Discover the Adriatic and Western Mediterranean with Voyages to Antiquity
Combining the comfort and benefits of boutique-style cruising with the very best of cultural travel, Voyages to Antiquity offers an opportunity to explore the history and wonders of the Eastern, Adriatic and Western Mediterranean aboard our premium class MV ship, Aegean Odyssey, with great opportunities still available in late 2016 for exploring this wonderful part of the world on a choice of three itineraries.
Sailing on October 4th, with a lead in fare of just £2645, Classical Italy & the Adriatic takes you from the splendour of Byzantine Venice to the hill-towns of Urbino and Lecce on your way to Corfu, Sicily, ancient Paestum and the Amalfi coastline, followed by Sorrento, Pompeii and a climatic two-night hotel stay in Rome. You will also enjoy the natural beauty of Split and the walled port of Dubrovnik in Croatia, once described by George Bernard Shaw as “Paradise on Earth”.
With a lead in fare of £1,695 A Moorish Odyssey departs on October 17th, offering the opportunity to visit some of the greatest sites of antiquity in the world, including the Alhambra Palace in Granada and the Greek temple at Segesta. This cruise will also take you to the Colosseum and St Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the Byzantine Cathedral of Monreale in Sicily, and the Moroccan cities of Casablanca and Marrakesh. The journey to your final port is a memorable one as Aegean Odyssey sails up the Guadalquivir River to Seville where you will have the chance to explore this fabulous city.
Finally Highlights of Southern Spain & Morocco sails on October 28th with a lead in fare of £1,695. This classic autumn cruise begins in Seville with a visit to the magnificent Cathedral-Mosque of Cordoba before the unforgettable experience of river-cruising the Guadalquivir to Jerez for some sherry tasting. You will then sail to Casablanca in Morocco and transfer to Marrakesh, a place Winston Churchill was said to be “captivated by,” which is why we’ve included a hotel stay at this inland destination, so you will be too.
Other highlights include Rabat and the Roman ruins of Volubilis, Fez, the medieval capital of Morocco, famous for its labyrinthine Fes el-Bali medina, and the Spanish port of Malaga, from where it’s just a short journey to the Alhambra and Generalife palaces in Granada, or alternatively you may spend a day in the city visiting the Picasso Museum, Gibralfaro Castle, and some of the best tapas bars in the world, bringing this Moorish marvel to a close.
Voyages to Antiquity offer a cruise experience designed for travellers who want to understand more about the ancient world. Our ship, Aegean Odyssey, carries an average of 350 passengers and is perfectly suited for coastal cruising to those smaller inlets of the Mediterranean that larger ships cannot reach, while our lecture programme is designed to connect you with the places you will visit before you even go ashore. For more details of our full programme please call us on 01865 410128 or visit our website
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