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From The City Of Gods To The Canals Of Venice

Ship: L'Austral   
Departure: Saturday, May 24, 2025
Nights: 8 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Venice
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
8
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
4
Countries
  • Itinerary

    From The City Of Gods To The Canals Of Venice

    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 Saturday, May 24, 2025 Athens, Greece Embark 6:00 PM
    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 Sunday, May 25, 2025 Corinth, Greece 7:30 AM 7:30 AM
    View of Corinth, Greece

    Today’s Corinth was built on the shores of the Gulf of Corinth in 1858 after an earthquake destroyed the former city which was situated near the ruins of ancient Corinth. Today’s Corinth is about 78 km SW of Athens, on the Corinthian Peninsula, ‘separated’ from the mainland by the Corinthian Canal. The city is surrounded by several coastal townlets and the inland townlets of Exmilia and perhaps, best known, the archaeological site of the ancient city just 5km to the SW. Read more about Corinth, Greece

    2 Sunday, May 25, 2025 Itea, Greece 1:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Itea, Greece

    Itea lies in a bay in the Gulf of Corinth and serves as the port from which to visit Delphi, situated on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, a place of stunning views. Renowned for having the most famous oracle in ancient Greece, it was considered to be the centre of the world. At the archaeological site you will see the remains of a theatre and a stadium where the Pythian festival - similar to the Olympic Games – was held. Read more about Itea, Greece

    3 Monday, May 26, 2025 Parga, Greece 8:00 AM 8:30 PM
    View of Parga, Greece

    Parga is a town and municipality located in the NW of Greece in the region of Epirus. It lies on the Ionian coast between the cities of Preveza and Igoumenitsa. Tourism is rather new here and the number of foreign tourists is small so people are friendly, and the town still feels genuinely Grecian. Read more about Parga, Greece

    4 Tuesday, May 27, 2025 Otranto, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

    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

    5 Wednesday, May 28, 2025 Vieste
    6 Thursday, May 29, 2025 Split, Croatia 8:00 AM 6:00 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

    7 Friday, May 30, 2025 Zadar, Croatia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    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

    8 Saturday, May 31, 2025 Piran, Slovenia 7:00 AM 2:00 PM

    Piran (Pirano) is a city and municipality in southwestern Slovenia on the Gulf of Piran on the Adriatic Sea. The municipality is bilingual, both Slovene and Italian are official languages, and it is one of the three major towns of Slovenian Istria. The city resembles a large open-air museum, with medieval architecture and a rich cultural heritage. Read more about Piran, Slovenia

    9 Sunday, June 1, 2025 Venice, Italy 12:01 AM Disembark
    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

  • Ship

    L'Austral Overview

    L'Austral

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    L’Austral offers itineraries that are impressive. She joined Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2011, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 4-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew, service is personal.

  • Cabins

    L'Austral Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the L'Austral Suite on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    SA, PS6, PS5, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available bull; Bathtub or shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service bull; Internet access wifi bull; Another Flat screen satellite TV bull; Large bathtub bull; Sofa bull; Table with 4 chairs bull; Armchair amp; Pedestal table

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony on the L'Austral Prestige Balcony on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean on the L'Austral Superior Ocean on the L'Austral

    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 226 sq.ft. superior staterooms located on Deck3. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room servicebull; Internet access wifi

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for L'Austral

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Cabin Availability

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Superior Ocean at the L'Austral

Superior Ocean

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Deluxe Balcony at the L'Austral

Deluxe Balcony

From $8490
Prestige Balcony at the L'Austral

Prestige Balcony

From $8930
Suite at the L'Austral

Suite

From $17810

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  • From The City Of Gods To The Canals Of Venice

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: L'Austral Departure: Saturday, May 24, 2025 Nights: 8 nights Departs: Athens Returns: Venice

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