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Icons of the Mediterranean: Italy, Sicily & Croatia - 2023

Venice • 10-night small ship cruise with Trieste, Zadar, Split, Brindisi, Giardini Naxos, Syracuse, Valletta, Trapani, Lipari, Castellammare di Stabia/Pompeii, Civitavecchia • Rome
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome - Split - Diocletians Palace
    EXPLORE THE UNESCO-LISTED DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE, BUILT BY THE ROMAN EMPEROR DIOCLETIAN AS HIS RETIREMENT HOME BECAUSE OF THE AREA’S SPECTACULAR BEAUTY
  • Mediterranean Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Italy, Sicily, Croatia to Rome including Venice Split, Syracuse, and Pompeii
    CRUISE THE MEDITERRANEAN AND ADRIATIC SEAS ABOARD THE NIMBLE, 5-STAR OCEAN ODYSSEY
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome | Icons of the Mediterranean: Italy, Sicily & Croatia
    FALL IN LOVE WITH THE ETERNAL CITY’S GRANDEUR, AND TOUR THE VATICAN MUSEUMS WHILE IN ROME
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome - Venice Canals
    SPEND TWO NIGHTS IN THIS UNESCO-LISTED FLOATING CITY, AND SEE ICONIC HALLMARKS LIKE ST. MARK'S BASILICA AND DOGE'S PALACE
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome - Florence Extension
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN OPTIONAL EXTENSION TO FLORENCE, ITALY
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$9,999
  • $666
    PER DAY
  • 15
    DAYS
  • 28
    TOURS
  • 15 FREE Single Supplements Available
  • All Reduced Single Supplements Are Sold Out
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16 DAYS FROM $10,648
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LEADER IN SOLO WOMEN
FREE Solo Space
Solo Friendly Supplements
2-FOR-1 AIRFARE
Up to FREE Business Class.
Save up to $1,699 per couple with 2-for-1 on airfare .
3rd WOMAN TRAVELS FREE
Third woman sails for FREE on ALL departures.
 
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Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite

Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom

Category JS: Junior Suite

Category DS: Deluxe Suite

Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom

Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom

Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom

Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom

Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom

Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom

Category SS: Studio Stateroom

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Icons of the Mediterranean: Italy, Sicily & Croatia

The Mediterranean. It’s arguably the most illustrious region in the world, which is why legions of devoted holidaymakers line its shores every summer. On this NEW Vantage voyage into the Mediterranean, we’ve curated the best destinations and cultural insights in Italy, Croatia, and the tiny island nation of Malta.

Split, Croatia

Explore UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace, which the emperor chose as his retirement home because of the area’s spectacular beauty

Rome, Italy

Fall in love with the Eternal City’s grandeur, and tour the Vatican Museums.

Venice, Italy

See iconic hallmarks like St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace in this UNESCO-listed floating city.

Optional extension to Florence, Italy

Get under the Tuscan sun in Florence, the beating heart of Italy’s esteemed foodie region and the birthplace of the Renaissance. On tours of the city’s two premiere galleries — Uffizi and Accademia — you’ll get insights on the artistic masters who changed the world. You’ll also see Florence’s many corners on a guided tour, while having ample time to discover this magnificent city on your own, too. From the banks of the Arno to the stunning duomo overlooking the city, Florence is a feast for all the senses. Famous cuisine, unparalleled wine, and world-class leather products are all at your fingertips on this compact and enlightening extension. Uncover the beauty of Tuscany’s capital with Vantage!

Optional extension to Stresa & the Italian Lakes

Discover the Italian Lakes on this thrilling and compact extension into one of the most illustrious regions of the world just oozing with showbiz appeal. Along the shores of Lake Como, absorb the scenery, staggering cliffsides, and natural beauty that draws both filmmakers and the famous, including the likes of George Clooney, Madonna, Richard Branson, and more. But you won’t need to be a celebrity to enjoy the finer things — this extension is chock-full of them. Embark on a private Borromean Islands tour, and stay in a hotel overlooking gorgeous Lake Maggiore. And discover Milan, the centerpiece of the Italian fashion world. Don’t miss this scenic and unforgettable journey through the best of Italy’s lakes!

