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Relish this once-in-a-lifetime voyage on the luxury Norwegian Escape, discovering the delights of Bermuda & Europe, bookended with two exciting hotel stays in New York & Rome.

Start your once-in-a-lifetime adventure in New York City, one of the world’s most exciting cities. During your two-night hotel stay, enjoy discovering many of ‘The Big Apple’s’ most iconic sights – from the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building – for which this city is celebrated for.

Then embark the Norwegian Escape, the largest ship in the award-winning Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, for your incredible 16-night voyage. Your first port of call is Royal Naval Dockyard, on Bermuda, a sun-drenched island nation amid the North Atlantic, which betrays a rich British heritage with its crisp colonial architecture. Enjoy the island’s pristine beaches and building your first-ever pink sandcastle at Horseshoe Bay Beach. After a four-day transatlantic sailing, you’ll arrive at the Portuguese Azores archipelago and charming capital, Ponta Delgada, then Lisbon, Portugal's main drawcard attraction, the capital city since 1147, filled with Gothic cathedrals, medieval castles and quaint neighbourhoods sprawled across hills.

Upon reaching the southern shores of Spain and its bewitching Andalusia region, you’ll make stops at ancient port city, Cádiz, for Seville, the culture-drenched capital, renowned for its flamenco dancing and then Málaga for the historic city of Granada, home to grand examples of medieval architecture dating back to the Moorish occupation. On Spain’s Balearic island of Ibiza, enjoy the gorgeous beaches and coastal beauty before sailing on to Barcelona, the vibrant Catalan capital and marvelling at the iconic, landmark, La Sagrada Familia. Leaving Spain, soak-up the glamour and glitz in Cannes on the legendary French Riviera, before arriving in Italy, stopping at Livorno, for Tuscany’s world-renowned, Renaissance cities of Florence and Pisa.  Sailing into Civitavecchia, you’ll disembark the Norwegian Escape and transfer to Rome. Here, you’ll enjoy a two-night hotel stay in this extraordinary ‘Eternal City,’ the ancient epicentre of the Roman Empire and pulsating modern capital of Italy – a fitting finale to your incredible voyage.

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Your Norwegian Escape Experience

Welcome on board the Norwegian Escape, one of the most exciting ships that sails the seas and the largest ship in the award-winning Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. Elegantly decorated with a perfect blend of relaxing retreats and lively ambience on board, you’ll find a wealth of entertainment and activities to indulge in for the most memorable time on the ocean waves. Enjoy the flexibility of Freestyle Dining in one of the 25-plus dining experiences, immerse yourself in Broadway hits like After Midnight at the extravagant theatre, chase sunsets on The Waterfront, a spectacular quarter-mile-long oceanfront promenade and treat yourself to a divine spa treatment at the luxury Mandara Spa.

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Dining

There’s a culinary delight to please every palate on board, with complimentary dining options that cover two main dining rooms, a help-yourself sumptuous buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Or enjoy a gastronomic treat at one of the many speciality restaurants that extend to sublime Italian and French cuisine.

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Activities

From top to bottom and from bow to stern, Norwegian Escape has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Splash around at Aqua Park with Free Fall, the fastest waterslides at sea, or visit the multi-level Sports Complex and walk The Plank, extending more than two metres over the side of the ship. Or indulge yourself at the blissful spa and designer boutiques.

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Entertainment

When it comes to the entertainment on board, you won't believe your eyes or your ears. As evening falls, the Norwegian Escape develops an exciting vibe as music, magic and comedy fill the entertainment lounges and bars. Take your pick between lavish Broadway-style shows, dance spectaculars, brilliant musicians or hilarious comedy acts. Or try your luck at the award-winning Casino.

Your 20 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 2

6 - 7 April 2024

Arrive in New York for a two-night hotel stay in this larger-than-life city, relishing ‘The Big Apple’s’ iconic sights and captivating experiences

Today you’ll arrive in the USA and New York City, one of the world’s most intoxicating and beloved cities, where you’ll transfer to your hotel for an exciting two-day hotel stay. Known as ‘The Big Apple,’ New York is truly larger-than-life, brimming with iconic sights and famous landmarks at every turn – some of which you’ll get to experience on this captivating port of call. Along the city’s bustling streets filled with yellow cabs, gaze upwards in awe at the well-known monuments towering above you. Marvel at breathtaking city views atop the elegant Empire State Building, stroll through Central Park’s shaded walkways or explore Chinatown and the storied Statue of Liberty. You could also shop ‘til you drop along glitzy Fifth Avenue or sample some of New York’s world-famous tasty treats, such as pizzas and bagels.

