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Italy, Croatia, France and Spain Cruise with NCL

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11 nights
03 Jul 24 to 14 Jul 24
Book by 31 May 24
Embark on the journey of a lifetime with an 11-night cruise from Venice aboard the Norwegian Escape. This remarkable voyage takes you through the captivating ports of Croatia, including Split and Dubrovnik, before setting course for the stunning landscapes of Corfu and the cultural treasures of Italian cities like Naples and Rome. Your adventure culminates in the vibrant city of Barcelona, promising an unforgettable blend of history, beauty, and Mediterranean charm that will leave you with cherished memories for a lifetime.

Includes

  • 11 nights accommodation onboard Norwegian Escape in an inside cabin
  • NCL’s Freestyle Dining in many restaurants and Freestyle entertainment in various bars and lounges
  • Port charges and government fees
  • Beverage & specialty dining surcharges
  • ​Beverage package (incl. surcharges)
  • Specialty Dining package - 1 meal worth USD50 (incl. surcharges)
  • 150 min Wi-Fi package per person
  • USD50 shore excursions credit per tour per stateroom
  • BONUS: R5,000 flight credit per cabin

Excludes

  • Compulsory daily gratuities of USD20 per person per day, can be pre paid
  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Highlights

  • R5,000 flight credit per cabin
  • 7 Night cruise aboard the Norwegian Getaway
  • All meals & drinks incl.

Itinerary

Day 1: Venice (Trieste), Italy

The city of Venice sits at the top of the Adriatic Sea in the north east corner of Italy. It is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city sits on 118 small islands in the Venetian Lagoon – a salt marsh. In the 12th century Venice became a city state and its location at the top of the Adriatic made it a key naval and commercial centre as well as a flourishing art centre. Modern Venice is stunning and retains the wonderful history of this unique city. It is a city of museums, galleries, piazzas, palaces, churches and more. One visit isn’t enough to see all that Venice has to offer but visitors should try and see the Basilica San Marco and San Marco Square, the Doges Palace and the Gallerie dell'Accademia which houses some of Italy’s finest art treasures. Things to See & Do * San Marco Square * Doge's Palace * Basilica San Marco * Grand Canal

Day 2: Split, Croatia

Split is not only an urban, cultural and traffic centre of Dalmatia with road and sea connections to Dalmatia's numerous summer resorts, but it is itself often a popular tourist destination. A city with a 1700-year old tradition, there is a variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments, among which is the well-known Palace of Diocletian . Split has a variety of restaurants and wine cellars, offering domestic specialties. There are many beaches and public beaches in the city and its surroundings, the most popular of them being Bacvice, a sand beach almost in the very heart of the town. The cultural and entertainment offer of Split is extremely rich, particularly in the summer, when the city squares, yards and other areas turn into a large open-air stage. The Split Summer, a traditional festival in the middle of the summer season, includes dramas, operas and concerts. Split has several theatres, among which the Croatian National Theatre, established in 1893, deserves a special mention as a house hosting theatrical festivals, the Split Summer and the Days of Marulic. There is also the Youth Theatre, and the Split Puppet Theatre. If you visit city Split remember it is a city of history, culture, and tradition but it is also a city of fun parties and great night life. Things to See & Do * Diocletian’s Palace * Cathedral of St Dominius * People’s Square * Mestrovic Gallery * Maritime Museum

Day 3: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik is located on the Adriatic Sea coast in the extreme south of Croatia, positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. It is one of the most prominent tourist resorts, a seaport and the center of the Dubrovnik–Neretva county. Nicknamed "Pearl of the Adriatic", Dubrovnik is a beautiful medieval walled city which is over 1,000 years old and virtually untouched by the modern world. The same light-coloured stone can be seen in the marble-paved squares, cobbled streets, tall houses, convents, churches, palaces, fountains and museums. The oldest pharmacy in Europe, located in the Friars Minor monastery is a highlight. Things to See & Do * Sponza palace * fortresses * Franciscan monastery * Medieval walls encircling the city

Day 4: Corfu, Greece

Corfu is the second largest Greek island on the north side of the Ionian Sea, in the entrance of the Adriatic Sea, 6 km’s from the coast of Albania. The principal town of the island is also named Corfu, or Kerkyra in Greek. The island is steeped in history and it is directly connected to the history of Greece starting from Greek mythology. Corfu is a popular tourist destination, offering something for everyone. It boasts many beachside resorts, leisure and entertainment facilities, unspoiled countryside, secluded coves, traditional villages and scenic mountain walks. There are two excellent beaches close (about 25 km) to Corfu Town at Benitses Glyfada and Paeleokastritsa. Things to See & Do * Palaio Frourio - Old Fortress * Achillio Palace * Korissia Lagoon * Beaches and watersports * Corfu old section

Day 5: Mediterranean Sea

Cruising at sea.

