ROME PRE-CRUISE OPTION
The Eternal City of Rome, a World Heritage site, showcases the magnificent landmarks from a thousand years as a center of power, culture and religion. By special arrangement, attend a private audience with Pope Benedict XVI, schedule permitting. Tour St. Peter’s Basilica, the incomparable Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy an overview of the city’s ancient monuments including the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and The Pantheon. Deluxe, two night accommodations are in the ideally located, InterContinental De La Ville Roma .
This Pre-Cruise Option is available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.
BARCELONA POST-CRUISE OPTION
Explore the heart of Barcelona, the capital city of Catalonia, originally a Roman trading port named Barcino. Enjoy a city tour featuring the original Old Town, the Gothic Quarter. See the Gaudí sites of Casa Mila and La Pedrera and visit La Sagrada Família. Spend a full day exploring the mountains of Montserrat in Catalonia, a Benedictine monastery and 16th-century basilica. Accommodations are for two nights in the Deluxe HOTEL MAJESTIC BARCELONA.
This Post-Cruise Option is available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.