Rome - Hotel Stay
Fly to Rome for a two night stay and immerse yourself in the ancient heart of the eternal city. Explore the expanse of St Peter’s Square, before walking in the footsteps of Ancient Romans at the Forum. While it’s famed for historic treasures, Rome is a bustling metropolis of modern art and culture.
Civitavecchia (Rome) - Embark MSC Divina
Today you’ll transfer to Civitavecchia and embark MSC Divina, a ship inspired by the glamorous style of Sophia Loren. On board you’ll find a real stone piazza, a Broadway-sized theatre and MSC’s signature Aurea spa as well as a range of bars and restaurants. From the Swarovski crystal staircases to the Infinity Pool extending seamlessly out to sea, MSC Divina promises a wonderful cruise holiday in stylish and elegant surroundings.
The largest island in the Mediterranean is home to Etna, the active volcano that still smoulders and oozes lava. Its unique geology has created a stunning landscape of mountains, rocky coastlines and pristine beaches. Sicily’s natural beauty is combined with classical culture – there are architectural gems on every corner - and a rich culinary heritage with local specialities such as Arancine.
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is a historic city which boasts highlights including the 13th-century Cagliari Cathedral. Explore ancient Roman ruins and graceful palazzi, sample traditional Sardinian cuisine including the delicious Su Porcheddu, or head to the beautiful sandy Poetto Beach.
Palma de Mallorca
Palma is the island of Mallorca’s shining jewel. Walk the narrow, cobbled streets of the Old Town, visit the ancient Arab Baths or simply soak up the rays on the sun-drenched city beach. As day stretches into night, take a stroll along the Passeig d’es Born boulevard and see the honey-hued La Seu Cathedral bathed in the golden glow of the fading light, before heading to a tapas bar to enjoy plates of spicy albondigas, sizzling gambas al ajillo and patatas bravas.
Spanish Valencia is a picturesque resort known for its pavement cafes and paella. The old city holds the Valencia Cathedral, where you can climb the octagonal Miguelete Bell Tower to see sweeping views. In the new town you’ll see the ultramodern ‘City of Arts and Sciences’ with its soaring glass palaces.
Infused with maritime spirit, Marseille is the second-largest city in France. Explore the bohemian Cours Julien lined with bars, music venues, galleries and markets; or visit the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. Occupying the highest point of Marseille, the basilica is the most visited building in Marseille.
Remnants of Genoa’s golden era can be seen as you wander around the winding streets of the old town or along Via Garibaldi, where palaces feature grandiose embellishments including frescoes and balconies. Modern Genoa has an impressive aquarium that features a tropical garden in a glass biosphere, built to commemorate the city’s most famous son, Christopher Columbus.
Civitavecchia (Rome) - Disembark MSC Divina
Today you’ll arrive back in Civitavecchia where you’ll disembark for your flight home.
Other regional airports may be available*