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This specialized cruise is designed to enhance both your culinary and yachting experience. Meet the Allegrini family, who have played an important part in the history of the Valpolicella for centuries and continue to be trend-setters today. Marilisa shares her passion and knowledge through an exclusive wine tasting onboard. Raise your glass to the Italian bubbles! It’s the dawning of a new day for the methode Champenoise in Italy, and it all started in Lombardy – known as Franciacorta. Experience these stunning Italian bubbles through an engaging wine tasting, where their impressive range is sampled; each one is sophisticated and complex. Dine with Ca’Del Bosco as they host a very special degustation dinner. The executive chef creates dishes that complement the excellence of these Italian bubbles.
Delicious cheeses and wines await you on your small ship cruiseTaormina, ItalyKotor, MontenegroCity of DubrovnikPiazza Navona, Rome, Italy
  • Explore Dubrovnik on an incredible buggy safari with Srdj views
  • Visit the world-recognized Benanti Winery in Taormina
  • Savor wine tasting & a Winemaker’s Dinner with Ca’Del Bosco in Hvar, Croatia
  • Enjoy Bartulovic and Korta Katarina, the pearls of the Peljesac Peninsula
Activity Level: Relaxed

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Day 1: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Embark

Arrive at one of the largest and busiest ports in the Mediterranean - Civitavecchia is the gateway to Rome. Rome has been recognized as one of the most-visited cities in the world. Its incredible history spans over 2,500 years, and its historic center is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Monuments and museums such as the Vatican Museum and the Colosseum are amongst the world's 50 most-visited destinations. Board the ship and attend dinner as the ship sets sail.

Day 2: Capri, Italy

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Capri may very well be the most popular island on the planet. It is a beautiful Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea just off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Bay of Naples. Capri town is the island's main population center. The island has two harbors, Marina Piccola and Marina Grande (the main port of the island). The separate village of Anacapri is located high on the hills to the west. From there visitors can continue up to the highest point of Mt. Solero. Besides some simply amazing shopping boutiques, the island has so much to offer including the ever popular Grotta Azzura, Villa Jovis, Giardini di Augusto, Certosa di San Giacomo, Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe, and the uniquely shaped Faraglioni Rocks. There’s also some great hikes available on the island; check with the activities team on board for more information.

Wine Voyage Activities:

Wine tasting with Marilisa Allegrini

Optional Activities:
Capri – Blue Grotto Junket: Touristy, kitschy and fun! For those that "must-see" this well-known and visited grotto, SeaDream has made some special arrangements for you. A local motorboat pulls alongside the SeaDream gangway to transfer you, with a guide, to the famous Grotta Azzurra. Zip along the northern coast of the island before arriving at the grotto entrance, where SeaDream guests get priority over the usual tourist crowds. Transfer to one of the small rowboats that enter the grotto and the most extraordinary turquoise water. The luminescent glow of the cave walls reflecting in the seawater is quite a sight. Transfer back to Marina Grande on Capri, where you are free to explore the island on your own.
Duration: 1.5 hours

Capri – Discovering The Island of Love: This land adventure has it all! In love or not, sign up early for this annual favorite! Begin your discovery of "The Island of Love" by stepping from the yacht into a motor launch to explore the island's dramatic eastern coastline. See the famous Faraglioni Rocks, cruise into a coral cave, and explore the rugged vistas of Capri's tiny coves. As you step back ashore, head next to the high village of Anacapri in high style via your waiting convertible touring car (specifically made for the island of Capri – it’s a Caprisian Convertible!). Once in Anacapri, board a chairlift that takes you skimming over vineyards to the top of Mt. Solaro and its magnificent vistas. After some free time to wander in Anacapri, hop back in your car to wind down to Capri town, where you may explore the lush Cesar August Gardens with your guide before either returning to the yacht, or wandering through the shops and restaurants on your own. This is an excellent overview of one of the most visited islands in the world – enjoy every second of it!
Duration: 4 hours

Day 3: Amalfi, Italy

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Amalfi is a picturesque town in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of Italy. With its incredible views, it is the main town that makes up the very famous and UNESCO awarded Amalfi coast (Costiera Amalfitana). Amalfi sports some impressive medieval architecture, including its Cathedral of Sant'Andrea (St. Andrew), the church tower, and the convent of the Cappuccini, founded by the Amalfitan Cardinal Pietro Capuano. They richly represent the artistic movement prevailing in Southern Italy.

