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Empires of the Mediterranean

Join brand new Viking Star journeying from Venice along the Croatian coast and on to the idyllic Greek islands, visiting ancient ruins, charming towns and medieval cities. Includes return flights from the UK and shore excursions

Fly Cruise
9 nights from £4290pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
Gondolas, Venice
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Santorini, Greece
Santorini, Greece
Athens, Greece

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Cruise from Venice along the picturesque Adriatic coast and across to the Aegean Sea, discovering the vast historic architecture and idyllic towns of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Leave the beautiful city of Venice behind and look forward to discovering the highlights of Croatia and Montenegro. Admire Zadar's impressive city walls, stroll around the red-roofed city of Dubrovnik and explore the well-preserved medieval centre of Kotor which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Spend a full day on the beautiful island of Corfu with its traditional pastel houses, discover the legendary city of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games, and visit the idyllic island of Santorini with its whitewashed villages and bright blue roofs. Enjoy an overnight stop in ancient Athens, home to the Temple of Zeus and famous Acropolis, before this magnificent discovery of the Mediterranean comes to an end.

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Empires of the Mediterranean Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Venice (Italy)

Fly from the UK to Venice and transfer to the port to embark your ship. Travel via water taxi or public vaporetto to the fabled island on your own, and stroll along the beautiful byways.

Day 2 - Koper (Slovenia)

Koper is the gateway to the beautiful Istrian region. A guided tour showcases the architectural treasures of the Venetian Republic, from Tito Square, home to the Praetorian Palace to the impressive Cathedral of the Assumption.

Day 3 - Zadar (Croatia)

Zadar was once separated from the mainland by a deep moat. Admire the magnificent city walls and enjoy a walking tour through the beautiful Old Town with its red-roofed medieval houses. There is also the opportunity to stroll the Riva, the seafront promenade.

Day 4 - Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic', is considered the most beautiful city in Croatia with well-preserved medieval palaces and city walls. Drive high up and admire the magnificent views across the city and scenic countryside then explore the city on foot passing the Sponza Palace, Onofrio's Fountain and the Dominican Monastery which is home to some oft the best Renaissance works of art. Optional excursions include a cable car ride down to the Old Town.

Day 5 - Kotor (Montenegro)

Kotor's city walls enclose a well-preserved medieval centre, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk through the medieval streets on a guided tour to the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, built in 1166. See the effects of an earthquake in the town and visit the Maritime Museum to discover the area's history. Optional tours include an evening concert on the Island of Our Lady of the Rocks, and an off-road journey into Lovcen National Park.

Day 6 - Corfu (Greece)

Enjoy a full day on the stunning island of Corfu, with its pastel houses and white sandy beaches. Today's guided tour includes a drive to Kanoni with a photo stop to admire Mouse Island and the spectacular Vlacherna Monastery. Continue allow the coastline to the UNESCO Site of the Old Town, and discover one of Europe's largest public squares, the Esplanade. Optional excursions include Corfu by mountain bike and a visit to the Theotoky Estate and Winery.

Day 7 - Katakolon (Olympia)

The Greek port of Katakolon is the gateway to the legendary city of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games. Discover the city's ruins, including the Palaestra and Gymnasium and learn about the city's first Olympic Games at the museum.

Day 8 - Santorini

Enjoy a full day in the picture postcard island of Santorini with its whitewashed villages that cling to cliff sides and bright blue roofs. Embark a local boat and head to the island's main port of Athinios where you'll enjoy a scenic drive to the town of Oia. Optional tours include a cruise and hike, and a visit to wineries to gain an authentic view of the wine culture.

Day 9 - Athens

Enjoy a panoramic drive of ancient Athens, passing the promenade at Mikrolimano. You'll also see the Constitution Square and the Panathenaic Stadium before arriving at the ancient Acropolis. There is the chance to explore the interior of the Acropolis on an optional excursion.

Day 10 - Athens - UK

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 9 night full board cruise
  • Scheduled flights from London to Venice and return from Athens
  • Overseas transfers
  • Complimentary shore excursion in every port with a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours
  • Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Gratuities
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions

Additional Information

  • Included excursions:
  • Old Koper walking tour
  • Walking Tour of Zadar
  • Dubrovnik walking tour
  • Kotor walking tour
  • Panoramic Corfu
  • Ancient Olympia and the Archaeological Museum
  • Summits and Countryside, Santorini
  • Panoramic Athens
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