- The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Perhaps head to Pisa and see its famous landmark.
- Romantic Rome
See the famous sights of the ‘Eternal City’, including the Colosseum.
- The Bay of Poets
Portovenere was once home to Lord Byron and the bay was inspiration for many of his works.
- The island of Elba
Discover the pretty island of Elba, where Napoleon was once exiled to.
- VIP door to door
- Full board
Explore the cities of northern Italy
Step aboard your ship Azamara Journey® in Civitavecchia for a seven-night cruise that traces the coastline of northern Italy, calling at the islands of Sardinia and Elba along the way. Look forward to an overnight mooring in Livorno from where you can discover the Renaissance charms of Florence, such as the Duomo and statue of David, or head to Pisa with its famous leaning tower. You’ll also enjoy a full day in Portovenere, where colourful houses line the waterfront below the spectacular Castello Doria. Then, after a day exploring pretty Santa Margherita with its Piazza Mazzini your cruise concludes in glamorous Monte Carlo.
Saga price includes...
- Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch and additional cancellation rights on overseas holidays for over 50s, or a price reduction if not required (cover is subject to medical questions)
- Speciality dining package^
- $150 on-board credit per person
- Sparkling wine in your stateroom on embarkation
- Return flights and transfers
- All port taxes, fees and charges
- Tourist visas if required
And on your cruise…
- Full board
- Afternoon tea
- Selected drinks including select standard spirits, international beers and wines, bottled water, soft drinks, speciality teas and coffees
- 24-hour room service
- Exclusive AzAmazing EveningSM
- Gratuities to housekeeping and bar/restaurant staff
- Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
- Enriching lectures
- Shuttle bus at selected ports
- Concierge service
- Self-service laundry
- Porterage of luggage
04/06/2020 UK-Civitavecchia (for Rome), Italy
After taking Saga’s included door-to-door travel service to the airport, fly to Civitavecchia before transferring to the port where you will embark Azamara Journey®.
05/06/2020 Porto Torres, Sardinia
Arrive 0800. Depart 1800.
Explore Sardinia’s rugged coastline. Near the iconic Basilica di San Gavino you’ll find Balai Beach – one of the most popular beaches in Porto Torres. Archaeology enthusiasts will be fascinated by Sardinia’s mysterious stone Nuraghe. To see more of the beautiful scenery, perhaps follow one of the many trails through deep gorges and lush forests.
06/06/2020 Portoferraio, Elba, Italy
Arrive 0800. Depart 2200.
Napoleon was once exiled to the island of Elba, and you can learn all about it at the Archaeological Civic Museum. Alternatively, you could climb to the top of Medici Fortress, take an open cable car to the peak of Mount Capanne, or enjoy performances in the Vigilanti Theatre.
07/06/2020 Livorno (for Florence or Pisa), Italy
Arrive 0730 on June 7. Depart 2000 on June 8.
Cruise to Livorno from where you can head to the heart of the Italian Renaissance. Explore the amazing architecture of Florence, or pay a visit to Pisa and its leaning tower.
09/06/2020 Portovenere ⚓, Italy
Arrive 0800. Depart 2100.
Pretty Portovenere is set upon the romantically named Gulf of Poets, where Lord Byron and Percy Shelley would sometimes come for inspiration.
10/06/2020 Santa Margherita ⚓, Italy
Arrive 0800. Depart 1800.
The main city square, Piazza Mazzini, with its colourful palaces is well worth a look, as is the Castello di Santa Margherita, a castle built in 1550 by the Republic of Genoa as a defence against pirate attacks. The pretty waterfront has a choice of cafes where you can relax with a glass of wine and watch fishermen unload their catch.
11/06/2020 Monte Carlo, Monaco-UK
Disembark Azamara Journey ® after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK and included door-to-door travel service home.
⚓ Land by launch or tender.
All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost, and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.
#Selected drinks include standard spirits, international beers and wines on board. ^The Three Table Tour speciality dining package includes one night in Prime C, one night in Aqualina and a further night in either of these restaurants.