Day 6: Valletta, Italy

Valletta and its suburb town of Floriana are perched on the steep Sciberras peninsula jutting out into Malta's two deep natural harbours, Grand Harbour and Marsamxett Harbour. Valletta is the Islands' fortress city. Founded by the Knights of St John in 1566, it is known as the 'city built by gentlemen for gentlemen' ; a 16th century architectural masterpiece. Valletta is very much a working, capital city; a bustling cultural centre and the administrative and commercial heart of the Islands. Walking around Valletta, you'll come across an amazing number of historical sites, squares, courtyards, gardens and any number of cafés to visit. The city is a delight to shop in: narrow side streets are full of tiny shops selling antiques, maps, books, prints and jewellery. Things to See & Do * Republic Street * Upper Barakka Gardens * St John’s Cathedral * Fort St Elmo * The Casa Rocca Piccola - a Maltese Noble Family House on Triq ir-Republik

Day 7: Naples, Italy

Naples sits within the Bay of Naples in south eastern Italy and is the capital of Campagnia. It has a rich history for art culture and food – so much so that the city is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. At one end of the Bay sits Vesuvius dominating the southern skyline of the city. The city has some of the most important museums in Italy including the National Archaeological Museum and the Museo di Capodimonte. The latter is also a very important art gallery featuring major works by some of Italy’s finest artists. There are also a host of churches with the most famous being the Cathedral of Naples. In the bay itself you can visit the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida and of course the famous ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum are a must to see. Things to See & Do * San Carlo Theatre * Palazzo reale (Royal Palace) * Sites of Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum and Pompeii. * Grandoni Di Chiaia – an imposing street in Naples * Napoli Sotterranea - a fascinating series of underground tunnels * Duomo - an ancient cathedral

Day 8: Rome, Italy

Rome is one of the most popular cities in the world and is a history lesson in itself. Key sites include the Vatican City, The Forum, the Colosseum and the ruins of the Circus Maximus. There are many museums and art galleries, with works by Raphael, Bottecelli, Pinturicchio and Belini and many more. The Vatican City has many spectacular buildings and churches to visit principle amongst which is the Sistine Chapel with its Michelangelo ceiling. It is the world's smallest independent sovereign state and also features St. Peter's Basilica was built over 1,500 years ago the Vatican Library hand the Vatican Garden. Modern Rome is a city of restaurants, open piazza's, wonderful shopping and more. Things to See & Do * Vatican City * Sistine Chapel * St. Peter Basilica * The Colosseum * Trevi fountain

Day 9: Livorno, Italy

Livorno is a port city on the Tyrrhenian Sea on the western edge of Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the Province of Livorno and the third-largest port on the western coast of Italy. Livorno is one of the most important ferry ports in Italy offering sailings to both Corsica and Sardinia and is also one of the countries major naval towns. Livorno itself is surrounded by beautiful sea and nature with a wonderful countryside including rich parks. Attractions in Livorno include the Natural History Museum and the Aquarium, the Villa Henderson, which combines antique finds with modern educational tours, and also has a Botanic Garden. The quarter known as Nuova Venezia (New Venice), built during the 17th century, still preserves some of its original features. Particularly interesting are the Medicean Fossi, a network of navigable canals connecting the warehouses and homes of merchants which, like those in Venice, had entrances at water level leading to rooms where goods were once stored. Piazza della Republica is still admired today for its unusual architecture. It is in fact a bridge covering a long stretch of navigable canal. Things to See & Do * Natural History Museum and Aquarium * Medicean Fossi - a network of navigable canals * Nuova Venezia (New Venice) * Villa Henderson * Piazza della Republica

Day 10: Cannes, France

Cannes is a commune in France, located in the department of Alpes-Maritimes and the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Cannes is one of the best-known cities of the French Riviera, famous for the International Film Festival and the glitzy hotels, cars, beaches, and visitors. Cannes is 36 km from Nice, 55 km from Monaco and 60 km from the Italian border. From this elegant city, it's an easy drive to the other star attractions along the French Riviera. Enjoy the plunging cliffside scenery on one of the corniche roads as you head for Monte Carlo. Or perhaps visit Antibes with its lush, bougainvillea-draped villas, or the medieval walled town of St. Paul de Vence. Things to See & Do * Old town * Port * Beaches * Palais des Festivales * Covered Market

Day 11: Palma Majorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca is the capital city of Majorca, the largest island of Spain, located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is part of the Balearic Islands archipelago and a major tourist destination. Palma boasts a magnificent Cathedral, an interesting historic quarter, Arab baths and Bellver Castle and museum. Its beach is also the most popular on the island. Things to See & Do * Palma Cathedral * Playa de Palma – most popular beach on Majorca * Museo de Arte Español Contemporáneo – museum of contemporary art * Pueblo Español architectural museum * Banys Àrabs – Arab bath building

