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Grand Mediterranean Explorer Cruise - 2419A

Ship: Island Princess  
Departure: Wednesday, September 25, 2024
Nights: 20 nights
Returns: Trieste
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
20
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
13
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Grand Mediterranean Explorer Cruise - 2419A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Wednesday, September 25, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, the capital, and largest city of Italy, is full of unending possibilities. It can be reached from the port of Civitavecchia in approximately ninety minutes either by train or coach. Rome greets visitors with a multitude of faces, such as the Ancient City with ruins like: the Colosseum; the seven hills; the Roman Forum; and the Sacred Way, the path used for triumphal processions. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    2 Thursday, September 26, 2024 Cagliari, Italy 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Cagliari, Italy

    Cagliari is the capital of the island of Sardinia, a region in Italy. An ancient city, it has seen the rule of several civilisations and in the ‘old city’ that lies on the top of a hill with a wonderful view of the ocean, it’s amazing to see the walls still intact, together with its two 13th century limestone towers. Importantly, the city is also home to exceptional beaches, rocky cliffs and numerous underwater caves. Read more about Cagliari, Italy

    3 Friday, September 27, 2024 Palermo, Italy 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Palermo, Italy

    The capital of Sicily, Palermo is an historic city in southern Italy and is situated on the NW of the island right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The 2700 year-old city is noted for its rich history, culture and architecture. With Sicily's greatest concentration of sights, and the second biggest historic centre in Italy, Palermo is a complex, multilayered city that can be overwhelming if you try to see too much. Read more about Palermo, Italy

    4 Saturday, September 28, 2024 Valletta, Malta 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Valletta, Malta

    Valletta (aka Belt Valletta, Città Umilissima) - traditionally reserved for the historic walled citadel that serves as Malta's principal administrative district - is the capital city of Malta, located in the central-eastern portion of the island. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is essentially Baroque in style, with elements of Mannerist, Neo-Classical and Modern architecture. Don’t miss the the majestic St John’s Co-Cathedral, with its imposing bastions and a treasure of priceless paintings. Read more about Valletta, Malta

    5 Sunday, September 29, 2024 At Sea
    6 Monday, September 30, 2024 Corfu, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Corfu, Greece

    Corfu Island, located just off the west coast of Greece, boasts some of the most stunning scenery in the Greek Isles. With its impressive landscapes, rich vegetation, long golden beaches, the elegant capital Corfu Town, and many traditional villages, it is not surprising that this island receives many visitors each year. The capital is possibly most impressive, due to the Venetian, French and English civilisations that are remembered for the architectural elements they have left behind. Read more about Corfu, Greece

    7 Tuesday, October 1, 2024 Kotor, Montenegro 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kotor, Montenegro

    Located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is picturesque Kotor. The bay is the deepest natural inlet in the Adriatic Sea, and the scenery around it is spectacular. Its well-preserved Old Town - surrounded by an impressive city wall - nestles at the head of southern Europe’s deepest sunken river valley. Read more about Kotor, Montenegro

    8 Wednesday, October 2, 2024 Dubrovnik, Croatia 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, is a prominent tourist destination. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. An outstanding feature of the Old Town of Dubrovnik is its intact city walls that run uninterrupted for 1,940m encircling the city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    9 Thursday, October 3, 2024 At Sea
    10 Friday, October 4, 2024 Salerno, Italy 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Salerno, Italy

    The city of Salerno, Italy, is situated on a gulf of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The city is within an easy distance of the dazzling Amalfi Coast. It is best known for being the home of the first University of Medicine in the world! Read more about Salerno, Italy

    11 Saturday, October 5, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 6:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, the capital, and largest city of Italy, is full of unending possibilities. It can be reached from the port of Civitavecchia in approximately ninety minutes either by train or coach. Rome greets visitors with a multitude of faces, such as the Ancient City with ruins like: the Colosseum; the seven hills; the Roman Forum; and the Sacred Way, the path used for triumphal processions. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    12 Sunday, October 6, 2024 Naples, Italy 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Naples, Italy

