Carnival Legend departed Tampa yesterday on a 15-day trans-Atlantic crossing that will end in Barcelona on April 22, 2013, positioning the vessel for a summer schedule of 12-day European voyages, including the line’s first-ever Norwegian fjords cruise and its first extended program from the UK.

Carnival Legend will operate the company’s most diverse European schedule ever, encompassing 12-day voyages to Norway/Western Europe, the British Isles and the Baltic departing from Dover (London), along with 12-day Mediterranean cruises departing from Venice, Barcelona and Dover April 22 to September 13, 2013.

Following its European schedule, Carnival Legend will operate a one-of-a-kind 15-day trans-Atlantic crossing from London (Dover) to New York Sept. 25 - Oct. 10, 2013, calling at  Dublin, Ireland; Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland; Belfast (Northern Ireland); Reykjavik, Iceland; Qaqortoq, Greenland; and St. John’s, Newfoundland (Canada).

Carnival Legend will resume its regular seven-day western Caribbean rotation from Tampa beginning Nov. 3, 2013.