Your adventure begins at your front door with our home-pick up service, free of charge for journeys within 100 miles of Southampton. Via an accessible vehicle we’ll make our way to Southampton’s cruise terminal to board P&O's world-class Britannia cruise ship.
When boarding the Britannia, the Limitless team will help get your bags to check-in, after which the crew will take them directly to your accessible cabin. You’ll also benefit from Priority Boarding, so you’ll be exploring the ship before you know it!
Included: full board on the ship
As with most cruises, your holiday properly starts at sea. Today you will get time to know the ship as we head towards the warm blue waters of the Mediterranean, taking in the spectacular sea views as we go and making the most of the ship’s impressive facilities. You will have the chance to meet the rest of the group and get to grips with your new home for the next few days.
As you settle into your lovely new home, relish the abundance of activities aboard. From lively shows to quizzes, bingo, karaoke, and cookery classes, the options are vast. Stay tuned for the Horizon paper, detailing daily schedules and locations for easy planning.
As you spend another day on board we are sure the weather has become notably warmer. Consider a visit to the onboard library maybe today, where you can unwind on deck with a new novel, surrounded by the splendid Mediterranean weather. Since you're aboard the Britannia, why not embrace a quintessentially British activity by partaking in a classic afternoon tea? Indulge in a tempting array of freshly baked scones with jam and cream, all accompanied by your choice of specialty fine teas in several of Britannia's main dining areas.
Land Ho! After a hearty breakfast, the Limitless team will guide you as you disembark at your first port, Madeira in Portugal. The charming market town offers local treasures like wicker furniture, intricate lacework, and vibrant tapestries—all perfect purchases for loved ones back home. Don't miss the renowned Madeira wine.
A cruise to Madeira promises delightful experiences not to be missed. Funchal serves as the hub for excursions to botanical gardens, the picturesque fishing village of Camara de Lobos (Churchill's inspiration), wicker craftsmanship in Camacha, historic levada walks, and traditional afternoon tea at Reid's Hotel.
Today you start your tour of the Canaries. La Palma, known as 'the fair isle' in the Canary Islands, earns this title with its stunning landscape—a captivating blend of lush forests, deep valleys, and beautiful beaches. The harbour of Santa Cruz, among the prettiest in the archipelago, invites easy exploration on foot. Enhance your La Palma cruise experience by leisurely strolling along the Avenida Maritime promenade, leading to the charming old quarter surrounding Plaza de España. Immerse yourself in history at the 16th-century fountain and town hall, marvel at the magnificent Renaissance church, and indulge in local delights at the handicrafts market, offering distinctive pottery and flavourful snacks.
Arriving today on your cruise you will visit the largest of the Canary Islands. Here you'll encounter one of the world's most diverse landscapes. Tenerife boasts verdant valleys, lush plantations, glorious beaches, expansive pinewoods, and the otherworldly terrain of Mount Teide National Park. Santa Cruz, Tenerife's cruise port, has evolved from a fishing village into a splendid city, featuring sophisticated bars, diverse restaurants, eclectic shops, fine architecture, and captivating museums. Indulge in the multifaceted allure of Tenerife, where every moment promises a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.
Today marks our arrival in Gran Canaria, the most densely populated and arguably the most naturally diverse of the Canary Islands. Experience a glimpse of the island's natural beauty as we approach, culminating in our docking at the Santa Catalina cruise terminal.
This terminal not only provides excellent access to the island's vibrant capital, Las Palmas, but is also conveniently located just 100 meters from Muelle, a popular local shopping complex. For those inclined towards the city centre, explore Vegueta, the trendy old quarter of Las Palmas. If the beach beckons, Playa de las Canteras is easily within reach.
Lanzarote captivates with its uniquely alien and consistently breathtaking natural beauty. The landscape is shaped by volcanoes and lava fields, featuring rocks with improbable formations perched on balanced outposts, while black sand beaches vie for attention against traditional palm-lined coasts. As a UNESCO Geopark, the island is a captivating destination that mesmerises all who visit its volcanic shores.
The Ventura will dock in Arrecife, the island's capital, providing you with a full day to immerse yourself in its sun-drenched plazas, trendy bars, and atmospheric backstreets. For a dose of local culture, explore the Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, showcasing numerous works by César Manrique, the island's influential artist.
After an action packed few days on shore, you are back on board the Britannia today, with the chase to explore more facilities. If you are looking for relaxation head to the on board spa and wellness centre. They even have a hairdresser!
After a full day relaxing you can go back on shore today in the Romantic city of Cadiz. Boasting thousands of years of history it has been one of Spain’s most important coastal cities for much of the country’s past. One of the spiritual homes of flamenco, it’s a city with a unique character and visible Arabic heritage, ensuring it’s an enchanting stop on your cruise. Almost entirely surrounded by water, Cadiz is one of the Iberian Peninsula’s hidden gems and a favourite amongst many Spanish travellers. The locals are known for their welcoming, down-to-earth character and the city’s restaurants are seafood specialists, so make sure you sit down for some fresh fish before you leave.
Your last destination is the enchanting city of Lisbon, Portugal's vibrant capital and a top-tier European destination. Renowned for its breathtaking streets, charming squares, and iconic sights, Lisbon is a picturesque haven with pastel-coloured buildings adorning its landscape. As we approach, enjoy the scenic cruise past landmarks like the Belem Tower, the Cristo Rei statue, and beneath the city's majestic suspension bridge.
The attentive Limitless Team will assist you in disembarking, ensuring you can fully immerse yourself in the Portuguese capital's wonders. Indulge in a traditional Portuguese custard tart and absorb the laid-back atmosphere that defines Lisbon—an absolute favourite among Limitless traveler's. With so much to explore, plan your itinerary in advance to make the most of this captivating city. From historical landmarks to cultural gems, Lisbon promises a brilliant day filled with unforgettable experiences.
As the ship begins its northward journey, today presents the perfect chance to indulge in one of the onboard pools on the Britannia. Equipped with a pool featuring lift access, they are accessible for everyone to enjoy. These sometimes need to be pre booked but the friendly Limitless team will be on hand to offer assistance if needed. If swimming isn't your preference, consider making your way to the Crows Nest. With its spectacular views and delectable cocktails, it's easy to lose track of time as you sit back and watch the world go by.
As you wake for your final full day aboard, take the time to exchange memories and stories with your fellow Limitless passengers. Revisit your favourite venues or explore something new before your departure. With numerous attractions on board, there's likely plenty you haven't experienced yet. Have you had a chance to visit the art gallery?
In the evening, dress up and prepare to savour your last night of entertainment. Sit back, laugh, sing, dance, and relish in the enjoyment of your final evening before arriving in Southampton in the morning.
After your last breakfast, we’ll help you check-out. Your bags will be taken down by the Britannia's crew and our care team will be on-hand to assist you. From here you will join the transfers back to the pick-up points, relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for your next Limitless adventure. We can’t wait to see you again!