Norwegian Prima Cruise: London to Rome 2024 Itinerary

Last updated July 8, 2024 | By Mundiel Editors

Thames River and the Houses of Parliament

Set sail on an unforgettable journey aboard the Norwegian Prima, departing from London on October 6, 2024. This enchanting itinerary promises an immersive exploration of Europe’s most captivating coastal cities, blending rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes.

As you embark on this 14-day cruise, the adventure begins with a scenic voyage across the English Channel to the picturesque shores of Bordeaux, France.


Welcome to London, UK. Proceed to Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T4 hotel located adjacent Terminal 4. How to get there.


For those arriving today, Welcome to London, UK. Proceed to Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T4 hotel located adjacent Terminal 4. How to get there.

Private Group Excursion: If you signed up for the private excursion to Windsor Castle and Stonehenge , this group departs @8:00 am. Meeting point will be at the hotel main lobby.


After breakfast, it’s time to check out of the hotel and settle any miscellaneous room charges e.g. local city tax, etc. Next, get all your luggage (with NCL tags attached) down to the hotel lobby for loading on the bus. Check to make sure none of your belongings are left in your room. Boarding for the bus will start at 9:00 am and departure from the hotel at 9:30 am for a relaxing 2-1/2 hour drive from London to Southampton cruise port.

On arrival at the cruise port, drop off your luggage with the ship staff/porters and you will be guided where to proceed for on-boarding.

Once onboard, take the time to get familiar with your ship’s layout if your cabin is still being serviced. It may be time to grab some lunch as well. Your luggage will be delivered by the ship staff to your stateroom shortly.

Norwegian Prima Cruise ship departs Southampton at 5:00 PM

Group Welcome Dinner, 5:00PM – 6:30PM Venue: Hudsons Dining Room (on Deck 7)
Theme: Halloween Masquerade
Dance Floor or The Theatre after Dinner


See Ship Schedule | Le Verdon, France | Bilbao Spain


Private Group Excursion: If you signed up for this excursion to Santiago de Compostela, meeting point will be at the Penrose Atrium (on Deck 6). Departs at 10:00 am


Private Group Excursion: Fatima, Portugal. If you signed up for this private excursion, meeting point will be at the Penrose Atrium (on Deck 6). Departs at 9:00 am.


See Ship schedule | Lisbon, Portugal | Cadiz (Seville, Spain | Cartagena, Spain | Barcelon, Spain


Cruise ends, with the ship arriving at Rome’s port, Civitavecchia @6:00 am.

If your flight home is on this day, NCL has arranged to transfer you to Rome Fumicino Airport (FCO).

If you are staying in Rome for 1 or 2 more days, a private coach will take you to your hotel, The Crowne Plaza – St. Peter’s Rome @9:30am.

Private airport transfers will be arranged on the day of your flight back home.


Savor the world-renowned wines and elegant architecture of this charming city before continuing to the artistic haven of Bilbao, Spain, home to the iconic Guggenheim Museum.

Next, discover the coastal beauty of La Coruña, Spain, where historic sites and panoramic views await. The journey then leads to Oporto, Portugal, renowned for its exquisite port wine and historic Ribeira district. The vibrant capital of Portugal, Lisbon, follows, offering a mix of ancient monuments, lively neighborhoods, and delectable cuisine.

Sail south to Cádiz, Spain, the gateway to Andalusia‘s rich heritage and the enchanting city of Seville. Cartagena, with its impressive Roman history and stunning coastline, is the next port of call. The Mediterranean leg of the journey begins in Barcelona, where Gaudi‘s masterpieces and vibrant street life captivate every visitor.

The French Riviera‘s elegance unfolds in Cannes, a city synonymous with glamour and film festivals. The penultimate stop is Livorno, Italy, the gateway to the cultural treasures of Tuscany, including Florence and Pisa.

Finally, your remarkable voyage concludes in Rome, the Eternal City, where the echoes of ancient history and the vibrancy of modern life create an unforgettable finale to your cruise.

Rome's Spanish Steps

The Norwegian Prima promises an extraordinary journey through Europe’s most alluring destinations, where each port of call reveals a new layer of beauty and history, making this an adventure of a lifetime.