Monte Carlo (Monaco) to Barcelona (Spain) on Seven Seas Explorer

12 April 2018
Fly Cruise for 11 nights

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Explore picturesque Livorno, ancient Rome and the historic capital of Valetta on this luxury voyage from Monte Carlo on Seven Seas Explorer!

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Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 - Thursday 12 April Monte Carlo (Monaco) 0800 1800
The cruise ship terminal in Monte Carlo is within walking distance of the town, a glitzy and sophisticated destination well-known for its Grand Prix and the Grand Casino, and for the sleek yachts in its harbour. There are numerous boutiques, the imposing St Nicholas Cathedral, and the hill-top Royal Palace.
2 - Friday 13 April Marseille (France) 0800 1900
Marseille's busy new port is a bus ride away from the city, where there are a variety of shops, the Byzantine cathedral of Notre Dame, and Palais du Pharo were Napoleon III once lived. Vieux Port is the historic waterfront area, and boats take visitors to Chateu d'If which featured in 'The Count of Monte Cristo'.
3 - Saturday 14 April Antibes 0800 1800
4 - Sunday 15 April Livorno (Pisa/Florence, Italy) 0800 2000
Large ships visiting Livorno dock a short distance from this town on the western coast of Tuscany. It has a long seafront stretching to Antignano, edged with trees and Art Nouveau villas. The Venezia Nuova quarter is an area of canals, bridges and the handsome 17th-century buildings of Via Borra. Livorno has good rail links to Florence, Pisa and Lucca.
5 - Monday 16 April Rome (Civitavecchia, Italy) 0800 2000
Civitavecchia is the port for Rome. There is an efficient direct rail link from the port to Rome which takes around 80 minutes. Once in the Italian capital, there is much to see and do; the chief sights are Vatican City, the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain, the Sistine Chapel and its magnificent ceiling, and the Spanish Steps. Designer shops can be found on the Via dei Condotti and Via del Corso, and there are good restaurants throughout the city.
6 - Tuesday 17 April Sorrento (Italy) 0800 1800
Sorrento lies on a peninsula on the south side of the Bay of Naples, and is the gateway to the picturesque Amalfi Coast, the islands of Ischia and Capri, and the ancient sites of Pompeii and Paestum. Sorrento itself has an unhurried charm, with cafes serving the local tipple, Limoncello in Piazza Tasso. Worth a visit are the Baroque Church del Carmine, the 18th-century villa, Palazzo Correa, and Museo Bottega, which has frescoed vaults and antiquities on display.
7 - Wednesday 18 April Messina (Italy) 0800 1800
This ancient city of cobblestone streets sits on the north-eastern tip of Sicily, and is a busy port a short walk away for the main Piazza and its Duomo. Messina is usually visited as a gateway to the classical ruins of Taormina, tours to Mount Etna and the Church of the Black Madonna in Tindari.
8 - Thursday 19 April Valletta (Malta) 0800 1700
Arriving in Valletta, the site of its magnificent Grand Harbour is memorable. The old warehouses of the harbour area now contain a string of elegant restaurants and bars. Uphill is the impressive City Gate, leafy squares and some fine buildings including St John's Cathedral which displays a painting by Caravaggio. Traffic-free Republic Street is the main shopping area, and from the ramparts of Hastings Gardens there are wonderful sea views and a caf'.
9 - Friday 20 April Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
10 - Saturday 21 April Palma (Mallorca) 0800 1900
Palma is Mallorca's elegant city. The port is overlooked by the impressive cathedral, behind which is the old town, its boutiques and squares. Shops can be found around the attractive Placa Major and the Passeig des Born, and the ornate Olivar Market is worth a visit for its flower and fruit displays. There are several places of interest ' the Arab Baths, the fortified palace of La Almudaina, the mural by Joan Miro in Parc del Mar and circular Bellver Castle, perched above the city on a hill.
11 - Sunday 22 April Valencia (Spain) 0800 1800
This lively city's port is 4 kilometres from the city, which has both ancient and contemporary landmarks. Worth visiting is the area of El Barrio del Carmen, where there is stunning Roman and Arab architecture and the old city gate of Torres de Serrano. The 15th-century Llotja de la Seda is a World Heritage Site and former silk trading centre with an elegant Hall of Columns. To capture Valencia's contemporary flavour, see the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences museum. The cathedral has works by Goya.
12 - Monday 23 April Barcelona (Spain) 0700 1800
Cruise ships arrive in Barcelona at one of the berths beyond the famous thoroughfare, Las Ramblas. The port provides the low-cost Blue Bus shuttle transfer into the city, where there are world-class museums dedicated to football, history, Picasso, Miro and Gaudi. The skyline of Barcelona is dominated by Gaudi's architecture - the magnificent Sagrada Familia Cathedral, the apartment block of Casa Mila, and at ground level, Parc Guell.
Code Category Status Latest Price
H Veranda Suite GUARANTEE £4215pp
G2 Deluxe Veranda Suite AVAILABLE £4327pp
G1 Deluxe Veranda Suite AVAILABLE £4432pp
F2 Superior Suite AVAILABLE £4544pp
F1 Superior Suite AVAILABLE £4656pp
E Concierge Suite AVAILABLE £4919pp
D Concierge Suite AVAILABLE £5031pp
C Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £6319pp
B Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £6487pp
A Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £6648pp
SS Seven Seas Suite AVAILABLE £7691pp
SS2 Seven Seas Suite CLOSED £7691pp
ES Explorer Suite CLOSED £7971pp
GS Grand Suite CLOSED £9343pp
MS Master Suite AVAILABLE £10988pp
RS Regent Suite CLOSED £45639pp
RS Regent Suite CLOSED £45639pp
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12 April 2018£4215pp