7 Night Mediterranean & Aegean
Cruise Line: Princess Cruises

Cruise Ship: Emerald Princess

Ports of Call:  Istanbul, Turkey | Mykonos, Greece | Valletta, Malta | Messina, Sicily, Italy | Naples, Italy | Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

European cruises include Northern and Western European itineraries. Cruising Northern Europe may be perfect for you. Northern European itineraries typically visit the Scandinavian peninsula, Baltic states, and the Netherlands on seven to fifteen day cruises. You may prefer Western European cruises. Cruises in Western Europe often leave from London, Lisbon, or Rome and can last from five to eighteen days. Ports visited include Paris, France; Dublin, Ireland; Barcelona, Spain; and the south of France. Choose either one, and you’ll enjoy unlimited first-rate cuisine and you’ll have a range of activities available to you on a comfortable and well-appointed cruise ship.

Sailing Date 25 July 29 August
Itinerary Location Arrival Departure
Saturday ISTANBUL, TURKEY CHECK IN STARTS AT 0100P CHECK IN 1:00PM-7:00PM See Travel Summary for Progressive check in times ——– 11:00 PM
Sunday AT SEA ——– ——–
Monday MYKONOS, GREECE 07:00 AM 10:00 PM
Tuesday AT SEA ——– ——–
Wednesday VALLETTA, MALTA 07:00 AM 05:00 PM
Thursday MESSINA, ITALY 07:00 AM 05:00 PM
Friday NAPLES, ITALY (FOR CAPRI & POMPEII) 07:00 AM 06:00 PM
Saturday ROME (CIVITAVECCHIA), ITALY 05:00 AM ——–

Note: Cruise itineraries are subject to change. Please verify ports and times with the cruise line directly.

Ship Facts

Passenger Capacity: 3,092
Tonnage: 113,561
Inaugural Cruise: April 11, 2007
Last Refurbished: December 2012
Christeners: Florence Henderson, Marion Ross, Erin Moran & Susan Olsen (television’s favorite mothers & daughters)
Number of Crew: 1,200
Registry: Bermuda
Length: 951 feet
Height: 195 feet
Number of Decks: 19
Passenger Cabins: 1,539
Suites with private balconies: 26
Family Suites: 2
Mini-suites with private balconies: 178
Balcony cabins: 675
Ocean view cabins: 222
Inside cabins: 436
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: 31
Pools: 4
Whirlpools Spas: 7
Lifeboats: 18 lifeboats, 6 tenders, 2 rescue boats
Builder: Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone, Italy

Overview

Launched in 2007, Emerald Princess is one of the largest ships in the Princess fleet. She offers nearly 900 balcony staterooms from which to take in the colorful sunrise over the ocean, or capture a breathtaking sunset sail-in to a romantic city like Venice. Leisurely days spent onboard in the Piazza-style atrium are relaxing and entertaining, with the nearby International Cafe and Vines Wine Bar fulfilling your cravings for warm cookies, toasted paninis, and even hand rolled sushi. Whether you’re getting refreshed with a work-out in the fitness center or putting your feet up at Movies Under the Stars, your experience on Emerald Princess is sure to be unforgettable.

Onboard Activities

The many activities onboard our ships are designed to stimulate, educate, entertain, inspire and sweat – not necessarily in that order. But, you can be sure we’ll do our best to cover all the bases. And from art auctions to yoga, this ship is loaded with fun things to do.

Pools & Spas
Sometimes floating serenely just isn’t enough – splash around, ride the waves, swim against the current or take a dip in one of this ship’s bubbling hot tubs.
Calypso Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs
Neptune’s Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)
Terrace Pool
Lotus Spa Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)
The Sanctuary(adults only)

Sports
Our ships will keep you on the run, literally, with basketball, paddle tennis, jogging tracks and state-of-the-art gyms equipped with machines that’ll keep your heart rate pumping.
Lotus Spa, gym and fitness area
Swim-against-the-current lap pool
Nine-hole putting course (Princess Links)
Virtual golf simulators
Jogging track
Center Court
Shuffleboard

Enrichment
When is a cruise an opportunity to enrich? When it’s a Princess cruise. This ship offers area lectures, art exhibits and classes taught by local experts.
World-class art collection, gallery and auctions
ScholarShip@Sea
24-hour Internet Cafe (wireless access available)
Library
Hearts & Minds Wedding Chapel
Conference Center

Boutiques
Deals on designer clothing and gifts, including Lladro, Swarovski, Calvin Klein, Tommy Bahama, Lancome, Clinique, Estee Lauder, and Fossil – all up to 30% off.
Boutiques (duty-free)
Future Cruise Sales

Food & Dining

Our Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine – and it shows. Our entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaine des Rotisseurs gastronomic society. Each chef’s menu is creative and the selections change every day. Pair that with impeccable service and you’re in for an unforgettable gourmet experience.

Traditional
This ship offers several formal dining rooms in the cruise tradition, with Traditional Dining at the same times for each meal, with attentive service provided by your own waiter throughout the cruise.

Botticelli Dining Room
Anytime
Anytime Dining means you aren’t limited to eating at a fixed time or place on the ship. Instead, the choice of when and where you want to eat is flexible, based only on your stomach’s whim.

Michelangelo Dining Room
Da Vinci Dining Room
Specialty
Our ships’ restaurants are always in big demand and this ship’s options are no exception, serving up exquisite local specialties and gourmet favorites. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

Sabatini’s (Italian restaurant)
Crown Grill (steak & seafood)
Ultimate Balcony Dining
Casual
Want to maximize your pool time and minimize your mealtime? Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at our Casual Dining eateries, or get take-out and dine by the pool.

24-hour International Cafe (nominal charge applies to select items)
Horizon Court Buffet and Bistro
Cafe Caribe
Vines Wine Bar (nominal charge applies to select items) – Voted one of the “Best Wine Bars at Sea,” by USA Today!
Pizza & ice cream bar
Trident Grill (burgers & hot dogs)
Afternoon tea
24-hour room service

Personal Choice Features

Emerald Princess includes many innovations, that define the Princess experience.

Below are some of the features Emerald Princess has to offer:

  • Accommodates 3,080 passengers
  • Nearly 900 staterooms have private balconies (80 percent of all outside cabins)
  • 300 square foot Movies Under the Stars outdoor movie theater
  • Dramatic new piazza-style atrium featuring casual dining venues in a street cafe environment of the atrium — including an International Cafe serving a rotating menu throughout the day, and a wine and seafood bar
  • Wedding chapel featuring wedding-at-sea program officiated by the ship’s captain
  • Dedicated conference center/meeting rooms
  • World-class art collection, gallery and auctions
  • Nine-hole putting course and golf simulator and two digital golf simulators
  • Five pools – including a swim-against-the-current lap pool. All pools are fresh-water.
  • Sports court and jogging track
  • Asian-themed Lotus spa with ocean-view gym
  • Three main dining rooms (one traditional, two anytime)
  • Caribbean-themed Cafe Caribe featuring local specialties
  • Two specialty restaurants an expanded Sabatini’s Restaurant and the new Crown Grill (steak & seafood)
  • Outdoor hamburger and hot dog grill, pizzeria and ice cream bar
  • Extensive buffet and bistro, plus round-the-clock room service
  • A wide variety of bars and lounges, including a cigar lounge
  • An arcade of duty-free shops
  • One of the largest casinos afloat
  • Expansive youth and teen centers
  • 24-hour Internet Cafe
  • Skywalkers Nightclub and observation lounge featuring commanding views over the aft of the ship
  • Easy wheelchair access staterooms and most public areas
Onboard Activities

Princess offers everything you could need for a relaxed, rejuvenating retreat with innovative experiences all designed to help you escape completely.

