15-Day Swiss Alps, Venice & Greek Islands Cruisetour ~ September 23rd – October 7th, 2018

$900.00

15-Day Swiss Alps, Venice & Greek Islands Cruisetour-SOLD OUT!

September 23rd – October 7th, 2018

Choose The Way You Cruise

Includes FREE Shipboard Gratuities + Choose 1 Amenity:

FREE Ultimate Beverage Package

FREE Dining Package

FREE WiFi Package

NCL Shore Excursion Credits

FREE Photo Package

OR Shipboard Credit, US$75/Cabin

 

 

Flights are included from airports in the Maritimes (other cities available, please inquire) roundtrip to Zurich, Switzerland, return from Venice, Italy

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Description

The Adriatic Sea evokes images of azure waves and cobblestone paths along the shore.  Experience the history, the vibrancy of a culture found no where else.  Set sail in Autumn 2018 aboard the Norwegian Star.  Stay two nights in Zurich, Switzerland, exploring this lakefront Alpine city with locally-guided city tour included.  Next, journey to Italy`s lake district for your two night stay in Stresa lapping the shores of Lake Maggiore.  This region`s terraced hills and mountain peaks are best viewed from your lake cruise (included).  Venice, Italy is your next stop for two nights.  This remarkable seaside city known best for it`s canals affords you plenty of time to explore on your own in addition to your locally-guided city tour by water taxi to St. Mark`s Square, Doges Palace, Bridge of Sighs and glass-blowing demonstration of world-renowned Murano crystal.

Next sail from this ancient city aboard the Norwegian Star, a breathtaking vantage point of this unique port.  Your 8-day cruise takes you to the Greek island of Mykonos; you will want to be certain to pack your camera, this is home to white-washed homes contrasted with blue accents next to the azure sea. Taste fresh olives and feta in Olympia and on the island of Corfu, Greece with dramatic steep picture-perfect seaside cliffs.  Visit Santorini known for windmills and idyllic beaches plus the popular historic walled port city of Dubrovnik, Croatia with it’s signature oarnge-tiled roofs called the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, and discover Kotor, Montenegro a hidden gem with deep history, dotted with cafes along it’s cobble stoned alleyways.

Your cruise is balanced with a days at sea as you explore the Adriatic and Aegean region.  Choose from 14 delicious dining options on board, 10 bars and lounges, fitness center, spa, casino and more!  The fun, easy-going, and relaxing atmosphere of the Star is all part of NCL’s “freestyle” cruising concept.  Fabulous food and exciting entertainment with less emphasis on what to wear, when to dine, and who to dine with.  Remember, all Collins Tours guests receive Complimentary Shipboard Gratuities & Ultimate Beverage Package.  Discover the ease of All-Inclusive Cruising.  Reserve online or call today!  1-888-636-8080

Click Here to View Our Tentative Swiss Alps 2018 Itinerary!

15-Day Cruise Tour Includes:

  • Flights  from Maritimes (most cities included inquire within) to Zurich, Switzerland, returning from Venice, Italy
  • 2 nights accommodation (pre-cruise) in Zurich, Switzerland    Sheraton Zurich
  • 2 nights accommodation (pre-cruise) in Stresa, Italy (Lake Maggiore)  Hotel Regina Palace
  • 2 nights accommodation (pre-cruise) in Venice, Italy  Splendid Venice Hotel
  • 1/2 day guided tour of Zurich
  • 1/2-day guided tour of Venice (St. Mark’s Cathedral, Doges Palace, Bridge of Sighs then water taxi to Murano Isl. for glass-blowing demonstration for famed Murano crystal)
  • Cruise on Lake Maggiore straddling the Italian and Swiss border
  • Visit Lucarno, Italy
  • 6 Group dinners included: 3 pre-cruise in Zurich, Switzerland, Stresa & Venice, Italy & 3 onboard Norwegian Star
  • 1 private cocktail reception at sea
  • 6 hot buffet breakfasts (pre-cruise)
  • Premium Motorcoach transportation.  Airport to hotel, hotel to pier, pier to airport transfers
  • All meals included onboard Norwegian Star (B, L, D)
  • 8-Day Adriatic cruise on Norwegian Star:

Sept. 23 – Board your overnight flight from your local Maritime airport.

Sept. 24 – Arrive in Zurich, Switzerland. Your airport to hotel transfer is included.  Relax while your check-in to the Sheraton Zurich is taken care of by your Collins Tours Director

Sept. 25 – Zurich, Switzerland. Enjoy a professional locally-guided city tour of Zurich, considered one of Europe’s most livable cities. Your afternoon is free followed by Group Dinner included.

Sept. 26 – Stresa, Italy. Travel by premium motorcoach across the mountainous border to Italy.  Stop in charming Lucarno for lunch (meal on own) before arrive in Stresa on the shores of Lake Maggiore.  Your Tour Director handles your hotel check-in once again for your two night stay.

Sept. 27 – Stresa, Itay. Today your lake cruise on Lake Maggiore is included, the best way to see the terraced mountains contrasted with lakeside villages. This evening enjoy a Group Dinner (included)

Sept. 28 – Venice, Italy.  Travel by premium motorcoach to this ancient seaside city known for it’s canals, gondolas and rich history.  Hotel check-in is completed for you once again and this evening you have time to explore this timeless city.

Sept. 29  – Venice, Italy. Your second day in Venice includes a locally-guided city tour to St. Mark’s Square, Doges Palace, Bridge of Sighs plus travel to Murano Island by boat for glass-blowing demonstration of renowned Murano Crystal.  This evening you can opt for our 3rd Group Dinner (optional)

Sept. 30 – Board the Norwegian Star. Set sail towards Adriatic and Aegean ports. Indulge in the many included restaurants, amenities, entertainment plus your Ultimate Beverage Package grants you pre-paid drinks at the ship’s bars and restaurants.

Oct. 1 – Kotor, Montenegro – 2:00pm – 8:00pm  Picturesque historic town tucked away between steep mountains and the Bay of Kotor listed as a UNESCO World Natural & Historical Heritage Site

Oct. 2 – Corfu, Greece – 10:00am – 4:00pm Known for it’s rugged coastline dotted with resorts and many meandering alleys almost taking you to the past

Oct. 3 – Santorini, Greece (tendered) – 2:00pm – 10:00pm Blue-domed white washed buildings await you at this breathtaking island in the center of the Aegean Sea

Oct 4 – Mykonos, Greece (tendered) – 8:00am – 4:00pm Time to explore the beautiful island. Be sure to take a camera for the traditional windmills lining the sunny shoreline

Oct. 5 – At Sea    Private Cocktail Reception followed by Group Dinner

Oct. 6 – Dubrovnik, Croatia – 7:00am – 1:00pm Despite the magnificent 13th century walls that surround the city, Dubrovnik is one of the most welcoming cruise destinations in all of Europe. Dubbed “the pearl of the Adriatic” by the poet, Lord Byron, this Croatian city exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery 

Oct. 7 – Venice, Italy Disembark the Star this morning for your included transfer to the airport.  Travel back to Canada to the same Maritime airport where your journey began.

  • Optional dining in one of the ship’s specialty restaurants (e.g. Japanese, French, Teppanyaki themes; extra charge)
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily during the cruise
  • All entertainment aboard the Star including Second City Comedy Group and Broadway style shows
  • Hot breakfast during pre-cruise hotel stays in Zurich, Stresa & Venice
  • All port taxes, government tax and fees
  • Baggage handling at hotels (1 bag per person)
  • Services of an experienced cruise & tour manager with you every step of the way!

Itinerary and times in ports of call subject to changes as per Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) schedule.

Full 

Choose The Way You Cruise

Includes FREE Shipboard Gratuities + Choose 1 Amenity:

FREE Ultimate Beverage Package

FREE Dining Package

FREE WiFi Package

NCL Shore Excursion Credits

FREE Photo Package

OR Shipboard Credit, US$75/Cabin

Destinations:  Zurich, SWITZERLAND, Venice & Lakes District ITALY, Kotor MONTENEGRO & Dubrovnik CROATIA Mykonos, Corfu & Santorini Island GREECE

Dates: September 23rd – October 7th, 2018

Prices in Canadian Dollars, taxes & port charges included

Airfare included from Maritime airports!

 

• Inside Stateroom –  SOLD OUT

• OceanView Stateroom with Picture Window –  SOLD OUT

• Mid-Ship Stateroom with Private Balcony – SOLD OUT

Prices based on double room occupancy. Inquire for Single room pricing.

WHAT IS THE “CHOOSE THE WAY YOU CRUISE” ?

Collins Tour guests enjoy pre-paid shipboard gratuities onboard the Norwegian Star for FREE.

Plus, choose 1 of the following amenities:

  • ULTIMATE BEVERAGE PACKAGE*
  • SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE**
  • WiFi PACKAGE
  • NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE SHORE EXCURSION CREDITS
  • PHOTO PACKAGE
  • ONBOARD CREDIT, US$75/CABIN

 

 

* Ultimate Beverage Package.

The first two guests in each stateroom can enjoy drinks for the entire sailing aboard the Norwegian Spirit for FREE.

That’s unlimited wine, soda, beer and cocktails priced under $15 per drink unlimited at all bars and restaurants.

** Specialty Dining Package.

The first two guests in each stateroom have costs of 4 Dinners included at Specialty Restaurants onboard Norwegian Star.  Reservations can be made before online at www.ncl.com boarding ship or after sailing commences.

