Desire Cruise 2018 Barcelona to Rome
Desire Cruise 2018. Join Desire on its “Desire Experience” April 2018 Cruise from Barcelona to Rome. Imagine you and your partner enjoying an 8 day Mediterranean cruise featuring such amazing stops as Barcelona, Spain, Monte Carlo, Monaco and so much more. You will embrace in the clothing optional spicy events taking place on the ship, but also will be immersed in the culture of Spain, France and Italy. Start researching the ports and get ready for a vacation of a life time. Below is a brief overview of the Desire Cruise itinerary focusing on each of the ports that you will be able to enjoy during your April 2018 cruise.
Desire Cruise 2018: Barcelona, Spain
You and your special someone will begin your 8 day cruise in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona has amazing architecture and medieval buildings. The Sangrada Familia church is among many of the stone/metal inspired Gothic structures that you must see. The contemporary National Theater of Catalonia is a must see as well. This design is inspired by the modern and classical design by Ricardo Bofill.
Desire Cruise 2018: Sete, France
Once you set sail, you will be heading towards Sete, France. Sete is located in Southern France and is a seaside port and resort community full of canals to explore. If you are looking for the best oysters and seafood, Sete will certainly check all the boxes. The island is known for having the largest fishing fleet on France’s Mediterranean coast. While here, you will see hard-working fisherman and a true fishing village. It is less touristy than other port locations so it will be a refreshing change and an enjoyable stop.
Desire Cruise 2018: Provence, France
On April 30 you will land at Provence (Marseille), France. Walk the 2,600 year old port of Marseille on historic streets and alleys. Travel down the colorful pedestrian streets to discover the North African-French vibe. Check out one of the many quaint cafes and enjoy an African inspired meal or an outstanding fresh seafood meal. There are numbers of interesting shops in which to discover new finds that you must have. These could include hand-made wood-carved items to French inspired soap. While in Marseille, take a walk into The Panier. This is the oldest section of Marseille. Stroll through the narrow lanes and sidewalks and explore the ancient port.
Desire Cruise 2018: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Our first thought of landing in Monte Carlo is heading right to the Grand Casino Monte Carlo. Even if you are not an avid gambler, this casino experience is full of luxury and beautiful sites. This glamorous casino is decorated with sculptures and frescoes along with marble and onyx. It is an amazing castle-inspired experience. Although Monte Carlo is only .76 acres, its small size still offers a lot of fun. If you are into the excitement of driving fast, check out the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix Racing location. Monte Carlo is the location of the prestigious race that started here in 1929 and continues still today. You and your partner can go on a thrill ride by renting one of the Grand Prix Racing cars. After the fast-paced ride take a stroll through the medieval village known as “The Rock.” This location overlooks the Mediterranean sea and the coast.
Desire Cruise 2018: Portofino, Italy
On day 5, you will have the unique opportunity to explore Portofino. This tiny picturesque harbor town features charming waterside restaurants, high-end yachts and miles of hiking trails to explore. The quaint Italian fishing village has colorful homes dotted all over the coastline. You can even see a castle while visiting the playground for the rich and famous.
Desire Cruise 2018: Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
You will get to indulge yourself with two days in Florence and Pisa. If you are a fan of art and architecture, the province of Livorno is for you. Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance. Here you will find museums, art galleries and monuments. Artistic influence comes from Da Vinci, Michelangelo and other famous artists. In addition to its famous works, the city also has ties to Europe’s most historically important noble family-the Medici’s. Florence is also important to the world of Italian fashion. You can enjoy the historic center and also take part in the elegant shopping and sight-seeing. Visit historic palaces, churches, museums and towers while at Pisa. The most famous of course, the Bell Tower of the Cathedral. Also known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Desire Cruise 2018: Rome, Italy
The final stop on your 8 day Desire cruise is the historic city of Rome. You can choose to visit the Coliseum, the Form or the Vatican. Rome offers so much and the tiny alleyways are full of quaint coffee shops and restaurants. Enjoy dining outdoors and watch the interesting people from all walks of life stroll by. Check out the latest in fashion, throw a coin into the Rome’s Trevi Fountain or check out the breath-taking St. Peter’s Basilica and Michelangelo’s masterpieces. Pick a few things to do and see while in Rome. If this is your first time visiting, make sure to plan a longer visit down the road. Rome is a great place to explore.
The 8 day Desire Barcelona to Rome cruise has so much to offer and see both on and off the ship. The vacation will consist of spicy adventures while enjoying the night life and day time activities on the ship. In addition, the cultural experience while off the ship at each of the superb stops along the way just can’t be beat. Book your trip today and enjoy the trip of a life time in April 2018.
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