Beyond The Pillars of Hercules (13 Days)

Cruise Line: Crystal Cruises
Venice, Italy to Barcelona, Spain
Dates: 21 Sep 2019 - 03 Oct 2019

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DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
21 Sep 2019
Venice, Italy
DAY 2
22 Sep 2019
Venice, Italy
3:00 PM
DAY 3
23 Sep 2019
Dubrovnik, Croatia
12:00 PM 9:00 PM
DAY 4
24 Sep 2019
Kotor, Montenegro
9:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 5
25 Sep 2019
Corfu, Greece
8:00 AM 10:00 PM
DAY 6
26 Sep 2019
Gallipoli, Italy
8:00 AM 2:00 PM
DAY 7
27 Sep 2019
Taormina, Italy
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 8
28 Sep 2019
Sorrento, Italy
7:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 9
29 Sep 2019
Civitavecchia, Italy
7:30 AM 9:00 PM
DAY 10
30 Sep 2019
Monte Carlo, Monaco
12:00 PM
DAY 11
01 Oct 2019
Monte Carlo, Monaco
5:00 PM
DAY 12
02 Oct 2019
Barcelona, Spain
12:00 PM
DAY 13
03 Oct 2019
Barcelona, Spain
Beyond The Pillars of Hercules map

Virtuoso Voyages Benefits

Virtuoso Voyages offer exclusive benefits and experiences you can only get by booking with a Virtuoso Advisor. Please review the benefits available to you below and let your Advisor know of your selection(s).

PASSENGER(S) MAY SELECT ONE BENEFIT FROM EACH SET OF DATES:

Please check with your Virtuoso Advisor for any restrictions that may apply to the third and fourth passengers in a cabin.

For 21 Sep 2019 - 03 Oct 2019
Your Onboard Host(s)
Kevin Essar, Brahm Kornbluth

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Raise a Glass to the Past - Kotor- 2019 ( 6 Hours )
Kotor, Montenegro | 24 Sep 2019

  • Meals: Lunch
  • Recommended Ages: All Ages
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Experience(s): Food & Wine • Culture, History & Arts • Sightseeing

Even among the many stunning cities along the Dalmatian Coast, Kotor stands out for its dramatic natural setting and romantic old-town ambiance. Located on Boka Bay, at the bottom of the sharp cliffs of Lovcen Mountain, Kotor’s architecture is a mix of various epochs, and its history is closely tied to its proud seafaring legacy. We’ll explore on a guided walking tour, stopping at the Cathedral of St. Trifun, a monument of Roman culture and one of the most recognizable symbols of the town. We’ll next visit the Maritime Museum, the custodian of Boka’s navy heritage. We’ll have an exclusive private tour with the curator, seeing portraits of famous captains, models of old galleys and sailboats, and other artifacts of Kotor’s rich maritime past. As part of this Virtuoso Voyages event, we’ll join the curator on the museum’s private baroque terrace to relax with a glass of wine and hear stories of the city’s glory days.

We’ll next board our coach and drive along the coast towards the sleepy town of Perast, with graceful buildings dating from the 17th and 18th century. We’ll take a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rock, one of two picturesque islets in the bay, and enjoy a seafood-centric lunch at the Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel. Following lunch we will be transported back to the pier.

Suggested Attire/Walking Notes: Casual attire with comfortable walking shoes. There will be moderate to heavy walking in Kotor and Perast as you will be in pedestrian only areas with cobblestones and some inclines and up and down steps (20 steps at the museum). There is a boat ride with several high steps.

Virtuoso Voyages shore experience arranged by: Calvados Club

This itinerary is subject to change without notice due to local conditions or other considerations. This Virtuoso Voyages Event is not transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with another sailing. This Virtuoso Voyages Event has no cash value, cannot be redeemed or refunded for cash. Credit will not be issued for unused services. Ground operators and other suppliers are independently owned and operated and are not controlled by Virtuoso. Your participation in this event served as your acknowledgement that Virtuoso is not responsible for the acts or omissions of these third parties.

