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Mediterranean: Royal Clipper : Eleven Night Rome to Venice Cruise

Our Rome to Venice Cruise is a Mediterranean Tall Ships voyage beyond compare

Our Rome to Venice Cruise is a Mediterranean Tall Ships voyage beyond compare

The Royal Clipper tall ship is the ultimate way to sail the Mediterranean. Taking no more than 227 passengers at a time, the atmosphere is intimate and laid-back, yet the service is of the highest standard. On the Rome to Venice cruise you will stay in cabins that are specifically designed for comfort, and the culinary delights that are served in the restaurant are an experience in themselves. Traditional maritime-inspired décor combines with modern amenities to make your voyage truly sublime. As the Royal Clipper’s 42 bright white sails billow in the wind, you wonder why you had not booked the Rome to Venice cruise sooner.

Passengers fly into Rome before transferring to Civitavecchia to board the ship. From there, Royal Clipper sets sail for a voyage around the entire coast of Italy, calling at several superb destinations in Sicily, Corfu, Montenegro and Croatia before finally docking in the grand city of Venice. The Rome to Venice cruise also includes a stop-off at the town of Piran in picturesque Slovenia. Sun yourself on golden beaches, wander the cobbled streets of rustic towns, sample the local food and drink, and most of all relax on this distinctive cruise holiday.

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Rome

    Our Rome to Venice Cruise is a Mediterranean Tall Ships voyage beyond compare - Arrive in Rome

    Depending on your time of arrival, take some time to see some of the spectacular sights of this vibrant city. Later, transfer to Civitavecchia where the splendid Royal Clipper will be waiting. Locate your cabin before enjoying dinner as the Rome to Venice cruise sets sail for its first port of call.

    Meals included:Dinner
  • Day 2 - Palmarola and Ponza, Italy

    Palmarola and Ponza, Italy

    The secluded island of Palmarola is not widely known as a tourist destination. As such, it offers quiet relaxation and a peaceful stop on your cruise. It's surrounded by startlingly clear waters that can be enjoyed as you unwind at the beach and beautiful views to be taken in from a restaurant if you'd like to try the local cuisine.

    Ponza is a volcanic island located off the coast of mainland Italy, and it’s the largest in the Pontine Archipelago. Aside from the intimate Rome to Venice cruise, few tourists come to Ponza and as such, its heritage and traditions are unspoiled. Its laid back atmosphere coupled with distinguished natural beauty make Ponza a delight to explore from the minute you step off the ship.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Sorrento/Capri, Italy

    Sorrento/Capri, Italy

    Today you will visit the small town of Sorrento. This charming location offers spectacular views overlooking the Bay of Naples and has a range of cultural, historical and natural attractions for you to enjoy during your stop like the Sorrento Cathedral and Belltower or the Basilica of Sant'Antonio; both of which are fascinating historical sites with beautiful architecture.

    To contrast with the previous day, the Rome to Venice cruise also arrives on the island of Capri today - an extremely popular resort with tourists. And rightly so, as its luxuriant ambience and rugged beauty define its brazen charm and character. Terracotta roofed houses cling to steep hillsides, and there are numerous rustic churches and monuments to see in the towns and villages.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Taormina, Sicily

    Taormina, Sicily

    The Rome to Venice cruise reaches its most southerly point today and docks at Taormina, a city renowned for its ancient architecture. The Greek Theatre in particular is well worth a look, and the 13th century Cathedral of St. Nicola is a fine example of medieval design. Dominated by the famous volcano Mount Etna, the panoramas surrounding this city are exceptional, and its two golden beaches are irresistibly inviting.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 - At Sea

    At Sea

    Today you can spend the day of the Rome to Venice cruise in total relaxation as the Royal Clipper crosses the Ionian Sea. Make use of the ship’s three swimming pools, sunbathe on the spacious outdoor deck and enjoy drinks and snacks from the bar. You might like to indulge in a bit of pampering in the spa, or if you are feeling energetic, head to the ship’s fitness room.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Corfu, Greece

    Corfu, Greece

    Why not make today a beach day on your Rome to Venice cruise? Corfu has plenty of secluded sun-kissed beaches and the warm shallow water is excellent for bathing. Head to one of the traditional fishing villages to experience the typical Greek way of life, and make sure you find a nice taverna where you can sample the delicious local dishes.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Kotor, Montenegro

