Experience the "Old World" from the inside out. Our Europe cruise itineraries take you to the some of the Old World's most marvelous cities. But, of course, no trip to Europe would be complete without exploring its magnificent interior - and there's no better way to do that than with a Royal Caribbean cruisetour.
A Europe cruisetour lets you see the sun set over the skyline of Paris. Sip an authentic ale in a London pub. Touch the walls of a thousand-year-old castle. And enjoy the aroma of a steaming bowl of paella in a Barcelona café. Wherever your cruisetour takes you, you can bet it'll be an adventure to remember.
Spain's "city that never sleeps," Madrid offers a nightlife that'll keep you going till the wee hours. But you'll want to get a little shut-eye so you can be fresh for your city tour of Madrid with stops at the Plaza Mayor, Plaza de España and the Royal Palace as well as a half-day tour to the historic city of Toledo.
Go Goth on a visit to Barcelona's famous Gothic Quarter - unrivaled for its medieval atmosphere and wealth of historic buildings. You'll also see the spectacular 1992 Olympic Ring and Stadium, and visit Antoni Gaudí's unfinished La Sagrada Familia. With eight soaring spires and a spectacular main facade, it's a true architectural masterpiece.
Upon arriving in Paris, you'll immediately feel the romantic vibes of this passionate city. On this land journey you'll tour the illustrious Notre Dame Cathedral - it ranks as one of the greatest achievements of Gothic architecture in the whole city. And don't miss your chance to view its world-famous landmarks, the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe.
If you haven't been to London, you more than likely know someone who has. The pure classic beauty of London is unparalleled in Europe. You'll experience everything from lounging in the warm rays of the sun in Hyde Park to strolling through the busy English centers of Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square. Of course, there are also thousands of beautifully crafted buildings such as Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.
Featuring Stresa, Largo Maggorie, and Lake Como, you'll experience the breathtaking Italian Lakes region. Do some casual sightseeing, sample the area's local cuisine, and take a half-day boat excursion to the scenic Borromean Islands.
Explore Venice on a half-day guided walking tour of this magnificent floating city. Sights include St. Mark's Square, a view of the famous Bell Tower, an interior visit to St. Mark's Cathedral and a view of the Bridge of Sighs from the Doge's Palace. And if all that isn't enough, you'll have plenty of time to leisurely discover the hidden treasures of Venice on your own.
There is so much to do and see - and eat - in Florence! Your time here is bound to be a true feast for the senses. Check out some of the recommended local points of interest and restaurants for dinner. During your stay, you'll enjoy a half-day walking tour of Florence including visits to Cathedral Square, the Duomo and Santa Croce Cathedral. And you'll have lots of time for sightseeing, shopping and lunching on your own. In the evening you'll enjoy a group dinner at a local restaurant.
When in Rome…visit the many wonders of the Eternal City, including the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, an interior tour of the Colosseum and more. You'll enjoy time on your own to explore, and you'll also take a guided tour of Vatican City, with an interior visit at St. Peter's Square, St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museum and magnificent Sistine Chapel.