French & Italian Riviera Delight

French & Italian Riviera Delight

Nice to Rome (Civitavecchia)

Aug 25, 2024 to Sep 1, 2024

7 Days

SeaDream I

12432B

Date Ports of Call Arrive Depart
Aug 25, 2024 Nice,
France
2 PM - 4 PM
(Embarkation)
Evening
Aug 26, 2024 Sanary-sur-Mer,
France
Morning Late Evening
Aug 27, 2024 St. Tropez,
France
Morning Late Evening
Aug 28, 2024 Antibes,
France
Morning Evening
Aug 29, 2024 Portofino,
Italy
Morning Late Evening
Aug 30, 2024 Livorno (Florence),
Italy
Morning Late Evening
Aug 31, 2024 Portoferraio, Elba,
Italy
Morning Evening
Sep 01, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia),
Italy
Morning 8 AM - 10 AM
(Disembarkation)

Ports

  • Nice
    Nice

    Nice is the fifth most populous city in France and the second largest on the Mediterranean coast. The city's famous seaside promenade, the Promenade des Anglais ('the Walkway of the English') owes its name to the earliest settlers to this seaside resort. For over a quarter century, the picturesque Nicean surroundings have attracted not only those in search of relaxation but also those seeking inspiration. SeaDream docks in the small port and offers several land adventure options as well as private arrangements and transfers.

  • Sanary-sur-Mer
    Sanary-sur-Mer

    Sanary-sur-Mer is a Provencal village located in the Var department in the Provences-Alpes-Côtes d'Azur region of France. Most visitors fall in love with the town shortly after they arrive. The harbor has several traditional wooden boats called “pointus” that are used by the fisherman daily. They sell their catch each morning on the harbor front. Market day is always a special treat so plan accordingly. The nearby village of Bandol has some of the oldest vineyards in France. It’s an easy bike ride down the coast from Sanary-sur-Mer. Other options include a land adventure to the nearby town of Castellet a typical hilltop village where you can explore and have a nice wine tasting. Golf at De La Fregate as well as water sports are also on option here.

  • St. Tropez
    St. Tropez

    St. Tropez located on the French Riviera quite simply may be the most famous resort town in Europe. It is a playground for the fashion models, athletes, movie stars, entertainers and other extremely wealthy summertime guests. There’s much to offer in this resort town, shopping, nightlife (Byblos hotel’s Les Caves du Roy nightclub) exceptional beach clubs such as Le Club 55 and Nikki Beach at Pampelonne. Nearby you can explore some of the hill towns and visit the award winning rose wineries. You can also visit neighboring Grimaud and Port Grimaud or just a little further out golf at a few highly rated courses. SeaDream anchors just off the break wall and tenders directly to the pier downtown.

  • Antibes
    Antibes

    Historians indicate that Antibes was the first town founded by the Greeks on the Riviera coast. For a very long time, Antibes was the only town between Marseille and Italy. The temples, monuments and an immense 3500 seat amphitheater bear testimony to its ancient origins. Much of the protecting walls have remained intact including Fort Carre, which is one of the most beautiful examples of military architecture in Europe. Today the port is taken over by an incredible array of mega yachts. The historic town center is full of pretty squares and narrow streets, ideal for wandering and people-watching. Make sure you check out the cathedral and the old ramparts. Nearby Cap d'Antibes, there is a small peninsula of paradise, you can visit it by taking the sign-posted path following the coastline. The famous "Eden Roc" hotel is at the point of the "Cap". Ask one of the officers to lead a crew shoreside casual hike – you will not be disappointed. If that isn’t appealing, we are certain one of the organized land adventure will be.

  • Portofino
    Portofino

    The picturesque fishing village of Portofino can be found along the Italian Riviera, and is one of the most popular resort getaways in all of Italy. Portofino has been a staple of tourism in Italy since the 19th century, officially replacing fishing as its chief industry in 1950. Portofino is twinned with Kinsale, Ireland, and Palma (de Mallorca), Spain. Roman philosopher and military commander Pliny the Elder declared that Portofino was founded by the Romans, and with the high concentration of dolphins found in the Tigullian Gulf, it was named the “Port of the Dolphin” - Portus Delphini. Portofino was primarily a member of the Republic of Genoa in early days, and never provided more than a resting area for the merchant navy due to its naturally cramped harbor. The Republic of Florence purchased Portofino in 1409 from French King Charles VI, yet returned when the Florentines were ousted. Portofino became a part of the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1815, and during Risorgimento, it became a member of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861. Aristocratic visitors from Northern Europe began visiting the town in the 19th century, leading to eventual vacation homes and celebrities appearing in Portofino. Portofino is naturally beautiful port with colorful, iconic architecture that was even replicated as a hotel resort at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando. The Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan also created a seaside town based on Portofino. Tourists like to visit the museum Castello Brown, which provides a great view of the town, as well as the churches of St. Martin, Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta, and St. George - the latter containing some relics of saints. When visiting Portofino, be sure to take a guided dive to the Portofino Marine Park, as well as take a glimpse at the recently restored famous underwater statue, the Christ of the Abyss.

  • Livorno (Florence)
    Livorno (Florence)

    Not only is Livorno a fantastic hub to visit neighboring Pisa, Lucca and Florence. Livorno itself is a great destination. To start with, SeaDream docks in the city center rather than further down in the commercial port that would require shuttle bus service. SeaDreamers can easily walk into town or even to the train station. Some of our officers may offer a bike ride from the port to either Pisa or Lucca – possibly both for the extremely active guest. SeaDream has arranged some expertly guided land adventures to take you to the Unesco Awarded Sites. See the Land Adventures tab for more information.

  • Portoferraio, Elba
    Portoferraio, Elba

    Portoferraio is a beautiful town in the province of Livorno, Tuscany, on the northern coast of Elba Island. SeaDream generally docks just steps away from the main street Via Garibaldi and offers a guided walk of this very historical town called “Walking the Napoleon Trail”. The first site is the Town Hall, proceeding northeast on Via Napoleone, the Misericordia church, in which a mass is said for Napoleon’s soul on May fifth every year. The highest point of the town is the Piazza Napoleone, from which there are beautiful views. To the west rises Forte Falcone (79m/261ft), to the east, above the lighthouse, Forte Stella (48m/158ft), both originally built in 1548 and later completed by Napoleon. On the seaward side of the square is the simple Villa dei Molini. This is believed to be Napoleon’s official residence, which contains his library. The island offers so much more than just the main city; there’s some incredible wine and several other towns to explore. To help make the most of your visit to the island, we have created the perfect land adventure for you – “Elba Vistas, Villages & Wine”. If neither sparks your interest, you can borrow one of the mountain bikes to explore the island – the recommended route would be to visit Porto Azzuro.

  • Rome (Civitavecchia)
    Rome (Civitavecchia)

    Civitavecchia is a major port located in Rome, primarily utilized for maritime transportation of goods, as well as a fishing port. The commune’s name means “ancient town” and is one of the “Motorways of the Sea” in the Mediterranean, functioning as one of the main links between the mainland of Italy and Sardinia. The ancient name of the port was “Centumcellae,” first mentioned in a letter written by Pliny the Younger in 107 A.D., although scholars debate on whether the name was about the number of rooms of the Trajan Villa, or the number of natural creeks on the coast. Civitavecchia is a part of the Lazio Territory, an area which was confirmed to have social groups since pre-historic times, and the modern town was built over a pre-existing settlement of the Etruscan people in 107-108 B.C.E. (who debated to have founded Rome). In the beginning of the 2nd century, the harbor and town of Centumcellae were simultaneously developed by Emperor Trajan in the territory of Aquae Tauri. As the town became more popular for ships traveling westbound, the Thermal Baths were constructed on the hill of Ficoncella. Centumcellae flourished in the Imperial Age, and by 538 A.D., it had become a Byzantine stronghold. In 728 A.D., it became a member of the Papal States. The Saracens raided Centumcellae many times in the 9th century, prompting Pope Leo VII to have a newer and more secure settlement built by 854. The town, then known as Civita Vetula, was under the rule of several lords, and the Popes temporarily lost control during the French Rule in 1798-1815. In 1870 it entered the Kingdom of Italy. Civitavecchia was severely damaged during WWII, destroying many of the ancient monuments including Forte Michelangelo, which would be rebuilt in the 1950’s. Popular points of interest include the Forte Michelangelo, Terme Taurine, and Cattedrale di San Francesco. There is a wealth of Roman and Vatican architecture and tourists are encouraged to visit many of the museums and take the cultural tours available in this important sea port.


Suites & Staterooms

*Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees: $427 per guest


Single Supplement for this voyage is 200% for Yacht Club Deck 2,3 and 4. For Commodore, Admiral and Owners Suite, a 200% single supplement rate applies.


Please Note: Fares are capacity controlled and may change without notice. The fares are per person based on double occupancy. Single and third person rates are also available. SeaDream Yacht Club strongly recommends that all guests purchase travel insurance.


Yachting Land Adventures & Activities

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  • Nice - Transfers / Private Arrangements / Pre and Post Stays / Accommodations - Nice, France

    Description

    Our Destination Specialists “Cruise Services” can assist with making your pre-arranged transfers, hotels accommodations and any other personalized pre or post cruise arrangements for your SeaDream cruise embarking or disembarking from Nice, France.

    If you have any questions, please contact Cruise Services directly:
    Email: excursions@cruiseservices.mc
    Office Phone + 377 93 30 22 62
    Cell phone + 33 6 80 86 34 63

    Address:
    Cruise Services
    1 Rue du Gabian - Le Thales Bloc A - BP 693
    98000 MONACO

    Notes

    Duration

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    Price

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  • Sanary-sur-Mer - Easy Wheels Coastal E-Bike Adventure

    Description

    Discover the many facets of Sanary while on two wheels that are assisted with electricity; providing that glide along or uphill climb experience when you want it!

    On this Yachting Land Adventure, you will be assigned to your e-bike by an instructor waiting for you at the pier. When comfortable the group will set off for a coastal cruising adventure by 2 wheels exploring the beautiful Sanary area and nearby destinations. At a point along the way, the group will pause for a refreshment break and then head back to the pier.

    Notes

    You will be assigned an e-bike, mandatory helmet and backpack with snacks. Guests should be comfortable riding a bike with hand breaking and riding downhill. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board. This excursion must be booked 72 Hours (3 days) prior to arrival in the port to confirm its operation during your voyage. Please book on the Seadream.com website, or onboard, early to avoid disappointment.

    Duration

    4 hour(s)

    Price

    269 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Sanary-sur-Mer - Hilltop Castellet & Wine Tasting

    Description

    Discover the ancient Roman roots of Provence, France, as you explore a charming village and indulge in a delightful wine tasting during this Provencal encounter.

    Departing from Sanary by coach, you will travel to Domaine Begude. In Provencal dialect, “beguda” means drink. Since the Middle Ages, the property passed over at least 5 different family owners. For a long time, La Bégude was a stopover on the road leading from Marseille to Toulon, a shelter for the night where travelers and pilgrims could find something to eat and to drink. It is located at 410 meters above sea level, more than 300 hectares of land sleep in the shade of Sainte Baume. Like many other Wine Properties of the region, the Domain is organic agriculture certified. Upon arrival, you have an opportunity to visit and enjoy a tasting experience accompanied by delicious olive bread. It's the perfect chance to relax and immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of nature.

    Afterwards, you will ascend to the village of Castellet, a typical Provencal hilltop village. Perched on a wooded hill above the vineyards, this remarkable stronghold, formerly owned by the Lords of les Baux, has well preserved ramparts, a carefully restored 12 C church, a castle dating back in part to the 11C. Entering by two fortified gates “Le portail” and “Le Portalet”, you will start the visit walking around the narrow streets up to the Castle, now home to the town hall. You will see the St Sauveur church with its proud displayed windows, before joining the “Trou de Madame” from where you will enjoy an attractive view inland towards Ste Baume and Paul Ricard Circuit. You will have some time at leisure to explore the arts and craft workshops. Brows among the painting, pottery and hollow ware among other attractive items, before boarding the coach for the returning to your SeaDream yacht.

    Notes

    This excursion must be booked 72 Hours (3 days) prior to arrival in the port to confirm its operation during your voyage. Please book on the Seadream.com website, or onboard, early to avoid disappointment. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    4.5 hour(s)

    Price

    189 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • St. Tropez - Saint-Tropez E-Biking and Beach

    Description

    E-cycling around Saint Tropez in the summer is a fantastic way to explore this hot French Riviera destination. Also included is a stop at a Beach Club to relax in a lounge chair, under an umbrella or take a swim. Your instructor will be waiting for you at the pier, providing you with a helmet, e-bike, and safety instructions.

    Then you will depart on your e-bike to discover the village of St. Tropez, cycling along the narrow side roads and even traveling into the countryside passing vineyards in the shadows of tall pine trees. Take in the fragrant scents of lavender, eucalyptus and pine in the fresh air. Next you will head toward one of the areas beautiful beaches for a refreshment and a couple hours to enjoy the beautiful turquoise waters of the French Riviera before returning to the yacht on your e-bike.

    Notes

    Guests should be experienced bike riders with gears and in good physical condition. Helmets are mandatory. Please wear a swimsuit and bring a cover-up, towel from the yacht, a hat and sunscreen. This excursion must be booked 48 Hours (2 days) prior to arrival in the port to confirm its operation during your voyage. Please book on the Seadream.com website, or onboard, early to avoid disappointment. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    4.5 hour(s)

    Price

    289 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • St. Tropez - Wine & Port Grimaud

    Description

    Indulge in a wine lover's dream tour from St Tropez, exploring renowned vineyards, visiting the historic Chateau St Martin for a wine tasting, and ending with a picturesque stop at Port Grimaud.

    Departing from St Tropez, you will drive to reach Taradeau where Chateau St Martin is located. You will enjoy the countryside, passing by some of the most celebrated district’s vineyards: Appellation Côtes de Provence and reach your destination. The history of Chateau St Martin goes back to the Roman times. The Domain, “Cru Classé”, is 100 hectares and belongs to the same aristocratic family since 1740. You will discover beautiful sights, vineyards and have a special tasting of their wine production, accompanied by some toasts.

    After your visit, re-board your bus and on the way back to St Tropez, you will make a stop at Port Grimaud. This Mediterranean fishing village, designed by the famous architect François Spoerry, is indeed a modern complex of luxury housing with a fully equipped marina. You will have some time at your leisure, before returning to your SeaDream yacht waiting for you in St Tropez.

    Notes

    This excursion must be booked 48 hours (2 days) prior to arrival in the port to confirm its operation during your voyage. Please book on the Seadream.com website, or onboard, early to avoid disappointment. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    5 hour(s)

    Price

    199 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Antibes - Antibes & Absinthe

    Description

    Antibes was founded by the Greek merchants in the 5th century and is one of the oldest cities in France. At the start of this Land Adventure, your guide will meet you on the pier, where you will start your visit by the historic part of the city which is a maze of small, flower-bedecked streets with roman and medieval sections. Its 16th century ramparts overlook the Mediterranean Sea and still protect the heart of the Old Town. Your next stop will be just nearby the market, in a 9th century vaulted cellar, with a roman well. This shop sells olive oil and other local specialties. There you will taste some regional delicacies such as the tapenade accompanied by a glass of the famous “absinthe” (wormwood-based alcoholic beverage), the favorite beverage of many French artists in the 19th century. Then you will enjoy some time for independent exploration before your return to you SeaDream yacht.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. This adventure is not available on Sundays. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

    Duration

    2.5 hour(s)

    Price

    89 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Antibes - Medieval Valbonne & Opio Olive Mill

    Description

    Discover one of the last remaining ancient olive mills and captivating village life of medieval Valbonne in Provence!
    From the port, you will head into the scenic countryside, past the Sophia Antipolis Business District a French “Silicon Valley”, as well as the charming Provencal towns of Grasse, Mougins on the way to Valbonne. This medieval village was created in the 16th century in the middle of an oak tree forest. Built like a well-protected square, Valbonne offers tiny pedestrian streets with shadowed squares covered porticoes and peaceful fountains. It is a wonderful Provencal town to stroll through its boutiques, galleries and alluring shops and without the usual tourism crowds. Enjoy some time at leisure before reboarding the coach to Opio.

    In Opio you will find one of the last original Olive mills, where locals bring their collected olives from their private gardens to be processed into their own oil from the fresh pressed olives. The Michel family has owned this Mill for seven generations and takes great pleasure in sharing their know-how with everyone on a guided visit of the mill and olive oil process with olive tastings. After learning about the local Olive tree cultivation and the historical production of olive oil, you will taste some local black olives and some house made wine. No store-bought olive oil will ever taste the same after you have had it fresh from the olive trees in Provence. Reflect on the lifestyle and history of the olive oil industry as you return to the SeaDream yacht at the pier.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board. Tour sequence may vary.

    Duration

    4 hour(s)

    Price

    149 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Portofino - Cinque Terre with Lunch at Buranco Winery

    Description

    Explore Cinque Terre's Monterosso village on a Yachting Land Adventure. Enjoy guided tours, local wines, and stunning landscapes, all in one unforgettable day.

    The rugged and picturesque region of Cinque Terre National Park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Transfer by small bus from Portofino to Santa Margherita, where you will then pick up another bus to drive along seaside cliffs, seeing terraced vineyards, past secluded coves to get to this ultimate destination, the famous village Monterosso at Cinque Terre. Upon arrival, receive a guided tour with free time included to explore and discover the romance and majesty of this Italian Riviera village. This Yachting Land Adventure also takes you to a stunning winery among the scenic hillside to view the vineyard, lemon grove, and the forest surrounding the property. In this idyllic venue you will try 3 of their wonderful wines, accompanied by a lunch of seasonal and local dishes. Be sure to bring your camera to capture these memories of your day in Monterosso and the world-famous Cinque Terre.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, some have limited capacity. Cinque Terre is one of the most popular sites to visit, so book early to avoid disappointment. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change.

    The sea portion may be replaced by land transportation if sea conditions do not allow, or if there is a small number of guests participating. Driving time to Monterosso is approximately 1.5 hours, depending upon traffic conditions. You will be given 3 delicious wines to drink at the winery, but any other wine requested will be at your own cost. Final departure time will be announced on board. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, there is a steep, uphill walk to reach the winery.

    Duration

    6.5 hour(s)

    Price

    369 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Portofino - Kayaking Portofino Bay

    Description

    Paddle along the beautiful coastline of Portofino's Marine Protected Area on this fun kayaking adventure. Your guide will greet you at the tender pier and take you to a private minivan, for a brief transfer to the nearby Kayaking Club. The instructor will welcome you and provide an orientation including environmental guide, kayaking techniques and then test your skills in the water to determine the most enjoyable course for the group.

    First everyone will paddle to Paraggi's Bay, forbidden to boat traffic; this is an ideal place to be enjoyed from the sea. Then, coasting along Niasca Bay, you reach Portofino's small harbor where, the most curious, can zigzag through the traditional Ligurian fishing boats. Continue traveling past small inlets, wild cliffs, caves and solitary beaches mostly only accessible from the sea. The next destination is Olivetta Beach, for a view of the prominent Portofino Lighthouse. After this pause, the course takes you toward Niasca Beach, admiring continually the seabed and the wonderful coast section where trees seem to dip into the sea. Once back at the club, your guide will escort you back to the transfer and yacht waiting in Portofino

    Notes

    Guests have an opportunity to swim at the stops if desired. Please bring your snorkel gear from the yacht if you plan to snorkel and wear your swim clothes, plus bring a towel. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    3 hour(s)

    Price

    249 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Portofino - Portofino Stroll, Castle Brown & Cocktails

    Description

    Portofino is known as the resort of the rich and famous, but there is more to see here than just people. As you come ashore today join your guide for a 10-minute walk to Castle Brown which overlooks, from above the Gulf of Tigullio, the seafaring village of Portofino, one of the most beautiful and famous places in the world.

    Explore Castle Brown, with its Mediterranean garden rich of flowers, pergolas and rose gardens together with a breathtaking view over the bay. Examine the bas-reliefs and revivalist architectural features in marble and slate and majolica tiles. There is also a great triptych work of art from the Sixteenth century and carved marble figures from the thirteenth century.

    After exploring the Castle, proceed to the Portofino lighthouse for an aperitif for SeaDream guests in a venue with spectacular view. Then follow your guide to the Church of St. George, where the bones of the dragon-slaying saint are buried. Visit the church, admire the view and take some pictures of the gulf before proceeding to the exclusive Piazzetta, where your guide, after a brief introduction will depart. You may return to the yacht at your leisure since there is continuous tender service back to the ship.

    Notes

    The tour includes walking uphill and downhill, navigating stairs to access the castle and lighthouse, and encountering uneven ground in certain areas. It is recommended you wear flat comfortable walking shoes. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure time will be announced on board.

    If the venue is not available due to circumstances beyond our control, a similar venue will be substituted based upon availability.

    Duration

    3.5 hour(s)

    Price

    159 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Livorno (Florence) - Florence City Transfer - Day 1 & Day 2

    Description

    Explore the marvel of Florence city on this excursion where you will be the master of your time at the destination.

    See the birthplace of the Renaissance at your own pace, as you enjoy approximately four hours of independent exploration in Florence. Travel via coach through the wine-producing hills of Tuscany, before exploring Florence on your own. Visit on your own the Piazza del Duomo, home to one of Europe's largest cathedrals, or the gothic Church of Santa Croce, burial place of famous Italians, or taste Italian cuisine as you stroll streets.

    Depart by motor coach in the morning for the 1½-hour drive to Florence. Upon arrival your English-speaking escort will walk you to Santacroce and point out the meeting place and time for return. Enjoy your time at leisure, and at the scheduled departure time return to the meeting place to walk with your escort to the awaiting coach.

    Notes

    This transfer does not include any entrance fees, meals or guided visits. It is strictly a transfer on one day, to and from Florence. This transfer service is available to purchase on both days (30 & 31 May 2023) of the call in Livorno. Upon embarkation please advise the Activity Manager onboard which day you need the Florence City Transfer. If you need the transfer on both days, you must purchase two transfer tickets per person.

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    9.5 hour(s)

    Price

    219 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Livorno (Florence) - The Arts of Florence - Day 1

    Description

    Experience the iconic centre of Florence, Renaissance capital, with this full day tour that includes the Accademia gallery reserved inside visit.

    This Yachting Land Adventure is a “must do” for anyone visiting Tuscany that hasn’t had the opportunity to explore the incredible city of Florence! This UNESCO awarded city is a feast for both the senses and the intellect and few cities are imbued with such a magnificent sense of harmony, grace, dignity and serenity. When you disembark the yacht, motor coaches will be waiting to transport you through the beautiful Tuscan countryside to Florence, the nerve center of the Renaissance.

    Your first visit will be to the Academy Gallery to view its collection of works by Michelangelo. Of particular interest is the monumental figure of David, a symbol of youthful force and a perfect example of the sculptor's humanism.

    Proceed on to the city's cathedral, the Duomo, surmounted by Brunelleschi's gigantic dome. Construction began in 1420, and it is said that up to 10,000 Florentines could be accommodated for the sermons of Savonarola.

    Following your visit to the Duomo, enjoy a light pasta and salad lunch at a typical Florentine restaurant. Your final stop will be in Holy Cross Square, where you'll receive a brief introduction to the Santa Croce Church. The splendid interior of this church is a jigsaw puzzle of marble tombs and contains chapels frescoed by Giotto, and Brunelleschi's Pazzi Chapel. The tombs of Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli and Rossini all lie within.

    The rest of the afternoon is spent at your leisure before meeting at Holy Cross Square for the return to Livorno and SeaDream.

    Notes

    This excursion is offered on the first day (30 May 2023) of the Livorno call. Guests transfer by bus to Florence and are dropped off near the center for a guided walking tour of the sights. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Your adventure includes a professional English-speaking guide, individual headset rental at the museum, entrance fees to the Academy of Fine Arts (with pre-reserved tickets) and Santacroce Church, a light luncheon at a typical Italian Restaurant with a 1/2 bottle of wine and 1/2 bottle of mineral water plus coffee; and a city map.

    On Mondays, when the Academy of Fine Arts is closed, a visit to Opera del Duomo Museum will be included. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    9.5 hour(s)

    Price

    439 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Portoferraio, Elba - Elba Island Snorkel Adventure

    Description

    Discover the Mediterranean Sea life with this snorkeling adventure from Elba Island.

    Renowned for the beauty and variety of its seabed’s, Elba boasts an extraordinary richness of marine flora and fauna. A short transfer brings you to the snorkeling site where you get into your gear and set out to discover the rocky outlets and the sandy ocean floor. Keep an eye out for green posidonia, red gorgonians, black coral and sometimes the rare red coral can be found. See the typical fish of the Mediterranean: eels, groupers, dentex and blue fish, starfish, shrimp and lobsters, including the rare sunfish. Elba is a paradise for snorkeling lovers. Once you're in Elba and see the beautiful clear blue water you'll have an itch to see underneath. Definitely give this one a try!

    Notes

    Operation is subject to weather and sea conditions. Be sure wear your swimming suit under your clothes, bring a towel, sunscreen, hat, change of clothes. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    3 hour(s)

    Price

    239 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Portoferraio, Elba - Napoleon's Exile and Elba Tastings

    Description

    Experience Portoferraio's historical treasures on a guided tour, from the Medicean Darsena's yachts, through the Sea Gate, to Napoleon's House and including a charming wine tasting.

    Follow your guide for a stroll along the Medicean Darsena with its yachts and typical shops before entering the town center through the Sea Gate of the Medicean Fortresses. Built by the Archiduke of Florence in 1548, the Cosimo de Medici fortress was built to defend and fortify the town of Portoferraio.

    Along the route, admire the 15th century Palazzo Comunale, where Napoleon resided for a few days during his first exile in 1814. Then leave the main square of Portoferraio and walk towards the House of Napoleon “Villa I Mulini ”, so called because of windmills that once stood on the site of the villa. A variety of rooms are open to the public including the study, reception hall, the apartment of Napoleon’s sister Pauline, Napoleon’s bedroom and the library. Also see the outside gardens where the emperor used to spend much of his time while in exile.

    From the House of Napoleon, continue along the narrow cobblestone path that leads to the upper part of town. This is a magical location for a wine tasting and some local specialties. Cheers and Saluti!

    Notes

    If Villa I Mulini is closed when the yacht arrives, an alternative visit will be made to Villa San Martino, Napoleon's summer residence. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure time will be announced on board.

    Duration

    3 hour(s)

    Price

    159 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Rome (Civitavecchia) - Transfers / Private Arrangements / Pre and Post Stays / Accommodations - Civitavecchia, Italy

    Description

    Our Destination Specialists “Aloschi Bros” can assist with making your pre-arranged transfers, hotel accommodations and any other personalized pre or post cruise arrangements for your SeaDream cruise embarking or disembarking from Civitavecchia, Italy.

    Bookings for <b>transfers</b> can be made directly on this website:
    <a href="https://transfer.aloschibros.com" target="_blank">https://transfer.aloschibros.com</a>

    Requests for <b>hotel accommodations and any other personalized pre or post cruise arrangements</b> can be made directly by emailing Aloschi Bros at the contact below.

    Also, if you encounter any website-related questions, or issues, with your transfer booking (including non-confirmation due to limited space) please email Aloschi Bros directly for assistance.
    Email: <b>rome@aloschibros.com</b> "OR" <b>rome11@aloschibros.com</b>
    Phone: +39.06.420.20.498

    An Aloschi team member will contact you with details within three days of receiving your email request.

    Notes

    Duration

    N/A hour(s)

    Price

    (USD)

Prices are per person, in USD. Duration is in hours.


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