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Italy Cruise Tour – Escorted Italy Tour to Lake Como, Milan, Parma and Adriatic Cruise from Venice to Greece
  • Flights NYC-Milan, Venice-NYC. Call 305.914.0220 for airfare from your city.
  • Tour Lake Como, Bellagio, Milan, Parma, Cinque Terre
  • Airline fuel surcharges
  • 11 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Hotel Metropole Suisse, Como
    • 2 nights Starhotel Du Parc, Parma
    • 7 nights Splendour of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International® 7 night cruise to Greek Isles and Turkey
    • Italian city hotel taxes
  • All transfers
  • 25 meals: 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 2-6)
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Escorted Italy Tour and Adriatic Cruise Special Features

  • Excursion to Bellagio on Lake Como
  • Parma cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano) & Parma ham (Prosciutto di Parma) tasting, Parma
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Lake Como and Parma Italy Tour with Venice Cruise

2012 Italy Cruise Tour – Lake Como and Parma Escorted Tour with 7 night Greek Isles and Turkey Cruise
Italy Cruise Tour 2012 June 18 $1919 $3239*

Italy Cruise Tour 2012 July 16 $2069 $3359*
Italy Cruise Tour 2012 August 13 $1969 $3339*
Italy Cruise Tour 2012 September 10 $1949 $2849*
Italy Cruise Tour 2012 September 24 $1869 $2769*
Italy Cruise Tour 2012 November 5 $1669 $2569*

Italy Escorted Tour to Lake Como, Milan, and Parma plus Cruise from Venice Itinerary:

DAY 1, Monday – Depart USA
Depart the USA for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey.

DAY 2, Tuesday – Arrive in Milan, Transfer to Como
Arrive in Milan and transfer to your hotel in Como. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escort, followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight: Como
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday – Lake Como Cruise to Bellagio
Today, cruise the scenic waters of Lake Como to the quiet village of Bellagio. With the Italian Alps in view to the north, enjoy time at leisure to saunter the slender streets and alleyways, lined with craft shops, villas, boutiques and cafés. This afternoon, sail back to Como and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Como
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday – Milan City Tour, Travel to Parma, Parma City Tour
This morning, depart for a panoramic tour of Milan. Upon arrival, begin your tour of the city at Sforza Castle, then proceed to Duomo Cathedral Square and walk the Victor Emmanuel Galleria, a pedestrian mall built in the 1800s, featuring a large arched glass ceiling. Continue to head South to Parma, with a stop en route for a Parma Cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano) & Parma Ham (Prosciutto di Parma) tasting. Enjoy an afternoon tour of Parma including the baptistery of the Parma Cathedral, considered to be one of the most important medieval monuments in Europe
Overnight: Parma
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Friday – Full Day in Parma
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Parma
Optional: Cinque Terre Tour, $95

Visit the spectacular Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here, five small villages are suspended between sea and earth, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea, set beside hills where the land’s finest wine grapes are grown. Return to Parma. Pickup details to be advised locally.
Overnight: Parma
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday – Travel to Venice, Embark Cruise
This morning depart Parma and drive to Venice. Stop enroute for a visit of a Balsamic vinegar producing factory and tasting. Once in Venice, embark your cruise and begin exploring the many unique features of your floating hotel. The ship will set sail for Bari at 5:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Sunday – Full Day in Bari, Italy
Arrive in Bari around 12:00pm. This seaside town on Italy’s Adriatic Coast has been inhabited since pre-Roman times. Perhaps visit the old section of the city with its twisting streets and numerous piazzas, or visit the Basilica of St. Nicholas, built in the 11th century and today houses the remains of one of the most well-known saints. Sail tonight at 8:00 pm for Corfu
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Monday – Full Day in Corfu
Arrive to Corfu, Greece at 8:00 am. Known as the “Emerald Island” because of its lush greenery and breathtaking beauty, Corfu is one of the hidden treasures of the Mediterranean. The second largest of the seven Ionian Islands, Corfu has a breathtaking coastline and a lush countryside filled with olive groves, cypress, lemon and orange trees. Perhaps hike to the top of Mount Pantokrator for a panoramic view of the island’s natural beauty. Set sail at 3:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Tuesday – Full Day in Santorini
At 12:00 pm arrive on the Greek Island of Santorini, known throughout the world for its stunning Red Beach, colorful sunsets, and whitewashed buildings along the sea-cliffs. Its harbor, the island’s distinctive caldera, was formed thousands of years ago by one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions in history. This event, which created the island’s placid harbor, is believed to have led to the demise of the ancient Minoan culture and inspired several Greek myths. Set sail at 8:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10, Wednesday – Full Day in Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
This morning, arrive to Kusadasi at 7:00 am. Renowned for its beaches and attractive view of the Aegean, Kusadasi is near to several historical sites including Ephesus, a city created by the Ionians in the 11th century B.C. and later expanded by the Romans to become a powerful trading and religious center. Sail for Katakolon at 5:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Thursday – Full Day in Katakolon
Arrive in Katakolon at 12:00pm. This small, picturesque seaside town is located only a short drive away from Olympia, where the ancient Greeks held athletic games in honor of their gods. Today, there is an extensive archaeological site and a remarkable set of ruins which include a gymnasium and stadium. If you’d prefer to relax in town, visit one of the seaside cafés and admire the beauty of the Mediterranean while sampling some local mezes (Greek snacks) and sipping ouzo. Continue sailing at 7:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12, Friday – At Sea
Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you sail across the sparkling Mediterranean. Take the chance to explore the amazing amenities of your ship. Relax by the pools, take in a show at the theater or try your luck at the casino this evening
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13, Sunday – Depart for the USA
This morning, arrive to Venice at 7:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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