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Summer Value Tour Best of Greek Island Cruise with Italy 2024

Holiday Destination, Holiday Type, Escorted Group Holidays, Holiday Themes, Adventure, Family, Italy, Europe

Visit:

Pisa | Cinque Terre | Florence | Rome | Venice

CRUISE TO Bari | Mykonos | Santorini | Katakolon / Olympia

Includes:

1 night at Una / Moxy / Hampton or similar in Milan, Italy.
2 nights at Datini / West Florence or similar in Prato / Florence, Italy.
1 night at Astra / Best western or similar in Ferrara / Padova, Italy.
7 nights in an inside cabin on Costa Cruise.

  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 15 customers).

Characteristics

Escorted Group Holidays Adventure Family

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Select a Check-in and Check-out Date

Adults1 - 3
Children0 - 3
Total People1 - 4
Room 1

Available Dates are Tentative, please wait for the final confirmation from SOTC Team before issuing the flight tickets. For Payment Details as well, SOTC Team will get in touch with you.

Day 01
Welcome to Milan!

On arrival proceed to your hotel and check-in on your own. Overnight in Milan Malpensa, Italy. (D)

Note: The standard check-in time is 1500 hrs. We may have to proceed directly for dinner or Packed dinner will be provided in case of late arrivals of flight or long queue at the immigration.

Day 02
See Leaning Tower of Pisa – Onto Arezzo

Today, we drive to Pisa and visit the Square of Miracles to see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Next, we drive to Arezzo. Overnight in Arezzo, Italy. (B, D) Day 03 Guided tour of Rome and Vatican City Today, we drive to Rome for a guided tour of Rome and the Vatican City - the smallest country in the world. (Shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed.) Visit the holy Basilica of St. Peter’s and the St. Peter’s Square. Later, we continue with the guided city tour of Rome; See Roman Forum, Circus Maximus and photo stop at Colosseum and Arc of Constantine. Overnight in Arezzo, Italy. (B, D)

Day 04
Guided city tour of Florence – Onto Padova Today, we check out and drive to Florence.

On arrival, we proceed for a guided walking tour: see the Duomo, the Campanile, and the Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise, Piazza Della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio. Next, we drive to Padova. Overnight in Padova. (B, D)

Day 05
Orientation Tour of Venice – Board your Cruise

Today, we check out and we visit St. Mark’s square to see the Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Campanile and Bridge of Sighs. Next, we proceed to the cruise terminal to board the cruise. After embarkation you can walk around the ship. Meal at the buffet deck or sip a drink at any of the lounges. The evening goes with watching one of the featured Broadway show or dinner at any of the restaurants. You can also find a variety of entertainment such as a piano bar, casino or a dance band in one of the bars. Overnight On-board the Cruise (Breakfast at Hotel, Dinner On-board the Cruise)

Day 06:
Bari Arrival Time: 14:00 hrs. - Departure Time: 20:00 hrs. (ship time)

Arrive in Bari, a port city on the Adriatic Sea, and the capital of southern Italy’s Puglia region. After breakfast, you can enjoy the on-board amenities such as swimming pool, jacuzzi, gaming zone OR proceed for sightseeing in Bari, with our recommended shore excursions. You can spend all morning spending time on the shore or come back to the ship for lunch. Later, you can indulge in the daytime activities onboard, from dance classes, deck and pool, cooking demonstrations or even Italian language classes. Overnight On-board the Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner On-board the Cruise)

Day 07:
High Seas

On the sea day you have all the time of the day to enjoy whatever you wish to do on board. You can enjoy the games arranged by the on-board cruise staff, or the pool deck with retractable glass roof and giant screen, virtual world. There is lots of duty-free shopping on board you can buy your favorite items. There are art auctions that are held on the ship which art lovers can enjoy. In the evening there is a Disco for our adults to enjoy and have a great time on board after a luxurious meal. Overnight On-board the Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner On-board the Cruise) Day 08: Mykonos (Greece) Arrival Time: 08:00 hrs. - Departure Time: 20:00 hrs. Mykonos is a classic Greek Island with whitewashed houses, blue domed churches and windmills. Add a reputation for beautiful beaches and you’ll understand why Mykonos is the most popular island in the Cyclades. While it is primarily known for its wild party scene, Mykonos offers luxury, history, top-notch cuisine, shimmering shores, and unique tours and activities. Thanks to its location, Mykonos is also an island-hopping leading destination. Overnight: Onboard the Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner On-board the Cruise)

