Nov 13 Mon Fly overnight to Rome
Nov 14 Tue Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy Embark 1 PM 5 PM
Nov 15 Wed Toulon, France 10 AM - 7 PM
Lying on a natural harbor on the French Riviera, Toulon is France's principal naval base, and the waterfront is always full of life. Designed around stately fountains and small squares, the Old City is tucked between the harbor and boulevard de Strasbourg, and its Cathédrale Saint-Marie-Majeure is noteworthy for its Romanesque architecture. The city is also rich in history, much of it on display in the marine museum and the Museum of Toulon, celebrated for its Provençal paintings. For the ultimate view of Toulon, ride the cable car to Mount Faron.
Nov 16 Thu Barcelona, Spain 9 AM - 7 PM
Visit the magnificent Gothic cathedral and the amazing La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. Enjoy the lovely Montjuic Gardens, Gaudí's other fabulous structures, the charming squares of the old Gothic Quarter and the Ramblas, Barcelona's famed downtown promenade. Or visit beautiful Montserrat and its monastery in a breathtaking setting high in the mountains.
Nov 17 Fri Cartagena, Spain 12 PM - 7 PM
This walled city has always been a major naval port due to its natural harbor and strategic location. Enjoy a hilltop view from Concepción Castle, which served as a fortress for the Carthaginians, Romans and other peoples who once occupied the city. Visit the 1st century B.C. Roman Theater, the remains of the 13th century Cathedral of Santa Maria and the Naval Museum. For modernist architecture, see the City Hall, Grand Hotel and Casino.
Nov 18 Sat Malaga, Spain 8 AM - 6 PM
Spend a day in Granada seeing the magnificent Alhambra and Generalife Gardens, last stronghold of the Moors, or venture into the mountains to the picturesque Mijas, one of Andalusia's dazzling "white" towns. Explore delightful Málaga, its Alcazaba, Roman theater and beautiful cathedral, or discover the charming resorts of Marbella and Puerto Banus along the famed Costa del Sol.
Nov 19 Sun Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Nov 20 Mon Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 10 AM - 11 PM
Volcanic in origin, Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands. While in port, you'll notice the Auditorium of Tenerife, an amazing, organic structure that instantly became an icon when completed in 2003. Another modern landmark is the Oscar Domínguez Institute, a contemporary art gallery named after the 20th century surrealist. For a respite from the urban environment, visit the Palmetum, a botanical garden with more than 400 species of palms.
Nov 21 Tue Santa Cruz de La Palma, Spain 8 AM - 5 PM
Stroll along Calle O'Daly, the pedestrian district named after an Irish banana merchant and lined with historic residences. Visit the Town Hall and the church, Iglesia del Salvador, both of the 16th century. There is an interesting museum of natural science as well as a naval museum.
Nov 22 Wed Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Nov 23 Thu Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Nov 24 Fri Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Nov 25 Sat Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Nov 26 Sun Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Nov 27 Mon Fort de France, Martinique 8 AM - 5 PM
Tucked along the island's western shore, Fort-de-France is a Francophile's tropical dream city. French architecture such as the Cathédral St-Louis graces the downtown, the beaches exude a joie de vivre, and several French-built forts perch atop the promontories. All roads lead to La Savane, a serene central park overseen by a statue of Empress Josephine.
Nov 28 Tue Philipsburg, St. Maarten 8 AM - 7 PM
Snorkel amidst the exotic fish and majestic coral reefs in the undersea world of Shipwreck Cove. Egrets, plovers, pelicans and herons are among the wildlife found via kayak tours of the beautiful saltwater lagoons. Discover the dazzling colors of hundreds of butterflies on the ever-popular Butterfly Farm. With a little training from local sailing professionals, you can even navigate a race on an America's Cup course onboard the world-renowned sailboat, Stars and Stripes.
Nov 29 Wed St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 8 AM - 6 PM
Preserving the distinctive atmosphere of a hidden Caribbean paradise, Charlotte Amalie provides the perfect setting for both lazy days in the sun and more cosmopolitan pursuits. Explore one of the many sparkling white sand beaches and set off on a snorkeling or sailing adventure. Play a round of golf at Mahogany Run Golf Course, a world-renowned golf course filled with challenging fairways and lush foliage. Perhaps take the St. Thomas Skyride 700 feet above the city or climb the famous 99 Steps for spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. For a fascinating glimpse of history and culture, visit the gallery and childhood home of Camille Pissarro, the celebrated French impressionist.
Nov 30 Thu Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Dec 1 Fri Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Dec 2 Sat Miami, Florida, United States Disembark 8 AM Fly Home