Explore the shores of Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro, discovering the charm of Venice, the magnificence of Rome, and the vast beauty of the Dalmatian Coast. Wander down the ancient cobblestone streets of Taormina, travel up the sparking fjord to Kotor and bask in the allure of small ship cruising as your small ship anchors in the heart of Old Town Dubrovnik while larger ships only pass by. From remarkable small ports such as Rovinj to timeless cities like Venice and Rome, discover the Mediterranean’s most charming and historic destinations in one incomparable voyage.

Popular Highlights

  • Discover the magic of Venice's St. Mark's Square and the majestic Cathedral
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum in Split, the oldest in Croatia
  • Tour the Old City and medieval walls in Dubrovnik, fascinating UNESCO sites
  • See the beauty of the narrow UNESCO site fjord to Kotor
  • Stroll the charming ancient cobblestone streets of Taormina, past Palazzo Corvaja, St. Augustine's Church and Torre dell'Orologio Clock Tower
  • Extend your stay to make sure you get to the Vatican, St. Peter's Square and the Roman Forum in Rome
  • Don't miss out on the delicious Windstar's Signature Onboard Barbecue

This is a James Beard Foundation culinary-themed cruise featuring Chef Chris Pandel and Beverage Expert TBA and includes:

  • Hosted dinner with James Beard Foundation Chef Pandel and Beverage Expert, including wine pairings
  • Demos by the chef of some of their recipes
  • Shopping at the local market with the chef
  • Wine, spirits, or beer tastings
  • Shopping and tours with the sommelier/beverage expert (based on availability)