Norwegian Cruise Lines has announced Norwegian Epic will return to Southampton next year for the first time since its inaugural in 2010.
The ship will arrive in Southampton on 26 September at the end of a six-night sailing from Barcelona, for the first visit with ports on the way at Cartagena, Spain; Granada (Malaga), Spain; and Lisbon, Portugal.
Norwegian Epic will then enter a 15-day drydock period in France and then return to Southampton on 11 October for a seven-night Iberian Peninsula cruise. This will visit Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Granada and Cartagena.
The ship will homeport year-round from Barcelona from April 2015 sailing itineraries from six nights to 12.