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Vacation despite Corona: These cruises are starting again


After a long standstill, numerous providers are now announcing international cruises again. An overview of what is possible in 2021.

After a long standstill, numerous providers are now announcing international cruises again.

An overview of what is possible in 2021.

Cruise ships had to take a

corona-related break for

about a year


Thanks to an increased range of tests, increasing vaccination rates and falling incidence values, the passenger ships are now allowed to set sail again.

In Germany, cruises from Kiel have been possible again since the weekend of Pentecost.

In the coming year you will probably be able to


to the

Baltic Sea, the Mediterranean or the Caribbean again


With some shipping companies, however, only vaccinated people are allowed on board - and only if the second dose was at least 14 days ago.

Also read

: Summer vacation 2021: Spain, Italy, Greece - Current Corona rules for popular travel destinations.

Cruises with Tui Cruises

Tui Cruises is one of the few shipping companies that has also offered cruises in winter despite the corona pandemic.

Tui Cruises is now expanding its range.

Before leaving, vacationers need two negative test results from this provider.

  • From June 11th: With “Mein Schiff 6”

    panorama trips

    from Hamburg of three to four days.

  • From June 17th: Cruises to the

    western Mediterranean

    with “Mein Schiff 2”


    Discover the most beautiful ports and landscapes of the Spanish Mediterranean and Atlantic coast.

    Departure and arrival is in Palma de Mallorca.

    The timetable includes Barcelona and Valencia, among others.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is also setting sail again

  • Since May 29th: With “Hanseatic inspiration” from Kiel

    to Sweden


    Via the Swedish island of Gotska Sandön to Öregrund, Gotland and Karlskrona, Sweden's capital.

    Then to the Himmerfjord near Södertälje.

  • With the "Europa 2" from mid-July initially on a tour of



    Later to the east coast of Sicily, via small port cities like Katakolo or the island of Corfu to Mallorca and around the

    Italian islands of

    Stromboli, Palermo, Sardinia and Menorca.

Cruise with Aida Cruises in summer 2021

  • In July with the “Aida Perla” from Mallorca for a

    seven-day Spain cruise

    with stops in Cadiz, Malaga, Cartagena and Barcelona.

    Alternatively, a seven-day tour of Spain from Mallorca, but with stops in Alicante, Ibiza, Valencia and Barcelona.

    If desired, both trips can be combined into a 14-day holiday.

In addition, Aida Cruises will also be offering the following cruises in summer 2021:

  • Canary Islands round trips with "Aida Perla", seven or 14 days, from

    Gran Canaria

    , until July.

  • Greece round trips with "Aida Blu", seven or 14 days, from


    until October.

  • Ahoi round tour in June with “Aida Sol”, three, four or seven days, from



  • Ahoi round tour with “Aida Prima”, seven days, from


    , July to October.

  • Ahoi round tour with “Aida sol”, three, four or seven days, from


    , July.

Costa Cruises will also be offering cruises again from summer 2021

  • From June 26th, cruise through


    with the “Costa Deliziosa”


  • On July 4th with the “Costa Florenz” on a one-week trip in



  • From July 3rd with the "Costa Smeralda" to Italy,

    France and Spain


On a cruise with the Holland America Line from Athens

  • From August 15th on cruise from


    around the Greek islands.

  • From September 5th from Athens to

    Venice, Greece and Albania


Seabourn Cruises will also be cruising again in the summer of 2021

  • On July 3rd with “Seabourn Ovation” starting in Piraeus via

    Rhodes, Mykonos and Cyprus


  • Starting July 18th, cruise from Barbados on a

    Caribbean cruise

    to the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and St. Kitts.

Cruise through the Mediterranean with Royal Caribbean

  • Starting July 10th, the “Jewel of the Seas” will be

    heading for

    several destinations in

    Greece and Cyprus


    Among other things to the Greek islands of Rhodes, Crete, Mykonos and Santorin.

After 500 days of downtime, Norwegian Cruise is back at sea

  • Starting in July with the “Norwegian Jade” from Piraeus for a week around the

    Greek islands

  • From October 19, with the “Norwegian Joy” from Miami for five to eleven day

    Caribbean cruises


  • From October 24th on the “Norwegian Breakaway” from New York on a seven-day trip to



  • From November 6th on board the “Pride of America” on seven-day

    Hawaii-Interisland voyages

    from Honolulu.

  • From November 7th on the “Norwegian Bliss” for seven-day departures from Los Angeles to the

    Mexican Riviera


  • From November 14th on the “Norwegian Encore” for seven-day trips

    from Miami to the Caribbean


  • From November 20th with the "Norwegian Escape" from Orlando (Port Canaveral) on a seven-day trip to the



  • From December 23, 2021 with the “Norwegian Pearl” from Miami through the

    Panama Canal

    , to the Bahamas and the Caribbean.


View of Malta.

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With Viking Cruises on a cruise through the Mediterranean

  • From July with “Malta & Adriatic Jewels” from Malta to

    Montenegro and Croatia

    and back to Valletta.

  • With the "Malta & Greek Isles Discovery" from Valetta to Greece.

    There the cruise ship docks in Kalamata, Athens, Santorini, Rhodes and Souda Bay.

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises will be offering cruises in the summer of 2021

  • On September 11th with “Seven Seas Splendor” on a luxury cruise from

    Great Britain

    on a trip around the British Isles.

  • On October 16 with the "Seven Seas Explorer" from



  • Set

    to sea

    on December 18th with the "Mariner" from



Travel along the Norwegian coast with Hurtigruten

  • Since March, Hurtigruten has been back on the Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen mail ship route.

A-pink river boat

  •  From June 16 with the “Douro Experience”

    along the


    river from Porto through the Alto Douro wine-growing valley to the Spanish border and back.

  • With the “Danube Classic” cruise



    Danube for

    seven days


  • Discover


    southern Rhine

    on the “Rhine Experience Course Basel”


  • After a short detour in Koblenz and Mainz, the

    tour “

    Rhine Romanticism with Moselle

    ” leads to the Moselle framed by vineyards and to cities such as Bernkastel-Kues, Cochem and Trier.

(cw) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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Source: merkur

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