Barcelona - Embark Emerald Princess
Today you’ll fly to Barcelona where you’ll embark Emerald Princess.
Dining on board Emerald Princess is an amazing experience to be savoured. Enjoy delicious cuisine from award-winning chef Curtis Stone at SHARE, be inspired by the art of the chocolatier at the indulgent Chocolate Journeys, or enjoy a delicious slice of pizza at the Pizzeria.
This British-owned territory is full of British quirks - afternoon tea, fish and chips and traditional pubs – and has a long and fascinating history due to its strategic position between Africa and Europe. Explore its iconic rock and watch out for the cheeky Barbary macaques.
There’s a multitude of ways to spend your time on board the Emerald Princess. You could spend nearly all your days hardly moving from its magnificent pool areas, such is their variety. Adults can seek out the solitude of the Sanctuary, a private retreat with luxurious loungers and cosy cabanas where you can take an al fresco massage.
Infused with maritime spirit, Marseille is the second-largest city in France. Explore the bohemian Cours Julien lined with bars, music venues, galleries and markets; or visit the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. Occupying the highest point of Marseille, the basilica is the most visited building in Marseille.
Genoa is the capital of the Liguria region in northwest Italy. A compelling city rich in history, in 2004 it was named the European Capital of Culture and as you follow the intimate, cobblestone lanes and medieval alleyways, you’ll soon understand why.
Discover Florence, the capital of the Tuscany region, or head to Pisa to see the iconic Leaning tower from the port of Livorno. Florence is an achingly romantic city of rivers, bridges and Renaissance art and architecture. Or you could explore Pisa’s charming Romanesque buildings, Gothic churches and Renaissance piazzas and its vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Rome - Disembark Emerald Princess
Today you’ll disembark Emerald Princess in Rome where you’ll be transferred for a two night hotel stay. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore the city, from the crumbling Colosseum to the magnificent Trevi Fountain.
Rome - Exclusive Katherine Jenkins Event at Castello Odescalchi
Experience an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment at the beautiful Castello Odescalchi on the shores of Lake Bracciano. Enjoy a canape and drinks reception in the secret garden, before you are entertained by classical songstress Katherine Jenkins who will serenade you into the night, lit by a carpet of a thousand twinkling stars.
Florence - Hotel Stay
The capital of the Tuscany region is an achingly romantic city of rivers, bridges and Renaissance art and architecture. Some of the city’s most iconic sights are the Duomo, a cathedral with a striking terracotta-tiled dome, the illustrious Ponte Vecchio, rambling Forte di Belvedere and Piazzale Michelangelo which boasts panoramic views of the beautiful city and the Arno River.
Lake Garda - Hotel Stay
A romantic mixture of medieval towns, soaring mountains, secluded beaches, and, of course, the glittering lake itself, this beautiful destination looks like a scene from a storybook. Take a break from the Italian heat with a dip in the lake, discover castles and fortresses and do as the Italians do and head to a lakeside restaurant to linger over the famous cuisine of Italy.
Verona - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Travel home to London through Europe in lavish art-deco extravagance on one of the world’s most iconic locomotives. During your journey, you can map your route through the food you eat. Expect a varied, unique and artisanal set of menus. They’ll include gorgeous local delicacies like lobsters from Brittany or salt marsh lamb from the Mont St Michel.
London – Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Today your holiday comes to an end as you disembark the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in London.
Other regional airports may be available*