Saturday, July 20
Board by 4:00 p.m. | Departs at 6:00 p.m.
As a cultural hub in Spain with a heritage all its own, Barcelona offers an array of attractions including the Picasso Museum and Antonio Gaudí's Park Güell and La Sagrada Família. Before you depart on your adventure, amble down Las Ramblas, taking in musicians, tapas, and fashionable bistros.
Sunday, July 21
The birthplace of Napoleon, the French island of Corsica offers rugged outback countryside and bountiful vineyards. Walk in the footsteps of the former French leader among colorful architecture, his family home, or the 16th century church where he was baptized.
Monday, July 22
Genoa, once the largest medieval city centers in Europe, offers a bounty of cultural and historic attractions. Visit the birthplace of Columbus, consider an excursion to Milan, Italy’s epicenter of fashion and arts, or Portofina, the Italian Riviera’s most picturesque resort.
La Spezia, Italy
Tuesday, July 23
La Spezia is home to Italy’s largest naval base and holds its rich maritime history. Explore the winding streets of the old town or take an excursion to the colorful cliffside villages Cinque Terre (Five Lands), a premier scenic highlight of the Riviera.
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Wednesday, July 24
Visit the Eternal City via excursion from Civitavecchia to Rome, with tours of historic, cultural, and religious attractions. Whatever you decide, be sure to leave time to enjoy la dolce vita in one of Rome’s famous piazzas.
Thursday, July 25
Discover glamorous Cannes, home to the eponymous film festival, by strolling the Croisette Boulevard along the beach and in the old port. Admire grand hotels frequented by movie stars and stop along the way for an espresso at a beach-side café.
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Friday, July 26
Soak up some rays in Spain’s sunniest Mediterranean outpost. Those looking for souvenirs can peruse Palma’s famous faux pearl and hand-made lace shops. Book an excursion to visit the Roman ruins or a catamaran to see Palma’s beautiful coastline from a whole new perspective.
Saturday, July 27
Arrive by 8:00 a.m.
Complete your trip-of-a-lifetime back in Barcelona. Before returning home, consider making time for a farewell toast of cava and tapas in one of the city’s bustling medieval neighborhoods.
Alllll aboard! ⚓️