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Onwards to Rome with Pharaohs, Kings & Emperors

Azamara Azamara Onward
Date 14th Sep 22
Nights 17 Nights
Rome, Italy
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Rome. On arrival be transferred to your hotel for a two night stay.
Rome, Italy
The capital of Italy, Rome, is a sprawling city cosmopolitan city brimming with globally-influential art, architecture, and culture. The three-tiered Roman Colosseum amphitheatre offers fascinating tours of ancient history. The late Renaissance St Peter's Basilica was crafted by Michelangelo and other architects and is a must-see. The crystal blue waters and sculptures of Trevi Fountain will leave you mesmerised. The Roman Forum is the excavated heart of the Roman Empire and provides an insight of age-old times. Vatican Museums are home to Renaissance art treasures and feature the Sistine Chapel frescoes. Take a walk down the famous Spanish Steps. Pay a visit to the bustling Piazza Navona with its Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, Fontana del Moro, and Fontana del Nettuno fountains, exquisite bars, and talented street artists.
Rome, Italy
After check out be transferred to the port for your fifteen night cruise.
Sorrento, Italy
This stunning coastal town of Sorrento is situated in south-western Italy and faces the Bay of Naples on the Sorrentine Peninsula. Perched atop cliffs that separate the town from its busy marinas, it’s known for sweeping water views, buzzing bars, and delicious pizzas. Explore the narrow alleys of Piazza Tasso and gaze in awe at the 14th-century Chiesa di San Francesco or revel in the rich history at Museo Correale. Walk along the sandy stretch at Marina Grande harbour or visit the stunning natural phenomenon Vallone dei Mulini.
Amalfi, Italy
Amalfi is a small, picturesque town on the Amalfi Coast on Italy’s South West shoreline. Visit the stunning Duomo di Sant'Andrea Apostolo, a 9th-century church with breathtaking Roman and Gothic architecture. Stop by the burial site of the elite families of Amalfi who are commemorated in the mosaic work and striking bronze doors of the bell tower. Explore Museo Arsenale Amalfi, a medieval shipyard-turned-exhibition space, or take a ten-minute boat trip to the magical Emerald Grotto. Discover the natural beauty of the Valle delle Ferie and enjoy a breathtaking hike to the dazzling waterfall of Amalfi.
Siracusa, Sicily
Siracusa, otherwise known as Syracuse, is a picturesque city on the Ionian coast of Sicily which is based on both the mainland and on an island. Cross the bridge over the canal to Ortigia Island, the heart of the city, which is packed with Baroque palazzos, piazzas, and fountains. The centrepiece is the cathedral, an iconic building built on top of the ancient Temple of Athena. Head back over to the mainland to the Neapolis Archaeological Park, home to the ancient Roman Amphitheatre, Teatro Greco, and Orecchio di Dionisio. For scenery, relax on one of the numerous bathing platforms around the city and gaze out at the panoramic views of the spectacular Ionian Sea.
At Sea
Alexandria, Egypt
Step ashore today at the Egyptian port city of Alexandria - home to the Great Library of Alexandria and also one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pharos Lighthouse. Explore the city's fascinating history at Alexandria National Museum and admire the impressive Abu Abbas al-Mursi Mosque. Stroll along the Corniche in downtown Alexandria and meander through the idyllic Montazah Gardens. No visit to Alexandria would be complete without exploring the stunning Bibliotheca Alexandrina - complete with a re-creation of the Great Library and also the Manuscript Museum, Antiquities Museum, Science Museum, and the Planetarium. Pay a visit to the Catacombs of Kom el-Shuqqafa, Pompey's Pillar, and the Temple of Serapis in the Carmous district.
At Sea
Haifa, Israel
Haifa is Israel's third-largest city and sits on the slopes of Mount Carmel. This bustling port city is famous as home to the UNESCO-listed Baha'i World Centre, with its gold-domed Shrine of the Baha’i and surrounding picturesque gardens. Ride the cable car up to Stella Maris Monastery to gaze at the ornate St Elijah frescoes, paintings of prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel, and the Madonna of Mount Carmel figurine. Opposite here you can also follow the path down to Elijah's Cave, an important pilgrimage site. Enjoy a culture-fix at Mane Katz Museum and nearby Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art. You can also spend time shopping and eating around Ben-Gurion Street in Downtown Haifa, soaking up the sun on BatGalim and HaCarmel Beaches, or enjoying an interactive science experience at Madatech.
Jerusalem, Israel
Sail into Ashdod in Israel, gateway to the Middle Eastern city of Jerusalem. Situated on a plateau west of the Dead Sea, Jerusalem has been a place of pilgrimage and worship for Christians, Jews, and Muslims dating back to the biblical era. Explore the Old City's religious sites including the Temple Mount and the nearby Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and Dome of the Rock. Discover the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of All Nations, and the Wailing Wall. Travel through the Jaffa Gate to view New Jerusalem, the Israeli Parliament, and Supreme Court before paying a visit to Israel Museum and Yad Vashem, the official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.
Limassol, Cyprus
Limassol on the south coast of Cyprus is today's port of call. This lively resort is packed with things to see and do; from visiting Cyprus Medieval Museum at Limassol Castle to admiring the artist-designed sculptures that line Prokymea Sculpture Park. Meander through Limassol Municipal Gardens to discover the treasures on display at the nearby Archaeological Museum. A must-see sight, especially at sunset, is Aphrodite's Rock where the goddess Aphrodite is rumoured to have emerged from the waves. Spend a few hours soaking up the sun at the 8km-long Lady's Mile Beach to the east of the resort. Travel further afield to the ancient kingdom of Kourion to explore the grand monuments, 2nd-century theatre, House of Eustolios, Byzantine basilica, and House of the Gladiators.
At Sea
Rome, Italy
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Return flights from the UK
  • FREE upgrade from coach to private overseas transfers
  • 2 night 4* stylish Rome hotel (Radisson Blu Ghr Rome) 
  • FREE hotel upgrade to Bed & Breakfast with FREE Wi-Fi
  • 15 night cruise onboard the NEW Azamara Onward

