Barcelona
  • Ideal Length:
    12 Days
  • Best Time To Go:
    April - May, August
  • Flight Time:
    LAX 10 Hours 50 Minutes , CHI 8 Hours 20 Minutes, NYC-All Airports 7 Hours 15 Minutes
  • AVERAGE COST PER PERSON (Single occupancy; Airfare not included):
    $3,449

Itinerary

Barcelona
Barcelona1 Day
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  • Take a unique cooking class in Barcelona’s famous La Boqueria Market.
  • Stroll the lively streets to sample the delicious food served at tapas bars.
  • Relax in one of the city’s serene areas such as Park Güell.
  • Go beyond the city limits to shop at luxury outlets and tour cava wineries.
Marseille, France
Marseille1 Day
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  • Let your taste buds be your guide on an exclusive culinary tour in Marseille.
  • Discover why this French city was named the European Capital of Culture.
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo & Monaco1 Day
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  • Visit the world-renowned Casino de Monte-Carlo.
  • Enjoy a Monégasque and Mediterranean lunch at Castelroc.
  • Visit Le Rocher and Place du Palais to see how the rich lived.
Florence, Italy
Livorno, Florence & Pisa1 Day
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  • Take a sightseeing tour with a gourmet lunch in Florence.
  • Make a traditional panini in an exclusive cooking class.
  • Go shopping along Via Roma and Via Tornabuoni.
Civitavecchia, Italy
Rome & Civitavecchia1 Day
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  • Visit a seaside town known for its restaurants and vibrant nightlife.
  • Explore Rome’s attractions and markets such as Campo de’ Fiori.
Naples, Italy
Naples, Pompeii & Amalfi1 Day
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  • Taste a traditional Italian pie in a unique dining experience.
  • Visit world-class museums and attractions.
  • Explore picturesque Amalfi and Roman ruins in Pompeii.
Strait of Messina
Strait of Messina & Taormina1 Day
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  • Enjoy this waterway's natural beauty and wildlife.
  • Take a walking tour of a historic city in Italy.
Holland America Cruise Ship at Sea
Day at Sea1 Day
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  • Explore cultural and cooking traditions before your next destination.
  • Learn how to share your best video and photos in a unique workshop.
  • Rock out to live musicians who take you on a 50-year chart-topping journey.
Corfu, Greece
Kerkira1 Day
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  • Watch an olive oil-making tradition come to life at a family estate.
  • See how a local family produces wine made since the time of Homer’s Odyssey.
  • Explore an island that has a unique blend of three different cultures.
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik1 Day
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  • Take an immersive tour of Dubrovnik’s Old Town.
  • Embark on a culinary tour to sample innovative cocktails and dishes.
Kotor, Montenegro
  • Discover why this amazing town was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Explore Perast’s historic landmarks and its age-old cooking traditions.
Venice, Italy
Venice2 Days
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  • Taste the local cuisine and sample Veneto wines on a peaceful island.
  • Soak up the atmosphere in a traditional Venetian bacaro near the Grand Canal.
Barcelona Day 1
Marseille Day 2
Monte Carlo & Monaco Day 3
Livorno, Florence & Pisa Day 4
Rome & Civitavecchia Day 5
Naples, Pompeii & Amalfi Day 6
Strait of Messina & Taormina Day 7
Day at Sea Day 8
Kerkira Day 9
Dubrovnik Day 10
Kotor Day 11
Venice Day 12-13
Barcelona Day 1
Barcelona, Spain
On the northeast coast of Spain overlooking the Mediterranean, Barcelona is a vibrant port city, packed with centuries of iconic art and architecture – Gaudí and Picasso both called it home – and lined with sunny white-sand beaches.
Montenegro

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Marseille Day 2
Marseille, France
Marseille, in the south of France, has more spice, grit and edge than the Provencal towns that surround it. A trade city since the time of ancient Greece, the port seems to always to be on the brink of change, generating an energy that’s hard to find in the timeless and traditional countryside.
Monte Carlo & Monaco Day 3
Monte Carlo
Summary: The tiny and wealthy principality of Monaco, ruled by Prince Albert II, is dominated by attractions in the resort quarter, Monte Carlo, with its casino, internationally acclaimed Opera House and the Triangle d’Or shopping area.
Livorno, Florence & Pisa Day 4
Florence, Italy
The Renaissance-era port city of Livorno, Italy, gateway to Pisa, Florence and the rest of the attractions of Tuscany, is characterized by its solid 16th-century Fortezza and the charming canal network known as Venezia Nuova, and Livorno is also famous for cacciucco, a spicy fish stew.
Venice, Italy

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Rome & Civitavecchia Day 5
Civitavecchia, Italy
Rome is both a modern bustling city and an ancient open-air museum. You can walk in the footsteps of emperors, have coffee in Renaissance piazzas and see contemporary art all in one afternoon.
Naples, Pompeii & Amalfi Day 6
Naples, Italy
Welcome to the third-largest city in Italy after Rome and Milan, and arguably the most colorful and seductive of them all. Naples sits perched behind the wide curve of its bay with brooding Mount Vesuvius and the deep blue sea as its natural backdrop.
Strait of Messina & Taormina Day 7
Strait of Messina
Cruise through the Strait of Messina, the narrow waterway between Sicily and Calabria, where its narrowest point – less than two miles – creates a natural bottleneck and a distinct sheltered marine ecosystem. After safe passage, embark on a tour of Taormina, perched 669-feet above the Ionian Sea.
Pisa, Italy

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Day at Sea Day 8
Holland America Cruise Ship at Sea
You’re now more than halfway through your journey on the picturesque Mediterranean Sea. Spend the day remembering your trip, relaxing and/or taking advantage of all the onboard activities and entertainment.
Kerkira Day 9
Corfu, Greece
Welcome to the pearl of the Ionian Sea! Corfu attracted royalty from across Europe in the 19th century, and since then, attracts modern celebrities from all over the world. The island reflects Greek culture, but the food shows a clear nod to nearby Italy, and Corfu also reflects a time when the British ruled the island.
Dubrovnik Day 10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
On the southern end of Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, Dubrovnik – once a renowned seafaring, shipbuilding and trading center – is now an enchanting tourist destination. It seduces sightseeing visitors with its polished limestone streets, theatrical architecture, charming cafés, welcoming restaurants and distinctive shops along scenic side streets.
Monte Carlo

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Kotor Day 11
Kotor, Montenegro
Cruising into the Bay of Kotor, you’ll be wowed by the dramatic beauty of this coastal Montenegrin town. Dreamy seafront villages are set to a backdrop of mountains plummeting in the Adriatic Sea, while the stone labyrinth of the Old Town is filled with medieval architecture and historic monuments – as well as the narrowest street in the world.
Venice Day 12-13
Venice, Italy
Built on stilts, Venice is a floating labyrinth of reflections, with mirror and glass sights everywhere, from glorious Venetian architecture echoed in the canal waters to the marble palaces that shimmer in the sky. This popular travel destination will openly reveal its charms even to those who are only here for a few hours, an afternoon or a magical evening.
Barcelona, Spain

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