Earlier this year, Norwegian Cruise Line announced their largest ship, the Norwegian Epic, would spend a full year sailing throughout Europe from Barcelona, Spain.
Today, Norwegian Cruise Line has announced a new Canary Islands itinerary and a number of refreshed western Mediterranean itineraries for the Norwegian Epic’s winter 2015/16 cruise season.
Norwegian Epic will offer ten day Canary Islands & Morocco itineraries from Barcelona, Spain beginning on November 29, 2015. Norwegian Epic’s Canary Islands & Morocco itineraries will call in Tangier, Morocco; Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain; Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain; Funchal, Madeira, Portugal; and Málaga (Granada), Spain. A special nine day Canary Island sailing will be offered for Christmas 2015.
Setting sail to the western Mediterranean, the Norwegian Epic will offer guests six, ten, eleven, and twelve day sailings. The refreshed western Mediterranean itineraries will feature calls in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy; Carthage, Tunisia; Palermo, Sicily, Italy; Naples (Pompeii), Italy; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy; Palma, Majorca, Spain; Valencia, Spain; and Barcelona, Spain.
“Norwegian Epic is the perfect ship to bring to Europe year-round and the ship’s new Europe itineraries are sure to be a hit among cruisers looking to explore this spectacular part of the world,” said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line’s chief executive officer. “These new itineraries provide exciting experiences and sights for our guests, while giving them a chance to spend more time exploring more of the beautiful cities that Europe is known for.”
The new European itineraries will be available for booking beginning in April 2014.