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Find out what it is like to go on a 7-Night Mediterranean Cruise on the Disney Magic! Everything from food, activities, cabin tour, ports, and excursions will be covered here! Make sure to read this before planning your own cruise!

A boy in a prince costume on the top Deck of the Disney Magic in front of the funnel with a which Mickey Mouse head.

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My family recently went on a 7-night Disney Cruise through the Mediterranean Sea beginning and ending in Barcelona, Spain. Our family included my husband, myself, my 12-year-old son, and my 8-year-old son. We were also traveling with our friends and their two daughters ages 18 and 13.

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Cruise Flight Tips

If you’ve ever cruised before, you know how important it is to arrive at least one day before your cruise is scheduled to embark. You never know what can happen with flight delays due to mechanics and weather. It’s always a good idea to give yourself enough time to avoid missing your cruise.

You’ll also want to make sure that your passports are up to date, and are not expiring in the near future. Some countries will not allow you to enter if your passport is expiring in the next 6 months, so that is something to be aware of.

Having said that, we left on a Wednesday night, and arrived on Friday, the day before embarkation.

Looking out of a window on an air plane at dawn.
Flying into New York City

Traveling to Europe

The first leg of our flight was a red-eye flight from the west coast to JFK Airport in New York. We arrived at about 5:30 am and had a 12-hour layover before our flight to Barcelona.

I had done some research and discovered that JFK had a hotel right inside the airport that offered a day rate, similar to the Hyatt inside MCO in Orlando.

Decor at the TWA Hotel.
TWA Hotel

TWA Hotel

The TWA Hotel is located in the old TWA Terminal and offers hotel rooms, dining, and entertainment like a swimming pool and a roller skating rink! We were able to take an elevator right from baggage claim that took us to a large tunnel/walkway leading to the hotel.

Vintage Departures and Arrival Times sign inside the TWA Hotel.
TWA Hotel Lobby

Check-in was very quick and easy, so we got our keys and headed straight to the room to get some sleep! The only issue that I had with our room was that there was only one pillow on each queen size bed, which was definitely not going to work for the four of us.

TWA Hotel room with 2 Queen beds and only one pillow per bed.

We called the front desk to request more pillows, but after waiting 30 minutes, I was tired and put up the “Do Not Disturb” sign and used my jacket as a pillow.

After some much needed rest, we headed to our terminal to board our next flight to Barcelona.

A TWA Hotel room key in front of a poster of California.
Room Key

Arrival Day

As I mentioned above, we arrived early in the morning, the day before embarkation. Our friends had arrived the day before, so we went to our hotel, Hotel Santa Marta, to check-in. Our room was not ready yet, so we headed up to visit our friends.

Hop on Hop off Bus tour of Barcelona in front of La Sagrada Familia.
Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

A Day in Barcelona

We spent the day exploring Barcelona aboard a hop on hop off bus tour that was really fun! Some of our favorite things to see were Camp Neou, a gigantic soccer stadium, and La Sagrada Familia, a church that has been under construction for over 100 years!

A view of Camp Nou soccer stadium in Barcelona Spain.
Camp Nou
A church in Barcelona called La Sagrada Familia.
La Sagrada Familia

We also did a little shopping at a market downtown and of course, had some gelato!

Olives for sale at a market in Barcelona.
Olives for sale in the market.
A boy with chocolate covered strawberries from a Spanish Market in Barcelona.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries from the Spanish Market

Disney Magic Embarkation Day

After getting a full 14 hours of sleep, thanks to jet lag from flying across the world, we were ready to head to the port and board the beautiful Disney Magic.

A mom and two kids in front of the Disney Magic cruise ship.
Disney Magic

Cabanas

After completing our muster drill, we headed to Cabanas for lunch. I have really grown to love eating at Cabanas. The food is always top-notch.