Private Car and Driver at Your Leisure - Corfu - 2019 ( 4 Hours )
Corfu, Greece | 25 Sep 2019

This option is only available if selected and pre-registered by your Virtuoso Travel Advisor at least 46-days prior to the cruise sailing date.
This option is only available if selected and pre-registered by your Virtuoso Travel Advisor at least 46-days prior to the cruise sailing date.

Explore the highlights of Corfu at your leisure; from just visiting a beach or a tour around the main island landmarks during your 4-hour sightseeing tour via private car.

Plan out your own perfectly personalized itinerary beforehand or customize it with the help of your knowledgeable driver, for a day you’re sure to remember. Please note: This is an English speaking driver, who is not a licensed guide and cannot provide the services and advice that a guide would normally provide including not being able to offer any guided tours at archaeological sites and museums.

Virtuoso Voyages private car and driver arranged by: Travel2Greece by Travelive

Included: English speaking Driver/Guide | taxes | gratuities

Not Included: Guide |Travel insurance | Personal expenses | Entrance Fees unless specified | Meals unless specified | other services not mentioned in the itinerary

Terms and Conditions: This itinerary is subject to change without notice due to local conditions or other considerations. All Virtuoso shore events are capacity controlled and require a minimum number of participants to operate. The Car & Driver is valid only if selected for all the guests in cabin and is based on double occupancy with a maximum two persons per vehicle. There may be a surcharge for single occupancy of a private car and driver experience. There may be a surcharge if guests are added without prior notification and additional costs are payable to the driver/guide at the time of the service provided. The departure time is preset and departs within 30 minutes to 1 hour after arrival in port. Participants are responsible for charges for additional hours or special requests/deviations from the route, payable at the time to the driver/guide. Mileage restrictions may apply. This Virtuoso Amenity is not transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with another sailing, has no cash value and cannot be redeemed or refunded for cash. Credit will not be issued for unused services. Final details will be outlined in program letters provided by your Virtuoso host aboard ship. Ground operators and other suppliers are independently owned and operated and are not controlled by Virtuoso. Your participation in this event serves as your acknowledgment that Virtuoso is not responsible for the acts or omissions of these third parties.

$250 USD Credit Toward Purchase of a Virtuoso Product Per Person

This option is only available if selected and pre-registered by your Virtuoso Travel Advisor at least 46-days prior to the cruise sailing date.
This option is only available if selected and pre-registered by your Virtuoso Travel Advisor at least 46-days prior to the cruise sailing date.

*Credit may be applied by your Virtuoso travel Advisor toward the purchase of a private shore excursion created by a Virtuoso On-Site or another Virtuoso preferred product in conjunction with this cruise. Per person, based on double occupancy

$250 USD Shipboard Credit Per Person

This option is only available if selected and pre-registered by your Virtuoso Travel Advisor at least 46-days prior to the cruise sailing date.
This option is only available if selected and pre-registered by your Virtuoso Travel Advisor at least 46-days prior to the cruise sailing date.

Credit will be applied to your shipboard account. Restrictions apply, please see Terms & Conditions for details. 1st & 2nd Person in room, per person, based on double occupancy.

plus, all virtuoso guests receive:

Welcome Reception

Planned specifically for you and fellow Virtuoso Voyages travelers, this private reception offers a chance to meet fellow cruisers and get to know your onboard host.

Onboard your cruise, you will be greeted by a dedicated Virtuoso host. Committed to ensuring that you thoroughly enjoy your cruise, your host will be available to you throughout your sailing to answer any questions you may have, and to ensure everything goes smoothly. Additionally, your host will introduce you to other Virtuoso Voyages travelers whom you'll meet at the exclusive Virtuoso welcome aboard cocktail reception.

To be Assigned: A host(s) is planned for the sailing but one has not yet been assigned.

Assigned: A host(s) has been selected and will be announced soon.

