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Historic Towns and Cities of the Adriatic

Including an overnight stop in Venice

Join a once-in-a-lifetime cruise of the Adriatic visiting ancient towns and cities alive with enthralling heritage and vibrant culture. Braemar sets sail from Southampton visiting Málaga, known for its fine expressions of Moorish art, and the grand capital of Malta, Valletta. Then, be inspired by Montenegro’s enticing medieval Old City of Kotor, before cruising in the picturesque Venetian Lagoon to the romantic city of Venice. Continue to ‘little Venice’, Chioggia, Croatia’s ancient Roman settlement of Split, and the maritime city of Dubrovnik, on the gorgeous Dalmatian Coast. We’ll also discover the Sicilian city of Trapani, Cartagena and Portugal’s wonderful city spread out over seven hills, Lisbon.

Including...

  • 23 nights cruise on Braemar
  • 68 meals: 23 breakfasts (days 2-24) 22 lunches (days 2-23) 23 dinners (days 1-23)
  • £100 per person onboard credit
  • Included onboard drinks package
  • Varied daytime activities, lectures, talks and evening entertainment
  • 3 formal nights
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Embarkation assistance by Titan staff
  • Services of the experienced Fred. Olsen staff on board
  • Port taxes

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VIP Outbound3

Day 1 - Southampton

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your journey to Southampton, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Braemar (3T+) in preparation for an evening sailing.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 2 - 4 - At sea

Braemar (3T+)

Day 5 - Málaga, Spain

Arrive in the culturally rich Andalucian city of Málaga, the birthplace of Picasso. Visit the distinctive Moorish Alcazaba Fortress and Gibralfaro castle, which provide breathtaking panoramic views. Alternatively, embark on a journey to Granada and Spain’s finest expression of Moorish art, the 14th century palaces and exotic gardens of Alhambra.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 6 - 7 - At sea

Braemar (3T+)

Day 8 - Valletta, Malta

Valletta is Malta’s most grand city with an enthralling mix of Roman, Phoenician, Greek, Arabic, Norman, Crusader, and British influences. Roam this intriguing 16th century walled city to discover the Grand Harbour - with impressive baroque architecture, mystic courtyards and wonderful monuments, including the St John’s Co-Cathedral enriched with sacred works of art.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 9 - At sea

Braemar (3T+)

Day 10 - Kotor, Montenegro - Cruising Bay of Kotor

This morning we arrive in beautiful Kotor, situated along one of the most picturesque bays in Montenegro. Explore the impressive Old City reflecting life in the Middle Ages with its medieval architecture - a UNESCO World Natural and Historical Site. Early afternoon, Braemar cruises along the stunning Bay of Kotor with towering cliffs, ancient towns and cities and lush green landscapes.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 11 - Cruising Venetian Lagoon, Italy - Venice (overnight)

Cruise the wonderful enclosed bay in the Adriatic Sea known as the Venetian Lagoon and location of Venice itself. After capturing beautiful views of Venice, we sail into the city and dock overnight.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 12 - Venice

Venice, a city of romance uniquely built upon tranquil waters, has 150 canals, 500 ancient bridges and enchanting architecture. Perhaps enjoy an iconic gondola journey through the dreamy waterways or embark on a tour of the famous sights including St Mark’s Basilica, the Piazza San Marco, the exquisite 14th century Doge’s Palace, the grand clock tower of Torre dell’Orologio and the Gallerie dell’Accademia.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 13 - Chioggia

Arrive in Chioggia, a quieter version of Venice with canals, historic architecture and enchanting alleyways. Wander the narrow streets admiring the classic houses crowned with terracotta roofs, and the vibrant fishing marinas. Highlights include the thriving local fish market and the wonderful sandy beach of Sottomarina.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 14 - Split, Croatia

Croatia’s second largest city is Split and it is a pleasure to explore. Steeped in Roman history, Split is home to a number of ancient structures including the remains of the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace and the grand Romanesque clock tower. Roam the maze of alleyways discovering beautiful piazzas, pretty cafés and two bustling markets.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 15 - Dubrovnik

A full day to explore the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik, on Croatia’s stunning Dalmatian Coast framed by soaring mountains and the glistening sea. There are many well-preserved Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, palaces, fountains and monasteries, as well as historic monuments representing the city’s fight for independence. See the highlights including the 15th century Onofrio fountain, Fort Lovrijenac and the great walls of the historic Old Town.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 16 - At sea

Braemar (3T+)

Day 17 - Trapani, Sicily, Italy

This afternoon we arrive in the stunning Sicilian city of Trapani; a fishing and ferry port steeped in history. Disembark to wander the streets filled with Baroque architecture, the picturesque harbour and discover the wonderful collection of buildings and monuments including The Dovecote medieval fortress and the 14th century grand cathedral. Nearby is the medieval town of Erice, situated atop Erice Mountain 2,464 feet above sea level.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 18 - At sea

Braemar (3T+)

Day 19 - Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena has remained one of Spain’s most significant port cities for more than 2,000 years, since its origins in the Roman period. Important sites still remain here including the Roman Theatre, thought to have been erected between the 5th and 1st centuries BC; the Concepción Castle; and the fascinating array of modernist buildings designed by pupils of Antoni Gaudi.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 20 - At sea

Braemar (3T+)

Day 21 - Lisbon, Portugal

Located over seven stunning hills on the River Tagus, Lisbon is Portugal’s prized gem with its enticing collection of pretty palaces, art-nouveau cafés and ancient castles. The city has many bridges including the Ponte Vasco de Gama, with over 11km of viaducts and the Ponte 25 de Abril, a look-alike to San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Lisbon also boasts a number of fascinating museums and galleries which are well worth visiting such as the National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Carmo Archaeological Museum.

Braemar (3T+)

Day 22 - 23 - At sea

More time to relax on board as we sail home.

Braemar (3T+)

VIP Inbound

Day 24 Southampton

Today we arrive back in Southampton, where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

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Historic Towns and Cities of the Adriatic

Including an overnight stop in Venice