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16 Day Italy with 7 Day Western Med Cruise


Escorted Tour & Cruise Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Venice, Rome-NYC
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 14 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Venice
    • 2 nights Florence
    • 3 nights Rome
    • 7 nights Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Cruise Line®
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • Hotel & cruise porterage
  • All transfers
  • 31 meals: 14 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 2 - 8)
  • Services of local guides in all major cities (Days 2 - 8)
  • Entrance fees per itinerary (Days 2 - 8)

Special Features

  • Doge's Palace, Venice
  • Wine tasting with local specialties at Tuscan countryside farm
  • Michelangelo's David, Florence
  • Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi
  • Evening Walking Tour of Rome
  • Forum & Colosseum, Rome
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Dinner with Opera Singers, Rome
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners on motor coach tour
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring on motor coach tour
  • Norwegian Cruise Line® Complimentary & Specialty Restaurants


This escorted tour and cruise package includes the services of a tour manager for Days 2-8. The tour manager will not accompany passengers on the cruise

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Venice
Arrive in Venice and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour manager, followed by a welcome dinner
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Thursday - Venice City Tour
Today begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known throughout the world for its fine glasswork industry. Then, visit St. Mark's Square to begin a guided walking tour of romantic Venice. View the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs and visit the Doge's Palace, whose facade features a massive late-Gothic gate, known as the Porta della Carta. Take the remainder of the day to explore Venice on your own
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Friday - Pisa Sightseeing En Route to Florence
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany. En route visit a local Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting with local specialties. On arrival in Pisa, view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistery, the Duomo, and the Monumental Cemetery. The four monuments of this extraordinary piazza make for a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Continue to Florence and enjoy the evening at leisure
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Saturday - Florence City Tour
Today's morning tour begins with a visit to the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed. Walk to the Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Continue to explore the open air art museum of Signoria Square ending at Ponte Vecchio, known as the "Old Bridge." Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Florence. This evening, dine at an authentic Tuscan restaurant in the countryside
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, $65): **available for purchase Only in Italy from your tour manager. **
Florence and the fine arts are synonymous. This guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery provides insight to the history of the structure and its collections. Originally the private collection of the Medici family, the palazzo was opened to the public in 1765. Your tour highlights exceptional examples of Florentine painting with an aim to help you better understand the works of masters including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. Following the tour, enjoy a refreshment break and complimentary beverage at the museum's cafe, which features a breathtaking view of the city. Tour participation guarantees immediate entry to the Gallery, with no lengthy waits in oftentimes two-three hour queues. ** Important: Please note that the Museum has a limited maximum capacity and therefore reserves the right to restrict admission. In this case we may not be able to offer the tour. Price is based on minimum number of passengers.
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Sunday - Sun Route Via Assisi to Rome
Today travel along the famous "Sun Route" motorway to the medieval city of Assisi, renowned for its 13th-century Basilica of St. Francis and Giotto's frescoes. Continue to your hotel in Rome
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Monday - Tour Ancient Rome
This morning, a historic tour of "ancient Rome" takes you to the Roman Forum, the political center during the Roman Republic, the triumphal Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire. Afternoon at leisure
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Tuesday - Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
Today begins with the visit to the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Stroll through St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade, to visit St. Peter's Basilica, where you will view Michelangelo's Pieta. This highly-finished marble sculpture depicts the body of Jesus in the arms of Mary after the Crucifixion and is considered to be among the most compelling of all works of art in the Western world. Afternoon at leisure. Tonight, dine in a typical Roman restaurant with wine and music, then enjoy an illuminated tour of the city
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Wednesday - Embark Cruise
Enjoy the morning at leisure in Rome before saying good bye to your tour manager and transferring to the port in Civitavecchia. The ship sails at 7:00 pm. Sail overnight to Livorno
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Thursday - Full Day in Livorno, Italy
This morning at 7:00 am, arrive in Livorno, located in the heart of the Tuscany region on the Tyrrhenian Sea coast. Livorno is characterized by a large network of canals that were originally built as defensive moats and later served as an important transportation network throughout the city. Perhaps take a cruise on the fossi (moats), or stroll through the Central Market and sample the delicious array of food brought in from the Italian countryside
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Friday - Full Day in Cannes, France
This morning around 8:00 am, arrive in Cannes, world renowned as a posh resort town on the French Riviera. Explore the charming port or take a short ride to Nice, located just 3 miles away. Alternatively visit Monaco and its main city, Monte Carlo, known for its historic casinos and elaborate buildings. This evening, set sail at 6:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12, Saturday - Afternoon in Palma de Mallorca, Spain
This afternoon arrive in Palma de Mallorca around 1:00 pm. Palma de Mallorca is the largest city and capital of the Balearic Islands, a group of Mediterranean islands off the east coast of Spain and known throughout Europe as a popular holiday resort . Set sail this evening at 8:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13, Sunday - Full Day in Barcelona
Arrive in Barcelona at 5:00 am. Barcelona is considered one of the most artistic and culturally rich cities in Spain. Perhaps stop at Park Guell, one of Barcelona's largest urban parks designed by Gaudi, the famous Catalan architect. Originally planned to be an exclusive area for the richest families of Barcelona's bourgeoisie, it later became a public park. Though the park was never fully completed, it is considered one of Gaudi's most colorful and playful works. Don't forget to take a stroll down the historic avenue of Las Ramblas, the most famous and lively street in Barcelona. Sail at 6:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 14, Monday - At Sea
Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you sail across the Mediterranean to Italy. Take advantage of your ship's many unique features including the rock climbing wall or simply relax by one of the pools
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 15, Tuesday - Full Day in Naples
Today at 7:00 am, dock in Naples, located on Italy's breathtaking southern coast. Explore this picturesque city, or join an excursion to see the impressive sites in the area. Go to the city of Pompeii, destroyed by the Volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD, and has remained remarkably well-preserved by the ash that buried it, or marvel at the natural beauty of Italy's Amalfi Coast, including the Isle of Capri, with its towering rock cliffs and turquoise waters. This evening, sail at 7:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 16, Wednesday - Depart for the USA
This morning, arrive to Civitavecchia at 6:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Hotel Gabrielli, Venice

