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5 Nights Mini Cruises

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Mini Cruise Calendar

Here's a quick overview of upcoming mini cruises. Scroll up for more details.

Sail DateDurationOperator & ShipDeparture PortDestinationsMore
Sunday 28th October 20185 nightsCruise & Maritime Voyages on ColumbusLondon TilburyAmsterdam, Hamburg and Antwerp ThemedInfo
Saturday 3rd November 20185 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BraemarSouthamptonHonfleur and RouenInfo
Thursday 6th December 20185 nightsCruise & Maritime Voyages on ColumbusLondon TilburyAmsterdam, Hamburg and Antwerp FestiveInfo
Saturday 8th December 20185 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BalmoralSouthamptonAmsterdam and Antwerp FestiveInfo
Saturday 29th December 20185 nightsCunard on Queen ElizabethSouthamptonBruges, Amsterdam and Cherbourg FestiveInfo
Saturday 29th December 20185 nightsP&O Cruises on AuroraSouthamptonBruges and Amsterdam FestiveInfo
Saturday 29th December 20185 nightsP&O Cruises on OceanaSouthamptonBruges and Hamburg FestiveInfo
Monday 22nd April 20195 nightsMSC Cruises on MSC PreziosaSouthamptonBruges, Norway and HamburgInfo
Wednesday 1st May 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BraemarSouthamptonAmsterdam and AntwerpInfo
Sunday 12th May 20195 nightsCunard on Queen Mary 2SouthamptonBruges and GuernseyInfo
Thursday 23rd May 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BalmoralNewcastleNorwayInfo
Friday 24th May 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on Black WatchLiverpoolGreat BritainInfo
Thursday 1st August 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BalmoralRosythGreat BritainInfo
Wednesday 21st August 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on Black WatchLiverpoolGreat BritainInfo
Thursday 22nd August 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BraemarSouthamptonAmsterdam and AntwerpInfo
Friday 23rd August 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BalmoralNewcastleNorwayInfo
Friday 23rd August 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BoudiccaDoverHonfleur and RouenInfo
Saturday 19th October 20195 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on BalmoralDoverHonfleur and RouenInfo
Sunday 20th October 20195 nightsRoyal Caribbean on Explorer of the SeasSouthamptonParis and Bilbao UnavailableInfo
Sunday 29th December 20195 nightsP&O Cruises on ArcardiaSouthamptonBruges and Amsterdam FestiveInfo
Sunday 29th December 20195 nightsP&O Cruises on VenturaSouthamptonBruges and Hamburg FestiveInfo
Friday 14th February 20205 nightsFred Olsen Cruise Lines on Black WatchSouthamptonAmsterdam and AntwerpInfo

Reasons to cruise for 5 nights

Nearly a week at sea will give you a feel for longer cruises.

Five-night mini cruises bridge that gap between the super-short itineraries and the week-long trips.

Routes from Southampton will tend to visit The Netherlands (perhaps Rotterdam or Amsterdam), Belgium (most likely Zeebrugge, for Bruges or Brussels), France (expect to see Le Havre (for Paris) crop up), and occasionally Ireland (usually Cobh (Cork), or Dublin). Some sailings from the north of England head to Norway to tour the picturesque Norwegian Fjords.

By day two you will have a good idea of where everything is on the ship. By day four, you will have a good idea of what the real cruise experience entails. And on the morning of disembarkation day, you will not want to leave!