November 17, 2023 - During the 2025/26 European season, the American premium provider Celebrity Cruises will operate a total of seven ships in Europe. In addition to new destinations, the cruise line is offering complete circumnavigations of the island of Iceland for the first time. In addition, there are more overnight stays and lay times in ports of at least twelve hours.
The cruise company, which is part of the Royal Caribbean Group, is operating seven ships in Europe in the 2025 summer season and the 2025/26 winter season. Two of the ships belong to the new Edge class. The cruise ships head to almost 100 destinations from seven departure ports. What is new is the extended lay times in the ports. The ships are on site for a minimum of twelve or more hours. And something else is worth mentioning: a total of 48 overnight stays are offered.
New destinations include Bar in Montenegro, Trondheim in central Norway and Djúpivogur in Iceland. The target bar is from the Celebrity Ascent, the flagship of the fleet. The Celebrity Ascent operates eight to twelve day cruises through the Mediterranean from Barcelona with stops in Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Greece and Turkey.
Celebrity Apex - in the port of Zeebrugge
The Celebrity Equinox travels from Barcelona and Civitavecchia (Rome) along the Italian Rivera and then visits Greek islands. Ten and eleven day cruises to France, Spain, Portugal and Tangier (Morocco) can also be booked. Thanks to longer stays, guests have plenty of opportunity to get to know the country and its people. Overnight stays are in Istanbul, La Spezia (Cinque Terre/Pisa/Florence) and Lisbon. – Celebrity Equinox's itineraries are designed to allow guests to experience a 28-day European cruise without visiting a destination twice.
Celebrity Equinox - in Cozumel/Mexico
The Celebrity Eclipse undertakes 8 to 14 day Northern Europe and Baltic Sea cruises from/to Amsterdam. The trips take you to Iceland, Norway and Estonia, among others. In Stockholm and Copenhagen the ship lies overnight.
The Celebrity Constellation sets off from Ravenna (Venice) and Civitavecchia (Rome) on eleven and twelve day cruises to Croatia, Montenegro and Italy.
Not to forget the Celebrity Infinity: In the summer of 2025 she will undertake eight-day cruises from Piraeus (Athens) to various Greek and Turkish destinations. She will stay in Europe for the 2025/26 winter season. It starts from Piraeus (Athens) through the Eastern Mediterranean as well as from Barcelona to the Canary Islands, to Casablanca (Morocco) and Gibraltar. The cruises last eleven and twelve days.
Last, but not least: The Celebrity Silhouette undertakes complete circumnavigations of Iceland. For the first time ever, the shipping company is offering cruises around Iceland in July and August 2025. The trips start in Reykjavik. A new destination for a Celebrity Cruises ship is Djúpivogur in the east of the island state.
The mentioned European cruises for the 2025/26 season can now be booked. The circumnavigation of Iceland can be booked from December 5, 2023.