- From: 08/11/2019
- For: 23 days
- Landing in: Rome, Italy
- Returning from: Athens, Greece
3 nightsSun. Aug 11-Wed. Aug 14
1 nightWed. Aug 14-Thu. Aug 15
Monte Carlo, France
2 nightsThu. Aug 15-Sat. Aug 17
3 nightsSat. Aug 17-Tue. Aug 20
2 nightsTue. Aug 20-Thu. Aug 22
2 nightsThu. Aug 22-Sat. Aug 24
1 nightSat. Aug 24-Sun. Aug 25
2 nightsSun. Aug 25-Tue. Aug 27
Herceg Novi, Montenegro
1 nightTue. Aug 27-Wed. Aug 28
1 nightWed. Aug 28-Thu. Aug 29
Fira (Santorini), Greece
2 nightsThu. Aug 29-Sat. Aug 31
2 nightsSat. Aug 31-Mon. Sep 02
3 nightsSun. Aug 11 - Wed. Aug 14
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.
Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, Rome
Set in the Vatican City, these 54 museums house an exquisite art collection dating to the 16C, including the famed Sistine Chapel.
Garden of Ninfa
The romantic gardens feature medieval ruins, a variety of trees, meadows, exotic plants, and roses that grow over the ruins.
Civita di Bagnoregio
Dramatically set on an eroding volcanic plateau overlooking the area, this town retains much of its historic architecture and charm.
1 nightWed. Aug 14 - Thu. Aug 15
Tuscany's capital is full of history, boasting beautiful architecture, great art venues, superb food, and unforgettable atmosphere.
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.
Town Center, Florence
Succumb to the charms of this historic center, venturing through the streets to discover quaint shops, cafes, and historic sites.
Florence's largest church is an architectural gem boasting Gothic-Revival architecture, superb decorations, and an exquisite facade.
2 nightsThu. Aug 15 - Sat. Aug 17
The heart of Monaco, Monte Carlo embodies the luxurious spirit of the region and is known for its beaches, castle, and gardens.
Beach, Monte Carlo
Relax in the warm sun on Monte Carlo's stunning beach, which some say is the nicest of the French Riviera.
Monte Carlo Casino
Visit to enjoy the stunning building or to try your luck at gambling in this world famous casino, one of the oldest in the world.
Oceanographic Museum, Monte Carlo
The museum itself is a stunning example of Baroque Revival architecture, it exhibits sea flora and fauna, and houses an aquarium.
Historic Center, Monte Carlo
Wander through Monte Carlo and enjoy the stunning architecture and nature, steeped in 700 years of Grimaldi history.
3 nightsSat. Aug 17 - Tue. Aug 20
This buzzing metropolis is Italy's heart of style and chic, offering travelers great shopping, historic sites, and superb cuisine.
Italy's largest church dates to the 14C, boasting Gothic architecture, a wealth of ornamental elements, and ecclesiastical relics.
Europe's third-largest aquarium is home to over 100 aquatic species, exhibiting marine ecosystems of seas, lakes, and rivers.
Historic Center, Milan
Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy an hour in one of the gorgeous squares, then plunge into this chic center and shop til you drop.
Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan
This 15C church features Gothic and Renaissance architecture, and is home to Leonardo da Vinci's infamous mural, "The Last Supper".
Villa Taranto Botanical Garden
While the villa itself is not open to the public, its surrounding botanical gardens are, offering an array of natural features.
Situated not far from Lake Garda, this gigantic amusement park features a wonderul theme park, an aquatic park, and a hotel.
2 nightsTue. Aug 20 - Thu. Aug 22
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.
Gondola Ride, Venice
If you allow yourself one touristy act, let it be this - take a ride on a gondola, exploring the city as it should be explored.
2 nightsThu. Aug 22 - Sat. Aug 24
Visit Croatia's capital city, home to amazing museums, green parks and gardens, renowned restaurants, and vibrant nightlife.
Jarun Lake, Zagreb
Perfect for a day of water sports, the lake also invites you to walk on the surrounding paths and enjoy the wonderful scenery.
Maksimir Park, Zagreb
The oldest public park in Croatia is home to five lakes and the City Zoo, offering a great place to spend a nice afternoon outdoors.
Historic Center, Zagreb
Hang out in the medieval portion of town, home to winding streets and charming old buildings, quaint courtyards and lively cafes.
