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Summer of 2022: Cunard’s 5-Star Queen Elizabeth 
Cruise round trip from Barcelona to the best 
of
the  Eastern Mediterranean

Barcelona, Cannes, Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Ajaccio

(Corsica), Valencia, Barcelona, Villefrance, Rome, Naples

Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona


August 29 to September 12, 2022 ~ 14 nights/15 days from $2179* ($156 per day) 
With Hosts José Catalán and Lance Wilson
                                                                        

                                                                                     Cunard’s round trip air fare between Phoenix  and                                                                                                           Barcelona from $985 including transfers. Premium                                                                                                       economy and business class are also available                        

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                    One, two or three-night Barcelona packages are  available.

                                                                                     

                                                                                     Option: 7 nights/8 days from $1219*  Barcelona, Cannes,                                                                                               Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Ajaccio, Corsica, Valencia to                                                                       Barcelona - August 29 to September 5, 2022

 

                                   

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Cruise Fares include:
•    Shipboard credit between $100 and $500 per stateroom
•    On board dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner matched to your stateroom category
•    24-hour room service
•    Satellite TV with multi-language channels

•    Tea and coffee making facilities in saterooms
•    Direct-dial telephone, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, bathrobe and slippers
•    Nightly turndown service with chocolate

 
 
 

 
With art deco features, a unique sports deck and the famous red funnel, Queen Elizabeth is one of the most recognisable ships in the world. Whether it’s visiting vibrant ports or choosing from an array of exciting activities, a journey on board Queen Elizabeth is one you’ll never forget.

From welcoming legends of the silver screen to transporting troops during WWII, Cunard’s 180-year legacy is an incredible story of mechanical feats, heroic acts and historic world-firsts at sea. Here are just a handful of the extraordinary moments that define our past and continue to inspire our future.
Join us on Queen Elizabeth and immerse yourself in her evocative art deco elegance. The newest Queen exudes style and has an especially refined feel. 

Queen Elizabeth invites you to an uncrowded world where spacious decks set the perfect backdrop for you to savor a flawless Cunard experience. Immerse yourself in endless entertainment, luxurious accommodation and an array of dining choices. Her art deco features and gleaming chandeliers blend with contemporary attractions to ensure a remarkable holiday. Enjoy croquet on her Games Deck, stunning entertainment in her Royal Court Theatre or relax in her elegant conservatory. The choice is yours. 


Watch a YouTube video of Queen Elizabeth at https://youtu.be/-gCn09lZrLU


*Per person, double, and air fare are subject to change and availability. Port of registry: Hamilton, Bermuda.
 

Our day by day itinerary from Barcelona round trip

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Monday, August 29 – Sail from Barcelona in the afternon.

Formerly a sleepy Spanish city, Barcelona was reborn during the 1992 Summer Olympics as an eclectic fusion of the modern and medieval. Seek inspiration from the creations of its modernist architect, Antonio Gaudí, or the Picasso Museum. Or, take in the breathtaking cathedral in the Gothic Quarter or the almost-completed Sagrada Familia pictured  here.

One, two or three-night Cunard packages are available in Barcelona.

Cunard economy class round trip air fare from Phoenix to Barcelona including airport transfers and taxes from $985 are available (subject to change and availability). Premium economy and business class fares are also available.

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August 30 A Day at Sea to relax and enjoy the many activities aboard Queen Elizabeth. The Mareel Wellness & Beauty spa, will put you firmly in the wellbeing zone. The holistic spa concept means you’re able to immerse yourself in a sanctuary of calm while making full use of the fantastic facilities. The ship’x fitness teams are on hand to create a programme suited to your needs, and there’s a huge range of fitness activities, along with refreshing pools and a fully-equipped gym. Many guests take an active stroll every day: on Queen Mary 2, three laps of Deck 7 is equivalent to a mile - a great calorie burner. Professionals from all walks of life are regularly on board to share their knowledge and stories - from astronauts to naturalists, film producers to broadcasters. The elegant on board library stocks over 8000 volumes - but it’s the atlas that's most requested by guests, and two copies are always available.Cunard cruises always sail with an inspiring keynote speaker. Indeed, the line- up - worthy of any great chat show - has previously included the likes of Alan Cumming OBE, Buzz Aldrin, Celia Imrie, and, not least, the King of Chat himself, Sir Michael Parkinson.deck quoits, table tennis, a golf tournament or Champagne ring toss? Great fun is guaranteed on the games deck, and there are sports competitions running throughout the day - a brilliant way to meet people.

31-Aug-22   WED  Cannes, France In Port -     Early morning to early evening.
Cannes is renowned around the world for its incredible beaches, luxurious hotels, chic boutiques, and designer shops. It’s the ultimate destination for anyone looking to really embrace the high life. The home of Cannes Film Festival, this destination exudes a sense of glamour and sophistication that is difficult to find anywhere else in the world. Cannes also promises hot summers and mild winters, making it a great place to visit at any time of the year. 
As soon as you arrive into port, you will be met with stunning views of the area. Here you’ll also find the main tourist desk with free walking-tour maps and advice for all new arrivals. Cannes is not only ultra-chic and glamorous, but it is also home to an array of landmarks and sights, adding to the overall charm and character of the city.

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1-Sep-22     THU Livorno, Italy Florence/Pisa In Port – Early morning to early evening.
Florence is one of Tuscany’s Renaissance treasures, with its red tiled roofs, tiny shops and wonderful architecture. For many, this is the romantic capital of Italy and all that visit long to return. After browsing the designer boutiques of Via Tornabuoni and the artist’s workshops of lively Oltrarno, enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Accademia museum to view Michelangelo's world-famous David sculpture.
Marvel the mosaic façade and stained glass of the Duomo, gaze up at the tilting bell tower of Pisa or visit the beautiful gold and silver workshops huddled together over the River Arno. In Florence you may visit the best bits of Italy’s Renaissance capital on a comprehensive walking tour of Florence. Stroll around the historic monuments of Piazza della Republica and Piazza della Signoria, cross the landmark Ponte Vecchio bridge, then admire the opulent Pitti Palace and the legendary Duomo. 

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2-Sep-22    FRI    Ajaccio, Corsica, France - In Port early morning to early evening.

Ajaccio presents an opportunity to retrace the early footsteps of Napoleon Bonaparte. The house where he was born is rich with Bonaparte family documents and portraits. A remarkable step into history.
Ponder the journey that made Napoleon one of Europe’s most notorious leaders. But don't forget to experience Tino Rossi harbor’s pastel façades, brightly painted fishing boats and rustling palms.

               
3-Sep-22    SAT    At Sea                

 

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4-Sep-22    SUN    Valencia, Span In Port early morning to early evening.
Valencia is an exhilarating mix of history, art and intellectual activity. Brave the 200 steps up to the summit of the Amphitheatre, for a giddying panorama of orange rooftops and blue-domed churches.
Valencia’s rich Hispanic culture is visible everywhere in the city’s architecture, often reflecting Roman, Visigoth, Moorish, and Aragonese traditions. Get the most out of your time in Valencia on this half-day shore excursion. Visit landmarks such as the Church of San Nicolas, and Central Market. It'll be a hassle-free day with entrance fees, a guide, and a delicious tapas lunch and wine tasting from the rooftop of City and Arts and Sciences included. Tasty tapas lunch and rooftop wine tasting included Perfect for travelers with limited time in Valencia Take in views of the city from a 33rd-floor roof terrace Learn about the history of Valencia from your guide as you tour the Old Town.

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5-Sep-22     MON    Barcelona, Spain Early morning to early evening.
Whether you spend your days exploring Sagrada Familia, the holy basilica designed by Antoni Gaudí you may visit the white-washed village of Sitges, 20 miles from Barcelona, where hosts José Catalán and Lance Wilson have a second home. This charming sea-side resort is known for its great beaches, restaurants and museums, which preserve Catalán culture and traditions.

6-Sep-22         TUE     At Sea

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7-Sep-22    WED    Villefranche, France In Port Early morning to early evening.
Set within a beautiful natural bay, the authentic fishing village Villefranche is a step back in time. The charm and romance of its old town lies in the colorful buildings and peaceful pace of life.
The public gardens of the Citadelle, art museums and cafés cast a laid-back spell, while the Riviera's grand names of Nice, Antibes, Cannes and Monte Carlo are all within easy reach.