  • Complimentary AzAmazing Evenings event
  • Select standard spirits, international beers and wines
  • Gratuities
  • Select bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas
  • And so much more!
  • Enjoy 2 day visits in Alexandria (Egypt), Haifa (Israel) and Jerusalem (Israel)

Why Book
Why Book
  • Take a walk down the famous Spanish Steps in Rome
  • Explore the narrow alleys of Piazza Tasso and gaze in awe at the 14th-century Chiesa di San Francesco in Sorrento
  • Discover the natural beauty of the Valle delle Ferie and enjoy a breathtaking hike to the dazzling waterfall of Amalfi

To book enquire online
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Azamara Onward
Azamara Onward℠ makes her debut in the Azamara fleet in spring 2022. Offering a small ship cruising experience like no other; she's built to cross oceans, cruise along scenic waterways, and drop anchor at locations larger ships simply can't access. Azamara Onward℠ spends her inaugural season discovering the hidden gems and storied cities of Europe and the Mediterranean. Her port-intensive itineraries feature more extended stays, more overnight touring, and unique night touring; to give you more time to experience the history, arts, cuisine, and local culture of each port of call. Life aboard this mid-sized ship reveals mouth-watering culinary experiences, a state-of-the-art spa and fitness centre, nightly entertainment, luxury staterooms and spacious suites, and an international crew who offer authentic service and attention to detail that exceeds your expectations.
Azamara Onward
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Food & Drink

Azamara proudly features two specialty restaurants, Prime C and Aqualina*. Aqualina offers fabulous Mediterranean cuisine. Prime C is Azamara's classic wood-panelled steakhouse with stunning views and lush decor. The Wine Cellar will delight your palate with an 8,000-bottle collection of limited production, small label and rare vintage wines. The knowledgeable sommeliers will help you pick the perfect wines for your evening meal. The Patio is The Pool Grill transformed once the sun goes down, for an intimate dinner setting under the stars. Discoveries Restaurant is the main dining room on the ship. It offers an elegant yet lively dining scene with a rotating menu inspired by the destinations on your voyage. It is available to all passengers. For casual dining and snacks there is Windows Café, Pool Grill, Mosaic Café, and the Living Room, where you can enjoy afternoon tapas. 24-hour room service is available.

*Specialty dining is complimentary for suite guests. For others, there is a $30 per person cover. Reservations are highly recommended.


We offer many bars, lounges and gathering spots including: Discoveries Bar, Mosaic Café and Mosaic@Night, The Living Room, Cabaret Lounge, and poolside entertainment, including local musicians and dancers when available. Onboard we offer a tasteful collection of merchandise and beautiful jewellery and watches in three onboard stores, The Onward Shop, Indulgences, and The Photo Shop. 

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Health & Fitness

Staffed by professional aestheticians and therapists, The Sanctum offers services including hydralift facials, salt baths, massage, and customized skin care for women and men. Offered in The Sanctum are thalassotherapy bath (in The Sanctum Terrace), facial glow, massage therapy, body sculpting, spa rituals, and teeth whitening. We offer a full-service salon. The fitness centre offers complimentary group classes and for an additional cost, customized personal training.

Kids & Teens

Azamara Club Cruises® accepts guests of any age*, but discourages families from sailing with children under 18 years of age, as the on board ambience and experience caters to adults and there are no activities for children or baby-sitting services available.

*Please see our Terms & Conditions for details of minimum age for sailing.

Terms & Conditions
Advertised offer based on 2 sharing the lowest category cabin/stateroom unless otherwise stated. Single supplements apply. Offer is subject to availability and can change without notice and may fluctuate in price. Hays Cruise Extras can change without notice and Hays Travel reserves the right to withdraw any offer at any time. This includes any current cruise line campaign/promotion(s) and may be withdrawn whilst the offer is still being promoted. Promotional discounts and savings offered by the operator can change without notice. Pricing is based on the cheapest UK airport or port departure and travelling dates. Promotional discounts and savings offered by the operator can change without notice. Hays Travel reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit any material submitted for this website. Certain destinations where an ESTA or Visa is required, it is the sole responsibility of the individual(s) travelling and Hays Travel cannot accept any liability for declined entries. Further terms and conditions may apply. Please contact Hays Travel for up to date pricing and further information.
Onwards to Rome with Pharaohs, Kings & Emperors
Azamara Onward
14th Sep 22
17 Nights
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