5 night

A Taste Of Ireland & France

Leaving from Southampton, England, on the Independence of the Seas. Select Sail Date

Cruising Itinerary

Day 1

Departs 4:30 PM

Welcome: Southampton, England England

Welcome aboard Independence of the Seas

Southampton's history precedes it. The area has been linked to kings, novelists and even pilgrims. Visit the Southampton Maritime Museum, the City Art Gallery or the magnificent Windsor Castle on your unforgettable journey.

Southampton Maritime Museum

The original port of the Titanic, learn about its significant role as a port for ocean liners.

Day 2

Arrives 7:00 AM Departs 7:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Cherbourg, France France

With deep roots in trade and transatlantic traffic, Cherbourg welcomes visitors to atmospheric Old Town and acclaimed maritime museum. From here you can also visit such historic Normandy sights as the city of Caen and Mont St. Michel.

La Cité de la Mer

La Cité de la Mer is a museum, aquarium and oceanographic center all rolled into one.

Cherbourg Theater

This amazing, historical monument offers many lively shows and programs.

Day 3

(Cruising)

Cruising: Cruising Cruising

Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquility, our ships have it all. Try rock climbing, ice skating and surfing 200 feet above the waves. Melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax poolside.
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Day 4

Arrives 8:00 AM Departs 7:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Cork (Cobh), Ireland Cobh

The port of Cobh is a charming town of colorful Victorian architecture with a salty maritime heritage. Culturally rich Cork City is nearby, as is the green countryside, home to villages, ancient monasteries, castles and the famous Blarney Stone.

Blarney Castle

Visit the Blarney Castle, home of Ireland's "Crown Jewel" - the Blarney Stone.

City Market

Dating back to 1610, the Market provides a colorful insight into local culture.

Day 5

(Cruising)

Cruising: Cruising Cruising

Onboard, dining is about more than just food. Think ambience, variety and the flexibility to decide when and what you savor.
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Day 6

Arrives 5:30 AM

Port of Arrival: Southampton, England England

Southampton's history precedes it. The area has been linked to kings, novelists and even pilgrims. Visit the Southampton Maritime Museum, the City Art Gallery or the magnificent Windsor Castle on your unforgettable journey.

Southampton Maritime Museum

The original port of the Titanic, learn about its significant role as a port for ocean liners.

The Common

Relax in the park's 300 acres of open space.

What's Included

Accommodations

  • The ultimate in comfort, convenience, and luxury plus a staff that's available twenty-four seven. You'll agree there's nothing better than returning "home" after a day filled with adventure.

Dine Royally

  • On a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation, dining is part of the journey. It's more than just food. It's about the ambience, the dining experience, variety and the flexibility to plan dinner whenever you're ready.

Love Your Days at Sea

  • Whether it's your first time on a rock wall or you're a seasoned climber, there are challenges for all levels of experience. We'll provide all of the equipment, including shoes, helmets, and harnesses.

Entertainment

  • The gorgeous view isn't the only thing that will dazzle you onboard our cruise ships. World-class performers from all over the globe star in awe-inspiring original shows by Royal Caribbean Productions.

Youth and Teen Program

  • Your kids are in good hands with our Adventure Ocean® Youth & Teen Program. With our uniquely creative, educational and totally awesome programs, now you can be sure your kids will have a great, safe time.

Fitness Center

  • From state-of-the-art equipment to all the latest classes, we've got everything the most sophisticated fitness clubs have - plus an amazing view.

  • *Prices are average per person, cruise only, based on occupancy selected, reflect promotional savings (if any), for new individual bookings, are subject to change and availability.
  • Taxes, fees and port expenses are subject to change.
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