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Atlantic Africa & Europe

Ship: Nautica  
Departure: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Nights: 34 nights
Departs: Cape Town
Returns: Le Havre
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
34
Nights
Days at Sea
14
Sea Days
Ports
21
Ports
Countries Visted
14
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Atlantic Africa & Europe

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Cape Town, South Africa Embark 9:00 PM
    View of Cape Town, South Africa

    Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was the first European settlement in South Africa, and today is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Pristine beaches, sheltered bays and secluded coves encircle the majestic might of Table Mountain, a World Heritage Site and home to some 8,500 species of flowers. Be sure to get to the top of the mountain by taking the Table Mountain Cableway and absorb the fascinating views. Read more about Cape Town, South Africa

    2 Wednesday, May 22, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    3 Thursday, May 23, 2024 Luderitz, Namibia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Luderitz, Namibia

    Luderitz is a quirky town lodged in one of the best harbours on the least hospitable coast of Africa. Its appeal as a town lies in the fact that little hasn’t changed since the early 20th century. There are many historic buildings in Luderitz including the Deutsche Afrika Bank, the Railway Station, the Old Post Office, and the Church on the rocks. Read more about Luderitz, Namibia

    4 Friday, May 24, 2024 Walvis Bay, Namibia 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Walvis Bay, Namibia

    Walvis Bay, Namibia, lies on the Atlantic coast where the desert dramatically meets the sea, and has long been a haven for sea vessels because of its natural deepwater harbour protected by the Pelican Point sand spit. This is the only harbour along the 1350km Namibian coast, hence important historically to vessels rounding the Cape of Good Hope, discovered in 1485. Variously coming under British, German and South African control, The Republic of Namibia became independent in 1990, and Walvis Bay came under its control in 1994. Read more about Walvis Bay, Namibia

    5 Saturday, May 25, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    6 Sunday, May 26, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    7 Monday, May 27, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    8 Tuesday, May 28, 2024 São Tomé , Sao Tome and Principe 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of São Tomé , Sao Tome and Principe

    São Tomé (Portuguese: “Saint Thomas”) is a port on the island of the same name, one of two that constitute the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, a small island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa. In Africa’s second smallest country, this capital city is by far that nation's largest town, tranquil and pleasant with a relaxed, Portuguese-Creole atmosphere. After sundown it is dark with no street lights, so it's a good idea to try and cram as much activity into the day as possible. Read more about São Tomé , Sao Tome and Principe

    9 Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    10 Thursday, May 30, 2024 Lome, Togo 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Lome, Togo

    Lome is the capital of Togo, West Africa. Located on the Gulf of Guinea, it is the country's administrative and industrial centre and its chief port. The dock is not within walking distance to town, so shuttle buses are provided. Read more about Lome, Togo

    11 Friday, May 31, 2024 Takoradi, Ghana 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Takoradi, Ghana

    Takoradi is an important deepwater seaport situated on the gulf of Guinea in southern Ghana. Although older and larger, it actually combined with its sister city Sekondi in 1946, and today, known as Sekondi-Takoradi, is the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. It is also unofficially called the Oil City of Ghana, due to the massive oil discoveries in the western region of Ghana. Read more about Takoradi, Ghana

    12 Saturday, June 1, 2024 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

    Abidjan is the biggest and most important city of Cote d’Ivoire, and has historically been the economic power base of the region. The city stands in Ebrie Lagoon, on several converging peninsulas and islands, connected by bridges, facing south to the Gulf of Guinea. It boasts a large selection of restaurants, as well as a range of fascinating places to visit. Read more about Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

    13 Sunday, June 2, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    14 Monday, June 3, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    15 Tuesday, June 4, 2024 Banjul, Gambia 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Banjul, Gambia

    Banjul, the capital of Gambia, is a seaport town located on St Mary’s Island where the Gambia River enters the ocean. The island is connected to the mainland to the west and the rest of Greater Banjul Area via bridges. There are also ferries linking Banjul to the mainland at the other side of the river. Read more about Banjul, Gambia

