El Ferrol - Although we docked at this port we did an excursion to La Coruna instead. To the Crystal Palace. As not many cruise ships stop here they make a big thing of us when we leave and get bagpipers to play the ship off and then when we get to the fort they fire the cannon.
Oporto, Portugal - This time we booked an excursion and enjoyed the city far better than going it alone. The visit to the Offley Distillery was great and tasting the port was worth it. I even bought two bottles of it back and two of their glasses
Santander, Spain - Lovely port and yes we did an excursion. We did the city sightseeing tour on open top bus and a boat ride round the coast
SOUTHAMPTON - It’s a lovely port and a lovely place to visit with loads of places to visit especially in connection with the Titanic
Cherbourg - Didn’t do excursion decided to go it alone. Wasn’t impressed as it was closed. It’s Monday so never visit on a Monday.
Aurora - You can visit all areas in one day so take the time to enjoy each one. 3.2 Laps of the promenade deck is 1 mile so do this each day you will feel better for it (if you are able to of course).
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