Debuting in May 2021, Valiant Lady will have a home port of Barcelona, Spain and will sail 7-night Mediterranean itineraries when she debuts in May 2021. Bookings for the three feature itineraries, that all offer overnight and late-night stops across some of the hottest destinations in France, Italy and Spain, will open December 19, 2019.
Virgin Voyages also revealed that the name ‘Valiant Lady’ was inspired by the Latin word valere and from the French origin, vaillant, meaning “bold”, “strong”, and “courageous.”
Tom McAlpin, CEO of Virgin Voyages said:
We are thrilled to unveil the name of our second ship – Valiant Lady – and to deliver on our commitment to offer travelers a sea change in how they can experience cruising in this fantastic part of the world. Our Sailors will fall in love with the places we go and the moments and memories they will be able to create on our gorgeous ship. After all, there is no better way to sail the seven seas than doing it the Virgin way.
Open for bookings December 2019, 7-night sailings start May 2021 and feature a Friday overnight in Ibiza on every sailing.
Virgin Voyages Valiant Lady, will sail 3 different itineraries:
- Itinerary 1 includes the exotic delights of Barcelona, Ibiza, Monte Carlo, Marseille and Olbia
- Itinerary 2 includes a fantastic sampling of the Med featuring Barcelona, Ibiza, Toulon, Ajaccio, Marina di Carrara and Cagliari
- Itinerary 3 is a mostly Spanish immersion, stopping by Barcelona, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga and the British port of Gibraltar
Valiant Lady will follow Virgin Voyages’ first ship, Scarlet Lady, debuting in April 2020.