Mediterranean Dreaming | Greek Islands, Italy & Portugal

22 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday With $4000 Bonus Value including Onboard Beverages, Specialty Dining, Shore Excursion Credit, Wifi & More

Deal Code: MC-106276

from $... per person
Book by May 31, 2022

Your 22 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Economy Flights to Athens Returning From Lisbon

Your Athens City Stay
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Of Athens

Your Greek Islands, Italy & Portugal Cruise
18 Night Cruise from Athens to Lisbon Onboard the brand New Norwegian Viva in an Interior Stateroom
Enjoy an Overnight Stay onboard in Istanbul
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard All Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package with Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Package
Bonus US $750 Shore Excursion Credit
Bonus Onboard Prepaid Gratuities

Your Lisbon City Stay
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Of Lisbon

Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
Low Deposit from $399pp

General Travel Date Information
Set Sail on 13 September 2023

Day 1-2: Athens, Greece

Welcome to Athens! Enjoy a 2 night hotel stay to explore the historical capital of Europe. Athens is the oldest city in Greece. 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 3: Athens, Greece

Embarkation Day! Set sail today on your 18 Night Cruise from Athens to Lisbon Onboard the brand New Norwegian Viva.

Day 4-5: Istanbul, Turkey

Dive into this historic city, with dramatic architecture & colourful streets. Do not miss The Hagia Sophia constructed in 537 AD this monumental structure is still standing as a museum, see the outstanding tile work of The Blue Mosque. The Grand Bazaar is a wonderful marketplace is a kaleidoscope, of colourful lamps & spices. Descend below ground to see the mysterious Basilica Cistern, the cities ancient reservoir. Enjoy an overnight stay onboard in Istanbul to give you more time ashore and explore the wonders of this ancient city.

Day 6: Santorini, Greece

Santorini is one of the most formidable islands in the world, famed for beautiful food, pristine water and unrivalled sunsets, in the foreground are the post card whitewashed buildings. Perceptions are had about the lost city of Atlantis being located here due to Santorini’s subtle mystery.

Day 7: 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 8: Katakolon (Olympia), Greece

This quaint little seaside town on the Ionian Sea is the gateway to Ancient Olympia, where Greek mythology was born and the first Olympiad was held. You may still be able to hear the distant echoes of the ancient Greeks cheering as you tour the ruins of one of the most important and exciting sanctuaries of antiquity.

Day 9: 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 10: Naples, Italy

Cruise to Naples, located on Italy’s stunning Amalfi coast, a city embellished in history. Touring around Naples’ grand piazzas, cathedrals and castles in the old centre will fill that cultural need. Pompeii is not too far either, a dashing city which boasts diverse cultural offerings and charming streets.

Day 11: Florence (Livorno), Italy

Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. Florence’s most iconic sights are the Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio & Piazza della Signoria. Florence is also home to the famous David of Michelangelo statue. Florence is a beautiful city best explored by foot, however if you wish to venture away from the city, Florence may be your starting point for a day trip to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa, explore the Tuscan villages, or the colourful seaside towns of Cinque Terre.

Day 12: Nice, France

Welcome to the colourful cosmopolitan city of Nice. Explore the beautiful architecture of the Old Town and the modern embodiment of French Riviera style throughout. A standout monument is the 19th century cathedral which houses the Princess of Monaco, otherwise known as Grace Kelly.

Day 13: Civitavecchia (Rome Port), Italy

Civitavecchia is a coastal town northwest of Rome, in Italy. Built-in the 2nd century, the Port of Civitavecchia still retains some of its original features, like the Roman Dock. The port area also includes the 16th-century Michelangelo Fort. Nearby, the National Archaeological Museum displays bronze and ceramic artifacts. Northeast of town is the Terme Taurine, the ruins of a Roman thermal bath complex.

Day 14: Florence (Livorno), Italy

A second chance to spend time in the charming Tuscany region and make the most of your time ashore. Pick between visiting the Tuscan countryside, the villages of Cinque Terre or the leaning Tower of Pisa

Day 15: Nice, France

Soak up the atmosphere of the French Riviera. There are endless shore excursions on offer so you will be grateful of a second day visiting this region.

