17 Day Italy with 7 Day Eastern Med & Greek Isles Cruise

3 Rome, 2 Florence, 3 Venice & 7 Greek Isles Cruise
Flights NYC-Rome, Venice-NYC, 14 nights first class hotel accommodation, all transfers, most meals, service of English Speaking tour manager throughout the trip
Price Includes
  • Flights New York-Rome, Venice-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 15 nights First Class accommodations
    • 3 nights Rome
    • 2 nights Florence
    • 3 nights Venice
    • 7 nights Norwegian Star, Norwegian Cruise Line®
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • Hotel & cruise porterage
  • All transfers
  • 32 meals: 15 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager (Day 2-8)
  • Services of local guides in all major cities (Day 2-8)
  • Entrance fees per itinerary (Day 2-8)
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring on motor coach tour

Special Features

  • Historic tour of Ancient Rome including the Roman Forum and the Colosseum
  • Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel
  • Visit the 13th-century Basilica di San Francesco in Assisi
  • Stand before Michelangelo's David in Florence
  • See Pisa's Piazza dei Miracoli with its famous Leaning Tower
  • Stop at a typical farm in the Tuscan countryside for wine tasting and local specialties
  • Visit the pink marble Doge's Palace in Venice
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Norwegian Cruise Line® Complimentary & Specialty Restaurants
Day By Day Itinerary

This escorted tour and cruise package includes the services of a Tour Manager for Days 2-8. The Tour Manager will not accompany passengers on the cruise

