Bordering Greece and Macedonia and only a short distance away from Italy across the Adriatic, the land of Albania was long under the influence of Roman and Hellenic powers throughout antiquity. You will explore this ancient history at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Butrint. This city is full of fascinating ancient monuments, whilst also boasting a wide variety of historical sites from the Middles Ages, Renaissance and beyond; testament to the region’s Byzantine, Slavic, Ottoman and Venetian periods of occupation.
Start with an overnight in Venice and then join Aegean Odyssey to cruise to the Renaissance treasures of Urbino and the charming Croatian ports of Split and Dubrovnik before heading back to ancient Lecce. This voyage also includes visits to Corfu, Butrint, Taormina and Sorrento, before your final port of call, Rome, for a 2-night hotel stay.
This voyage traces the artful history of the Renaissance throughout Italy and the Adriatic before concluding in the vibrant city of Seville. Along the way visit Urbino, birthplace of the great master painter Raphael, as well as iconic Florence, the Sicilian landscapes of Taormina, and the Picasso Museum in Malaga.
Historical and architectural treasures abound on this grand voyage, from the gothic cathedrals of Lisbon and Spain's magnificent Alhambra to the Papal Palace in Avignon and the stunning Santa Croce Basilica in Lecce.
Sail from the treasures of Imperial Rome to the canals, palaces and museums of Venice. Other highlights include the magnificent Amalfi Coast, the evocative ruins of Pompeii, the charming Croatian ports of Split and Dubrovnik and the Renaissance art of Urbino.
From Monte Carlo and the glamourous south of France to the Iberian peninsula and the Italian Riviera, this voyage is packed with historic ports and stylish cities. Explore ancient Rome and the canals of Venice. Cruise the magnificent Amalfi and Dalmatian coasts to the evocative ruins of Pompeii, the Renaissance treasures of Florence and so much more.
Sail from the treasures of Imperial Rome to the canals, palaces and museums of Venice. Other highlights include the magnificent Amalfi Coast, the evocative ruins of Pompeii, the charming Croatian ports of Split and Dubrovnik, followed by the Renaissance art of Urbino.
Our most complete cruise around the coast of Italy features a magical two-night hotel stay in Rome, two nights in the floating city of Venice and visits to the historic Dalmatian cities of Croatia. Then gaze in awe at the classical wonders of ancient Greece and across the beautiful capital of Athens.
This unforgettable voyage sails between the great cities of Venice and Athens. Along the way enjoy the dramatic scenery of Kotor Bay, cruise along the coast of Dalmatia, visit the sites of ancient Olympia, Monemvasia and the carless idyll of Hydra, one of Greece’s most charming islands.
This classic Grand Voyage begins with an overnight stay in beautiful Venice, before cruising the Adriatic coast to the Dalmatian ports of Croatia. In Greece, gaze in awe at the classical wonders of the ancient world, from the stunning Acropolis of Athens to the shimmering islands of the Aegean and the evocative ruins of the Peloponnese.