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Timeless Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Discovery & Eastern Mediterranean Cruise
Includes Hotel Stays in London & Lake Garda
Luxury Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Journey
Price from
R79,999pp
Duration
15 nights
Departing
19 Oct 2019

Your Experience:

  • 1 night hotel stay at the Millennium Gloucester in London
  • 2 day luxury full-board Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train journey from London to Verona
  • 6 night stay at the Hotel Caesius Spa Resort in Lake Garda
  • 7 night full-board cruise on board Norwegian Star
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks on board
  • All Emirates flights, taxes & transfers

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Cruise Code: MED6257 Call: 0861 100 400
Mon to Fri 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 3pm

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 London Hotel stay
  • Day 2 Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Tour day 1
  • Day 3 Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Tour day 2
  • Days 4 - 8 Lake Garda Hotel Stay
  • Day 9 Venice Embark ship
  • Day 10 Kotor
  • Day 11 Corfu
  • Day 12 Argostoli
  • Day 13 Santorini
  • Day 14 At Sea
  • Day 15 Dubrovnik
  • Day 16 Venice Disembark ship
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    Day 1
    London - Hotel Stay
    London’s skyline is about as iconic as they come; head to Westminster to see Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament then cross the river to take a ride on the London Eye. Wander around Regents Park before checking out Sherlock Holmes’ Baker Street or shop until you drop on Oxford Street before eating out in Soho. Whether you’re into art, history or popular culture, London has so much to offer.
    London’s Houses of Parliament

    Day 1

    London - Hotel Stay

    London’s skyline is about as iconic as they come; head to Westminster to see Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament then cross the river to take a ride on the London Eye. Wander around Regents Park before checking out Sherlock Holmes’ Baker Street or shop until you drop on Oxford Street before eating out in Soho. Whether you’re into art, history or popular culture, London has so much to offer.

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    Day 2
    London - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
    Harking back to a more elegant age, you’ll journey through the countryside in original 1920s and 1930s carriages. Experience gracious service as you dine on a menu of delectable cuisine, returning to your compartment to discover that your private lounge has been effortlessly converted into a bedroom.
    Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

    Day 2

    London - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

    Harking back to a more elegant age, you’ll journey through the countryside in original 1920s and 1930s carriages. Experience gracious service as you dine on a menu of delectable cuisine, returning to your compartment to discover that your private lounge has been effortlessly converted into a bedroom.

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    Day 3
    Verona - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Lake Garda Hotel Stay
    Disembarking in Verona, you’ll be transferred to the beautiful Lake Garda area for your four night hotel stay. With majestic mountains around its edges and colourful villages wedged among sprawling vineyards, Lake Garda is a compelling destination that offers so much to discover.
    Lake Garda

    Day 3

    Verona - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Lake Garda Hotel Stay

    Disembarking in Verona, you’ll be transferred to the beautiful Lake Garda area for your four night hotel stay. With majestic mountains around its edges and colourful villages wedged among sprawling vineyards, Lake Garda is a compelling destination that offers so much to discover.

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    Days 4 - 8
    Lake Garda - Hotel Stay
    Ascend to the top of Monte Baldo in a cable car as you gaze in awe at the striking panorama below or take a leisurely walk through the pine-clad scenery. At lunchtimes, head to a lakeside restaurant and delight in the famous cuisine of Italy, taking your time, as the Italians do, over a gorgeous feast of local produce and regional wine topped off with an indulgent dessert and espresso.
    Lake Garda

    Day 4

    Lake Garda - Hotel Stay

    Ascend to the top of Monte Baldo in a cable car as you gaze in awe at the striking panorama below or take a leisurely walk through the pine-clad scenery. At lunchtimes, head to a lakeside restaurant and delight in the famous cuisine of Italy, taking your time, as the Italians do, over a gorgeous feast of local produce and regional wine topped off with an indulgent dessert and espresso.

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    Day 9
    Venice - Embark Norwegian Star
    Norwegian Star’s range of ultra-modern facilities and entertainment makes her the perfect choice for families, while couples seeking a romantic and peaceful time at sea will also find plenty of serene spaces in which to unwind and take it easy. The easy-going pace on-board means choose to eat and drink in any of the on-board restaurants and cafés as and when you care to do so.
    Norwegian Star

    Day 9

    Venice - Embark Norwegian Star

    Norwegian Star’s range of ultra-modern facilities and entertainment makes her the perfect choice for families, while couples seeking a romantic and peaceful time at sea will also find plenty of serene spaces in which to unwind and take it easy. The easy-going pace on-board means choose to eat and drink in any of the on-board restaurants and cafés as and when you care to do so.

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    Day 10
    Kotor
    Kotor is located along one of Montenegro’s most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.
    Bay of Kotor

    Day 10

    Kotor

    Kotor is located along one of Montenegro’s most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.

