Christmas Cruises 2024

Christmas Cruises: The Perfect Blend of Travel, Tradition and Holiday Shopping!

Set Sail on our Christmas Cruises

Traveling on the beautiful MSC Preziosa, your holiday season will be filled with the wonder and charm of Europe’s Christmas Markets.

Cruise through the winter landscapes of Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France, exploring the unique cultural expressions of Christmas from the heart of the cities of Hamburg, Rotterdam, Bruges, and Le Havre.

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MSC Christmas Cruises 2024

Christmas Markets

From just £674pp for 7 nights

Includes Premium Drinks!

Your itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Southampton, England

Begin your magical holiday voyage from the historic port of Southampton, England, a bustling city with deep roots in maritime history. As you cast off from the iconic Port of Southampton, you’ll feel the first flutter of excitement, knowing you are embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the heart of Europe’s most enchanting Christmas markets.

Day 2
Day 2

Sea day

After departing Southampton, your adventure begins with a day at sea, providing you with the perfect opportunity to relax and familiarise yourself with the ship’s amenities. Immerse yourself in the festive spirit as you enjoy the myriad of entertainment offerings, dine on exquisite cuisine, or sit back with a cup of hot cocoa and gaze upon the vast, tranquil ocean.

Day 3
Day 3

Hamburg, Germany

Step into a festive wonderland in Hamburg, where the air is filled with the aroma of roasted nuts, spiced wine, and fresh gingerbread. Stroll around the Rathausmarkt, lit up in a holiday glow, with over a hundred decorated stalls offering a captivating blend of handmade crafts, decorations, and delicious traditional treats. Listen to the cheerful carols filling the air and partake in the age-old tradition of warming up with a cup of Glühwein.

Day 4
Day 4

Sea day

As we set sail from Hamburg, another day at sea awaits, offering a chance to reflect on the memories made in Germany and anticipate the wonders still to come. Engage in festive onboard activities, enjoy entertainment tailored for the holiday season, and relish the gourmet offerings of the top-tier dining experiences.

Day 5
Day 5

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Next, we arrive in Rotterdam, where Dutch Christmas cheer is displayed in an array of twinkling lights, savory oliebollen, and sizzling street foods. Explore the city’s Christmas market, featuring beautifully adorned stalls. From unique Dutch crafts to the rich flavours of Gouda and Stroopwafels, Rotterdam offers a festive shopping experience unlike any other.

Day 6
Day 6

Bruges, Belgium

Then we venture to Bruges, Belgium, a medieval city that transforms into a fairy-tale Christmas village. From the enchanting glow of the Markt square to the delightful taste of Belgian chocolates and locally brewed beer, Bruges offers a heartwarming and unforgettable festive experience.

Day 7
Day 7

Le Havre, France

Our final destination is Le Havre, France, where the charm of French Christmas traditions is on full display. Wander the Christmas market with the city’s stunning architecture as your backdrop, savor mulled cider and local delicacies, and soak in the festive atmosphere.

Day 8
Day 8

Southampton, England

As the sun sets on our last day in France, we set sail on a twilight voyage back to Southampton. As the coastline recedes and the ship moves gracefully through the calm waters, you’ll have a chance to reflect on your magical journey and share memories with newfound friends.

What our customers say

6 Dec 2024

Christmas Markets

  • MSC Preziosa
  • 7 Nights
  • Southampton <-> Southampton
  • Pricing from:
  • Interior: £759 £674pp
  • Ocean View: £859 £774pp
  • Balcony: £959 £864pp
  • Premium Drinks Included!
  • Gratuities Included
  • Fully ABTA Protected

13 Dec 2024

Christmas Markets

  • MSC Preziosa
  • 7 Nights
  • Southampton <-> Southampton
  • Pricing from:
  • Interior: £779 £674pp
  • Ocean View: £879 £774pp
  • Balcony: £979 £864pp
  • Premium Drinks Included!
  • Gratuities Included
  • Fully ABTA Protected

20 Dec 2024

Christmas Cruise

  • MSC Preziosa
  • 7 Nights
  • Southampton <-> Southampton
  • Pricing from:
  • Interior Fantastica: £1,209 £1,114pp
  • Ocean View Fantastica: £1,329 £1,214pp
  • Balcony Fantastica: £1,439 £1,264pp
  • Premium Drinks Included!
  • Gratuities Included
  • Fully ABTA Protected

27 Dec 2024

New Years' Cruise

  • MSC Preziosa
  • 7 Nights
  • Southampton <-> Southampton
  • Pricing from:
  • Interior Fantastica: £1,259 £1,204pp
  • Ocean View Fantastica: £1,379 £1,314pp
  • Balcony Fantastica: £1,489 £1,364pp
  • Premium Drinks Included!
  • Gratuities Included
  • Fully ABTA Protected

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Jingle All The Waves (MSC Preziosa 2024)

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Prices are based on 2 adults sharing a cabin. T&CS apply and all prices are subject to availability and may change frequently due to last minute sailings. Pricing correct on 28 Dec 2023.
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