2020 Monaco

GRAND PRIX

13 nights | departing 22 May 2020

From only:   £6,499 pp

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Experience the luxury of an opulent Mediterranean cruise paired with the fast and furious action of the Monaco Grand Prix.

This is a cruise holiday with a difference. With tickets to Race Day at the Monaco Grand Prix during your overnight stay on board the ship in Monte Carlo and a journey home on board the unrivalled Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, you’ll experience a cruise holiday with glamour, luxury and sporting excellence in equal measures.

You’ll witness the action from your seats in Grandstand T, between the swimming pool section and the penultimate Rascasse corner. Booking with Imagine Cruising ensures that you'll enjoy fantastic value for money and all the added extras that make your holiday unforgettable.

This is a bucket list experience for any Formula 1 fan.

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The Track

The most iconic track to grace Grand Prix, the narrow streets of Monaco pose one of the most challenging races on the Formula 1 calendar. The circuit, which has remained almost identical since 1950, is 3,340km long and requires the utmost of driving precision and skill - it’s the race that every Formula 1 driver dreams of winning.

Package Includes

9 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Crystal Serenity
Pre-paid gratuities, unlimited Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service
All-inclusive alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages whilst on board
Race Day Grandstand ticket to the Monaco Grand Prix™
Overnight in port in Monte Carlo
1 night stay in Florence at the AC Hotel Firenze
2 night stay in Lake Garda at the Hotel Caesius Thermae & Spa Resort
2 day luxury full-board Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train journey from Verona to London
All hotel stays include breakfast
All transfers (excludes transfers to and from the Monaco Grand Prix™)
Outbound flight (London departure - regional flights available)
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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

One of the most iconic train journeys in the world, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a work of art.

Harking back to a more elegant age of travel, you’ll journey through the countryside in original 1920s carriages, featuring Lalique glass panels, wood marquetry and wood burning stoves.

Enjoy ever-changing views from your window as you curl through towns brandishing church spires and castle turrets, with shimmering lakeside scenery in Switzerland and the Austrian Alps.

Experience the gracious service as you dine in the sumptuous restaurant car on a menu of delectable cuisine, returning to your compartment to discover that your private lounge has been effortlessly converted into a bedroom with upper and lower berths.

A sequence of unforgettable moments, barely changed by time, make this voyage one of the world’s finest travel experiences, admired by many but enjoyed by few.

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Your Itinerary

Day 1 | 22 May 2020

Barcelona - Embark Ship

Barcelona - Embark Crystal Serenity

Fly to Barcelona and embark the ultimate luxury ship, Crystal Serenity. One of only two ships in the fleet, with your first step on board you can breathe a sigh of relief as every need, want and desire has been thought of already.

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Day 2 | 23 May 2020

Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo

Today you’ll arrive in Monte Carlo for an overnight stay in port. You’ll have plenty of time to explore this gorgeous destination before the Monaco Grand Prix the next day. The world’s second smallest country, Monaco is packed with epic history as well as gleaming superyachts. After exploring the museums to learn more about this interesting city, you could also escape the busy streets and visit some of its stunning beaches too.

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Day 3 | 24 May 2020

Monte Carlo - Monaco Grand Prix

Monte Carlo - Monaco Grand Prix

Get ready for today’s action-packed agenda: Race Day at the Monaco Grand Prix. One of the most famous races on the calendar, prepare to experience the hum of these primed and ready Formula 1 engines zip around the narrow streets with your Grandstand ticket.

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Day 4 | 25 May 2020

St-Tropez

St-Tropez

Blessed with sun-drenched beaches and blue skies that blur into the sea, St-Tropez offers you a glimpse into the striking beauty of the French Riviera. Walk along cobblestone streets, admire the stunning harbour all the while absorbing the casual air that exists here. Whether you are tasting something delicious in one of its restaurants or enjoying a cool drink while overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, every moment here will be magical.

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Day 5 | 26 May 2020

Florence

Florence

Leaving the French Riviera behind, Florence will welcome you with spiderwebbing vineyards and unparalleled Tuscan cuisine. Enjoy a classic Florentine steak with a glass of Riserva di Famiglia, a red wine made with local grapes. Then after you’ve eaten, explore this intensely historic city from the sienna coloured Duomo to its large collection of Renaissance paintings.

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Day 6 | 27 May 2020

At Sea

At Sea 

During your first day at sea, you can take advantage of all your amenities. Wake up with a classic cup of coffee in The Bistro then enjoy a fascinating seminar on a range of subjects from art to wellness and food to wine. In the afternoon, enjoy a spot of afternoon tea before trying your luck in the casino.

