MEDITERRANEAN

by TAUCK

MEDITERRANEAN

TAUCK

"Timeless treasures of a legendary land await you on Tauck's Italy tours. Travel from the sun-kissed hilltowns of Tuscany to the stunning Amalfi Coast, enjoying Tauck's do-it-all-for-you service, fine accommodations and special experiences you can't get on your own, like private, after-hours visits to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel – hallmarks of the best Italy tours." - TAUCK

EXPLORE TAUCK VOYAGES

Rates are quoted in U.S. dollars per person (based on double occupancy) - All rates are subject to change. Does not include international airfare

A Week in Naples, Capri & Amalfi

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"Our new, week-long all-small group trip rediscovers the luxuries of Naples, Capri and the Amalfi Coast with an authentic look at la dolce vita... inviting you to experience life in southern Italy and Campania as a local, with stays at accommodations in the Leading Hotels in the World." - Tauck

8 days from $6,690 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Arrive Naples - transfer upon arrival from Naples International Airport or Naples train station to the Grand Hotel Vesuvio, overlooking the enchanting Bay of Naples / Day 2 - Neapolitan Delights of Naples / Day 3 - The island of Ischia / Day 4 - Herculaneum & a ferry to Capri / Day 5 - Charms of Capri and Anacapri / Day 6 - Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast / Day 7 - Breathtaking sights of Amalfi & Ravello / Day 8 - Journey home - transfer from Hotel Santa Caterina in Amalfi to Naples International Airport.

LODGING :

GRAND HOTEL VESUVIO (3-NIGHTS)

GRAND HOTEL QUISISANA (2-NIGHTS)

HOTEL SANTA CATERINA (2-NIGHTS)

A Sicilian Odyssey

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"Spend an idyllic ten days exploring Sicily's past and present – layer by layer – encountering Greek theatres, Roman villas, Byzantine art, Norman cathedrals, Moorish markets and more... abounding with multicultural traditions and archaeological treasures, and rich with unique cuisine and wine." - Tauck

10 days from $5,990 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Arrive Cantania & on to Siracusa - transfer from Catania - Fontanarossa Airport to the Grand Hotel Ortigia & welcome dinner / Day 2 - Mythical Siracusa / Day 3 - Baroque gems of Noto & Modica / Day 4 - Local flavors of Ragusa / Day 5 - Mosaic Magic at a Roman Villa / Day 6 - Temples of Agrigento and on to Palermo / Day 7 - Life in Palermo, past and present / Day 8 - A cathedral, mountain vistas and Taormina / Day 9 - Taormina & an optional adventure to Mt. Etna / Day 10 - Homeward bound - transfer from the Grand Hotel Timeo to Catania – Fontanarossa Airport.

LODGING :

GRAND HOTEL ORTIGIA (2-NIGHTS)

DONNAFUGATA GOLF RESORT & SPA (3-NIGHTS)

GRAND HOTEL VILLA IGIEA PALERMO MGALLERY BY SOFITEL (2-NIGHTS)

BELMOND GRAND HOTEL TIMEO (2-NIGHTS)

Lake Como, Venice, Florence & Rome

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"This 10-day Italy tour invites you to experience romantic landscapes that have inspired the imagination of poets, artists and writers for centuries... from Lake Como to the lush Tuscan countryside and the timeless treasures of Venice, Florence and Rome! A Tauck Exclusive – an after-hours guided visit to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel!" - Tauck

10 days from $7,290 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Arrive Milan - transfer from Milan's Malpensa Airport to Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio. Welcome cocktail reception and dinner / Day 2 - Villa delights on Lake Como / Day 3 - From Lake Como to Venice / Day 4 - St. Mark's & Venice as you please / Day 5 - By high-speed rail to Renaissance Florence / Day 6 - The Uffizi & time at leisure in Florence / Day 7 - Through Tuscany & Umbria via Siena to Rome / Day 8 - St. Peter's & after-hours at the Vatican Museums / Day 9 - The Colosseum & Imperial Rome / Day 10 - Arrivederci, Roma - transfer from The St. Regis Rome to Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Fiumicino. 

