Explora Journeys today unveiled details of the maiden voyage for the new Explora I that will set sail on July 17 2023 from Southampton in the UK, according to a press release.
The brand will make its debut with a 15-night inaugural journey to Northern Europe with calls to 12 ports in four countries under the title “A Maiden Journey into Epic Fjords and the Arctic Circle.”
Michael Ungerer, Chief Executive Officer, Explora Journeys, said: “Our vision and purpose from day one has been to create a travel and ocean experience like no other and we are thrilled that our ground-breaking new class of ship, Explora I, will introduce guests during her maiden journey to some of the most breathtaking destinations in Northern Europe while enjoying the finest luxury hospitality at sea.”
The ship will sail from Southampton and will call Zeebrugge, Belgium and in Norway Geiranger, Trondheim, Molde, Leknes, Brønnøysund, Flåm, Bergen and Stavanger before sailing to Denmark with visits to Skagen and finally on August 1 the country’s capital city, Copenhagen.
Ungerer added: “Guests onboard Explora I’s inaugural journey can look forward to immerse themselves in local cultures, both on and off the beaten path, as well as witnessing some of the world’s most astonishing natural wonders. Surprise treats will be revealed throughout their voyage such as thrilling experiences, thoughtful gifts and exciting guest artistes that are all designed to inspire the discerning travellers’ desire to discover the world around them, meet new people, and reconnect with themselves.”