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MS EUROPA - from Ven to Barcelona
Cruise EUR1409
15.08.2018 - 15.08.2018 (0 days)
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The endless variety of the Mediterranean

from Ven to Barcelona

Cruise EUR1409

15.08.2018 - 15.08.2018

0 days (0 days cruise only)

    Travel on board the world's most beautiful yacht to see the impressive backdrops to great moments in history. Discover medieval remnants of history in Croatia and visit the last vestiges of the mighty Roman Empire in Rome. You can marvel at the art treasures in Florence, whilst the savoir-vivre of the noble Côte d’Azur is an inviting place to spend some relaxing hours. Accept our invitation to enjoy some time you will never forget.

    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 € 400

    Save € 400 by combining cruises EUR1408 and EUR1409 or by combining cruises EUR1409 and EUR1410.


    Free arrival and departure!

    When you book cruise EUR1409 or the cruise combination EUR140809, you can enjoy a free scheduled flight in economy class to/from Germany as a thank you from us. Additionally, if you book post-cruise programme A in Barcelona, you will only need to pay the surcharge for the programme – we will cover the travel arrangements from the cruise arrival point.


    Free arrival and departure!

    When you book cruise EUR1409 or the cruise combination EUR140809, you can enjoy a free scheduled flight in economy class to/from Germany as a thank you from us. Additionally, if you book post-cruise programme A in Barcelona, you will only need to pay the surcharge for the programme – we will cover the travel arrangements from the cruise arrival point.

    The highlights of this cruise

    Highlights of your cruise:

    • UNESCO World Heritage sites: Mosaics from Ravenna*, the historic centres of Split*, Valletta*, Rome*, Florence* and the cathedral square of Pisa*
    • UNESCO World Natural Heritage site: The Bay of Kotor
    • Italian flair in Ponza
    • St. Paul de Vence – home of artists in Provence*
    • Verbier Festival on board
    • New port: Ravenna/Italy

    * 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.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Scheduled flight Germany – Venice
    Transfer for embarkation on the EUROPA
    Venice/Italy, 22.00 hrs departure

    Venice/Italy
    Arrive in the Venetian Lagoon a little earlier and enjoy Venice as part of a private travel arrangement*.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Ravenna, 7.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs

    Ravenna/Italy

    Used to decorate Byzantine churches, golden chapels in the bishops' palace and an imperial mausoleum, Ravenna's magnificent mosaics* are incredibly beautiful and famous all over the world. You can also see natural beauty by bicycle amongst the pine hedges, tall poplars and thick reeds of the Po Delta natural park*.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Split, 8.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs

    Split/Croatia
    Follow in the footsteps of Emperor Diocletian: the ancient palace and the walls of the cathedral stand as testament to the Roman ruler and you can visit his place of birth at the Salona excavations*. Medieval Trogir* is also steeped in history and you can get a wonderful view of its charming narrow streets from the cathedral.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Kotor, 8.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs

    Kotor/Montenegro
    This breathtaking fjord cuts deep into the hillsides and the historic buildings of Kotor* recount a colourful history going back 2000 years. A scenic journey* will reveal the most stunning parts of Montenegro – the old town of Budva*, for example, which has been restored to its former glory, or the mountain village of Njegusi*.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Valletta, 6.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs

    Valletta/Malta
    Before the Knights of St. John raised their flag over the fortress city, Mdina* served as a residence for the crusaders. The former capital is still captivating today, with its early Baroque cathedral. There is another impressive sacred building to see in Mosta*: the third largest domed church in Europe. The Baroque San Anton Gardens are well worth a visit, as are natural beauties in the wild such as the "Azure Window“ in Gozo* – a boat trip will take you to Malta's idyllic sister island.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Trapani, 9.00 hrs – 19.00 hrs

    Trapani/Sicily/Italy
    The cityscape of Trapani*, which once served as a port for the Elymian city of Erice*, has been shaped by the Normans, Spanish and Aragonese. One of Sicily's most important ancient sites is Selinunt*. Walk through the acropolis and the temple district and let yourself be transported into the world of the ancient Greeks. At a tasting of the eponymous sweet wines of Marsala* you will be able to raise your glasses to the beauty of the Sicilian coastline.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Ponza, 8.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs

    Ponza/Pontine Islands/Italy
    Have an ice cream on the promenade or an espresso in a café as you take in the views over the picturesque bay - sit back and enjoy la Dolce Vita on this peaceful island.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Civitavecchia (Rome), 7.00 hrs – 19.00 hrs

    Civitavecchia (Rome)/Italy
    Welcome to the "Eternal City" of Rome*. Whether you are visiting the Colosseum, the Forum Romanum or the Spanish Steps, with every step you will be walking on ground that is charged with history. At St. Peter's Basilica you will be in the very heart of Vatican City. Masterpieces such as the Pietà by Michelangelo make the impressive interior a truly unforgettable sight. In the 13th century, popes still resided in the medieval town of Viterbo*, which along with the Etruscan town of Tuscania* is a pretty reminder of days gone by.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Bonifacio, 8.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs
    Evening passage through the Strait of Bonifacio

    Bonifacio/Corsica/France
    This medieval little town is an impressive sight to behold as you approach - it boldly stands atop 60m high eroded limestone cliffs. A small train* will take you up to see St. Dominique church, pretty squares and turreted houses.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Livorno (Florence), 7.00 hrs – 22.00 hrs

    Livorno (Florence)/Italy
    Florence* is the birthplace of the Renaissance and is fascinating with its vast collection of works of art, which were collected by the Medici family in the Uffizi. Botticelli, da Vinci and Dürer are just some of the renowned artists whose works can be seen here. Another treasure trove of history is Lucca*, with its landmark tower built by the Guinigi family of merchants. Five oak trees have been growing on its roof since the 14th century.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Cannes, 13.00 hrs arrival

    Cannes/France
    Stroll along the Croisette or enjoy exclusive views of the Côte d’Azur on your way to Nice*. The picturesque medieval town of St. Paul de Vence* is a haven for art lovers with its numerous galleries.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Cannes, 16.00 hrs departure

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Marseille, 7.00 hrs – 17.00 hrs

    Marseille/France
    The capital of Provence* can be seen from a long way off, with its landmark, the Notre-Dame de la Garde Basilica, standing on top of a hill. In beautiful Aix-en-Provence* you can take a walk along the historic "Cours Mirabeau".

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Barcelona/Spain, 7.00 hrs arrival
    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    Barcelona/Spain
    Start your journey home or stay for our post-cruise programme* Barcelona – the Catalan city.

    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 VENICE
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BARCELONA – THE CATALAN CITY

    * 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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    Experience the stars of the Verbier Festival live

    For over 20 years, the Verbier Festival has been bringing established artists and up-and-coming talent together. In this time, it has developed into an internationally renowned music festival. On cruise EUR1409, you can enjoy listening to some of the most brilliant soloists from the Verbier Festival during exclusive concerts on board the EUROPA. Enjoy an exceptional classical music event on the most beautiful yacht in the world.


    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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