Southampton - Embark Arcadia
Combining the chic with the classic, the adult-only Arcadia offers a relaxed pace, stylish surroundings and more than a hint of extravagance. Arcadia’s signature features such as her exterior glass-fronted lifts and expansive art collection, featuring no less than 3,000 works of art, create a sophisticated air. Foodies will be spoilt for choice in the two-tier main restaurant, or for a treat Sindhu will set your taste buds alight.
The much-loved Arcadia has recently been revitalised, with features that develop her unique character to offer her guests an even better experience. Many of the public areas including bars and restaurants have been updated while still maintaining her classic elegance and intimate atmosphere.
History enthusiasts will love Cartagena and its fascinating past. Thanks to its position on the Murcia coast, it has been inhabited by different civilisations and cultures, including the Romans, Byzantines and Moors. As a result, the city boasts numerous museums and landmarks that reveal secrets about its layered history.
There are plenty of daily activities on board Arcadia to keep you busy. She has everything a discerning cruiser could want, bars, pools, sports venues and shops. You can relax by the pool or enjoy a theatre featuring some of the most lavish and spectacular shows at sea.
The blue waters of Corfu await. Museums and a strong cultural pride betray this beautiful island’s history as an early seat of European learning. Away from the resorts, you’ll find mountains carpeted with woodland, where towering Cyprus trees stand guard over inviting trails.
Explore the marble streets and city walls of ancient, red-roofed Dubrovnik, where the old city is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Follow winding alleys to admire its baroque architecture and discover welcoming café where you can sit outside and enjoy the views. Take a dip in the glittering Adriatic Sea, explore fascinating museums and galleries and walk the atmospheric city walls.
Split blends ancient monuments, natural beauty and modern Dalmatian life with consummate ease. With its spectacular setting – think mountainous backdrop offset by the turquoise waters of the Adriatic – it’s no wonder that a Roman emperor choose to build a home here. Today, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the finest and best preserved Roman monuments in the world.
Venice - Disembark Arcadia and Lake Garda Hotel Stay
Today you’ll disembark Arcadia in Venice and be transferred to captivating Lake Garda. Italy’s largest lake glimmers as the main event while mountains rise majestically, colourful towns and villages are wedged among sprawling vineyards and olive groves, and salt-and-pepper beaches are scattered invitingly around the water’s edges.
Lake Garda - Hotel Stay
Staying at the Hotel Savoy Palace, you’ll enjoy a relaxing five night stay in a fabulous location overlooking Lake Garda in the charming town of Gardone Riviera. Set in a lush green gardens, the hotel has a lovely pool and offers romantic alfresco dinners on warm summer evenings. The Muse’s Bar provides a relaxing atmosphere for an aperitif or after dinner drink.
Verona - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Return to London in truly elegant style, on board the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Enjoy the opulent surroundings of the 1920s carriages as you swish through the European countryside, passing stunning alpine scenery, as you enjoy a three course lunch and later, a four-course dinner, served in the most regal style.
London - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
After breakfast, a quick stop in Paris and a delicious brunch, you’ll arrive at the French coast to cross the channel. On the other side, a glass of champagne will welcome you home before you take afternoon tea aboard the glamorous British Pullman, gliding towards London.
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