Wood carving art work of Little Nemo in Cabanas on the Disney Magic.
Cabanas Art Work

I’ve noticed that whenever I go to Cabanas on the first day of a cruise, I always get a salad, thinking that I’m going to eat light during our vacation. That never happens!

Door of Stateroom 6644 on the Disney Magic.
Stateroom 6644

Stateroom Tour Disney Magic 6644

We booked a verandah room number 6644 that was located on deck 6 aft.

Queen-size bed in Disney Magic Room 6644.
Queen Bed

This room has a queen size bed, a sofa that turns into a twin-size bed, and a bunk bed that comes out of the ceiling. 

Couch in room 6644 on the Disney Magic cruise ship.
Couch
Disney Magic room 6644 bunk beds.
Bunk Beds

There is a lot of storage space and plenty of space to keep your suitcases under the bed and out of the way.

Vanity and TV in room 6644 on the Disney Magic.
Vanity & TV
Storage and closet in Disney Magic room 6644.
Drawers & Closet

This room has a white wall verandah, which wasn’t ideal, but it worked.

View from white wall verandah on Disney Magic stateroom 6644.
White Wall Verandah

This room type has a split bathroom meaning that there is one room with a toilet mirror and sink and another room with a sink mirror and shower.

Disney Magic room 6644 split bathroom with a sink and toilet.
Split Bathroom with a Sink & Toilet
Split bathroom in Disney Magic room 6644 with a vanity, sink, & shower.
Sink & Shower

If you would like to see a room tour and video of a deluxe family verandah suite that can sleep 5 people, here is a complete tour of our room on the Disney Wonder.

Exploring the Magic

After getting settled in our room, my youngest son and I decided to explore the Disney Magic on our way to the kids club open house.

Oceaneer Lab

The Oceaneer Lab and Oceaneer Club were having an open house, so that was our next stop. During the open house, parents and other visitors can come inside the kid’s clubs and take a look around.

A room with drawing supplies in the Oceaneer Lab on the Disney Magic.
Oceaneer Lab

My 8-year-old prefers the Oceaneer Lab, where you can draw, play video games and do activities with the counselors. His favorite thing to do is to pretend to steer the different Disney ships.

TV area inside the Oceaneer Lab on the Disney Magic.
Oceaneer Lab
A large checkerboard floor for playing games in the Oceaneer Lab on the Disney Magic.
Oceaneer Lab

Oceaneer Club

If you have a Marvel fan in your group, you won’t want to miss this Marvel room inside the Oceaneer Club.

A room with red tables and green Mickey Mouse carpet in the Oceaneer Club on the Disney Magic.
Oceaneer Club

My 12-year-old and our 13-year-old friend joined us in the Oceaneer Club to play with the giant stacking cups!

Story time area of the Oceaneer Club on the Disney Magic.
Oceaneer Club

Sail Away Party

After our tour, it was time for the Sail Away Party up on deck 9! The Sail-Away Party is so much fun because you get to dance with Cast Members and many of the Disney Characters make an appearance as well. It is a great way to celebrate embarkation day.

Sail Away Party on the Disney Magic.
Sail-A-Way Party

Dinner at Animator’s Palate

Not long after the Sail Away Party, it was time for dinner. Our dinner was scheduled for Animator’s Palate, an adorable restaurant on the Disney Magic (also on the Wonder, Fantasy, and Dream).

Animator's Palate on the Disney Magic.
Animator’s Palate

While you are enjoying your meal, you can watch the screens to see how Disney characters are drawn and then watch them come to life!

Disney characters on the screen in Animator's Palate.
Animator’s Palate

Here are some of the menu items we enjoyed:

Black Truffle Pasta Purseittes

A photo of Black Truffle Pasta Purseittes from Animator's Palace on the Disney Dream cruise ship.
Pasta Purses filled with Truffle-scented Cheese and coated with a Delicate Champagne Sauce.

