Colisseum in Rome, Italy

European Cruises

Discover the lands of legend and lore onboard a European cruise

Why Cruise to Europe

Europe beckons with glorious history, fabled cities and spellbinding beauty. In the shadows of epic monuments, you will discover storybook towns hidden behind medieval walls, timeless gems and a taste of la dolce vita. Cruise to Europe's most enchanting ports of call and discover with Princess the lands of legends and kings.

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Blue domed homes in Santorini, Greece on Princess Mediterranean cruise

Mediterranean & Greek Isles Cruises

Explore Rome and Athens, where two great civilizations sprang forth. Soak in the spectacular views of whitewashed villages and ancient windmills from a seaside café on the isle of Mykonos. Relive the Renaissance in Florence, stroll the medieval walled city of Dubrovnik, experience the wonder of Santorini, or visit the fabled Amalfi Coast from Naples. European cruises to the Mediterranean & Greek Isles will captivate you with timeless beauty.

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The Church of the Savior in St. Petersburg, Russia while experiencing a  Princess European cruise

Scandinavia & Russia Cruises

Venture deep into the Land of the Midnight Sun, where Vikings ruled the Baltic Sea more than 1,000 years ago. Now, well-preserved medieval "Old Town" districts await your discovery in Stockholm and Tallinn and a little mermaid greets you in Copenhagen. The grand living museum of St. Petersburg, Russia, boasts artistic and cultural treasures, while the stunning Norwegian Fjords offer towering cliffs and spectacular waterfalls.

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A white castle in Scotland seen from a Princess European cruise shore excursion

British Isles

Enter lands where fairy-tale castles inspired Shakespeare, where the Lads from Liverpool launched a British invasion and where the elusive Nessie calls home. Experience the heart of Scotland at Edinburgh's famed castle, or join friendly locals for a pint at a pub in Dublin. Visit the attractions of Paris or the historic shores of Normandy on a Princess Europe cruise.

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The Blue Lagoon in Iceland

Norway & Iceland

Venture into geothermal wonders when you sail to Iceland. Marvel at cascading rapids at Godafoss Falls in Akureyri. Rejuvenate in the mineral-rich Blue Lagoon or cool off while snorkeling between two tectonic plates in Reykjavik. In Norway, kayak through Flaam’s fjords, uncover Viking history in Bergen and hear the stories of Ålesund’s past from locals at the Jugendstil Museum. Between the scenic landscapes, significant history and unique geology, discover a new sense of wonder when you sail to Norway and Iceland with Princess.

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Transatlantic Cruises

A Transatlantic voyage with Princess Cruises harkens back to the golden age of ocean travel with a perfect combination of relaxing days at sea and life-transformative opportunities to explore fascinating destinations across two unique continents. Princess’ award-winning itineraries sail between the U.S. eastern seaboard and European regions like the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the British Isles, and more. Experience the thrill of the classic cruise experience on a Transatlantic voyage with Princess.

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Princess® MedallionClass™

See how easy cruising can be as you explore Europe. Princess MedallionClass streamlines your vacation with everything from expedited boarding to drinks on demand, so you have more time to do what you love.

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Even More Awaits You Ashore with Princess European Cruises

Exciting excursions & land packages offer a lifetime of memories
Local Connections

See It Like a Local with Princess

A variety of captivating cultures are within reach in Europe. Our Local Connections program brings you the best each region has to offer. We’ve partnered with a trusted team of local experts, the continent’s leading cruise and tourism associations, to deliver more meaningful destination experiences. Before you visit, get an insider’s guide to essential experience and cultural treasures. Intriguing onboard speakers share personal knowledge of the region’s history and culture. Shore excursions are designed by locals to fit a variety of interests.

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Get to Know Europe on Exciting European Cruise Excursions

Princess Cruises is proud to offer shore excursions for the whole family that not only will take you to the greatest bucket list attractions, like legendary ruins and storybook castles, but also introduce you to the local culture and flavors of Europe.

Our Discovery at Sea Shore Excursions come recommended by two of the most trusted names in exploration – Discovery and Animal Planet. Plus, on itineraries with More Ashore Late Night calls, we stay until at least 9 p.m. in port so you can also experience some of the fabulous nightlife.

Photo: Catherine's Palace, St. Petersburg

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In-Depth Land & Sea (Cruisetour) Vacations and Cruise Plus® Hotel Packages

See even more with a Europe Land & Sea cruisetour that combines an incredible European cruise with a multiple-night land tour exploring some of the most fascinating places in the world, sampling the culture, seeing the sights and of course, savoring local cuisine!

Photo: Chain Bridge - Budapest, Hungary

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Princess offers affordable flights & ground transportation options to make planning easier
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Convenient Transfer Options from Your Airplane to the Ship

We want to make your cruise as smooth as possible so you can relax, and explore the world. That's why we offer Princess airport-to-ship transfers, a secure and worry-free way to start and end your vacation with reliable and courteous Princess staff transporting you and your luggage via comfortable motorcoach.

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