Apex, Spain France & Italy ex Barcelona to Rome

EU Mediterranean

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10 Night Cruise sailing from Barcelona to Rome aboard Celebrity Apex.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Barcelona to Rome aboard Celebrity Apex.

Celebrity ApexSM is the second ship in our 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 ApexSM 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, and the sun-soaked Caribbean from Ft. Lauderdale, beginning in November 2020.

Highlights of this cruise:

Barcelona
Formerly a sleepy Spanish city, Barcelona has recently been reborn as an eclectic fusion of the modern and medieval. This coastal city exudes European charm and welcomes multitudes of travelers every year. It’s a major destination with must-see architectural gems that date back some 2,000 years. You’ll encounter fascinating examples from the Roman Empire, the Middle Ages, the Modern masters like Gaudî, and many Cataluñian greats. Outstanding art museums can be found throughout the city, proudly displaying the works of world-renowned artists and countrymen, including Goya, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalî, and Joan Miró. For a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city center, venture to the awaiting Mediterranean Sea and all the seaside has to offer. Maybe a brisk hike in the nearby forest covered Collserola Hills or the hilltop in Montjuïc with its botanical gardens is the perfect recharge for a rollicking evening in one of the premier party capitals of the world. Round out your cruise to Barcelona dining at a tapas bar and savor a variety of delicious small dishes to share—from traditional Spanish to the more innovative.

Cadiz
From Cádiz you can easily get to Seville, exploring the old town with its quaint Moorish feel as well as its impressive monuments, pretty parks and lovely architecture. Along the way, restore your energy at any of the mouth-watering tapas bars offering some of the country’s finest seafood and typical Andalusian cuisine.

Gibraltar
The great Rock of Gibraltar is a sight to behold. Made of limestone, it towers 1,400 feet above the mouth of the majestic Mediterranean Sea and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and a nature reserve.

Sete
On your voyage through the Mediterranean, you'll discover that Sète is a real catch! A port alive with the sights and sounds of the largest fishing fleet on France's southern coast offers up a true Mediterranean experience untouched by large commercial developments. Climb Mont St-Clair for sweeping panoramic views of Thau Lagoon or wind your way through a network of canals that will make you swear you might be in Venice. Sète sits on the Mediterranean terminus of the ambitious Canal du Midi, a pathway built in the late 1600s that allowed boat travel between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. The Old Port, with its canals and bridges, is about as unique as anywhere you could travel in France. If you want to go museum-hopping on your Sète cruise, visit the Museé Paul Valéry which was dedicated to the poet, essayist, and philosopher of its namesake. This fascinating place encompasses everything from the city’s history to fine art and includes all the results of the area’s traditional water jousting events since 1666. Resting on a cliff top overlooking the blue waters of the bay is the Cimetière Marin, the site where Valéry is interred and a place with its own sullen beauty. After you’ve built up an appetite getting to know Sète, indulge in the excellent seafood of which the city is famous for due to it being the home port of the largest working fishing fleet anywhere on France’s Mediterranean coast.

Ajaccio
On the West coast of Corsica—southwest of Italy and southeast of France—lies Ajaccio, the island’s largest town. Replete with all the charm and sophistication one would expect of a French Mediterranean resort—palm trees, sandy beaches, bountiful shopping, beautiful marina and colorful cafes, bars and bistros—you would not be amiss to liken Ajaccio to the
more well-known South-of-France hotspots, such as the Cote d'Azur, Cap d'Antibes or Marseille.

A great place to start your investigation of Ajaccio on your Corsica cruise is to stroll down to the Maison Napoleon, the eponymous birthplace of the iconic French military leader, and the nearby cathedral where he was christened. Famed for being Napoleon Bonaparte's birthplace, Ajaccio tips its hat to its most famous and storied resident throughout town, from his
childhood home to seafront statues, museums, and street names. Take a scenic tour to the Austerlitz Square, Iles Sanguinaires viewpoint and the narrow, picturesque streets of old Ajaccio.

Sample some of the local fresh market’s delights for in-season delicacies, pastries and the fresh fish, vegetables, cheeses, and Corsican wines. Dining in town is essentially a French experience with a bit of Italian tossed in. Be sure to try the island’s popular pork charcuterie and fritelli, the doughnut made with chestnut flowers.