LODGING :

GRAND HOTEL VILLA SERBELLONI (2-NIGHTS)

SAN CLEMENTE PALACE KEMPINSKI (2-NIGHTS)

THE ST. REGIS FLORENCE (2-NIGHTS)

THE ST. REGIS ROME (3-NIGHTS)

Venice & the Dalmatian Coast

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"Our popular 10-day Dalmatian Coast cruises explore incredible Venice and Croatia's Adriatic coast with a 7-night voyage aboard the luxury yacht Le Lyrial. Discover centuries worth of castles, palaces, and cultural treasures from Venice to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Dubrovnik, Kotor, Diocletian's Palace, Sibenik, Split and more." - Tauck

10 days from $7,990 pp*

Small Ship Cruising

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Arrive in Venice - transfer from Venice Marco Polo Airport directly to your innovative yacht, Le Lyrial, a captain's welcome, then sip cocktails on deck as the ship departs from Venice for the Adriatic and the Dalmatian Coast / Day 2 - The remarkable island of Korcula / Day 3 - Choices in Sibenik, Krka National Park & Split / Day 4 - Along the Dalmatian Coast for a day in Dubrovnik / Day 5 - Exploring Kotor, Montenegro / Day 6 - Choices to explore the chic island of Hvar / Day 7 - The Istria Peninsula: Pula and Rovinj / Day 8 - Disembark in Venice & visit Murano Island / Day 9 - The romance of Venice, without the cars / Day 10 - Homeward bound - transfer from Hotel Danieli or the Westin Europa & Regina to Marco Polo Airport or the Venice Train Station.

LODGING :

LE LYRIAL (7-NIGHTS ABOARD)

HOTEL DANIELI OR WESTIN EUROPA & REGINA (2-NIGHTS)

Bellissima Northern Italy ~ Bestseller!

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"Our popular 11-day journey explore the arts, wine, cuisine and centuries-old passions of Italy's northern regions. From Milan to the Italian lakes to Verona, Modena, Bologna and Venice, Bellissima Northern Italy immerses and inspires off-the-beaten path." - Tauck

11 days from $6,490 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Benvenuti a Milano - transfer from Milan's Malpensa Airport or Linate Airport to Grand Hotel et de Milan, a welcome reception followed by dinner this evening / Day 2 - Da Vinci, the Duomo & more in Milan / Day 3 - Lake Como villas and a cruise to Bellagio / Day 4 - Lake Maggiore and Baroque Isola Bella / Day 5 - Bergamo, a wine tasting & on to Verona / Day 6 - Verona, the home of Romeo & Juliet / Day 7 - Ferraris, Parmigiano & balsamic in Modena / Day 8 - Bologna & a cooking class with a chef / Day 9 - The Venetian Islands & St. Mark's after hours / Day 10 - More Venetian delights as you please / Day 11 - Journey home - transfer is from The Gritti Palace, Venice to Venice's Marco Polo International Airport (or extend your stay)

LODGING :

GRAND HOTEL ET DE MILAN (2-NIGHTS)

GRAND HOTEL DES ILES BORROMEES (2-NIGHTS)

DUE TORRI HOTEL (2-NIGHTS)

GRAND HOTEL MAJESTIC - GIÀ BAGLIONI (2-NIGHTS)

THE GRITTI PALACE, VENICE (2-NIGHTS)

Treasures of the Mediterranean ~ Northbound

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"Sail aboard Le Ponant on a memorable Mediterranean cruise that's one of our most popular small ship cruises – a weeklong voyage to Corsica, Sicily, Malta and the Amalfi Coast, plus the islands of Lipari, Ponza, and Stromboli – and take in the Côte d'Azur, Provence and Monte-Carlo on a two-night land stay." - Tauck

11 days from $8,290 pp*

Small Ship Cruising

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Transfer from Malta International Airport to the Phoenicia Hotel Malta with Tauck Exclusive welcome reception and dinner at Palazzo Parisio / Day 2 - A day in Malta, then embark your yacht / Day 3 - Cliff-top Taormina or Mount Etna on Sicily / Day 4 - Lipari by day and a night sail by fiery Stromboli / Day 5 - The spectacular Amalfi Coast & Ravello or Positano / Day 6 - Island life in Ponza / Day 7 - Corsica's hidden harbor of Bonifacio / Day 8 - Exploring Napoleon's Elba / Day 9 - Disembark in Nice & on to Monte-Carlo / Day 10 - A Monte-Carlo farewell / Day 11 - Journey home - transfer from the Fairmont Monte Carlo to Nice Cote d'Azur International Airport.

