Mediterranean - Athens to Rome

14 nights sailing from Athens (Piraeus) on cruise ship Sun Princess

Itinerary: Sailing from Athens (Piraeus), visiting Kotor (Montenegro), Corfu, Messina (Sicily), Naples (Italy), Barcelona, Gibraltar, Marseille (France), Genoa (Italy), Livorno (Florence/Pisa), ending in Civitavecchia (Ro
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Cruise Mediterranean - Athens to Rome

14 nights sailing from Athens (Piraeus) on cruise ship Sun Princess

from £1,399 Price per person

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Deluxe Premium Balcony D0

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Mini Suite w/Balcony Guaranteed ME

Mini Suite with Balcony MD

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Reserve Mini-Suite w/Balcony M1

Reserve Cabana Mini-Suite w/balcony C1

Reserve Cabana Mini-Suite w/balcony C2

Mini Suite with Balcony MA

Signature Suite S9

Signature Penthouse Suite S4

Signature Sky Suite S0

Signature Owner´s Suite S2

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Cruise Itinerary

Full Itinerary
Day 1 Athens (Piraeus) Embarkation | Departure: 19:00H
Day 2 at sea
Day 3 Kotor (Montenegro) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 18:00H 11 hours in destination
Day 4 Corfu Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 17:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 5 Messina (Sicily) Arrival time: 09:00H | Departure: 18:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 6 Naples (Italy) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 19:00H 12 hours in destination
Day 7 at sea
Day 8 Barcelona Arrival time: 06:00H | Departure: 17:00H 11 hours in destination
Day 9 at sea
Day 10 Gibraltar Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 16:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 11 at sea
Day 12 Marseille (France) Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 18:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 13 Genoa (Italy) Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 20:00H 12 hours in destination
Day 14 Livorno (Florence/Pisa) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 19:00H 12 hours in destination
Day 15 Civitavecchia (Rome) Arrival time: 06:00H
Mediterranean - Athens to Rome Cruise itinerary  - Princess Cruises

Mediterranean - Athens to Rome

14 nights Cruise on Sun Princess. Sailing from Athens (Piraeus), visiting Kotor (Montenegro), Corfu, Messina (Sicily), Naples (Italy), Barcelona, Gibraltar, Marseille (France), Genoa (Italy), Livorno (Florence/Pisa), ending in Civitavecchia (Rome).

Mediterranean - Athens to Rome Cruise itinerary  - Princess Cruises
Mediterranean - Athens to Rome Cruise itinerary  - Princess Cruises

Athens (Piraeus)

Athens, the capital city of Greece is an active cosmopolitan mix of different cultures and people, passionate about their art and history. The climate is one of the best in Europe, with mild winters and very hot summers, ideal for tourism. It is located just a few miles from the port of Piraeus, the central commercial port of the capital, and the shores of southern Attica. The main attractions of Athens are The Ancient Agora, Anafiotika, The Acropolis, Mount Lycabettus, Thiseion Cinema, Gazi, Monastiraki Flea Market, Pireaus seaside, Pireaus open air market, Kastella Hill, Veakio open air theatre and Piraeus Archaeological.

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Kotor (Montenegro)

Kotor is a coastal town in a secluded part of the Gulf of Kotor in Montenegro. The old Mediterranean port of Kotor is surrounded by fortifications built during the Venetian period. It is located on the Bay of Kotor , one of the most indented parts of the Adriatic Sea. Some have called the southernmost fjord in Europe, but it is a ria, a submerged river canyon. Together with the nearly overhanging limestone cliffs of Orjen and Lovcen, Kotor and its surrounding area form an impressive and picturesque Mediterranean landscape. In recent years, Kotor has seen a steady increase in tourists, many of them coming by cruise ship. Visitors are attracted both by the natural beauty of the Gulf of Kotor and by the old town of Kotor. Kotor is part of the World Heritage Site dubbed the Natural and Culture Historical Region of Kotor. Kotor has one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Narrow streets, contiguous houses, bulwarks, churches, cathedrals, squares, carnivals and feasts. It is home to numerous sights, such as the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon in the old town (built in 1166), and the ancient walls which stretch for 3 miles directly above the city. Sveti Ðorde and Gospa od Skrpijela islets off the coast of Perast are also among the more popular destinations in the vicinity of Kotor.

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Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the second largest of the Ionian Islands,[2] and, including its small satellite islands, forms the edge of the northwestern frontier of Greece. The island is part of the Corfu regional unit, and is administered as a single municipality. The municipality includes the island Corfu and the smaller islands Ereikoussa, Mathraki and Othonoi. The principal city of the island and seat of the municipality is also named Corfu. The island´s history is laden with battles and conquests. The legacy of these struggles is visible in the form of castles punctuating strategic locations across the island. Two of these castles enclose its capital, which is the only city in Greece to be surrounded in such a way. The city´s old city was designated for the UNESCO World Heritage List.Corfu is a very popular tourist destination.