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Day 3

8 April 2024

In New York, embark the magnificent cruise ship, the Norwegian Escape, for your unforgettable voyage ahead

Transfer to the port and then embark the stellar Norwegian Escape, one of the most exciting ships on the seas! As you settle-in on board the Norwegian Cruise Line’s largest ship, you’ll be awestruck by her scale and bold, contemporary styling. The first of the prestigious line’s Breakaway Plus class vessels to be built, Norwegian Escape ushered in a new era of 21st century cruising and influenced countless other ship designs – but her ultra-high spec facilities and welcoming rooms still set an industry standard. Choose from more than 25 dining experiences, fourteen bars and lounges – including The Cellars, the Norwegian’s first ever wine bar – a jam-packed schedule of top-class productions and state-of-the-art leisure facilities. Just don’t expect to try them all in one voyage!

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Day 4

9 April 2024

As you cruise towards your first exciting destination, you’ll find plenty on board day and night to keep you distracted

The Norwegian Escape’s class-leading upper deck facilities offer something for everyone no matter how much energy you’ve got to burn. In addition to standard water slides for kids and adults, there are two free fall slides with trapdoor capsule entry pods and gravity-defying loops; if you prefer physical challenges to adrenaline there are ropes courses – again in two sizes. To counter all the excitement there’s three pools to chill out in, one of which boasts a waterside bar. Later, connect with the sea along The Waterfront, a breathtaking, quarter-mile-long oceanfront promenade, where you can discover a new restaurant or bar every day and night! Pull-up a stool at The Cellars Wine bar, Norwegian's first ever wine bar, dine oceanside at La Cucina and savour delicious lobster fettuccine, or simply bask in the refreshing ocean breezes and watch the gorgeous sunset with your friends.

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Day 5

10 April 2024

Welcome to sun-drenched Bermuda and the amiable Royal Naval Dockyard, where you can indulge in fusion cuisine and exciting water sports

Today, your first stop is sunny Bermuda, a stunning island nation in the North Atlantic that betrays a deep British heritage with its crisp colonial architecture. Enjoy a port of call at Royal Naval Dockyard, located at Bermuda’s westernmost tip. Stroll along the rainbow-coloured Front Street to discover a series of quaint boutique shops, sample one of many fusion restaurants that blend British, Portuguese, African and West Indian cuisines and visit the crafts market and fascinating maritime museum. Alternatively, participate in some of the water sports available in and around the gorgeous harbour and relax on the pristine beaches, perhaps building your first-ever pink sandcastle at Horseshoe Bay Beach.

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Days 6 - 9

11 - 14 April 2024

With four relaxing days at sea, savour the diverse and mouth-watering dining experiences and culinary treats on board

With more than 25 superb dining experiences, you can savour a wide selection of delicious cuisines on board the Norwegian Escape. And with no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating, nobody does dining quite like Norwegian. For Complimentary Dining, head to the ship’s Main Dining Rooms, where the daily changing menus are as fresh as the ingredients. Or reserve a seat at a Specialty Restaurant for a taste of something unique and a night of gastronomic proportions. With a la carte menus featured extensively you’ll be able to enjoy the very best in every category. For a truly ocean-going dining experience, a number of restaurants feature outdoor seating areas, including the award-winning Jose Garces’ seafood-oriented Bayamo and Pincho Tapas venues, Cagney’s Steakhouse and Tuscan-inspired La Cuchina.

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Day 10

15 April 2024

Discover the Portuguese Azores archipelago and its charming capital, Ponta Delgada

The capital of the Azores archipelago, Ponta Delgada, offers an intimate and friendly culture unlike other capitals, as well as plenty to see and do. Impressive churches, charming cobblestone streets and majestic white buildings stand as a constant reminder of the city's illustrious past. As soon as you walk through the gothic arches in the public square, you’re greeted by a range of restaurants and cafés to stop and people watch. If you feel the urge to explore the surrounding nature, head out to the crater lakes of Sete Cidades where cerulean waters are framed by green pines, ferns and grassland. Beyond, the wild Atlantic Ocean offers superb whale watching opportunities, plus surfing and water sports.

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Day 11

16 April 2024

With a day cruising at sea, take time out to pamper yourself at the ships’ blissful Mandara Spa

On this day at sea, if you’re seeking to indulge yourself in some quality ‘me’ time, look no further than the Norwegian Escape’s blissful haven, Mandara Spa. The perfect place to unwind and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit, let the Spa’s professionals soothe and pamper you with a full menu of treatments, therapies and services. Treat yourself to a massage like the hot-stone massage, one of over 50 specialty treatments available, ranging from the classic to the luxurious. The Spa Thermal Suite also entices with a Thalasso Therapy Pool as well as an aromatic steam room and sauna, for the ultimate in relaxation.

