Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) is offering the chance to sail directly from Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017, on an adventure cruise to explore the Arctic.

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. Guests have the opportunity to soak up the culture and then sail away on an arctic adventure.

A 12-night voyage on Marco Polo sails from Hull to Iceland and the Northern Isles on June 17 from £1,379 per person or to Arctic Greenland, Iceland and the Faroes on a 21-night voyage on July 11 from £3,339. Fares are based on two sharing a twin inner cabin and include full board cuisine; afternoon tea and late night snacks; a Captain’s cocktail party; complimentary tea and coffee 06:00-midnight; big show entertainment; cabarets and classical interludes; daytime activities and leisure facilities; guest speaker and arts & crafts; luggage porterage; and port taxes.

For details see or call 0844-998 3877.

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