Disney Cruise Line Heads Back to Alaska, Europe, the Bahamas and Caribbean in Summer 2023

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Melanie Curtsinger

I don’t know about you, but two of my favorite things in life are (drum roll please) Disney Cruise Line and summer! If you’re also like me and already looking for vacation options for your family next year, I have some great news for you – Disney Cruise Line will offer a variety of enchanting vacations in summer 2023, including cruises to Europe, Alaska, the Bahamas and Caribbean.

The
good news doesn’t stop there – if you want the rich culture and history of
Europe, your ship has come in! For the first time ever, the Disney Dream will
be heading east to Europe, calling on a wide variety of destinations among the
most treasured in the world.

Are flip-flops and white sand beaches more your speed? Head to the sunshine state where three ships, including the all-new Disney Wish, will cruise to the dreamiest tropical destinations. If Alaska fires your adventurous spirit, set sail on the Disney Wonder for a surreal landscape of spectacular glaciers, soaring eagles, breaching whales and towns with a Gold Rush past.

In
addition to taking your family to exciting destinations, each and every voyage
in summer 2023 also includes a healthy dose of Disney magic! No matter where
you are in the world, your family will also receive Disney Cruise Line’s signature
service, along with Broadway-style shows, themed dining, character encounters
and activities for everyone in the family.


The Disney Dream at sea

Disney
Dream Marks Inaugural Season in Europe

With
sailings anywhere from four to 11 nights, the Disney Dream will sail from
Barcelona and Rome to picturesque ports of call throughout the Mediterranean,
including a first-ever seven-night sailing to the Greek Isles with stops in the
ever-popular ports of Santorini and Mykonos.

Late
summer/early fall departures of the Disney Dream from Southampton will feature
cruises to a wealth of destinations including Spain, France, the British Isles,
Norway and Iceland. New ports of call include the postcard-worthy La Rochelle,
France and two new ports in Norway – Skjolden, home to a wealth of natural
attractions, and Sandnes, a small city just outside the metropolis of Stavanger
known for its outdoor activities.

The Disney Wonder cruise ship sails past glaciers in Tracy Arm Fjord

Summer
2023 sailings to Alaska aboard Disney Wonder

The
breathtaking natural beauty of Alaska will combine with the magic of Disney on five-,
seven- and nine-night sailings on the Disney Wonder from Vancouver, Canada.
Beginning in May, cruisers will be invited to discover exciting ports like
Ketchikan and Skagway, with their prehistoric glaciers, gold mining relics and
spectacular land- and sea-life. Three Alaskan itineraries call at Icy Strait
Point, home to a coastal rainforest, wilderness tours and – for thrill-seekers
– ziplining above the treetops.

Disney Fantasy at Castaway Cay

Tropical
Escapes to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Florida

Sun-splashed
tropical isles throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean will await guests on three
Disney Cruise Line ships from Florida in summer 2023.

For
its first full summer of sailing, the Disney Wish will homeport in Port
Canaveral near Orlando for a series of three- and four-night Bahamas cruises to
Nassau and Disney’s private island oasis, Castaway Cay. The Disney Wish will
feature exciting new additions including Disney’s first “Frozen”-themed
theatrical dining experience and AquaMouse, a wild water adventure and
first-ever Disney attraction at sea.

Port
Canaveral will also be the departure point for the Disney Fantasy for sailings
ranging in length from five to 10 nights. In addition to seven-night cruises to
popular ports in the eastern and western Caribbean, guests will also be able to
experience a five-night Bahamian sailing with back-to-back calls at Castaway
Cay, a 10-night southern Caribbean itinerary to the islands of Aruba and Bonaire
and an eight-night cruise featuring two days on the beautiful pink sand beaches
of Bermuda.

The
Disney Magic will make its summer home in Miami for an assortment of exciting
destinations. Starting May 27, the Disney Magic will sail four-night Bahamas
cruises and five-night western Caribbean voyages, followed by two seven-night
sailings in July to the eastern and western Caribbean. Select summer voyages
aboard the Disney Magic will include double days – for double the fun – at
Castaway Cay.

Bookings
open May 9, so it’s time to start planning your family’s next great adventure. Tell
us in the comments below what Disney Cruise Line itinerary you are most excited
about in summer 2023!


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