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Day 12

17 April 2024

Explore the charming Portuguese capital, Lisbon on foot or by tram and discover its atmospheric neighbourhoods

With its Gothic cathedrals, medieval castles and quaint neighbourhoods, Lisbon is Portugal's main drawcard attraction – and capital since 1147– and an unforgettable stop on any European cruise. This pint-sized city effortlessly blends traditional and contemporary culture and sprawls across seven hills; it’s all easy to explore thanks to a network of traditional trams that criss-cross this captivating city and lead to lovely beaches beyond. But you can also explore Europe’s second-oldest capital on foot, especially, the narrow cobblestone streets of the Alfama district; stop along the way at a remarkable museum, or perhaps a 1930s-era patio café.

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Day 13

18 April 2024

Arrive in Southern Spain’s enchanting Andalusia region and discover the ancient port city of Cádiz and the culture-drenched capital, Seville

Once arriving on mainland Spain’s southern shores and the magical Andalusia region, you’ll first stop at Cádiz. An ancient port city regarded as the oldest, continuously inhabited city in Western Europe, Cádiz is famed for holding the Spanish Armada. You are, however, likely to be lured away to nearby Seville, the enchanting capital of Andalusia. Discover Seville’s acclaimed culture, such as flamenco dancing and historic architecture that extends to the breathtaking Plaza de Espana and the gothic Cathedral, one of the world’s largest. Built between 1402 and 1517, Seville’s cathedral houses the sarcophagus of the explorer Christopher Columbus. As you stroll along winding medieval lanes, sample lively Tapas bars and spot the many bitter orange trees, the essential ingredient in the world’s finest marmalades produced here.

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Day 14

19 April 2024

Along the coast of the breathtaking Andalusia region, stop at vibrant Málaga then make your way to the compelling and historic city of Granada

Also within southern Spain’s Andalusia region, Málaga's strategic position to the Mediterranean Sea has always made this beach city an attractive zone for foreign invasions and today, a hugely popular tourist destination. From Málaga, you can make your way to Granada, a striking city in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains and worth the 149-kilometre drive. Granada showcases an intriguing blend of Arab and European cultures and is renowned for its grand examples of medieval architecture dating back to the Moorish occupation, especially the Alhambra. One of the finest examples of Moorish art in Spain, this sprawling hilltop fortress complex encompasses royal palaces, serene patios and reflecting pools from the Nasrid dynasty, as well as the fountains and orchards of the Generalife gardens.

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Day 15

20 April 2024

Relish your time on the gorgeous Balearic Island of Ibiza, soaking-up the dazzling coastal beauty, hedonistic beach life and historic quarters

With its youthful spirit and natural beauty, the Balearic Island of Ibiza, or "Eivissa," as it's known locally, is perfect for those who love the outdoor life. The island’s sparkling coastlines are majestically rugged and the hills come carpeted with verdant olive and fig trees – quintessential Mediterranean sights. Two of the most popular beaches are Talamanca and Ses Figueretes. The capital, Ciudad de Ibiza, offers a variety of experiences to discover, especially in the historic Dalt Vila district. From the 16th century Castle of Ibiza to the Museum of Contemporary Art and scenic strolls along quaint cobblestone streets, Ibiza never fails to captivate anyone who is lucky to visit here.

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Day 16

21 April 2024

Experience the vibrant ambiance and artistic treasures of Catalan’s sensational Barcelona

Huddled between the mountains and the sea, the Catalan capital, Barcelona, is one of Europe’s most attractive cities, offering a wealth of rich architecture, history and culture. This vibrant and cosmopolitan Spanish city nurtured such creative giants as Picasso, Dali, Miro and Casals, so pay a visit to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, which houses Spain’s largest collection of Catalan art and reveals stunning vistas across the city. Stop at the city’s iconic landmark, Antoni Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, distinctive for its ornate spires and take a stroll along the wide, tree-lined promenades of Las Ramblas at the heart of the city, soaking up the wonderful ambiance. Be sure to make time to taste authentic Spanish tapas. within the historic Gothic Quarter.

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Day 17

22 April 2024

Soak-up the glitz and glamour of Cannes, an alluring star of the French Riviera

An impossibly glamorous destination in the South of France, Cannes is the French Riviera at its finest. The home of the annual International Film Festival, Cannes is an exciting place for people-watching, especially in a chic pavement café – you may just spot a celebrity or two passing by. Take a leisurely stroll along the palm-lined Promenade de la Croisette, the city’s peaceful gardens resplendent with fountains or the bustling old quarter. You could also admire the liner-sized yachts of the rich and famous moored by the port or take a drive up Suquet Hill for marvellous views across the city and sparkling Mediterranean Sea.

