Nautica, Historic Crossroads ex Rome to Dubai

Cruise Line
Oceania Cruises
Cruise Departs
17 Nov 2019
Cruise Duration
20 Nights
Embark Ship
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Disembark Ship
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
G - Inside F - Inside C2 - Outside E - Outside
AU $6,660
per person
AU $6,940
per person
AU $7,002
per person
AU $7,220
per person

Cruise Itinerary

17 Nov 2019
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
06:00 PM
18 Nov 2019
Naples, Italy
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
19 Nov 2019 At sea    
20 Nov 2019
Heraklion, Greece
11:00 AM 08:00 PM
21 Nov 2019 At sea    
22 Nov 2019
Haifa, Israel
06:00 AM overnight
23 Nov 2019
Haifa, Israel
08:00 PM
24 Nov 2019 At sea    
25 Nov 2019
Suez Canal
26 Nov 2019
Safaga (Luxor)
06:00 AM overnight
27 Nov 2019
Safaga (Luxor)
06:00 PM
28 Nov 2019
Aqaba, Jordan
06:00 AM 08:00 PM
29 Nov 2019 At sea    
30 Nov 2019 At sea    
01 Dec 2019 At sea    
02 Dec 2019 At sea    
03 Dec 2019
Salalah, Oman
10:00 AM 07:00 PM
04 Dec 2019 At sea    
05 Dec 2019
Muscat, Oman
09:00 AM 06:00 PM
06 Dec 2019
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
07:00 AM 05:00 PM
07 Dec 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
08:00 AM

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

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Category Twin Per Person Triple Per Person   Single Per Person
G - Inside Stateroom
F - Inside Stateroom
C2 - Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom
E - Oceanview Stateroom (Obstructed View)
C1 - Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom
D - Oceanview Stateroom
B2 - Stateroom with Veranda
B1 - Stateroom with Veranda
A3 - Concierge Level Veranda
A2 - Concierge Level Veranda
A1 - Concierge Level Veranda
PH3 - Penthouse Suite
PH2 - Penthouse Suite
PH1 - Penthouse Suite
VS - Vista Suite
OS - Owner's Suite

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20 Night cruise sailing from Rome to Dubai aboard Nautica.

Explore ancient and significant destinations such as Rome, Pompeii, Luxor and more as you move from Europe to the Middle East, where some of the oldest settlements in the world can be found.

Journey from Heraklion to the nearby Lassithi Plateau, where you will visit a monastery and stop for a picturesque view that includes dozens of attractive windmills
Add to your knowledge of the many religions that have flourished in the area around Haifa and Jerusalem with a visit to the Bahá’í World Centre and the Catholic Stella Maris Monastery
Take a break and enjoy traditional foods like fattoush and hummus on the golden sands of Aqaba on the Red Sea
Don conservative attire for a tour of the Grand Mosque in Muscat before stopping at the Muttrah Souq for some shopping at this traditional Omani bazaar

Highlights of this cruise:

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Travel to Rome and revel in the magnificent monuments, from the ancient Roman Forum and Coliseum to the splendor of St. Peter’s Basilica with Michelangelo’s Pietà and his breathtaking frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Or enjoy a drive through the lush farmlands of the Roman countryside to lovely medieval Castelgandolfo.

Naples/Pompeii, Italy
Spend a day exploring the fabulous ruins of ancient Pompeii or Herculaneum with their stunning temples, frescoes and mosaics. Explore fascinating Naples and its famed museums, visit charming Sorrento or take a boat trip to the beautiful Isle of Capri.

Heraklion (Crete), Greece
Visit the great Minoan ruins of the Palace of Knossos, famous as the home of the labyrinth where the Minotaur roamed, and the archaeological museum that houses many superb artifacts from the complex. Explore the stunning, mountain-fringed Lassithi plateau with its orchards, 7,000 windmills and ancient villages.

Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel
Visit the land of miracles – Galilee, the Jordan River, the Mount of the Beautitudes and Tabgha. Venture to Nazareth, home of the young Jesus. See the largest hanging gardens in the world at the Bahai Gardens of Haifa. Or visit the Nahalal Moshav, a commune established in 1921 by Jewish immigrants.

