GLOBUS 2020/2021: Italian Escape with Romantic Adriatic Cruise (KIKX)

15 Day Tour from Rome to Venice

Discover the best of both worlds: get a taste of Italy's passion when you explore Rome, Florence and Venice, then set sail for a 7 night cruise of the Adriatic Sea showing you Mediterranean coastal wonders in Greece, Montenegro and Croatia.

You've heard about Italy-its mouth-watering cuisine, excellent wine, fabulous art, splendid beauty, ancient ruins, and remarkable architecture-now it's your turn to experience it all! In Rome step back in time as you get up close to ancient buildings and ruins to imagine what life was like thousands of years ago. Discover the historical sights including St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum. The capital of the Tuscany region, Florence has historically been a hub of art and culture. Here, enjoy a light lunch and a guided walking tour that includes a visit to see Michelangelo's famous David statue. Spend time shopping for local Florentine goods. A stop in Pisa will allow you to marvel at the spectacular Square of Miracles with its world-famous Leaning Tower. Then leave the mainland to stay on the unique and intriguing island city of Venice where a private boat ride awaits. Visit St. Mark's Square and Basilica, the Doges' Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. You'll also have time to explore the maze of streets.

Get on board and relax on the recently refurbished Celestyal Olympia cruise ship. Sail across the glimmering Adriatic Sea and discover the pivotal role it has played on the surrounding countries. Indulge in memorable experiences at each intriguing port of call. Visit the beautiful Greek Island of Corfu and see the Achilleion. Explore the 3000 year old coastal city of Patras. Relive the glorious past of UNESCO listed Kotor, set on a spectacular bay and boasting splendid architecture, monumental walls and a maze of narrow streets. The splendid Croatian cities of Dubrovnik and Split both epitomize the beauty of this cruise. Time to explore the imposing city walls of Dubrovnik, its charming streets and to taste the local specialties.

In Split the incredible Diocletian's Palace awaits you. All this and much more is there for you to discover on a fascinating walking tour.
Throughout this vacation, Globus has taken care of the details, giving you more time to experience the sights and more time to indulge in the sumptuous cuisine, to enjoy some shopping and explore the destinations, and participate in optional excursions. Just imagine the memories you'll create on this fabulous Mediterranean vacation at a price that's as enticing as a glass of wine and tiramisu!

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Tour Operator
Offer valid through 9/30/2020
15 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1RomeWelcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
Day 2RomeA fascinating day awaits. Your guided sightseeing includes inside visits of the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL where you can marvel at Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment. Visit monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo's Pieta. Also, visit the magnificent COLOSSEUM next to the Roman Forum and the Arch of Constantine, and hear about the gladiators who fought here. An optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites. (B)
Day 3FlorenceEnjoy a morning break in the majestic medieval hilltop town of Assisi. Visit the massive 13th-century ST. FRANCIS BASILICA, the hub of a religious order devoted to the ideals of humility, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God's creatures. Enter Tuscany and arrive in Florence, 'Cradle of the Renaissance.' (B)
Day 4FlorenceDuring your walking tour with a Local Guide, visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, home to Michelangelo's celebrated statue of David, admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry's heavy bronze 'Gates of Paradise,' and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Enjoy [LF] lunch next to Santa Croce Square with time to shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry, sold by the ounce. (B,L)
Day 5Venice IslandThis morning drive to Pisa. In the spectacular Square of Miracles, take the traditional picture pushing back the amazing Leaning Tower. Drive through the wooded Apennine Hills, known as the backbone of Italy, to Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. (B)
Day 6Venice IslandTake a PRIVATE BOAT to join your Local Guide for a walking tour. Highlights are ST. MARK'S SQUARE, a favorite location for many movies, the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES' PALACE, and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also, watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Immerse yourself in the wonderful atmosphere of Venice. Wander through the narrow streets and discover the Rialto Bridge. You may wish to take an optional gondola serenade. This evening dinner awaits at one of Venice's restaurants. (B,D)
Day 7VeniceLater today head to the port and embark your cruise ship. Tonight set sail on the Adriatic sea. (B,D)
Day 8Cruising: At SeaTime to relax and enjoy the ship's facilities as you cruise towards Corfu, Greece. (B,L,D)
Day 9Cruising: CorfuAlmost a full day to explore CORFU one of the larger and more diverse Greek Islands. Visit CORFU TOWN, with its mixture of Byzantine & Venetian architecture, once defended by two fortresses, and the cosmopolitan town of KANONI. Also see the Achilleion, a stunning palace built for the Austrian Empress Sissi. (B,L,D)
Day 10CRUISING: PATRASThis morning arrive in 3000 year old Patras, the largest city in the Peloponnese. A full day to explore the city, alternatively optional excursions are available. (B,L,D)
Day 11Cruising: KotorMorning at sea. This afternoon disembark in KOTOR a UNESCO listed city located on a spectacular bay. The guided walking tour will bring to light the fascinating history of this intriguing city. Visit the CATHEDRAL OF SAINT TRYPHON, the city's symbol, and the MARITIME MUSEUM. Plenty more time to explore the finely preserved fortifications. (B,L,D)
Day 12Cruising: DubrovnikThis morning wake-up to magnificent Dubrovnik. A full day to explore and soak up the atmosphere of this ancient city which juts out into the Adriatic Sea. A variety of optional excursions are available for your enjoyment. (B,L,D)
Day 13CRUISING: SPLITFollow your Local Guide through the narrow cobblestone streets within the walls of Emperor DIOCLETIAN'S PALACE. Visit the ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM and SPLIT CITY MUSEUM, then see more of Split's iconic sites, the Golden Gate, the Silver Gate and Peristyle Square. (B,L,D)
Day 14VeniceThis morning arrive back in Venice. After disembarkation free time to catch up on a final bit of sightseeing and shopping before tonight's farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 15VeniceYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
11/29/2020$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only Price Celestyal OlympiaQuote
12/06/2020$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only Price Celestyal OlympiaQuote
12/13/2020$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only Price Celestyal OlympiaQuote
US$ Price Details

Prices are per person based on double room occupancy.

The single supplement waiver and single room capacity is limited, please call for availability.

All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save, Welcome Back Credit, Second Tour discount and Small Group discount.

Extra nights per person in Rome:
in single room $85, in twin $85, in triple $85

Extra nights per person in Venice:
in single room $128, in twin $128, in triple $128

Cruise Details:
The prices are per person in category XA twin outside cabin.

Port Taxes $269 & Gratuities $70 to service personnel on board the ship are additional and mandatory. These fees will be added to your Vacation Estimate.

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