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Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast
 
Venice to Rome
Wed Jul 3, 2024 - Thu Jul 11, 2024,
 8 days
 on Wind Surf
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$3,611
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ITINERARY AND SHORE EXCURSIONS

The best on land brought to you by the best at sea. Get to the heart of local cultures with Windstar shore excursions. You don't want to just dip a toe in local culture, you want to dive into the deep end, and that's exactly what Windstar shore excursions are designed to do. All of our excursion are created to provide authentic local experience - the kind travelers like you are looking for. And with more than 2,500 excursions to choose from, you can experience your destination in whatever way is most meaningful to you. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, a history buff, or someone who loves to get to know the faces behind the many places we travel.

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Port
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Watersports
Platform
Shore
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Wed Jul 3
Venice
Arrive:
Depart:4:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
3 Available
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No other sea approach in the Adriatic raises goose bumps like Venice, a small ship exclusive where the entire city and its lagoon are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On your luxurious home-away-from home, you arrive already equipped with a sense of what it’s like to live in the city that’s neither land nor water. Add your own sigh to the Bridge of Sighs, sip a spritz al bitter as you plot your agenda, and let the water taxis do your navigating unless you don’t mind getting lost. Not such a bad prospect, with serendipitous discoveries around every corner.
3 Shore Excursions Available
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Venice, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private Motor Launch and Guide *Boating | Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,049
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Venice, Concierge Collection: Full Day Private Motor Launch and Guide *Boating | Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,995
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Venice Orientation Lagoon Tour with Transfer to Airport *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$179
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Thu Jul 4
Rovinj
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:4:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
6 Available
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The lovely fishing port of Rovinj on the west coast of the Istrian peninsula bordered on three sides by the Adriatic Sea. You can tour the maze of cobblestone streets that lead to the hilltop St. Euphemia Cathedral with its towering steeple dominating the skyline. Old Town Rovinj is a delightful tangle of medieval streets and twisting stairways. Seek out the Bronze Age ruins of Monkodonja, the hidden beaches or the breathtaking natural beauty of the 6-mile-long Lim Fjord.

