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Historical Cities Of The Mediterranean

Ship: Le Bougainville  
Departure: Monday, April 15, 2024
Nights: 8 nights
Departs: Valletta
Returns: Athens
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
8
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Historical Cities Of The Mediterranean

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Monday, April 15, 2024 Valletta, Malta Embark 6:00 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

    2 Tuesday, April 16, 2024 Siracusa, Italy 8:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Siracusa, Italy

    Siracusa is located in the SE corner of the Italian island of Sicily, next to the Ionian Sea. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is also renowned for being mentioned in the Bible as a place that was visited by the apostle Paul. Here you will find the most extensive catacombs outside of Rome, and the Jewish baths in Ortigo that are at least 1,500 years old. Read more about Siracusa, Italy

    3 Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Reggio, Italy 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Reggio, Italy

    Reggio, or Reggio Calabria (pop. 560,000), is the largest city of Calabria, Southern Italy. It is located on the ‘toe’ of Italy, facing west to the Strait of Messina and the island of Sicily. Read more about Reggio, Italy

    4 Thursday, April 18, 2024 Gallipoli, Italy 8:00 AM 5:30 PM

    Gallipoli (Italy), located by the Ionian Sea on the west coast of the Salentina Peninsula, is also known as the "Ionian Pearl". The Old Town is built on a limestone island and linked to the mainland by a 16th C bridge. The walls and bastions surrounding the old town are believed to have been built in the 15th century to fend off pirate attacks, as the port was once part of an important trade route. Read more about Gallipoli, Italy

    5 Friday, April 19, 2024 Parga, Greece 9:00 AM 4:00 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

    6 Saturday, April 20, 2024 Gythion, Greece 1:00 PM 9:00 PM
    View of Gythion, Greece

    Gythion is a port in the NW of the Laconian Gulf, the largest and most important town on the Mani Peninsula in southern Greece. It is well known as being the port for Sparta some 40 km away. Today's Sparta is a modern city with little ancient history, as the Spartans lived a rather austere life and did not build grand structures as did the Greeks. Read more about Gythion, Greece

    7 Sunday, April 21, 2024 Monemvasia, Greece 7:30 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Monemvasia, Greece

    Monemvasia is located on a small peninsula off the Peloponnesian east coast in the Greek prefecture of Laconia. It is actually a medieval fortress with a town next to it and is joined to the mainland by a 200 m narrow causeway. It looks as if it has literally jumped out of the Medieval Era. Read more about Monemvasia, Greece

    8 Monday, April 22, 2024 Nafplion, Greece 7:30 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Nafplion, Greece

    Nafplion (with a variety of spellings), the first capital of Greece, is situated on the Peloponnese Peninsula just a two and a half hour drive from Athens. Its picturesque harbour, with two mountains crowned by medieval fortresses overlooking the town. The small island fortress called the Bourtzi that once protected the harbour presents a scene that will ever be remembered. Read more about Nafplion, Greece

    9 Tuesday, April 23, 2024 Athens, Greece 7:00 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

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    Average Balcony Size – 30.0 m2

    Area: 45 msup2;. Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 30 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

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    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Area: 38 msup2;. Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 8 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 19.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Area: 19 msup2;. Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 4 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

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    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Bougainville Departure: Monday, April 15, 2024 Nights: 8 nights Departs: Valletta Returns: Athens

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