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Take a trip on board the Rhapsody of the Seas to discover the Greek Isles and Croatia all while travelling in immense comfort and enjoying the best of the best in service. This is sure to be a cruise trip to remember.
The largest of the Italian lakes, Lake Garda enjoys a sheltered position and a warm, balmy climate - a seductive combination for a relaxing holiday. Beautiful towns and villages hug the lake shore, all with their own unique charm and breathtaking scenery. Framed by the Dolomite Mountains, the landscape is rich and diverse, from the dramatic mountainous backdrops of the northern villages to the pretty promenades along the southern shores. The heady scent of lemons in the air is as tantalising as the towns and villages of Lake Garda are beautiful. Not surprisingly given the expanse of water in the region, sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, rowing and kayaking are hugely popular here.
The most romantic city in the world, the floating city of Venice is one of epic grandeur. Take a gondola ride down the Grand Canal and gaze upon the glorious Venetian architecture lining its banks. Built on a lagoon, this city will surely amaze you. Stroll along the Bridge of Sighs, explore the range of historic sights and wind down with a coffee or a glass of prosecco in the popular St. Mark's Square. Venice has been attracting poets and artists for many years. It is one of Italy's finest cities with a truly inspiring atmosphere.
Arrive in the walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia's most popular cruise destination. This unique medieval town will leave you in awe. Stroll through the shaded Old Town, a ten minute drive from the port and get a feel for the city's rich history with its opulent baroque buildings. Set off and explore beautiful quaint boutiques, friendly bars and fabulous restaurants as well as taking in the spectacular views over the ocean as you walk through this beautiful city. Or take it easy and relax by soaking up the sun and the sea air on the beautiful beaches. Cliff side cafés are dotted along the coast line, so after a dip in the sparkling Adriatic sea, you can take a break in one of these charming hangouts.
Today we will dock at the dreamy Kotor, Montenegro's fascinating medieval city. The stunning mountains surrounding the sapphire seas and the historic old town guaranteed this wonderful destination a UNESCO World Heritage status. Take in the the breathtaking views over the peaceful Adriatic, or even dive into adventure and swim, snorkel and kayak to explore the fascinating sea life. For bird watchers, pelicans and flamingos are some of Montenegro's other hidden treasures.
Today you will have time to spend as you wish on board your cruise ship, discovering all of its fantastic facilities. With so much to do, so many places to eat and drink and so many ways to unwind, you’ll find that on your cruise holiday, the journey is just as enjoyable as exploring the destination.
This Greek idyll will leave you in awe with its multicoloured cliffs, whitewashed houses and stunning views across the sparkling Mediterranean sea. Once you arrive on terra firma, you'll have two ways of venturing up to the town of Fira: on the cable cars or on a donkey. Yes, a donkey! Fira, the island's capital is full of small, winding streets filled with shops, bars and restaurants. 1500bc is a great little spot for something to eat. Sit out on the patio, order a crisp wine, and get stuck into some of the most divine seafood you'll ever try!
You will dock at Katakolon today, a tiny seaside town in Greece. There are plenty of waterfront cafés and restaurants to relax in and pass the time in the sunshine but the real draw is the fascinating site of the first Olympic Games in 776 BC. The train station is just a five minute walk from the port and it will take you to the site in around 45 minutes. This is a history lover's dream but the ancient and archaeologically impressive town of Olympia, is sure to amaze just about anyone who visits.
Another day to make the very most of the amazing facilities on board your cruise ship. Why not dine like a king, with a huge selection of dining areas with a vast array of different foods for all tastes and appetites. Or sip a cocktail in one of the ships elegant bars while enjoying your journey from one fabulous port of call to another.
An elegant hotel in a quiet and serene location, Hotel Benaco provides a unique and charming environment, ideal for relaxation.
A lush garden skirts the hotels swimming pool and beautiful sun terrace, giving a truly serene and relaxing feel. You can lounge and enjoy the sunshine in total privacy and comfort and forget the rest of the world exists. This is a family-run hotel which means that there is a pride in what they do and their friendly customer service is sure to make you feel at home.
The hotel is conveniently located in the historic heart of Desenzano and surrounded by beautiful buildings. You can easily walk downhill to the old town where you can explore and go sightseeing or try one of the area’s many fabulous restaurants. The surrounding area of Desenzano del Garda can be explored by renting a bike directly from the hotel. And if you would like to go further afield, you are located around 100m from the railway station.
This property is offered on a Bed & Breakfast basis.
Royal Caribbean's Rhapsody of the Seas deserves rhapsodies of praise for its recent refurbishment. With the introduction of new facilities, technology and services to its already stellar line-up, this cruise ship has managed to create a more modern cruising experience, all the while maintaining its laid-back ambience and traditional charm.
Adding to its already superb résumé, Rhapsody of the Seas has introduced two new restaurants: Chops Grille for a succulent steak and Izumi for delicious Asian cuisine; a new bar, R-Bar, where you can savour bespoke cocktails; and a fantastic nursery.
As well as its two new foodie additions, Rhapsody of the Seas has a great selection of dining facilities. Head to the Windjammer Café, which stays open almost around the clock, for a burger, a buffet or a carvery; enjoy lip-smacking gourmet cuisine and wine pairing in Chef's Table; indulge in some fine, Italian fare at family favourite, Giovanni's Table; or embrace the formal setting and culinary delights of the Main Dining Room.
Light and airy, with a fantastic atmosphere to boot, Rhapsody of the Sea boasts an assortment of features, including the must-see 360 degree panoramic view, available in the Viking Crown Lounge, a rock-climbing wall, a luxe spa, a fitness centre and a selection of pools. Entertainment-wise? Well, you're in for a treat. Whether you prefer a quieter pace of life or a more vibrant atmosphere, there is a huge range of entertainment to suit your tastes, including the Viking Crown nightclub, where your can dance the night away or the Schooner piano bar, where you can watch the sun set over a glass of crisp wine.
From the nursery and babysitting options on board to the variety of child and teen-friendly clubs, pools, arcades and discos, your tots, toddlers and teenagers will be very well catered for.
This property is offered on a Full Board basis.
Venice, Italy • Dubrovnik, Croatia • Kotor, Montenegro • Santorini, Greece • Katakolon, Greece • Venice, Italy
|Gross tonnage||78,491 tons|
|Number of passengers||2416|
|Length / Beam / Draught||915ft / 105ft / 25ft|
|Cruise speed||22 knots|