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Join us on a fantastic Cruise and Maritime cruise, their ships, Magellan and Columbus are a smaller more intimate style of ship and offer a leisurely and traditional home from home country house style of cruising with the emphasis very much on personal service and going that extra mile - perfect for solo travellers!

CMV Columbus
New for 2017 this ship has undergone extensive refurbishment to begin her maiden CMV season. With 775 passenger cabins this ship, also offers a wealth of restaurants, lounges, bars and entertainment options, including the impressive two decked tiered Palladium Show Lounge. Other facilities include a gym, wellness centre, bridge lounge and the Columbus lounge and library, the perfect place to curl up with a good book. This ship offers something for everybody.

CMV Magellan
CMV Magellan is an impressive ship with a warm and friendly atmosphere that reflects a truly British cruising experience. Ever popular with Solos guests it has plenty of comfortable public spaces including the Sinatra’s cocktail bar and Taverner’s Pub, perfect for a pre-dinner drink and to meet your fellow passengers. When not exploring ashore you can relax and enjoy the beautifully appointed Wellness Centre with hair dresser and beauty treatments.

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(Columbus) Spain, Portugal, France & Gibraltar • 2nd Oct • 12nts
Historic cities and colourful coasts. Mouth-watering variety is the key word for this southbound cruise as we discover each destination’s unique scenery, culture and ambience.

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(Columbus) Canary Islands & Madeira • 14th Oct • 15nts
Step ashore the beautiful Madeira and the ever-popular Canary Islands, Tenerife and Gran Canaria together with Amsterdam, Gibraltar and Lisbon and make this a voyage to remember.

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(Columbus) Grand Cuba, Central America & Caribbean • 29th Oct • 46nts
Visit picturesque beaches, explore Mayan ruins and experience tropical rainforests with fascinating wildlife on this magnificent voyage!

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(Columbus) Amsterdam & German Christmas Market • 14th Dec • 4nts
A ‘cracker’ of a mini cruise! Complimenting our time on board is the chance to step ashore and explore delightful Amsterdam together with Hamburg and its charming Christmas Market.

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(Columbus) Christmas & New Year Canaries & Madeira • 21st Dec • 15nts
Visit the Canary Islands along with tranquil Madeira, offering a variety of picturesque landscapes and new experiences to savour. En route, there is also the opportunity to visit Gibraltar and historical Lisbon.

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(Magellan) European Cities & Fairytales • 1st Oct • 9nts
Whether you decide to wander through historic city streets, explore museums, or indulge in retail therapy, this cruise promises something special every time you step ashore.

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(Magellan) Medieval Cities & River Seine Experience • 24th Oct • 6nts
This delightful river cruise will take us to fantastic medieval cities where we can explore an array of impressive cathedrals, medieval buildings and delightful boutiques.

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(Magellan) Antwerp Christmas Market • 13th Dec • 2nts
A Belgium festive bonanza! There is plenty to discover in this historic city; sample the wonderful delights of Magellan on this festive mini cruise including full board cuisine, evening shows and cabarets.

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(Magellan) Land of the Northern Lights to Iceland • 4th Mar • 12nts
Witness an amazing display of lights dancing across the sky - the spectacular Northern Lights is a natural phenomenon! This voyage will also take us to the Faroe, Shetland and Orkney Islands.

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(Magellan) Easter Springtime Getaway & River Seine • 31st Mar • 7nts
A host of Europe’s most beautiful landscapes will be revealed on this exciting cruise, along with the charming port of Honfleur.

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(Magellan) Grand British Isles Discovery • 7th Apr • 12nts
A host of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes and remote islands will be revealed on this exciting cruise, along with the charming port of Honfleur.

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(Magellan) Majestic Fjordland • 19th Apr • 7nts
We will enjoy gentle slopes, towering peaks capped in snow, remote mountain farms and dramatic waterfalls. Explore idyllic fjord villages and visit historic Bergen on what promises to be a magical voyage.

