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Grand European Explorer Cruise - 2219A

Ship: Island Princess  
Departure: Friday, October 21, 2022
Nights: 24 nights
Departs: Southampton
+ Up to $185 onboard credit
+ Club Exclusive Fares & Onboard credit
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
24
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
18
Ports
Countries Visted
7
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Grand European Explorer Cruise - 2219A

    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 Friday, October 21, 2022 Southampton, Great Britain Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Southampton, Great Britain

    Southampton, UK, is a city and major port situated on the south coast of England, and is widely recognised as the capital of the country’s cruise industry. Each year more and more cruise liners take advantage of its superb cruise terminals. It is, of course, a gateway to Europe’s largest city, the enormous cosmopolitan city of London, with all the cultural and gastronomic attractions you'd expect from a world capital. Needless to say there are a variety of well-priced means to travel to London as well as some truly amazing tours on offer. Read more about Southampton, Great Britain

    2 Saturday, October 22, 2022 At Sea
    3 Sunday, October 23, 2022 La Coruna, Spain 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of La Coruna, Spain

    Located in the NW corner of Spain, La Coruna is part of the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia. It’s a region of vast green landscapes with a rich Celtic and Roman heritage that keeps, to this day, a mystic and magic allure. Once protected by walls on three sides and by the sea on the other, the lively streets of the early medieval town with good examples of preserved Romanesque architecture, make for a fascinating visit. The city also offers a variety of modern museums, devoted to fine arts, science, anthropology, and even old clocks. Read more about La Coruna, Spain

    4 Monday, October 24, 2022 At Sea
    5 Tuesday, October 25, 2022 Gibraltar, Spain 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Gibraltar, Spain

    Gibraltar shares a northern border with Spain, but is a UK Overseas Territory located near the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar. It has an area of 6 sq.km. and a 1.2 km border with Spain. Under its 2006 constitution Gibraltar governs its own affairs, though some powers such as defense and foreign relations remain the responsibility of the UK Government. Read more about Gibraltar, Spain

    6 Wednesday, October 26, 2022 Cartagena, Spain 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cartagena, Spain

    Cartagena is a Mediterranean city and naval station located in the Region of Murcia, SE Spain. The rich Carthaginian heritage extends as far as the Sea Wall, built by Charles III in the 18th century, and which defines the old quarter. Overlooking the Mediterranean there are two elements that are clearly connected with the sea: the prototype of the submarine by the inventor Isaac Peral; and the National Museum of Maritime Archaeology. The museum is home to the National Centre of Underwater Archaeological Research that highlights aspects of naval construction from ancient times. Read more about Cartagena, Spain

    7 Thursday, October 27, 2022 Palma de Mallorca, Spain 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Palma de Mallorca is the major city and port on the Mediterranean island of Majorca, and capital city of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands in Spain. It is situated on the south coast of the island on the Bay of Palma, and almost half of the total population of Majorca live there. Visitors are spellbound by its blue waters, white beaches, lush foliage (almost 40 percent of the island is protected countryside), and 300 days of sunshine each year. Palma is a city of modern hotel chains and flashy shops, yet is dated and still retains much of its old architecture. Read more about Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    8 Friday, October 28, 2022 At Sea
    9 Saturday, October 29, 2022 Palermo, Italy 7:00 AM 6:00 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. However, not to be missed is a ride to the summit of Monte Pellegrino, which offers spectacular views of the capital itself, as well as surrounding mountains and the ocean. Read more about Palermo, Italy

    10 Sunday, October 30, 2022 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. View finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in A.D. Read more about Naples, Italy

