Charm of the Italian coastline and Lake Maggiore

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Suitable for: 16-99
Physical rating:Moderate
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Titan with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

Begin your Italy cruise-and-stay holiday in Sorrento, with the chance to experience Pompeii. After exploring Amalfi and the beautiful Sicilian town of Syracuse, you'll reach Puglia, where pink-washed baroque towns, endless orchards and olive groves provide a quintessential Italian experience. An overnight stop in romantic Venice completes this fantastic cruise of Italy. We'll then enjoy a short break on Lake Maggiore, where your balcony room allows you to admire views of the mighty Alps melting into the inky waters of the lake. .......read more

Itinerary

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Rome. On arrival, we transfer to Civitavecchia and embark our ship with time to settle in to our luxurious surroundings on board, before we begin our cruise.

Looking out from Sorrento is the isle of Capri. The island is divided into two main parts, Capri and Anacapri. Capri is full of Italian luxury, with designer stores and five-star hotels lining the streets, while Anacapri is slightly more down-to-earth. Make sure you take a relaxing chair lift ride to the very top of the island, as the views are jaw-droppingly gorgeous. Ship to shore tender service.

Live it up in the land of limoncello. Perched on one of the world's most stunning coastlines, Amalfi delivers a true Italian experience. Discover unique shops and galleries, take a thrilling cliffside drive, or stay close to the shore and live la dolce vita. Ship to shore tender service.

Classic sights like the Ortygia, Neapolis, and the Basilica of Santa Lucia are always worth a visit, but if you’re looking for something a little more offbeat, take in a puppet theatre show - a traditional form of Sicilian entertainment. The stunning Fonte Aretusa was once the source of the city’s drinking water, and now the pond and surrounding area is a scenic spot, perfect for a picnic lunch.

Spend the day sailing in style aboard your boutique hotel at sea. Indulge in a treatment at Sanctum Spa, stay shipshape with a class at the fitness centre, or lounge the day away on the sunny pool deck. In the evening, savour inspired Italian cuisine at Aqualina, or relish in a classic steakhouse experience at Prime C Plus, you’ll find plenty of exciting evening entertainment, from thrilling shows at Cabaret Lounge to intimate performances in the Living Room.

Once used by Holy Roman Emperors as a base for their Crusades to the Holy Lands, Brindisi is a hidden gem in Italy's Puglia region. With sprawling orchards and olive groves, and pink-washed baroque towns nearby, it's the quintessential Italian experience. One must-see for history buffs is the temple of St Giovanna - rumoured to be the home of the Knights Templar.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kotor is filled with churches, shops, bars, restaurants, and hidden piazzas (the latter are perfect for enjoying Montenegrin wines like the red Vranac or dry white Krstac). The entire city is surrounded by stone, both in the form of imposing Mount Saint John and by towering ancient walls, creating a cosy feeling of protection when you walk the cobblestone streets.

A beacon on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, Ancona is a city steeped in over 2,400 years of history. Walk beneath Ancona’s towering marble Arco di Traiano, tour the Ancona Cathedral - built high above the Old Town atop an ancient Roman temple - and explore millennia of human history at Marche National Archaeological Museum.

Nestled up against Slovenia and at the intersection of Latin, Slavic and Germanic cultures, Trieste’s historic grandeur still captivates, from the Roman amphitheatre to the city core’s array of noble buildings.

Experience Venice, one of the most captivating - and romantic - cities in the world. Tour the city’s cobblestone streets and overarching bridges, or take to the water and explore the canals on a water taxi or gondola. As you make your way through the city, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to shop, sample delicious Veneto wines, or people watch in Piazza San Marco.

We disembark and meet with a local guide for the transfer to Baveno and our hotel, where you can enjoy beautiful views of Lake Maggiore from your room. The afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy lovely Baveno.

We set off to see the baroque architecture and magnificent gardens of the Borromean Islands. On our private boat tour, we’ll glide across the serene waters of Lake Maggiore - Italy's second-largest lake - to explore Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori.

Enjoy a day at leisure to take in all the town has to offer. Baveno has a quiet, unassuming beauty and the kind of charm unique to the Italian Lakes. Set back from the waterfront in the heart of the town is a little clutch of narrow, cobbled streets that emerge out onto a 16th-century square with a beautiful Romanesque church.

We transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. On arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

What's Included

Included
  • 3 nights in hotels and 10 nights cruise on Azamara Quest® (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with British Airways from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • Half-day excursion to the Borromean Islands
  • 33 meals: 13 breakfasts (days 2-14) 9 lunches (days 2-10) 11 dinners (days 1-11) 2 excursions and visits
  • Azamara cultural event Plus
  • US$300 per stateroom onboard credit
  • Complimentary speciality restaurant dining package of three meals
  • Bottle of sparkling wine per stateroom on arrival
  • Selected spirits, beers, wines, bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffee and teas
  • Gratuities for stateroom attendants, bar and dining/waiting staff
  • Shuttle service to and from port communities where available
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Local guide in Lake Maggiore
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

Dates

Touring with Titan Travel

As one of the UK’s leading escorted holiday companies, Titan Travel offers an award-winning collection of holidays and tours in incredible destinations on all seven continents. In addition to scooping 20 British Travel Awards, 4 British Cruise Awards and a Telegraph Travel Award in 2018, the company won a Globe Travel Award and achieved Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended status in 2019, meaning you can have complete confidence in booking your escorted holiday and experiences with this great travel brand.

With a vast array of destination choices and so many carefully planned escorted tours available, it’s easy to find your perfect holiday with Titan Travel. The company does, in fact, offer over 400 exciting itineraries visiting around 100 destinations across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australasia, India, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean, the Middle East, North America, South America and Central America. And as your Titan Travel holiday includes a VIP door-to-door service, your escorted holiday starts and ends at your front door. This means planning your touring holiday is super easy, so the only hard part is choosing where to go!

One of the best things about Titan Travel is that they cover all holiday types and have something for everyone, from coach tours, escorted train and rail holiday tours and short UK breaks to Christmas holidays and a wide variety of river and ocean cruises. Whether you want to explore the Slovenian coast from the bow of a boat, see the monumental glaciers and snow-dusted mountains of the Alaskan fjords or even attend a traditional tea ceremony in Japan, Titan Travel boasts an unbeatable collection of touring holidays and unique solo and group travel experiences. Plus, you’ll have peace of mind that everything’s taken care of - including any airport transfers, excursions and chosen escorted tours.

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Duration:0 Nights
Suitable for: 16-99
Physical rating:Moderate
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Titan with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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