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Epic European Odyssey

Ship: Riviera  
Departure: Thursday, September 14, 2023
Nights: 56 nights
Departs: Copenhagen
Returns: Athens
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
56
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
46
Ports
Countries Visted
17
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Epic European Odyssey

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, September 14, 2023 Copenhagen, Denmark Embark 9:00 PM
    View of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Copenhagen, situated on two islands, is the capital and largest city in Denmark. It is perhaps best known for being the final resting place of the famous author Hans Christian Andersen, and also being one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities. It has a very high quality of life. Read more about Copenhagen, Denmark

    2 Friday, September 15, 2023 Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany 6:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany

    Passengers on ships visiting Berlin typically dock at the north eastern port of Warnemunde and go directly to the capital of Germany that is just a three hour train or coach ride away. Berlin, completely devastated in WW11, has amazingly seen the reconstruction of its sixteenth-century core that exists in the Nikolaiviertel, while nearby stand many rebuilt 19th C buildings from the time of the Second Reich. Little from the Third Reich has been rebuilt, except for the 1936 Olympic Stadium. Read more about Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany

    3 Saturday, September 16, 2023 Kalundborg
    4 Sunday, September 17, 2023 Gothenburg, Sweden 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Gothenburg, Sweden

    Gothenburg is Sweden's second largest city and is situated on the west coast of Sweden at the mouth of the river Gota Alv. The city was developed largely by city planners and canal experts from the Netherlands and Germany, and this is the reason for the Amsterdam-style canal around the city centre. To this day the city owes much to the influence of people from abroad. Read more about Gothenburg, Sweden

    5 Monday, September 18, 2023 Oslo, Norway 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Oslo, Norway

    Oslo, the capital and most populous city in Norway, lies between the Oslo Fjord and the green hills of Oslomarka. The combination of city life and easy access to outdoor activities makes Oslo a unique destination. Oslo is built in a horseshoe shape on the shores of the Oslofjord and limited in most directions by hills and forests. Read more about Oslo, Norway

    6 Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Kristiansand, Norway 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kristiansand, Norway

    Kristiansand is the southernmost city in Norway and lies where the rivers Otra and Tovdalselva enter into Skagerak. It is an interesting city retaining many of the 17th century buildings from its founding days by King Christian IV. The city is home to some of the best beaches - such as Hamresanden Beach located just 10 minutes from the city centre - in Norway. Read more about Kristiansand, Norway

    7 Wednesday, September 20, 2023 Cruising The North Sea
    8 Thursday, September 21, 2023 Tilbury, Great Britain 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tilbury, Great Britain

    Tilbury is a modern deep-water port in Essex, England, bordering the Thames River, about 30km upstream from the river mouth and 40km downstream from London Bridge. The Tilbury Docks are branch off the north side of the river via three locks. It is a strategic logistics location: the principal commercial port for London, and London’s only Cruise Ship Terminal. Read more about Tilbury, Great Britain

    9 Friday, September 22, 2023 Tilbury, Great Britain 12:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Tilbury, Great Britain

    Tilbury is a modern deep-water port in Essex, England, bordering the Thames River, about 30km upstream from the river mouth and 40km downstream from London Bridge. The Tilbury Docks are branch off the north side of the river via three locks. It is a strategic logistics location: the principal commercial port for London, and London’s only Cruise Ship Terminal. Read more about Tilbury, Great Britain

    10 Saturday, September 23, 2023 Le Havre, France 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Le Havre, France

    Le Havre is a city in the NW of France, situated on the right bank of the mouth of the Seine River and 170 km from Paris. Best known for being the ferry terminal for the English Channel crossings, it should not be quickly dismissed. This city was devastated during WWII, but was rebuilt in modernist style and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. Read more about Le Havre, France

    11 Sunday, September 24, 2023 Zeebrugge, Belgium 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Zeebrugge, Belgium

    The port city of Zeebrugge is a harbour town at the western end of the Belgian coast and a subdivision of the city of Bruges - one of the best preserved cities in Europe - for which it is the modern port. The new port has reinvigorated the city as an art and tourist centre for northern Europe. Upon visiting Bruges you will immediately notice that this city has always carefully cherished its architectural and artistic treasures from the past, but what makes Bruges so unique though is the way it deals with this past today. Read more about Zeebrugge, Belgium

