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Carnival offers diverse European cruise schedule in 2021

In 2021, Carnival Cruise Line will operate its most extensive European season ever with a diverse schedule of voyages aboard Carnival Legend.

It includes visits to 58 ports across 21 countries, including the line’s first cruises to the Greek Isles and a return to Iceland, Norway and the Baltic.

During these voyages, guests can explore ancient ruins, sample regional cuisines, experience unique culture, and visit centuries-old UNESCO sites, including Geirangerfjord in Norway, the Acropolis in Greece, Cinque Terre in Italy and Mont Saint-Michel in France.

Following its European season, Carnival Legend will shift to year-round deployment from Baltimore beginning in November 2021.  In turn, Carnival Pride, currently based in Baltimore, with reposition to Tampa, providing exciting new choices in these two important markets.

Fred Stein, vice president of revenue, deployment and itinerary planning for the cruise line, said: “For Carnival Legend, we’ve assembled our most diverse season ever with opportunities to visit an array of breath-taking sites across nearly two dozen countries, all combined with the one-of-a-kind holiday experience that Carnival is known for.  It’s really the best way to see Europe.”

Carnival Legend will begin its European season with a 15-day transatlantic crossing from Tampa to Barcelona on March 26, 2021, with stops in Nassau, The Bahamas; Bermuda; Ponta Delgada (Azores), Portugal; and Malaga and Valencia, Spain.

From there, the ship will operate a wide range of exciting voyages from Barcelona, Dover and Rome (Civitavecchia), including: Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltic; Iceland & British Isles; Greek Isles and Italy; and Western Europe and the Mediterranean.

The programme concludes with a 14-day transatlantic crossing from Barcelona to Baltimore on October 31 with stops at Cartagena, Cadiz, Funchal, Ponta Delgada and Praia da Vitoria.

Carnival Legend will kick off its year-round schedule from Baltimore on November 14, 2021, operating seven-day cruises departing every Sunday.  A wide variety of week-long adventures are offered visiting destinations including Nassau, Freeport and the private Bahamian destinations of Half Moon Cay or Princess Cays as well as Grand Turk.

The ship’s Baltimore-based programme also includes a special 14-day Carnival Journeys – Panama Canal voyage departing January 9, 2022 calling at Half Moon Cay, The Bahamas; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Limon, Costa Rica; partial Panama Canal transit; and Grand Turk.  The cruises offer special onboard enrichment programming and fun activities such as the 1980s-style Throw Back Sea Day.

Carnival Pride will assume Carnival Legend’s schedule of six-, seven-and eight-day cruises beginning November 14, 2021.  The sailings feature western Caribbean destinations, including Cozumel, Costa Maya, Belize, Mahogany Bay, Costa Rica, the Panama Canal and Grand Cayman.

The ship will also offer a 14-day Carnival Journeys cruise from Baltimore to Tampa on October 31, 2021, featuring a partial transit of the Panama Canal, along with visits to Grand Turk; Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; Santa Marta and Cartagena, Colombia;  Limon (Costa Rica); Mahogany Bay, Honduras; and Cozumel, Mexico.

For more information, go to www.carnival.com


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