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    Day 11
    Corfu
    The blue waters of Corfu await. Museums and a strong cultural pride betray this beautiful island’s history as an early seat of European learning. Away from the resorts, you’ll find mountains carpeted with woodland, where towering Cyprus trees stand guard over inviting trails.
    Corfu

    Day 11

    Corfu

    The blue waters of Corfu await. Museums and a strong cultural pride betray this beautiful island’s history as an early seat of European learning. Away from the resorts, you’ll find mountains carpeted with woodland, where towering Cyprus trees stand guard over inviting trails.

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    Day 12
    Argostoli
    There’s beaches galore to explore around the town of Argostoli, the largest town in Kefalonia. During your time here you can wander the pretty waterfront, or head just outside the tiny city to swim in crystal-clear Ionian waters and laze on soft sands. In the north, Fiskardo offers a perfect example of a Greek fishing village, while the centre of the island is dappled with hills and pine forests.
    Kefalonia

    Day 12

    Argostoli

    There’s beaches galore to explore around the town of Argostoli, the largest town in Kefalonia. During your time here you can wander the pretty waterfront, or head just outside the tiny city to swim in crystal-clear Ionian waters and laze on soft sands. In the north, Fiskardo offers a perfect example of a Greek fishing village, while the centre of the island is dappled with hills and pine forests.

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    Day 13
    Santorini
    With gorgeous hilltop villages, stunning sunsets, iconic blue-domed churches and volcanic beaches decorated with black, red or white sand, Santorini is one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. Take the winding coastal paths past fascinating rock formations, through tiny villages, stopping at a restaurant to linger over the famous Greek cuisine.
    Blue Domes of Santorini

    Day 13

    Santorini

    With gorgeous hilltop villages, stunning sunsets, iconic blue-domed churches and volcanic beaches decorated with black, red or white sand, Santorini is one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. Take the winding coastal paths past fascinating rock formations, through tiny villages, stopping at a restaurant to linger over the famous Greek cuisine.

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    Day 14
    At Sea
    You can enjoy world-class cuisine in the huge number of restaurants and casual eateries on board Norwegian Star. With so much choice you may not get to sample them all – but it will be fun trying!
    Dining Options

    Day 14

    At Sea

    You can enjoy world-class cuisine in the huge number of restaurants and casual eateries on board Norwegian Star. With so much choice you may not get to sample them all – but it will be fun trying!

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    Day 15
    Dubrovnik
    Explore the marble streets and city walls of ancient, red-roofed Dubrovnik, where the old city is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Follow winding alleys to admire its baroque architecture and discover welcoming café where you can sit outside and enjoy the views. Take a dip in the glittering Adriatic Sea, explore fascinating museums and galleries and walk the atmospheric city walls.
    Dubrovnik

    Day 15

    Dubrovnik

    Explore the marble streets and city walls of ancient, red-roofed Dubrovnik, where the old city is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Follow winding alleys to admire its baroque architecture and discover welcoming café where you can sit outside and enjoy the views. Take a dip in the glittering Adriatic Sea, explore fascinating museums and galleries and walk the atmospheric city walls.

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    Day 16
    Venice - Disembark Norwegian Star
    Your cruise ends back in Venice where you’ll disembark for your flight home.
    Norwegian Star

    Day 16

    Venice - Disembark Norwegian Star

    Your cruise ends back in Venice where you’ll disembark for your flight home.

Norwegian Star

In keeping with NCL’s trademark Freestyle Cruising concept, the attractive Star lets you enjoy your cruise holiday just the way you want. Expect amazingly flexible and varied dining options and a great range of accommodation choices. Norwegian Star’s range of ultra-modern facilities and entertainment makes her the perfect choice for families, while couples seeking a romantic and peaceful time at sea will also find plenty of serene spaces in which to unwind and take it easy. The easy-going pace on-board means you can choose to eat and drink in any of the on-board restaurants and cafés as and when you care to do so.

Key Facts

Passenger Capacity: 2,394

Total Crew: 1,087

Restaurants: 9

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Swimming Pools: 2

Kids Club: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

Moderno Churrascaria

Enjoy as much steak as you can eat in this Brazilian steakhouse. Order a caipirinha, turn your colour card to green and enjoy mouth-watering cuts of meat served from a skewer by your waiter.

Stardust Theatre

Be entertained by magicians, comedians, lavish Broadway-style productions and a Cirque du Soleil-style extravaganzas.

Mandara Spa

Enjoy a pampering massage or facial, or simply relax in the hydrotherapy pool, steam and sauna.

Prices per person from

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  • Inside
    1. R79,999pp
  • Outside
    1. R84,999pp
  • Balcony
    1. R89,999pp
  • Suite
    1. R99,999pp
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