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Holiday Overview

Experience an extraordinary journey as you embark on this Spain and France cruise aboard the P&O Iona. Your voyage begins in the vibrant Basque city of Bilbao, where you'll tantalise your taste buds with local tapas and immerse yourself in the unique blend of French and Spanish cultures. Next, venture to La Coruña, a captivating Galician city steeped in fashion and fishing traditions, offering a plethora of world-class seafood dining options.

Continuing your adventure, you'll dock in the picturesque port of Vigo, Spain, before concluding your travels in Cherbourg, France. Cherbourg is renowned for its rich maritime history and gained cinematic fame in "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg," adding a touch of cinematic allure to your journey's end.

Throughout your excursion, the dedicated Limitless Team will provide unwavering care, support, and assistance, ensuring your comfort and enjoyment every step of the way. The Iona caters to accessibility needs, with fully accessible cabins and the majority of onboard facilities accessible as well. Indulge in the ship's array of amenities, including 30 restaurants and bars, swimming pools, entertainment venues, a steam room, sauna, and a grand cinema, ensuring there's never a dull moment even during days at sea.

For further details on accessibility aboard the Iona, we recommend reaching out to one of our knowledgeable Limitless Travel Advisors at 0800 711 7112. Let us ensure your journey is not only memorable but also tailored to your specific needs and preferences..

The Holiday

What's Included?

  • Home-pick up included (free of charge within 125 miles of Southampton Cruise Terminal)
  • Enjoy the delicious Tapas in Bilbao, explore the picturesque streets of La Coruña and enjoy the relaxed atmospheres of Vigo and Cherbourg
  • The Iona is equipped with a cinema, 30+ restaurants and bars, 4 swimming pools, a Spa and wellness centre and 10 different theatres and lounge areas to keep all entertained
  • 7 nights in a full-board, Cabin of choice on P&O’s Iona cruise ship
  • Full board cruising includes a Continental breakfast that can be delivered to the cabin, or full breakfast lunch and dinner served in the non speciality restaurant's as-well as snacks, tea and coffee
  • Group Support & Holiday Assistance included as standard and provided by our experienced care team
  • Supplementary care packages available for travellers who require additional assistance
  • We’ll also help to arrange any specialist equipment you need while on holiday
  • Every holiday led by a Limitless Tour Manager to ensure a problem-free trip

From booking your holiday to returning home after a wonderful trip, the Limitless Team is on-hand to provide you with the support you need. If you have any questions regarding the holiday, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

** Limitless Travel carefully pick out cruise itineraries to ensure minimal anchor ports (where a small boat or ‘tender’ transports guests to shore) Unfortunately port changes can happen due to a number of reasons while at sea. Limitless Travel will not be held accountable for any port changes.

The Itinerary

Cruise

Embarkation, Southampton

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Today your adventure begins! Either join our transfer to the cruise port or park your car in the complimentary parking; before we board P&O's Iona cruise ship. The largest vessel in the P&O fleet, the Iona was launched in 2019 and boasts a beautiful, contemporary style and the latest facilities.

Our care team will help you check-in your bags, after which they’ll be taken directly to your room. If you’re staying in an accessible cabin then you will also benefit from Priority Embarkation, so you'll be settled in and exploring the Iona before you know it. In the evening we'll enjoy dinner as a group, looking ahead to a wonderful holiday together.

Iona

Sailing South

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As with most cruises, your holiday properly starts at sea. Today you will have plenty of time to get to know the ship as we head towards the Spanish coast, taking in the spectacular sea views as we go. Your first full day at sea is all the perfect opportunity to consider what you would like to do. With such an impressive range of entertainment and dining, we recommend keeping an eye out for the on board Horizon paper. This will list the venues and times of daily activities including, Games, Bingo, Karaoke, Shows, Movies and much more.

Bilbao
Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain

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Land Ahoy! Today after a hearty breakfast you will arrive in your first port, Bilbao. The Limitless team will be on hand to help everyone disembark and look around this beautiful location.

While Bilbao is undeniably a bustling working city, it has long been distinguished by its vibrant old town, which traces its origins back to the 14th century. Navigate the winding alleyways of the Casco Viejo, where you can pause to savour tapas at the numerous outstanding local bars and restaurants. Notable sights in this area include the arcaded Plaza Nueva and the Gothic Cathedral de Santiago. Housing one of Spain's most significant art collections, the Museo de Bellas Artes spans works from the 12th century to contemporary pieces by artists such as Cezanne, Gauguin, and Francis Bacon.

