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Cities Of Antiquity & The Holy Land

Ship: Viking Sky  
Departure: Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Nights: 14 nights
Returns: Athens
+ Viking Inclusive Value Offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
3
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Cities Of Antiquity & The Holy Land

    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 Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy Embark 12:00 AM
    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. There is Renaissance Rome, full of winding streets and sun-dappled piazzas, and the Vatican, home to the Pope. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    2 Thursday, January 20, 2022 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 12:00 AM 11:30 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. There is Renaissance Rome, full of winding streets and sun-dappled piazzas, and the Vatican, home to the Pope. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    3 Friday, January 21, 2022 Naples, Italy 11:30 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Naples, Italy

    Naples is an historic city over 2,500 years old, sitting on the west coast of southern Italy by the Gulf of Naples. Located halfway between two volcanic areas, Mount Vesuvius and Camp Flegrei and with numerous tours and cruise excursions available at the port, one may be inclined to miss out on what Naples itself has to offer. It has some of the world's best opera houses and theatres, and is often called an open-air museum because of its many historic statues and monuments. View finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in A.D. Read more about Naples, Italy

    4 Saturday, January 22, 2022 Cruise The Ionian Sea
    5 Sunday, January 23, 2022 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 12:00 PM 7:00 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. Just five kilometres south of Heraklion is Knossos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, and remains the legendary centre of the Minoan civilization from 1900 to 1400 BC. Read more about Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    6 Monday, January 24, 2022 Cruise The Mediterranean Sea
    7 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel 7:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    Ashdod - aka Isdud - is a city on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the South District of Israel, approximately 70 km from Jerusalem and Beer Sheba. It is a major industrial centre and Israel’s largest and busiest cargo port, through which over 100,000 tourists visit annually. It is also one of the most ancient cities in the world, dating back to the Canaanite culture of the 17th century BC, and interestingly is mentioned thirteen times in the Bible. Ashdod is a convenient jumping-off point for exploring several of Israel's most interesting cities, including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Bethlehem. Read more about Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    8 Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Haifa, Israel 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Haifa, Israel

    (NOTE: Check that your cruise still visits Haifa due to current safety concerns.) Israel’s third largest city and one of its prettiest, Haifa is situated on the Israeli Mediterranean Coastal Plain, the historic land bridge between Europe, Africa, and Asia. The city is split over three tiers. The lowest is the centre of commerce and industry including the Port of Haifa, the middle level is on the slopes of Mount Carmel consists of older residential neighbourhoods, while the upper level is known for its modern suburbs. From here there are some fascinating views. Read more about Haifa, Israel

    9 Thursday, January 27, 2022 Haifa, Israel 12:00 AM 8:30 PM
    View of Haifa, Israel

    (NOTE: Check that your cruise still visits Haifa due to current safety concerns.) Israel’s third largest city and one of its prettiest, Haifa is situated on the Israeli Mediterranean Coastal Plain, the historic land bridge between Europe, Africa, and Asia. The city is split over three tiers. The lowest is the centre of commerce and industry including the Port of Haifa, the middle level is on the slopes of Mount Carmel consists of older residential neighbourhoods, while the upper level is known for its modern suburbs. From here there are some fascinating views. Read more about Haifa, Israel

    10 Friday, January 28, 2022 Limassol, Cyprus 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Limassol, Cyprus

    Limassol, located on Akrotiri Bay on the southern coast of Cyprus, is widely known for its long cultural tradition and offers tourists a wide spectrum of activities, as well as a number of museums, and archaeological sites. A series of public sculptures, created by renowned artists from Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Germany and Egypt, are found along 1.6 km of seafront reclaimed land, and are appreciated by all visitors. If time permits, visit the ancient city kingdom of Amathus to explore the ruins and its ancient port. The large seaside resort at Akrotiri Bay on the sunny southern coast offers a range of energetic festivals. Read more about Limassol, Cyprus

    11 Saturday, January 29, 2022 Cruise The Mediterranean Sea
    12 Sunday, January 30, 2022 Rhodes, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rhodes, Greece

    Rhodes is the principal city of the island of the same name, situated in the Aegean Sea. It is renowned for having the longest summer of any of the Greek islands. It is famous for being the site of the Colossus of Rhodes - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - as well as being the home of the Citadel of Rhodes, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. The capital itself is very beautiful. Read more about Rhodes, Greece

    13 Monday, January 31, 2022 Santorini, Greece 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    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. The most exotic spot on Santorini is Red Beach. Read more about Santorini, Greece

    14 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Athens, Greece 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    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. They are usually all found together in the same areas, as a walk through the old neighbourhoods of the famous historic triangle will reveal. Read more about Athens, Greece

    15 Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Athens, Greece 12:00 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. They are usually all found together in the same areas, as a walk through the old neighbourhoods of the famous historic triangle will reveal. Read more about Athens, Greece

  • Ship

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  • Cabins

    Viking Sky Cabins

    Verandah

    Verandah

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    Cabin Types

    V2

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Features: 270 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

    Deluxe Verandah

    Deluxe Verandah

    Deluxe Verandah on the Viking Sky Deluxe Verandah on the Viking Sky

    Cabin Types

    DV6, DV5, DV4, DV3, DV2, DV1, V1

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Features: 270 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse  on the Viking Sky Penthouse  on the Viking Sky

    Cabin Types

    PV2, ES3, ES1

    Average Cabin Size – 45.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 12.1 m2

    Features:Over 338 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Viking Sky Suite on the Viking Sky

    Cabin Types

    OS, PS3, PS2, PS1, PV3, PV1, ES2

    Average Cabin Size – 35.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 10.8 m2

    Features: Owners Suites: 1,448 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Viking Sky

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    • Wheelchair accessible stateroom

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