 

+ Description

The Adriatic Sea evokes images of azure waves and cobblestone paths along the shore.  Experience the history, the vibrancy of a culture found no where else.  Set sail in Autumn 2018 aboard the Norwegian Star.  Stay two nights in Zurich, Switzerland, exploring this lakefront Alpine city with locally-guided city tour included.  Next, journey to Italy`s lake district for your two night stay in Stresa lapping the shores of Lake Maggiore.  This region`s terraced hills and mountain peaks are best viewed from your lake cruise (included).  Venice, Italy is your next stop for two nights.  This remarkable seaside city known best for it`s canals affords you plenty of time to explore on your own in addition to your locally-guided city tour by water taxi to St. Mark`s Square, Doges Palace, Bridge of Sighs and glass-blowing demonstration of world-renowned Murano crystal.

Next sail from this ancient city aboard the Norwegian Star, a breathtaking vantage point of this unique port.  Your 8-day cruise takes you to the Greek island of Mykonos; you will want to be certain to pack your camera, this is home to white-washed homes contrasted with blue accents next to the azure sea. Taste fresh olives and feta in Olympia and on the island of Corfu, Greece with dramatic steep picture-perfect seaside cliffs.  Visit Santorini known for windmills and idyllic beaches plus the popular historic walled port city of Dubrovnik, Croatia with it’s signature oarnge-tiled roofs called the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, and discover Kotor, Montenegro a hidden gem with deep history, dotted with cafes along it’s cobble stoned alleyways.

Your cruise is balanced with a days at sea as you explore the Adriatic and Aegean region.  Choose from 14 delicious dining options on board, 10 bars and lounges, fitness center, spa, casino and more!  The fun, easy-going, and relaxing atmosphere of the Star is all part of NCL’s “freestyle” cruising concept.  Fabulous food and exciting entertainment with less emphasis on what to wear, when to dine, and who to dine with.  Remember, all Collins Tours guests receive Complimentary Shipboard Gratuities & Ultimate Beverage Package.  Discover the ease of All-Inclusive Cruising.  Reserve online or call today!  1-888-636-8080

+ Itinerary

Click Here to View Our Tentative Swiss Alps 2018 Itinerary!

15-Day Cruise Tour Includes:

  • Flights  from Maritimes (most cities included inquire within) to Zurich, Switzerland, returning from Venice, Italy
  • 2 nights accommodation (pre-cruise) in Zurich, Switzerland    Sheraton Zurich
  • 2 nights accommodation (pre-cruise) in Stresa, Italy (Lake Maggiore)  Hotel Regina Palace
  • 2 nights accommodation (pre-cruise) in Venice, Italy  Splendid Venice Hotel
  • 1/2 day guided tour of Zurich
  • 1/2-day guided tour of Venice (St. Mark’s Cathedral, Doges Palace, Bridge of Sighs then water taxi to Murano Isl. for glass-blowing demonstration for famed Murano crystal)
  • Cruise on Lake Maggiore straddling the Italian and Swiss border
  • Visit Lucarno, Italy
  • 6 Group dinners included: 3 pre-cruise in Zurich, Switzerland, Stresa & Venice, Italy & 3 onboard Norwegian Star
  • 1 private cocktail reception at sea
  • 6 hot buffet breakfasts (pre-cruise)
  • Premium Motorcoach transportation.  Airport to hotel, hotel to pier, pier to airport transfers
  • All meals included onboard Norwegian Star (B, L, D)
  • 8-Day Adriatic cruise on Norwegian Star:

Sept. 23 – Board your overnight flight from your local Maritime airport.

Sept. 24 – Arrive in Zurich, Switzerland. Your airport to hotel transfer is included.  Relax while your check-in to the Sheraton Zurich is taken care of by your Collins Tours Director

Sept. 25 – Zurich, Switzerland. Enjoy a professional locally-guided city tour of Zurich, considered one of Europe’s most livable cities. Your afternoon is free followed by Group Dinner included.

Sept. 26 – Stresa, Italy. Travel by premium motorcoach across the mountainous border to Italy.  Stop in charming Lucarno for lunch (meal on own) before arrive in Stresa on the shores of Lake Maggiore.  Your Tour Director handles your hotel check-in once again for your two night stay.

Sept. 27 – Stresa, Itay. Today your lake cruise on Lake Maggiore is included, the best way to see the terraced mountains contrasted with lakeside villages. This evening enjoy a Group Dinner (included)

Sept. 28 – Venice, Italy.  Travel by premium motorcoach to this ancient seaside city known for it’s canals, gondolas and rich history.  Hotel check-in is completed for you once again and this evening you have time to explore this timeless city.