Day 09:
Santorini (Greece) Arrival Time: 08:00 hrs. - Departure Time: 18:00 hrs. (ship time)

Arrive in Santorini, the whitewashed villages clinging to the sides of the sea cliffs have made the volcanic island of Santorini one of the most widely photographed places in the world. After breakfast, you can enjoy the on-board amenities such as swimming pool, jacuzzi, gaming zone OR proceed for sightseeing in Santorini, with our recommended shore excursions or chose to walk and explore the city on your own. Overnight On-board the Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner On-board the Cruise)

Day 10:
Katakolon / Olympia (Greece) Arrival Time: 12:00 noon - Departure Time: 18:00 hrs. (ship time)

Arrive in Katakolon, a seaside town in the municipality of Pyrgos in western Elis, Greece. After breakfast, you can enjoy the on board amenities such as swimming pool, jacuzzi, gaming zone OR proceed for sightseeing in Katakolon, with our recommended shore excursions or chose to walk and explore the city on your own. You can spend all morning on the shore or come back to the ship for lunch. Overnight On-board the Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner On-board the Cruise)

Day 11:
High Seas

On the sea day you have all the time of the day to enjoy whatever you wish to do on board. You can enjoy the games arranged by the on-board cruise staff, or the pool deck with retractable glass roof and giant screen, virtual world. There is lots of duty-free shopping on board you can buy your favorite items. There are art auctions that are held on the ship which art lovers can enjoy. In the evening there is a Disco for our adults to enjoy and have a great time on board after a luxurious meal. Overnight On-board the Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner On-board the Cruise)

Day 12:
Departure from Venice – Return back home with pleasant memories!

Arrive into Venice. After breakfast or brunch, proceed to the Milan Airport on your own for your return Journey. Kindly spare a few minutes to share your feedback with your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your Europe tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (Breakfast on Cruise)

Note:

  • In major European cities, there are parking restrictions for coaches, and it is not possible to stop at all the places during the city tour. Your Tour Manager will try his/her best to stop coach wherever possible for a photo stop.
  • The above-mentioned is a tentative itinerary and is subject to change without prior notice. For the exact sailing itinerary, please contact your sales staff.

ITALY
Pisa: 

  • Visit Square of Miracles - See the Leaning Tower of Pisa 
  • Boat & Train Excursion to Cinque Terre

Florence:

  • Guided walking tour

Rome

  • Guided city tour

Vatican: 

  • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica & Square

Venice: 

  • Visit St. Mark’s Square
  • Orientation Tour

ON CRUISE

  • Visit Venice, Marghera
  • Visit Bari, Italy 
  • Visit Mykonos, Greece
  • Visit Santorini, Greece
  • Visit Katakolon / Olympia, Greece 
  • All included On-board amenities such as International Shows, Live Music and more.


Meals
Daily continental breakfast (Breakfast includes bread, butter, jam, cereals, fruit juice, milk and coffee)
04 Indian Jain / vegetarian /non-vegetarian dinners. Meals on board as per the Cruise itinerary.

Note: Packed lunches, if applicable, will be Jain / vegetarian.
L - Lunch | D - Dinner | PL - Packed lunch | PD - Packed Dinner LL - Local Lunch | LD - Local Dinner

1 night at Una / Moxy / Hampton or similar in Milan, Italy.
2 nights at Datini / West Florence or similar in Prato / Florence, Italy.
1 night at Astra / Best western or similar in Ferrara / Padova, Italy.
7 nights in an inside cabin on Costa Cruise.

  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 15 customers).
  • Passport, Visa charges, Airport & Port taxes.
  • Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour.
  • Insurance, laundry, telephone charges, transfers all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Private airport transfers, Cost of Suggested / Optional Excursions.
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Tipping is expected from anyone providing your service e.g. Coach Driver, Local Guides, Hotel & Restaurant staff etc. It is mandatory to tip a nominal amount of EUR 3 per person/per day. For the entire duration of this tour which is 5 Days, the total Tips amount is EUR 15 per person to be paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour.
  • Mandatory Gratuities on Cruise of EURO 11 per person per night. For the entire duration of the cruise which is 7 nights, the total Gratuities amount is EUR 77 per person which is to be paid at the time of boarding your cruise.
  • Cost of Basic Travel Quota equivalent to USD 250,000.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
     

1 night at Una / Moxy / Hampton or similar in Milan, Italy.
2 nights at Datini / West Florence or similar in Prato / Florence, Italy.
1 night at Astra / Best western or similar in Ferrara / Padova, Italy.
7 nights in an inside cabin on Costa Cruise.

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