21 Nov, Thursday, India – Barcelona
Arrive at airport 3 hours prior to departure. Take a flight from India to Barcelona. Welcome Meet & Greet at Barcelona by Sanskruti Vacation’s tour manager. On arrival, proceed to the Hotel for an overnight stay in Barcelona. Day Free to explore the city on your own. Dinner, overnight stay in Barcelona Hotel.
22 Nov, Thursday, India – Barcelona Cruise
After Breakfast, Proceed for Barcelona Half Day City Tour with Lunch and then later proceed to cruise terminal & board MSC MERAVIGLIA. Cruise sails at 1800 hours. Dinner, entertainment & overnight on cruise.
23 Nov, Friday, Marseilles
Breakfast on the Cruise. Cruise arrives at Marseilles port at 08.00 am Proceed to Marseilles City Tour –4 Hrs Join us on a visit around this important maritime town. We will begin at the Cathedral of Notre Dame de la Garde which stands majestically on top of a hill. The Cathedral is made up of a lower and an upper church and was built on the site of an ancient chapel. Continue along the “Corniche (coast road) where we will admire Borely
Castle and garden (no inside visit). The excursion includes sightseeing in the centre of Marseilles and photos at Long champs Palace before enjoying some free time in the “Vieux Port(old port). Please note: this tour is not suitable for guests with mobility problems or using a wheelchair due to many steps and uphill path around the Cathedral. Conservative attire is recommended for visiting sites of religious importance. Return back to the cruise after the tour. Dinner, entertainment & overnight on cruise.
24 Nov, Saturday, Genoa
Breakfast on the Cruise. Cruise arrives at Genoa port at 08.00 am. Proceed for Panaromic Tour of Genoa .See all the highlights of the beautiful coastal city of Genoa Enjoy great views of the city from the bus as you listen to commentary about the city and what you are seeing. It’s the perfect way to get to know Genoa. Return back to the cruise after the tour. Lunch, Dinner, entertainment & overnight on cruise.
25 Nov, Sunday, Day Free
Breakfast on the Cruise. Day Free to enjoy the world best new cruise as MSC Meraviglia is packed with extraordinary features that offer the perfect experience at sea in every season. On board you can enjoy outstanding, authentic dining options and out-of-this-world entertainment with new panoramic areas, an innovative ocean-view aft lounge, a two-deck “inside promenade” with a 5,000+ sq.ft. LED dome and a spectacular amusement area connected to an outdoor water park. Dinner, entertainment & overnight on cruise.
26 Nov, Monday, Palermo
Breakfast on the Cruise. Cruise arrives at Palermo port at 09.00 am. Proceed to Palermo and Monreale Tour from the port – 4 Hrs A coach tour will take you past the key sights, although we will stop for a full visit of the Cathedral, built in an unusual marriage of Norman and Arab architectural styles and which houses the tombs of different Norman kings and Emperor Frederick II. Another religious site of note is the “Casa Profess, one of the most important baroque churches in Palermo. Discover the area around Palermo on a bus tour to Monreale, just 8 km away; enjoy a walking tour around the town and visit the Cathedral, home to an exquisite display of golden mosaics depicting scenes from the Old and New Testament. Free time to shop in Monreale before returning to the ship. Please note: you have to walk up some steps to visit the Cathedral in Monreale. The guide will give explanation only outside the sites; guests will visit them individually. There may be restrictions on shooting videos inside the churches. Conservative attire is recommended for visiting sites of religious importance. Return back to the cruise after the tour. Dinner, entertainment & overnight on cruise.
27 Nov, Tuesday, Valletta
Breakfast on the Cruise. Cruise arrives at Palermo port at 10.00 am. Proceed for Valletta and Mdina tour from the port –4 hrs When in Malta, you can do no better than to pay not only the island’s current capital of Valletta, but also the former capital of Mdina a visit, both of which are the fascinating destinations on this half-day tour. Valletta is first up, where you’ll go to see the wonderful Barrakka Gardens – a beautifully landscaped public park – to savour breathtaking views of the Grand Harbour, after which you’ll head for St. John’s Co-Cathedral, built by the Knights of Malta in the second half of the 16th century. The ornately decorated interior is rich in treasures, including a masterpiece by Caravaggio. The tour then continues on to the medieval walled city of Mdina, which is situated in the middle of the island and is also called “The Silent City due to restrictions imposed on motorized traffic. You’ll get to visit the Baroque-style St. Paul’s Cathedral, which presides impressively over the town, before enjoying a walk through the narrow streets and lanes of this piece of living history. Your tour then draws to a leisurely close with your return to the ship. Return back to the cruise after the tour. Dinner, entertainment & overnight on cruise.
28 Nov, Wednesday, Day at Sea
Breakfast on cruise. Enjoy the various cruise activities like casino, swimming, various sports, shopping, craft workshops on cruise. Lunch on cruise. Dinner, entertainment with night activity parties & overnight on cruise
29 Nov, Thursday, Barcelona
Breakfast on cruise. After breakfast, disembark from your cruise. Proceed to the airport to board your flight back to India. Return home with pleasant memories of the tour.