Price: From $4,999 per person
Stay: 14 nights
Travel Dates: Saturday 27th of October 2018 until Sunday 11th of November 2018
Description: Fly + Cruise - The Western Med - 12 Nights aboard Celebrity Eclipse + 2 Nights in Barcelona - from $4999* per person (ex Auckland with Our World).
Enjoy the European Autumn: Far less crowds, a pleasant temperature, and a return of the locals to the cultural capitals makes Europe in Autumn a more authentic and relaxing experience.
Special Inclusions/Package includes:
- Return Economy Class flights Auckland to Barcelona flying Singapore Airlines
- 1 night pre cruise Barcelona
- 12 night cruise Barcelona return onboard Celebrity Eclipse
- All meals and entertainment onboard
- 1 night post cruise Barcelona
YOUR BONUS:* Cruise Gratuities included * US$100 Shipboard Credit per stateroom * Complimentary gourmet tapas and cheese platters to enjoy in your stateroom
EXTRA BONUS! Book by Thursday 05 April 2018 and we will double your Shipboard Credit to US$200 per stateroom!
This itinerary also sails on 11 September and 05 October 2018. Prices and offers will vary, please chat to Our Specialists if your prefer either of these dates
Highlights of this cruise:
BarcelonaBarcelona 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.
GibraltarGibraltar is both a town and country of only 7 sq. km , but it has its own airport, currency, postage stamps, naval and military garrisons, two cathedrals, its own newspapers, radio, and TV and a casino. "The Rock" enjoys a pleasant climate and has a recorded history dating from A.D. 711 and traces of cave occupation 40,000 years ago.
The Rock of Gibraltar is a massive limestone rock rising out of the sea to a height of 425m (1,396 ft.), and is often referred to as the Gateway to the Mediterranean.
The town of Gibraltar lies on the west side of the Rock around the harbors. You can visit the top attractions in 3 to 4 hours. Most visitors, however, allocate a full day.
MarseillesMarseille is the second-largest city of France and forms the third-largest metropolitan area, (Paris and Lyon are larger). Located on the Mediterranean Sea, it is France's largest commercial port and the capital of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur région,
The Old Port or Vieux-Port is the main harbour and marina of the city. It is guarded by two massive forts (Fort St Nicolas and Fort Saint Jean) and is one the main places to eat in the city. Dozens of cafés line the waterfront. The Quai des Belges at the end of the harbour is the site of the daily fish market.
RomeRome 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.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Prices include return Economy Class flying Singapore Airlines from Auckland including prepayable airline surcharges, levies & airport taxes, share twin/double accommodation (local taxes may be payable directly),& inclusions as specified. Cruise is based on various categories & include Port Taxes & Govt Fees. Cruise Gratuities for stateroom & restaurant staff included. Price includes all discounts. Some departures have non refundable deposit, please enquire for details. Special conditions apply for all Bonus Inclusions. Shipboard Credit is per stateroom. Double shipboard credit offer is max. US$200 per stateroom & must be booked by 5 April 2018. Free Balcony upgrade is subject to availability. Your Balcony is on a Guarantee Basis, which means the cruise line will allocate your cabin at their discretion, and could be any category, any location on the ship, and could have an obstructed view. Package must be booked by 09 April 2018 with airfares fully paid within 72 hours of confirmation. Prices are NZ dollars & subject to currency fluctuations. Payment is by cash, eftpos or cheque only. QCard & credit card prices on application. Airfares & accommodation may not be available on all services & room/cabin categories, capacity restrictions apply. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Airfares are non-refundable, nontransferable. Name changes not permitted. Prices correct as of 28 March 2018 & are subject to change without notification. Other conditions may apply.