A luxury Adriatic cruise on Seabourn brings a variety of Italian ports including Ravenna and Venice, as well as Dubrovnik, Croatia and the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro. In Kotor, sample the traditional cuisine and learn about Montenegro’s Wine Heritage; or take a Mindful Living Tour through this historic city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The seaside city of Piran, Slovenia has a variety of culinary delights to explore including wine and olive oil. You can also visit Lipica and the famous Lipizzaner Horses.

Venice, Italy

The first settlement of the marshy islands in the lagoon was for protection from barbarian tribes that terrorized mainland farms and villages. Island living quickly led to the development of skills in handling boats, then ships.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Founded in the 7th century, Dubrovnik rose to greatness as a merchant state, independent republic and cultural crossroads

Kotor, Montenegro

One of the best preserved medieval towns of the Adriatic, Kotor is protected by UNESCO.