    12 Monday, September 25, 2023 Amsterdam, Netherlands 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Originally a dam in the river Amstel, Amsterdam today is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, as engineered dams, sea gates, and the 19-mile dyke walling out the Zuider Zee prevent this low-lying country from being reclaimed by the North Sea. Interestingly, the 17th century canals of Amsterdam located in the heart of the city have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The main tourist attractions are undoubtedly the famous Museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Stedelijk Museum. Read more about Amsterdam, Netherlands

    13 Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Amsterdam, Netherlands 12:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Originally a dam in the river Amstel, Amsterdam today is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, as engineered dams, sea gates, and the 19-mile dyke walling out the Zuider Zee prevent this low-lying country from being reclaimed by the North Sea. Interestingly, the 17th century canals of Amsterdam located in the heart of the city have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The main tourist attractions are undoubtedly the famous Museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Stedelijk Museum. Read more about Amsterdam, Netherlands

    14 Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Cruising The English Channel
    15 Thursday, September 28, 2023 St Malo, France 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of St Malo, France

    St Malo (aka Saint-Malo, Sant-Maloù, Saent-Malô) on the English Channel in Brittany in the NW of France, is an amazing, historic, ancient walled city. With its tall granite mansion blocks lining the attractive lanes and squares, its numerous ramparts that offer amazing views, and its cobbled streets brimming with restaurants, bars and shops, it is considered to be the most attractive channel port in France. The Citadel, aka the Old Town, was originally built on a rocky island at the mouth of the Rance estuary, a strategic position for defence, but today the modern harbour connects the citadel to the mainland. Read more about St Malo, France

    16 Friday, September 29, 2023 Brest, France 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Brest, France

    Brest is a city of the Bretagne region in NW France, located on the western tip of Brittany. The city is an important port and naval base. The city of Brest does not have much remaining historical architecture, apart from a few select monuments such as the castle and the Tanguy tower. Read more about Brest, France

    17 Saturday, September 30, 2023 La Rochelle, France 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of La Rochelle, France

    The 1000-yearr-old French resort city with its eye on the future, La Rochelle has preserved its exceptional natural and architectural assets. Lying on an inlet of the Bay of Biscay, its sandy beaches, lush landscape, and sunny climate attract millions of visitors annually. Nestling at the heart of the Atlantic sea-front, the city has been able to turn its picturesque Vieux Port (Old Harbour) into a fantastic economic, tourism and cultural asset. Read more about La Rochelle, France

    18 Sunday, October 1, 2023 Bordeaux, France 10:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Bordeaux, France

    Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in SW France. It is the world’s major wine industry capital, while the historic part of the city is on the UNESCO Heritage List due to its elegant18th century architecture. It has become a sought-after destination for both tourists and cinema production crews. Read more about Bordeaux, France

    19 Monday, October 2, 2023 Bordeaux, France 12:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Bordeaux, France

    Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in SW France. It is the world’s major wine industry capital, while the historic part of the city is on the UNESCO Heritage List due to its elegant18th century architecture. It has become a sought-after destination for both tourists and cinema production crews. Read more about Bordeaux, France

    20 Tuesday, October 3, 2023 Bilbao, Spain 12:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Bilbao, Spain

    Bilbao, situated on the estuary of Bilboa in the north-central part of Spain, is a bustling city that epitomises the merger of the modern and the historical, as modern architects erect new buildings next to 19th-century structures. Thanks to its history and location, Bilbao is a magnificent ‘cocktail’ where architecture, tradition, character, and history, are blended to offer the visitor endless leisure and culture opportunities. With the railway connecting Bilbao and the coastal neighbourhood of Las Arenas, the city became a popular beach destination, but it was the inauguration of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao - a true masterpiece - in 1997 that gave the tourism industry its real impetus. Read more about Bilbao, Spain

    21 Wednesday, October 4, 2023 El Ferrol, Spain 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of El Ferrol, Spain

    El Ferrol is a city and a naval station located on the Atlantic coast of NW Spain. Perhaps best known for its spectacular Easter week celebrations, with the town’s maritime and military tradition reflected in a procession through the streets, and with statues of the saints being carried to the rhythm of drums and musical bands. Those interested in archaeology will be fascinated by the nearby existence of prehistoric human settlements, an abundance of burial chambers, megalithic monuments, and Petroglyphs. Read more about El Ferrol, Spain