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Messina (Sicily)

Messina is the capital of the Italian province of Messina. It is situated near the Northeast corner of Sicily and is the 3rd largest city on the island of Sicily. The campanile holds the largest astronomical clock in the world and if full of animated mechanical statues that put on quite the show at noon. The city has been a Roman Catholic Archdiocese and Archimandrite seat since 1548 and is home to a locally important international fair. Things to see and do: Archeological Museum of Reggio di Calabria, Torre Faro observation tower over Messina Strait, Lungomare promenade at Reggio, The Fountain of Orion, The Four Fountains and The Senatory Fountain.

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Naples (Italy)

Naples is the capital of Campania, one of the largest metropolises on the Mediterranean Sea. The Port of Naples is one of the largest Italian seaport and one of the largest seaport in the Mediterranean Sea. Naples' historic city centre is the largest in Europe and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Naples has long been a major cultural centre with a global sphere of influence, particularly during the Renaissance and Enlightenment eras. In the immediate vicinity of Naples are numerous culturally and historically significant sites, including the Palace of Caserta and the Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Culinary Naples is synonymous with pizza, which originated in the city. Neapolitan music has furthermore been highly influential, credited with the invention of the romantic guitar and the mandolin, as well as notable contributions to opera and folk standards.

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The port of Barcelona was born about the same time as the city was. It is one of the most important ports in the Mediterranean, cruises leaving to tour the most desirable cities in the Western Mediterranean. It has modern facilities and all the services needed to accommodate the many passengers who have Barcelona as a starting point and end of their trip. Barcelona is one of the most cosmopolitan and multicultural capitals of Europe. Among many attractions that include the Sagrada Familia, Montjuic, Gaudi's Güell Park and the famous Ramblas.

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It is a small British colony in southern Spain. The population is about 29,000 inhabitants in an area of 2.6 square miles. It is also a naval base of the British Armed Forces. Most interesting things are the Rock of Gibraltar, the famous rock monkeys,the dolphins and the main shopping streets.

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Marseille (France)

Marseille is the second largest city in France, after Paris and is the third largest urban area and metropolitan area after Lyon. Marseille is the capital of the Provence Alpes Côte dAzur region, as well as the capital of the Bouches du Rhône department. The Quai des Belges at the end of the harbour is the site of the daily fish market. The Old Port or Vieux Port is the main harbour and marina of the city. It is guarded by two massive forts (Fort St Nicolas and Fort Saint Jean) and is one the main places to eat in the city. Things to See & Do: Old Port area, Abbey of Saint Victor, The Centre Bourse and the adjacent rue St Ferreol district the main shopping area & Museums and historical buildings.

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Genoa (Italy)

Genoa is the capital of Liguria and the sixth largest city in Italy. Genoa is one of Europe's largest cities on the Mediterranean Sea and the largest seaport in Italy. Genoa has been nicknamed the Superb one due to its glorious past and impressive landmarks. Part of the old town of Genoa was inscribed on the World Heritage List UNESCO. The city's rich art, music, gastronomy, architecture and history allowed it to became the 2004 Europeam Capital of Culture. It is the birthplace of Christopher Columbus.

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Livorno (Florence/Pisa)

Livorno , English traditionally Leghorn is a port city on the Ligurian Sea on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the Province of Livorno. Places of Interest:The New Venice district retains much of its original town planning and architectural features such as the bridges, narrow lanes, the noblemen´s houses and a dense network of canals that once served to link its warehouses to the port.The Old English Cemetery is the oldest foreign Protestant burial ground in Italy.The Museo Mascagnano houses memorabilia, documents and operas by the great composer Pietro Mascagni, who lived here. Every year some of his operas are traditionally played during the lyric music season, which is organised by the Traditional Theatre of Livorno. Also the Terrazza Mascagni, a walkway divided from the sea by a handrail, is named in his honor. Up in the hills the Sanctuary of Montenero, dedicated to Our Lady of Graces, the patron saint of Tuscany, is a destination for pilgrims. "Monument of the Four Moors", is dedicated to Grand Duke Ferdinando I de´ Medici of Tuscany, and is one of the most important monuments of Livorno. The Piazza della Repubblica contains two important monuments of Italian politicians important to the unification. A large canal passes under the square, which serves as a bridge over it. The old red brick fortress, was built during the Medici years, and defended the city from attack by pirates.