Baked Potato & Cheddar Cheese Soup

Baked Potato and Cheddar Cheese Soup with bacon and chives in a white bowl from Disney Cruise Line's Animator's Palate.
With Bacon Bits & Chives

Ginger-Teriyaki Dusted Angus Beef Tenderloin

Ginger-Teriyaki dusted Angus Beef Tenderloin from Animator's Palate on the Disney Dream.
Served with Wasabi Mashed Potatoes, Bok Choy and a Tamarind-Barbecue Reduction

Lemon Icebox Pie

Lemon Icebox Pie from Animator's Palate.
Served with Lemon Curd & Berry Creme

Nighttime Activities

After dinner, our room was ready for nighttime. This is what the bunkbeds in a verandah suite look like.

Disney Magic room 6644 bunk beds.
Bunk Beds in a Disney Verandah Room

The boys went to the Oceaneer Lab and the Edge while my husband and I went to the comedy show in the Walt Disney Theater.

The side of a chai with a W and D in the Walt Disney Theater.
A Char in the Walt Disney Theater

When the show was over, we headed up to deck 10 to check out the beautiful sunset over the Mediterranean Sea.

A lady on the top deck of the Disney Magic in the Mediterranean at sunset.
Sunset on the Mediterranean

Watch the Video from Day 1:

Mickey Mouse with the text, "Mediterranean Disney Cruise Embarkation Day from Barcelona".

Mediterranean Disney Cruise Day 2 at Sea

Day 2 of our Disney Mediterranean Cruise was one of two days at sea, so we wanted to make good use of our time on the ship!

Disney Cruise Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Experience

Our first stop of the day was the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique on Deck 10. For this experience, my son was able to choose to be a pirate or a knight. After selecting his outfit, one of the Fairy Godmothers got to work on his hair.

A prince or knight costume in a dressing room at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique for boys.
Prince or Knight Costume

She spent a lot of time talking to him about magic and slaying dragons while she put little silver Mickey’s all over his hair. It was adorable that she called the hair gel, “Dragon Snot”.

A boy getting his hair done in the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique on the Disney Magic.
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Here is how he looked as a Knigt!

A boy in a prince or knight costume from the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique on the Disney Magic.
Knight Makeover at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Breakfast at Cabanas

After our visit to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, we took the kids to get breakfast at Cabanas. They really liked the Churro Mickey Waffles and the chocolate donuts!

Mickey Churro Waffles from the Disney Magic.
Mickey Churro Waffles

Brunch at Palo

When the kids were finished with breakfast, they headed to the kid’s clubs and the adults had brunch at Palo, a specialty Italian restaurant on the Disney Magic, Wonder, Dream, and Fantasy.

Palo Brunch Menu from the Disney Magic.
Palo Brunch Menu

Here are some of the many different appetizers, breakfast items, and Italian dishes we enjoyed:

Antipasti

An antipasti plate from Palo.
Sliced Prosciutto, Sliced Coppa, Sliced Bresaola, Salame Gentile, Marinated Cerignola Olives, Roasted Garlic, Caciotta al tartufo, Parmesan Reggiano and Sweet Pepperdew

Seafood Appetizer

The seafood antipasti plat from Palo on the Disney Magic.
Alaskan King Crab Legs, Jonah Crab Claws, Lemon Marinated Shrimp, Marinated Green Lip Mussels, Spiced Ahi Tuna served with Meyer Lemon, Saffron Aioli and Cocktail Sauce

Heirloom Tomato and Basil Soup

Heirloom Tomato Soup in a white bowl from Palo.
served with Grape Tomatoes and Virgin Olive Oil

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict from Palo.
Eggs Benedict

Artichoke Ravioli

Artichoke Ravioli from Palo.
with Morel Mushrooms, Meyer Lemon, shaved Pecorino Romano and Broccolini Pesto

Rollatini Melanzane

Rollatini Melanzane from Palo on the Disney Magic cruise ship.
lightly Breaded Baked Eggplant filled with Prosciutto, sweet Ricotta and Smoked Mozzarella, served with Toscana Sauce and drizzled with Aged Balsamic Modena