About the Ship

Crystal Serenity Cape Town
Crystal Serenity

The Evolution of Crystal Luxury continues in November 2018 as the 68,000-ton Crystal Serenity undergoes a multi-million-dollar transformation to welcome just 980 guests with more suites and penthouses, new culinary options with open seating, and expanded technologies including free, unlimited Wi-Fi.

What's Included

Included

  • Accommodations aboard ship, onboard meals, complimentary specialty restaurants, fine wines, champagne, premium spirits and beers throughout the ship, open bar service in all lounges. Pre-paid gratuities for bar, dining, and housekeeping staff as well as Butler service in Penthouses. Non-alcoholic beverages including bottled water, soft drinks, specialty coffees and more. Entertainment and onboard programs.

Not Included

  • Airfare, shore excursions, sightseeing or meals ashore. Port charges, taxes, security fees and fuel surcharges. Personal expenses and anything not noted as included.

About Us

For the past 26 years, Crystal Cruises has redefined luxury ocean travel by providing the finest travel experience. Building upon its unrivaled reputation, The World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ has now embarked on the most significant brand expansion in the history of luxury travel and hospitality: over the next three years, Crystal will introduce three brand-new classes of cruising and even its own luxury aircraft. Winner of the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015, & 2016).

Insider Tip

“World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 23 years; been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 consecutive years.

Terms & Conditions

Cruise-only fares are per person in U.S. dollars, double occupancy, include all promotional saving and do not include cruise port, security and handling charges. Promotional Book Now Cruise-Only Fares are per person for new bookings only. Optional air add-ons are available from Crystal Cruises’ designated gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada and include all government taxes and fees. Shipboard spending credit is not redeemable for cash and cannot be used in the casino, for bingo or toward future cruise booking deposits. All offers may not be combinable with other promotions, apply to first two full-fare guests in stateroom or suite, are capacity-controlled, subject to availability and may be withdrawn or changed at any time without notice. All itineraries, fares, programs and policies are subject to change. Other restrictions apply. ©Crystal Cruises, Inc. Ships’ Registry: The Bahamas.

An initial deposit of 20% of the total booking amount (including land packages and air add-ons) for all categories is required. Deposits are due within 7 days of booking. Staterooms (all categories) are subject to cancellation if required deposits are not received within the specific option period.

Final payment is due no later than 90 days prior to sailing. All reservations are subject to cancellation if payments are not received by the due date. Crystal Cruises reserves the right to review and adjust deposit and final payment dates based on inventory for each individual cruise. Crystal Cruises reserves the right to cancel any bookings not fully paid by the due date.



Select promotional offers including American Express cardholder benefits and the Crystal European Shore Excursion Credit Promotion are not combinable with Virtuoso benefits. The Virtuoso benefit is non-transferable and non-refundable. Please note that ground operators and other suppliers are independently owned and operated, and are not controlled by Virtuoso or Virtuoso Discoveries. Your participation serves as your acknowledgment that neither Virtuoso nor Virtuoso Discoveries is responsible for the acts or omissions of these third parties. Virtuoso benefit option must be selected at least 45-days prior to sailing date and may not be changed. Within 45-days prior to sailing options may not be changed. Virtuoso amenities are capacity controlled, subject to change without notice and may be withdrawn at any time. The Virtuoso host will provide final event program details on board to guests who have opted for the Virtuoso shore event if offered. Other restrictions and limitations may apply. See your Virtuoso Travel Advisor for more details and applicable restrictions. All Virtuoso Member Travel Agencies are independently owned and operated, and are not controlled by Virtuoso.

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Shore Excursions

Venice, Italy - 21 Sep 2019

Venice, Italy - 22 Sep 2019

Dubrovnik, Croatia - 23 Sep 2019

Kotor, Montenegro - 24 Sep 2019

Corfu, Greece - 25 Sep 2019

Sorrento, Italy - 28 Sep 2019

Civitavecchia, Italy - 29 Sep 2019

Monte Carlo, Monaco - 01 Oct 2019

Barcelona, Spain - 03 Oct 2019

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