Wine Voyage Activities:

Visit to Sorrentino Winery, Amalfi & Winemaker’s Dinner with Allegrini

Optional Activities:

Amalfi – Fascinating Pompeii, with a “Whisper”: This land adventure is the opportunity to enhance your visit to the incredible site of Pompeii. A local guide speaks to you directly through the use of an audio headset, referred to as a "whisper". It allows you to listen to the wonderful detailed commentary of your excellent guides without straining to hear over other visitors and noises. From the ship quay in Amalfi, travel along the panoramic coastline and peninsula roads to the remarkably well-preserved ruins of Pompeii. Originally settled by indigenous people before the 8th century BC, and later ruled by Etruscans, Greeks, and Samnites, Pompeii became a thriving commercial center under Roman rule. It was a city full of shops, markets, and town houses, with paved streets, wide sidewalks, a stadium, two theaters, temples, and baths. Then, shortly after noon on August 24 in 79 AD, live cinder and ash from Mount Vesuvius covered the entire city. The community of 30,000 people was effectively embalmed. The material thrown out by the volcano was lighter than lava and enabled the city to be covered, with architectural detail, furnishings, household articles, and even foodstuffs and artwork preserved intact. Walk through the streets rutted by chariot tracks, past the ancient forum, the homes of the wealthy, and the shops of the common man. Caught in the moment of death, view body casts of the eruption's victims seemingly come alive in their struggle for breath, their desire to protect loved ones and their doomed attempts to escape. Those who visit Pompeii cannot help but be amazed and moved by this remarkable ruin and the story it tells of a city captured at the height of its power and the moment of its death.
Duration: 5 hours

Amalfi – Scenic Ravello: Enjoy a panoramic drive climbing up from the harbor in Amalfi to Ravello, one of the most famous and popular locations on the UNESCO awarded Amalfi coast. Ravello has long attracted writers, artists and celebrities, among them Greta Garbo, Gore Vidal (current resident), Richard Wagner, and D.H. Lawrence, who was inspired to write Lady Chatterley's Lover here. The winding route along the famed Amalfi Drive brings you to Ravello's main square, where you set eyes on the Duomo whose linear Romanesque facade is graced with a valuable bronze door made in 1179 by Barissano da Trani. To the right stands the 13th-century bell tower. Visit Villa Rufolo, a spectacular complex formed by the main palazzo and built in the second half of the 13th century, and various buildings in Arabian-Sicilian style on a wide terrace facing the gulf. Having entered the smaller 14th-century tower, continue along a small avenue flanked by cypresses and reach the Moorish courtyard, decorated with friezes and arabesques. Passing the knight's room, the picturesque belvedere opens up, a luxurious garden with pines, cypresses, and exotic plants. After exploring the villa, enjoy some free time to browse and shop among the friendly inhabitants of Ravello before returning to the pier in Amalfi.
Duration: 4 hours

Day 4: Positano, Italy

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Positano is one of the most picturesque villages along the UNESCO awarded Amalfi Coast. The town is perched on an enclave on the face of a hill and winds down towards the sea. Besides the incredibly romantic views, it offers excellent shopping, a nice beach, and several hiking opportunities.

Optional Activities: 
Positano – Private Air Conditioned Sedan & Driver: These sedans (Mercedes C/E-Class or similar) seat up to four guests and are an enjoyable way to explore the scenic UNESCO awarded coastline, allowing you to travel at your own pace. For example, you may select a trip to Amalfi, at a distance of about 11 miles/18 km along the scenic coastal road. Another option is the lovely town of Ravello, just a bit further past Amalfi, at 15 miles/24 km from Positano. A lovely place for lunch in Ravello is the Hotel Caruso, a charming Orient-Express Hotel at a superb location.

Day 5: Taormina (Etna) Sicily, Italy

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The ship anchors in the bay of Giardini Naxos and offers fantastic views of the recently awarded UNESCO Natural Site of Mt. Etna (2013) as well as Taormina perched on the cliffside. Shuttle bus service has been arranged to transport guests from Giardini Naxos to the entrance gate of Taormina town.

Wine Voyage Activities:

Visit to Benanti Winery, Taormina

Optional Activities:

Taormina (Etna) Sicily – Ascent of Mt. Etna: Depart from the port for a dramatic drive via air-conditioned motor coach to the slopes of Europe's largest active volcano. Winding your way through small villages, lemon groves, orchards, vineyards, chestnut, and pinewoods, you gradually encounter the hardened lava fields scattered with volcanic cones. Enjoy the view from the Silvestri Craters located at an altitude of 6200 feet and surrounded by hardened lava flow. You're sure to appreciate this eerie, unique scenery as you travel to the next level by cable car. Finally, board 4x4 vans for the drive to the base of the crater, where alpine guides join you for the twenty-minute walk up as close as possible to the crater's edge. Then it's back down, winding through the fields and villages for a return to Taormina.
Duration: 5-6 hours

Taormina (Etna) Sicily – Land of the Godfather: Your adventure begins with a brief drive through the small town of Naxos, founded by Greek colonizers in the 8th century BC and nowadays a lovely summer resort with hotels and tourist facilities. Driving along the coastal road, reach Santa Teresa, the largest coastal town between Messina and Taormina. From there, a picturesque road runs inland to Savoca, a village in a saddle between two hills. Its scenic beauty and historical-artistic heritage makes Savoca one of the most attractive places in the environs of Taormina. At the entrance of the village there is the "Bar Vitelli", which has a collection of local artisans' tools and photographs taken when Francis Ford Coppola shot some scenes of "The Godfather". Your first visit is made to the Cappuccini Church, whose crypt houses the so-called catacombs with 37 mummified bodies in wooden boxes of friars and noble people who lived there in the 18th and 19th centuries. After a short stop at "Bar Vitelli", start a slow walking tour along the village's main street which climbs up the hill, with several Churches from the 15th and 16th centuries (Chiesa Madre, Santa Lucia, San Michele), ruins of a Norman castle, and a magnificent view of the Sicilian coastline, Strait of Messina, Italian mainland, and villages perched on the surroundings hills. Afterwards proceed to Forza d'Agro (a 30-minute drive), a charming little village overlooking the Arab-Norman castle of Capo Sant'Alessio and the coastline towards Messina. In 1990, Al Pacino and Sophia Coppola came here when they shot some scenes of the film "The Godfather III". From the main square, a lane leads up to the close Gothic-Catalan portal in front of the Church of S. Agostino (known as "Triade"), with a pleasant 15th-century facade. Before driving back to the pier, you also have an opportunity to see the Baroque Mother Church.
Duration: 4.5 hours

Taormina (Etna) Sicily – Lava Views by Quad Bike: Discover a side of Mount Etna not typically encountered by visitors to Europe's largest active volcano during this fun and exciting quad bike adventure. Depart from the pier by coach and start your drive passing first by the small town of Naxos and then continuing through the motorway and the local road that follows the slopes of Mount Etna. Upon arrival at the meeting point in the Ragabo pine forest, get your quad bike and equipment delivered to start the excursion. Discover Mount Etna, driving off-road through the Ragabo pine forest. During your drive you have the opportunity to visit an old lava cave and the remains of the past eruptions in 1923 and 2002 (last big one). Cross the lava mule-tracks surrounded by chestnut and oak woods. Also visit the oldest pine of Mount Etna called the “Zappinazzu”. Finally reach Piano Provenzana to see the remains of old lava flows. Upon completion of the tour, return back to the starting point to leave your quad bike and reboard the coach, returning to the pier.
Duration: 5 hours

Day 6: At Sea

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Enjoy this day offshore, relaxing and enjoying your yacht's amenities as you cruise to Kotor, Montenegro.

