A Cruise from the Adriatic to the Aegean
Sail in the wake of Roman galleons, from legendary Venice across the fabled Adriatic, to explore the treasures of the ruggedly beautiful Dalmatian Coast and Greece.
WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY
The combination of big picture lectures on board and knowledgeable local guides in the towns was excellent. The very complex history of the area was brought into meaningful and sharp focus.”
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Pre-Cruise Venice Option
Venetian influence is evident throughout the Adriatic Coast, making two nights in Venice an ideal prelude to your cruise. From the grace of the Bridge of Sighs to the grandeur of St. Mark’s Basilica and colorful gondolas gliding along its legendary canals, Venice, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is an unmatched combination of history and beauty. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the Gallerie dell’Accademia, home to one of the finest collections of Renaissance art in the world, and take a cruise on the legendary Grand Canal. Accommodations for two nights are in the deluxe Luna Hotel Baglioni.
Post-Cruise Athens Option
Extend your odyssey in Western civilization’s first great center of democracy and philosophy, Athens, Greece. Begin with an orientation tour of the sites of the glorious ancient city of Athens. Guided tours of the Benaki Museum, the oldest museum in Greece, the Acropolis of Athens, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the new Acropolis Museum are included. Deluxe accommodations for two nights are in the Athenaeum Intercontinental Athens Hotel.