    22 Thursday, October 5, 2023 Oporto, Portugal 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Oporto, Portugal

    Located in the scenic estuary of the Douro River with swathes of vineyards clinging to the hills, Oporto - aka Porto - is Portugal's second largest metropolis, and one of Europe's most charismatic cities. The city is home to monuments by leading world architects from the past and the present, and some fantastic baroque carvings. Then there’s the world-famous sweet wine, and Ribeira - Its historical centre - that was awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO. Read more about Oporto, Portugal

    23 Friday, October 6, 2023 Lisbon, Portugal 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Lisbon, Portugal

    Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, lies in the western Iberian Peninsula aside the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. As one of the oldest cities in the world, it is rich in Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Modern and Post-Modern constructions. The city is also crossed by historical boulevards and monuments along the main thoroughfares. Read more about Lisbon, Portugal

    24 Saturday, October 7, 2023 Seville, Spain 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Seville, Spain

    Seville is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain, and represents all that is Andalucian - flamenco, the horses, toros and more. It is a child of the Arab occupation and domain from which it acquired its flourishing architecture and personality. However it was reconquered by the Catholic kings, so it is not surprising that the city's cathedral, built from 1401–1519 and lavishly decorated with a lot of gold evident, sits on the former site of the city's mosque. Read more about Seville, Spain

    25 Sunday, October 8, 2023 Malaga, Spain 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Malaga, Spain

    Malaga is a lively, prosperous city on Spain's fabled Costa del Sol aside the Mediterranean Sea, just 100 km east of the Strait of Gibraltar. The city’s warm winter temperatures (average daytime of 17 C) make it an ideal place to visit any time of year. The archaeological remains and monuments from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabian and Christian eras convert the historic centre into an ‘Open Museum’ displaying its rich history of more than 3,000 years. Read more about Malaga, Spain

    26 Monday, October 9, 2023 Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
    27 Tuesday, October 10, 2023 Barcelona, Spain 6:00 AM 7:00 PM
    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

    28 Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Valencia, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Valencia, Spain

    Valencia city, the administrative capital of the Valencian community and the centre of the region of L’Horta, is situated in the centre of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline. The Old City of Valencia, with its monuments, museums, and gardens, is a major tourist attraction. Here one finds the Gothic building of La Lonja that has been declared by UNESCO as a universal heritage monument. Read more about Valencia, Spain

    29 Thursday, October 12, 2023 Alicante, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Alicante, Spain

    Alicante lies on the east coast of Spain and is Valencia region's second-largest city. Famous for its excellent weather and its long stretches of sandy beaches such as San Juan, thousands visit each year. Its most notable feature is undoubtedly the Castle of Santa Barbara situated on Mount Benacantil that dominates the city. Read more about Alicante, Spain

    30 Friday, October 13, 2023 Ibiza Town, Spain 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Ibiza Town, Spain

    Ibiza Town, or as the locals call it Vila d’Eivissa, is situated on the SE coast of the Spanish island of Ibiza, of which it is the capital. Most famous for its night life - indeed the island is regarded the undisputed Party Capital of the World - two of the island's most luxurious nightclubs, Pacha and El Divino, are located in Ibiza Town itself, while the nightclub Space is just south of the town. Ibiza Town is certainly the most fascinating part of the island, as it has a concentration of all the attractions and eccentricities which have made Ibiza world famous. Read more about Ibiza Town, Spain

    31 Saturday, October 14, 2023 Palma de Mallorca, Spain 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Palma de Mallorca is the major city and port on the Mediterranean island of Majorca, and capital city of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands in Spain. It is situated on the south coast of the island on the Bay of Palma, and almost half of the total population of Majorca live there. Visitors are spellbound by its blue waters, white beaches, lush foliage (almost 40 percent of the island is protected countryside), and 300 days of sunshine each year. Read more about Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    32 Sunday, October 15, 2023 Marseille, France 9:00 AM 8:00 PM
    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

    33 Monday, October 16, 2023 St Tropez, France 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of St Tropez, France

    The seaside resort town of Saint-Tropez that lies 104 km to the east of Marseille in SE France is very popular with tourists. Set on the lovely blue water of the Bay of Saint-Tropez, this modern version of a medieval town is distinguished by the line of yachts along the quay, the promenade, and the famous terrace cafes. Behind the cafes, the small streets and old buildings comprising sunset-hued pink, orange and deep red townhouses are picturesque, but they're possibly more popular for the multitude of shops and restaurants than their historical significance. Read more about St Tropez, France

    34 Tuesday, October 17, 2023 Monte Carlo, France 8:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Monte Carlo, France

