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There’s a Lot to Look Forward to in European Cruising This Year
January is the time to banish the winter blues and book that Royal Caribbean cruise you’ve been dreaming about for so long, with flights to the Med starting from just £49pp and temptingly low booking deposits of just £75pp. Royal Caribbean has eight fabulous ships to choose from in Europe, including the world’s newest and largest ship Wonder of the Seas℠.
Wonder of the Seas℠
New-in-2022, Wonder of the Seas will venture over from the Caribbean to kick off an epic inaugural summer season in Europe. The world’s biggest ship will bring even bigger adventures to Royal Caribbean’s award-winning Oasis Class, which also embraces Symphony of the Seas℠, Harmony of the Seas℠, Allure of the Seas℠ and Oasis of the Seas℠.
Wonder of the Seas will feature eight unique neighbourhoods, a fully redesigned pool deck, AquaTheater with edge-of-your-seat entertainment, and the all-new Playscape, an underwater world with slides, climbing walls and games. There’ll also be returning favourites such as the FlowRider® and Ultimate Abyss℠.
Among the additions will be the Suite Neighbourhood, high up in the best location of the ship, complete with five-star dining at the exclusive Coastal Kitchen, a sun deck with plunge pool, VIP experiences, and accommodation in Star Suites, Sky Suites and the groundbreaking Ultimate Family Suite.
7-Night Western Mediterranean Cruise from Barcelona
This round-trip from the Catalonian capital will take in Palma da Mallorca, Provence, Florence/Pisa, Rome and Naples/Capri, allowing you to immerse yourself in some of the highlights of Mediterranean culture, along with its breathtaking landscapes. Highlights include the option of exploring the Calanques National Park a half-hour outside the vibrant port city of Marseille, with time for a boat-trip or even a spot of kayaking, and the chance to amble around Florence with its iconic Duomo with its 360° views of the city, and San Lorenzo market with its local spices and truffles and its people-watching. Rome with its jumble of ancient ruins, world-renowned art and convivial street culture is another must, while your Naples stop is an opportunity to tour the unforgettable ruins of Pompeii.
• 7 nights onboard Wonder of the Seas
• Departing from Barcelona 09/10/22
• Includes airfares on travel from the UK and overseas transfers
• Interior Cabin: £969 per person
Neighbourhood Balcony Cabin: £1,349 per person
7-Night Western Mediterranean Cruise from Rome
On this exciting itinerary, Wonder of the Seas will take you to Naples/Capri, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca and Florence/Pisa, mixing time ashore for exploring with time at sea during which you can make the very most of the vessel’s fantastic facilities. Among the many fascinating things to do en route are getting to known the Catalonian capital with its splendid architecture by modernist Antoni Gaudí and its world-class art collections dedicated to the likes of Picasso and Miro, cable-car rides to the top of Montjuïc Hill, and enjoying lively city beaches. Meanwhile, the Spanish island of Mallorca blends dramatic mountains and cliff and blissful white-sand beaches with the history-drenched streets, Gothic cathedral and gastronomic delights of its capital Palma de Mallorca.
14-Night Transatlantic Cruise
Sailing from Barcelona to Orlando on 30th October 2022, Wonder of the Seas will take you to Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Cartegena and Málaga before crossing the vast blue expanses of the Atlantic for a final stop-off in Nassau in the Bahamas. Wonderful experiences awaiting you on route include looking round Gothic Valencia Cathedral with is 15th-century renaissance paintings then people-watching over a fresh glass of horchata, strolling in the Turia Gardens – perhaps as far as the City of Arts and Sciences with is futuristic buildings by Santiago Calatrava including the Oceanografic Aquarium – or taking in a flamenco show. In Nassau, meanwhile, there’s the option of hopping aboard a 30-minute boat ride to private Pearl Island with its water trampolines, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.
To find out more or to book your European cruise with Royal Caribbean, contact your Travel Counsellor today and you’ll benefit from full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your trip.
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