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11-Day Art & Architecture of Barcelona Cruisetour

4 Day Land Tour in Barcelona | 7-Day Western Mediterranean Cruise

  • Ship

    Norwegian Epic

  • Specials

    Cruisetour Bonus Dash Onboard Credit

Starting From 

$ 1,649  

USD

Avg Per Person

Highlights of Barcelona with coastal Italy, France and Spain
Land Tour Highlights:

  • Park Guell (designed by Gaudí)
  • Gothic Quarter (cathedral and Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia)
  • Montjuic Hill, site of the 1992 Olympic Stadium
  • Catalonian countryside and vineyards of Penedes
  • Cistercian Monastery of Poblet
  • 3 breakfasts and 1 tapas lunch

Authentic Experiences:

  • Tapas lunch
  • Cava-tasting

Day Land Tours and Cruise Ports Arrive Depart
Day 1 Arrive in Barcelona --- ---
Arrive in Barcelona
Arrive in Barcelona

Arrive in Barcelona, transfer† to your hotel and spend the balance of the day at leisure. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink and orientation meeting with your Tour Manager.

Overnight: Barcelona
5:00 pm Welcome drink & orientation

*Cruisetour Hotels will be assigned in guest documents beginning 60 days prior to departure date.

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Day 2 Barcelona City Tour --- ---
Barcelona City Tour
Barcelona City Tour

This morning, your tour of Barcelona includes a panoramic tour of the Harbor area, Montjuic, Plaza de España and Plaza de Catalunya. Stop at Park Guell, one of Barcelona’s largest urban parks designed by Gaudi, the famous Catalan architect. Originally planned to be an exclusive area for the richest families of Barcelona’s bourgeoisie, it later became a public park. Though the park was never fully completed, it is considered one of Gaudi’s most colorful and playful works. Continue with a guided walk through the Gothic Quarter, view the cathedral and visit Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, a large, unfinished Roman Catholic Basilica. Then drive up Montjuic Hill to the site of the 1992 Olympic Stadium. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.

Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast
Departure Time: 9:00 am

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Day 3 Monastery of Poblet --- ---
Monastery of Poblet
Monastery of Poblet

Today enjoy an excursion into the lush fertile Catalonian countryside, past fruit trees, olive groves and vineyards of Penedes. Head for the Cistercian Monastery of Poblet, founded in 1150. A guided tour will show you inside the protective walls, the vaulted cloister, Royal Tombs, stunning new organ and sculptured altarpiece. This site is still operational and its remote location and monumental architecture make it a spiritual and peaceful setting.

Continue for a delightful tapas lunch in the countryside before visiting a wine estate to taste some of the local Cava sparkling wine. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Departure Time: 9:00 am

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Day 4 Morning in Barcelona --- ---
Morning in Barcelona
Morning in Barcelona
Enjoy the morning at your leisure in Barcelona before saying goodbye to your Tour Manager and transferring to the port. Norwegian Epic sails at 6:00 pm. Pick-up time for transfer will be advised locally.

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Day 4 Barcelona, Spain (EMBARK) --- 6:00 pm
Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
The capital of Catalonia, and one of its provinces, Barcelona, is a place of palpable history, where you can lose yourself strolling down the medieval streets of the Barri Gotic. It's a city designed to delight the senses: visit other-worldly Modernista churches like Gaudi's La Pedrera, or treat yourself at a street side cafe to Patatas Bravas or a Passion Fruit Mojito. Explore more of Barcelona on a European cruise!

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Day 5 At Sea --- ---
Day 6 Naples, Italy 7:00 am 7:00 pm
Naples, Italy
Naples, Italy
Cruise to Naples, located on Italy's stunning Amalfi coast, a city rich in history. A tour around Naples' grand piazzas, cathedrals and castles in the old center will take you back centuries. Pompeii is not too far either, a dashing city which boasts diverse cultural offerings and charming streets. Explore more of Naples on a European cruise!

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Day 7 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 6:00 am 7:00 pm
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Endless adventures await in Rome. 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. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

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Day 8 Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy 7:00 am 7:00 pm
Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
How lucky to visit the Tuscan region, Florence & Pisa, resplendent in art and history. What's even more fortunate is that all the main attractions in Florence are centrally located for the perfect walking tour. See Santa Croce, Piazza del Duomo and Michelangelo's David. Explore more of Florence & Pisa on a European cruise!

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Day 9 Cannes, France 8:00 am 6:00 pm
Cannes, France
Cannes, France
Drive up Suquet Hill for a view of the city, sea and Lerins Island - fabulous dahling! How many rich and famous can you spot, walk the palm-lined promenade de la Croisette and count. The French Riviera at its best...the International Film Festival calls this home. Explore more of Cannes on a European cruise!

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Day 10 Palma, Majorca, Spain 1:00 pm 8:00 pm
Palma, Majorca, Spain
Palma, Majorca, Spain
On the one hand, this city, founded by the Romans some 2,100 years ago, is replete with (literally) wall-to-wall history and architectural splendor. You can journey back in time and wander the mazes of alleyways and cobblestone paths that surround the Gothic cathedral. On the other hand, Palma is bustling with life, showcasing the island's best restaurants, shops, nightlife and a vibrant art scene. Explore more of Palma on a European cruise!

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Day 11 Barcelona, Spain (DISEMBARK) 5:00 am ---
Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
The capital of Catalonia, and one of its provinces, Barcelona, is a place of palpable history, where you can lose yourself strolling down the medieval streets of the Barri Gotic. It's a city designed to delight the senses: visit other-worldly Modernista churches like Gaudi's La Pedrera, or treat yourself at a street side cafe to Patatas Bravas or a Passion Fruit Mojito. Explore more of Barcelona on a European cruise!

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11-Day Art & Architecture of Barcelona Cruisetour

† A transfer from airport to hotel is included if your flight info is provided to NCL 10 days prior to Cruisetour start date.

Important Notice for Guests with Disabilities:Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs, walkers and motorized scooters may not be taken aboard motor coaches, nor are these devices suitable for touring. European Cruisetours are not wheelchair-accessible nor can they accommodate service animals.

Important Notice for Guests with Young Children: The minimum age for children on Europe Cruisetours is eight. The tour operator reserves the right to remove guests who do not comply with this minimum-age requirement.

Please Note:
  • Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
  • Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
  • Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.