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ITALY / CROATIA

Adventures Afloat: Mediterranean Flavors: Food and Wine Traditions of Italy and Croatia

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Program #20710RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Savor both the food and wine of Tuscany, Sicily and Croatia while accompanied by the crew from a famous winery in California on this culinary adventure aboard the world’s largest sailing ship. Discover Chianti vineyards first planted by monks a millennium ago, taste Sicilian honey produced in the shadow of a volcano and meet families who welcome you with local delicacies and heartfelt hospitality. We will also have the opportunity to taste and learn more about wines from Sonoma and the Russian River Valley. Mangia! Nazdravlje!


Highlights

• Take a field trip to Badia a Coltibuono, “the Abbey of the Good Harvest,” a historic estate which has been producing Chianti for 1,000 years.
• Share a typical lunch of bread, cheese, meat, olives, dried figs and wine at the home of a Croatian family.
• Explore Sicily, stand in awe of volcanic Mount Etna and sample gourmet foods produced on the island.


Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day; some hilly, uneven terrain and cobblestones. Steep stairs without railings at historic sites.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Florence (Italy), 3 nights; coach to Rome, embark Wind Surf, 7 nights (ports of call include Sorrento, Pompeii, Sicily, Dubrovnik (Croatia), Trogir, Split, Opatija); disembark Pula, coach to Venice (Italy) for departure.

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10 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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