Cruise and Maritime Voyages is offering the chance to sail directly from the UK City of Culture 2017 on an adventure cruise to explore the Arctic. Hull is the City of Culture for 2017 Works by the great masters Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo have been loaned to Hull by the British Museum, the Royal Shakespeare Company will be taking up residence and Opera North is turning the Humber Bridge into a giant musical instrument. Soak up the culture and then sail away on an arctic adventure.

Marco Polo sails from Hull to Iceland & the Northern Isles for 12 nights 17 June or to Arctic Greenland, Iceland & Faroes on a 21-night voyage 11 July.

Hull was announced as the winner of the UK City of Culture 2017 in 2013, it is only the second city to hold the title and the first in England. The award is given every 4 years to a city that demonstrates the belief in the transformational power of culture.

The arts and cultural programme for the year celebrates the unique character of the city, its people, history and geography. Artists and residents of Hull will come together throughout 2017 to make Hull a cultural destination […]