Mediterranean Delights: Greece, Italy & France - 2023

Your 15-night journey includes: 10-night small ship cruise to Piraeus, Patras, Messina, Castellammare di Stabia/Pompeii, Rome, Livorno, Monte Carlo, Marseille; 2 nights at a Deluxe hotel in Athens; 2 nights at a Deluxe hotel in Barcelona
  • Plaza de Espana, Barcelona, Spain, Europe
    Experience Barcelona's sophisticated cultural scene and admire the UNESCO-designated architecture of visionary Antoni Gaudí
  • The ancient Acropolis sits high on a rock above the ancient city of Athens.
    Climb to the apex of the Acropolis, perched on a hill overlooking Athens
  • Fall in love with the Eternal City’s grandeur, and tour the Vatican Museums while here
  • Ocean Odyssey Sailing
    Soak in the unparalleled beauty of the Mediterranean aboard the 5-star Ocean Odyssey
  • Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
    Round out this remarkable journey with an extension to Madrid, Spain
  • $362
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  • 15 FREE Single Supplements Available
  • 6 Solo Friendly Spaces Available
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The Marmara Taksim

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Istanbul, Turkey

This Superior First-Class hotel has a contemporary interior design and is located in the high central point in Istanbul, Taksim Square, with views of Bosphorus or the Golden Horn estuary. Hotel facilities include two restaurants, cafe, room service, business center, currency exchange, concierge services, barber/hair stylist, laundry/dry cleaning service, gift shop, outdoor pool, and health club with spa/massage and hot tub. Guest rooms feature air conditioning, cable/satellite TV, phone with voicemail, high-speed Internet access, minibar, coffee maker, in-room safe, and private bathroom.

Grand Hotel Central

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Barcelona, Spain

This upscale hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Jaume I metro station, a short walk from the medieval Gothic Quarter and the iconic Sagrada Família. The modern rooms provide minibars, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs; some feature views of the Gothic Quarter. Upgraded rooms add Nespresso machines, while suites include separate tubs and walk-in showers, sitting areas and/or kitchenettes. Room service is available 24/7. There's a stylish Mediterranean bar/restaurant, as well as a seasonal rooftop bar by an infinity pool overlooking the city. Other amenities include a gym, a sauna and spa.

Divani Caravel Hotel

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Athens, Greece

A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the stunning Divani Caravel Hotel offers an unbeatable location just minutes away from Constitution Square in the heart of Athens. Elegant guest rooms reveal modern amenities and classical charm, while the hotel features a variety of restaurants and lounge/bars, a rooftop health club and spa, and an indoor/outdoor swimming pool with amazing views of Athens and the Acropolis.

Meliá Madrid Princesa

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Madrid, Spain

Located in the cultural and business heart of Madrid, the Meliá Madrid Princesa is a boutique hotel that’s been recently renovated to combine tradition with a surprising cutting edge "Level" Rooms, meaning high floors, with better views. Only 10 minutes from the Plaza de Espana, Plaza Mayor, Gran Vía and Puerto del Sol, the hotel’s guest rooms feature Wi-Fi, satellite TV channels, and air-conditioning, and the on-site Uno Restaurant serves delicious meals for its visitors.

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Per Diem $562 $598
Included Tours and Special Features 12 Included features and Cultural Discoveries 

Complimentary services of a Vantage Deluxe Concierge to assist with all your personal requests before your adventure

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 Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Explorer has 15 solo cabins (11 for expedition cruises) and 15 triple-occupancy cabins each, with a maximum capacity of under 150 passengers on each sailing. 2170 Pax  Our ships are smaller, more intimate, and have an industry-leading number of solo-ready cabins, as well as a fantastic crew-to-passenger ratio.
Accommodations in hotels  On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.  Not specified on webpage   We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port.
Air Inclusive Price*  $8,999  $5,976
 # of Days 16  10
Meals 42 meals: 15 breakfasts, 13 lunches, and 14 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board.
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Istanbul Pre  4 days from $1,799 ($150 per day)
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Madrid 4 days from $650 ($163 per day)
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