Mediterranean - Italy, France, Montenegro, Spain
15th November 2014
7 nights
Royal Caribbean 
Splendour of the seas

1. Venice
2. Kotor
3. Sea
4. Naples & Sorrento
5. Rome
6. Florence
7. Toulon, Provence
8. Barcelona

Large Oceanview Stateroom Cat. F - Room #8544 Deck 8 Starboard MidshipRhapsody of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International
Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom w/Balcony Cat. E1 - Room #6556 Deck 6 Starboard Midship Splendor of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Rustic Italian cityscapes and mountainous Montenegro

This seven night photo cruise will take you some of the most iconic and photogenic cities and landscapes in the Mediterranean. Starting in Venice and finishing in Barcelona you will have the chance to photograph Venice canals, crumbling Italian architecture in Florence and Rome, Italian food and people in Sorrento and Naples, French culture in Provence and stunning scenery in Kotor, Montenegro. There is one full day at sea where photography workshops and classes will take place onboard. This itinerary is packed with places that will inspire your photography whilst traveling onboard a beautiful ship.

typical itinerary:

Day 1: Venice 

Arrive and transfer to the ship, once embarked we will meet and set off into Venice for a photo shoot and refresh camera basics. Back onboard we set sail at 4pm and go on deck to watch the ship sail past Venice, followed by review of the days photos and evening welcome drink and meal.

Day 2: Kotor 

After breakfast we will have a photography workshop on board mastering manual settings and exploring composition and what makes an image pop. After lunch we will go on deck and photograph the sail into the bay of Kotor. Photography walk around Kotor and sunset workshop capturing Kotor bay at dusk. Back onboard for dinner and drinks.

In port 2pm - 8pm

Day 3: Sea 

Workshops, masterclass and tutorials exploring lighting, composition, editing and creating your own style. Also you will have some time to enjoy the ship. dinner and optional evening theatre show.

Day 4: Naples 

Morning excursion to Sorrento for a photography workshop. Afternoon walk exploring Naples visiting an Italian galleria, crumbling old streets and tasting the best pizza you will ever taste washed down with an espresso. back on the ship for photo review and tutorials before dinner.

In Port 7am - 6.30pm

Day 5: Rome 

In the morning we catch the train to Rome from the port (45 mins) and explore the city capturing Italian life, architecture, people and food creating a story, from street scenes to macro details. Returning to the ship we will review the day’s photos and enjoy an evening meal.

In port 7am - 7pm

Day 6: Florence 

After breakfast, from the port of Livorno we will transfer to Florence for the day. Photography workshops exploring creative composition & black & white photography in the morning followed by some free time then transfer back to the ship. Evening meal onboard and theatre show.

In port 7am - 7pm

Day 7: Toulon, Provence  

After an early breakfast on the ship we set off on an excursion to Aix-en Provence* where will have a photo walk and capture French culture exploring the cobbled streets and markets. In the afternoon there will be some free time for you to walk around Toulon old town and harbour or relax on the ship. Sail at 5pm and capture the sunset at sea. We’ll meet for a final review and then a farewell dinner and drinks.

In port 7am - 5pm

Day 8: Barcelona 

We will say our fond farewells and leave the ship in the morning after breakfast. If you have time before your flight home why not explore Barcelona practicing what you’ve learned, or extend your stay with a hotel stay - please enquire.

*Itinerary and activities may be subject to changes

Ship: Royal Caribbean - Splendour of the Seas

One of Royal Caribbean’s smaller vessels this ship has an intimate feel yet with plenty to cater for all tastes. Splendour has a mini-golf course, spa, theatre, an impressive seven story glass atrium and plenty of bars and lounges. 

Inside cabin

Twin or double with TV, telephone, safe, hairdryer, towels, bathroom with shower, spacious wardrobe, sitting area and air conditioning.

Oceanview cabin -

Twin or double cabin with sea view and TV, telephone, safe, hairdryer, towels, bathroom with shower, spacious wardrobe, sitting area, air conditioning and 24hr room service.

Balcony cabin 

Twin or double with balcony and TV, telephone, safe, hairdryer, towels, bathroom with shower, spacious wardrobe, sitting area, air conditioning and 24hr room service.

What’s Included

- 7 days of photography tuition

- Photography excursions in Rome, Sorrento, Florence & Provence.

- Photography walking tour in Venice & Kotor.

- 7 nights accommodation and full board cruise

- All evening meals onboard, tea, juices.

- All breakfasts and some lunches if on the ship

- all gratuities 

- a photobook of your photo cruise including a section of your images.


Dario Endara 



From £1200*

per person based on 2 sharing inside cabin, not including flights 

From £1349* including flights

(based on 2 sharing inside cabin)

Outside  - £poa*not inc. flights

Balcony  - £poa* not inc. flights

Suite     -  £poa* not inc. flights

*price a guide only to be confirmed at time of booking.

limited to max. 20 places

1. book your workshop place now - no deposit needed!
2. when minimum number booked, we can confirm photo cruise - pay deposit.
3. 90 days before your photo cruise pay any outstanding fare

to reserve your place 

or call
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