While the allure of summer in the Mediterranean is undeniable, the quieter, more intimate charm of the upcoming winter months beckons. Windstar Cruises offers you the opportunity to discover iconic ports like Barcelona, Nice, Livorno (Florence/Pisa), and Rome in an entirely different light onboard the all-suite Star Legend. Our overnight stays in Barcelona, Rome, and Nice allow you to enjoy the cultural treasures, gourmet delights, and captivating history with an intimate ambiance that's simply unparalleled. Visit museums and famous landmarks without the summer crowds and find more available seating at restaurants and tapas bars. Experience Christmas in Rome or the fireworks spectacle for New Year’s in Barcelona. Shop bustling Christmas markets in the shadow of Gothic cathedrals and glide through the season’s magic with visits to ice skating rinks in Barcelona and Rome. Experience new winter traditions like the celebration of Three Kings Day and the folklore of Le Befana. Witness breathtaking seasonal light shows like the one on the exterior of Sagrada Familia or on the Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence, see Rome at its holiday best with Christmas trees at St. Peter’s Square, the Colosseum and Spanish Steps, and breathe in the enchanting fragrance of roasting chestnuts on the vibrant streets of Barcelona. Spend a romantic evening onboard Valentine’s Day as you sail away in Nice. Celebrate with Carnevale street festivals in February and March. With Windstar Cruises, we are redefining the concept of winter travel in Europe, making it a season of discovery and enchantment that is 180 degrees from ordinary. Join us on this exceptional journey to experience the Mediterranean's winter wonders. It's time to embark on a voyage like no other, where the magic of the Mediterranean comes alive in its more intimate splendor.
Ask about options for embarking early and staying additional days in Barcelona and Rome.