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Western Med Cruise 2024

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9 nights
17 Nov 24 to 26 Nov 24
Book by 31 Aug 24
Set sail on a remarkable 9-night cruise from Barcelona aboard the Norwegian Escape for a unique journey that combines the beauty of the Western Mediterranean with the allure of the Balearic Islands. Explore historic ports like Livorno, Rome, and Naples, immersing yourself in the rich culture and culinary delights of Italy. End your adventure in style on the vibrant islands of Ibiza and Palma Majorca in Spain before stepping off in Barcelona.

Includes

  • 9 nights accommodation onboard the 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 & speciality dining surcharges
  • ​Beverage package (incl. surcharges)
  • Speciality Dining package - 1 meal worth USD59 (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

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

Itinerary

Day 1: 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.

Day 2: 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.

Day 3: Livorno (Florence / Pisa), 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.

Day 5: Rome (Civitavecchia), 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.

Day 6: Naples (Pompeii), 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.

Day 7: Cagliari, Italy

Cagliari is the capital of the island of Sardinia, a region of Italy. It is one of the most interesting and attractive places in Italy with sporting and cultural events; museums, the tourist port, known as one of the best places for sailing, and a lovely mild climate throughout the entire year. The Castello (old town) neighborhood is the first area to visit in Cagliari. It is the city's ancient fortification. The historic neighborhood is still partially enclosed by the bastioned walls. Two medieval towers in white stone stand along the bastion enclosure along with two city gates. A sea of buildings outside the historic center of the city make up the new neighborhoods. Starting from the heart of Villanova, these areas were developed after the Second World War.

Day 8: Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea, belonging to Spain. With Formentera, it is one of the two Pine Islands. Major cities are Ibiza, Santa Eulària des Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany. The Island of Ibiza is most famously known for its summer parties, with thousands of people flooding in for the big summer club nights. There are beautiful beaches of all sorts - family, sporting, solitary, wild, tranquil, with deep or shallow waters for children's bathing. Things to See & Do * Es Vedra, the mystical island rock off Ibiza's west coast. * Atlantis, a hidden cove * The old part of Ibiza Town * The famous Hippy Market (held only on Wednesdays) on the east coast of the island * Visit nearby Formentera by boat

Day 9: 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.

Day 10: Barcelona, Spain

Disembark.

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. EFT payments only to qualify for this offer. Can be withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply. Offer is subject to availability, however offer is capacity controlled and can be withdrawn at anytime. Airport to port and port to airport transfers are not included. Visas are not included. Flight credit offer: Flight credit can only be utilised once full payment has been recieved. EFT payments only to qualify for flight credit offer. Flight credit mentioned is per cabin, and not per person. Can be withdrawn or amended without prior notice. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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R5,000 flight credit
R27,930
per person sharing including taxes
Details
Excludes daily gratuities of $20pppd
Stay
9 nights
Dates
17 Nov 24 to 26 Nov 24
Book by
31 August 24
Experience ID
148
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