Barcelona - Embark Emerald Princess
You’ll fly to Barcelona where you’ll embark Emerald Princess for your Mediterranean cruise. One of the real jewels of this world-leading cruise line’s fleet, the Emerald Princess offers its passengers a wonderfully wide range of choices of accommodation, itineraries, entertainment and dining options.
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.
Spend your days splashing about in the pools, browsing the boutiques or unwinding in the Lotus Spa®. With a range of things to see and do, you can choose how active or tranquil you want your days to be.
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.
The sea played an intrinsic part in Genoa’s rich and compelling history, helping its merchants to achieve power, wealth and influence. Remnants of its former glory can be seen as you wander around the twisting streets of the old town or along Via Garibaldi, where palaces feature grandiose frescoes and balconies. Modern Genoa has an impressive aquarium that features a tropical garden in a glass biosphere, built to commemorate the city’s most famous son, Christopher Columbus.
Livorno is the gateway to Tuscany from where you can discover Florence or head to Pisa to see its iconic Leaning tower. 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 and Hotel Stay
You’ll disembark Emerald Princess for your two night hotel stay in Rome. Immerse yourself in Rome’s ancient heart and explore the expanse of St Peter’s Square, before walking in the footsteps of Ancient Romans at the Forum. While it’s famed for historic treasures, Rome is a bustling metropolis of modern art and culture.
Rome - Exclusive Katherine Jenkins Performance at Castello Odescalchi
On your last evening in the city you’ll experience an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment at the beautiful Castello Odescalchi. Enjoy a canape and drinks reception in the secret garden, before you are entertained by classical songstress Katherine Jenkins as she serenades you into the night, lit by a carpet of a thousand twinkling stars.
Other regional airports may be available*