Norwegian Epic is the Epic class ship of Norwegian Cruise Line. This ship is excellent and exceeds the breakaway class ships in terms of gross tonnage and design. Launched in the year 2010, this vessel can accommodate a maximum of 5074 guests. This cruise redefines freestyle cruising and competes with giants such as Royal Caribbean, Holland America and Carnival Cruises. The areas of service of NCL Epic are in Southern Europe and Western Mediterranean during the months of April & October. The ship sails from Barcelona to Naples, Civitavecchia, Florence/Pisa, Cannes and Palma De Mallorca. Epic transforms modern cruising with jam-packed 24 hour entertainment for guests of all age groups. Norwegian epic is the first ship to have studio staterooms to cater solo cruisers. Another innovative feature on the ship is the alternating colour led mood lighting and large porthole style windows which makes it the best-designed stateroom. Each private balcony stateroom features comfortable sitting areas, convertible/pullman beds and enough room for storage. Guests get a fresh perspective and ever-changing views from the comfort of their staterooms is exquisite.
Highlights of Norwegian Epic Cruise Ship
Norwegian Cruise line is the third largest cruise line company with over 8 percent worldwide market share by passengers. Founded in the year 1966 Norwegian Cruise line’s parent company is Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. NCL now has 17 ships in their fleet operating from different locations such as Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean, Europe & Asia. Known for its fun-filled, easygoing atmosphere and the extraordinary concept of freestyle cruising. This cruise line is best for Indians who prefer freestyle cruising and all-inclusive cruise packages with clear demarcations of Norwegian epic cruise cost. Norwegian Epic’s freestyle dining programs lets passengers decide when and where they eat for their meals, giving passengers more flexibility and not making them stick to set dining times.
We always recommend our valued guests and all travelers that they should always take the shore excursions to enhance their vacation and explore more at the ports of call. We also recommend booking the shore excursions offered by cruise lines. The only benefit of booking the shore excursions with the cruise line is that they guarantee your timely return on the ship. Few handpicked shore excursions provided by Norwegian Cruise Line’s NCL Epic for Barcelona Cruises are:
1 - Pompeii and Naples City Tour in Naples - This 4 hour city tour costs 80 USD per person and takes you on a panoramic journey of the Naples. In Naples guests will get to see the beautiful Piazza del Plebiscito, Royal Palace, Town Hall Square and the Egg Castle. Further on this tour travelers will visit Pompeii to enjoy the fabulous views of the city of Mount Vesuvius and the island of Capri. Today visitors can stroll the streets, visit boutique shops and even enter homes left exactly as they were minutes before the disaster.
2 - Rome Sightseeing and Vatican Visit in Rome - This 8 hour tour will start from the port of Civitavecchia and costs USD 158 per person. This Shore excursion promises to give you Panoramic views of Circus Maximus and the Colosseum. Also go on a walking tour of The Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon and Piazza Navona. The tour also takes you to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.
3- Picturesque Pisa and Glorious Florence - Most of the guests travelling on NCL Epic love this port of call because there is so much to see and do. After a 45 minute drive from the Port to Pisa, you can experience the beautiful attractions such as The Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Pisa Cathedral and Monumental Cemetery. From Pisa you’ll travel to the beautiful Countryside of Tuscan and reach Florence. Here you can take the walking tour of the historical centre of Florence, starting from the Santa Maria Del Fiore Cathedral to the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and Brunelleschi’s Dome.
Offering the latest innovations at sea, Norwegian Epic has a wide range of stateroom choices and the first staterooms designed and priced for solo travelers. You’ll get to choose from a wide variety of 9 complimentary dining options, including authentic French cuisine and the first churrascaria at sea. Plus, you’ll experience the most original entertainment at sea, including Priscilla, Queen of the Desert — The Musical. And for guests sailing with their families, choose from a whole lineup of events and activities everyone can enjoy.
Complimentary Dining Options Onboard NCL Epic
Taste - This complimentary restaurant has a seating capacity for 534 guests and it serves delicious traditional and contemporary cuisine. Guests can have breakfast, lunch and dinner at this restuarant.
O’Sheehan’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill
With a seating capacity of 269 guests this restaurant on deck 6 serves the American Classics such as chichekn wings, meatloaf and favourite comfort food such asfish, chips and burgers all day and 24 hour.
The Great Outdoors
Guests aboard NCL Epic can find the great outdoors on the 15th deck. Having a seating capacity of 336, this place serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Savour the delicious meals while also enjoying the fresh ocean breeze.
Shanghai is located on deck 6 and seats 94 guests. The menu includes dumplings, sushi, bao, appetizers, main course, rice and noodles. All the food here is freshly cooked in an open kitchen environment.
Garden Cafe is situated on the 15th deck on NCL Epic's forward of ship. This delightful restaurant always serves the tasty food and can serve 680 guests at a time. Also note tha Jain food spread is also avaialble at Garden Cafe.
Norwegian Epic Entertainment Options
1- Cirque Dreams Epicurean - This show captures the attention of the guests aboard Norwegian Epic with sensational and Jaw dropping performances by brightly costumed acrobats, fliers and clowns performing in front of, around and over the dinner tables. (Cost - 40 USD Per Person)
2- Burn the Floor Show - This show is an astonishing display of intensity, enthusiasm and energy. The perfection and sync of music and choregraphy inspires, energises and takes away the breath of the viewers. This is a must watch show if you're on NCL Epic. (Complimentary)
3 - Howl at the Moon - Enjoy the most unique nightlife experience abord epic cruise ship! Sing, dance and howl as the most versatile and talented musicians perform songs from 80’s rock, 90’s pop and today’s dance hits on pianos, guitars and more in a high-energy show! (Complimentary)