Old civilizations, magnificent cities and hidden gems - prepare to be amazed by the rich continent of Europe on a sailing down its historical coastline. From the legendary fjords of Norway to the magic of Northern Africa, our intimate cruises let you explore iconic and picturesque destinations in an active way, giving you rare insight into European history and culture.
Expedition Cruises to Europe
Explore Europe expedition-style. Discover nature, wildlife, history and culture as we visit some of Europe’s top coastal destinations and cruise to secluded gems and wild island archipelagos. Enjoy shore landings, birdwatching, hiking, kayaking and even cycling as you tour historic ports, UNESCO treasures and picturesque fishing villages. See our exciting itineraries, activities and offers.
Expedition cruises to Europe
Choose from 7 to 23-day itineraries that explore a specific part of Europe like Scandinavia or the Scottish Isles. Or visit more European countries on our longer expedition cruises.
Activities in Europe
Your expedition cruise comes with included and optional activities, catering to many interests and challenges. From guided town walks to kayaking trips, we'll help you make the most of your adventure.
Wildlife in Europe
Europe’s Atlantic coast is home to an incredible variety of bird, animal and marine life. Look out for migratory and nesting birds, seal colonies, porpoises, dolphins and whales.
Expedition Team in Europe
Your Expedition Team host lectures, as well as guide hikes, landings, and expedition boat cruising. They’ll share fascinating insights into all the places you visit.
Find out about Europe before your expedition cruise with our helpful FAQ section.
Cruises to Europe
The ‘Land’s Ends’ of Atlantic Europe & the British Isles | Lisbon to Glasgow (Greenock)
19 Mar 24, 18 Mar 25
Europe's Atlantic Highlights | Lisbon to Hamburg
22 Apr 24
MS Fridtjof Nansen
Activities in Europe
Your European expedition cruise comes with a range of included and optional activities. You can go on shore excursions, try sea kayaking, and join cultural tours and guided walks. Explore more of canal cities, fishing villages, medieval fort towns, UNESCO sites, rugged idylls and seaside boltholes. See some of them here.
Expedition Team Europe
With so many highlights on our European expedition cruises, your Expedition Team will be busy sharing fascinating insights, giving lectures and guiding you at all the places you visit. That might be walking tours in lively Lisbon and Porto, the medieval towns along the Bay of Biscay and Brittany, or kayaking trips in the pretty coastal towns of Scandinavia.
Stories from Europe Expedition Cruises
Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Europe on our FAQ page.