Italy & The Greek Isles

 

Oceania Cruises on the

Oceania Sirena

August 23 - September 2, 2019
11 Days / 10 Nights

(From Rome to Venice)

(Air to Depart U.S. on August 22nd to arrive in Rome
on August 23rd)


OLife Choice
Includes $200 Spa Credit or Shipboard Credit, & Unlimited Internet,
PLUS ~ Extra Amenities 
choose one of the following*:
 FREE ~ 4 Shore Excursions
FREE ~ Beverage Package
      FREE ~ $400 Shipboard Credit
*Amenities are per stateroom
 

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy ~ Sorrento/Capri, Italy ~ Taormina (Sicily), Italy ~ Corfu, Greece ~ Gythion, Greece ~ Mykonos, Greece ~ Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey ~ Cruising the Ionian Sea ~ Dubrovnik, Croatia ~ Venice, Italy 

Elegant sister ship to charming RegattaInsignia and Nautica, Oceania Cruises’ newest addition, Sirenaembodies the most treasured elements of our celebrated fleet, and features a few highlights all her own. With the introduction of two fresh culinary experiences, Sirenaoffers even more ways to savor The Finest Cuisine at Sea. Tuscan Steak, a brand new specialty restaurant, serves Italian favorites, succulent steaks and fresh seafood inspired by Toscana and Polo Grill. The Grand Dining Room offers a surprise transformation into Jacques Bistro during lunch, which serves classic French fare. Also featuring the beloved restaurant Red Ginger, Sirena invites you to enjoy bold Asian cuisine in a fresh new way.


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Italy & The Greek Isles

 

Oceania Cruises on the

Oceania Sirena

August 23 - September 2, 2019
11 Days / 10 Nights

(From Rome to Venice)

(Air to Depart U.S. on August 22nd to arrive in Rome
on August 23rd)


OLife Choice
Includes $200 Spa Credit or Shipboard Credit, & Unlimited Internet,
PLUS ~ Extra Amenities 
choose one of the following*:
 FREE ~ 4 Shore Excursions
FREE ~ Beverage Package
      FREE ~ $400 Shipboard Credit
*Amenities are per stateroom
 

Day 1

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy: Embark 1 PM ~ Depart 7 PM

Travel to Rome and revel in the magnificent monuments, from the ancient Roman Forum and Coliseum to the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica with Michelangelo's Pietà and his breathtaking frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Or enjoy a drive through the lush farmlands of the Roman countryside to lovely medieval Castelgandolfo.

 

Day 2

Sorrento/Capri, Italy ~ 8 AM - 6 PM

Beautiful Capri, with its stunning panoramas, villages, charming piazzas and the Villa San Michele, makes a nice diversion. Visit the ruins at Pompeii, take a cooking lesson in Sorrento or travel to the frenetic city of Naples and learn to make pizzas as the Neapolitans do.

 

Day 3

Taormina (Sicily), Italy ~ 7 AM - 5 PM

Enjoy magnificent panoramic views on the way up to the town, where you can stroll down medieval lanes past stunning palaces. See the famed Greek theater and its fantastic view of Mount Etna. Or take a trip to the volcano itself and get a first-hand look at cones, craters and lava streams from previous eruptions and a fantastic view over the Gulf of Catania. Venture into the countryside and its lovely hill towns, one with a Norman castle built of black lava, and visit beautiful old Catania.

Day 4

Corfu, Greece ~ 11 AM - 6 PM

Immerse yourself in this island of glorious scenery and beaches, serene monasteries, beautiful palaces, traditional mountain towns and Corfu's lovely old Venetian quarter. Or visit the ornate Achilleion Palace, built by Empress Sissi of Austria and filled with dramatic sculptures of the Greek hero Achilles.

 

Day 5

Gythion, Greece ~ 12 PM - 9 PM

The pastel-colored houses inch their way up the foothills of Mount Koumaros in this quaint town that offers a unique and authentic experience of small town life in Greece. Nearby, the medieval city of Mystras, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was founded in 1248 and abandoned in 1832, leaving impressive medieval ruins amid a breathtaking landscape. Discovered in 1958, the magnificent caves at Diros were used by prehistoric man between 4000 and 3000 BC.

 

Day 6

Mykonos, Greece ~ 9 AM - 7 PM

Enjoy wandering through the narrow, winding streets of this delightful seaside village with its whitewashed houses, flowers and brightly painted shutters and doors. Stand beneath the windmills on the hill. Visit the archaeological museum and an old bakery still using a 15th century wood-burning stove.

 

Day 7

Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey ~ 7 AM -  5 PM

Meander through the ruins of ancient Ephesus and marvel at the famed Library of Celsus, the huge amphitheater, the marble roads with their chariot marks, the amazing mosaic sidewalks and the superb, rarely opened Terrace Houses. Or journey to three monumental cities of antiquity - Priene, Miletus and Didyma - renowned for their majestic temples and impressive, beautifully preserved stadiums.

 

Day 8

Cruising the Ionian Sea

 

Day 9

Dubrovnik, Croatia ~ 8 AM - 4 PM

Enjoy a walk through this famous walled medieval city and its exquisite Venetian monuments. See the Franciscan monastery and explore the Rector's palace and the cathedral. Or explore the countryside with a visit to lovely Cavtat, an enchanting seaside resort that began life as a Greek and then Roman colony. Then visit a local family in a Konavle Valley village and enjoy their hospitality over a traditional welcome of brandy and figs with a serenade by local musicians.

 

Day 10

Venice, Italy ~ 12 PM - Overnight

Savor the majestic beauty of this amazing city as you glide along its canals and under its bridges, opulent palazzi and elegant churches lining the route. Discover Venice's secret quarters down narrow alleys opening into spacious campos. Admire the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Visit lovely Burano and the glass factories on Murano. Or enjoy the scenic countryside with its stunning Palladian villas.

 

Day 11

Venice, Italy ~ DISEMBARK 8 AM

 

 

Starting from $6,453

Includes cruise, roundtrip airfare from most U.S. gateways, port charges, and transfers!

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