NCL-Norwegian Cruise Line announced a further restart of sailings in Europe from the homeports of Barcelona, Spain, and Civitavecchia (Rome, Italy) with previously scheduled port-intensive itineraries to the Greek Isles and Mediterranean beginning September 5, 2021.
Guided by the robust protocols of the Sail Safe Global Health & Safety Program, and in partnership with local governments, Norwegian plans to welcome travellers to experience the vibrant cultures and sites of Italy, Spain, and Greece.
Currently scheduled to sail from Barcelona, NCL Norwegian Epic will cruise 7-night Western Mediterranean itineraries from September 5, 2021, through October 24, 2021, with NCL Norwegian Getaway offering a mix of 10 to 11-day Greek Isles cruises from Civitavecchia (Rome) from September 13, 2021, through October 25, 2021.
With 5 to 8 ports of call, up to 13 hours in each port city, and no more than 2 days at sea, passengers can spend their days exploring medieval architecture and ancient ruins, admiring artistic masterpieces, or savoring a variety of cuisine.
In conjunction with the redeployment announcement, NCL has canceled all cruises on Pride of America and Norwegian Bliss through July 31; Norwegian Getaway through September 2; Norwegian Dawn, Spirit and Star through September 30; Norwegian Sun through October 7; Norwegian Escape through October 10; Norwegian Breakaway through October 17, 2021; and Norwegian Gem from October 29 through November 17, 2021.
The cruise line also announced the redeployment of 5 of its 17 ships beginning July 25, 2021, sailing new and revised itineraries in the Caribbean and Europe as part of its return to service plans.
Passengers will be able to sail the Greek Isles with 7-night itineraries on Norwegian Jade from Piraeus (Athens) beginning July 25, or aboard Norwegian Getaway with 10 to 11-day sailings departing from Civitavecchia (Rome) from September 13 through October 25, 2021.
Week-long Western Mediterranean itineraries will be available aboard Norwegian Epic from Barcelona between September 5-October 24, 2021.
NCL will also resume sailings to the Caribbean on August 7, 2021, with week-long Western Caribbean itineraries aboard NCL Norwegian Joy from Montego Bay, and 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruises from Punta Cana / La Romana on Norwegian Gem.