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MS EUROPA - from Dubai to Larnaca
Cruise EUR1407
19.08.2018 - 19.08.2018 (0 days)
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Along the coastlines of the Pharaohs

from Dubai to Larnaca

Cruise EUR1407

19.08.2018 - 19.08.2018

0 days (0 days cruise only)

    Sunken cities, legendary art treasures and the monuments of the Pharaohs - spend days full of wonder and discovery between East and West. A modern fairy-tale is brought to life in glass and steel in Dubai, whilst the unique desert landscapes have remained completely untouched, just as nature intended them. Allow yourself to be enchanted by the fascinating coastlines of the Arabian Peninsula and create a little piece of your own history.


    Family
    Gourmet
    Music
    Please note that your choosen cruise is conducted in German only. All printed matters are available in German. Nevertheless our crew is fluent in English.

    Price specials - Attractive combination bonus up to € 800

    Save € 800 by combining cruises EUR1406 and EUR1407 or save € 550 by combining cruises EUR1407 and EUR1408.


    Attractive combination bonus up to € 800

    Save € 800 by combining cruises EUR1406 and EUR1407 or save € 550 by combining cruises EUR1407 and EUR1408.

    The highlights of this cruise

    Highlights of your cruise

    • UNESCO World Heritage sites: The rock city of Petra*, the ruins of Paphos*
    • The Grand Mosque in Muscat*
    • The "scent of frankincense" in Salalah*
    • Prize-winners and friends of the ARD music competition with chamber music on board
    • Jeunes Restaurateurs on board

    *These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore activities listed here are in the planning stage and are subject to changes.

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    Your ship - MS EUROPA

    Your most beautiful yacht in the world

    Travelling to the world's most beautiful destinations on board the EUROPA will be an experience in itself: whether you're shaking the captain's hand or going to a dazzling gala evening, enjoy the traditional luxury of a classic cruise in the company of a small group of no more than 400 guests. You can look forward to the highest service and gastronomy standards, which have already been awarded the rating of 5-stars-plus for the eighteenth time in a row by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018. You can always rely on our German-speaking crew who, with their discreet attentiveness and eye for detail, will be happy to fulfil your individual wishes.

    Come on board the EUROPA, home of the extraordinary. Dive into a world of moving experiences and exclusive moments. See where state-of-the-art comfort and luxurious cruise traditions meet.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA

    Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) Suite with a panorama window
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    Veranda Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    • Some suites can be booked with connecting doors
    Veranda Suite, barrier-free
    • Barrier-free suite with veranda
    • German-speaking 24-hour service
    • Living area and sleeping area with height-adjustable bed
    • Bathroom with walk-in, barrier-free shower and height-adjustable vanity
    • Wardrobe with sliding doors
    • Free minibar
    Spa Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) SPA Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Includes SPA pamper package
    • Bathroom with natural light, ocean view
    • Hydrotherapy shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Deluxe Suite
    • 45 m² (484 ft²) Penthouse Deluxe Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Private atmosphere on Deck 10
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Bathroom with underfloor heating, two washbasins, shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Grand Suite
    • 85 m2 (915 sq ft) Penthouse Grand Suite with a spacious, partly covered veranda featuring a Dedon sofa island
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Inviting dining area with a dining table for up to six people
    • Bathroom with heated floor, two washbasins, a floor-level shower, a whirlpool bath and a private sauna; separate guest toilet
    • Spacious walk-in wardrobe
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Free mini bar (incl.  a selection of high-quality spirits)

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Scheduled flight Germany – Dubai
    Transfer to a first-class hotel, overnight stay with breakfast

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Dubai
    City tour followed by embarkation on the EUROPA
    Dubai/United Arab Emirates, 21.00 hrs departure

    Dubai/United Arab Emirates
    Discover Dubai on our pre-cruise programme* – Boom town in the desert.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Khasab, 7.00 hrs – 14.00 hrs

    Khasab/Musandam/Oman
    The sight of the Hajar Mountains sloping down to the sea at the Strait of Hormuz is impressive, forming a breathtaking landscape of bays, fjords and steep cliffs. A jeep will take you up to Jebel Harim*, the highest point on the peninsula, set amidst magnificent scenery. There are also beautiful views from Fort Khasab* – back in the 16th century, the Portuguese rulers were able to look out from its towers right over the bay.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Muscat, 7.00 hrs – 19.00 hrs

    Muscat/Oman
    The Sultan's Palace sits majestically over the bay of Muscat, the cosmopolitan capital city of Oman. Immerse yourself in the world of the Arabian nights at the magnificent Grand Mosque*, seeking out Arabian delicacies at the souk and treasures at the Bait Al Zubair Museum*. A fast-paced off-road trip will take you through spectacular mountain scenery to the Wadi Arbyn*. A picnic awaits in the cool shade of the oasis.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Salalah, 13.00 hrs– 22.00 hrs

    Salalah/Oman
    Just one of the impressions left behind by the Ottoman Empire in Salalah* is the scent of frankincense. Find out how the precious resin is extracted from tree park and visit the tomb of Nabi Ayoub*, better known in the bible as Job, in the mountains.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Akaba, 20.00 hrs arrival

