Western Mediterranean Cruise

  • Oct 22nd – Nov 1st, 2020

This 11-day getaway to the Western Mediterranean is where you need to be this fall! With flights included from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Prince Edward Island transfer to select airports) the value on this trip is incredible.

After a two-night stay in Barcelona with a tour, meals, Flamenco show and more included you are ready to embark on an incredible cruise on the Norwegian Epic. During the cruise you visit a wonderful assortment of ports in Spain, France, and Italy. They include Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia), Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Cannes, and Palma Majorca. Wow!

This tour also includes these incredible cruise perks depending on your cabin choice!

Inside Cabins get these perks valued at approximately $1400 CAD per person!

  • Premium beverage package for the entire cruise and gratuities
  • 3-meal specialty dining package and gratuities
  • Prepaid service charges for staff on board Norwegian Epic
  • $100 USD on board credit per stateroom

Balcony Cabins get the above PLUS these two additional perks!

  • 250-minute internet package
  • $50 USD shore excursion credit per port (maximum of 4) per stateroom

Click on the itinerary below to learn more and fall in love with this amazing group escorted vacation.

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Pricing

Full Package (with flights) Price:

Inside Cabin: $4929  per person
Balcony Cabin: $5719  per person

Land & Cruise Only Price:

Inside Cabin: $3629 per person
Balcony Cabin:  $4419 per person

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Thursday, October 22nd

Depart Maritimes for Barcelona

Depart from select Maritime airports (Fredericton, Moncton or Halifax; transfer from Charlottetown to select airports) on your overnight flight to Barcelona. Try and get some sleep before your morning arrival in Barcelona. A light meal and breakfast will be served on board the flight.

Friday, October 23rd

Arrive in Barcelona

Arrive at Barcelona-El Prat Airport and gather our luggage. Meet our local guide for a transfer to our hotel. We will have a light lunch on arrival at the hotel. This afternoon you are free to explore or relax at the hotel. Visit the Park Güell and get a jump on your Gaudi history or join a hop-on/hop-off tour to get a feel for the city. La Rambla, a popular pedestrian street, is an excellent place to wander, shop, and experience Spain. Try your best to stay up and busy to get adjusted to the time zone.

This evening join the group for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Ayre Hotel Caspe or similar
Saturday, October 24th

Tour Barcelona

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. This morning is free to explore.
This afternoon we will meet our private guide for a classic Barcelona tour. During the tour we will visit Plaça Catalunya, Via Laietana, the Cathedral and its cloister (outside), the Gothic Quarter, Plaça Sant Jaume (The administrative heart of the city with the Town Hall), Passeig de Gracia, to see Gaudi ́s famous buildings Casa Batllo and Casa Mila. We will also visit the Sagrada Família (inside), the jewel in the crown of Gaudí’s works. This temple is a synthesis of his overall conception of architecture. Following the tour we will visit the Spanish Village, an open-air museum with replicas of Spanish buildings, squares and streets. Here you will have free time to view its craft workshops, gardens, cafes and other points of interest. We will then enjoy dinner at a classic flamenco restaurant (Tablao de Carmen) in Barcelona. Situated in Barcelona’s Spanish Village, this famous ‘tablao’ (flamenco venue) showcases pure Andalucian flamenco by top artists. Experience a dazzling 1-hour show preceded by a special 3-course dinner and their famous sangria. Return to the hotel following dinner.

Overnight: Ayre Hotel Caspe or similar
Sunday, October 25th

Board Norwegian Epic

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director. This morning we transfer to Barcelona – Marine Station Cruise Terminal to board the Norwegian Epic. The ship sails at 6:00 pm so be sure to check out the views from the top deck during sail away and then enjoy a group dinner in one of the main dining rooms.

Overnight: Norwegian Epic
Monday, October 26th

Full Day at Sea

Today is a free day at sea. From top to bottom and from bow to stern, Norwegian Epic has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Heat up your day or night at Spice H2O, an adults-only beach club at the back of the ship. With so much to do it will always have you coming back for more. When it comes to the entertainment on Norwegian Epic, get ready to experience a show that explodes with jaw-dropping choreography, heart-pounding music and breath-taking moves. Watch the sizzle and passion of ballroom dancing unfold with Ballroom Blitz. Be dazzled by Cirque Dreams & Dinner, featuring world-class acrobats and aerialists. Or let loose at Howl at the Moon, the world’s greatest rock and roll dueling piano bar.

