Italian and Adriatic highlights

11 September 2018 to 25 September 2018
From £2,795 with flights
Trip destination: 
Adriatic Sea

Join Dr Damian Robinson, Director of the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, on this leisurely paced cruise around Italy and along the glorious Adriatic coast to Venice. Discover the marvellous Amalfi coast, cruising past the romantic island of Capri and volcanic island of Stromboli on your way to Taormina, Sicily, before heading across the Ionian Sea to the Greek island of Corfu. The fascinating Graeco-Roman site of Butrint, Albania, leads to the charming Croatian ports of Dubrovnik and Split, then the cruise culminates in Venice for an overnight stay with a special evening event.


  • Free cabin upgrade: one category upgrade on selected cabin grades
  • Two-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Rome with visit to the Colosseum
  • Visit the evocative ruins of both Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • A rare visit to the Albanian archaeological site of Butrint, a rich repository of the past and a designated UNESCO World Heritage location
  • Explore the Palace of Diocletian in Split, one of the greatest of all Roman sites
  • Discover the Amalfi and Dalmatian coasts
  • Enjoy an exclusive group excursion and special event (subject to minimum numbers)

Trip scholar

Dr Damian Robinson, Director of the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford

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Tel: +44 (0) 1865 410131

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