Where in the World Wednesday: November 8, 2017

Can you guess where in the world this destination is from the clue below?

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Boasting the longest coastline in its country, this area is dotted with fairytale villages, baroque churches, olive groves, azure water with white sand beaches, medieval castles and distinctive medieval stone dwellings. Foodies will fall in love with the cuisine, historians will be infatuated with the region’s 7th century heritage, while nature lovers will adore the beautiful seascapes. So let’s head to the heel!

And a picture hint! This destination is located in the same country as this famous landmark:

Colosseum in Rome
Colosseum

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Puglia

This destination is Bari and the Puglia region of Italy (Alberobello/Itria Valley), which is located on the “heel” of the boot of Italy. Puglia is one of Italy’s best-kept secrets for travelers. The UNESCO World Heritage town of Alberobello has been called the ‘capital of the trulli’ for its distinctive medieval white stone dwellings. Bari is the capital of the region and visited by numerous cruises on Italian Renaissance and Mediterranean sailings.

 

 

2017 Holiday Cruise Deals to the Caribbean

If the weather is looking dreary where you live and you’re already feeling overwhelmed about your to-do list for the holiday season, here’s an idea: Throw that to-do list away and escape to some sunshine while letting Celebrity Cruises provide you with a fun and memorable holiday this year.

Even better, book your 2017 holiday cruise by December 3, 2017, and you’ll get big savings – how’s that for a holiday gift? Celebrity Cruises’ Holiday Season of Savings special applies to sailings all around the world, but if it’s warm weather and an easy flight you’re looking for, the Caribbean is where it’s at! West coasters can save a day off work by taking a red eye to Florida or Puerto Rico, where you’ll board your cruise ship and get ready for festive fun and relaxation.

Holiday Season of Savings Special Offer

So what do you get with the Holiday Season of Savings? Book in an oceanview stateroom or higher stateroom category and the first two guests in your stateroom receive a free perk. You can choose from:

  • Classic Beverage Package (includes alcoholic beverages)
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi
  • Prepaid Tips
  • $150 to Spend on Board

Book a suite and receive all four perks. Happy Holidays, indeed.

Traveling with additional friends and family? The next two people in a stateroom (oceanview or above) receive 50% off their cruise fare as part of the Holiday Season of Savings.

Now, to where in the Caribbean can you and your family and friends sail? You have a variety of options over the holidays.

12-Night Exotic Caribbean Holiday Cruise on Celebrity Eclipse: Departs December 21 from Miami, Florida, and visits ports in St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

11-Night Ultimate Caribbean Holiday Cruise on Celebrity Reflection: Departs December 22 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and visits Costa Rica, Panama, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, and has an overnight in Cartagena, Colombia.

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Holiday Cruise on Celebrity Equinox: Departs December 23 from Miami, Florida, and visits ports in Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

7-Night Southern Caribbean Holiday Cruise on Celebrity Summit: Departs December 23 from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and sails to ports in St. Thomas, St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

7-Night Western Caribbean Holiday Cruise on Celebrity Silhouette: Departs December 24 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and visits Key West, Costa Maya, Cozumel, and Grand Cayman.

7-Night Western Caribbean Holiday Cruise on Celebrity Equinox: Departs December 30 from Miami, Florida, and sails to Key West, Costa Maya, Cozumel, and Grand Cayman.

7-Night Southern Caribbean Holiday Cruise on Celebrity Summit: Departs December 30 from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and visits ports in St. Thomas, Grenada, Barbados, Martinique, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Holiday on Celebrity Silhouette: Departs December 31 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and visits ports in Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

6 Reasons to Celebrate the Holidays With Celebrity

  1. Celebrate the holidays on a modern luxury vacation.
  2. Everything’s ready: Enjoy traditional holiday meals and decorating with no prep or clean up to worry about.
  3. Entertainment: Festive holiday shows and carolers will get everyone in the spirit.
  4. Togetherness: Everyone gets to enjoy downtime during the holidays to spend with those who matter most.
  5. Traditions: Santa brings gifts to all the kids and the halls will be decked to perfection. Corks pop on New Year’s Eve.
  6. Award-winning dining: Sumptuous, complete holiday meals created by a Michelin-starred chef.

