Rare and remote northern ports await you on this once-in-a-lifetime, 11-night transatlantic crossing aboard the Six-Star, All-Suite Silver Shadow. Cruise across the northern Atlantic Ocean to Dublin, Ireland, featuring port calls at Bar Harbor, Maine; Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada; and the picturesque island of Newfoundland, accessible only by small ship. Arrive in County Cork, Ireland, at the port village of Ringaskiddy, continuing up to Dublin. Optional excursions allow you to explore at your own pace. Complement your voyage with the New York Pre-Program and/or Dublin Post-Program Options.
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Day 1 Depart Home City/New York, New York/
Embark the ship
Day 2 New York, New York —Begin your journey in New York
City as you immerse yourself in the best the city has to
offer. Enjoy such included excursions as a tour of the
West Village or a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge.
Day 3 Boston, Massachusetts—Enjoy a day in the historic
city of Boston, where you can opt for such excursions as
walking the Freedom Trail, tours of historic Boston and
Cambridge or a panoramic Boston and Harbour Cruise.
Finish the day with the Captain’s Welcome Reception
on board the ship this evening.
Day 4 Bar Harbor, Maine—One of the first spots in the
United States to see the first slivers of honey-colored
light each morning, Bar Harbor was the escape of
choice for 19th-century elite who flocked here to indulge
in cool, salty sea breezes and sweeping coastal scenery.
Discover this elegant seashore town with a wander
along Shore Path, taking the looping stroll out along
the bay to spot the Porcupine Islands.
Day 5 Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada—At the heart of
the southwest coast of Nova Scotia lies the pretty little
town of Shelburne. Founded in 1873 by Loyalists fleeing
the American Civil War, it was briefly one of the largest
locales in North America, bigger even than Halifax or
Montreal. The story of Black Loyalists, who had been
promised their freedom in return for aiding the British
cause is told in the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre, which
can you opt to visit on this stop. Looking away from the
town at the picturesque bay, the Sandy Point Lighthouse
has been standing guard since it was built in 1873 and is
accessible on foot at low tide.
Day 6 Cruise the Atlantic Ocean—Enjoy a day at leisure
aboard the ship, where you may enjoy six-star amenities.
Day 7 St. John’s, Newfoundland—Colorful, white-trimmed
buildings splash a haze of beauty across the
spectacular Newfoundland coastline of St. John’s. The
province’s capital, St. John’s, is one of North America’s
oldest and most historically engaging places. It also
boasts an incredible history as the launch point for grand,
transatlantic voyages of the past.
Day 8-11 Cruise the Atlantic Ocean—Enjoy a day at leisure
aboard the ship, as you embark on a once-in-a-lifetime,
six-star cruise across the North Atlantic Ocean to Europe.
Day 12 Cork (Ringaskiddy), Ireland—The colorful, quirky
Rebel City of Cork, Ireland, is a bright and breezy blend
of easily-walkable charm and trademark stunning
Irish scenery. The second largest city in the Republic of
Ireland, Cork is the ultimate starting point for exploring
some of Ireland’s most dramatic western scenery.
Venture down to postcard-perfect Cobh or head just
west to Blarney Castle & Gardens to kiss the famous
Blarney Stone. Glorious coastal vistas of emerald-green
fields await along Ireland’s scenic, windswept coast.
Day 12 Dublin/Disembark ship/Return to home city