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Luxury Celebrity Mediterranean Voyage, Trio of Italian Lakes & Scenic Swiss Rail

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Cruise Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 28 May 2025 - 21 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Celebrity Equinox®
  • Duration 21 - 25 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Apr 2025 - May 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code MED2253

Book a Veranda and receive an all-inclusive upgrade*

Includes scenic rail journey on the Bernina Red Train

Save up to $2,000 per couple^

Embark on a magical Mediterranean escape that combines hotel stays in Barcelona and Florence with a 10-night Celebrity Equinox® cruise and six-night Italian Lakes experience.

Flying to Barcelona, your journey begins with a two-night hotel stay to unravel this enchanting city’s architectural marvels and artistic heritage. Next, embark Celebrity Equinox® and set sail on a 10-night cruise uncovering the highlights of the eastern Mediterranean. Explore stunning Greek islands including Mykonos and Santorini, and spend a night in port in İstanbul, Turkey’s cosmopolitan capital.

Disembarking in Civitavecchia, your journey continues in Florence with a one-night hotel stay. In the Italian Lakes, spend three tranquil nights in Lake Garda and a visit to Lake Como, before embarking on an alpine rail adventure on board the Bernina Red Train, and check in for three nights in Lake Maggiore.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

10 night full-board cruise on board Celebrity Equinox®

*Book a Veranda or above and receive a complimentary Classic Drinks Package and Wi-Fi upgrade

Overnight in port in İstanbul

Rail Journey

Scenic rail journey through the Swiss Alps on board the Bernina Red Train

Hotel Stays

2 night four-star stay in Barcelona at the AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott

1 night four-star stay in Florence at the Grand Hotel Adriatico

3 night four-star stay in Lake Garda at the Solho Hotel Bardolino

3 night four-star stay in Lake Maggiore at the Zacchera Hotels Collection

All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers

Overnight flights

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
^Prices shown include discount and savings based on 2 passengers sharing an Inside, departing 30 April 2025.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Barcelona

Your holiday begins as you fly from Australia to your destination.

Days 2 - 3
Barcelona: Hotel Stay

Discover the vibrant allure of bustling Barcelona, a city that seamlessly blends history, art, and Mediterranean charm. Marvel at artistic visionary Antoni Gaudí’s architectural masterpieces such as the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott

Day 4
Barcelona: Embark Ship

Celebrity Equinox® is a masterpiece of modern luxury cruising. Indulge in delectable cuisine at specialty restaurants, relax in the expansive spa, enjoy world-class entertainment, and discover the ship’s stylish bars and lounges.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Celebrity Equinox®

Days 5 - 6
Relax At Sea
Day 7
Mykonos

Experience the enchantment of Mykonos, Greece – a vibrant island transformed by tourism. Explore its whitewashed streets, historic landmarks, and lively nightlife. Let Mykonos captivate your senses and leave you spellbound by its irresistible allure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Celebrity Equinox®

Day 8
Kuşadası

Kuşadası, Türkiye, captivates with its Aegean allure. From the historic Ephesus ruins to pristine beaches and a vibrant bazaar, it offers a delightful fusion of history, culture, and relaxation.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Celebrity Equinox®

Days 9 - 10
İstanbul: Overnight in Port

İstanbul, where East and West converge. Immerse in rich history, savor exotic cuisine, and feel the heartbeat of diverse cultures. Let this enchanting city awaken your senses and expand your horizons.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Celebrity Equinox®

Day 11
Santorini

Santorini, where dreams meet reality. Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of whitewashed villages, breath taking sunsets, and the Aegean Sea’s azure embrace, and let this island transport you to a realm of pure bliss.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Celebrity Equinox®

Day 12
Katakolon

Embark on a voyage to Katakolon, Greece’s coastal gem. Immerse yourself in its rich history, stroll along picturesque streets, and indulge in delectable cuisine. Let Katakolon awaken your passion for exploration and cultural immersion.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Celebrity Equinox®

