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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Treasures of the Mediterranean

Explore glamorous Monte Carlo, ancient Rome and UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik on this incredible luxury cruise taking in seven fascinating countries. Includes return flights from the UK and guided shore excursions

Fly Cruise
12 nights

Luxury Holiday
  • Marseille
  • Monte Carlo
  • Florence
  • Taormina
  • Kotor Bay
  • Venice

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Explore some of the Mediterranean's most iconic sights on this luxury voyage from Barcelona, with visits to Monaco, Sicily and the Croatian coast.

Take a stroll along the winding streets of Marseille's atmospheric old quarter or head to picturesque Aix-en-Provence for a wine and cheese tasting, before cruising to Monte Carlo, popular with the rich and famous and renowned for its casinos and nightlife. Livorno is the gateway to the Renaissance treasures of Florence and iconic sights of Pisa, which can be visited on exciting shore excursions, while Civitavecchia is just a stone's throw from ancient Rome and its famous treasures.

Discover the remarkable ruins of UNESCO-listed Pompeii from Sorrento, arguably one of the most beautiful towns in the world, and see Taormina's impressive Greco-Roman amphitheatre on an excursion from Naxos. Admire the ancient frescoes at the 16th-century Monastery of St Andrew in Argostoli, head to the iconic dwellings of UNESCO-listed Alberobello from the Italian city of Bari, and explore the beautiful coastal town of Kotor in Montenegro.

Take in the sights of Split, including the UNESCO-listed Diocletian's Palace, before enjoying an overnight stop in the enchanting city of Venice, a fitting finale to this luxury holiday.

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Treasures of the Mediterranean Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Barcelona (Spain)

From the UK to Barcelona and embark your ship.

Day 2 - Marseille (France)

Marseille once inspired Cezanne's paintings and is home to a picturesque Old Quarter and Romanesque-Byzantine Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica. Head to Aix-en-Provence for a wine and cheese tasting, visit the Pope's Palace in Avignon, or enjoy a guided tour of Marseilles.

Day 3 - Monte Carlo (Monaco)

Monte Carlo is the wealthiest spot in Monaco and known for its casinos and nightlife. Enjoy a hop on hop off tour, explore the atmospheric old towns of Monaco, Eze and Nice on the French Riviera, or head to the hilltop villages of Saint-Paul-De-Vence and Eze.

Day 4 - Livorno (Italy)

Livorno, located in the center of Tuscany, is the gateway to the glory of Renaissance Florence and Pisa. From the 13th to 16th centuries, this era of creative freedom encouraged the genius of Dante, Donatello, Michelangelo, Giotto, Botticelli, da Vinci, and Machiavelli to create some of the world’s most noted masterpieces. Elegant Florence offers the Galleria dell'Accademia, with its iconic masterpiece, Michelangelo’s David. The Uffizi is home to the most renowned art gallery in Italy, with representative works by the titan’s of Renaissance art. Join us for an excursion to Pisa, and tour the city's beautiful and historic Campo dei Miracoli. Nearby Siena captures the spirit of Medieval Italy and Lucca offers the memorable chance to bicycle through the fragrant Tuscan countryside.

Day 5 - Civitavecchia

Civitavecchia is the gateway to ancient Rome. Join the hop on hop off tour and visit iconic attractions including the Vatican, or join the panoramic coach tour taking in Saint Peter's Basilica. Alternatively, head to the stunning Bracciano Lake and enjoy a wine, bread and olive tasting, or discover the ruins of Ostia Antica, a commercial centre in the Roman Empire.

Day 6 - Sorrento

Sorrento is arguably one of the most beautiful towns in the world and overlooks the Bay of Naples. Head to the remarkably well-preserved remains of UNESCO-listed Pompeii, take a stroll along the alleyways and beautiful streets of Sorrento's romantic old quarter, or cruise aboard a jetfoil across the Gulf of Naples to the picturesque island of Capri.

Day 7 - Naxos (Sicily)

Naxos is the gateway to the treasures of Sicily. Enjoy a drive through Sicily's breathtaking landscapes to Mount Etna, enjoy a wine tasting at Tenuta San Michele at the base of Mount Etna, or discover enchanting Taromina and its astonishing Greco-Roman amphitheatre which is still in use today.

Day 8 - Argostoli (Greece)

See the ancient frescoes at the 16th-century Monastery of St Andrew which was uncovered by an earthquake, board a small boat and cruise Melissani Lake beneath stalactites, or ascend Mt Ainos and pass Sami, the setting for the film, Captain Corelli's Mandolin.

Day 9 - Bari (Italy)

The Italian city of Bari has always been an important port city. The Basilica of Saint Nicholas holds the remains of its namesake beneath the altar. Enjoy a visit to magical Castel del Monte which has been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or tour hillside Ostuni followed by an olive oil tasting at a fortified farmhouse known as Masseria Brancati. Alternatively, head to the conical dwellings of UNESCO-listed Alberobello.

Day 10 - Kotor (Montenegro)

The coastal town of Kotor is situated in a secluded part of the Gulf of Kotor. The old port is surrounded by an impressive city wall built by the House of Nemanjicc and a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a drive through the mountains into Montenegro's stunning countryside, take a stroll along the atmospheric streets of Budva's medieval Old Town, or learn about olive oil production on a visit to a family estate.

Day 11 - Split (Croatia)

Split is the largest Croatian city on the Adriatic coast. Split achieved fame when the Roman emperor Diocletian, noted for his persecution of early Christians, had his retirement palace built here. The spectacular stone edifice and its grounds and cellars are a major highlight of any city tour. See the sights on a city tour, learn about work at the Brodosplit shipyard, or converse with the locals in a small Croatian village and cook a traditional dish affectionately known as Dalmatian pizza.

Day 12 - Venice (Italy)

Venice is known as the 'City of Canals' and was built on an archipelago of more than 100 islands. Enjoy a gondola tour, head to the islands of Murano and Burano, or travel to UNESCO-listed Verona.

Day 13 - Venice - UK

Disembark your ship in Venice and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night all-inclusive cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Up to 104 included shore excursions
  • 24-hour room service
  • Beverages, including fine wines, beer and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, speciality coffees and tea served throughout the ship
  • In-suite mini-bar including soft drinks, beer and bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Butler service in Penthouse Suites and above
  • Fitness programmes and use of sauna and steam rooms
  • On-board activities
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