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Mediterranean Relics: Ancient Wonders and Coastal Cities - 2024

Athens • 21-night cruise with Piraeus, Itea, Katakolon, Corfu, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Sibenik, Opatija, Pula, Rovinj, Trieste, Zadar, Split, Brindisi, Giardini Naxos, Syracuse, Valletta, Trapani, Lipari, Castellammare di Stabia/Pompeii, Civitavecchia • Rome
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome - Split - Diocletians Palace
    THERE ARE A WHOPPING 19 UNESCO SITES PLUS 2 INTANGIBLE HERITAGE FEATURES TO SEE ON THIS CRUISE, INCLUDING DUBROVNIK, DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE, DELPHI, OLYMPIA, AND MANY MORE
  • DISCOVER THE ANCIENT ROMAN ARENA OF PULA AND THE PICTURESQUE RESORT TOWN OF ROVINJ AS YOU CRUISE THROUGH THIS REGION
  • The ruins of Olympia and the mountains of Greece
    DISCOVER ANCIENT TREASURES IN ATHENS AND THE CRUCIALLY IMPORTANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES OF DELPHI AND OLYMPIA
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Venice to Rome - Florence Extension
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO THE UNESCO CITY OF FLORENCE, ITALY
  • Greece and the Dalmatian Coast small ship cruise from Athens to Zagreb with Piraeus, Kotor, Dubrovnik, and Split including Instanbul, Lake Bled Slovenia and Oberammergau extensions
    SAIL ABOARD OUR BRAND NEW SMALL SHIP THROUGH THE ADRIATIC, IONIAN, AND MEDITERRANEAN SEAS, PASSING BY MORE THAN 1,800 ISLANDS ALONG THE WAY
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HIGHLIGHTS

These highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.

OCEAN ODYSSEY
OCEAN ODYSSEY

Sail aboard our brand new small ship through the Adriatic, Ionian, and Mediterranean seas, passing by more than 1,800 islands along the way

SEE 19 UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES, PLUS 2 INTANGIBLE HERITAGE FEATURES
SEE 19 UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES, PLUS 2 INTANGIBLE HERITAGE FEATURES

There are a whopping 19 UNESCO sites plus 2 Intangible Heritage features to see on this cruise, including Dubrovnik, Diocletian’s Palace, Delphi, Olympia, and many more

UNESCO-LISTED CITIES OF DALMATIA
UNESCO-LISTED CITIES OF DALMATIA

Visit historical pillars of the Dalmatian Coast, including Split, Sibenik, Zadar, and Dubrovnik, where you’ll enjoy a private classical concert

ISTRIAN PENINSULA
ISTRIAN PENINSULA

Discover the ancient Roman arena of Pula and the picturesque resort town of Rovinj as you cruise through this region

ANCIENT SITES
ANCIENT SITES

Discover ancient treasures in Athens and the crucially important archaeological sites of Delphi and Olympia

ALBEROBELLO
ALBEROBELLO

Discover white-washed, conical roof homes in Alberobello and enjoy a traditional lunch in a local family home

SICILY
SICILY

Circumnavigate Sicily and visit three of the island’s most historic and interesting towns: Syracuse, Taormina, and Trapani

MALTA
MALTA

Visit ancient Valletta and enjoy a “5D” Malta experience

POMPEII
POMPEII

Tour the ruins of this ancient city on a walking tour with a private guide before enjoying lunch at a local agritourismo farm

ROME
ROME

Fall in love with the Eternal City’s grandeur, and tour the Vatican Museums while here

VOLCANOES
VOLCANOES

Enjoy the chance to see some of the Mediterranean’s volcanoes, including Etna, Vesuvius, and Lipari

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Journey Mediterranean Relics: Ancient Wonders and Coastal Cities Italy, the Adriatic and Greece
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 Departure Comparison Apr, Sep 2/21/24
Per Diem $640 $400
Included Tours and Special Features 51 included features and Cultural Discoveries - a value of $4,050

19 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the storied ruins of Pompeii and Dubrovnik Old City

Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service on board ship to assist with all your personal requests

11 guided tours

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 Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Odyssey 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.    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.
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 Cruise-Only Price*  $15,999  $5,998 Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors! 
 # of Days 25   15
Meals 66 meals: 24 breakfasts, 20 lunches, and 22 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board
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Istanbul, Turkey 4 days from $1,799 ($450 per day)
Florence, Italy 3 days from $1,399 ($466 per day)


Pre: Rome From $799 | 2 Nights
Pre: Ultimate Italy—Tuscany From $1,699 | 3 Nights
Pre: Ultimate Italy—Umbria From $1,699 | 3 Nights
Pre: Ultimate Italy—Sicily From $1,999 | 3 Nights
Pre: Parma & Bologna From $1,699 | 3 Nights
Post: Athens From $549 | 2 Nights
Post: Classic Greece From $999 | 4 Nights
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