18 Days - Sail Away on an Amazing Mediterranean Cruise

Your Tour Escort,
Shirley Tamm

Join Shirley as Europe beckons, with its glorious history, fabled cities and spellbinding beauty. Stay in Barcelona, Rome and cruise the amazing Mediterranean.

Travel with your Tour Escort, Shirley Tamm, a well-known travel identity and tour escort with over 35 years’ experience in the travel industry. Meet new friends and share this great holiday with other fellow travellers whilst enjoying the safety and security of having a tour escort travelling with you, giving you more time to enjoy a truly memorable holiday.

The next departure for this tour is scheduled for 18th September 2019.


To book, please call 1300 559 820, email [email protected]


Terms and conditions: A non-refundable deposit of $1500pp (plus airfares) is required at the time of the booking. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Bookings made within 90 days, subject to availability, will require immediate payment. Credit card payment may incur a surcharge. Minimum passenger numbers are required for this tour to run at the advertised cost. If 15 passengers have not booked by 180 days prior to travel then it may be necessary to either cancel the tour or offer similar arrangements on an unescorted basis. Cancellations fees will apply. All services and reservations provided are subject to the condition of the principal providers. Passport have minimum 6 months validity on your return to Australia.  Visas may be required, and are at an additional expense.  Cruise itinerary is not guaranteed and may be subject to change. Travel Insurance is strongly recommended. 

  • 3 nights' accommodation in Barcelona 
  • Half day tour of Olympic Park, Gothic Quarter and Barcelona Cathedral, including walking tour of the old city centre
  • 11 night cruise on the Emerald Princess from Barcelona to Rome, including all main meals onboard, live entertainment and activities
  • Port calls in Toulon, Florence, Valletta, Kotor, Corfu, Sicily and Naples
  • 3 nights' accommodation in Rome 
  • Full day Baroque Rome and Colosseum Forum tour
  • All transfers, guided tours, ship and hotel taxes
  • Breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 15 dinners





18 Days

18th September 2019


From $6350 per person, twin share


Wed 18 Sept:  Arrive Barcelona (B,D)  

On arrival into Barcelona this afternoon, you will be collected and transferred to your hotel.  This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner and meet the rest of your fellow travellers.

Overnight:  H10 Urquinaona Plaza (3 nights)


Thu 19 Sept:  Barcelona City Tour (B)

Explore the streets and incredible architecture of Barcelona’s beautiful Gothic Quarter on your morning walking tour.  A visit to Olympic Park and the Barcelona Cathedral is also included.


Fri 20 Sept:  Free Day  (B, D)

Today is free to explore on your own.  Perhaps you may like to wander Barcelona’s most famous street, Las Ramblas, or visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed La Sagrada Familia.


Sat 21 Sept:  Board Emerald Princess (B, D)

There’s time for any last minute shopping and sightseeing, before your late afternoon transfer to the harbour for boarding.

Overnight: Emerald Princess (11 nights)


Sun 22 Sept:  Toulon/Provence, France (B,D)

Toulon is the gateway to the riches of Provence and the Cote d’Azur.  From medieval hilltop villages, superb vineyards to fabled coves and beaches, there is much to see and do.


Mon 23 Sept:  Florence/Pisa, Italy (B, D)

Visit Florence, home to the Duomo, the Uffizi and the Ponte Vecchio. Then there is Pisa, a city that is a leader in art and architecture second only to Florence.


Tue 24 Sept:  At Sea (B, L, D)

Enjoy the many facilities of your ship as you continue to cruise.


Wed 25 Sept:  Valletta, Malta (B, D)

Founded in 1566, Valletta’s bustling streets are lined with superb Baroque buildings and churches.


Thu 26 Sept:  At Sea (B, L, D)

Enjoy the many facilities of your ship as you continue to cruise.


Fri 27 Sept:  Kotor, Montenegro (B, D)

Kotor lies at the head of Boka Bay and is bordered by towering limestone cliffs. The port itself is a medieval gem: its narrow, asymmetrical streets are lined with ancient stone houses, old palaces, and churches dating from the 12th century.


Sat 28 Sept:  Corfu, Greece (B, D)

Corfu has been ruled by the Romans, the Venetians, the French and the English, and this can be seen by the mixture of medieval and modern architecture.  It also offers some of the finest coastal scenery in the entire Mediterranean.


Sun 29 Sept:  At Sea (B, L, D)

Enjoy the many facilities of your ship as you continue to cruise.


Mon 30 Sept:  Sicily, Italy (B, D)

Visit the largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily.  Rich in history and culture it is home to a number of important archaeological and ancient sites.


Tue 01 Oct:  Naples, Italy (B, D)

A bustling metropolis famed for it stately buildings, crowded streets and pizza, Naples is a beautiful city, rich in centuries-old culture and customs, plus it is also your gateway to the Isle of Capri, the fabled Amalfi Coast and the ruins of Pompeii.


Wed 02 Oct:  Arrive Rome (B, D)

Early this morning you will arrive into Civitavecchia, where you disembark the ship.  Once you have been transferred to your accommodation, the rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight:  Hotel Ludovisi Palace (3 nights)


Thu 03 Oct:  Baroque Rome & Roman Forum Tour (B, L)

Enjoy the seven beauties of the Ancient & Baroque Rome on a guided walking tour. Explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Imperial Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Piazza Navona.  


Fri 04 Oct:  Free Day (B, D)

Today is free to explore Rome at your own pace. This evening, enjoy a final dinner with your group.


Sat 05 Oct:  Depart Rome (B)

This morning you will be transferred to the Airport to connect with your flight back to Australia. Alternatively, you may wish to extend your stay in Europe - please ask your consultant for details.