This summer and fall Crystal Cruises is offering new packages to Spain’s Costa Brava, with a number of pre- and post-cruise hotel and land programs in destinations including Madrid and Segovia.
The packages are offered with 15 Mediterranean cruise itineraries and are available on Crystal Serenity’s Mediterranean, Black Sea and Canary Island cruises from June through October. The three to five-night programs depart from Barcelona, Venice and Rome.
Guests have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the culture by taking inland journeys in countries from Prague and Budapest to Italy’s Lake Como.
On the tours, guests will view the regions' architecture, history, villas, castles and other attractions at World Heritage sites. Guests will also have the opportunity to dine at renowned restaurants and stay at hotels including, Villa d'Este and Prague's Carlo IV Boscolo.
The 2009 Extended Land Programs include, "Castle Kingdom Splendor," a four-night adventure that explores the legend of Don Quixote and visits Madrid and Spain’s World Heritage sites of Segovia and Toledo.
"Costa Brava Exploration," also four nights, is on the program and it features Spain’s “wild coast,” set against the Pyrenees Mountains, Catalonian villages as well as Salvador Dali’s birthplace.
Lake Como and Villa d’Este, is a three-night excursion also on the program along with Prague and Budapest, where guests will visit castles, palaces and monuments during a five night stay.
Crystal Serenity's Mediterranean cruises depart from Athens, Barcelona, Istanbul, Lisbon, Monte Carlo, Rome and Venice.
Fares start at $3,535 per person, double occupancy, and offer an All Inclusive - As You Wish shipboard credit to customize guests’ vacation. Fares for Crystal's Mediterranean Extended Land Programs start at $4,499 per person, double occupancy.