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Mediterranean Odyssey

Lisbon to Rome

18 days
9 included tours in 4 countries
2-night hotel stay in Lisbon
2-night hotel stay in Rome
from $ 5,295 pp
  • Aug 29, 2018
  • Wine tasting excursion(s) included

This itinerary has been planned to explore the magnificent scenery and fascinating history that this remarkable sea has to offer: from the elegance of the Alhambra and the splendors of Imperial Rome to the picturesque Cote d’Azur and the treasures of Renaissance Florence. Your journey begins with a two-night hotel stay in the charming capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries and quaint museums are all part of Lisbon’s colorful cityscape.

From here Aegean Odyssey cruises to Cadiz and Malaga from where you travel by road to Granada for a full-day’s guided tour of the magnificent Alhambra and its gardens. Calls at Valencia, Monte Carlo and Portofino will then give you a true idea of the beauty and history of the Mediterranean. The itinerary concludes with two of the most impressive and historically fascinating cities in the world, Florence and Rome.

Date Port Arrive Depart
29 Aug Wednesday Departure Depart North America     
30 Aug Thursday Lisbon, Portugal Arrive in Lisbon and transfer to hotel    overnight hotel 
31 Aug Friday Lisbon, Portugal     overnight hotel 
01 Sep Saturday Lisbon, Portugal Transfer to Aegean Odyssey    4.00pm 
02 Sep Sunday Cadiz, Spain Travel to Jerez de la Frontera for sherry-tasting. Alternative sightseeing tour of Cadiz  2.00pm   6.00pm 
03 Sep Monday Malaga, Spain Panoramic drive to view some of the outstanding sites of Malaga and a visit to the Picasso Museum or an optional full day excursion to Granada  7.00am   midnight 
04 Sep Tuesday At sea Lectures and activities at sea     
05 Sep Wednesday Valencia, Spain Choice of two sightseeing tours: Tour the city including the Plaza de le Virgen Cathedral, Serranos and Quart Towers or take a panoramic tour of Valencia  7.00am   6.00pm 
06 Sep Thursday Barcelona, Spain Explore the Roman sites of the city or choose from two other tours. Afternoon at leisure or optional tour  8.00am   7.00pm 
07 Sep Friday Carcassonne, France A visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Carcassonne or an alternative tour of Montpellier  8.00am   8.00pm 
08 Sep Saturday Marseilles, France A choice of day trips to the Papal Palace in Avignon or to the sites of Marseilles & Aix de Provence  7.00am   overnight 
09 Sep Sunday Marseilles, France Leave Marseilles for a day cruising the French Riviera    8.00am 
09 Sep Sunday Monte Carlo, Monaco Evening arrival into Monte Carlo  8.00pm   overnight 
10 Sep Monday Monte Carlo, Monaco Included city sightseeing in Monte Carlo and Monaco. Optional tour of Scenic Riviera and Nice    10.00pm 
11 Sep Tuesday Portofino, Italy Cruising Cinque Terre in the morning. Free afternoon and evening in Portofino  3.00pm   midnight 
12 Sep Wednesday Florence (Livorno), Italy From the port of Livorno, drive through the Tuscan hills for a day trip to Florence, visiting remarkable sites and museums or discover the magnificent churches of Florence. Alternatively, take a trip to Pisa and Lucca  7.00am   7.00pm 
13 Sep Thursday Rome, Italy Disembark Aegean Odyssey in Civitavecchia and transfer to Rome hotel. Sightseeing including the Colosseum and the Basilica of St Peter in chains, or Ostia Antica. Optional tour exploring the Vatican available  7.00am  overnight hotel 
14 Sep Friday Rome, Italy Day at leisure in Rome, with a choice of optional tours    overnight hotel 
15 Sep Saturday Rome, Italy Transfer to airport for flight home     

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Voyage highlights

  • The great Spanish cities of Malaga, Valencia and Barcelona
  • Visit the medieval walled city of Carcassonne
  • Overnight on board in the jet-set port at Monte Carlo
  • Renaissance Florence or Pisa’s Leaning Tower
  • Two-night hotel stay in Rome, the Eternal City