September 3 - 10, 2017

Cruise Instructors:
Diane Shultz, Aimee Filimoehala & Charee Filimoehala

Price:
$1,898.00 | Inside Cabin

$2,145.00 | Window Cabin

$2,487.00 | Balcony Cabin

(per person, based on double occupancy)

Reservations
To make your reservations call us at
815-663-4046, toll free at 877-887-1188 or submit your reservations online.

For additional questions regarding airfare, transfers, insurance, pre-night packages, or our convenient payment plan, please call our toll-free number or use our contact form.

This itinerary, pricing and escorts are subject to change. Insurance is available and highly recommended. Single rates are available upon request. Please consult the Terms and Conditions, as they apply starting with the first payment. A 3% discount applies off the cost of the cruise, if the cruise is paid in full by check with in 7-10 business days of invoice date. Gratuities are additional and are paid directly to the cruise line. All prices listed are in USD.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Accommodations, all port charges & taxes, all meals and Royal Caribbean's award winning entertainment, incredible, in-depth classes covering all the craft bases - Mixed Media, Mini Albums, Cardmaking, Scrapbooking, Home Decor and More, Make n' Takes, Show n' Tell where you get to show off your incredible Graphic 45 creations and much more!

MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE ITINERARY:

Day Port Arrive Depart
Sun Barcelona, Spain play movie -- 5:00 pm
Mon Provence (Marseilles), France play movie 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Nice (Villefranche), France play movie 7:00 am 7:00 pm
Wed Florence & Pisa (La Spezia), Italy play movie 7:00 am 7:00 pm
Thu Rome, Italy play movie 7:00 am 7:00 pm
Fri Naples, Italy play movie 7:00 am 6:30 pm
Sat Day at Sea -- --
Sun Barcelona, Spain 6:00 am --

PORTS OF CALL:

Barcelona, Spain
A top European center for art, architecture, design and cuisine, this stylish city has its own language and culture. The soul of old Barcelona is its Gothic Quarter; outside the medieval district, discover iconic landmarks and more.
Naples, Italy
One of Europe's oldest cities, Naples is vibrant and filled with rich artistic and architectural heritage. Nearby sights include the ruins of ancient Pompeii uncovers, the idyllic resort isle of Capri, and the jewel-like towns that dot the Amalfi Coast.
Rome (Citvitavecchia), Italy
From the monuments of the ancient empire to the pursuit of la dolce vita, the Eternal City is an unrivaled open-air museum and a lively modern metropolis. The tiny enclave of Vatican City is home to sacred sites and priceless art.
Florence & Pisa (Laspezia), Italy
A former fishing village at the border of two enchanting regions, La Spezia offers easy access to Tuscany and its great cities like Florence and Pisa and the Liguria's rugged coast and terraced villages known as Cinque Terre.
Nice (Villefranche), France
Nice is a cosmopolitan city where you'll find a colorful Old Town, elegant Belle Epoque architecture, French Riviera chic and much more. The ship anchors just outside city limits, in the deep blue bay of picturesque Villefranche-sur-Mer.
Provence, France
France's oldest city is one of its most dynamic, with a melting pot culture and vibrant arts scene. The soul of the city is its Vieux Port, the working waterfront. Marseille is also a gateway port to the scenic villages and coastal areas of Provence.

FREEDOM OF THE SEAS
Experience a masterpieces of naval engineering, featuring a rock-climbing wall; our FlowRider® surf park at sea; cantilevered whirlpools that extend 12 feet beyond the sides of the ship; the H20 ZoneSM waterpark, complete with interactive sculpture fountains, ground geysers and a cascading waterfall; and so much more!


