Italy Intensive Voyage

21 September - 3 October 2019

Duration

12 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

10 Ports

21 September

Setting sail from Monte Carlo

Renowned for its casino, its Grand Prix and its oligarch-friendly tax policies, Monte Carlo is glamour and hedonism personified, with a price tag to match. Wedged between Italy and France on the Côte d'Azur, this little principality enjoys a lovely setting, the villas and penthouses tumbling down the hillside towards the sweeping blue expanse of the Mediterranean. Most visitors won't feel the need (or be able to afford) to stay more than a day or two, but the Prince's Palace and the Oceanographic Museum are both well worth a visit. Enter the casino at your own risk...

Don't miss

Make sure you’re outside the Prince’s Palace by 11.55 am sharp for the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony; it’s a wonderful spectacle that always draws a crowd.

22 September

Italy: Portofino

23-24 September

Italy: Florence / Pisa (Livorno)

25 September

Italy: Rome (Civitavecchia)

26 September

Italy: Sorrento

27 September

Italy: Amalfi

28 September

Italy: Taormina

29 September

Italy: Brindisi

30 September

At sea

1 October

Italy: Ravenna

2-3 October

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.

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.

The Ship

Your home from home

Azamara Illes des Saintes
Azmara Pool Deck
Azamara Continent Suite

Not too big yet not too small, Azamara Journey & Quest are excellent small ships which offer a welcoming and relaxed club-like atmosphere.

What we love

Azamara Club Cruises are focused on providing destination immersion by spending as much time in port as possible, with itineraries designed to include overnight stays and late evening departures. Enjoy more time to discover the local culture and when back onboard relax and enjoy the host of inclusions.

Capacity 686 Guests
Crew 408 International Staff
Style Relaxed, club-like atmosphere
Inclusions
  • All meals in the main restaurants
  • Select spirits, beers and wines
  • Soft drinks and specialty coffee
  • Gratuities
  • Unlimited use of Fitness Centre
  • All onboard entertainment
More about Azamara Journey

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Monte-Carlo Bay, Monaco

Where to stay in Monte Carlo

We prefer the Monte-Carlo Bay to the city hotels, lovely sea views and next to the beach.

Driving a Ferrari in Monte Carlo

See Monte Carlo in style

If you like luxury or performance cars, rent one - a Ferrari or a Lamborghini - and drive along the Corniche.

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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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP