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Socrates & Sunshine

Ship: Vista   
Departure: Wednesday, October 30, 2024
Nights: 36 nights
Returns: Miami
+ Club Members - Bonus up to US$350/Suite credit
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
36
Nights
Days at Sea
13
Sea Days
Ports
20
Ports
Countries Visted
10
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Socrates & Sunshine

    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 Wednesday, October 30, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, sometimes referred to as "The Eternal City," is the capital city of Italy. Cruises from Rome depart the Rome Cruise Terminal which is approximately 1.5 hours by train North-West of the city centre. Rome is renowned across the world for its rich past, impressive archaeological sites, delectable cuisine, gorgeous gardens, homes of local nobility, and significant structures including the Spanish Steps, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Navona. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    2 Thursday, October 31, 2024 La Spezia, Italy 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of La Spezia, Italy

    La Spezia is a city and province in the Liguria region of northern Italy, located between Genoa and Pisa on the Ligurian Sea. With the Leaning Tower of Pisa being an absolute 'must-see', there are nevertheless many other interesting sights to be enjoyed. It is also the point of departure for the Cinque Terre, but you could visit other surrounding towns such as Lerici with its beautiful beaches. Read more about La Spezia, Italy

    3 Friday, November 1, 2024 Toulon, France 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Toulon, France

    Toulon is a French city that borders the Mediterranean in the SE of Provence. Better known as France’s main naval base than a cruise port, there are some excellent beaches a short drive along the coast, and many visit the beautiful and often dramatic Provencal countryside, while others prefer to drive east to the French Riviera resorts. Bobbing sailing boats dot its busy harbour where French warships also constantly come and go. Read more about Toulon, France

    4 Saturday, November 2, 2024 Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
    5 Sunday, November 3, 2024 Valletta, Malta 10:00 AM 8:00 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

    6 Monday, November 4, 2024 Catania, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Catania, Italy

    Catania, the second largest city in Sicily, lies in the middle of the Ionian coast. It is a lively energetic place with an international outlook. At its backdrop is the famous Mt. Read more about Catania, Italy

    7 Tuesday, November 5, 2024 Crotone, Italy 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Crotone, Italy

    Crotone is a city in Calabria, southern Italy, along the coast of the Ionian Sea. It attracts tourists from all around the world due to its panoramic location as well as its classic Italian lifestyle. Calabria has historically been one of the poorest regions in Italy, but today it is considered the Caribbean of Europe thanks to its pristine beaches, stunning landscape, and rustic charms. Read more about Crotone, Italy

    8 Wednesday, November 6, 2024 Dubrovnik, Croatia 9:00 AM 6:00 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

    9 Thursday, November 7, 2024 Kotor, Montenegro 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kotor, Montenegro

    Located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is picturesque Kotor. The bay is the deepest natural inlet in the Adriatic Sea, and the scenery around it is spectacular. Its well-preserved Old Town - surrounded by an impressive city wall - nestles at the head of southern Europe’s deepest sunken river valley. Read more about Kotor, Montenegro

    10 Friday, November 8, 2024 Corfu, Greece 9:00 AM 7:00 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

    11 Saturday, November 9, 2024 Heraklion (Crete)
    12 Sunday, November 10, 2024 Mykonos, Greece 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Mykonos, Greece

    Mykonos is the principal town of the island of the same name, which is part of the Cyclades, and could well be described as the most sophisticated of the Greek Islands. Visited by innumerable international celebrities - you may even see some enjoying a coffee on the sidewalk - it is not surprising that it is considered by many to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is also an island with beautiful landscapes, scores of churches, some fascinating monuments, and windmills. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    13 Monday, November 11, 2024 Athens, Greece 6:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

    14 Tuesday, November 12, 2024 Gythion, Greece 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Gythion, Greece

    Gythion is a port in the NW of the Laconian Gulf, the largest and most important town on the Mani Peninsula in southern Greece. It is well known as being the port for Sparta some 40 km away. Today's Sparta is a modern city with little ancient history, as the Spartans lived a rather austere life and did not build grand structures as did the Greeks. Read more about Gythion, Greece