​Wine Voyage Activities:

Wine tasting with Ca’Del Bosco 

Day 7: Kotor, Montenegro

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Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro. The old Mediterranean port of Kotor is surrounded by an impressive city wall built by the Republic of Venice, and the Venetian influence remains dominant among the architecture. In 1979 the Bay of Kotor, City of Kotor, and the surrounding territory were listed with UNESCO Heritage as a Cultural Site.
Optional Activities: 
Kotor - Pearls of the Adriatic: Depart Kotor for a one-hour scenic drive along the coast to Sveti Stefan. Pass beautiful sandy beaches and small coastal towns. Since the 1960s Kotor has been endorsed as a world-famous resort among international jet-setters with comfortable villas and luxurious apartments. Its warren of stone paths, stairways, tunnels, and tiny gardens is one of the most secluded and beautiful hideaways in an already secret place. Then drive back to Budva, which is considered one of the oldest settlements in the Balkans and is the most popular seaside destination in Montenegro. The town is surrounded by fortifications originating from the fifteenth century, including a medieval rampart system with city gates, defensive walls, and towers. Inside the walls the town is a combination of narrow streets and tiny squares with monuments testifing to the variety of Mediterranean cultures that marked its development. After the visit to Budva, return to Kotor and enjoy some exterior sightseeing of the Old Town. You then can return to the yacht or if you prefer, stay in the town for some more independent exploration.
Duration: 4 hours
Kotor- Tastes and Traditions of Montenegro: Start this Land Adventure by departing Kotor and the Old Town through a tunnel under the mountain-peninsula Vrmac. After a short drive through the Tivat municipality area, arrive at the Lustica Peninsula. Stunning photo opportunities are all around. Your visit to the Moric family property and other parts of this village starts in the olive grove where a welcome drink is served. This is an incredible opportunity to learn about olive cultivation, the olive harvest, and certain methods of olive oil production. This is followed by olive oil tasting, with a diversity of homemade food and drinks served in the form of a buffet. Enjoy homemade products and a variety of drinks.
Duration: 4.5 hours

Day 8: Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Dubrovnik is one of the most prominent destinations in the Adriatic Sea. It lies in the region of Dalmatia and was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979.

​Wine Voyage Activities:

Dubrovnik - Bartulovic and Korta Katarina, the Pearls of the Peljesac Peninsula:
 Your first visit is the Bartulovic Winery, located on the Peljesac Peninsula in southern Dalmatia. The ancient Greeks and Romans started the tradition here of growing vines and carved their delight in wine into the lives of Peljesac inhabitants. Experience a wine tasting of characteristic wines made from indigenous grapes. Korta Katarina is a wine lover's dream, and is located in the small coastal town of Orebic, a region renowned for its culture, seaports, and winemaking traditions that date back to the Roman Empire. Explore the culture, vineyards, winemaking traditions, and state-of-the-art winery at Korta Katrina, and experience the winemaking renaissance that is underway in Croatia and reflected in the wines. Both wine tastings are complemented with local servings.

Optional Activities:
Dubrovnik – Buggy Safari with Srdj Views: Dubrovnik's Buggy Safari is the ultimate fun activity for people of all ages. Depart the Port of Dubrovnik by foot toward the lower cable car station for an enjoyable panoramic cable car ride toward Srdj Hill. Srdj Hill is the buggy tour starting point and today well known as the upper station from where from magnificent views of Dubrovnik Old Town and the entire Riviera can be enjoyed. Upon arrival meet the professional instructors who give a brief tour introduction and safety briefing. The program lasts about 1.5 hours and you get to drive off-road, seeing sites from the recent war, fortresses, villages, domestic animals, and lush vegetation. Enjoy amazing 360° views of the whole Dubrovnik area and the islands and mountains behind the hill. After your Buggy Safari have approximately 45 minutes to relax at the cable car upper station before going back to the Old Town.
Duration: 3.5 hours

