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Three Continents, 7 nights cruise - RSVP now closed
Experience the wonderful world of the Eastern Mediterranean Cruise with a visit to Europe, Asia and Africa. This bewitching cruise gives you the opportunity to visit some of the world’s most celebrated monuments including the pyramids of Giza and ancient Ephesus.
Time & Location
16 Mar 2024, 09:00 – 22 Mar 2024, 12:20
Athens, Athens, Greece
About the event
Day 1 Athens (Greece) - Depart at 17:00 Your evocative 7-night adventure to discover historical treasures across three continents begins in the legendary city of Athens. The vibrant and modern metropolis was once the beating heart of ancient Greece. Historically important archaeological sites are strategically positioned around its most iconic landmark, the Acropolis. Take the opportunity to discover its charms before joining us onboard for the overnight voyage to Egypt. Day 2 At Sea - A day at sea gives you the opportunity to explore the ship’s array of amenities, take full advantage of the onboard activities and indulge in our chef’s exquisite cuisine. Kick back and soak up the sun as we treat you to complimentary drinks from the bar.Alternatively, why not participate in handicrafts, language lessons, traditional dancing, games or exercise? There’s plenty to do. At Sea Close Port Said (Egypt) - Depart 22:00 At the northern end of Egypt’s iconic Suez Canal, the city of Port Said evokes an entrancing air of nostalgia. It boasts a raised pedestrian boardwalk that runs along the scenic waterfront, offering fabulous views of the canal’s entry point. The surrounding late 19th-Century buildings and properties flaunt a certain charm that magically transports you to a bygone era. Day 4 Ashdod (Israel) - Depart 22:00 The striking coastline of Ashdod in Israel’s Holy Land has witnessed the evolution of history since the Biblical prophet Jonah. Amongst the most celebrated sites are the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Wailing Wall. Here you will have the opportunity to explore two of the world’s most celebrated cities, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.
Day 5 Limassol (Cyprus) - Depart 18:00 Bustling Limassol is Cyprus’ cultural hub and tourist centre. Its streets are lined with colourful cafes, bars and restaurants. To complement the modern attractions, the lively city also has the historic monument of Limassol Castle and a collection of ancient treasures on show in the Cyprus Medieval Museum. Unveil the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Pafos, and the legend of Aphrodite’s Rock. Limassol (Cyprus) Close Day 6 Rhodes (Greece) - Depart 18:30 The idyllic Greek island of Rhodes is home to one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks – the Acropolis at Lindos. The island also has a bounty of beautiful beaches, majestic medieval fortification ruins and an enchanting Old Town to discover. Explore the labyrinth of quaint cobblestone streets that instantly transport you back in time to the days of the Byzantine Empire. Day 7 Kusadasi (Turkey) - Depart 17:00
The historically significant Turkish city of Kusadasi is bathed in glorious sunshine for 300 days of the year so make sure you wear plenty of sunblocks and a hat as you explore the iconic ruins on our complimentary tour of ancient Ephesus. Before you come back onboard, feel free to browse the stalls for souvenirs and trinkets in the Grand Bazaar near the harbour.
Day 8 Athens (Greece) - Arrival 07:00 Your epic journey comes to a close where it all began – in the legendary city of Athens. Our early arrival gives you plenty of time to explore the city’s famous archaeological sites in and around the Acropolis. Why not join our local experts to discover the highlights and learn how Greece inspired western democracy? Alternatively, explore our capital and all her charms on your own terms.