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast from Palo on a Disney Cruise.
topped with a San Marzano Tomato Basil Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese, served on a creamy Arborio Rice Risotto

Lasagna Bolognaise

Lasagna Bolognaise from Palo.
Lasagna Bolognaise

Palo Dessert Menu

Palo Dessert Menu from Disney Cruise Line.
Palo Dessert Menu

Raspberry Chocolate Crunch Tart

Raspberry Chocolate Crunch Tart from Palo on Disney Cruise Line.
Bittersweet Ganache, fresh Raspberries and Whipped Cream

Vanilla Berry Panna Cotta

Vanilla Berry Panna Cotta from Disney Cruise Line Palo.
served with Strawberry Basil Sorbet

5-Layer Pistachio Cake

Five Layered Pistachio Cake from Palo.
layers of Pistachio Chiffon and Dark Chocolate Truffle, brushed with Raspberry Paste

Fun on the Disney Magic

At about 2:00 pm there was an announcement that we would be sailing between the islands of Corsica and Sardinia and we would be able to see them both at the same time, so we headed up to Deck 10 to check it out. Of course, we had to get an ice cream cone on the way. Make sure to watch the video from Day 2 to see the two islands!

A boy eating an ice cream cone on the Disney Magic cruise ship.
Disney Magic

Character Meet & Greet with Donald Duck

After seeing the islands, we stumbled upon Donald Duck! My son was excited to meet him and show off the silver Mickey’s in his hair. Watch the cute video of their interaction below.

Intagram Reel cover photo of a boy meeting Donald Duck on the Disney Magic.

Pinnochio’s Pizza

After meeting Donald, we grabbed a slice of pizza from Pinocchio’s Pizzeria and watched a movie on the Funnel Vision.

Sign for Pinocchio's Pizzeria on the Disney Magic.
Pinocchio’s Pizzeria

Shopping

Next, we headed down to Deck 3 in a cool elevator to do some shopping in the gift shops.

A boy in a new shirt on the Disney Cruise.
Best Cruise Ever shirt from the gift shop

Deck 4 Walking Track

One of our favorite things to do on Disney cruises is to walk around the running track on Deck 4. Be sure to check out my video of Day 2 to see a complete lap around the ship.

AquaDunk Water Slide

We had a few minutes before dinner, so we decided to take advantage of the short lines for the AquaDunk! The AquaDunk is a fun water slide where you begin with a countdown, then the floor falls out from beneath you before you twist and turn all the way down the slide.

Rules for riding the AquaDunk water slide on the Disney Magic.
Aquadunk Water Slide
A water slide coming from the side of the funnel on the Disney Magic.
Aquadunk and the Funnel

Dinner at Rapunzel’s Royal Table.

Rapunzel’s is a fun Tangled-themed restaurant where you get a delicious dinner and a fun show to watch!

A boy with a birthday cake at Rapunzel's Royal Table on the Disney Magic.
Dinner at Rapunzel’s Table

Rapunzel’s Royal Table Menu

Rapunzel's Table Menu from the Disney Magic.
Dinner Menu
Rapunzel's Royal Table Menu from the Disney Magic.
Dinner Menu

Here are some of the delicous things we ordered:

Goat Cheese, Yellow & Red Beet Tower

Goat Cheese, Yellow & Red Beet Tower from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
with Chive-Honey Dressing

Chicken Pita Salad

Chicken Pita Salad from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
Lemon-marinated Roasted Chicken Breast with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Chickpeas, Mint, and Feta Cheese tossed in a Lemon Dressing

King Frederic’s Grilled Sirloin Steak

King Frederic's Grilled Sirloin Steak from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
with Truffle-layered Potatoes, Honey Parsnip and Buttered Spinach with a Pepper Sauce on the side

Rote Grutze Sundae

Rote Grutze Sundae from Rapunzel's Royal Table.

