Grand Mediterranean and Greek Islands Discovery

28 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday with $2000 Bonus Value Including Exclusive Package Savings & More

Deal Code: MC-111332

from $... per person
Book by June 30, 2022

Your 28 Night, Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Economy Flights to Venice Returning From Genoa

Your Venice City Stay
Bonus 1 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Of Venice

Your Mediterranean Cruise
27 Night Grand Mediterranean & Greek Islands Cruise onboard MSC Sinfonia in an Interior Stateroom
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard All Port Taxes & Charges

Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
Low Deposit from $299pp

Exclusive to My Cruises – Indulge onboard with all inclusive drinks, wifi package, and prepaid gratuities, for only $1599 per person (valued at $4104)

General Travel Date Information
Set Sail on 24 September 2023

Day 1: Venice, Italy

Welcome to Venice. Enjoy your 1 Night Hotel Stay to discover this amazing city. Venice, a romantic destination in itself, is an artisan masterpiece. The city is built on 118 small islands, separated by canals, in a shallow lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. This UNESCO World Heritage Site overflows with beauty – from the gondola-lined canals and ancient marble palaces to historical architecture of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo. Visiting Venice is like being in a fabled land, a scintillating mix of culture, history, and water.

Day 2: Venice, Italy

Embark your 27 night Mediterranean cruise from Venice onboard MSC Sinfonia.

Day 3: Brindisi (Lecce), Italy

Brindisi is an unmissable medieval hidden treasure on the Adriatic sea. Head to a restaurant and a bar in the remarkable Old Town that is filled with history including the eleventh-century San Giovanni al Sepolcro baptistery. Another worthy sight is Brindisi’s Duomo which has survived a staggering seven earthquakes since its inception.

Day 4: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 5: Mykonos, Greece

Explore this quintessential Greek island with pristine white houses with blue accents and beautiful beaches. Once you’ve seen one of the famous sunsets, you’ll understand why this is the most visited island in the region!

Day 6: Piraeus (Athens), Greece

Welcome to Athens, the historical capital of Europe. Welcome to the birthplace of democracy, arts, science, and philosophy of western civilisation. Home of Plato, Socrates, Pericles, Euripides, Sophocles, Aeschylus. Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities. Its recorded history spanning around 3.400 years and it is being inhabited since the 11th millennium B.C. E. Today, under the shadow of the Parthenon, the contemporary urban scenery of the sprawling city reflects its exciting history, its multi-cultural modern personality as well as the infrastructure and facilities.

Day 7: At Sea

Enjoy your relaxing day at sea.

Day 8: Zadar, Croatia

Known for its Roman and Venetian influences, Zadar is the orange-roof, white-building, quintessential Croatian city you will fall in love with. Once here you will be able to explore beautiful churches and cathedrals dating back to the 8th century!

Day 9: Venice, Italy

Enjoy another day in Venice to discover all of the sights you missed during your hotel stay.

Day 10: Split, Croatia

Welcome to Split! This atmospheric city is stunningly located between coastal mountains and the glistening turquoise waters of the Adriatic. Discover UNESCO site Diocletian’s Palace, amble down the postcard-perfect Riva Promenade and explore the cobblestoned maze of Old Town. Once you’re done exploring, get into the spirit of Fjaka, the Dalmatian art of doing nothing, as you relax at one of the dozens of bars, cafes and restaurants lining the city’s walls.

Day 11: Kotor, Montenegro

Welcome to this beautiful port town in Montenegro. Gaze upon terracotta roofs, clear waters and fresh local seafood right by the sea. This is the perfect destination to sit back and relax amongst the towering mountains of Montenegro.

Day 12: At Sea

Enjoy your relaxing day at sea.

Day 13: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

Day 14: Genoa (Portofino), Italy

Genoa is known for its key role in maritime trade over several centuries. Narrow streets open onto monumental squares like Piazza de Ferrari, site of an iconic bronze fountain and Teatro Carlo Felice opera house.

Day 15: Olbia, Italy

Olbia is a coastal city in northeast Sardinia, Italy. It’s known for the medieval San Simplicio basilica, and for cafes dotting central squares like Piazza Matteotti. On the palm-lined waterfront to the east, the Museo Archeologico di Olbia has exhibits ranging from Nuragic artifacts to Roman warships. The hilltop Nuraghe Riu Mulinu is an archaeological complex with views of the Gulf of Olbia.

Day 16: Cannes, France

Situated on the French Riviera, Cannes is home to the annual, international film festival. Home to upmarket boutiques, palatial hotels, pristine beaches and the epicentre of French luxury and style.

Day 17: At Sea

Enjoy your relaxing day at sea.

Day 18: Genoa (Portofino), Italy

Genoa is known for its key role in maritime trade over several centuries. Narrow streets open onto monumental squares like Piazza de Ferrari, site of an iconic bronze fountain and Teatro Carlo Felice opera house.

Day 19: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

Day 20: Messina (Sicily), Italy

Stroll through Messina’s Piazza Cairoli taking in magnificent fountains and cathedrals, or sip Marsala wine at a sidewalk cafe. Messina welcomes cruise ship visitors with its lovely harbour, extraordinary architecture (much of which survived a disastrous earthquake and tidal wave in 1908) and wonderful food.

Day 21: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 22: Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes is positioned off the coast of Turkey and blends history and beauty in to one. You are guaranteed to be in awe of the Grand Masters Palace and the old fortified city provides a great walk back in time.

Day 23: Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol – or Lemoses – is the second largest urban area in Cyprus, this is a bustling and vibrant city with plenty to offer. The compact centre snakes around an old castle, and is packed with boutiques, restaurants and bars.

Day 24: Haifa (Jerusalem), Israel

Haifa, a large port located in northern Israel, is the perfect setting off point for excursions. For example, a tour of places described in the Bible. After visiting places such as Bethlehem, Nazareth, Cana and Jerusalem. if you are more interested in history and are not afraid of to get a little tired, an excursion to Massada will take you to the top of the mountain where the Jews took their last stand against the Romans. A short distance from Massada sits a landlocked lake that is so salty that it has been nicknamed the Dead Sea. You will be able to reach the bubbling city of Tel Aviv, it is considered, for good reason, the most modern city in Israel.

Day 25: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 26: Heraklion (Crete), Greece

Wander the atmospheric old alleys, marvel at the massive Venetian walls and explore The Palace of Knossós in this beautiful port city Heraklion – the capital of the Greek island of Crete.

Day 27-28: At Sea

Enjoy your relaxing days at sea.

Day 29: Genoa, Italy

Disembark MSC Sinfonia in Genoa today, farewell as you board your flight home or ask about our flexible fares and extend your stay.

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Exclusive to My Cruises – Indulge onboard with all inclusive drinks, wifi package, and prepaid gratuities, for only $1599 per person (valued at $4104)

MSC Sinfonia

Even before MSC Sinfonia sets sail, stepping on board is like embarking on a voyage of discovery. This is one of MSC’s medium-sized Mistral-class ships, that underwent a two-year refurbishment program. Spacious new cabins with balconies delight guests with superb panoramic views the restaurant and buffet areas to serve up an even greater variety of culinary treats. Enjoy this unforgettable experience as you cruise to some unforgettable destinations.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 24 September 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note; Flight deviations requested by the traveller incurs a fee of $150AUD per person plus any airfare and or tax changes. Which will be advised byour Customer Service / Air department at the time of selecting your flights
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

Highlights

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Sinfonia
Departs: Venice, Italy
Countries Visited: Italy, Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, France, Cyprus & Israel
Sail Date:
24 September 2023

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