20 NIGHT Europe CRUISE
Mon Nov 4th 2024
Onboard Island Princess
Itinerary Summary
Rome/ITALY, Sardinia/ITALY, Palermo/ITALY, , Corfu/GREECE, Kotor/MONTENEGRO , Dubrovnik/CROATIA, Amalfi Coast/ITALY, Rome/ITALY, Amalfi Coast/ITALY, Argostoli/GREECE, Crete, Santorini/GREECE, Rhodes/GREECE, Kusadasi/TURKEY, Mykonos/GREECE, Athens/GREECE
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Itinerary

Day 1 : Rome/ITALY

-- - 6:00 PM

The port of Civitavecchia is the gateway to The Eternal City, where all roads lead. Mad traffic careens past monuments of the great civilizations of the past. You will want to see it all: the soaring inspiration of St. Peter's, the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel; the flow of life along the Spanish Steps, the Coliseum, the Via Veneto and Trevi Fountain. Be sure to leave time for la dolce vita in one of the piazzas.

Day 2 : Sardinia/ITALY

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

As Sardinia's capital, Cagliari is both a thriving modern city and a fine example of the varied history of this Italian island. Explore the Roman amphitheater, Spanish townhouses, and Pisan watchtowers. Antiquities from the native Nuraghi culture and from the Phoenician era onward are well-displayed in the National Archaeological Museum.

Day 3 : Palermo/ITALY

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 4 :

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tunis is the major North African gateway to the Roman and Punic ruins of Carthage. You will be awed by the city's ancient Roman baths, cisterns, and basilicas. Be sure to visit the theater and amphitheater as well. True adventurers will not want to miss a trip to Sidi Bou Said, a charming seaside village set high atop the cliffs.

Day 5 : At Sea

Day 6 : Corfu/GREECE

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Though once ruled by Venetian doges, Turkish sultans and French invaders, today's Corfiot citizen is as Greek as they come. Marvel at the 17th-century icons in St. George's Church, the medieval Palace of Phrourio or the 19th-century Achilleion Palace. The greenest of the Greek Isles, Corfu also boasts thriving vineyards and olive orchards among its rugged mountains.

Day 7 : Kotor/MONTENEGRO

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

This typical Mediterranean town is located at the end of Kotor Bay, which sits on the Montenegrin coast in the southern Adriatic. Due to the history of Kotor, it is the oldest town in Montenegro and is now a historical monument protected by the state. This town of Kotor has belong to many countries, around 3 B.C. the town was colonized by the Greeks, and later was an affiliate of Roman and Byzantine empires. In 1797, this town became a vital naval base under Austria's possession. In 1918, after World War II, this town became the property of Yugoslavia and is now included in the constituent republic of Montenegro. Kotor has been a 16th century cathedral, town walls, and a medieval fort.

Day 8 : Dubrovnik/CROATIA

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Jewel of the Dalmatian coast, girded in ninth-century walls that rise sheerly from the water's edge, Dubrovnik is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Within the ancient fortifications is a labyrinth of narrow alleyways and a striking Renaissance boulevard called the "Stradun."

Day 9 : At Sea

Day 10 : Amalfi Coast/ITALY

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Day 11 : Rome/ITALY

6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The port of Civitavecchia is the gateway to The Eternal City, where all roads lead. Mad traffic careens past monuments of the great civilizations of the past. You will want to see it all: the soaring inspiration of St. Peter's, the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel; the flow of life along the Spanish Steps, the Coliseum, the Via Veneto and Trevi Fountain. Be sure to leave time for la dolce vita in one of the piazzas.

Day 12 : Amalfi Coast/ITALY

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Day 13 : At Sea

Day 14 : Argostoli/GREECE

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Day 15 : At Sea

Day 16 : Crete

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

...A proud exhibitor of archeological wonders, beautiful beaches, and gorgeous surroundings, visitors to Crete will find themselves encircled by luxury...natural wonders with plenty of industry to accommodate the tourist's desires to shop, eat, relax, and learn all at once...

Day 17 : Santorini/GREECE

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

With its steep volcanic flanks looming straight up from the sea, and the tiny white village of Thira clinging high atop the cliffs, Santorini is perhaps the most breathtaking and legendary of all the Greek Isles. To the south is Akrotiri, where recent Minoan excavations support the theories that Santorini might be the fabled lost continent of Atlantis.

Day 18 : Rhodes/GREECE

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Legend has it that Apollo blessed this isle with sunshine and beauty. True to the myths, the "Island of Roses" is rich in magnificent scenery and umbrella-lined beaches. Take an excursion to Lindos, where high on a hill rises an ancient acropolis dedicated to the goddess Athena. You will also want to see the medieval Old Town, once home to the Crusading Knights of St. John, and tour the Grand Master's Palace, an Italian restoration famed for its superb mosaic floors.

Day 19 : Kusadasi/TURKEY

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

This charming, picturesque resort where Antony and Cleopatra used to vacation is best known as the port for the ancients ruins of Ephesus - one of the world's most wondrous archaeological sites. Explorations should include such masterpieces as the Great Amphitheatre, where St. Paul addressed the Ephesians, the Library of Celsus, and the temples of Athena and Apollo - all connected by marble streets rutted by the wheels of countless chariots.

Day 20 : Mykonos/GREECE

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

The narrow passageways of Mykonos are a twisted maze of whitewashed houses, miniature churches, lazy windmills, and tiny cafes serving up Greek specialties. Sample the freshest squid or lobster just snatched from the blue Aegean Sea, or shop for typical flokati rugs.

Day 21 : Athens/GREECE

6:00 AM - --

Piraeus is the seaport for Athens, the capital of western civilization, which boasts a fantastic mix of classical ruins and vivacious modern life. In a single day, you can climb the hill of the Acropolis to wonder at the Parthenon, join the lively Athenians in Constitution Square, and then find a welcoming taverna for some spirited bizouki music, plenty of ouzo to drink, and with luck, energetic Greek dancing.

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