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Passenger capacity is 184 but limited to 148 exclusively on A&K charters. This allows us to deliver an authentic small-ship cruising experience, optimised to offer comfortable, uncrowded access to beautiful public spaces.
Holiday Length

12 nights

Price guide

From £10,570pp

The price shown is a guide – based on two people sharing and excluding international flights. Please reference the Departure dates & prices box below for more details and ask your travel specialist for more information.
Holiday type



A&K expedition – Italy: Hidden Treasures from Florence to Venice

Unwind in ultimate luxury as you cruise the Italian Coast. Admire historic architecture in Venice and Puglia, sample delicious local delicacies in Corsica and Tuscany, and trace Italy’s ancient heritage in Rome and Sicily. Experience a true taste of Italy’s rich culture on this ambitious voyage as you cruise the cool waters onboard robust Le Bougainville. Enjoy spacious accommodation and an intimate guest capacity of only 148, meaning a guaranteed balcony for all guests and unrestricted access to the ship’s impressive range of amenities.

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Italy with A&K


  • Cruise the coast of Italy for 10 nights on luxury Le Bougainville, enjoying guaranteed balcony accommodation and an on-board capacity limited to just 148 guests, with an additional butler service offered in all suites
  • Spend two nights at a luxury hotel in Florence’s city centre
  • Sail with a remarkable team handpicked by A&K, featuring our award-winning expedition team, a skilled service staff and crew, and an impressive on-board ratio of one staff member to every 1.3 guests
  • Enjoy all-inclusive cruising, complete with tips, unlimited house drinks, every on-board meal and most meals ashore, port charges, complimentary wifi, and Traveller’s Valet® laundry service
  • Throughout your voyage, Design your Day® with a choice of included excursions led by A&K local guides in stunning locations such as Florence, Rome, Sicily, and Venice
  • Visit Bastia in the French island of Corsica to enjoy a private polyphonic choir concert and local delicacies 
  • Spend two days exploring beautiful Sicily with exclusive excursions for A&K guests, such as a cooking lesson in a private palazzo
  • Take an optional trek in Puglia’s Parco Nazionale del Gargano, one of the largest national parks in Italy
  • Spend a full day exploring timelessly romantic Venice
  • Discover the Marches region and visit Urbino’s historic centre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Please download the PDF to view all prices for our Europe Luxury Expedition Cruises

See all of our 2020-2021 prices (PDF – 65KB)

Departure date

The departure date for this Luxury Expedition Cruise is:

22 August 2020 – 3 September 2020 (12 nights) 


This departure is aboard Le Bougainville  

View Le Bougainville deck plan (PDF – 1,258KB)

Journey details

Due to the nature of Luxury Expedition Cruises, itineraries are for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances including weather, wildlife, ice, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control at the sole discretion of the Captain onboard.

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