And a bonus reason — as mentioned earlier, you’ll get a free perk as our gift! Choose free drinks, free Internet, and more when you book an ocean view stateroom or higher on holiday sailings that depart in 2017. 

To book your holiday cruise to the Caribbean, visit www.CelebrityCruises.com or speak with your travel agent. Remember, to take advantage of the Holiday Season of Savings special you need to book by December 3, 2017, for any holiday sailing departing December 19 through December 31, 2017. For additional terms and conditions, click here.

Cruise Port Spotlight: George Town, Grand Cayman

The Cayman Islands are known for their underwater activities, gorgeous beaches, upscale shopping, and ritzy resorts. George Town in Grand Cayman is a popular cruise port of call that has all this and more. Here’s what you need to know before visiting George Town with tips on things to do while there for the day.

Getting to George Town, Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman is the largest of the Cayman Islands and George Town is its capital. Your ship won’t dock right at the terminal; instead it will anchor a short distance from shore and you will be tendered to the port terminal via smaller boats. You will be provided information on the tendering process for George Town while on board your ship before arriving in port. There are three different terminals at George Town’s port and you’ll catch your tender boat back to the ship at the same terminal at which you’re dropped off.

From the terminal, it’s a short walk to the town center. You also may be meeting your shore excursion near the terminal so check the logistics for your excursion before disembarking.

Things to Do in Grand Cayman

A variety of activities and experiences await you in Grand Cayman. Here are some of the ways you can spend your day there.

Stingray City

If stingrays intrigue you then head to one of Grand Cayman’s most famous sites: Stingray City. Stingray City is located in a bay where hundreds of stingrays flock each day to feed. Tour boats dock in the bay and your guide will teach you the proper way to interact with the stingrays, then you’ll get to don some snorkeling equipment and hop in the water to swim and frolic with the stingrays and even feed them.

On the Stingray City and Barrier Reef Snorkel excursion you’ll also visit Coral Reef Gardens for a snorkeling adventure before heading to Stingray City. While snorkeling at the reef you’ll get the chance to see aquatic plants and an array of sea life, including a possible encounter with a moray eel.

Dive into the Depths of Grand Cayman

Scuba certified? Take your undersea adventures one step further with a scuba excursion in Grand Cayman. Participate in a two-tank dive excursion around a couple of Grand Cayman’s best dive spots where you’ll get the chance to descend into the depths up to 80 feet and enjoy visibility of up to 100 feet. You’ll have the chance to see coral, topical fish, eels, sea turtles, stingrays, and even reef sharks.

Turtles, Rum, and Stingrays

When Christopher Columbus first discovered the Cayman Islands, he called them “Las Tortugas” due to the plethora of sea turtles he found in the water around the islands. The name obviously didn’t stick around, but the turtles did! And you can see them on the Turtle, Stingray Land and Sea Adventure shore excursion. This tour visits a turtle farm where you’ll learn more about green sea turtles that call the island home. Then you’ll head to Tortuga Rum Cake Factory for a little baking lesson before finishing your day at Stingray City.

Beach Time on Grand Cayman

Just want to relax? Then head to Grand Cayman’s most famous beach: Seven Mile Beach. This gorgeous beach stretches down the island’s coast and provides a blissful sandy retreat. Rent a beach chair lounger for the day or spend some time at one of the beach bars while gazing at the aqua sea.

Explore George Town

If the cosmopolitan life is more your scene, stick close to port and explore the streets of George Town. The town is situated on the water’s edge and has colorful buildings filled with duty free shopping and restaurants.

Cruise to Grand Cayman

Ready to book your tropical cruise vacation with a port of call in George Town, Grand Cayman? Visit www.CelebrityCruises.com to find your dream Caribbean itinerary or speak with your travel agent.

When researching, don’t forget to look into the Celebrity Edge sailings that stop in George Town. Celebrity Edge is the newest cruise ship from Celebrity Cruises and is debuting at the end of 2018.

