Rome to Barcelona with Leland Conway
Dear KHOW friends and family,
My wife, Tabatha, and I have always focused on adventure as a couple. We’ve made traveling to new places, meeting new people, and having new and ever more epic experiences a centerpiece of our marriage and our lives! That is why she and I are super excited to invite our KHOW listener family on the trip of a lifetime!
We are going to see amazing sights, eat some of the world’s most delicious food, and make memories together that will last forever – all facilitated by one of the top cruise and tour companies in the world and all in the lap of luxury on one of the newest and most advanced ships in the Celebrity cruise line!
From Italy to France, to Spain, you will see the Mediterranean and southern Europe in style!
Come with us on an epic trip – for an absolutely epically low price – and let’s go explore the world together!
Leland and Tabatha Conway
Per Person Double Occupancy
August 8-18, 2024
11 Days / 10 Nights
Depart the USA on your overnight flight to the Eternal City of Rome.
Arrive in Rome
You arrive late in the afternoon in the enchanting city of Rome. After settling into your charming hotel in the heart of the city center, conclude the day with a welcome dinner, offering you a delicious glimpse into the culinary wonder that Rome has to offer. (D)
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Discover the wonder of Rome with an exclusive half-day sightseeing tour and special access to the Colosseum. Explore the city’s iconic landmarks, delve into its rich history, and establish a profound connection to its storied past. Embark onto the Celebrity Ascent deluxe cruise ship later today to continue your journey in style. (B, D)
Discover Ajaccio, Corsica’s elegant coastal town, where the French and Italian influences blend seamlessly. With its palm-fringed beaches, vibrant shopping, and historical sites like Maison Napoleon, the birthplace of the iconic French leader, and the nearby cathedral, Ajaccio, offers a delightful mix of history, culture, and Mediterranean charm. Explore old town streets, sample local market delights, and savor a fusion of French and Italian cuisine, including Corsican specialties like pork charcuterie and Fratelli, a chestnut flower doughnut. (B, L, D)
Featured Experience: This evening, join your fellow travelers and host, Leland, for cocktails, tasty hors d’oeuvres, live music, and great conversation.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Portofino, a pastel village nestled on its own secluded peninsula. Enjoy a café stop, with yachts bobbing in the harbor, and explore charming boutiques and historic sites such as the Church of St. Martin and Castello Brown fortress. Then, venture to the fascinating Cinque Terre National Park, a seascape of cliff-carved fishing villages. Hike along 15th century footpaths through olive groves and vineyards, savoring breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. (B, L, D)
Florence/Pisa (La Spezia), Italy
Experience the heart of Florence on an included tour, where you’ll explore iconic landmarks like Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, and the enchanting Ponte Vecchio Bridge. While in the city center, take some time to immerse yourself in the charm of Florence at your own pace. As the day concludes, you’ll set off for La Spezia harbor. (B, D)
Cannes, the embodiment of French Riviera allure, boasts long boardwalks, luxurious yachts, and sun-drenched plazas. As a former fishing village turned glamorous retreat, it has been a playground for the wealthy since the 1800s. Stroll the palm-lined Promenade de la Croisette, indulging in haute couture boutiques. Explore the Marché Forville, a delightful food market offering fresh oysters, French cheeses, and more. Consider a ferry to nearby islands for a visit to Fort Royal, the origin of the Man in the Iron Mask legend. (B, L, D)
At Sea – Cruising
Savor the serene moments at sea as you recharge. Lounge by the pool, indulge at the spa, enjoy onboard delicacies, or explore the enticing venues, and extensive amenities onboard. (B, L, D)
Featured Experiences: Join Leland for an exclusive Q&A this afternoon and again this evening, with your fellow travelers, at an after-dinner party.
