* The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.
** These tips are individual activities which are not organised by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Hapag-Lloyd Cruises makes no guarantee in connection with opening hours. Our travel concierge will be happy to help (fees apply). For more information, visit www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge
Scheduled flight from Germany to Barcelona and transfer to the embarkation point
Barcelona*/Spain, departure 19.00 hrs
Palma de Mallorca/Mallorca/Balearic Islands/Spain , 8.00 – 0.00 hrs
Relaxation at sea
Alghero/Sardinia/Italy , 7.00 – 19.00 hrs
Ajaccio/Corsica/France, 8.00 – 22.00 hrs
A walking tour* through the streets of Ajaccio will take you to the impressive art collection in the Fesch Museum and the most attractive parts of this town where Napoleon Bonaparte was born. Encounter the romantic side of Corsica in the Prunelli Gorges*, with pine forests and views of the rugged mountains and the reservoir. Enjoy the stunning views of the outlying Sanguinaires Islands on a hike*.
Marseille/France , arrival 19.00 hrs
France’s oldest city offers you excellent shopping on the grand avenue of La Canebiere and many historic highlights. For a quieter alternative, a trip to Provence will take you to Gordes and Roussillon*, two of France’s most beautiful villages.
Explore emerging talent on a street art tour* through the “arty” area of the port city.
Marseille , departure 18.00 hrs
Monte Carlo/Monaco , arrival 8.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board
Glamorous casinos, a magnificent opera house and the Prince’s Palace lend the legendary city state its elegant charm. A walk around Monaco will take you to the many interesting sights and the famous Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Alternatively, visit the picturesque artist town of Saint-Paul de Vence*, where Marc Chagall created masterpieces, or the splendid city of Nice*.
Transfer to Nice for a scheduled flight to Germany
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:
Discover your destinations in a personal setting for two - ideal for those who do not want to join a group. The excursions included in the program are accompanied by a local guide who will meet your individual wishes. In addition, there is sufficient time and space for your own activities. Transfers are organized with cars and private drivers. Prices for more or less than two persons are available on request.
Our proven pre and post programs cover a wide range of excursions and experiences and are accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. For all travelers who like to share experiences in a group of like-minded people.
Our travel concierge will be pleased to tailor exclusive travel arrangements to your wishes. From trendy design hotels to luxury beach resorts to insider tips for the most exciting metropolises - exclusive recommendations can be found here and at www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Your travel concierge is available to you before traveling and on board.
* The pre- and post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.
ENTERTAINMENT THAT HITS THE RIGHT NOTE
Exclusive encounters with outstanding musicians: the MS EUROPA 2 UNPLUGGED special-format cruises feature top-notch star performances and the concerts on board the EUROPA 2 have a wonderfully intimate ambience.
Sat 21 Mar, Mallorca – Son Gual Golf Club
This golf course is set in the hilly interior of the Balearic island, with fairways packed in close together. Nevertheless, the generously designed course is interspersed with some lush sand and water hazards, ensuring an interesting and diverse golfing experience. The clubhouse built in the traditional finca style stands in the middle of the course.
Thu 26 Mar, Marseille – Sainte Victoire Golf Club
A wonderful parkland course, set amongst mature conifers and deciduous trees, offering distinctive, modulated fairways. The individual fairways offer some amazing views over the nearby Alpine scenery, creating an amazing golf experience. The generous greens are protected time and again by numerous bunkers. A course that is just waiting to be managed.
Fri 27 Mar, Monte Carlo – Monte Carlo Golf Club
Who wouldn’t want to chance a game in Monaco? This is a dream that can now become true at the Monte Carlo Golf Club. Here you will find 18 very orderly fairways set at 900 m (2,950 ft) above sea level with breathtaking views over the city and the Mediterranean. The course was designed by Willie Park Jr and opened in 1911. Since it is so close to the Prince’s Palace, you might even meet Prince Albert on one of the generously dimensioned fairways.