Rome to Venice - Hotels & Tours

V828E leaving Rome (Civitavecchia) for 7 nights from 15 September to 22 September 2018 on board Queen Victoria

As you’ll be joining or leaving your ship in some of the world’s most iconic cities, you may want to explore before or after your cruise. We offer a range of tours and hotels designed to help you experience the best of your chosen destination. Discover what we have on offer for your cruise to create your complete holiday package.

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Extend your cruise holiday for as many nights as you like with a stay in one of our carefully selected hotels and explore the local sights at your own leisure. All hotel packages include transfers between airport, ship and hotel, luggage porterage and services of our local agent.

  • The Bauer Palazzo, Venice

    Flagship Collection. Available for cruises departing in 2018, this luxury five star hotel stands in Venice’s prestigious Campo San Moise, a five-minute stroll to St Mark’s Square. The gourmet restaurant and terrace make the most of its setting, overlooking the Grand Canal.

    Bauer Hotel, Venice

    The Bauer Palazzo offers spacious, elegant rooms designed with a Venetian style décor with flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy gourmet, classic Italian and international cuisine at the De Pisis restaurant and terrace which overlooks the Grand Canal. Arrive in style with an escorted private motorboat journey to your hotel from the airport across the Venetian Lagoon.

    Check in: 15:00, Check out: 12:00

  • Hotel Principe, Venice

    Available for cruises departing in 2018. Arrive in style by water taxi to the 4 star Hotel Principe located at the start of the Grand Canal.

    Hotel Principe

    Conveniently close to the Main train station and vaporetto stops, the hotel is also within walking distance of the Rialto Bridge and St Mark's Square (approx 2km away). One of the hotel's highlights is its terrace restaurant/bar located on the waterfront looking out onto the Grand Canal.  The eclectic air conditioned rooms feature a mix of antique and modern furnishings along with satellite TV, mini-bar, safe and bathroom with full amenities.  The hotel also offers complimentary wi-fi.

  • Best Western Royal Santina Hotel, Rome

    Available for cruises departing in 2018. The four star Best Western Royal Santina Hotel is a modern stylish hotel located a mere 450 yards from Rome's central Termini train station.

    Best Western Royal Santina Hotel, Rome

    Rooms feature modern furniture, LCD TVs, LED lights, mini-bar, spacious bathrooms and are soundproofed. Only 5 minutes by metro to the Spanish Steps and approximately 20 minutes walk to the Colosseum, the hotel is in a great location to explore the many attractions of the city. It features an a la carte restaurant serving Italian and international cuisine, a fitness centre and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Land Tours

Extend your cruise with a fully escorted tour programme designed to show you the best of each destination. Added either at the start or end of your cruise all tour packages include accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, transfers between airport, ship and hotel, luggage porterage.


Highlights of Rome, 2 night tour

Make memorable discoveries in this ancient capital. A guided tour showcases the Colosseum and Roman Forum, you’ll stroll to beautiful squares, ornate fountains, and enjoy an intriguing guided visit to the Vatican City and St. Peter's Basilica. You'll also have free time to soak up the atmosphere. Pop out for a gelato, or if shopping is more your thing, wander to the famous Via Condotti, Via Borgognona or Via Frattina to browse alongside fashionable locals looking for the latest trends in high end boutiques.

  • 2 nights’ accommodation at the 4 star Michelangelo Hotel near St Peter's Basilica.
  • An insightful guided tour into the archaeology of the Colosseum & Roman Forum.
  • A guided walk of the most beautiful squares and fountains of Rome, including the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps.
  • Guided visit of the Vatican City and St Peter's Basilica.
  • Enjoy a three course lunch at a local trattoria, including a glass of wine.

Fares from: $660 per person (based on double occupancy)
Includes two breakfasts and one lunch

  • A strict dress code is enforced in St. Peter's Basilica. Short trousers, vests and revealing clothing are not acceptable and guests wearing these items may be restricted from entering the church.
  • Guests may be required to check large bags, backpacks, video cameras, and/or personal water bottles at designated checkpoints.
  • This tour is not recommended for wheelchair users nor those with walking difficulties. Please contact us on 0843 374 2224 for further details.
  • The order of the tour may be reversed or altered depending on traffic or lunch restaurant availability.

Highlights of Venice Tour, 2 night tour

Discover the essence of this beguiling city. A morning walking tour reveals many 'must see' sights, including fast track entry into St Mark's Basilica. You can also enjoy a local lunch before continuing by private launch to Murano island.

  • Stay at the 4 star Bonvecchiati Hotel, just five minutes from St Mark's Square, reached by water taxi transfers included in your package.
  • Morning walking tour covering some of Venice's 'must sees', the highlight being fast track entry to St Mark's Basilica, one of the world's most valuable treasures of history, art and faith.
  • Free time in St Mark's Square to admire the ornate facade of the Doge's Palace. 
  • Enjoy a 2 course local lunch.
  • Afternoon trip by private motor launch to Murano island, with free time to explore.

Fares from $1,020 per person (based on double occupancy)
Includes two breakfasts and one lunch

  • Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users nor those with walking difficulties. Please contact us on 0843 374 2224 for further details.
  • Conservative dress is necessary for entrance into the Basilica. Ladies must cover their knees and shoulders, whilst gentlemen must wear trousers
  • The order of sites may vary. 
  • Sightseeing may be split over 2 days for the post cruise tour itinerary.