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

8 November 2018
Fly Cruise for 10 nights

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This luxury cruise on Seven Seas Explorer showcases the best of the Mediterranean, including glamorous Monte Carlo and historic Valletta!

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Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 - Thursday 08 November Barcelona (Spain) 0700 1700
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 09 November 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.
3 - Saturday 10 November Palma (Mallorca) 0700 1400
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.
4 - Sunday 11 November Toulon (France) 0900 1800
The Provencal port of Toulon has a long history, and its military harbour, fortifications and shipyard were developed under the direction of Cardinal Richelieu and later, Vauban. The town is known for its elegant fountains, its Provencal market held daily on the Cours Lafayette and the elaborate Toulon Opera House. The old town has narrow streets and small squares, whilst the upper town was built on a grand scale by the same architect who re-built Paris.
5 - Monday 12 November 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.
6 - Tuesday 13 November 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.
7 - Wednesday 14 November Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
8 - Thursday 15 November 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 16 November 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 17 November 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 18 November 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.
Code Category Status Latest Price
H Veranda Suite GUARANTEE £4789pp
G2 Deluxe Veranda Suite AVAILABLE £5009pp
G1 Deluxe Veranda Suite AVAILABLE £5159pp
F2 Superior Suite AVAILABLE £5379pp
F1 Superior Suite AVAILABLE £5529pp
E Concierge Suite AVAILABLE £5749pp
D Concierge Suite AVAILABLE £5899pp
C Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £7569pp
B Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £7799pp
A Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £8019pp
SS Seven Seas Suite AVAILABLE £9199pp
SS2 Seven Seas Suite CLOSED £9199pp
ES Explorer Suite AVAILABLE £9719pp
GS Grand Suite AVAILABLE £11049pp
MS Master Suite AVAILABLE £12909pp
RS Regent Suite AVAILABLE £39199pp
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8 November 2018£4789pp