Two Continents Cruise & Tour

From $1499 (was $2998)

per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

20 Days

Includes all meals on cruise
Passport Required
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This cruise tour is truly a great combination - Discover 5 European ports on this 14-night cruise aboard the spectacular Norwegian Breakaway before arriving in the "New World." Explore New York, Atlantic City, Philadelphia, and finally the nation's capital, Washington D.C.!

About the Norwegian Breakaway: Launched in 2013 and one of Norwegian Cruise Line’s biggest ships, the Norwegian Breakaway combines the best of New York City with the most magnificent amenities at sea: Oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants and bars, 25 dining experiences, 13 bars & lounges, dazzling Broadway performances like Rock of Ages and Cirque Dreams, a sports complex, casino, shops, and many more.

Trip includes

  • 11-night Transatlantic Cruise: aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Breakaway

  • 4-nights Hotel Accommodations: 1-night stay in Copenhagen including breakfast and dinner; 3-night post-cruise land program with hotels. Based on twin/double accommodations in moderate hotels.

  • Meals: all meals on the cruise portion included; plus one breakfast and one dinner during stay in Copenhagen. Note: (B, L, D) as noted at the end of itinerary text indicates meals included for that day. All meals on cruise are included.

  • Baggage Handling: To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your tour for one piece of checked baggage per person.

  • Sightseeing: Special events as listed on the land portion.

  • Service: professional Tour Director

Activity Level

Moderate Activity Level
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Trip highlights

  • Visit Denmark, the Netherlands, England, Ireland, and the Azores Islands
  • Cross the Atlantic Ocean aboard a luxurious cruise ship with great onboard amenities
  • Discover New York, Atlantic City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. during the post-cruise program

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Two Continents Cruise & Tour

Tour Starts: Copenhagen

Tour Ends: Washington, D.C.

Day 1 & 2

Copenhagen, Denmark

After an overnight flight arrive in Copenhagen. One of Scandinavia's most vibrant destinations, Copenhagen has an enchanting heritage, including legendary heroes and poetic storybook tales! Join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner. (D)

First Hotel or similar

Day 3

Copenhagen, Denmark and Embarkation

Enjoy a city tour in the morning and visit the colorful Nyhavn canal district, the Amalienborg Palace Courtyard, and take a picture of the Little Mermaid Statue. Afterwards you will be transferred to the port, where you will board the Breakaway, your floating hotel for the next two weeks. (B)

Day 4

At Sea

As the Breakaway cruises from the Baltic Sea to the North Sea, take advantage of all the amenities on board at your own pace.

Day 5

Amsterdam, Netherlands (7:00 AM–4:00 PM)

Welcome to the "Venice of the Netherlands." Explore Amsterdam on your own or on one of the organized shore excursions: visit the Anne Frank House where Anne and her family lived in hiding during World War II or the Van Gogh Museum with its vast collection of paintings, or cruise the Grachtengordel district.

Day 6

Southampton, England (9:00 AM–8:00 PM)

Today's port of call is Southampton, which is located on the southern coast of England at an inlet where the rivers Test, Itchen, and Hamble flow into the sea. The port is perhaps most prominently known as the origin point of RMS Titanic's infamous maiden voyage to the New World. Archaeological finds suggest that the area has been inhabited since the Stone Age and was an important trade center over the centuries due to its strategic location on the English Channel and proximity to France and continental Europe. Artifacts in Southampton's Old Town, including a long stretch of unbroken medieval defensive walling and the 800 year old Bargate, serve as a fascinating reminder of the city's rich history. Join an optional excursion to Britain's capital city of London with famous Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, home of the British Royal Family.

Day 7

At Sea

Today relax, unwind and enjoy the fabulous amenities aboard the Breakaway.

Day 8

Cork, Ireland (8:00 AM–5:00 PM)

Ireland's third largest city is a wonderful walking city built on the River Lee. Visit Blarney Castle, one of Ireland's oldest and most historic castles. Explore and perhaps even climb the 125 steps of the spiral staircase, perhaps kiss the Blarney Stone, so you can, as tradition says, acquire the "Gift of the Gab." Or join another shore excursion that lets you experience Ireland's beautiful scenery, charming towns, flavors, and musical tradition.

Day 9 & 10

At Sea

As the Breakaway leaves the Celtic Sea behind and sails south into the Atlantic Ocean, enjoy two days at sea and live the "Freestyle Cruising" lifestyle.

Day 11

Ponta Delgada, Azores (8:00 AM–5:00 PM)

Today we visit Ponta Delgada, the largest city in the Azores, a group of nine volcanic islands belonging to Portugal. Located in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, 930 miles west of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, the Azores offer a mild climate along with miles of sandy beaches rimmed with vineyards and flower fields. Boasting many impressive churches, convents, and majestic white houses, visitors are constantly reminded of Ponta Delgada's wealthy and illustrious past, when the port was a crucial staging post between Europe and the New World during the Age of Discovery in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Day 12-16

Transatlantic Crossing

Recreate the glory of past days as you sail across the Atlantic Ocean and relive the Golden Age of Trans-Oceanic travel.

Day 17

Disembarkation in New York, and Atlantic City

Today the Breakaway arrives in New York. After disembarkation, discover the Big Apple during an included panoramic tour of the major sights including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, Central Park, and many more. Then continue to Atlantic City, the entertainment capital of Jersey Shore. Visit one of the casinos, stroll along the beachfront, or enjoy a show.

The Claridge Hotel or similar

Day 18

Philadelphia and Washington D.C.

Continue to Philadelphia, the cradle of American liberty, for a panoramic tour - see Independence National Historic Park, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and more. Then travel through picturesque Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Overnight close to Washington D.C.

Marriott Falls Church or similar

Day 19

Washington D.C.

Welcome to the nation's capital! Enjoy a half-day city tour and take in views of the monuments and historic locations as you learn all about the history and trivia that surrounds Washington D.C. The afternoon is at leisure - join one of the optional tours or wander off to explore this fascinating city on your own.

Marriott Falls Church or similar

Day 20

Depart for Home

Your adventure comes to an end today as you depart for home with lots of photos, stories, memories, and new friends to treasure!

Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tours vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights.

YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Inside Stateroom

Relax in lively style and smart sophistication. The Norwegian Breakaway's modern inside staterooms are highlighted with appointments like a TV, sitting area, and more. Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown.

Oceanview Stateroom

Experience comfort all around you. These stylish staterooms feature fine appointments, which are highlighted by nice touches and views of the ocean. Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown.

Balcony Stateroom

Soak in breathtaking views together or with the family. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to your own private balcony. Stylish and sophisticated appointments accent these modern rooms. Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown.

Norweigan Breakaway's Deck Plans

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