Voyages to Antiquity: Splendors of Italy and Croatia
Discover why the sun-warmed shores of the Mediterranean became the cradle of civilization as you explore architecture, art and history aboard an ocean liner.
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Program No. 19519RJ
17 days
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At a Glance

Immerse yourself in the architectural and artistic legacies of great Mediterranean civilizations on this voyage carefully planned to explore as much as possible of this region’s fascinating history. Experience the splendors of Rome and Venice, the stunning ruins of Pompeii, the Renaissance hill town of Urbino, the magnificent seaside Palace of Diocletian and much more.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
In addition to walking up to two miles per day over some hilly and uneven terrain, and up and down steep stairs without railings at historic sites, you may stand up to four hours per day, with breaks.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit the Palazzo dei Conservatori and see the outstanding collections of art housed in the Musei Capitolini.
  • Discover the spectacular site of Pompeii, buried for centuries after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
  • In Split, visit the Palace of Diocletian, including the Temple of Jupiter and the emperor’s mausoleum.

General Notes

Please note that the 5/15/2018 departure of this program begins in Venice and ends in Rome. All program elements remain the same, but the itinerary operates in reverse: Arrival Venice (Italy), 2 nights, embark Aegean Odyssey, 12 nights (ports of call include Urbino, Split, Dubrovnik (Croatia), Lecce (Italy), Sarande (Albania), Corfu (Greece), Sicily, Salerno, Sorrento; disembark Rome (Italy), 1 night; departure.
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