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Thankful for Travel to the Mediterranean in the winter

Pick Your Perk for a Legendary Winter Mediterranean Cruise and Save

See another side of the Mediterranean, away from the crowds of summer, for a more intimate exploration of the region filled with the magic of Christmas markets and the upcoming winter months beckons. Windstar Cruises new winter itineraries from December 2023 to March 2024, offer you the opportunity to discover iconic ports like Barcelona, Spain; Nice, France; Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy; and Rome in an entirely different light onboard the all-suite Star Legend, serving just 312 guests with accommodations starting at 277 square feet.

The Mediterranean in winter offers an exclusive perspective on these timeless destinations. Smaller crowds mean more personal interactions, while the weather cools down. Our overnight stays of these newly curated itineraries allow you to enjoy the cultural treasures, gourmet delights, and captivating history of Spain, France, and Italy with an intimate ambiance that's simply unparalleled.

Experience the vibrant energy and architecture of Barcelona
Immerse yourself in the Renaissance splendors of Florence
Savor the French Riviera's elegance and charming old towns in Nice
Step back in time in Rome and discover ancient wonders and architectural marvels
Cruise aboard the 312 guest Star Legend

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 these exceptional journeys and 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.

During our 2023 Thankful for Travel Sale, you’ll be able to enjoy more of winter in the Mediterranean for less when you Pick the Perk you like best. Here’s what you can enjoy when you Pick Your Perk:

  • One free pre- or post-cruise night onboard Star Legend stay OR
  • Up to $400 onboard credit, OR
  • Premium Suite guests may select a free upgrade to an All-Inclusive Fare featuring Wi-Fi; unlimited beer, wine & cocktails; and all gratuities.

Plus, Yacht Club Members receive double their Yacht Club Member discount for 10% off the Cruise Only fare for these sailings.

* Premium Suites include Owner’s Suite, Classic Suite, and Deluxe Suite. Pre/Post stay will be onboard Star Legend and is not applicable for voyages that include Christmas or New Years. Terms and Conditions apply.

Winter in Rome allows you to see the Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica, and iconic Roman landmarks like Piazza Venezia, Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, and Trevi Fountain, all steeped in history and culture without the buzz of crowds. From Florence, head out to the Tuscan countryside to meet vintners at legendary vineyards; visit the Statue of David, the Academia, Ponte Vecchio, and the Opera House, immersing yourself in the artistic heritage of Italy. Spend the evening in Monaco rolling the dice with lady luck at the glitzy Grand Casino, stroll through the village of Menton with its huge belle-epoque palaces overlooking the sea, or go back in time with a chocolate and candied fruit workshop that been operating since 1820 in Old Town Nice. Gaudi’s Barcelona, the awe-inspiring Sagrada Familia, and the Gothic quarter allow you to dive into the world of art and architecture. Dine on tapas, take in a flamenco show, and sooth your senses with a rejuvenating dip in the thermal baths for a soul warming overnight in Spain.

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