LODGING :

HOTEL PHOENICIA (1-NIGHT)

ABOARD LE PONANT (7-NIGHTS)

FAIRMONT MONTE CARLO (2-NIGHTS)

Treasures of the Mediterranean ~ Southbound

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"Sail aboard Le Ponant on a memorable Mediterranean cruise that's one of our most popular small ship cruises – a weeklong voyage to Corsica, Sicily, Malta and the Amalfi Coast, plus the islands of Lipari, Ponza, and Stromboli – and take in the Côte d'Azur, Provence and Monte-Carlo on a two-night land stay." - Tauck

11 days from $8,290 pp*

Small Ship Cruising

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Arrive in Nice / Monte-Carlo - Transfer from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport to the Fairmont Monte Carlo in Monaco - welcome cocktail reception and dinner / Day 2 - A day in magical Monte-Carlo / Day 3 - Nice, Saint-Paul-de-Vence & embark Le Ponant / Day 4 - Exploring Napoleon's Elba / Day 5 - Corsica's hidden harbor of Bonifacio / Day 6 - Island life on Ponza & cruising / Day 7 - Spectacular Amalfi Coast & Ravello or Positano / Day 8 - Lipari & fiery Stromboli in the Aeolians / Day 9 - Cliff-top Taormina or Mount Etna on Sicily / Day 10 - A day well spent on Malta / Day 11 - Journey home - transfer from Phoenicia Hotel Malta to Malta International Airport.

LODGING :

FAIRMONT MONTE CARLO (2-NIGHTS)

ABOARD LE PONANT (7-NIGHTS)

HOTEL PHOENICIA (1-NIGHT)

Sicily, the Amalfi Coast & Rome ~ Northbound

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"You'll love this Italy cruise featuring Sicily – cruise aboard the yacht Le Ponant with a land stay in Rome featuring a Tauck Exclusive – an after-hours visit to the Vatican Museums! See the historic sights of Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, Naples, Malta, Rome and the remote Aeolian Isles on this 11-day trip." - Tauck

11 days from $8,990 pp*

Small Ship Cruising

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Exclusive evening at a palazzo in Malta - transfer from Malta International Airport to the Phoenicia Hotel Malta / Day 2 - Explore Malta & embark Le Ponant / Day 3 - Antiquities and more on Ortigia Island / Day 4 - Cliff-top Taormina or Mount Etna on Sicily / Day 5 - Explore Palermo or Monreale / Day 6 - Segesta and Erice or the Salt Route / Day 7 - Sailing to Lipari & the Aeolian Isles / Day 8 - The Amalfi Coast & Ravello or Positano / Day 9 - Herculaneum, Rome & the Vatican Museums / Day 10 - Glories of Rome / Day 11 - Journey home - transfer from Hotel Majestic Roma to Rome's Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Fiumicino.

LODGING :

HOTEL PHOENICIA (1-NIGHT)

ABOARD LE PONANT (7-NIGHTS)

HOTEL MAJESTIC ROMA (2-NIGHTS)

Sicily, the Amalfi Coast & Rome ~ Southbound

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"Cruise Italy and Sicily aboard the yacht Le Ponant, on a 7-night voyage complemented by land stays in Malta and Rome, and featuring a Tauck Exclusive – an after-hours visit to the Vatican Museums! Visit Sicily's historic treasures, the Amalfi Coast, Naples, Malta, eternal Rome and the remote Aeolian Isles on this 11-day journey." - Tauck

11 days from $8,990 pp*

Small Ship Cruising

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Arrive Rome - transfer from Rome's Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Fiumicino to Hotel Majestic Roma with a welcome reception and dinner at your hotel / Day 2 - Rome & the Vatican Museums after hours / Day 3 - Explore Herculaneum & embark Le Ponant / Day 4 - Spectacular Amalfi Coast & Ravello or Positano / Day 5 - Lipari by day and a night sail by fiery Stromboli / Day 6 - Segesta and Erice or the Salt Route / Day 7 - Explore Palermo or Monreale / Day 8 - Cliff-top Taormina or Mount Etna on Sicily / Day 9 - Antiquities and more on Ortigia Island / Day 10 - A day well spent on Malta / Day 11 - Journey home - transfer from Phoenicia Hotel Malta to Malta International Airport.