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(Columbus) Grand Baltic Cities & St Petersburg • 16th May • 14nts
Medieval cities contrast with cosmopolitan capitals and architectural influences reflect both east and west. Highlighting this cruise is a visit to St Petersburg to explore ornate churches and cathedrals plus more!

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(Columbus) Grand British Isles • 8th Jul • 12nts
Peaceful hills and valleys descending to the sea, river estuaries teeming with wild-life, bustling fishing harbours and quaint old towns all combine to showcase our great island heritage. Discover some remote offshore islands, highlights of Ireland and a taste of.

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(Columbus) Majestic Fjordland • 4th Aug • 7nts
Experience the Fjordlands as you cruise gently along the magnificent Norwegian coast and fjords. Look up past green slopes and forests to towering mountain peaks punctuated with cascading waterfalls.

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(Magellan) Land of the Northern Lights to Norway • 28th Oct • 14nts
An atmospheric display of green and pink light dancing across the inky dark sky, the spectacular Aurora Borealis is one of nature’s most extraordinary wonders. This exciting voyage follows Norway’s coastline with fjord villages and charming towns.

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(Columbus) Majestic Fjordland • 5th Oct • 7nts
Norway’s fjords are stunning with tranquil blue waters lapping at lush green slopes, rising to towering mountain peaks. Breathe in the clean air, gaze at granite cliffs with waterfalls, remote mountain farms and villages nestling in the valleys. Book online

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Cruising is a holiday like no other, relax in luxury aboard your floating hotel whilst wonderful destinations come to you. Discover the world aboard on of our cruises and make every day aboard and ashore a perfect one.


Choose one of our Solos departures and join your cruise companions on your preferred itinerary and departure. All our cruise departures are guaranteed to operate regardless of group sizes.

We are delighted to offer a hand-picked selection of cruises with our partners Fred Olsen, Thomson, Cruise & Maritime Voyages and NCL.

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Meet the Solos Tour Leaders

Our Tour Leaders are your companions from the very start of your holiday; to help, guide and assist you throughout. Meet a few of our many wonderful Tour Leaders here!

The Solos Tour Leader is not just a ‘rep’ but more of a companion who travels with the group. They’ll be with you from the start of your event or holiday, right through to the end as you say goodbye to your new-found friends. Our enthusiastic and knowledgeable Tour Leaders understand exactly what you want to get out of your trip, in fact, many actually started off as Solos customers themselves. We are extremely proud of our Tour Leaders and Tour Guides - many have been with Solos for years and we believe they’re the best in the business.

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From the exotic to the exquisite, a world of unique escapes is closer than you think with our Discovery Tours.

With prices from just £855, from stunning historical cities and volcanic ranges in Europe, to exciting safari adventures spotting the ‘Big Five’ in South Africa, we have the perfect Discovery Tour for you!

Take a look at a selection of our Discovery Tours here!

Food and Drink

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Food glorious food!

A holiday is not a holiday without sampling the local food and drink. Whether you want to learn how it’s prepared and cooked or just want to sit back and enjoy eating home-grown specialities and drinking regional wines, we have the perfect break for you.

Some of our breaks include wine tasting and a visit to beautiful vineyards, cookery Classes and demonstrations, where we learn how the locals make or even go on a truffle hunt, plus a whole lot more!

Take a look at a selection of foodie holidays here!

What people are saying about Solos...

"I loved the variety of the itinerary, every couple of days was like a different holiday and they were all excellent! The local guide was brilliant  and the Tour Leader always knew where we had to be and when". 

"Meeting other Solos guests and having the hotel solely for Solos was magic"

"It gave me a sense of belonging, very friendly atmosphere and never feeling left out"

"It was all fabulous! Visiting a typical Cretan house has to be over and above expectations"

“Best singles holiday company in the UK in my opinion. You always know exactly what you are get and they will always communicate any changes. I have used this company for years and will continue to do so.”

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Solos has been serving the solo traveller for over 30 years and you can be assured your money is safe with us.  All our air-holiday packages and flights are ATOL (Air Tour Operators License ATOL 0559) protected by the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) allowing you to get on with enjoying your holiday. 

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