Day 13
Relax At Sea
Day 14
Civitavecchia: Disembark & Florence Hotel Stay

Disembark in Civitavecchia before transferring to Florence, where you will enjoy a night’s hotel stay in the birthplace of the Rennaisance.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Grand Hotel Adriatico

Days 15 - 17
Lake Garda: Hotel Stay

Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy, captivates with its natural beauty, history and culture. Surrounded by majestic mountains, the lake’s shimmering blue waters create a breathtaking backdrop.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Solho Hotel Bardolino

Day 18
Lake Como: Day Visit & Lake Maggiore Hotel Stay

In Lake Como, embark on a visit to the town to discover the ancient buildings, courtyard and medieval walls of a region whose name has become a byword for glamour. In the afternoon, check into your Lake Maggiore hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Zacchera Hotels Collection

Day 19
Lake Maggiore: Tour & Hotel Stay

Today you’ll experience a journey on the Bernina Train through the Swiss Alps between St Mortiz in Switzerland and Tirano in Italy. This masterpiece of engineering cuts through dramatic landscapes, majestic glaciers, and charming alpine villages.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Zacchera Hotels Collection

Day 20
Lake Maggiore: Hotel Stay

Lake Maggiore sits in the foothills of the Italian and Swiss Alps. Explore the Borromean Islands with their magnificent palaces and enchanting gardens, or take a leisurely boat ride to discover charming lakeside villages.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Zacchera Hotels Collection

Days 21 - 22
Lake Maggiore: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

The Bernina Red Train
This memorable journey takes you past sapphire-hued glaciers and dramatic, jagged mountains, as well as astonishing architectural wonders like the single-track Brusio spiral viaduct with its nine stone arches. Pass through the spectacular Bernina Pass, with views of Lake Bianco and the snow-clad Morteratsch Glacier before reaching the glamorous resort town St. Moritz.
Lake Como
Welcome to Lake Como, a picturesque jewel nestled in the Italian Alps. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of emerald waters surrounded by majestic mountains and charming villages. Discover historic villas and lush gardens dotting the shores, exuding an air of timeless elegance.
Lake Garda
Lake Garda, an Italian oasis, enchants with scenic beauty, picturesque villages, historic castles, and authentic cuisine. Embrace its Mediterranean charm for a serene escape or adventurous exploration, finding the essence of Italian elegance in this enchanting destination.
The Bernina Red Train
This memorable journey takes you past sapphire-hued glaciers and dramatic, jagged mountains, as well as astonishing architectural wonders like the single-track Brusio spiral viaduct with its nine stone arches. Pass through the spectacular Bernina Pass, with views of Lake Bianco and the snow-clad Morteratsch Glacier before reaching the glamorous resort town St. Moritz.
Lake Como
Welcome to Lake Como, a picturesque jewel nestled in the Italian Alps. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of emerald waters surrounded by majestic mountains and charming villages. Discover historic villas and lush gardens dotting the shores, exuding an air of timeless elegance.
Lake Garda
Lake Garda, an Italian oasis, enchants with scenic beauty, picturesque villages, historic castles, and authentic cuisine. Embrace its Mediterranean charm for a serene escape or adventurous exploration, finding the essence of Italian elegance in this enchanting destination.

Celebrity Equinox®

Launched in 2009, this Solstice-class ship has countless luxurious and sophisticated traits that have cemented it as a mainstay of Celebrity cruise liners. It embraces modernity, ranging from craft beers and cocktails to the finest gourmet food, as you sail effortlessly around the Caribbean Sea.

Having undergone refurbishment in 2019, the ship is highly modern, now boasting a Retreat Lounge and a redesigned Oceanview Café buffet. It is complete with all kinds of amenities such as spas, gyms, and shops, as well as a vibrant nightlife for those eager to make even more of their high-end cruise.

While the ship does cater to young children and families in some areas, it is more suitable for adults – solo travellers, groups of friends, and couples in particular, whether they partake in stargazing, partying, or all manner of activities in-between.

