A Taste Of The Riviera

8 April - 30 April 2019

Duration

22 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Portugal

Ports

20 Ports

8 April

Setting sail from Lisbon

The roots of historic Lisbon's fame lie in its strategic position on the edge of the Atlantic and the fact it offers one of the world's greatest natural harbours. No surprise therefore that it became the home of the world's most famous explorers such as Vasco da Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator. Built on seven hills, we always find Lisbon to be soulful, captivating and picturesque, with architecture which reflects its status as a great port.

Our tip

The appeal of Lisbon lies in the city itself with its two distinct architectural styles: the 16th century Belem district (Manueline) and the 18th century city centre (Pomabaline). Our tip: potter about...

9 April

At sea

10 April

Portugal: Funchal

11 April

Canary Islands: Santa Cruz de La Palma

12 April

Canary Islands: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

13 April

Canary Islands: Lanzarote

14 April

Morocco: Agadir

15 April

Morocco: Casablanca

16 April

Spain: Cádiz

17 April

At sea

18 April

Spain: Barcelona

19 April

Spain: Mahon

20 April

France: Marseille

21 April

Monaco: Monte Carlo

22 April

Italy: Florence / Pisa (Livorno)

23 April

Italy: Rome (Civitavecchia)

24 April

Italy: Sorrento

25 April

Italy: Taormina

26 April

Greece: Corfu

27 April

Montenegro: Kotor

28 April

Croatia: Dubrovnik

29-30 April

Arriving in Venice

Venice is a city like no other, a marble maze of turquoise canals criss-crossed by beautiful bridges, overflowing with palaces, churches and charming little piazzas. No matter how many times you've seen it in photographs, that first glimpse of the Grand Canal will simply take your breath away; it hardly seems credible that such a eye-popping scene could exist outside of a Canaletto painting. Of course Venice is a city that draws big crowds, especially in summer, but don't let this put you off; even the busiest areas are never more than a few steps from a quiet courtyard or a secluded square.

Don't miss

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection houses an eclectic assortment of works from the likes of Picasso, Magritte and Jackson Pollock. There is also a lovely garden facing on to the Grand Canal, with a rather rude sculpture of a rider on horseback.

The Ship

Your home from home

Regent Seven Seas Explorer at sea
Regent Seven Seas Explorer - Pool deck
Regent Seven Seas Explorer - Penthouse Suite

When luxury goes exploring, you are on a Regent ship. Seven Seas Explorer takes the Regent experience one step forward.

What we love

Just 750 guests enjoy the perfect balance of space and intimacy on Seven Seas Explorer. With plenty of comfort and great value for money, she steps up the classic Regent luxury offering with their signature spacious accommodation, a relaxed and unpretentious style and loads of good dining choices. The most all-inclusive of all luxury lines.

Capacity 750 Guests
Crew 542 International Staff
Style

Regent Seven Seas offers luxury without pretensions - not too dressy, and with lots of focus on the itineraries. So - with their excellent all-inclusive offer - you might get off the ship without having to pay a single further penny!

Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues including room service
  • All alcoholic drinks throughout the ship
  • Flights to and from the ship
  • A full selection of shore excursions
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Sports and fitness facilities
  • Gratuities
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Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Pousada de Lisboa, Lisbon

Our recommended hotel

The Pousada de Lisboa, newly opened in May 2015, has a great location in the heart of the city and an interior to wow you.

Palace de Pena, Sintra

Take a day trip from Lisbon

Visit Sintra – Roman and Moorish influences make this magical city with its fairytale palaces and extravagant villas a must.

Hotel Metropole, Venice

Our favourite hotel in Venice

The Metropole is an old favourite for its quieter location and lovely lagoon views.

See more of the Veneto

If you’ve time, take the train to Padova and visit the Scrovegni Chapel.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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