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14 Day Barcelona with 10 Day Canary Islands & Morocco Cruise 2019

14 days with Gate 1 Travel   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
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DAY 1 - Depart for Spain
Depart for Spain.

DAY 2 - Arrive in Barcelona
Welcome to Barcelona! Balance of the day at leisure. Be sure to spare time for a "must-do" walk along La Rambla, Barcelona's most famous pedestrian walkway with its life size animators, stalls and people-watchers. Tonight, enjoy your first taste of Barcelona's rousing nightlife and fabulous cuisine.

DAY 3 - Full Day in Barcelona
The day is yours to discover all of the delights of Barcelona on your own. Or, discover the highlights of this artistic city on the optional full day tour. View the whimsical world of the master Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi on a drive past his most notable landmarks, Casa Mila and Casa Batllo. Then, continue on to view the celebrated La Sagrada Familia, an architectural masterpiece and iconic symbol of Barcelona that is still incomplete. Head to the waterfront, port area, and the World Trade Center before continuing to Montjuic Hill home to the Olympic Ring, built for the 1992 Olympics. This evening, make the rounds at the Tapas Bars; sample delectable specialties at each place, continuing on your tasting tour throughout the night. (Breakfast)

Optional: Full Day Barcelona Highlights Tour

DAY 4 - Embark Cruise
On your morning at leisure, perhaps a visit to enchanting Park Güell where Gaudi's characteristic vivid imagination is revealed in the many different extraordinary elements, beginning with the colorful steps up from the entrance guarded by dramatic mosaic dragons. Originally planned to be an exclusive area for wealthy families, the park was later opened to the public. The home that Gaudi lived in for over 40 years is now a museum dedicated to his life and work. This afternoon, transfer to the port. The ship sails at 6:00 pm. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 5 - At Sea
A leisure day at sea to explore the ship's many superb amenities on board. Take advantage of your ship's many unique features including the golf driving nets and basketball court, or simply relax by one of the pools. Tonight indulge at one of the more than 20 dining options on board, before catching a show or perhaps trying your luck at the casino. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 6 - Full Day in Casablanca, Morocco
Arrive in Casablanca at 7:00 am. This lively seaside city is home to the splendid Hassan II Mosque, with its soaring minaret that shines a beam towards Mecca every evening. This architectural masterpiece is larger than St Peter's Basilica in Rome and capable of holding more than 80,000 worshipers. Visit the central market, a massive kaleidoscope of colors, and stroll along the corniche with its palm-lined boulevards, one of the city's most fashionable districts. The ship sails at 6:00 pm. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 7 - At Sea
You might want to start your day at sea at the state-of-the-art Fitness Center, or indulge at one of the endless buffets with delectable food and treats. Tonight, after dinner, enjoy a fabulous music show as the ship sails towards Las Palmas. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 8 - Full Day in Las Palmas, Canary Islands
The ship docks at 8:00 am in Las Palmas, a bustling city full of Spanish charm, enjoying year-round sunshine and warm temperatures. Visit the Vegueta district, the oldest quarter of the city and a UNESCO World Heritage site, or enjoy a swim in the clear waters of the local beach. Explore the cobblestone streets and sample some of the local delicacies. Enjoy the many shops, cafes and bars along the promenade before returning to the ship this evening. Set sail for Tenerife at 6:00 pm. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 9 - Full Day in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands
The ship docks at 8:00 am in Tenerife. As you approach, look for the sweeping white façade of the Auditorio de Tenerife looming over Santa Cruz Harbor, a dramatic landmark with its futuristic design, often compared to the Sydney Opera House. Derived from volcanic origins, Tenerife is dominated by the Mount Teide volcano, its mighty crater and a steep and rugged coastline. Opt to visit the colonial city of Puerto de la Cruz, or Pyramid Park filled with mysterious formations, or stroll along the soft black and golden sands of the sun-drenched coastline. The ship sails at 4:00 pm. Dinner on board at your choice of restaurant. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 10 - Full Day in Madeira (Funchal), Portugal
Stand on deck to view this stunning mountainous island as the ship docks at 8:00 am in Funchal Harbour. Madeira's unique geographical location in the Atlantic Ocean, with its rugged volcanic peaks and beautiful tropical coastline makes it one of the world's most picturesque islands. While here, don't miss tasting the renowned Madeira wines that are still produced in the Old World tradition. In this lush, green and relaxed city, perhaps dive in the crystal-clear waters, swim with dolphins, or ‘whale-watch' from the deck of the ship. Set sail at 4:00 pm. Enjoy one of the spectacular stage shows or relax at the bar this evening. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 11 - At Sea
Enjoy a rejuvenating day at sea, as you sail across the sparkling Mediterranean on your way to sunny Spain and the port city of Malaga. On board today, be sure to get involved in all of the many activities on this day at leisure. Treat yourself to a day of treatments at the spa and just indulge! After dinner, perhaps enjoy an exciting production show based on the four elements of Earth, Air, Water & Fire. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 12 - Full Day in Malaga
Arrive in the bustling Mediterranean city of Malaga at 7:00 am. Malaga is a delightful city, with a typical Mediterranean climate and a perfect base from which to explore the energetic Costa del Sol. It was here that Spanish artist Pablo Picasso was born; the Museo Picasso Malaga has more than 300 original works donated by members of Picasso's family in his honor. Explore the city or perhaps journey to Granada, to visit the 13th century Alhambra Palace, one of Spain's most celebrated monuments. This imposing hilltop fortress, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the world's finest examples of Moorish art and architecture. Time permitting, walk along the lanes of the serene Generalife Gardens with its beautifully designed courtyards, waterfalls, and ponds. The ship sets sail at 5:00 pm. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 13 - Full Day in Alicante, Spain
Arrive in beautiful Alicante at 8:00 am. This dynamic city is located on the country's eastern Mediterranean coastline, along the famous Costa Blanca. Explore the seafront promenades and wide esplanades, such as the impressive Rambla Méndex Núnez, and the renovated historic old quarter. Perhaps visit the Catedral de San Nicolás de Bari, an eye-catching cathedral with a particularly ornate cloister, and the Castillo de Santa Bárbara, the 9th-century castle which overlooks much of the city. The ships sails this afternoon at 3:00 pm. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 14 - Depart Spain
This morning, arrive in Barcelona at 5:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport independently for your departure flight. (Breakfast)

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All This Included
  • 12 nights First Class accommodations
  • Cruise porterage
  • Hotel to port transfer
  • 31 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners

Highlights
  • Norwegian Cruise Line® Complimentary & Specialty Restaurants
Accommodations
Cruising: cabin onboard Norwegian Spirit
Barcelona: Ayre Hotel Gran Via, Abba Sants Hotel or Barcelona Center
Notes
  • Passengers disembarking to the airport should select flights that depart no earlier than 11:30 am. Reservations may only be completed for one cabin. Customers requiring multiple cabins will require one reservation per cabin. Shore excursions may be booked in advance online or by phone with Norwegian Cruise Line®. Alternatively, tours can be purchased onboard and are subject to advance booking restrictions and availability. While sailing with Norwegian Cruise Line®, passengers are subject to the cruise line’s Terms & Conditions.
  • This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. The cruise is a leisurely-paced program, and shore excursions are available locally on board the cruise to enhance your holiday. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with check-in formalities and luggage handling. This program’s unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. This is an Independent program. 
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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