    16 Wednesday, June 5, 2024 Dakar, Senegal 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Dakar, Senegal

    Dakar, the western-most city on the African mainland, is a very French capital and the largest city of Senegal. A feverish city that brims with life, together with its beautiful tree-lined boulevards, results in it having the most European atmosphere of any city on the continent. To get an excellent view of the city visit Les Mamelles Lighthouse that was built in 1864 and located on a small volcanic hill. Read more about Dakar, Senegal

    17 Thursday, June 6, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    18 Friday, June 7, 2024 Porto Grande, Cabo Verde 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Porto Grande, Cabo Verde

    The almost lunar volcanic islands that form the Cape Verde archipelago lie about 500 km off the Senegal coast. Although the isles may be African geographically speaking, they have retained a strong Latin flavour. Porto Grande, the port for the capital Mindelo, is on the windward isle of Sao Vicente and is home to over 90% of the island’s inhabitants. Read more about Porto Grande, Cabo Verde

    19 Saturday, June 8, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    20 Sunday, June 9, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    21 Monday, June 10, 2024 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    Santa Cruz de Tenerife (commonly known as Santa Cruz) is the capital the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. The port is of great importance and is the communications hub between Europe, Africa, and the Americas, with cruise ships arriving from many nations. Not surprisingly, the city has a real cosmopolitan mix due to immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Western Europe. Read more about Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    22 Tuesday, June 11, 2024 Lanzarote, Spain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Lanzarote, Spain

    Lanzarote, the easternmost of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, lies about 125 km off the African coast. Due to its mild, dry climate it is regarded as a perfect year-round destination. Lack of erosion means that the volcanic landscape appears much as it did just after past eruptions. Read more about Lanzarote, Spain

    23 Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Agadir, Morocco 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Agadir, Morocco

    Agadir is a city in southern Morocco, surrounded by the Sahara Desert, natural parks and beaches. It is not typical of traditional Morocco as it has large buildings, wide roads, European-style cafés and modern hotels, because it was rebuilt after a major earthquake in 1960. The delightful beaches are extremely popular, while many visitors enjoy the local cuisine at restaurants that offer authentic Morrocan and French Moroccan fusion dishes. Read more about Agadir, Morocco

    24 Thursday, June 13, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    25 Friday, June 14, 2024 Lisbon, Portugal 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Lisbon, Portugal

    Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, lies in the western Iberian Peninsula aside the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. As one of the oldest cities in the world, it is rich in Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Modern and Post-Modern constructions. The city is also crossed by historical boulevards and monuments along the main thoroughfares. Read more about Lisbon, Portugal

    26 Saturday, June 15, 2024 Oporto, Portugal 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Oporto, Portugal

    Located in the scenic estuary of the Douro River with swathes of vineyards clinging to the hills, Oporto - aka Porto - is Portugal's second largest metropolis, and one of Europe's most charismatic cities. The city is home to monuments by leading world architects from the past and the present, and some fantastic baroque carvings. Then there’s the world-famous sweet wine, and Ribeira - Its historical centre - that was awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO. Read more about Oporto, Portugal

    27 Sunday, June 16, 2024 El Ferrol, Spain 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of El Ferrol, Spain

    El Ferrol is a city and a naval station located on the Atlantic coast of NW Spain. Perhaps best known for its spectacular Easter week celebrations, with the town’s maritime and military tradition reflected in a procession through the streets, and with statues of the saints being carried to the rhythm of drums and musical bands. Those interested in archaeology will be fascinated by the nearby existence of prehistoric human settlements, an abundance of burial chambers, megalithic monuments, and Petroglyphs. Read more about El Ferrol, Spain

    28 Monday, June 17, 2024 Bilbao, Spain 8:00 AM 2:30 PM
    View of Bilbao, Spain

    Bilbao, situated on the estuary of Bilboa in the north-central part of Spain, is a bustling city that epitomises the merger of the modern and the historical, as modern architects erect new buildings next to 19th-century structures. Thanks to its history and location, Bilbao is a magnificent ‘cocktail’ where architecture, tradition, character, and history, are blended to offer the visitor endless leisure and culture opportunities. With the railway connecting Bilbao and the coastal neighbourhood of Las Arenas, the city became a popular beach destination, but it was the inauguration of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao - a true masterpiece - in 1997 that gave the tourism industry its real impetus. Read more about Bilbao, Spain