Dubrovnik – UNESCO’s Walled City Walk with Oysters & Wine: Today, Dubrovnik is considered the place for all those who wish to renew themselves and their faith in human nature. When you arrive at the walled city of Dubrovnik, enter its fortress walls through the Harbor Gate. Once inside, you are sure to notice immediately the absence of signage and neon, with its stone-paved Stradun Avenue lined with graceful stone palazzos, shops, sidewalk cafes, and government buildings all looking as they did hundreds of years ago. Along the way visit The Cathedral built on the remains of another one from the 12th century that was destroyed in 1667 by a disastrous earthquake. Today its treasure contains one of the finest collections of gold and silver in Europe. Other fine buildings can be viewed from the outside: the Sponza Palace, notable for its column courtyard with elaborate stone carvings, The Church of Saint Blaise, Onofriou`s Fountain, and more. At the end of the walking discovery, the guide escorts you to a local oyster & sushi bar located close to the Old Town port where can taste delicious oysters from the Adriatic Sea and have a glass of wine before going back to the ship.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Dubrovnik – Adriatic Sea Adventure: Dubrovnik is a very popular destination. Board a luxurious inflatable zodiac boat in the Old Town Port, and cruise along Lokrum Island. Enjoy the possibility to admire the old city of Dubrovnik. Continue with a cruise along the Lapad Peninsula and pass close by the charming Grebeni Lighthouse toward Kolocep Island. The next stop is to the outer side of Kolocep Island where you can snorkel in the Modra Spilja Cave. The adventure continues towards the other side of the island of Kolocep, to the settlement Donje Celo which has a beautiful and very popular sandy beach. Here you can take some free time to relax in the sun and swim or to ride on tubes through the beautiful bay of Donje Celo. A light lunch and drink is served at the restaurant Gverovic-Orsan before returning to Dubrovnik. 
Duration: 2.5 hours

Dubrovnik – Traditional Dubrovnik: This is a incredible opportunity to explore the beautiful natural setting of the green and fertile Konalve Valley. Enjoy a scenic drive through the small and picturesque villages. Discover Ljuta and visit the Old Mill called Mlinica Dvori which is still in function today. Upon visiting Watermills and Stamp Mills continue your trip toward Gruda Village, where Antonia Ruskovic keeps the tradition of small handcrafted silk production. This Land Adventure enables you to share in this magnificent cultural endeavor as you produce a silk thread in the age-old, traditional manner. The thread you produce is used to embroider new costumes. Listen to an explanation of the whole process, from cocoon boiling, to thread reeling, dyeing, plying, reeling, weaving, and embroidering. Enjoy the hospitality of a host in the village and connect with some of this ancient country's profound cultural values as you actively participate in their rebirth and restoration. Upon this very unique experience continue your trip toward Dubrovnik for a guided tour of the Old Town.
Duration: 4.5 hours

Day 9: Korčula, Croatia

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Korčula may be the actual birth place of Marco Polo! This is an island in the Adriatic Sea, in Southern Dalmatia. As the island is relatively flat, this is a great biking destination as well.
Optional Activities: 
Korčula – Korč​ula Island Buggy Safari: Experience a Korčula Island off-road adventure - start the engines and hold on to your hats! Say hello to life in Korcula's hidden bays on this exciting journey in your own 2-seater buggy convertible. Discover the interior of the island, experience off-road excitement, feel the breeze in your hair, enjoy gorgeous landscapes full of olive groves, and pass vineyards with magnificent views of nearby islands. Swim and snorkel at a sandy beach and absorb the virgin landscape with the pounding Dalmatian sea. Last but not least enjoy a seasonal fruit platter and Dalmatian prosciutto and goat cheese served on a Motor Yacht on the way back to your yacht.
Duration: 4.5 hours
Korč​ula – Peljesac Wines & Vineyards: This is a perfect Land Adventure for wine lovers. Cross the channel by motorboat and reach the well-known seaside resort of “Orebic” wherefrom this excursion starts. Pelješac Peninsula is producing probably the best wines in Croatia. The best known are the red wines Dingac and Postup. Leaving the town of Orebic, visit the great new cellar of Korta Katarina wines. The winery and vineyards are perched on the edge of the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea and provide breathtaking views of Croatia's Dalmatian Coast. Upon visiting Korta Katarina Winery the tour continues to Potomje Village to visit the “Matusko” family winery. Enjoy the opportunity to taste some of the famous wines produced from the grapes that grow on the steep slopes close to the little village of Trstenik. Continue to the small village of Prizdrina, where you can enjoy local food specialties while being entertained by a group of local musicians performing local Dalmatian songs. Afterwards, rejoin your coach for the return drive along the Peljesac Peninsula to the seaside resort of Orebic to board a motor boat for the return transfer to Korčula.
Duration: 4 hours

