Mediterranean Highlights - 14 nights, Sep 2018

Q826 leaving Southampton for 14 nights from 14 September to 28 September 2018 on board Queen Elizabeth

Inside Staterooms from
$2,149
per person
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Make a chic 14-night sweep around the Mediterranean. Near Cadiz explore Seville and its Alcazar, before Barcelona showcases its Sagrada Familia. Villefranche on the French Riviera leads to ancient Rome and clifftop Sorrento. Sardinia and Gibraltar illuminate the way home.

Staterooms & Fares

Big Balcony Event

Balcony Stateroom guests receive Free Onboard Credit^, Grill Suite guests receive Free Drinks♦ and Free Gratuities‡

Terms & conditions apply

Taxes, fees and port expenses of $96.2 are additional.

  • Queen Elizabeth

    Christened by her namesake, Her Majesty The Queen in October 2010, Queen Elizabeth is renowned for her comfort and luxury. Her sophisticated and spacious interior offers everything you’d wish for on board.

  • View Ports & Excursions

    Learn more about the itinerary of this cruise and possible shore excursions available at each port.

On Board Speakers

Eric Flounders
Eric Flounders - Maritime Historian

Eric Flounders spent 27 years as Cunard's public relations manager. Two decades of answering esoteric questions from the public has given him a good insight into Cunard's fascinating history.

Eric joined Cunard as public relations manager in 1984, a post he held until he retired. He has given regular talks on the history of Cunard in schools, company seminars, universities, clubs, travel agents, Carnival UK Staff and societies as part of his public relations post for Cunard. He has lectured on board QE2 several times and was a local councillor for 16 years.

Speakers may be subject to change.
Rick Reynolds
Rick Reynolds - Aviator & Concorde Expert

Hear about the legendary Concorde from one of the fleet's former pilots, Rick Reynolds. Rick's fun and lively talks convey the thrill of flying the world's most famous supersonic aircraft, and cover the events which culminated in the final grounding of Concorde.

Rick has flown a BAC 1-11 jet, a Boeing 757, and the Boeing 767 long-haul. In Nov 1996 he was thrilled to hear his bid to fly Concorde had been successful and he flew supersonic until the fleet was retired in 2000. Rick was promoted to Captain on the Boeing 757 / 767 which he continued to pilot both short- and long-haul until his early retirement in 2010.

Speakers may be subject to change.
Tony White
Tony White - Criminology

A former senior police officer, Tony White went on to serve as a United Nations drug control chief. This role encompassed various global responsibilities across areas such as drug trafficking, money laundering and alternative development.

For four years, Tony then worked as a European Commission pre-accession adviser to the governments of the Czech Republic and Poland on measures to improve financial regulation and counter money laundering. His illuminating talks cover a range of subjects including the tale of the humble opium poppy, from ancient times to today, taking in the Opium Wars and a few famous characters along the way. Tony also examines the history and myths surrounding the coca bush and marijuana plant, and the increasing development of synthetic drugs.

Speakers may be subject to change.
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Relax, Discover and Delight

  • Welcome
    Welcome

    Feel welcome the moment you step on board. You'll feel the warmth of that first welcome when you embark into the Grand Lobby. Cunard is all about doing everything the right way to ensure that each aspect of your time on board exceeds your expectations.

  • The pool
    The pool
    09:45 Right now on board Queen Elizabeth
  • Cafe Carinthia
    Cafe Carinthia

    Succumb to the varieties of fragrant specialty teas, rich aromatic coffees and indulgent pastries while overlooking the beautiful Grand Lobby in Cafe Carinthia.

  • Promenade deck
    Promenade deck

    Wake yourself up with a brisk walk or breezy jog around our promenade deck.

  • Daytime at your pace
    Daytime at your pace

    Every day of your cruise is an invitation, an opportunity. There's always something new to try, from fencing, to watercolour painting, to short mat bowls. Or you could simply indulge in doing no more than relaxing on deck, taking it all in.

  • White Star Service
    White Star Service

    White Star Service is something you'll experience from your first moment on board. How do we describe it? It's the warmth of that first welcome, the white-gloved hand that serves fresh fruit, or afternoon tea, and the polite yet friendly greeting in the corridor. It's a service so discreet you barely notice it, yet is always ready to help.

  • Breakfast
    Breakfast

    How will you take your breakfast this morning? Perhaps a fresh croissant from the King's Court buffet, a delicious hot meal in your allocated restaurant or you may even want to take breakfast in the comfort of your own stateroom. It's up to you.

  • Exciting menus
    Exciting menus

    Our specially-designed menus are always fresh and exciting, whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner or something in between.

  • Royal Spa
    Royal Spa

    Whichever shores you seek out in the company of Queen Elizabeth, her Royal Spa by Elemis invites you on a blissful journey thanks to its range of innovative and indulgent treatments, massages and fitness services.

  • Games deck
    Games deck

    Take advantage of the warm weather up on the Games Deck and enjoy a game of shuffleboard or croquet.

