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Israel, Mediterranean Cruise, & Spain 2020*

*Please note: Due to COVID-19, this trip was cancelled. However, with the extensive planning, preparation, and coordination of this trip, Vacation with Cari Travels felt it was important to demonstrate the lengths gone to for clients. The itinerary portion from Venice, to the cruise, and Barcelona was shared by family members. Cari Travels coordinated all aspects of that vacation, to include neighboring cruise cabins. Cari Travels worked with all travelers, vendors, and insurance company following the cancellation; in accordance with policies.

Day 1 - 5 - Haifa, Israel

Baha'i World Centre, Haifa, Israel

Travelers visited their child studying at a university in Israel. Accommodations were arranged by travelers. Vacation with Cari Travels arranged flights from the US and rental car.

Day 6 - Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Evening flight from Tel Aviv to Venice.

Transfer from airport to hotel.

Hotel: AC Hotel Venezia

Day 7 - Venice, Italy

Grand Canal, Venice

Free Day.

Hotel: AC Hotel Venezia

Days 8-18

Oceania Riviera Cruise

Santorini/Med Sea

Venice, Italy - Kotor, Montenegro - Dubrovnik, Croatia - Corfu, Greece - Taormina (Sicily), Italy - Amalfi/Positano, Italy - Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Saint-Tropez, France - Touron, France - Barcelona, Spain

The travelers participated in cruise-operated excursions at almost every port!

Upon disembarkation, pre-arranged transfer from cruise port to hotel in Barcelona.

City Sightseeing Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour - Discover the best of Barcelona on this convenient City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. Choose from a 1- or 2-day pass, relax on the open-top, double-decker bus, and enjoy your own sightseeing itinerary as you travel multiple routes and learn about the landmarks via the onboard commentary. Stay aboard to enjoy 360-degree views of the sights, and hop on and off at any of the stops at leisure to explore top Barcelona attractions such as La Sagrada Familia, the medieval Gothic Quarter, the colorful Las Ramblas and more.

Evening Activity: Flamenco Show: Palacio del Flamenco in Barcelona - Lose yourself in the mesmerizing rhythms and dramatic costumes of the Spanish flamenco with a foot-stomping flamenco show at the Palacio del Flamenco in Barcelona. Prepare to be thoroughly entertained as you enjoy a thrilling hour-long performance accompanied by live musicians and cantaores (singers). For the ultimate experience, upgrade to include a glass of Sangria, traditional tapas or a delicious Spanish-style dinner.

Hotel: Granados 83

Day 19 - Barcelona, Spain

La Segrada Famila

Half-Day Tour: Jewish Quarter of Barcelona: one of the most important Jewish Communities of the Medieval Europe - Immerse yourself in Barcelona’s rich Jewish history with this guided tour of the Jewish Quarter. Visit Call Mayor and Call Menor, the Ancient Roman Wall, the La Plaza del Rey, or “King’s Square,” and experience what was once among Europe’s largest and most significant Jewish communities. Tour the interior of the 3rd-century Ancient Synagogue of Barcelona and learn about what life was like for the Jewish residents of medieval Barcelona.

Activity: Skip the Line: Picasso Museum Entrance Ticket - The museum is located within five large palaces in the Born district. These palaces were built in the 13th to 15th centuries, and were renovated as early as the 18th century. They were created in the Catalan Gothic style and include courtyards which lead to the individual areas within the museum.

Hotel: Granados 83

Day 20 - Barcelona, Spain

Morning Tour: Skip the Line: Park Guell and La Sagrada Familia Guided Tour - The long lines attracted by La Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, two of Antoni Gaudi’s modernist masterpieces, are a testament to their global renown. Spend less time lining up and more time sightseeing with skip-the-line entry to both the cathedral and park on a guided tour. Visit Park Guell before using private transportation to reach La Sagrada Familia where you can feast your eyes on the spectacular interior and exterior. Small-group tour limited to 12 people.

Free Afternoon.

Hotel: Granados 83

Day 21-23 - Jerusalem, Israel

Morning flight from Barcelona to Jerusalem.

Trip was cancelled before tours could be booked.

Hotel: Dan Panorama Jerusalem

Trip was cancelled prior to tours being booked.

Hotel: Dan Panorama Jerusalem

Days 24-25 - Tel Aviv, Israel

Jaffa Beach, Tel Aviv, Israel

Trip was cancelled before tours could be booked.

Hotel: Hilton Tel Aviv

Day 26 - Return to U.S

Due to COVID, this trip was cancelled. However, with the extensive planning, preparation, and coordination of this trip, Vacation with Cari Travels felt it was important to demonstrate the lengths gone to for clients. Cari Travels worked with the travelers, vendors, and insurance company following the cancellation; in accordance with policies. It should also be noted, Cari Travels coordinated this trip to coincide with family members who joined in Venice, sailed the cruise, and were scheduled to return to the US from Barcelona.

Vacation with Cari Travels will design your vacation with as much or little pre-planned activities giving you the most flexibility and enjoyment!

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