Begins to disappear in the intense cold and begins to lengthen the day. With the arrival of spring, believe it is time to start thinking about Easter cruise, did I not. To begin, we recommend two exciting itineraries offered by the company Pullmantur Cruises with the all-inclusive on board …
The output of this cruise will take place on March 31 from Barcelona. The flagship of Pullmantur, the Sovereign, will sail for eight days and seven nights for the Mediterranean. The cruise, with boarding and disembarking in Barcelona, makes stop in La Goulette (Tunisia), Naples, Civitavecchia (Rome), Livorno (Florence / Pisa) and Villefranche (Monaco and Monte Carlo).
In Barcelona the cruise passengers will be able to enjoy places like the Park Güell, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the works of Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia, Casa Batló and La Pedrera, or the streets of the medieval Gothic Quarter.
In La Goulette (Tunisia) you can see the stunning views of the bay of Tunis and visit places like the Gold Souk, the Mosque of the Olive or visit the Medina. Also, visit the Baths of Antonio Pio, The Byrsa Hill and the Cathedral of St. Louis, among others. In Naples the traveler will go from the valley of Mount Vesuvius to Pompeii, visit Mergellina typical fishing district, the Barrio de Santa Lucia, the Ovo Castle Quarter or Sailor, plus you can meet other charming places like the San Carlo Opera House, Church of Francis of Paola, Castel Maschio Angioino. In Rome offer visits to the Vatican, including the spectacular Sistine Chapel and St. Peter, considered the largest cathedral in the world. Also, travelers can visit the most emblematic streets discovering the Plaza of Spain, the Roman Colosseum, Roman Forum or the cinema and spectacular Trevi Fountain. In Livorno (Florence / Pisa) can be photographed with the world’s most famous tower, that of Pisa and the Cathedral Square, and the main monuments of Florence: the Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori, the Ponte Vecchio and Piazza Signoria.
And last Villefranche, where the cruiser can come to enjoy the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, the famous principality of Monaco, the Palace of the Prince, the Plaza and the Cathedral where the tombs of the Kings, including the Academy Award winner Grace Kelly. In addition, travelers will walk through the famous Marina and the route of the Grand Prix Formula 1, to the Square of the Grand Casino.
The cruise is available from 430 euros (taxes not included, subject to availability), under ‘All Inclusive’ board.
GREEK ISLANDS AND TURKEY
Those who choose to spend their Easter holidays discovering Turkey and the Greek Islands, may be placed with Pullmantur April 2 aboard the Zenith sails from Athens, also port of arrival.
‘Greek Islands and Turkey’ lasts eight days and seven nights and makes stops in Santorini, Marmaris (Rhodes), Izmir (Ephesus), Istanbul and Mykonos. This itinerary is available from 599 € + port and airport fees regime ‘All Inclusive’ board and flights included in economy class.
This cruise will visit Santorini with much charm, where cruise passengers can visit the volcano and hot springs, Mount Profitis Ilias, the highest of the island or enjoy long walks on the volcanic beach of Perissa. In Marmaris (Rhodes) can visit the Castle. In addition, visitors can stroll down the main street of Old Town and get to the Palace of the Grand Master. Izmir (Ephesus) impresses with its many monuments, museums agora, gates and sources of the Roman period.
The Temple of Hadrian, Trajan font or the Grand Theatre are just some of the places the cruise passengers may visitar.Estambul immerse tourists in the magic of this city where The Church of St. Sophia is the first stop. In addition, you can also enjoy the wonderful views of the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus and the Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar, considered the oldest and largest in the world. And finally Mykonos. No less spectacular than the other cities, Mykonos offers an atmosphere of classical mythology and visits to the Sanctuary of Delos, Apollo Sanctuary principal or the Temple of Isis, where particularly the impressive marble Delicos Lions.