Greek Isles & Dalmatian Discovery with Taste of Italy

Begin your 19 day journey in Athens, cruise the Greek Isles of Santorini, Crete & Kefalonia, sail along the Dalmatia coastline before arriving in Italy.

19 Days
Athens to Rome
From (CAD)
$ 18,635
Dates & Pricing

2020 Athens > Rome

Bel Viaggio

Tuscan jewels, Renaissance artists and architecture, Roman ruins and rugged coastlines dotted with colourful fishing villages, Italy boasts a wealth of treasures for you to discover.
Cruise the Greek Isles and sparkling coastlines of Dalmatia in all-inclusive luxury on board Scenic Eclipse. Discover Italy from the ancient cities of Venice, Florence and Rome to the medieval gems of Tuscany, from San Gimignano and Siena to the rugged coastline of the Cinque Terre.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OMI1
Duration:
19 days
Departure City:
Athens
Return City:
Rome

Selected Itinerary

19 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Athens

    Welcome to Athens where your journey into wonder begins as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Santorini

    Explore ancient Akrotiri or take an exciting Jeep tour. Alternatively visit picturesque Oia or sail the caldera in a catamaran.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak.

    Enjoy time at leisure to explore by day and by night.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Milos

    Join a tour of the island or explore the volcanic rock formations.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak or bicycle.

    Enjoy the atmosphere of this charming port after dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Crete

    Visit the Commonwealth War Memorial or explore Rethymno. Alternatively, discover the charming city of Chania.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by bicycle or kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Kefalonia

    See all the highlights of the island.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Kotor

    Take a walking tour of the historic centre or visit the town of Perast. Alternatively, walk Kotor’s city walls, or explore Cetinje.

    Time at leisure this evening to wander along the waterfront.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Dubrovnik:

    Discover the historic city centre, walk the medieval ramparts of this walled city, or journey to the Konavle villages.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak.

    Be enthralled by a moving private concert set in a magnificent Baroque Church in the historic precinct.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Hvar

    Visit World Heritage-listed Starigrad or explore the picturesque medieval centre of Hvar. Alternatively, tour the island.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Split

    Visit Diocletian’s Palace or historic Trogir or sample local delicacies.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery trek up Marjan Hill for spectacular views.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Rovinj

    Explore the well-preserved historic centre or visit the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Venice

    Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark and check into your opulent hotel for your two night Special Stay. Appreciate the wealth and power that pervade this maritime city state during a walking tour. See the spectacular Doge’s Palace and visit the majestic Basilica of San Marco. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a welcome to Italy dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Venice

    On your private gondola glide under the bridges of Venice and along the Grand Canal, exploring winding canals, ancient mansions and magnificent public buildings. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore this fascinating floating city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Venice > Rapallo

    At Modena, visit a producer of traditional balsamic vinegar, including a tasting and light lunch. Continue to Rapallo for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Rapallo

    The rugged World Heritage-listed coastline known as the Cinque Terre comprises the five villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. Relish a full day to explore this picturesque region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  15. Day 15 - Rapallo > Florence

    See Pisa’s famous tower before arriving in Florence for a two night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  16. Day 16 - Florence

    Delight in a walking tour of Florence, including a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts to admire Michelangelo’s David.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Florence > Rome

    Discover the walled medieval town of San Gimignano.

    Visit a Tuscan farmhouse and discover the local wine and oil production techniques. Later, enjoy a rustic lunch featuring the region’s wine and produce.

    Drive past tranquil Lake Trasimeno to Siena for a guided tour through this delightful medieval city. Continue to Rome for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  18. Day 18 - Rome

    On your walking tour of the historic centre see iconic landmarks including the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. Visit the Roman Forum and the ancient marvel of the Colosseum. Continue to the world’s smallest state, Vatican City, where you will marvel at the Vatican Museum, the breathtaking Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and magnificent St. Peter’s Square. Join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Rome

    Depart after breakfast. It’s the end of your journey, but the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your luxury escorted journey includes:
  • 10 night all-inclusive luxury Scenic Eclipse cruise
  • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • Fully escorted journey led by an expert handpicked Tour Director with knowledgeable local guides
  • Porterage throughout plus return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

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