Ovation, Harbours Of Northern Europe ex Copenhagen to Dublin

Cruise Line
Seabourn
Ship
Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Departs
29 Aug 2020
Cruise Duration
14 Nights
Embark Ship
Copenhagen, Denmark
Disembark Ship
Dublin, Ireland
V1 - Suite V2 - Suite V3 - Suite V4 - Suite
AU $13,998
per person
AU $14,698
per person
AU $15,398
per person
AU $16,098
per person

Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
29 Aug 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark
05:00 PM
30 Aug 2020
Wismar, Germany
06:00 AM 08:00 PM
31 Aug 2020 At sea    
01 Sep 2020
Fredericia, Denmark
08:00 AM 11:00 PM
02 Sep 2020
Oslo, Norway
02:00 PM overnight
03 Sep 2020
Oslo, Norway
11:00 PM
04 Sep 2020
Fredrikstad, Norway
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
05 Sep 2020 At sea    
06 Sep 2020
Newcastle, England
07:00 AM 05:00 PM
07 Sep 2020
Great Yarmouth, England
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
08 Sep 2020
Antwerp, Belgium
10:00 AM
09 Sep 2020
Antwerp, Belgium
06:00 PM
10 Sep 2020 At sea    
11 Sep 2020
Dunmore East(Waterford), Ireland
09:00 AM 06:00 PM
12 Sep 2020
Dublin, Ireland
07:00 AM

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

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Category Twin Per Person     Single Per Person
V1 - Veranda Suite
   
V2 - Veranda Suite
   
V3 - Veranda Suite
   
V4 - Veranda Suite
   
V5 - Veranda Suite
   
V6 - Veranda Suite
   
PH - Penthouse Suite
   
PS - Penthouse Spa Suite
   
OW - Owners Suite
   
SS - Signature Suite
   
WG - Wintergarden Suite
   

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14 Night Cruise sailing from Copenhagen to Dublin onboard Seabourn Ovation.

Seabourn Ovation, a sister-ship to the already prestigious Seabourn Encore. Seabourn Ovation represents another welcome stage in the evolution of small-ship cruising, which Seabourn pioneered and has consistently expanded and enriched. Both ships will deliver a wealth of new concepts, a fresh vision and a host of illuminating ideas to delight the world’s most discerning travelers.

Highlights of this cruise:

Copenhagen, Denmark
Modern Copenhagen is an attractive, well-kept city and the largest city in Scandinavia. It has a provincial, small-town atmosphere, gabled houses, narrow streets and a skyline that is dominated by delicate spires. Copenhagen is also the greenest capital in Europe with much of the city center reserved for pedestrians, strict anti-pollution laws, and bikes often outnumbering cars on the streets. There are many green spaces (including the world-famous Tivoli) and in the summer, cafés and restaurants occupy the pavements.

Wismar, Germany
Wismar, on the Baltic just east of Lubeck, is one of the most important cities of the Hanseatic League. Shortly after its founding, it banded together with Lübeck and Rostock in a defensive alliance, which led to the formation of the League. Today it has one of the finest preserved and restored treasuries of German Brick Gothic architecture existing, and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. It has the largest Market Square in Germany, anchored by the wrought-iron Waterworks from 1602, and surrounded by stellar buildings. The city was ruled by Sweden from 1648 until 1903. It was heavily damaged during World War II, and was a part of the GDR after the war until 1990. There are many fine examples of Hanseatic era patrician gable houses in Wismar, most notably the Alter Schwede (Old Swede) from 1380. The architectural heritage in the city spans eras from Gothic through Art Nouveau styles.

Fredericia, Denmark
Fredericia was founded by King Frederick III in 1650 to provide a fortified community on the Jutland Peninsula, the only part of Denmark connected to the European mainland. The remains of the fortification, consisting of extensive earthworks along the waterfront, are today a pleasant, parklike area for strolling and investigating the many cannons and mortars left behind. The Old Town is likewise a pleasant place to explore. Several interesting churches, including the Trinitatis Church and the Sct. Michaelis Church are worth visiting as well. The distinctly modern Lyng Church makes an interesting contrast. Other landmarks in the town include the commemorative Landsoldatpladsen, a park around a statue memorializing the Danish civil war Battle of Fredericia in 1849. A climb up the landmark Water Tower offers panoramic views.