Day 12: Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. It is located on the shores of the Mediterranean and enjoys a mild climate all year round.Barcelona is one of Europe’s largest and most successful ports and one of the world’s leading cities in art and architecture. From the modern cruise terminal at the docks you will need a taxi or tour to see the artistic beauty of this unique destination, credited to the talents of Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, Antonio Gaudi, Jose Clara and others. Stroll the mosaic-paved Ramblas, the city's social hub, with open-air cafes, street entertainers and flower displays. See its unique Catalonian cultural heritage in the ancient Gothic Quarter, the surrealistic architecture of Antonio Gaudi and some outstanding museums. Sights of interest include the Columbus Monument, the Cathedral of Santa Eulalia (1298 to 1454), the Maritime Museum, Picasso Gallery, La Sagrada Familia (Gaudi's unfinished cathedral), Palau Guell (Gaudi mansion) and the Olympic stadiums. Things to See & Do * La Rambla * World-famous opera house El Liceu * Plaça Reial (Royal Square) * Cathedral of Santa Eulàlia * The National Museum of Art of Catalonia

Ship info

Norwegian Escape
The Norwegian Escape cruise ship offers a diverse range of activities, ensuring an unforgettable experience for every passenger. Adventure seekers can indulge in the excitement of the Aqua Park, featuring thrilling water slides and a dedicated kids' aqua park for the little ones. The onboard ropes course and zip line add an extra element of exhilaration, providing panoramic views of the ocean.

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. All savings have already been applied to advertised price. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. High season supplements and block out dates may apply. Compulsory daily gratuities of USD20.00 per person per day (Club Balcony Suite and below) are NOT included in advertised price, and can be pre paid, applicable to ALL guests in cabin (guest 1,2,3,4). NOTE: $25.00 per person per day for The Haven & Suites. All guests in stateroom must choose same offer. Cancellation Fees also apply based on the booking/sailing date; therefore, Norwegian Cruise Line strongly recommends the purchase of travel protection on all bookings. Offers are non-transferable, non-refundable, have no monetary value and cannot be substituted or customized. Offer and combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change at any time per Norwegian Cruise Line's discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Norwegian Cruise Line reserves the right to cancel or withdraw this offer at any time. Itinerary subject to change. Open Bar: Applicable to guests 1-8 on the reservation. If 3-8 guest is under 21 years of age, Open Bar does not apply and soda package will not be given as a substitution. Guest 1-2 must be at least 21 years of age at time of sailing to qualify for the Open Bar. Guests under 21 will receive the soda package. Retail value of Open Bar is $109.00 USD pppd. Retail value of the Adult Soda Package is $7.95 USD pppd. Package price is subject to change. 20% gratuities on the retail value of the Open Bar and/or Soda Package are charged but included in the advertised price. Speciality Dining Package: 7-11 Night cruises includes 1 Meal worth USD50.00 per person when booking aStudio, Inside, Oceanview stateroom. Applicable to guests 1-2 on the reservation. Dining package is applicable to guest ages 2 and older. 20% gratuities on the retail value of the Specialty Dining Package is charged but included in this advertised price. Packages are based on a per meal basis. Any Harvest Caye bars, restaurants, or venues, The Bake Shop, Ice Cream Bar, Gelato, specialty items in the Asian restaurant, Special Occasion/Holiday menus (New Year's, Christmas, etc.),Jazz Brunch, Wine Lovers and Murder Mystery lunches, and beverages are not included as part of the Specialty Dining Packages. Specialty Dining Packages include one main course per person at Cagney's and Le Bistro. Additional main courses will be charged at the a la carte price listed on the menu. Package price is subject to change. Free wifi: Internet package is based on number of nights. 150 minutes per person for 7-11 Day Cruises. Offer will be applied to the 1st and 2nd guest in the stateroom. Internet package is per person. Two logins per stateroom. Can be used only on one device at a time.$50 USD Shore Excursion Credit: Offer is applicable to first guest on the cruise reservation. The first guest shall receive free shore excursions priced at $50 or less (“the promotion”). In the alternative, first guest will receive $50 in Shore Excursion Credits to apply against shore excursions priced greater than $50. $50 Shore Excursion Credit is applicable to all tours, including debarkation tours. In the event the tour is less than the value of the credit the $50 Shore Excursion Credit will be adjusted to match the tour value. The first guest may redeem the promotion of $50 Shore Excursion Credit on more than one shore excursion per port.$50 Shore Excursion Credit has no monetary value, are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for actual currency of any value. Other guest in the stateroom are not eligible to receive the promotion or $50 Shore Excursion Credits. More terms and conditions apply, please ask us. Flight credit offer: Flight credit applies per booking and not per guest. EFT payments only to qualify for this flight credit offer. Flight credit can only be utilized towards flights once full payment of the booking has been received. Can be withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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Flight credit incl.
R50,630
per person sharing including taxes
Details
Excludes daily gratuities of $20pppd
Stay
11 nights
Dates
03 Jul 24 to 14 Jul 24
Book by
31 May 24
Experience ID
128
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