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Cruises from Southampton

Set sail from Southampton and discover the wonders of the Mediterranean, Scandinavia and more...

Cruising from Southampton lets you enjoy a stress-free start to your holiday! Explore the best of Europe from your doorstep with our variety of intriguing itineraries – without the flight or luggage restrictions. The perfect adventure if you're not a fan of flying or if you're simply seeking ease and convenience. Best of all, pack as much as you want, visit many amazing ports of call and only have to unpack once.

Sail with Ease from Southampton

Embark your Princess ship in Southampton and cruise to popular destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Scandinavia, and the British Isles. Our roundtrip Southampton voyages call at several exciting ports and make the perfect family getaway with school holiday dates included.

2019 Southampton Cruises

Sapphire Princess will be returning to Southampton in April 2019 for our longest ever season of roundtrip Southampton cruises. Join us on one of her exciting new itineraries; 'Searching for Northern Lights' or the 24-night 'Canada & New England' adventure, which has an overnight stay in New York.

View Sapphire Princess Summer 2019 cruises

Encounters with Discovery at Sea

Celebrity Guest Speakers

As Sapphire Princess returns to Southampton, she brings with her another star-studded line-up of celebrity guest speakers for her second season of roundtrip sailings, April through to October.* With names across the world of entertainment, politics and sport, we have favourites returning from previous years, and new faces too! Forming part of our Encounters with Discovery at Sea programme, there will be Q&A sessions, meet and greets for photo opportunities, as well as book signings. Which guest speaker will be on your cruise?

See the full lineup

*Guest speakers are subject to change

A Summer of Sport

This summer, Sapphire Princess will broadcast a range of major sporting events including:

  • Premier League football
  • Champions League football
  • 2019 Rugby World Cup
  • Wimbledon Championships
  • Major golf championships
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New ‘Sapphire Princess’ Cocktail

Princess Cruises has partnered with the Bombay Sapphire Distillery to create a bespoke gin-based cocktail, inspired by Sapphire Princess and her Mediterranean ports of call. Exclusively available on Sapphire Princess on Summer 2019 cruises from the Southampton.

Watch the ‘Sapphire Princess’ cocktail video

Tea and Coffee Facilities

For the second season in a row, Sapphire Princess will have tea and coffee facilities in all staterooms, exclusively for Southampton sailings. The choice is yours; order free of charge from room service or make your own.

2020 Southampton Cruises

Crown Princess will be returning to Southampton as our homeport ship for 2020 sailing to the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and Northern Europe. She will be joined by Island Princess which will also be embarking on new itineraries from Southampton. For the first time ever, Princess will have three ships sailing a full season from Southampton as Regal Princess cruises the British Isles.

Advantages of Sailing from Southampton

  • Forget the hassle of flying and the airport delays.
  • No need to worry about luggage restrictions, pack as much as you like.
  • Most of all, tick off several iconic destinations in just one holiday and only have to unpack once.
Royal Princess at sea

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