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Land Only

16 Day Italy with 7 Day Greek Isles Cruise

Escorted Tour & Cruise Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Rome, Venice-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 14 nights First Class accommodations
    • 3 nights Rome
    • 2 nights Florence
    • 2 nights Venie
    • 7 nights Splendour of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International®
  • 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
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners on motor coach tour
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring (Days 2-8)
  • Royal Caribbean International® 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, Friday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Rome
Arrive in Rome 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: Rome
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Sunday - 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 4, Monday - 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 5, Tuesday - Sun Route Via Assisi to Florence
Today travel along the famous "Sun Route" motorway to the medieval the city of Assisi, renowned for its 13th century Basilica of St. Francis and Giotto's frescoes. Continue to your hotel in Florence
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - 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 in an authentic Tuscan restaurant in the countryside(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, US $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 7, Thursday - Pisa Sightseeing En Route to Venice
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany to Pisa. On arrival, 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. En route to Venice, visit a local Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting with local specialties. Evening at leisure
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday - Venice City Tour
Today begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. 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 aftenoon to explore Venice on your own. Tonight, join in for a farewell dinner with your tour manager and fellow travelers
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venie
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Saturday - Embark Cruise
Enjoy the morning at leisure before transferring to the port to embark your cruise. The evening get settled in your cabin and begin exploring the many unique features of your floating hotel. The ship will sail at 4:50 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Sunday - Afternoon in Kotor, Montenegro
Arrive in Kotor a costal town in Montenegro at 2:00 pm. Together with the nearly overhanging limestone cliffs, Kotor is an impressive and picturesque Mediterranean landscape. Kotor is home to one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure exploring this town. Set sail for Corfu at 8:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Monday - Full Day in Corfu
Arrive to Corfu, Greece at 9:00 am. Known as the "Emerald Island" because of its lush greenery and breathtaking beauty, Corfu is one of the hidden treasures of the Mediterranean. The second largest of the seven Ionian Islands, Corfu has a breathtaking coastline and a lush countryside filled with olive groves, cypress, lemon and orange trees. Perhaps hike to the top of Mount Pantokrator for a panoramic view of the island's natural beauty. Set sail at 3:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12, Tuesday - Afternoon in Athens
At noon am arrive to Piraeus, the historical port of Athens. Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the city on your own. At Constitution Square, perhaps catch a glimpse of the colorfully-costumed Evzone guards, outfitted in the traditional Greek style. See the Acropolis and Parthenon, walk through the impressive temples and public buildings of Ancient Agora or do some shopping in the old Plaka district. Sail for Mykonos at 8:30 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13, Wednesday - Full Day in Mykonos
Arrive in Mykonos at 7:00 am. Situated between Tinos and Naxos, the island is one of the most picturesque of the Cyclades archipelago and has become one of the world's top travel destinations because of its captivating, cosmopolitan atmosphere, beautiful beaches and exciting nightlife. History buffs will not want to miss the opportunity to visit the nearby island of Delos, one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world. Continue sailing at 4:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 14, Thursday - Afternoon in Argostoli
Arrive at noon to Argostoli located on Greece’s breathtaking Ionian Sea. Explore the picturesque beaches or visit the fishing village of Fiskardo for some excellent Greek cuisine. Explore all the island has to offer including museums or Melassani Cave. Set sail at 7 pm for Venice
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 15, Friday - 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 16, Saturday - Depart Italy
This morning, arrive to Venice at 6:45 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

    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.

    Piazzas of Rome

    Day #3 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).

    Gondola Ride with Music

    Day #8 01 May 2014 - 31 Oct 2015         $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.

    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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      Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

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

      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 Royal Caribbean International®. Alternatively, tours can be purchased onboard and are subject to advance booking restrictions and availability.

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