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An Extended Journey Of Sun-Drenched Aegean-Adriatic Jewels

Ship: Explora I   
Departure: Friday, September 27, 2024
Nights: 17 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Athens
Return Trip
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Duration
17
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
12
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    An Extended Journey Of Sun-Drenched Aegean-Adriatic Jewels

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, September 27, 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, September 28, 2024 Mykonos, Greece 09:00 23:00
    View of Mykonos, Greece

    Mykonos is the principal town of the island of the same name, which is part of the Cyclades, and could well be described as the most sophisticated of the Greek Islands. Visited by innumerable international celebrities - you may even see some enjoying a coffee on the sidewalk - it is not surprising that it is considered by many to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is also an island with beautiful landscapes, scores of churches, some fascinating monuments, and windmills. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    3 Sunday, September 29, 2024 Santorini, Greece 09:00 22:00
    View of Santorini, Greece

    Santorini is a small, circular archipelago of volcanic islands located in the Aegean Sea, about 200 km from Greece's mainland. It is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion some 3500 years ago, which destroyed the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and which resulted in the creation of the current geological caldera. Take the cable car to view the beautiful panorama of Santorini. Read more about Santorini, Greece

    4 Monday, September 30, 2024 Syros (Syra)
    5 Tuesday, October 1, 2024 At Sea
    6 Wednesday, October 2, 2024 Volos, Greece 07:00 19:00
    View of Volos, Greece

    Volos is a coastal port city situated about midway on the Greek mainland, 326 km north of Athens. This picturesque town earned its place in history as the birthplace of Achilles and the port from which Jason set out to find the Golden Fleece. It has a remarkably large proportion of modern buildings, built after the devastating earthquake of 1955. Read more about Volos, Greece

    7 Thursday, October 3, 2024 Kusadasi, Turkey 08:00 22:00
    View of Kusadasi, Turkey

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the centre of the seaside district of the same name. While best known as a starting point for visiting Ephesus, once one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a history dating from 3000 BC, there’s also a delightful range of activities in town. Places of interest include: the City Walls, of which one gate remains to-day; the peninsula at the end of the bay with its castle and swimming beaches; several aqua parks with wave-pools and white-water slides; Ladies Beach, once segregated but now open to all; and Dilek Peninsula National Park. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    8 Friday, October 4, 2024 Patmos, Greece 08:00 18:00
    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

    9 Saturday, October 5, 2024 Athens, Greece 07:00 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

    10 Sunday, October 6, 2024 At Sea
    11 Monday, October 7, 2024 Corfu, Greece 08:00 18:00
    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

    12 Tuesday, October 8, 2024 Dubrovnik, Croatia 10:00 19:00
    View of Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, is a prominent tourist destination. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. An outstanding feature of the Old Town of Dubrovnik is its intact city walls that run uninterrupted for 1,940m encircling the city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    13 Wednesday, October 9, 2024 Ancona, Italy 10:00 20:00
    View of Ancona, Italy

    The modern port city of Ancona is located on the Adriatic Sea in the Le Marche region of central Italy. Its untouched natural beauty includes plantations, vineyards and olive groves. Add to this its vitality and delicious cuisine, that not surprisingly results in the growth of the number of tourists to the city. Read more about Ancona, Italy

    14 Thursday, October 10, 2024 Venice, Italy 08:00 18:00
    View of Venice, Italy

    Located at the head of the Adriatic Sea between the mouths of the Piave and Po Rivers, an intricate web of 118 tiny islands and canals make up the enchanting city of Venice in Italy. Considered to be an extremely beautiful and romantic destination, it is not surprising that Venice has played an important role in the history of symphonic and operatic music. One must take a gondola ride along some of the over 150 canals, including the Grand Canal. Read more about Venice, Italy

    15 Friday, October 11, 2024 Split, Croatia 10:00 20:00
    View of Split, Croatia

    Split, in Croatia, is a busy port on the shores of the Mediterranean and has numerous ferries operating to and from nearby islands. It is also a popular tourist resort with beaches and pleasant promenades. Venetian, Gothic and Renaissance houses and several medieval churches add architectural interest. Read more about Split, Croatia

    16 Saturday, October 12, 2024 Kotor, Montenegro 09:00 18:00
    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

    17 Sunday, October 13, 2024 At Sea
    18 Monday, October 14, 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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