Day 16: Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to the cultural hub of Spain, Barcelona! Explore the stunning sights such as the Sagrada Familia and enjoy the local tapas for some truly delicious cuisine.

Day 17: Palma De Mallorca, Spain

The city was founded 2100 years ago and is overflowing with history. Wander the cobblestone streets and alleyways that surround the Gothic cathedral as the focal point of Palma.

Day 18: Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is located just off the eastern coast of Spain, home to summertime festivities like no other. Aside from it’s party symbolism, Ibiza is a beautiful island with magical inlets, crystal clear waters and secluded beaches.

Day 19: Malaga, Spain

An exploration of Malaga will leave you intrigued with its blend of Arabian and European influences. The trip is only complete with a visit to The Alhambra, a fine example of Moorish art.

Day 20: Cadiz, Spain

Historic, mysterious and romantic, the Spanish city of Cadiz is unique. It is generally considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Europe founded in around 1100 BC. An ancient port city in southwest Spain, almost completely surrounded by water, it contains enough history to enchant and intrigue you throughout your Cadiz cruise.

Day 21-22: Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to the hilly, coastal capital of Portugal, where you will enjoy a 2 night hotel stay to explore the endless options this charming city offers. The views from Sao Jorge Castle will allow you to spot the cities pastel coloured buildings, Tagus Estuary Natural Reserve and the suspension bridge. Venturing slightly outside of the city opens you up to beautiful beaches from Cascais to Estoril!

Day 23: Lisbon, Portugal

Disembark Norwegian Viva in Lisbon, fly home today or ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

Upgrade to Balcony Stateroom from only $2,499*pp

Norwegian Viva

Live it up onboard Norwegian Viva, a world-class ship overflowing with experiences beyond expectation.

Journey to bucket-list destinations across the Greek Isles, Mediterranean, Caribbean and beyond aboard the stunning Norwegian Viva. Sister ship to the revolutionary Norwegian Prima, Viva is designed for guests to live life to the fullest. Brimming with incredible experiences that bring guests closer to the horizon, a voyage onboard the Norwegian Viva is one you’ll remember forever.

Get up close and personal with the sea as you explore the unique experiences along Norwegian Viva’s iconic Ocean Boulevard. Here, you can enjoy 360 degrees of stunning ocean views, walk across the water on the glass Oceanwalk bridge, swim up to the horizon in one of the pools of Infinity Beach or relax under a starry sky beside a firepit at the Indulge Outdoor Lounge. Many of Norwegian Viva’s incredible dining venues can also be found here.

With so many thrilling attractions onboard Norwegian Viva, there’s something to excite everyone. Race the sea breeze on Viva Speedway, the world’s first three-level racetrack at sea, exclusive to the Prima class. Take the plunge by whooshing down The Drop, the fastest and first 10-storey free-fall dry slide on a cruise ship. Try for a hole in one at Tee Time, an interactive mini-golf experience, or immerse yourself in the virtual world of Galaxy Pavilion, with everything from escape rooms to racing simulators. At the Aqua Park, guests can brave the thrilling tidal wave waterslide or simply relax by the pool with a frozen drink in hand.

There’s no better opportunity to indulge than on a cruise holiday. If you need a break from all the thrills, soak in the serenity of Vibe Beach Club, exclusive to guests aged 18 years and over. Enjoy drinks from the full-service bar, take a dip in the infinity hot tub or simply enjoy the resplendent ocean views. Even better, stay in one of the Haven Suites to take advantage of the personal service of a 24-hour butler and world-class amenities exclusively reserved for guests of The Haven.

Norwegian Viva offers over 20 dining venues, so you can trust that any onboard craving will be satisfied. Indulge Food Hall alone has 11 distinct dining concepts, including southern favourites at Q Texas Smokehouse, classic Indian dishes at Tamara and delectable desserts at Coco’s. Other onboard dining options include Onda by Scarpetta, which serves modern Italian fare and Los Lobos, where you can dine on traditional Mexican flavours. So, live it up onboard Norwegian Viva, the ship that has it all.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 13 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 – 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: Norwegian Cruise Line
Ship: Norwegian Viva
Departs: Athens, Greece
Countries Visited: Greece, Turkey, Italy, Spain & Portugal
Sail Date:
13 September 2023

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