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Mediterranean Encounters

Ship: Riviera  
Departure: Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Nights: 20 nights
Departs: Barcelona
Returns: Trieste
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
20
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
20
Ports
Countries Visted
7
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Mediterranean Encounters

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, October 10, 2023 Barcelona, Spain Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Barcelona, Spain

    Barcelona, located in Catalonia Spain, is Europe's largest metropolis on the Mediterranean coast, and one of the world’s major global cities. Today, Barcelona balances itself on the cutting edge of architecture, intellectual life, and style. Indeed Barcelona won the 1999 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for its architecture, the first time that the winner has been a city, and not an individual architect. Read more about Barcelona, Spain

    2 Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Valencia, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Valencia, Spain

    Valencia city, the administrative capital of the Valencian community and the centre of the region of L’Horta, is situated in the centre of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline. The Old City of Valencia, with its monuments, museums, and gardens, is a major tourist attraction. Here one finds the Gothic building of La Lonja that has been declared by UNESCO as a universal heritage monument. Read more about Valencia, Spain

    3 Thursday, October 12, 2023 Alicante, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Alicante, Spain

    Alicante lies on the east coast of Spain and is Valencia region's second-largest city. Famous for its excellent weather and its long stretches of sandy beaches such as San Juan, thousands visit each year. Its most notable feature is undoubtedly the Castle of Santa Barbara situated on Mount Benacantil that dominates the city. Read more about Alicante, Spain

    4 Friday, October 13, 2023 Ibiza Town, Spain 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Ibiza Town, Spain

    Ibiza Town, or as the locals call it Vila d’Eivissa, is situated on the SE coast of the Spanish island of Ibiza, of which it is the capital. Most famous for its night life - indeed the island is regarded the undisputed Party Capital of the World - two of the island's most luxurious nightclubs, Pacha and El Divino, are located in Ibiza Town itself, while the nightclub Space is just south of the town. Ibiza Town is certainly the most fascinating part of the island, as it has a concentration of all the attractions and eccentricities which have made Ibiza world famous. Read more about Ibiza Town, Spain

    5 Saturday, October 14, 2023 Palma de Mallorca, Spain 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Palma de Mallorca is the major city and port on the Mediterranean island of Majorca, and capital city of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands in Spain. It is situated on the south coast of the island on the Bay of Palma, and almost half of the total population of Majorca live there. Visitors are spellbound by its blue waters, white beaches, lush foliage (almost 40 percent of the island is protected countryside), and 300 days of sunshine each year. Read more about Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    6 Sunday, October 15, 2023 Marseille, France 9:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Marseille, France

    Located on the SE coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, Marseille is France's largest commercial port, and is also the largest French city on the Mediterranean coast. It serves as a gateway to the lush fertile region of Provence and all its cultural contributions to gastronomic excellence, impressionistic art, and ancient architecture. This cosmopolitan city with 300 days of sunshine a year, clear blue skies and the down-to-earth warmth of its residents, boasts a trading history that goes back more than 2,500 years. Read more about Marseille, France

    7 Monday, October 16, 2023 St Tropez, France 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of St Tropez, France

    The seaside resort town of Saint-Tropez that lies 104 km to the east of Marseille in SE France is very popular with tourists. Set on the lovely blue water of the Bay of Saint-Tropez, this modern version of a medieval town is distinguished by the line of yachts along the quay, the promenade, and the famous terrace cafes. Behind the cafes, the small streets and old buildings comprising sunset-hued pink, orange and deep red townhouses are picturesque, but they're possibly more popular for the multitude of shops and restaurants than their historical significance. Read more about St Tropez, France

    8 Tuesday, October 17, 2023 Monte Carlo, France 8:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Monte Carlo, France

    Monte Carlo is an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco in France. It really has a fairy-tale image with its beautiful Riviera - Côte d'Azur - setting, yacht-filled harbor and the elegant Casino that visitors can’t miss, though most don’t even enter to see the opulence and grandeur reflecting its exorbitant cost. It is an extremely rich place, where fast cars, big diamonds and flashy yachts are the norm. Read more about Monte Carlo, France

    9 Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Portofino, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Portofino, Italy

    Portofino, part of the Italian Riviera, sits on a peninsula in the Tigullio Gulf east of Genoa. It is a picturesque half-moon shaped seaside village, with shops, restaurants - with their famous sea food - and cafes, lining the shore. The crystalline green waters invite visitors to enjoy diving as there are 20 dive sites, as well as boating, in specified areas. Read more about Portofino, Italy

    10 Thursday, October 19, 2023 Livorno, Italy 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Livorno, Italy

    Livorno is the third largest port on the west coast of Italy, and is well known for supporting cruise ship tourism to Florence, the Tower of Pisa, the hill towns of Tuscany, Cinque Terre with its enchanting villages, and the Chianti wine region, generally with time allowed for visiting some famous outlet stores of famous fashion houses. However the port of Livorno itself has a lot to offer visitors. Criss-crossed by Medicean canals that are still navigable, and with its port overlooked by towers and fortresses, this well-planned city is most appealing. Read more about Livorno, Italy

    11 Friday, October 20, 2023 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 6:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, the capital, and largest city of Italy, is full of unending possibilities. It can be reached from the port of Civitavecchia in approximately ninety minutes either by train or coach. Rome greets visitors with a multitude of faces, such as the Ancient City with ruins like: the Colosseum; the seven hills; the Roman Forum; and the Sacred Way, the path used for triumphal processions. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    12 Saturday, October 21, 2023 Positano, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

