What happens on the Western Mediterranean cruise?...
Posted on 27 March 2018
Symphony of the Seas,
Symphony of the Seas. Photo taken by: The Cruise Web
Luxurious anemities on the Symphony of the Seas. Photo taken by: The Cruise Web
Day 1 - Barcelona
The cruise begins from Barcelona, be mesmerised by the astounding art, architecture, design and cuisine that this city proudly boasts in its culture and heritage. Visit the Gothic Quarter and go back in history to the old city of Barcelona’s own centrepoint. Enjoy the coastal breezes and the bustling city of Barcelona before embarking on your European journey. It is just getting started!
Barcelona. Photo taken by: SpainAttractions
Gothic Quarter. Photo taken by: DriftingTourist
Day 2 - Palma de Mallorca
Arrive at Palma de Mallorca. A great place for all those beach lovers. The white sand and turquoise waters are ready to please and calm any restless soul. Visiting the Old Town, composed of twisting lanes and hidden courtyards, Palma de Mallorca is truly a place to explore and admire for the impeccable upkeep of historical sites.
Palma de Mallorca. Photo taken by: fastighetsbyran
Day 3 - Marseilles
As France’s oldest city, you will stop here and be amazed. Marseilles is a perfect fusion of a dynamic, vibrant arts scene. The very heart and soul of the city is the vibrant Vieux Port (old port), with yachts and pleasure boats, you will feel the liveliness in its ambience. Just uphill, you can find the ancient Le Panier neighbourhood, the oldest section of the city. Other places to explore include the République quarter for all its stylish boutiques and Haussmannian buildings, and the Joliette area, centred on Marseille’s own Cathédrale de la Major.
Vieux Port. Photo taken by: Accor Hotels
Le Panier. Photo taken by: le-jardin-de-dorothee
Day 4 - La Spezia
Stop at La Spezia, formerly known as a fishing village and with easy access to amazing cities like Florence and Pisa, you will not want to miss stopping off to experience the very best of Italy. You can also pay a visit to Liguria's rugged coast and terraced villages, also known as Cinque Terre. Picturesque to say the least.
La Spezia. Photo taken by: BellaItaliaTour
Day 5 - Rome and Vatican City (Civitavecchia)
Pay a visit to Rome and the Vatican City when you stop at Civitavecchia. At your very footsteps you will be able to visit two countries in a single day. The once capital of the world, with all its glorious monuments of the ancient empire, and the Roman Catholic Christian capital of the World, Vatican City and all its precious and priceless art and architecture.
The Colosseum. Photo taken by: TripSavvy
Vatican City. Photo taken by: LaGazzettaItalliana
Day 6 - Naples
Stopping off at one of Europe’s oldest cities, a visit to Naples isn’t just old and run-down. Its vibrance and rich artistic and architectural heritage is elegantly situated by the coast. Visiting the ancient ruins of Pompeii, the isle of Capri and the Amalfi Coast is one that should be on any travellers bucket-list.
Naples. Photo taken by: LonelyPlanet
Day 7 - Cruising
While you cruise, you can take part in all the entertainment the Symphony of the Seas has to offer. With rock climbing, zip-lining and surfing 200 feet above the waves, all at a short walk away, you will not be bored at any single time. Or if you want to unwind and be pampered, melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax poolside. Home to dozens of eateries, bars and showrooms, you can experience luxury at its finest. On a cruise.
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Day 8 - Barcelona
Stop back at Barcelona and find yourself relaxed and travelled. Pay Barcelona a visit once more and set off home or continue your journey across Europe!
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