Celebrity Edge will sail two different 7-night itineraries from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, one of which includes a port of call in George Town. That itinerary is the Western Caribbean Itinerary and visits Key West, Florida; Costa Maya, Mexico; and Cozumel, Mexico, along with George Town. The other itinerary is for the Eastern Caribbean and sails to San Juan, Puerto Rico; Tortola, British Virgin Islands; and Philipsburg, St. Maarten. You can visit all ports of call and make your vacation a 14-night one by booking back-to-back sailings.

Click here to learn more about the Celebrity Edge and how its innovative, creative spaces will change the way people think about cruising.

 

Where in the World Wednesday: November 1, 2017

Can you guess where in the world this destination is from the clues below?

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Vancouver, British Columbia

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This city is home to an impressive steam & whistle clock which is powered by an intricate system of underground pipes. In this city you can also “do the grind” to enjoy amazing views and a great restaurant from 4,000 feet above this beautiful city. Then, enjoy a scenic ride down the Swiss Garaventa Aerial tramway.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver was founded in 1886 and is consistently named among the top cities in the world in terms of livability and quality of life. Vancouver (originally named Gastown) is a coastal seaport and home to two of Celebrity Cruises’ Alaska bound ships: Celebrity Millennium and Celebrity Infinity.

Where in the World Wednesday: October 25, 2017

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Construction of this medieval town and castle began in the 13th-century, and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is a popular festival named after a flower that takes place in this town on the Summer Solstice each year as well as an international music festival in July and August. A popular place to eat dinner here is at one of the many restaurants located along the river and close to the city’s castle. The town is home to two landmarks visitors won’t want to miss: the Gothic Church and the Chateau Complex.

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Photo by Allie_Caulfield (via Flickr)

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Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Český Krumlov (pronounced “chess-key crumb-lov”) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Each June, over the Summer Solstice, the Five-Petal Rose Festival is held here in the downtown area, and if attending, it will feel like you’ve entered a medieval town complete with characters dressed up in traditional garb from the middle ages and activities such as jousting, fencing, and historical dance happening around you.

Can’t Miss Beaches in the U.S. and Europe

Do It Here…Do It There: Top Beaches on the USA’s West Coast…Top Beaches in Europe

The west coast of the United States has the enviable position of bordering the Pacific Ocean. For many residents of the west coast, a day at the beach is just part of life. Visitors also usually make a jaunt to the beach a priority. These beaches along the west coast of the USA inspire wanderlust and are worth a drive to get to for residents and visitors alike. In today’s article, we’ve listed a collection of the top beaches on the west coast, and then — since your wanderlust will probably continue – the best beaches to visit during a cruise to Europe.

10 Must-Visit Beaches on the West Coast, USA

Mission Beach: This popular beach in San Diego has a bustling boardwalk and is even located right next to an amusement park. Ride the iconic wooden rollercoaster and then spread your beach towel out on the soft sand while you eat some take-out from one of the nearby restaurants. Whether you then wait an hour to go swimming in those tumbling Pacific waves is up to you!

Windansea Beach: Popular with locals, but sometimes unknown to tourists, Windansea Beach is a hidden gem in La Jolla, the northern most community of San Diego. It’s accented by large, long rocks that provide little alcoves for families and beach goers wanting a bit more privacy. The rocky coastline also isn’t as familiar of a sight in southern California and makes for beautiful views as well. Windansea Beach is also just a short jaunt to cafes, shops, and restaurants in the Bird Rock neighborhood of La Jolla.

Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach: Immediately west of artsy and classy Laguna Beach Village is this beach, which has an open sandy area flanked by cliffs on both sides. Head down behind the cliffs for more private beach lounging spots or stay where the action is in the open area and try your hand at some beach volleyball. Public restrooms and showers are right onsite and you’re a quick walk to food and drinks.

Huntington State Beach: If dreaming of southern California beaches conjures up images of the infamous tv show, Baywatch, then Huntington Beach is where you want to head. A long stretch of soft, pristine sand flanked by blue lifeguard towers hosts a bevy of sunbathers in the summer months. The waves are also ideal for body surfers and boogie boarders with certain areas being popular surf spots.

