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14 nights, Mediterranean Explorer Cruise with Royal Caribbean® Independence of the Seas® on 1st May 2017 from £1,049pp, includes free regional flights or car parking

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With free regional flights or free car parking at Southampton, you’ll board the Independence of the Seas in style before setting sail to the Mediterranean.

As well as the grand main dining room you can experience a wide range of dining options from the Portofino Italian restaurant to Chops Grille that serve mouth-watering steaks and seafood dishes. For those with a sweet tooth stop by Ben & Jerry’s ice cream parlour or the Cupcake Cupboard for a quick treat.

You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to the evening entertainment too, as Independence of the Seas boasts an impressive five-deck Alhambra Theatre producing West End style shows, while in Studio B you’ll be able to watch an array of cabaret and ice shows. Also onboard – a piano bar, casino and themed bar.

If you’re looking to keep active you’ll be well catered for with a fully equipped gym, Rock Wall, golf simulator, basketball court, FlowRider® surf simulator and waterpark with interactive fountains. If you prefer your cruise holiday at a slower pace, relax by one of the three pools, chill in one of the six whirlpools or shop in the Royal Promenade – who knew you could shop, swim and surf in the middle of the ocean?

ItinerarySouthampton Independ of the Sea

  • Day 1 – Southampton, embark 4.30pm
  • Day 2 – Cruising
  • Day 3 – Cruising
  • Day 4 – Gibraltar, arrives 10.00am, departs 4.00pm
  • Day 5 – Cruising
  • Day 6 – Barcelona
  • Day 7 – Nice, Villefranche, arrives 9.00am, departs 6.00pm
  • Day 8 – Rome, Civitavecchia, arrives 07.00am,  departs 7.00pm
  • Day 9 – Cruising
  • Day 10 – Valencia, arrives  7.00am, departs 3.00pm
  • Day 11 – Malaga, arrives 11.00am, departs 9.00pm
  • Day 12 – Seville, Cadiz, arrives 7.00am, departs 3.00pm
  • Day 13 – Cruising
  • Day 14 – Cruising
  • Day 15 – Southampton, arrives 5.30am

What’s included?

  • Free regional flights or free car parking at Southampton
  • 14 nights aboard Independence of the Seas, in a standard inside stateroom
  • All meals, snacks and 24 hour room service
  • All onboard entertainment
  • All kids activities from toddlers to teenagers with the free award winning Adventure Ocean Youth Programme

Itinerary highlights


One of the most recognised skylines in the world, with the iconic Sagrada Familia basilica looming over it, Barcelona is full of magnificent medieval buildings littering the Gothic quarter. The historic heritage cultural programme will take you to museums, exhibitions, concerts and plays in wonderful concert halls.

All around this lively city you’ll see traces of many famous artists and architects who have lived here over the years such as Antoni Gaudi and Lluis Domenech. Barcelona is an enchanting city that marries up past while forging a future with a magnificent seafront and a world-class drinking and dining scene.

National Museum Barcelona

Nice, Villefranche

Villefranche is one of the most charming villages on the French Riviera, with Monaco on one side and Nice on the other, yet it still manages to retain its laid-back vibe. The old town dates back to the 14th century and has an has a romantic feel to it – with so much to do here, it’s hard to know where to start. Buildings dating from the 12th century line narrow cobbled streets that slope down towards the seafront.

Quaint little squares like the Place de I’Eglise and the Place Felix Poullan create a timeless picture while cafes and restaurants line the waterfront quay so you can soak up the beautiful scenery.

Villefranche (2)


One of the most historic and cutting edge cities in Europe, Valencia is home a wealth of elegant art nouveau buildings as well as stunning Gothic and Renaissance monuments. Head to Valencia cathedral and climb to the top of the tower for some stunning views across the city.  Stroll around the historic Carmen neighbourhood, where there are plenty of cafes and bars. The City of Art and Science is a fascinating place to explore with the museums and Opera House sitting on the banks of the River Turia.


Cruise Highlights

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Date: 01 May 2017
Nights: 14 Nights
Cruiseline: Royal Caribbean
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Standard Cabin

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Quote Reference: CDD-1628 to find out more details.

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