    Kotor, Montenegro

    The Rome to Venice cruise heads further north, docking at the medieval city of Kotor. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, long stretches of beaches, towering mountains and shimmering lakes, Kotor is an ideal place to make port. Approaching the city via the beautiful Boka Fjord, guests will be treated to magnificent views – a real highlight of the day.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Today we arrive in one of the most picturesque cities on the Rome to Venice cruise. The Old Town is particularly unique as it is completely surrounded by stone walls and towers which you can walk along for a great way to see the city. The terracotta roofs, the azure waters, the green wooded hills and the cream-coloured stonework make Dubrovnik a colourful and dazzling city.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 - Hvar, Croatia

    Hvar, Croatia

    Today the Rome to Venice cruise docks at Hvar, one of the more popular islands off the coast of Croatia. It has excellent beaches and secluded coves for lazy days in the sun, and plenty of shops and restaurants in the vibrant medieval town. The enormous marble square, Trg Sveti Stjepana, is well worth a visit, as is the Cathedral of St Stjepan for its marvellous architecture.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 - Rovinj, Croatia

    Rovinj, Croatia

    The Rome to Venice cruise arrives at the former island of Rovinj today, former because the channel separating it from the mainland was filled in in the 18th century. This picturesque town is home to an assortment of historical attractions, most notably the Church of St. Euphemia and the Old Town which gives an insight into life in Rovinj when it was still an island. A visit to the Aquarium, one of the oldest in Europe, shows the various marine life that flourishes in the waters around Rovinj and Istria and is ideal for nature lovers on the cruise.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11 - Piran, Slovenia

    Piran, Slovenia

    When the Rome to Venice cruise docks at Piran, you will fall in love with this picturesque fishing town. Walk along the scenic seafront promenade or watch the world go by from a chic café in the lively harbour area.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12 - Venice, Italy

    Venice, Italy

    The whole experience of sailing into Venice on a tall ship is unparalleled. With the wind in the sails, the stunning skyline of the elegant city comes into view like a scene from an oil painting. Today your Rome to Venice cruise comes to an end, but if you have time before your flight, make sure you see St Mark’s Square and some of the opulent bridges that span the numerous waterways.

    Meals included:Breakfast

Included...

  • All passengers have access to a watersports programme which includes: snorkelling, scuba diving, Sunfish sailing, water-skiing and windsurfing. Please note: all watersports are complimentary except for scuba diving. A certification card is required for scuba diving. A medical consent form is required for passengers wishing to become PADI Resort Certified during the cruise. Introductory Scuba Diving Courses are also available.
  • Meals are scheduled as follows: 6.30 to 10.30am Continental style breakfast, coffee, tea, pastries and juices in the Piano Bar. 8.00 to 10.00am Breakfast buffet in the dining room. 12.00 to 2.00pm Lunch buffet on board. 5.00 to 6.00pm Hors d’oeuvres available in the Tropical Bar or Piano Bar 7.30 to 10.00pm Dinner ‘à la carte’ in the Dining Room. 11.30 to 12.30pm Midnight snack. Sometimes a deck lunch or beach barbecue will also be organised
  • Price is based on category 4 cabin

Not Included...

  • International flights, but these can be arranged for you
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
DatesPrices from
FromToAdult
02/08/201413/08/2014£2,740
23/08/201403/09/2014£2,740
Notes
  • Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
  • Price based on category 4 cabin
  • Transfer rates available on request
  • Third person sharing rates available on request
Optional Upgrades
Dates
FromToItemPrice
21/06/201403/09/2014Port charges£245
21/06/201403/09/2014Flight & land package from£545
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to category 3 cabin£200
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to category 2 cabin£400
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to category 1 cabin£870
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to Deluxe Suite£2,235
Prices for single travellers:
DatesPrices from
FromToAdult
02/08/201413/08/2014£4,110
23/08/201403/09/2014£4,110
Notes
  • Prices are per person
  • Price based on category 4 cabin
  • Transfer rates available on request
Optional Upgrades
Dates
FromToItemPrice
21/06/201403/09/2014Port charges£245
21/06/201403/09/2014Flight & land package from£545
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to category 3 cabin£300
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to category 2 cabin£600
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to category 1 cabin£3,110
21/06/201403/09/2014Upgrade to Deluxe Suite£5,840

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary in order to suit wind and weather conditions.

DOCUMENTARY AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS . A full valid passport is required for all holidays, valid for at least 6 months after the date of return to the UK. The passenger is responsible for ensuring compliance with all necessary visa and other documentary requirements for the entire holiday, and shall have received all medical inoculations necessary

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