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Holiday Overview

Embark on a unique 7-night cruise holiday, exploring the captivating coastlines of Spain and France, designed for travelers of all abilities. Departing from Southampton, the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas offers various onboard facilities, complemented by a convenient home pick-up service. Inclusive of the package, Limitless arranges a transfer for you and your luggage to Southampton Cruise Terminal, or complimentary car parking if you prefer to drive. Join the group and Limitless Care team before boarding.

Setting sail, your journey includes La Havre, leading to a tour of Paris. Explore the Spanish coast with stops in Bilbao, A Coruna, and Vigo. Bilbao, the unofficial capital of Basque country, flourished into an art and gastronomy hub post-Guggenheim. Vigo, a bustling fishing hub in Galicia, invites you to delve into its maritime history and savour world-class Paella. A Coruna, perched on a rocky peninsula, boasts ancient Roman heritage and maritime history.

Throughout the trip, the Limitless Team offers care, support, and assistance. Your cabin can be fully accessible, along with most of Independence's facilities. With multiple restaurants, swimming pools, entertainment venues, spa facilities, and a casino, there's ample enjoyment during your days at sea.

For details on accessibility aboard Independence of the Seas, contact Limitless Travel Advisors at 0800 711 7112.

The Holiday

  • Visit the spectacular destinations of Spain and France. Tour the French capital, and relax on the Spanish coastline in Bilbao, Vigo and A Coruna
  • Home-pick up included (first 100miles) taking you straight to Southampton
  • The Independence of the Sea is equipped with a casino, 12 restaurants, an art gallery, several swimming pools, a steam room and sauna, and an incredible array of entertainment options
  • 7 nights in a full-board, accessible cabin on Royal Caribbeans Independence of the Sea
  • Full-board cruising including a continental breakfast in the cabin, pool-side snacks & fine dining in the main restaurant 
  • Group support 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
  • Group departure, with the opportunity to meet like-minded travellers
  • 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

Embarkation, Southampton

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Commence your relaxing holiday with the ease of home pick-up, include for free up to 100 miles, or make your own way to the port with complimentary parking available. Your destination is Southampton's cruise terminal, where you'll board The Royal Caribbean, Independence of the Seas cruise ship. This thoughtfully designed ship combines classic cruise liner features with accessibility in mind. The Limitless team assists in smoothly transporting your bags to check-in, with priority boarding ensuring a swift start to your exploration of the ship!

La Havre, France (Paris)

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Shortly after departing Southampton, you won't have to wait long for the ship to reach its first port. Wake up today, savour breakfast on the ship, and let the Limitless team assist you in disembarking without stress, worry, or hassle. Transportation will then be organised to take everyone on a visit to Paris. Located just over 2 hours away from the port, you'll have the opportunity to witness iconic landmarks in the French capital, such as the Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower. The beauty of this city is only equaled by its rich history and culture.

Day At Sea

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After an exciting day yesterday, embrace today on the magnificent Independence of the Seas as we sail towards the captivating Spanish coast. Delight in awe-inspiring sea views and explore remarkable amenities while getting to know fellow Limitless passengers. The Limitless Staff will be on hand for assistance, ensuring a wealth of daily activities.

Indulge in "me time" at the ship's spa with professional products from renowned brands, offering a range of services, from massages to tooth whitening. For those not inclined towards pampering, the Independence of the Seas boasts 12 restaurants, offering options from Fish and Chips to high-end cuisine. In the evenings, enjoy diverse entertainment venues, including onboard ice-skating rinks and captivating shows.

Bilbao, Spain

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Today, after a delightful breakfast, the Limitless Team will assist as you disembark at your first Spanish destination, Bilbao. This Basque gem seamlessly blends old and new, evolving from an industrial hub to an art, architecture, and gastronomy centre since the Guggenheim's inauguration in 1997. Traverse historic avenues, like the Siete Calles of Casco Viejo, now adorned with boutiques and outdoor cafés. Futuristic structures, including the Guggenheim Museum and Gran Hotel Domine, overlook the Nervion River. Bilbao's charm, with its modern trams and unique scenes, unfolds on a Spain cruise, revealing why it's the pride of the Basque Country.

La Coruna, Spain

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Another day, another port! Today you visit A Coruña. Situated on the northwestern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, La Coruña's Transatlantic Quay is notably the European port closest to New York. This charming blend of old and new encompasses a two-mile coastline with beaches. The historic town, focused around Maria Pita Square, features a variety of shops, bars, and restaurants, along with intriguing museums like the interactive House of Mankind, an aquarium, and a planetarium. Serving as the primary Atlantic gateway to the ruggedly scenic Galicia, A Coruña provides access to Santiago de Compostela, a globally renowned pilgrimage site known for its Romanesque cathedral.

Vigo, Spain

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Today the Limitless team will be on hand to help you visit your final port of Vigo. One of Spain's bustling fishing hubs, it is situated on the rugged west coast of the Galicia province. Throughout history, this charming town and its resilient residents have faced numerous naval attacks, including a couple led by Sir Francis Drake. 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 oyster sellers showcase their offerings.

Sailing Home

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Today, as your cruise adventure nears its end, cherish your final day on board. Ensure you've experienced all you wished for, from a refreshing pool dip to trying a specialty restaurant. Most importantly, relish the moments, have fun, and share your adventures with fellow Limitless guests.

Until Next Time

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Conclude your holiday with a seamless check-out after breakfast. Our care team will assist as your bags are transferred by the ship's crew. Join the relaxed transfers to pick-up points, feeling rejuvenated and prepared for your next Limitless adventure. We look forward to seeing you again!

Included: Breakfast

The Ship

Independence of the Seas Royal Caribbean

Welcome on board the Royal Caribbeans Independence of the Seas.

Independence of the Seas, the last of Royal Caribbean's groundbreaking Freedom-class ships, underwent a significant refurbishment in May 2018 adding a host of exciting new features.

The ship comes complete with

  • Accessible cabins, available on request. These come complete with Widen door widths, roll in showers, grab rails, lowered closet rails, Ramped bathroom access and fold down shower benches.
  • Each cabin will also have a Kettle, Hairdryer, Safe and TV.
  • Balcony Cabins available on request.
  • A wide array of on board accessible features. Including but not limited to, whirlpool and pool access via a lift, lowered playing tables in the casino, assisted listening systems in the Theatre, (available on request) and Braille/ tactile signage throughout the ship.
  • 12 restaurants
  • 9 bars
  • 55 different on board activity and show options including, Spa and Fitness centre, Theatre showing broadway style shows, Casino, Live music acts, Wine tasting, mini golf, art gallery, Rock climbing wall, Scrapbooking, Games and quizzes and much more to keep the whole family entertained.

Transport:

Cruise Transfer

Cruise

Included within your cruise holiday package with Limitless is a transfer from home (first 100-miles included, thereafter charged at £2.50 a mile) to the cruise ships port. Before booking we will always make sure you have the right transfer in place to take you to the port safely and comfortable.

*Please be aware that the door to door transfer is an accessible minibus not a private taxi, therefore we do advise guests to bring a support pillow for extra comfort if required.

Dates and Prices

Start Date Days Price From Solo Traveller Price*
22nd September 2025 8 From £2,999 From £4,899
* Solo spaces are limited.

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

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