European Explorer Cruise (Southampton to Rome)

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    13 days, 12 nights
  • history
    13 days
  • history
    12 nights
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    8 October 2024
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    20 October 2024
  • D​iscover the best ports in Spain, Malta and Italy
  • Explore Europe on the beautiful Caribbean Princess
  • Up to USD$250 onboard credit per cabin*

Embark on an unforgettable 12-night cruise from Southampton to Rome, a journey brimming with rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cultures. Your adventure begins in the charming port city of Southampton, setting sail towards the scenic shores of La Coruña, Spain, where ancient traditions meet modern delights. Continue to the enchanting Seville (Cadiz), renowned for its flamenco dancing and historic architecture.

In Malaga, discover the birthplace of Picasso and soak up the sun on its pristine beaches. Cartagena invites you to explore its Roman ruins and naval heritage, while the stunning island of Mallorca (Palma) offers breathtaking views and vibrant nightlife. The journey then takes you to Valletta, Malta, where history and beauty converge in its fortified cityscape.

In Sicily (Messina), experience the island's rich culture and delectable cuisine. Finally, the picturesque town of Salerno awaits, with its stunning Amalfi Coast views, before culminating in the eternal city of Rome, where ancient history and modern elegance intertwine. This cruise promises a blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion, creating memories to last a lifetime.


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Cruise Map


  • Princess accommodations 
  • Main Meals & Snacks at A La Carte Restaurant, Horizon Court/World Fresh Marketplace Buffet, Award-winning Pizzeria, Poolside Burger-grill and Swirls Ice Cream 
  • Room Service 
  • Pools, heated spas & gym 
  • Broadway style nightly entertainment & comedy shows
  • On-Demand Stateroom TV Entertainment
  • MedallionClass® Experience 

If you want the most value out of your holiday it really Pays to Plus. With a Princess Plus or Princess Premier package you could treat yourself daily to cocktails, enjoy a fitness class or unlimited juice. Plus indulge in a premium dessert. What’s more, you’ll be free to stream your favourite shows and stay in touch with your loved ones thanks to Wi-Fi included. Save money on the things you’re going to do anyway with the Princess Plus package. 

Upgrade to Princess Plus (for just $65 pp/day) to enjoy:

  • Wi-Fi (one device per guest)
  • Plus Beverage Package (drinks up to $22 each)
  • Unlimited juice bar
  • Premium Desserts (2 per day)
  • Fitness Classes (2 per cruise)
  • NEW 2 casual dining meals per guest
  • NEW OceanNow delivery
  • NEW Room service delivery
  • Overall savings of over 60%!
Your fare excludes:
  • Travel insurance & airfares


  • 8 October 2024: Southampton
  • 9 October 2024: At Sea
  • 10 October 2024: La Coruna, Spain
  • 11 October 2024: At Sea
  • 12 October 2024: Seville (Cadiz), Spain
  • 13 October 2024: Malaga, Spain
  • 14 October 2024: Cartagena, Spain
  • 15 October 2024: Mallorca (Palma), Spain
  • 16 October 2024: At Sea
  • 17 October 2024: Valletta, Malta
  • 18 October 2024: Sicily (Messina), Italy
  • 19 October 2024: Salerno, Italy
  • 20 October 2024: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Dates and Prices


Departing from Southampton on 8 October 2024 - Arriving in Civitavecchia (Rome) 20 October 2024+ Up to USD$250 onboard credit per cabin*

  • Inside cabin from $1,811 per person twin share / $3,390pp sole use*
  • Obstructed Outside cabin from $1,928 per person twin share / $3,624pp sole use*
  • Balcony cabin from $2,901 per person twin share / $5,570pp sole use*
  • Mini Suite from $3,491 per person twin share / $6,750pp sole use*
  • S​uites from $8,131 per person twin share / $16,030pp sole use*

Please call 1300 414 198 to confirm up-to-date pricing and availability.

*Please note: Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate without notice.


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Balcony Princess Caribbean

Exciting adventures await aboard Caribbean Princess, as she sets sail with a multi-million-dollar array of luxurious enhancements. From staterooms that offer a more restful sleep, to endless tempting new dining options, fresh experiences for kids and teens, plus other upgrades, you’ll find Caribbean Princess herself has come back new. Learn more about the transformation.

  • G​uests: 3,140
  • C​rew: 1,200
  • R​efurbished: May 2019
  • T​onnage: 112,894
  • L​ength: 952 feet
  • H​eight: 193 feet


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