Blue Water Holidays
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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Adriatic and Aegean Allure

This unique 10-night luxury cruise explores the stunning coasts of Italy, Croatia and Montenegro before discovering the magical gems of the Greek islands

Luxury Holiday
  • Venice
  • Dubrovnik
  • Santorini
  • Mykonos
  • Athens

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Join luxurious ship Riviera in colourful Venice and sail to Athens, discovering fascinating destinations along the way. Explore the famed walled medieval city of Dubrovnik in Croatia before heading to Kotor in Montenegro to admire the remarkable Byzantine and Venetian architecture.

Journey to the gorgeous Greek islands and discover Corfu's lovely old Venetian quarter as well as ancient Olympia in Katakolon where the Olympic Games were once held. Immerse yourself in Crete's fascinating past with a visit to the museums of Chania and visit the breath-taking island of Santorini known for its whitewashed towns and blue domes.

Spend the day exploring ancient Ephesus with its famed Library of Celsus and majestic amphitheatre in Kusadasi before cruising to the popular Greek seaside village of Mykonos where you can visit the fascinating archaeological museum.

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Adriatic and Aegean Allure Itinerary

Day 1 - Venice (Italy)

Embark Riviera in Venice.

Day 2 - Venice

Savour the majestic beauty of Venice with its glorious canals, famous bridges, opulent palazzi and elegant churches. Admire the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Perhaps visit lovely Burano and the renowned glass factories on Murano, take a trip to the romantic city of Verona or enjoy the unique experience of taking tea with a countess in her home, the 16th-century Nani Bernardo Palace.

Day 3 - Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Explore Dubrovnik's marble streets, baroque buildings and ancient city walls on an optional guided tour, explore the countryside with a visit to the enchanting seaside resort of Cavtat or visit a vineyard for a wine tasting followed by a visit to a local family for snacks and entertainment in their own home.

Day 4 - Kotor (Montenegro)

Kotor is a dramatically beautiful walled city. Characterised by winding, pink-paved streets, its medieval old town has a distinctive Venetian flair, a reminder that the Republic of Venice once ruled it. Optional excursions include a trip to the seaside resort of Budva, a cruise along the Bay of Kotor to Prcanj for a classical concert in Our Lady's Temple, and a luxury catamaran cruise to an exclusive beach club for a few hours relaxing in the sun.

Day 5 - Corfu (Greece)

Immerse yourself in this jewel of glorious scenery, tranquil monasteries, beautiful palaces and traditional mountain towns. Tours on offer include a visit to the ornate Achilleion Palace, a local boat exploration of the Nafiska sea caves and a trip to a winery for a wine-tasting session.

Day 6 - Katakalon

Explore Olympia, the impressive ancient setting of the Olympia Games which began in 776 B.C and marvel at the remarkable temples, altars and treasuries which remain today. Alternatively, drive through the serene countryside past quaint villages to a local vineyard and sample the delicious wines and local cheeses.

Day 7 - Chania, Crete

Uncover the fascinating history of Chania in the array of museums for example, learn about Greece's magnificent Maritime history or the region's unique folklore. Also, visit the amazing ruins of the city-state of Aptera, a powerhouse in Minoan and Hellenistic times and eventually a Roman stronghold.

Day 8 - Santorini

One of the world's most beautiful islands, with its whitewashed houses, blue-domed churches and never-ending vineyards, Santorini is Greece at its traditional best. Perhaps join a wellness excursion and enjoy yoga and wine tasting whilst overlooking Caldera or head to the stunning Perissa Beach and relax by the crystal-clear waters.

Day 9 - Ephesus, Kusadasi (Turkey)

Spend the day discovering Ephesus, a city of ancient ruins including the famed Library of Celsus, the huge amphitheatre, the marble roads with their chariot marks and the amazing mosaic sidewalks. Alternatively, head to the three monumental cities of antiquity - Priene, Miletus and Didyma and explore the majestic temples and beautifully-preserved stadiums.

Day 10 - Mykonos

Soak up the atmosphere along the lively waterfront, relax on a sun-kissed beach or stroll through the narrow marble streets and admire the whitewashed houses with colourful doors and window frames. Perhaps discover the sacred island of Delos which is the mystical birthplace of God Apollo and Goddess Artemis or visit the impressive 16th century monastery during a tour of Mykonos.

Day 11 - Athens

Disembark Riviera in Athens.

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

Price Includes

  • 10-night full board cruise on Riviera
  • Top-class cuisine in choice of open-seating dining options
  • Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, coffee, tea and juices
  • 24-hour room service
  • Cruise-related government fees and taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Excursions
  • Alcoholic beverages, packages available - please contact us for details
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