Ancient Treasures of Europe

12 Night Cruise + Flights + Tour + 6 BONUS Nights & Incl. $4000 BONUS Value

Deal Code: MC-73216

from $... per person
Book by June 30, 2019

Package Inclusions

  • 12 Night Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 3 BONUS Nights in London
  • Stonehenge Tour
  • 3 BONUS Nights in Rome
  • Rome Tour
  • Prepaid Gratuities Onboard Included
  • BONUS My Cruises Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 12 Night cruise from Rome onboard Explorer of the Seas in an Interior Cabin
  • Economy Class flights to London, returning from Rome
  • 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
  • BONUS My Cruises Package Savings
  • BONUS 3 Nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in London
  • BONUS Sightseeing tour to Stonehenge
  • BONUS Airfare from London to Rome
  • BONUS 3 Nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Rome
  • BONUS Ancient Rome – Colosseum, Palatine Hill & Roman Forum tour
  • BONUS Prepaid onboard gratuities included

General Sail Date Information

Set Sail on Sunday, October 25, 2020.

 

 

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Day 1: 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 2-3: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. 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 4: 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 5-6: Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel

Day 7: Haifa, 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 8: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. 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 9: 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 10: 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 11: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. 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 12: 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 13: 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.

Whether you are seeking adventure or leisure, Explorer of the Seas is home to an array of spectacular innovations that will cater for whatever type of holiday you desire. Enjoy the thrill of rock climbing the signature wall overlooking the sea or spend the afternoon ice skating. Relax in the soothing Vitality Spa or liven things up at the exciting Royal Promenade. Grab a bite to eat at the Windjammer Marketplace or book a spot at Giovanni’s Table, an Italian trattoria with indoor and al fresco seating. With 15 decks, 10 pools & whirlpools and 15 bars, clubs and lounges – there is no limit to what you can do onboard Explorer of the Seas!

Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be onboard 2 hours before sailing.

Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.

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.

My Cruise Highlights

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Ship: Explorer of the Seas
Departs: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Countries Visited: Italy, Cyprus, Israel, Turkey, & Greece

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