Sail with us as we visit the trade ports of the 12th century where today you can observe the old world that has remained as it stands meshed in today's new world.  So much untouched beauty, history and a feast the wanderer, foodie and wine connoisseur. Dazzle as the remarkable bridge of Bordeaux raises to greet our ship, travel to the vineyard countryside, and the charming seaports of France and Spain.  All this, plus Silvana's exciting bridge program!*

FARES start at $9,599 without roundtrip business-class air; $11,999 including roundtrip business-class air

(All fares also include unlimited shore excursions, port fees, gov. taxes and all gratuities) 

Stateroom and fare rate card found here

 

What's included:

  • Our Fabulous Bridge Program exclusively for our Bridge Holidays guests*

  • All-Inclusive Cruise Fare

  • FREE Roundtrip Air with FREE Transfers Between Airport and Ship

  • FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions

  • FREE Unlimited Beverages, Including Fine Wines and Spirits

  • FREE Open Bars and Lounges Plus In-Suite Mini-Bar Replenished Daily

  • FREE Pre-Paid Gratuities

  • FREE Specialty Restaurants

  • FREE Unlimited WiFi

  • CONCIERGE AND HIGHER INCLUDE: FREE 1-Night Pre-Cruise Hotel 

  • PENTHOUSE AND HIGHER INCLUDE: FREE Personal Butler and more

*Participation in our fun-filled bridge groups is available only by booking direct with us at Bridge Holidays LLC

SPECIAL: BOOK BEFORE Sept 30th for $200 Shipboard Credit

Vintage France & Charms of Spain
London to London
May 23 - June 2, 2023
  10 Nights on Regent Seven Seas Splendor

The Ship: Regent Seven Seas Splendor

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Regent Seven Seas Splendor is the next iteration of luxury cruising, from her elegant décor to the crowning Regent Suite — she is luxury perfected.  Seven Seas Splendor is a work of art from bow to stern! Voted the most beautiful Ultra-Luxury vessel. It hosts only 732 passengers with almost one team member for each guest, placing service at the forefront of their culture.

 

No matter how large you choose to live on Seven Seas Splendor®, the same exceptional standards of design and comfort apply to every suite. Layouts range from 307 to 4,443 square feet (93.6 to 1,354.2 meters), and all include a walk-in closet, shower and bathtub in every suite and a furnished private balcony.

Besides our bridge program, days on board include testing your skills in the culinary workshop, staying fit with wellness classes, competing in bocce and other sports on Deck 12, relaxing at the pool, rejuvenating in their exquisite luxury spa, challenging yourself in daily Mensa quizzes & trivia, taking a chance in bingo, getting lost at the movies and enriching yourself with weekly guest lecturers. 

Evenings on board are filled with music and fun. Enjoy a rousing cabaret show, test your luck at the Casino, step onto the stage for karaoke or simply find a quiet place on deck to revel in the symphony of stars.

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TO BOOK THIS CRUISE:

Call us at:  516-626-9000 or 1-800-807-7009

E-mail:  cruises@bridgeholidays.com

In the unlikely event that Silvana and Rich Morici are unable to travel or attend scheduled functions due to illness or circumstances beyond our control, Bridge Holidays and/or Silvana and Rich Morici will not be liable, and no refunds for such inability to travel or attend functions and events will be owed by Bridge Holidays and/or Silvana and Rich Morici. Applicable cancellation penalties imposed by the cruise line will apply. Bridge Holidays will attempt to provide hosts of equal caliber.

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Imagine a most charming voyage & bridge!

May 23 - London (Southampton), England

Embark PM

Southampton is the largest city and port on the south coast of England. Tour the historic byways of Old Town with its Medieval walls and Tudor architecture. Spend an hour or two meandering along the pathways of Royal Victoria Country Park, picturesquely set along the waterfront on the grounds of a former military hospital where Florence Nightingale once worked. Southampton's maritime past can be explored by strolling along the Town Quay with its marina and lively bars and restaurants. It was here that the Titanic departed on its fateful journey and where the Mayflower sailed for the New World.

