Western Mediterranean Cruise

7-Night Western Mediterranean Cruise

Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas

Departing From: Rome, Italy | Sun, Aug 20 2017 -

Important: To participate in the poker room, all reservations must be made through Card Player Cruises

This cruise is back to back to our Greek Isles Poker Cruise. Book both cruises to spend two weeks in the Mediterranean cruising and playing poker.

Ship Name:  
Jewel of the Seas

Passport: For US passengers a valid passport (6 months) or original birth certificate is required to board the ship. For Non US, please click here.


Day 1
All Aboard: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Sun Aug 20, 2017: Departs 5:00 PM
Poker Room Open
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.
Day 2
Port: Monte Carlo (Cannes), France
Mon Aug 21, 2017: Arrives: 8:00 a.m., Departs: 6:00 p.m.
Poker Room Open
This celebrated seaside resort has helped define French Riviera chic and glamour for more than a century. La Croisette is the place to see and be seen, while you'll find a rich history in Cannes' Old Town and Vieux Port. Enjoy the stunning seaside view from La Croisette street. Try your luck at an infamous, high-class casino, filled with elaborate décor.
Day 3
Port: Ajaccio, Corsica
Tue Aug 22, 2017: Arrives: 7:00 a.m., Departs: 4:00 p.m.
Poker Room Open
Ajaccio's monuments and squares celebrate Napoleon Bonaparte, its most famous native son. The elegant city delights with its mix of Italianate charm, Gallic style and Corsican culture against a stunning backdrop of rugged mountains. Visit Napoleon Bonaparte's home, featuring period furniture and family portraits. Enjoy a rest in the Place Foch, the city's finest square.
Day 4
Port: Barcelona, Spain
Wed Aug 23, 2017: Arrives: 10:00 a.m., Departs: 8:00 p.m.
Poker Room Open
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. Find inspiration among 2,000 pieces of Picasso's work. Visit vibrant areas where street vendors and performers vie for your attention.
Day 5
Port: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Thu Aug 24, 2017: Arrives: 7:00 a.m., Departs: 4:00 p.m.
Poker Room Open
A rugged island with fine beaches, Mallorca welcomes travelers seeking sun, sea and sand. Its capital city of Palma is home to a lively café and arts scene, historic sights and an Old Town of twisting lanes and hidden courtyards. The city's massive gothic cathedral is poised on a sea wall above the marina. Explore a former Arabic fortress and residence for Moorish kings.
Day 6
Port: Sardinia (Cagliari), Italy
Fri Aug 25, 2017: Arrives: 12:00 p.m., Departs: 8:00 p.m.
Poker Room Open
Cagliari is a capital rich in art, culture, and Sardinian pride whose medieval heart is a fascinating fortified district. Outside the city discover pre-historic monuments, ancient ruins, gorgeous beaches and enduring local traditions. Over 700 mysterious cone-shaped buildings dot the Sardinian countryside. Sardinia's wine country is not only beautiful, it offers an array of reds and whites.
Day 7
Cruising: At Sea
Sat Aug 26, 2017: Cruising
Poker Room Open
Enjoy a full day on the Jewel of the Sea.   Broadway at Sea, zip-line, activities, games, sports, spa swimming and so much more! 
Day 8
Docking: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Sun Aug 27, 2017: Arrives: 5:00 a.m.
Poker Room Open
Have fun in Rome!  Visit the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, Trevi Fountain and other incredible landmarks.

Poker Room

Card Player Cruises proudly features a professional, fully staffed, non-smoking poker room. The poker room is usually open for play immediately after the first-seating dinner on your departure day. The poker room remains open throughout most of the cruise except when the ship is in port. Free beginner lessons for novices are offered, followed by a low limit hold’em game for beginners only.

The Card Player Cruises staff will be happy to spread any game and limit that enough players want to play. A general guideline regarding the games and limits on most cruises is as follows:

Limit hold’em: $2/$4 – $4-$8 and higher upon request No–limit hold’em: $1/3, $2/5, and higher upon request Omaha/8: $4/8 and often higher ($10/20 on up). Mixed games: Mixed games upon request Tournaments will be announced.


Please contact our office for further details.

All poker games are open to anyone 18 years and older.

All stateroom images are representative samples and actual staterooms may differ in appearance. Stateroom availability is subject to change without notice. Square footage is not specific, but is an average of category type. Please contact us for more details.


After a full day of exploring, poker, good food and entertainment, there is nothing better than returning to your luxious room ready for slumber. Notes: A Royal King, measures 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long,

Owner's Suite

589 sq. ft., balcony 57 to 175 sq. ft. Private balcony, mini bar, queen–size bed, private bathroom with whirlpool tub, double sinks, separate shower and bidet, separate living area with queen–size sofa bed, and concierge service.

Grand Suite

385 sq. ft., balcony 106 sq. ft.Private balcony, two twin beds that convert to a royal king, private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed), and concierge service.

Junior Suite

293 sq. ft., balcony 41 sq. ft. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area with sofa bed.

Ocean View Balcony

204 sq. ft., balcony 41 to 172 sq. ft. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with sofa, and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck.

Large Ocean View

170 sq. ft. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom.


170 sq. ft. These nicely appointed rooms are an excellent value. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom.