Cruise Search

morris - Answered a Question by williams (26 May 08 18:34)

The only port I'm familiar with on your itinerary is Barcelona which is really easy to manage yourself. The ship will run a shuttle which stops by the Columbus monument which is at the bottom of Las Ramblas ...if you walk up this tree lined street with shops and stalls and street entertainers as far as a big roundabout ...on the right is a large department store called El Corte Ingles which has the stop for the hop on hop off tourist buses outside...they run a northern circuit and a southern circuit ...we've only done the northern circuit which covers the Camp Nous football stadium (which apparently is very interesting for those interested in football!) and also Gaudi's cathedral. We sat on the top deck with our commentary headphones and thought it was very good value for money (19 euros each, if I remember correctly, for the day) we had very good views of the wonderful quirky architecture at roof level. It eventually drops you where you got on so you can then stroll around the back streets heading back to the monument where you get the shuttle back to the ship. Lots to see. From Naples we got the ships trip to Pompeii which was well worth the cost. perhaps someone else can help with Sicily, Corsica and Toulon. We have been to Sicily but to Messina where we did the ships trip to Taormina which also was a very good trip to do. Hope this helps a bit!

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Daily Top 10 Deals

Show More Deals
Cordelia Nixon's blog

What is a Luxury Cruise? And W...

By Cordelia Nixon

Whilst not everyone can or wish to afford cruise lines like: Silverseas, Regent, Seabourne, Crystal Cruises, there are many of you that do. So this blog is for you! 1st Ask What Is Luxury?For me it is “a state of GREAT comfort, elegance and high quality over necessity” often considerably more in cost than “mainstream” whether the product is Chocolate, Cars, Hotels (Like the Burj in Dubai) lingerie, perfume or as in our case Cruise Ships.To some (those who have never cr...

Read More

Nov 30 2016 12:42PM

Calling all Small Ship Lovers.

By Nicola Milligan

Nicola Milligan's blog

Cast your mind back to 2015. and the sad news when P & O told us that the much loved 710 passenger adult only ship ADONIA was leaving their fleet.Lots of the small ship lovers were devastated as so many huge new ships were coming onto the market leaving a vast hole for the smaller more intimate ships.We were told she was joining Fathom Cruises a line that enables guests to do something good to help out poorer countries. So Volunteers through tourism can help locals learn English and build...

Read More

Dec 05 2016 09:25PM

Its all change for Celebrit...

By Louise Thompson

Louise Thompson's blog

So the announcement came this week that Eclipse is leaving Southampton! Instead she’ll be sailing out of Dublin making them the fist major cruise line to operate a ship out of this port. Silhouette will take over from Eclipse sailing from Southampton in 2018. Jo Rzymowska, managing director of UK and Ireland, said: Celebrity Cruises has enjoyed significant support from our travel agent partners and guests throughout Ireland for many years. Now we are saying thank you by b...

Read More

Nov 30 2016 10:00PM