On board MS EUROPA 2 from Barcelona to Civitavecchia (Rome)

From savoir-vivre to la dolce vita

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The Italian Riviera and the Cote d’Azur are legendary dream destinations with cosmopolitan resorts, which have developed their very own respective lifestyles – perfect for spending some relaxing days under the Mediterranean sun. Stroll through the lively marina in St. Tropez and in Monte Carlo, enjoy looking at luxury yachts or go on a Ferrari ride** along the winding Grande Corniche coastal road. From Viareggio, explore Tuscany in Lucca** or Florence**, before Rome, the Eternal City, inspires you to stay a little longer.


from Barcelona to Civitavecchia (Rome)

Cruise dates:from 04.07.2015 to 11.07.2015 (7 days)
Your ship: MS EUROPA 2
Cruise number: EUX1517

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This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

Highlights of this cruise

  • Where the jet-setters meet: relaxed hours in St. Tropez and Port Grimaud.
  • Picturesque cliff villages: the EUROPA 2 cruises along Cinque Terre.
  • The majesty of the Renaissance: discoveries in Florence** or Lucca**.

Itinerary

Sat, 04.07.2015

Scheduled flight from Germany to Barcelona and transfer to the
embarkation point
Barcelona/Spain, departure 0.00 hrs

Barcelona
Arrive a little earlier and discover the city of Gaudi on a culinary expedition*.

Sun, 05.07.2015

Relaxation at sea

Mon, 06.07.2015

Calvi/Corsica/France , arrival at 7.00 hrs

Calvi/Corsica
Corsica welcomes you with the impressive citadel of Calvi – the ideal spot to enjoy a magnificent panoramic view. Explore the quiet, narrow streets of the upper town, whilst the busy harbour promenade in the lower town is a great place for a stroll. A trip by off-road vehicle** will take you to see the wildly romantic natural landscape of the island – with fantastic views over the sea.

Tue, 07.07.2015

Calvi , departure 1.00 hrs
St. Tropez and Port Grimaud/France , 10.00 – 0.00 hrs

St. Tropez and Port Grimaud
Originally a little fishing village, now a legendary meeting point for the international jet set: stroll through the lively marina in St. Tropez with its wide choice of cafes. Alternatively, the Zodiacs of the EUROPA 2 will take you to Port Grimaud, a “little Venice” on the Cote d’Azur. The resort is criss-crossed by canals – how about taking a trip on a Coche d’Eau water carriage?

Wed, 08.07.2015

Monte Carlo/Monaco, 6.00 – 0.00 hrs

Monte Carlo
Luxury yachts, a world-famous casino and the noble Grimaldi family: The city state of Monaco is in an exclusive world of its own. A walk through the medieval streets of the historic part of the city will take you to the cathedral built in the Roman-Byzantine style. The Ferrari trip on the Cote d’Azur** along the winding Grande Corniche coastal road is particularly good fun.

Thu, 09.07.2015

Cruising along Cinque Terre, morning
Portofino/Italy , 13.00 – 0.00 hrs

Portofino
In the morning, the EUROPA 2 will cruise past the picturesque villages of Cinque Terre, huddled together on the cliffs. Later on, you will be able to stroll along the promenade in colourful Portofino, with its inviting cafes. Or you can climb up the steps to the San Giorgio church, where you will be rewarded with a fantastic view over the sea and the bay. A boat trip to Santa Margherita and Rapallo** will take you to see some of the hidden treasures of the Ligurian Riviera, whilst on a kayak and snorkelling adventure**, you can see Portofino’s prettiest bays and an impressive underwater world.

Fri, 10.07.2015

Viareggio/Italy , 7.00 – 19.00 hrs

Viareggio
Swimming, sunbathing or a wander around the fish market: Viareggio has everything you need for a relaxing day and is the starting point for an excursion to Florence**. Follow in the footsteps of Dante, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci and marvel at the beauty of the Renaissance. Alternatively, you can explore the medieval charm of Lucca**.

Sat, 11.07.2015

Civitavecchia (Rome)/Italy, arrival 7.00 hrs
Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

Civitavecchia (Rome)
Your cruise comes to an end in Civitavecchia – or you can stay on and explore the Eternal City*.

* The pre- and post-cruise programmes listed are not included in the cruise price.
** The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

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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:

PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BARCELONA – A CULINARY EXPEDITION


POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: ROME – THE ETERNAL CITY

Family cruise

A holiday is a chance to spend some time as a family – and on board the EUROPA 2, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for parents and children to discover the world together, or to go their own way if they prefer. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family cruises can take part in specifically tailored excursions*. Our travel concierge service will be happy to suggest personalised family excursions* for you.

* This service is not included in the cruise price.