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

White Chocolate Bread Pudding from Rapunzel's Royal Table.

Blueberry Streusel Cake

Blueberry Streusel Cake

Atilla’s Sublime Cake

Atilla's Sublime Cake

Pool & Hot Tub

For the rest of the night, we took it easy. The kids went to the kids clubs and the adults spent time in the pool and hot tub.

Towel animal in a stateroom on the Disney Magic.

Day 3 Naples, Italy

On Day 3 we were in Naples. We booked an excursion through Disney Cruise Line, called “Pompeii Half Day” excursion. We met our group in the Walt Disney Theater at the appointed time, then headed on a tour bus to Pompeii.

View of Naples Italy.
Naples, Italy

Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii was amazing and I highly recommend you take a tour if you ever visit Naples. Both the kids and adults had fun exploring the ancient ruins.

Two kids in Pompeii, Italy.
Pompeii Ruins

Naples, Italy

A street in Naples, Italy.
Naples, Italy

Our tour finished around 12:00. When we arrived back at the port, we decided to walk around Naples to get some pizza for lunch! The restaurant we chose was delicious, but we were surprised to learn that we were charged extra because we sat inside near the air conditioning.

Pizza from a restaurant in Naples, Italy.
Pizza from Naples

We also had the most amazing gelato, and that was the best we had on our trip! If you ever find yourself in Naples, you don’t want to miss Il Gelato!

Gelato from Naples, Italy.
Best Gelato Ever

Dinner at Lumiere’s

Dinner that night was back on the Disney Magic at Lumiere’s, which is a Beauty and the Beast-themed restaurant.

Menu for Lumiere's on the Disney Magic.
Menu for Lumiere's on the Disney Magic.
Menu for Lumiere's on the Disney Magic.

Here are some of the menu items we ordered.

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup from Lumiere's on the Disney Magic.
with Gruyere Cheese Crouton

Oven-Baked Salmon Royal

Oven-Baked Salmon Royal from Lumiere's on the Disney Magic.
Crowned with a King Smoked Salmon Horseradish Crust accompanied by Sauteed Swiss Chard, Truffled Cauliflower Puree and white wine Beurre Blanc A rich, oaky and butter Chardonay

Grilled Marinated Tofu with Roasted Zucchini, Eggplant and Red Peppers

Grilled Marinated Tofu with Roasted Zucchini, Eggplant and Red Peppers
on Israeli Couscous with a Lime-Cilantro Drop

Strawberry Shortcake Sundae

Strawberry Shortcake Sundae from Lumiere's on the Disney Magic.
Strawberries, Vanilla Ice Cream, Whipped Cream and Shortcake

Day 4 Civitavecchia, Italy (Rome)

On Day 4, we woke up as we were pulling into port in Civitavecchia, Italy. After getting ready for the day, we went upstairs to have our usual breakfast at Cabanas buffet.

Three kids eating breakfast at Cabanas on the Disney Magic.
Breakfast at Cabanas

For our excursion to Rome, we went with a private tour guide. There were 8 of us, including our friends and the price ended up being less expensive than any of the Disney excursions.

A tour van for Rome in front of the Disney Magic.
Private Tour Van

Our tour guide was waiting for us when we got off the ship and we got in a very roomy van, for our ride to Rome.

Touring Ancient Rome

One thing I learned is that there is a wall that completely surrounds Ancient Rome. Although the city is much larger now, the wall still stands.

Touring Rome was absolutely amazing, but I wish we had more time to spend looking at different land marks and going inside the Vatican and the Colosseum, but there is only so much time in the day!

Here are a few places we stopped to visit:

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain in Rome.

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps in Rome.
A child standing at the bottom of the Spanish Steps in Rome.

Victor Emmanuel II Monument (Wedding Cake)

Victor Emmanuel II Monument (Wedding Cake) in Rome.

