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Why Sail to Europe With Norwegian Cruise Line

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Planning a European voyage can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know where to start. Between the sheer number of countries to visit, iconic sights to see and ways to get there, the possibilities are never-ending. Which, when it comes to cruising, is the best part. Why? You won’t have to choose.

Cruising through Europe allows you to see it all – and get plenty of perks and unforgettable experiences along the way. We’ve narrowed down the top reasons why sailing through Europe with Norwegian Cruise Line is the best way to go.

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The Itineraries

Norwegian Cruise Line is all about doing things on your own terms. And with over 295 unique itineraries across northern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Greek Isles, there are no limits to what you can do. Explore the Baltic Sea like a Viking, stroll through picturesque Santorini, have the best pasta of your life in Italy and so much more. With Norwegian, it’s all up to you.

Itinerary lengths range from five days to 15 or more, with many of them featuring a total of zero sea days, giving you the coveted opportunity to waste no time immersing yourself in your chosen destination. You’ll even find that some itineraries to Europe have two ports of call in a single day, so you won’t miss a thing.

Being able to depart from one of 16 cities allows for lots of convenient wiggle room, too. Choose from Lisbon to Athens, Barcelona, Venice, Stockholm, Paris and many more.

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The Experiences

Exploring takes time. That’s why, on average, Norwegian Cruise Line spends 32% more time in ports of call compared to other cruise lines, ensuring that you’re not just visiting a location – you’re experiencing it.

With an average of nine hours spent per port, you’ll have time to see the sights, taste the cuisine, take in the culture and maybe even do a little souvenir shopping. You can also connect with informative local guides through Norwegian’s own excursion portal, Go Local, where you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities like touring “Game of Thrones” filming locations in Dubrovnik or hunting for black truffles in Provence. Choose from literally thousands of excursions for all price ranges and activity levels.

Love a location so much you can’t wait to go again? Overnight stays allow guests to have two days in the same port, doubling the time spent at particularly experience-dense locations where you may need more time to check off bucket list items. This way, you can indulge and relax at the Blue Lagoon today and save exploring Reykjavik for tomorrow. Or explore the historic ruins of Athens today and save the white sandy beaches of Rhodes for tomorrow. You get the idea.

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The Ships

When you go to Europe with Norwegian Cruise Line, you sail on the newest ships in their European fleet: Norwegian Viva and Norwegian Prima. Both ships aren’t just new; they’re custom-built for lavish comfort, convenient amenities and jaw-dropping views. The spacious and modern staterooms are certainly a plus, as well.

When it comes to food and dining, the choice is yours in more ways than one. With Norwegian’s Freestyle Dining, guests have the freedom to pick when they want to eat and where without fixed dining schedules or pre-assigned seating. Whether you’re in the mood for pub fare, buffet-style or a white tablecloth atmosphere, you’ll find it on your ship.

Want to be even more free? Signing up for the Free at Sea offering lets you breeze through your vacation worry-free and wallet-free. This enhanced guest experience gets you free open bar, free specialty dining, free excursions, free Wi-Fi, free extra guests and even free airfare for a second guest joining you. What’s not to love?

When you’re not experiencing the best a location has to offer or dining on board, there is a surplus of entertainment to take part in, so boredom always has the night off. Enjoy everything from live performances to deck parties. There have even been guest-participation shows like “Deal or No Deal” and “Wheel of Fortune” featured, giving you a plethora of options for fun every night or your stay!

Find your perfect European trip with Norwegian Cruise Line and AAA Travel.

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