Cruises to Western Europe.

Traveling within Europe’s western reaches can be truly illuminating. You can experience Spain, France or the Netherlands, or even complete a memorable circle around the British Isles.

Featured Western Europe cruises.

Western Europe destinations.

Bilbao, Spain.

Bilbao is in the heart of Basque Country on the Iberian coast, bordering the Bay of Biscay. It’s known for the wet and temperate climate that sustains its landscapes of lush dairy pastures and forests.

Cherbourg, France.

Cherbourg is a thriving port steeped in seafaring history. It has a busy, cheerful and international atmosphere, with easily navigable streets dotted with inviting restaurants and charming cafés.

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

As you’ll see, Madeira’s reputation as the ‘Garden Island’ is well-founded. It’s swathed in lush greenery and bears all manner of tropical fruits. The region is famous for its delicious Madeira wine.

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Western Europe shore experiences.

Be inspired.

With such a range of cultures, climates and cuisines, it can be hard to choose where to visit in Western Europe. Read our articles to find some inspiration, and discover more about some of the fantastic places you could visit with Cunard.

Fall in love with Lisbon.

Featuring charming cobbled streets, colorful architecture and the most westerly point in Europe, Lisbon is a cultural gem and not to be missed.

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Grape expectations.

Explore the stunning wine-making regions of Portugal, France and others, and discover what wine expert Will Lyons will be drinking this summer.

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Barcelona’s famous five.

Take a tour of Catalonia’s capital, an architectural wonderland featuring five UNESCO World Heritage sites created by the visionary architect, Antoni Gaudi.

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The magic of Madeira.

Dazzling landscapes, flower-filled gardens – plus the famous fortified wine and delicious cake – all wait to be discovered on this rugged green isle.

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Frequently asked questions about Western Europe cruises.