14 June 2016, 01:00

Fireworks and festivities to mark Saga's 20th Anniversary Cruise

Saga Sapphire to revisit ports featured in 1997 inaugural sailing

Celebrate 20 years of Saga Cruises on a magical voyage, revisiting ports that featured during the 1997 inaugural cruise on Saga Rose.

The Anniversary Cruise will showcase Saga Sapphire as she sets set sail from Dover on May 20, 2017 amid a huge send-off with fireworks and festivities.

Entertainment and music during the cruise will be themed to celebrate the last 20 years with a generous sprinkling of fun and surprises for guests as they sail into the Mediterranean sunshine.

Special guests will also be on board, including past and present Saga VIPs who have shaped the business over the last two decades.

Loyal guests will love this Anniversary Cruise as there could be no better time or setting to reminisce over wonderful cruises spent on Saga Rose and the ships that succeeded her.

From Saga Rose, Saga Ruby, Spirit of Adventure and Saga Pearl ¬– through to the present fleet of 449-passenger Saga Pearl II and 720-passenger Saga Sapphire – every Saga guest has their favourite ship.

For new-to-Saga or new-to-cruise passengers, Saga Sapphire is the perfect setting for this anniversary cruise. With her welcoming crew; the chic ship is delightfully intimate and guests can enjoy her informal atmosphere, spacious cabins and quirky Beach Club - complete with pool and crazy golf course.

Ports of call during this special 20th Anniversary Cruise include Lisbon, Malaga, Livorno (for Florence) and Civitavecchia (for Rome), which were visited during in the inaugural cruise, as well as Marseilles, Corsica and Gibraltar.


For details visit saga.co.uk/cruises or call 0800 50 50 30

17 nights from £3,429 departing from Dover on May 20, 2017. Price includes UK travel package to and from Dover, all meals and entertainment, choice of table wines at lunch and dinner, afternoon tea, 24-hour room service, welcome cocktail party, unlimited tea and coffee in selected venues, free Wi-Fi internet, all on-board gratuities, porterage, free shuttle bus to nearest town centre (whenever possible and when the ship is berthed more than 500 yards away), optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction of £53 if passenger has own insurance.

Price per person based on two people sharing the lowest available Inside cabin, was correct at time of going to press and is subject to availability and change.

Saga Holidays is the winner of 16 Gold British Travel Awards 2015 including Best Small Ships Cruise Line, Best Specialist Cruise Line (Ocean) and Best Cruise Line for Customer Service.

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