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Grand Mediterranean Explorer Cruise - 2424B

Ship: Island Princess  
Departure: Thursday, November 14, 2024
Nights: 20 nights
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Duration
20
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
12
Ports
Countries Visted
4
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Grand Mediterranean Explorer Cruise - 2424B

    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 Thursday, November 14, 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 Friday, November 15, 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

    3 Saturday, November 16, 2024 At Sea
    4 Sunday, November 17, 2024 Argostoli, Greece 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Argostoli, Greece

    Argostoli is the capital of the island of Kefalonia, the largest of the Greek Ionian Islands. Its neo-classical buildings blend with a modern city that has a remarkable historic and cultural tradition, despite the fact that it was devastated by an earthquake in 1953. The golden sandy beaches lapped by the beautiful blue sea, fascinating caves, rocky mountains, and traditional island settlements, joined with a unique sense of liveliness, make this a great tourist destination. Read more about Argostoli, Greece

    5 Monday, November 18, 2024 At Sea
    6 Tuesday, November 19, 2024 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    Heraklion is the largest urban centre in Crete, the capital of the region, and the economic centre of this Greek Island. It is a town with modern buildings, but it is probably the surrounding area of amazing beaches, delightful villages, and impressive gorges that accord it its popularity. Heraklion is home to some of Greece's most important archaeological sites. Read more about Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    7 Wednesday, November 20, 2024 Santorini, Greece 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Santorini, Greece

    Santorini is a small, circular archipelago of volcanic islands located in the Aegean Sea, about 200 km from Greece's mainland. It is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion some 3500 years ago, which destroyed the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and which resulted in the creation of the current geological caldera. Take the cable car to view the beautiful panorama of Santorini. Read more about Santorini, Greece

    8 Thursday, November 21, 2024 Rhodes, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rhodes, Greece

    Rhodes is the principal city of the island of the same name, situated in the Aegean Sea. It is renowned for having the longest summer of any of the Greek islands. It is famous for being the site of the Colossus of Rhodes - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - as well as being the home of the Citadel of Rhodes, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. Read more about Rhodes, Greece

    9 Friday, November 22, 2024 Kusadasi, Turkey 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kusadasi, Turkey

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the centre of the seaside district of the same name. While best known as a starting point for visiting Ephesus, once one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a history dating from 3000 BC, there’s also a delightful range of activities in town. Places of interest include: the City Walls, of which one gate remains to-day; the peninsula at the end of the bay with its castle and swimming beaches; several aqua parks with wave-pools and white-water slides; Ladies Beach, once segregated but now open to all; and Dilek Peninsula National Park. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    10 Saturday, November 23, 2024 Mykonos, Greece 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Mykonos, Greece

    Mykonos is the principal town of the island of the same name, which is part of the Cyclades, and could well be described as the most sophisticated of the Greek Islands. Visited by innumerable international celebrities - you may even see some enjoying a coffee on the sidewalk - it is not surprising that it is considered by many to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is also an island with beautiful landscapes, scores of churches, some fascinating monuments, and windmills. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    11 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Athens, Greece 6:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

    12 Monday, November 25, 2024 Mykonos, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Mykonos, Greece

    Mykonos is the principal town of the island of the same name, which is part of the Cyclades, and could well be described as the most sophisticated of the Greek Islands. Visited by innumerable international celebrities - you may even see some enjoying a coffee on the sidewalk - it is not surprising that it is considered by many to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is also an island with beautiful landscapes, scores of churches, some fascinating monuments, and windmills. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    13 Tuesday, November 26, 2024 At Sea
    14 Wednesday, November 27, 2024 Limassol, Cyprus 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Limassol, Cyprus

    Limassol, located on Akrotiri Bay on the southern coast of Cyprus, is widely known for its long cultural tradition and offers tourists a wide spectrum of activities, as well as a number of museums, and archaeological sites. A series of public sculptures, created by renowned artists from Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Germany and Egypt, are found along 1.6 km of seafront reclaimed land, and are appreciated by all visitors. If time permits, visit the ancient city kingdom of Amathus to explore the ruins and its ancient port. Read more about Limassol, Cyprus

    15 Thursday, November 28, 2024 Rhodes, Greece 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rhodes, Greece

    Rhodes is the principal city of the island of the same name, situated in the Aegean Sea. It is renowned for having the longest summer of any of the Greek islands. It is famous for being the site of the Colossus of Rhodes - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - as well as being the home of the Citadel of Rhodes, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. Read more about Rhodes, Greece

    16 Friday, November 29, 2024 Kusadasi, Turkey 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kusadasi, Turkey

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the centre of the seaside district of the same name. While best known as a starting point for visiting Ephesus, once one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a history dating from 3000 BC, there’s also a delightful range of activities in town. Places of interest include: the City Walls, of which one gate remains to-day; the peninsula at the end of the bay with its castle and swimming beaches; several aqua parks with wave-pools and white-water slides; Ladies Beach, once segregated but now open to all; and Dilek Peninsula National Park. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    17 Saturday, November 30, 2024 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    Heraklion is the largest urban centre in Crete, the capital of the region, and the economic centre of this Greek Island. It is a town with modern buildings, but it is probably the surrounding area of amazing beaches, delightful villages, and impressive gorges that accord it its popularity. Heraklion is home to some of Greece's most important archaeological sites. Read more about Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    18 Sunday, December 1, 2024 Katakolon, Greece 9:00 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

    19 Monday, December 2, 2024 At Sea
    20 Tuesday, December 3, 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

    21 Wednesday, December 4, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 6:00 AM Disembark
    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

  • 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
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    Princess Standard Fare

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    • Princess Standard Dining, accommodations and entertainment
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    • Save up to $1,400 per stateroom off launch fares*
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    • 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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  • Grand Mediterranean Explorer Cruise - 2424B

    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Island Princess Departure: Thursday, November 14, 2024 Nights: 20 nights Departs: Rome (Civitavecchia) Returns: Rome (Civitavecchia)

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