Mediterranean Cruise 2016 Day 1-2 September 25th 2016 We're off on a 12-day cruise around Italy, Greece and Albania. We will embark in Venice and disembark in Rome. We have added three days' of padding in both Venice and Rome so we can tour these cities solo.
After a short hop to Montreal, we fly directly to Venice. Our plane is a venerable Boeing 767. The touch screens embedded in the seats have been taken out, and the plane is instead equipped w ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more