Travel along the spectacularly scenic coastlines of France and Britain, each with their own unique essence, yet intertwined throughout history by geography. Castle-guarded ports and picturesque fishing harbors reveal a reliance on the sea for protection, trade, and sustenance. Explore the cultural connections of Brittany and Cornwall and the pastoral landscapes of Wales while sampling regional culinary specialties and renowned wines and spirits. In locations known for cliffs that drop to expansive seas, enjoy coastal walks in Finistère, Land’s End, and Anglesley. Magnificent castles, gardens, and seaside villages will be highlights as we voyage from Bordeaux to Dublin.
With the luxurious National Geographic Resolution—sister ship to the National Geographic Endurance—as your base camp, sail along the picturesque and culturally rich coasts of Brittany, Cornwall, and Wales.
Sample culinary specialties including freshly harvested oysters, Bordeaux’s world-famous wines, and Cognac’s renowned eau de vie.
In Brittany, experience the historic harbor of Brest, and with a National Geographic Photography Expert by your side, explore charming Dinan, known for its medieval ramparts and half-timbered houses.
Discover Land’s End, Cornwall’s peninsula known for its scenic headlands, artists’ community, and intriguing history.
Delve into Welsh history at castles built by King Edward or take in the country’s spectacular natural beauty with a coastal walk on the Isle of Anglesey.