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Vienna Rome

ISLES & EMPIRES CRUISE

& VENICE TO VIENNA

BY RAIL

Fly cruise holiday aboard Riviera

History will unfold before you on this captivating cruise and stay

holiday. Explore the ancient city of Rome before boarding Riviera

for a luxury eight night voyage and visit historic ports of call in

Italy, Greece, Montenegro and Croatia as you make your way to

Venice. Then embark on a scenic, ten-hour rail journey through

the breathtaking snow-capped mountains of the Austrian Alps, via

Innsbruck to Vienna, Austria, where your trip will conclude with a

three night stay.

Included in the price:

• Return flights from London

Gatwick

• One nights' four-star bed-andbreakfast

accommodation in

Rome, Italy

• Most transfers

12 NIGHTS PRICES FROM

£1999PER PERSON

YOUR ITINERARY:

Day 1: Fly UK to Rome, Italy - Fly from

London Gatwick to Rome. Upon arrival

transfer to a centrally located four-star

hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Rome, Italy - After breakfast

transfer to Civitavecchia port and embark

Riviera for your eight-night cruise

Day 3: Sorrento/Capri, Italy - Visit

Beautiful Capri, with its stunning

panoramas, villages, charming piazzas

and the Villa San Michele.

Day 4: Taormina (Sicily), Italy - Enjoy

magnificent panoramic views on the way

up to the town, where you can stroll down

medieval lanes past stunning palaces. See

the famed Greek theatre and its fantastic

view of Mount Etna.

Day 5: Argostoli (Cephalonia), Greece

- The capital of the island of Cephalonia

resides in a sheltered bay along Koutavos

Lagoon, where you might catch a

glimpse of a loggerhead turtle. The stone

obelisk of the Drapano Bridge and the

Lighthouse of Saint Theodore are two of

the island's distinctive landmarks.

Day 7: Zadar, Croatia - A hidden gem

of the Adriatic, Zadar offers beautiful

beaches, charming promenades,

preserved ancient architecture and

fascinating historical monuments.

Day 8: Koper, Slovenia - Originally built

on an island surrounded by swampland

that was later drained, Koper was known

as "Goat's Island" when it was under

Venetian rule.

Day 9: Venice, Italy (overnight onboard)

- Savour the majestic beauty of this

amazing city as you glide along its canals

and under its bridges, opulent palazzi and

elegant churches lining the route.

Day 10: Venice to Vienna by rail - After

breakfast onboard, disembark and

independently transfer to Venice train

station for your rail journey to Vienna, via

Innsbruck. Sit back and relax and enjoy

the beautiful scenery from your first-class

seats. Upon arrival independently transfer

to your five-star centrally located hotel

in Vienna.

Day 11: Vienna, Austria - Vienna is

known as the City of Music and is often

described as Europe's cultural capital.

The city is a dream destination for anyone

with an interest in history or the arts

with a wealth of cultural attractions and

sightseeing opportunities to be found, all

of which can easily be discovered either

on foot, or by using the city's excellent

public transport network, which is easy

to navigate. Music lovers are in for a

treat in the City of Music, Vienna was the

birthplace of the waltz and the home

and work place to some of the world's

greatest ever composers; including

Mozart, Beethoven, Franz Schubert, the

Strauss family and Johannes Brahms to

name a few. Today, their influence can still

be found, inspiring theatre productions

and opera performances across the city.

Day 12: Romantic Danube Valley Tour

from Vienna - Enjoy A full-day excursion

by bus and boat which will show you the

beauty of the Wachau Valley. Through

this romantic scenery full of history and

legends the Danube winds its way past

charming old villages and vineyards. The

old castles tell us all about the former

importance of this trade route and

one of them - Dürnstein - is especially

famous, as King Richard The Lionheart

was imprisoned while waiting for his

ransom to arrive from England, raised

by his faithful Minstrel Blondel. During

a romantic boat-trip the history comes

alive. The heart of the Wachau is the

old wine-merchants' town Krems. The

highlight of this excursion will be the visit

of the Benedictine Abbey of Melk, one of

Austria´s most famous Baroque buildings,

Here you will have the opportunity to

take lunch at the Abbey Restaurant (not

included).

Day 13: Fly Vienna to UK.

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Date 2015 Balcony Concierge Balcony Penthouse Suite

18 Aug 2015 £1999 £2049 £2269

Taormina

• Eight nights' five-star fullboard

cruise on board Riviera

• Free onboard gratuities

• Rail journey from Venice to

Vienna in first-class seats

• Three nights' five-star

bed-and-breakfast

accommodation in Vienna,

Austria

• Free full-day Danube Valley

Tour from Vienna

• Free Hop on Hop off Bus

sightseeing tour, Vienna

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