Symphony of the Seas
Gross Tonnage: 230,000
Length: 1,188 feet
Beam: 215.5 feet
Draft: 30 feet
Cruising Speed: 22 knots
Inaugural: April, 2018
Mediterranean Gay Cruise on brand new Symphony of the Seas
7 nights from/to Barcelona, Spain
September 9 16, 2018
Royal Caribbeean Symphony of the Seas
Join us on Ambien Travel European gay group cruise on board of the brand new World's Largest cruise ship - Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas to Western Mediterranean! From the High Renaissance to high fashion
and from a fascinating heritage to fantastically chic beaches, the Mediterranean has it all. Enjoy the very best that Europe has to offer on our European Gay Mediterranean cruise from gay friendly Barcelona.
Stand in awe before Spanish landmarks, Italian landscapes, and French icons that echo the history-changing moments that once happened there. Climb up inside the spires of Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona, whisper in awe in the Sistine Chapel, and discover French Marseilles. Explore the Western Mediterranean cities where myth and history converge on your next vacation.
With its fast-paced cities, laid-back islands and passion for football, fashion, food and wine, Spain is a truly fascinating country. In buzzing Barcelona you can marvel at Gaudi's inspiring architecture or feast on delicious tapas in a shaded pavement café; explore the city's many churches and cathedrals or hit the shops for a shot of Catalan style.
Italy is home to one of the world's most historical and spiritual sites, a universally adored cuisine and a passionate nation. In ancient Rome you can gaze at Michelangelo's magnificent Sistine Chapel ceiling or explore the Colosseum where gladiators once fought. In Florence, feast your eyes on intricate Renaissance art or browse the jewellery shops along the Ponte Vecchio, the bridge dating back to 1345. Pose in Pisa for the essential holiday snap standing against the famous leaning tower or lick some of the most sensational gelato under the Mediterranean sun.
Royal Caribbean's brand new Symphony of the Seas
Introducing the Symphony of the Seas - the newest addition to Royal Caribbean's award-winning Oasis Class fleet. The world's biggest ship with the world’s best features just got even better. There's no turning back once you take the plunge 10 stories into the mysteries of the deep on the tallest slide at sea, Ultimate Abyss, as well as the exhilarating multilevel Perfect Storm slides. As the kids explore Splashaway Bay, take a tree-lined stroll through Central Park, or find your own haven in any of the other seven iconic onboard neighborhoods. Sip a post-dinner cocktail crafted by a robot in our unique Bionic Bar, and share every moment with not just your family onboard, but friends back home with VOOM - the fastest Internet at sea. Discover the biggest, boldest vacation ever on a ship unlike anything else on the ocean.
Bigger And Better
Clocking in at 1,188 feet long and with 18 total decks—about the height of the Leaning Tower of Pisa—this ship dominates with the title of the largest in the world.
People And Power
There will be more rooms for guests on Symphony than previous record holder, with 2,775 total staterooms (28 more than Harmony). To ensure our guests have the best vacation possible, there will be 2,175 crew members hailing from around the world.
If you were wondering how this mammoth moves, there are four bow thrusters each with 7,500 horsepower to swiftly propel guests to every destination the ship visits.
Symphony of the Seas will offer guests seven distinct neighborhoods, like the tree-lined Central Park and the luxury shop-filled Royal Promenade, creating unique areas for travelers to enjoy and explore. For adrenaline-packed adventure, Symphony also will have the 10-story slide Ultimate Abyss; a trio of waterslides; and Splashaway Bay kids waterpark. In addition, a second pool will be added to the Solarium on deck 15, meaning even more space for adults to kick back and relax.
Things to Do
Our ship boast a sea of vacation possibilities for every guest. Like the chance to learn Italian, salsa dancing, or the recipe for a perfect martini. To conquer the rock climbing wall and ice skate on the equator. Or slow things down with a hot stone massage and duty-free designer shopping. See, do and learn more at sea than you ever thought possible.
From confectionery delights to California rolls, finger foods to a five-course gourmet meal, a Royal Caribbean cruise is a journey of culinary discovery. Our innovative chefs, each trained and certified, will take your palate global with a lineup of complimentary and specialty options. Pair your meals with a beverage package and save on your favorite drinks.
