Exclusive to MoS readers: Your luxury tour of Italy with Katherine Jenkins – combine a fantastic cruise with a legendary rail trip and a private concert by the world-famous singer
This unforgettable 15-night holiday recalls the golden age of European travel. Its highlights include a two-day journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, a seven-night full-board Mediterranean cruise aboard Emerald Princess, a two-night stay in Florence and a three-night stay on Lake Garda.
Plus, in Rome you will experience a unique event – a dazzling private performance by Katherine Jenkins in the courtyard of a medieval Italian castle.
So as well as enjoying the very best of Italy and the Mediterranean on this once-in-a-lifetime holiday, you will be among Katherine’s select audience as she sings at this spectacular venue.
Stunning: The shore of Lake Garda where you will enjoy a three-night stay
It promises to be an intimate and emotional experience that you will treasure for ever.
REASONS TO BOOK
EXCLUSIVE KATHERINE JENKINS EVENT
During your two-night stay in Rome, you will enjoy an unforgettable evening at the beautiful Castello Odescalchi, an ivy-clad medieval castle on the shores of Lake Bracciano, where you will have drinks and canapes in the secret garden before Katherine serenades you under the stars. Accompanied by Australian tenor Mark Vincent, Katherine will sing a number of songs from her repertoire in the intimate surroundings of the castle courtyard.
TRAVEL ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
Your holiday will climax in style on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, the world’s most celebrated train, which will whisk you from Verona to London. During your two-day journey you will stay in a luxurious cabin and enjoy fine dining, with delicacies such as fresh lobsters from Brittany and salt marsh lamb from Mont St Michel.
Just the ticket: The stylish Venice Simplon-Orient Express
ABOUT OUR SPECIAL GUEST
The renowned mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins is one of the world’s most successful and popular classical singers. As well as recording 12 award-winning studio albums, Katherine has performed all over the world – including in Westminster Abbey for Pope John Paul II’s silver jubilee – and alongside a host of stars such as Placido Domingo, Andre Rieu and Andrea Bocelli. She was awarded an OBE in 2003 for her services to music and charity.
SAIL THE MEDITERRANEAN IN STYLE
Sailing from Barcelona, you will enjoy a luxurious full-board cruise on Emerald Princess, one of the jewels of Princess Cruises’ outstanding fleet. You will visit some great destinations, including Gibraltar, Marseilles, Genoa and Livorno – from where you can explore the nearby cities of Pisa and Florence – before disembarking in Rome.
STAY ON LAKE GARDA
Following a two-night hotel stay in Florence, you will travel to one of the most beautiful and enchanting destinations in Italy – Lake Garda. During your three-night hotel stay, you will have the chance to refresh yourself with a revitalising dip in the lake, discover nearby historic castles and fortresses and dine at your leisure on the fabulous lake shore, enjoying the best of this region’s famous food and wines.
YOUR EXCLUSIVE ITINERARY
Highlights: Katherine Jenkins (above)
- DAY 1 Barcelona – embark Emerald Princess
- DAY 2 At sea
- DAY 3 Gibraltar
- DAY 4 At sea
- DAY 5 Marseilles
- DAY 6 Genoa
- DAY 7 Livorno
- DAY 8 Rome – disembark Emerald Princess
- DAY 9 Exclusive event with Katherine Jenkins at Castello Odescalchi
- DAY 10 Florence
- DAYS 11-14 Lake Garda
- DAY 15 Verona – embark Venice Simplon-Orient Express
- DAY 16 London
- Seven-night full-board cruise on board Emerald Princess.
- Two-night hotel stay in Rome.
- Exclusive event at Castello Odescalchi with drinks and canape reception and a private performance by Katherine Jenkins and Mark Vincent.
- Two-night hotel stay in Florence.
- Three-night hotel stay in Lake Garda.
- Two-day luxury full-board Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train journey from Verona to London.
- Flight and transfers.
THE DATES: August 31 to September 15, 2019. THE PRICE: 15 nights from INSIDE £4,999pp*, OUTSIDE £5,299pp*, BALCONY £5,799pp*, SUITE £6,499pp*.
HOW TO BOOK
Call 0808 274 8323 quoting ref Katherine Jenkins. To find out more, visit mailtravel.co.uk/katherinejenkins.
* Prices based on two sharing. Subject to availability. Imagine Cruising is ABTA-bonded and this trip is ATOL-protected. For full terms and conditions, go to mailtravel.co.uk/katherinejenkins.
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