Travel Dates:Sunday 28th of April 2019 until Sunday 5th of May 2019
Description:Ready, Set, Sail - Europe 2019 - 7 Nights aboard ms Veendam - from $1665* per person.
YOUR BONUS:* Cruise Gratuities included * Reduced Deposit* Suite Bonus - Book a Suite and receive US$200 Shipboard Credit per Suite!
7 Night Cruise sailing from Rome to Venice aboard Veendam.
Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, ms Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest amenities. Guests aboard Veendam enjoy a multi- million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks, elegant dining rooms and spacious staterooms — many with private verandahs.
While on-board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck, enjoy The Retreat, a private resort-style pool experience offering sophisticated poolside amenities and service.
Highlights of this cruise:
RomeStep off the cruise ship, linger at a sidewalk café in the early evening and take in the pageant: the taste of your cappuccino, the kiss of warm air, the immaculately attired locals just getting their evenings started. Rome is nicknamed the Eternal City, and rightly so, for the array of icons – the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica – and for the role it played shaping the Western world. But there is perhaps a less-recognized genius in the way the city embraces the sensual side of life, as if to acknowledge there's no eternity like the present.
DubrovnikHistorians tell us that Greek sailors founded the settlement they named “Laus” (precipice) in the seventh century. Today Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a walled medieval city of cobblestone lanes, red terra cotta roofs and clustered buildings, perched high above the Adriatic Sea. Take a walking tour through the ages, past the Baroque St. Blaise Church, the Renaissance Sponza Palace, the Gothic Rector’s Palace and other architectural gems. For spectacular city views, ride a newly restored funicular to the top of Srdj Hill. Cruise along the city walls and on to the Fort of St. Lawrence and Lokrum Island, where Richard the Lionhearted was a castaway. Head out to the Konavie Valley and learn to make traditional silk thread, or sample the region’s finest wines in Komaji.
VeniceYour eyes deceive you as you get closer. An entire stone city concocted from spires and cupolas seems to float on water. The optics seem off, but by now you're too far charmed to turn back. Cruise to Venice with Holland America Line and start easily. Have a bicerin, a hot mix of espresso, drinking chocolate and whole milk. Then step out into the palatial arcades and outdoor cafes of St. Mark's Square. Ready? Now you can really get going. Venice has 117 islands and a million stories of empire, longing, and glory.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Prices shown are Cruise only, share double/twin, based on Inside Staterooms & include Port Taxes & Govt Fees, please see website for Oceanview, Balcony & Suite pricing & further details. Prices include all discounts. Special conditions apply for all Bonus inclusions: Valid new bookings only. Offers are per stateroom based on double/twin occupancy for 1st and 2nd guests only. Cruise Gratuities included for stateroom & restaurant staff, & are not included for bar, dining room wine accounts & spa/salon services. Reduced deposit not available on all sailings, and is applicable against cruise fare only. Suite Shipboard Credit amount varies per sailing and is per suite, please enquire. Prices are NZ dollars & subject to currency fluctuations. Payment is by cash, eftpos or cheque only. QCard & credit card prices on application. Offers may not be available on all stateroom categories and capacity restrictions apply. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Name changes not permitted. Sales to 14 June 2018. Prices correct as of 05 April 2018 & are subject to change without notification. Other conditions may apply.