Trio of Italian Lakes, Scenic Swiss Rail & Mediterranean Voyage

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Sun Princess® 
  • Duration 24 NIGHTS
  • Departure 16 May 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code MED2252

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CRUISE ON BOARD THE BRAND-NEW SUN PRINCESS®

Complimentary Oceanview to Balcony upgrade

Rolling vineyards, shimmering lakes, soaring mountains and graceful lakeside villas, the enduring allure of the Italian Lakes is nothing short of magical.

Your European escape begins with a duo of stays in Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda, where you’ll have time to explore and enjoy a scenic train ride on the famous Bernina Red Train. From Garda you’ll transfer to Florence, Italy’s renaissance jewel for a two night stay before embarking the stylish Sun Princess® for your Eastern Mediterranean cruise.

Beginning in the vibrant city of Naples, discover the ancient ruins of Pompeii or the stunning island of Capri, before sailing to the charming town of Chania in Crete and enigmatic İstanbul. Visit the beautiful islands of Mykonos, Santorini, and Corfu, and the historic cities of Athens and Messina. Your Mediterranean adventure draws then draws to a close in Spain’s charismatic and cosmopolitan much-loved city, Barcelona.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

14 night full-board cruise on board Sun Princess®

Complimentary Oceanview to Balcony upgrade

Fully Escorted Tours

Full day trip to Lake Como

Walking tour of Florence

Rail Journey

Scenic rail journey through the Swiss Alps on board the Bernina Red Train

Hotel Stays

3 night four-star stay in Lake Maggiore at the Zacchera Hotels Collection

2 night four-star hotel stay in Lake Garda at the Villa Garuti

2 night four-star stay in Florence at the Grand Hotel Baglioni

1 night four-star stay in Barcelona at the Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona

All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers

Overnight flights

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Milan

Your holiday begins as you fly from Australia to your destination.

Days 2 - 3
Lake Maggiore: Hotel Stay

Enjoy two leisurely days on the shores of Lake Maggiore. Here you could explore the Borromean islands, with their magnificent and enchanting gardens, or take a leisurely boat ride to discover charming lakeside villages.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Zacchera Hotels Collection

Day 4
Lake Maggiore: Tour & Hotel Stay

Today you’ll ride the Bernina Red Train through the Swiss Alps between Chur in Switzerland and Tirano in Italy. This masterpiece of engineering cuts through dramatic landscapes, majestic glaciers and charming alpine villages.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Zacchera Hotels Collection

Day 5
Lake Como: Tour & Lake Garda Hotel Stay

Today, you’ll say goodbye to Lake Maggiore and head to Lake Garda, making a brief stop for sightseeing in the charming Lake Como area. Highlights include the Cathedral, Basilica of St Fedele, and various medieval buildings.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Villa Garuti

Day 6
Lake Garda: Hotel Stay

The largest lake in Italy, Lake Garda captivates with its natural beauty, history and culture, as well as a backdrop of majestic mountains. Enjoy a day at leisure to explore this remarkable region.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Villa Garuti

Day 7
Florence: Hotel Stay

Florence, the capital of Tuscany, is a treasure trove of Renaissance art and architecture. Home to famous landmarks such as the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, and Uffizi Gallery, Florence is a must-visit destination for art and history lovers.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Grand Hotel Baglioni

Day 8
Florence: Tour & Hotel Stay

Today you’ll explore Florence during a panoramic sightseeing walking tour. Highlights include Piazza Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Signoria, Uffizi Palace, and the iconic Ponte Vecchio.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Grand Hotel Baglioni

Day 9
Civitavecchia: Embark Ship

Embark Sun Princess®  and indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments, lounge by the pool, or partake in an array of thrilling activities. Explore fascinating destinations, make lifelong memories, and enjoy the warm hospitality.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 10
Naples

Unleash your wanderlust in Naples, Italy’s vibrant gem. With its stunning bay, Mount Vesuvius, and captivating attractions like the Royal Palace and Pompeii, Naples promises an enriching journey through history and natural beauty.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 11
Relax At Sea
Day 12
Chania (Crete)

Uncover Chania’s charm: Venetian architecture, bustling markets, and mouthwatering cuisine. Lose yourself in its labyrinthine streets, bask in the Mediterranean sun, and create unforgettable memories. Explore Chania, the essence of Crete.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 13
Relax At Sea
Day 14
İstanbul

İstanbul, where East and West converge. Immerse in rich history, savour exotic cuisine, and feel the heartbeat of diverse cultures. Let this enchanting city awaken your senses and expand your horizons.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 15
Mykonos

Experience the enchantment of Mykonos, Greece – a vibrant island transformed by tourism. Explore its whitewashed streets, historic landmarks, and lively nightlife. Let Mykonos captivate your senses and leave you spellbound by its irresistible allure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 16
Athens

