Have you ever wanted to explore the Mediterranean?  This is the trip for you.  Imagine strolling through ancient cities, exploring Roman ruins, relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the mediterranean and so much more.

Come explore the Mediterranean with us!!  

Departs: Barcelona, Spain
Visits: Florence, Rome, Naples, Messina, Marseilles & Palma De Mallorca
Ship: Carnival Radiance
Ages:  All Ages

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Day       Port                                                  Arrive            Depart
Thurs    Barcelona, Spain                                                     5:00pm
Fri                         ~~   FUN DAY AT SEA   ~~
Sat         Livorno    (Florence/Pisa), Italy       7:00am           7:00pm
Sun        Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy             7:00am           8:00pm
Mon       Naples (Capri/Pompeii), Italy           7:00am          7:00pm
Tues      Messina (Sicily), Italy                       7:00am           6:00pm
Wed                      ~~   FUN DAY AT SEA   ~~
Thurs     Marseilles (Provence), France        7:00am           4:00pm
Fri          Palma De Mallorca, Spain              9:00am           6:00pm
Sat        Barcelona, Spain                             6:00am

Some of the fun things Carnival Radiance has to offer

It’s more than just a cruise

When you join Cheri’s Travel Spot on this amazing LDS Singles Cruise, you’ll experience all the amazing amenities that Carnival Radiance has to offer PLUS a special invitation to our private LDS Singles activities we’ll be throwing onboard!  Every cruise is a little different but here are a few examples of what may be on your next cruise.

  • Welcome Party
  • Group Rotating Dining
  • Costume/Theme Nights
  • Speed dating
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Singled Out Dating Game
  • Karaoke parties and more
  • Singles shore excursions (kayaking tours, city tours, scuba, ruins etc… optional and additional charges may apply)
  • This cruise is not a church sponsored event but LDS Standards are expected to be maintained.

Cabins & Pricing

Pricing is per person and includes all taxes, gov’t and port fees.  Rates are subject to change based on availability at time of booking.  If there are any additional past guest, resident or other rates available you will be booked at the best rate.

INTERIOR CABINS

Interior cabins are a great value.  These cabins have no window which is great if you like to sleep in.

Single: $ 1,756                  Double: $ 997
Triple:  $   817                  Quad:    $ 727

OCEANVIEW CABINS

Ocean view cabins feature either a port hole or large picture window that provides a great ocean view.

Single: $ 2,116                  Double: $ 1,177
Triple:  $    937                  Quad:    $    817

BALCONY CABINS

Balcony cabins feature a private balcony to sit back and relax while looking at the beautiful ocean.

Single: $ 2,936                 Double: $ 1,587
Triple:  $ 1,211                  Quad:    $ 1,022

Deposit due at time of booking:

$500 per person (double/triple/quad occupancy)

$900 (single occupancy)

Final Payment due by Feb 13, 2020

When booking Flights make sure to arrive no later than 11:00am on May 21, 2020 and leave no earlier than 12:00pm on May 30, 2020.  It’s recommended to fly in a day early in case of flight delays, plus it gives you a chance to explore Barcelona.

This cruise is not a church sponsored event but LDS Standards are expected to be maintained.

Singles occupancy: 1 king bed Double occupancy: 2 twin beds Triple occupancy:  2 twin beds and a pulldown (making a bunk bed on one side) Quad occupancy:  2 twin beds and 2 pulldowns (making 2 sets of bunk beds)

Look at these AMAZING ports, WOW!!!

Thursday: May 21, 2020 - Barcelona, Spain Embark 5:00pm

barcelona-1 Make sure to be on the ship no later than 3:30pm If you are flying in today, your flight needs to arrive to Barcelona no later than 11:00am in order to go through customs and get to the ship.  If you need transfers to the ship please contact Cheri’s Travel Spot  858-344-2735.

Friday: May 22, 2020 - FUN DAY AT SEA

Fun Day at Sea

Today is a day to explore the ship and get to know your fellow LDS Singles Cruise buddies.  We’ll have multiple private events going on throughout the day.  You’ll receive a detailed itinerary of events the week prior to departure.

Some of the fun things to explore on the beautiful Carnival Radiance.

