Western Mediterranean Cruise & Sorrento

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Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Mediterranean

  • Ocean cruise

With beautiful coastal villages and interesting, sun-baked cities to explore, this enticingly laidback voyage takes in the delights of Genoa, Palma, Barcelona and Sorrento. Marvel at Gaudi's towering Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and stroll the beautiful Vieux Port in Marseille.

At a glance


  • Messina Take an optional excursion to see Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano.
  • Valletta Walk to the Upper Barracca Gardens for beautiful harbour views and visit St John's Co-Cathedral to view a Caravaggio masterpiece.
  • Barcelona A stylish and laidback east coast Spanish city, home to Gaudi's towering Sagrada Familia.
  • Marseille Wander the famous Canebière which stretches eastward from the Old Port (Vieux Port) to the Réformés quarter.
  • Genoa Explore the winding lanes – ‘caruggi’ – of the atmospheric old town.
  • Sorrento Two free days to explore the historic alleys and cafe-lined squares of this charming coastal town.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • All airport and port taxes
VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

With beautiful coastal villages and interesting, sun-baked cities to explore, this enticingly laidback voyage takes in the delights of Genoa, Palma, Barcelona and Sorrento. Marvel at Gaudi's towering Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and stroll the beautiful Vieux Port in Marseille.

Total meals included:

  • 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 10 dinners

UK - Naples

Day
1

Fly to Naples where you will be met and transferred to your ship for embarkation.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Messina

Day
2

An 8th century Greek colony, Messina is your gateway for some of Sicily's greatest sights. Perhaps take optional excursion to the beautiful clifftop seaside resort of Taormina, which boasts a stunning Greco-Roman theatre or head for Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Valletta

Day
3

Ruled by the medieval Knights of St John for 270 years, sun-drenched Malta has an intensely warm-hearted culture. The honey-stoned capital, Valletta, fringes a spectacular Grand Harbour and bursts with stepped alleyways, bustling cafés and rich monuments. Today there's free time to admire its gems, perhaps wandering its Upper Barracca Gardens or marvelling at the sumptuous St John's Co-Cathedral, which houses Caravaggio's masterpiece, 'The Beheading of St John the Baptist'. Also see the Grand Master's Palace, home to Malta's government for four centuries.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

At sea

Day
4

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Barcelona.

Day
5

Catalonia's capital is arguably Spain's most exciting city and offers up celebrated history, fine shopping and fabulous cuisine. Amble along Las Ramblas, stopping at its charming street cafés, restaurants and shops, and the star attraction is undoubtedly Gaudi's astonishing Sagrada Familia, the soaring, fairytale cathedral that was left unfinished on his death and which is still being gradually built.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Marseille

Day
6

The southern French city of Marseilles has been a major Mediterranean harbour for more than 2,500 years. Leading off the harbour is the city's most famous street, La Canebiere, a broad bustling boulevard, shaded by rows of plane trees.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Genoa

Day
7

The vibrant Italian city of Genoa circles a fine harbour and once rivalled Venice as a maritime power. The birthplace of Christopher Columbus, its captivating old town is threaded with 'caruggi' - steep medieval lanes dotted with rich churches.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Naples - Sorrento

Day
8

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the Hotel Michelangelo in Sorrento for a three night stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sorrento

Days
9 - 10

Perched high above the Bay of Naples, Sorrento is famed for its breathtaking views and enchanting atmosphere. Enjoy your time at leisure in this beautiful resort.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sorrento - Naples - UK

Day
11

Today, transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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