Flights included!

Luxury Mediterranean Voyage, Trio of Italian Lakes & Scenic Swiss Rail Journey

   
Destination:
Rome, Italy
Duration:
32 Nights
Offer ends:
30 August 2024
Valid for travel:
26 May 2025, 6 August 2025, 13 September 2025

Details

Delve into the historical riches, mouth-watering cuisine, delightful landscapes and cultural treasures of the Eastern Mediterranean during a luxury cruise, paired with an Italian Lakes escape and hotel stay in Rome.


Your holiday begins in the ancient city of Rome where you’ll enjoy a two-night hotel stay before embarking the lavish Oosterdam for your memorable Mediterranean odyssey. Across 21-nights, you’ll explore some of the most desirable destinations across Italy, Greece, Türkiye, and Croatia. Highlights of which include Naples, Kotor, Mykonos, and an overnight in port in İstanbul.

Disembarking in Trieste, you’ll transfer to Lake Garda for a three-night stay and tour of a local winery. A full-day exploration of Lake Como unveils its historic splendour before a four-night stay in Lake Maggiore, where you’ll traverse the Alps aboard the Bernina Train to St. Moritz.

Inside – Twin Share (33 nights based on 26 May 2025 departure)
From Sydney $9,999* per person based on twin share
From Adelaide $10,399* per person based on twin share
From Perth $9,999* per person based on twin share
From Melbourne $10,299* per person based on twin share
From Brisbane $10,299* per person based on twin share
From Tasmania $10,599* per person based on twin share

Ocean View – Twin Share (33 nights based on 26 May 2025 departure)
From Sydney $10,999* per person based on twin share
From Adelaide $11,399* per person based on twin share
From Perth $10,999* per person based on twin share
From Melbourne $11,299* per person based on twin share
From Brisbane $11,299* per person based on twin share
From Tasmania $11,599* per person based on twin share

Verandah – Twin Share (33 nights based on 26 May 2025 departure)
From Sydney $11,999* per person based on twin share
From Adelaide $11,399* per person based on twin share
From Perth $11,999* per person based on twin share
From Melbourne $12,299* per person based on twin share
From Brisbane $12,299* per person based on twin share
From Tasmania $12,599* per person based on twin share

Suite – Twin Share (33 nights based on 26 May 2025 departure)
From Sydney $14,999* per person based on twin share
From Adelaide $15,399* per person based on twin share
From Perth $14,999* per person based on twin share
From Melbourne $15,299* per person based on twin share
From Brisbane $15,299* per person based on twin share
From Tasmania $15,599* per person based on twin share

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Inclusions

  • 21 night full-board cruise onboard Oosterdam
  • Overnight in port in Istanbul
  • 2 night four-star stay in Rome at the Grand Hotel Palatino with breakfast
  • 4-night four-star stay in Lake Maggiore at the Zacchera Hotel Collection with breakfast
  • 3-night four-star stay in Lake Garda at the Du Lac et Du Parc Grand Resort with breakfast
  • Scenic rail journey through the Swiss Alps on board the Centovalli Railway
  • Fully Escorted Tours: Full day trip to Lake Como, half day Lake Garda wine tasting
  • All flights+, taxes and transfers

Itinerary

Day 1 – Fly Overnight to Rome
Your holiday begins as you fly from Australia to your destination.

Days 2-3 - Rome: Hotel Stay
Rome leaves an indelible mark on every traveller’s heart. Steeped in rich heritage, the iconic Colosseum and Pantheon will transport you back in time, while Vatican City, an independent city-state, is home to St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.

Day 4 – Civitavecchia: Embark Ship
Step on board Holland America’s Oosterdam for a remarkable voyage to cherish. With its elegant design and sophisticated amenities, Oosterdam provides a perfect blend of comfort and style.

Day 5 - Naples
Unleash your wanderlust in Naples, Italy’s vibrant gem. With its stunning bay, Mount Vesuvius, and captivating attractions like the Royal Palace and Pompeii, Naples promises an enriching journey through history and natural beauty.

Day 6 – Taormina
Taormina, Italy – a captivating blend of history and beauty, where ancient ruins and stunning coastal views harmoniously coexist. Let your senses dance amidst the charming streets and vibrant culture.

Day 7 – Valletta
Discover Valletta, Malta’s captivating capital, where ornate palaces, museums, and historic fortifications await. Stroll the narrow streets with overhanging balconies, immerse in its rich heritage, and let Valletta’s charm inspire your every step.

Day 8 – Relax at sea

Day 9 – Kotor
Prepare to be enchanted by Kotor, Montenegro’s crown jewel. With ancient cobblestone streets, majestic fjords, immerse yourself in its rich history. Let Kotor’s beauty leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Day 10 – Corfu
Corfu: A captivating blend of history and natural beauty. Wander through Venetian streets, bask in golden sunsets, and indulge in mouthwatering cuisine. Immerse yourself in the island’s allure and create lifelong memories..

Day 11 – Argostoli
Argostoli, a picturesque town in Kefalonia, Greece, enchants with its Ionian beauty. From stunning beaches to charming streets, it offers a blend of relaxation, culture, and Mediterranean allure.

