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Lima, Peru Luxury Cruises

Lima is the capital and largest city of Peru, nestled in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín Rivers, within the central coastal region of the country. Founded in 1535, Lima mixes impressive historic buildings with modern, bustling districts, which generates the region’s unique character and charm. The city boasts a vibrant culture with a range of excellent restaurants, shops and bars situated across the centre of town. The region’s warm and mild climate, combined with an array of fascinating attractions and excursion possibilities, create an amazing local ambience which make Lima an exceptional and essential cruise destination.

Sightseeing in Lima

A diverse and intriguing range of attractions and excursions are available across the vibrant city of Lima. A variety of brilliant museums, including the excellent Museum of the Nation, are open to visitors across town, allowing a chance to learn more about Lima’s rich culture and renowned heritage. Sight-seeing tours of Lima can be arranged with various companies across the city including biking, walking and running tours to some of the region’s most prominent landmarks and attractions as well as Capital Culinaria Lima Gourmet Tours, which combine the main attractions of Lima with some of the city’s most popular culinary experiences. Other fabulous points of interest include:

The Historic Centre of Lima

The historic centre of Lima contains a plethora of fascinating structures and is one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations. Beautifully designed and constructed landmarks include the Balconies of Lima, the Archbishop Palace, the House of Aliaga, House of Odor and House of Pilatos. Prominent religious buildings in this part of the city are the Basilica of San Pedro and the Sanctuary and Monastery of Las Nazarenes

Cathedral of Lima

The most famous religious building in the historic city centre of Lima is the Monastery of San Fransisco. Located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown Lima, the cathedral dates back to 1535 and despite many reconstructions over the centuries, still retains its colonial architecture and facade. The cathedral boasts three extravagant main doorways and 14 impressive side chapels, some of which open up on the surrounding streets.

Monastery of San Francisco

The Monastery of San Francisco is also situated within the historic city centre of Lima and was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. The monastery was consecrated back in 1673 and also houses a fascinating library and catacombs. The building exhibits traditional Spanish Baroque style architecture and honours Jude the Apostle.

Shopping in Lima

Lively marketplaces are located on Av. La Marina and Av. Petit Thouars, selling a splendid range of gifts and souvenirs. Visitors interested in local music culture can also purchase a range of authentic Peruvian instruments such as charangos, quenas and anataras in several stores within the Calle Cantuarias area of the city.

Eating out in Lima

Ceviche is Peru’s national dish and therefore available in many restaurants across the city. A range of international cuisine is also served in most eateries around Lima, as well as an array of popular and familiar fast food meals.

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1 Santiago to Los Angeles
17 February 2019 - 20 nights

Santiago De Cuba, Cuba | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Iquique | Lima (Callao) | Salaverry | Guayaquil | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | San Juan Del Sur | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Cabo San Lucas | Los Angeles more

Fly Cruise£10199pp
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2 Papeete to Lima
02 March 2019 - 16 nights

Papeete, Tahiti | Raiatea | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Fakarava | Pitcairn Island | Hanga Roa, Easter Island | Lima (Callao) more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£3799pp
Cruise Only£2269pp
3 Lima to Buenos Aires
16 March 2019 - 21 nights

Lima (Callao) | Pisco | Iquique | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Punta Arenas, Chile | Ushuaia, Argentina | Port Stanley, Falkland Islands | Punta Del Este | Montevideo | Buenos Aires more

Fly Cruise£6499pp
Cruise Only£5519pp
4 Lima to New York
18 March 2019 - 18 nights

Lima (Callao) | Salaverry | Manta | Esmeraldas | Puerto Limon | Santo Tomas De Castilla | Roatan | Harvest Caye | Costa Maya | Miami, Florida, USA | Norfolk Island | New York | New York more

Fly Cruise£4669pp
Cruise Only£3799pp
5 Ultimate World Cruise
31 August 2019 - 244 nights

