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Celebrity Ascent

Are you longing for a getaway that seamlessly blends relaxation and luxury? Look no further than the Celebrity Ascent cruise—a floating paradise crafted to soothe your soul and revitalize your spirit.

Overall Relaxation and Rejuvenation

A cruise aboard the Celebrity Ascent provides retired military members with a chance to disconnect from everyday stressors, reconnect with loved ones, and create lasting memories in a luxurious and welcoming environment.


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Fine Dining Experiences

Military members can indulge in gourmet dining experiences at the ship’s specialty restaurants, offering a taste of luxury at sea.

Veteran-Friendly Atmosphere

 Retired military members may appreciate the camaraderie and respect for service that can be found among fellow passengers and crew members.


Departing on the Celebrity Ascent for a Mediterranean cruise in August offers the perfect escape, and the cruise format eliminates the need for attendees to worry about transportation between various venues, making it a hassle-free option for a relaxing capstone.


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Here’s a 7-day itinerary for the Celebrity Ascent sailing from Barcelona on August 16, 2025, with a veteran in mind


Day 1: Barcelona, Spain (Departure)

•    Embark on the Celebrity Ascent in Barcelona, Spain.
   •    Enjoy a welcome aboard celebration and explore the ship’s amenities.
   •    Veterans may appreciate a special onboard event or ceremony to honor their service.


Day 2: Nice, France

    •    Arrive in Nice, France, known for its stunning coastline and vibrant culture.
   •    Veterans can explore the city’s historical sites, such as the Old Town and Castle Hill, or relax on the famous Promenade des Anglais.
   •    Optional excursion: Visit the nearby city of Cannes or take a scenic drive along the French Riviera.


Day 3: Pisa, Italy

    •    Arrive in Pisa, Italy, home to the iconic Leaning Tower and other architectural wonders.
   •    Veterans can visit the Piazza dei Miracoli to marvel at the Leaning Tower, Cathedral, and Baptistery, all UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
   •    Optional excursion: Explore nearby Florence, known for its Renaissance art and architecture.


Day 4: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

•    Arrive in Civitavecchia, the gateway to Rome, Italy’s capital city.
   •    Veterans can immerse themselves in the rich history of Rome by visiting iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Vatican City.
   •    Optional excursion: Take a guided tour of Rome’s historical sites or visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.


Day 5: Portofino, Italy

    •    Arrive in Portofino, a picturesque coastal village known for its colorful buildings and scenic harbor.
   •    Veterans can enjoy a leisurely day exploring the charming streets, browsing boutiques, and dining at waterfront cafes.
   •    Optional excursion: Take a boat tour along the Italian Riviera or hike to the scenic Castello Brown for panoramic views.


Day 6: At Sea

•    Enjoy a relaxing day at sea aboard the Celebrity Ascent.
   •    Veterans can take advantage of onboard activities and amenities, such as spa treatments, fitness classes, and enrichment programs.
   •    Attend a special veterans’ gathering or participate in a commemorative event onboard.


Day 7: Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    •    Arrive in Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the Balearic Islands.
   •    Veterans can explore the city’s historic landmarks, including the impressive Palma Cathedral and Bellver Castle.
   •    Optional excursion: Visit the picturesque village of Valldemossa or relax on the beautiful beaches of Mallorca.

Day 8: Barcelona, Spain (Return)

    •    Disembark from the Celebrity Ascent in Barcelona, Spain.
   •    Veterans can reflect on their memorable cruise experience and perhaps explore more of Barcelona before departing.


Package starts at $3144

average per person


This itinerary is designed to offer a balance of cultural exploration, relaxation, and commemorative experiences tailored with veterans in mind.


-includes drinks package, wifi and gratuities

†Taxes, fees and port expenses $143.03 USD *


Relaxing Atmosphere

Whether lounging by the pool or enjoying a quiet moment on a private balcony, the Celebrity Ascent provides plenty of opportunities for relaxation and contemplation.

Exceptional Service

Retired military members may appreciate the attentive and respectful service provided by the ship’s crew, many of whom have a strong commitment to hospitality and professionalism.


Spain, France and Italy

Enjoy a cruise on the Celebrity Ascent traveling through the blue waters of the Meditteranean while in the RETREAT.

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Kenneth Bose

Autumn Bose

Jet Set Black Travel

5705 Lynnhaven Pkwy Suite 104 #1311 Virginia Beach, VA 23464

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