Climb our largest rock-climbing wall, with eleven routes and a central spire you can swing around; and so much more! Extensive WiFi capabilities and connectivity for cell phones will also be available, as well as flat-screen TVs in every stateroom. You've got to see this ship to believe it.
REST & RELAXATION SHIP SPECS CONFERENCE FACILITIES
  • 4 pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat*
  • 6 whirlpools, two of them cantilevered whirlpools overlooking the ocean
  • VitalitySM Spa with an extensive treatment menu including medi-spa treatments and acupuncture
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center, with classes like yoga and tai chi
  • Library and Card Room
  • Concierge Club and Diamond Lounge**
Gross Tonnage 160,000
Length 1,112 ft
Max Beam 185 ft
Draft 28 ft
Cruising Speed 21.6 knots

  • Dedicated meeting space with breakout rooms and reception area to accommodate up to 400 people.
  • High-tech presentation rooms.
  • Color touch screens, wireless remote controls, teleconferencing equipment and more.

*During inclement weather and select hours, the ship may permit the Solarium Pool to be used by persons under age 16 provided they are directly supervised by a parent or guardian.

**Concierge Club reserved for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Crown & Anchor Society members, and select suite guests. Diamond Lounge available for Diamond and above tier level members.


Barcelona Pre-night package
For those of you who are interested in staying in Barcelona a night before the cruise we have put together a pre-night air & hotel package.

Package Includes:
  • Round-trip airline ticket from New York to Barcelona.
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel.
  • Transfer from the hotel to the cruise port.
  • One night hotel accommodation in Barcelona on September 2nd.
  • Breakfast & a welcome dinner.

Price per person based on double occupancy is $1,278.00

MEDITERRANEAN TESTIMONIALS:

Nancy Somers, Algonquin, Illinois - "I loved the Mediterranean cruise. We went to so many beautiful places, also made new friends."
Vickii Banfield, Minchinbury, New South Wales - "The cruise was amazing, relaxing, full of fun & entertainment."
Kathy Kewin, Fairport, New York - "It was very organized. The people and employees were friendly. The food was outstanding."
Steve Fraas, Flagler Beach, Florida - "This was our first cruise in many years. The fact that it was a quilting cruise was a bonus for my wife who is a passionate and skilled quilter. It was wonderful to meet other quilters and spouses to share the cruise event. We have made new friends and look forward to a Craftours event in the future."
Donna Quimby, North Haledon, New Jersey - "It was a great trip with a great group of people!"
Pat Kennedy, Grand Rapids, Michigan - "Repeatedly in awe of the beauty of Italy."
Jackie Beard, Lansing, Michigan - "A great opportunity to see many places packed in a reasonably short period and some sewing thrown in for good measure."

TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR PAST GRAPHIC 45 TRIP:

Florence Davis, Winter Haven, Florida - "Craftours has done such a terrific job in working with the Graphic 45 team to organize and carry out this cruise. Every detail for our comfort, classes and fun has been attended to. Well done Craftours!"
Mary Meckling, Merritt Isl, Florida - "I love my crafting cruises with Craftours and their awesome team! Sherrill and Russel always have a smile, a helping hand, a funny story or a hug for us- each and every day. I will definitely be making another crafting cruise reservation with Craftours!"
Kathi Mann, Klamath Falls, Oregon - "Staff are very friendly and ready to go above and beyond. Great Experience."
Cheryl Bensky, Memphis, Tennessee - " The Craftours staff was efficient and helpful with aiding in instructions! Would definitely go on another Craftour!"
Carla Roddy, Spring Valley, California - "Craftours and Graphic 45 were a great pairing for their first cruise event. Loved the pampering with champagne and cupcakes...yummy!"
Elena Bernal Hoyos, Madrid, Spain - "In love with this trip and with all of you. I never forget this."
Terri Londre, Surprize, Arizona - "Craftours hit a home run with the first ever Graphic 45 cruise. Everything they promised they delivered. I am tired but happy. I would do it all over again. Thanks for the special memories."
Judy Chamberlain, Henderson, Nevada - "Craftours and their staff are there to take care of all our needs so that the Graphic 45 team could concentrate on teaching the classes. This scrapbook cruise has been an extraordinary experience for me. I am looking forward to a future adventure with Craftours!"
Sara Isabel Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain - "It has been a fantastic experience- many people scraping in the middle of the ocean. Perfect."
Sarah Schatz, Jameston, North Dakota - "Outstanding trip! My first cruise and I cannot imagine a better experience-the boat was incredible, the locations were breathtaking, but most of all I loved the crafting! I will definitely look for another Craftour!"
Sally Flagler, Chapel Hill, North Carolina - "How much more could we have asked for, new friends, family, fabulous Graphics 45 and a cruise that allowed us to see new places and expand our creativity. Truly an adventure of a lifetime!"
Cynthia Sanders, Forney, Texas - "Looking forward to many more trips. This is truly the best organized company I have ever been a part of. Craftours, be proud!"
Sandy Douglass, Englewood, Florida - "What an amazing trip, thank you for giving us an avenue to create and be creative. Thank you so much for the opportunity!"
Lyndsey Jamieson, Alberta, Canada - "I felt incredibly well taken care of at all times. I very much look forward to traveling with this company again."
Therese M. Whitt, Rotonda West, Florida - "I had a sensational experience due to the expertise of the Craftours team. I intend to book many more trips with Craftours in the future- beginning as soon as I return home."
Patti Schatz, New England, North Dakota - "The Graphics 45 team has been marvelous. Our projects are so beautiful and the tutorials were so easy to follow. Thank you, Craftours, for putting this together and getting Graphic 45 to share their creativity with us."
Gail Common, North Bend, Oregon - "I love traveling and learning about other cultures around the world. Making a trip with Craftours would be an adventure and the trip of a lifetime."
Kim Russel, Burnsville, Minnesota - "Everything exceeded my expectations. It has been a truly amazing, wonderful holiday! Sherrill and Russel are fabulous! This will definitely not be my only holiday with Craftours!"
Raquel Fernandez, Cadiz, Spain - "Adore the workshops and the Craftours organization, love Graphic 45!"
Ann Ullery, Holiday, Florida - "My experience with the Craftours team has been the most enjoyable and rewarding experience- ever! Kudos to Craftours for making this crafting cruise my most memorable. Looking forward to traveling with Craftours again!"
Jenna Andrews, London, United Kingdom - "I would recommend Graphic 45 Craftours to anyone- beginner or advanced, safe in the knowledge that they will enjoy their trip immediately. I can't wait for my next Graphic 45 trip!"
Gwen Neale, Coos Bay, Oregon - "Could not have enjoyed myself more. I am looking forward to many more Craftours!"
Lynley Flagler, St. Petersburg, Florida - "The Craftours team did a phenomenal job organizing a 1920's extravaganza with Graphic 45!"
Cheryl Mckinney, San Diego, California - "Craftours crew were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. They offered many tips and kind smiles to help us enjoy our cruise to the maximum."
Laura Ladd, Bristol, United Kingdom - "We were blown away by the hospitality of your whole team. I can't thank you enough and I can't wait to see you all again on my next Craftour!"
Traci Wheatley, Westminster, Maryland - "My experience with you guys has been life changing and I will never forget it! I can't wait to see more from your exceptional team in the future! I will be booking another tour with you soon!"
Trish Snipes, Rio Rancho, New Mexico - "I enjoyed myself tremendously. This will not be my last voyage with Craftours!"
Nancy Somers, Algonquin, Illinois - "I loved the Mediterranean cruise. We went to so many beautiful places, also made new friends."
Vickii Banfield, Minchinbury, New South Wales - "The cruise was amazing, relaxing, full of fun & entertainment."
Kathy Kewin, Fairport, New York - "It was very organized. The people and employees were friendly. The food was outstanding."
Steve Fraas, Flagler Beach, Florida - "This was our first cruise in many years. The fact that it was a quilting cruise was a bonus for my wife who is a passionate and skilled quilter. It was wonderful to meet other quilters and spouses to share the cruise event. We have made new friends and look forward to a Craftours event in the future."
Donna Quimby, North Haledon, New Jersey - "It was a great trip with a great group of people!"
Pat Kennedy, Grand Rapids, Michigan - "Repeatedly in awe of the beauty of Italy."
Jackie Beard, Lansing, Michigan - "A great opportunity to see many places packed in a reasonably short period and some sewing thrown in for good measure."