    29 Tuesday, June 18, 2024 Bordeaux
    30 Tuesday, June 18, 2024 Bordeaux, France 6:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Bordeaux, France

    Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in SW France. It is the world’s major wine industry capital, while the historic part of the city is on the UNESCO Heritage List due to its elegant18th century architecture. It has become a sought-after destination for both tourists and cinema production crews. Read more about Bordeaux, France

    31 Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Bordeaux, France 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Bordeaux, France

    Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in SW France. It is the world’s major wine industry capital, while the historic part of the city is on the UNESCO Heritage List due to its elegant18th century architecture. It has become a sought-after destination for both tourists and cinema production crews. Read more about Bordeaux, France

    32 Thursday, June 20, 2024 Cork (Cobh)
    33 Friday, June 21, 2024 Cork, Ireland 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cork, Ireland

    Cork is the principal city and administrative centre of County Cork, situated in the SW of Ireland. County Cork has earned the nickname of ‘the Rebel County’, while Corkonians often refer to the city as the ‘real capital of Ireland’ and themselves as the ‘Rebels’. It began on an island in the swampy estuary of the River Lee, and gradually climbed up the steep banks on either side. Read more about Cork, Ireland

    34 Saturday, June 22, 2024 Dublin, Ireland 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Dublin, Ireland

    This capital and largest city of Ireland is situated on the mid-east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dublin has more green spaces per square kilometre than any other European capital city, with 97% of city residents living within 300 meters of a park area. But Dublin’s greatest draw remains Dubliners themselves, both native-born and blown in. Read more about Dublin, Ireland

    35 Sunday, June 23, 2024 Paris (Le Havre)
    36 Monday, June 24, 2024 Le Havre, France 6:00 AM Disembark
    View of Le Havre, France

    Le Havre is a city in the NW of France, situated on the right bank of the mouth of the Seine River and 170 km from Paris. Best known for being the ferry terminal for the English Channel crossings, it should not be quickly dismissed. This city was devastated during WWII, but was rebuilt in modernist style and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. Read more about Le Havre, France

  • Ship

    Nautica Overview

    Nautica

    4.6
    (from 5 verified customers)

    Refurbished in 2014 the 30,277 GT Nautica carries just 684 passengers. This is a ‘small ship’ boasting many big-ship features. Dress is informal in a luxurious setting, with an accent on personalised service and top cuisine.

  • Cabins

    Nautica Cabins

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Nautica Penthouse on the Nautica

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, PH1, PH2, PH3

    Average Cabin Size – 36.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 14.6 m2

    Size: 1,000 sq. ft. / 93 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar. 24-hour Butler service in all suites. Bulgari amenities. Free room service menu 24 hours a day. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Wireless Internet access. Free laundry service ndash; up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority 11am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. 24 hour Butler Service. Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of your choice of premium spirits and wines from the suite beverage menu (certain limitations apply). Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPadreg; upon request for your enjoyment on board. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Nautica Verandah on the Nautica

    Cabin Types

    A1, A2, A3, B1, B2

    Average Cabin Size – 16.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 216 sq. ft. / 20 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar. 24-hour Butler service in all suites. Bulgari amenities. Free room service menu 24 hours a day. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Wireless Internet access. Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from the Grand Dining Room. Free laundry service ndash; up to 3 bags per stateroom. Priority Noon ship embarkation. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPadreg; upon request for your enjoyment on board (limited availability). Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Nautica Oceanview on the Nautica

    Cabin Types

    C1, C2, D, S

    Average Cabin Size – 15.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 165 sq. ft. / 15 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Nautica Inside on the Nautica

    Cabin Types

    F, G

    Average Cabin Size – 14.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 160 sq. ft. / 14 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Nautica

    Legend

    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Obstructed Views
    • Elevator
    • Restrooms
    • Launderette
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    Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises Ship: Nautica Departure: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Nights: 34 nights Departs: Cape Town Returns: Le Havre

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