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Gladiators to Gondolas

Date: Oct 20-30, 2023
Starting Price: $3,449
Trip Length: 10 nights
Trip: Rome to Venice (Trieste)
Cruise line: Oceania Cruises | Riviera

Weave your way through the mythical Mediterranean on this 10-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. Cruise the terracotta-lined waters of the Amalfi Coast and visit Valletta to see the celebrated St. John’s Co-Cathedral. Under the gaze of Mt. Etna, revel in the flavor of hand-crafted Sicilian wines poured straight from the source.

In Katakolon and Corfu, travel back in time to ancient Greece, and in Dubrovnik, indulge your historic side as you traverse the lanes of the Old Town, filled with fortresses and fortification. Explore Split’s UNESCO-listed Old Town or go local and cook coastal cuisine with Croatian villagers.

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Limited Availability
Offers are per stateroom, based on double occupancy; air credit is $950 per person



Oceania Cruises prices* are per person, based on double occupancy, and reflect the OLife Fare with included round-trip airfare. The Round-Trip Airfare promotion only applies to round-trip coach flights from select U.S. and Canadian gateways. Airfare is available from other U.S. and Canadian gateways for an additional charge. Any advertised fares that include the Round-Trip Airfare promotion include all airline fees, surcharges, and government taxes and may be subject to change. Due to limited flight schedules, overnight stays may be required at the traveler’s expense. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply. Free Roundtrip Airport Transfer offer is only available when OLife Choice airfare is purchased through Oceania Cruises. 
OLife Choice offers* are per stateroom, and the selection must be the same for both guests. If the shore excursion amenity is selected, excursions will be available for selection approximately four months prior to departure. All excursions must be chosen at least fourteen days prior to the sailing. Shore excursion options for OLife Choice offers (up to a value of $199 per excursion) exclude the following: Culinary Discovery Tours; Food and Wine Trails; Oceania Select; Oceania Exclusive; Executive Collection; and Wellness excursions. The House Select Beverage Package is per stateroom and includes unlimited champagne, wine, and beer with lunch and dinner.
*Prices, air credits, and itineraries are subject to change at the discretion of Oceania Cruises.


  • October 19: Depart for Rome
  • October 20: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
  • October 21: Amalfi/Positano, Italy anchor icon
  • October 22: Messina (Sicily), Italy
  • October 23: Valletta, Malta
  • October 24: Cruising the Ionian Sea
  • October 25: Katakolon, Greece
  • October 26: Corfu, Greece
  • October 27: Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • October 28: Split, Croatia
  • October 29: Zadar, Croatia
  • October 30: Venice (Trieste), Italy
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  • Albany, NY
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Billings, MT
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Boston, MA
  • Bozeman, MT
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Calgary, AB
  • Charleston, SC
  • Charleston, WV
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • O'Hare Chicago, IL
  • Midway Chicago, IL
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Columbia, SC
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Dayton, OH
  • Denver, CO
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Detroit, MI
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Eugene, OR
  • Fargo, ND
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Greenville/Spartanburg, SC
  • Hartford, CT
  • Helena, MT
  • Intercontinental Houston, TX
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Ithaca, NY
  • Jackson, MS
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Lexington, KY
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Louisville, KY
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Manchester, NH
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  • Missoula, MT
  • Montreal, QC
  • Nashville, TN
  • New Orleans, LA
  • John F. Kennedy New York, NY
  • LaGuardia New York, NY
  • Newark, NJ
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Omaha, NE
  • Orlando, FL
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Portland, OR
  • Providence, RI
  • Quebec, QC
  • Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • Reno, NV
  • Richmond, VA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Rochester, NY
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Saskatoon, SK
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Spokane, WA
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Tampa, FL
  • Toronto, ON
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Victoria, BC
  • Washington Dulles, VA
  • Washington National, DC
  • Wichita, KS
  • Winnipeg, MB

Deck Plans

Go Beyond with GoNext

More time and peace of mind. Don’t just wave at your port city from the deck—extend your trip with an overnight land stay and city exploration. Spend more time with your feet on the ground and immerse yourself in local culture with engaging tours led by an expert travel guide. Let us handle the logistics of your airport transportation, luggage handling, and so much more, so you can worry less and go all in on your vacation.

