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Holiday Overview

Embark on a 7-night cruise holiday exploring the vibrant cities of Paris, Bilbao, La Coruña, and Vigo aboard Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas, departing from Southampton.

Launched in 2008 and refurbished in 2018, this ship offers remarkable entertainment, dining, and accessible amenities. Royal Caribbean is deeply committed to accessibility, providing wheelchair-accessible cabins and ship-wide features ensuring a welcoming environment for all guests.

Explore iconic destinations including Bilbao, known for its Basque culture and renowned Guggenheim Museum; La Coruña, with its historic Roman heritage and picturesque coastline; Lisbon, a city steeped in history and charm.

Throughout your journey, the Limitless Team provides care and support as you explore these beautiful destinations. For accessibility details aboard Independence of the Seas, contact Limitless Travel Advisors at 0800 711 7112.

The Holiday

What's Included?

  • Home pick up and drop off. Going from home to holiday has never been easier. We'll arrange for an accessible vehicle to chauffeur you directly to the port at Southampton. This is free of charge for journeys of up to 125 miles
  • Priority boarding. We’ll be there to support you with check-in and priority boarding, ensuring a hassle-free start to your holiday. Your luggage will also be taken straight to your cabin by the wonderful Royal Caribbean crew
  • 5-star accessibility. The Independence of the Seas has been thoughtfully designed with accessibility front of mind. Wide corridors, gradual inclines, ramps, lifts, and elevators enable easy navigation. 
  • 7 nights in a full board accessible cabin. These all come with accessible amenities including wet room bathrooms, grab rails and flat access to balconies
  • Excellent entertainment. Including a casino, 12 restaurants, an art gallery, several swimming pools, a steam room and sauna, and many more entertainment options
  • Delicious dining. Including a continental breakfast in the cabin, pool-side snacks & fine dining in the main restaurant 
  • Group Support & Holiday Assistance provided by our care team. We'll make sure you have the support you need to cruise with confidence. We also have additional care packages available for guests needing further support, including 1-to-1 care
  • Guided by a tour manager. There to make sure everything runs smoothly so that you can enjoy your holiday with complete peace of mind
  • Travel with a small group. Meet new friends travelling with like-minded people
  • Unique 8-day itinerary. See the very best of Spain and France. We offer a potter-around-the-port service, supporting you in disembarking the ship and exploring the local sights

From booking your holiday to returning home after a wonderful trip, the Limitless Team is on-hand to provide you with the support you need. If you have any questions regarding the holiday, please don't hesitate to get in touch

** Limitless Travel carefully pick out cruise itineraries to ensure minimal anchor ports (where a small boat or ‘tender’ transports guests to shore) Unfortunately port changes can happen due to a number of reasons while at sea. Limitless Travel will not be held accountable for any port changes.

The Itinerary


Embarkation, Southampton


Commence your relaxing holiday with the ease of home pick-up, included for free up to 125 miles, or make your own way to the port with complimentary parking available. Your destination is Southampton's cruise terminal, where you'll board Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas cruise ship. The Limitless team assists in smoothly transporting your bags to check-in, with priority boarding ensuring a swift start to your exploration of the ship!


La Havre, France (Paris)

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Wake up today, savour breakfast on the ship, and let the Limitless team assist you in disembarking without stress, worry, or hassle. Transportation will then be organised to take everyone on a visit to Paris. Located just over 2 hours away from the port, you'll have the opportunity to witness iconic landmarks in the French capital, such as the Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower. The beauty of this city is only equaled by its rich history and culture.

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Day At Sea

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After the excitement of Paris yesterday, today you can enjoy your first full day at sea as we sail towards the captivating Spanish coast. Delight in awe-inspiring sea views and explore remarkable amenities while getting to know fellow Limitless guests.

Indulge in "me time" at the ship's spa, offering a range of services, from massages to tooth whitening. For those not inclined towards pampering, the Independence of the Seas boasts 12 restaurants, offering options from Fish and Chips to high-end cuisine. In the evenings, enjoy diverse entertainment venues, including onboard ice-skating rinks and captivating shows.


