From the spires of the Sagada Familia to the ancient ruins of Rome, this itinerary is a treat for all the scenes with magnificent cityscapes and cuisine to entice yoour taste buds; foodies rejoice, because this regions of the Mediterranean offers some of the freshest culinary treats and most sought-after regional wines around. Spend two nights in Barcelona, before sailing away on a Western Mediterranen cruise exploring the French and Italian Rivieras. You'll end your itinerary with a two-night stay in Rome, Italy's sprawling capital with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture on display.
Skip the Line Tour of Colosseum and Ancient Rome
Experience the glory days of Ancient Rome and imagine days gone by as you visit the city's most iconic monuments.
Begin at Oppian Hill, one of the famous 'Seven Hills' that offer great views of the Colosseum, the most famous of all Rome's landmarks and the centre of the ancient city. A guided tour of the Colosseum is next, with skip the line entry past the crowds. Explore the remains of the vast amphithearte, an official guide bringing the scene to life with recollections of days when Gladiators fought for their lives in front of baying crowds.
A stop at the Arch of Constantine is next, before continuing on to Palatine Hill. Ready your camera for views of the Forum and Nero's Circus Maximus. Your 3-hour tour ends with a visit to the temple where we find the altar dedicated to Julius Ceasar.
|1||Fly from London to Barcelona. Transfer on arrival to a 4* hotel for a two-night stay.|
|2||Day at leisure.|
|3||Transfer to the port and embark Emerald Princess. Depart Barcelona.|
|7||Marseille (Provence), France|
|10||Arrive in Rome and disembark. Transfer on arrival to a 4* hotel for a two-night stay.|
|11||Enjoy a Skip the Line Tour of Colosseum & Ancient Rome.|
|12||Transfer to the airport for your return flight to London.|
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Our Exclusive Cruise & Stay Packages are based on twin occupancy. Fares for singles, children and 3rd & 4th berths are available on request.
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