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- Center of Civilization -

Venice to Barcelona

Aug 19th - Aug 31st, 2020 | 12 Day Voyage on the Sirena

Hosted By Nancy Melton



Aug 19 Wed
Venice, Italy
Embark 1 PM
Aug 20 Thu
Venice, Italy
5:00 PM
Aug 21 Fri
Dubrovnik, Croatia
1:00 PM
11:00 PM
Aug 22 Sat
Bari, Italy
8:00 AM
7:00 PM
Aug 23 Sun
Cruising the Ionian Sea
Aug 24 Mon
Argostoli (Cephalonia), Greece
7:00 AM
5:00 PM
Aug 25 Tue
Taormina (Sicily), Italy 
9:00 AM
7:00 PM
Aug 26 Wed
Amalfi/Positano, Italy 
8:00 AM
6:00 PM
Aug 27 Thu
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
8:00 AM
8:00 PM
Aug 28 Fri
Portofino, Italy 
9:00 AM
7:00 PM
Aug 29 Sat
Monte Carlo, Monaco 
8:00 AM
10:00 PM
Aug 30 Sun
Provence (Marseille), France
8:00 AM
6:00 PM
Aug 31 Mon
Barcelona, Spain
Disembark 8 AM

Venice (Aug 19 & 20)

Savor the majestic beauty of this amazing city as you glide along its canals and under its bridges, opulent palazzi and elegant churches lining the route. Discover Venice's secret quarters down narrow alleys opening into spacious campos. Admire the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Visit lovely Burano and the glass factories on Murano. Or enjoy the scenic countryside with its stunning Palladian villas.

Dubrovnik (Aug 21)

Enjoy a walk through this famous walled medieval city and its exquisite Venetian monuments. See the Franciscan monastery and explore the Rector's palace and the cathedral. Or explore the countryside with a visit to lovely Cavtat, an enchanting seaside resort that began life as a Greek and then Roman colony. Then visit a local family in a Konavle Valley village and enjoy their hospitality over a traditional welcome of brandy and figs with a serenade by local musicians.

Bari (Aug 22)

Tucked along the southern Adriatic, Bari is conveniently divided between its picturesque Old Town on a peninsula to the north and its modern city center to the south. The chief draws are architectural, especially the Romanesque 12th century San Nicola Church and the imposing Swabian Castle.

Argostoli (Aug 24)

This capital of the island of Cephalonia resides in a sheltered bay along Koutavos Lagoon, where you might catch a glimpse of a loggerhead turtle. The stone obelisk of the Drapano Bridge and the Lighthouse of Saint Theodore are two of the island's distinctive landmarks. Discover relics from the Mycenaean, Hellenistic and Roman periods in the city's archaeological museum.

Taormina (Aug 25)

Enjoy magnificent panoramic views on the way up to the town, where you can stroll down medieval lanes past stunning palaces. See the famed Greek theater and its fantastic view of Mount Etna. Or take a trip to the volcano itself and get a first-hand look at cones, craters and lava streams from previous eruptions and a fantastic view over the Gulf of Catania. Venture into the countryside and its lovely hill towns, one with a Norman castle built of black lava, and visit beautiful old Catania.

Amalfi/Postiano (Aug 26)

Visit enchanting Amalfi to admire the 12th century Capuchin monastery and see the beautiful 11th century cathedral and cloister. Then discover chic Positano with its relaxed, sophisticated air and white Moorish-style houses clinging to steep slopes around a sparkling bay filled with colorful fishing boats.

Rome (Aug 27)

Travel to Rome and revel in the magnificent monuments, from the ancient Roman Forum and Coliseum to the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica with Michelangelo's Pietà and his breathtaking frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Or enjoy a drive through the lush farmlands of the Roman countryside to lovely medieval Castelgandolfo.

Portofino (Aug 28)

Stroll through picturesque Portofino and Santa Margherita. Be awed by the stunning scenery as you explore the beautiful coastal resorts of Ravello, Sestri Levante or San Fruttuoso by local boat and on foot.

Monte Carlo (Aug 29)

Drive along the famous Grand Corniche with its stunning views of Monaco and the Old City; then stroll through this marvelous quarter and its pink Grimaldi Palace. And don't forget the Casino. Explore the wonderful old villages along the Côte d'Azur from Nice to medieval Eze or Cannes, Grasse and lovely St. Paul de Vence - each one a jewel to be savored.

Provence (Aug 30)

See the sights and enjoy the views of historic old Marseille and visit the charming fishing port of Cassis. Or venture into the celebrated Provençal countryside with its fields of lavender and sunflowers. Explore lovely Aix or stroll through Avignon and its Papal Palace and the hilltop village of Les Baux.

Barcelona (Aug 31)

Visit the magnificent Gothic cathedral and the amazing La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. Enjoy the lovely Montjuic Gardens, Gaudí's other fabulous structures, the charming squares of the old Gothic Quarter and the Ramblas, Barcelona's famed downtown promenade. Or visit beautiful Montserrat and its monastery in a breathtaking setting high in the mountains.

Special Offers

Special Offers
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Distinctive Voyages Complimentary Amenities

As a distinguished client of Preferred Travel Services, you will receive exclusive VIP amenities unlike any other through our Distinctive Voyages program. Booking this cruise through Preferred Travel Services will ensure you receive the following complimentary amenities during your cruise at no additional cost to you. 

  • Distinctive Voyages Host: You will receive a welcome letter in your cabin the day you arrive and will be able to contact your host with any questions or special requests. All hosts go through an extensive interview and training process to ensure only the best quality of service. Click here for more information as to the benefits of a Distinctive Voyages Host. 

  • Private Welcome Reception: While enjoying cocktails and appetizers, you will get to know other passengers in your Distinctive Voyages group and your host will provide further details as to your Exclusive Shore Event.

  • Private Car & Driver Excursion: Discover a new level of luxury on a Distinctive Voyages sailing. Further enrich your vacation experience with a choice of a private car and driver tour. Click here for more information as to your complimentary exclusive excursion.

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OLife Choice Amenities

With OLife Choice*, Oceania's limited-time inclusive package, enjoy Roundtrip Airfare* and free internet plus choose one:

  • 6 Shore Excursions

  • Beverage Package

  • $600 Shipboard 

Amenities are per stateroom

Air Upgrade

Premium Economy Air Upgrade: Take advantage of Oceania's $199 Premium Economy Air Upgrade* and enjoy a wealth of amenities to make your air travel experience more comfortable.

Single Supplement

Reserve your accommodations with a specially reduced single supplement of 50% for select suite categories. 

Offer is valid for categories A1-B2 only


OnBoard The Sirena


In a dramatic re-inspiration process, Sirena is a completely redesigned ship without peer. Every surface of every suite and stateroom is entirely new, while in the public spaces, a refreshed color palette of soft sea and sky tones surrounds a tasteful renewal of fabrics, furnishings and lighting fixtures that exquisitely encompasses the inimitable style and comfort of Oceania Cruises. From the bejeweled new chandeliers in the gracious Grand Dining Room to the beckoning Reception Hall, Sirena celebrates a rejuvenation so sweeping, you will find it positively unimaginable to resist her welcoming embrace.

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