French Finesse and Italian Elegance

17 night package, Barcelona to Rome cruise onboard Azamara Quest with guided small group rail tour of Italy

Valued at $11,111
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Package Inclusions:

  • Return economy class flights from Australia to Barcelona, returning from Venice 
  • Check-in on 01 Apr 25 for 1 night PRE accommodation in Barcelona
  • 9 nights cruise accommodation onboard Azamara Quest
  • Onboard meals
  • Select Standard Spirits, Beers and Wine Throughout the cruise
  • Specialty Coffees & Teas
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry onboard
  • One Complimentary AzAmazing Evening Event (on most voyages)
  • Shuttle to & from Port to communities where available
  • Onboard Gratuities
  • Port charges & Government taxes
  • 7 night exclusive guided small group rail tour; Rome to Venice especially curated for us
  • Tour Includes:
  • - Stays in Rome, Tuscany, Florence & Venice with breakfast daily
  • - Travel Italy via rail in First Class service
  • - Coach transfer from Rome to Tuscany & Florence
  • - 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners & 1 Wine tasting
  • - Professional guide for the entire duration of the tour
  • - Included welcome dinner in Rome
  • -  Baroque Rome guided walking tour: Trevi fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Spanish steps, Piazza Venezia
  • - Vatican Museums guided tour
  • - Tuscany - Siena walking tour and Chianti winery visit
  • - Highlights of Florence guided walking tour
  • - Venice - Glass blowing demonstration
  • - Highlights of Venice guided walking tour
  • - Worry-free luggage while on tour. Included porterage service that delivers luggage from hotel to hotel making your train travel stress-free
Minimum numbers are required to operate tour.

Travel is valid for travel between 01 - 18 April 2025
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01 April 25 Upon arrival into Barcelona make your own way to hotel & check-in for your overnight stay
02 April 25 Barcelona, Spain Embark 06.00pm
03 April 25 Palamos, Spain 08.00am 06.00pm
04 April 25 Port Vendres, France 07.30am 06.00pm
05 April 25 Sete, France 08.00am 06.00pm
06 April 25 Provence, Marseille, France 08.00am 10.00pm
07 April 25 St. Tropez, France 08.00am 10.00pm
08 April 25 Nice, France 08.00am Overnight
09 April 25 Nice, France 06.00pm
10 April 25 Ajaccio, Corsica, France 08.00am 06.00pm
11 April 25 Rome, Italy
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel in Rome city center. Take your time to settle and relax, then in the afternoon meet your Tour Leader and group and go for a guided stroll throughout the alleys of Baroque Rome. You will admire the most representative sites such as the magical Piazza Navona and the famous Pantheon. You will even have the possibility to make a wish, throwing a coin into the legendary Fontana di Trevi. Tonight take pleasure in a typical dinner and take your time to get to know the group and your tour leader.
06.00am Disembark
12 April 25 Rome, Italy
This morning, reach the Vatican Museums by own and, with the "skip-the-line", you will have direct access to the Sistine Chapel and to San Peter's Basilica to visit the breathtaking masterpieces that you will find inside, as well as a great variety of galleries, with ancient sculptures, tapestry, middle-age maps, paintings, and stunning relics. You will admire the Pietà di Michelangelo and the incredible altar in bronze.
13 April 25 Rome to Tuscany, Italy
Begin your adventure with a scenic bus ride from Rome to the heart of Tuscany. Along the way, stop in the enchanting towns of Montepulciano and Pienza, where Renaissance architecture and delectable wines await. Indulge in leisurely strolls through cobblestone streets, savor local delicacies, and take in the breathtaking views of the Tuscan countryside. In the afternoon arrive at your hotel nestled in the tranquil surroundings, where relaxation awaits. Dinner at your hotel.
14 April 25 Siena & Chianti, Italy
Embark on a captivating journey to Siena, one of Tuscany's most beautiful cities. Explore its historic streets, adorned with medieval architecture, and immerse yourself in the city's vibrant culture. Discover the secrets of the famed Palio horse race and marvel at the grandeur of the Siena Cathedral.
Continue your adventure to a traditional farm and winery in the Chianti countryside, where you'll learn about the art of winemaking and indulge in a delightful tasting session of Chianti wines and local delights. Finally, make your way to the iconic city of Florence. Check in and in the afternoon start a guided tour on foot throughout the Florentine streets, admiring the beauty of the Uffizi building with the Vasari Corridor, and the monumental group of the Duomo, including the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the baptistery, and the Giotto’s belltower famous for its bronze “Gate of Paradise”.
15 April 25 Florence, Italy
Time at leisure to stroll along the cobblestone streets of Florence, soaking in the city's rich Renaissance architecture and vibrant atmosphere or exploring world-class museums such as the Uffizi Gallery or the Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo's David. Your tour leader will assist you planning your perfect day!
16 April 25 Florence to Venice, Italy
This morning take an high-speed train from Florence to Venice. Once arrived in Venice, reach Murano Island with a private water taxi. Check-in and then follow your tour leader who will let you discover the ancient and precious glass-blowing art in a traditional “furnace”. If you wish you can start taking advantage of the Vaporetto Pass to reach the main island and start discovering the center of Venice.
17 April 25 Venice, Italy
Today explore the floating City! Your guide will take you through narrow alleys, canals and small bridges to discover the main attraction, witnessing the mighty power of the city across the centuries. You’ll see the Rialto Bridge, Piazza S. Marco with its Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs, that leads to the prisons. Time at leisure to stroll on your own and buy local glass-made souvenirs. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner with your travel buddies.
18 April 25 Venice, Italy departure
After breakfast, our trip to the discovery of the Italian beauties comes to an end, hoping you always keep this unique experience in your heart. Arrivederci! Make your own way to airport for your departure flight home

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Terms and Conditions apply: All prices are quoted in Australian dollars, based on per person double occupancy unless stated otherwise, and inclusive of all taxes and discounts. All prices & itineraries are current as at 29 February 2024 & subject to change without notice. Prices are subject to change due to availability, currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Price includes any stated bonus nights, upgrades & package savings, if applicable. All passports, visas, travel permits, and vaccinations are the responsibility of the travelling passenger to secure prior to travel. Airfares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice, based in economy class from Sydney and are subject to the carriers' flight schedules and conditions. Please call us for prices from other airports. Travel packages advertised may include multiple products provided by several suppliers to provide a travel itinerary. Each component of the package will be treated independent of each other, and the specific terms & conditions of each product supplier will apply. Hotels may charge resort fees, or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check-in.

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