Norwegian Cruise Line launches 2024 Europe travel season

Norwegian Cruise Line launches 2024 Europe travel season
Edited by Travel Weekly

    Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has launched its 2024 Europe travel season.

    During this northern hemisphere summer travel season, guests embarking on NCL cruises in Europe will have the opportunity to choose from 101 distinctive itineraries with 38 roundtrips and 63 sailings, calling in at 140  ports across Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Greek Isles and the Atlantic Coast.

    Additionally, guests can fully explore highlight destinations such as Istanbul, Turkey; Florence (Livorno), Italy and Reykjavik, Iceland with select itineraries offering overnight calls.

    Cruises will be departing from 13 homeports with New York City; Le Havre (Paris), France; and Oslo, Norway being three brand new options for NCL voyages to Europe. The Company will have a total of nine ships in the region, including its newest innovative vessels, Norwegian Prima and Norwegian Viva, as well as Norwegian Escape, which returns to Europe following its first successful season in 2022.

    Parthenon temple on a bright day. Acropolis in Athens, Greece, on a bright day illustrating NCL 2024 European season

    Parthenon temple on a bright day. Acropolis in Athens, Greece, on a bright day

    With an average of 10 hours in port, guests can explore at their leisure or choose from a wide range of shore excursions designed to provide guests with an in-depth experience of each destination.

    For more immersive experiences, NCL offers a unique collection of shore excursions including, Beyond Blueprints, where guests uncover the design secrets and stories of Europe’s most iconic architectural landmarks; Gourmet Tours, designed for the foodie-driven traveller allowing them to go behind the scenes of local cuisines; and Go Local, a selection of excursions inviting guests to unveil the everyday rhythms and customs of life in destinations.

    Family of four tourists in Amsterdam taking a selfie illustrating NCL 2024 European season

    Family of four tourists in Amsterdam taking a selfie

    Guests aiming to spend even more time in Europe and dive deeper into the rich history of the region can take advantage of NCL’s expanding Cruisetours program, a pre- or post-cruise-option that includes roundtrip flights, hotel stays, transportation and excursions. Cruisetours are currently available in 10 European destinations, such as Istanbul, Turkey; Paris, France; Barcelona, Spain; Reykjavik, Iceland; Rome and Venice, Italy, amongst others.

    “Europe continues to be in huge demand for Australian and New Zealand travellers and our offering is unparalleled. As we return to Europe this season, our goal remains the same—curating unmatched experiences for our guests in Europe’s most iconic and sought-after destinations.” says Ben Angell, vice president and managing director, Norwegian Cruise Line APAC.

    NCL 2024 European season includes Sagrada Familia illustrating NCL 2024 European season

    A family at the Sagrada Familia

    “With over 100 distinctive itineraries across 140 ports in Europe, more inclusive pricing and an extensive range of immersive excursions and extended time in port, a European cruise holiday offers unrivalled value with the convenience of being able to wake up in a new destination nearly every day.”


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