    15 Wednesday, November 13, 2024 Argostoli, Greece 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Argostoli, Greece

    Argostoli is the capital of the island of Kefalonia, the largest of the Greek Ionian Islands. Its neo-classical buildings blend with a modern city that has a remarkable historic and cultural tradition, despite the fact that it was devastated by an earthquake in 1953. The golden sandy beaches lapped by the beautiful blue sea, fascinating caves, rocky mountains, and traditional island settlements, joined with a unique sense of liveliness, make this a great tourist destination. Read more about Argostoli, Greece

    16 Thursday, November 14, 2024 Kotor, Montenegro 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kotor, Montenegro

    Located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is picturesque Kotor. The bay is the deepest natural inlet in the Adriatic Sea, and the scenery around it is spectacular. Its well-preserved Old Town - surrounded by an impressive city wall - nestles at the head of southern Europe’s deepest sunken river valley. Read more about Kotor, Montenegro

    17 Friday, November 15, 2024 Dubrovnik, Croatia 8:00 AM 8:00 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

    18 Saturday, November 16, 2024 Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
    19 Sunday, November 17, 2024 Valletta, Malta 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    20 Monday, November 18, 2024 Palermo, Italy 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Palermo, Italy

    The capital of Sicily, Palermo is an historic city in southern Italy and is situated on the NW of the island right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The 2700 year-old city is noted for its rich history, culture and architecture. With Sicily's greatest concentration of sights, and the second biggest historic centre in Italy, Palermo is a complex, multilayered city that can be overwhelming if you try to see too much. Read more about Palermo, Italy

    21 Tuesday, November 19, 2024 Salerno, Italy 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Salerno, Italy

    The city of Salerno, Italy, is situated on a gulf of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The city is within an easy distance of the dazzling Amalfi Coast. It is best known for being the home of the first University of Medicine in the world! Read more about Salerno, Italy

    22 Wednesday, November 20, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, sometimes referred to as "The Eternal City," is the capital city of Italy. Cruises from Rome depart the Rome Cruise Terminal which is approximately 1.5 hours by train North-West of the city centre. Rome is renowned across the world for its rich past, impressive archaeological sites, delectable cuisine, gorgeous gardens, homes of local nobility, and significant structures including the Spanish Steps, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Navona. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    23 Thursday, November 21, 2024 Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
    24 Friday, November 22, 2024 Valencia, Spain 7:00 AM 5:00 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

    25 Saturday, November 23, 2024 Cruising The Strait Of Gibraltar
    26 Sunday, November 24, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    27 Monday, November 25, 2024 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    Santa Cruz de Tenerife (commonly known as Santa Cruz) is the capital the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. The port is of great importance and is the communications hub between Europe, Africa, and the Americas, with cruise ships arriving from many nations. Not surprisingly, the city has a real cosmopolitan mix due to immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Western Europe. Read more about Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    28 Tuesday, November 26, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    29 Wednesday, November 27, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    30 Thursday, November 28, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    31 Friday, November 29, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    32 Saturday, November 30, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    33 Sunday, December 1, 2024 St John's, Antigua and Barbuda 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of St John's, Antigua and Barbuda

    St John’s, the capital of the nation of Antigua and Barbuda (two islands) in the Caribbean, sits on the NW coast of the tropical island of Antigua that is home to magnificent beaches. St John's was hit significantly by Hurricane Irma (Sep 2017) but tourist infrastructure remained intact. St John’s reflects its British heritage with such edifices as Fort Barrington overlooking the shoreline, and 17th C Fort James. Read more about St John's, Antigua and Barbuda

    34 Monday, December 2, 2024 San Juan, Puerto Rico 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of San Juan, Puerto Rico

    San Juan, the capital and most populous city of Puerto Rico, is the oldest city on US territory. It is the Caribbean commercial hub, best known for its beautifully restored historic district of Old San Juan. It is situated on a rocky peninsula girded by thick walls jutting into the crashing Atlantic surf. Read more about San Juan, Puerto Rico

    35 Tuesday, December 3, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    36 Wednesday, December 4, 2024 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    37 Thursday, December 5, 2024 Miami, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Miami, USA

    Miami, located on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of Florida, where outdoor sports are open all seasons and dress is casual, is a melting pot of cultures. Miami and Miami Beach are in effect two distinctly different cities, as Miami Beach is almost exclusively tourist orientated, while Miami is a cosmopolitan city with a distinctly Latin American flavour. Don’t miss the South Beach section where fashion designer Gianni Versace lived and died that is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the world. Read more about Miami, USA