  • Occupancy 2852
  • Tonnage 122,000 tons
  • Length 1,040 ft (317.00 m)

Life on board Celebrity Equinox®

Celebrity Equinox® is the quintessential party cruise liner, whether you’re travelling alone, with a spouse or partner, or with friends. You won’t be short of places to eat, drink, and be merry on board Celebrity Equinox®.

dining

Celebrity Equinox® caters to almost any and every gastronomic craving and inclination, ranging from classy French or Italian dishes, right the way through to the freshest and tastiest sushi.

  • Le Petit Chef®
  • Murano
  • Tuscan Grille
  • Sushi on Five
  • Luminae
  • Main Restaurant
  • Oceanview Café
  • Mast Grill
  • The Spa Café
  • Rendezvous Lounge
  • Martini Bar and Crush
  • World Class Bar

Facilities

Whether it’s spa wellness, hedonistic partying, or a healthy balance between the two that you are seeking, Celebrity Equinox® almost certainly has you covered.

  • Sea thermal suite
  • The Persian Garden
  • The Fitness Centre
  • The Barber
  • Kerastase Salon
  • VIP Lounge
  • Sky Observation Lounge
  • Solarium
  • Kids club (with autism friendly interactive initiatives for families)
  • Outdoor pool

entertainment

Whether you are in the mood at any given time for modern art or a silent disco, Celebrity Equinox® is the place to be for smooth and luxurious sailing around the Caribbean.

  • Silent disco
  • A collection of engaging modern art
  • Live shows
  • Deal or No Deal
  • Live music
  • Events and parties

For prices please select your departure airport

Cabins & Suites

Embark Celebrity Equinox® for highly distinctive and genuinely unrivalled luxury in your choice of stateroom. Tailored accommodation packages are available for all kinds of guests looking to experience high-end cruising the Celebrity Equinox® way, ranging from the spa inspired AquaClass® to the Concierge Class.

inside Prices from $10,499pp

Celebrity Equinox Inside

The Inside staterooms on board Celebrity Equinox® offer ample living space, with the comfortable addition of a flat-screen TV, sitting area, and unparalleled amenities.

  • Interactive TV
  • King-sized bed
  • Celebrity’s eXhale® bedding featuring the Cashmere Mattress
  • Four pillows in every stateroom
  • Plush 100% cotton bathrobes and towels
  • Premium Custom blended bathroom products
  • Complimentary beach towels
  • Complimentary dining in a variety of restaurants
  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Individual safe
  • Fresh ice upon request
Cruise Code: MED2253
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
30 April 2025
30 Apr 2025
25 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Barcelona, Barcelona: Hotel Stay, Barcelona: Embark Ship, Mykonos, Kuşadası,...
Fr From $10,999pp

Ocean View Prices from $11,499pp

Celebrity Equinox Oceanview

Slightly larger than the Inside Rooms, with the bonus of the panoramic window and the ocean view that provides this stateroom with its name, it is fair to say that this supremely well-appointed accommodation will more than satisfy your needs and desires on your next luxury cruise.

  • Interactive TV
  • King-sized bed
  • Celebrity’s eXhale® bedding featuring the Cashmere Mattress
  • Four pillows in every stateroom
  • Plush 100% cotton bathrobes and towels
  • Premium Custom blended bathroom products
  • Complimentary beach towels
  • Complimentary dining in a variety of restaurants
  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Individual safe
  • Fresh ice upon request
Cruise Code: MED2253
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
30 April 2025
30 Apr 2025
25 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Barcelona, Barcelona: Hotel Stay, Barcelona: Embark Ship, Mykonos, Kuşadası,...
Fr From $12,299pp

Veranda Prices from $12,499pp

Wonderfully spacious and no less than utterly comfortable, the variety of Veranda staterooms offer an added touch of luxury to your stay on board. For families, the spacious Family Veranda easily houses up to five people with separate living and sleeping spaces.