LODGING :

HOTEL MAJESTIC ROMA (2-NIGHTS)

ABOARD LE PONANT (7-NIGHTS)

HOTEL PHOENICIA (1-NIGHT)

Adriatic Treasures: Croatia to Venice

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"There’s a reason why the Adriatic Coast is a must-go travel destination – and on our 13-day journey, you’ll find history chronicled in medieval villages, Roman ruins and castle keeps; traditions you can taste at vineyards, markets and bakeries; and art you’ll enjoy at workshops and presentations for Tauck guests only – and experience five UNESCO World Heritage Sites." - Tauck

13 days from $7,690 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Welcome to Dubrovnik - transfer from Dubrovnik Airport to the Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik, overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Meet a lecturer this evening & intimate welcome dinner / Day 2 - Old Town Dubrovnik by land & sea / Day 3 - Kotor & Montenegro / Day 4 - Orašac village, Mostar & Split / Day 5 - Meštrovíc's art & Diocletian's Palace in Split / Day 6 - Krka National Park & fly to Zagreb / Day 7 - Discover Zagreb & meet Croatia's former Tourism Minister / Day 8 - Trakoscan Castle & Ljubljana / Day 9 - Tauck treats at Ljubljana Castle / Day 10 - Postojna Caves, truffles & fritaja / Day 11 - Pula, olive oil & a beer pairing dinner / Day 12 - Explore Venice & the Doge’s Palace / Day 13 - Journey home from Venice - transfer from Metropole Hotel to Venice’s Marco Polo Airport.

LODGING :

HOTEL EXCELSIOR DUBROVNIK (3-NIGHTS)

HOTEL PARK (2-NIGHTS)

ESPLANADE ZAGREB HOTEL (2-NIGHTS)

INTERCONTINENTAL LJUBLJANA (2-NIGHTS)

KEMPINSKI HOTEL ADRIATIC ISTRIA (2-NIGHTS)

METROPOLE HOTEL (1-NIGHT)

Classic Italy

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"Averaging 24 Tauck guests, Classic Italy, Small Groups are more personal Italian vacations highlighted by stays at chic smaller hotels in the heart of the cities. Explore Venice, Florence, Rome, Pompeii, Tuscan hill towns, Cinque Terre, the Amalfi Coast and more, highlighted by after-hours guided visits to St. Mark's Basilica in Venice and the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in Rome. Plus special "Ferragamo" departures!" - Tauck

14 days from $9,590 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Arrive in Naples... then cocktails in Sorrento...transfer from Naples International Airport or Naples Train Station to Grand Hotel La Favorita in Sorrento / Day 2 - A drive along the spectacular Amalfi Coast / Day 3 - Ancient Pompeii, then on to eternal Rome / Day 4 - A day in Imperial Rome / Day 5 - St. Peter's & after-hours at the Vatican Museums / Day 6 - Orvieto's Duomo & a recital in Umbria / Day 7 - Old Assisi & a private wine tasting / Day 8 - The Tuscan countryside to seaside Viareggio / Day 9 - Storybook Cinque Terre & on to Florence / Day 10 - The art of Renaissance Florence, revealed / Day 11 - Masterpieces of the Uffizi & more / Day 12 - On to Venice for the Doge's Palace & more / Day 13 - Venice as you please & St. Mark's after-hours / Day 14 - Ciao! Journey home - transfer from Bauer Palazzo to Marco Polo Airport and/or Santa Lucia (only) Train Station.

LODGING :

GRAND HOTEL LA FAVORITA (2-NIGHTS)

GRAND HOTEL DE LA MINERVE (3-NIGHTS)

ALLA POSTA DEI DONINI (2-NIGHTS)

GRAND HOTEL PRINCIPE DI PIEMONTE (1-NIGHT)

HOTEL BRUNELLESCHI (3-NIGHTS)

THE BAUER VENEZIA (2-NIGHTS)

SPAIN & PORTUGAL

"Step inside the grand Moorish palace of the Alhambra, gaze at treasures – inside and out – at the world renowned Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, follow pilgrim’s footsteps on the path of St. James to Santiago de Compostela or stroll the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Sintra and Evora, and you will understand the historical, cultural and religious passion throughout these lands and carefully woven into a Portugal and Spain tour." - TAUCK

EXPLORE SPAIN & PORTUGAL VOYAGES

Rates are quoted in U.S. dollars per person (based on double occupancy) - All rates are subject to change. Does not include international airfare

A week in Spain

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"Witness Spain's diverse cultural heritage on our one-week Spain vacation visiting Barcelona, Granada, Ronda, Seville, Córdoba, and Madrid. Highlights include a private flamenco performance, a horse-drawn carriage ride in Seville, and a guided tour of Madrid's Museo Nacional del Prado." - Tauck

8 days from $4,490 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Welcome to Barcelona - transfer from Barcelona Airport or the Barcelona Franca train station to your hotel, Le Méridien Barcelona - welcome cocktail reception and dinner / Day 2 - Las Ramblas, la Sagrada Família & more / Day 3 - To Granada via Málaga & Ronda / Day 4 - From the Alhambra to Seville / Day 5 - Unforgettable sights of Seville / Day 6 - Córdoba & on to Madrid by rail / Day 7 - The Prado & more in Madrid / Day 8 - Journey home as you bid adios to Spain - transfer from The Westin Palace, Madrid to Madrid's Barajas Airport or the Madrid Atocha railway station.

