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An Extended Journey Of Mediterranean Muses & European Majesty

Ship: Explora I   
Departure: Tuesday, October 22, 2024
Nights: 19 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Barcelona
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
19
Nights
Days at Sea
8
Sea Days
Ports
11
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    An Extended Journey Of Mediterranean Muses & European Majesty

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, October 22, 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 Wednesday, October 23, 2024 At Sea
    3 Thursday, October 24, 2024 Corfu, Greece 08:00 19:00
    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

    4 Friday, October 25, 2024 Dubrovnik, Croatia 09:00 18:00
    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

    5 Saturday, October 26, 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

    6 Sunday, October 27, 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

    7 Monday, October 28, 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

    8 Tuesday, October 29, 2024 Kotor, Montenegro 08:00 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

    9 Wednesday, October 30, 2024 At Sea
    10 Thursday, October 31, 2024 Athens, Greece 07:00 17:00
    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

    11 Friday, November 1, 2024 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 09:00 19:00
    View of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    Heraklion is the largest urban centre in Crete, the capital of the region, and the economic centre of this Greek Island. It is a town with modern buildings, but it is probably the surrounding area of amazing beaches, delightful villages, and impressive gorges that accord it its popularity. Heraklion is home to some of Greece's most important archaeological sites. Read more about Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    12 Saturday, November 2, 2024 At Sea
    13 Sunday, November 3, 2024 La Valletta
    14 Monday, November 4, 2024 At Sea
    15 Tuesday, November 5, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 08:00 20:00
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, sometimes referred to as "The Eternal City," is the capital city of Italy. Cruises from Rome depart the Rome Cruise Terminal which is approximately 1.5 hours by train North-West of the city centre. Rome is renowned across the world for its rich past, impressive archaeological sites, delectable cuisine, gorgeous gardens, homes of local nobility, and significant structures including the Spanish Steps, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Navona. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    16 Wednesday, November 6, 2024 Livorno (Florence)
    17 Thursday, November 7, 2024 Montecarlo
    18 Friday, November 8, 2024 Marseille, France 09:00 21:00
    View of Marseille, France

    Located on the SE coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, Marseille is France's largest commercial port, and is also the largest French city on the Mediterranean coast. It serves as a gateway to the lush fertile region of Provence and all its cultural contributions to gastronomic excellence, impressionistic art, and ancient architecture. This cosmopolitan city with 300 days of sunshine a year, clear blue skies and the down-to-earth warmth of its residents, boasts a trading history that goes back more than 2,500 years. Read more about Marseille, France

    19 Saturday, November 9, 2024 At Sea
    20 Sunday, November 10, 2024 Barcelona, Spain 08:00 Disembark
    View of Barcelona, Spain

    Barcelona, located in Catalonia Spain, is Europe's largest metropolis on the Mediterranean coast, and one of the world’s major global cities. Today, Barcelona balances itself on the cutting edge of architecture, intellectual life, and style. Indeed Barcelona won the 1999 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for its architecture, the first time that the winner has been a city, and not an individual architect. Read more about Barcelona, Spain

  • 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

    Explora I Cabins

    Suites

    Suites

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    Cabin Types

    OR, CR, SR, RR, CO, GP, PP, DP, PH, GT, OT4, OT3, OT2, OT1

    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.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Explora I

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    Explora Journey Luxury Inclusions

    Explora Journey Luxury Inclusions

    Take advantage of Explora Journeys extraordinary benefits:
    • Welcome bottle of champagne and sweet treats
    • A bottle of wine and a bottle of spirit of your choice upon arrival
    • 9 Culinary Experiences, including in-suite dining
    • Thermal Spa Access and well-being and fitness programmes
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    • All on board gratuities & high-speed complimentary Wi-Fi
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Suites at the Explora I

Suites

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  • An Extended Journey Of Mediterranean Muses & European Majesty

    Cruiseline: Explora Journeys Ship: Explora I Departure: Tuesday, October 22, 2024 Nights: 19 nights Departs: Athens Returns: Barcelona

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