Athens, Greece’s historic heart, showcases ancient marvels like the Acropolis and Parthenon. This city pulsates with vibrant culture, street life, and a rich tapestry of history, inviting exploration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 17
Santorini

Santorini, where dreams meet reality. Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of whitewashed villages, breath taking sunsets, and the Aegean Sea’s azure embrace, and let this island transport you to a realm of pure bliss.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 18
Relax At Sea
Day 19
Kotor

Prepare to be enchanted by Kotor, Montenegro’s crown jewel. With ancient cobblestone streets, majestic fjords, immerse yourself in its rich history. Let Kotor’s beauty leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 20
Corfu

Corfu: A captivating blend of history and natural beauty. Wander through Venetian streets, bask in golden sunsets, and indulge in mouthwatering cuisine. Immerse yourself in the island’s allure and create lifelong memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 21
Messina (Sicily)

Step into Messina’s captivating realm, where art and history merge. Explore the Museo Regionale’s Caravaggio masterpieces and embrace the ancient grandeur of Sicily’s capital. Let Messina transport you to a world of enchantment and inspiration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sun Princess®

Day 22
Relax At Sea
Day 23
Barcelona: Disembark & Hotel Stay

Disembark in Barcelona, Spain’s Mediterranean jewel, which harmonises history and modernity. Gaudí’s architecture, bustling La Rambla, and vibrant beachfront create a captivating blend of culture, art, and coastal allure.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona

Days 24 - 25
Barcelona: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

The Bernina Red Train
This memorable journey takes you past sapphire-hued glaciers and dramatic, jagged mountains, as well as astonishing architectural wonders like the single-track Brusio spiral viaduct with its nine stone arches. Pass through the spectacular Bernina Pass, with views of Lake Bianco and the snow-clad Morteratsch Glacier before reaching the glamorous resort town St. Moritz.
Lake Como
Welcome to Lake Como, a picturesque jewel nestled in the Italian Alps. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of emerald waters surrounded by majestic mountains and charming villages. Discover historic villas and lush gardens dotting the shores, exuding an air of timeless elegance.
Florence Sightseeing
Embark on a panoramic sightseeing tour of Florence, Italy, and immerse yourself in its Renaissance splendour. Gaze upon the iconic Duomo's majestic dome, stroll across the Ponte Vecchio bridge, and marvel at Michelangelo's David. The tour unveils the city's artistic treasures, from the Uffizi Gallery to the Florence Cathedral.
The Bernina Red Train
This memorable journey takes you past sapphire-hued glaciers and dramatic, jagged mountains, as well as astonishing architectural wonders like the single-track Brusio spiral viaduct with its nine stone arches. Pass through the spectacular Bernina Pass, with views of Lake Bianco and the snow-clad Morteratsch Glacier before reaching the glamorous resort town St. Moritz.
Lake Como
Welcome to Lake Como, a picturesque jewel nestled in the Italian Alps. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of emerald waters surrounded by majestic mountains and charming villages. Discover historic villas and lush gardens dotting the shores, exuding an air of timeless elegance.
Florence Sightseeing
Embark on a panoramic sightseeing tour of Florence, Italy, and immerse yourself in its Renaissance splendour. Gaze upon the iconic Duomo's majestic dome, stroll across the Ponte Vecchio bridge, and marvel at Michelangelo's David. The tour unveils the city's artistic treasures, from the Uffizi Gallery to the Florence Cathedral.

Sun Princess® 

Launching in 2024, this next-generation cruise ship will be the third to bear the Sun Princess®  name. Offering 1,500 balconies, more than any other Princess cruise ship, Sun Princess®  will treat you to a backdrop of stunning sea views at every stage of your voyage.

Seemingly endless options of places to unwind are available on board, ranging from the calming two-level Lotus Spa, swimming pools and hot tubs, to the beautiful Sea View Terrace.

Your appetite will most certainly be satisfied too, as this colossal vessel offers a variety of restaurants and bars to indulge in on your cruise, ranging from Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria to Horizons Dining Room.

The selection of entertainment this truly remarkable. The very best in live shows and music are on hand, to give you a spectacular experience on board before the first destination of your cruise even comes within sight.

  • Occupancy 4293
  • Tonnage 175,500 tons
  • Length 1,132 ft (345.00 m)

Life on board Sun Princess® 

On board the jaw-dropping and utterly sophisticated Sun Princess® , there is a vast range of inspiring and stimulating entertainment options, leisure facilities, restaurants, and bars. That’s all the better for ensuring your Sun Princess®  cruise will be one you will remember for the very best reasons.

dining

With Sun Princess® housing a variety of impressive restaurants and bars, you can be sure to find an eatery – and more than a few dishes – that will pleasantly surprise and delight.