  • Shopping
    Shopping

    Once you've had lunch, why not enjoy a spot of shopping in the Royal Arcade, which presents famous brands and chic designer boutiques in uncrowded elegance on Deck 3.

  • Special occasions
    Special occasions

    Every Cunard voyage is a memorable event in its own right, which is exactly why so many guests choose to celebrate important events such as birthdays, anniversaries or weddings on board. Whatever your reason to celebrate, we can help make your special occasion even more memorable with our range of unique celebration and gift packages.

  • Music
    Music

    Spend the afternoon relaxing as you listen to live music.

  • Afternoon Tea
    Afternoon Tea

    Soon enough after lunch, it'll be time for our famous Afternoon Tea, served with freshly baked scones and mouth-watering sandwiches. You can set your watch by it, and it's beautifully presented as always by white gloved waiters.

  • Lunch at The Verandah
    Lunch at The Verandah

    The Verandah restaurant on board Queen Victoria is a relaxed yet sophisticated alternative dining venue offering delicious contemporary French cuisine. With magical pairings of flavours, it's a culinary style that captures simplicity with style and excellence.

  • Fitness
    Fitness

    Whether you want to just take a brisk walk around the promenade deck, or you want to choose something more energetic - you can select from a range of activities from relaxing Yoga and Pilates sessions to the more energetic Aerobics or Spinning classes.

  • The Golden Lion pub
    The Golden Lion pub

    The Golden Lion is an authentic British pub with a great selection of beer and cider. This complements the gastropub lunch menu, with favourites such as cottage pie and fish and chips, served to the standard you would expect of Cunard.

  • Total comfort
    Total comfort

    The beauty of a Cunard cruise is that every moment is yours to do exactly what you want. You can be sociable from morning until night, or find your own quiet corner. You can stay active from dawn until dusk, or just enjoy taking it all in.

  • The Book Club
    The Book Club

    The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among our guests each voyage. It is led by the Librarian who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.

  • Evenings to remember
    Evenings to remember

    The Royal Court Theatre offers the best seats in the house for light-hearted comedies, dramas, Shakespearean classics and spectacular musical productions. The casino is waiting when you feel lucky, and you can always go dancing until you can dance no more.

  • Music
    Music

    Start the evening in style. The Midships Bar welcomes you each evening with soft relaxing music from Queen Elizabeth's resident pianist.

  • Queens Room ballroom
    Queens Room ballroom

    It may be night time that most sets the Queen Elizabeth experience apart from other ships. For where else will you attend such dazzling affairs as a Black and White Ball, Royal Ascot Ball or Roaring Twenties Ball – all in a setting as stunning as the Queens Room ballroom?

  • Music and dancing
    Music and dancing

    There's nothing quite like watching the sun set from the scenic Commodore Club, clinking flutes in the Champagne Bar or the social hubbub of the Captain's Cocktail reception.

  • Wine packages
    Wine packages

    Treat yourself this evening to a bottle of crisp white or full-bodied red from Cunard's well-stocked cellar. We can deliver it to your table at dinner or have it waiting for you in your stateroom. Maybe you'd even like to put a bottle of bubbly on ice?

  • Impeccable standards
    Impeccable standards

    Perfected over almost 175 years, our staff maintain a tradition of impeccable standards every day. These high standards sit perfectly with the surroundings. From the magnificent Grand Lobby to the grandeur of the Britannia restaurant, you can unwind and indulge, you can be active, sociable and glamorous.

  • Alternative dining
    Alternative dining

    Fancy something different for dinner? Dining 'out' is always a possibility. There are a number of alternative restaurants whose specialties run from Asian fusion, to Italian, to gastropub classics. Asado is a South American grill offering delicious, different flavours for you to try.

  • A sense of occasion
    A sense of occasion

    In the Queens Room, the full orchestra fills the floor, whether on Big Band nights or at a dazzling ball, where you can put today's tango lessons to good use.

  • Britannia Restaurant
    Britannia Restaurant

    Your table reservation at the Britannia restaurant, where grandeur and occasion combine with exceptional service. Choose to take your seat at 6pm or at 8.30pm. You can arrive with a flourish, down the steps of the grand staircase.

  • The casino
    The casino

    Is lady luck on your side this evening? The elegant casino will set your heart racing as you spin the roulette wheel, play the slots or try your hand at black jack. If you are not sure how to play, you may like to take part in our complimentary gaming lessons.

  • The Royal Court Theatre
    The Royal Court Theatre

    The resident Queen Elizabeth Theatre Company presents an imaginative repertoire in the Royal Court Theatre, which includes stunning musical productions and abridged Shakespeare classics. The venue is also used as a cinema so you can watch the latest films.

We’re looking forward to showing you the world

I’ve always found exploring great cities a real delight, especially from the comfort and luxury of a Cunard ship. Cruising is the best way to see the world and Cunard has been learning its trade since 1840. We're ready to go, all that remains is for you to decide where you'd like us to take you.

Commodore Christopher Rynd