London (Greenwich), England | London (Greenwich), England | Dublin, Ireland | Liverpool | Holyhead | Belfast, Ireland | Ullapool, Scotland | Kirkwall, Orkaney Islands | Edinburgh (Scotland) | Invergordon, Scotland | Lerwick | Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faroe Islands | Reykjavik | Nanortalik | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadows, Canada | Saguenay, Quebec | Quebec City | Montreal | Montreal | Quebec City | Saguenay, Quebec | Gaspe, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston, Massachusetts | Boston, Massachusetts | New York | New York | New York | Hamilton, Bermuda | Hamilton, Bermuda | St. John's | Roseau, Dominica | Carambola Beach, Saint Kitts And Nevis | Philipsburg, St. Martin | Tortola, B.V.I. | Charlotte Amalie | San Juan | San Juan | San Juan | Bridgetown | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem | Parintins | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Recife | Salvador De Bahia | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Montevideo | Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires | Montevideo | Puerto Madryn | Stanley | Stanley | Ushuaia, Argentina | Punta Arenas, Chile | Puerto Chacabuco | Puerto Montt | Valparaiso | Valparaiso | Valparaiso | La Serena | Iquique | Arequipa | Pisco | Lima (Callao) | Quito (Manta) | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Puerto Quetzal | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | Los Angeles | Los Angeles | Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Bora Bora | Rarotonga, Cook Islands | Tongatapu, Tonga | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland | Auckland | Rotorua, New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Christchurch | Dunedin | Hobart | Melbourne | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday Island, Australia | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo, Indonesia | Bali | Semarang, Java | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Xiamen | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Haikou, China | Ho Chi Minh City | Manila | Ho Chi Minh City | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Koh Samui, Thailand | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | George Town, Malaysia | Colombo | Colombo | Kochi (Cochin) | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat | Aqaba | Luxor (Safaga) | Alexandria, Egypt | Valletta | Tunis (La Goulette) | Cagliari | Algiers | Murcia, Spain | Granada, Spain | Porto | Dover | London (Greenwich), England | London (Greenwich), England more

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6 Miami to Lima
01 November 2019 - 15 nights

Miami, Florida, USA | Port Antonio | Willemstad | Oranjestad | Santa Marta, Colombia | Cartagena, Colombia | Panama Canal | Manta | Guayaquil | Salaverry | Lima (Callao) | Lima (Callao) more

Fly Cruise£8359pp
Cruise Only£6729pp
7 Argentina, Chile & Peru
02 March 2020 - 21 nights

Buenos Aires | Montevideo | Punta Del Este | Port Stanley, Falkland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina | Ushuaia, Argentina | Punta Arenas, Chile | Chilean Fjords | Chilean Fjords | Puerto Chacabuco | Puerto Montt | Valparaiso | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Antofagasta, Chile | Antofagasta, Chile | Pisco | Lima (Callao) more

Fly Cruise£5189pp
Cruise Only£3819pp
8 Mystical Fjords
15 March 2020 - 20 nights

Lima (Callao) | Pisco | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Punta Arenas, Chile | Cape Horn | Ushuaia, Argentina | Port Stanley, Falkland Islands | Punta Del Este | Montevideo | Buenos Aires more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£5199pp
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9 Peru, Panama & Colombia
23 March 2020 - 13 nights

Lima (Callao) | Lima (Callao) | Cartagena, Colombia | Cartagena, Colombia | George Town | Havana | Havana | Miami, Florida, USA more

Fly Cruise£3659pp
Cruise Only£2499pp
10 Papeete to Lima (Callao)
07 April 2020 - 18 nights

Papeete, Tahiti | Papeete, Tahiti | Moorea , French Polynesia | Raiatea | Bora Bora | Rangiroa | Fakarava | Easter Island | Easter Island | Lima (Callao) | Lima (Callao) more

Exclusive to six star cruises
Fly Cruise£8549pp
Cruise Only£6639pp
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