Rome and Venice Cruise

Locals sitting at a cafe in Croatia.
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Relax in the salon aboard the Tere Moana.
Enjoy a massage in the spa aboard Tere Moana.


  • Explore an archaeological park showcases Lipari's Greek roots
  • Tour Taormina's medieval quarter and castle ruins
  • Visit Europe‚Äôs best-preserved walled city - Dubrovnik
  • Stroll through Hvar, the "Queen" of the Dalmatian Islands

Immerse yourself in the ancient history and rich culture of Europe as you sail across the Adriatic Sea. Embark the Tere Moana in Rome one of the world’s great cultural centers and sail towards Greece. Explore important archaeological sites, ruins, and castles which expose Greek's deep history. Tour the well-preserved city of Durbrovnik - a World Heritage Site and Hvar, one of the world's most beautiful islands. This 8 day cruise is rich in culture, history, and relaxation, a trip any traveler will enjoy!

Day 1

Embark the Tere Moana in Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

The heart of the ancient Roman empire and capital of modern Italy, Rome is one of the world’s great cultural centers, and an abundance of monuments, cathedrals, artistic masterpieces, and more reflect the city’s rich ancient, medieval, and Renaissance history. You’ll embark Tere Moana in the nearby port city of Civitavecchia and enjoy time to settle into your stateroom before the ship sets sail this evening.

Day 2

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lipari, Italy

The largest of the Aeolian islands—a volcanic chain in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily—this ruggedly beautiful island delights the eye with steep cliffs tumbling down to a blue sea. Along the shoreline, you’ll find numerous beaches available, or spend time exploring the main town, also called Lipari, where an archaeological park showcases the city’s ancient Greek roots.

Day 3

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Taormina (Giardini Naxos), Italy

Your port call on Giardini Naxos, on Sicily’s east coast, offers you access to medieval Taormina, which has inspired such writers as Goethe and D.H. Lawrence with its splendid views of Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea. As a stop on the European Grand Tour of the 19th century, it became Sicily’s first resort and remains its greatest one to this day. Attractions include a charming medieval quarter and castle ruins, as well fine shopping and dining. And excellent beaches are just a cable-car ride down the hill away.

Day 4

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Corfu, Greece

One of the most popular Greek islands, Corfu is revered for its lush mountainous landscape, golden beaches, traditional villages, Venetian fortresses, and some of the most beautiful beaches on the Ionian Sea. In Corfu Town, admire a charming mix of architectural styles, as well as welcoming French-designed city squares.

Day 5

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kotor, Montenegro

Situated on the only natural fjord of its kind in the world—one of the most beautiful bays in the world—spectacular Kotor captures the spirit of Montenegro with its blend of exuberant youth and ancient traditions. Explore the Old Town, which was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its amazingly well-preserved medieval architecture.

Day 6

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Nicknamed the “Pearl of the Adriatic” by George Bernard Shaw, Dubrovnik is Europe’s best-preserved walled city. The heart of the city is the Stradun (also known as the Plaka), the gleaming, wide, marble-paved thoroughfare that dates to the 13th century, and the Stari Grad—the extraordinarily well-preserved old city—has been named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, which is helping to restore the city’s beautiful Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces, and fountains.

Day 7

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hvar, Croatia

The “queen” of Croatia’s spectacular Dalmatian islands, Hvar has been acclaimed as one of the world’s ten most beautiful islands by Condé Nast Traveler and the U.K.’s Traveller magazine, revered for its scenic beauty, rich history, and mild climate. The city of Hvar features one of the largest and most beautiful town squares in Croatia, and scenic strolling abounds.

Day 8

  • Breakfast

Disembark in Venice, Italy

The romantic “City of Canals” and capital of the Veneto region of northeast Italy, Venice was also once the capital of the Republic of Venice, a major power during the medieval and Renaissance eras. Admire the city’s legendary beauty as you disembark Tere Moana after breakfast this morning.

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Port Fees: $435 per person
* Itinerary operates in reverse.
Port Fees: $435 per person
- Please note: Cruise fare does not include optional shore excursions - available to purchase for additional fees.
- Cruise fuel surcharges may apply.
- Rates are posted as double occupancy, and single supplements are available at 100%.
- Optional hotel stays and land programs are available, please contact us for details.

Additional Fees:
Port, security and handling charges are additional per person. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply.