British Islands Cruises (Great Britain and Ireland Cruises)
Maybe you think that the British Islands consist of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, but beyond the main islands, there are more than 900 offshore small islands to discover. Some are totally virgin, and some are only inhabited by just one man.
In most of British Islands cruises, you’ll visit some of these islands, which provide a rich flora and fauna to observe, ancient cultures to learn from, and picturesque lifestyles and people to meet.
You’ll visit some island groups like the Shetlands stretch, or the Guernsey in the Channel Islands, where you’ll se exotic butterflies, a museum recounting the German occupation in World War II and even… a tomato museum!
Most cruises travel also round The Hebrides, a wild archipelago where you’ll enjoy a great diversity of landscapes, animal species, artcrafts and music, and appreciate the heritage of an ancient civilization.
And of course, you’ll also visit the most important cities in the main islands, such as London, Dublin, Belfast and Edinburgh. Some cruises also take you to Liverpool, where you’ll see the most important Beatles- related pilgrimages.
A cruise through the United Kingdom and Ireland involves culture, history, nature and fun, a great combination to spend unforgettable days in a dreamy land (and sea).
Some cruise lines that sail the British Islands are Princess, MSC, P&O, Fred Olsen, Kristina, Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Cunard, Crystal, and Silversea.
The best time of the year to visit the British Islands is late summer (July, August, the sunniest months). Even though it’s summer, you won’t suffer the heat: temperatures are generally much cooler than on the European continent.
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