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Ancient Adriatic Treasures

Ship: Viking Sky  
Departure: Friday, July 7, 2023
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Istanbul
Returns: Venice
+ Viking Inclusive Value Offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
12
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Ancient Adriatic Treasures

    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 Friday, July 7, 2023 Istanbul, Turkey Embark 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. The influence of Asia and Europe, the religion of Christians and Muslims, and the culture of Turks, Persians and Asians, have all found their way into the daily life of this bustling metropolis. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    2 Saturday, July 8, 2023 Istanbul, Turkey 12:00 AM 6:00 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. The influence of Asia and Europe, the religion of Christians and Muslims, and the culture of Turks, Persians and Asians, have all found their way into the daily life of this bustling metropolis. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    3 Sunday, July 9, 2023 Canakkale, Turkey 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Canakkale, Turkey

    Canakkale is a pleasant Turkish town settled on both sides of a bridge of the same name, which connects the Biga Peninsula in Asia. Travelling across town is easiest by the use of regular ferries. It is well known for its proximity to the Gallipoli Peninsula, at which the famous Gallipoli Campaign took place in WW1. There are associated national parks, museums, and historic memorial monuments, in surroundings of natural beauty. Read more about Canakkale, Turkey

    4 Monday, July 10, 2023 Kusadasi, Turkey 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kusadasi, Turkey

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the centre of the seaside district of the same name. While best known as a starting point for visiting Ephesus, once one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a history dating from 3000 BC, there’s also a delightful range of activities in town. Places of interest include: the City Walls, of which one gate remains to-day; the peninsula at the end of the bay with its castle and swimming beaches; several aqua parks with wave-pools and white-water slides; Ladies Beach, once segregated but now open to all; and Dilek Peninsula National Park. See all this in a pleasant walk. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    5 Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Rhodes, Greece 7:00 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

    6 Wednesday, July 12, 2023 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 7:00 AM 6:00 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

    7 Thursday, July 13, 2023 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

    8 Friday, July 14, 2023 Athens, Greece 12:00 AM 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. 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

    9 Saturday, July 15, 2023 Katakolon, Greece 12:00 PM 7:00 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. More than 3 million people annually visit the site and its companion facility, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, a treasure trove of pieced-together sculptures and statues that once adorned the ancient structures. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    10 Sunday, July 16, 2023 Corfu, Greece 8:00 AM 5:00 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. Be sure to visit the Achillion Palace with its picturesque gardens overlooking Corfu Town, and at least one of the many Greek churches and monasteries. Read more about Corfu, Greece

    11 Monday, July 17, 2023 Kotor, Montenegro 8:00 AM 10:00 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. It is typical of the middle Age cities built between the 12th and 14th century. Read more about Kotor, Montenegro

    12 Tuesday, July 18, 2023 Dubrovnik, Croatia 7:00 AM 6:00 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. This complex structure, one of the most beautiful and strongest fort systems in the Mediterranean, consists of a series of forts, bastions, towers and detached forts, originally used to protect the vulnerable city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    13 Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Split, Croatia 7:00 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. Split is also one of the oldest cities in the area, and is traditionally considered to be 1,700 years old. Read more about Split, Croatia

    14 Thursday, July 20, 2023 Venice, Italy 12:00 PM 12:00 AM
    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. Be amazed at the numerous bridges – such as the Rialto bridge – and absorb the glorious renaissance architecture with its panorama of superbly detailed facades. Read more about Venice, Italy

    15 Friday, July 21, 2023 Venice, Italy 12:00 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. Be amazed at the numerous bridges – such as the Rialto bridge – and absorb the glorious renaissance architecture with its panorama of superbly detailed facades. Read more about Venice, Italy

  • Ship

    Viking Sky Overview

    Viking Sky

    Viking’s all-inclusive cruises mean guests are freed from concern about additional costs. The ship – while not the destination – provides a super level of luxury; and on shore the focus is on the food, culture and customs of ports.

  • Cabins

    Viking Sky Cabins

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Viking Sky Verandah on the Viking Sky

    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

    Legend

    • Restrooms
    • Wheelchair accessible stateroom

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