Barcelona (Spain) to Rome (Civitavecchia, Italy) on Seven Seas Explorer

27 September 2018
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See the treasures of the Mediterranean including historic Marseille, fashionable Monte Carlo and Malta's beautiful capital, Valletta!

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Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 - Thursday 27 September Barcelona (Spain) 0700 1900
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.
2 - Friday 28 September Palma (Mallorca) 0800 1600
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.
3 - Saturday 29 September Marseille (France) 1000 2000
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'.
4 - Sunday 30 September Antibes 0800 1800
5 - Monday 01 October Monte Carlo (Monaco) 0800 1900
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.
6 - Tuesday 02 October Livorno (Pisa/Florence, Italy) 0700 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.
7 - Wednesday 03 October Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
8 - Thursday 04 October Valletta (Malta) 0800 1800
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 05 October 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.
10 - Saturday 06 October Naples (Italy) 0800 1800
The city of Naples is a maze of architectural treasures and busy streets in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. Among the key sights are the 13th-century Duomo, the Royal Palace, the Teatro San Carlo, and the underground tunnels of the Napoli Sotteranea. The chief shopping areas are Piazza dei Martiri, Via Calabritto, and the glass arcade of Galleria Umberto. Naples is also the gateway to the remains of ancient Pompeii.
11 - Sunday 07 October Rome (Civitavecchia, Italy) 0700 1800
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.
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H Veranda Suite GUARANTEE £5819pp
G2 Deluxe Veranda Suite AVAILABLE £6109pp
G1 Deluxe Veranda Suite AVAILABLE £6259pp
F2 Superior Suite AVAILABLE £6479pp
F1 Superior Suite AVAILABLE £6699pp
E Concierge Suite AVAILABLE £7149pp
D Concierge Suite AVAILABLE £7299pp
C Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £9269pp
B Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £9559pp
A Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £9859pp
SS Seven Seas Suite AVAILABLE £11709pp
SS2 Seven Seas Suite CLOSED £11709pp
ES Explorer Suite CLOSED £12299pp
GS Grand Suite CLOSED £13929pp
MS Master Suite CLOSED £15779pp
RS Regent Suite AVAILABLE £39039pp
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27 September 2018£5819pp