CRUISE: Spain, Italy, France

  • Destination: France, Italy, Spain
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Runs On: Wednesday

Explore history and culture of Barcelona, Spain (3-nights) before boarding a Mediterranean Cruise (7-nights) to Italy and France. Visit six (6) international cities: Barcelona, Spain; Naples, Rome and Florence, Italy; Cannes and Marseille France. Cruise in luxury and enjoy entertainment, activities plus meals aboard the Norwegian Epic. Be sure to bring your camera!


Detailed Itinerary

(Key: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

 

Day 1 June 14

Depart New York JFK Airport

Board flight for travel to Barcelona. Meals on board.

Day 2 June 15

Arrive Barcelona

Be met at airport by local representative and transfer to hotel by motor coach. Relax or start exploring this amazing city of architecture and culture. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening and Flamenco show.

(D)

Day 3 June 16

Barcelona City Tour

After breakfast this morning, join your guide for a full day of sightseeing. Explore the beauty of Barcelona on this tour, which offers a comprehensive view of this exquisite Catalan city. Perfect for first-time visitors, the tour will show you the city’s most iconic sights and allow you to discover some of Barcelona’s best-kept secrets. Highlights today include a visit to La Sagrada Familia, entrance to Spanish Village and Park Guell. Time for lunch will be provided (own expense).

(B)

Day 4 June 17

Free Day

Enjoy a day on your own exploring Barcelona. Barcelona is one of the most famous ancient cities in the world. Stroll down the medieval streets of the Gothic Quarter with structures built during the Middle Ages.

(B)

Day 5 June 18

Cruise Embarkation

After breakfast, checkout hotel and transfer by private motor coach to the cruise ship port. Embark on Norwegian Cruise Lines Epic for your cruise. Relax in your cabin or begin exploring the ship activities. Cruise departs at 6:00 PM. Meals on board.

(B, L, D)

Day 6 June 19

Day at Sea

Free day to do what you want.   Relax by the pool, enjoy entertainment, get a massage at the spa, play games or listen to music. Bowling on Deck 6 and 7.

(B, L, D)

Day 7 June 20

Naples/Pompeii, Italy

Port Time: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.  Naples, the largest city in southern Italy, is located on the stunning Amalfi coast. Naples is often called an open-air museum, due to its many historic statues and monuments.

(B, L, D)

Day 8 June 21

Rome (Port Civitavecchia), Italy

Port Time: 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums.

(B, L, D)

Day 9 June 22

Florence/Pisa (Port Livorno), Italy

Port Time: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The capital of Italy’s Tuscany region and birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is home to masterpieces of art and architecture. All of the main attractions in Florence are centrally located for the perfect walking tour.

(B, L, D)

Day 10 June 23

Cannes, France

Port Time:   6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. A resort town on the French Riviera, Cannes is synonymous with glamour thanks to its world-famous film festival, sandy beaches and upmarket boutiques.

(B, L, D)

Day 11 June 24

Marseille (Provence Region), France

Port Time: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Marseille is the oldest city in France and was founded in 600 BC. Among the many terracotta-roofed buildings lies many intriguing sights including the Cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde.

(B, L, D)

Day 12 June 25

Barcelona, Spain/Depart for USA

Arrive: 8:00 AM  After breakfast disembark cruise and transfer by private coach to airport for departure. Meals on board international flight.

Return to JFK New York airport

(B)

 



Program Highlights

  • Visit six (6) international cities: Barcelona, Spain; Naples, Rome and Florence, Italy; Cannes and Marseille France
  • Includes airfare round-trip from New York JFK Airport to Barcelona
  • Explore Barcelona on a guided full-day tour
  • 4-star hotel accommodations in Barcelona
  • Select accommodations on board the Norwegian Epic
  • Entertainment and activities aboard the cruise
  • 25 Meals as indicated on the itinerary (B=full breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Ground transportation via air-conditioned motor coach
  • English-speaking professional tour guides

 

 

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