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Cunard and Princess Cruise ships leaving Southampton Port including Ventura and Queen Elizabeth

A number of stunning cruise ships are listed to depart from the Port of Southampton this week.

Although winter is slowly approaching, cruise liners continue to offer holidays of a lifetime for anyone wanting to get away.

Southampton and Portsmouth are both known for the beautiful ships that come and go each day, be that luxurious cruise liners or impressive military warships.

Cruise liners from P&O, Cunard and Royal Caribbean can be seen on the Solent regularly.

According to the shipping movement list many of the cruise companies have ships sailing in and out throughout the next week.

The shipping movements are listed online, and are subject to change, but give us an idea of the ideal time to spot a great cruise ship.

Below, HampshireLive has highlighted some of the cruise ships that will be sailing out of Southampton over the next few days.

Queen Mary 2

Cunard flagship liner Queen Mary 2 is listed to depart Southampton this week.

She measures in at 1,132ft in length, and can hold 2,691 guests, plus 1,250 crew members.

Onboard is a luxurious spa, enthralling entertainment venues and a vast library,

There are also 15 restaurants and bars, five swimming pools, a casino, a ballroom, a theatre, and even a planetarium.

According to the shipping movements, she arrived in Southampton on Monday (October 11) at 7.30am, with a departure time set for 6pm on Tuesday evening (October 12).

Queen Elizabeth

This Cunard cruise ship will arrive in Southampton at 6.30am on Wednesday (October 13).

She is due to leave the port later that same day at 6pm where she will head for the city of Amsterdam.

Over the last few weeks, to follow coronavirus restrictions, Queen Elizabeth has been touring the UK but it looks like she is now travelling further afield.

The Queen Elizabeth made her debut in 2010, she is 964.5ft in length and can carry 2,081 guests.

Ventura

Ventura, part of the P&O Cruises fleet, can often be spotted in the Solent as she is a regular visitor to the city.

She began her service in April 2008 and was built by Fincantieri at their shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.

She has a capacity of 3,078 guests and 1,205 crew, and measures at 291.40m, 116,017 tons and has a whopping 14 guest decks.

She is due to arrive in Southampton on Thursday (October 14) and is listed to depart on the same day.

Sky Princess

The newest ship in the Princess Cruises fleet is due to make an appearance in Southampton

Built in 2019, Sky Princess was officially named by two pioneering women of the U.S. Space Progra – Captain Kay Hire, and engineer Poppy Northcutt.

There are a total of 1,830 guest cabins for the 3,660 visitors who may be onboard Sky Princess.

She will arrive in Southampton on Friday (October 15) and leave the same day. No timings have been confirmed yet.

Queen Victoria

Named after the former British monarch, Queen Victoria, the ship is a Vista-class cruise ship operated by the Cunard Line.

The vessel is of the same basic design as other Vista-class cruise ships including Queen Elizabeth.

Although she is one of the smaller ships in operation, she still boasts seven restaurants, thirteen bars, three swimming pools, a ballroom, and a theatre.

The shipping movements currently state she will arrive at the Hampshire port on Friday, and will spend the night in the Southampton before departing on Saturday (October 16).