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Mediterranean Island Mosaic

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Hidden harbors. Legendary landmarks. Everything that makes the Mediterranean magical. This voyage has it all. The colorful kaleidoscopes of Rome and Barcelona invite you to celebrate their high-spirited energy, while the seductive scent of oranges and olives that perfumes the enchanting islands of Elba, Corsica, Mallorca and Menorca entices you to explore their seductive secrets. From the wild green mountains of Mallorca to the striking white pebble beaches of Portoferraio – let us delight your senses and ignite your imagination.

Popular Highlights

  • Tour Barcelona’s festive Las Ramblas and Gaudí’s renowned La Sagrada Familia, one of the city’s many World Heritage Sites
  • Visit the cultural landscape of UNESCO site, Serra de Tramuntana
  • Peruse the bustling morning market in Bastia
  • View the beautiful flowers and small churches along Portoferraio's 91 miles of coastline - where Napoleon was "exiled"
  • Discover the hidden piazzas and ancient UNESCO sites of Rome
  • Stand on deck as you cruise in to Mahon with one of the deepest natural harbors in the world

About This Cruise

Barcelona, Spain; Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Mahon, Spain; Calvi, France; Bastia, Corsica, France; Portoferraio, Italy; Rome, Italy

Included:

  • 7 nights accommodation in double or twin cabins with private bathroom with shower and air conditioning
  • All meals in all venues
  • All non-alcoholic beverages
  • Welcome Cocktail at reception
  • Fresh fruit and flowers in stateroom
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Use of fitness facilities
  • Use of watersports equipment
  • Transportation to most shore excursions

Air Options

While we have no specific air deals on this cruise, please call 1-888-868-6871 if you would like us to assist with your airfare.

Not included:

  • Airfare
  • Shore excursions
  • Alcoholic drinks with meals
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Government taxes and fees (usually between $35 to $300 per person)
  • Travel Insurance


Itinerary

Day 1, Barcelona, Spain
The cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, exuberant Barcelona celebrates the surreal work of Antoni Gaudí, the artistry of Picasso, and the pure joy and color of Catalan life. Don’t miss the city’s amazingly well-preserved Gothic center with its winding maze of narrow byways. Or wander down to La Fusta Wharf, a promenade near the Old Port where you’ll find a tempting array of excellent restaurants, cafés, and bars.
Day 2, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Mallorca is steep, green, and fringed with enticing coves and more than 200 lush beaches. But all that natural beauty is just the beginning. Stroll along the tree-shaded Paseo de Born in search of tapas. Shop for a Siurell; a traditional red, green, and white clay whistle dating back to the time of the Moors. Watch the street performers on the piazza around the church, or cross the island to beautiful Sóller.
Day 3, Mahon, Spain
What an entrance you will make as you cruise into one of the deepest natural harbors in the world. Picturesque Mahon is home to lovely white-sand beaches and delightful architecture, a gin distillery, and a dairy plant where delicious white cheese is made.
Day 4, At Sea
Day 5, Calvi, France
The popular tourist spot of Calvi with its crescent-shaped bay and gorgeous beaches, is distinguished by a large medieval citadel that overlooks the marina. Built between the 13th to the 16th centuries, it is basically an entire small town enclosed by fortified walls but offering panoramic views of the harbor and the Corsican coast. Another must-see is the “Big Pink Church,” Orthodox-style L’Eglise Santa Maria and make time to take a walk along the Quai Landry esplanade, lined with interesting restaurants.
Day 6, Bastia, Corsica, France
As the principal port of Corsica, Bastia has vibrant historical neighborhoods with narrow streets and alleys between ancient shuttered buildings of the 18th century. One of the main squares is the Place du Marche, home of a morning market and the impressive 16th century Saint-Jean-Baptiste church. On the other side of the harbor sits the substantial citadel, the beautiful gardens of Jardin Romieu and the once very-elegant houses of the Terra Nova district.
Day 7, Portoferraio, Italy
Pine-scented forests and miles of sandy beach await your arrival on the tranquil island of Elba. Enjoy a glass of local Moscato with the fresh catch of the day before pondering your next move. Perhaps you’ll visit the nearby countryside with its small fishing villages and dramatic mountain passes. Or see the calming beauty of Tuscan Archipelago National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Or maybe you’ll decide to walk to the nearest beach and dip your toes into the warm Mediterranean.
Day 8, Rome, Italy
In this enchanting city the past and present intersect in perfect harmony. Casually intermingled among ancient ruins and majestic cathedrals are the trappings of a modern metropolis: Skyscrapers, Internet cafes, boutiques selling designer footwear. But of course what you seek first in the heart of Rome is its breathtaking history. A good place to begin is the Vatican, with its Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Works by Bernini, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and Raphael are just a few of those on display, any one of which is worth hours of contemplation. Then the ancient ruins—Colosseum, Forum, Circus Maximus. And of course the Trevi Fountain for the obligatory coins promising your return to the Eternal City.

Excursions for the Mediterranean Island Mosaic Cruise

There are many possible excursion available on this cruise. Please call for details. 1-888-868-6871.

Cruise Details | Itinerary | Excursions | Pre-Post-Trip Options

Pre/Post-Cruise Options

The Islands of the West Mediterranean Cruise links well with our Italy - Rome Untour and our Spain - Barcelona Untour

There may be a few gap days between cruise and Untour. Inquire for details.

Dates and Prices


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