Departure from Sault Ste. Marie via Toronto to Venice.
Venice - Verona
Late morning arrival in Venice. Upon arrival drive to Verona, where we see the historical centre, Piazza Bra and the Arena, the ancient churches of San Fermo and Sant Anastasia, the Cathedral (Duomo) and houses of Romeo and Juliet. Transfer to our hotel, dinner and overnight.
Ravenna - Board Cruise Ship
Morning departure by bus to Ravenna. Visit The Tomb of Dante an Italian neoclassical national monument built over the tomb of the poet Dante Alighieri in 1781. It is sited next to the Basilica of San Francesco in central Ravenna. Transfer to the cruise terminal and board the cruise ship. Sail to Split, dinner and overnight.
This morning the ship arrives in Split, Croatia. Our tour of the city takes us to the Old Town and historical monuments of Diocletian’s Palace. Return to the ship for dinner and overnight.
Bari - San Giovanni Rotondo
This morning we arrive in Bari in Italy. Upon arrival we drive to San Giovanni Rotondo. Visit the Church where Padre Pio said Mass most of his days, and then we visit His tomb and the museum. Return to the ship for dinner and overnight.
This morning we arrive in beautiful Dubrovnik one of the most spectacular destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. In 1979 Dubrovnik, whose history dates back to the 7th century, was added to the Unesco World Heritage Sites. Visit the old town encircled with massive stone walls of the 16th century. Full day of visit and then some free time to explore this wonderful city. Return to the ship for dinner and overnight.
Corfu - Kerkyra
This morning, we arrive at the Greek island of Corfu, a popular tourist destination. Our tour takes us to Mount Pantokrator, which is over 1000 meters high, offering breathtaking views across to the Island of Paxos. We also visit the old town of Kerkyra, before returning to the ship for dinner and overnight.
Messina - Taormina
Morning arrival in Messina, a gateway to the Island of Sicily. Our tour takes us to Taormina founded in 400 BC and beautifully located overlooking the sea. We see the Greek theatre and the sub-tropical terraced gardens before strolling along the elegant Corso Umberto to the Piazza for splendid views across the bay to the Ionian Sea. Some free time for shopping. Late afternoon, return to our cruise ship.
Naples - Amalfi Coast
Today we arrive in Naples. Our tour takes us to the beautiful Amalfi Coast, including breath-taking vistas of Belvedere viewpoint. Return to the cruise, sail to Rome, dinner and overnight.
Arrive Port of Civitavecchia, Rome
Early morning we arrive at our last destination – port of Civitavecchia. We are transferred to Rome for a panoramic tour of the city to include views of the Coliseum, Forum Romanum and the Trevi fountain. We also visit St. Maria Maggiore Basilica. Mass and some free time in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.
This morning we visit the Vatican Museum including the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter Basilica and the tomb of John Paul II. Afternoon free time for leisure.
Return to Canada
After breakfast transfer to the airport for our flight to Sault Ste. Marie via Toronto.
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COST $4790.00 - Sault Ste Marie OR $4590.00 - Toronto INCLUDES:
air transportation from Sault Ste. Marie/Toronto (unless specified otherwise), incl. all taxes and surcharges,
all inside cabins, supplement $130.00 pp for outside, cabin, $400.00 pp for balcony cabin, first class hotel based on double occupancy – single supplement $1400.00
3 meals daily while on the ship, breakfast and dinner
all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide – all tips in restaurants and hotels.
tips to bus drivers and guides on land tours
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