Norwegian Epic to homeport in Haifa in 2022

Nov 12, 2021

Norwegian Epic is NCL's first cruise ship that will experience the beauty of Haifa for the first time in the history of the company. The ship has been most popular among the Israeli market, for Mediterranean cruises to the port of Civitavecchia in Rome. Its first cruise is scheduled for November 2022, 11-day-itinerary, visiting Limassol, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Istanbul, Patmos, Piraeus, Naples, Livorno and Rome. 

“We are excited to sail from Israel for the first time and make the port of Haifa one of our home ports of Norwegian Epic in its voyages in the Mediterranean,” said Nick Wilkinson, regional vice president for Business Development in the Middle East & Africa with the cruise line.

“The Israeli market is of great importance for us, and we are happy to give our guests the option to sail and visit Israel’s beautiful shores on our new routes. Norwegian Cruise Line always puts the guest first and is committed to providing the best vacation at sea, this step is another milestone that allows us to fulfill this commitment.”

Haifa's sites are breathtaking, it is built on the slopes of Mount Carmel and its history is spanning more than 3,000 years.