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Book By 30 June, 2022 Set Sail on 28 August 2023
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Mediterranean Dreaming and the Waterways of France

26 Day Fly, Stay & Luxury River Cruise Discovery with $4000 Bonus Value including City Stays, Sightseeing Onboard Beverages & More

  • Low Deposit $999*pp
  • $4000Bonus Value
  • Sail | August 2023

Set Sail on 28 August 2023

Mediterranean Dreaming and the Waterways of France

26 Day Fly, Stay & Luxury River Cruise Discovery with $4000 Bonus Value including City Stays, Sightseeing Onboard Beverages & More

  • Low Deposit $999*pp
  • $4000Bonus Value
  • Sail | August 2023

Package Inclusions

Economy flights to Venice returning from Paris

Bonus 2 night hotel stay to explore Venice
Bonus transfer from Venice to Trieste to embark your cruise

11 night Mediterranean cruise from Venice to Marseille onboard Norwegian Epic in an Interior Stateroom
Enjoy overnight stays onboard in Livorno; gateway to Florence & Barcelona

Onboard dining across a range of complimentary venues
Onboard entertainment including live music & performances
Onboard all port taxes & charges
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package with Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Package
Bonus Onboard Wifi package
Bonus Onboard Prepaid Gratuities
Bonus Shore US $350 Excursion Credit

Bonus 2 night hotel stay to explore Marseille

Bonus scenic rail journey from Marseille to Paris
Bonus 2 night hotel stay to explore Paris

9 Day Seine Discovery River Cruise including the Normandy Beaches
Gourmet Onboard Dining with Seasonal & Locally Sourced A la Carte Menus
Regional Wine & Beer with Lunch & Dinner
Specialty Onboard Entertainment
Complimentary Wifi Onboard
Daily On Shore Excursions with Expert Guides
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus Onboard Gratuities (valued at $366)

Your Itinerary

Itinerary Map
Itinerary Map
Venice, Italy

Welcome to Venice, the floating city. Perhaps one of the world’s most famous destinations, a visit to Venice will leave you awestruck. Wind down the Grand Canal on a gondola, explore the sights of St Mark’s Square, including St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s palace, and hop over to Murano for a glass blowing demonstration. Dreamy Venice is a stop you’ll never forget. Enjoy 2 nights hotel stay to explore Venice.

Venice - Trieste, Italy

Farewell Venice as you transfer to Trieste and embark your 11 night Mediterranean cruise onboard Norwegian Epic.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Welcome to Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic. Famous for its distinctive terracotta rooftops, gleaming limestone streets and medieval architecture, no trip to Croatia is complete without a visit to Dubrovnik. Walk along the city walls, take a cable car to Mount Srd for impeccable views or kayak to the turquoise waters of Lokrum Island.

Kotor, Montenegro

Welcome to Kotor, a hidden Balkan gem. Tucked into the spectacular bay and surrounded by a wall of brooding mountains, the atmosphere of Kotor is unbeatable. Wander the maze that is Old Town, kayak along the bay and sample local wine and fresh seafood at one of the countless seaside restaurants.

At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by.

Naples/Pompeii, Italy

Welcome to Naples, the city of the sun. History lovers can’t miss a visit to Pompeii, the home of Europe’s most compelling archaeological site. For those looking for a taste of the Amalfi Coast, the beautiful blue waters of Capri are just a short ferry away. Naples is also the birthplace of pizza, so make sure you savour a slice during your stay.

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

Welcome to Rome, the Eternal City. No visit is complete without taking a trip back to ancient history at the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Other must-dos include climbing the Spanish Steps, tossing a coin in the Trevi Fountain, and visiting Vatican City. Finish your stay with a plate of pasta – for the best restaurants, we suggest exploring the Trastevere neighbourhood.

Livorno/Florence, Italy

Welcome to Livorno! This charming port town is your gateway to both Pisa and Florence, where you can discover iconic sights, including the Leaning Tower, Piazza Duomo, and Ponte Vecchio. In Livorno itself, we recommend discovering the Fortezza Nuova, walking along the lively port and sampling some fresh seafood. Enjoy 1 night onboard Norwegian Epic in port.

Cannes, France

Situated on the French Riviera, Cannes is home to the annual, international film festival. Home to upmarket boutiques, palatial hotels, pristine beaches and the epicentre of French luxury and style.

Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to Barcelona, a bustling beachside city filled with architectural gems. Hit the Gaudi trail, explore the Gothic Quarter and take a stroll along Las Ramblas. Visiting a tapas bar is an absolute must, especially when washed down with a glass of sangria. Enjoy 1 night onboard Norwegian Epic in port.

Marseille, France

Disembark Norwegian Epic in Marseille and enjoy a 2 night hotel stay.

Marseille, France

Welcome to Marseille, the oldest city in France! This seaside city, with its busy harbour and bright urban vibe, offers plenty to see and do. Watch the fisherman at Le Vieux Port, admire the Notre Dame de la Garde, discover the museums at Vieille Charite and wander the La Corniche walkway.

Marseille - Paris, France

Farewell Marseille today as you enjoy your Scenic rail journey to Paris where you will spend to nights to discover this amazing city.

Paris, France

Welcome to Paris, the city of light and the global centre of art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Famed for its 19th-century architecture, Paris is home to some of the most formidable and renowned structures in the world, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe and the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Paris, France

Embark your 9 day Seine discovery river cruise from Paris onboard Avalon Waterways. Spend  tonight onboard in port.

Conflans, France

Welcome to Conflans! This quaint township is just 30 minutes away from the bustling city of Paris; however, it feels like another world entirely. Don’t miss the Musee de la Batellerie, where you can learn about the history of France’s inland waterways, canals and locks. Afterwards, take a stroll through the carefully manicured lawns that surround the property.

Vernon, France

Welcome to Vernon, a magnet for art and culture lovers. Take the short trip to Giverny, where you can visit the house and garden of Claude Monet. The stunningly lush gardens look straight out of an impressionist painting, and it is here that you can explore the enchanting lily pond that inspired one of his most valuable works.

Rouen, France

Welcome to Rouen, the capital of Normandy. This port city, ever important in the Roman era and Middle Ages, is home to gothic churches, cobblestoned streets lined with medieval half-timbered houses and the striking spires of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame.

Caudebec, France (Excursion to Normandy)

Welcome to Caudebec-en-Caux, located on the banks of the beautiful Seine. Once you’ve strolled along the scenic riverbanks, be sure to check out the town’s historical centre, where you will discover the region’s gothic style architecture, some dating back to the 12th century.

Le Havre, France

Welcome to Le Havre! Overlooking the English Channel in the region of Normandy, Le Havre has risen from the rubble of World War II to become a thriving UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the modern architecture of Auguste Perret, who redesigned the city, and see the works of Monet at Musee Malraux.

Le Havre - Paris, France

Disembark Avalon Waterways in Le Havre, transfer to your Avalon Waterways hotel in Paris where you will spend your last night.

Paris, France

Farewell Paris as you board your flight home or ask about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

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River & Ocean Cruise Upgrade:
Upgrade to a Balcony Stateroom on Norwegian Epic & a Panorama Suite with Open-Air Balcony on your River Cruise from only $1,999 per person

Ocean cruise sets sail on 28 August 2023 & river cruise sets sail 12 September 2023

Travel based on Ocean Cruise Departure 28 August 2023 & River Cruise Departure 12 September 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note; Flight deviations requested by the traveller incurs a fee of $150AUD per person plus any airfare and or tax changes. Which will be advised byour Customer Service / Air department at the time of selecting your flights
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

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