Seabourn unveils 2023 Europe programme

Seabourn’s 2023 Europe season has gone on sale featuring itineraries across four ships from late March to early December.  

Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Ovation and Seabourn Sojourn will offer 194 individual departures, with cruises ranging in length from seven to 38 days.

The ships will visit 170 destinations, sailing the Mediterranean from the Canary Islands and Morocco, through Iberia and Italy to the Adriatic, and Croatia, Greece and Turkey. 

The 2023 Europe programme will feature 16 new destinations that the line has never visited or hasn’t been to in a number of years, including Marbella and Alicante, Spain; Agadir, Morocco; Penzance, United Kingdom; Marmaris, Turkey; Livadi, Naousa, Kavala (Neapolis), Milos, and Poros, Greece; Riga, Latvia; Rønne; and Bornholm, Denmark.

Seabourn Sojourn’s Europe season is scheduled to run from May 27 to November 3 and will offer 43 itineraries, with a new focus on 10-day voyages throughout the western Mediterranean.

Seabourn Quest will also explore the western Mediterranean in 2023, offering 24 itineraries from March 26 to July 31. 

The ship will focus on 10- and 11-day itineraries, with new voyages including a 10-day sailing from Venice to Corfu, Parga and Zakinthos and an 11-day voyage round-trip from Venice that will reach Malta and Syracusa with a berth in the heart of the city. 

Seabourn will also be the only line heading to the nearby super-yacht port of Tivat, Montenegro.  

Seabourn Encore will explore the eastern Mediterranean from April 23 to November 19, offering 78 itineraries including seven-day voyages to the Greek isles, Norway and the Turkish coast. 

New highlights include two additional Holy Land sailings; an enhanced itinerary from Athens to Haifa ,visiting ports such as Antalya and Alanya in the south coast of Turkey; and two additional 10-day voyages round-trip from Athens, with mid-cruises overnights in Istanbul.

Meanwhile, Seabourn Ovation will cruise northern Europe and the western Mediterranean, offering 49 itineraries from April 9 to November 19.

New 10- and 11-day sailings from London to Stockholm and back will visit a number of ports Seabourn has not explored in years including Skagen, Denmark; Ystad, Sweden; and Gdansk, Poland; as well as a maiden call in Kaliningrad, Russia.

Optional Ventures by Seabourn excursions will highlight three North Cape & Majestic Fjords cruises on Seabourn Ovation and the Route of the Vikings cruise on Seabourn Quest. 

The line’s Seabourn Journeys collection will also offer guests the chance to take their travels further, featuring a range of pre- and post-voyage land-based packages.

“Every year, Seabourn’s season in Europe gets more and more exciting, and 2023 will be no different with a wide selection of cruises for guests who really want to explore this region that is filled with favourite places,” said Seabourn president Josh Leibowitz.

“Seabourn was the first ultra-luxury cruise brand and we are the experts in European luxury travel, and with each season we provide more access to opportunities and explorations that guests can’t find anywhere else. Our four ships will offer desirable overnight stays, new and notable ports of call, and selected itineraries enhanced by popular onboard programming and shore excursions sure to excite the most seasoned travellers.”

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