Princess Cruises unveils Spring & Summer 2024 European Season for Sun Princess ship

   October 28, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

When Sun Princess, the newest, biggest, and most innovative Princess Cruises ship, debuts in February 2024, passengers will set sail on a 10-day Grand Mediterranean inaugural voyage with departures from Barcelona (Spain), Civitavecchia-Rome (Italy), and Piraeus-Athens (Greece).

The inaugural voyage of the 175,500 GT newbuild starts on February 8, 2024. Additional Mediterranean voyages go on sale November 9, 2022, for sailings through to September 2024.

Sun Princess' full European season includes 10-day itineraries visiting popular sites throughout the Western and Eastern Mediterranean and the popular 7-day roundtrips (from either Barcelona, Civitavecchia-Rome or Piraeus-Athens) which are combinable into 14-day/21-day B2Bs.

As seen on "The Real Love Boat," a CBS reality dating adventure show set onboard a luxury Princess ship, the Sun Princess' inaugural sailings visit popular destinations like Gibraltar UK, Marseille (France), and Santorini (Greece).

Sun Princess cruise ship

Highlights of the March-September 2024 inaugural season of Sun Princess, feature:

  • 10-day "Grand Mediterranean" (maiden voyage) between Barcelona and Civitavecchia-Rome departing March 9, visiting Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Spain), Messina (Sicily Italy), Piraeus-Athens, Kusadasi-Ephesus (Turkey), Santorini Island and Naples.
  • 7-day Mediterranean with Greek Isles & Turkey cruises between Rome and Athens, 7-day Mediterranean with Greece & Italy between Athens and Barcelona, and 7-day Mediterranean with France & Italy between Barcelona and Rome, with 20+ departures to choose from between April-September 2024.
  • 9- to 23-day European Explorer itineraries between the Mediterranean and Southampton (England UK).
  • 9-day Grand Mediterranean roundtrips from Civitavecchia-Rome
  • 10-day Grand Mediterranean roundtrips from Civitavecchia-Rome or between Barcelona and Rome
  • 10-day Grand Western Mediterranean roundtrips from Civitavecchia-Rome.

The 16-day "Iberian Passage" Transatlantic crossing ( is between the UK and Florida USA (Southampton to Fort Lauderdale).