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Civitavecchia (Rome)

Civitavecchia is the city of Rome´s port on the Tyrrhenian Sea. The harbour is formed by two piers and a breakwater, on which is a lighthouse. The name Civitavecchia means ancient town. There, the Eternal City lies before us in large format architectural and artistic sculptures such as the Colosseum, the most important monument of ancient Rome and used for public entertainment. Do not miss the Trevi Fountain and make a wish while you throw a coin back and continues to the Pantheon, one of the best preserved monuments of antiquity, Piazza Navona and the Vatican City. Take a walk through the Plaza of Spain and rest on the steps of Trinita dei Monti before heading to Via Condotti, wide avenue lined with shops.

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The ship: Sun Princess

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Princess Cruises' largest ship with a capacity of 4,300 passengers and the first ship in the Sphere category, powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).The ship features innovative entertainment areas, multi-story restaurants and superior stateroom accommodations such as the new exclusive Signature Collection Suite.Discover all the news that awaits you on board the new Sun Princess.

Inaugurated 2024
Length 345 m.
Tonnage 175500 tn.
Occupancy 4300
Ratio tonnage/passengers Excellent 41:1
Number of decks 21
Number of staterooms 2150
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What's included onboard?

Room Service (24 hours)

Anytime Dining or Traditional Dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner), with the following exceptions: anytime dining is not available on Dawn, Sea and Sun Princess (while sailing in Australia), Ocean or Pacific Princess

Casual Dining Venues, with the following exceptions: Vines Wine & Seafood Bar & specialty drinks at the International Café

The following Beverages: Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non-Specialty Coffee

Captain's Welcome Champagne Waterfall Reception

Theatre/Production Shows & Guest Entertainer Shows

Movies Under the Stars

Bars, Nightclubs, Discos

Casino, Bingo & Gaming Lessons

Dancing, Karaoke & Comedy

Library & Princess Book Club

Theme Night Parties and Ultimate Deck Party

Afternoon Trivia

ScholarShip@Sea® Enrichment Activities with the following exceptions: Creativity@Sea, Ceramic@Sea ($5) (prices may vary)

Youth & Teen Programs with the following exceptions: Group Kidsitting - $5/hour/child between 10 pm - 1 am (prices and times may vary)

Youth & Teen Activities with the following exceptions: Jr. Chef@Sea cooking workshop ($25/child) (prices may vary)

Amenities included: hairdryer and bathroom sundries, refrigerator, stateroom TV Programming

Fitness Center, with the following exceptions: Specialty group fitness classes

Laundry is included only for Suite passengers that enjoy complimentary laundry and dry cleaning

Only Included for Suite passengers the use of the Lotus Spa Thermal Suite with the following exceptions: Royal Princess and Regal Princess

What's not included?

Specialty Restaurants (including Chef's Table): Additional Fees May Apply

Gratuities, a discretionary gratuity of approximately $12 per person for mini-suites and suites, and approximately $11,50 per passenger in all other staterooms per day (including children) will be automatically added to your shipboard account on a daily basis; a 15% gratuity is added to bar charges and dining room wine accounts.

Sodas and Alcoholic Beverages

The Sanctuary. To use The Sanctuary will cost a fee, approximately $20 per half day session (prices may vary).

Stateroom Calling: Additional Fees May Apply

Balcony Dining (breakfast & dinner only): Additional Fees May Apply

Shore Excursions

Dining at Vines Wine & Seafood Bar & specialty drinks at the International Café

Complimentary Laundry is not included  for Non-Suite passengers. Additional Charges Apply

Spa treatments, fitness classes and beauty salon services at the Lotus Spa

Your benefits & more

  • Up to £500 OFF!
    Up to £500 OFF!

    Extra discounts Offer ends 31 May 2024. Discounts are applicable on selected sailings from May 2024 to March 2025. Discounts of up to £500 are applicable as follows: Cruises from £1,000 to £1,499 get £25 off. Cruises from £,1500 to £2,999 get £50 off. Cruises from £3,000 to £5,000 get £100 off. Cruises from £5,001 to £10,000 get £150 off. Cruises from £10,001 to £20,000 get £350 off. Cruises from £20,001 onwards get £500 off. For Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line and Celebrity Cruises, the Discount offer is applied to the cruise fare only (excluding port taxes and other extras). Some special highly reduced fares may be excluded from this offer. Some cruise lines are also excluded from this offer such as Fred Olsen or Virgin Voyages.

What you need to know

for All Inclusive Fares, if you travel with children, Call 020 3636 9656

Children with the All Inclusive fares have a price reduction that is not available on our website. All Inclusive Drinks with Princess Plus includes Premier Beverage Package only if you book a Princess Plus Fare. For all guests under the drinking age, the Premier Coffee & Soda Package will be provided as an alternative. The Package for adults includes cocktails, wine, beer, spirits, fountain soda, specialty coffees, bottled water, teas and other individual beverages up to $12 USD each. The Premier Beverage Package is valued at $59.99 USD* per person, per day an will be included when booking a Princess Plus Cruise Fare

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