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From Savoir-Vivre to the Dolce Vita: Barcelona, Spain to Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
MS Europa 2 Voyage 1517 - July 4-11, 2015

The Italian Riviera and the Cote d’Azur are legendary dream destinations with cosmopolitan resorts, which have developed their very own respective lifestyles – perfect for spending some relaxing days under the Mediterranean sun. Stroll through the lively marina in St. Tropez and in Monte Carlo, enjoy looking at luxury yachts or go on a Ferrari ride** along the winding Grande Corniche coastal road. From Viareggio, explore Tuscany in Lucca** or Florence**, before Rome, the Eternal City, inspires you to stay a little longer.

Highlights of this cruise:

  • Where the jet-setters meet: relaxed hours in St. Tropez and Port Grimaud.
  • Picturesque cliff villages: the EUROPA 2 cruises along Cinque Terre.
  • The majesty of the Renaissance: discoveries in Florence** or Lucca**.

** The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

Date Destination

Saturday 4-July-2015

Barcelona/Spain, Embarkation of the MS Europa 2.  Depart at Midnight.
Arrive a little earlier and discover the city of Gaudi on a culinary expedition*.

Sunday 5-July-2015

Relaxation at sea

Monday 6-July-2015

Calvi/Corsica/France, arrival at 7.00 hrs 
Corsica welcomes you with the impressive citadel of Calvi – the ideal spot to enjoy a magnificent panoramic view. Explore the quiet, narrow streets of the upper town, whilst the busy harbour promenade in the lower town is a great place for a stroll. A mountain bike tour** will take you to see the wildly romantic natural landscape of the island – with fantastic views over the sea.

Tuesday 7-July-2015

Calvi, departure 1.00 hrs
St. Tropez and Port Grimaud/France, 10.00 – 0.00 hrs 
Originally a little fishing village, now a legendary meeting point for the international jet set: stroll through the lively marina in St. Tropez with its wide choice of cafes. Alternatively, the Zodiacs of the EUROPA 2 will take you to Port Grimaud, a “little Venice” on the Cote d’Azur. The resort is criss-crossed by canals – how about taking a trip on a Coche d’Eau water carriage?

Wednesday 8-July-2015

Monte Carlo/Monaco, 6.00 – 0.00 hrs 
Luxury yachts, a world-famous casino and the noble Grimaldi family: The city state of Monaco is in an exclusive world of its own. A walk through the medieval streets of the historic part of the city will take you to the cathedral built in the Roman-Byzantine style. The Ferrari trip on the Cote d’Azur** along the winding Grande Corniche coastal road is particularly good fun.

Thursday 9-July-2015

Cruising along Cinque Terre, morning
Portofino/Italy, 13.00 – 0.00 hrs 
In the morning, the EUROPA 2 will cruise past the picturesque villages of Cinque Terre, huddled together on the cliffs. Later on, you will be able to stroll along the promenade in colourful Portofino, with its inviting cafes. Or you can climb up the steps to the San Giorgio church, where you will be rewarded with a fantastic view over the sea and the bay. A boat trip to Santa Margherita and Rapallo** will take you to see some of the hidden treasures of the Ligurian Riviera, whilst on a kayak and snorkelling adventure**, you can see Portofino’s prettiest bays and an impressive underwater world.

Friday 10-July-2015

Viareggio/Italy, 7.00 – 19.00 hrs 
Swimming, sunbathing or a wander around the fish market: Viareggio has everything you need for a relaxing day and is the starting point for an excursion to Florence**. Follow in the footsteps of Dante, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci and marvel at the beauty of the Renaissance. Alternatively, you can explore the medieval charm of Lucca** by bicycle.

Saturday 11-July-2015

Civitavecchia (Rome)/Italy, arrival 7.00 hrs
Your cruise comes to an end in Civitavecchia.  Disembarkation.

* These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore activities listed here are in the planning stage and are subject to changes.
Category Suite Type

Price per person in USD

1 Veranda/Ocean Suite


2 Veranda/Ocean Suite


1-2 Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy


3 Veranda/Ocean Suite


4 Veranda/Ocean Suite


3-4 Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy


5 Veranda Suite


6 Grand Ocean Suite


7 Grand Ocean Suite


8 Penthouse Suite


9 Penthouse Suite


10 Grand Penthouse Suite

on request 

11 Owner Suite

on request 

12 Family apartment (2x20 m²)


13 Penthouse Suite, Equipped for Disabled Guests


14 Extra Bed for Third Person


0 Guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite¹


All fares are based on the current Euro to Dollar exchange rate and are subject to change. 

¹ You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown here. Accommodation will be provided in a Veranda/Ocean Suite of Category 1 to 4, subject to availability. If you book a combination of several cruises in a guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite, it will be necessary to change suites after each individual cruise. Continuous occupancy of the same suite throughout the cruises is not possible. You will receive your exact suite number on board at the beginning of the cruise (limited allotment).

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