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Take a journey on board the amazing Celebrity Apex and experience the very best of the Mediterranean along the way. You will visit the very best of Italy and Spain while enjoying the fantastic and luxurious facilities that your ship has to offer on the way.
With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet, so make the most of your day here! Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Take the Hop on, Hop off bus tour to ensure that you are taking in all that the city has to offer.
Today you will be transferred from your hotel in Rome to Civitavecchia port, to embark on a journey with Celebrity cruises, visiting the very best of the Western Mediterranean.
Cruise to Naples, located on Italy's stunning Amalfi coast, a city rich in history. There are plenty of things to do in Naples for the adventurous and not so adventurous wanderer. If you feel like staying close, Naples grand piazzas, cathedrals and castles will keep you thoroughly entertained. It is also highly recommended to hop on the train at Napoli Centrale station, and take the 30-minute trip to the historical wonder that is the ancient city of Pompeii! This huge archaeological site, once a sophisticated Roman city, was preserved under ash and pumice after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Visitors can explore and walk the streets just as the romans did.
Today you will have time to spend as you wish on board your cruise ship, discovering all of its fantastic facilities. With so much to do, so many places to eat and drink and so many ways to unwind, you'll find that on your cruise holiday, the journey is just as enjoyable as exploring the destination.
The port city of La Spezia in Liguria is home to Italy's largest naval base. This provides a wealth of fascinating sites including the Technical Naval Museum, with its ship models and navigational instruments. The city's seafaring heritage is not all that the area has to offer however. The old town boasts beautiful winding streets and a wonderful atmosphere with its plentiful trattorias allowing visitors to experience "la dolce vita' and a taste of some of Liguaria's tastiest dishes.
The glamorous Cannes is your next stop along the way. Known to be the playground of the stars, with it's world famous film festival hosted every year, the city has now become synonymous with this lustrous and glitzy affair. Stroll the streets and see how the other half live, admiring liner sized yachts moored at the port and cars that would make James Bond envious. Cannes is not without its natural charms however. The bay and the harbour with islands just off the coast make for absolutely fabulous views. The old quarter known as Le Suquet provides charm and allure with its winding cobbled lanes lined with quaint local restaurants where you can sit and watch the world go by while enjoying the fabulous Italian dishes on offer.
Next stop Monte Carlo! Synonymous with its upmarket casinos, super yacht lined harbour and the renowned Grand Prix motor race, one of the most glamourous sporting events there is. This is a truly impressive and plush place where both celebs and royalty rub shoulders. On the south side of the port there is a rocky outcrop known as Le Rocher which is home to the royal palace, as well as a rather charming little old town which feels a world away from Monte Carlo's skyscrapers and super yachts and is worth a visit for its quaint and contrasting atmosphere.
For those who have visited Majorca but never ventured beyond Palma Nova or Magaluf, a visit to Palma de Mallorca will be a real eye opener. The place is rich in culture and history with the stunning "Catedral de Mallorca" providing an astonishing backdrop to your days adventure. There are boundless amounts of galleries, restaurants, and bars speckled along the vibrant bohemian streets, all ready to be discovered.
A true favourite of Topflight guests for many years due to the high level of quality and comfort that guests receive during their stay.
Best Western Hotel Universo enjoys an unrivalled location in Rome conveniently located very close to Termini Station. Or if it is a little culture that you are after you are very close to the Opera house.
The hotel has undergone recent renovations and all bedrooms are now soundproofed to ensure no disturbance during your stay. Rooms also offer air-conditioning, satellite tv, mini-bar and free wi-fi connection. For a little taste of comfort upgrade to a junior suite. The hotel also caters very well for disabled guests.
For your convenience the hotel also offers a fitness center (open from 7am - 9pm) with a sauna and Turkish bath and a dedicated area for relaxation. When it comes to dining the hotel has two restaurants namely Four Seasons and the Grill, both offering a great selection of culinary delights. The restaurants cater for vegetarian, kosher and gluten free requests.
The other great aspect of this hotel is the family friendly nature. The hotel welcomes families with dedicated services for the little ones including a play station with video games, cartoons to select on the video menu and dvd players. They offer a dedicated child friendly breakfast and lunch menu. Your family certainly will not be disappointed with a stay in Best Western Hotel Universo.
Introducing the next ship to push modern travel to bold new heights.
Celebrity Apex™ is the second ship in the highly anticipated Edge® series. With an innovative outward-facing design and visionary spaces that stand apart from anything else at sea (with the exception of her equally stunning sister, Celebrity Edge®, of course), Celebrity Apex™ will revolutionize the way you experience the world. Discover the unparalleled luxury of The Retreat®, exclusively for all suite guests. Unwind in transformational accommodations that blur the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. Soar above the sea on the Magic Carpet™. Surrender to the carefree pleasures of the Rooftop Garden. And embark on a culinary journey through an unrivaled collection of restaurants, bars, and lounges. Celebrity Apex™ will sail the sparkling Mediterranean from Southampton, beginning in April 2020.
Rome, Italy • Naples, Italy • Florence/Pisa(La Spezia), Italy • Cannes,France • Monte Carlo, Monaco • Palma De Mallorca, Spain • Barcelona, Spain
|Number of passengers||2910|
|Length / Beam / Draught||1004 ft / 128 ft / 27 ft|
|Cruise speed||21.8 knots|