This first class hotel is located in the heart of Venice on the largest sea promenade, a few minutes from St Mark's Square.

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LaGare Hotel Venezia, Murano, Venice

This first class hotel is situated on the island of Murano.

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Grand Hotel Adriatico, Florence

This modern and elegant first class hotel is located in the historical centre of Florence near to the Duomo and to all the most important monuments of Florence.

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Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence

This first class hotel is situated on the bank of the River Arno, within walking distance of the city center.

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Palazzo Ricasoli Hotel, Florence

This first class hotel is located a short ten minute walk away from the Galleria dell'Accademia.

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Grand Hotel Palatino, Rome

This first class hotel is located in the heart of ancient Rome, just a short walk from the Colosseum.

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Massimo D'Azeglio, Rome

This first class hotel in the historical center of Rome dates back to 1875.

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Mediterraneo, Rome

This superior first class hotel is located in the historic center of Rome atop the Esquilino, the highest of Rome's seven hills.

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Norwegian Epic,

Welcome to Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Cruise Line's newest, largest and most innovative cruise ship ever.

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Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

Gondola Ride with Music

Day #3 01 May 2014 - 30 Apr 2016         $67
One of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride).

Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Piazzas of Rome

Day #7 01 May 2014 - 30 Apr 2015         $49
This half day walking tour takes you to explore the grand piazzas of the Eternal City. Stand in awe in front of the majestic Spanish Steps, the longest and widest decorative steps in Europe, and with your local guide stroll through the most characteristic "piazzas and vias " of Rome. Stop to admire the breathtaking grandeur of the Trevi Fountain* and take the opportunity to toss in one, two, or three coins, each of which is supposed to bring a unique kind of good fortune. View the monumental Pantheon, the best preserved of any Roman building and admire the baroque Piazza Navona, which follows the shape of the ancient Roman Diocletian Stadium, with Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Egyptian Obelisk. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

*The Trevi Fountain is currently undergoing restorations, but a special walkway has been built to enable visitors to continue visiting the fountain as it’s being cleaned and restored (restorations expected to be completed by the end of 2015). The Trevi Fountain is currently undergoing restorations, but a special walkway has been built to enable visitors to continue visiting the fountain as it’s being cleaned and restored (restorations expected to be completed by the end of 2015).

Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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    *Not Included:
    Norwegian Cruise Line Government Taxes, Port Expenses & Fees, optional tours, shore excursions, and gratuities.

    Norwegian Cruise Line® reserves the right to charge a fuel supplement without prior notice should the closing price of West Texas Intermediate Fuel increase above $65 per barrel on the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index). In the event a fuel supplement is charged, such supplementary charges are not included in the cruise fare. The fuel supplement charge will not exceed $10.00 per passenger per day.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Passengers disembarking to the airport should select flights that depart no earlier than 12 pm.

    May 6 departure will be accommodated at Hotel Excelsior in Venice, Starhotel Michelangelo in Florence and Massimo D'Azeglio in Rome.

    Jul 1 departure will be accommodated at Grand Hotel Mediterraneo in Florence.

    Aug 5 departure will be accommodated at LaGare Hotel Venezia in Murano, Grand Hotel Mediterraneo in Florence and Massimo D'Azeglio in Rome.

    Sep 9 departure will be accommodated at the LaGare Hotel Venezia in Murano.

    Sep 16 departure will be accommodated at LaGare Hotel in Venice, Palazzo Ricasoli Hotel in Florence and Hotel Mediterraneo in Rome.

    Reservations may only be completed for one cabin. Customers requiring multiple cabins will require one reservation per cabin.

    Shore excursions may be booked in advance online or by phone with Norwegian Cruise Line®. Alternatively, tours can be purchased onboard and are subject to advance booking restrictions and availability.

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    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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