NCL – European Jewels – 2019
Sails from Southampton
Begin your NCL cruise by departing from Southampton setting sail across some of the most amazing destinations in Europe. Travel this extraordinary continent and discover some true European Jewels.
The first port of call is Le Havre, a charming port city at the mouth of the Seine. Before long you’ll be heading to the capital of Catalunya, Barcelona. Here, there’s something around every corner. With contemporary architecture, relaxing parks and beaches, mouth-watering markets and treasures from its Roman and Medieval past.
Afterwards, visit Cannes, home to the International Film Festival. Walk the palm-lined promenade and see the rich and famous relaxing on their yachts. Then it’s time to say au revoir to France and Buongiorno to Italy, which will be your home for the next 3 days. Begin by spending the day in Livorno, a great destination to discover the Tuscan region. Then you will head to the Eternal city. By docking in Citavecchia, you are only a short distance away from the most famous Italian city in the world, Rome. Then it is time to head to Naples. Located on Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast, this city is rich in history.
Your next port of call is the stunning Greek island of Santorini which is famous for the breathtaking views over the volcano and it’s amazing sunsets. The following day you will sail the short journey to the Greek capital and ancient city of Athens.
After a day at sea cruising along the Ionian Sea you’ll head into the Adriatic where you’ll reach the Dalmatian coast and the stunning city of Split, an enchanting Roman town, rich in culture and beautiful beaches.
Finally, you’ll head back to Italy and port in Venice, the incredible water city, where you’ll have time to explore before flying back to the UK.
This is a cruise not to be missed.
11 October 2019
Friday 11 October 2019
Set sail from Southampton.
Saturday 12 October 2019
Le Havre, France
Le Havre is a charming port city at the mouth of the Seine. Visit the Town Hall where you can climb the tower for great views, explore one of the museums or see the large tower of St. Joseph’s Church. Alternatively, you can book onto an excursion to the beautiful city of Paris where you will see the Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame, amongst other famous landmarks.
13/14/15 October 2019
Enjoy a full day of sailing.
Wednesday 16 October 2019
There’s something around every corner of the city: jewels of Catalan and contemporary architecture, relaxing parks and beaches, mouth-watering markets and treasures from its Roman and Medieval past. The city is famous for an incredible array of UNESCO-listed buildings from world-renowned architects. La Sagrada Familia – Barcelona’s Gaudi-designed Roman Catholic Church – is the most famous landmark. With its astonishing details and stunning facades, this unique work of art is one of Europe’s most visited sites along with Gaudi’s Parc Guell.
Thursday 17 October 2019
Visit Cannes, home to the International Film Festival. Walk the palm-lined promenade and see the rich and famous relaxing on their yachts. Drive up Suquet Hill for a panoramic view of the city and relax in one of the countless cafes. You will also have the chance to go on a tour to Monaco and Nice.
Friday 18 October 2019
Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy
Spend the day in the Tuscan region. Whether you decide to stay in the charming harbour town of Livorno, to hop on a bus taking you to Pisa and/or Florence or to explore The Cinque Terre, this day will be full of natural beauty and stunning buildings.
Saturday 19 October 2019
Citavecchia (Rome), Italy
Today, you dock in Civitavecchia, the cruise port of Rome, 45 miles from the beautiful, historic capital of Italy. There are plenty of transportation options to Rome where you can visit the world-famous Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. You might like to visit the Vatican City, the papal residence where you will find 11 Vatican Museums, the restored Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and the Vatican gardens.
Sunday 20 October 2019
Located on Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast, this city is rich in history. Stroll around the grand piazzas, see the cathedrals and castles and walk through the old centre. The ancient Roman town of Pompeii is not too far, so why not hop on a bus and explore its diverse cultural offerings?
Monday 21 October 2019
Enjoy a full day of sailing.
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Explore the popular island of Santorini which is famous for the breathtaking views over the volcano and it’s amazing sunsets. Stroll around the town of Fira and enjoy the fantastic view from the cliffs over the caldera. Visit the traditional picturesque village of Oia, sample the best Greek wines produced on the island, sample the local produce including tomatoes, capes and sea food.
Wednesday 23 October 2019
Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Explore the ancient city of Athens with visits to such attracts as the marble capped Acropolis Hill where you’ll enjoy the wonderful views of the ancient Theatre of Dionyssos, the Odean, Mars Hill and the ancient Agora. The tour continues to include the Parliament House on Constitution Square, the Tomb to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Panathenian Stadium, the National Garden, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hardian’s Arch.
Thursday 24 October 2019
Enjoy a full day of sailing.
Friday 25 October 2019
Wander in Split’s enchanting Roman old town, bask in the autumn sun on the beautiful waterside promenade and venture into its beautiful surrounds. The city is known as the ‘Beauty of Stone’ and is carefully protected to secure the rich cultural heritage.
Saturday 26 October 2019
The mention of Venice conjures images of gondolas gliding gracefully along serene canals. Admire the city’s stunning architecture and the fascinating history of the Kingdom of Venice.
Itineraries may vary depending upon departure date. Unless otherwise state price is based on Premium All Inclusive fare in an inside twin share cabin on Norwegian Spirit.
Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 51-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising. According to Norwegian, the Cruise Line revolutionised the cruise industry by offering guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal cruise holiday on their timetable with no set dining times, a variety of entertainment options and no formal dress codes. Whatever you choose to do, you will be travelling in style on Norwegian Spirit.
An NCL Cruise has:
- Premium All Inclusive
- A wide range of restaurants, bars & lounges
- Dazzling entertainment
- Countless innovative activity options for every age group
Premium All Inclusive Drinks
Holiday budgeting has never been easier because there is so much more included in your cruise fare, like soft and alcoholic drinks branded in all bars, lounges and restaurants, service charges, speciality coffees in restaurants and mineral water in your stateroom.
Dining aboard Norwegian is about having choices. Every cruise fare includes beautifully crafted menus in two main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. From freshly baked breads, desserts and pastries to Norwegian Cruise Line chefs’ original dishes made with the freshest ingredients, your dining can be as fine or fun as you want.
See the curtain rise on spectacular shows, including ‘Soul Rockin’ Nights’ to rock the night away, an ‘Elements’ show full of wonder, enchantment and sensual delight, and a musical voyage around the world with ‘World Beat’.
Boring sea days? Not on Norwegian Cruise Line. Be amazed by how much they can pack into their modern ships. There are luxurious spas, pools and hot tubs for you to unwind after a day of exploring; a fitness centre, Jogging Track and Basketball Court to stay active; and various other facilities like a Card Room, a Library or a casino. Also, there are great activities for your little ones, like a pool complete with slides, paddling pool and hot tub, a teen disco or a video arcade.
Feel free to dream happy dreams. No matter what your cruising style, you’ll find accommodation to match. From Inside staterooms to ones with an ocean view to even more special rooms, for you sun seekers and stargazers, Balcony Staterooms or luxurious suites. The Norwegian spirit offers flexible family accommodation with room for all to a sea-breeze Balcony Stateroom for two – you are free to choose.
With NCL the world is your oyster with cruises sailing around Europe, the Caribbean, Alaska, Asia, Polynesia & Hawaii. All cruises offer the same Premium All Inclusive fare and Freedom at Sea ethos and inclusions.