6 Shore Excursions Available
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Rovinj, Experience Istria *Dining | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration5.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$199
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Rovinj, Istria in Depth *Culture | Dining | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration7 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$189
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Rovinj, Seaside Resort of Porec & Wine Tasting *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Refreshments | UNESCO | Walking | Wine
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$169
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Rovinj, Tour of Pula & Olive Oil Tasting *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Refreshments | UNESCO | Walking
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$159
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Rovinj, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private CAR + Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$629
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Rovinj, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private VAN + Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$699
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Fri Jul 5
Hvar
Arrive:9:00 AM
Depart:3:30 PM
Watersports Platform: 
6 Available
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Celebrities from Prince Harry to Beyoncé have made Hvar their go-to place. Follow the city walls to sweeping views from the fortress on the hill. Head to the town square for a look at the Venetian Cathedral or find the large bay of Stari Grad on an optional tour to this famous UNESCO site. 
6 Shore Excursions Available
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Hvar, Breakfast at Family Estate in Starigrad Plain *Culture | Dining | UNESCO | Walking
Duration3.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$169
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Hvar, Highlights of Hvar and Local Flavors *Essentials Collection | Refreshments | UNESCO | Walking | Wine
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$169
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Hvar, Off Road Experience *Outdoors | Sightseeing | Refreshments
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$199
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Hvar, Walking Tour of Hvar *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration1.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$59
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Hvar, Half Day Private CAR + Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$629
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Hvar, Half Day Private VAN + Guide *Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$699
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Sat Jul 6
Kotor
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:10:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
8 Available
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This is one of Montenegro’s most beautiful bays, and the approach offers one breathtaking fjord-like view after another. Just when you’ve reached your fill of blues and greens, the bright red rooftops of the medieval Old Town come into view. The entire area has been proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The charming streets of Old Town remain car free, filled with 12th century Baroque palaces and Romanesque churches. For a fresh perspective, climb to the fortress on the hill for a breathtaking vista. 
8 Shore Excursions Available
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Kotor, Highlights of Kotor Bay & Baroque Village of Perast *Culture | Essentials Collection | Refreshments | UNESCO | Walking
Duration4.25 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$115
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Kotor, Highlights of Montenegro *Culture | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Refreshments | UNESCO
Duration5.25 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$129
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Kotor, Historic Kotor on Foot *Culture | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | UNESCO | Walking
Duration1.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$59
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Kotor, Concierge Collection: Taste of Montenegro *Concierge Collection | Culture | Dining | Walking
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$139
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Kotor, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private Car *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$629
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Kotor, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private VAN *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$699
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Kotor, Concierge Collection: Full Day Private CAR *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$899
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Kotor, Concierge Collection: Full Day Private Van *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$945
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Sun Jul 7
Dubrovnik
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:5:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
9 Available
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While larger ships must pass by, we anchor right beyond the famous walled city so you can admire its beauty with every glance. Tender ashore and step right into Old Town, a UNESCO site where no cars are allowed, just eons of history. Capture the exhilarating views on your camera — and in your memory. End your day at the Buza Café (if you can find it) watching bold divers leap off the cliffs into the crystalline sea. 
9 Shore Excursions Available
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Dubrovnik, Concierge Collection: Lunch at a Local Family Village Home *Concierge Collection | Culture | Dining | Wine
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$249
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Dubrovnik, Game of Thrones *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$129
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Dubrovnik, Historic Dubrovnik & Wine Tasting *Culture | Essentials Collection | Refreshments | UNESCO | Walking | Wine
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$149
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Dubrovnik, Concierge Collection: Kayaking the City Walls & Lokrum Island *Beach | Boating | Concierge Collection | Refreshments | Snorkeling | Watersports
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$179
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Dubrovnik, Old Town Highlights *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration3.5 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$99
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Dubrovnik, Best of Traditional Dubrovnik *Culture | Essentials Collection | Refreshments | UNESCO | Walking
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$149
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Dubrovnik, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private VAN & Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$699
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Dubrovnik, Concierge Collection: Full Day Private CAR & Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$889
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Dubrovnik, Concierge Collection: Full Day Private VAN & Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$945
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Mon Jul 8
AT SEA
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Tue Jul 9
Giardini Naxos
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:2:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
5 Available
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Today you’ll discover one of Sicily’s jewels, the charming village of Giardini Naxos, nestled in one of the world’s most beautiful bays. An optional excursion to the popular hillside town of Taormina will be a highlight of your voyage — from the stunning setting of the iconic Greek Theater to the sparkling beaches along the Ionian Sea. Take a more adventurous tack and explore the UNESCO site of Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano.
5 Shore Excursions Available
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Giardini Naxos, Castelmola & Taormina *Culture | Essentials Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$169
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Giardini Naxos, Concierge Collection: Wine Tasting at the Gambino Winery *Concierge Collection | Culture | Refreshments | Wine
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$149
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Giardini Naxos, Taormina On Your Own *Essentials Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$89
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Giardini Naxos, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private CAR + Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$799
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Giardini Naxos, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private VAN + Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$899
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Wed Jul 10
Sorrento
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:3:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
7 Available
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UNESCO World Heritage Sites abound in Sorrento.   Optional tours will take you to the archaeological areas of Pompeii and Torre Annunziata, or the 4th century B.C. city of Herculaneum. Perhaps your choice will be a boat ride to Positano, the legendary home of the Sirens. Perched on a terrace on the spectacular Amalfi Coast, Sorrento offers exceptional views of the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. 
7 Shore Excursions Available
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Sorrento, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private Car with Driver & Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,199
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Sorrento, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private Van with Driver & Guide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,399
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Sorrento, Boat Tour to Positano *Boating | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$259
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Sorrento, Discovery & Tasting *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Refreshments | Wine
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$115
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Sorrento, Concierge Collection: Sorrento Gourmet *Concierge Collection | Dining | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration5.5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$419
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Sorrento, Journey to Pompeii *Culture | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | UNESCO | Walking
Duration5.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$189
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Sorrento, Concierge Collection: Positano by Private Speedboat, for 6 GuestsBoating | Concierge Collection | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$3,299
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Thu Jul 11
Rome
Arrive:7:00 AM
Depart:
Watersports Platform: 
6 Available
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In this enchanting city the past and present intersect in perfect harmony. Casually intermingled among ancient ruins and majestic cathedrals are the trappings of a modern metropolis: Skyscrapers,cafes, boutiques selling designer footwear. But of course what you seek first in the heart of Rome is its breathtaking history.  A good place to begin is the Vatican, with its Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Works by Bernini, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and Raphael are just a few of those on display, any one of which is worth hours of contemplation. Then the ancient ruins—Colosseum, Forum, Circus Maximus. And of course the Trevi Fountain for the obligatory coins promising your return to the Eternal City.
6 Shore Excursions Available
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Rome, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private CAR with Driverguide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,299
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Rome, Concierge Collection: Half Day Private VAN with Driverguide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,399
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Rome, Concierge Collection: Full Day Private Auto with Driverguide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,799
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Rome, Concierge Collection: Full Day Private VAN with Driverguide *Concierge Collection | Sightseeing
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$1,899
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Rome Orientation Tour w/ Transfer to Airport *Culture | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$249
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Rome Orientation Tour w/ Transfer to Hotel *Culture | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$249
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