Promenades & Palaces (13 Days)

Cruise Line: Oceania Cruises
Ship: Riviera  |  205 Reviews
Venice, Italy to Barcelona, Spain
Dates: 25 May 2019 - 06 Jun 2019

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DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
25 May 2019
Venice, Italy
DAY 2
26 May 2019
Venice, Italy
4:00 PM
DAY 3
27 May 2019
Dubrovnik, Croatia
10:00 AM 11:00 PM
DAY 4
28 May 2019
Kotor, Montenegro
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 5
29 May 2019
Ionian Sea (Cruising)
DAY 6
30 May 2019
Valletta, Malta
8:00 AM 10:00 PM
DAY 7
31 May 2019
Taormina, Italy
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 8
01 Jun 2019
Amalfi, Italy
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 9
02 Jun 2019
Civitavecchia, Italy
8:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 10
03 Jun 2019
Livorno, Italy
8:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 11
04 Jun 2019
Monte Carlo, Monaco
8:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 12
05 Jun 2019
Toulon, France
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 13
06 Jun 2019
Barcelona, Spain
8:00 AM
Promenades & Palaces map

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Medieval Walls and Palatial Splendor - Valletta - 2019 ( 6 Hours 30 Minutes )
Valletta, Malta | 30 May 2019

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

Our day of discovery on this Mediterranean crossroads begins with a drive from Valletta to the The Wignacourt Collegiate Museum in Rabat, a baroque residence of the Chaplains of the Knights of Malta. The museum has a fine picture gallery with Maltese as well as European artists, plus sculptures, maps, rare books, and other interesting artifacts. Of particular interest is the subterranean level with its labyrinth of Punic, Roman, and Christian hypogea, as well as World War II shelters.

Afterwards, we’ll make our way to the medieval fortified city of Mdina, the capital of Malta until the 16th century and a superb example of a typical medieval town. Mdina is believed to be the seventh city on this site, the first of which was founded perhaps as long ago as 6,000 years. The city is still confined within its walls, and has a population of about 320.

We’ll continue to the quaint village of Naxxar and the magnificent Palazzo Parisio & Gardens, the private estate of the Scicluna family. Sometimes described as a “mini Versailles,” the property shows the luxurious standards afforded to Maltese nobility in the early twentieth century, with a lavish baroque interior and manicured gardens. We will have a short viewing of the main rooms, before our delicious feast of traditional Maltese specialties accompanied by local wines. Weather permitting, we will dine al fresco.

Suggested Attire/Walking Notes: Smart casual wear with a sun hat and comfortable shoes. Women are not permitted to enter Malta’s churches in sleeveless shirts. Moderate walking on cobblestone streets and uneven surfaces.

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About the Ship

What's Included

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  • Shipboard accommodations | Onboard meals and entertainment

Not Included

  • Wine & spirits | Shore excursions | Spa treatments | Wine pairing dinners | Onboard incidentals | Gratuities

About Us

Whoever said, “You can’t have it all,” never sailed the mid-size ships of Oceania Cruises. By beautifully blending elegance and luxury with exceptional value without compromise, Oceania is the world’s smartest choice in vacations. Oceania’s country club-casual ambiance instantly puts you at ease the moment you step aboard. The mid-sized ships sail where larger vessels cannot and an impressive staff-to-guest-ratio provide personalized service. With legendary Master Chef Jacques Pepin as Executive Culinary director, guests enjoy memorable fine dining in multiple open-seating dining venues – all at no additional charge. Oceania Cruises and Canyon Ranch have created unique, inspiring environment in a signature spa and state-of-the-art fitness center.

Insider Tip

Oceania hosts the only cooking school at sea and offers guests hands-on instruction from expert Master Chefs.

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*Offers and fares are subject to change on 1/1/18. All fares are per person in U.S. dollars, valid for residents of United States and Canada, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted), for new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time. Free Internet amenity is one per stateroom; Owner's, Vista & Oceania Suites receive access for two devices per suite. VisitOceaniaCruises.com/Internet for more details. OLife Choice amenities are per stateroom, based on double occupancy and subject to change. OLife Choice free shore excursions vary by voyage and exclude Oceania Select, Oceania Exclusive, Executive Collection, Food & Wine Trails, Wellness and Culinary Discovery Tours. Voyages up to 9 days receive 4 free shore excursions; 10-13 days receive 6 free shore excursions; 14+ days receive 8 free shore excursions. If shore excursion amenity is selected, all excursions must be chosen at least 14 days prior to sailing. OLife Choice beverage package amenity is House Select. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity, and amenity must be chosen by final payment. Not all promotions are combinable. 2 for 1, Cruise-Only and OLife Choice Fares are based on published Full Brochure Fares; such fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all suite and stateroom categories and do not include optional charges as detailed in the Guest Ticket Contract, which may be viewed, along with additional terms OceaniaCruises.com. Cruise-Only Fares do not include OLife Choiceamenities or airfare. All Fares include government fees & taxes. “Airfare” does not include ground transfers, and offer applies to coach, roundtrip flights only from the following airports: ATL, BOS, CLT, DCA, DEN, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAH, IAD, JFK, LAX, LGA, MCO, MDW, MIA, ORD, PHL, PHX, SAN, SAV, SEA, SFO, TPA, YOW, YUL, YVR, YYZ. Oceania Cruises reserves the right to assign gateways based on availability for JFK, LGA and MIA. Gateways are subject to change at any time. Airfare is available from all other U.S. and Canadian gateways for an additional charge. “Airfare” includes all airline fees, surcharges and government taxes. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply. Oceania Cruises reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees, promotions and surcharges at any time. Ships' Registry: Marshall Islands.



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Shore Excursions

Venice, Italy - 25 May 2019

Venice, Italy - 26 May 2019

Dubrovnik, Croatia - 27 May 2019

Taormina, Italy - 31 May 2019

Amalfi, Italy - 01 Jun 2019

Civitavecchia, Italy - 02 Jun 2019

Livorno, Italy - 03 Jun 2019

Monte Carlo, Monaco - 04 Jun 2019

Toulon, France - 05 Jun 2019

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