Art & Architecture Of The Med by Regent Seven Seas Splendor

Barcelona | Palma de Mallorca | Ajaccio | Olbia | Capri | Rome | Monte Carlo

Discover the imaginative architecture, the magnificent island, and the story behind the destination.

Level
Luxury $4,799
Season
April
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Theme
Couple / Group Friend
Product Code
EA032

The Highlights of the Journey

  • 7-night accommodation at Luxury Regent Seven Seas Splendor
  • Recognize the great diversity within Palma through a medley of experiences
  • Explore the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Experience the life of the rich and famous with a trip to the glamorous spots of Monte Carlo

 

**Rates are per person based on USD and 2 people traveling together

Day 1

Barcelona | Embark

Barcelona’s history is seen everywhere in the city. The oldest areas are located by the sea, including the shopping enclave Barri Gotic. On the other side of the main boulevard, La Rambla lies the legendary Raval district. Until the 1980s this was the slum area, home to the city’s own Chinatown (Barrio Chino) and the red light district. Today, designer shops and cafés have moved in. Further north is fashionable Eixample, the area created as a result of the 19th-century expansion of the city.

Embark Regent Seven Seas Splendor, the sophisticated yet comfortable retreat for each guest. experience an elevated level of luxury, surrounded by every comfort imaginable.

Day 2

Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca, the pearl of the Mediterranean is a mini continent in its own right, boasting consistently impressive scenery, as diverse as it is beautiful. Palma is a vibrant, bustling city, rich in history, culture, and impressive architecture, the imposing La Seu Cathedral its standout feature.

You may choose the free shore excursion upon onboard the ship and please find below some shore-excursion from Regen Seven Seas Splendor below :

  1. Panoramic Valldemossa, Journey into Mallorca’s scenic countryside, where olive and almond trees coat the hills and plains. Explore the tranquil town of Valldemossa  
  2. Mallorcan Medley, Recognize the great diversity within Palma through a medley of experiences that include dining on authentic Mallorcan cuisine, watching pearls being manufactured, and shopping. 
  3. Bodega Ramanya,Gain an understanding of the favorable climatic conditions and winemaking processes that contribute to the region’s excellent vintages, Taste Bodega Ramanyà’s superb wines along with a classic Majorcan treat 
  4. Mallorca Wine Tasting & Spanish Tapas, Journey to a centuries-old winery, Bodega Ribas, in the island’s fertile interior. Sample several first-rate wines, including a sophisticated red blend and a white with notes of fruit
  5. etc

Day 3

Ajaccio, Corsica

Ajaccio is an elegant and sunny city, surrounded by a mountain range. and also the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, and the Napoleonic legacy dominates the city in its statues and street names. You will be fascinated by this little archipelago, standing guard at the mouth of the bay, especially at sunset when it turns to a fantastic crimson color.

You may choose the free shore excursion upon onboard the ship and please find below some shore-excursion from Regen Seven Seas Splendor below :

  1. The Perfumed Isle and Prunelli River Gorges, Relax on this panoramic driving tour of Corsica’s spectacular interior, a land little-changed over centuries. Pass through Cuaro village and beautifully rugged, mountainous terrain, resplendent with lush forests
  2. The highlight of Ajaccio, Admire charming Ajaccio on this driving and walking tour that focuses on the life of pugnacious Napoleon Bonaparte, Shop the pedestrian-friendly Rue Fesch, filled with delightful and unique boutiques 
  3. An experiences out of time, Exclusive to Seven Seas Splendor® 2020 Inaugural Europe Collection See how the influence of Napoleon Bonaparte still lingers in Ajaccio, which is known as Imperial Town in honor of the French emperor being born there. In several squares, statues depict Napoleon robed like a Roman consul and on horseback.  
  4. etc

Day 4

Olbia, Sardinia

Olbia, a beautiful and enriched town from the Italian island of Sardinia, Explore the enigmatic remnants of the ancient Nuraghic culture. Buy hand-loomed bedspreads, carpets, baskets, and chests featuring designs inspired by the Nuraghic culture as well as embroidered silk shawls and the traditional gold or silver filigree jewelry.

