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Here’s what people are saying about Road Scholar’s favorite ship:
“Some ships have a ton of flashy amenities, and you get the feeling that they want you to spend all your time onboard paying for extras. I like that Road Scholar is the opposite; the Aegean Odyssey is comfortable and there's plenty of activities to keep you busy, but the experience off the ship is just as rewarding.”
All-Inclusive Italy Coast Cruises
12-day small ship voyages designed for ages 50+!
Indulge in a little vita all’italiana (life, Italian style) with us as you set out to discover the gems of Italy. Fall in love with one of Europe’s most romantic countries as you sail from the canals of Venice to the antiquity of Taormina to the treasures of Florence. Road Scholar's Aegean Odyssey ship offers an intimate cruise experience with overnight stays in hard-to-reach harbors, expert-led field trips, and plenty of opportunity for deeper exploration.
Aegean Odyssey cruises include:
Expert-led field trips in every port of call for an in-depth experience
Complimentary shuttles at each port, so you can explore on your own with ease
Free round-trip airfare from many cities, plus worry-free airport transportation
All port taxes, fees and ship staff tips
Two onboard expert lecturers
A choice of activity levels, active or relaxed, perfect for customizing your learning adventure to fit your preferred pace
Favorite experiences in Italy:
Enjoy a water taxi ride down the Grand Canal, followed by a walking exploration of Venice.
Explore the doomed ancient town Herculaneum, preserved under the flow of a Mount Vesuvius eruption.
Set out to discover the heart of the Renaissance in Florence, including visits to the Accademia, the spectacular Duomo and Uffizi Gallery.
A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for over 40 years.
Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.