- From: 09/19/2019
- For: 36 days
- Landing in: Dubrovnik, Croatia
- Returning from: Barcelona, Spain
2 nightsThu. Sep 19-Sat. Sep 21
1 nightSat. Sep 21-Sun. Sep 22
2 nightsSun. Sep 22-Tue. Sep 24
1 nightTue. Sep 24-Wed. Sep 25
1 nightWed. Sep 25-Thu. Sep 26
2 nightsThu. Sep 26-Sat. Sep 28
2 nightsSat. Sep 28-Mon. Sep 30
1 nightMon. Sep 30-Tue. Oct 01
3 nightsTue. Oct 01-Fri. Oct 04
2 nightsFri. Oct 04-Sun. Oct 06
1 nightSun. Oct 06-Mon. Oct 07
3 nightsMon. Oct 07-Thu. Oct 10
Porto Ercole, Italy
1 nightThu. Oct 10-Fri. Oct 11
3 nightsFri. Oct 11-Mon. Oct 14
1 nightMon. Oct 14-Tue. Oct 15
Cinque Terre, Italy
1 nightTue. Oct 15-Wed. Oct 16
2 nightsWed. Oct 16-Fri. Oct 18
2 nightsFri. Oct 18-Sun. Oct 20
4 nightsSun. Oct 20-Thu. Oct 24
2 nightsThu. Sep 19 - Sat. Sep 21
With its dramatic scenery, a wealth of historic sites, quaint streets, and marvelous beaches, this vibrant city is a superb destination.
Historic Center, Dubrovnik
Stroll through the city center, rich in history and cultural relics, and enjoy the many landmarks dotting the ancient streets.
City Walls, Dubrovnik
Trace the city's medieval fortifications in their circuit around the Old Town, enjoying incredible views and nearby landmarks.
Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik
Perched on a cliff jutting into the Adriatic Sea, this beautiful 11C stronghold serves as a theater during the annual Dubrovnik Festival.
Onofrio's Fountains, Dubrovnik
Great for people-watching, this 15C ornate fountain once supplied water to the entire city and now serves a nice piece of local history.
1 nightSat. Sep 21 - Sun. Sep 22
Visited by travelers seeking hidden beach resorts, this town has a great atmosphere and several historic attractions.
Trstenica Beach, Orebic
Buy a refreshing drink at one of the many cafes along the beach, and spend the day relaxing in the sun on the sandy pebbled shore.
Historic Center, Orebic
Walk through the town center, getting to know the local culture, noting the architectural landscape, and visiting local eateries.
Franciscan Monastery, Orebic
Set on the top of a hill, this 15C monastery offers stunning views of the blue sea, surrounding beaches, and the nearby islands.
Famed for its delicious oysters, this village features 15C fortifications that can be explored and boasts a lively small-town ambiance.
2 nightsSun. Sep 22 - Tue. Sep 24
Located on the island of Hvar, Jelsa is known for its natural beauty including beaches, vineyards, and olive groves.
Vina Tomic Winery, Jelsa
Learn about wine-making and sample some of Hvar's finest wines, then visit the cellar, modeled after Ancient Roman dining rooms.
Town Center, Jelsa
Cobbled streets, old stone houses, and quaint little shops await you on your visit to the town center.
With idyllic pebbled beaches and clear turquoise waters, Jelsa boasts some of the nicest shorelines on the island.
Bisevo Blue Grotto
Hire a boat to visit this beautiful sea cave, famed for the gorgeous blue illumination flooding its waters several times a day.
1 nightTue. Sep 24 - Wed. Sep 25
A coastal town with a unique pebble beach, frequented by travelers for its good windsurfing, some cultural sites, and many restaurants.
Historic Center, Bol
Walk around the center of this amazing beach town, enjoying the architectural diversity and visiting the local pubs.
Zlatni Rat Beach, Bol
Set on a strip of sandland jutting into the Adriatic Sea, the beach shifts with the tides and provides its patrons with superb views.
Blaca Monastery, Bol
Dating to the 16C, this monastery features a museum exhibiting Baroque furnishing, weaponry, and an array of historic artifacts.
Dominican Monastery, Bol
Erected over remnants of 4C-5C church, this 15C monastery features fine artwork and a small museum with historic artifacts.
1 nightWed. Sep 25 - Thu. Sep 26
An authentic Croatian destination visited by few tourists
Skradin Historic Center
Walk through the town center and get a feel for the local culture
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Croatia's largest national park is famous for its 16 lakes and an extremely diverse collection of flora and fauna.
Telascica Nature Park
This gorgeous bay is recognized as a nature preserve for its towering cliffs, diverse marine life, and breathtaking beauty.
Croatia's second-largest city is home to several remarkable historic landmarks, rich museums, diverse architecture, and nice beaches.
2 nightsThu. Sep 26 - Sat. Sep 28
Sprawling along a picturesque harbor, this vibrant city boasts an array of cultural and natural attractions, as well as fun beaches.
