Romantic France & Transatlantic Cruise

From $2099 (was $4198)

per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

23 Days

Includes 3 meals on land tour, all meals on cruise
Passport Required

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Introduction

An exciting itinerary awaits - visit New York, the islands of Bermuda and the Azores before cruising to Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy including four overnight stops aboard the spectacular MSC Divina. Then explore the glamorous French Riviera on land with sightseeing in Nice & Monaco!

Trip includes

  • 20-night Transatlantic Cruise: Aboard MSC Cruise Line's MSC Divina

  • 2-Night Hotel Accommodations: Based on twin/double accommodations in moderate hotels.

  • Meals: All meals onboard the ship plus daily continental breakfast and two dinners on the Italy land tour.
  • Baggage Handling: To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your tour for one piece of checked baggage per person.

  • Sightseeing: Special events as listed on the land portion.

 

Activity Level

Easy moderate activity level

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Trip highlights

  • Enjoy an included experience of New York City
  • Visit historic Bermuda and Azores Islands
  • Transatlantic voyage aboard a modern, luxurious cruise ship visiting Portugal, Spain and France followed by a post-stay in glamorous French Riviera
  • Option to add an extra night in Miami!

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Romantic France & Transatlantic Cruise

Tour Starts: Miami

Tour Ends: Nice

Day 1

Upon arrival, transfer to the MSCDivina, your floating hotel for the next 3 weeks.

Day 2 & 3

At Sea

Unwind and explore your cruise ship, the MSC Divina, as the journey starts.

ABOUT THE MSC DIVINA:Launched in 2011 and inspired by Sophia Loren, MSC Divina brings you all the elegance and glamour of the golden age of cruise lines in an ecological new way. With style, luxury and attention to detail, the MSC Divina boasts a real stone piazza and a Casino Veneziano and Broadway-size Pantheon Theatre. From the elegant Swarovski crystal staircases to the Infinity Pool extending seamlessly out to sea, the MSC Divina is undeniably glamorous.

Day 4

New York

Welcome to New York - we have an exciting day planned for you and the best part is - it is included! Sit back and relax during a 1-hour boat tour and enjoy unparalleled views of Manhattan’s iconic skyline and landmarks, including the Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island. In the afternoon, visit the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, a place of remembrance, which tells the story of the events of 9/11 through artifacts that range in scale from the monumental to the intimate, as well as through first-person accounts and multimedia displays. Overnight in the port of New York

Day 5

New York Leisure Day (Depart 6:00 PM)

Another full day in New York - join the optional shore excursion and discover the Big Apple on a city tour including the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Rockefeller Center, and more.

Day 6

At Sea

Dayd 7 & 8

Overnight in the Port of Kings Wharf, Bermuda (9:00 AM-6:00PM)

Enjoy 2 full days in Bermuda, a British Overseas Territory with a temperate climate and pink sand beaches. Made famous by its namesake shorts, popular sightseeing includes the charming capital, Hamilton. Founded in 1788, it is a picturesque harbor city graced with shops, museums, galleries, and gardens.

Days 9-12

Transatlantic Crossing

Recreate the glory of past days as you sail across the Atlantic Ocean and relive the Golden Age of Trans-Oceanic travel

Days 13 & 14

Overnight in the Port of Ponta Delgada, Azores (8:00 AM-1:00 PM)

After a few days at sea, you'll reach Madeira, a volcanic island belonging to Portugal and located in the mid-Atlantic Ocean. The mountainous isle, also coined "The Flower Isle," has been a popular European destination for years. It is considered the first territorial discovery of the Portuguese, who settled Madeira in 1420. Arrive in the island's capital and port, Funchal, which got its name from the native funcho (fennel) plant, which grows on the hills surrounding the bay. This idyllic island is perfect for exploring with its beautiful beaches, stunning lava-formed landscapes and lush, green forests. Sampling the famed Madeira wines is also an absolute must!

Day 15

At Sea

Day 16

Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to the capital and largest city of Portugal, and the westernmost capital city in Europe. Key sights of this city include the Belem Tower, built in the 16th century and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Baixa (historic downtown), rebuilt after an earthquake in 1755. Tonight, you'll overnight in the port of Lisbon.

Day 17

Depart Lisbon (6:00 AM)

St. After an overnight stop in port of Lisbon, your cruise continues through the Mediterranean Sea.

Day 18

Málaga, Spain (7:00 AM–2:00 PM)

Founded nearly 3,000 years ago, Málaga, located on Spain’s Costa del Sol, was an important part of the Roman Empire as a center for both commerce and culture before being dominated by the Moors.

Day 19

Valencia, Spain (9:00 AM–3:00 PM

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain. Some of the city’s most prominent attractions include Valencia Cathedral; the Torres de Serrans, one of twelve gates that were found along the old medieval city wall. .

Day 20

Marseille, France(12:00 PM–6:00 PM)

Admire the terracotta-roofed buildings and intriguing sights of Marseille, including the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de la Garde and Parc Longchamp with its beautiful palace.

Day 21

Genoa, Italy (9:00 AM) to Nice, France

Today we disembark and continue to Nice. After Nice, visit San Remo along the way. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the glamorous capital of French Riviera. See Promenade of Anglais and the Notre Dame de Nice. Then explore Nice’s Old Town and stop at "marché aux fleurs" the flower market. (D)

Novotel Airport Nice or similar

Day 22

Sightseeing in Monaco

Travel to Monaco, the world's second smallest country! Marvel at the old stone Monaco Cathedral, Princess Grace's final resting place; soak in the city's aura of wealth and glamour during the included city tour; and discover the luxurious Monte Carlo and its world renowned F1 Circuit all before returning to Nice. (B)

Novotel Airport Nice or similar

Day 23

Depart for Home (B)


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tours vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights.


YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Inside Stateroom (Category I1)

Interior Cabins approximately from 13 sq.m to 24 sq.m.* Double bed that can be converted into two single beds (on request), Air conditioning, bathroom with shower, interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar and safe.

* This size range includes both standard cabins and cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility, which are larger. Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown (within the same cabin category).

Oceanview Stateroom (Category O1)

Ocean View cabins approximately from 12 sq.m to 29 sq.m.* Double bed that can be converted into two single beds (on request). Air conditioning, bathroom with shower, interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar, and safe.

* This size range includes both standard cabins and cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility, which are larger. Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown (within the same cabin category).

Balcony Stateroom (Category B1)

Balcony cabins approximately from 17 sq.m to 42 sq.m.* Double bed that can be converted into two single beds (on request). Air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, bathroom with shower or tub, interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar, and safe.

* This size range includes both standard cabins and cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility, which are larger. Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown (within the same cabin category).

MSC Cruise Line's MSC Divina Deck Plans

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