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Akaba, 18.00 hrs departure

    Akaba/Jordan
    Right on the doorstep of the only seaside resort in the country is an impressive desert landscape - including the long dried out river bed of the Wadi Rum, whose red cliffs provided the setting for the film "Lawrence of Arabia". Travelling through the fascinating expanse of desert, you will arrive at one of the greatest sights in the Middle East - the legendary rock city of Petra*. The enormous temples and tombs are set deep in a ravine and were cut out of the red sandstone more than 2000 years ago by the Nabateans. A truly stunning sight.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Safaga, 7.00 hrs– 10.00 hrs

    Safaga/Egypt
    Port Safaga is one of the oldest ports on the Red Sea. It was built by the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Sahure as a centre of trade and research on the Red Sea, and is located on a stretch of desert between the sea and the mountains. Queen Hatshepsut is said to have come to love the black sandy beaches of this coastal town – today there are several luxury resorts based in its vicinity. 

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Suez, approx. 0.30 hrs – 6.00 hrs
    Daytime transit through the Suez Canal
    Port Said, approx. 18.00 hrs – 22.00 hrs

    Passage through the Suez Canal/Egypt
    Enjoy a genuine seafaring experience - the daytime transit through the Suez Canal from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Paphos, 13.00 hrs – 22.00 hrs

    Paphos/Cyrpus
    Stroll through this harbour city and marvel at the Roman floor mosaics, a UNESCO World Heritage site - or admire the 12th century Byzantine frescoes in the Monastery of Agios Neophytos*. Saint Neophytos himself is said to have commissioned the building of the monastery. Perhaps you will learn something of Aprodite's beauty secrets on the Akamas Peninsula*, for this is where the goddess of love is said to have bathed. You may also fall in love with the footpaths leading through the valleys, vineyards and past villages to Avagas Gorge* – an unforgettable sight.

    Sunday, 19.08.2018

    Limassol/Cyprus, 6.00 hrs arrival
    Transfer to Larnaca for flight to Germany

    Limassol/Cyprus
    Start your journey home.

    Pre-cruise and post-cruise programmes for your trip

    The following programmes can be booked.

    Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
    For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

    Following programmes we offer in German:

    PRIVATE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT UNITED ARAB. EMIRATES
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: DUBAI – BOOM TOWN IN THE DESERT

    * These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore activities listed here are in the planning stage and are subject to changes.

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    Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe

    Indulge yourself with some very special creations when young top chefs prepare their culinary delights for you. 


    Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe

    Indulge yourself with some very special creations when young top chefs prepare their culinary delights for you. 


    Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe

    Indulge yourself with some very special creations when young top chefs prepare their culinary delights for you. 


    Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe

    Indulge yourself with some very special creations when young top chefs prepare their culinary delights for you. 


    MS EUROPA - Your Most Beautiful Yacht In The World

    The EUROPA

    Travelling to the world's most beautiful destinations on board the EUROPA will be an experience in itself: whether you're shaking the captain's hand or going to a dazzling gala evening, enjoy the traditional luxury of a classic cruise in the company of a small group of no more than 400 guests. You can look forward to the highest service and gastronomy standards, which have already been awarded the rating of 5-stars-plus for the eighteenth time in a row by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018. You can always rely on our German-speaking crew who, with their discreet attentiveness and eye for detail, will be happy to fulfil your individual wishes.

    Come on board the EUROPA, home of the extraordinary. Dive into a world of moving experiences and exclusive moments. See where state-of-the-art comfort and luxurious cruise traditions meet.

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    Suiten

    A home away from home: Every suite is inviting – just like an elegant home, but at sea. Each is equipped with all the facilities you would expect, and designed so that you have plenty of space to yourself. What’s more, the view changes every day.

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    Restaurants

    Culinary perfection: Our chefs serve up masterful creations in four restaurants, from classic dishes to uncharted culinary waters. On selected cruises, they will even accept a little assistance - but only from the best in the field, of course. The stars of the culinary world, recipients of Michelin stars or Gault et Millau chef hats, dazzle with distinctive creations and deliver taste sensations that you will rave about for a long time afterwards.

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    Bars

    To see out the day in style: Five bars promise hours of pleasant relaxation and are the perfect location to see out any day in wonderful style. They are also popular locations for a few of the events that we organise for you on every cruise.

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    SPA & Fitness

    You alone decide how many and what type of physical challenges you want to set yourself. Perhaps you would like to discover something new, take up an old activity again or simply improve your stamina. If you wish, you can ask the personal trainer to help you put together a fitness programme that is tailored precisely to your physical condition and your personal goals. Then you can choose whether to work out alone or in a group – and set off for breathtaking experiences along the coasts of the world with new energy.

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    Entertainment

    Top-class entertainment awaits you on the stages on board. Enjoy concerts and performances by famous artists, face-to-face and in a personal setting. We welcome renowned stars of classical music on board on many of our cruises. Enjoy high-calibre big-band music, the finest dance music, musical melodies and elegant lounge music as well as all types of cabaret artists, readings and theatrical pieces. Exclusive events and selected special cruise formats guarantee unforgettable moments and promise a truly special entertainment programme.

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