Sorrentine Peninsula & Adriatic

12 Days
Rome to Venice
From (GBP)
£ 6,682
Dates & Pricing

2023 Rome > Venice

Tour Map
Tour Code:
D41D
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Rome
Return City:
Venice

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Fly from the UK to Rome for an overnight stay. Regional airports are available on request.

  2. Day 2 - Civitavecchia (Rome)

    Today be transferred to Scenic Eclipse. Toast the beginning of your voyage with the Captain, crew and new friends.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Capri

    Famous for its jaw dropping beauty, Capri’s mythical charm has captured hearts since time immemorial. Wander the Piazzetta and listen to the melodious chiming of the clock tower, admire the impossibly blue ocean as it crashes onto the steep cliffs, and taste the fresh, aromatic caprese salad or the famous flourless chocolate cake.

    Freechoice

    Join a guided walking tour of Capri and visit the Cesare Augusto gardens

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Sorrento

    A resort town with a huge reputation, Sorrento, is known as the land of lemons and orange groves, and the birthplace of Limoncello. Gateway to the Amalfi Coast and perhaps the most stunning stretch of?coast line?to be found anywhere in Europe, if not the world, Sorrento is a bucket list stop. Perched on cliffs that plunge into the deep blue of the Mediterranean, Sorrento is home to peaceful alleyways, villas, hotels and a gentle way of life has been charming visitors and authors since the 19th Century, from Byron and Tolstoy to Dickens and Goethe. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Drive along the coast of Sorrento to the miraculous ruins of Pompeii, or walk through the historical centre of Sorrento before cooling off with Sorrento’s favourite homemade ice cream/ Alternatively, experience a local farm in the Sorrentine hills.

    Discovery

    Enjoy kayaking in the Bay of Leranto, the heart of a protected marine area. Visit caves and spectacular cliffs with your guide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Lipari

    Of the seven Aeolian Islands, Lipari is the largest and the most populated. Lying off the north coast of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea, Lipari is one of UNESCO’s marvellous World Heritage-listed sites. This volcanic archipelago boasts picturesque streets, glorious hiking trails, and a long and distinguished history – having been inhabited since 5,000 BC. Lipari’s castle guards its panoramic position and represents how big the town once used to be. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a panoramic tour around the island, and choose to visit the archaeological museum or going for a local tasting. Alternatively, board a private boat to Vulcano and visit the thermal wells and fumaroles before exploring the small village.  

    Discovery

    Hike the unique volcanic scenery of Vulcano. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Giardini Naxos (Taormina)

    Taormina is one of Sicily’s most popular summer destinations, and the gateway to the treasures of Sicily with Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, dominating the backdrop. The picturesque small town located above the Ionian Sea is known for its stunning ancient theatre, astonishing vistas and fabulous luxury atmosphere. With rich artistic, historical and cultural heritage it's no wonder the seaside town had brought flocks of visitors since the eighteenth century.?Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Delve into the Sicilian atmosphere of the classic film trilogy The Godfather, or explore the medieval centre of Taormina. Alternatively, drive to Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano. 

    Discovery

    Explore the Alcantara Gorges and the Alcantara River.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Otranto

    Italy’s eastern most town, Otranto, sits proudly on the Adriatic. Once a thriving Roman port, Otranto was successively ruled by various different empires over the years, each leaving their unique imprint on the seafront city. Boasting ancient city walls, a perfectly preserved castle, sparkling beaches, and crystal clear waters, Otranto is one of Puglia's most charming towns. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a city tour of Oranto, or explore the interesting history and the Baroque architecture of Lecce.

    Discovery

    Enjoy a guided hike, learning of the history and legends of the region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Kotor, Montenegro

    Startlingly beautiful, the Bay of Kotor has been inhabited since antiquity and is often described as the Mediterranean’s only fjord. Cruise past the steep brooding mountains into this medieval town, a cluster of orange terracotta rooftops nestled at the bottom of a lavish green hill, protected by UNESCO. With a late departure, spend your afternoon wandering through the maze of cobblestone streets, hidden passageways, and watch as the streets come to life with live music. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a guided walking tour of this world heritage listed city, or visit Perast with architecture dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, before boarding a boat to Our Lady of the Rock island to visit the chapel filled with magnificent paintings by local Baroque artists. Alternatively, visit the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro, Cetinje, and the village of Njeguši.

    Discovery

    Join a guided hike of the Kotor city walls to St John’s Fortress and be awed by the views of Kotor and Boka Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Even if you have travelled to Dubrovnik before, the sense of wonder never fails to descend when you see the beauty of this old town. Known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic’, the historic walled city of Dubrovnik will be a highlight of your cruise. World Heritage-listed, it has remained largely unchanged since medieval times, surviving both earthquakes and armed combat. Enjoy an entire day exploring the stone streets, admiring the architectural splendour, baroque churches and splashing fountains. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the historic city centre and visit some of Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks, or see the Croatian country side with a tour to the Konavle Valley, taste local wines and discover the tradition of silk weaving. Alternatively, experience the charming medieval town of Ston.

    Discovery

    Take a Discovery excursion by kayak and see the medieval walls from the sea, or walk the city walls, climb the Minceta Tower and hear fascinating stories from your guide.

    Enrich

    Be enthralled by a moving private concert set in a magnificent Baroque Church in the historic precinct.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Hvar

    Hvar, the queen of the Croatian Dalmatian islands, known for its sunshine, it coastline dotted with pebbly coves and electric blue waters, and medieval history. The Town Square in Hvar is among the most beautiful and the largest in Croatia, and the medieval streets of Hvar Town are a treat to wander on this dreamy island. Hvar is home to an elegant shoreline bursting with luxurious yachts and is one of the more glamorous settings in the Adriatic, therefore Scenic Eclipse will fit right in. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit world heritage-listed Starigrad or explore the picturesque medieval centre of Hvar on a walking tour. Alternatively, discover the island of Hvar, visit a family owned cellar for an olive oil tasting and see the magnificent views from the Fortica fortress.

    Discovery

    Discover the surroundings of Hvar and the Pakleni islands on a kayaking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Rovinj

    Feel the strong Italian influence as you immerse yourself in the tangled splendour of this atmospheric old town, wandering the narrow, winding cobbled streets of Old Town, strolling along the seafront promenade. This fishing village on the Croatian Adriatic is famous for the St. Euphemia Cathedral, the highest church tower in Istria. Romantic, historic and picturesque, you will soon see why Rovinj tops many favourite lists. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore the well-preserved historic centre that started developing in the 3rd century, or visit the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula built at the same time as the Colosseum in Rome in the 1st century. Alternatively, drive through the Istrian country side to Motovun and the famed truffles.

    Discovery

    Choose a Discovery excursion by kayak with a local or a guided bike tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Venice, Italy > UK

    Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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