Shows & Nightlife
Let's hear a round of applause for an unrivaled entertainment lineup—an amazing array of shows and performers, included with your cruise fare. Picture Broadway shows just steps from your stateroom. World-class performers that WOW on stage, ice, and in the water. And when the sun goes down, the night heats up with energetic parades, live music, comedy shows and much more.
Mediterranean Gay Group Cruise Itinerary
| 09 Sep
| 10 Sep
||Palma de Mallorca, Spain
| 11 Sep
| 12 Sep
||Florence/Pisa (La Spezia), Italy
| 13 Sep
||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
| 14 Sep
||Naples (Capri), Italy
| 15 Sep
||A Day at Sea!
| 16 Sep
Day 1 - Barcelona, Spain
A top European center for art, architecture, design and cuisine, this stylish city has its own language and culture. The soul of old Barcelona is its Gothic Quarter; outside the medieval district, discover iconic landmarks and more. Vying for your attention in Catalonia's visually stunning capital are the magnificent medieval buildings of the lively Gothic quarter and the exotic creations of architect Antoni Gaudi - the Sagrada Familia Temple and Parc Güell, to name just a few.
Day 2 - Palma De Mallorca, Spain
Flirt with Flamenco in this beautiful town, the capital of Mallorca. Try tapas or wine tasting or explore the city by bike with an expert guide. Be inspired by the magnificent Santa María Cathedral, a 13th century Gothic landmark overlooking the Bay of Palma, or visit the Almudaina, a Moorish-style Arab fortress, or medieval Bellver Castle. Enjoy swimming, sailing, diving or snorkelling in Palma de Mallorca too.
Day 3 - Marseille, France
Marseille is one of the most visited cities in France. With many museums and galleries, along with ancient buildings of historical interest. Along the coast, cycling tracks veer around sunny coves and sandy beaches. France's oldest city is one of its most dynamic, with a melting pot culture and vibrant arts scene. The soul of the city is its Vieux Port, the working waterfront. Marseille is also a gateway port to the scenic villages and coastal areas of Provence.
Day 4 - Florence/Pisa (La Spezia), Italy
A former fishing village at the border of two enchanting regions, La Spezia offers easy access to Tuscany and its great cities like Florence and Pisa and the Liguria's rugged coast and terraced villages known as Cinque Terre. From La Spezia, which provides ready access to the Cinque Terre region, you cn travel to Florence as well as to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Or enjoy La Spezia's, spectacular collection of cathedrals and the art-nouveau-style villas.
Day 5 - Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Hidden piazzas, opulent baroque churches, classical ruins at every turn. The best of Italian fashion. Countless art galleries, gardens and palaces. If ever there was a place to return to and delve deeper, it's Rome. From the monuments of the ancient empire to the pursuit of la dolce vita, the Eternal City is an unrivaled open-air museum and a lively modern metropolis. The tiny enclave of Vatican City is home to sacred sites and priceless art.
Day 6 - Naples, Capri, Italy
One of Europe's oldest cities, Naples is vibrant and filled with rich artistic and architectural heritage. Nearby sights include the ruins of ancient Pompeii uncovers, the idyllic resort isle of Capri, and the jewel-like towns that dot the Amalfi Coast. You're spoiled for choice in the city that invented the pizza. Embark on a trip to Mt. Vesuvius for mind-blowing views before descending to Pompeii. Board a boat for Capri, or a scenic day trip to Positano and Sorrento down the stunning Amalfi coast.
Day 7 - Day at Sea
An 'at sea' day is your chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, including doing nothing at all. Relax in the Spa, take in a show at the theatre, or experience any of the incredible dining venues. There's so much to do the difficulty will be choosing what to do next! Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquility, our ships have it all. Try rock climbing, zip-lining and surfing 200 feet above the waves. Melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax poolside.
Day 8 - Barcelona, Spain
An important cultural and economic center in Spain, and indeed Europe, Barcelona is known as much for its unique architecture as its gay friendliness. Since its founding, Barcelona has always been a center of art and design, culminating with Gaudi's masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia Basilica, a prime example of Art Nouveau architecture, with its bold color, beautiful tile work and swirling lines. Spend a day wandering through the old Gothic quarter or take a 30-minute trip to Sitges, the famed gay Spanish beach resort.