Mediterranean Empires

21 April - 10 May 2018

Duration

19 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Spain

Ports

16 Ports

21 April

Setting sail from Barcelona

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, is one of our favourite ports of call. From the warren-like medieval streets of the Barri Gòtic to the fantastical modernist architecture of Antoni Gaudí, from the dizzy heights of Mount Tibidabo to the golden sands of Barceloneta, there's never a dull moment in this most beguiling of cities. Take a stroll along the Ramblas, soak up the wonderful art of Picasso and Miró, or watch Lionel Messi work his mesmerising magic at the Camp Nou. Barcelona is truly a city with something for everyone.

Our tip

For the ultimate boozy lunch head to Can Paixano, also known as La Xampanyeria, where local residents, office workers and the odd adventurous tourist crowd around the bar and tuck into sandwiches washed down with Cava.

22 April

At sea

23 April

Spain: Cádiz

24 April

Portugal: Lisbon

25 April

At sea

26 April

Portugal: Funchal

27 April

Canary Islands: Santa Cruz de La Palma

28 April

Canary Islands: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

29 April

Canary Islands: Lanzarote

30 April

At sea

1 May

Morocco: Tangier

2 May

At sea

3 May

Spain: Barcelona

4 May

Spain: Valencia

5 May

Spain: Palma de Mallorca

6 May

France: Ajaccio

7 May

Italy: Florence / Pisa (Livorno)

8 May

Italy: Portofino

9 May

France: Antibes

9-10 May

Arriving in Monaco

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.

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 Arts, Barcelona

Where to stay in Barcelona

The lovely Hotel Arts on the sea front is perfectly located for a pre- or post-cruise stay, and has great restaurants too.

Girona, Spain

Explore Catalonia

Take a day trip to the attractive city of Girona, with its fascinating mix of Gothic, Moorish and Modernist architecture, as well as an exceptionally well preserved Jewish Quarter.

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.

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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