    Naples is an historic city over 2,500 years old, sitting on the west coast of southern Italy by the Gulf of Naples. Located halfway between two volcanic areas, Mount Vesuvius and Camp Flegrei and with numerous tours and cruise excursions available at the port, one may be inclined to miss out on what Naples itself has to offer. It has some of the world's best opera houses and theatres, and is often called an open-air museum because of its many historic statues and monuments. Read more about Naples, Italy

    13 Monday, October 7, 2024 Messina, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Messina, Italy

    Messina is a harbour on the eastern coast of Sicily, a short ferry crossing to mainland Italy lying to the east. Due to the several earthquakes that have struck the area on several occasions, the city is almost completely modern. Mostly viewed as the starting point for tours and trips to Taormina and Mount Etna, both of which are truly unforgettable, it also has much to offer in the way of history and beauty. Read more about Messina, Italy

    14 Tuesday, October 8, 2024 Valletta, Malta 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Valletta, Malta

    Valletta (aka Belt Valletta, Città Umilissima) - traditionally reserved for the historic walled citadel that serves as Malta's principal administrative district - is the capital city of Malta, located in the central-eastern portion of the island. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is essentially Baroque in style, with elements of Mannerist, Neo-Classical and Modern architecture. Don’t miss the the majestic St John’s Co-Cathedral, with its imposing bastions and a treasure of priceless paintings. Read more about Valletta, Malta

    15 Wednesday, October 9, 2024 At Sea
    16 Thursday, October 10, 2024 Katakolon, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Katakolon, Greece

    The scenic seaside Greek town of Katakolon, with a population around 3,000, is your typical small-town cruise port with delightful cafes along the waterfront, shops that sell T-shirts, hats and jewellery, and a small beach that draws swimmers and sandcastle-builders. But that's not why ships make the town a destination. They arrive because Katakolon serves as the cruise gateway to ancient Olympia, just 40 km away, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    17 Friday, October 11, 2024 At Sea
    18 Saturday, October 12, 2024 Kotor, Montenegro 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kotor, Montenegro

    Located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is picturesque Kotor. The bay is the deepest natural inlet in the Adriatic Sea, and the scenery around it is spectacular. Its well-preserved Old Town - surrounded by an impressive city wall - nestles at the head of southern Europe’s deepest sunken river valley. Read more about Kotor, Montenegro

    19 Sunday, October 13, 2024 Dubrovnik, Croatia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, is a prominent tourist destination. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. An outstanding feature of the Old Town of Dubrovnik is its intact city walls that run uninterrupted for 1,940m encircling the city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    20 Monday, October 14, 2024 Zadar, Croatia 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Zadar, Croatia

    Zadar is a Croatian city located not far from Sibenik. It is a several thousands of years old town and it was the capital of Dalmatia for many centuries. Several layers of city walls with their attractive and impressive entries dating back to the 16th century, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque monuments, as well as a preserved collection of church silver and gold, all bear witness to the city's tumultuous past. Read more about Zadar, Croatia

    21 Tuesday, October 15, 2024 Trieste, Italy 6:00 AM Disembark
    View of Trieste, Italy

    Trieste is a modern lively city, yet much of its former grandeur is still clearly apparent in the form of imposing buildings with neo-classical facades. It became a part of Italy at the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918. Trieste has often been referred to as Vienna by the Sea. Read more about Trieste, Italy

  • Ship

    Island Princess Overview

    Island Princess

    4.1
    (from 18 verified customers)

    Being a large resort ship, built in 2003 and refurbished in 2017, on-board entertainment and facilities are state-of-the-art for cruise ships. The ship itself is a cruise destination. She has two decks of public spaces and plenty of lifts and staircases that make for ease of movement. There is an ‘adults only’ two-deck Sanctuary area with padded sunloungers and pool for your solitude. Newly fitted is a large ‘Movies Under the Stars’ screen.

  • Cabins

    Island Princess Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Island Princess Suite on the Island Princess

    Cabin Types

    S5, S6, S4, MB, MD, ME, MY, M1

    Average Cabin Size – 29.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Suite size approximately 470 sq. ft., including balcony.The Premium Suite features a spacious cabin and separate seating area with a sofa bed. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits.- Luxury balcony furniture including 2 loungers, 4 chairs, table and ottoman- 2 floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors- Separate sitting area with sofa bed, chair and 2 tables- Spacious closet- Comfortable queen or two twin beds- Refrigerator- Two flat-panel televisions- Private bathroom with tub and separate shower- 100% cotton, high-thread count linens- Desk with chair- Hair dryer amp; fine bathroom amenities- Digital security safe

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Island Princess Balcony on the Island Princess

    Cabin Types

    B2, B1, BA, BB, BC, BD, BE, BF, BY, BZ

    Average Cabin Size – 15.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Stateroom approximately 248 sq. ft., including balcony.This cabin provides outstanding views from a private balcony.- Balcony with 2 chairs and table- Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors- Comfortable queen or two twin beds- Refrigerator- Flat-panel television- Private bathroom with shower- 100% cotton, high-thread count linens- Spacious closet- Desk with chair- Hair dryer amp; bathroom amenities- Digital security safe

    Outside

    Outside

    Outside on the Island Princess Outside on the Island Princess

    Cabin Types

    O6, O5, OB, OC, OE, OV, OW, OY, OZ

    Average Cabin Size – 14.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Stateroom approximately 212 sq. ft.This well appointed stateroom features a picture window for memorable views.- Comfortable queen or two twin beds- Refrigerator- Flat-panel television- Private bathroom with shower- 100% cotton, high-thread count linens- Spacious closet- Desk with chair- Hair dryer amp; bathroom amenities- Digital security safe

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Island Princess Inside on the Island Princess

    Cabin Types

    IA, IB, IC, ID, IE, IF

    Average Cabin Size – 14.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Stateroom approximately 158 - 162 sq. ft.This well appointed interior stateroom provides fine amenities.- Comfortable queen or two twin beds- Refrigerator- Flat-panel television- Private bathroom with shower- 100% cotton, high-thread count linens- Spacious closet- Desk with chair- Hair dryer amp; bathroom amenities- Digital security safe

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Island Princess

    Legend

    • Interconnecting staterooms with private balcony (8 persons)
    • Will accommodate 3rd and 4th person
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Will accommodate 3rd person
    • Will accommodate a rollaway
    • Two lower beds not convertible to queen. Shower only
    • Queen bed not convertible to two twin beds
    • Cabin with Porthole Windows
  • Promotions

    Current promotions for Island Princess

    Princess Standard Fare

    Princess Standard Fare

    Fares shown are the Princess Standard Fare, which is a cruise-only fare. This fare includes:

    • Princess Standard Dining, accommodations and entertainment
    • Upgrade to Princess Plus Fare from AUD$65pp/day and receive Plus Drinks Package, Wi-Fi (1 device/guest) and more
    • Upgrade to Princess Premier Fare from AUD$95pp/day and receive Premier Drinks Package, Wi-Fi (up to 4 devices/guest) and more

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    Princess Cruises Big Balcony Bonanza

    • Save up to $1,400 per stateroom off launch fares*
    • Bonus up to $500 onboard credit per stateroom*
    • Cruise only - including all main meals, entertainment and more*
    • Not valid for Round Australia or World cruises

    Pricing based on Princess standard fares, please speak to your consultant to upgrade to Princess Plus or Premier including Beverages, Wi-Fi, Specialty Dining and more*

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Cabin Availability

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Outside at the Island Princess

Outside

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Balcony at the Island Princess

Balcony

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Suite at the Island Princess

Suite

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  • Grand Mediterranean Explorer Cruise - 2419A

    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Island Princess Departure: Wednesday, September 25, 2024 Nights: 20 nights Departs: Rome (Civitavecchia) Returns: Trieste

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