Restaurants include:

  • Alfredo’s Pizzeria
  • Crown Grill
  • Horizons Dining Room
  • Gelateria
  • International Café
  • Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria

Bars include:

  • Crooners
  • Good Spirits at Sea
  • Wheelhouse Bar

Facilities

Sun Princess® features a range of leisure facilities of unparalleled quality, such as:

  • Shops
  • Swimming pools and hot tubs
  • Casino
  • Lotus Spa
  • The Piazza
  • Sea View Terrace
  • Wake View Terrace

entertainment

As a traveller on board Sun Princess®, you will also find plenty of top-class entertainment options, including:

  • Princess Live!
  • Princess Arena

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Cabins & Suites

Sun Princess®  offers a practically peerless range of gorgeously appointed and spacious cabins and suites for you to choose from.

Interior Prices from $9,999pp

The Interior cabins are the most affordable accommodation option available on board Sun Princess® . Nonetheless, they feature two twin beds or a queen-size bed, and all the other essential and comforting amenities you would expect from a luxury cruise stateroom, including:

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk and chair
  • Queen bed or twin beds
  • Digital safe
  • Bathroom with shower
  • 24-hour room service
  • Hairdryer
Cruise Code: MED2252
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Oceanview Prices from $11,999pp

Do you yearn to take picture-perfect snapshots of the sights along your journey, without even having to leave the comfort of your room? If so, a Premium Oceanview cabin could be the ideal choice of accommodation for your stay on board Sun Princess® .

This stateroom includes all the amenities of an Interior room, with the added benefit of ocean views that give the space a pleasingly airy openness.

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk and chair
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen bed or twin beds
  • Digital safe
  • Bathroom with shower
  • 24-hour room service
Cruise Code: MED2252
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balcony Prices from $11,999pp

A Sun Princess® Balcony stateroom offers all the indulgence of a private balcony, complete with luxury outdoor furniture and an unspoilt view of the surrounding scenery.

  • A flat-panel television
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk and chair
  • Queen bed or twin beds
  • Digital safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Balcony with two chairs and a table
  • Spacious closet
  • 24-hour room service
Cruise Code: MED2252
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Mini-Suite Prices from $13,999pp

A complimentary glass of bubbly is far from the only perk that will await you when you make a Mini-Suite your choice of high-end Sun Princess®  accommodation. These generously luxurious suites include a separate seating area with a sofa bed, not to mention two flat-panel TVs and plenty more benefits besides.

  • Two televisions
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Desk and chair
  • Queen bed or twin beds
  • Digital safe
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Balcony with two to four chairs, an ottoman, and a table
  • Separate sitting area with a sofa bed and coffee table
  • 24-hour room service
Cruise Code: MED2252
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Your Hotel Stays

Lake Maggiore

Included Hotel

Zacchera Hotels Collection (Or Similar)

The Zacchera Hotels, Grand Hotel Dino, Hotel Simplon, Hotel Splendid and Grand Hotel Bristol in Stresa, all boast privileged positions on the shores of Lake Maggiore and the breathtaking Gulf of Borromeo. Each with its own team of highly professional staff, elegance, sumptuous comfort and high-quality facilities, every stay here is an unforgettable pleasure for all guests. Marvel at the astonishing views as you dine alfresco in one of the exceptional restaurants, indulge in a treatment or two in the opulent wellness centre or wander the lush gardens, bursting with colour.

Lake Garda

Included Hotel

Villa Garuti (Or Similar)

Nestled in the picturesque town of Bardolino on the shores of Lake Garda, Villa Garuti presents an idyllic Italian retreat. The hotel’s elegantly designed rooms and suites offer a seamless blend of modern comforts and classic charm, some boasting stunning lake views. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s lush gardens, an inviting outdoor pool, and a relaxing terrace area, perfect for soaking in the panoramic beauty of the surroundings. With its convenient location near local attractions and the waterfront, Villa Garuti provides an ideal haven for an unforgettable Lake Garda getaway.

Florence

Included Hotel

Grand Hotel Baglioni (Or Similar)

Located in the centre of the city, this beautiful hotel is housed in a magnificent 19th-century building and offers exceptional views of famous historic monuments including the Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. Each of the 192 rooms are equipped in an unmistakably Florentine style: wooden furniture, wrought iron finishes, hardwood floors and leaded glass windows. Features include the panoramic B-Roof restaurant and two American bars.

Barcelona

Included Hotel

Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona (Or Similar)

This modern and stylish hotel offers a prime location near the beach and the bustling city centre. Relax in spacious and well-appointed rooms, designed with contemporary aesthetics and equipped with modern amenities. Start your day with a delicious breakfast buffet before exploring the city’s renowned attractions. With attentive service, comfortable accommodations, and easy access to Barcelona’s highlights, Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona is the perfect base for an unforgettable urban getaway.

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