  • Ship

    Vista Overview

    Vista

    The Grand Dining Room, with a ceiling almost two decks high, will be a major feature on the 11-deck Oceania Vista, which is designed to evoke the opulent Belle Epoque period of 20th-century Paris. Other "signature" public spaces will include the Grand Lounge, which will be furnished in a gold-infused colour scheme and have a grand staircase and dramatic crystal pillar. A lounge bar, afternoon tea room, and entertainment space, Horizons: A View of the World, will also include floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that offer 180-degree views. A wide variety of educational activities and exciting entertainment are waiting for you on board Vista, from savouring great wines at a wine tasting to seeing a show-stopping performance in the ship lounge. Take a culinary class at The Culinary Center or indulge in a spa treatment with one of our eminent Guest Speakers to learn about fascinating cultural insights.

  • Cabins

    Vista Cabins

    Specialty Suite

    Specialty Suite

    Specialty Suite on the Vista Specialty Suite on the Vista

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, OC

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    Suite Size: 2,200 to 2,400 sq ft. Spanning the full beam of the ship, each of the three Ownerrsquo;s Suites on board Vista boasts more than 2,500 square feet of luxury. Adding to the spaciousness, floor-to-ceiling windows in every room create an airy atmosphere filled with natural light and surrounded by extraordinary views. These seagoing suites are styled exclusively in Ralph Lauren Home in a harmonious symphony of new furniture introductions and iconic classics. The dramatic double-doored entry opens onto a grand foyer that leads to the dining room, where an arching wall of glass overlooks the sea. The centerpiece here is an elegant Brook Street Salon dining table surrounded by Holbrook Directorrsquo;s Chairs from Ralph Lauren Home, while the adjacent living room showcases a pared-down approach to modern furnishings with a nautical flair and glamorous accents. A chic rosewood cocktail bar stands ready to entertain, and another wall of glass opens onto an expansive teak veranda. The master bedroom is an entire retreat unto itself, featuring a luxurious Cote drsquo;Azur king-size bed, capacious walk-in closets, and an opulent master bath with a large soaking tub and an ocean-view shower. A second teak veranda off the master bedroom promises peaceful solitude amidst the refined elegance.

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Vista Penthouse on the Vista

    Cabin Types

    PH3, PH2, PH1

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    Suite Size: 440 sq ft. An overabundance of space and elevated levels of luxury define the Penthouse Suite experience. Ingenious design and tony furnishings punctuate the space, which is resplendent in rich upholstery, fine leathers and stunning works of art. Measuring 440 square feet, Penthouse Suites feature the added luxuries of a walk-in closet, an oversized bath with dual vanities and of course, a large private veranda overlooking the sea. Penthouse guests also have unlimited use of the sublime Aquamar Spa Terrace along with Butler service and keycard access to the suites-only Executive Lounge with a dedicated Concierge.

    Concierge

    Concierge

    Concierge on the Vista Concierge on the Vista

    Cabin Types

    A4, A3, A2, A1, S

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    Size: 291 sq ft. Vistarsquo;s Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms envelop guests in lavish comfort. Shades of cream and rich fawn set the tone for a luxuriant respite with an extravagantly dressed queen-size Tranquility Bed, sumptuously comfortable sitting area and a private veranda to take in the marvels of the surrounding seascapes. All feature extraordinary closet and storage space, and a marble bath with walk-in rainforest shower. A wealth of additional amenities, such as a dedicated Concierge Lounge, unlimited use of the Aquamar Spa Terrace, room service from The Grand Dining Room and free laundry services, elevates the experience to the sublime.

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Vista Verandah on the Vista

    Cabin Types

    B5, B4, B3, B2, B1

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size: 240 sq ft. Vistarsquo;s French Veranda Staterooms are the epitome of spaciousness and ingenuity. Bathed in soft tones of harvest and wheat punctuated with seagrass and bold sienna, each is furnished with a queen-size Tranquility Bed piled high with plush linens and plump pillows, a comfortable seating area, thoughtful amenities, abundant storage space and an oversized bathroom.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Vista

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    Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises Ship: Vista Departure: Wednesday, October 30, 2024 Nights: 36 nights Departs: Rome (Civitavecchia) Returns: Miami

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