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An Extended Journey To Urban Ebbs And Natural Flows

Ship: Explora I   
Departure: Friday, August 30, 2024
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Athens
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Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
4
Countries
  • Itinerary

    An Extended Journey To Urban Ebbs And Natural Flows

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, August 30, 2024 Athens, Greece Embark 19:00
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Saturday, August 31, 2024 Patmos, Greece 08:00 19:00
    View of Patmos, Greece

    The Greek Island of Patmos is possibly best known as the place where the apostle John received his vision and wrote the Apocalypse, and is subsequently sometimes called the Jerusalem of the Aegean. Whether you are interested in history and religion or not, the Monastery of St. John is regarded as a 'must see'. Read more about Patmos, Greece

    3 Sunday, September 1, 2024 At Sea
    4 Monday, September 2, 2024 Corfu, Greece 09:00 22:00
    View of Corfu, Greece

    Corfu Island, located just off the west coast of Greece, boasts some of the most stunning scenery in the Greek Isles. With its impressive landscapes, rich vegetation, long golden beaches, the elegant capital Corfu Town, and many traditional villages, it is not surprising that this island receives many visitors each year. The capital is possibly most impressive, due to the Venetian, French and English civilisations that are remembered for the architectural elements they have left behind. Read more about Corfu, Greece

    5 Tuesday, September 3, 2024 Otranto, Italy 08:00 17:00
    View of Otranto, Italy

    Otranto is a town on the east coast of the ‘heel’ of Italy, Salento Peninsula in the province of Lecce. It has a small harbour facing the Strait of Otranto that connects the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea, and that separates Italy and Albania (just 75 km apart). Five kilometres to the SE of Otranto is the lighthouse Faro della Palascìa, that marks the most easterly point of Italy, on the 'heel' of the Italian mainland. Read more about Otranto, Italy

    6 Wednesday, September 4, 2024 Zadar, Croatia 14:00 22:00
    View of Zadar, Croatia

    Zadar is a Croatian city located not far from Sibenik. It is a several thousands of years old town and it was the capital of Dalmatia for many centuries. Several layers of city walls with their attractive and impressive entries dating back to the 16th century, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque monuments, as well as a preserved collection of church silver and gold, all bear witness to the city's tumultuous past. Read more about Zadar, Croatia

    7 Thursday, September 5, 2024 Venice (Marghera)
    8 Friday, September 6, 2024 Venice (Marghera)
    9 Saturday, September 7, 2024 Rijeka, Croatia 08:00 19:00
    View of Rijeka, Croatia

    Rijeka (aka Fiume, Reka, Rika, all meaning ‘river’) is the deep water seaport of Croatia, located in an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. Historically it has been subject to many fierce and horrible disputes. The city’s economy depends on ship building, though this is now turning towards services and tourism. Read more about Rijeka, Croatia

    10 Sunday, September 8, 2024 Hvar, Croatia 09:00 18:00
    View of Hvar, Croatia

    Hvar is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea located off the Dalmatian coast. The climate is characterised by mild winters and warm summers, and this, together with beautiful beaches and Mediterranean vegetation, make it a most attractive tourist destination. Hvar town features a large public square - St Stephen’s Square - that is open to the sea, and in season the port is filled with large yachts. Read more about Hvar, Croatia

    11 Monday, September 9, 2024 Kotor, Montenegro 09:00 19:00
    View of Kotor, Montenegro

    Located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is picturesque Kotor. The bay is the deepest natural inlet in the Adriatic Sea, and the scenery around it is spectacular. Its well-preserved Old Town - surrounded by an impressive city wall - nestles at the head of southern Europe’s deepest sunken river valley. Read more about Kotor, Montenegro

    12 Tuesday, September 10, 2024 Brindisi, Italy 08:00 18:00
    View of Brindisi, Italy

    Brindisi is an ancient city that sits on the boot's heel of long-legged Italy. It is one of the three main towns of the Salento Peninsula, and is sometimes called the Gateway to the East. It is also home to the end of the famous Apian Way, and while much of it is now paved, the end of this historic trading route, now enhanced with great steps and two imposing Roman columns, is still able to be appreciated. Read more about Brindisi, Italy

    13 Wednesday, September 11, 2024 Nydri,Lefkada
    14 Thursday, September 12, 2024 At Sea
    15 Friday, September 13, 2024 Athens, Greece 07:00 Disembark
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

  • Ship

    Explora I Overview

    Explora I

    Immerse yourself in the electric pulse of city life paired with the opulence of European elegance on Explora I. Indulge in a culinary journey with five-star dining options, embrace serenity through ocean wellness offerings, and experience the pinnacle of modern convenience in elegantly designed suites, all while being captivated by the stunning vistas of the sea. As a proud member of the MSC Group, Explora Journeys is dedicated to pioneering a sustainable future. The Explora I is at the forefront of this vision, equipped with cutting-edge hybrid energy technologies, comprehensive waste management systems, and energy-efficient solutions. Explora Journeys uphold a steadfast commitment to the environment, ensuring that single-use plastics are never used onboard or ashore.

  • Cabins

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    Average Cabin Size – 50.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 27.3 m2

    For a true sense of being at home at sea, experience the sweeping decks and effortlessly elegant spaces of the Ocean Residences. Enjoy perfect views of the oceans from your terrace dining area and private outdoor whirlpool, and make the most of the dedicated butler service, oversized floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the sea, separate living, dining and sleeping areas, spacious lounge area, dining table for 4 guests, spacious work desk area, private refrigerated mini-bar replenished according to the guest's preferences, espresso machine and tea maker with a complimentary selection of coffee and teas and a laptop-size safe.

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