You may choose the free shore excursion upon onboard the ship and please find below some shore-excursion from Regen Seven Seas Splendor below :

  1. The Maddalena Island Experience,Journey across northern Sardinia and observe the dramatic contrast of lush shrubbery against jagged granite.
  2. The many facets of Costa Smeralda, Explore the history and traditions of the alluring Emerald Coast as you examine prehistoric defensive sites, see villages both traditional and modern, and enjoy a satisfying wine tasting 
  3. Sardinian Wines & Spirits, Delight in an in-depth look at Sardinian winemaking and the distillation of popular spirits on this enjoyable tour. Sample the region’s acclaimed Vermentino di Gallura wine accompanied by cheese and traditional Sardinian bread. 
  4. Etc

Day 5

Sorrento / Capri

Sorrento the town features beautiful architecture, many cafes and restaurants, and shops catering to tourists. Overlooking the bay of Naples, the town is the key point on the Sorrentine Peninsula and is one of the most popular destinations of the entire Campania region 

You may choose the free shore excursion upon onboard the ship and please find below some shore-excursion from Regen Seven Seas Splendor below :

  1. Capri on the Lighterside, Venture to the Island of Capri, a favored getaway for Roman emperors Augustus and Tiberius as well as today’s pleasure-seeking jet-setters. Relax during an approximately 30-minute scenic cruise on a jetfoil across the Gulf of Naples and watch the outline of the dazzling Island of Capri appear before you. 
  2. Alleys of Sorrento, Stroll through the alleyways and streets in Sorrento’s romantic old quarter, stopping every so often to admire the attractions and savor some local treats 
  3. Ancient Pompeii, Explore the superbly preserved remains of ancient Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and drive past glittering seaside resorts with a stop for a woodworking demonstration
  4. etc

Day 6

Rome

Like the ancient city, today’s Rome is built on seven hills: Capitolino, Palatino, Quirinale, Viminale, Esquilino, Celio, and Aventino. The central area is called Campo Marzio, named after the Roman god of war, and was the ancient army’s training grounds. This is where many of the famous sights are located. Other well-known areas are Trastevere, on the other side of the Tiber river, and Monti. Little Pigneto is considered to be the most typically Roman neighbourhood.

You may choose the free shore excursion upon onboard the ship and please find below some shore-excursion from Regen Seven Seas Splendor below :

  1. Ostia Antica,Wander through the remains of Ostia Antica, classical Rome’s main commercial port and military base, and relish time on your own in seaside Lido di Ostia.
  2. Taste of Rome,Join an excursion tailor-made for those who wish to have a limited guided tour followed by time to enjoy lunch and explore independently 
  3. Bike in Medieval, Tarquinia & Icecream, Zip around stunning and serene Tarquinia on this bicycle tour that culminates with a sampling of freshly-made ice cream. Drive along rural roads and through beautiful countryside to Tarquinia, a peaceful counterpart to Rome that also boasts numerous notable landmarks
  4. etc

Day 7

Tuscany

From its wine valleys and green hills to its coast spangled by the Tuscan archipelago islands, Tuscany feels ancient just as much as it feels alive and vibrant. Its towns and cities live on, never forgetting their brilliant past; their streets still filled with the murmurs of legendary rivalries between the Great Families that once inhabited them. This is the place where the Italian Renaissance was born, where art took a new life and turned to the sun. Every stone and every hill, every rock, and every paved street seem veiled by an eternal beauty.

 

**Shore excursions are not currently available for this port.

Day 8

Monte Carlo

Disembark from Regent Seven Seas Splendor, enjoy your free time or leisure.

Monte Carlo is an exceptional location, between mountain and sea, its gardens, its athletic and cultural events. Monaco and Monte Carlo are both considered a playground for the rich, most famous for its grand Monte Carlo Casino.  You have the whole day to discover the Principality, its museums, its monuments, its walks. Explore the Grottes de l’Observatoir, a prehistoric cave with stalactites and stalagmites where the temperature actually rises as you descend.