Palma De Mallorca, Spain
Experience an island enclave often called a mini-Barcelona, where Gothic charm intertwines with centuries of Roman and Moorish history. Explore El Baluard, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, built atop the 16th century Bastio de Sant Pere. And don’t miss the chance to shop for pearls at the city’s jewelers! (B, L, D)
Debarkation – Barcelona, Spain
Begin your Barcelona adventure with the anticipation of discovery as you disembark from the ship. Your day unfolds with an included sightseeing tour, where the vibrant history of Barcelona comes to life. Ascend Montjuic Hill to embrace the breathtaking views, exploring the remnants of a historic fortress that once guarded the city from enemies. Descend to relive the energy of the 1992 Olympics site. Marvel at the magnificent National Museum of Catalan Art and the iconic Plaza España, an epicenter of monumental grandeur. A visit to the iconic Sagrada Familia awaits, immersing you in architectural wonder. Afterward, you’ll pass by the Paseo de Gracia Boulevard, featuring modern architectural gems like Casa Batlló and la Casa Amatller. Your tour of Barcelona concludes with a tapas lunch with sangria in Plaza Cataluña, a bustling hub surrounded by sculptures and fountains, and the opportunity to leisurely explore Barcelona’s iconic landmarks on your own this evening. (B, L)
Fly home to the USA. (B)
- Economy class roundtrip international airfare from Denver (DEN)*
- Premium hotel accommodations in Rome & Barcelona **
- 7-Night luxury cruise aboard the new Celebrity Ascent
- All ground transportation
- Expert English-speaking guides
- 23 Meals (9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners)
- Gratuities for cruise staff, driver-guide, drivers, & local guides
- Taxes and fees as of 10/31/2023
- Complete services of Cruise & Tour including Tour Director
*Other gateways may be available upon request. Additional charges may apply.
- Cruise in style with a Classic Beverage Package, Wi-Fi, and Pre-Paid Gratuities included.
- Cocktails with your host, Leland Conway.
- Get to know Leland during a Q&A session.
- Discover Rome, Florence, & Barcelona on private tours.
- Dance the night away at an after-dinner party!
- Increases in taxes, fees, or surcharges after 10/31/23
- Travel Insurance
- Air upgrades
- Airline baggage fees
- ETIAS authorization
- Items of a personal nature
Activity Level 3
This tour moves at a moderate pace where planned activities are extended and there will be limited leisure time. Days may begin earlier or end later in the evening. You can expect to be standing and walking for longer periods of time, climbing steps, walking uphill, and walking along uneven surfaces.
|Concierge Class Stateroom with Veranda||$5,799||Per Person Double Occupancy|
|Edge Single Stateroom with Infinite Veranda (limited availability)||$5,999||Per Single Occupancy|
|Sky Suite with Veranda||$8,499||Per Person Double Occupancy|
|Celebrity Suite with Veranda||$10,999||Per Person Double Occupancy|
|Business Class Air Upgrade||$4,999||Per Person|
|Travel Insurance||Quoted at time of booking||Per Person|
How to Book
- Call Cruise & Tour at (800) 383-3131 or REQUEST A CALL
- Ask to have a place held on this trip
- You will receive an email with a link to our online registration form
Fill it out and you’re in!
It’s that easy. Give us a call today!
Travel Insurance Information
Worldwide Trip Protector
Cruise & Tour recommends that you purchase travel insurance.
To purchase travel protection insurance:
- Click here to view and print the Travel Insured International brochure which has a brief summary of coverage.
- After making your travel reservation and deposit, a Cruise & Tour representative will create an insurance quote for you. You will receive that travel insurance quote from Travel Insured International Customer Care.
- From here you will be able to view the quote, add additional coverage options such as Cancel for Any Reason, and purchase your policy all in the Travel Insured International Portal.
Please Note: Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion will be waived if you purchase the protection plan within 21 days of the date of your initial trip payment. Options such as Cancel for Any Reason or Interrupt for Any Reason must also be purchased within 21 days of the date of your initial trip payment.
To view and print the Explanation of Benefits, click here.