A cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT 

Trace the legacy of ancient empires on an eight-day cruise between Athens and Venice, exploring numerous World Heritage sites such as Dubrovnik, Hvar, and Kotor, along the spectacular Adriatic coast.

Starting at: $5,810 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic
 The Grand Canal at dusk
 The coastal town of Hvar
 Fort and Old City of Dubrovnik
 Traditional street in Dubrovnik
 Kotor Harbor, Montenegro
 The World Heritage site of Mostar
 Archeological site of Butrint, Albania
 Mosaics at archaeological site, Butrint
 The temple of Delphi
 The Corinth Canal
 The Acropolis of Athens

Cruising the Dalmatian Coast and the Ionian Sea

From Venice to Athens aboard the 184-guest Le Bougainville or L'Austral

8 days from $5,810

A cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT 

Trace the legacy of ancient empires on an eight-day cruise between Athens and Venice, exploring numerous World Heritage sites such as Dubrovnik, Hvar, and Kotor, along the spectacular Adriatic coast.

or Call 855-330-1542

Dates & Prices

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Le Bougainville

Le Bougainville deck plan image
Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe stateroom (204 sq. ft.), picture window with door onto private partial wall balcony (43 sq. ft.), deck 3.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$7,090 $1,410 $770 Double
$12,770 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4
Prestige stateroom (204 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$7,750 $1,410 $770 Double
$14,100 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5
Prestige stateroom (204 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$8,090 $1,410 $770 Double
$14,780 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6
Prestige stateroom (204 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$8,490 $1,410 $770 Double
$15,580 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Deluxe Suite
Deluxe suite (291 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to private balcony (65 sq. ft.), sitting area with sofa. Decks 3, 4, 5, and 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$11,480 $1,410 $770 Double
$21,550 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Prestige Suite - Deck 5
Prestige suite, two room suite (409 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$15,190 $1,410 $770 Double
$28,970 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Prestige Suite - Deck 6
Prestige suite, two room suite (409 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$15,930 $1,410 $770 Double
$30,460 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Privilege Suite
Privilege suite, (344 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), sitting area with sofa convertible to single twin, decks 5 and 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$16,670 $1,410 $770 Double
$31,940 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Grand Deluxe Suite
Extra-large, two-room suite, expansive sliding glass door, spacious private terrace, full bathroom with tub and separate shower, additional half bath, sitting area with sofa. Deck 6. (limited availability)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$18,220 $1,410 $770 Double
$35,040 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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Owner Suite
Owner's suite, extra large two room suite (484 sq. ft), sliding glass door to spacious private terrace (430 sq. ft.) with outdoor hot tub. Large sitting area with half bath, master bathroom has a separate shower, tub, and double sinks. Deck 5.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$20,030 $1,410 $770 Double
$38,650 $2,240 $1,310 Single
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L'Austral

L'Austral deck plan image
Superior Stateroom
Superior stateroom (226 sq. ft.), deck 3.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,810 - - Double
$10,720 - - Single
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Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe stateroom (200 sq. ft.), picture window with door onto private partial wall balcony (43 sq. ft.), deck 3.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,260 - - Double
$8,940 - - Single
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Deluxe Stateroom - Deck 4
Prestige stateroom (200 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,890 - - Double
$9,880 - - Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5
Prestige stateroom (200 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$7,200 - - Double
$10,350 - - Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6
Prestige stateroom (200 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$7,570 - - Double
$10,910 - - Single
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Deluxe Suite
Deluxe suite (290 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to private balcony (54 sq. ft.), sitting area with daybed. Deck 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$10,340 - - Double
$15,060 - - Single
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Prestige Suite - Deck 5
Prestige suite (398 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$13,790 - - Double
$20,240 - - Single
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Prestige Suite - Deck 6
Prestige suite (398 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$14,480 - - Double
$21,270 - - Single
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Owner's Suite
Owner's suite, extra large suite (484 sq. ft), sliding glass door to private terrace (97 sq. ft.). Large sitting area with half bath, master bathroom has a separate shower, tub, and double sinks. Deck 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$23,270 - - Double
$45,640 - - Single
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Price Notes

A deposit of 25% of the cruise price is required to reserve space on a cruise. Deposits are applied toward final payment of the cruise price.

Rates include port taxes and fees. Most shore excursions are included in the rates.

Pre- and post-program options and optional excursions, where applicable, are available at an additional cost.

Prices are based on rates of exchange, airfare & fuel (where applicable), tariffs, taxes, and other costs as of the tour publication date. We reserve the right to correct errors and to increase program prices to cover increased costs, tariffs, and taxes received after prices are published and to reflect currency fluctuations.

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