The Ohio State University Alumni Association

CANCELED Cloisters of Culture

April 28 – May 9, 2020


Take in the beauty and culture of the western Mediterranean aboard Oceania Cruises' Riviera on this spectacular ten-night cruise.

Aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera, experience the beauty and culture of the western Mediterranean. Begin your voyage in Barcelona, the sun-kissed capital of Spain. Sail on Riviera to Palamós and stroll its narrow medieval streets lined with brightly painted buildings. In Marseille, see the beautiful Cathédrale de Marseille Notre Dame de Major and meander through the picturesque countryside of Provence. Next, sail to Monte Carlo and visit the site of the famed Grand Prix. Travel to Saint-Tropez and mingle with the elite at the beach clubs that line the sand with restaurants and colorful umbrellas. The next stop is Florence, a city filled with the masterpieces of the Renaissance. Nearby, discover the monument-rich city of Pisa and the captivating Tuscan countryside. Then, sail to Valletta to experience its history, culture, and old-world beauty. In Messina, explore the Piazza del Duomo, featuring one of the world's largest astronomical clocks. Before ending your journey in Rome, stop in Sorrento to stroll the cobblestone streets or travel to visit the legendary ruins of Pompeii.

Space is still available in categories B2 and above. Please call Laura DeRose at 614-292-2372, ext 2 for current availability.

Tour highlights and included features

    • Included round-trip airfare from select U.S. and Canadian gateway cities.
    • OLife Choice offer––choice of 6 free shore excursions, free House Select Beverage Package, or $600 shipboard credit (per stateroom, based on double occupancy) .
    • 10 dining venues, including 6 gourmet, open-seating restaurants (reservations required in advance) with cuisine inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pépin.
    • Enrichment programs, including expert lectures, Artist Loft, and Bon Appétit Culinary Center.
    • Canyon Ranch® Spa and fitness center.
    • Unlimited complimentary soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, tea, and juice.
    • Private Welcome Reception and a complimentary bottle of wine aboard the ship.
    • Attentive service from an experienced onboard Go Next Program Manager.
    • Comprehensive pre-departure information.
    • All air- and cruise-related government taxes, surcharges and fees.

Dates April 28 – May 9, 2020

Cost $3,399* (From Price. Airfare is included from select gateway cities. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and early booking deadlines. Dates, itineraries, and prices are subject to change.)

Type Cruise

Region Europe

Activity level



Contact Laura DeRose
614-292-2372 or
800-852-TOUR (8687), ext. 2