Bilbao, Spain

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Today, after a delightful breakfast, the Limitless Team will assist as you disembark at your first Spanish destination, Bilbao. This Basque gem seamlessly blends old and new, evolving from an industrial hub to an art, architecture, and gastronomy centre since the Guggenheim's inauguration in 1997. Traverse historic avenues, like the Siete Calles of Casco Viejo, now adorned with boutiques and outdoor cafés. Futuristic structures, including the Guggenheim Museum and Gran Hotel Domine, overlook the Nervion River. Bilbao's charm, with its modern trams and unique scenes, unfolds on a Spain cruise, revealing why it's the pride of the Basque Country.

La Coruna
La Coruna

La Coruña, Spain

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Another day, another port! Today you visit La Coruña. Situated on the northwestern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, this bustling fishing port is notably the closest port to New York. This charming blend of old and new encompasses a two-mile coastline with beaches. The historic town, focused around Maria Pita Square, features a variety of shops, bars, and restaurants, along with intriguing museums like the interactive House of Mankind, an aquarium, and a planetarium. Serving as the primary Atlantic gateway to the ruggedly scenic Galicia, La Coruña provides access to Santiago de Compostela, a globally renowned pilgrimage site known for its Romanesque cathedral.


Vigo, Spain

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Today the Limitless team will be on hand to help you visit your final port of Vigo, situated on the rugged west coast of the Galicia province. Throughout history, this charming town and its resilient residents have faced numerous naval attacks, including a couple led by Sir Francis Drake. Galicia's largest city is a dynamic modern metropolis, harmonising one of the world's busiest fishing ports with an atmospheric old quarter. It boasts numerous beautiful beaches at its doorstep and a vibrant nightlife scene featuring tapas bars, restaurants, and clubs.

The local seafood, considered among the best in Spain, benefits from the area's unique microclimate. Pulpo (octopus) holds the title of the local favourite, often enjoyed with glasses of Galician Albariño. For seafood enthusiasts, a visit to Ruá de Pescaderia (Fish Street) is a must, where Vigo's renowned oyster sellers showcase their offerings.

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Sailing Home

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Today, as your cruise adventure nears its end, cherish your final day on board. Ensure you've experienced all you wished for, from a refreshing pool dip to trying a specialty restaurant. Most importantly, relish the moments, have fun, and share your adventures with fellow Limitless guests.


Until Next Time


Conclude your holiday with a seamless check-out after breakfast. Our care team will assist as your bags are transferred by the ship's crew. Join transfers for the journey back home, feeling rejuvenated and relaxed. We look forward to seeing you again!

Included: Breakfast

The Ship

Independence of the Seas Royal Caribbean

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Welcome on board the Royal Caribbeans Independence of the Seas.

Independence of the Seas, the last of Royal Caribbean's groundbreaking Freedom-class ships, underwent a significant refurbishment in May 2018 adding a host of exciting new features.

The ship comes complete with

  • Accessible cabins, available on request. These come complete with Widen door widths, roll in showers, grab rails, lowered closet rails, Ramped bathroom access and fold down shower benches.
  • Each cabin will also have a Kettle, Hairdryer, Safe and TV.
  • Balcony Cabins available on request.
  • A wide array of on board accessible features. Including but not limited to, whirlpool and pool access via a lift, lowered playing tables in the casino, assisted listening systems in the Theatre, (available on request) and Braille/ tactile signage throughout the ship.
  • 12 restaurants
  • 9 bars
  • 55 different on board activity and show options including, Spa and Fitness centre, Theatre showing broadway style shows, Casino, Live music acts, Wine tasting, mini golf, art gallery, Rock climbing wall, Scrapbooking, Games and quizzes and much more to keep the whole family entertained.


Door-to-Door Transfer Service


Going from home to holiday has never been easier. We'll pick you in an accessible minibus, transferring you directly to the port where our team will be waiting to assist with check in.

This door to door transfer service is included free of charge each way for journeys within 125 miles of the port. For any journeys greater than 125 miles a charge of £3.25 per mile will apply (up to a maximum distance of 250 miles).

Please note, if you live in the following regions: Yorkshire, North East England, Wales, then an additional charge of £200 may be applied to your booking. This is due to our drivers needing to travel the night before to ensure pick up can be completed at the scheduled time on departure day.

Dates and Prices

Start Date Days Price From Solo Traveller Price*
22nd September 2025 8 From £3,299 From £5,299
* Solo spaces are limited.

If travelling abroad, please refer to travel advice issued by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

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