Venice to Rome

 

Oceania Cruises on the Marina

October 26 - November 2, 2018
8 Days / 7 Nights

(From Venice to Rome)
(Air to Depart U.S. on October 25th  to arrive in Venice on October 26th)

Venice, Italy ~ Ravenna, Italy ~ Zadar, Croatia ~ Kotor, Montenegro ~ Corfu, Greece ~ Messina (Sicily), Italy ~ 
Naples/Pompeii, Italy ~ Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

 

Leave everyday life behind and lose yourself in the fascinating history and culture of civilizations that have existed for thousands of years.  Make your way from Zadar to the island of Pag, where the craggy landscape is home to 30,000 sheep.  During a scenic tour of Corfu, try a sip of the local kumquat liqueur.  North of Messina, discover Taormina, a medieval village that boasts a Greek theater dating from the 3rd century BC.  South of Naples, trek with a guide up Mount Vesuvius to see the crater walls of Europe’s only active volcano.

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Venice to Rome

 

Oceania Cruises on the Marina

October 26 - November 2, 2018
8 Days / 7 Nights

(From Venice to Rome)

(Air to Depart U.S. on October 25th  to arrive in Venice
on October 26th)


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Includes Bonus Savings, Airfare & Unlimited Internet, plus choose one of the following*:
 FREE ~ 4 Shore Excursions
FREE ~ Beverage Package
      FREE ~ $400 Shipboard Credit
*Amenities are per stateroom
 

Day 1

Venice, Italy: Embark 1 PM ~ Depart 11 PM

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 2

Ravenna, Italy ~ 8 AM - 6 PM

Once the western capital of the Roman Empire, Ravenna boasts an incredible eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, most of them early Christian mosaics. The oldest, most breathtaking mosaics are in the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia. The tomb of the revered Italian poet Dante within the Dante Museum is also well worth a visit.

 

Day 3

Zadar, Croatia ~ 8 AM - 5 PM

A hidden gem of the Adriatic, Zadar offers beautiful beaches, charming promenades, preserved ancient architecture and fascinating historical monuments. Roman aqueducts, forums and temples surround the old town, which features medieval churches and monasteries. The archaeological museum offers more than 80,000 exhibits from the Stone Age to the late Middle Ages, and it is one of the most important museums in Croatia. Stroll along the paved waterfront and enjoy stunning views of the Adriatic Sea or lounge in one of the many cafés.

 

Day 4

Kotor, Montenegro ~ 10 AM - 7 PM

Kotor is a beautiful walled medieval city of twisting, pink-paved streets, markets and architecture reflecting Byzantine to Venetian influences. Stroll through the compact old town, admire the impressive walls and tour the imposing St. Tryphon Cathedral, consecrated in 1166.

 

Day 5

Corfu, Greece ~ 8 AM - 4 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 6

Messina (Sicily), Italy ~ 8 AM - 6 PM

Visit beautiful Taormina and marvel at its famous Greek theater and the stunning view of Mount Etna. Explore lovely medieval Messina with its historic churches and the cathedral where it is rumored Richard the Lionheart worshipped in 1190. Or discover ancient Tyndaris, founded in 396 B.C., with its fine mosaics, Roman baths and impressive theater overlooking the sea.

 

Day 7

Naples/Pompeii, Italy ~ 8 AM - 7 PM

Spend a day exploring the fabulous ruins of ancient Pompeii or Herculaneum with their stunning temples, frescoes and mosaics. Explore fascinating Naples and its famed museums, visit charming Sorrento or take a boat trip to the beautiful Isle of Capri.

 

Day 8

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy: Disembark 8 AM

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.

 

Starting from $2,199

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