Mediterranean Journey – Athens to Barcelona

12 Night Cruise + Flights + 4 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-87180

from $... per person
Book by November 30, 2020

Package Inclusions

  • Low Deposit of $399pp*
  • 12 Night Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • One Way Flight
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 2 BONUS Nights in Athens
  • 2 BONUS Nights in Rome
  • UPGRADE Your Experience for $599pp & receive:
  • Onboard Beverage Package
  • Onboard WiFi Package
  • Choice of Cabin Location
  • Prepaid Gratuities Onboard
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • Economy flights from Athens, returning from Barcelona
  • 7 night cruise on Norwegian Jade in an Inside stateroom
  • One way flight from Athens to Rome
  • 5 night cruise on Norwegian Epic in an Inside stateroom
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
Bonus Value
  • 2 BONUS Nights accommodation in Athens
  • 2 BONUS Nights accommodation in Rome
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings
  • Upgrade your onboard experience – Add a Beverage Package, WIFI Package, Choice of Cabin Location & Pre paid gratuities – (valued at US $2800) for only $599 per person!

General Sail Date Information

Set sail on Sunday, September 18, 2022

 

 

*Surcharges may apply


Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin from only $1,199 per person
Add Beverage Package, WIFI Package & Pre paid Gratuities for only $599 per person!

Day 1: Athens, Greece

Welcome to Piraeus, the port city of Athens. It is the oldest city in Greece, a guaranteed highlight is the mystical Acropolis, perched high in the hills. Just because this city is vintage don’t think that you’ll be stuck in the past – it is juxtaposed against a modern city filled with shopping, restaurants, culture and beautiful art.

Day 2: Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

Ephesus was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Iona in Turkey. It is said that this city of Ephesus was created by Androclosthe son of the king of Athens. Take a trip to see the 10th-century ruins there including the Temple of Artemis a shrine of the goddess Artemis. Ephesus is also said to be home the House of Virgin Mary, as well as the St John Basilica.

Day 3: 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.

Day 4: Volos, Greece

This modern-day city, built near the site of ancient Iolcos, dominates the region of Magnesia from its position at the foot of Mount Pelion overlooking the Pagasetic Gulf.

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: 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 7: 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 8: Athens, Greece

Welcome to Piraeus, the port city of Athens. It is the oldest city in Greece, a guaranteed highlight is the mystical Acropolis, perched high in the hills. Just because this city is vintage don’t think that you’ll be stuck in the past – it is juxtaposed against a modern city filled with shopping, restaurants, culture and beautiful art. Once you disembark, make your way to the Airport and fly to Rome to continue your cruise adventure.

Day 8-10: Rome (Civitavecchia), 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 10 - Embark Norwegian Epic in the afternoon.

Day 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: 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 15: 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.

Board the Norwegian Jade to experience Norwegian Cruise Line’s award-winning hospitality. Refurbished in 2017, this well-equipped ship is perfect for the whole family. Challenge the kids to a game of basketball or volleyball; browse original, well-known works at the art gallery; or kick back and relax with a spa treatment at the Mandara Spa before heading to the pool. Time out can be spent at Magnum’s Champagne and Wine Bar, Malting’s Whiskey Bar, or any of the 11 lounges on board. There’s so much to feast your eyes upon on board the Norwegian Jade and, with 15 dining options available, your stomach won’t get overlooked either!

The Norwegian Epic carries 4,100 passengers. She was built in 2010 and refurbished in 2015 to include two award-winning Broadway shows (Ballroom Blitz and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), over 20 dining options and a range of upgraded accommodation to suit families, couples or solo travellers. The NCL Epic sails in Europe, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and offers Transatlantic cruises and was awarded Best Cruise Ship Entertainment by Frommer’s. Choose from more than 20 different cuisine choices, play a game of Blackjack at the Casino, receive a spa treatment or take in a show at the on-board theatre. This is relaxed cruising on a grand scale.

 

Travel based on Cruise Departure 18 September 2022 & 27 September 2022

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. 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.
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.

  • Explore Athens and Rome like locals during your city stays
  • Tick off some ofEurope's most iconic ports including Florence & Istanbul
  • Chase Sunsets through the Greek Islands
  • Ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay in Europe

Highlights

Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Ship: Norwegian Jade & Norwegian Epic
Departs: Athens, Greece & Rome, Italy
Countries Visited: Greece, Italy, Turkey, France, Spain
Sail Date:
18 September 2022 & 27 September 2022

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