Cruise the sparkling turquoise waters and evocative coastlines of the Italian, French, and Spanish Rivieras and explore the dynamic history, art, and culture of the region. Come with us on this special cruise where you will delight in the vistas of coastal villages, stylish villas, and rugged landscapes rising from azure waters.

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 The village of Portofino on the Italian Riviera  Bonifacio, Corsica  The famous Duomo or cathedral in Florence, featuring the campanile, Baptistery, and Brunelleschi's Dome  Michelangelo's <i>David</i>, the centerpiece of the Accademia. Credit: John Kellerman/Alamy  The legendary tower of Pisa  The village of Portofino on the Italian Riviera  The seaside town of Vernazza, one of the Cinqueterre villages  The Rock of Monte Carlo with the Prince's Palace   The quintessential medieval town of Carcassonne  The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona

Cruising the Rivieras of Italy, France, and Spain

From Rome to Barcelona Aboard the 220-guest Le Lyrial

9 days from $4,795

Cruise the sparkling turquoise waters and evocative coastlines of the Italian, French, and Spanish Rivieras and explore the dynamic history, art, and culture of the region. Come with us on this special cruise where you will delight in the vistas of coastal villages, stylish villas, and rugged landscapes rising from azure waters.

or Call 855-330-1542

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Sep 26 - Oct 4, 2018 Departure
Dennis Romano

Dennis Romano

Dennis Romano is a specialist in the history of medieval and Renaissance Italy.  The Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History at Syracuse University, he is the author of five books and dozens of articles on various aspects of Italian history and culture.  He has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington.  He is currently writing a history of Venice from the city's origins to the present day.