Depart Toronto or Winnipeg for your overnight flight to Barcelona.
Mediterranean Tapestry: From Tapas to Crystalline Waters
The Mediterranean is known for its crystalline waters, so exploring this region on the luxurious Oosterdam is the ultimate way to experience it. You’ll start on land with a guided tour in Barcelona. Visit Gaudí’s masterpiece, the Basílica de la Sagrada Família, see his iconic Casa Batlló and then experience the bustling Paseo de Graci, one of the most famous boulevards in the Mediterranean. Next, take a private tapas tour and explore Barcelona’s vibrant local culinary scene at three must-try restaurants. Finally, it’s time to depart on the Oosterdam for a 12-night cruise, which will take you through some of the most stunning locales in France, Italy, Greece and Croatia.
CAA Member-exclusive benefits:
- $25 CAD Beverage card†
- $50 USD Shipboard credit‡
- 50 CAA Dollars®^
- 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊
Barcelona – Upon arrival in Barcelona, meet your local guide and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Barcelona – Discover the magnificent sites of Barcelona on a full-day excursion. Travel to the centre of Barcelona and take a guided walk along its famous Las Ramblas. Visit acclaimed architect Gaudí’s famous monuments, the magnificent Basílica de la Sagrada Família and the Park Güell. After lunch, visit the luxurious Paseo de Gracia and walk outside the Casas la Pedrera and Casa Batlló. B/L
Barcelona – Take time to explore on your own this morning. This afternoon is your Extraordinary Experience: A Tapas Tour. Discover fantastic traditional Spanish food in three different local tapas restaurants. The evening is at your leisure. B/L
Barcelona – Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then have time at leisure for any last-minute shopping before transferring to the port. Board the Oosterdam for your 12-night Spain and Mediterranean cruise. B
Cannes, France (tender required)
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Naples (Pompeii/Amalfi), Italy
Cruising Strait of Messina Taormina, Italy
Kerkira (Corfu), Greece
Trieste (Venice), Italy
Trieste (Venice), Italy – Disembark your ship and transfer to the Venice airport for your return flight to Toronto or Winnipeg.
Take to the Sea on a 12-night Mediterranean Cruise
- Airfare from Toronto or Winnipeg to Barcelona and return from Venice to Toronto or Winnipeg
- Pre-cruise tour:
- 3-night stay in first-class accommodation in Barcelona
- Breakfast daily and 2 lunches
- Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
- Local English-speaking guides
- Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person
- 12-night Spain & Mediterranean cruise on-board Holland America Line’s Oosterdam
- Onboard meals and entertainment as per cruise itinerary
- Destination transfers