Overnight: Norwegian Epic
Tuesday, October 27th

Naples/Pompeii, Italy (7 am to 7 pm)

Framed by Mount Vesuvius along a dramatic skyline, the 2,800 year-old port city of Naples is chock full of historical sites, churches, and museums that make it an incredible place for you to explore. And in the region where pizza was first invented, you know the food is going to be incredible. Just 35 miles down the coast, Salerno offers you a rich history but also boasts a marvelous collection of parks, natural wonders, and unique vantage points to take in the beauty of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Overnight: Norwegian Epic
Wednesday, October 28th

  Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy (6 am to 7 pm)

Civitavecchia was settled in 108 A.D. by the Emperor Trajan and has since served faithfully as a gateway to the capital of the Empire—Rome. Once the center of the Ancient World from which emperors ruled over nearly all of western civilization, Rome is still a cultural mecca. Stroll the ancient halls of the Colosseum or gaze upon the ceilings of the Sistine Chapel.

Overnight: Norwegian Epic
Thursday, October 29th

Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy (7 am to 7 pm)

The beautiful Italian seaport of Livorno is the gateway to Florence, Pisa, and Tuscany’s vast wine country. Pisa is most noted for its famous marble bell tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which has tilted 14 feet since 1370. In Florence, you can see Ponte de Vecchio, the Statue of David, and the Cathedral. It is also a wonderful city to wander around and get lost in the magic of Italy.

Overnight: Norwegian Epic
Friday, October 30th

Cannes, France (8 am to 6 pm)

Drive up Suquet Hill for a view of the city, sea and Lerins Island. How many rich and famous people can you spot? Walk the palm-lined promenade de la Croisette and count. The French Riviera at its best!

Overnight: Norwegian Epic
Saturday, October 31st

Palma, Majorca, Spain (1 pm to 8 pm)

On the one hand, this city, founded by the Romans some 2,100 years ago, is replete with (literally) wall-to-wall history and architectural splendour. You can journey back in time and wander the mazes of alleyways and cobblestone paths that surround the Gothic cathedral. On the other hand, Palma is bustling with life, showcasing the island’s best restaurants, shops, nightlife and a vibrant art scene.

Overnight: Norwegian Epic
Sunday, November 1st

Arrive Barcelona & Return Home

We disembark the Norwegian Epic and meet our private transfer to take us to the Barcelona-El Prat Airport. Depart on our transatlantic flight for Toronto or Montreal. Once we clear customs in Toronto or Montreal we will find our departure gates for our return flights to select Maritime cities. Say goodbye to your Tour Director and your newfound friends from your Western Mediterranean Cruise Tour.

  • Flights from Maritime cities (NS, or NB) to Barcelona. Charlottetown transfers to select airports.
  • Airport transfers at destination
  • 2 nights pre-cruise hotel accommodations in Barcelona
  • 3-hour tour of Barcelona with local guide including admission to Sagrada Família (inside)
  • Visit to the Spanish Village, an open-air museum
  • 2 hot breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 group dinners in Barcelona including a Flamenco Show
  • Transfer to Barcelona cruise terminal
  • 7-day Western Mediterranean cruise aboard the Norwegian Epic
  • All meals and entertainment onboard the cruise (excluding specialty restaurants and select shows)
  • Baggage handling
  • All taxes and fees
  • Services of a professional Tour Director

PLUS book an INSIDE cabin and receive the following amenities for FREE:

Approximate value of $1400 CAD per person!

  • Premium beverage package for the entire cruise and gratuities
  • 3-meal specialty dining package and gratuities
  • Prepaid service charges for staff on board Norwegian Epic
  • $100 USD on board credit per stateroom

PLUS book a BALCONY cabin and receive the following amenities for FREE:

Approximate value of $1600 CAD per person!

  • Premium beverage package for the entire cruise and gratuities
  • 3-meal specialty dining package and gratuities
  • Prepaid service charges for staff on board Norwegian Epic
  • $100 USD on board credit per stateroom
  • 250-minute internet package
  • $50 USD shore excursion credit per port (maximum of 4) per stateroom

This tour is available from the following locations:

Departures from PEI

You can meet this tour in:

  • Transfer to select Maritime airports for departure
Departures from Nova Scotia

You can meet this tour in:

  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Departures from New Brunswick

You can meet this tour in:

  • Moncton International Airport
  • Fredericton International Airport
Departure from other Canadian Provinces
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