    Positano is a small town on the Amalfi Coast in Campania, Italy. The main part of the city with its steeply stacked houses presents a pleasant medley of pastel colours, and its near vertical streets - indeed some of the streets are actually staircases - sits in an enclave in the hills leading down to the coast. This is one of the coast's most photogenic and expensive towns. Read more about Positano, Italy

    13 Sunday, October 22, 2023 Messina, Italy 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Messina, Italy

    Messina is a harbour on the eastern coast of Sicily, a short ferry crossing to mainland Italy lying to the east. Due to the several earthquakes that have struck the area on several occasions, the city is almost completely modern. Mostly viewed as the starting point for tours and trips to Taormina and Mount Etna, both of which are truly unforgettable, it also has much to offer in the way of history and beauty. Read more about Messina, Italy

    14 Monday, October 23, 2023 Valletta, Malta 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Valletta, Malta

    Valletta (aka Belt Valletta, Città Umilissima) - traditionally reserved for the historic walled citadel that serves as Malta's principal administrative district - is the capital city of Malta, located in the central-eastern portion of the island. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is essentially Baroque in style, with elements of Mannerist, Neo-Classical and Modern architecture. Don’t miss the the majestic St John’s Co-Cathedral, with its imposing bastions and a treasure of priceless paintings. Read more about Valletta, Malta

    15 Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Cruising The Ionian Sea
    16 Wednesday, October 25, 2023 Katakolon, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Katakolon, Greece

    The scenic seaside Greek town of Katakolon, with a population around 3,000, is your typical small-town cruise port with delightful cafes along the waterfront, shops that sell T-shirts, hats and jewellery, and a small beach that draws swimmers and sandcastle-builders. But that's not why ships make the town a destination. They arrive because Katakolon serves as the cruise gateway to ancient Olympia, just 40 km away, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    17 Thursday, October 26, 2023 Corfu, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Corfu, Greece

    Corfu Island, located just off the west coast of Greece, boasts some of the most stunning scenery in the Greek Isles. With its impressive landscapes, rich vegetation, long golden beaches, the elegant capital Corfu Town, and many traditional villages, it is not surprising that this island receives many visitors each year. The capital is possibly most impressive, due to the Venetian, French and English civilisations that are remembered for the architectural elements they have left behind. Read more about Corfu, Greece

    18 Friday, October 27, 2023 Dubrovnik, Croatia 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, is a prominent tourist destination. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. An outstanding feature of the Old Town of Dubrovnik is its intact city walls that run uninterrupted for 1,940m encircling the city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    19 Saturday, October 28, 2023 Split, Croatia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Split, Croatia

    Split, in Croatia, is a busy port on the shores of the Mediterranean and has numerous ferries operating to and from nearby islands. It is also a popular tourist resort with beaches and pleasant promenades. Venetian, Gothic and Renaissance houses and several medieval churches add architectural interest. Read more about Split, Croatia

    20 Sunday, October 29, 2023 Rijeka, Croatia 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Rijeka, Croatia

    Rijeka (aka Fiume, Reka, Rika, all meaning ‘river’) is the deep water seaport of Croatia, located in an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. Historically it has been subject to many fierce and horrible disputes. The city’s economy depends on ship building, though this is now turning towards services and tourism. Read more about Rijeka, Croatia

    21 Monday, October 30, 2023 Trieste, Italy 6:00 AM Disembark
    View of Trieste, Italy

    Trieste is a modern lively city, yet much of its former grandeur is still clearly apparent in the form of imposing buildings with neo-classical facades. It became a part of Italy at the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918. Trieste has often been referred to as Vienna by the Sea. Read more about Trieste, Italy

  • Ship

    Riviera Overview

    Riviera

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    Riviera entered service in May 2012 and, at 66,084 GT and with 1258 guests, is the largest of Oceania’s fleet. The vessel is decorated internally with rich woods, Italian marble, granite, wool carpets and leather. Intimate lounges abound, keeping the Line’s small-ship feel, and the layout makes it easy to find your way around.

  • Cabins

    Riviera Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Riviera Inside on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    C, F, G

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 242 sq. ft. / 22 sq. mt. Features: UltraTranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player with extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Riviera Verandah on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    B1, B2, B3, B4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily. Private teak veranda. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub/shower and separate shower. Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security Safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Concierge

    Concierge

    Concierge  on the Riviera Concierge  on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    A1, A2, A3, A4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still & sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. Room service from The Grand Dining Room menu during lunch and dinner. FREE laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority noon ship embarkation. Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board (limited availability). Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free. +King-size bed for Owner’s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms ++Not available in Inside Staterooms

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Riviera Penthouse on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, OC, PH1, PH2, PH3

    Average Cabin Size – 83.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 2,000 sq. ft. / 185 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still & sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. FREE laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (some restrictions apply). Priority Noon ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. 24-hour Butler service. Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of your choice of premium spirits and wines from the suite beverage menu. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. Optional private in-suite embarkation day lunch from noon to 2 pm in Owner’s Suites. Customized entertainment system. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complementary iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free. +King-size bed for Owner’s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms ++Not available in Inside Staterooms

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Riviera

    Legend

    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Obstructed Views
    • Elevator
    • Restrooms
    • Launderette
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