Celebrity Apex sets sail from Southampton UK for inaugural season

   May 18, 2024 ,   Cruise Industry

Setting sail on May 15 for her inaugural season from Southampton, Celebrity Cruises' popular ship Celebrity Apex marked a significant milestone as the first vessel from the fleet's EDGE class homeported in the United Kingdom.

Celebrity Apex began her European season with an 8-night Norwegian Fjords itinerary roundtrip from Southampton. This voyage will take passengers to enchanting destinations, including Bruges Belgium, known as 'the Venice of the North,' with its picturesque canals and charming cobblestone streets; Geiranger Norway, renowned for the stunning Geirangerfjord, where waterfalls cascade into deep-blue waters surrounded by towering snow-capped mountains; and Kristiansand Norway, a vibrant waterfront town famed as 'Summer City,' offering sandy beaches, premium shopping, and a lively cultural scene.

As the second ship in the groundbreaking Edge Series, Celebrity Apex redefines ocean travel with its innovative outward-facing design and visionary spaces that set new standards at sea. Onboard, guests will enjoy elevated cruising experiences with enhanced dining options, luxurious spa and wellness amenities, and high-energy entertainment comparable to top land-based performances.

From May through October 2024, Celebrity Apex will offer a range of itineraries from Southampton, including four-to-13-night voyages to breathtaking destinations in Northern Europe and the Canary Islands. Notable sailings include a 12-night Norwegian Fjords and Arctic Circle cruise, showcasing the region's awe-inspiring natural beauty.

Additionally, guests can explore enhanced destinations such as Ibiza, where they can indulge in local culinary delights, enjoy vibrant beach clubs, and soak up the Mediterranean sunshine.