Bundek Park, Zagreb
A beautiful new park, featuring a lake with a beach, biking and walking trails, as well as children's playgrounds.
1 nightSat. Aug 24 - Sun. Aug 25
Croatia's second-largest city is home to several remarkable historic landmarks, rich museums, diverse architecture, and nice beaches.
Historic Center, Split
Get to know this amazing town center, rich with history, archaeological remnants, and a well-developed coffeehouse culture.
Diocletian's Palace, Split
This enormous 4C palace was the retirement home of the famed Roman Emperor, Diocletian, and now comprises most of Split's center.
Croatia is home to several incredible beaches. Spend the day relaxing in the Croatian sun on one of Split's stunning white beaches.
Marjan Hill, Split
Hike up the hill to reach the viewpoint overlooking the port and the waterfront, were Split's breathtaking scenery awaits you.
2 nightsSun. Aug 25 - Tue. Aug 27
With its dramatic scenery, a wealth of historic sites, quaint streets, and marvelous beaches, this vibrant city is a superb destination.
City Walls, Dubrovnik
Trace the city's medieval fortifications in their circuit around the Old Town, enjoying incredible views and nearby landmarks.
Rector's Palace, Dubrovnik
The Renaissance palace houses a museum of historic and ethnographic artifacts, including a notable collection of coins and furnishing.
Historic Center, Dubrovnik
Stroll through the city center, rich in history and cultural relics, and enjoy the many landmarks dotting the ancient streets.
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.
1 nightTue. Aug 27 - Wed. Aug 28
A popular town on the Adriatic coast, featuring mountainous landscapes, beautiful nearby beaches, and clear waters.
Historic Center, Herceg Novi
Explore the historic buildings and the lovely cobbled streets of this 15C town center, learning about local traditions and folklore.
Kanli Kula, Herceg Novi
Once a Turkish prison, this 15C stronghold now offers spectacular views and features eerie wall-carvings left by former prisoners.
Fortress Spanjola, Herceg Novi
Long abandoned and overrun by vegetation, this 16C fort was actually erected by the Turks and still retains a mystic atmosphere.
Savina Monastery, Herceg Novi
Overlooking the colorful coast, this 18C monastery boasts three churches, a spectacular gilded iconostasis, and 14C fresco ruins.
1 nightWed. Aug 28 - Thu. Aug 29
Mykonos is a maze of alleys, homes, and chapels, where walking the same path in the day and night offers two distinct experiences.
Featuring excellent tourist facilities, the beaches of Mykonos offer accommodations, bars, restaurants, and sports facilities.
Platis Gialos, Mykonos
The most popular beach on the island is known for its golden sand, clear water, and exciting atmosphere.
Historic Center, Mykonos
Wander through this historic center, where arts and crafts, architecture, windmills, and food combine for a charmed experience.
Aegean Maritime Museum, Mykonos
This unique maritime museum restores living historical exhibits as they were originally designed and built.
2 nightsThu. Aug 29 - Sat. Aug 31
Situated majestically above the Mediterranean, the town of Thira is known for its beautiful white buildings and stunning sea views.
Akrotiri, Fira (Santorini)
Remnants of a Minoan settlement from the Bronze Age, buried after a volcanic eruption and thus preserving a wealth of frescoes.
Historic Center, Fira, Fira (Santorini)
Walk throughout this beautiful town, climbing paths to reach fantastic views and heading downhill to enjoy the hospitable cafes.
Prehistoric Museum, Fira, Fira (Santorini)
Murals, pottery, and other artifacts as old as 4,000 years reside at this museum from sites at Akrotiri, Potamos, and elsewhere.
Spend the day relaxing in the sun on the shores of this stunning beach, considered to be the most beautiful on the island.
2 nightsSat. Aug 31 - Mon. Sep 02
Considered the birthplace of Western Civilization, Athens' 3,500 year history is alive today in politics, culture, and philosophy.
Explore this awe inspiring citadel, home to numerous historic buildings, including the Parthenon. Its myths are equally phenomenal.
National Garden, Athens
Covering 38 acres, robust and exotic flora are punctuated by water features, a small zoo, and even ancient ruins in this 19C park.
Wolves' Hill, Athens
At 900 ft, this summit offers unparalleled views of Athens. Walking is rewarding but not the only way to the top.
Historic Center, Athens
Explore the ancient lanes north of the Acropolis. It wasn't until the 19C that Athens really expanded beyond his historic center.