Classic Italy – Tour 4B (18 Days)

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Venice, Italy to Barcelona, Spain
Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
Venice, Italy

Welcome to Italy! Arrive in magical Venice and enjoy a seamless transfer by motor launch to your comfortable hotel accommodations. Meet your tour director and traveling companions for a welcome drink. Overnight at a Venice hotel.

Venice, Italy

Wake up and satisfy your appetite with breakfast on us, then embark on a half-day guided walking tour of Venice. Highlights include St. Mark's Square and Doge's Palace. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please, whether you'd like to explore more of Venice or simply rest your feet for another memorable day ahead. Overnight at a Venice hotel. (B)

Venice, Italy
Florence, Italy

Venture by train through the beautiful Tuscan countryside passing by gently rolling hills and picturesque landscapes en route to Florence. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon for check-in. Tonight enjoy a hearty Tuscan dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at a Florence hotel. (B, D)

Florence, Italy

Sightseeing today features the cathedral called Duomo, the Baptistery with Ghiberti's heavy bronze "Gates of Paradise", and Academy of Fine Arts housing Michelangelo's greatest masterpiece, David. Walk to the Ponte Vecchio, Signoria Square, and Santa Croce Square. Overnight at a Florence hotel. (B)

Florence, Italy
San Gimignano, Italy
Rome, Italy

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before your motorcoach journey to San Gimignano where you'll have free time to explore the medieval town. Proceed to the Chianti area for wine tasting and lunch at a local restaurant. Check into your hotel in Rome later this afternoon with the remainder of your day and evening at leisure. Overnight at a Rome hotel. (B,L)

Rome, Italy

Go back in time to ancient Rome with visits to the Coliseum and Roman Forum on your half-day tour of Rome. The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to more fully explore the "Eternal City". Overnight at a Rome hotel. (B)

Rome, Italy
Civitavecchia, Italy
7:00 PM

There's so much more ahead of you on your journey, so enjoy your final breakfast on land. From the Renaissance and Baroque eras, you'll marvel at the sprawling Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica, the largest most awe-inspiring church in the world. After some free time to have lunch and do some last minute shopping in St. Peter's Square, make your way to meet Emerald Princess in the city of Civitavecchia. (B)

Kotor, Montenegro
9:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
7:00 AM 9:00 PM
DAY 11
DAY 12
Piraeus, Greece
7:00 AM 10:00 PM
DAY 13
Santorini, Greece
7:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 14
Katákolon, Greece
9:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 15
DAY 16
Ajaccio, France
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 17
Sète, France
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 18
Barcelona, Spain
5:00 AM
Classic Italy – Tour 4B map

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Emerald Princess®

With nearly 900 staterooms with balconies, you'll awaken each day to a new horizon. Experience the relaxed ambience onboard and tantalizing cuisine in our elegant dining rooms. Enrich yourself with Discovery at SEA programs and unwind at the The Sanctuary, a tranquil haven reserved for adults.

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