Croatia & Italy Rhapsody

Embark on an incredible voyage through the Adriatic and into the Mediterranean aboard the Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas. Departing from Venice, you will visit the enigmatic Adriatic cities of Zadar (Croatia) and Kotor (Montenegro) before cruising to Civitavecchia, close to magnificent Rome, the beautiful Tuscan city of Livorno, for excursions to Pisa or Florence and Marseilles before you disembark in Barcelona.

DESTINATION Adriatic & Med
FROM Dublin / Venice
DATE 19 October 2019
DURATION 7 Nights
PRICE From €1,086 pp

Embark on an incredible voyage through the Adriatic and into the Mediterranean aboard the Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas. Departing from Venice, you will visit the enigmatic Adriatic cities of Zadar (Croatia) and Kotor (Montenegro) before cruising to Civitavecchia, close to magnificent Rome, the beautiful Tuscan city of Livorno, for excursions to Pisa or Florence and Marseilles before you disembark in Barcelona.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Venice Italy: Depart 17:00

Watch Murano glass being made or discover Venice’s secret passageways on a guided walking tour. Take a romantic gondola ride through this sensational city or indulge in a coffee or hot chocolate in fashionable Piazza San Marco. Wonder at the works of Titian, Tintoretto and Canaletto in Venice’s ornate museums and galleries, enjoy a Campari spritz or Aperol in a waterside bar or cool down with a heavenly gelato.

Following your flight from Dublin, you will be transferred to the port to board the 4* Rhapsody of the Seas. Once you are settled the cruise ship will cast off that evening headed for Croatia.

Day 2: Zadar, Croatia: Arrive 08.00   Depart 17:00

Swim alongside the haunting sounds of Zadar’s incredible Sea Organ, pipes and whistles set into stone steps that reverberate with the waves. Discover Zadar’s Roman and Venetian treasures, including the Roman-era Forum, the 12th-century St. Anastasia’s Cathedral and 11th-century St. Mary’s Church. On the stunning Dalmatian coast, Zadar is surrounded by lovely lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

Day 3: Kotor, Montenegro: Arrive 10.00   Depart 17:00

Explore the ancient ramparts of this fabulous medieval city for some breath-taking views over the Adriatic. With its stunning mountains and World Heritage Site status, Kotor is a hidden gem. Savour delicious local specialities such as seafood, cured meats and pastries in the fascinating Old Town or swim, snorkel and kayak in the sapphire seas. For bird watchers, pelicans and flamingos are some of Montenegro’s other hidden treasures.

Day 4: At Sea:

Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our ‘at sea’ days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. For simple pleasures, why not try a game of table tennis? Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, from spectacular, West-End-style entertainment to adrenalin-charged sports.

Day 5: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy: Arrive 07.00   Depart 19.00

Follow in the steps of gladiators in the Colosseum, make a splash in the Trevi Fountain or explore the stunning architecture of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. In Rome you can lose yourself in fascinating history, shop for gorgeous fashions in exquisite boutiques or savour the delights of pizza, cappuccino or gelato. With numerous galleries, gardens and piazzas – ideal for people watching – you’ll find plenty to do.

Day 6: Livorno (Pisa/Florence), Italy: Arrive 07.00   Depart 17:00

Try your hand at pasta making, tour the vineyards of Tuscany sampling its delicious wines, or be overawed by the Renaissance treasures of Florence. See Michelangelo’s David, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and Leonardo’s Annunciation at the Uffizi or visit Pisa for an unforgettable view of its famous leaning tower. Immerse yourself in the unmissable delights of Italy and you’ll be in heaven.

Day 7: Marseilles (Provence), France: Arrive 07.00   Depart 17.00

Feel the vibe in dynamic Marseille, a cosmopolitan port steeped in 1,500 years of history and trade. A European Capital of Culture in 2013, it has many historic buildings and smart new museums and galleries such as Mucem and Villa Méditerranée. Discover the delights of the old fishing port, with its fishing boats, pleasure craft and bustling shops, bars and cafes, or for adventure go snorkelling or diving.

Day 8: Venice, Italy: Arrive 06.45

Following your incredible cruise holiday, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home to Dublin.

7 nights on board the Royal Caribbean 4* Rhapsody of the Seas cruise ship (See ship info for more information)

Rhapsody of the Seas

Browse the shops in the ten-storey glass Centrum or enjoy 360° views from the Viking Crown Lounge. On sparkling Rhapsody of the Seas you’ll find treats round every corner, from amazing shows and exciting sports to irresistible restaurants.

PREPARE TO BE AMAZED
There’s always something going on onboard Rhapsody of the Seas®—whether it’s a West End-calibre performance at the onboard theatre, or painting the town red with an evening on the dance floor at the nightclub—there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

ENJOY A CULINARY ADVENTURE!
The restaurants onboard Rhapsody of the Seas® will tempt every taste bud—from juicy steaks and fresh sushi, to cakes, pastries and more at the onboard cafes, plus a variety of bars where you can enjoy a drink—it’s all here, and it’s all delicious!

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Dates & Prices

DATE PRICE STATEROOM
19 October 2019 €1,086 Inside Cabin Book Now
19 October 2019 €1,199 Oceanview Cabin Book Now
19 October 2019 €1,865 Balcony Cabin
with Drinks Included
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Special Offer!
Free All-Inclusive Drinks Package with Balcony Cabins

Price Inclusions

  • Return direct Flights from Dublin to Venice
  • Transfer from airport to port
  • 7 nights accommodation onboard the 4* Rhapsody of the Seas based on 2 sharing an Inside cabin
  • Fine dining on a full board basis
  • A variety of entertainment onboard
  • Return transfer from port to airport
  • Baggage per person, 20kgs check in and 10kgs hand luggage
  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges (€130)

Booking remarks

  • Non refundable or transferable booking deposit €250 per person
  • Upgrade to All-Inclusive Drinks Package just €280pp
  • Optional Insurance €29 (conditions apply)
  • Gratuities are not included
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.