Romantic Italy break with a Mediterranean cruise

Lake Garda, Venice, Bari, Santorini, Chania, Kefalonia, Argostoli & Split

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MSC Lirica

Hotel Parchi del Garda, Lake Garda

Peschiera del Garda

Hotel Parchi del Garda, Lake Garda

Hotel Parchi del Garda, Lake Garda

Peschiera del Garda

Hotel Parchi del Garda, Lake Garda

Hotel Parchi del Garda, Lake Garda

Venice

Hotel Giorgione, Venice

Hotel Giorgione, Venice

Venice

Hotel Giorgione, Venice

Hotel Giorgione, Venice

Venice

MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica

Bari, Italy

Inside cabin, MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica

Santorini, Greece

Balcony cabin, MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica

Argostoli, Greece

Outside cabin, MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica

Split, Croatia

An unforgettable trip to Italy's watery wonderlands of Lake Garda and Venice, with a scenic Mediterranean cruise through Greece and Croatia – includes all travel

Food, art, history, and life-enriching landscapes – Italy’s got it all. Embrace la dolce vita on a city-hop from the see-and-be-seen Italian Lakes superstar, Lake Garda, to the romantic waterways of enchanting Venice, all before an unforgettable cruise taking you around Greece and Croatia.

Described by Wordsworth as ‘a treasure which the earth keeps to itself’, Lake Garda is easily the most beautiful of all the Italian Lakes. With its Hollywood A-list following, rich silk heritage, must-see lakeside towns and surrounding hills, mountains and forests, it’s easy to see why these crystalline waters have captured the hearts of the literati and glitterati for centuries. You'll spend your first three nights here, staying at Hotel Parchi del Garda, which is set just under a mile from the lake.

Next up is the romantic and historic grandeur of Venice, staying at the elegant Hotel Giorgione. Murano glass lamps and antique furniture set the tone for this elegant residence. Renowned as the 'city of canals', why not step back in time and head out on a gondola ride to explore Venice from the water, passing under small bridges as you make your way through the shimmering reflections of this unique floating city. From Venice, you’ll board the MSC Lirica cruise ship for a full-board cruise around the glittering Mediterranean waters.

After sailing to the historic Italian gem of Bari, you’ll spend some time at sea, cruising towards the breaktaking Greek Islands. Soak up iconic, majestic caldera vistas in stunning Santorini, explore the atmospheric city of Chania with its Venetian quarter, and visit the unspoiled gem of Kefalonia and town of Argostoli. Then its on to the Adriatic seafront treasure, Split, where history meets cosmopolitan flair. You’ll be well catered for aboard the MSC Lirica too, which boasts a plethora of top-class facilities and services, from a selection of bars and eateries to a casino, disco and theatre, plus an indulgent spa – something to suit everyone.

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