  • Interactive TV
  • King-sized bed
  • Celebrity’s eXhale® bedding featuring the Cashmere Mattress
  • Four pillows in every stateroom
  • Plush 100% cotton bathrobes and towels
  • Premium Custom blended bathroom products
  • Complimentary beach towels
  • Complimentary dining in a variety of restaurants
  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Individual safe
  • Fresh ice upon request
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors
  • Private veranda opens up to outdoor seating
Cruise Code: MED2253
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
30 April 2025
30 Apr 2025
25 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Barcelona, Barcelona: Hotel Stay, Barcelona: Embark Ship, Mykonos, Kuşadası,...
Fr From $13,299pp

Concierge Class Prices from $13,499pp

Celebritty Equinox Concierge Class

As a guest of a Concierge Class stateroom on board Celebrity Equinox®, you will be able to enjoy a larger space than a standard room would afford you, as well as deluxe add-ons and the exceptional service of a concierge, ready to cater to your every beck and call.

  • Interactive TV
  • King-sized bed
  • Celebrity’s eXhale® bedding featuring the Cashmere Mattress
  • Four pillows in every stateroom
  • Plush 100% cotton bathrobes and towels
  • Premium Custom blended bathroom products
  • Complimentary beach towels
  • Complimentary dining in a variety of restaurants
  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Individual safe
  • Sparkling wine upon request
  • Daily delectable delights
  • Pillow selection upon request
  • Personalised concierge service
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Veranda with lounge seating
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Main and specialty restaurant seating time preferences
Cruise Code: MED2253
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
30 April 2025
30 Apr 2025
25 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Barcelona, Barcelona: Hotel Stay, Barcelona: Embark Ship, Mykonos, Kuşadası,...
Fr From $14,299pp

Your Hotel Stays

Barcelona

Included Hotel

AC Hotel Barcelona Forum (Or Similar)

Located in Barcelona’s bustling Diagonal Mar area, this contemporary hotel offers sleek, minimalist design and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Its luxurious rooms feature the latest integrated technologies and views of the city. Indulge in Mediterranean cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant or sip cocktails at the stylish rooftop bar, soaking in panoramic vistas. Its prime location provides easy access to Barcelona’s iconic attractions like Platja de la Mar Bella, one of the city’s most popular beaches, and La Sagrada Familia.

Florence

Included Hotel

Grand Hotel Adriatico (Or Similar)

Ideally located in the historic heart of Florence, Grand Hotel Adriatico presents accommodations that blend classic Tuscan elegance with modern convenience. Discover the finest local tips at the 24-hour concierge desk and explore nearby local attractions like Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Duomo, and Santa Maria Novella Church. Take your seat in the dining room to enjoy a buffet breakfast including fresh pastries, Italian cold cuts and eggs, or dine on traditional Florentine cuisine at Opera Restaurant.

Lake Garda

Included Hotel

Solho Hotel Bardolino (Or Similar)

Located in the historic centre of Bardolino, the Solho Hotel Bardolino is a fantastic choice for travellers seeing relaxation and pleasure. Here, you’ll find outstanding service, genuine Italian hospitality and a magnificent view of Lake Garda. As one of Bardolino’s newest hotels, you’ll delight in the minimalistic yet comfortable décor throughout with stylish and spacious rooms providing the perfect space to recharge. Savour a continental breakfast before taking a refreshing dip in the panoramic rooftop pool before you sip on a signature cocktail as dusk falls over the shimmering lake.

Lake Maggiore

Included Hotel

Zacchera Hotels Collection (Or Similar)

The Zacchera Hotels, Grand Hotel Dino, Hotel Simplon, Hotel Splendid and Grand Hotel Bristol in Stresa, all boast privileged positions on the shores of Lake Maggiore and the breathtaking Gulf of Borromeo. Each with its own team of highly professional staff, elegance, sumptuous comfort and high-quality facilities, every stay here is an unforgettable pleasure for all guests. Marvel at the astonishing views as you dine alfresco in one of the exceptional restaurants, indulge in a treatment or two in the opulent wellness centre or wander the lush gardens, bursting with colour.

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