Oslo, Norway
Norway’s capital lies at the head of the majestic Oslofjord and dates back to the mid-11th century. Arriving by ship, your first sight is the imposing Akershus Fortress towering above the docks. Vigeland Sculpture Park holds astonishing sculptures in granite, bronze and iron. The interior of the City Hall features Socialist modernism in its purest form. Edvard Munch, the famous Norwegian artist, bequeathed an extensive collection to the museum that bears his name. Sagas of Norway’s explorations are preserved in the polar ship Fram, and the Viking Ship Museum.

Fredrikstad, Norway
Fredrikstad straddles the Giomma River where it enters the Skagerrak near the mouth of the Oslofjord in Eastern Norway, not far from the Swedish border. The town was founded in 1567 by the Danish King Frederik II. The Old Town section, located on the eastern bank of the river, is one of Northern Europe’s best-preserved fortified towns, surrounded by a star-shaped earthworks and moat. The town was long an important timber port and shipbuilding center. Its cobbled streets and well-kept old buildings lend it a charm that attracts visitors, especially in the summer season. The town’s brick Gothic Revival cathedral, crowned by a copper spire, boasts stained glass windows designed by Emanuel Vigeland, the brother of the sculptor Gustav whose monumental works grace the famous island park in Oslo.

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
Newcastle is so linked to its lifesource, the River Tyne, that its proper name is ‘Newcastle upon Tyne.’ Originally the site of a small fort and bridge on Hadrian’s Wall, the town grew in importance when the Normans built a new castle (hence the name) here in 1080 to serve as a base for their lengthy battles with the Scots to the North. When coal became a universally useful commodity in the 13th century, the seaport grew up around the town to expedite shipment of the valuable product. No less than six major bridges overshadow the waterfront, including the oldest, the High Level, built in 1849 by Robert Stephenson. The unusual Swing Bridge was designed by Lord Armstrong and dates back to 1876. Not surprisingly, shipbuilding and industry remain the economic base for the region.

Great Yarmouth, England, United Kingdom
The seaside resort town of Great Yarmouth, situated in the Norfolk region of England, was originally the site of the Roman fort of Gariannonum. Located at the mouth of the River Yare, it became a wealthy trading center of considerable importance. It rose to prominence as a major center for tourism when the railway reached it in 1844. Big skies, sweeping beaches, windswept marshes, meandering inland waterways and quaint flint houses combine to great effect in the Great Yarmouth area.

Scenic Cruising Scheldt River
The Scheldt is an important, 220-mile river that flows from France, through Belgium and the Netherlands to the North Sea at Vlissingen. It is the vital maritime link to the port of Antwerp from the sea. It has been exploited since the Roman era, and in later history is interlinked with canal systems and to other rivers including the Seine, the Meuse and the Rhine, providing a gateway to larger Europe.

Brussels (Antwerp), Belgium
The Belgian capital is also the capital of the European Union and the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). It is one of Europe’s most important cities for business, politics and culture. The city possesses some 80 museums and, as the birthplace of a number of Europe’s most famous comic books, even has a Comic Book Route leading to exterior murals of familiar characters such as Tintin. One notable architectural site is the elaborate Guildhalls of Grand Place. Nearby Antwerp is famous for the World Diamond Centre, though which flow virtually all of the gem quality diamonds in the trade. Antwerp’s Central Station is also a gem, for connoisseurs of Golden Age railway architecture.

Dunmore East (Waterford), Ireland
Dunmore East is a popular tourist and fishing village in County Waterford, Ireland. It stretches along a coastline of red sandstone cliffs, interspersed by small hidden coves full of screaming kittiwakes. One of the most popular events here is an annual bluegrass festival, and some of the best seafood restaurants in Ireland can also be found in Dunmore East.

Dublin, Ireland
Historic Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is rich in tradition and heritage. Founded in 841 as a Viking settlement, Dublin remained under Viking rule until the Norman invasion of Ireland in the 12th century.

Divided by the Liffey and Tolka rivers, Dublin is a truly quaint and picturesque city. Bridges, waterways, narrow alleyways, and beautiful Georgian architecture await discovery. Dublin’s 751 pubs support a traditional folk music scene second to none. Wandering along its streets, you cannot avoid noticing the city’s different faces — its cobblestone streets next to modern and mid-century buildings, massive stone churches heavy with the weight of ages, and colorful storefronts with ornate woodcarvings.

Introducing Seabourn Ovation, the sister-ship to the already prestigious Seabourn Encore. Seabourn Ovation represents another welcome stage in the evolution of small-ship cruising, which Seabourn pioneered and has consistently expanded and enriched. Both ships will deliver a wealth of new concepts, a fresh vision and a host of illuminating ideas to delight the world’s most discerning travelers.

