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Palma is the capital of the largest Balearic Island Majorca. Palma is a swinging port, a huge Parc del Mar at the foot of the Cathedral and Palace where throughout the summer there will be games and activities. It is not unusual to see the largest Zumba class ever seen which appears to go on all day. And if...
As always tours and their description show what the locals are proud of and wish to show. These therefore give you a guide and flavour and help you plan your visit. These tours of similar will more than likely be resold by your ship with door to door transport. However, the ship sometimes has zero availability so these might...
As always tours and their description show what the locals are proud of and wish to show. These therefore give you a guide and flavour and help you plan your visit. These tours of similar will more than likely be resold by your ship with door to door transport. However, the ship sometimes has zero availability so these might...
Florence is a great place for a long weekend, so a cruise will give you a taste for this fantastic city. Our PISA video will take you through the train station and ticket process. Both are easy, the coastal Italian railway runs along the coast so you can pick it pop at any port. Go early, return early, validate...
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Welcome to Tuscany. Sun, Chianti and Pizza. We can thank the Marella Explorer and the Marella Discovery 2 for introducing many cruises to this little used port, where nearby, some of the purest white Marble in the world is quarried, and the special area of Massa. Years ago we went there to shoot a episode of the YTV Dennis Waterman...
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Sardinia is renowned for having a population who live to be amongst the oldest people in the world; some put it down to the local Cannonau wine. Food and wine can be excellent in the villages but can also be disappointing in the port, but then again you wouldn't eat out in Tilbury Docks! This can be an island for foodies, it...
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The Strait of Messina (Stretto di Messina) is the narrow passage between the eastern tip of Sicily the land of The Godfather, and the western tip of Calabria southern Italy. Our film is of such a sail, between the Game of Thrones like named Tyrrhenian Sea to the north having come from Dubrovnik, into the Ionian Sea to the south on our way...
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Sicily has over a hundred tours, but only one Godfather. The island is huge. Giardini Naxos, between Cape Taormina and Cape Schisò was a quiet fishing village, but has recently become a popular seaside resort. Taormina sits in the hills and can be easily accessed by bus. Naxos was founded in 735 BC, by Greek colonists from Chalcis in Euboea. The temple of...
It is an easy port to walk round. Monaco is actually smaller than Central Park in the USA. If about 6 modern cruise ships pulled up on the same day they could double the population of about 38,000. The Grand Prix is always the week after the Cannes Film Festival, because many of the film buyers and sellers work the film...
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When you know Rome really well it is fair to say it is an easy city to walk round, and it's not huge. You could almost do it in a suit of armour! But if you do not know it, or are not to good at walking a lot in crowds on sometimes uneven ground, then the bus tour...