Santa Monica Beach: Famous for its pier which has an amusement park and restaurants on it, Santa Monica Beach provides both entertainment and relaxation on the sandy shores stretching north and south from the pier. It’s also in walking distance of Santa Monica’s ritzy downtown area.

El Matador Beach: Malibu is worth the drive up the LA coastline as it’s about where California’s beach scenery changes from sandy and flat to wild and rugged. Malibu has several beaches that have impressive rock formations jutting out of the water, but El Matador stands out due to a massively wide rock with a series of tunnels going through its base.

Santa Barbara Beach: Both long and wide, the main beach of Santa Barbara is sandy and perfect for a stroll any time of the day. Santa Barbara is the jewel of California’s central coast. While ambling along the beach, look toward the water for dazzling ocean views, and then turn your head the other way to be impressed by the mountainous skyline framing this pretty beach city.

Cannon Beach: California is most famous for its beaches, but don’t discount its Pacific Northwest neighbors, Oregon and Washington, especially if you head to Cannon Beach in Oregon. Cannon Beach is known for Haystack Rock, a massive triangular shaped rock formation that looms within the ocean close to shore. The beach itself is sandy and long, providing you with ample angles to get the perfect shot of Haystack Rock. Cannon Beach is also close to the town of the same name, which is full of charming side streets and ritzy boutiques and restaurants.

Bandon Beach: Though not quite as famous as Cannon Beach, a road trip through Oregon should also include a stop in the town of Bandon Beach and to its Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, which includes a beach area you won’t want to miss. This beach is home to some cool rock formations; when the tide goes out you can explore around the rocks and also see if you can see the face within the rocks that gives this beach its name. The views surrounding Face Rock State Beach are also worth making it a priority to see, especially around sunset.

Shi Shi Beach: Continuing north into Washington, the hike to Shi Shi Beach is worth the exercise and will have your jaw drop due to both the powerful nature of the sea and the way the nearby Olympic forest (Shi Shi Beach is part of Olympic National Park) comes straight up to the shoreline. You can also get a permit to camp along Shi Shi Beach, making for an especially memorable beach going experience.

5 Must-Visit Beaches in Europe

Nice: The French Riviera is famous for its magnificent views of the Mediterranean and upscale beach vibe, and Nice encompasses all of that with its coastline. Nice also has a lovely, wide boardwalk that takes you alongside both the coastal views and Nice’s Old Town. The beaches of Nice are rocky so come prepared with beach shoes and to maybe pay for the day use to a beach chair.

Santorini Beach
Santorini’s Red Beach

Santorini Red Beach: Santorini’s volcanic past has created some visually striking beaches. While its several black beaches are neat to see, it’s Santorini’s Red Beach that usually strikes a lasting impression in visitor’s mind. You have to access the beach via a short trailhead that takes you over a pass from which you’ll see the cove of Red Beach stretching out magnificently below you. Make your way down the trail to the beach and sit on the red pebbly beach, created from lava rocks. Behind the beach, a red rock wall stretches into the sky, and lapping at the shores is the Mediterranean Sea in gorgeous turquoise and teal colors.

Mykonos Paradise Beach: The Greek island of Mykonos is home to many beaches, but Paradise Beach stands out thanks to its party vibe and cove-like nature ambiance. Plus, wade out into the warm, clear water and you’ll soon come to an underwater rock wall that just barely breaks the surface. It will make for some instagrammable “walking on water” pictures.

Costa del Sol, Spain: The coastal area west of Malaga, Spain stretches for miles with sandy beaches. Take your pick for one to relax at and soak up the Mediterranean sunshine and sea views. Bring a towel or find a beach lounge chair to rent for the day and then take breaks from the sand to wander into town for some seafood and sangria or a refreshing ice cream cone.

Playa Sa Caleta, Ibiza: The island of Ibiza, Spain is known for its party atmosphere, but if you want some tranquility while on the island head to Playa Sa Caleta. This sandy beach is tucked away behind some rocky cliffs and surrounded by green hills and teal water ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

Which beach do you want to head to first? Celebrity Cruises has itineraries that stop nearby all these destinations. Find your perfect itinerary at CelebrityCruises.com or speak with your travel agent.

