Azamara, the small-ship cruise line and leader in Destination Immersion experiences – is excited to announce four new voyages, each offering unique and immersive cultural experiences that will take guests even deeper into the heart of a destination. With more time to explore through Extended Destination Days, offering ten or more hours in port and overnight stays, guests can enjoy each city at their own pace.
“We are thrilled to offer these new sailings, giving our guests the opportunity to experience some truly special celebrations around the world,” said Michael Pawlus, Head of Itinerary Planning at Azamara. “With these new itineraries, we invite our guests to spend even more time in port with us as they enjoy local festivities in wonderful countries such as Spain, Portugal, Singapore, Vietnam, and beyond.”
Travellers can now book Azamara’s new itineraries, which include:
7-night Asian Holiday Voyage onboard Azamara Journey
Setting sail from Singapore on 5 December 2023 and offering 92 hours in port, guests will enjoy two overnight stays in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city, to stroll through local markets ahead of the famed Vietnamese festival celebrating the Lunar New Year, Tet Nguyen Dan. Guests will also stay overnight in Singapore to attend Christmas on Great Street, with sparkling lights, decorations, and local holiday performances.
7-night St. Patrick’s Day Iberian Voyage on Azamara PursuitSailing from Lisbon, Portugal, on 3 March 2024 to give guests 80 hours in port, travellers can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day exploring Irish pubs alongside locals in Portimão, Portugal. With four Extended Destination Days and an overnight stay in Lisbon, guests will have ample time to uncover the hidden gems of each destination.
7-night Celebration of Spanish Culture & History Voyage on Azamara Quest
Guests onboard this Spain-intensive voyage embarking from Lisbon, Portugal on 1 April 2024 will have 66.5 hours in port and the unique access of small-ship cruising for an overnight in Seville to visit the Seville Cathedral, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world and home to historic treasures, including the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Travellers will also be able to explore one of the few circular castles in Europe, Bellver Castle in Palma, Majorca.
7-night Spanish Wine Discoveries Voyage on Azamara Quest
Travellers can celebrate the first day of Feria de Abril, the largest and most colourful festival in Seville, with traditional music, flamenco dancers, and traditional meals. This Spain-intensive voyage will set sail on 8 April 2024 from Barcelona, Spain, giving guests 83 hours in port and concluding with an overnight stay in Lisbon, Portugal.