  • Multiple Restaurants
  • Multiple Pools & Hot Tubs
  • Ropes Course
  • Mini golf course
  • Basketball course
  • Spa with amazing spa treatments
  • Fitness Center
  • Dance clubs
  • and so much more…..
Saturday: May 23, 2020 - Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy 7:00am - 7:00pm

cts-trip-images-4Cinque Terre – Optional Excursion

You will be picked up at the port and driven to visit Portovenere, a charming village with brightly colored row houses as well as a stunning gothic church. From there we will take a ferry to get to the villages of Cinque Terre and move between them. The Cinque Terre is a series of 5 towns that cling to the Ligurian cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. These small fishing villages have remained virtually untouched and traditions preserved. We will get off the ferry and visit Manarola and Vernazza. In Vernazza we will have lunch (not included). Then we will meet back up with our driver who will take us to the cliff side village of Corniglia. Once we have finished seeing the Cinque Terre we will be brought back to the port to explore La Spezia before boarding the ship.

carrara-4Carrara – A Day in the Life of Michelangelo  – Optional Excursion

A day in the life of Michelangelo. Join us on a once in a lifetime private tour. Come see from start to finish what it takes to create a marble statue and have a hands on experience. Starting with a jeep tour inside the Carrara quarries where they cut the block from the mountain, to the finished product of Michelangelo’s masterpiece the ‘David’ in the Academia Gallery in Florence. florence-squareWe will be taken on a journey to understand the skill it took to cut the ‘David’ and other great masterpieces out of marble. We will take a jeep tour of the the quarry to see the process involved. Then visit the studio and workshop where the finishing work is done. At the workshop we will have the opportunity to chisel some marble for ourselves. Once we are done at the quarry we will be able to stop for a quick bite to eat before being taken into Florence to the Academia Gallery in Florence to see the magnificent ‘David’ in person with a fresh understanding of what it took to carve 1 piece of marble into a intricate statue.   This is also where the status for the Rome Temple were made. Sign up details will be available in March.

Make sure to be back on the ship no later than 6:00pm

Sunday: May 24, 2020 - Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 7:00am - 8:00pm

rome Grand Walking Tour of Rome – Optional Shore Excursion

The Tour of Rome will include a tour of the classic sites & some fun along the way. We will begin our day by tour at the Colosseum, then head off to the famous sites of Rome (Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, & Piazza Navona and more). Along the way you will be able to grab a gelato or a quick bite to eat.  We’ll end our tour with a wonderful tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter Basilica, & St. Peter’s Square. If we are able to finish everything in Rome on the agenda with time to spare we may have the opportunity to visit the Rome LDS temple. This is not a guarantee however.

Sign up details will be available in March.

Make sure to be back on the ship no later than 7:00pm

Monday: May 25, 2020 - Naples (Capri/Pompeii), Italy 7:00am - 7:00pm

amalfi-coast Pompeii & Amalfi Coast – Optional Shore Excursion

We will begin the tour by visiting the ruins of Pompeii. Pompeii is the sight of what was a thriving Roman city that was buried in a meter of ash from an eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that buried the city & the people of the city as they were. The entrance fee for Pompeii is included & we will have a archaeological guide take us around Pompeii & help us understand what took place. After a 2 hour visit of the ruins of Pompeii, one of the most significant archaeological and best preserved sites in the world, the tour continues along the charming Amalfi Coast. A coastline of indescribable beauty which is like living poetry where God’s and mankind’s work met creating an incredible master piece. During this tour you will experience the real taste of Southern Italy, a land of beauty, passion and myths that inspired poets and artists from around the whole world. You will have many chances to stop to take photos by the most beautiful corners of the Coast. Half way through the tour you will be taken to a restaurant with breathtaking views to enjoy your light lunch (optional) and at the end of the lunch you will be able to stop in the town of Amalfi to stroll along its streets.

Sign up details will be available in March.

Make sure to be back on the ship no later than 6:00pm

Tuesday: May 26, 2020 - Messina (Sicily), Italy 7:00am - 6:00pm


Come explore the history or Sicily on a guided tour or experience the adventure and beauty of Alcantara Gorge.

Sign up details will be available in February.

 

 

Make sure to be back on the ship no later than 5:00pm

Wednesday: May 27, 2020 - FUN DAY AT SEA

Fun Day at Sea

Today is a day to explore the ship and get to know your fellow LDS Singles Cruise buddies.  We’ll have multiple private events going on throughout the day.  You’ll receive a detailed itinerary of events the week prior to departure.

Some of the fun things to explore on the beautiful Carnival Radiance.

