MSC Seaview, Italy – Spain – France, 7 nights.

Cruise the Western Mediterranean with MSC Seaview

Rome (Civitavecchia) – At Sea – Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands) – Barcelona – Cannes (Côte d’Azur) – Genoa (Portofino) – La Spezia – Rome (Civitavecchia)

7 nights, from 733 €/person!

MSC Seaview rewrites the rule book of cruise ship design, blending indoor and outdoor areas to connect you with the sea like never before. Circling the ship as low as Deck 7 is a unique seafront promenade lined with places to eat, drink, shop, swim and sunbathe. And you can enjoy superb views from the two glass-floored catwalks and panoramic elevators.

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Schedule:

Day 1: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy – Discover the culture and colour of Civitavecchia. This Italian gem is known for its 16th-century Michelangelo’s fortress, the ancient Taurine Baths and the Vanvitelli marble fountain, the port is a convenient starting point for visiting Rome, Italy’s royal and romantic capital. Not far from Civitavecchia is Rome, one of the most distinguished cities in the world. Be impressed by its many architectural wonders, such as the famous Colosseum. The Trevi Fountain is a symbol of Rome, a baroque beauty that combines architecture, sculpture, rocks and water. Admire the spectacle on an MSC Cruises excursion and see this 18th century landmark up close. Showcasing mythological figures, including Triton on a shell-shaped chariot, the Fontana di Trevi is an Italian masterpiece. This landmark structure has appeared in films such as La Dolce Vita and Roman Holiday. A trip to Rome is not complete without a visit to the Vatican, located in the heart of the Italian capital. Choose an  excursion to see St. Peter’s Square, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.

Day 2: On board – Activities of your choice. Choose from the daily programme the services and activities you wish to try!

Day 3: Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands), Spain – The port city of Palma, is located on the south coast of Mallorca. Founded in 124 BC, Palma is famous for its medieval streets, stunning architecture and ancient fortified walls. Visit the magnificent Soller on an excursion, a seaside town with a backdrop of mountains. See buildings such as Santa Maria Cathedral, which features Gaudí’s designs and one of the largest stained-glass windows in the world, or the Gothic Bellver Castle with its circular centre and impressive towers. See Palma’s most notable building: the 14th-century La Seu. Set at the top of the former citadel, this Gothic cathedral was built almost 400 years ago. Spanish traditions are kept alive at the Coliseum of the Balearics in the Plaza de Toros, a historic arena that still hosts bullfights or take a trip to La Almudaina, the glorious summer residence of the Spanish royal family. If you love dramatic landscapes, don’t miss MSC Cruises’ excursion to the Caves of the Dragon, the mysterious underground world of Mallorca. Forged by years of coastal erosion, this geological system boasts a number of attractions, including four great halls, the Baths of Diana, stalactites and stalagmites and the impressive Lake Martel.

Day 4: Barcelona, Spain – One of the busiest cruise ports in the Mediterranean, the seaside city of Barcelona is known for its iconic architecture, colourful culture and world-class drinks and restaurants. Explore Antonio Gaudí’s surreal Sagrada Família, the famous Ramblas, the medieval Barri Gótic and the Picasso Museum. But there’s even more to discover in this sprawling Spanish city: from hidden tapas bars and fabulous food markets to Europe’s largest football stadium. On your travels, discover the nearby town of Santa Coloma de Cervelló and marvel at Gaudí’s incredible Colonia Güell church. Or visit its other architectural masterpieces – Casa Batlló and Casa Milà. Choose an adventurous MSC Cruises excursion to the majestic Montserrat Mountains. See Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona’s bustling boulevard, and stop to admire Gaudí’s Sagrada Família. Then travel through the picturesque countryside to the steep sandstone peaks of the Montserrat Mountains, where the abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat is located. Founded in the 11th century, the monastery still houses over 70 monks and is still in operation today. Discover the charming village of Sant Sadurni and visit the famous Vilarnau wine cellars. There, you’ll learn how Spanish cava wine is made and take part in a tasting. Also, what could be more exciting than a visit to Camp Nou, Europe’s largest stadium?

Day 5: Cannes (Côte d’Azur), France – Cannes, a jewel on the coast of France, will introduce you to the famous Film Festival. Away from the iconic seafront promenade of La Croisette, lined with chic boutiques and hotels, this destination of MSC Mediterranean Cruises offers remarkable heritage sites and the chance to visit exciting towns such as Monaco and the medieval village of Eze. Head out in comfort on an excursion to Monaco and Monte Carlo. You’ll encounter unforgettable architecture, magical marinas, and an abundance of historical landmarks. See the 19th-century Grand Casino and the elegant Café de Paris. Walk to the Rock of Monaco and the picturesque old town where you’ll find cobbled streets, artisan shops, and al fresco cafés. Watch the changing of the guard at the Place du Palais or visit the impressive Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium. For a royal experience, stop by Monaco’s Cathedral, which houses the remains of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier III. Satisfy your adventurous side and take an  excursion to Monaco and Monte Carlo, two jewels of the French Riviera. Next, travel by coach along the Moyenne Corniche road to the medieval clifftop village of Èze. Known for its rugged beauty and stunning vistas of Villefranche and the Mediterranean, this medieval village boasts galleries and shops, quaint stone houses, and romantic winding lanes.

