Sunwing announces new Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona

Sunwing announces new Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona

Sunwing is pleased to expand its cruise offerings with its new Mediterranean cruise line-up departing from Barcelona, Spain in the summer of 2012 aboard Norwegian Cruise Line and MSC Cruises.

Sail the Western Mediterranean with Norwegian Cruise Line aboard the Norwegian Epic, NCL’s newest, largest and most innovative cruise ship built to date. Guests aboard the Norwegian Epic will be able to sample more than 20 delicious dining options and 20 bars and lounges, indulge in the sprawling spa and fitness centre, or try their luck at the exciting casino.

The Norwegian Epic also features several family friendly activities offering fun and excitement for all ages. Seven night sailings will depart Sundays from June 17th to September 2nd with itineraries including the following ports of call in Spain, Italy, and France: Barcelona, Naples, Rome, Florence, Nice, and Provence. Cruise packages & cruise deals include roundtrip flights from Toronto to Barcelona, 7 night cruise accommodation as selected, and roundtrip transfers to and from the Barcelona airport to the cruise pier.

Sunwing will also be offering Mediterranean cruises with MSC Cruises aboard two of its spectacular ships, Splendida and Fantasia.

The MSC Splendida presents cutting-edge technology combined with luxurious amenities. Several dining and entertainment options can be enjoyed aboard the ship, along with oceans of adventures for children and teens. This elegant cruise ship features the pampering MSC Aurea Spa, which offers saunas, Turkish baths, solarium, relaxation room, and more, as well as a “sun-kissed” exercise room, 4 swimming pools, and a squash court. Seven night sailings aboard the MSC Splendida depart Sundays from June 17th to September 2nd with itineraries including the following ports of call in Spain, Tunisia, Malta, and Italy: Barcelona, La Goulette, Valetta, Messina, Civitavecchia, and Genoa. Cruise packages include roundtrip flights from Toronto to Barcelona, 7 night cruise accommodation as selected, roundtrip transfers to and from the Barcelona airport to the cruise pier.

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The MSC Fantasia is the largest cruise ship ever built by a European ship owner and is considered a masterpiece of Italian style fused with elegance and advanced technology. The ship features many elegant amenities such as the Swarovski crystal staircase, MSC Aurea Spa with Thermal Cave, 12 hydro-massage pools, an Aqua Park, interactive 4-D cinema, and several restaurants, cafes and shops. Seven night sailings aboard the MSC Fantasia will depart on Fridays from June 22nd to August 31st with itineraries including the following ports of call in Spain, France, Italy, and Tunisia: Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa, Naples, Palermo, and La Goulette.

With sailings departing on Fridays, travellers can book cruise and flight packages along with pre and post hotel stays to create a flexible cruise and stay vacation.

Sunwing flights depart Toronto on Saturday evening and arrive into Barcelona on Sunday morning. All flights are on board wide-body Boeing 767s, and offer Elite service with a free checked baggage allowance of 25kg, a bon voyage glass of champagne, hot towel service, a choice of hot meals, complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, free headsets, movies, and bilingual flight attendants where applicable. Upgrades to Elite Plus Service are available for a small fee offering extra legroom, complimentary advance seat selection and priority check-in and boarding.