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Day 7 | 28 May 2020

Valletta

Valletta

One of the most concentrated historic areas in the world, dive into beauty and history in Valletta. Stroll by golden fortresses, 16th century buildings with colourful bay windows and the grand St John Cathedral. Then take a ferry trip to the Three Cities where its history can be traced all the way back to the Phoenician era.

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Day 8 | 29 May 2020

Palermo

Palermo

Fresh laundry fluttering in the wind above you, arabesque domes looming in the distance and souks haggling their wares, welcome to Palermo. Smell the heady sweetness of the date trees that line the streets, then duck into glorious Gothic palaces before getting lost within its narrow streets.

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Day 9 | 30 May 2020

Amalfi

Amalfi

Compared to other destinations along this stunning stretch of coast, Amalfi has an undeveloped air with pretty, brightly coloured houses that line the shore in a warm welcome. Enjoy its easy-going air and walk from one end to the other, unwind on its golden beach or simply sit and enjoy its historic piazza.

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Day 10 | 31 May 2020

Rome - Disembark Ship

Rome - Disembark ‎Crystal Serenity and Florence Hotel Stay

Arriving in Rome, you’ll say goodbye to your home at sea and transfer to Florence for an overnight stay at the AC Hotel Firenze by Marriott. Only ten minutes from the city centre, you can relive the Renaissance era during your second visit to this historic city. Enjoy sumptuous Tuscan meals cultivated by Chef Vincenzo Crapa for a gastronomic journey through Florence and around the world in the AC Lounge. Then relax with a chilled cocktail in Bar AC, savouring the taste of this city.

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Day 11 | 1 Jun 2020

Lake Garda - Hotel Stay

Lake Garda - Hotel Stay

Home to azure shimmering waters, looming mountains and sprawling vineyards, your two night hotel stay in Lake Garda will be a treat. Sample some classic Bardolino wine and pair it with a tasty risotto before walking along forgotten trails. If you want to learn more about its history, discover more about its many medieval forts that overlook this beauty. 

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Day 12 | 2 Jun 2020

Lake Garda - Hotel Stay

Lake Garda - Hotel Stay

During your escape, you’ll stay at the Hotel Caesius Thermae & Spa Resort. With stunning views over the lake where mountains rise in the distance, you can experience the beauty of Lake Garda from the comfort of your hotel. After a day sightseeing, you can return to your hotel and soak in the mineral spring water baths or enjoy a massage. Sample decadent treats in one of its three restaurants before stopping for an after-dinner tipple in your choice of the three bars.

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Day 13 | 3 Jun 2020

Verona - Embark Train

Verona - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Today you’ll begin your journey home in luxury on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Surrounded in Art Deco décor, polished wood and plush, blue fabrics, you can settle in for the journey of a lifetime. Watch as the Swiss Alps spike upwards and let the train whisk you along to see stunning vistas of sharp valleys, hidden lakes and snow dusted peaks. Then, in the evening, enjoy a sumptuous three course dinner as the world outside your window flickers with town lights.

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Day 14 | 4 Jun 2020

London - Disembark Train

London - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Wake to the sprawling pastoral landscape of France where you’ll be greeted by your personal butler and enjoy your breakfast in the privacy of your room. Then when you arrive at the French coast, you’ll disembark the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and embark the equally luxurious British Pullman. Sip on delicious sparkling wine and watch the beatific Kent countryside unfurling outside your window before you pull into London.

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Crystal Serenity

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Winning over 290 different awards, critically acclaimed Crystal Cruises continues to provide the same sterling, six-star service that you would come to expect from this cruise line. Crystal Serenity attends to your every need, want and desire with almost one to one guest to staff ratio, personal butlers and Michelin-star dining. Moreover, its on board activities are endless from enjoying enrichment activities, listening to celebrity lecturers or simply lounging beside the pools. Then, in the evening, experience world-class performances in the Galaxy Lounge and relax in one of its many bars making every memory on board magical.

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 The Vintage Room

Sample some complimentary wine and travel around the world with every sip.

Crystal Life Spa

Breathe a sigh of relief with blissful massages, facials and treatments in this award-winning spa.

Galaxy Lounge

From fabulous Broadway-style productions with celebrity guests, to live classical music recitals, settle in for the time of your life in the Galaxy Lounge.

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Entered Service: 01/06/2003

Number of Decks: 9

Passenger Capacity: 1,100

Total Crew: 650

Number of Cabins: 550

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 5

Formal Nights: Yes 

Kids Club: No