Romantic Europe by land and sea: new fly, tour and cruise package

Cruise Traveller, has paired a small group overland tour of Italy with a boutique Mediterranean cruise and added flights from Australia to create an indulgent 24-night holiday this October that also offers savings of A$2,185 per person and extensive onboard bonuses for bookings made by 28 February 2023.

The new, 24-night ‘Italy is the Key’ package features a destination-rich voyage from Venice to Barcelona aboard the elegant, 684-guest Oceania Cruises ship, Nautica. The boutique ship boasts five-star service, rich furnishings, museum-quality art collection, neo-classical decor, sleek teak decks, The Finest Cuisine at Sea® and a casual elegant ambience.

The multi-textured land and sea itinerary embraces the most romantic landscapes in Italy and the sun-kissed rivieras of Italy, France and Croatia.

The package begins on 12 October 2023, with a flight from Australia to Rome for a night’s stay and a 12-night ‘Italian Indulgence’ overland tour run by Back Roads Touring,  taking in Umbria, Tuscany, Florence, Pisa, pretty seaside villages like Portofino on the Italian Riviera and the Italian Lakes. After a night in Venice, guests board Nautica for a 10-night cruise to Barcelona which features 10 ports in six countries, including sunny Split in Croatia, beautiful Kotor in Montenegro, the golden beaches, blue waters and quaint tavernas of Argostoli in the Greek Islands, the medieval villages of Sicily and cosmopolitan Marseilles on the French Riviera. At journey’s end in Barcelona, guests fly back home to Australia.

Aboard Nautica, guests enjoy unlimited, complimentary soft drinks, bottled water, coffees, teas and juices while suite guests also receive personal butler service and access to the ship’s exclusive and private Aquamar Spa Terrace. Sweetening the package further, onboard internet and pre-paid onboard gratuities are included and guests can also choose from one of three attractive bonuses – complimentary onboard beverages, a US$600 per person onboard spending credit or six free shore excursions per person.

Snapshot of inclusions and features – ‘Italy is the Key’ package

* 24 nights from 12 October 2023.
* Return flights to Europe from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth.
* One night in Rome and 12-night Italy coach tour including 18 meals and sightseeing.
* One night in Venice and 10-night cruise to Barcelona aboard Nautica including tips, onboard internet and a choice of three bonuses canvassing beverages, excursions or onboard spending.

The 24-night fly, cruise and stay package is available from A$14,635 per person, twin-share in an Inside Stateroom- a saving of A$2,185 each, when booked by 28 February 2023. An upgrade to a Balcony Stateroom is also available from just A$95 per person per day, twin share.

For further information or to book visit, or call on 1800 507 777.

SOURCE: Cruise Traveller


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