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Witness the vestiges of ancient and powerful civilizations while cruising from Athens to the Eternal City of Rome aboard the MV Aegean Odyssey. Built to sail in the coastal waters of the Mediterranean Sea, this boutique ship visits ports that are not available on seafaring itineraries of larger vessels. Visit beautiful and historic sites in the Greek Isles, Sicily and Malta. Included excursions allow for the discovery of ports of call with an expert guide.

March 18 - April 1, 2012

From $3,695 (includes air from select cities) ($)

Athens, Piraeus, Nauplia, Monemvasia, Heraklion, Rethymnon, Greece; Syracuse, Valletta, Italy; Malta; Trapani, Palermo, Italy

Witness the vestiges of ancient and powerful civilizations while cruising from Athens to the Eternal City of Rome aboard the MV Aegean Odyssey. Built to sail in the coastal waters of the Mediterranean Sea, this boutique ship visits ports that are not available on seafaring itineraries of larger vessels. Visit beautiful and historic sites in the Greek Isles, Sicily and Malta. Included excursions allow for the discovery of ports of call with an expert guide. Take advantage of ample free time in several ports to pursue individual interests. While cruising, attend a series of lectures delivered by world-class scholars and experts. Each discussion provides valuable insight into the history and culture of the places visited. Best of all, this exciting adventure includes two nights at a first-class hotel in Athens, the gateway to the legendary Acropolis and other ancient treasures. This program, which also includes free air travel from select gateway cities and gratuities for the ship crew, is an exceptional value!

 

Highlights include:

  • 13 nights on the casual MV Aegean Odyssey, a small ship experience of just 350 passengers;
  • one night at the Semiramis InterContinental Hotel, Cairo;
  • informative educational programs and lectures; 13 included excursions;
  • informative onboard lectures by world-class speakers;
  • an extensive meal program including 14 breakfasts, 14 lunches, and 13 dinners (including wine with dinner);
  • leisure time for independent exploration.

 

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AHI Travel

Phone: 800-323-7373

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1 Travel Paw minimal walking involved, often on uneven sidewalks or paths

2 Travel Paws moderate walking required, sometimes on uneven or steep terrain; may involve traveling in small boats or other vehicles

3 Travel Paws high level of physical activity but may be optional; may involve traveling in small boats or other vehicles