Day 10: Hvar, Croatia

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The island of Hvar is somewhat unusual, as it is blessed with a large fertile coastal plain and fresh water springs. Its hillsides are covered in pine forests, vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards, and lavender fields. The climate is characterized by mild winters and warm summers with many hours of sunshine. Kayak down the coastline or take an independent hike to the fortress for incredible views.

 ​Wine Voyage Activities:

Wine tasting and Winemaker’s Dinner with Ca’Del Bosco

Optional Activities:
Hvar – Best of Both Worlds, Hvar Island & Town: Should you remain in the town of Hvar, one of the best-preserved and historic towns along this coast? Or, explore the countryside of one of the most beautiful islands in all of Croatia? The answer is easy - do both! This Land Adventure also includes a visit to one of the island's most charming villages you would not want to miss. Come, and enjoy an informative guided walk through the town of Hvar. Two of the most charming and "rediscovered" Croatian towns along the Adriatic coast are yours to explore today. Begin from the anchorage off the Island of Hvar and tender into the town given the same name. Discover a fascinating array of sites within the thick-walled fortress town. Highlights include the Cathedral of St. Stephens with its treasury and bell tower, very distinct marks of the former Venetian rule. After a visit of the city on foot take a scenic 40-minute drive through the Island of Hvar to the seaside village of Starigrad, where you can visit the Dominican Monastery, with its rich library containing priceless books and paintings. Upon your return to the town, stop at the Fortress above the Island for a magnificent view.
Duration: 3.5 hours

Hvar – Archipelago Kayak Adventure & Snorkel: Make the most of your visit by combining your shore-side visit with an offshore kayak and swimming exploration of the beautiful coastal scenery and the small islands just a short distance from Hvar. Delight yourself with the scenery of hidden coves, secluded pebble beaches, and caves. After reaching the beaches off the islands, the sparkling clear and warm clean waters of the Adriatic coast invite you for a refreshing swim. Departing by kayak from the town, the local leader guides you along the small picturesque island of Pokonji Do (lighthouse) and toward Mekicevica Bay. Enjoy a quick stop to swim and explore before returning to Hvar by kayak. This is a secluded bay where a small fisherman's house was converted into a small cafe where one can have a refreshing drink or coffee and use the restroom.
Duration: 3 hours

Hvar – Secret Hvar: The Island of Hvar boasts a mild climate and lush subtropical vegetation. This guided adventure provides you the opportunity to visit the most beautiful parts of Hvar Island. Get to see places rarely visited by tourists, as even some of the locals don't know they exist - all completely inaccessible by regular buses or rental cars. H.O.T. off-road vehicle is suitable for people of all ages and is one of the best ways of discovering the island's hidden charms. Drive through typical old villages, see outstanding scenery, and capture the authentic Dalmatian charm of the island! Experience untouched nature, climb the hills for beautiful panoramic views, and then descend through olive groves and vineyards to the coast!
Duration: 4 hours

Hvar – Sailing Hvar Archipelago: Experience the Mediterranean 'chill' during this half-day sailing and snorkeling adventure. Visit the most beautiful parts of the island and see places rarely visited by tourists. Pakleni Islands Sail: Sail from Hvar town to the archipelago, and stop in several bays for exploration while letting the weather and winds guide you. Depending on the strength of the wind and general weather conditions, sail for approximately 30 to 45 minutes before reaching your first stop in one of the secluded bays surrounding the islands. Palmizana Bay: Slip in to the clear water to enjoy swimming or snorkeling before sailing on to your next stop at Palmizana Bay, where you may have the chance to visit the bay and if you wish perhaps purchase a refreshment at one of popular bars or restaurants located in the bay. Lunch On Board: Lunch is served on board your sailing vessel and includes cold buffet dishes consisting of different local island specialties of fish, vegetables, and pasta.
Duration: 5 hours

