Discover Sailing the Historic Transatlantic Crossing with CruisePlus
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Photo: Tenerife, Spain

Transatlantic Crossings

Follow the route of the legendary explorers that set sail from the Old World as they searched for new access the spices of the Far East but instead discovered a New World full of adventure, wonderment and natural riches. While it’s been over 500 years since the New World was discovered, the interest in repeating those initial crossings has never waned and today’s Transatlantic Crossing voyages are, in fact, increasing in popularity as the discerning traveler realizes they can experience an incredible discovery of two continents in one fantastic voyage.

If you would like to learn more about which of our Cruise Partners offer Transatlantic Crossings, please feel free to contact us at your leisure and we’ll be happy to help book your next cruise vacation!

Discover the Historic Voyage of a Lifetime

Transatlantic Crossings typically offer two incredible routes with completely different yet equally interesting itineraries. The Northern route will take you and your fellow travelers around still-active volcanoes in and around the fjords of Iceland as well as exploring Viking history among the Faroe Islands as well as the incredible history of the Neolithic, Iron and Bronze Ages as discovered in the archaeological sites of the Shetland Islands. For a completely different flavor, the Southern route takes you through the Azores, provides the opportunity for wine tasting in Madeira and shopping along 17th-century streets in the Canary Islands. It doesn’t matter which route you choose, be it north or south, your exciting Transatlantic Crossing adventure awaits!

Spotlight On: Destinations on the Transatlantic Crossing

There isn’t a cruise itinerary quite like the historic Transatlantic Crossing. With stops in ports throughout Continental Europe and the eastern seaboard of North America, there’s plenty to experience and a variety of cultures to explore. Some of the sights you may visit during your Northern or Southern Transatlantic voyage could include:

  • The fjords and volcanoes of Iceland and Norway
  • The stunning coasts of England, Ireland, and Scotland
  • Spain’s orchards and world-class vineyards
  • Rugged coastal towns and UNESCO Heritage Sites along Canada’s east coast
  • Crystal blue waters and white sandy beaches of the Caribbean
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