London - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Harking back to a more elegant age, you’ll journey through the countryside in original 1920s and 1930s carriages. Experience gracious service as you dine on a menu of delectable cuisine, returning to your compartment to discover that your private lounge has been effortlessly converted into a bedroom.
Verona - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Disembarking in Verona, you’ll be transferred to the beautiful Lake Garda area for your four night hotel stay. With majestic mountains around its edges and colourful villages wedged among sprawling vineyards, Lake Garda is a compelling destination that offers so much to discover.
Lake Garda - Hotel Stay
Ascend to the top of Monte Baldo in a cable car as you gaze in awe at the striking panorama below or take a leisurely walk through the pine-clad scenery. At lunchtimes, head to a lakeside restaurant and delight in the famous cuisine of Italy, taking your time, as the Italians do, over a gorgeous feast of local produce and regional wine topped off with an indulgent dessert and espresso.
Venice - Hotel Stay
Defying both logic and architectural techniques, the city of Venice stands as beautiful as ever, an incredibly well-preserved network of waterways and grand palazzi. Take a trip on a gondola, an iconic experience and undisputed romantic symbol of this timeless city.
Venice - 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.
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is a historic city which boasts highlights including the 13th-century Cagliari Cathedral. Explore ancient Roman ruins and graceful palazzi, sample traditional Sardinian cuisine including the delicious Su Porcheddu, or head to the beautiful sandy Poetto Beach.
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.
This British-owned territory is full of British quirks - afternoon tea, fish and chips and traditional pubs – and has a long and fascinating history due to its strategic position between Africa and Europe. Explore its iconic rock and watch out for the cheeky Barbary macaques.
A few final days at sea affords you the chance to truly unwind and relax before you arrive back in Southampton. The Oasis Spa boasts a hydrotherapy pool and thermal suite, where you'll find steam rooms, sauna and ‘experience’ showers as well as heated ceramic beds where you can relax.
Southampton - Disembark Arcadia
Today you’ll arrive in Southampton where you’ll disembark Arcadia.