Premium cruise line Azamara has announced its European schedule across its four-ship fleet in 2024, which will include 84 new itineraries — 53 of which are Country Intensive voyages with over 50 percent of port calls being late night or overnight stays.
The line is also continuing its partnership with international golf tour provider PerryGolf to offer the most worldwide golf cruises yet, with over 15 departures available to book in 2024.
On September 9, the cruise line will also launch a brand-new video series called “Lens of a Local,” which tells the stories of local artisans around the world, providing unique insight into their traditions and crafts that Azamara guests can partake in through immersive shore excursions.
Featured individuals in “Lens of a Local” will include a gondolier in Venice, Greek dancers in Crete, a perfumer in Florence, and more. They’ll debut on Azamara’s social media accounts, with the first three episodes scheduled for release on September 9, September 23, and October 7.
2024 Europe Itineraries
Azamara’s 2024 European cruises will feature stops in unique ports, including:
A maiden port for Azamara, this historic spot tucked away in the Puglia region is often referred to as the capital of the ancient Magna Grecia and is home to the Ilva steelworks, one of the largest in Europe.
After many years of absence, Azamara returns to this seafaring hub is known as “the gateway to the world” and offers incredible entertainment at the famous Elbphilharmonie, stunning architecture, and bustling nightlife.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Azamara has only visited this vibrant port once before and will return to offer travelers the opportunity to explore the city’s multi-cultural cuisine, stunning Red Sea shores, one-of-a-kind coral reefs, and more.
Being the largest ships able to navigate this narrow fjord, Azamara’s fleet offers the rare opportunity to visit this natural wonder, surrounded by steep-sided mountains and steeped in history. The unspoiled environment is a thriving habitat for various species of birds and sea animals.
Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland
Azamara will visit Scotland’s capital during the annual Military Tattoo, allowing travelers to witness this special series of military tattoos performed by British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and international military bands, and artistic performance teams on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
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Highlights of Azamara’s 2024 golf cruises include:
Azamara Quest’s 12-Night British Isles Intensive Golf Voyage & The 152nd Open at Royal Troon
Beginning in Dublin, Ireland and concluding in Edinburgh, Scotland, this itinerary is beautifully balanced with famous city experiences like Liverpool, Belfast, Glasgow and Dundee plus exceptional golf at world renowned and highly revered venues around the British Isles such as Carnoustie, Kingsbarns, Royal Dornoch, Royal County Down & Royal Portrush. Guests will also have the opportunity to attend the final two days of The 152nd Open at Royal Troon with PerryGolf.
Azamara Pursuit’s 12-Night South Africa Intensive Voyage
This Country Intensive voyage allows guests to see more of South Africa’s vibrant ports, exotic safaris, golden beaches, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Guests have the option to play five rounds of golf at East London Golf Club, one of South Africa’s favorite championship venues for decades; Pearl Valley, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course set in the famous Franschhoek Wine region; and more.
Azamara Journey’s 16-Night New Zealand & Australia Voyage
Travelers will discover natural wonders, Indigenous cultures, and extraordinary wildlife on this journey from New Zealand to Australia, sailing through the spectacular Milford Sound. PerryGolf offers six rounds of golf at some of the most renowned courses in the region, including the #1 course in New Zealand, Cape Kidnappers, as well as the second oldest course in New Zealand, Christchurch Golf Club.
Azamara Quest’s 9-Night Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil Voyage
Beginning in beautiful Buenos Aires and concluding with an overnight in spirited Rio De Janeiro, this sailing includes a round of golf at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio, site of golf’s 2016 return to the Olympic Games. Travelers can also add on a post-voyage land program to visit the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides.
Early Booking Bonus
Azamara guests can take advantage of the Early Booking Bonus with the 2024 European sailings. This recently-launched offer includes 20 percent off select 2024 Europe cruises, a $300 onboard credit, unlimited wifi for one device, and a Premium Beverage Package.