Celebrity Europe Cruises
Celebrity Cruise Line has made its mark as the line of "modern luxury," combining the elegance of traditional premium cruising with exceptional onboard activities and entertainment. Since it first set sail in 1989, Celebrity has set the standard for an expansive set of accommodations, quality service and world-class cuisine. Celebrity Cruises sets itself apart with vacations available on every continent in more than 260 destinations, the highest level of onboard service, and partnerships with XBOX, Apple, Top Chef and Canyon Ranch Spa Club.
Celebrity Cruises Ships
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5 Celebrity Cruises Ships
Celebrity Europe Cruises Destinations
Europe is full of must-see cities, and Celebrity Cruise Line visits most of them. Whether you want to see the U.K., Italy, Spain and Greece or step outside your comfort zone in lesser-known Estonia, Malta or Gibraltar, a Celebrity European Cruise or Celebrity Mediterranean Cruise can get you there. Once there, you can soak up the ornate architecture, listen in to the sweet sound of romance languages, and eat rich, authentic food. Sail along the French Riviera and Adriatic Sea, through Italy and the Greek Isles, or discover Scandinavia along the Norwegian Fjords. Sample itineraries include:
- Amsterdam, Berlin, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm
- Rome, Sicily, Mykonos, Ephesus, Rhodes, Santorini, Athens, Naples
- Amsterdam, Cork, Dublin, Liverpool, Belfast, Lerwick, Loch Ness
- Rome, Nice, Cannes, Marseille, Barcelona, Sicily, Corfu, Kotor, Ravenna
Celebrity Europe Cruise Ships
Celebrity Cruise Line ships are all marked by the iconic "X" - the symbol of modern luxury. Cruisers new and seasoned alike will enjoy the pampering, engaging environment of a Celebrity Cruises ship. Each vessel is designed with a cool, contemporary design set in a warm yet airy ambiance. All Celebrity ships sailing to Europe are Solstice Class, exemplifying Celebrity's emphasis on stunning design, engaging activities and luxurious amenities.
Look forward to enjoying these exceptional on-board features on your Celebrity Cruise to Europe:
- "Lawn Clubs" - an industry first, with a country club-esque venue filled with real, growing grass for guests to play lawn games, practice their put or lay out under the stars
- AquaClass room options, designed with spa lovers in mind
- The Art Studio - a place to learn drawing, painting and beading from experts, as well as take culinary-themed classes
- iPads available to rent
- 24-hour room service
- 90% of the ships' staterooms offer outside views, and 85% have verandas
All of Celebrity Cruises' staterooms are artfully designed with luxurious accommodations, whether you are in a modest inside cabin or an over-the-top Suite Class room. The latter includes a personal butler and access to a private restaurant and exclusive lounge, where you can relax with a cocktail in hand. Whichever stateroom you choose, expect friendly, personalized service (Celebrity has a guest-to-staff ratio of nearly 2:1), as well as 100% cotton linens and plush down comforters and pillows, twice-daily maid service and complimentary beach towel service.
Celebrity Europe Shore Excursions
Celebrity Exclusives offer guests immersive experiences meant to awaken the senses and provide a hands-on taste of each destination. These once-in-a-lifetime adventures are intimate, unique, and unforgettable. Onboard, you can speak to a destination concierge who can customize any experience to your taste.
Trips you can take on a Celebrity Cruise to Europe include:
- Hot air balloon rides over the Tuscan countryside
- Fashion forward in Barcelona - Exploring haute couture fashion and indulging in Spanish cuisine
- Ferrari Adventure in Cannes
- Sultan for a Day in Istanbul
- Slovenian Truffle Hunt and Bric Winery Visit
Dining & Drinks on Celebrity Europe Cruises
Celebrity Cruise Line knows your food preferences can change at the drop of a hat - that's why they offer an array of options to suit your taste each moment. If you're looking for a traditional, elegant meal, head to the main dining room, equipped with fine china, linens and crystal, in addition to stunning ocean views. You'll be waited on by an attentive European-trained staff and served award-winning cuisines. All of Celebrity Cruises' dining options offer menus created by Michelin-starred chef Cornelius Gallagher and use the freshest of ingredients, locally sourced from the regions you visit. In the mood for casual dining? Check out a themed buffet, gourmet pizza bar or poolside grill.
Whether you want sushi or Italian, fancy or casual, or to eat inside versus al fresco, Celebrity has a restaurant for you.
Dining options include:
- Qsine, a "uniquely unordinary" specialty restaurant
- Tuscan Grille, a Napa Valley-meets-Italian-themed-steakhouse
- Bistro on Five, a lively creperie
- Murano, a contemporary take on French cuisine
- Sushi on Five, traditional sushi and Japanese staples
- The Porch, raw bar and fresh seafood
On a Celebrity Cruise to Europe, no detail is left unchecked. Each bar has been designed to match your mood and occasion, and some even reflect the regions visited. To keep menus up-to-date, Celebrity works with Mixologists from the brands served, and employs a creative and passionate staff. Celebrate an anniversary or retirement at the first-ever "World Class Bar" or indulge your inner hipster at the Gastrobar.
