Italy & The Greek Isles

  • September 25 - October 13, 2019
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  • Rome – Coliseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill
  • Vatican City – Vatican Museum, St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel
  • Hilltop Town Orvieto – Signorelli frescoes, Duomo Cathedral
  • Florence – Giotto’s bell tower, Baptistery, Galleria dell’Accademia (Statue of David)
  • Venice – St Marks Basilica, Doge’s Palace, ACTV Tourist Card
  • Assisi – Basilica of St Francis
  • Pompeii
  • Sorrento – Amalfi Coast
  • All breakfasts included
  • Three dinners included (land portion)
  • 7 Day Cruise of the Greek Islands – NCL’s Norwegian Star
  • All meals included while on board
  • Ultimate Beverage Package Included
  • Specialty Dining Package (4 meals pp) included
  • City tours of Rome, Florence, Venice, Assisi & Sorrento

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Day 1 Home Cities to Venice

Day 1

Home Cities to Venice

Depart from home cities to Venice

Day 2 Venice

Day 2


Arrive in Venice in the morning and transfer to our hotel. The rest of the day is ours to relax or enjoy the local sites. This evening, join our fellow travellers for a welcome dinner. (D)

Day 3 Venice

Day 3


Today we tour Venice and its many sites, such as St. Mark’s Square and Doge’s Palace. The afternoon is yours to enjoy, why not visit Murano Island and see the world famous blown glasswork or visit the island of Burano, or, take a gondola ride? (B)

Day 4 Assisi

Day 4


This morning we say farewell to Venice as we head to Assisi. Along the route we will stop at Padua & Bologna. Once we arrive in Assisi, the evening is ours to enjoy. (B)

Day 5 Assisi

Day 5


Today we get to enjoy a walking tour of Assisi, before having some free time. Later in the evening we enjoy a themed dinner in a typical Umbrian restaurant. (B, D)

Day 6 Sorrento

Day 6


After checking out of our hotel, we head towards Sorrento, our next stop for two nights. On the way we pass Monte Cassino before stopping at Pompeii for an in-depth tour and learn more about what happened that fateful night caused by Mount Vesuvius. (B)

Day 7 Sorrento

Day 7


Today we spend the day touring all the Amalfi Coast. We follow the dramatic scenic road, Corniche, stopping along the way at places such as Belvedere, which overlooks Positano, as well as stopping at Amalfi and Ravello. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. (B)

Day 8 Rome

Day 8


In the morning we make our way to Rome. After arriving at our hotel, we tour the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill. In the evening, join your fellow travellers for dinner. (B, D)

Day 9 Rome

Day 9


This morning we tour the Vatican City and its Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel & St. Peters Basilica. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy. (B)

Day 10 Florence

Day 10


After checking out of the hotel, we make our way to Orvieto for some free time and a guided tour, including its famous Duomo and the Signorelli frescos. After, we head to Florence for the next two nights. (B)

Day 11 Florence

Day 11


In the morning, we enjoy a tour of Florence with its Renaissance sights such as the Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and the Giotto’s Bell Tower. Later in the afternoon we visit the Galleria Dell’Accademia, where Michelangelo’s David stands proud. (B)

Day 12 Board Cruise Ship

Day 12

Board Cruise Ship

Today we say farewell to Italy as we head back to Venice to board our home for the next 7 nights, the Norwegian Star. (B, D)

Day 13 Kotor

Day 13


As we arrive at this secluded city, we’ll notice the dramatic 65-foot high protective walls, which date back to the Venetian period during the 9th century. Kotor is listed as a UNESCO World Natural & Historical Heritage Site. (B, L, D)

Day 14 Corfu

Day 14


One of the lushest of the Greek Isles, Corfu is rimmed in dramatic blue waters & topped with tranquil hillside villages. A collection of quaint cafes in the town feels very continental, but the islands secluded coves & beaches could only be found in the Greek Isles. (B, L, D)

Day 15 Argostoli

Day 15


The city & its surrounding areas are full of treasures, including a 12th century Byzantine cathedral & beautiful 16th century frescoes. (B, L, D)

Day 16 Santorini

Day 16


Whitewashed villages clinging to the sides of the sea cliffs have made the volcanic island of Santorini one of the most widely photographed places in the world. The charm & mystery of the island makes some speculate it is the location of the lost city of Atlantis. (B, L, D)

Day 17 At Sea

Day 17

At Sea

A relaxing day spent at sea. (B, L, D)

Day 18 Dubrovnik

Day 18


Dubbed “the pearl of the Adriatic” by the poet, Lord Byron, this Croatian city exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery with its shimmering marble streets, centuries-old buildings capped by bright orange roofs, and lovely beaches ensconced between dramatic rocky ledges. (B, L, D)

Day 19 Venice

Day 19


Today we say farewell as we are transferred to the Venice airport for our flights back to Canada. (B)