Rome
Civitavecchia was settled in 108 A.D. by the Emperor Trajan and has since served faithfully as a gateway to Rome, the capital of Italy. Once the center of the Ancient World from which emperors ruled over nearly all of western civilization, Rome is still a cultural mecca. Only a few cities in the world can boast such a well-preserved level of architecture, art, and religious iconography. There’s an enormous wealth of culture and history to discover on a cruise to Rome. Visit the ancient halls of the 50,000-seat Colosseum, gaze upon the ceilings of Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, and stroll the Capitoline Museum. Roman culinary prowess is well respected and beloved the world over. Experience authentic pizza, hearty bowls of fresh pasta, excellent cheeses, wines, seafood, and delightful desserts like tiramisu and gelato at family-run trattorias that have been preparing these traditional dishes for centuries. Walk the cobblestoned piazzas making your way to narrow side streets where you’re sure to find craftsman shops and beautiful boutiques filled with gorgeous handmade accessories and homewares for keepsakes and souvenirs.

Pricing (per person)

  • All (27)
Quad Triple Twin Single

12 - Inside Stateroom

AU$ 2,500 AU$ 2,859 AU$ 2,929 AU$ 5,678

11 - Deluxe Inside Stateroom

AU$ 2,525 AU$ 2,912 AU$ 3,009 AU$ 5,838

10 - Deluxe Inside Stateroom

AU$ 2,545 AU$ 2,959 AU$ 3,079 AU$ 5,978

09 - Deluxe Inside Stateroom

AU$ 2,575 AU$ 3,006 AU$ 3,149 AU$ 6,118

08 - Oceanview Stateroom

AU$ 3,063 AU$ 3,416 AU$ 3,429 AU$ 6,678

07 - Oceanview Stateroom

AU$ 3,243 AU$ 3,656 AU$ 3,789 AU$ 7,398

06 - Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

AU$ 3,323 AU$ 3,756 AU$ 3,939 AU$ 7,698

PO - Panoramic Oceanview Stateroom

AU$ 3,363 AU$ 3,802 AU$ 4,009 AU$ 7,838

1B - Deluxe Oceanview with Veranda

AU$ 3,295 AU$ 3,899 AU$ 4,289 AU$ 8,398

1A - Deluxe Oceanview with Veranda

AU$ 3,330 AU$ 3,952 AU$ 4,369 AU$ 8,558

E5 - Edge Stateroom with Infinte Veranda

AU$ 3,383 AU$ 3,996 AU$ 4,439 AU$ 8,698

E4 - Edge Stateroom with Infinte Veranda

AU$ 3,423 AU$ 4,042 AU$ 4,509 AU$ 8,838

C3 - Concierge Class with Veranda

AU$ 3,583 AU$ 4,056 AU$ 4,529 AU$ 8,878

E3 - Edge Stateroom with Infinte Veranda

AU$ 3,458 AU$ 4,096 AU$ 4,589 AU$ 8,998

C2 - Concierge Class with Veranda

AU$ 3,633 AU$ 4,109 AU$ 4,609 AU$ 9,038

E2 - Edge Stateroom with Infinte Veranda

AU$ 3,503 AU$ 4,142 AU$ 4,659 AU$ 9,138

E1 - Edge Stateroom with Infinte Veranda

AU$ 3,523 AU$ 4,169 AU$ 4,699 AU$ 9,218

A2 - Aqua Class with Veranda

AU$ 4,140 AU$ 4,609 AU$ 4,759 AU$ 9,338

C1 - Concierge Class with Veranda

AU$ 3,818 AU$ 4,349 AU$ 4,969 AU$ 9,758

A1 - Aqua Class with Veranda

AU$ 4,290 AU$ 4,809 AU$ 5,039 AU$ 9,898

S3 - Sky Suite

AU$ 5,643 AU$ 6,609 AU$ 6,969 AU$ 13,758

ES - Edge Single Stateroom with Infinite Veranda

AU$ 5,129 AU$ 5,869 AU$ 7,349 AU$ 7,349

S2 - Sky Suite

AU$ 6,088 AU$ 7,189 AU$ 7,839 AU$ 15,498

S1 - Sky Suite

AU$ 6,163 AU$ 7,289 AU$ 7,989 AU$ 15,798

CS - Celebrity Suite

AU$ 7,795 AU$ 9,459 AU$ 11,839 AU$ 23,498

EV - Edge Villa

AU$ 10,700 AU$ 13,219 AU$ 16,539 AU$ 32,898

IC - Iconic Suite

AU$ 31,080 AU$ 39,252 AU$ 54,419 AU$ 108,658

Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking.

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