Rome to Venice Sailing Cruise on Royal Clipper

Join five-masted Royal Clipper sailing along the stunning Amalfi Coast and scenic Croatian Coast from Rome to Venice exploring some of the Mediterranean's most picturesque regions

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11 nights from £1930pp

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Experience the romance of a voyage under full sail on the five-masted Royal Clipper on her unique voyage from Rome to Venice.

Ponza is the first call on this fascinating cruise, offering a taste of true Italy on a laid-back island of outstanding natural beauty. No less charming, enjoy the sophisticated and cultural appeal of Capri and historic Taormina, blessed with spectacular views of snow-capped Mount Etna.

Discover the diverse delights of Corfu and sail the sparkling Adriatic Sea to the picturesque wooded fjord of medieval Kotor and graceful Dubrovnik, Croatia's magnificent city of marble.

S538 Operated by Star Clippers

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Rome to Venice Sailing Itinerary

Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome)

Embark Royal Clipper in Civitavecchia.

Day 2 - Palmarola - Ponza (Italy)

Spend the morning in Palmarola, a craggy island in the Tyrrhenian Sa before approaching the island of Ponza with its beautiful coastline with rocky coves and cliffs which are rich in the precious mineral white betonite, sandy beaches and crystal clear water. It is also home to some excellent restaurants and has its own wine producing region. See the unique the character of the island which has one main road snaking up from the port to the north of the island, giving fantastic panoramic views. In 2016, Royal Clipper will visit Ponza in the morning, followed by Palmarola in the afternoon.

Day 3 - Sorrento

Sorrento is perched above the sea overlooking the Bay of Naples. Sample the locally-produced liquor, Limoncello at one of the cafes on Piazza Tasso, or perhaps take the Circumvesuviana train to nearby Pompeii. There is also an optional tour to glamorous Capri or Pompeii.

Day 4 - Taormina (Sicily)

Taormina is full of culture, history and shopping opportunities. For pastry shops and upmarket Italian designer boutiques, go to Corso Umberto, or for exquisite views of the sea and Mount Etna, visit the much-photographed Greek amphitheatre. There is a cable car from Taormina down to Mazzaro Bay and the nature reserve of Isola Bella.

Day 5 - At sea

En route to Corfu, enjoy the elegant surroundings aboard Royal Clipper.

Day 6 - Corfu (Greece)

Corfu is one of the most beautiful Greek Islands, near the Albanian coast. Relax on the Liston arcade or see the rocky bays and pristine beaches at Paleokastritsa which are overlooked by the monastery of Theotoku.

Day 7 - Kotor (Montenegro)

Medieval Kotor sits at the end of a stunning fjord, backed by wooded hills, with winding lanes, picturesque little squares and an Italianate flavour inherited from a period of Venetian rule. Dominating the town is the magnificent Cathedral of Saint Tryphon.

Day 8 - Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Dubrovnik is a treasure made more precious by its miraculous restoration. Crowned by the Minceta Tower, stroll the 10th-century city walls for views of the city and the sea. The graceful Stradun leads to the Franciscan Monastery, restaurants, shops and the Sponza Palace.

Day 9 - Hvar

The popular island of Hvar has something for everyone; a lively nightlife, seafood restaurants, good bathing beaches, excellent local wines, and the peaceful villages of Vrvoska and Jelsa. For swimming, perhaps cross to the little island of Scedro.

Day 10 - Rovinj

Rovinj, a city in Croatia, is an active fishing port on the western coast. The streets are full of shops, restaurants and bars and the coastal area has some small bays.

Day 11 - Piran (Slovenia)

Often described as an open-air museum, Piran is a very attractive city with a vast and imposing square - the Tartini - which opens onto the waterfront. The town walls have been well-preserved and have seven gates, surrounding many Itallanate buildings from the city's 500-year Venetian rule and medieval red-roofed houses.

Day 12 - Venice (Italy)

Disembark Royal Clipper in Venice.

Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions. Please note the reverse direction is a 10-night cruise which omits Piran.

Price Includes

  • 10 or 11 nights full board accommodation on Royal Clipper in chosen cabin category
  • Package price includes return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and port charges

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional excursions
  • Cruise only price excludes flights, transfers and port charges

Save 10% plus extra exclusive £50pp on 2016 dates! Plus exclusive savings of up to £50pp on 2015 dates. Book by 31 Jan 2016. Prices shown include discounts

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2015 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Venice to Rome (10 nights)

Departure Date Cruise Only Price from
Oct 10£2095

2016 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Rome to Venice (11 nights)

Departure Date Cruise Only Price from
Jun 18; Jul 09, 30£2128

Venice to Rome (10 nights)

Departure Date Cruise Only Price from
Jul 20; Aug 10£1930

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat 6 cabin
  • Rome to Venice Cabin Upgrade Supplements (2016 upgrades include early booking discount):
  • Cat 5 - 2015: £130pp 2016: £104pp
  • Cat 4 - 2015: £435pp 2016: £383pp
  • Cat 3 - 2015: £635pp 2016: £572pp
  • Cat 2 - 2015: £835pp 2016: £747pp
  • Cat 1 - 2015: £1305pp 2016: £1175pp
  • Deluxe Suite - 2015: £2670pp 2016: £2399pp
  • Owner's Suite - 2015: £3095pp 2016: £2777pp
  • Venice to Rome Cabin Upgrade Supplements (2016 upgrades include early booking discount):
  • Cat 5 - 2015: £115pp 2016: £95pp
  • Cat 4 - 2015: £390pp 2016: £347pp
  • Cat 3 - 2015: £580pp 2016: £522pp
  • Cat 2 - 2015: £760pp 2016: £680pp
  • Cat 1 - 2015: £1190pp 2016: £1067pp
  • Deluxe Suite - 2015: £2425pp 2016: £2178pp
  • Owner's Suite - 2015: £2815pp 2016: £2525pp
  • Extras:
  • Port Charges - 10 Night Itinerary: £225pp / 11 Night Itinerary: £245pp
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