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Your Cruise Ship

One of the larger ships in the fleet, Azura is a delight for all of her guests. She offers no end of fun for families. And for adults seeking quality time together, the vibe is welcoming and friendly. From hassle-free mealtimes to carefree days ashore, Azura is your perfect base for a truly memorable holiday. Indulge in the tranquillity of the spa. Or get active on the sports courts. Decisions, decisions, and they’re all yours to make.

MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE

With beauty waiting at every stop, there’s plenty to explore. Famed for its art, architecture, cultures, cuisines, beaches and more – the Med is a holiday full of rich experiences.

NO TIPS REQUIRED

No tipping is needed on P&O ships, so you can relax knowing good service and good times are all part and parcel of your P&O Cruises holiday.

Your Ship Highlights
  • Fly from London, Manchester, Bristol & B'ham
  • Only £50 Per Person Deposit
  • Larger Size Cruise Ship
  • Food on a Full Board Basis
  • Dazzling on Board Entertainment
  • Several Swimming Pool & Whirlpools
  • Hi Tech Gymnasium
  • On Board Dance Classes
  • Gala Dinners, Theme Nights & Deck Parties

YOUR CRUISE ITINERARY

Valletta - Dubrovnik - Hvar - Trieste - Split - Valletta

Day 01: Valletta, Malta

Mosta and Medina (the silent city) will vie for your attention if you want to go wandering.

Day 02: Day at Sea

Air-conditioned, mirrored, inside cabins have two lower beds that are convertible to a queen-size bed with wardrobe and drawer space. The bathroom has a shower and WC plus a hairdryer. There is a vanity/writing desk, and a TV for your enjoyment, plus a radio, telephone, safe and tea and coffee making facilities.

Day 03: Dubrovnik, Croatia

The spectacular Old Town - with its pretty harbour, towering ramparts, creamy stone pavements and red-roofed buildings - is crammed with architectural wonders like Onofrio's Fountain - constructed in the 1430s - and the 14th century Franciscan Monastery, home to a wonderful statue of the Pita carved in 1498, and the world's oldest pharmacy (est. 1391). TV fans will be in their element, as Dubrovnik is also the home of King's Landing from the hit series Game Of Thrones. Visit the magnificently Gothic Sponza Palace and the 18th century Baroque Church of St Blaise, Dubrovnik's patron saint. And, when you have had your fill of sightseeing, you will find pretty restaurants and cafes tucked away on Dubrovnik's narrow side streets - worth exploring as they also contain offbeat shops and art galleries. Lacework, oil paintings and ceramics are good buys but take plenty of cash with you, as some shops do not accept credit cards.

Day 04: Hvar, Croatia

The area is rich in history and known for its medieval architecture. Take in the incredible views over Hvar and the surrounding islands from the 16th century Fortica Fortress. Or visit the cathedral dedicated to St Stephen and the Bishop's Palace, which forms one side of St Stephen's square. The Franciscan monastery, founded in 1461, is home to an intriguing museum and also well worth investigating. The area benefits from the Mediterranean climate known as 'the climate of the olive tree'. As a result it enjoys a characteristic clear blue sky for the majority of the year, so you may just want to watch the world go by from one of Hvar's many open-air cafes.

 

Day 05: Trieste, Italy

 

Day 06: Split, Croatia

Face the other way across Split's waterfront and you will see Diocletian's Palace, one of the best-preserved Roman palaces in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The pedestrianised centre of Split is easy to walk around. Wander around its huddle of alleys and piazzas and then, for a great view, climb the exposed steps to the top of the 200ft-high cathedral bell tower. Sip a drink at one of the many cafes along the seafront Riva or pop into a Konoba (wine cellar) to sample the excellent locally produced reds and whites. Culinary specialities include smoke and wind dried ham, stewed beef with noodles and delicious lamb dishes. Just three miles from Split are the ruins of ancient Salona, once capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia.

Day 07: Day at Sea

Dining takes centre stage on board Azura Enjoy three main restaurants offering a choice of Club Dining - the same table at the same time each evening - or Freedom Dining with no fixed seating or dining times. There’s also the opportunity to visit the Select Dining venues of Sindhu, the first restaurant at sea from master of spices Atul Kochhar; Epicurean, where a sense of occasion is always on the menu; and The Glass House, a wine bar and restaurant created in partnership with award-winning wine guru Olly Smith.

Day 08: Valletta, Malta

Mosta and Medina (the silent city) will vie for your attention if you want to go wandering.