M/V Arethusa or M/V Artemis
Owned, operated, and staffed by Grand Circle Cruise Line, these vessels were designed exclusively for two small groups of just 25 travelers, each with its own Program Director. These ships feature spacious common areas, including a lounge/bar with inviting leather couches and soft chairs. Topside, a Sun Deck has classic wooden deck chairs for admiring the scenery. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout your ship; connectivity may be limited in certain locations on your itinerary.
Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli
Venice, Italy Rating: First Class
Set in the historic city center overlooking the Grand Canal, Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli features an elegant Venetian style, waterside door, and easy access to public transportation. Each air-conditioned room includes wireless Internet access at a charge, TV, telephone, safe, and private bath.
Please note: Select departures feature similar accommodations.
Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
Balzan, Malta Rating: Deluxe
Located less than five miles from all of Malta's major attractions, the Corinthia Palace is an ideal base for your discoveries. Hotel ammenities include a health club, spa, indoor and outdoor pool, and restaurant set in a 19th century villa. Your air-conditioned room features a balcony, cable/satellite TV, refrigerator, safe, and private bathroom.
Starhotels Savoia Excelsior Palace
Trieste, Malta Rating: Superior First Class
The traditional Savoia Excelsior Palace is located on the waterfront in the heart of Trieste. Hotel amenities include concierge services, as well as laundry and dry-cleaning services. Your air-conditioned room includes a safe, coffee- and tea-making facilities, cable/satellite TV, and a private bathroom.
The Hotel Slon is just steps away from the historical Old Town, Ljubljana Castle, and other highlights. The hotel features three restaurants, a fitness center, and lounge. There are 168 comfortable and well-appointed rooms, each with satellite TV, minibar, safe, coffee- and tea-making facilities, and private bath with robe and slippers.
Dei Mellini Hotel
Rome, Italy Rating: Superior First Class
Located in Rome's historic city center, the Dei Mellini is an ideal base for your Roman discoveries. Amenities include a gym, cafeteria (open until 12AM), concierge services, and laundry and dry-cleaning services. Your air-conditioned room features a safe, telephone, refrigerator, cable/satellite TV, and private bathroom.