Where in the World Wednesday: October 18, 2017

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Colonized by the Dutch, more than 600 languages and dialects are spoken here. There are bone white sand beaches nestled between black sand beaches dotted with volcanic rock from the last eruption 50 years ago. Here you can try one of the most expensive cups of coffee in the world (USD $50 per cup) made from the excrement of a small nocturnal animal found in the jungle. Locals all have one of four first names; translated as “first born”, “second born”, “third born” and “fourth born”. And it doesn’t matter if the child is a boy or girl. Babies are carried everywhere during the first three months of life. Their feet are not allowed to touch the ground until they are three months old.

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Mengening Beach, Canggu, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

Bali is an island and Province of Indonesia located 8 degrees south of the equator, just 517 miles from Darwin, Australia and is surrounded by coral reefs. Celebrity Cruises visits Bali on several Indonesian and Southeast Asia itineraries.

Cruise to the Caribbean with West Coast Resident Rates

Special Pricing! Get Low Resident Rates for Oceanview Caribbean Cruises

Yes, you read that right. The Caribbean is open for business and you can get a great resident rate if you sail there this winter.

The recent devastation caused by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria to the Caribbean may have travelers wondering if a cruise to the Caribbean is still possible this winter. What travelers may not be aware of is that the Caribbean is still 90% open to travelers — most islands in the Caribbean were unaffected or had only minimal damage from the hurricanes.

Celebrity Cruises is doing its part to help this region by providing aid to islands needing relief while also continuing to sail to the islands that are able to accommodate visitors since many residents of these islands depend on tourism to make a livelihood.

So where can you sail this winter to find some sunshine and sandy beaches?

Here are some choices:

7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise: Enjoy Thanksgiving at sea on this cruise that departs San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 18, 2017. You’ll visit the U.S. Virgin Islands, Antigua, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Grenada before returning to San Juan.

7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise: Relax after the Thanksgiving chaos on this roundtrip cruise that departs November 25, 2017, also from San Juan, Puerto Rico. You’ll stop at ports in Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise: Sail away on the Celebrity Silhouette as it journeys roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and visits ports in Puerto Rico, and St. Kitts and Nevis, plus provides two blissful days at sea.

11-Night Dutch Antilles Caribbean Cruise: Experience the Dutch Antilles and beyond on this longer cruise vacation that sails from San Juan and visits the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua, Curacao, Bonaire, and an overnight stay in Aruba. This tropical cruise departs December 12, 2017.

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise: Depart from Miami, Florida on December 16, 2017, and sail around the exciting islands of the Western Caribbean on board the Celebrity Equinox. Caribbean ports of call you’ll visit include Puerto Costa Maya and Cozumel in Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; and a stop in Key West, Florida, before returning to Miami.

10-Night Ultimate Caribbean Cruise: On this exotic cruise, you’ll spend two days sailing at sea and enjoying ocean views before visiting ports in Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, and the U.S. Virgin Islands before enjoying another two relaxing days at sea on board the luxurious Celebrity Reflection. This sailing departs December 8, 2017, from Fort Lauderdale.

Special Resident Rates

As for that special deal mentioned at the top of this post, stay in an oceanview stateroom or higher category and take advantage of low resident rate pricing on the above sailings and other Caribbean itineraries. These special resident rates are only available for a limited time and are applicable for all west coast states.

To see all the itineraries available for these low resident rates and the special pricing, click here.

How You Can Help Islands Affected by the Hurricane

While the above mentioned islands and other Caribbean islands are ready to greet cruise passengers, there are parts of the Caribbean that are still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Irma and Maria. Celebrity Cruises has a hurricane relief program that will match contributions up to one million dollars. To make a contribution and help the Caribbean islands affected by the hurricanes rebuild and recover, click here.

Where in the World Wednesday: October 11, 2017

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This isolated capital city is the fourth most populous city in its country. Famous for a 19th century gold rush, this city averages just 31 degrees, but is one of the sunniest capital cities in the world. This city also ranks as one of the top cities in the world in terms of self-made millionaires per capital. There is a famous wine region less than three hours from this city.

