Journey from Rome to Barcelona on Explora Journeys

Main Destination Barcelona from $6,500.00 USD per person based on double occupancy Jun 09 - Jun 16 , 2025

I am excited to share this inaugural hosted experience with you on Explora Journeys. I am intrigued by their bold new vision for ocean travel that includes vessels designed in partnership with the world’s foremost super-yacht specialists, Fincantieri. The result is a seamless blend of European craftsmanship and vibrant design that offers guests their own Home at Sea

Fully invest in la dolce vida and historic Italy from hidden parts of Rome; Naples, the cradle of Italian culture; and Sicily, home to some of the best-preserved relics of Greece’s Golden Age. Tunis, the gateway to North Africa offers a labyrinth of souks and astonishing mosaics before we reach the gem of Carloforte located in the Sardianan Sea which blends Italian and Ligurian influences. Leave craggy coastlines behind and venture to the heartland of the biggest Balearic. Where endless authentic charm, history and nature await. Our final stop is in the cultural heart of Catalan, Barcelona, with its high energy and undisturbed tradition. 

Why Ralph Recommends this trip… 

  • Explora itineraries are exclusively designed for small, agile groups seeking peerless experiences, to witness moments that are off-limits to most.  
  • This is not your average 7-day Mediterranean cruise with stops in Naples, Sicily, Tunisia before moving to the incredible Mediterranean islands of Sardinia and Mallorca. 
  • This cruise sails on Monday allowing you to spend the weekend in Rome where you can stay at one of the new hotels on the scene like The EDITION or Blgari Rome. 
  • Disembark in Barcelona with plenty of time to explore other parts of Spain. 

Ready to book? Click here to book your spot today! 

Day-by-Day Itinerary: 

Monday, June 9, 2025, Embark Rome, Italy Depart 8:00pm 

There’s more to Rome than its ancient architecture. The Eternal City is home to a seemingly endless array of hidden gems, fashion aristocracy, and vespa jaunts to The Appian Way. 

Tuesday, June 10, 2025, Naples, Italy, 9:00am-8:00pm 

Gastronomy, art and architecture chart the passage of time in Naples, city of drama and art in the long shadow of Mount Vesuvius; gateway to the Amalfi Coast and dreamy Capri.  

Wednesday, June 11, 2025, Trapani, Sicily, 9:00am-9:00pm 

Fully invest in la dolce vita. Savor exciting historical sites and authentic Sicilian life in the City of Salt and Sail. Admire some of the best-preserved relics of Greece's Golden Age at the UNESCO- acclaimed ancient city of Agrigento. Life moves slowly here due to Trapani ‘s old-world Mediterranean soul. 

Thursday, June 12, 2025, Tunis, Tunisia, 8:00am-6:00pm 

Portimão captures the true essence of the Algarve with its breathtaking beaches, Moorish architecture, green headlands and peaceful old fishing villages that are so very Portuguese. 

Friday, June 13, 2025, Carloforte, Sardinia, 9:00am-10:00pm 

Embark on a journey to Carloforte, a gem nestled in the Sardinian seas. Stroll through the charming streets adorned with colorful facades and artisan shops. Explore the historic charm of the Church of San Carlo Borromeo and the quaint Piazza Carlo Emanuele. Immerse yourself in the island's maritime spirit at the picturesque marina. Carloforte, with its blend of Italian and Ligurian influences, invites you to savor the magic of Sardinian coastal life. From traditional cuisine to serene waterfronts, every corner of Carloforte resonates with the allure of the Mediterranean.  

Saturday, June 14, 2025, Day at Sea  

Sunday, June 15, 2025, Mallorca, Spain, 10:00am-8:00pm 

Leave craggy coastlines behind to explore a big Balearic heartland. Mallorca is ripe for exploring old-world charm, wildlife galore, history, chic boutiques and endless nature.  

Monday, June 16, 2025, Disembark Barcelona, Spain


Prices are Per Suite based on Double Occupancy. 

We want to speak with you prior to booking to be sure you have made the right choice, explored all options before, during and after this  trip including flights, transfers, travel insurance, passports and visas.

Homes at SeaPricing
Penthouse$6,500 per person
Deluxe Penthouse$6750 per person
Premier Penthouse$6950 per person
Grand Penthouse$7850 per person
Cove Residence$10,100 per person
Retreat Residence$11,00 per person
Serenity Residence$11,900 per person
Cocoon Residence$12,750 per person
Owner's Residence$35,950 per person

Your All-inclusive fare includes: 

  • Suite accommodations 
  • In-suite welcome bottle of champagne upon arrival 
  • A bottle of wine and a bottle of spirit of your choice upon arrival 
  • Authentic, cultured, and intuitive service from our team of hospitality experts 
  • Nine distinct culinary experiences, including in-suite dining 
  • Unlimited beverages, fine wines and premium spirits, specialty coffees, teas and soft drinks available anytime, including in-suite mini bar* 
  • Access to the spa thermal area  
  • Wellbeing and fitness programs on board and at the destinations 
  • Laundry (additional fees apply for wet-cleaning and ironing
  • All on-board gratuities  
  • Wi-Fi in suites and public areas (up to 3 devices per guest)
  • Port Fees & Taxes  
  • Shuttle services from port to city center (where required / available) 

* For fine wine and spirits connoisseurs or those wishing to elevate their experience or celebrate a special occasion, an ultra-exquisite selection of wines, spirits, and liqueurs, will also be available for an additional fee.

Your fare does not include 

  • Airfare, hotel accommodations, transfers, luggage handling 
  • Any independent contractors' services or products or Destination Experiences, meals ashore, Food & Beverage exclusive products, salon services, spa treatments, or personal purchases from the boutique.  
  • Gratuities are not included for salon services or spa treatments.  
  • Items from the Private Reserve List are not included in the cruise fare. 

Deposit is only 25% to hold the suite. Final payments due by June 4, 2025.

Ready to book? Click here to book your spot today! 

Important information 

We want to speak with you prior to booking to be sure you have made the right choice, explored all options before during and after this trip including flights, transfers, travel insurance, passports and visas. 

Explora Journeys Cancellation Policy: 

Until 151 days prior (until 9 January 2025)An administrative fee of USD 200
150-121 days prior (until 7 February 2025)15% of total Journey fare 
120-91 days prior (until 8 march 2025)25% of total Journey fare
90-61 days prior (until 6 April 2025)50% of total Journey fare
60-31 days prior (until 5 May 2025)75% of total Journey fare
30 days or less 100% of total Journey fare

For Ocean Suites & Penthouses

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Travelers Age  Cost
0-17 yr 3.2%
18-34 yr4.1%
35-59 yr6.1%
60-69 yr8.5%
70-79 yr10.9%
80+ yr14%

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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