Sept. 29  – Venice, Italy. Your second day in Venice includes a locally-guided city tour to St. Mark’s Square, Doges Palace, Bridge of Sighs plus travel to Murano Island by boat for glass-blowing demonstration of renowned Murano Crystal.  This evening you can opt for our 3rd Group Dinner (optional)

Sept. 30 – Board the Norwegian Star. Set sail towards Adriatic and Aegean ports. Indulge in the many included restaurants, amenities, entertainment plus your Ultimate Beverage Package grants you pre-paid drinks at the ship’s bars and restaurants.

Oct. 1 – Kotor, Montenegro – 2:00pm – 8:00pm  Picturesque historic town tucked away between steep mountains and the Bay of Kotor listed as a UNESCO World Natural & Historical Heritage Site

Oct. 2 – Corfu, Greece – 10:00am – 4:00pm Known for it’s rugged coastline dotted with resorts and many meandering alleys almost taking you to the past

Oct. 3 – Santorini, Greece (tendered) – 2:00pm – 10:00pm Blue-domed white washed buildings await you at this breathtaking island in the center of the Aegean Sea

Oct 4 – Mykonos, Greece (tendered) – 8:00am – 4:00pm Time to explore the beautiful island. Be sure to take a camera for the traditional windmills lining the sunny shoreline

Oct. 5 – At Sea    Private Cocktail Reception followed by Group Dinner

Oct. 6 – Dubrovnik, Croatia – 7:00am – 1:00pm Despite the magnificent 13th century walls that surround the city, Dubrovnik is one of the most welcoming cruise destinations in all of Europe. Dubbed “the pearl of the Adriatic” by the poet, Lord Byron, this Croatian city exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery 

Oct. 7 – Venice, Italy Disembark the Star this morning for your included transfer to the airport.  Travel back to Canada to the same Maritime airport where your journey began.

  • Optional dining in one of the ship’s specialty restaurants (e.g. Japanese, French, Teppanyaki themes; extra charge)
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily during the cruise
  • All entertainment aboard the Star including Second City Comedy Group and Broadway style shows
  • Hot breakfast during pre-cruise hotel stays in Zurich, Stresa & Venice
  • All port taxes, government tax and fees
  • Baggage handling at hotels (1 bag per person)
  • Services of an experienced cruise & tour manager with you every step of the way!

Itinerary and times in ports of call subject to changes as per Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) schedule.

+ Price/Details

Full 

Choose The Way You Cruise

Includes FREE Shipboard Gratuities + Choose 1 Amenity:

FREE Ultimate Beverage Package

FREE Dining Package

FREE WiFi Package

NCL Shore Excursion Credits

FREE Photo Package

OR Shipboard Credit, US$75/Cabin

Destinations:  Zurich, SWITZERLAND, Venice & Lakes District ITALY, Kotor MONTENEGRO & Dubrovnik CROATIA Mykonos, Corfu & Santorini Island GREECE

Dates: September 23rd – October 7th, 2018

Prices in Canadian Dollars, taxes & port charges included

Airfare included from Maritime airports!

 

• Inside Stateroom –  SOLD OUT

• OceanView Stateroom with Picture Window –  SOLD OUT

• Mid-Ship Stateroom with Private Balcony – SOLD OUT

Prices based on double room occupancy. Inquire for Single room pricing.

+ CHOOSE THE WAY YOU CRUISE

WHAT IS THE “CHOOSE THE WAY YOU CRUISE” ?

Collins Tour guests enjoy pre-paid shipboard gratuities onboard the Norwegian Star for FREE.

Plus, choose 1 of the following amenities:

  • ULTIMATE BEVERAGE PACKAGE*
  • SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE**
  • WiFi PACKAGE
  • NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE SHORE EXCURSION CREDITS
  • PHOTO PACKAGE
  • ONBOARD CREDIT, US$75/CABIN

 

 

* Ultimate Beverage Package.

The first two guests in each stateroom can enjoy drinks for the entire sailing aboard the Norwegian Spirit for FREE.

That’s unlimited wine, soda, beer and cocktails priced under $15 per drink unlimited at all bars and restaurants.

** Specialty Dining Package.

The first two guests in each stateroom have costs of 4 Dinners included at Specialty Restaurants onboard Norwegian Star.  Reservations can be made before online at www.ncl.com boarding ship or after sailing commences.

 

Travel Insurance

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Additional information

Choose Your Stateroom Type. 5-Day Swiss Alps, Venice & Greek Islands Cruisetour, September 23rd - October 7th 2018. Online Reservation

Inside Stateroom – Double Occupancy $6095 per person (Deposit $900pp), Outside Stateroom with Picture Window – Double Occupancy $6795 per person (Deposit $900pp), Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom – Double Occupancy $7695 per person (Deposit $900pp)