STATEROOM SAVINGS up to $1,000 ($500 for single travelers).
ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE INCLUDED (with all government and airline fees, taxes and fuel surcharges) from over 60 North American gateways.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT just 10%.
Price also includes shore excursions, educational program, cruise staff gratuities, most meals, wine or beer with dinners, port fees, service charges, and more.
Discover well-known sites in Croatia, Sicily, and Italy on this popular cruise featuring fascinating excursions to historic sites, with a small group of Smithsonian travelers. Your tour also provides the flexibility to determine your own schedule; after your included excursions you can choose to explore sites or ports further on your own, join an optional excursion, or simply relax. And cruising aboard Aegean Odyssey (a mid-size ship accommodating 350 guests), youíll enjoy the many amenities of a larger ship as well as the ambiance and gracious service of a more intimate vessel.
Board Aegean Odyssey for a two-night stay in Venice featuring a guided highlights tour, ample free time, and a private evening visit to St. Markís Basilica. During your 12-night Mediterranean cruise youíll witness the sparkling Dalmatian coast, explore the Roman Palace of Diocletian in Split, the World Heritage site of medieval Dubrovnik, and the charms of Korcula. In Sicily, discover the dazzling mosaics of Monreale Cathedral, the ancient Greek temple of Segesta, and the Temple of Apollo in Ortygia. Cruise the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and discover the ancient ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum. Conclude with a two-night hotel stay in Rome, where your highlights tour includes the Colosseum and Roman Forum and you have time to explore on your own.
Experience the magnificence of St. Markís Basilica in Venice during a private evening visit.
Tour the living museum of the Palace of Diocletian, bustling with houses, shops, and cafes, on the beautiful Adriatic island of Split.
Explore the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik with its beautiful Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance churches, monasteries, palaces, and fountains.
Explore the beauty and grace of Monreale Cathedral with its glorious 12th-century mosaics.
Explore the stunning archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, sister cities that were buried by the devastating Mt. Vesuvius eruption of A.D. 79.
Marvel at the great monuments of ancient Rome: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and St. Peterís in Vatican City.
Enjoy our flexible schedule, including optional tours or free time to explore on your own!
World Heritage sites
This tour features the following World Heritage sites:
Venice and its Lagoon, Italy
Archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy
Historic Center of Rome and the Vatican, Italy
Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian, Croatia