The Azamara Quest is a modern, smaller boutique ship that is able to dock in ports that large cruise ships struggle to visit. Premium in every sense, Azamara Quest has been designed with refined elegance in mind, from the finest marble, wood, leather and fabrics to the specially crafted furniture and original works of art. Six dining venues let you enjoy a wide range of gourmet meals, which include standard wines and beers. Azamara Quest provides a truly luxurious cruise experience for enjoying ITINERARY the Mediterranean and the Monaco Grand Prix.
In keeping with our friendly yet sophisticated on-board environment, we encourage guests to follow a resort casual dress code. Out of respect for others, bare feet, tank tops, baseball caps, bathing suits, shorts and jeans are not allowed in the dining room or specialty restaurants. When dining at Windows Café, guests must wear footwear and a cover-up or shirt. Formal evening wear is not expected or required in our restaurants. If you prefer to dress more formally, you are welcome to do so.
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DAY 1 Saturday May 11, 2024 Depart Australia
Today we depart Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth on our overnight flights to Milan.
DAY 2 Sunday May 12, 2024 Como, Italy
This afternoon we arrive in Milan, Italy. After clearing customs, we will travel to the town of Como situated in the shores of Lake Como where we will spend the next three nights.
DAY 3 Monday May 13, 2024 Como
Today we will visit Villa Carlotta, known for its beautiful setting and spectacular gardens. It was built in 1745 and later given as a wedding present to Carlotta, Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen. We will take the ferry across the lake to the lovely town of Bellagio. Occupying a magnificent site on the promontory dividing Lake Lecco from Lake Como, Bellagio is known for its pretty streets, villas and gardens. There will be free time to visit the semi-classical Villa Melzi, known for its splendid gardens, on the shore of the lake. We return to Como in the afternoon.
DAY 4 Tuesday May 14, 2024 Como
Today we travel to nearby Lake Maggiore and take a boat to Isola Bella, the most spectacular of the Borromean Islands. We will see the Palace, built in the Lombard baroque style, including its staterooms, Napoleon’s Room, the Hall of Mirrors, Music Room and more. The gardens are undoubtedly one of the most dramatic examples of 17th-century gardens in Italy, filled with statues and ornamented fountains.
DAY 5 Wednesday May 15, 2024 Nice, France
Today we depart Como and travel to France and the city of Nice. On arrival we check into our hotel and the rest of the afternoon is free,
DAY 6 Thursday May 16, 2024 Nice
We will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the old town of Nice this morning. We visit the famed flower market were spectacular flowers could be seen and delicious food and drinks are available to buy. The afternoon will be free to enjoy Nice.
DAY 7 Friday May 17, 2024 Nice
Today we travel to the fairytale principality of Monaco. Surrounded by France on three borders and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, this playground for the rich is also famous for one of the greatest street races in the world, the Monaco Grand Prix.We will visit the famous Monte Carlo Casino, Grand Prix circuit and cathedral, where Princess Grace is buried.
DAY 8 Saturday May 18, 2024 Azamara Quest
This morning will be free for some sightseeing or shopping before we board the luxurious Azamara Quest for our Grand Prix Mediterranean Cruise. Sip cocktails up on deck as we sail away from the port of Nice.
DAY 9 Sunday May 19, 2024 Portofino, Italy
The Azamara Quest will tender off the coast of Portofino Italy. Travel to Portofino or Santa Margherita to explore these towns of the rich and famous.
DAY 10 Monday May 20, 2024 Livorno, Italy
This morning we arrive in Livorno Tuscany, Italy. You will have an option of visiting the town of Pisa famous for it’s leaning tower and the city of Florence cradle of the Renaissance and home to great paintings, architecture and gardens. The ship stays overnight in Livorno giving you further time to explore Pisa and Florence.
DAY 11 Tuesday May 21, 2024 Livorno
A further day to explore the cities of Florence and Pisa.
DAY 12 Wednesday May 22, 2024 Rome, Italy
Today we arrive in the port for the city of Rome. Take an optional sightseeing tour to explore the eternal city, the colosseum and St Peters and the Vatican.
DAY 13 Thursday May 23, 2024 Ajaccio, Corsica
Today we call into the port of Ajaccio Corsica. Explore the historical city and its fort and visit the house were Napoleon Bonaparte grew up in the old town.
DAY 14 Friday May 24, 2024 Marseilles, France
Today we arrive in the city of Marseilles,a bustling city and the gateway to Provence. Take a tour of sun drenched Provence known for its charming villages and historical artist associations or visit the modern city of Marseilles.
DAY 15 Saturday May 25, 2024 St Tropez, France
A day to enjoy the picturesque town of St Tropez in the heart of the French Riviera. Enjoy the laid back lifestyle that makes this town so popular among film stars and multi-millionaires.
DAY 16 Sunday May 26, 2024 Monte Carlo
The highlight of the cruise and of the Formula One racing calendar, the 2024 Monaco Formula One Grand Prix is a real once-in-a-lifetime experience, the biggest day of the year in the glamorous principality of Monaco. Enjoy your grandstand tickets as you see this bucket-list event. The Azamara Quest will be moored in Villefrance-sur-Mer harbour until 9pm tonight, so you will be able to sample the renowned nightlife of the principality after the Grand Prix. Villefrance is a short 18-minute train journey away to Monaco station and the Grand Prix.
DAY 17 Monday 27, 2024 Barcelona, Spain
A day at sea to relax and enjoy the facilities of the ship. We arrive in Barcelona this evening at 6:00pm. Barcelona, Spain, is the capital city of Catalonia. This cosmopolitan city is known for works by Antoni Gaudi, walks along the Rambla and many fine museums, such as the Picasso Museum.
