The port of Southampton is the most familiar and popular port for departures to most destinations, including many famous Maiden Voyages and World Cruises. The port is dominated by the big brands and big ships of the Carnival and Royal Caribbean groups as well as many other cruise lines. Southampton provides an easy road route with rail links to the London hub. If you decide to spend a little time in the city before your departure you will be rewarded by a visit to Southampton City Art Gallery specialises in modern British art. There is also the Solent Sky Museum featuring vintage aircraft like the iconic Spitfire.