Three countries, two premieres, one dream cruise: join the EUROPA 2 and get to know Italy’s insider tip, Ponza, the French harbour city of Bandol (a new destination) and picturesque Tarragona in Spain.
Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX2217 or with the subsequent cruise EUX2219 and save € 600 per person (applies to Categories 1 – 14, except guaranteed price categories).
Scheduled flight from Germany to Rome
Transfer to the embarkation point
Civitavecchia (Rome)/Italy, departure 19.00 hrs
Ponza/Pontinian Islands/Italy , 12.00 – 19.00 hrs
The main town on the island of the same name is still an insider tip: be captivated by narrow streets, cube-shaped houses in delicate colours, quaint cafes and the dolce vita. A relaxed boat trip* along the coast will introduce you to the scenic, rugged landscape of the Pontinian Islands from the water.
Bonifacio/Corsica/France , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
The small medieval town is famous for its spectacular location at the top of a cliff. The old buildings enthroned on the limestone cliffs overlook the strait that separates it from Sardinia and invite you to browse the many shops. An exclusive helicopter flight* over the coast is a unique experience.
St-Tropez/France , arrival 12.00 hrs
St-Tropez , departure 1.00 hrs
Bandol/France , 8.00 – 16.00 hrs
This small French town is known for having superb beaches, a palm-lined promenade and excellent wine. Explore the romantic bays and inlets that reach far inland with a boat trip* to the Calanques. An excursion to Aix-en-Provence* promises a mix of culture and the typical savoir vivre.
Tarragona/Spain, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs
The history of the Romans is everywhere in Tarragona. You can also look forward to Barcelona*: the Spanish cultural metropolis will amaze you with its Gothic quarter, winding streets and medieval squares. Alternatively, visit the impressive Cistercian monastery of Poblet* – one of the most important in Catalonia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mahon/Menorca/Balearic Islands/Spain, 8.00 – 22.00 hrs
Ibiza/Balearic Islands/Spain, arrival 11.30 hrs
The special charm of the trendy Balearic Islands radiates from the luxurious lifestyle and the nightlife full of superlatives. Pine forests and the scent of oranges draw you into the interior, while fine sand and hip beach clubs beckon on the coast. Explore Ibiza and the old town of Eivissa, which is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ibiza, departure 2.00 hrs
Palma de Mallorca/Mallorca/Balearic Islands/Spain, arrival 8.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board
Palma welcomes you with a picturesque old town and the mighty La Seu Cathedral – discover the sights with a tour by Segway*. The island’s capital is also an ideal starting point for a visit to the charming mountain villages of Soller* and Fornalutx*. After one final night on board, your cruise on the EUROPA 2 comes to an end on the Balearic island.
Palma de Mallorca
Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany
* The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.
The following programmes can be booked.
Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German and are charged additionally to the travel package. The prices and conditions for these programmes can be found on the German travel details page and are charged additionally to the travel package. For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
The following programmes are offered in German:
Explore your cruise destinations on a more personal basis as a couple – ideal for all those who don’t want to be part of a group. The excursions in the programmes are accompanied by a local tour guide who will be happy to attend to your individual wishes. There will also be enough time and space for your own activities. Transfers are exclusively by private car with private drivers. Prices for solo travellers or groups of three or more are available on request.
Our popular pre- and post-cruise programmes include a broad spectrum of excursions and are usually accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. Recommended for guests who like to share their experiences with a group of like-minded travellers. Explore specially selected highlights of your holiday destination and enjoy the convenience of group travel – we will take care of the transfers, excursions and overnight stays.
Our travel concierge would be happy to put together travel arrangements tailored to your very own preferences. Whether you’re interested in boutique hotels, luxurious beach resorts, theatre-ticket reservations or restaurant recommendations in the most exciting cities, you can find exclusive tips here and by visiting www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Our travel concierge will be at your service before the cruise and when on board, of course.
Holiday time is family time – and it is particularly relaxing on the EUROPA 2: with plenty of opportunities for parents and children to explore the world together and go their own ways. 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 excursions* that have been specially designed for them. Our travel concierge will be happy to provide you with recommendations for your personal family excursions*.
* This service is not included in the cruise price.