LODGING :

LE MÉRIDIEN BARCELONA (2-NIGHTS)

HOTEL ALHAMBRA PALACE (1-NIGHT)

HOTEL ALFONSO XIII (2-NIGHTS)

THE WESTIN PALACE, MADRID (2-NIGHTS)

Paradors of Northern Spain

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"Step back in Time on a journey that spans centuries and borders, from Barcelona into the dramatic Pyrenees and along Spain's northern coast, to where the bulls run in Pamplona… with stays at historic paradors in San Sebastián and Santiago de Compostela… and across the border to Portugal to sample port in Porto, college days in Coimbra and life in Lisbon." - Tauck

14 days from $5,790 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 - Welcome to Barcelona and Spain – transfer from Barcelona Airport or the Barcelona Franca Train Station to Le Méridien Barcelona - private welcome reception and dinner / Day 2 - Gothic sights & whimsy in Barcelona / Day 3 - Montserrat, Cardona & on to the Pyrenees / Day 4 - Pyrenees pleasures in La Seu d'Urgell / Day 5 - Pamplona & San Sebastián in Basque country / Day 6 - A day in seaside San Sebastián / Day 7 - Bilbao, the Guggenheim & Oviedo / Day 8 - A pilgrimage centuries old to Santiago / Day 9 - Sights of Santiago de Compostela / Day 10 - Prosperous Porto on the Portuguese coast / Day 11 - A Rabelo cruise & more in Porto / Day 12 - To Coimbra en route to Lisbon / Day 13 - It's all about discoveries in Lisbon / Day 14 - Homeward bound - transfer from the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon to Lisbon’s International Airport or Santa Apolonia Train Station. 

LODGING :

LE MÉRIDIEN BARCELONA (2-NIGHTS)

EL CASTELL DE CIUTAT (2-NIGHTS)

HOTEL MARIA CRISTINA (2-NIGHTS)

HOTEL DE LA RECONQUISTA (1-NIGHT)

PARADOR DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (2-NIGHTS)

INTERCONTINENTAL PORTO – PALACIO DAS CARDOSAS (2-NIGHTS)

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL RITZ LISBON (2-NIGHTS)

Spain & Portugal

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"Highlights of Tauck's enriching Spain and Portugal tours include Lisbon and Sintra in Portugal, and Seville, Gibraltar, Ronda, Toledo and Madrid in Spain; dine at a sherry bodega and a traditional Andalucían inn, and visit a renowned school of equestrian art." - Tauck

14 days from $5,990 pp*

Worldwide Land Travel

ITINERARY : Day 1 – Welcome to Lisbon - transfer from Lisboa Airport to your hotel, the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon - afternoon's guided sightseeing tour - welcome reception and dinner / Day 2 - Sintra & Cascais on the Portuguese Riviera / Day 3 - A mix of Roman, Moorish & more in Evora / Day 4 - On to storied Andalucía & Seville in Spain / Day 5 - A carriage ride & a Gothic cathedral in Seville / Day 6 - Jerez de la Frontera, Gibraltar & Marbella / Day 7 - A day by the beautiful sea in Marbella / Day 8 - Moorish influences in Ronda & Granada / Day 9 - Treasures of the Alhambra & the Generalife / Day 10 - Córdoba, La Mezquita & on to Madrid / Day 11 - Discovering Madrid, Spain's capital city / Day 12 - An excursion to Toledo then back to Madrid / Day 13 - The Prado & more museums of Madrid / Day 14 - Journey home - transfer from The Westin Palace, Madrid to Madrid Barajas Airport or Madrid Atocha train station.

LODGING :

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL RITZ LISBON (2-NIGHTS)

CONVENTO DO ESPINHEIRO (1-NIGHT)

HOTEL ALFONSO XIII (2-NIGHTS)

GRAN MELIÁ DON PEPE (2-NIGHTS)

HOTEL ALHAMBRA PALACE (2-NIGHTS)

THE WESTIN PALACE, MADRID (4-NIGHTS)

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