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Rome
Arrive in Rome and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Sunday - Tour Ancient Rome
The historic tour of ancient Rome begins at the legendary Roman Forum, the central area of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine’s tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. On to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000, where gladiator contests and public events were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor himself. Discover the delights of Rome this afternoon on your own. Stop at a local café for lunch and just people-watch, or savor a cappuccino, indulge in a delectable gelato or try an authentic Italian pizza
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Vatican Museum and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel
Today visit the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving at the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Continue to St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade to view St. Peter's Basilica,* built on the burial site of Saint Peter, with the most famous Michelangelo’s Pieta. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure or, join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City’s grand piazzas that includes the Spanish Steps, the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the baroque Piazza Navona. Tonight, dinner in a typical Roman restaurant with wine and music, then enjoy an illuminated tour of the city
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Tuesday - Medieval Assisi to Florence
Depart Rome to the small medieval town of Assisi perched high on a hill in the Umbria region, with its Roman ruins, winding medieval streets and sacred shrines. Assisi is best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi - patron saint of Italy. Its main attraction is the 13th-century Basilica di San Francesco, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe which contains the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto's astonishing frescoes. The town of Assisi has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant art and architecture. Afterwards, continue to the lively Renaissance city of Florence, with its priceless art and architecture for overnight
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - Tour of Florence
Today's tour of Florence begins with a visit to the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Continue on a walk through the open-air museum at Signoria Square, ending at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, also known as the "Old Bridge". Florence is indeed the center of the world's finest art and architecture. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in this spectacular Renaissance city, or participate in the optional guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery. Tonight, a delightful evening that begins with a ride through the Tuscan hills to a lovely villa where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner is served along with unlimited wine and entertainment
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, US $65): **available for purchase only in Italy from your Tour Manager. **
Florence and the fine arts are synonymous. This guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery provides insight to the history of the structure and its collections. Originally the private collection of the Medici family, the palazzo was opened to the public in 1765. Your tour highlights exceptional examples of Florentine painting with an aim to help you better understand the works of masters including Giotto, Botticelli, and Leonardo da Vinci. Following the tour, enjoy a refreshment break and complimentary beverage at the museum's cafe, which features a breathtaking view of the city. Tour participation guarantees immediate entry to the Gallery, with no lengthy waits in oftentimes two-three hour queues. ** Important: Please note that the museum has a limited maximum capacity and therefore reserves the right to restrict admission. In this case, we may not be able to offer the tour. Price is based on minimum number of passengers.
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Thursday - Pisa Sightseeing En Route to Venice
Depart Florence, traveling through the stunning golden landscape of Tuscany, dotted with olive and fig trees, to Pisa where you view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, one of the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. The monuments on the extraordinary Piazza dei Miracoli create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Then, visit a traditional Tuscan farm in the countryside for wine tasting coupled with delectable local specialties before continuing to magical Venice for overnight
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday - Boat Ride to Murano, Tour of Venice
The discovery of Venice begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known for its artistic and colorful Murano glassware. While here enjoy a visit to one of the factories to witness the art of glass blowing. Afterward, on to St. Mark's Square where you begin the guided walking tour of this romantic city. View the Golden Basilica of San Marco, built over several centuries in a fusion of Byzantine, Roman and Venetian architecture. See the Bridge of Sighs, created at the beginning of the 17th century to serve as a link between the prisons and the inquisition rooms of Doge’s Palace. Then, continue to visit the pink marble Doge's Palace, the official residence of the Venetian ruler; its facade is highlighted by a massive late-Gothic gate, known as the Porta della Carta. The rest of the day is yours to explore Venice independently, or participate in this afternoon's optional Gondola Ride with music - it's definitely one of the highlights of any Italian holiday
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Saturday - Full Day in Venice
Today is yours to explore Venice independently. Discover the city’s rich culture and history on your own as you stroll through the labyrinthine streets. Built on more than 100 small islands, Venice is a city unlike any other
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Sunday - Cruise Embarkation
Enjoy the morning at leisure in Venice before transferring to the port to embark your cruise. This evening get settled in your cabin and begin exploring the many unique features of your floating hotel. The ship will sail for Montenegro at 5:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Monday - Afternoon in Kotor, Montenegro
Arrive in the secluded city of Kotor, Montenegro at 2:00 pm. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kotor is one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic. The dramatic 65-foot high protective walls date back to the Venetian period during the 9th century. Perhaps stroll through the labyrinth of cobbled streets lined with museums, churches, cafés, and Venetian palaces and pillories. This picturesque city is steeped in tradition and history, with remarkable views. Set sail for Greece at 8:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12, Tuesday - Full Day in Corfu, Greece
Arrive to Corfu, Greece at 10:00 am. Known as the "Emerald Island" because of its lush greenery and breathtaking beauty, Corfu is one of the hidden treasures of the Ionian Sea. The second largest of the seven Ionian Islands, Corfu has a breathtaking coastline and a lush countryside filled with olive groves, cypress, lemon and orange trees. Perhaps hike to the top of Mount Pantokrator for a panoramic view of the island's natural beauty. Set sail at 4:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13, Wednesday - Afternoon in Santorini
At 2:00 pm arrive on the Greek Island of Santorini, known throughout the world for its stunning Red Beach, colorful sunsets, and whitewashed buildings along the sea-cliffs. Its harbor, the island's distinctive caldera, was formed thousands of years ago by one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions in history. This event, which created the island's placid harbor, is believed to have led to the demise of the ancient Minoan culture and inspired several Greek myths. Set sail at 10:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 14, Thursday - Full Day in Mykonos, Greece
Arrive to Mykonos at 8:00 am. Situated between Tinos and Naxos, the island is one of the most picturesque of the Cyclades archipelago and has become one of the world's top travel destinations because of its captivating, cosmopolitan atmosphere, beautiful beaches and exciting nightlife. History buffs will not want to miss the opportunity to visit the nearby island of Delos, one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world. Continue sailing at 4:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 15, Friday - At Sea
Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you sail to Croatia. Take advantage of your ship's many unique features including tennis and volleyball courts, or simply relax by one of the pools
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 16, Saturday - Morning in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Arrive in Dubrovnik on the southern coast of Croatia at 7:00 am. Dubrovnik is a picturesque Mediterranean city characterized by its white houses adorned with red tile roofs and surrounded by turquoise waters. The city boasts a particularly well preserved medieval section that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site along with the walls that enclose it. The area around the city is also known for its natural beauty, including plentiful beaches, bays, cliffs and woodlands. Set sail this afternoon at 1:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 17, Sunday - Depart Italy
This morning, arrive in Venice at 8:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Dates & Prices Call to book (877) 636-6660
Notes :
  • Norwegian Star
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Passengers disembarking to the airport should select flights that depart no earlier than 12 pm.
  • Jul 1 departure will be accommodated at Grand Hotel Mediterraneo in Florence
  • Royal Caribbean International reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement on all guests if the price of West Texas Intermediate fuel exceeds $65.00 per barrel.
  • The fuel supplement for 1st and 2nd guests would be no more than $10 per guest per day, to a maximum of $140 per cruise; and for additional guests would be no more than $5 per person per day, to a maximum of $70 per cruise.
  • Shore excursions may be booked in advance online or by phone with Royal Caribbean International.
  • Alternatively, tours can be purchased onboard and are subject to advance booking restrictions and availability. 
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
  • For visa information, check our Visa page
Not Included
Norwegian Cruise Line Taxes & Fees Newly introduced Italian City Taxes (payable locally)
Arrival & departure transfers Optional tours
Shore excursions, and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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