Central Mediterranean

10 September - 22 September 2018

Duration

12 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

9 Ports

10 September

Setting sail from Barcelona

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, is one of our favourite ports of call. From the warren-like medieval streets of the Barri Gòtic to the fantastical modernist architecture of Antoni Gaudí, from the dizzy heights of Mount Tibidabo to the golden sands of Barceloneta, there's never a dull moment in this most beguiling of cities. Take a stroll along the Ramblas, soak up the wonderful art of Picasso and Miró, or watch Lionel Messi work his mesmerising magic at the Camp Nou. Barcelona is truly a city with something for everyone.

Don't miss

Gaudí’s crowning masterpiece, the church of La Sagrada Familia, is an utterly unique building, a soaring structure that’s rich in bizarre little details. It’s also still not finished; despite the fact that construction began in 1882, the current completion date is scheduled for 2026!

11 September

At sea

12 September

France: Ajaccio

13 September

Monaco: Monte Carlo

14 September

Italy: Florence / Pisa (Livorno)

15 September

Italy: Rome (Civitavecchia)

16 September

At sea

17 September

Greece: Corfu

18 September

Montenegro: Kotor

19 September

Croatia: Dubrovnik

20 September

At sea

21-22 September

Arriving in Venice

Venice is a city like no other, a marble maze of turquoise canals criss-crossed by beautiful bridges, overflowing with palaces, churches and charming little piazzas. No matter how many times you've seen it in photographs, that first glimpse of the Grand Canal will simply take your breath away; it hardly seems credible that such a eye-popping scene could exist outside of a Canaletto painting. Of course Venice is a city that draws big crowds, especially in summer, but don't let this put you off; even the busiest areas are never more than a few steps from a quiet courtyard or a secluded square.

Our tip

The long, long queues for St Marks might put you off, but just book online in advance for timed entrance and bypass the exhausted tourists.

The Ship

Your home from home

Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria Grills Lounge
Queen Victoria Grills Penthouse Q3

Elegant and graceful, Cunard’s Queen Victoria has an ambience evocative of the great liners of the past.

What we love

Modern features combined with traditional and elegant décor are reminiscent of the golden age of cruising. We particularly like the excellent Queens Grill accommodation which offers additional space and access to the exclusive Queens Grill and Princess Grill restaurants, along with dedicated lounges and deck areas.

Capacity 1,990 Guests
Crew 981 International Staff
Style Traditionally formal cruising with the evening attire always expected to be refined even on 'informal' evenings.
Inclusions
  • Meals in the main restaurants
  • Traditional afternoon tea
  • Soft drinks, tea and specialty coffee
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Unlimited use of the Fitness Centre
More about Queen Victoria

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Arts, Barcelona

Where to stay in Barcelona

The lovely Hotel Arts on the sea front is perfectly located for a pre- or post-cruise stay, and has great restaurants too.

Girona, Spain

Explore Catalonia

Take a day trip to the attractive city of Girona, with its fascinating mix of Gothic, Moorish and Modernist architecture, as well as an exceptionally well preserved Jewish Quarter.

Hotel Metropole, Venice

Our favourite hotel in Venice

The Metropole is an old favourite for its quieter location and lovely lagoon views.

See more of the Veneto

If you’ve time, take the train to Padova and visit the Scrovegni Chapel.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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