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Oasis will return to Barcelona in summer 2019

Article-Oasis will return to Barcelona in summer 2019

(Photo: Royal Caribbean International)
From Barcelona, pictured, Oasis will sail to Palma de Mallorca, Marseille, Florence, Civitavecchia and Naples
For the first time since 2014, Oasis of the Seas will spend the summer season in Europe when the ship repositions to Barcelona in 2019.

Further Europe ships will include Brilliance of the Seas, sailing Iberian Peninsula and Baltic/British Isles cruises from Amsterdam and a new fall seven-night Mediterranean itinerary from Barcelona.

Jewel of the Seas will operate Greek Isles and western Mediterranean routes from Civitavecchia (Rome), while Rhapsody of the Seas will sail from Venice to the Greek Isles or Greece and Croata.

Barcelona-based Vision of the Seas will offer 12-night Mediterranean and Venice or Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises.

Serenade of the Seas will sail seven-night cruises to the Norwegian Fjords from Copenhagen, and to Scandinavia and Russia between Copenhagen and Stockholm.

In other Europe news, Royal Caribbean will chart four new destinations in 2019: Visby, Sweden; Zadar, Croatia; Portofino on the Italian Riviera; and Porto, Portugal.

From Barcelona, Oasis of the Seas will sail seven-night itineraries, visiting Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Marseille, France; and Florence (though the port wasn't specified), Civitavecchia and Naples, Italy.

After its Mediterranean summer, Oasis of the Seas will reposition to PortMiami for the fall and winter seasons. The ship currently sails year-round from Port Canaveral.

Europe cruises will be available to book the week of Dec. 11.

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