Since Norwegian Getaway joined the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet in April 2013, it's truly created a splash in the cruise world. This modern ship is aimed at family-style cruising. There's the Aqua Park, Splash Academy, rock climbing wall and Nickelodeon entertainment programme, as well as the Entourage space for teenagers. The non-stop fun is matched perfectly with her contemporary decor, modern staterooms, high-tech facilities, freestyle dining, continuous entertainment, and innovative open-air promenade The Waterfront.
Discover a plethora of adult-friendly facilities too. The Mandara Spa, Salt Room and Thermal Suite facilities are second to none, and the state-of-the-art fitness centre makes keeping fit fun. The Haven enclave and its suites are a child-free zone and there's the awe-inspiring Illusionarium entertainment venue. Not forgetting tasty speciality dining, port lectures, wine and martini tastings, art auctions, photo sessions, on-board shopping and amazing ports of call. The Sports Complex offers three storeys of fun-packed alfresco activities, where you can walk The Plank, go rock climbing, get tangled in the Spiders Web, play mini golf, or join in a game of basketball.
Norwegian Getaway brings together a world of flavours in her themed restaurants, many of which are found at the 678 Ocean Place complex. The Tropicana Room and Taste and Savour Dining Rooms are the main restaurants, each offering extensive menus, signature dishes from the chef and a varied list of wines. The Garden Cafe boasts floor to ceiling windows and a wide selection of traditional buffet style fare. O'Sheehan's serves up American classics, beer on tap, large-screen televisions and table games in an authentic Irish pub setting. Quick bites and ice-cold drinks are on the menu in the Flamingo Bar & Grill, while a fusion of Asian cuisines including soups, noodles and wok-fried dishes are served in Shanghai's. The Haven guests have exclusive access to The Haven Lounge with its cocktails and light bites, as well as fine dining in The Haven Restaurant.
The selection of restaurants enhances the on-board culinary experience. La Cucina offers authentic Italian style fare with favourites such as spaghetti carbonara and tiramisu on the menu, or there's French gourmet dining available in Le Bistro. Slow-roasted meats and side dishes are served in the Moderno Churrascaria traditional Brazilian steakhouse. Enjoy an authentic Japanese hibachi restaurant in the Teppanyaki eatery, or savour American Angus Beef steaks and your favourite cocktails in Cagney's Steakhouse. Wine Lovers The Musical takes place in the Illusionarium and includes wine tastings and lunch dishes, whereas seafood and specially-paired wines are on offer at the fabulous Ocean Blue. Tuck into sushi, sashimi, rolls and sake in the traditional Wasabi Sushi Bar, head to Carlo's Bake Shop for succulent sweet treats including ice creams, or give Cafe & Bar at The Atrium a try for speciality coffees.
You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to bars and lounges once you set foot on Norwegian Getaway. Chill-out with a drink and fruit skewers among the hot tubs, chaise loungers and water features in the Vibe Beach Club, or sip cocktails in either the intimate Bar 21 or the trendy Mixx bar. Savour hot and cold drinks in Prime Meridian bar at the heart of 678 Ocean Place. You can enjoy a chat with friends over a Mojito in the Sugarcane Mojito Bar or toast the colourful sunsets from the Sunset Bar. Spice H20 is a lounge with hot tubs and waterfalls by day, and transforms into a summer beach party venue by night, or you can always don coats and gloves to experience the long list of vodkas in the unique SVEDKA and Inniskillin Ice Bar.
Evenings on Norwegian Getaway make lifelong memories. Discover lively production shows and thrilling cabaret acts on stage in the Getaway Theatre. Experience the spectacular Legally Blonde musical, sizzling Burn the Floor extravaganza, or Howl at the Moon rock'n'roll duelling piano show; all perfect for the entire family. Try savouring an intimate dinner and astonishing magician's show in the unique Illusionarium venue, enjoy side-splitting laughs in the Headliners Comedy Club or go clubbing until the early hours at Bliss Ultra Lounge. Whatever your taste, there's something for you aboard Norwegian Getaway.
Day 1: UK to Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly from the UK to Copenhagen and be transferred to the port to board NCL Getaway for your nine-night cruise.
Day 2: Warnemunde (for Berlin), Germany
Founded in the 13th-century, the German capital of Berlin is now a vibrant, multi-cultural metropolis. The city was divided in two during the Cold War, with the 18th-century Brandenburg Gate now a proud symbol of the reunification. Berlin's turbulent 20th-century history is also brought to life at the Holocaust memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and the graffitied remains of the Berlin Wall. Visit the Reichstag building - the setting for the German Parliament, the Bundestag. Explore Museumsinsel (Museum Island) - home to DDR Museum, German Spy Museum, Pergamon Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode Museum, Neues Museum and Berlin Cathedral. Admire city-wide views from Berlin Television Tower or shop for bargains at the designer stores on Kurfurstendamm.
Day 4: Tallinn, Estonia
Today the ship docks in the Estonian capital of Tallinn. The well-preserved medieval old town enjoys UNESCO World Heritage Site status and is the perfect place to explore on foot. Visit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Toompea Castle on top of Toompea Hill or spend some time in the Town Hall Square. Admire Peter the Great's Baroque Kadriorg Palace and the eclectic interior of Cathedral of St Mary the Virgin. Step back in time at Estonian Open Air Museum and Estonian Maritime Museum. View cutting edge art at Kumu art museum before enjoying lunch and city-wide views from the top of Tallinn TV Tower.
Day 5 - 6: St Petersburg, Russia
St Petersburg is one of Russia's most iconic cities. From its ornate palaces and beautiful bridges to its glistening canals and picture-postcard sights - there is plenty to see around every corner. Visit the Palace Square to admire the amazing Winter Palace, gaze in awe at the gilded cupola of St Isaac's Cathedral and enjoy the fountains at Peterhof Palace. Marvel at artworks by the grand masters such as Leonardo Da Vinci, El Greco and Rembrandt at the Hermitage Museum. Indulge in retail therapy at the eclectic mix of shops at the Nevsky Prospect. A visit to the Conservatoire Theatre to see a Russian ballet show or a boat trip along the city's rivers and canals are the perfect way to spend the evening.
Day 7: Helsinki, Finland
Today, disembark at Helsinki and head to the old town where you find Senate Square, Presidential Palace and Opera House. Walk through Gardenia — the city's tropical gardens — and visit Ateneum, which is home to Finnish and European art. Enjoy the mix of Slavic and Scandinavian architecture as you walk along the pretty waterfront of this cosmopolitan city.
Day 8: Stockholm, Sweden
Sweden's vibrant capital city, Stockholm, spans an archipelago of 14 islands on the Baltic Sea coastline. Filled with more than 40 bridges and many galleries, museums, gardens, and parks, this city is perfect for exploring.
Looking for culture? Visit Vasa Museum, The Royal Palace, Drottningholm Palace, and Skansen — the world's first open-air museum. If you're a music fan, head to the popular ABBA Museum or go to Brunnsviken for a beautiful lake surrounded by cafes and botanical gardens. There are more than 1,000 restaurants dotted across the city, as well as streets of boutiques and designer stores on Drottninggatan — including the Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns department stores.
Day 10: Copenhagen, Denmark to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.