Day 12 – Chania
Chania is a captivating destination that seamlessly blends history, culture, and natural beauty. Discover its charming Venetian harbour, lined with colourful buildings and bustling waterfront cafes, and dine on traditional Cretan dishes and fresh seafood, complemented by remarkable hospitality.

Day 13 – Náfplion
Step into the enchanting embrace of Náfplion, Greece. Lose yourself in its labyrinthine streets, adorned with neoclassical architecture, and let history unfold before your eyes in this captivating seaside town of legends.

Day 14 – Piraeus
Discover the vibrant spirit of Piraeus, Greece. From ancient wonders to bustling markets, this port city invites you to embrace its rich history, soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere, and create unforgettable memories.

Day 15 – Kuşadası
Kuşadası, Turkey, captivates with its Aegean allure. From the historic Ephesus ruins to pristine beaches and a vibrant bazaar, it offers a delightful fusion of history, culture, and relaxation.

Day 16 – Relax at sea

Day 17 – 18 – İstanbul: Overnight in Port
İstanbul, where East and West converge. Immerse in rich history, savour exotic cuisine, and feel the heartbeat of diverse cultures. Let this enchanting city awaken your senses and expand your horizons.

Day 19 – Mykonos
Experience the enchantment of Mykonos, Greece – a vibrant island transformed by tourism. Explore its whitewashed streets, historic landmarks, and lively nightlife. Let Mykonos captivate your senses and leave you spellbound by its irresistible allure..

Day 20 – Chania
Uncover Chania’s charm: Venetian architecture, bustling markets, and mouthwatering cuisine. Lose yourself in its labyrinthine streets, bask in the Mediterranean sun, and create unforgettable memories. Explore Chania, the essence of Crete.

Day 21 – Katakolon
Embark on a voyage to Katakolon, Greece’s coastal gem. Immerse yourself in its rich history, stroll along picturesque street, and indulge in delectable cuisine. Let Katakolon awaken your passion for exploration and cultural immersion.

Day 22 – Sarandë
Sarandë, a coastal gem nestled in Albania’s embrace. Discover its turquoise waters, ancient ruins, and warm hospitality. Let the Mediterranean charm and breathtaking vistas awaken your wanderlust and ignite your soul’s longing for adventure.

Day 23 – Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia’s “Pearl of the Adriatic,” enchants with medieval charm and coastal beauty. Historic city walls, cobblestone streets, and stunning views make it a captivating blend of history and scenery.

Day 24 – Relax at sea

Day 25 – Venice: Disembark & Lake Garda Hotel Stay
After disembarking in Trieste, today you’ll transfer to Lake Garda. Explore charming lakeside towns like Sirmione and Malcesine with their medieval castles and narrow streets, or simply relax at your hotel amid the charming surroundings.

Day 26 – Lake Garda: Tour & Hotel Stay
Take a half-day tour of a local winery to discover how Lake Garda’s temperate climate, mineral-rich soil and abundance of sunshine create the perfect ‘terroir’ for winemaking, and sample typical local wines with nibbles.

Day 27 – Lake Garda: Hotel Stay
Savour a final day in Lake Garda. Find a quiet waterfront trattoria to relax in while the waves of the lake gently lap at the harbour walls. Or head out into the bucolic countryside where you’ll find olive groves and vineyards galore.

Day 28 – Lake Como: Tour & Lake Maggiore Hotel Stay
Experience a full-day tour of the beautiful Lake Como. This stunning lake, nestled amid the Rhaetian Alps, boasts charming ancient villages, historic gardens, and mesmerising lakeside villas. Next, check into your Lake Maggiore hotel.

Day 29 – Lake Maggiore: Hotel Stay
Wake up in Lake Maggiore and embrace this uniquely stunning area of Italy. Nestled in the foothills of the Italian and Swiss Alps, Lake Maggiore’s lush green hillsides and picturesque towns create a serene atmosphere.

Day 30 – Lake Maggiore: Tour & Hotel Stay
Today you’ll ride the Centovalli Express through the picturesque “One Hundred Valleys” between Domodossola and Locarno. Witness cascading waterfalls, alpine meadows, and lush vineyards on an unforgettable 52-kilometre journey.

Day 31 – Lake Maggiore: Hotel Stay
During a final day at leisure on the shores of Lake Maggiore, you could explore the Borromean Islands, with their magnificent palaces and enchanting gardens, or take a boat ride to discover charming lakeside villages.

Days 32 – 33 – Lake Maggiore: Fly Home
Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 27 Jun 2024 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfares are based on economy flights and include taxes, carriers terms and conditions apply.  Prices, itinerary and duration based on 11 June 2024 departure date. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Imaging Holidays and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.

Terms and Conditions apply, for full details please visit imagineholidays.com.au. All prices shown in AUS Dollars. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing an Inside cabin and include flights from Sydney (regional flights available at a supplement). Credit cards charged at 1.5%, if paying by AMEX a charge of 2.5% will be added. ABN number 48614987718. Prices are correct at the time of print and are subject to change. Offer applies to new bookings only. Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating

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$9,999* | per person twin share
Flights included!
Destination:
Rome, Italy
Duration:
32 Nights
Offer ends:
30 August 2024
Valid for travel:
26 May 2025, 6 August 2025, 13 September 2025

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