Italy Escape with Adriatic Cruise
Rome to Dubrovnik
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- Two nights in Rome, Florence and Venice
- Seven nights cruising aboard the Queen Eleganza
- Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director, Cruise Director and local guides
- 25 meals - 13 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 6 Dinners
- Onboard water stations, plus tea and coffee, soft drink, beer and local wine during lunch and dinner on your cruise
- Explore 18 different towns, villages and cities
- Transfers, port charges and tipping
Travel & Accommodation
Enjoy the intimacy on board the Queen Eleganza, specifically designed to cruise the Adriatic coast.
Guided Tour of Vatican City
Absorb the rich history and overwhelming art of Vatican City during a guided tour.
Among the many treasures of Florence, marvel at the brilliance that is Michelangelo's David.
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
- Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
- Coastal Cruising itineraries are subject to sailing conditions
- Group transfers are at set times
Designed exclusively for our guests
Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event
Arrive in Rome, the eternal city, and transfer to your hotel. Take a guided afternoon tour that takes you past some of the city’s most famous sights, including the Forum, Colosseum and the Pantheon. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight.
Stay: Two Nights, Rome, NH Vittorio VenetoDaily :
Rome, Vatican City
Head to Vatican City today and be immersed in a seemingly endless collection of treasures. Marvel at St Peter's Square before visiting the Vatican Museums, gazing up in awe at Michelangelo's masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The evening is at your leisure. Perhaps stop by the famous Spanish Steps or toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain.Daily :
Rome, San Gimignano, Florence
Savour a Tuscan lunch and wine tasting at Castello Vicchiomaggio.
Depart Rome for Florence today, stopping along the way in the incredible Tuscan town of San Gimignano. Appreciate the medieval skyline before travelling north to Florence, a city famous for its art and culture. Enjoy an evening exploring the lively streets and amazing architecture at leisure.
Stay: Two Nights, Florence, Hotel NH FirenzeDaily :
Begin your day with a guided tour through Florence's breathtaking streets and visit the Academy of Fine Arts to admire Michelangelo's David. Afterwards, indulge as you sample the city’s finest gelato at a famous local gelateria. You may like to head to Pisa later to see its Leaning Tower and savour a Tuscan dinner (own expense).Daily :
Florence, Verona, Venice
Explore the beautiful city of Verona today, perhaps stopping under Juliet’s balcony to put yourself in Romeo’s shoes. Later, continue on to the incomparable city of Venice. Enjoy dinner at your hotel tonight.
Stay: Two Nights, Venice Island, Hotel BonvecchiatiDaily :
Spend the morning discovering Venice, where romantic canals replace bustling streets on a guided tour. During your tour, stop and enjoy a Venetian glass-blowing demonstration. Afterwards, enjoy some time at leisure.Daily :
Venice, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Opatija, Embark Ship
After breakfast, travel via Slovenia’s eccentric capital, Ljubljana, to Zagreb in Croatia. Continue to Opatija to board your ship and settle in for an amazing 7-night Adriatic cruise.
Stay: Seven Nights, aboard the Queen EleganzaDaily :
Stop at the beautiful island of Krk, where you can take a refreshing swim in the Adriatic. Later on, your ship will arrive at the island of Rab, a perfectly preserved late medieval settlement. Feel free to wander the island this evening.Daily :
This morning, your ship will drop anchor near the island of Pag, where you may like to go for a swim (weather permitting). Arrive in Zadar this afternoon and enjoy a walking tour through the Old Town. Admire its Roman columns and portals, Romanesque churches and wonderful palaces. Return to your ship for dinner tonight.Daily :
Krka National Park
Šibenik is known as the gateway to the magical Krka National Park and today you will spend the morning at the dramatic waterfalls this area is famous for. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure.Daily :
After breakfast, take a guided walk through the well-preserved white-walled Old Town of Šibenik, visiting the Cathedral of St James and the impressive St Michael’s Fortress. Enjoy the expansive views of Šibenik Bay and neighbouring islands from the fortress’s open-air theatre. Arrive in Split later this afternoon and set out on a guided walk through the town. Your ship will moor close to town this evening, giving you the chance to enjoy dinner along the picturesque Riva Promenade.Daily :
On arrival at the island of Vis, disembark to explore this remote and largely untouched natural beauty during a scenic drive around the island. After, sail to Korčula for some time at leisure.Daily :
Stop at the island of Badija for a swim in the warm azure waters of the Adriatic Sea before continuing to Dubrovnik for lunch. Spend the afternoon enjoying a guided walk through the unrivalled ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, the medieval Old Town of Dubrovnik. Visit the World Heritage-listed fortress and wander through narrow limestone alleys and marble boulevards to see the grand Gothic-Renaissance Rector’s Palace, the Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries, and the inspiring Sponza Palace. Return to your ship this evening for dinner on board.Daily :
Disembark Ship, Depart Dubrovnik
Your journey draws to its conclusion after breakfast this morning with a transfer to the airport.Daily :
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