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La Coruña, Spain

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Another day another brilliant port of call. La Coruña is one of Galicia's major cities and a significant centre for the textiles and fashion industries, and the home of international mega-brand Zara and an array of captivating shops and boutiques

Beyond its shopping allure, La Coruña is a lively beach town renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, outstanding food scene, and some of the finest seafood in northern Spain. The ship docks just a brief seven-minute walk from the central Maria Pita square, where charming cafes, bars, and restaurants await. Additionally, you can catch a glimpse of the city's iconic Hercules Lighthouse.

Vigo
Vigo

Vigo, Spain

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Today you'll continue your Spanish discovery with a visit to Vigo. One of Spain's bustling fishing hubs, it is situated on the rugged west coast of the Galicia province. Galicia's largest city is a dynamic modern metropolis, harmonising one of the world's busiest fishing ports with an atmospheric old quarter. It boasts numerous beautiful beaches at its doorstep and a vibrant nightlife scene featuring tapas bars, restaurants, and clubs.

The local seafood, considered among the best in Spain, benefits from the area's unique microclimate. Pulpo (octopus) holds the title of the local favourite, often enjoyed with glasses of Galician Albariño. For seafood enthusiasts, a visit to Ruá de Pescaderia (Fish Street) is a must, where Vigo's renowned women oyster sellers showcase their offerings.

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Day At Sea

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With a welcome day back on the ship, today offers an ideal opportunity to unwind and recharge after a series of eventful days ashore. Did you know that the Iona boasts comprehensive spa facilities, including an onboard hairdresser! Additionally, there are several pools on board for those who prefer to bask in the sun and relax. One of these pools is equipped with a lift, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the waters. Please be aware that booking for this amenity may be required in advance, so reach out to the Limitless team who will gladly assist in organising this.

Cherbourg
Cherbourg

Cherbourg, France

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Today marks the last full day of your cruise, and to round off your journey you can enjoy a fascinating visit to Cherbourg in France.

The cruise ship typically docks at Quay de France, a 15-minute walk to the city centre. Cherbourg, renowned for its seafaring heritage and its role in "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg," offers many accessible attractions. Discover its maritime history at the Cité de la Mer museum, featuring a nuclear submarine and impressive aquariums, accommodating mobility needs for a fulfilling experience.

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Disembark, Southampton

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Welcome home. Having enjoyed your final breakfast onboard, we'll assist you with the check-out process to ensure all goes smoothly. Ventura's attentive crew will handle your bags, while our dedicated care team will be available to provide any assistance you may need. You'll then join the transfers back to the designated pick-up points, feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and fully prepared for your next Limitless adventure. We're eagerly looking forward to welcoming you back again soon!

The Ship

P&O Iona

Iona
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Welcome aboard the Iona, a proud member of P&O's outstanding fleet of accessible ships. Boasting luxurious fittings and facilities, as well as a cool, contemporary style. Each accessible cabin comes with:

  • Accessible cabins available on request (very limited) - with wide access doors and space for mobility scooters to be stored
  • All bathrooms come with wet rooms, wide door access and grip-handles
  • Equipment hire available (including powered wheelchairs + hoists)
  • Outside, Balcony & Mini-Suite Cabins (prices may vary)
  • Air conditioning
  • TV, fridge and hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Full board: all meals are included in the price of your cruise holiday for complete ease and mouth-watering luxury at sea. There’s also an option to add a ‘drinks package’, which can be done either before or during your cruise.

Transport:

Door-to-Door Transfer Service

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Going from home to holiday has never been easier. We'll pick you in an accessible minibus, transferring you directly to the port where our team will be waiting to assist with check in.

This door to door transfer service is included free of charge each way for journeys within 125 miles of the port. For any journeys greater than 125 miles a charge of £3.25 per mile will apply (up to a maximum distance of 250 miles).

Please note, if you live in the following regions: Yorkshire, North East England, Wales, then an additional charge of £200 may be applied to your booking. This is due to our drivers needing to travel the night before to ensure pick up can be completed at the scheduled time on departure day.

Dates and Prices

Start Date Days Price From Solo Traveller Price*
25th October 2025 8 Was £2,749 Now from £2599 Please enquire
* Solo spaces are limited.

If travelling abroad, please refer to travel advice issued by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

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