  • Multiple Restaurants
  • Multiple Pools & Hot Tubs
  • Ropes Course
  • Mini golf course
  • Basketball course
  • Spa with amazing spa treatments
  • Fitness Center
  • Dance clubs
  • and so much more…..
Thursday: June 28, 2020 - Marseilles (Provence/Cassis), France 7:00am - 4:00pm

cassisMarseilles Kayak – Optional Excursion

This challenging Kayaking adventure will take us sea kayaking to see some of the Calanques of Marseille the heart of the most beautiful coasts in France. We will visit Calanques de Port Miou and En Vau along our journey. A break halfway into this 3 hour kayaking excursion will allow for a lunch break (bring your own lunch) or a dip in the ocean waters.  We will then head into the town of Cassis to explore before heading back to the ship.

marseilles-2 Marseilles, Aix en Provence & Cassis Tour – Optional Excursion

Enjoy Aix en Provence, Cassis and Marseille from Marseille pier. Experience the highlights of Marseille region during this private shore excursion in the medieval town of Aix en Provence famous for its provencal market, the fishermen port of Cassis listed by Unesco for its calanques and turquoise water and the highest monument of Marseille, Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica built on top of the guardian’s hill.  Discover the medieval town of Aix en Provence, city of art. Walking tour of the historic center to see the cathedral, town hall, fountains and provençal market. Tasting of local specialties with your guide. You will drive to Cassis, a charming port considered as the little Saint Tropez of Provence. Free time to explore the village, relax on the small sandy beach or board on a motor boat for a 45 min cruise in the main creeks of Cassis, a national park listed as world heritage by Unesco for its turquoise water and white cliff. Lunch at leisure in the village. (Not included) Drive to Marseille city center to admire the old harbour and visit Notre Dame de la Garde basilica, the highest monument of the Phocean city, a neo-byzantin basilica built on top of the hill. From there you will enjoy a panoramic 360° view on the city.

Sign up details will be available in March.

Make sure to be back on the ship no later than 3:00pm

Friday: June 29, 2020 - Palma De Mallorca, Spain 9:00am - 6:00pm


Explore the beauty and history of Palma De Mallorca.

Shore Excursion Options will be available in February.

Make sure to be back on the ship no later than 5:00pm

Saturday: May 30, 2020 - Barcelona, Spain DISEMBARK starting at 6:00am

Barcelona will dazzle you with it’s top-rated, breathtaking beaches. And you’ll be amused to find out they’re artificial. There are lots of wonderful surprises for you. Just walking the streets is enough to amaze you. Check out the trendy Las Ramblas for food and bars, or meander in the Gothic Quarter for jaw-dropping architecture. Just walk. You’ll be stunned. Take the panoramic cog-wheel train up the Montserrat mountain to Santa Maria de Montserrat. The views, the abbey and the stone carvings. Plus Antoni Gaudi’s work is all over the city. Don’t miss Park Guell, and of course, the famous Sagrada Familia. Five generations have witnessed its ongoing creation.

 

barcelona Barcelona Tour  Optional Excursion

Be picked up from the port with your bags and go on a 6 hour tour of the lively City of Barcelona. We will be able to visit several sights from the renowned architect Antoni Gaudi. A tour inside of Park Guell & La Sagrada Familia is included. These are some of the other sites we may be able to see in this panoramic Barcelona city tour. Itinerary can vary.

  • La Sagrada Familia- world-famous architectural masterpiece
  • Park Guell- Gaudi’s greatest Park with beautiful city views
  • Passeig de Gracia- Barcelona’s most luxurious strip
  • La Pedrera/Casa Mila- Gaudi’s most famous building in Barcelona
  • Casa Batllo- Gaudi’s most astounding contribution to Modernisimo
  • Casa Amataller- part of the trio “Apple of Discord”
  • Casa Morera- part of the famous trio
  • Plaza España- most impressive plaza in Barcelona
  • The National Palace- very impressive site with great views
  • The Olympic Ring- see where it all happened in 1992
  • Montjuic- with lots of history and great city views
  • The Columbus Monument- for the world-famous explorer
  • Port Olympic- marina, shops, restaurants, galleries, & more
  • Plaza Cataluña- the famous plaza in the heart of Barcelona

Once we have finished the tour we will be dropped off at the group hotel.

Sign up details will be available in February.

If you are flying out today make sure your flight leaves no earlier than 12:00pm

Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!