Celebrity Beverage Program Fast Facts:
- Premium, Classic and Standard packages available
- Far reaching packages can be used in the main restaurant, any specialty restaurant, casual dining restaurants, and buffet, plus all bars and lounges
- Taste of the Vineyards wine package - Choose 3, 5, or 7 bottle packages to receive international wines by the bottle
- Stateroom Bar Setup - Get your favorite bottle of spirits, along with ice and mixers, sent directly to your room
Activities & Entertainment on Celebrity Europe Cruises
While you're sailing from one port to the next, you'll have plenty of ways to occupy your time on board. Cruise ship staples get a twist on Celebrity Cruise Line: production shows like Elyria, an adults-only fairytale; iMagic, a family affair that brings magic tricks into the next century; "Reigning Rocks," a British rock glam meets royal fashion celebration; and Indulgence, an all-senses-awakened experience where performances spring up around you as you enjoy cocktails and delectable dishes.
Top Chef fans will love Celebrity's "Quickfire Challenges," brought to you through a partnership with Bravo's Emmy Award-winning show. This partnership also produces "Top Chef Night," an evening in the main restaurant with a menu featuring delicious courses created by the real-life contestants on Bravo's Top Chef.
Music buffs can enjoy tunes throughout the ship - live jazz concerts take place at The Lawn Club, while DJs and percussionists liven up the Solarium, turning it into a late-night dance club for Celebrity's Liquid parties.
Wondering what casino games are onboard? While they vary by ship, all of Celebrity Cruise Line's Fortunes Casinos offer a classy atmosphere and clean, smoke-free environment. The Las-Vegas style games come with custom limits and better odds; you can even play in tournaments on select cruises. Some of the hot slots and table games available include:
- Three Card Poker
- Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em
- Craps Table
Walk off a Celebrity Cruise to Europe feeling energized and looking your best with Canyon Ranch Spa Club. Canyon Ranch is a full-service health and wellness center. Hit the gym solo or join a fitness class. Schedule an appointment with a nutritionist or utterly relax with a firming sea salt body scrub, detoxifying ritual or eastern Abhyanga massage - the choice is yours! Don't worry about leaving ungroomed - facials, nail and hair care are available onboard, too.
Trying to unplug? Celebrity's unique "Take Care of YourSelfie" will be perfect for you. New York Times best-selling author Randi Zuckerberg helped create a program that encourages a healthy tech-life balance. There are five specially designed spa and fitness experiences, as well as seven shore excursions around the world dedicated to the Take Care of YourSelfie movement.
Celebrity Europe Cruises Children's Programs
Celebrity Cruise Line's award-winning travel experience includes kids and teen-tailored activities too. Experienced youth staff members lead programs separated by age:
- Toddler Time, kids under 3
- Fun Factory, kids 3-11
- X Club, teens
Teens will love iTake, a video project made for aspiring Hollywood creatives and documentarians. After brainstorming storyboards for short videos, teens are armed with GoPros and let loose. They can film anywhere, even underwater! After filming, they will learn how to edit videos in the tech-friendly "Celebrity iLounge," and will be recognized for their work in the XClub Film Festival & Award Ceremony.
For families in need of child care, additional services are available for $6/hour while the ship is in port and during evenings. These take places during lunch hours (12pm to 2pm), dinner hours (5pm to 7pm) and at slumber party time (10pm-1am).
Classes & Enrichment on Celebrity Europe Cruises
Vacations are a time for rest, but they are also a chance to spark your curiosity by learning something new. That's why Celebrity Cruise Lines offers its CelebrityLife enrichment series. These vary by ship, but current programs include a "Let's Dance" series, an Environmental Programming discussion, and a Self-Guided Art Tour using an iPad. You can also prepare for the next port of call by attending presentations from the "Beyond the Podium" series, designed to let you make the most of your time on shore. Or, prioritize your health and sign up for a chiropractic session, acupuncture or gait analysis.
Celebrity Europe Cruises Past Guests
Have you sailed on a Celebrity Cruise Ship before? You may be eligible for the Celebrity Captain's Club, which rewards cruisers on an increasing scale each time they cruise. Members are invited to private events, given exclusive offers and upgrades, preferential debarkation, and more. If you are a member, be sure to let your Cruise Specialist know when you are booking your next vacation to ensure possible discounts and upgrades are included. Past Passenger Discounts must go through a live person, so give us a call when you want to book!
Accessibility on Celebrity Europe Cruises
Celebrity's commitment to excellence in cruising extends to all, including guests with specific needs. Wheelchair-accessible staterooms are available upon request, and each ship boasts wide corridors that allow for 180-degree turns in wheelchairs. All public rooms have gradual-incline entrances, and wheelchair assistance for embarkation and debarkation is complimentary.
Celebrity Cruise Line has achieved Autism Friendly Cruise Line status after completing Autism Friendly Certification with Autism on the Seas. Celebrity Cruises has achieved both bronze and silver level across its fleet, meaning all required autism-friendly products and services are in place and all Youth staff are trained on autism awareness.