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Europe’s Southern Coast: Italy, France, Monaco & Spain - 2023

Rome • 10-night small ship cruise with Olbia (Sardegna), Bastia (Corsica), Elba Island, Livorno, Portovenere, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Marseille, Sète • Barcelona
  • SPEND TWO FULL DAYS EXPLORING THE “ETERNAL CITY”, WHERE YOU’LL VISIT THE UNESCO-LISTED VATICAN CITY AND THE FAMED COLOSSEUM — AND ALSO ENJOY AMPLE TIME TO EXPLORE THE CITY ON YOUR OWN
  • Europe’s Southern Coast Small Ship Ocean cruise from Italy, France, Monaco, Spain to Rome including Sardegna, Corsica, Elba Island, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Marseille, and Barcelona
    SOAK IN THE UNPARALLELED BEAUTY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN ABOARD THE 5-STAR OCEAN ODYSSEY, ENJOYING AMPLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SCENIC SAILING ALONG THE COAST OF ITALY, FRANCE AND MONACO
  • WHEN YOUR SHIP DOCKS IN LIVORNO, YOU’LL HAVE YOUR PICK OF FULL-DAY TOURS: FLORENCE AND PISA OR SIENA AND SAN GIMIGNANO
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Rome to Barcelona | Europe’s Southern Coast: Italy, France, Monaco & Spain
    EXPERIENCE THIS CATALAN CITY’S SOPHISTICATED CULTURAL SCENE AND ADMIRE THE UNESCO-DESIGNATED ARCHITECTURE OF VISIONARY ANTONI GAUDÍ
  • Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO MADRID
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$9,699
  • $646
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  • 15
    DAYS
  • 32
    TOURS
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Ocean Odyssey

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The intimate Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey are the cruise industry’s newest and most premier small ships built for global expedition travel, and ready to go to some of the world’s most far-reaching destinations. Accommodating just 134 guests, the ship is outfitted with the latest satellite, sustainability, and navigation capabilities, including SOLAS “Safe Return to Port” requirements and ULSTEIN X-BOW® technology, a significant enhancement for smooth sailing in polar seas

On all Vantage expedition cruises, education is an essential component of the journey. Enjoy talks from notable scholars, onboard historians who travel alongside you, and handpicked regional experts. On polar expeditions with Vantage, you’ll attend lectures, lessons, and activities offered by a 17-member Expedition Team of experts in fields ranging from biology to oceanography.

In your downtime, you’ll find relaxation and luxury aboard the Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey. Visit the gym or onboard spa for a facial, massage, even a haircut. Soak in the hot tub after a rewarding day of sightseeing. Enjoy gourmet fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus outstanding culinary experiences built into your journey. And because there’s no more than 134 fellow travelers on expedition cruises, you’ll enjoy small group outings by day and share meals, stories, and fun with new friends by night. These fabulous expedition vessels offer:

  • 77 cabins, including a landmark 15 solo cabins
  • 30 triple-ready cabins available
  • Vantage offers FREE roommate-matching services if you'd like to be paired while you travel
  • Spacious, all outside-facing cabins
  • 134-guest capacity
  • Zodiac trips to get as close as possible to nature
  • The latest satellite and navigation capabilities, including ULSTEIN X-BOW® technology
  • Intimate crew-to-passenger ration, plus onboard Destination Manager
  • Environmentally friendly standards with reduced emissions into air and sea and lower energy consumption

Amenities:

  • A culinary program offering gourmet dining and regional fare, with wine and beer included at dinner
  • Hot-rock cooking restaurant
  • Multistory lounge and lobby
  • Three bars and various lounges
  • Top deck observation deck for gatherings, lecturers, performances, and more
  • Spa, massage, and hair services available at the onboard spa
  • Sauna
  • Two hot tubs
  • Fitness center
  • Curated lectures, programs, musical performances, and cultural events
  • Low passenger-to-crew ratio, plus onboard Destination Manager (not available on expeditions)
  • Onboard medical doctor (travelers are responsible for medical fees associated with doctor visit and medications)
  • Gift Shop
  • Library with over 200 titles
  • Separate, intimate dining space for groups or special events (available upon request)
  • Complimentary unlimited WiFi (WiFi on certain segments of trips may not be available)
  • 20+ live TV channels featuring popular U.S. news channels, the Food Network, the Travel Channel, and National Geographic
  • Entertainment and video on demand for 250 classic movies
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Vantage Leading Competitor Vantage Advantage
Journey Europe’s Southern Coast: Italy, France, Monaco & Spain France & Spanish Treasures
 Departure Comparison  5/16/23  6/16/23  
Per Diem $646 $600 Greatest value and most comprehensive features when compared to our competitors!
Included Tours and Special Features 28 included features and Cultural Discoveries - a value of $2,400

Visit 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Vatican City

Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service on board ship to assist with all your personal requests

Port Activities not included (optional)

Onboard Activities - Each day on board offers delicious dining options, world-class entertainment and enriching activities.
More included tours and cultural experiences offered!
 Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Odyssey has 15 solo cabins (11 for expedition cruises) and 15 triple-occupancy cabins each, with a maximum capacity of under 150 passengers on each sailing.    Our ships are smaller, more intimate, and have an industry-leading number of solo-ready cabins, as well as a fantastic crew-to-passenger ratio.
Accommodations in hotels  On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.     We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port.
 Cruise-Only Price*  $9,699  $13,199 Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors! 
 # of Days 15  22
Meals 37 meals: 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, and 12 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board
Multiple restaurants, diverse cuisine, open-seating dining
Beverages throughout the ship
The MOST included meals
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Sorrento, Italy 4 days from $1,799
Madrid, Spain 4 days from $1,299

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Comparison date as of 09/30/22
*Included $520 Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses per person

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