Med on the Ascent From Barcelona

Two Nights' Pre Cruise Stay To Explore Barcelona, 7 Night Cruise

Two Nights' Pre Cruise Stay To Explore Barcelona, 7 Night Cruise

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  • Departure Date: 12th June 2025
  • Total Nights: 9 Nights
  • Cruise: Celebrity Ascent
  • Package Type: Cruise and Stay
  • Includes Hotel Stay
£1499 *pp
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  • Return flights and all transfers
  • Two nights' four-star bed-and-breakfast accommodation in central Barcelona (in featured hotel or similar standard)
  • 7 nights' full-board cruise accommodation on board Celebrity Ascent
Cruise Itinerary
Day 1
Fly UK to Barcelona, Spain
Fly to Barcelona and transfer to your hotel
Day 2
Barcelona, Spain
The Christopher Columbus Statue marks the entrance to the port and the start of Las Ramblas pedestrian area – lined with shops, bars and restaurants where street entertainers keep you entertained. Perhaps visit the famous Sagrada Familia Cathedral which was started in 1882 and is still not complete. Universal’s Port Aventura theme Park is situated close by, there is also the Picasso Museum, Gaudi Architecture and the Barcelona FC museum.
Day 3
Barcelona, Spain
Transfer from hotel to port, embark ship
Day 4
Monte Carlo (Cannes), France
Famous for the monarchy, the Grand Prix, gambling and the Cafe De Paris. Perhaps visit a James Bond Style casino admire the big yachts or take a trip to nearby Cannes & Nice for the home of the film festival, glitz and glamour.
Day 5
Portofino, Italy
Portofino is a fishing village on the Italian Riviera coastline, southeast of Genoa city. Pastel-colored houses, high-end boutiques and seafood restaurants fringe its Piazzetta, a small cobbled square overlooking the harbor, which is lined with super-yachts. A path leads from the Piazzetta to Castello Brown, a 16th-century fortress and museum with art exhibitions and panoramic views of the town and the Ligurian Sea.
Day 6
Florence /pisa (La Spezia), Italy
Approx 50 minutes from the port lies the ancient city of Pisa with its famous leaning tower. Then it’s on to Florence – a renaissance treasure founded in the 16th century. Visit the main cathedral Il Duomo Di Firenze started in 1296 and completed in 1436, the Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio lines with gold and silver merchants.
Day 7
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
You will be spoilt for choice in this infinitely intriguing city where an unsurpassed vibrancy of life mixes with epic history, tasty cuisine, top class shopping and a joyous nightlife. Peel back layer upon layer history with world class sights such as the Coliseum, The Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain and more. The Pantheon is absolutely awe-inspiring dating back to 27 BC and is the only complete structure from the Roman Empire still standing. The circus maximus once seated 250,000 spectators for chariot races around 11 BC. While the oval shape of Piazza Navona, which houses the magnificent Four River Fountain, is a clue to its Stadium of Domitian heritage from 86 AD were gladiators fought and athletes competed. The Spanish steps , he home of John Keats, were built in 1723-1725 and are another of those must see places – a place to sit and people watch artists, poets and painters.
Day 8
Naples (Capri), Italy
Most people head for the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius or scoot across the bay to the island of Capri.
Day 9
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 10
Fly Barcelona, Spain to UK
Disembark the ship and transfer to Barcelona airport for your flight home.
Ship Details
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Celebrity Ascent

Introducing our newest award-winning resort at sea, Celebrity AscentSM, the fourth and most innovative ship in our highly awarded Edge® Series. Celebrity Ascent features 32 distinctive restaurants, bars, and lounges, including the newly designed Le Voyage by Chef Daniel Boulud.

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Your Hotel Stay

H10 Casanova

4 star hotel
Total Nights: 2 Night Stay

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