DAY 18 Tuesday May 28, 2024 Barcelona
This morning we disembark the ship. We will have a sightseeing tour of the city. In Barcelona’s gothic quarter, we will see the historic cathedral and the medieval streets and the modernist Eixample district, known for the architecture of Antoni Gaudi. We see examples of Gaudi’s architecture, including the famous Sagrada Familia. Our tour of the city of Barcelona we visit Antoni Gaudi’s spectacular Parc Güell which contains, houses, stairs and recreation spaces. We visit Mt Montjuic site of the 1992 Olympics where you also can take in spectacular views of Barcelona. This afternoon we check into our hotel.
DAY 19 Wednesday May 29, 2024 Departure
This morning we transfer to Barcelona Airport for our flight back to Australia.
DAY 20 Thursday May 30, 2024 Arrival
This evening we arrive back in Australia and the tour concludes.
|Cabin||Cabin Category||Deck||Twin Fare||Single Fare||10||Interior||4,6,7,8||$12,995||$17,663|
|Included port, handling and cruise taxes||$780||$1,300|
|Included air taxes as at 1 May 2023||$350||$350|
All cabins are subject to availability. Please call 1800 630 343 for fares and information on other cabin categories.
You can stay longer in Europe for minimal extra cost. Please contact 1800 630 343 for more information.
International touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the need of assistance from others.
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. Azamara Quest is operated by Azamara Cruises and the package arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed in the Azamara 2024 brochure. All passengers must complete and sign a Travelrite International booking form and complete an Azamara Cruise’s online check in.
The tour costs are based on general transport, accommodation costs and foreign exchange rate at 1/6/23. Travelrite reserves the right to alter the costs if any of these factors change, giving any passenger that has booked the right to withdraw with full refund of monies paid or modify arrangements. No alterations to price will be made within 90 days of departure from Australia.
Deposits and Payments:
A deposit of $1200 per passenger is required at the time of booking. Full payment will be required 120 days before departure for the tour. A 1.5% administration fee will be charged on payments made by credit card.
Cancellation over 120 days before tour departs will result in loss of deposit. Cancellation 120 days and under before tour departs will result in a loss of all monies paid.
Travel insurance is recommended to cover the costs of cancellation fees due to illness, death in family, etc.
Minimum Tour Numbers and Conditions:
The tour has been priced on the basis of a minimum number of passengers having booked 90 days prior to departure. Travelrite reserves the right to cancel the tour, giving a full refund of all monies paid or offer arrangements to proceed with the tour at a modified cost. Travelrite reserves the right to change advertised entrances and/ or substitute the tour host, if necessary for the smooth operation of the tour.
The tour is based on arrangements that do not allow for any refunds in respect to sightseeing, accommodation, meals or other services not utilized after the tour has commenced.
All passengers will require a valid passport. Visas for countries visited are not required for Australian passport holders. If you hold another passport please check with Travelrite.
Children under 5 years of age are ineligible on coach & cruise tours. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers with disabilities are welcome on Travelrite & Cruise Offers tours provided they are accompanied by a companion capable of providing all necessary assistance, and do not require special assistance from Travelrite & Cruise Offers personnel. Travelrite and Cruise Offers reserves the right to refuse to carry anyone if it is felt the individual cannot cope with the requirements of coach & cruise tour travel and who may require services and facilities that Travelrite & Cruise Offers cannot guarantee will be available. You agree to not hold the Travelrite & Cruise Offers responsible for any decision made by any of them or any service provider to refuse to carry you, provide any facilities or accommodation to you or to provide any service to you.
Travelrite International Pty Ltd. (ATAS No A10538) is the tour organiser. Travelrite acts only as an agent in the making of arrangements for hotels, transportation, restaurants or any other service and do not assume any liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay to person or property due to an act of negligence or a default of any hotel, carrier restaurant company or person rendering any services included in the tour, or by act of God. Further no responsibilities are accepted for any damage or delay due to sickness, pilferage, labour disputes, machinery break-down, quarantine, government restraints, weather, terrorism or other causes beyond their control. No responsibility is accepted for any additional expense, omission, delays, re-routing or acts of any government authority. The passage contract between the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the carriers and the purchasers of this tour and/or the passengers. The right is reserved to withdraw any tour and/or make such changes in the tour as may be found desirable or necessary for the convenience of the parties and the proper carrying out of the tour. This contract shall be construed in accordance of the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and any legal action must be taken in the State of Victoria.
Delays And Unforeseen Events:
You engage Travelrite International to book this tour on your behalf and you acknowledge that Travelrite International acts as your agent for the purpose of making contracts between you and the various providers of accommodation, transportation and other services that comprise the tour. Travelrite International may without reference to you provide or make available to you, or may as your agent engage any third party to provide or make available to you, any good or service which Travelrite International reasonably believes is necessary for your benefit to maintain the tour itinerary, repatriate you or otherwise accommodate, transport or sustain you in circumstances in which the tour itinerary fails wholly or partly for any reason. You appoint Travelrite International your attorney for this purpose. You agree to pay Travelrite International any cost thereof and you indemnify Travelrite International in respect of any cost it incurs in this regard. Travelrite International advises you to obtain travel insurance generally including in respect of the risk that any such good or service may become required.
How to Book:
Bookings can be made by completing a booking form and sending it with a deposit of $1200 per person to:
Travelrite International Pty. Ltd.
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn 3103
Further information or a booking form can be obtained by telephoning Travelrite International on:
Toll Free 1800 630 343
Phone: (03) 8803 6868
About Travelrite International:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established travel company which has been marketing throughout Australia for over 40 years. It is accredited with IATA. As such it directly represents the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators. Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.
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