Roman Forum

Ancient Roman Forum in Rome.

Perione

Perione in Rome, Italy.
Perione Fountain in Rome, iItaly.

Colosseum

The ancient Colosseum in Rome.

Gelato

Gelato from Rome.

Dinner at Animator’s Palate (Animation Night)

We made it back to the ship, just in time for dinner at Animator’s Palate. On longer cruises, guests are able to draw their own character before dinner, then it will come to life later, after dessert. This was our night to animate!

Example of animation from Animator's Palate on the Disney Cruise.
My “Beautiful” Animation

Check out this video about being a Disney animator below.

Instagram Reel cover image with a picture of the funnel on the Disney Magic.

Animator’s Palate Menu #2

Animator's Palate Menu for longer Cruises.
Animator's Palate Menu for longer Cruises.
Animator's Palate Dessert Menu for longer Cruises.

Here are some of the menu items we tried:

Tomato Caprese

Tomato Caprese from Animator's Palate.
Buffalo Mozzarella, Italian Roma Tomatoes and picked Basil, drizzled with Virgin Olive Oil

White Cheddar and Broccolini Soup

White Cheddar and Broccolini Soup from Animator's Palate.
with Toasted Baguette Croutons

Chicken Schnitzel

Chicken Schnitzel from Animator's Palate.
Breaded Chicken Breast fried in Butter, served with Roasted Bacon Potatoes and Buttered Green Beans

Blackened Chicken Salad

Blackened Chicken Salad from Animator's Palate.
with Oven-roasted Corn, Romaine Leaves, Tomatoes, Green Onions and a Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Celebration Cake

Celebration Cheesecake from Animator's Palate.
layers of Cheesecake covered with Strawberries, embedded in a rich Vanilla Cream

Chocolate Decadence

Chocolate Decadence from Animator's Palate.
For real Chocolate Lovers!

Orchard Peach Tart

Orchard Peach Tart from Animator's Palate.
warm Almond Peach Tart with rich Vanilla Sauce and Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Kids Menu Cheesecake

Kids menu cheesecake from Animator's Palate.

Hot Tub & Relaxing

Everyone was tired from our excursions so we ended up relaxing in the hot tub while the kids watched a movie on the Funnel Vision for the rest of the night.

Three kids sitting in lounge chairs watching a movie on a giant screen on the Disney Magic.
Movie on the Funnel Vision

Day 5 Livorno, Italy (Florence & Pisa)

We woke up on Day 5 in Livorno, Italy which is the port that gets you to Florence and Pisa.

After having breakfast at Cabanas, we met with our Disney Excursion group in the Walt Disney Theater and boarded the bus that would take us first, to Florence.

View of Tuscan country side on the way to Florence.
Tuscan Countryside

Disney Excursion to Florence

Our tour began in Florence. The tour did not include going inside the Uffizzi museum, so we had planned to visit ourselves and meet up with the group later. Unfortunately, the tickets we purchased tickets online before the cruise to see the David, were the wrong time and were not able to change them.

A statue in Florence, Italy.
Florence, Italy

Luckily, we were able to follow the map from our tour guide and were able to catch up to our group a few minutes later.

Map of touring Florence from the Disney Cruise tour guide.
Map or Florence

Here are some of the sights we saw in Florence:

Duomo Florence

Duomo Florence in Florence, Italy.

Piazza Della Signora

Piazza Della Signora in Florence, Italy.

Ponte Vecchio Bridge

Ponte Vecchio Bridge in Florence, Italy.

After exploring Florence we found a pizza restaurant for lunch.

A pizza restaurant in Florence, Italy.
Deep fried pizza crust with pizza sauce and cheese.
Deep Fried Pizza

Then we headed to our meeting spot to wait for the rest of our group.

A piazza in Florence, Italy.

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

After our tour of Florence, we got back on our bus and headed to Pisa. The leaning tower is just breathtaking. It was amazing to see it in person!

