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Celebrity Cruises’ Newest Ship ‘Celebrity Ascent’ Arrives in Barcelona Ahead of European Debut

Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship Celebrity Ascent is gearing up for its first sailing in Europe, having arrived at Barcelona.

From there, she will start her European adventure with a 9-night Italian Riviera and France itinerary.

The ship will visit popular locations across the Mediterranean, including an overnight stay in La Spezia, Italy giving guests longer to explore the celebrated cities of both Florence and Pisa.

Like sister ship, Celebrity Beyond, Celebrity Ascent features the best of the cruise line’s Edge Series, with 32 restaurants, bars, and lounges to explore onboard providing the ultimate food and drink experience where guests can try a new dish at every meal, in addition to distinct cuisines in the destinations it visits.

It also sees the return of celebrated Edge Series features including cantilevered multi-purpose venue ‘The Magic Carpet’ offering a bar, lounge area and al-fresco dining that gives the best views of Europe for guests to uncover at every port and at every sail away and The Retreat, complete with a private restaurant, Luminae, lounge area and two-story sundeck exclusive to guests of The Retreat.

“We’re bringing our latest and greatest Edge Series ship to Europe, enabling guests to discover this diverse region with its stunning coastlines, while enjoying Celebrity Ascent’s premium facilities, elevated food and drink experiences, and wonderful entertainment.” said Laura Hodges Bethge, President of Celebrity Cruises.  

Geoff Percival
Geoff Percival
Geoff has worked in business, news, consumer and travel journalism for more than 25 years; having worked for and contributed to the likes of The Irish Examiner, Business & Finance, Business Plus, The Sunday Times, The Irish News, Senior Times, and The Sunday Tribune.
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