Princess Cruises maps mega 2026 season

SINGAPORE, 10 May, 2024: Princess Cruises is going big in Europe for 2026 with the “Love Boat” line announcing that its 2026 European cruise and cruisetour season will be its biggest ever, with five Princess cruise ships sailing the region.

The lineup includes the new Sun Princess. Set to sail on a record-breaking 222 cruises, guests will have unparalleled opportunities to explore Europe’s beauty and diversity. 

The European season runs March through November 2026 and features 59 itineraries, visiting 101 destinations across 29 countries and ranging from five to 42 nights. Highlights of the upcoming season include an opportunity to experience the 2026 total solar eclipse and sail on the cruise line’s newest ship, Sun Princess. Roundtrip cruises from Copenhagen return, and there are itineraries from Rome. The season goes on sale on 23 May 2024. 


Sun Princess will sail 7, 14, and 21-night Mediterranean voyages departing from Civitavecchia (Rome), Piraeus (Athens), and Barcelona. Guests on a 14 and 21-night voyage can enjoy an itinerary without calling to the same port twice for a Grand Mediterranean Adventure. One of the itineraries includes a seven-night Mediterranean voyage roundtrip from Piraeus (Athens) to Barcelona, calling at Santorini, Kotor, Corfu, and Messina (Sicily).  

The 3,660-guest Sky Princess will return to its seasonal home port in Southampton for its sixth year. Sky Princess takes guests on itineraries ranging from seven to 28 nights to destinations including Northern Europe, the Canary Islands, and the Mediterranean. 

What’s New

On 12 August 2026, Sky Princess will sail directly into the “path of totality” on a special 14-night Total Solar Eclipse Cruise, which also visits France, Spain, and Portugal. The cruise departs Southampton on 8 August 2026.  

New for 2026 is a 28-night Northern Europe and Mediterranean itinerary sailing roundtrip Southampton and calling to Skagen, Copenhagen, Warnemunde (for Berlin), Stockholm (overnight), Helsinki, Tallinn, Visby, Zeebrugge (for Brussels/Bruges), Southampton, Vigo, Cadiz (for Seville), Malaga, Cartagena, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Bilbao, Le Verdon (for Bordeaux). Departs 12 September, 2026. 

New for 2026, the 3,660-guest Enchanted Princess offers Mediterranean itineraries roundtrip from Civitavecchia (Rome), ranging from five, seven, eight and 14 nights.  

For the first time, the 3,560-guest Majestic Princess is sailing roundtrip from Southampton, offering British Isles and Northern Europe itineraries ranging from 11, 12, and 14 nights. British Isles voyages take guests to historic ports across England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland, while Northern Europe itineraries include stops in Scandinavia, Iceland, the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium. 

Princess Cruises returns to Copenhagen after six years with the 2,670-guest Sapphire Princess, providing 12-night Northern Europe itineraries. Before sailing from Copenhagen, the Sapphire Princess sails in the Mediterranean for two months between March and April 2026 from Barcelona, plus itineraries sailing roundtrip from Civitavecchia (Rome).  


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