The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy.
Buildings in Pisa, Italy.
Buildings next to the leaning tower of Pisa.

Disney Cruise Pirate Night

Our excursion returned back to the ship, just in time for our Pirate Night dinner! The pirate night menu has been the same on the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, Disney Wonder and Disney Magic. You can check out the entire menu here.

Pirate Night in Animator's Palate.
Pirate Night

Here are a few of the Pirate Night menu items we enjoyed:

Sri Sumbahjee’s Vegetable Samosa

Sri Sumbahjee's Vegetable Samosa from Pirate Night on the Disney Magic.
With Potato, Peas, Garlic, Cumin and Ginger served with Tamarind and Mint Chutney

Deep Fried Calypso Crab Cake

Deep Fried Calypso Crab Cake from Pirate Night on Disney Cruise Line.
With Cajun Remoulade, Green Onion and Lemon

Chilled Mango Soup

Chilled Mango Soup from Pirate Night on Disney Cruise Line.
With Passion Fruit, Ginger and Coconut

Tia Dalma’s Jerk Chicken

Tia Dalma’s Jerk Chicken from Pirate Night on the Disney Magic.
48 hour Jerk-Marinated Chicken, Grilled and served with Rice and Peas, Fried Plantains and a Pineapple-Chili Salsa

King George’s Roasted Privateer Sirloin

King George's Roasted Privateer Sirloin from Pirate Night on Disney Cruise LIne.
With Thyme-Roasted Potatoes, Buttered Savoy Cabbage, Yorkshire Pudding and a Rosemary Wine Sauce

Braised Barbecue Beef Rib Salad

Braised Barbecue Beef Rib Salad from Pirate Night on Disney Cruise Line.

Caramel Macadamia Nut Cheesecake Tart

Caramel Macadamia Nut Cheesecake Tart from Pirate Night on Disney Cruise Line.
Served with Whipped Cream and Caramel Ganache

Bounty Fruit Cobbler

Bounty Fruit Cobbler from Disney Cruise Pirate Night.
With Vanilla Ice Cream

Day 6 Cannes, France

On Day 6, we woke up in Cannes France and just like the other days, we had breakfast at Cabanas before boarding a water taxi to take us to shore.

View of Cannes, France from the Disney Magic.
Cannes, France

Excursion to Nice, France and Monaco

We booked a private tour with another family for the day, which ended up being cheaper than any of our Disney excursions. I liked touring this way because I felt like we had more time to spend exploring.

View of the Disney Magic from Cannes, France.
Disney Magic

Nice, France

Our first stop was the flower market in Nice. There were many different flowers and food items for sale. We tried a French pastry with Swiss Chard, which I tried to like, but it just wasn’t for me. Then we stopped for gelato.

Flower market in Nice, France.
Flower Market
Two kids in Nice, France.
Nice, France
A street in Nice, France.
Nice, France
Nice Cathedral in Nice, France.
Nice Cathedral

Monaco

Our next stop was about a 30 minute drive away to the country of Monaco. My family was extra excited to visit because it is the home of the Monaco Grand Prix Formula 1 race. We actually missed the race by just a few days, so many of the stands were still up.

Boats in a marina with bright blue water in Monaco.
Monaco

Our driver was nice enough to take us along the same route as the F1 drivers!

Feet standing around a sign with Monaco and an F1 car.
Stars N Bars

We had lunch at a fun Formula 1 Racing themed restaurant called Stars n Bars.

A cheeseburger and fries from Stars n Bars in Monaco.
A Cheeseburger from Stars N Bars

This was a cool view right here because you are able to see three countries at the same time. Monaco, France and Italy!

A view from Monaco showing France and Italy in the background.
View to the East
View of a marina and buildings in Monaco.
View to the West

Here is a birds eye view of the Monaco Grand Prix race track.