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Day 18

23 April 2024

In Italy’s stunning Tuscany region, sail into Livorno, then marvel at the stupendous Renaissance heritage of nearby Florence and Pisa

The charming port city of Livorno is the gateway to the glorious region of Tuscany. From here, you’ll head to Florence, known as the ‘Cradle of the Renaissance.’ An achingly romantic city that is home to a staggering artistic and architectural renaissance legacy, the Tuscan capital is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Don’t miss the Duomo, a cathedral with a striking terracotta-tiled dome, or the Uffizi Gallery, rivalled only by the Louvre for its collection of Renaissance masterpieces. You might choose to explore nearby Pisa, with its charming Romanesque buildings, Gothic churches and Renaissance piazzas. Ascending the world-famous leaning tower of Pisa is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, immersed in history and admiring fantastic views from the top.

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Days 19 - 20

24 - 25 April 2024

Disembark your cruise in Rome, then enjoy a two-night hotel stay and La Dolce Vita in this enchanting ‘Eternal City’

Today your extraordinary cruise concludes and you’ll disembark the Norwegian Escape in Civitavecchia, Rome's ancient seaport. Your epic adventure however continues as you transfer to your hotel for a memorable two-night stay in Rome. The ancient capital of the Roman Empire and centre of Christianity for nearly 2,000 years, Rome is described as being the world’s biggest open-air museum. With its unparalleled history and astounding monuments and archaeological sites – including the iconic Colosseum, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Vatican City – this ‘Eternal City’ provides an inexhaustible sightseeing feast. However, Italy’s dazzling capital city is also a bustling metropolis and brims with a mesmerising ambiance, where you can experience for yourself, La Dolce Vita.

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Day 21

26 April 2024

Bid a fond farewell to Rome and Italy and transfer to the airport for your onward flight

Today, it’s time to say ‘Arrivederci’ to Rome and Italy. Filled with a wealth of memories to cherish for a lifetime, you’ll transfer to the airport for your onward flight home.

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Your Hotel Stays

Moxy NYC Downtown
★★★★

Recognized by Conde Nast Traveler as one of New York’s best city hotels, Moxy NYC Downtown is true to its name, located in the heart of the Big Apple with views of the Brooklyn Bridge, just steps away from the World Trade Centre. All rooms are designed with natural light in mind and a playful attention to detail from hanging chairs to textured bed throws, complimented by 50-inch TVs, surround sound and adjustable lighting. Boasting an expansive 5000 square foot bar replete with plush sitting alcoves and retro workspaces, relax in the evenings as you sip on an artisanal cocktail from a custom curated menu. Explore the neighbourhood by visiting avant-garde art galleries in Bushwick, dining in the quaint restaurants of West Village or enjoying the best of authentic Asian fare in Chinatown. 

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Grand Hotel Palatino
★★★★

Grand Hotel Palatino Located in Rione Monti, a dynamic and lively neighbourhood in central Rome, Grand Hotel Palatino is the best choice for a comfortable, relaxing and rewarding stay in the Eternal City. Its extraordinary position, located in front of the famous Borgia staircase, allows you to quickly reach the capital’s main points of interest, such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. This eight-storey property offers 200 guestrooms and suites of various types, some offering splendid views of the city. With a choice of three dining rooms, discover Rome through the flavours and aromas of traditional cuisine, inspired by great Italian recipes created by talented local chefs. Within the hotel, you’ll also relish the large lobby with inviting bar and a gym and the courteous and professional staff, at your disposal 24 hours a day.

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Your Holiday Summary

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 16 night all-inclusive cruise on board Norwegian Escape

Four FREE at sea inclusions when booking ANY cabin:

  • FREE Beverage Package
  • FREE Specialty Dining Package
  • FREE Shore Excursions Credits
  • FREE WI-FI Package

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in New York at Moxy NYC Downtown
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Rome at the Grand Hotel Palatino with breakfast

All flights, taxes and transfers

*Savings based on Inside cabin pricing

Prices

20 Nights |  Departing 6 April 2024

Departing

Perth

Inside

$5,999pp

Outside

$7,299pp

Balcony

$7,999pp

Suite

$9,999pp

Departing

Sydney

Inside

$6,199pp

Outside

$7,499pp

Balcony

$8,199pp

Suite

$10,199pp

Departing

Brisbane

Inside

$6,299pp

Outside

$7,599pp

Balcony

$8,299pp

Suite

$10,299pp

Departing

Melbourne

Inside

$6,499pp

Outside

$7,799pp

Balcony

$8,499pp

Suite

$10,499pp

Departing

Adelaide

Inside

$6,699pp

Outside

$7,999pp

Balcony

$8,699pp

Suite

$10,699pp