JMG Ambassador Cruises

France, Spain & Portugal Cruise

From €1550pp (inner cabin)
Depart From
Cruise from Belfast
Departure Date
16 Jul 2024 - 28 Jul 2024
12 nights
Spain, Portugal, France, England
From €1550pp (inner cabin)
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Ports of call: Belfast, Northern Ireland; La Coruna, for Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Leixoes, for Oporto, Portugal; Lisbon, Portugal; Getxo, for Bilbao, Spain; Le Verdon, for Bordeaux, France; Lorient, France; Liverpool, England; Belfast, Northern Ireland

Sailing from Belfast, travel to the walled medieval town of Santiago de Compostela with its magnificent carved stone façades, grand plazas and fascinating winding streets. Take an optional tour to discover even more.

Then, sail to Portugal’s Porto which houses the stunning Francisco Church and the magnificent 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa. You’ll find a wealth of history and vibrant contemporary culture in Lisbon, before taking an optional tour to discover Spain’s Bilbao - the gateway to the Basque mountains.

In France, you’ll visit the world-famous wine region of Bordeaux and Brittany’s Lorient, a city full of art and maritime history.

Your home-from-home, your humble abode on board, your cabin accommodation is where we want you to feel most comfortable. This is your restful haven that you can look forward to returning to after an exciting day ashore or a busy day at sea, where you can escape and rejuvenate during your trip.

Guest cabins

All cabins have a range of impressive amenities and personal touches. Make yourself at home with tea and coffee making facilities and take advantage of the hair dryer, personal safe, UK/IE three pin electrical sockets and USB ports. There is also a flat screen TV for all your entertainment needs, including a range of house movies, news, documentaries, and ship information channels. So why not sit back and watch the ship position and routing from the comfort of your own cabin?


If you’re after a little taste of luxury on your journey with us, we have a range of cabin suites that provide the space and amenities to make your cruise that extra bit special. Both our De-Luxe, Premium and Junior Suites come with their own private balcony and sitting area. Ask our cruise experts for more information on the perfect suite to suit you.


On board Ambition, there are dining venues for every mood - from traditional afternoon teas to gala dinners alongside the ship’s Officers or Captain – providing ample opportunity for guests to be surprised and delighted throughout their journey.


If unwinding is on your agenda, then why not kick back in one of our lounges? We have the timeless Cavern offering live cabaret, gameshows and light entertainment, and the stylish cocktail Clifton Lounge serving all your favourite tipples, and the Pool Bar and Consulate Bar are perfectly positioned for you to soak up the rays. Other bars include The Angel Bar overlooking reception. And, for all your pre and post-theatre moments, we have the elegant Pendennis bar, and the Purple Turtle Wine Bar.


Speaking of theatre, we have an exciting entertainment programme at The Palladium ready to whisk you away to new worlds full of song, dance, comedy, and wonderful storytelling with the Ambassador Theatre Company. There’s also Grafton Street, our arts, crafts and activity area, No.10 Conference Room perfect for meetings, Aces & Eights ideal for many a hand of cards, Brontë’s library, the shopping galleria, fitness centre, an exterior jogging and walking track, swimming pool, splash pool and active pool. And to extend that feeling of rejuvenation, we have our Green Sea Spa on board, offering a sauna, steam room, hair salon and a range of restoring spa treatments.

Single sailors

Whether you’re travelling alone or just want your own space, we have assigned 78 single sole occupancy cabins ranging from Standard Inside to Ocean View Singles on Boat Deck 7 to Superior and Premium Ocean View Single on Consulate Deck 9 and Ambition Deck 8, Plus 10 Junior Suite Balcony Singles on Ambassador Deck 10. Single. With the exception of the 19 single cabins in categories 1S and 6S, all other singles can be converted to twin occupancy depending upon demand.

Easy organising

Make use of our Free All Aboard app while onboard to access the latest daily programme, book destination experiences, keep track of your onboard account and much more.


If you are travelling with us with any disability or mobility needs, cabins on Consulate Deck 9 have been adapted to accommodate your requirements. Please ask for more details.


16/07/24 Belfast, Northern Ireland

17/07/24 At Sea

18/07/24 At Sea

19/07/24 La Coruna, for Santiago de Compostela, Spain

20/07/24 Leixoes, for Oporto, Portugal

21/07/24 Lisbon, Portugal

22/07/24 At Sea

23/07/24 Getxo, for Bilbao, Spain

24/07/24 Le Verdon, for Bordeaux, France

25/07/24 Lorient, France

26/07/24 At Sea

27/07/24 Liverpool, England

28/07/24 Belfast, Northern Ireland

Your cruise from Belfast includes:

  • Cruise passage onboard Ambition
  • Cabin accommodation in guest’s chosen category
  • Full board cuisine
  • Welcome and farewell Captain’s cocktail party (6 nights or more)
  • Captain’s gala dinner
  • Evening entertainment
  • Daytime activities programme 
  • Informative guest speakers (6 nights or more)
  • Wide range of entertainment and daytime activities including: ftness, dance and wellness classes
  • Use of gym, swimming pools and hot tubs 
  • Spa access
  • Porterage of luggage between the port and cabin
  • All port taxes

Upgrade to the Ambassador Fare to include:

  • Gratuities & service charges
  • House wines
  • House brands from the bar
  • Premium wines
  • Premium drinks from the bar
  • Premium teas & speciality coffees
  • Choice of 1st or 2nd dining sitting for dinner
  • Priority for complimentary cabin upgrades

Good to know:

  • GBP sterling is the currency onboard
2023's cruises from Belfast sold out quickly, so if you're interested in 2024's itineraries we recommend getting in touch soon.

Ocean View Cabins

  • SUPERIOR TWIN OCEAN VIEW - Saver fare €1550 per person -Ambassador fare €1999 per person.
  • SUPERIOR PLUS OCEAN VIEW - Saver fare €1575 per person -Ambassador fare €2025 per person.
  • PREMIUM OCEAN VIEW - Saver fare €1590 per person -Ambassador fare €2035 per person.


  • JUNIOR SUITE -Saver fare €2780 per person - Ambassador fare €3230 per person.
  • SUPERIOR JUNIOR SUITE - Saver fare €2840 per person - Ambassador fare €3290 per person. (Currently 35% discount on price)
  • PREMIUM SUITE - Saver fare €3790 per person - Ambassador fare €4240 per person.(Currently 35% discount on price)

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance

For more information please call us on 021 493 5806 or 0818 300 205, email, request a call back using the red button, or submit an enquiry through the form below.


Terms & conditions apply. Prices above are correct as of 21.6.23 and are subject to change and limited availability. Based on 2 adults sharing. Discounts may change. Please contact us for the most up-to-date-quote.

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