The Piazza: Inspired by the bustling city squares found throughout Europe, The Piazza features the International Cafe, Vines Wine Bar variety of live entertainment and several glass-walled lifts that provide panoramic overviews of the ship.

Movies Under the Stars: A Princess original – enjoy feature films, concerts, sporting events and other entertainment on a giant screen poolside.

The Sanctuary: Solitude seekers will be able to escape completely to this plush, outdoor spa-inspired setting with signature beverages, light meals, massages, attentive service and relaxing personal entertainment.

ScholarShip@Sea: From enrichment lectures to cooking demonstrations, digital photography workshops to wine tasting, Scholarship@Sea programs are designed to make learning fun.

Lotus Spa: Our goal at Princess is to return you to the world renewed in body, mind and spirit. Our Lotus Spa and Fitness Center features spa treatments, beauty salon services and the latest in equipment, as well as personal trainers and a variety of different classes throughout the day.

Poolside Activities: Swim, sun and enjoy yourself in our many pools. Relax effortlessly underneath a retractable glass dome, on a terrace above the rolling wake, or work up a sweat and make some of your own waves in a swim-against-the-current pool.

Library: We’ve stocked our ships with an extensive library, including contemporary titles in a wide range of categories and books related to specific cruise itineraries. Princess onboard libraries have collections of up to 2,000 books.

Nightlife

Production Shows: Princess Signature Shows are featured on every cruise, entertaining passengers with lively music, stunning choreography, and some of the largest casts at sea.
Dancing, Karaoke & Comedy: Move to the rhythm of the disco beat or take a spin in the ballroom. And, for some belly laughs, catch a stand-up comedy act or belt out a song in our karaoke lounge.
Bars & Lounges: Evening cocktails in one of the ship’s cozy lounges or swanky bars is a perfect place to meet up with shipboard friends.
Casino: Games of chance worthy of Las Vegas beckon including blackjack, roulette, craps and slot machines.
Youth and Teens: Our fully equipped Youth Centers and Teen Lounges are staffed with experienced counselors, ready to entertain kids and teens all day and evening.

Princess Cruises Book Club: Offers an opportunity for fascinating literary discussions among passengers.

Princess Cruises Ultimate Ship Tour: Get an exclusive glimpse at the behind-the-scenes action onboard a Princess ship – an industry first. (Not available for Pacific Princess and Ocean Princess)

Under 18

With Princess, young kids and teens have their own kind of fun – and their own place to hang out. Our youth and teen centers are fully equipped with everything from the latest video games and movies, to arts and crafts, fooseball tables, board games and jukeboxes. And for the littlest ones, activities like kids’ karaoke, pizza parties, pajama nights and more.

Kids & Teens
This ship’s activities run the age-appropriate gamut for those under 18 – from Princess Pelicans (ages 3 to 7), and Shockwaves (ages 8-12), to Remix (ages 13-17).

  • Teen Center
  • Youth Center
  • Video arcade
  • Chill Out splash pool
Entertainment

To say the nightlife onboard is entertaining is an understatement. Illuminating the stage in captivating productions, our performers are some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea. Our Princess Signature Shows, lounge performers, movies and casinos are just some of the entertainment our passengers enjoy as they escape completely.

Theaters

This ship’s theater venues are designed with great acoustics, the best seats in the house, and stellar acts. The movies shown are all first-run feature-length films.

  • Princess Theater
  • Movies Under the Stars outdoor theater

Hot Spots

Our ship’s Hot Spots are just that – sizzling! They vary depending upon the ship and feature dazzling casinos, our Movies Under The Stars outdoor theater, night clubs, dance floors and more.

  • Gatsby’s Casino
  • Explorers Lounge (nightclub-style performances)
  • Skywalkers Nightclub (top deck nightclub)
  • Club Fusion

Lounges

Whether you’re in the mood for a cozy space to sip cocktails with someone special or a swanky place to savor a cigar and make new friends, Princess ships provide it all.

  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Adagio Bar
  • Crooners Bar
  • Speakeasy cigar lounge
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