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Lustrous Coasts

Sept. 25-Oct. 6, 2021

Tour Operator: Go Next


Activity Level: Easy

To be added to our Advance Interest list for this tour, please call us at 206-685-9276 or email us at uwaatour@uw.edu. Tour Brochure coming soon!

Sail the shores of the sparkling Mediterranean on this incredible ten-night journey aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. Experience the vibrant southern Italian culture of Sorrento, wander the Piazza del Duomo in Messina, and tour St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta. See Pisa’s Leaning Tower and lounge on the beach in Saint-Tropez. Visit the site of the Grand Prix in Monaco, stroll the Republique quarter in Marseille, and eat fresh seafood in Palamós.

Highlights:

  • Your adventure begins amid the relics of Rome, once the center of the world’s greatest empire and now the capital of modern Italy.
  • From there, set sail for Sorrento to delight in the cobblestone streets and seaside promenades, or travel to visit the nearby ruins of Pompeii, one of the most spellbinding archaeological sites in the world.
  • In Messina, stroll the Piazza del Duomo, or perhaps venture to Taormina to sample local wines under the gaze of Mt. Etna.
  • Next, head to Valletta and discover its historic buildings, including St. John’s Co-Cathedral, where Caravaggio’s The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist is kept.
  • Cruise the Mediterranean to Florence, where the architectural and artistic masterpieces of the Renaissance await you.
  • Journey to see the nearby Leaning Tower of Pisa or meander the idyllic Tuscan countryside.
  • Stop in Saint-Tropez, a dazzling treasure on the French Riviera, and mingle with the see-and-be-seen crowd at the beach clubs that line the sand with their colorful umbrellas.
  • In Monte Carlo, wander along the glamorous streets lined with high-rise apartments, or pop into the infamous casino.
  • Then, sail to Marseille and explore the ancient La Panier neighborhood, or travel through the Provençal countryside to see where artists and authors have drawn inspiration for centuries.
  • You’ll bid adieu to the elegant Riviera in sunny Barcelona, but first, head to Palamós, a Catalan fishing village famous for its beaches and its restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
  • Ports of Call: Rome, Sorrento, Messina, Valletta, Florence, Saint-Tropez, Monte Carlo, Provence, Palamós, Barcelona

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details. Tour brochure coming soon!

Cost Details

Cruise rates vary by cabin category. Please see tour brochure for details. Tour brochure coming soon!

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