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Adventures Afloat: Voyages to Antiquity: The Rise and Fall of Empires in Italy, Spain and Africa

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Program #21662RJ
18 Days | 17 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
From the Ancient Greeks and Romans to the Norman kingdom of Sicily and the Moors of Iberia, delve into stories of invasion, imperial rule and Reconquista in Italy, Northern Africa and Spain. Explore the diverse wealth of temples, theaters, cathedrals, palaces, and more.


Highlights

• Learn about the Roman Empire from Rome, its capital, to Dougga, a town on its fringes in Northern Africa.
• On Sicily, discover the Normans’ magnificent Monreale Cathedral and Palatine Chapel.
• Experience the gardens and exquisite interiors of the Alhambra, a Moorish palace-fortress.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day and standing for up to four hours per day. Some uneven terrain, hills and steep stairs without railings at historic sites.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Rome (Italy), 1 night; embark Aegean Odyssey, 11 nights (ports of call include Palermo, Trapani, Valletta (Malta), Tunis (Tunisia), Cartagena (Spain), Málaga, Tangier (Morocco), Jerez (Spain)); disembark Seville, 2 nights; train to Madrid, 2 nights; departure.

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Oct 14 — Oct 31, 2015 $6095
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Special Offer: Enroll by Oct. 1, 2014 and save $750 off the original program price (the price shown has already been reduced). Free round-trip air from many cities is also included in the program price, and there is no additional cost for a single room in select categories. Please note free airfare and single rooms may be limited.

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Included
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16 nights of accommodations
42 meals: 16 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 15 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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