Day 11: Rovinj, Croatia

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Rovinj is a popular tourist resort in Croatia situated on the north Adriatic Sea. It is located on the western coast of the Istrian Peninsula and remains as one of the last true fishing ports.
Optional Activities: 
Rovinj – Istria Truffle Story: Few areas of the world afford a real search for the "culinary gold" known as truffles, and most truffle farmers are extremely cautious of "trespassers" in order to protect their valuable crop. Leave Rovinj by bus toward the Istria Peninsula Hinterland to the village of Paladini and meet with the Karlić family (a grandfather, mother, grandchildren, and dogs) at their farm. The truffle business of the Karlić family (from Paladini near Buzet) was established in 1966 by Mr. Ivan Rašpolić. Both white and black truffles found in that area were considered to be among the best quality truffles in Istria. However, one of the richest truffle fields now lies at the bottom of Butoniga Lake! At the farm, the Karlić family gives an introduction to the truffles, the history of truffles in Istra, and their family. Taste some delicious truffle products prepared by the family, including Istrian cheese with truffles, sausages with truffles, truffle patte, honey with truffles, and olive oil with truffles. After tasting, enjoy a truffle hunt in the woods where black truffles are grown and harvested. All the truffles are actually hidden. However, their strong smell and of course trained dogs recognize them very well. After your experience explore the medieval town of Motovun. Enjoy a walk of the beautiful town and some free time for exploring before continuing your trip back to Rovinj.
Duration: 6 hours
Rovinj – Lim Fjord Sea Kayaking Adventure: Upon disembarkation, board local transportation and start a scenic ride towards the Lim Fjord. Start your sea kayak adventure along the protected area of Lim Bay and enjoy paddling through its steep banks, passing beside the cultivation of mollusks and fish. During the trip, stop on a wild beach for swimming and snorkeling along with some nice refreshments. After this enjoy more kayaking along the Lim Fjord before returning to your starting point and going back to the yacht in Rovinj. 
Duration: 4 hours
Rovinj – Parenzana Bike Trail: The Parenzana biking trail got its name from the famous railroad that connected Istria with the heartland of Austria-Hungary, i.e. Poreč in Croatia with Trieste in Italy. The railroad brought great prosperity to the local inhabitants, which is why it’s mentioned with respect and nostalgia in stories even today. Parenzana’s route passes through the tame landscape of Istria which conceals a huge natural wealth. It is precisely through this famous railroad that many nature lovers have gotten to know the uniqueness and beauty of Istria, Croatia. The diversity of plants and wildlife in the lush forests take you back to another time, and passages cut into massive rocks and deep chasms remind you of nature’s magnificence, and leave no one with a sense of indifference. Because of the extraordinary significance of this landmark, the Parenzana bike trail was created, and is also known today as the Trail of Health and Friendship because it connects three countries - Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. 
Duration: 5.5 hours
Rovinj – Great Wines of Istra: Istra is known for its delicious truffles, virgin olive oil, and great wines. Today you can visit a couple of the many famous and renowned wine producers in the Istra region. The tour starts from the town of Rovinj, where you board your bus to start a scenic drive going inland in Istra, passing through picturesque small villages and hilltop towns before reaching the village of Vizinade where the Arman Family produces their wine. After an introduction to their wine production, the owner of the cellar invites you to join him in tasting his wines. From there, drive west to the town of Porec. Visit the winery and find out how sparkling wine is produced, and interesting facts about the wine, differences between varieties, and how to match it to certain food. From Persurici enjoy a short drive through the Istrian countryside to the village of Sveti Lovrec. Here visit the wine cellar of the Matosevic Family – one of the best-known Croatian wine producers. After spending some time with the Matosevic family, you are invited to sample their wines, accompanied by some homemade cheese and smoked ham. From there, board your coaches and continue back to Rovinj, full of great Istrian wines, experiences, and stories to share.
Duration: 5 hours

