Christmas in the Mediterranean from £799pp
Begin your holiday with a two night stay in the vibrant city of Barcelona, the perfect way to unwind before your Christmas cruise. You will set sail onboard MSC Magnifica and spend a day at sea enjoying the festivities before arriving into Civitavecchia, the gateway to the city of Rome. Enjoy the Italian port of Genoa with its maritime history before taking in the glamour of southern France.
DAY 1 - Fly from the UK to Barcelona where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the next two nights.
DAY 2 - A day at leisure in the city of Gaudi. Visit the Sagrada Famiglia and Parc Guell or take the hop on hop off bus and see all the sites including Montjuic and the home of football, Nou Camp.
DAY 3 - Transfer to the MSC Magnifica, settle in to your cabin and explore your ship.
DAY 4- Enjoy a day at sea and explore the facilities on board. Relax in a lounge and watch the world go by, take time to enjoy the sports facilities before preparing for the evening entertainment in the theatre and bars.
DAY 5 - The port of Civitavecchia enjoys a history all of its own but is better known as being the gateway to the Eternal City. Rome is 90 minutes drive from the port and there are numerous excursions you may wish to join. Sightseeing by luxury coach or on foot, either way you will see the highlights of the city including The Forum, the Coliseum and the Vatican City.
DAY 6 - Genoa's old town is a dense and fascinating warren of medieval alleyways, home to 16th & 147th century Palazzi. 35 kilometres south of the city is Portofino, tucked into a protected inlet, is an A list resort attracting high flyers, celebrities and this is reflected in the super yachts docked in the harbour.
DAY 7 - Marseilles Vieux Port is surrounded by cafes and restaurants, where glistening fish are sold directly from the boats to the locals. Take an excursion to Avignon, capital of the Catholic Church in the Middle Ages. Low medieval walls still encircle the old town with their gates and towers have been restored.
DAY 8 - Arrive back into Barcelona and transferred to the airport for your return flight to the UK
7 nights departing 21st December 2018 from £799 per person.
Offer subject to availability and can be withdrawn without notice.
- 2 night stay in a 4* Barcelona hotel
- 5 night cruise, full board on MSC Magnifica
- Flights from / to the UK