Saga Sapphire Christmas market cruise

This December get in the festive spirit with Saga Cruises’ Christmas markets cruise sailing on board Saga Sapphire from £649pp. Departing 3 December round trip from Southampton, calls on this six-day trip include Bremerhaven, Ijmuiden and Zeebrugge.

Elegant, timeless and relaxing, Saga Sapphire is a small ship carrying no more than 720 passengers, ensuring a delightfully intimate and welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy the informal ambience, spacious cabins and a host of exciting features. Imagine teeing off before afternoon tea in the ship’s very own crazy golf course before relaxing in the quirky Beach Club en route to another incredible destination.

Ijmuiden lies at the sea entrance to the Nordzee Kanaal about 18 miles west of Amsterdam city centre. It offers harbours and sea locks, arge beaches, dunes with hidden bunkers, a national park, a fort island, museums and an attractive boulevard. Ijmuiden Sea and Harbour museum is worth a visit while Holland’s most modern marina is situated at Ijmuiden’s main boulevard.

Zeebrugge is an important port city in Flanders, connecting Belgium’s intricate railway and canal transportation systems. It is the gateway to medieval Bruges, one of northern Europe’s most picturesque old cities and Brussels with its tree-shaded boulevards, splendid parks, imposing monuments, and beautiful buildings.

Both historic ports of call will look magical illuminated by festive lights and offer a vartiety of markets to help you get into the festive spirit.

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*Prices correct at time of publication.