Rome Pre-Cruise Program
OCT 18+– 20 • $1,299 per person, double occupancy; $1,699, single

  • 2 nights at the 4-star Metropole Hotel or similar accommodations, with breakfast
  • 2 half-day sightseeing tours of Rome featuring
    – Colosseum
    – Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls
    – Piazza Navona, featuring the Fountain of the Four Rivers
    – Vatican City
  • Optional Tivoli and the gardens of Villa d-este – a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Oct 19: $149/person (available only when purchasing Rome Post-Cruise Program)
  • Transfers between airport,* hotel, and cruise ship, with related luggage handling

+Rome hotel check-in is Oct 18

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Venice Post-Cruise Program
Oct 30 – Nov 1 • $1,999 per person, double occupancy; $2,499 single

  • 2 nights at 4-star Hotel Papadopoli or similar accommodations, with breakfast
  • Arrival to Venice, hotel check-in, remainder of day at leisure
  • Half-day panoramic walking tour of Venice, featuring:
    – Scuola Grande di San Rocco
    – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
    – Ca’ Macana workshop for Venice masks
    – Accademia Bridge
    – Campo Santo Stefano
    – Teatro la Fenice (interior visit)
    – Motor-launch transfer back to hotel for remainder of day at leisure
  • Transfers between cruise ship (Trieste disembarkation),* hotel, and airport, with related luggage handling

    Verona & Lake Garda Post-Cruise Program
    Oct 30 – Nov 1 • $1,699 per person, double occupancy; $2,199 single

    • 2 nights at 4-star Hotel Indigo Verona – Grand Hotel Des Arts or similar accommodations, with breakfast
    • Full-day tour enroute to Verona, featuring:
      – Private boat tour on Lake Garda with visit to the private island of Isola del Garda where you will enjoy an aperitif
      – Reach Bardolino aera where you will stop for a delicious Italian lunch
      – Continue to Verona where you will check-in to the hotel and remainder of evening at your leisure
    • Half day Verona walking tour, featuring:
      – Entrance to Arena di Verona
      – Explore Piazza delle Erba, Maffei Palace, Piazza dei Signori & Palazzo della Ragione
      – Visit Casa di Giulietta (Juliet’s Balcony) where Romeo is said to have scaled the wall
      – Lunch on your own and the rest of day leisure
    • Transfers between cruise ship (Trieste disembarkation),* hotel, and airport (Venice departure), with related luggage handling

      Note: These tours involve a moderate amount of walking, some over uneven terrain, and may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties. Local customs require covering knees and shoulders when visiting religious sites. The order of tours may vary.

      The Pre- and/or Post-Cruise Program pricing, itineraries, and accommodations are subject to change.

      *FOR GUESTS BOOKING THEIR OWN AIRFARE: Airport transfers are only applicable on program dates. You must provide your complete flight details to Go Next 30 days prior to departure in order to ensure airport transfers.d sightseeing are arranged and operated by ITC Italian Travel Consultant, which may use other suppliers or providers to render the services.

      Visa Requirements

      If you are not a citizen of the United States or Canada, it is your responsibility to consult with a professional immigration counsel or contact your nearest Embassy or Consulate to obtain the latest, up-to-date information on immigration and entry requirements for the destinations you will be visiting.

      Cancellation Policy

      If you choose to cancel your reservation, we must receive written notice of your cancellation either via certified mail, overnight courier, or e-mail sent to cancel@gonext.com. (with a confirmation of receipt from us). The following cancellation fees apply to cancellations received by us on the days below before the date of departure.
      Cruise Cancellation Fees:
      181 days or more = No penalty, Full Refund
      180-91 days = $250 per person
      90-76 days = 25% of total fare
      75-61 days = 50% of total fare
      60-31 days = 75% of total fare
      30-0 days = 100% of total fare
      If a flight or other delay for any reason prevents you from joining the trip on the date of departure, you will be considered a no-show, and we cannot provide a full or partial refund or credit toward a future trip. For Owner's, Vista and Oceania Suites, the cancellation amounts are as listed above with one exception, the administrative fee from 180 to 91 days prior to sailing is 10% of the fare.

      Go Next Pre- and/or Post-Cruise Program Cancellation Fees:
      121 days or more = No Penalty, Full Refund
      120-91 days = 25% penalty of total fare, per program
      90-61 days = 50% penalty of total fare, per program
      60-0 days = 100% of total fare, per program
      If you cancel any Go Next Program, your rights to a refund are limited. Any requests for cancellation must be communicated to Go Next in writing. Submit a written cancellation to cancel@gonext.com. Applicable refunds, if any, will be made within 30 days after the cancellation. (Subject to change; refer to your brochure for current rates.)

      Available To Book

      Gladiators to Gondolas

      Date: Oct 20-30, 2023
      Starting Price: $3,449
      Trip Length: 10 nights
      Trip: Rome to Venice (Trieste)
      Cruise line: Oceania Cruises | Riviera
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