Embark on your adventure! Choose home pick-up or travel to Southampton with complimentary parking. Board Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas, a cruise ship designed for classic luxury with accessibility in mind. The Limitless team ensures seamless boarding and swift delivery of your bags to your accessible cabin, while Priority Boarding enhances your exploration experience.
Embrace the thrill of the day as you acquaint yourself with the magnificent Independence of the Sea's cruise ship while we sail towards the captivating Spanish coast. Delight in the awe-inspiring sea views and immerse yourself in the remarkable amenities offered aboard the vessel as you get to know your other Limitless passengers. All the time the Limitless Staff will be on hand to help and assist. With so much on board you are quite literally spoilt for choice for daily activities.
Indulge in a hearty breakfast as you dock in Vigo, Spain's bustling fishing hub on the rugged Galician coast. Steeped in history and resilience, Vigo has withstood naval attacks, including those by Sir Francis Drake. This dynamic city harmonizes a busy fishing port with an atmospheric old quarter, offering beautiful beaches and a vibrant nightlife with tapas bars and clubs. Renowned for its seafood, particularly octopus, Vigo's local delicacies are best enjoyed with glasses of Galician Albariño. Don't miss Fish Street (Ruá de Pescaderia) to explore the offerings of Vigo's famed oyster sellers.
Explore Lisbon, a perennial favourite among Limitless travellers. Capture the pastel-coloured scenery and savour custard tarts as your ship cruises along the Tagus River, passing landmarks like Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Lisbon's compact size belies its sprawling districts, each with its unique charm—Baixa's bustling streets, Bairro Alto's lively atmosphere, and Alfama's medieval character. Cobblestone streets in the old town may not suit everyone, but with enticing shops, cafes, and restaurants, it's hard to resist the allure of Lisbon's diverse districts and its rich history. Make sure your camera is ready to capture the city's captivating beauty.
On day 5 of your accessible cruise holiday, A Coruña's Transatlantic Quay, positioned on the northwest tip of the Iberian Peninsula, stands as the closest European port to New York. This charming blend of old and new unfolds with a two-mile coastline featuring beaches. Explore the old town around Maria Pita Square, offering shops, bars, and restaurants, and discover captivating museums like the interactive House of Mankind, an aquarium, and a planetarium. Serving as the main Atlantic gateway to scenic Galicia, A Coruña grants access to Santiago de Compostela, a world-renowned pilgrimage site boasting a Romanesque cathedral. Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of this remarkable journey.
Begin day 6 with a delightful morning and a nourishing breakfast. The Limitless Team will assist you as you disembark the ship at your final destination, Bilbao. As the unofficial capital of Basque country in Spain's northwest, Bilbao harmonizes the old and the new. Once an industrial hub, the city underwent a remarkable transformation with the inauguration of the Guggenheim in 1997, becoming a hub for exceptional art, architecture, and gastronomy. Explore the historic Siete Calles of Casco Viejo, Bilbao's medieval quarter, where modern trams traverse avenues adorned with boutiques, bakeries, and outdoor cafés. Bilbao's unique blend of scenes awaits on your Spain cruise, showcasing the city's enduring charm and pride in Basque Country.
Celebrate your last full day on board. Double-check your onboard bucket list – have you indulged in a refreshing pool dip, especially at the accessible pool with a lift? If there's a specialty restaurant that piqued your interest all week but hasn't been booked yet, today is your chance to savour its unique menu. Most importantly, relish every moment, enjoy the fun, and share stories of your adventures with fellow Limitless guests.
Following your final breakfast, we'll assist you with the check-out process. The ship's crew will handle your bags, and our caring team will be there to offer any assistance you may need. As you embark on the transfers back to the pick-up points, we hope you leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and excited for your next Limitless adventure. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you aboard again soon!