Cruising is back! In recent weeks, a number of cruise lines have released their itineraries for summer 2021 and beyond, ready for a return to cruise. We have gathered the cruise ships that have confirmed they will disembark this coming summer, featuring destinations across Europe such as the Mediterranean and the British Isles.
Who is sailing?
Currently, Celebrity Cruises, Seabourn, Silversea, Azamara, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises have announced itineraries, as presented in the following tables below:
|Cruise line||Itineraries||Sailing dates||Ships||Prices from||Available to book|
|Celebrity Cruises||The British Isles and Greek Isles||19th June to 29th October 2021||Celebrity Silhouette and
|To be confirmed||On sale now|
|Seabourn||Greek Isles||3rd July- 16th October 2021||Seabourn Ovation||To be confirmed||On sale now|
|Silversea||Greek Isles||From 18th June 2021||Silver Moon||To be confirmed||On sale now|
|Azamara||Greek Isles||From 28th August 2021||Azamara Quest||To be confirmed||On sale 11th May|
|Oceania Cruises||Europe||From 29th August 2021||Marina||To be confirmed||On sale now|
|Regent Seven Seas Cruises||To be confirmed||From 11th September 2021||Seven Seas Splendor||To be confirmed||On sale now|
Below highlights a detailed view of comparisons, to ensure you select your ideal cruise!
Sailing Dates and Duration
|Cruise Line||Sailing Dates||Number of Sailings||Duration|
|Celebrity Cruises||From 19th June||Celebrity Silhouette (10), Celebrity Apex (15)||3- to 8- nights|
|Seabourn||From 3rd July||Ovation (31)||7- to 14- nights|
|Silversea||From 18th June||Silver Moon||10-nights|
|Azamara||From 28th August||Azamara Quest||5-nights|
|Oceania Cruises||From 29th August||Marina||To be confirmed|
|Regent Seven Seas Cruises||From 11th September 2021||Seven Seas Splendor||7- to 10-nights|
Ship Passenger Capacity
|Cruise Line||Ships and Capacity*|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Silhouette (2,887), Celebrity Apex (2,918)|
|Silversea||Silver Moon (596)|
|Azamara||Azamara Quest (686)|
|Oceania Cruises||Marina (1,250)|
|Regent Seven Seas Cruises||Seven Seas Splendor (750)|
*This is full capacity. Ships will sail at a reduced capacity.
|Cruise Line||Policy Information|
|Celebrity Cruises||All guests must be fully vaccinated.|
|Seabourn||All guests must be fully vaccinated.|
|Silversea||All guests must be fully vaccinated|
|Azamara||All guests must be fully vaccinated|
|Oceania Cruises||To be confirmed|
|Regent Seven Seas Cruises||All guests must be fully vaccinated|
*Rules and regulations are subject to change alongside updated guidelines.
Celebrity Cruises Summer Sailings
Celebrity Silhouette and Celebrity Apex will be sailing from the British and Greek Isles on a series of 3- to 8- night cruises from the 19th June. Guaranteed unique experiences are provided on-board the newly renovated Silhouette, whilst the newest addition to the fleet, Apex, provides luxury and world-class facilities. With Silhouette visiting ports in the British Isles such as Southampton, Inverness, Liverpool, Belfast and more, this provides the perfect U.K getaway home from home. Whilst Apex will cruise the Greek Isles calling at Athens, Limassol, Rhodes, Mykonos, alongside other stunning destinations.
Seabourn Summer in Greece Sailings
Seabourn Ovation represents another addition to Seabourn’s small-ship cruise line series, which will be cruising to the Greek Isles starting 3rd July. Embarking on 7- to 14- night sailings calling at ports such as Athens, Paphos, Rhodes, Mykonos, and others, presenting the ultimate relaxation and scenic cruising experience.
Silversea Summer Getaways
Silversea has released its Greek Isles Summer getaways sailing Silver Moon, maintaining the small-ship intimacy alongside minimal environmental impact. Beginning 18th June Silver Moon will embark on a variety of itineraries across the Greek Isles, whilst showcasing the ships advanced facilities and elegant design.
Azamara Returns to Cruising
Azamara has recently announced their return to sailing with a collection of European cruises departing this summer. Azamara Quest will be offering a collection of Greek Isles cruises perfect for reuniting with cruise again!
Beginning from 28th August 2021, Azamara Quest will resume sailings with five back-to-back Country-Intensive Voyages and one Classic Mediterranean sailing, both seven days in length and with a total of 18 late-night stays in port.