The Best of Europe Cruises 2012: Venice To Monte Carlo


When you talk about cruises maybe you think to Caribbean or Mexico but Europe Cruises are much more romantic… So let’s review together the Europe cruises 2012 calendar in our Top 7 of the best of Europe cruises 2012 all them operated by Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Athens to Venice – July 20, 2012
Barcelona to Lisbon – August 13 2012
Venice to Monte Carlo – September 6, 2012 and October 30, 2012
Monte Carlo to Barcelona – September 16, 2012
Barcelona to Athens – September 26, 2012
Athens to Istanbul – October 6, 2012
Rome to Istanbul – October 24, 2012
Today I’ll present you my favorite route: 1. Venice To Monte Carlo – (September 6, 2012 and October 30, 2012)

La Dolce Vita
10 NIGHTS with Seven Seas Mariner
Fares from $7,999 per person
• Upgrade to Business Class Air for only $699 per person
• Featuring a late-night stay in Dubrovnik
• Featuring an overnight stay in Monte Carlo


Before you start this journey you will have some time to visit Venice, Italy and next day you will be in Urbino (Ancona) in the northern part of central Italy’s Marche Region, one of the more remote and least touristed regions of Italy.

urbino Ducal palate (Palazzo ducale)

What to do in Urbino: See Urbino’s huge Ducal Palace (Palazzo Ducale), Marche National Gallery, The Duomo (a cathedral completed in 1604), Piazza Rinascmento, Piazza della Republica, and Piazza Duca Federico (cafes and shops), Albornz Fortress (for a beutiful overview over the city) and, if you have time left, Botanical Garden (free Entrance).

Next stop: Dubrovnik (the old city in the extreme south of Croatia).
What to do in Dubrovnik: Roland’s Column, Bell Tower, Sponza Palace, Placa Stradun, Old Port.


After Dubrovnik you will arrive the next day in Kotor – the most beautiful bays of Montenegro.

Kotor Котор in Montenegro

Next day you will left the continental Europe for
Corfu – a beautiful island in Greece.


Next day come next island: Taormina (one of Sicily’s top travel destinations).


You will stay in Italy the next day, too to visit two amazing areas: Sorrento and Capri.



Week-up next morning in Italy, but this time in Rome – the city with so many to do but you will have only one day to conquer the Rome because next day you must visit the Florence and Pisa with it’s funny tower.

tower of pisa

The last stop in this luxury cruise is the most luxury city in Europe: Monte Carlo.

monte carlo

The ship for this cruise is Seven Seas Mariner:

Seven Seas Mariner

All-suite, all-balcony accommodations for 700 guests
Suites range in size from 301 ft2 (28 m2) to 2,002 ft2 (186 m2), including balcony
All-inclusive beverage program including soft drinks, hot beverages and fine wines and premium spirits served throughout the ship
All onboard gratuities are included
Butler service in higher categories, including in-suite bar setup and SoundDock® for iPod®
Single, open-seating dining
Complimentary 24-hour room service
Full entertainment program
Port-intensive itineraries
Guest lecturer program
Interactive television with extensive media selection computer center
Wireless Internet access throughout the ship
24-hour complimentary Coffee Corner

What do you think?

Written by Liviu M

Liviu is a traveler writer. He like to travel all over the world and write about his travel experiences.

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