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Ramblas to Renaissance

  • Departure Date16 Aug 2022
  • Oceania Cruises Riviera
  • 12 Nights Cruise & Stay
  • Prices From £4,269 per person

Itinerary

  • Stay 2 nights in Barcelona
  • Barcelona
  • Palamos
  • Marseille
  • Monte Carlo
  • Saint Tropez
  • Florence/Pisa
  • Taormina
  • Malta
  • Amalfi
  • Rome

This delightful cruise holiday begins with 2 nights in the bustling city of Barcelona. Marvel at Gaudi's work at the breath-taking Sagrada Familia, and shop ‘til you drop on the atmosphere-packed street of Las Ramblas. Then, step on board the magnificent Riviera for your unforgettable 10-night voyage, taking in dreamy destinations and some of the most picturesque settings at sea. Wander the charming labyrinth of narrow lanes and interesting shops in Provence’s La Panier, the city’s oldest neighbourhood. Explore Monte Carlo, a city dripping in glitz, glamour and luxury at every turn. Enjoy the cosmopolitan vibe of St Tropez, and kick-back on one it’s many white sand beaches. Be amazed by the art collection at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery and see the iconic leaning tower of Pisa. Take a tour of Valletta and discover the rich culture and history of Malta’s capital city, before admiring the pretty Amalfi Coast from Naples. Finally, explore the famous Colosseum in the ancient city of Rome.

Highlights

  • Luxury Barcelona Stay 
  • FREE Barcelona Old Town Tapas Tour 
  • OLife Ultimate - FREE WiFi, Beverage Package, $600 On Board Spend & 6 Shore Excursions

What's Included?

  • Return flights from the UK (call for regional departures)
  • 2 night stay in Hotel Arts, Barcelona on bed & breakfast basis
  • FREE Barcelona Old Town Tapas Tour 
  • 10 night cruise on board Riviera on full board basis
  • OLife Ultimate - FREE WiFi, Beverage Package, $600 On Board Spend & 6 Shore Excursions
  • Transfers

Prices From pp

Departure DateInteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Aug 2022--£4,269£5,359

OLife Ultimate - must book by 20 May 2022. Prices are subject to availability and may change out with our control. Flight supplements from regional airports will apply. For a live price for your chosen date, airport and hotels please call our Cruise Experts.

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Itinerary for Ramblas to Renaissance

Day 1 - Fly UK to Barcelona / Enjoy Barcelona

Day 2 - Enjoy Barcelona

Day 3 - Embark Riviera in Barcelona

Visit the magnificent Gothic cathedral and the amazing La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. Enjoy the lovely Montjuic Gardens, Gaudí's other fabulous structures, the charming squares of the old Gothic Quarter and the Ramblas, Barcelona's famed downtown promenade. Or visit beautiful Montserrat and its monastery in a breathtaking setting high in the mountains.

Day 4 - Palamos

Located on the eastern shores of Spain’s Costa Brava, Palamos is a small and walkable city with beautiful beaches and a lovely promenade lined with restaurants and cafés. Learn about the history and the art of fishing at the popular Fishing Museum. Travel outside the city to visit the renowned Dali Museum, where the museum itself is as much of an attraction as the works of Salvador Dali that adorn its walls.

Day 5 - Marseille

See the sights and enjoy the views of historic old Marseille and visit the charming fishing port of Cassis. Or venture into the celebrated Provençal countryside with its fields of lavender and sunflowers. Explore lovely Aix or stroll through Avignon and its Papal Palace and the hilltop village of Les Baux.

Day 6 - Monte Carlo

Drive along the famous Grand Corniche with its stunning views of Monaco and the Old City; then stroll through this marvelous quarter and its pink Grimaldi Palace. And don't forget the Casino. Explore the wonderful old villages along the Côte d'Azur from Nice to medieval Eze or Cannes, Grasse and lovely St. Paul de Vence - each one a jewel to be savored.

Day 7 - Saint Tropez

Beyond the port, enjoy the exquisite hilly Provençal countryside and its charming villages with their narrow stepped streets, lovely churches and stunning scenic views. Visit a local winery or take a drive along the rugged coast and revel in the wonderful views of the beaches, the landscape, the islands and the magnificent forested ridges of the Massif des Maures.

Day 8 - Florence/Pisa

Spend a glorious day amidst the fabled architecture of this Renaissance city. See the Duomo with Brunelleschi's dome, the famous baptistry, Michelangelo's magnificent David, the bridge over the Arno and the astonishing Uffizi Gallery. Visit Pisa's superb Campo dei Miracoli and its beautiful cathedral and famed campanile. Or enjoy the Tuscan countryside, Siena and San Gimignano, renowned for its medieval towers. Shopping: Find leather goods, lingerie, gold jewelry, Florentine mosaic, lace, marbled paper items, antiques and fine art. Dining: Savor the prosciutto, pecorino cheese and infinite variety of breads, cakes and salamis.

Day 9 - Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

Day 10 - Taormina

Enjoy magnificent panoramic views on the way up to the town, where you can stroll down medieval lanes past stunning palaces. See the famed Greek theater and its fantastic view of Mount Etna. Or take a trip to the volcano itself and get a first-hand look at cones, craters and lava streams from previous eruptions and a fantastic view over the Gulf of Catania. Venture into the countryside and its lovely hill towns, one with a Norman castle built of black lava, and visit beautiful old Catania.

Day 11 - Malta

Discover the myriad of cultural layers of Malta, from its amazing prehistoric temples at Tarxien to beautiful walled medieval Mdina, nearby Rabat, and Marsaxlokk, a colorful fishing village. Admire the stunning scenery and wander through imposing churches and down the streets of fortified towns where the Knights of St. John once held sway.

Day 12 - Amalfi

Visit enchanting Amalfi to admire the 12th century Capuchin monastery and see the beautiful 11th century cathedral and cloister. Then discover chic Positano with its relaxed, sophisticated air and white Moorish-style houses clinging to steep slopes around a sparkling bay filled with colorful fishing boats.

Rome, disembark & transfer to airport / Fly Rome to UK/Arrive UK

Your gateway to the Eternal City, Civitavecchia has served as Rome's seaport since the 13th century. The port has a long and venerable history. The emperor Trajan built a pleasure villa near the modern city, while Bernini and Michelangelo designed the harbor fortifications. Yet the Eternal City eternally beckons. The ancient capital of the Western World and the center of Christianity for nearly 2,000 years, Rome provides an inexhaustible feast. Visit the ruins of the Forum, view the splendors of the Sistine Chapel, or climb the Spanish Steps, once the heart of Rome's Bohemian Quarter. Rome has been a magnet luring the world's greatest artists, architects, and philosophers since the days of the Caesars.

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