It's never too early to start planning your next cruise vacation. Whether you dream of eating pasta in Italy or walking in the footsteps of Russian tsars, Norwegian has you covered. With European itineraries that take you everywhere from stunning Baltic capitals to jewels of the Mediterranean, Norwegian makes it easy to explore parts of the world you never thought possible. So go ahead and dream big.
With a Norwegian cruise, simply unpack once and wake up in a new destination every day. Can you think of a better way to explore European history, culture, and attractions? From Italy to Denmark and everything in between, there's a whole world waiting for you on the high seas. So what are you waiting for? Check out these amazing 2020 cruises to Europe and start planning your next adventure today.
Greek Isles Cruises
On Norwegian's 11-Day Greek Isles from Venice cruise, you get the chance to visit 10 amazing ports of call in four countries. Start and end your cruise in the beautiful city of bridges, Venice, Italy. Float along the Grand Canal while a gondolier serenades you with classic Italian songs. Then, embark on a whirlwind journey along the Adriatic Coast, starting with time to explore the ancient cities of Split and Dubrovnik in Croatia.
Continue your cruise adventure with a visit to six different cities in Greece, where the pages of your high school history books come alive. Stroll through the quaint, narrow streets in the UNESCO-listed town of Corfu; take a tour of a local winery in Santorini; climb the steps of the Acropolis in Athens; or hit the beach in Mykonos. With so much to see and do, these Aegean Sea cruises offers something for everyone.
Before heading back to Venice, your ship makes one last stop in picturesque Kotor, Montenegro. A top yachting and sailing destination, Kotor surprises and delights cruisers with its charming medieval old town. Venture beyond the city's massive protective walls to discover cozy cafes, unique boutiques, and much more.
Hit all the highlights of the Western Mediterranean on a seven-day cruise from Rome. This classic Adriatic cruise itinerary takes you to some of the most sought-after destinations in the region. Before you board your ship in Rome, one of the world's great cities, take time to explore the local attractions. Make a wish at Trevi Fountain, walk in the footsteps of the ancient gladiators at the Colosseum, and marvel at the magnificent Sistine Chapel ceiling.
From Rome, your cruise sails north to Florence, where Renaissance art and architecture take the spotlight. Spend time staring at the unparalleled beauty of Michelangelo's David in Florence or take a day trip to Pisa to snap a selfie with the famous Leaning Tower. As you continue on your cruise toward France, enjoy stunning views of the French Riviera. In Cannes, walk the red carpet at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, home of the International Film Festival. Then check out the shops and restaurants on the world-famous promenade de la Croisette.
Next up, enjoy visits to two bustling and vibrant Spanish cities: Palma, Majorca and Barcelona. Best-known for its magnificent Gothic cathedral, Palma is also a top spot for authentic Mallorcan cuisine. In Barcelona, check out the amazing sculptures and architecture at Park Güell and the Basílica de la Sagrada Família. Wrap up your vacation as you cruise to the Amalfi Coast. Stop in Naples for a a slice of pizza, and take a tour of the grand piazzas, cathedrals, and castles in the city's old center.
For a true once-in-a-lifetime experience, opt for Norwegian's nine-Day Scandinavia, Russia, and Baltic cruise that starts and ends in Copenhagen, Denmark. One of the world's greenest capital cities, Copenhagen boasts a number of amazing attractions. Take a boat tour from the colorful canal-side district of Nyhavn for views of the Copenhagen Opera House, palaces, Black Diamond Library, and the Little Mermaid.
From Copenhagen, cruise to Berlin, the capital of Germany. A hotspot for history buffs, Berlin provides an opportunity to learn all about World War II and the Cold War. Visit well-known historic sites, such as the remains of the Berlin Wall that once divided East and West Germany and Checkpoint Charlie. Then, journey to the charming city of Tallinn, Estonia, and spend the day strolling the cobbled streets of the old town.
For the highlight of your Baltic cruise adventure, spend two incredible days in St. Petersburg, Russia. From the Winter Palace and the Hermitage to St. Isaac's Cathedral, everything about St. Petersburg feels larger than life. Russia's imperial capital awes and inspires with its dazzling canals, world-class museums, and spectacular ballets.>
Finally, your cruise stops in Helsinki, Finland, and Nynashamn, Sweden, before returning to Denmark. The seaside city of Helsinki offers Art Nouveau architecture and an amazing outdoor market in the central square. Nynashamn, a small town of just 13,000 people, boasts beautiful views of the Baltic Sea and other nearby natural areas. Make the most of your visit to Nynashamn with a day trip to nearby Stockholm, Sweden.
As 2019 comes to a close, it's a great time to start thinking about your goals for the coming year. If traveling the world tops your list, cruising is a great way to explore a wide range of ports in one easy vacation. Head to the Norwegian website to discover all the amazing 2020 cruises to Europe. Be sure to sign up for the Norwegian newsletter to keep up to date on all the latest cruise deals, news, and itineraries.