Sina Villa Medici

The intimate, 100-room Sina Villa Medici dates back to 1760 and its elegant charm fits into the quiet area of Florence’s old center, within walking distance of all attractions. This Deluxe hotel was last renovated in 2017; all rooms on its five floors include air conditioning, a refrigerator, cable TV, and Internet access. Onsite there is a health club, spa, and outdoor swimming pool.

Ocean Odyssey

Cruise the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas aboard the nimble, 5-star Ocean Odyssey
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Solo Travel with Vantage

You can count on the best value in the industry when you travel solo with Vantage, beginning with one free Single Supplement on each departure of most Small Ship Cruises and Escorted Land Tours. We also offer among the lowest Single Supplements available. And you’ll enjoy single-occupancy staterooms on our fleet of deluxe river ships.

Vantage's Referral Program

Do you have friends who love to travel as much as you do? Why not be rewarded for sharing your love of travel? That's the philosophy behind Vantage's newly enhanced Referral Program, where you can earn up to $8,200 in your choice of cash and free travel rewards for every eight friends you refer!

Vantage Deluxe Travel Air Upgrades

Upgrade your flight category to First Class, Business Class, or Premium Economy, and you’ll start your trip off right. That’s because you’ll arrive refreshed, unfrazzled, and ready to go. Even better, you’ll be able to take advantage of our contract prices, meaning big savings and no service fees.

Travel Protection Plan

When you’re ready to travel to the places you love, there’s a way to plan with more peace of mind. From medical emergencies to travel delays and beyond, the Travel Protection Plan gives you the added security to discover the world without worrying about the unexpected.

SmartPay Discount Plan

Optional pre-trip extensions. Exclusive optional tours. Upgraded business class seats. These things can be yours — virtually for free — when you use SmartPay to pay for your trip in advance. That’s because you can save an average of up to $600 per person — a full 10% — when you reserve your trip and pay in full 12 months or more prior to your journey!

Group Program - Travel for FREE

Earn a FREE trip with every 10 paying travelers you bring with you!

BEST VALUE IN DELUXE TRAVEL — GUARANTEED!

We invite you to compare & save. We buy direct, sell direct, and pass the savings on to you.

Vantage Leading Competitor Vantage Advantage
Journey Icons of the Mediterranean: Italy, Sicily & Croatia Rome to Venice
Greatest value and most comprehensive features when compared to our competitors!

 Departure Comparison  9/13/23  8/14/23
Per Diem $713 $1,170
Included Tours and Special Features 27 included features and Cultural Discoveries - a value of $2,100

Visit 11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Rome, the Vatican, Pompeii, Aeolian Islands, Valletta, Syracuse, Etna (choice of tours), Alberobello, Diocletian’s Palace, Historic Defensive Walls of Zadar, Venice

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

Up to 69 shore excursions

 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*  $10,699  $11,699 Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors! 
 # of Days 15   10
Meals 36 meals: 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches, and 12 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board
FREE Specialty Restaurants
FREE Open Bars and Lounges Plus In-Suite Mini-Bar Replenished Daily
The MOST included meals
Single Travelers
FREE Solo Space
Solo Friendly Supplements


The leader in solo travel - best value in the industry.
Extend Your Trip
Stresa & the Italian Lakes 4 days from $1,399
Florence, Italy 3 days $1,299

Rome and Tivoli treasures 4 days $1,799 Extend your journey and get more value for your dollar.
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2-FOR-1 AIRFARE

Save up to $1,699 per couple with 2-for-1 on international airfare on select departures.

 

International Airfare included   
 Air Upgrades Up to FREE Business Class  Free Business Class Air for all suite categories 
10 Ways to Save *Referral Rewards [$200 per referred traveler after 2 referrals]

*Buy direct & save [savings for the traveler]

*SmartPay [pay in full 12 months in advance to save 10%]

*Preferred Traveler Rewards [earn 5% of purchase price toward future trips]

*SPECIAL SAVINGS FOR KIDS
Children age 17 or younger sail for $1,299 on this voyage
*SEVEN SEAS SOCIETY SAVINGS
Past guests enjoy additional savings up to $1,550 per suite on this cruise
Vantage offers the best value in Deluxe travel and the most ways to save.

Comparison date as of 9/30/22
* Subject to availability
** Not including $120 transfer fee
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