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New Luxury Expedition Cruises

Italy Cruise: Hidden Treasures from Florence to Venice 2019

13 Days from TBA

Limited to 150 guests

August 18-30, 2019

Your Italian adventure begins with a two-night stay in Florence, experiencing the best of this Renaissance city and the surrounding Tuscany region. Board the new ‘Le Bougainville’ for a unique 10-night cruise that follows nearly the entire navigable coast of Italy and includes Rome, the Aeolian Islands, Palermo and Taormina (Sicily), and Venice as well as lesser known Bastia in Corsica (France), Manfredonia and Ancona. Enjoy impeccable service and gourmet cuisine on your exclusively chartered luxury expedition ship while A&K’s world-renowned Expedition Team leads you to these breathtaking ports and islands, where fascinating local experts and lecturers reveal the hidden treasures of each locale.

Reserve your space now with a fully refundable deposit. You will have seven days to confirm your reservation after the itinerary and pricing is published.

A&K Advantages

Spend two nights in a luxury hotel in the heart of Florence and enjoy a welcome event in the breathtaking Tuscan countryside

Cruise the coastline of Italy for 10 nights aboard new ‘Le Bougainville,’ featuring luxurious balcony accommodations for every guest

Discover Italy your way in each port, choosing from included, expertly crafted excursions for a range of interests

Engage in an enriching lecture program given by our deeply knowledgeable experts

Experience the French island of Corsica, where you enjoy a private polyphonic choir concert

Cruise to the Aeolian Islands and enjoy views of volcanic Stromboli Island

Spend two full days exploring the exotic riches of Sicily, where you also join your fellow guests for a private gala dinner

Trek through Puglia’s coastal Parco Nazionale del Gargano, one of the largest national parks in Italy

From Ancona, visit the mountain town of Urbino or Villa Imperiale in Pesaro, formerly a Sforza residence

Enjoy a full day of exploration in grand, timelessly romantic Venice


*PLEASE NOTE: This journey contains some active elements and is subject to change based elements beyond A&K’s control, including weather and sea conditions. The final itinerary will be determined at the sole discretion of the Captain and Expedition Leader.

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