Newcastle upon Tyne Cruise

Newcastle upon Tyne Cruise

Great Friend of the River

Rising up from the river, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne was once a Roman village. Its Latin name was Pons Aelius and over the years became an important commercial centre for wool and coal mining.

The river is the cornerstone of economic life and the shipyards, which have grown on the banks of the river, have seen the birth and the restoration of majestic ships from all over the world. A journey on an MSC Cruise ship will give you the opportunity to discover the Newcastle of today, a city in the Georgian style which is continually evolving and has a fervent cultural scene and sparkling night life.
You can discover some of Newcastle upon Tyne's most famous attractions, starting with the 20 metre high Angel of the North, designed by Antony Gormley, or the underground Victoria Tunnel a wagon-way which was once used to transport coal and later used as an air raid shelter during the Second World War. Pilgrim Street and Grey Street are two of the roads famous for their pubs, cafés and restaurants.
A trip around this area will give you the opportunity to see the city's "movida

Cruises from / to Newcastle Tyne in 2024


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We're constantly updating our wide selection of shore excursions for all interests to make your cruise holiday an unforgettable experience. Some tours may also be available at embarkation or disembarkation days, while during at sea days you can enjoy on board activities.