Historic Center, Rovinj
Experience the historic Old Town through its winding narrow streets, enjoying the relaxed atmosphere and the beautiful architecture.
Seek out the many vantage points dotting the city for a glimpse of extraordinary scenery, featuring a fjord and an archipelago.
Balbi Arch, Rovinj
On the edge of the Old Town you'll find this 17C arch, whose ornate busts of a Turk's and a Venetian's signify its past as the city gate.
Rovinj Heritage Museum
Set in a Baroque palace, this museum hosts artwork, ethnographic items, archaeological findings, and more exhibits about the region.
2 nightsSat. Sep 28 - Mon. Sep 30
Famed worldwide for its romantic canals and gorgeous masks, this thriving city offers its visitors a wealth of cultural attractions.
St. Mark's Square, Venice
Venice's famous main square is beautifully designed, lined with gorgeous arcaded buildings, and is a great spot for people-watching.
St. Mark's Basilica, Venice
Boasting superb Italian-Byzantine style, this 11C basilica hosts a wealth of gilded mosaics, elegant frescoes, and other decorations.
Grand Canal, Venice
Lined with a fascinating array of architectural curios, the Grand Canal is the city's largest water transportation vein.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Set on one of Venice's major arteries, this superb museum hosts an array of modern art, from Cubism, to Expressionist, to Futurism.
1 nightMon. Sep 30 - Tue. Oct 01
Full of Renaissance architecture and authentic Tuscan grace, this medieval town offers great food and superb local wine.
Old Town, Montepulciano
Wander around the sloping streets, getting caught up in the medieval magic of this town center and soaking up the lively atmosphere.
San Biagio Church, Montepulciano
Set on the outskirts of the town, this 16C church boasts Renaissance architecture, well-preserved frescoes, and fine ornaments.
3 nightsTue. Oct 01 - Fri. Oct 04
A great spot from which to explore the riches of the Amalfi coast, this picturesque town offers lush views and historic buildings.
Enjoy fine veiws of Mount Vesuvius, Island of Capri, and the entire Amalfi coast from various vantage points scattered around town.
Town Center, Sorrento
Stroll along Sorrento's central streets, lined with quaint shops overflowing with nice souvenirs, ceramics, and local delicacies.
Amalfi Coast Drive
Skirting the Salerno Gulf, this scenic drive will afford you breathtaking views, many options for interesting stops on the way.
While Positano is a small village, little compares with its pastoral beauty, white Moorish houses, and gorgeous turquoise bay.
Path of the Gods
Many opt to drive, but some choose to hike this incredible scenic road, named for the Roman temples that once stood here.
Connected to Procida by a bridge, the beautiful moon shaped island is a remnant ridge of an ancient volcanic crater.
2 nightsFri. Oct 04 - Sun. Oct 06
While Positano is a small village, little compares with its pastoral beauty, white Moorish houses, and gorgeous turquoise bay.
Well-known for its popular black sand, this beautiful beach promises a relaxing afternoon and delicious local Limoncello.
Climb up and down the steep alleys and catch spectacular views to the sea.
Path of the Gods, Positano
Put on your hiking shoes and spend the day exploring this amazing Amalfi coast trail, full of scenic vantage points and vineyards.
Historic Center, Positano
Take a walk through the maze of narrow streets around this town center, enjoying its picturesque alleyways and quaint cafes.
1 nightSun. Oct 06 - Mon. Oct 07
Italy's third-largest city is a bustling port rich with history, cultural monuments, various attractions, and great food.
National Museum of Archaeology, Naples
Italy's most significant archaeological museum houses relics from Pompeii and other Roman cities, as well as many exquisite artworks.
Cappella Sansevero, Naples
Established in the 16C, this small church features a wealth of remarkable artworks by some of the leading 18C masters.
Catacombs of San Gennaro, Naples
Dating to the 3C, this catacombs are an ancient pre-Christian cemetery, retaining most of its original structure.
Historic Center, Naples
Narrow winding streets, sprawling piazzas, quaint shops, and good cafes - all these unite into a charming center worth exploring.
3 nightsMon. Oct 07 - Thu. Oct 10
Italy's eternal capital boasts historic sites, ancient ruins, fine architecture, rich culture, superb food, and vibrant nightlife.
Trevi Fountain, Rome
Make a wish and toss a coin into this world-famous Baroque fountain, admire its sculptures, then head off to explore the nearby cafes.
This iconic landmark is a triumph of Roman architecture, dating to the 1C and hailed as the largest amphitheater ever built.
Roman Forum, Rome
Once the political and commercial center of ancient Rome, this archaeological park now houses nicely-preserved ruins.
A very lively neighborhood in the heart of Rome. Great for an evening stroll and a good meal.
Flanked by two gorgeous 16C villas, these elegant gardens boast an intricate design, fountains, sculptures, and a wealth of blossoms.
