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What To Expect

Your Ship

Get ready to sail on one of the most exciting ships on the seas! Norwegian Escape is ready to whisk you away to the Mediterranean from Barcelona. Indulging in every whim is what unforgettable holidays are made of. Get ready to chase sunsets on The Waterfront. Sip on some of the Napa Valleys best blends of wine at The Cellars, A Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar. Or try a unique speciality hand-crafted cocktails. Discover a new world of freedom and flexibility on Norwegian Escape.

Dining Onboard

Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, the complimentary dining options include three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, our Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chef's Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, guaranteeing a different culinary adventure with every visit.


10 Days. 9 Ports. 1 Amazing Holiday!! This cruise visits some of the most visited places in the Med - Rome, Cannes, Florence/Pisa, Naples, Messina, Valletta, Malta, Cagliari, and Palma. And the bonus is you will only need to unpack once!!

About the trip:

Get ready to escape to the natural beauty, history and rich cultures of the Mediterranean with Norwegian. Nestled on the west coast of Tuscany, charming Livorno offers the freshest seafood, awe-inspiring forts and splendid coastal views with ample cafes and boutiques awaiting your discovery. Admire breathtaking views of Naples from high above the city in the historical Certosa di San Martino, a former monastery turned museum perched atop the Vomero hill. On the Spanish island of Ibiza, explore the pristine Parc Natural de Ses Salines that encompasses dramatic coastal cliffs, pristine beaches and shimmering salt planes.

NCL’s Free at Sea upgrade packages add more than a touch of luxury and indulgence to your cruise and great added value. Book now and you’ll receive all applicable packages included in your package price. Just take a look at what that means:

  • Open bar – enjoy unlimited drinks, including cocktails and premium spirits, in every bar and restaurant throughout your cruise.
  • Speciality dining – dine at one of the amazing specialty restaurants from Cagney’s Steakhouse to French cuisine at its finest, Japanese Teppanyaki to Italian classics and more – dine around the globe wherever you’re cruising.
  • Internet package – keep in touch with 150 minutes Wi-Fi per person.
  • Shore excursion credit – receive one Shore Excursion credit at each port



What's Included

  • Return London Gatwick Flights and transfers
  • Studio Stateroom
  • Full Board
  • Free At Sea Upgrade
  • Fully financially protected
  • With groups of 8 and over


  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Cannes, Frances
  • Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
  • Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
  • Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
  • Naples, Italy
  • Messina (Sicily), Italy
  • Valletta, Malta
  • Cagliari, Sardinia
  • Palma, Majorca
  • Barcelona, Spain

What’s Extra

  • Regional flights – please contact our Sales Team
  • Pre-Paid Gratuities – £155
  • Insurance see here


What you will be doing:


Arrival Day - Depart Barcelona 17.00

On arrival in Barcelona, transfer from the airport to Norwegian Escape

  • Dinner Included

Cannes, France - 09.00-18.00 (Tender Port)

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy 06.30

How lucky to visit the Tuscan region, Florence & Pisa, resplendent in art and history.

What’s even more fortunate is that all the main attractions in Florence are centrally located for the perfect walking tour. See Santa Croce, Piazza del Duomo and Michelangelo’s David

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy Depart 19.00

How amazing to have an extra day in this beautiful region.

Today you can visit the places you didn’t get to yesterday whether it is Florence or Pisa, neither of which should be missed.

Make sure when you visit Pisa you take that photo holding up the Leaning Tower!!

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 06.30-19.00

Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet.

Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch whilst sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Naples, Italy 06.30-19.00

Cruise to Naples, located on Italy’s stunning Amalfi coast, a city rich in history. A tour around Naples’ grand piazzas, cathedrals and castles in the old centre will take you back centuries. Pompeii is not too far either, a dashing city which boasts diverse cultural offerings and charming streets.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Messina (Sicily), Italy 07.00-18.00

The third largest city on the island of Sicily, Messina welcomes cruise ship visitors with its lovely harbour, extraordinary architecture (much of which miraculously survived a horrendous earthquake and tidal wave in 1908) and wonderful food. Stroll through Messina’s Piazza Cairoli taking in magnificent fountains and cathedrals, or sip Marsala wine at a sidewalk café.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Valletta, Malta 06.00-14.00

Although somewhat scarred by World War II, Valletta prides itself on its magnificent Baroque palaces, piazzas, gardens and churches. The Magisterial Palace, built between 1571 and 1574, now houses the Maltese Parliament and offices of the President of Malta.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Cagliari, Sardinia 09.00-16.00

Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, provides the perfect blend of modern life and medieval mystery on your Italian cruise. Check out the thousands of mysterious nuraghi (stone dwellings) found on the island. See Mercato di San Benedetto, and photograph the amazing museum citadel.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 10

Palma (Majorca), Spain 12.00-20.00

On the one hand, this city, founded by the Romans some 2,100 years ago, is replete with (literally) wall-to-wall history and architectural splendor.

You can journey back in time and wander the mazes of alleyways and cobblestone paths that surround the Gothic cathedral.

On the other hand, Palma is bustling with life, showcasing the island’s best restaurants, shops, nightlife and a vibrant art scene.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 11

Barcelona 05.00 - Disembark

After a last breakfast on board the beautiful Norwegian Escape, transfer to the airport for your flight home taking with you some amazing memories of the fabulous places you have visited on this cruise.

  • Breakfast included


Norwegian Escape

Sailing to exciting, sun-drenched destinations such as the Greek Isles, Norwegian Escapes offers a winning combination of immersive shore excursions and memorable onboard experiences. From city tours ashore to hours spent on the ship exploring the pools, restaurants, activities and evening entertainment, embark on the cruise holiday you’ve always dreamed of with Norwegian Escape.

Facilities Include

Dining: There are plenty of dining options to tantalise all taste buds onboard Norwegian Escape. Norwegian Escape features a number of speciality restaurants, serving everything from fresh Teppenyaki to traditional Italian cuisine. Delicious Asian Fusion, authentic French cuisine, hearty steaks and churrascuria-style meat are just some of the other specialities on offer.

Bars & Lounges: With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favourite may take a few days. Pull up a stool on The Waterfront and pair your favourite vintage with soothing waves at The Cellars – A Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar. Sip on a hand-crafted mojito at Sugarcane. Or Let your hair down in The District Brew House, offering more than 50 different bottled beers and 24 draft beers on tap.

Entertainment: When it comes to the entertainment on Norwegian Escape, you won’t believe your eyes or even your ears. Pull up a chair at The Choir of Man and raise your glass to high energy dancing and hit songs that flow as freely as the beer. Or tickle your funny bone at Headliner’s Comedy Club by Levity Entertainment Group’s roster of top-notch comedians.

Spa & Fitness Centre: Norwegian Escape has a spa and fitness centre, complete with a variety of treatments and exercise classes.

There are lots of onboard shops for you to browse in plus the casino and lots of activities for you to take part in should you wish.




Room Includes

Studio stateroom:

Private key-card access complex comprised of staterooms specifically designed and priced for the solo traveller. Featuring a full size bed, a one-way window to the corridor, and separate areas for your bathroom, sink and shower, in 100 square feet of living space. Includes access to the private Studio Lounge.

Location: Deck(s) 10, 11, 12  Forward

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
June 24 °C 16 °C
September 26 °C 17 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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