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Program #21205RJ
18 Days | 17 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for May 6 — May 23, 2013

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Day One: Monday, May 06 - Overnight Flight from the US
Depart From: Depart the US for international flights to Palermo, Italy

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Two: Tuesday, May 07 - Arrivals
Arrive To: Arrive in Palermo, Italy and transfer to the ship

Dinner: In the evening, join your group leader for a welcome dinner and program orientation

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Wednesday, May 08 - Valletta, Malta
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Explore the Palace of the Grand Masters and the National Museum of Archaeology. Then it's a short drive to the remarkable Tarxien Temples, which date back to 2800 B.C.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Visit Hagar Qim, even older than the Tarxian Temples, that stands atop a hill on the southern edge of the island overlooking the sea.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Thursday, May 09 - Trapani, Sicily / Erice / Segesta / Trapani
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: Drive up winding roads to the medieval town of Erice. The town was known for its temple to the fertility goddess, Astarte. Look around the 12th-Century Venus Castle.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant

Afternoon: Continue on to Segesta for a glimpse of its magnificent Doric temple, built in 420 b.c. and among the best preserved ancient Greek sites.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Friday, May 10 - Cagliari / Su Nuraxi / Nora or Cagliari, Sardinia
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: Arrive in Cagliari, Sardinia's capital, built on a hill facing the sea. Disembark and drive to the village of Barumini to visit Su Nuraxi, Sardinia's most important and impressive nuraghic complex and a UNESCO Heritage of Humanity Site.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship or at a local restaurant

Afternoon: Spend time at leisure to explore Cagliari, or take an optional excursion to Nora.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Saturday, May 11 - Bonifacio, Corsica, France
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Call in Bonifacio, built on spectacular high cliffs on Corsica's south coast. Admire the fine Gothic architecture and dramatic scenery.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Continue exploring Bonifacio.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Sunday, May 12 - Aleghero, Sardinia, Italy
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: Experience Alghero, the region's major fishing port, and explore the picturesque cobblestoned streets and flamboyantly decorated churches of its historic core. Also visit the nearby Anghelu Ruiu Necropolis - a pre-Nuraghic cave complex with more than 30 hypogea and Nuraghe Palmavera.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Continue exploring Aleghero

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Monday, May 13 - Mahon, Menorca, Spain
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship

Morning: Explore two prehistoric sites: Torralba d'en Salord, with its spectacular 4.3 meter-high taula, a stone construction that is exclusive to Menorca, and the large prehistoric settlement of Torre d'en Galmes.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Learn more about the island's history and archaeology in Mahon's Museum of Menorca.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Tuesday, May 14 - Barcelona, Spain
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Explore the vibrant city of Barcelona, Spain.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Continue exploring Barcelona.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Ten: Wednesday, May 15 - At Sea
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Spend a leisurely morning at sea sailing towards Sardinia. Enjoy a presentation by one of the guest lecturers on board.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Continue sailing towards Sardinia.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eleven: Thursday, May 16 - Sant'Antioco Island, Sardinia
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Located off the southwest corner of Sardinia, and connected to it by a causeway, Sant'Antioco was a flourishing Phonenician center, going back to the 9th century B.C. Explore Sulcis, the Phoenician town, later taken over by the Romans. You will also explore the old church of Sant'Antioco, with its catacombs, dating from the 2nd to the 7th centuries, which is linked to the Punic underground chambers.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Continue to explore Sant'Antioco.

Afternoon: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Twelve: Friday, May 17 - Cefalu, Sicily
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Built between an imposing rock and the sea, picturesque Cefalu, with its cobbled streetslined with fine buildings, has retained its lovely medieval character. Founded at the end of the 5th century B.C. by Greeks, Cefalu's many attractions include the stunning Norman cathedral, begun in 1131, with its soaring ancient Roman columns and exquisite mosaics. In addition to visiting the cathedral, we will also tour the Mandralisca Museum, which houses a once-private collection of fine ancient and medieval artifacts.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: You will have time to enjoy Cefalu on your own before sailing.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Thirteen: Saturday, May 18 - Vibo Valentia, Calabria
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Call at Vibo Valentia Marina, on Calabria's Tyrrhenian Coast, and drive the short distance to Vibo Valentia, originally an ancient Greek settlement, famed for its horses bred on the pastures of the plateau on whcih the town is set. Explore this unspoiled town including the imposing Greek walls, the Archaeological Museum, with its fascinating collection of artifacts from the ancient town, and the church of Santa maria Maggiore, with its impressive 18th-century decorations.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Vibo Valentia, with its narrow streets, is an ideal town to enjoy on your own and you may do so in the afternoon.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Fourteen: Sunday, May 19 - Agropoli / Paestum / Agropoli, Campania
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: The old town of Agropoli is built on a headland above a beautiful ay. A short distance away is Paestum, the ancient Poseidonia (City of Poseidon), founded by Greeks around 600 B.C. and later taken over by the Romans, famed for its magnificent Doric temples, which are among the best preserved ancient monuments in the Mediterranean. In antiquity Paestum was famous for roses, which flowered twice a year. You will spend the morning exploring the celebrated temples, other ancient remains and the museum.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant or on board the ship

Afternoon: Return to Agropoli where you will have some time at leisure in town.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Fifteen: Monday, May 20 - The Ancient Sites of the Vesuvian Shore
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: The Small port of Castellamare di Stabia, where the, where Corinthian will dock for the day, makes for a convenient base for our exploration of the ancient sites that were destroyed by the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Included are Pompeii, the fabled Roman town, which has been excavated and brought back to life in the past two centuries; and Herculaneum, the residential town dedicated to its patron deity, Hercules. Alternatively you may explore the exquisite Villa of Poppaea at Oplontis, which was unearthed between 1964 and1984.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: Continue exploring the Vesuvian Shore before the ship sets sail to Tuscany.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Sixteen: Tuesday, May 21 - The Realm of the Etruscans, Tuscany
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: The western part of Central Italy was known as Etruria, the homeland of the Etruscans, who thrived in this area from about 900 B.C. to the 3rd century B.C. when Etruria was absorbed by the expanding Roman Empire. From the port of Civitavecchia, drive to Tarquinia, which was probably the lead city of the Etruscan Confederacy, famous for its painted tombs. 5,735 tombs have been found, the most notable of which are those dating from the 6th century B.C. Visit several of the most prominent tombs and the National Museum, housed in a splendid Renaissance palazzo.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant

Afternoon: Continue exploring Tuscany before returning to the ship.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seventeen: Wednesday, May 22 - Bastia / Aleria / Bastia, Corisica, France
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: From Bastia, Corsica's main commerical city, drive along the island's fertile and pleasant east coast to Aleria, the ancient Roman capital of Corsica. Aleria was first settled in 564 B.C. by Greeks, who introduced olive trees. Occupied briefly by the Carthaginians in the 3rd century B.C., Aleria was then conquered by the Romans, under whom the city prospered. Explore the remains of the ancient city, built on a gentle slope by a river, and visit the museum, which houses objects from the site.

Lunch: Lunch on board the ship

Afternoon: This region of Corsica is well known for its oysters and mussels and we will have the opportunity to taste these delicacies.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Corinthian

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Eighteen: Thursday, May 23 - Nice / Disembark
Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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46 meals: 16 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 15 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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