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8-Sep-22    THU    Civitavecchia/Rome, Italy In Port Early morning to early evening.
A visit to Rome is a genuinely unforgettable experience. Explore legends throughout the ages, including the Vatican and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Catacombs.
Calling at Civitavecchia brings you within an hour of Rome, Italy’s ancient UNESCO heritage city. From port it’s just a 60-minute train connection to the Eternal City, where architectural wonders of yesteryear abound, ready to transport you back to a time of Emperors, sculptors, and gladiators. Step inside the iconic curved amphitheater of the Colosseum, scale the Spanish Steps, or seal your wish with a coin at the Trevi Fountain. While there, don’t miss the opportunity to visit Vatican City, Europe’s smallest independent state. It’s here that you’ll find the Sistine Chapel with its beautiful ceiling frescoes artfully painted by Michelangelo – a simply stunning sight to behold. 

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9-Sep-22    FRI    Naples, Italy    In Port Early morning to early evening.
Sail into the beautiful Bay of Naples with its spectacular views of Capri and Ischia islands, and explore the wide choice of beautiful buildings, stunning parks, and truly appetizing Italian eateries. A visit to the Museo Archeologico Nazionale is an excellent way to spend time here. Among many unique and interesting items, you’ll get to see mosaics rescued from the buried city of Pompeii.    

10-Sep-22    SAT    At Sea            
 

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11-Sep-22    SUN    Palma de Mallorca, Spain In Port Early morning tp early evening.
Mallorca’s capital, Palma, features a vibrant mix of boutiques, lovely cafés, and old markets in medieval lanes, all under the watchful gaze of the immense and a photogenic gothic sandstone cathedral.
Beyond Palma, the island’s gorgeous coast shelters beautiful coves, calm harbors, and the lavish villas of the rich and famous.
       
12-Sep-22    MON   Barcelona, Spain     Disembark and fly home or extend in Barcelona or Europe

If you prefer a shorter voyage Cunard offers an 8-Day/7-night journey: From Barcelona to Cannes, Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Ajaccio, Corsica, Valencia, to Barcelona starting at $1219* ($174 per day) 
 

Samples fares and stateroom descriptions

(subject to change and availability)

Fares include:
•    On board dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner matched to your stateroom category
•    24-hour room service
•    Satellite TV with multi-language channels
•    Tea and coffee making facilities in saterooms
•    Direct-dial telephone, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, bathrobe and slippers
•    Nightly turndown service with chocolate
•    Shipboard credit between $100 and $500 per stateroom

 

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Deposits and cancellations:
There are no cancellation fees if written cancellation is received by April 30, 2022. Fees from May 1 to 31, 2022 12.5% of total charges; from June 1 to 30, 2022 50% of total charges; from July 1 to 31, 2022 75% of total charges; from August 1, 2022, there are no refunds. 
Trip cancellation and medical insurance is available and highly recommended. 

Services Provided by Airlines: Airlines reserve the right to change routing from each gateway city. Air fares are subject to availability and change until ticketed. Insurance is highly recommended.
 

Responsibility: All arrangements are under the direction of tour companies such as and hotels. Protravel International Inc. and the agents selling these tours act only as agents for owners or contractors providing means of transportation or other services which are offered or provided. Under such foregoing circumstances the tour company hotels and Protravel International Inc. and its agents shall not become liable or responsible in any way in connection with such means of transportation or other services or any loss, injury, damage or delay to or in respect to any person, their luggage or other property however caused or arising. 

 

Schedules outlined are offered and accepted on the express condition that the dates and itineraries may be changed, be it flights, bus, hotels, vessels, sightseeing or special features if felt beneficial. No responsibility shall be assumed for loss or additional expense incurred due to circumstances beyond their control. The right is reserved to withdraw any tour (in which case refund will be made) and to make any alterations in the itinerary as may be necessary or desirable and to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of any tour at any time. The carriers are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time passengers are not on their conveyance. All rates are based upon current tariffs, taxes, surcharges, etc., and are subject to the adjustment to changes prior departure. The terms and conditions which govern this booking and cruise are set forth in the Passage Ticket and Contract, a copy of which is available from your travel advisor or Cunard. Please read all sections carefully as they affect your legal rights, particularly with respect to cancellation (Section 6), the provision of medical care (section 12) and the Carrier's liability and your legal rights (Sections 13 through 16). Cunard is a trading name of Carnival plc, a UK public limited company. Cunard Line is providing this notice. Federal law gives you the right to limit some but not all marketing from Cunard Line.
 