    Monte Carlo is an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco in France. It really has a fairy-tale image with its beautiful Riviera - Côte d'Azur - setting, yacht-filled harbor and the elegant Casino that visitors can’t miss, though most don’t even enter to see the opulence and grandeur reflecting its exorbitant cost. It is an extremely rich place, where fast cars, big diamonds and flashy yachts are the norm. Read more about Monte Carlo, France

    35 Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Portofino, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Portofino, Italy

    Portofino, part of the Italian Riviera, sits on a peninsula in the Tigullio Gulf east of Genoa. It is a picturesque half-moon shaped seaside village, with shops, restaurants - with their famous sea food - and cafes, lining the shore. The crystalline green waters invite visitors to enjoy diving as there are 20 dive sites, as well as boating, in specified areas. Read more about Portofino, Italy

    36 Thursday, October 19, 2023 Livorno, Italy 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Livorno, Italy

    Livorno is the third largest port on the west coast of Italy, and is well known for supporting cruise ship tourism to Florence, the Tower of Pisa, the hill towns of Tuscany, Cinque Terre with its enchanting villages, and the Chianti wine region, generally with time allowed for visiting some famous outlet stores of famous fashion houses. However the port of Livorno itself has a lot to offer visitors. Criss-crossed by Medicean canals that are still navigable, and with its port overlooked by towers and fortresses, this well-planned city is most appealing. Read more about Livorno, Italy

    37 Friday, October 20, 2023 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 6:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, the capital, and largest city of Italy, is full of unending possibilities. It can be reached from the port of Civitavecchia in approximately ninety minutes either by train or coach. Rome greets visitors with a multitude of faces, such as the Ancient City with ruins like: the Colosseum; the seven hills; the Roman Forum; and the Sacred Way, the path used for triumphal processions. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    38 Saturday, October 21, 2023 Positano, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

    Positano is a small town on the Amalfi Coast in Campania, Italy. The main part of the city with its steeply stacked houses presents a pleasant medley of pastel colours, and its near vertical streets - indeed some of the streets are actually staircases - sits in an enclave in the hills leading down to the coast. This is one of the coast's most photogenic and expensive towns. Read more about Positano, Italy

    39 Sunday, October 22, 2023 Messina, Italy 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Messina, Italy

    Messina is a harbour on the eastern coast of Sicily, a short ferry crossing to mainland Italy lying to the east. Due to the several earthquakes that have struck the area on several occasions, the city is almost completely modern. Mostly viewed as the starting point for tours and trips to Taormina and Mount Etna, both of which are truly unforgettable, it also has much to offer in the way of history and beauty. Read more about Messina, Italy

    40 Monday, October 23, 2023 Valletta, Malta 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Valletta, Malta

    Valletta (aka Belt Valletta, Città Umilissima) - traditionally reserved for the historic walled citadel that serves as Malta's principal administrative district - is the capital city of Malta, located in the central-eastern portion of the island. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is essentially Baroque in style, with elements of Mannerist, Neo-Classical and Modern architecture. Don’t miss the the majestic St John’s Co-Cathedral, with its imposing bastions and a treasure of priceless paintings. Read more about Valletta, Malta

    41 Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Cruising The Ionian Sea
    42 Wednesday, October 25, 2023 Katakolon, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Katakolon, Greece

    The scenic seaside Greek town of Katakolon, with a population around 3,000, is your typical small-town cruise port with delightful cafes along the waterfront, shops that sell T-shirts, hats and jewellery, and a small beach that draws swimmers and sandcastle-builders. But that's not why ships make the town a destination. They arrive because Katakolon serves as the cruise gateway to ancient Olympia, just 40 km away, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    43 Thursday, October 26, 2023 Corfu, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    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

    44 Friday, October 27, 2023 Dubrovnik, Croatia 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    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

    45 Saturday, October 28, 2023 Split, Croatia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    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

    46 Sunday, October 29, 2023 Rijeka, Croatia 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    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

    47 Monday, October 30, 2023 Trieste, Italy 6:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Trieste, Italy

    Trieste is a modern lively city, yet much of its former grandeur is still clearly apparent in the form of imposing buildings with neo-classical facades. It became a part of Italy at the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918. Trieste has often been referred to as Vienna by the Sea. Read more about Trieste, Italy

    48 Tuesday, October 31, 2023 Split, Croatia 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
    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