Birds eye view of Monaco Grand Prix race track.
Monaco Grand Prix Race Track

Eze, France

Our last stop in France was the medieval town of Eze which included a lot of stair climbing and beautiful Mediterranean views.

View of the Mediterranean Sea from Eze, France.
Eze, France
A hotel in Eze, France.
Eze, France
View of the Mediterranean Sea from Eze, France.
Eze, France

Dinner at Rapunzel’s Royal Table (Second Menu)

When we returned to the ship, it was time for dinner at Rapunzel’s Royal Table. The menu was different than previous nights and was delicious. My favorite was Rapunzel’s Fry Pan bread for dessert!

Rapunzel's Royal Table Second Menu.
Rapunzel's Royal Table Second Menu.

Here are some of the other menu items we ate:

Snuggly Duckling Platter

Snuggly Duckling Platter from Rapunzel's Royal Table on the Disney Magic.
A selection of Charcuterie with Pumpernickel and German Mustard

Crisp Arendelle Shrimp

Crisp Arendelle Shrimp from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
With Pea Puree, Fried Potato, Pancetta, and Pea Shoots served with a Lemon-Tarragon Caper Mayonnaise

Ahi Tuna Tartar

Ahi Tuna Tartar from Rapunzel's Royal Table on the Disney Magic.
With Basil, Cucumber, Mango, Wasabi, Sesame Wonton Crisp, and a sweet Chili-Mayonnaise

Kids Pasta

Kids pasta from Rapunzel's Royal Table.

Maximus Salad

Maximus Salad from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
Cucumber Salad, Potato Salad, and Carrot Salad topped with Baby Oakleaf and Lolla Rosa

Flynn Rider Platter

Flynn Rider Platter from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
Grilled Smoked Pork Loin served with Roasted Smoked Pork Belly, Bockwurst, Braised Red Cabbage, Fried Potato Dumpling, and a Spatburgunder Wine Jus

Tangled Pasta

Tangled Pasta from Rapunzel's Royal Table on the Disney Magic.
Angel Hair Pasta tossed in Basil-Pesto with Caramelized Sea Scallops, Roasted Vine Tomatoes, and a Sun-dried Tomato Tapenade served with Roasted Meyer Lemon

Spinach, Zucchini, Eggplant & Ricotta Filled Potato Crepes

Spinach, Zucchini, Eggplant & Ricotta Filled Potato Crepes from Rapunzel's Royal Table on the Disney Magic.
Baked in a Tomato Provencale Sauce and topped with Buffalo-Mozzarella Cheese and Basil

Lemon-Raspberry Mousse Bombe

Lemon-Raspberry Mousse Bombe from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
Citrus Lemon Mousse embedded with Fresh Raspberries

Gothel Black Forest Tower

Gothel Black Forest Tower from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
Rick Chocolate Creme, Cherry Compote, and Chocolate Cake Tower

Rapunzel’s Fry Pan Sweet Bread

Rapunzel's Fry Pan Sweet Bread from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
Fry Bread dusted with Powdered Sugar with Chocolate-Hazelnut Sauce and served in Rapunzel’s fry Bread Pan

Creme Brulee Cheesecake

Creme Brulee Cheesecake from Rapunzel's Royal Table.
Layer of Baked Cheesecake with Caramelized Creme Brulee served with Fresh Whipped Cream

Tangled Show

The show that night was Tangled with Rapunzel and Flynn Ryder and it was amazing!

A towel animal on Disney Cruise Line.
Towel Animal

Day 7 At Sea

Our last full day was a day at sea. Everyone slept in past breakfast, so we had lunch in Cabanas then went swimming.

A slice of OREO pie with a fork.
OREO Pie from Cabanas

Dinner Lumiere’s (Second Menu)

Our last dinner on this cruise was at Lumiere’s and was delicious as usual. It was say saying good by to our servers who had been amazing throughout our time on the Disney Magic.

Cover of Lumiere's Menu with a picture of a Disney cruise ship.
Lumiere's Second Menu.