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15 Days
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Venice
From (GBP)
£ 7,460
£ 6,204
Dates & Pricing

2022 Civitavecchia (Rome) > Venice

The breathtaking southern region of Italy, home to the romantic Amalfi Coast and lemon-growing coastal town of Sorrento, will inspire you. The stunning shorelines and rich architecture of Croatia offers another layer of serene beauty, from Split’s Diocletian’s Palace to the Roman remains of Krk.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
2M02
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Civitavecchia (Rome)
Return City:
Venice

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Upon your arrival in Civitavecchia, you’ll board your spectacular super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, to commence your yacht cruise.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Sorrento

    A quaint resort credited with inspiring the works of Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy, Sorrento provides a romantic introduction to the Amalfi Coast. The historic town has spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, and its maze of cobbled streets is punctuated with cosy cafes. 

    EmeraldPLUS

    Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

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    Guided tour of Pompeii (extra expense)

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    Walking tour of Capri (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Amalfi

    Sitting in the foothills of Mount Cerreto, the ambient setting of Amalfi is a pleasant collection of piazzas and waterfront restaurants. Despite its diminutive size, this town was once a maritime powerhouse. 

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    Amalfi Coast by kayak (extra expense)

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    Gems of the Amalfi Coast (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Giardini Naxos

    Giardini Naxos is a gorgeous beach resort, with a resplendent horseshoe bay and seafront lined with bars and restaurants.   

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Taormina

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    ‘The Godfather’ Tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Crotone

    At the very tip of Southern Italy is the Calabrian city of Crotone. Legend has it that it owes its name to Greek half-god Hercules, and there are Aegean influences at every turn, including the remnants of Apollo’s temple.

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    Visit Santa Severina Village (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Otranto

    Regarded as ‘the far east of Italy’, Otranto gazes out on to the Adriatic Sea and was a key port for trade and conquest during Roman times. Today, you’ll find a picturesque town of fortifications, mouthwatering seafood restaurants and a pleasant beach.   

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    Guided tour of Lecce (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Monopoli

    Tracing its origins back to 545 AD, Monopoli is a melting pot of Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish influence. Its charming harbour is surrounded by medieval stone walls, while the Church of the Purgatory features a Baroque chapel of mummified citizens that passed on.

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Monopoli

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    Discover the Trulli of Alberobello (extra expense)

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    Guided tour of Ostuni (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    The unmistakable terracotta buildings welcome you to Dubrovnik. Once described as “paradise on earth”, the city’s old town has centuries of history ingrained into its walls. It’s home to an array of churches, museums and galleries including the 7th century Cathedral of the Assumption.

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    Walking tour of Dubrovnik (extra expense)

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    Kayaking sightseeing tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Korcula

    The sixth-largest island in the Adriatic, Korcula is among the most beloved in Croatia. Its Old Town, referred to by the locals as “Little Dubrovnik”, is a delightful collection of medieval churches, palaces and squares, while the villages of Cara and Smokvica produce the country’s signature dry white wine.

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Korcula

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    Tastes of the Island (extra expense)

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    Buggy tour (extra expense)

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    Cooking Class (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Split

    Enjoy a taste of real Dalmatian life in awe-inspiring Split. Croatia’s second-largest city effortlessly brings together the country’s traditional and contemporary elements. Diocletian’s Palace is an extraordinary example of Roman architecture and features a myriad of hideaway bars and cafes. 

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Split

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    Klapa Performance in the cellars of Diocletian’s Palace

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    Guided hike to Marjan hill

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    Guided tour of Trogir (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Hvar

    Lying neatly off the coast of Split is the island Hvar. Said to be Croatia’s answer to Saint-Tropez, Hvar Town is home to an elegant shoreline bursting with luxurious yachts and is one of the more glamorous settings in the Adriatic.

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    Hvar island tour (extra expense)

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    Kayaking tour around Hvar and Pakleni Islands (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Šibenik

    Known for its UNESCO World Heritage-listed St James’ Cathedral and its famous black and orange hat, Šibenik is a city of tradition. The oldest native town in the country, its origins trace back to 1066; you’ll find history at every turn of its medieval streets and Square of the Four Wells.

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Sibenik

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    Visit to Krka National Park (extra expense)

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    Visit to Falcon Centre (extra expense)

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    Guided bike tour of Vodice countryside (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Zadar

    Set on a peninsula, the historic city of Zadar has relics of bygone eras scattered across its landscape. Among the churches and Roman ruins, the Sun Salutation and Sea Organ are two of the city’s more modern, and curious, attractions. 

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    A walking tour of Zadar including visit to the gold and silver exhibition and museum of ancient glass (extra expense)

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    Tour of Pag Island (extra expense)

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    Kayak or Rafting on the Zrmanja River (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Krk

    Krk is the largest island in the Adriatic, and paints a picture of the early days of Croatia. Krk Town is home to the beautiful 12th century St Mary’s Cathedral, and a seafront promenade offering scenic vistas over the rolling countryside.

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Krk

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    Island tour with wine tasting (extra expense)

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    Guided bike tour of Krk (extra expense)

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    Kayaking Tour in Krk (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Venice, Italy

    As you arrive in the floating city of Venice, bid farewell to your crew and fellow passengers as you disembark Emerald Azzurra and are transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 14 nights on board Emerald Azzurra
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • A walking tour of Taormina
  • Tour of Monopoli
  • A walking tour of Korcula
  • A walking tour of Split
  • A walking tour of Sibenik
  • A walking tour of Krk

EmeraldPLUS
  • Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting
  • Klapa Performance in the cellars of Diocletian’s Palace

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Guided hike to Marjan hill

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 41 superb meals including 14 Breakfasts (B), 13 Lunches (L), 14 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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