Queen Elizabeth Dining Venues & Stateroom Amenities

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Britannia Restaurant (early or late seating)
Your table is reserved for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in one of the sophisticated main restaurants aboard. Each is the home of deliciously imaginative menus, exceptional wines, and impeccable service. This evening you may start with such delicacies as Salmon Gravlax with Poached Quail’s Egg or a Croquette of Suckling Pig. For your entrée, you might be in the mood for Dover Sole Meunière or a Chateaubriand, rounded off with a rich Bitter Chocolate Soufflé or a lighter Mango Panna Cotta. Stateroom amenities: Half a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, Fresh fruit on request, 24-hour room service, Nightly turndown service with chocolate, Satellite TV (with multi-language film and music channels), Refrigerator, Tea and coffee 

 

Brittania Club Restaurant (open seating)

This stylish restaurant offers an intimate backdrop where impeccable service combines with mouth-watering cuisine. If you’re staying in a Britannia Club Balcony stateroom you can choose to eat here for breakfast, lunch or dinner with the added flexibility of enjoying dinner any time between 6.30 and 9.00. Stateroom amenities: Half a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, Fresh fruit on request, 24-hour room service, Nightly turndown service with chocolate, Satellite TV (with multi-language film and music channels), Refrigerator, Tea and coffee 

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Princess Grill (open seating)
Imaginative menus, an intimate setting and superb service combine to memorable effect. Take your table each morning, every afternoon and whenever you choose in the evening from 6.30pm to 9.00pm. You always have the freedom to broaden your dining choice. Suite amenities: Concierge service,
Sparkling wine and chocolates on arrival; In-suite dining from the Princess Grill menu, Illy coffee machine, Soft velour robes and slippers, Personalized stationery; Priority embarkation/disembarkation plus access to Courtyard, Grills Lounge and Grills Terrace

 

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Queens Grill (open seating) 
Expect the finest culinary experiences at sea in this intimate and sophisticated dining room. Each evening, dine whenever the mood takes you between 6.30pm and 9.00pm. If you prefer a dish not on the menu, just ask! Suite Amenities: Butler service, Champagne and chocolates on arrival, Pre-dinner canapés, In-suite dining from the Queens Grill menu, complimentary bar (stocked with two bottles of wine or spirits of your choice and soft drinks), Priority embarkation/disembarkation and priority access to Courtyard and Grills Lounge and Grills Terrace.

 

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Entertainment Onboard

West End and Broadway caliber production shows in the extravagant setting of the Royal Court Theatre.
The lavish Royal Court Theatres would rival many of those found in the West End or Broadway and whether you're a lover of serious drama or glittering musical productions, you're in for a real treat. With comfortable seating and state-of-the-art facilities, the chances are you'll enjoy an evening to remember which will prove to be one of the highlights of your holiday. And remember, on Queen Elizabeth the experience is even more special when enjoyed from your own theatre box. 


 

  • Enjoy an unforgettable evening being entertained by one of our renowned guest performers.

Sit back and let us entertain you. A highlight of your holiday is likely to be the quality of entertainment in the Royal Court Theatre where you can enjoy a variety of high-profile guest performers. These range from vocalists and musicians to comedy acts and variety artistes, and to opera singers and illusionists. The repertoire will vary from voyage to voyage but you can be assured of some stellar performances to make your evenings aboard even more special.

 

  • The Queens Room ballrooms are quite simply the largest at sea. You’ll find it’s the perfect place to dance the night away under beautiful crystal chandeliers and to the company of a live orchestra. There is no better place for you to revel in the joy of dance than under the dramatic high ceiling and our sparkling Royal Night Themed Balls are always spectacular. And remember, our complimentary dance lessons are the perfect way to hone your skills and build your confidence.

 

  • With dance hosts on hand, everyone can enjoy gliding across the dance floor. If you love to dance but need a dance partner, then our dance hosts are on hand in the Queens Room on every voyage, meaning you needn't miss the joy of gliding across the dance floor. Dance hosts are offered to any guest wishing to ballroom dance with a partner, except for during party nights.

 

  • Join in our Monte-Carlo inspired Casino where you’ll find a winning combination of elegance and excitement. During the day meet our expert croupiers and take the chance to learn the rules and sharpen your game. As night falls the casino comes alive. From first flutters to high rollers, there’s something for everyone. Unleash your daring side with our wide selection of slots and tables or simply soak in the atmosphere whilst sipping on a Cunard Martini – the choice is yours.

 

Protravel International

8900 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Suite B5

Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

For information and reservations contact

Jose and Lance at 480-970-0066

or email: SeasideJourneys@earthlink.net

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