the spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks in Funchal
  • Unwind on sandy beaches in the Canaries
 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

Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife

Winter Warmth in the Canaries • S2302

 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 20 Jan 2023
14 nights
  • Relax on sandy beaches in Tenerife
  • Explore the volcanic landscapes on Lanzarote
  • Visit the Maspalomas sand dunes in Gran Canaria
Mosque Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco Mosque Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco Mosque Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco

Civilisations of Cape Verde & Morocco • S2303

 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 03 Feb 2023
18 nights
  • Explore the imperial cities of Marrakech & Rabat
  • Trek through the Atlas Mountains
  • Discover music & dance styles in Cape Verde
Around the World in 80 Days Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days from Liverpool • S230405

 Liverpool
Borealis
Tue 21 Feb 2023
81 nights
  • See Cherry Blossom in bloom in Japan
  • Experience three Hawaiian Islands
  • Visit the tomb of Tutankhamun
Around the World in 80 Days Around the World globe graphic

Around the World in 80 Days • S2305

 Southampton
Borealis
Thu 23 Feb 2023
79 nights
  • See Cherry Blossom in bloom in Japan
  • Experience three Hawaiian Islands
  • Visit the tomb of Tutankhamun
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