Royal Caribbean International announces 2015 European sailings
Following the news that both Anthem of the Seas and Allure of the Seas will call Europe home from summer 2015, Royal Caribbean International unveiled the itineraries for the five other ships that will sail the region in 2015, including three from the UK.
Both Anthem of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas will share the Port of Southampton from May 2015 until late October 2015 while sister-ship Brilliance of the Seas will return to her home port of Harwich. Serenade of the Seas, Rhapsody of the Seas and Splendour of the Seas complete the cruise line’s European deployment with each sailing European waters from summer 2015.
Serenade of the Seas will join Anthem of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas and Brilliance of the Seas in the North Sea in summer 2015, and offer a range of Scandinavia and Russia, as well as Norwegian Fjords, sailings from Copenhagen, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden. Adventure of the Seas, Brilliance of the Seas and Serenade of the Seas 2015 itineraries will open for booking on 26 February 2014. Cruise only prices from £519.00 on Serenade of the Seas
Adventure of the Seas will sail three- to 16-night, roundtrip itineraries to Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, or Madeira, Azores and Canary Islands. The ship also will sail two trans-Atlantic Ocean Voyages – a 12-night itinerary from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Southampton on 3 May 2015, and from Southampton to Port Canaveral, Fla. on a 15-night return itinerary on 16 October. Cruise only prices from £279.00 for three night sailing.
Offering holidaymakers a second British port to embark on a Royal Caribbean holiday, Brilliance of the Seas will reposition from Tampa, Florida. to its homeport of Harwich, England, on a 14-night trans-Atlantic Ocean Voyage on 4 May 2015, and continue with 12-night roundtrip Scandinavia and Russia sailings from mid-May. A 29 July sailing will take guests on a special 12-night Norwegian Fjords and Iceland itinerary, featuring an overnight call at Reykjavik, Iceland.
Serenade of the Seas also will offer holidaymakers seven- to 13-night Scandinavia, Russia and Norwegian Fjord itineraries from May through August. The ship will sail from Copenhagen from May through June and in the month of August, bookending sailings from Stockholm from mid-June through July.
Guests also can choose from four repositioning cruises on Serenade of the Seas. The 11 April 2015, sailing will take guests on a 13-night Caribbean itinerary from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Boston, Massachusetts, followed by a 15-night trans-Atlantic Ocean Voyage to Copenhagen via the North Sea. Finally, a 16-night westbound trans-Atlantic Ocean Voyage from Copenhagen to Cape Liberty via Iceland will depart on 30 August.