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt
Take a thrilling journey to Luxor and see the majestic Karnak and Luxor temples. Cross the Nile to the famed Valley of the Kings with the long forgotten tomb of Tutankhamun, the nearby mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the enormous Colossi of Memnon. Or take a jeep safari into the desert to a Bedouin settlement and enjoy the dramatic beauty of the vast sand dunes.

Aqaba, Jordan
Visit Aqaba’s castle fortress, archaeological museum and mosque. Or journey to magnificent Petra, an ancient city hidden behind rugged mountains. As you enter Petra’s main square through a narrow chasm, the superb facades of imposing monuments carved into the cliffs are revealed, the hues of the stone changing as the sun moves across the sky.

Salalah, Oman
Discover this lovely old city, its charming streets, museums and lively souks. Travel into a lush countryside of coconut and banana plantations, mountains and seascapes to Job’s Tomb. Or explore a rugged landscape of desert, fishing villages and starkly beautiful mosques. Visit ancient Mirbat, the medieval capital of Dhofar and the starting point for camel caravans.

Muscat, Oman
Admire the colorful Sultan’s palace and the Jelali and Merani forts, stroll through the markets and narrow alleys and browse in the bustling souks. Or view the city from above by traveling on the Corniche and head out along the scenic Batinah coast and enjoy the desert, the oases, fishing villages and the historic medieval Nakhl Fort. Then spend time at a glorious beach resort.

Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
The only emirate on the Gulf of Oman rather than the Persian Gulf, Fujairah is blessed with fine beaches and offers excellent deep-sea fishing and snorkeling. It’s separated from the rest of the country by the Hagar mountain range that looms majestically behind the port of Fujairah. Built in 1670, Fujairah Fort and the spring-fed Ain Al Madhab Gardens lie nearby.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Explore this amazing emirate where ultra-modern architecture soars over traditional Arab styles. See the impressive Jumeirah Mosque and stroll through the narrow alleys of old Dubai. Visit a museum in a former all-boys school or journey along Dubai Creek in a dhow. Visit fascinating Sharjah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its fabulous souks.

Nautica is a ship that radiates her own unique warmth and character. Her distinctive personality shines through from the moment you first step into her newly redesigned, neo-classical lobby or Toscana, resplendent in rich new fabrics and furnishings that reflect the charisma of Tuscany. Nautica boasts decks and verandas graced with the finest teak and exquisite custom stone and tile work. To ensure the elegance shines throughout the entire experience, there is all new Villeroy & Boch china, the finest silver and crystal, and a distinctive museum-quality art collection that is an eclectic melding of traditional and contemporary, with a touch of whimsy.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 593.7 feet
  • Tonnage: 30,200 tonnes
  • Maiden Voyage: 1998
  • Refurbished: May 2014
  • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 684
  • Crew Nationality: European
  • Officer Nationality: European
  • Dining Staff Nationality: European
  • Ship Registration: Marshall Islands

Ship Amenities

  • 350-Thread Count Egyptian Cotton Linen
  • Individual Air Conditioning
  • Radio
  • Tranquility Beds
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • 20” flat-screen television with DVD and live satellite news and programming
  • Complimentary and extensive 24-hour room service menu
  • Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Thick cotton robes and slippers
  • Wireless Internet Access

Ship Facilities

  • 12 Piece Orchestra
  • Arts and Crafts Classes
  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutiques
  • Cabaret Style Performances
  • Card Room
  • Casino Gaming
  • Concert Pianist
  • Dance Lectures
  • Diner Dancing in Grand Dining Room
  • Duty-Free Boutiques
  • English-inspired Library
  • Fitness Centre
  • Flamenco Guitarist
  • Golf Driving Range
  • Guest Lectures
  • Headline Entertainers
  • Heated Pool and Whirl Spas
  • Internet Centre
  • Jazz and Blues Band
  • Jogging Track (13 Laps to a Mile)
  • Local and Regional Entertainment
  • Martinis Bar
  • Polo Bar
  • Shuffleboard
  • Starlit Promenade Decks
  • Thalassotherapy Whirlpool
  • World-Class Spa
  • Classic String Quartet
  • Terrace Cafe
  • Polo Grill
  • Grand Dining Room
  • Waves Grill
  • Toscana Restaurant

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