Italy Cruise: Hidden Treasures from Florence to Venice (2019)

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Your Italian adventure begins with a two-night stay in Florence, experiencing the best of this Renaissance city and the surrounding Tuscany region.
Expeditionary Cruising

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2019 Italy Cruise: Hidden Treasures from Florence to Venice
We have released our 2019 Italy Cruise: Hidden Treasures from Florence to Venice dates and are now taking pre-registrations. 
18 - 30 Aug 2019 
Contact us to register your interest and secure the best cabin choices on the 2019 departure, with a fully refundable deposit.You will have seven days to confirm your reservation after the itinerary and pricing is published.* 

Your Italian adventure begins with a two-night stay in Florence, experiencing the best of this Renaissance city and the surrounding Tuscany region. Board the new ‘Le Bougainville’ for a unique 10-night cruise that follows nearly the entire navigable coast of Italy and includes Rome, the Aeolian Islands, Palermo and Taormina (Sicily), and Venice as well as lesser known Bastia in Corsica (France), Vieste and Ancona. Enjoy impeccable service and gourmet cuisine on your exclusively chartered luxury expedition ship while A&K’s world-renowned Expedition Team leads you to these breathtaking ports and islands, where fascinating local experts and lecturers reveal the hidden treasures of each locale. 

A&K Advantages: 

  • Spend two nights in a luxury hotel in the heart of Florence and enjoy a welcome event in the breathtaking Tuscan countryside.
  • Cruise the coastline of Italy for 10 nights aboard new ‘Le Bougainville,’ featuring luxurious balcony accommodations for every guest.
  • Discover Italy your way in each port, choosing from included, expertly crafted excursions for a range of interests.
  • Engage in an enriching lecture program given by our deeply knowledgeable experts.
  • Experience the French island of Corsica, where you enjoy a private polyphonic choir concert.
  • Cruise to the Aeolian Islands and enjoy views of volcanic Stromboli Island.
  • Spend two full days exploring the exotic riches of Sicily, where you also join your fellow guests for a private gala dinner.
  • Trek through Puglia’s coastal Parco Nazionale del Gargano, one of the largest national parks in Italy.
  • From Ancona, visit the mountain town of Urbino or Villa Imperiale in Pesaro, formerly a Sforza residence.
  • Enjoy a full day of exploration in grand, timelessly romantic Venice.


*PLEASE NOTE: This journey contains some active elements and is subject to change based elements beyond A&K’s control, including weather and sea conditions. The final itinerary will be determined at the sole discretion of the Captain and Expedition Leader.

Dates & Prices

We have just released 2019 dates: 18-30 Aug 2019 and are now taking pre-registrations.Reserve your space now with a fully refundable deposit. You will have seven days to confirm your reservation after the itinerary and pricing is published.


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