Each day on board offers delicious dining options, world-class entertainment and enriching activities.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 690 ft
  • Maiden Voyage: 2018

Ship Amenities

  • Flat Screen Television
  • Fully stocked bar & refrigerator
  • 24-hour complimentary room service
  • Personalized stationery
  • Wi-Fi and cell phone access

Ship Facilities

  • Casino
  • The Club
  • Whirlpools
  • Medical Facility
  • Restaurant
  • Grand Salon
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shops
  • Coffee Bar
  • Card Room
  • The Grill
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • Patio Bar
  • The Colonade
  • Sky Bar
  • Spa
  • Salon
  • Fitness Centre
  • Observation Bar
  • The Retreat

At Seabourn, we are passionate about travel. We believe that traveling for pleasure has a redemptive power that enriches people’s lives. And we believe that people should travel well.

Cruising on a Seabourn ship is unlike any other form of travel. The experience is luxurious, yet relaxed — elegant, yet casual — sumptuous, yet understated. Our intimate ships visit the most desirable destinations worldwide, sailing to the heart of landmark cities, as well as to hidden gems where larger vessels cannot follow.

Our ships attract interesting people, who seek to share experiences beyond the expected in places beyond the ordinary. Our acclaimed staff offers a unique style of heartfelt hospitality that is sincere, thoughtful and personal.

This is the Seabourn experience — a style of cruising we pioneered when the company introduced Seabourn Pride, our first 208-guest, all-suite ship in 1988. At the time, a cruise expert stated that “Seabourn is in a class by itself,” and that is still true today. Experience SEABOURN SIGNATURE DELIGHTS® – Our fleet of five graceful ships carry between 208 and 604 guests each, exclusively in ocean-view suites – many with verandas. Amenities include luxury spas, restaurant and bar service as well as a variety of entertainment. They are graciously served by nearly the same number of hand-picked crew, who are consistently ranked as the finest at sea, earning Seabourn honors as the World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line in surveys of readers by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.

In 2009, Seabourn again raised the bar with the debut of Seabourn Odyssey, hailed as “a game-changer for the ultra-luxury segment.” Although larger than the original Seabourn sisters, Seabourn Odyssey carries just 450 guests and offers a wealth of amenities made possible by the highest ratio of space per guest in the cruise industry, including the largest spa on any luxury ship and generous private verandas on 90 percent of her suites. Seabourn Odyssey has since been joined by two identical sisters, Seabourn Sojourn in 2010 and Seabourn Quest in 2011.

Our expanded fleet allows us to offer the award-winning Seabourn experience to more travelers, in more cruising regions than ever before. No matter where in our wide world you want to travel, we offer you the opportunity to see it all in perfect elegance and ease — to travel well — aboard the best small ships in the world.

The Seabourn Difference

** Intimate ships with no more than 300 suites A Seabourn ship is like a private club, where members share expansive open decks, inviting social spaces, and the personalized attention of an exceptional crew. ** Unique itineraries to must-see cities and hidden gems where larger ships cannot go Each cruise is a hand-picked collection of fascinating places, and each day brings a new opportunity for authentic discovery – another chance to explore your world in a personal and meaningful way. ** Intuitive, gracious service provided by a staff passionate about pleasing our guests It is supremely relaxing to be looked after by thoughtful hosts, whose knack for anticipating what you might like borders on the clairvoyant. ** Spacious, all-suite accommodations with sweeping ocean views — many with verandas Seabourn suites are thoughtfully appointed and inviting, designed as homes away from home with room to unwind or entertain. ** Open bars throughout the ship, and fine wines poured at lunch and dinner. Meet and mingle with fellow guests in a carefree atmosphere, where no one has to pick up the tab. ** All dining venues are complimentary — dine where, when and with whom you wish From casual to elegant, indoors, al fresco or in your suite, a range of choices invites you to be spontaneous. ** Gourmet dining experiences that rival the finest restaurants anywhere From French fries to foie gras, every dish served on Seabourn receives the expert attention of highly skilled and imaginative chefs. The finest ingredients are selected with care, perfectly prepared to your order, and served with pride. ** Complimentary welcome champagne and in-suite bar stocked with your preferences Soft drinks, beer and mineral water, complete glassware and your favorite wines or spirits are ready for your enjoyment or for entertaining. ** Tipping is neither required nor expected — service simply to delight you Our award-winning staff is driven only by their sincere desire to please, and with a smile that comes from the heart.

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