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Cruise itinerary

  • day 1 – depart Tilbury, London – 6pm (boarding from 12.30pm)
  • day 2 – at sea
  • day 3 – Invergordon, Scotland – 7.30am-10pm
  • day 4 – Kirkwall, Orkney Islands – 7am-6pm
  • day 5 – Stornoway, Outer Hebrides – 7.30am-10pm (transfer to shore by tender)
  • day 6 – Tobermory, Isle of Mull – 7.30am-4pm (transfer to shore by tender)
  • day 7 – Dublin, Ireland – 8am-5.45pm
  • day 8 – St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly - 9am-6pm (transfer to shore by tender)
  • day 9 – St Peter Port, Guernsey - 7.30am-6pm (transfer to shore by tender)
  • day 10 – Honfleur, France –  9am-5pm
  • day 11 – arrive Tilbury, London – 9am

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Shore tours are a feature of all cruises

Genealogically related tours - we plan to a offer a genealogical tour of our own the day we are in Dublin in association with leading Irish genealogists – more on this later. We may also be open to considering something similar in London the day before the cruise or the day it returns if there is sufficient interest.
General shore tours - as guide to what you may expect here are tours offered on a recent similar Marco Polo cruise (September 2013). Tours are extra cost and booked on the cruise itself. Most are priced between £29 and £60, but a few may less or more. Duration shown is a guide only. Whilst it is likely that tours in July 2014 will be much the same some may change.
  • INVERGORDON – 14.5hrs in port
    • Dunrobin Castle – 4.5hrs
    • Inverness & Castles – 8.5hrs
    • Whisky & Royal Dornoch – 4hrs
    • Loch Ness Monster Trail – 4hrs
    • Inverness Transfer – 4.5hrs
    • Cawdor Castle & Culloden Battlefield – 4.5hrs
    • Sealife Ecoventure – 3hrs
  • KIRKWALL – 10hrs in port
    • Scenic Orkney – 4hrs
    • Skara Brae & Skaill House – 4hrs
    • Leisurely Orkney – 4hrs
    • South Island & Distillery – 4hrs
    • Ring of Brodgar & Orkney Discovery – 4hrs
  • STORNOWAY – 12.5hrs in port
    • Hebridean Highlights – 4hrs
    • South Lewis & Harris (morning) – 5hrs
    • Wonders of the Western Isles – 4hrs
  • TOBERMORY – 8.5hrs in port
    • Isles of Mull & lona – 7hrs
    • Panoramic Western Mull – 3hrs
    • Tobermory Walk – 3.5hrs
    • Aros Park Walk – 3.5hrs
  • DUBLIN – 9.25hrs in port
    • Dublin Highlights – 4hrs
    • River Cruise & City Drive – 4hrs
    • A Viking Adventure – 2.5hrs
    • El Dublin Panoramic -3hrs
    • A Taste of Dublin & Guinness – 4hrs
  • ST. MARY’S Thursday – in port 9hrs
    • St. Mary’s Island Tour – 1hr
    • Tresco Abbey Gardens – 2.5hrs
    • Island Sea Safari – 1hr
  • ST. PETER PORT – 10.5hrs in port
    • Coast & Countryside – 4hrs
    • Guernsey Highlights & Cream Tea – 3hrs
    • Island of Flowers – 4hrs
    • Sark Island – 7.5hrs
    • German Occupation – 4hrs
    • Off the Beaten Track – 3hrs
  • HONFLEUR Saturday – 8hrs in port
    • Monet’s House & Gardens – 6hrs
    • Deauville & Honfleur – 4hrs
    • Norman City of Bayeux – 5.5hrs
    • Spirit of Normandy – 4hrs
    • D-Day Landing Beaches – 7hrs