Portland

England

Cruises To Portland

Located along the English Channel, Portland is divided into two areas: north and south. The south end is where extensive stone quarries lie, a resource important to the region. Unique to the city is the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, which hosts world sailing championships.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Portland Port
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    BST (British Summer Time)
    UTC/GMT +1 hour
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    British Pound (GPB)
    Native crafts, souvenirs and clothing.
    • Famous For
      Portland Castle overlooks the harbour and is one of Henry VIII's best-preserved coastal fortifications.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Portland is in the heart of England’s dramatic Jurassic Coast, so called because its rock bed dates back 185 million years.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Go traditional with fish and chips or steak and kidney pie, along with a “proper” pint of ale at a local pub.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Portland Bill Lighthouse has guided sailors for 3-plus centuries. Also, the abandoned Tout Quarry has been turned into a delightful stone sculpture park.

Featured Portland CRUISE ITINERARIES

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A quaint street café in Paris, France.

12-Day Transatlantic from New York

Cross the Atlantic on one of our newest ships, Norwegian Getaway. | Indulge in up to 26 delicious dining options on board.
SHIP Norwegian Getaway
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Ponta Delgada (Azores); Portland (England); Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge) (Belgium); Le Havre (Paris) (France);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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Walk Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile.

11-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage from London (Southampton)

Behold the British Isles of Ireland, Scotland and England.
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Kirkwall (Orkney Isles); Glasgow (Greenock) (Scotland); Belfast (Northern Ireland); Liverpool (United Kingdom); Dublin (Ireland); Cork (Ringaskiddy) (Ireland); Portland (England);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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Enjoy a sunset stroll in Dublin.

12-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage from London (Southampton)

Enjoy the beauty of Scotland and Ireland with one sea day. | Experience up to 14 delicious dining options on board.
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Kirkwall (Orkney Isles); Glasgow (Greenock) (Scotland); Belfast (Northern Ireland); Holyhead (Wales); Dublin (Ireland); Cork (Cobh) (Ireland); Portland (England);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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