    49 Wednesday, November 1, 2023 Bari, Italy 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Bari, Italy

    Bari, situated on the Adriatic Sea, is the second most important economic centre of mainland Southern Italy, and is perhaps best known for being the city of Saint Nicholas. To the north is the Old Town, built on a peninsula between two modern harbours, with the splendid Basilica of Saint Nicholas, the Cathedral of San Sabino and the famous Swabian Castle. On the neck of the headland are a couple of elegant and historic interlocking public squares, Piazza del Ferrarese and Piazza Mercantile. Read more about Bari, Italy

    50 Thursday, November 2, 2023 Kotor, Montenegro 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    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

    51 Friday, November 3, 2023 Cruising The Mediterranean Sea
    52 Saturday, November 4, 2023 Kavala, Greece 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Kavala, Greece

    Kavala is the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia, at the northern end of the Aegean Sea. It is the second largest city in northern Greece. Kavala is not as crowded as the famous sights in central and southern Greece, and the climate in Kavala is much milder. Read more about Kavala, Greece

    53 Sunday, November 5, 2023 Istanbul, Turkey 12:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul (Byzantium from 660 BC, Constantinople from 330 CE, and Istanbul since 1930) is the largest city in Turkey and the fifth largest city proper in the world. It has dominated the Straits of Bosphorus, in the NW of the country, for 25 centuries, and as Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. It was a metropolis of stunning splendour when the great capitals of Europe were mere villages and is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    54 Monday, November 6, 2023 Istanbul, Turkey 12:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul (Byzantium from 660 BC, Constantinople from 330 CE, and Istanbul since 1930) is the largest city in Turkey and the fifth largest city proper in the world. It has dominated the Straits of Bosphorus, in the NW of the country, for 25 centuries, and as Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. It was a metropolis of stunning splendour when the great capitals of Europe were mere villages and is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    55 Tuesday, November 7, 2023 Izmir, Turkey 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Izmir, Turkey

    Izmir is located along the outlying waters of the Gulf of Izmir, by the eastern side of the Aegean Sea, part of Turkey's magnificent coastline that abounds in vast pristine beaches surrounded by olive groves, rocky crags and pine woods. The city comprises a range of architecturally diverse buildings that result in distinct historic neighbourhoods such as Basmane, Alsancak and Bornova, all of which are of great interest. The beautiful marble Izmir Clock Tower surrounded by four fountains, and the Agora Open Air Museum of Izmir, with well-preserved remains of ancient Smyrna, should not be missed. Read more about Izmir, Turkey

    56 Wednesday, November 8, 2023 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 10:00 AM 3:00 PM
    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

    57 Thursday, November 9, 2023 Athens, Greece 6:00 AM 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

    Riviera Overview

    Riviera

    5
    (from 7 verified customers)

    Riviera entered service in May 2012 and, at 66,084 GT and with 1258 guests, is the largest of Oceania’s fleet. The vessel is decorated internally with rich woods, Italian marble, granite, wool carpets and leather. Intimate lounges abound, keeping the Line’s small-ship feel, and the layout makes it easy to find your way around.

  • Cabins

    Riviera Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

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    Cabin Types

    C, F, G

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 242 sq. ft. / 22 sq. mt. Features: UltraTranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player with extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Verandah

    Verandah

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    Cabin Types

    B1, B2, B3, B4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily. Private teak veranda. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub/shower and separate shower. Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security Safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Concierge

    Concierge

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    Cabin Types

    A1, A2, A3, A4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still & sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. Room service from The Grand Dining Room menu during lunch and dinner. FREE laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority noon ship embarkation. Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board (limited availability). Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free. +King-size bed for Owner’s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms ++Not available in Inside Staterooms

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Riviera Penthouse on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, OC, PH1, PH2, PH3

    Average Cabin Size – 83.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 2,000 sq. ft. / 185 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still & sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. FREE laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (some restrictions apply). Priority Noon ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. 24-hour Butler service. Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of your choice of premium spirits and wines from the suite beverage menu. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. Optional private in-suite embarkation day lunch from noon to 2 pm in Owner’s Suites. Customized entertainment system. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complementary iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free. +King-size bed for Owner’s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms ++Not available in Inside Staterooms

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Riviera

    Legend

    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Obstructed Views
    • Elevator
    • Restrooms
    • Launderette
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Penthouse

From $49397

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    Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises Ship: Riviera Departure: Thursday, September 14, 2023 Nights: 56 nights Departs: Copenhagen Returns: Athens

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