Day 12: Venice, Italy | Disembark

Venice has been known as the "Queen of the Adriatic", "City of Masks", "The Floating City", and "City of Canals". Luigi Barzini, writing in The New York Times, described it as "undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man". Venice has also been described by the Times Online as being one of Europe's most romantic cities. Founded in the 5th century, the city stretches across 118 small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon along the Adriatic. In 1987 Venice and its Lagoon was inscribed as an UNESCO Heritage Site. Disembark after breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your continued independent journeys.  

Optional Activities:

Venice – Romantic Gondola Evening Serenade: Since Venice began there have always been gondoliers. Great skill is required to steer a boat through the narrow canals of Venice. Each gondola is 36 feet long, 4 feet wide, and weighs 1,100 pounds. A gondolier serves a 10-year apprenticeship under a padrone before getting his own permit. A licensee must be native-born, and, since new licenses are not issued, must wait until a colleague gives up a license before getting his own. Their union offers free courses in foreign languages, art history, and the history of Venice, but the gondoliers are not given singing lessons - every Italian seems to have a natural talent for song. Join this romantic tour through the canals of Venice. Riding four per gondola, traverse the smaller, less trafficked canals, enjoying the soft lights and balconied waterfront homes, and be serenaded as you glide along.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Venice – The Grand Canal & Guggenheim Museum: Travel by small motor launch from your yacht past Tronchetto Island before entering the renowned Grand Canal at Piazzale Roma. Discover that there is nowhere on earth like Venice. An English-speaking guide provides enriching insight into the great history and beauty of the city's main water thoroughfare as you slowly cruise along the many historical buildings. The list of fascinating palaces, bridges, and churches along this fabled route is lengthy. Among them is Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, now the Peggy Guggenheim Museum. Here stop for an approximate 1.5-hour guided walk of the museum's priceless collection of modern art, noted as the finest of its kind in Italy. After this visit, continue your sightseeing by private motor launch and return to the pier via Canale della Giudecca.
Duration: 3 hours

Venice – Venetian Palaces: Grand structures emerge from busy canals - imposing, eccentric, and mysterious - the palaces of Venice! The history of great and powerful families and the opulence that characterized their lifestyles remain alive within their walls. Take this opportunity to visit two of the finest palaces in Venice and admire their peculiar architecture and lavish interiors. Traversing the canals by private motor launch, head first to Piazzo Pisani Moretta, one of the finest examples of late Gothic architecture. Venice's major artists, including Piazzetta and Tiepolo, decorated the interior. It was here in the great reception hall celebrated for its Murano mirrors and chandeliers that Paolo Veronese did his "Family of Darius". Palazzo Querini-Stampalia is of Renaissance construction. The residence of the Querini family, it was home to the Patriarch of Venice. Today it houses an outstanding library and museum. More than 400 paintings and works of art attest to the artistic passion of the Venetians. Various rooms still have original 18th-century furnishings. At the end of your visit, return to the yacht via small motor launch.
Duration: 3.5 hours


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Please note: Optional Activities are NOT included in this cruise-only rate. Contact us for details.

- All guests are required to have a valid passport while onboard.

- All on board wine tastings are complimentary.

Rates Include:
  • Accommodations
  • All gourmet meals
  • Wine with lunch and dinner
  • Open bar with selected premium brands
  • Gratuities
  • Use of water toys
  • Mountain bikes
  • Golf simulator
  • DVDs and more
  • Winemaker’s exclusive Dinner
Rates Exclude:
  • Optional Land Adventures. Contact us for pricing.
  • Air and ground travel arrangements
  • Spa treatments
  • Certain select premium liquor and wine cellar selections
  • Individual caviar requests
  • Communication costs
  • Use of satellite telephone
  • Internet access
  • Boutique purchases
  • Medical services
  • Casino play
  • Laundry
  • Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees
  • Wine-by-the-glass package
  • 11 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 11 Dinners



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