The southern coast of France is a land full of historical treasures. Vast and impressive medieval castles, opulent palaces and well-preserved Roman monuments vie for your attention alongside the stunning natural scenery of the French Riviera. With Voyages to Antiquity’s shore excursions you will explore the fascinating history of French Catharism at the magnificent fortified town of Carcassonne, marvel at the Papal palace in Avignon, home of the papacy from 1309 to 1377, and relax at Villefranche on a cruise along the Côte d'Azur, one of the world’s premier holiday destinations.
No maiden cruise to the great rivers of France would be complete without a trip along one of the most romantic waterways in the world, the Seine, taking you inland to Rouen, the capital of Normandy, for an opportunity to enjoy a day out in romantic Paris, the City of Lights. This cruise also includes a stroll through the coastal port of Honfleur, wine tasting in Bordeaux and sightseeing in the Spanish province of Galicia, ending with a two-night hotel stay in Lisbon.
Board Aegean Odyssey in the heart of one of the world’s greatest capitals, London, as she make her maiden voyage to the three great rivers of France. Visit the Spanish province of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Oporto and the capital of Lisbon. Cruise to Cadiz and Malaga before concluding your journey with a two-night hotel stay in Rome.
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, taste and style feature on this voyage. Also, enjoy the historical treasures of Florence and Rome.
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.
A Grand Voyage beginning with two gems of art history, Athens and Rome, allows you to experience classical and Renaissance masterpieces in the warm Mediterranean sunshine. Lose yourself among the wonders of France and Spain, then enjoy an incredible cruise along the Guadalquivir River for three nights in Seville.
Begin your voyage with a two-night stay in Rome, giving you plenty of time to see the great sites, including the Colosseum or Ostia Antica. Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising to Corsica, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio await. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.
From the ancient and Renaissance masterpieces of Rome to Moorish Spain and Andalucia, holy Portugal, spectacular river cruising in France, the English Channel and one of the greatest cities in the world, the cosmopolitan British capital of London, this cruise around western Europe has it all.
Starting in Seville, this cruise visits the magnificent city of Cordoba, the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. You will also have the opportunity to taste wine in Bordeaux, visit the old quarter of La Rochelle, St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and the charming Channel Island of Guernsey.
This delightful Grand Voyage combines river cruising in Spain and France with wine tasting in Bordeaux and a spectacular maiden cruise to the North Cape of Norway in the eternal sunlight of the Arctic Circle. Not to mention the Channel and Shetland Islands as well as an incredible overnight stay in the Danish capital of Copenhagen.
Discover the dramatic landscapes of Iceland, a place of gushing geysers, rumbling volcanoes and creeping glaciers. Explore the beautiful and remote islands of the North Sea, then sail south to the great rivers of France for wine tasting in Bordeaux and the chance to see Paris, before experiencing a two-night hotel stay in Lisbon.
No cruise to the great rivers of France would be complete without a trip along the Seine, taking you inland to Rouen for an opportunity to enjoy a day out in romantic Paris. This cruise also includes a stroll through the coastal port of Honfleur, wine tasting in Bordeaux and sightseeing in Spanish Galicia, ending with a two-night hotel stay in Lisbon.
The beautiful west coast of Europe flows into the magical Mediterranean as Aegean Odyssey cruises from London to the great rivers of France, the historic cities of the Iberian peninsula, Monaco and the glamorous French Riviera. Then discover the Renaissance treasures of Italy with a visit to Florence and a two-night hotel stay in Rome.
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona, to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, this voyage takes you to some of most historic ports and stylish cities in the Mediterranean, including a maiden visit to Tarragona in Spain as well as the treasures of Florence and Rome.
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.