May 24 - St. Malo, France

8:30 AM to 7:45 PM

Explore this fascinating fortified town or discover the lovely medieval town of Dinan and its impressive clock tower and picturesque half-timbered houses. Drive along the rugged Brittany coast and savor the stunning view of mystical Mont St. Michel before wandering through its steep winding streets and the maze like abbey passages.

 

May 25 - St. Malo, France

9 AM to 7 PM

Explore the heart of this naval port, nestled in one of France’s most beautiful natural harbors. Named after the Iroise Sea, you can’t help but stand in awe for the Pont de l'Iroise bridge, which crosses the River Elorn. For another awe-inspiring experience visit Océanopolis, the only ocean discovery centre of its kind in Europe, with its enormous aquariums and a seal clinic. Visitors are welcomed to interact with some of the marine animals.

May 26 - Lorient, France

7 AM to 5 PM

Explore the historic, thriving fishing port of Lorient with colorful fishing boats and yachts coming and going. Visit the submarine base now home to a naval museum and authentic French Navy submarine. Then have a look at the Maison de l’Imprimeur, parts of which date back to the eighteenth century. Stroll over to Rue du Port and Rue de Liege for shopping. Look for handmade lace and linens, Quimpere pottery, and fleur de sel harvested nearby. Enjoy fresh Breton seafood and enjoy a glass of wine as you drink in the history of Lorient’s dynamic surroundings.

May 27 - Bordeaux (Le Verdon), France

6 AM to 9 AM

At the mouth of the Gironde Estuary is the port of Le Verdon—the gateway to Bordeaux, one of the premier wine regions in France. Fertile vineyards and low rising hills produce just the right ingredients for delectable wine offerings. The area boasts some of the finest bordeaux, cabernet sauvignon and merlot in the world. And even beyond the wine, the area has quite impressive museums, architecture, beaches and nightlife.

 

May 27 - Bordeaux, France (overnight)

2:30 PM 

Bordeaux is located near the European Atlantic coast, in the north of the Aquitaine region in France. The city is built on a bend of the river Garonne, with the city literally divided into two parts. The world's wine capital, Bordeaux has about 60 appellations, 9,000 wine-producing châteaux, and 13,000 grape growers. The medieval village of St-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Bordeaux’s most famous wine appellations and a short ride away.  There you can visit a Grand Cru chateau for a wine tasting at some of the most famous vineyards.

May 28 - Bordeaux, France

Depart 1 PM

May 29 - Biarritz (Saint-Jean-De-Luz), France 

8 AM to 11 PM 

Tucked in France’s Côte Basque, Biarritz first came to prominence in the mid-19th century when Napoleon III built a summer palace here for his wife, Empress Eugenie. The oceanside palace is now the esteemed Hotel du Palais, a landmark for the dynamic, beach-rimmed Biarritz. Biarritz also has an urbane personality and museums dedicated to everything from Asian art to chocolate. Pedestrian-friendly Biarritz is lined with fashion boutiques and shops selling French cheeses, wine, porcelain dolls, and Basque tablecloths. Enjoy Basque-influenced cuisine such as veal stew, cured ham dishes, tapas and foie gras.

 

May 30 - Bilbao, Spain 

7 AM to 11 PM 

Bilbao straddles the Bilbao or Nervión River some 15 miles from the Cantabrian Seacoast. An industrial city, the metropolitan area ranks among Spain's most important commercial and financial centers. Proximity to the sea and early discovery of vast mineral deposits led to the development of the port. The modern city center is El Ensanche (literally "the expansion"). Possibly the newest source of great local pride is the remarkable Guggenheim Museum-Bilbao.

 

May 31- Gijon, Spain 

8 AM to 6 PM 

The beautiful beaches of Gijon are singular in their own right. Yet, for art lovers and historians, there is plenty to do in and around the city as well. Namely, there are several uniquely themed museums, including the Campo Valdés Roman Baths, considered one of the most important Roman remains in northern Spain. Visit the aquarium, the botanical gardens or simply stroll through the streets of Cimavilla, the oldest part of Gijon. Gijon offers several shopping districts and a Ecological and Crafts Market with environmentally friendly products.

 

June 1 - Cruising the Bay of Biscay

June 2 - London (Southampton), England

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