    11 Monday, October 31, 2022 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 5:00 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. There is Renaissance Rome, full of winding streets and sun-dappled piazzas, and the Vatican, home to the Pope. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    12 Tuesday, November 1, 2022 At Sea
    13 Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Katakolon, Greece 7:00 AM 4:00 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. More than 3 million people annually visit the site and its companion facility, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, a treasure trove of pieced-together sculptures and statues that once adorned the ancient structures. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    14 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Athens, Greece 7:00 AM 6:00 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. They are usually all found together in the same areas, as a walk through the old neighbourhoods of the famous historic triangle will reveal. Read more about Athens, Greece

    15 Friday, November 4, 2022 Kusadasi, Turkey 8:00 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. See all this in a pleasant walk. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    16 Saturday, November 5, 2022 At Sea
    17 Sunday, November 6, 2022 Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel 6:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    Ashdod - aka Isdud - is a city on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the South District of Israel, approximately 70 km from Jerusalem and Beer Sheba. It is a major industrial centre and Israel’s largest and busiest cargo port, through which over 100,000 tourists visit annually. It is also one of the most ancient cities in the world, dating back to the Canaanite culture of the 17th century BC, and interestingly is mentioned thirteen times in the Bible. Ashdod is a convenient jumping-off point for exploring several of Israel's most interesting cities, including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Bethlehem. Read more about Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    18 Monday, November 7, 2022 Haifa, Israel 7:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Haifa, Israel

    (NOTE: Check that your cruise still visits Haifa due to current safety concerns.) Israel’s third largest city and one of its prettiest, Haifa is situated on the Israeli Mediterranean Coastal Plain, the historic land bridge between Europe, Africa, and Asia. The city is split over three tiers. The lowest is the centre of commerce and industry including the Port of Haifa, the middle level is on the slopes of Mount Carmel consists of older residential neighbourhoods, while the upper level is known for its modern suburbs. From here there are some fascinating views. Read more about Haifa, Israel

    19 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Limassol, Cyprus 8:00 AM 5:00 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. The large seaside resort at Akrotiri Bay on the sunny southern coast offers a range of energetic festivals. Read more about Limassol, Cyprus

    20 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 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. The capital itself is very beautiful. Read more about Rhodes, Greece

    21 Thursday, November 10, 2022 Mykonos, Greece 7:00 AM 5:00 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. Best known for its beautiful sandy golden beaches lapped by transparent waters, there are so many from which to choose. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    22 Friday, November 11, 2022 At Sea
    23 Saturday, November 12, 2022 Messina, Italy 7:00 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

    24 Sunday, November 13, 2022 Salerno, Italy 7:00 AM 5:00 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! It is a lively sociable place with a busy seafront boulevard and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more about Salerno, Italy

    25 Monday, November 14, 2022 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 5:00 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. There is Renaissance Rome, full of winding streets and sun-dappled piazzas, and the Vatican, home to the Pope. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

  • Ship

    Island Princess Overview

    Island Princess

    4.1
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    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

    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

    The Interior stateroom is approximately 156 to 166 square feet and richly appointed with fine amenities. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.Features - Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Nightly turn-down service.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    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

    The Premium Oceanview stateroom is approximately 212 square feet and features a picture window for memorable views. The Premium Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities.Features - Picture window (fully or partially obstructed view), Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 1oo% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Nightly turn-down service.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    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

    The spacious approximately 248 square foot Premium Balcony stateroom is appointed with the same fine amenities as the Balcony stateroom but also features a large balcony of approximately 72 square feet. Some staterooms also have Pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.Features - Balcony with patio furniture, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    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

    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. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181 square foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. All Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities. Features - Separate seating area with a sofa bed, Upgraded balcony furniture with room for four: two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs, Complimentary mini-bar set-up, Walk-in closet with personal safe, Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed* , 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Upgraded bathroom amenities and hairdryer, Two flat-panel satellite TVs, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Refrigerator, Writing desk and phone, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Enhanced nightly turn-down service, A host of other benefits and amenities. *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

  • 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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    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Island Princess Departure: Friday, October 21, 2022 Nights: 24 nights Departs: Southampton Returns: Rome (Civitavecchia)

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