Cruise and stay holiday to Italy and 11-night Italian Indulgence Tour with Royal Caribbean

Fares from £4,629pp
Rhapsody of the Seas | 21 Nights | Departing 25 Apr, 16, 23 & 30 May 2020

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There is nothing not to love about Italy. Cook up feasts in Tuscan villas and walk amidst Renaissance masterpieces in Florence, take to the water on Lake Maggiore and in the Venetian canals; from the food and the attitude to the history and the art, there’s another reason to fall hard around every corner in this part of the world. With a night in Rome before your totally immersive escorted land tour and a chance to unwind in Venice before you fly home, this cruise and stay holiday has it all.

Included in this holiday:

  • Return flights from the UK

  • Transfers

  • 1-night stay at 3* hotel in Rome

  • 11-night fully-escorted 'Italian Indulgence' Tour

  • 2-night stay at 4* hotel in Venice

  • 7-night full-board on Rhapsody of the Seas

  • Italian Indulgence
    Colosseum, Rome
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    Historic town of Assisi, Italy
  • Italian Indulgence
    Tuscany
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    Traditional Square in Lucca
  • Italian Indulgence
    Portofino
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    Boats in Portofino harbour
  • Italian Indulgence
    Italian street
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    Gondola in Venice
  • Italian Indulgence
    Park Guell in Barcelona

Tour details:

Italian Indulgence Tour
11-night fully escorted on a luxury mini-coach with back-roads touring featuring experiences such as:

  • Cook up an Italian feast in a Tuscan villa

  • Hunt for truffles in Piedmont

  • Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting near Tirano

  • 19 meals included: 11 breakfasts + 2 lunches + 6 dinners

  • Boutique hotels and driver


Fares from pp:

Departure dateInsideOutsideBalcony
24 April 2020£4,849£4,949£5,699
16 May 2020£4,629£4,749£5.299
23 May 2020£4,999£5,099£5,749
30 May 2020£5,049£5,219£5,799

The ship:

Rhapsody of the Seas

 

Rhapsody of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Boasting tasteful décor, two acres of glass canopies, skylights and floor-to-ceiling windows, Rhapsody of the Seas  is a light and airy cruise ship that has won the hearts of many who have sailed aboard her. Unlike her sister ship’s she’s not dominated by an ice skating rink, RipCord, Flowrider or even a Boardwalk Neighbourhood, but that doesn’t lessen the fun that she has to offer as she is still hugely popular with families.

 

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Your itinerary:

Day 1 Rome
Fly from London to Rome. Transfer on arrival to the Smooth Hotel Termini for a one-night stay. 

Day 2 Rome
The start of your Italian Indulgence tour. Today's route will whisk you away to the awe-inspiring Assisi, the birthplace of St Francis. Tonight, we'll come together for a delicious dinner in Perugia.

Day 3 Perugia
Day 4 Tuscany

Day 5 Tuscany
Today, attention turns to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance and home to some of the world's most treasured masterpieces. A local guide will bring the city alive on a walking tour. 

Day 6 Lucca 

Day 7 Lucca 
It's time to experience the glitz and glamour of the Italian Riviera. You'll be ticking off Camogli, San Fruttuoso and the glittering village of Portofino, before settling in Santa Margherita Ligure. 

Day 8 Santa Margherita
Today you travel inland to Piedmont, a region of rich red wines and luxurious cuisine, before continuing on to the village of Barolo. A treat is in store for the sweet-toothed at a distillery near Asti, where you'll sip regional liquors complemented by handmade nougat. Finally, you'll end your day with dinner in Cherasco. 

Day 9 Cherasco
This morning you'll join a truffle hunt with a local farmer. After a risotto tasting lunch, it's time to head for the hills, pristine lakes and soaring mountains of northern Italy. 

Day 10 Lake Maggiore
Today you'll leave dry land behind and set sail for the Borromean Islands. You'll have plenty of time to wander the terraces of the ornate baroque garden on Isola Bella and discover the pretty harbour of Isola dei Pescatori. 

Day 11 Lake Maggiore

Day 12 Tirano
This morning you'll turn your attention to the majestic Lake Molveno, which lies at the foot of the Brenta Dolomites. You'll continue to Trento for a walking tour and meet in the evening for a farewell dinner. 

Day 13 Trento
Fair Verona beckons today, with its impressive Roman ruins and romantic hotspots. Then, it's onwards to the show-stopping finale, the floating city of Venice, where you'll transfer to the 4* Venice Times Hotel.

Day 14 Venice
Enjoy a day at leisure.

Day 15 Venice
Make your own way to the port. Embark Rhapsody of the Seas and depart Venice.

Day 16 Kotor
Day 17 Dubrovnik
Day 19 Santorini
Day 20 Katakolo

Day 22 Venice
Arrive in Venice and disembark. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.


Terms & Conditions: Cruise and Stay Holidays by Bolsover Cruise Club are solely organised by Bolsover Cruise Club (ATOL 11481). Prices shown are per person in £ sterling based on two adults sharing and are subject to availability. Fares and other information are correct at the time of going to issue. The holiday is subject to » Bolsover Cruise Club Terms of Business.. Visa and vaccinations may be required. Hotel accommodation is on a room only basis unless otherwise stated. Travel insurance is at an additional cost.  Package price based on 16 May 2020 Gatwick/Rome British Airways flight BA2542 08:20/12:00, returning Venice/Gatwick 6 Jun 2020 British Airways flight BA2585 17:25/18.40. Elements of this package holiday are non-escorted, personal transfers may need to be arranged, please contact our sales team for further information. E&OE.

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