Princess cruise ships sailing 60 itineraries in Alaska/Europe


Back in October 2011, we reported on the next generation cruise ship from Princess Cruises by the name of the Royal Princess. Designed to hold up to 3,600 passengers, a bigger and bolder Atrium has been incorporated benefiting from additional entertainment along with a variety of dining options. Today we can tell you that Princess Cruises has now announced Europe and Alaska Cruise Seasons for 2013 with some 60 itineraries to choose from.

Opening up their books with the debut of the new Royal Princess in the Mediterranean and Grand Princess in its first ever Alaska season, passengers will be able to choose from a variety of travel options.

With seven ships sailing both in Europe and Alaska, 60 itineraries and 124 departures to 135 destinations, there is something for everybody, whether it’s exploring historic ports in Europe or seeing the glaciers with their impressive wildlife in Alaska.

The new Royal Princess will be shown in all its glory in June sailing along its signature 12 day Grand Mediterranean route, with passengers being able to take up a number of other European options across its fleet, including visits as reported by, to the British Isles, Holy Land, Black Sea, Scandinavia & Russia.

On the other hand if Alaska is your chosen preference, seven ships with a list of five itineraries to more than 15 destinations can be enjoyed, totalling some 124 Alaska departures next year, one includes the Grand Princess which can be picked up from the shores of San Francisco. Benefits include balcony staterooms in which passengers can see the breath-taking glacier scenery. 20 Princess cruise tour options can be chosen with the benefit of seeing the Denali National Park.

Thanks to the 60 itinerary choice from Princess Cruises, there is also the option for new and existing passengers to select other ship experiences. For example the Ruby Princess which sails along the Mediterranean or Greek Isles, the Caribbean Princess which departs for 12 days visiting the British Isles and Norwegian Fjords, or for 14 days why not consider the Ocean Princess which takes in Iceland and Norway with additional travel extras to pick from.

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