Barcelona & The Best of the Western Mediterranean
Explore the fascinating city of Barcelona before joining a glorious cruise around the Western Mediterranean.
DAY 1: UK - Barcelona.
Fly to Barcelona where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for two nights.
DAY 2: Barcelona.
Catalonia's capital is arguably Spain's most exciting city and offers up celebrated history, fine shopping and fabulous cuisine. Amble along Las Ramblas, stopping at its charming street cafés, restaurants and shops, and the star attraction is undoubtedly Gaudi's astonishing Sagrada Familia, the soaring, fairytale cathedral that was left unfinished on his death and which is still being gradually built. (B)
DAY 3: Barcelona.
Transfer to your ship, Norwegian Epic, for embarkation. (B, D)
DAY 4: At sea.
(B, L, D)
DAY 5: Naples.
Naples is an exhilarating city, set in a breathtaking position between mighty Mount Vesuvius and the shimmering Bay of Naples. Explore the wealth of cultural treasures at leisure or join an optional trip to either beautiful Capri island, the remarkable remains of Pompeii or the soaring slopes and crater of Mount Vesuvius National Park. (B, L, D)
DAY 6: Civitavecchia (for Rome).
Today, don't miss an optional excursion to witness Rome's vast and glorious St Peter's Square, the majestic St Peter's Basilica and splendid Clemente's Basilica before enjoying a guided tour of the mighty Colosseum. (B, L, D)
DAY 7: Livorno (for Pisa and Florence).
On the western shores of Tuscany, 16th century Livorno is the gateway to two of Italy's most poetic cities - Pisa and Florence. Explore Livorno's photogenic centre, which features lovely canals, bridges and plazas fringed with chic cafés and shops or alternatively, join an optional excursion to Pisa to see its amazing Leaning Tower or visit Florence's magnificent Uffizi Gallery. (B, L, D)
DAY 8: Marseille.
Cosmopolitan Marseille is the capital of Provence and has been a major Mediterranean harbour for more than 2,500 years. Leading off the harbour is the city's most famous street, the broad bustling boulevard La Canebiere. (B, L, D)
DAY 9: Palma de Mallorca.
Majorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and is renowned for its gorgeous beaches and vibrant, cheerful resorts. Palma, its stylish capital, is home to a fascinating historic quarter with attractions such as the impressive Gothic cathedral, the Royal Palace of La Almudaina and the Carthusian Monastery of Valldemosa. (B, L, D)
DAY 10: Barcelona - UK.
After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK or extend your stay in Madrid. (B)
Accommodation on Tour
Barcelona: Tryp Apolo (or similar).
Twin inside cabin, Norwegian Epic
New Wave double balcony cabin, Norwegian Epic
Spice H2O sun deck, Norwegian Epic
Le Bistro French Restaurant, Norwegian Epic
La Cucina Italian Restaurant, Norwegian Epic
Cagney's Steakhouse, Norwegian Epic
Manhattan Restaurant, Norwegian Epic
Moderno Churrascaria Restaurant, Norwegian Epic
One of the newest additions to the Norwegian Cruise Line Fleet, the innovative and ultra-modern Norwegian Epic encapsulates everything from traditional fine dining and superbly appointed accommodation to state of the art amenities and a new wave of vibrant entertainment including the Blue Man Group, Legends in Concert and Cirque Dreams. Embodying NCL's renowned reputation for freedom and flexibility Norwegian Epic provides plenty of top class eateries, bright spacious public areas, and fantastic dedication to personal service.
Public Rooms & Facilities
2 swimming pools; aqua park; 6 hot tubs; 2 main restaurants; 10 speciality restaurants; 17 bars and lounges; spa & sauna; hairdresser & beauty salon; fitness centre; jogging/walking track; multipurpose sports court; table tennis; golf driving nets; bungee trampoline; 6 bowling lanes; climbing and abseiling walls; baseball batting cage; comedy club; jazz club; theatre; casino; karaoke rooms; nightclub; shops; internet café; art gallery; photo gallery; chapel.
Your cruise includes full board, and with such an extensive range of dining options, the choice is yours. From elegant French bistros and Italian trattorias to sushi and tapas bars, there's a different dining option for every night of your cruise (cover charge and à la carte pricing applies to the speciality restaurants). With a variety of dining options available, each featuring a diverse, ever-changing menu, you'll always find exactly what you're in the mood for. There are no fixed sittings - dinner is served from 5.30pm to 10pm, so you can choose an early dinner before the show or a later romantic dinner for two. 24-hour room service is also available.
All cabins have twin or queen sized beds; air-conditioning; TV; fridge; safety deposit box; telephone; hairdryer; shower and wc. Your holiday price includes a category ID inside cabin or you may choose to upgrade.
Cabin Categories & Descriptions:
T1 Studios for solo travellers
ID Twin inside cabin
BD Twin outside cabin with balcony
BA Twin outside mid-ship cabin with balcony
A service charge of $12 per person, per day will be added to your on board account. In addition, a suggested gratuity of 18% will be added to your on board account for all spa treatments and 15% for all bar orders, unless otherwise specified. The crew is encouraged to work together as a service team and is compensated by a combination of salary and incentive programmes that the service charge supports.
Book now to receive up to $75 per cabin on board credit.
Note: Offers vary by departure. Subject to availability and terms and conditions apply.
26 May, 02 Jun, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sep, 06, 13 Oct will receive $75 on board credit per cabin.
18, 25, Aug 01 Sep will receive $50 on board credit per cabin and house wine.
23, 30 Jun, 07, 14, 21, Jul, 11 Aug will receive $50 on board credit per cabin.
28 Jul, 04 Aug will receive Chocolates and house wine per cabin.
Barcelona & The Best of the Western Mediterranean 9 nights
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Barcelona & The Best of the Western Mediterranean
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Prices are per person
- Flights UK - Barcelona - UK
- Accommodation in a twin room in hotel; as per cruise ship details
- Meals Bed & breakfast in hotel; full board on cruise ship
- Porterage on cruise ship (for one suitcase per person)
- Transfers between overseas airport, hotel and cruise ship
- All local, port and airport taxes
- Added Bonus up to $75 per cabin on board credit
- Civitavecchia for Rome
- Livorno for Florence and Pisa
- Palma de Mallorca
- London Gatwick
- London Luton
- London Stansted
- Fridays - 2013
05 Jul 2013 to 04 Oct 2013