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From Savoir-Vivre to the Docle Vita: Barcelona, Spain to Rome, Italy
MS Europa 2 Voyage 1523 - August 15-23, 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 15-Aug-15 Barcelona/Spain, Embarkation of the MS Europa 2.  Departure 0.00 hrs 
Sunday 16-Aug-15 Relaxation at sea
Monday 17-Aug-15 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 18-Aug-15 Calvi, departure 1.00 hrs
St. Tropez and Port Grimaud/France, 10.00 – 0.00 hrs 
St. Tropez and Port Grimaud
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 19-Aug-15 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 20-Aug-15 Cruising along Cinque Terre in the 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 21-Aug-15 Viareggio/Italy, 7.00 – 19.00 hrs 
Saturday - 22-Aug-15 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.
Sunday - 23-Aug-15 Civitavecchia (Rome)/Italy, arrival 7.00 hrs.  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.
Cruise Fares
This departure is eligible for early booking discounts & Summer Specials! See below for details.
Category Suite Type Cruise only
G01 Summer-Specials-Silver - Price Special from $2,990
1 Veranda/Ocean Suite $ 3,740
2 Veranda/Ocean Suite $ 4,200
2-Jan Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy $ 5,220
G03 Summer-Specials-Gold Price Special from $3,490
3 Veranda/Ocean Suite $4,630
4 Veranda/Ocean Suite $ 4,820
41702 Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy $ 6,200
5 Veranda Suite $ 5,220
GSG Summer-Specials-Platinum Price Special from $5,990 
6 Grand Ocean Suite $ 6,790
7 Grand Ocean Suite $ 7,220
8 Penthouse Suite $ 8,080
9 Penthouse Suite $ 8,950
10 Grand Penthouse Suite on request  
11 Owner Suite on request  
12 Family apartment (2x20 m²) $ 4,820
13 Penthouse Suite, Equipped for Disabled Guests $ 6,790
14 Extra Bed for Third Person $2,670
0 Guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite¹ $3,310
- 5% early booking discount (cruise only) until


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

The most interesting hotspots in the western Mediterranean await you – and attractive savings when you book by 31 December 2014!

The following three price categories are available:

summer specials silver :
Guaranteed-Veranda/-Ocean Suite* (Category 1 or 2) with 28 m² Living area and 7 m² Veranda.

summer specials gold:
Guaranteed-Veranda/-Ocean Suite* (Category 3 or 4) with 28 m² Living area and 7 m² Veranda – When you book in this category, you will be staying in suites on the upper decks in the highly coveted area at the centre of the ship.

summer specials platinum:
Guaranteed-Grand-Ocean/-Penthouse Suite* (Category 6, 7 or 8) with 42 m² Living area and 10 m² Veranda.

² If you book your cruise 210 days (approx. 7 months) or earlier prior to departure, you will receive an early booking discount of 5% on the cruise-only price (catalogue price minus surcharge for travel arrangements to cruise departure point and from cruise arrival point as well as share of fuel costs (ship)).