Explore ancient cities, alluring beaches, and culture straight from the Old World as you set sail across the Mediterranean Sea aboard the luxurious Nautica. Embark from Rome, Italy’s treasure of history and architecture, and view great masterpieces of the Renaissance—Brunelleschi’s Duomo, the Baptistery of San Giovanni, and Michelangelo’s David—in Florence. Relax in botanically-rich Portofino; bask in the glitz and glamour of fabulous Monte Carlo; and peek at more than a mere glimpse of France’s fascinating naval history in Toulon. Get inspired in Barcelona, Spain’s gem of art and architecture; and tour Valencia, the City of Arts and Sciences, which offers a stunning blend of classic and contemporary culture. Finish your voyage by discovering the ruins of truly ancient civilizations in Minorca and Pompeii before disembarking Nautica back in Rome.