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Save Up To £785pp On Italy: Hidden Treasures From Florence To Venice 2023

Valid for travel 9 – 20 September 2023. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. For Ts&Cs and availability, please speak to one of our travel specialists.



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 £10,595pp

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 2023

Savour the sights and sounds of past and present Italian life as you cruise around the coast from Florence to Venice. Unwind in ultimate luxury on board our elegant vessel after spending time onshore exploring the ruins of Pompeii or learning how to make a traditional pizza in Rome. Admire the historic architecture in Puglia, sample local delicacies in Corsica and Tuscany, and trace the country’s ancient heritage in Sicily. Experience a 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.

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Italy with A&K


  • Exclusively chartered, all-inclusive voyage led by A&K’s expedition team and local guides
  • Pre- and/or post-cruise stays at stylish, ideally located hotels and A&K-led city tours
  • Airport meet and greet and transfers
  • Private balcony with every on-board accommodation and butler service with every suite
  • Maximum personnel-to-guest ratio of 1 to 1.3
  • Culinary program featuring French-inspired cuisine, including house drinks, afternoon tea and pastries
  • 24-hour room service and breakfast in bed
  • Choice of curated, included shore excursions with expert guides
  • Traveller’s valet® laundry service
  • All gratuities, port charges and taxes
  • Complimentary wi-fi on board and in hotels
  • On-board service from an English-speaking staff, including an accredited physician
  • 24/7 A&K on-call support
  • Spend two nights at a luxury hotel in Florence’s city centre
  • Sail with a remarkable team curated by A&K, featuring our award-winning Expedition Team, a skilled service staff and crew, and one of the best personnel-to-guest ratios at 1 to 1.3
  • Enjoy all-inclusive cruising with included gratuities, unlimited house drinks, every onboard meal and most meals ashore, port charges, complimentary Wi-Fi, and Traveller’s Valet laundry service
  • Design Your Day with a choice of included, curated excursions led by A&K local guides throughout your voyage, such as in Florence, Rome, Sicily and Venice
  • Visit Bastia in the French island of Corsica, and enjoy a private polyphonic choir concert and local delicacies
  • Spend two days exploring exotic Sicily, with special excursions just for A&K guests that include a cooking lesson in a private palazzo
  • Spend a full day exploring timelessly romantic Venice
  • Discover the Marches region and visit Urbino’s historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site


 Cabin Per person from Special offer price
 Classic Stateroom £11,380 £10,595
 Deluxe Stateroom £12,555 £11,775
 Prestige Stateroom £13,735 £12,950
 Deluxe Suite £18,050 £17,265
 Privilege Suite £20,015 £19,230
 Prestige two-room Suite £25,115 £24,330
 Grand Deluxe Balcony Suite £29,040 £28,255
 Owner's Suite £31,005 £30,220


Prices above are based on two people sharing. Single supplement from £8,540

Departure date

The departure dates for this Luxury Expedition Cruise are:

9 – 20 September 2023 (13 days)


This departure is aboard Le Bougainville  

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

Featured experts

Suzana Machado D'Oliveira, Expedition Director

Exploring with A&K since 1992, Suzana has greeted the shores of extraordinary locales that include Japan, the Amazon and Antarctica, which she has visited upward of 200 times. An agile leader who has served as cruise director, expedition leader and naturalist guide, she is also A&K's representative to the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO), which champions the practice of safe and environmentally responsible travel to Antarctica. Suzana is a native of Brazil, where she studied history at Rio de Janeiro's Catholic University.

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.


Proof of COVID-19 full vaccination is required for this programme. See our Frequently Asked Questions.

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