Carnival Cruise Lines has announced its widest range of European itineraries ever next year.

The 2,680-passenger Carnival Legend (pictured above) will offer the line’s first Norwegian fjords itinerary and its first extended programme from the UK, as well as cruises to the Baltic, Mediterranean and British Isles, beginning in spring 2013.

Carnival Legend’s schedule will encompass 12-day voyages to Norway/Western Europe, the British Isles and the Baltic departing from Dover, along with 12-day Mediterranean cruises departing from Venice, Barcelona and Dover.

In total, Carnival Legend will operate 17 European cruises between April 22 and Oct. 31, 2013, visiting 34 ports across 18 countries.

“We’re very excited about the Carnival Legend’s 2013 European Programme, particularly the wide array of voyages to the Baltic, Norway and British Isles, offered from Dover,” said Adolfo Perez, managing director, Carnival Cruise Lines – UK.

“These cruises visit a variety of interesting and beautiful ports and offer Brits a fun and convenient holiday option departing from the UK,” he added.

Prices for a Norway/Western Europe, British Isles Cruises Round-Trip from Dover start at £879pp.

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