Continental Explorer

1 November - 27 November 2018

Duration

26 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Italy

Ports

18 Ports

1-2 November

Setting sail from 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.

Our tip

The long, long queues for St Marks might put you off, but just book online in advance for timed entrance and bypass the exhausted tourists.

3 November

Croatia: Dubrovnik

4 November

Montenegro: Kotor

5 November

At sea

6 November

Malta: Valletta

7 November

Italy: Taormina

8 November

Italy: Naples

9 November

Italy: Rome (Civitavecchia)

10 November

Italy: Florence / Pisa (Livorno)

11 November

Monaco: Monaco

12 November

France: Marseille

13 November

Spain: Barcelona

14 November

Spain: Alicante

15 November

Spain: Málaga

16 November

At sea

17 November

Canary Islands: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

18 November

Canary Islands: Santa Cruz de La Palma

19-23 November

At sea

24 November

Puerto Rico: San Juan

25 November

At sea

26 November

Bahamas: Great Stirrup Cay

27 November

Arriving in Miami

Miami is a pulsating modern city, a cultural crossroads where Cuban émigrés rub shoulders with affluent New Yorkers topping up on winter sun, and where you're just as likely to hear Spanish or Caribbean patois being spoken as you are English. Downtown Miami is a destination in its own right, with a host of world class galleries including the fantastic MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), but it's still Miami Beach that draws the biggest crowds. The Art Deco district around South Beach is very much back in vogue, with new restaurants, bars and luxury developments sprouting up all over the place.

Don't miss

People watching in South Beach – glamorous gay guys on skates with miniature dogs in slings…

The Ship

Your home from home

Marina in port
Marina and Riviera La Reserve
Marina and Riviera Polo Grill

Purpose built for Oceania and bursting with style, sister ships Marina & Riviera are the perfect combination: small enough to be friendly and large enough to offer great facilities.

What we love

Above all, we love the fact that these ships are packed full of fabulous stuff - loads of amazing dining options, a collection of amazing artworks, wonderful learning opportunities and great accommodation. All of this is combined with the Oceania signatures: well-designed port intensive itineraries, great food, and a relaxed ambience.

Capacity 1250 Guests
Crew 800 International Staff
Style Easy going and unpretentious, and at the same time stylish and oozing quality, Oceania's O class ships are a great choice for inquisitive and engaged travellers who enjoy good food.
Inclusions
  • All meals even in the speciality restaurants
  • Room service dining 24 hours a day
  • All soft drinks, bottled water, specialty coffees, teas and juices
  • Shuttle service from ship to city centre in many ports of call
  • Airfare (conditions apply)
  • Internet (conditions apply)
  • Loads of extras for Concierge Class and above
More about Riviera

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
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.

The Betsy hotel, Miami

Where to stay in Miami

Glamorous, hip, or so cool you freeze? Lots of choice… but we really like the Betsy.

Florida Keys

See more of Florida

If you have a few days get down to the Florida Keys – magnificent.

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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