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Photo by Alan Isherwood (via Flickr)

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Perth, Australia

Perth is the capital and largest city in Western Australia with a population of two million. Perth is actually closer to Bali, Indonesia, than it is to Sydney and is situated at 31° latitude. Celebrity Cruises sails from Fremantle, located a half hour from Perth.

Cruise Port of Call Spotlight: Malaga, Spain

Malaga isn’t as well known as some of Spain’s other hot spots, but you don’t want to overlook this cruise port located on Spain’s southern coast that is an ideal starting point for exploring the Andalusia region of Spain. Not only is the city of Malaga adjacent to the Costa del Sol stretch of coastline with its gorgeous beaches, but it is also in close proximity to some of Spain’s most desirable attractions.

The Port of Malaga

Before we get into all those sites, here’s what you need to know about arriving in port in Malaga.

The cruise port is modern and is less than two miles from the city center. Cruise ships anchor for the day on the Eastern dock. You can easily walk to the city center from the cruise port or take a shuttle that drops you off in Plaza de la Marina, a large and pretty square located in the city center. Another option is to sign up for a Malaga shore excursion through the cruise line, which takes some of the hassle out of your day.

What to During a Malaga Port of Call

If you’re in a beach mood, take a taxi or excursion if offered to one of Malaga’s sandy beaches. You can also walk along the main boulevard of Costa del Sol for some seafood and souvenir shopping.

If you’re curious about the actual city of Malaga, the Malaga City Tour shore excursion is a great way to spend your day. You’ll learn what makes this Phoenician founded city great. The origins of Malaga date back to the 8th century and during your tour of the city you’ll learn about its history and gothic and renaissance influences plus see its best sites, including the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.

If you’d rather explore one of Spain’s other iconic sites or charming villages, you’re still in an ideal port to do so. Two of the most popular excursions outside the city of Malaga are to Alhambra Palace or the village of Mijas.

Alhambra Palace is one of Spain’s most popular sites to visit for travelers and for good reason – the 14th century palace is a Moorish architecture marvel. Upon arriving at this UNESCO World Heritage Site you’ll first be awed by the cupolas and ornate décor on the outside of the palace buildings. Inside, you’ll be mesmerized by mosaics, latticework, wood-carved ceilings, and a variety of artwork. The gardens are also impressive to walk around and feature flowers and fountains amid a series of scenic pathways.

Visit Alhambra Palace on a shore excursion and get the added bonus of hearing about its history from a local guide.

Mijas is home to cobblestoned terraces and whitewashed buildings situated 1,280 feet above sea level. From Mijas you’ll be able to see panoramic views of the sea and surrounding countryside. On the Village of Mijas shore excursion you’ll be escorted through the village with a knowledgeable guide who will tell you the vast history of the village and escort you the best historic sites and viewpoints in the area.

Cruise Itineraries that Visit Malaga

Celebrity Cruises ship sailing a Mediterranean itinerary.

When looking for a Celebrity Cruises sailing that visits Malaga, look for Mediterranean itineraries that focus on the western side of the Mediterranean Sea. Some options coming up include:

Best of Western Mediterranean: An 11-night itinerary on board the Celebrity Reflection that sails roundtrip from Rome, Italy and visits Gibraltar, United Kingdom; Malaga, Spain; Cartagena, Spain; Ibiza, Spain; Barcelona, Spain (with an overnight there!); Nice, France; and Florence, Italy.

Western Mediterranean Cruise: A 12-night cruise that focuses on Spain, France, and Italy. The sailing departs from Barcelona, Spain and travels to Valencia, Spain; Alicante, Spain; Gibraltar, United Kingdom; Malaga, Spain; Provence, France; Nice, France; Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; and Naples, Italy, before returning to Barcelona. There are also a couple of days at sea which give you an opportunity to relax and explore the gorgeous Celebrity Eclipse you’ll be sailing on.

To book your Mediterranean cruise that stops in Malaga, visit www.CelebrityCruises.com or speak with your travel agent.

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