AIDA Cruises opens AIDAaura’s farewell season on January 9, 2023. Around one million satisfied guests associate the cruise ship AIDAaura with unforgettable holiday memories
AIDA Cruises thanks them and offers all cruise fans the opportunity to say goodbye to AIDAaura with extraordinary travel offers. After more than 20 years in service, the ship will leave the AIDA fleet in September 2023.
The AIDAaura farewell season will start on January 9, 2023, in Cape Town with the first of a total of four 14-day voyages to South Africa & Namibia.
On March 6, 2023, the 27-day cruise from South Africa to Hamburg (Germany), via Namibia, the Cape Verde Islands and Canary Islands, as well as Portugal and Spain, will depart from the metropolis on the Cape of Good Hope.
In April 2023 further highlight cruises include the “Great Norway Round Trip” to the North Cape over Easter, or the two new 7-day voyages with AIDAaura from/to Hamburg to Norway’s fjords and to Scotland. These can also be booked as a 14-day cruise.
From mid-May to early July 2023, AIDA guests are invited to visit historic cities, legendary places or impressive landscapes on various voyages from/to Hamburg to Western Europe’s rivers, Great Britain, France or Ireland. Among other highlight destinations, AIDAaura will call at Saint Malo in France, Edinburgh and Loch Ness near Invergordon in Scotland, Falmouth in southern England or the Orkney Islands, the Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides.
In July and August 2023, it’s time to sail from Hamburg and Bremerhaven on 21-day cruises to Iceland and Greenland with passages along the glaciers and icebergs in Prins-Christian-Sund or Disko Bay.
AIDAaura’s last voyage for AIDA Cruises leads on well-known European rivers such as the Thames to Tilbury on the outskirts of the British capital London, the Seine in France to Rouen or the Scheldt in Belgium to Antwerp.
Since its naming ceremony on April 12, 2003, in Rostock-Warnemünde (Germany), the cruise ship built in Wismar (Germany) has visited the most beautiful destinations around the globe on more than 800 voyages. In its premiere season 2003/2004, AIDAaura was the official German Olympic ship during the Summer Games in Athens (Greece) and headed for destinations in the Mediterranean as well as the Caribbean and Central America.
Further highlights were the exclusive AIDAselection voyages to Mauritius and the Seychelles, to the Orient, to India and Greenland, to Iceland or as far as the Arctic Circle to Spitsbergen. As part of the world cruise in winter 2018/2019, AIDAaura guests visited 41 destinations on four continents in 117 days.