1 nightThu. Oct 10 - Fri. Oct 11
A destination in Italy frequented by few tourists.
3 nightsFri. Oct 11 - Mon. Oct 14
Tuscany's capital is full of history, boasting beautiful architecture, great art venues, superb food, and unforgettable atmosphere.
Town Center, Florence
Succumb to the charms of this historic center, venturing through the streets to discover quaint shops, cafes, and historic sites.
Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence
This superb art gallery houses a wealth of Renaissance art, including Michelangelo's world-famous sculpture of David.
San Miniato al Monte Basilica, Florence
An 11C Romanesque church with rich geometrical design, featuring uniquely ornate interior, including mosaics, murals, and frescoes.
Uffizi Gallery, Florence
A famous museum, exhibiting some of the greatest classical art pieces from major Italian masters. A must visit for art lovers!
A top destination and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, and medieval cityscape.
1 nightMon. Oct 14 - Tue. Oct 15
With its undeniable medieval charm, this town is full of history, churches, quaint streets, museums, and stately villas.
Historic Center, Lucca
Roam the alleyways of this medieval center, where historic buildings line the streets and quaint cafes beckon with local delicacies.
Palazzo Pfanner, Lucca
Surrounded with breathtaking gardens, this elegant 17C palace now houses a medical museum exhibiting historic tools and texts.
San Michele in Foro, Lucca
This gorgeous 11C church is best-known for its intricately designed facade, comprised of numerous apses some of which host statues.
Dating to the 11C, this lovely church boasts Romanesque exterior, Gothic decor, ancient ecclesiastical relics, and several paintings.
1 nightTue. Oct 15 - Wed. Oct 16
Comprised of five colorful villages, this Italian town sprawls over terraced rocks along the coast and offers spectacular scenery.
Sentiero Azzurro Hiking Trail, Cinque Terre
A hiking trail high above the Cinque Terre villages that affords breathtaking views of the area. Takes a full day of moderate effort.
Dell'Amore Coastal Path, Cinque Terre
If you have one day to explore the Cinque Terre villages, this gorgeous coastal trail connecting the villages is the best way to do so.
Manarola, Cinque Terre
The second smallest and possibly the oldest of Cinque Terre's towns, Manarola is famous for its bright and colorful houses.
Vernazza, Cinque Terre
One Cinque Terre's five towns, Vernazza is known as one of the most authentic fishing villages on the Italian Riviera.
2 nightsWed. Oct 16 - Fri. Oct 18
This pretty seaside village on the Riviera elegantly mixes its Medieval old town feel with good beaches and food.
Enjoy some sea and sun on Antibes' large sandy beach.
Historic Center, Antibes
Stroll through Antibes' charming historic center and take in the local atmosphere.
Picasso Museum, Antibes
A vivid tribute to Picasso who lived here for six months, the museum now holds hundreds of his works.
Peynet Museum, Antibes
This museum is dedicated solely to the French cartoonist Raymond Peynet, showcasing thousands of his works.
2 nightsFri. Oct 18 - Sun. Oct 20
A dynamic and young city, often noted for its Mediterranean light, rich cultural life, and artful new architecture.
Promenade du Peyrou, Montpellier
The spectacular view from this highest point of Montpellier is best on a Saturday, when a flea market is held under the arches.
The Montpellier beach is pristine and offers a great opportunity for a quiet day of relaxation.
Fabre Museum, Montpellier
This museum covers a large breadth of work, from ancient to modern art.
Stroll through the narrow streets of charming historic Montpellier, and experience the local culture.
4 nightsSun. Oct 20 - Thu. Oct 24
A vibrant metropolis set on the Mediterranean Sea, famed for its brilliant architecture, rich culture, and captivating history.
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
Recognized as the masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi, this incomplete church is an exquisite blend of Gothicism and Art Nouveau.
Gothic Quarter, Barcelona
In the heart of the city center, this historic quarter is full of Gothic architectural gems, as well as artifacts dating to the 4C.
Guell Park, Barcelona
A marvel of landscaping by Antoni Gaudi, this park blends lush gardens with architectural curios, and is full of whimsical statues.
Historic Center, Barcelona
The center remains the heart of Barcelona, combining historic sites and cultural monuments with cafes, shops, and fun activities.
Church of San Miguel Del Fai
Dating to the 11C, this cliffside monastery boasts Romanesque features and is surrounded by the breathtaking nature of the Cingles de Berti.
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
A beautiful mountaintop abbey that offers breathtaking views over the whole of Catalonia, and houses a famed image of Black Madonna.
The Raval, Barcelona
Once the city's infamous Chinatown, today the neighborhood is best known for its nightlife and a myriad of diverse eateries.
Plaza del Rei, Barcelona
Located centrally in the Gothic Quarter, this cultural square is surrounded by some of Barcelona's most grand medieval buildings.