Day 6: Genoa (Portofino), Italy – The port city of Genoa, is the gateway to Italy’s charming Riviera. Wander its winding medieval streets, see the historic, Piazza Matteotti and admire a magnificent cluster of 16th and 17th century buildings. Enjoy an excursion to picturesque Portfino, a famous fishing village on the Italian Riviera. Starting from Santa Margherita Ligure, you’ll take a short and leisurely boat cruise to Portfino’s coastline, where you’ll admire spectacular sea views and a glittering harbour full of yachts. Genoa is an unforgettable experience and there’s no better way to explore it than on an excursion. Wander the charming narrow streets of the old town, known as ‘carruggi’, to reach the imposing Piazza de Ferrari with its Palazzo Ducale. Discover the rich history of Genoa’s aristocracy showcased in the elegant Via Garibaldi district dating back to the Renaissance with splendid buildings that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as Palazzo Bianco or Palazzo Rosso with remarkable collections of artwork inside. Back in the port, don’t miss the chance to admire the 16th century Palazzo del Principe, the magnificent residence of Admiral Andrea Doria. Genoa’s old town is an ideal MSC Excursion if you want to explore the city on foot. This pleasant walk through the historic centre of Genoa will take you through the city that was once an important commercial hub for all overseas traders. After a stroll through the carruggi, reach the main square called Piazza de Ferrari and admire the Palazzo Ducale. Take a short break and try local Ligurian cuisine such as focaccia and bruschetta at the “Cisterne del Ducale”. Before returning to the ship, the tour also includes an outdoor tour of San Lorenzo Cathedral.

Day 7: La Spezia, Italy – Overlooking the ‘Gulf of the Poets’, lies the Italian naval city of La Spezia. Here, a maze of atmospheric streets lead to an impressive commercial harbour with glamorous yachts and pretty palm trees. This bustling Liguria port boasts historical churches, museums, and gardens. Nearby, Cinque Terre, Pisa, and Florence are just waiting to be discovered. Take the trip of a lifetime to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Park. This lively area comprises of five coastal villages: Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore, Monterosso al Mare, and Vernazza. View these multi-coloured towns from the sea, on a boat ride along the rocky coast. Then, dock in Monterosso al Mare for a leisurely walk through the old town centre before visiting San Giovanni Battista, a 14th-century church. See the remarkable Leaning Tower of Pisa on an excursion where you’ll visit the architectural complex Piazza dei Miracoli. Florence, capital city of the Tuscany region, is a star of the Italian Renaissance. There’s plenty to discover on this fabulous excursion including fine food, masterpiece artworks, and ancient architecture. Admire the city from the panoramic Piazzale Michelangelo before visiting the 15th-century cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. See Piazza Santa Croce and its world-famous Basilica or take in works by Caravaggio, Raphael, and da Vinci and the prestigious Uffizi Gallery.

Day 8: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy – Return and disembark after a unique journey…

For more information about available tours, please contact TRAVELLERS CLUB.

What’s included:

  • Accommodation in a cabin of your choice
  • Full nutrition
  • Daily entertainment on board
  • Gym
  • Gratuities
  • Port charges and taxes

Not included:

  • Consumption of beverages / soft drinks
  • Optional excursions
  • Anything not specifically mentioned as included

Children from 2 to 11 years old pay from 381€ in a cabin with two adults.
Children from 11 to 17 years old pay from 423€ in a cabin with two adults.

Price based on the cabin category IB Bella Interior, subject to availability. Ticket prices for other dates may vary. Taxes, port taxes and service charges are included in the price.

Itinerary:

Wednesday: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy, Boarding – 19:00
Thursday: At Sea
Friday: Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands), Spain, 09:00 – 23:00
Saturday: Barcelona, Spain, 08:00 – 17:00
Sunday: Cannes (Côte d’Azur), France, 08:30 – 17:30
Monday: Genoa (Portofino), Italy, 07:00 – 18:00
Tuesday: La Spezia, Italy, 07:00 – 18:00
Wednesday: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy, 07:00

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Available Dates

Departure dates 2023:
May 15, 22, 29.
June 5, 12, 19, 26.
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.
August 07, 14, 21, 28.
September 4, 11, 18, 25.
October 2, 9.

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