Cloisters of Culture: Barcelona to Rome, 29 April 2020 (10 nights)

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Ship:
Riviera
Line:
Oceania Cruises
Departure:
Barcelona
Depart Date:
29th April 2020
Duration:
10 nights | View itinerary
Customer Rating:
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Cruise Type:
Fly Cruise
  • EXCLUSIVE - Free Gratuities & $150 onboard spend on selected cabin grades
  • Free Wifi
Inside from
£2,249 pp
Deluxe Oceanview from
£2,849 pp
Balcony from
£3,299 pp
Concierge from
£3,599 pp
Penthouse Suite from
£4,549 pp
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Cruise Id: 192630

Holiday Features

  • Spacious, luxury accommodation
  • Elegant Mid Size Ships
  • Gourmet specialty dining at no cover charge
  • Refined Bars & Lounges
  • 24 hour complimentary room service
  • Complimentary soft drinks & bottled water
  • Fitness Centre & Spa Club
  • Casinos and Wine Tasting
  • Egyptian Cotton Linen
  • Country Club Casual
  • Complimentary shuttle busses in most ports
  • Oceania offer the best value in luxury cruising
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Cruise itinerary

Day Port Due Depart
1 Fly from the UK
1 Barcelona
Barcelona
Barcelona, whether you head for its beaches or bars, cafes or museums, a relaxing and cosmopolitan time is assured.
2 Palamos
3 Marseille (Provence)
Marseille (Provence)
One of the most romantic ports in the Med, Marseille is steeped in history and begs to be explored.
4 Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
The fairy-tale kingdom of Monte Carlo glitters with opulence and jet-set glamour, and the action centres around its famed casinos. Inside, under gilt-edged ceilings and ornate frescoes, fortunes are made or lost. Elsewhere in Monaco are the Prince’s Palace, from which the Grimaldi dynasty has ruled since 1297; the Cathedral where Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier; and the Rock of Monaco, where gardens cascade to the sea.
5 St. Tropez
St. Tropez
Saint-Tropez is a town, 104 km to the east of Marseille, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. It is also the principal town in the canton of Saint-Tropez.
6 Florence & Pisa (Livorno)
Florence & Pisa (Livorno)
For Florence and Pisa, Livorno is the perfect place for which to discover the delights of Tuscany.
7 At Sea
8 Valletta
Valletta
As you sail into Malta, you are treated to a breathtaking landscape of soaring steeples and church domes.
9 Messina, Sicily
Messina, Sicily
For a show unlike any you've seen before, visit the world's largest astronomical clock, Orologio Astronomico, in the Piazza del Duomo. It's set in a 60 m (197 ft) bell tower and when the clock strikes noon, it comes to life. As Ave Maria begins playing from a loudspeaker, the bronze mechanical figures start to move. A lion roars, a bird flaps its wings and two historical heroines take turns ringing the bell, all before it ends with a statue of Jesus appearing from a tomb.
10 Sorrento
Sorrento
In Sorrento, there are the gardens of delight which excude an inebriating perfume of blossom in spring. The mild climate and predominantly fine weather all year round make the Sorrentine Penisular an ideal destination in any season.
11 Rome (Civitavecchia)
Rome (Civitavecchia)
'The Eternal City' from unforgettable historical sights to exclusive designer shops, Rome really does have it all. Ensure you throw a coin into the Trevi fountain to make certain you'll return.
11 Fly to the UK

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Customer reviews for Riviera

  • Riviera
  • Oceania Cruises
  • 03 Jun 2019

A great ship, service and food amazing, the entertainment was a bit sparce as only one show per night, but I guess the people who cruise with Oceania are not that interested in entertainment its all about food!

  • Riviera
  • Oceania Cruises
  • 18 Jan 2019

The clean staff in the cabin we were in we're very slapdash with how they cleaned. In the restaurant I ordered a Chenin blanc and got a Chardonnay . We ordered tartar sauce to go with lobster and got tomato sauce. I ordered a Zinfandel rose and was given a dry French rose. When I questioned the waiter he said, oh do you not like dry!

  • Riviera
  • Oceania Cruises
  • 26 Oct 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2nd Oceania cruise. Positives far outweigh any shortfalls. The itinerary took us to some lovely locations where we could go ashore under our own steam & explore, (Marseille, Sorrento, Valleta, Santorini & Rhodes in particular). There were back to back port stops for Florence & Rome, which is a lot to take on over consecutive days. We had an inside cabin which suited our purposes. OK, you don't have a view, but it's a hotel room when all said & done. The food was excellent, particularly the 4 specialty restaurants (which we could each use once on our inside cabin grade). The Terrace Grill was our preferred eating location over the main dining room. Unlike typical ship buffets, staff are on hand to personally serve up all dishes, so there's no mad self service scrum and it maintains good hygiene. The grill was particularly popular, with a range of fresh fish & steaks cooked to order. When you're served, the outside terrace is a wonderful spot to sit out for breakfast or lunch when the weather is fine. Across all the departments, the staff were friendly and very attentive. They certainly added to the good vibe on the ship. The Olife options worked really well. In addition to the inclusive soft drinks & coffee, we had the beer/wine drinks with meals package, which we found more than adequate. A little on board spend covered the other ancillary expenses. The much criticised wi-fi is much better than it used to be, (I think they've put signal boosters round the ship?). We never had an issue with it. What could be better... Don't expect "big ship" evening entertainment. Fair enough, Riviera is not a big ship (part of the attraction), but I think people would welcome a little more entertainment variety around the ship. The appeal of the shows in the main theatre will always depend on people's individual tastes. In my opinion, there were some good shows/artists and some I didn't bother with. However, of an evening there were no artists performing anywhere else on the ship (aside from the usual pre-dinner piano & string quartet options). I would have liked more choice. TIP: Oceania's own excursions are extremely expensive. We booked the Florence on your own coach transfer which cost over £200! We booked two other trips independently which were far better value for money. Our excursion group size was 6 & 10 people respectively, which makes for a far more personal interaction with the guide. This issue also applies to airport transfers. Unless you're made of money, book your private transfers independently. Finally, Oceania Med cruises are very port intensive. Be careful not to book & take on too much before you go. We spoke to a number of people who cancelled some of their trips because they were so tired. Will we use Oceania again...we're booked for 2020 cruise up to Alaska!

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Terms and Conditions

Drinks package is the house select which consists of beer, wine & champagne served with meals. Up to $800 OBC per stateroom determined by length of Cruise - up to 9 Nts $400, 10-13 Nts $600 & 14+ Nts $800. Excursions determined by length of Cruise - Up to 9 Nts 2 excursions per person, 10-13 Nts 3 excursions per person & 14 Nts+ 4 excursions per person WIFI is limited to one login per stateroom.

All offers and prices are subject to change and availability at time of enquiry. Prices are based on two passengers sharing unless otherwise stated and are subject to the Tour Operator's terms and conditions. Cabin and Flight supplements may apply. Other supplements may apply in addition to the price shown above. Flight details, timings and routing may be subject to alteration. Other tour operator charges may also apply. Any Onboard Spending money or drinks package value shown will be per cabin, again based on two sharing.

Note: On 13 January 2018, new European legislation is being adopted in the UK which as result will mean that we may change our required method of payment at our discretion, irrespective of how any deposit or prior payment was made.

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